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Hotel Riverside Studios

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   342 West 71st Street, New York City, NY 10023 (Manhattan)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

we arrived in NY expecting alot, we got alot! the showers had hair i them, we had food under the bed, and the long dirty hallways felt like we were walking in a horror movie. we never saw any staff other than the grumpy receptionist. ... interesting, yes

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Prague, Czech Republic
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

This cheap hotel I can recommend for it's location near the Central Park, the hotel is situated in very beautiful and silent street with nice buildings... Hotel room is simple, the restroom is on the floor, but no problem, very clean, and not so much people for one restroom...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

I was looking for a cheap place to stay in the centre of NYC, that was convenient for seeing all the sites, going clubbing, and in a safe location. This hotel ticked all three boxes. Although the place was moving with bugs, there were cigarette burns in the duvet cover, the walls were filthy, slander was scrawled over the "Do... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011 via mobile

It's certainly not worth the $128 I paid for it. Only thing I will give it is that I have worked at summer camps and lived in a tent for a summer which was better but the sheets were clean. The police officer story: we went to the vending machine for a snack and when we came back 3 officers... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

I found this hotel after looking for a cheap place to stay in Manhattan. It is rundown and has minimal services. The hallways and stairways are shabby and the elevator was more hassle than it was worth but our room was clean and roomy and our sheets were not dirty despite what other reviews report. The room had a fridge,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

its the most disgusting place i have ever stayed ..We booked for 5 nights only stayed the one night . As i walked into the front door my face dropped , that holiday excitement disappeared.The entrance was dirty ,then turned right into reception it was worse .At this point i still had hope. When we walked into the room ,i... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

Well, if you are a rude traveler, this hotel could seems an acceptable place to you. If you are such a person that only books 4 or upper stars hotels, this one could means a terrible experience to you. Points in favor: It's near from everywhere in Manhattan island It's the cheapest hotel in the island You have shared bathroom,... More 

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Northern Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

I want to preface this review with a note that I am a student and very unfussy person. I stay in hostels a lot (shared rooms with bunks, shared bathrooms), so am used to "roughing it" a fair bit. I really try to give fair reviews on Tripadvisor. Hotel Riverside Studios is the most disgusting place I have ever stayed.... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

well where do i start, the room was booked by my friends who flew in from overseas we arrive on 10/1/2011 love the vicinity it is located in but the lobby looks like a crack house that i have seen on tv, the elevator was so small that 2 adults with large handbags would not fit comfortaby, the rooms smelled... More 

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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

Attendant totally lazy and provided false info in order not to move or do anything. Rooms have moss which is unhealthy. only good thing about it is location. noisy outside due to construction but they promised a quiet room.

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Address: 342 West 71st Street, New York City, NY 10023
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown , Upper West Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Riverside Studios 1*
Number of rooms: 100
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