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The Contempo Design Suites

59 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10003 (Flatiron District)
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Ranked #23 of 96 New York City B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Western Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Recently stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment on the 1st floor of Contempo Design Suites on 5th Avenue, between 13th and 12th Streets, and it was simply great. Towels changed every second day, bins every day, beds every week. Very safe and secure (keypad entry on all doors), one block from Union Square (subway), near Wholefoods, Trader Joes and a... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful stay at the 3rd floor apartment of Contempo design suites in April 2014. Very friendly staff, clean rooms, quiet at night, nice bed and an almost perfect location close to the Metro at Union Square. The only "problem" was the missing door to the bathroom. We Will come back

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Vancouver, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
31 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This private residence rental was very reasonably priced, clean and spacious. Three of us stayed in the Deluxe Studio plus 1 bedroom (with two twin beds) add-on which had a huge living area decorated with one chair, a bean bag chair, 4 stool eating table and a small kitchen area with a 2 burner cook top, microwave and mini fridge/freezer.... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Great location, large quiet and clean rooms, . If you can survive without an elevator, wake up service, breakfast and front desk, this could be your place to stay in Manhattan. The Inn is located in an older building and has a little bit of an European flair to it. The young and friendly owners are very attentive. The place... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stayed nearly two weeks at Contempo on our first trip to NYC. We loved every minute. The best part is the location. Can't beat it! So close to Union Square, a major transport hub which makes you close to everything in Manhattan. We also appreciated the fact that the apartment had a decent amount of space - not so... More

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We stayed 10 nights at Contempo in early November for our first trip to New York and were pleasantly surprised by the location and size of the rooms. Being so close to Union Square which is a hub for the subway, made life so easy to get around manhattan, the Greenwich village area would be one of the best locations... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We stayed in a studio apartment for 5 nights as we felt it was a better option and better value than a hotel. The location is amazing, right on 5th avenue, but the room was so quiet at night you would never believe it. The studio was a good size, it was clean and comfortable with free Wifi and a... More

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Southport, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We stayed at the Contempo Design Suite (Deluxe Studio/1 Bedroom Apartment) for 10 days as we didn't want to stay in a hotel for that amount of time. The apartment was well appointed with a kitchen, large living space, comfortable king bed, separate bathroom, free WiFi and towels where changed every 2nd day. The apartment was clean & very quiet... More

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Sydney
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19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

My husband and I stayed in the Deluxe Studio, which is up a couple of flights of stairs (approximately 45 stairs). The Deluxe Studio is spacious, almost cavernous….lol. It’s a lovely light and airy space with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The double glazed windows look out to 5th Avenue, and it is not noisy at all. In... More

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Paris, France
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We were more than happy to stay at the Contempo Design suites rather than in a more expensive hotel for, in many cases, less service. We had the one bedroom suite, ideal for a couple. The living area has a kitchenette with fridge and freezer, microwave oven, electric stove, toaster, electric kettle. The Contempo team are kind enough to provide... More

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Address: 59 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10003
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Flatiron District , Manhattan
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