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Guest House Off Park

2.5 of 5 Guest house   |   40 East 35th Street, Community Church of New York, New York City, NY 10016 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #78 of 97 New York City B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014
Kevin S Crewe, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently stayed in the Frances Harper room. The apartment had a lot of space with decent kitchen/bathroom facilities (including soap/towels), okay beds (though only one pillow per person) and an excellent location - the guest house itself is on east 35th, between Madison and Park avenues. Despite that, there are a lot of small issues that might put people... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off building is 100 yrs old. This I was aware of, but never expected it to be as bad as it was, shabby repairs, no elevator, apts are on 5 floors all walk up. Old narrow stairs longer than todays because of high ceiling. No one there to meet you have to walk half way up block and then... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Went to this place with wife three kids and a friend. We knew the location looked good when we booked it and it really was which meant we could walk to most of the central NY attractions. The building itself looks a bit shabby, but the apartment itself was large and the was plenty of space. The kitchen was fine,... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I stayed here recently with a group of friends in the Fanny Farmer room (7). It was a steep climb up to the room, but we'd been warned so were expecting it, and were happy to do so. We arrived in the room and were really pleased with the size - plenty of space for 4 adults. The furniture was... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

stayed here for a week with faily in an apartment that sleeps 6, with a shared kitchen with another apartment. It was clean, warm slightly old fashioned but for a trip that you spend the hole day exploring the city it was perfect. Good value and never an issue with sleeping. Note that there are not any elavators and so... More

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Hampshire
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We have stayed in another of the CCNY rooms in the past, but this time we were unlucky enough to believe the photos of Hosea Ballou. The sign warning about storing food carefully because of mice in the room was a bad start. No bath or basin plugs made washing tricky. The gas stove was both filthy and disconnected. The... More

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davis, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

There are many things to like about this place. It is spacious. We had the two suites on the 4th floor, with an adjoining kitchen. We were two families of four (the kids range in age from 10 to 21). There were ample beds, lots of space to put our stuff, a working television, and a well stocked kitchen. And,... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

LOVED the Susan Bea. My family of four stayed here for several days and could not have been happier with the space (it's palatial!), the location, or the cleanliness (no idea what the negative reviewers are talking about! Yes, it's OLD -- that's part of the charm -- and no, the towels aren't luxury hotel quality. But like everything else,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Where else can you get a private bath, your own kitchen AND a separate bedroom for the same price of one crummy motel room but at the Guest House Off Park? Phenomenal deal and fantastic location! For our NYC vacation, we took Amtrak to Penn Station and were able to walk to this place from there. Public transportation (including a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

It looked like it had been furnished with towels and furniture the Goodwill no longer wanted. Dirty is an understatement. I do not recommend. The tv doesn't work, the bathroom is in a state of disrepair, the fridge still had food from the previous tenant. The photo on the website is beyond misleading and for a 'church' apartment, you would... More

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Address: 40 East 35th Street, Community Church of New York, New York City, NY 10016
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Guest House Off Park 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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