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Central Park Inn

19 West 103rd Street, Near Central Park West, New York City, NY 10025
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Chile
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134 reviews 134 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

First the PROBLEM and then the rest: I paid in advance (with fees for cleaning and all) around $1.900 dolars for 1 month. I also had to pay in advance $1.600 for the security deposit fee. They were supposed to return this a few days after my departing.... it did not happen that way. After a week I started calling....... More 

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27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I've stayed here a few times with groups of people. It's a great property. But be forewarned, that it is a 'hostel', so there is dorm style rooming with shared hallway bathrooms, so know that in advance. But if you are okay with that, you can't bet the price to stay in NYC. Actually, it looks like from some of... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We opted for a private room which was like a budget hotel - luckily this was exactly what we were looking for - you couldnt ask for more for the price, lots of helpful staff to recommend activites for NYC virgins - we would definatley stay here again - SO close to central park and the subway!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Unless you have no other choice, I would recommend staying somewhere else. The bathrooms are horrible, the area noisy, and quite honestly rough. The staff are okay, the beds are okay. The bars on the window don't fill you with confidence. Overall, it's actually okay, but I would avoid staying here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

First of all , this is not a hostel anymore! Now they only accept extended stay. They have single room , couples room and 2 bed room. The place is one block from Central Park and Subway station (B,C) . The most part of rooms have , tv , small kitchen with a small fridge and internet. The staff are... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This is not a hostel anymore, but a great place to rent a room for long terms (30 days or more). They re-did everything last year, and the studio apts are as news! I really enjoyed the 4 months I stayed there: the room were great, the staff working there is more than very nice and were very helpful to... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

To all those who have been there I'm sure they agree with me. BTW they changed their name to central park inn don't let them fool you. Definitely the worst place you'll stay in while visiting New York or any city for that matter. I walked in to a disgusting studio I uploaded photos of the state I found it... More 

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17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

Had to stay here one night when some other plans fell through about a year ago. These people are scammers. They told me one price over the phone and then raised it when I got there. The clerk tried to ask for a big tip after he grabbed my bag up the stairs without asking. Just pay for a cheap... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

Stayed at this hostel for 4 nights, Good location, near to the subway and places to eat aswell as newsagents close, also close to the road where Starbucks coffee is!!! I would come back again!! as its very good value for money!!.

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Houston, Texas
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117 reviews 117 reviews
35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Friends were visiting the US and we met in New York and stayed here for three nights. I hadn't stayed in a backpackers for many years so had to align my expectations. It seemed ok for a backpackers - usual things of rooms being very tight, window rattlers for airconditioning, I had a shared bathroom and other family had a... More 

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