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250 East 49th Street, New York City, NY 10017 (Midtown)
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Box Tree Inn
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2006

The Box Tree is sort of a stage set. It looks great in photographs, but in reality it's a cheap imitation...lots of paint and spit and make-do cover-ups. But more importantly is considering how one would get out of there if there were a fire. The restaurant food is superb, so there's no problem there. Expensive, but worth it. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2005

My husband and I stayed at the Box Tree in June after returning from our honeymoon. We booked the room on expedia for about $200. When we arrived at the hotel, the people at the restaurant carried our bags in the room. We stayed in room # 3, the Egyptian room. It was beautifully decorated and had a fireplace, a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2004

We stayed here for 3 nights in August 2004. The room was comfortable, bathroom tiny, had a great shower and plenty of hot water. Enjoyed the fact that it gave the feeling of staying in a New York neighborhood and it was very quiet. Disappointed in the advertised "complimentary breakfast delivered daily to guestrooms" ...this consisted of a coffee maker... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2004

My friends stayed at the hotel in May 2004. The windows couldnt open and it was in front of a wall.!!! the room was dark like in a cave. The sheets were not changed as requested and had holes in them. The shower head broke and it completely fell on my friends' head pole and all. As my friends were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2003

The Box Tree was a perfect place to stay for a romantic weekend in New York. The fact that each room is decorated in a particular style makes it special. Absolutely exquisite. Breakfast was served in our room in the morning, with a fire burning in the fireplace and a rose on the table. We will never forget it.

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Address: 250 East 49th Street, New York City, NY 10017
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Box Tree Hotel New York City

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