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Hotel Riverside Studios

342 West 71st Street, New York City, NY 10023
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

cheap as you like, shared toilets and showers etc but i didn't care. room was very basic but was ok. cheap and central as you like cannot fault that! anyone looking fora luxury apartment visit is barking up the wrong tree but this IS the real NYC as far as i am concerned. the reception reminds me of US police... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Its Like living in NY. close shops for shopping food, 3 blocks to subway, quiet. Loved Zabars up the street right by Cental park too. Lovely location away for hustle and bustle, but not that far by subway toTimes Square.

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Oslo, Norway
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I've never been in such a horrible place, please avoid it! Firstly we came and the receptionist was rude, and gave us a room in 5th floor or something, we had to walk through tiny nasty corridors and the room was next to a room with open door and there sat a group of junkies. The room was terrible, no... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Going to make this a short review: This hotel is not a pleasant place to stay in at all - my mum nearly killed me for booking it!! HOWEVER, we decided last minute to stay in NY, so we wanted something cheap! You really do get what you pay for and although i would not stay here again, we had... More 

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Copenhagen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

called here to book for new year's eve with my friends but, i was told that the hotel has been closed since dec 2011. the manager told me that it has been shut down and they'll be renovating soon. stayed here few years back just to store our stuff and was given a suite room which was pretty decent (fridge,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

This hotel was definitely an experience I will not forget. My group of 10 people stayed here for 2 nights. We choice this hotel mainly for the location as it was pretty central to most of the New York attractions. The hotel, or should I say, homeless shelter, was extremely tiny, dirty, smelly and very out of our comfort zone.... More 

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Athens, Ga
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

My sister and I booked here through a discount website. We knew the neighborhood and wanted a safe and quiet quarter. The hotel was some weird low income rental village where people in duct tape shoes meet European tourists. We booked for three nights but checked out after one. The desk clerk did not ask any questions, just laughed.That there... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

After reading that short term renting is a thing of the past I find myself with conflicting feelings. I stayed there many years ago the summer after 9-11. The place was a dive but all I did was sleep and store my stuff. I did several loads of washing in the basement and talked with several residents about the building... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Location: The location is great. It's just a few minutes to the 72nd street subway, The Dakota where Lennon was shot, Central Park and Strawberry Fields. The neighborhood is very residential and in a no-honk zone which makes it quiet. This is about the only good thing about the hotel Hotel: The hotel can't even really be called a hotel.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

I had a chance to stay 1 night in Hotel Riverside Studios and I know it was my last visit at this hotel. The interior of the building is very old fashioned and I would recommend you to go through the dark corridors to your room only if you want to feel like in a horror movie. There are shared... More 

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