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The Bowery House

220 Bowery, New York City, NY
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    4 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives: 1. Easy to access from the airport. You can take the Airtrain to Jamaica Station, then jump on the J line and get off at the Bowery stop. The Bowery House is a block and a half from the subway station. 2. Showers have shampoo, body wash, and conditioner. 3. All the staff I talked to were very helpful... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a typical, hostel.. if your not used to cubicle style rooms then you may not like it. I stayed here several nights. The place was clean, the rooms nicely maintained, the bathrooms clean and stocked. The roof top terrace was a great place to rest after a day of sightseeing. walking distance to subway and buses, also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The single bed is very narrow (maybe 2-2.5 feet wide) and so is the size of the room (width perhaps 7 feet or so). Some of the showers in the male floor not working. The noise side is not too bad. For Manhattan I think it is a fair provided you don't come with many luggages and expectation of a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After taxes and them adding a charge for me paying in UK currency when booking online in the UK (!) this monks cell with no ceiling or A/C cost almost £90 a night. Poor value..and its ancient electronics fried my tablet. Dark and dirty. Go to the YMCA - 20£ a night cheaper and SOOOO much better in every way

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MJDempsey, General Manager at The Bowery House, responded to this review

Dear dale e, Thank you for your review. The Bowery House is fully heated and air conditioned so I am not sure what you are referring to. Our historic property has modern wiring and am sorry to hear about your tablet. Our reviews consistently speak of our cleanliness. Our staff are dedicated to providing our guests insights to enjoying the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bowery House was an excellent choice. The staff goes above and beyond to be helpful. Our room was comfortable and private. The beauty of this hotel was in part to what it use to be..a retreat for returning soldiers once the war was over. I recommend The Bowery House to any one that wants to stay in the most... More 

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MJDempsey, General Manager at The Bowery House, responded to this review

Dear DMA1024, Thank you for your stay and FIVE STAR REVIEW! We are thrilled to hear how you enjoyed your stay. We love when our guests appreciate the many facets of NYC that come together in a stay at The Bowery House. Comfortable with a great staff in one of the best neighborhoods is a winning combination. Please let me... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From arrival until our departure 4 days later; the staff at the Bowery could not do enough to assist us and suggest /recommend local bars, cafes and restaurants. They were really helpful with storing our baggage after checkout and always took the time to see if they could help in any way. The decor was incredible with lovely period bathrooms... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It is not a room its a cubicle without ceiling. Very noisy, no privacy. Very unsatisfactory.After check out they charge you 10$ to hold your loggage for 2 hours only. no elevator......................

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MJDempsey, General Manager at The Bowery House, responded to this review

Dear Amin81, Thank you for your stay. All of our cabins are clean, affordable and very popular with the modern traveler. Luggage storage is available for $10 - all your bags up to 24 hours. Luggage storage is not included in the daily rate to keep prices low. We hope that you will visit us again to see what value... More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Good choice in NYC. Bowery House is a mix of a low end hotel and a high end hostel. Tiny, cozy cabin with comfy bed. Can hear adjoining cabins snoring. Some rude people will chat on their phones in cabins but the concierge will tell them to stop . The staff were excellent from the night security guard keeping it... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The location of this place was great, everything we wanted to do was pretty close. The staff where friendly and helped us with all our enquires. We got suggested to go tonight e rooftop bar, it's amazing everyone one should go! Amazing views of Empire State Building. The only cons where that the water was cold quite a few times... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

From the beginning of my stay until the very last minute, The Bowery House has continued to exceed my expectations. Clean facility, friendly (and attractive) staff, and great location are just a few reasons to stay here.

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