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283 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016 (Manhattan)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Litchfield, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First let’s be clear this is NOT the Park Plaza. The rooms are small, usually twin beds and shared bathrooms. You’re in the heart of Mid town with a room that is like $65 bucks’. I have stayed here a number of times both in winter and summer. The last time was about 2 or 3 years back. We went... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We've stayed here a few times only because the price is right and it's in a great location - a short walk to Grand Central. The employees are very rude/the service is slow but I have gotten used to it and just understand that you get what you pay for. The bathrooms are fairly clean. The rooms are dark and... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Stayed there recently month for the eighth time, and, once again, got exactly what I bargained for. I have a hard time reading "terrible" reviews for this place. Wake up, folks! You're paying ridiculously low rates for a place in the heart of Manhattan!! I've always found it clean and never had a problem with anything. Yeah, they aren't great... More

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League City, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We were very disappointed in this place. We stayed for 2 nights during the winter and we had to have the window air conditioner on because they could not adjust the heat which blasted. They used a flat sheet for the bottom which was too small and could not be tucked into the sides. Therefore, when you moved during the... More

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Washington, D.C.
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I took my family on their first trip to New York City. My wife and I have been many times together and separately, and realized that the cost for regular hotel rooms for a family of five would average $400-$600 per night. The Soldiers Sailors Marine Club has family rooms for up to six people. We spent $175 per night,... More

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Lubbock, Texas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I knew that the hotel was not going to be nice and that the rooms were affordable. However, it was much worse than I anticipated. The lady at the front desk was extremely rude when we got there, she barely looked at us and seemed annoyed. There are no elevators, so you have to go up flights of stairs to... More

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Salisbury, Maryland, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We have been around, in the U.S. and in Europe and we've stayed in many military lodging facilities, but this takes the cake. It is poorly kept up (i.e.: duct tape on the air conditioner attempting to hold it in the window), an air conditioner that doesn't blow out cool air. It also it is need of a good cleaning.... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

It was my first time in New York City and I have to say that staying at this place could not have been a better experience. The room was sparse, but I was only staying there to sleep. The rooms, bathrooms, and showers were immaculate. I really have nothing but good things to say about my stay at the Soldier,... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

This hotel is a good value if you're just looking for a place to crash. It is not fancy by any stretch of the imagination, but decent. It is available only to military folks and the living conditions are dorm-like. You are sharing a room with strangers (unless you are lucky to have enough people in your party to get... More

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198 reviews 198 reviews
20 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Totally cool place to stay! The old building is nearly 100 years old and is open to members of military, or public service (ie firemen, policemen), reserves, retired, etc. A real gem - tons of character & charm with all the old military pix on the walls, architecture, etc. We were two couples - Gunny & Me, my daughter &... More

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Address: 283 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10016
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown , Murray Hill

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