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The GEM Hotel SoHo

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135 East Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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København, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel itself is pretty much average. The room was clean and ok sized. Free wifi is included and the staff was very friendly and helpful. There are no in-house breakfast options. For the price there are much better hotels in NYC. Location however is great, loads of great bars and restaurants as well as small independent shops around the... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel in perfect location for Bowery Ballroom. Plenty of great restaurants and bars in the neihborhood and the subway stop is a block away. Room was a bit small but that wasn't an issue. I'll definitely be back

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a former New Yorker, small hotel rooms are the norm, so it was perfect for a solo traveler. Well designed and decorated, very clean room. Would stay here again but maybe on a higher floor, lot of street noise from Houston, on the 2nd floor, but hey that's NYC for you. Convenient location, too!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The hotel room was pretty standard, tv, free wifi and a decent bathroom. The room was dusty and cold and the street noise in the mornings did wake us up as there were roadworks outside, but they're the only negatives I have. The guy on reception is super friendly and helpful and the location of the hotel is perfect with... More 

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This hotel is an older building, rather dated however the room furnishings have been reasonably recently updated. We stayed for two nights, and found it to be cost effective but definitely not a luxury hotel stay. Rooms are small, while this is expected, not being able to move around the bed because the air conditioner is in the way is... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

What can I say, my wife and I just love this little place. The rooms are quite small, but very cozy-feeling, and the quality is high. The staff has been super friendly both times we've visited, and the location is perfect. Let's face it, you're not in NYC to sit in your hotel room all day, so we'd much rather... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Boutique perfectly describes this hotel. The rooms are small but not ridiculous. The staff is very friendly and helpful. You are steps away from all sorts of restaurants of varying tastes and prices as well as NYC cultural venues. The F train is nearby to take you anywhere else in NY that you need to go. There is a market... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here during the snow storm and was very happy with the room and the service I received under difficult circumstances. The room itself wasn't big as is the norm in NYC, but had nice amenities and was a lot more stylish than the lobby or the exterior would make you believe. I returned a week later to pick... More 

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tokyo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

t's reasonable relatively and very convenient in NEW YORK. It's friendly of course. When saying one dissatisfaction, it'll be whether it's free wifi and it's crowded in the evening. NEW YORKでは、比較的リーズナブルだし、めちゃ便利です。 もちろんフレンドリー ひとつ不満といえば無料wifi かなり夜は混み合います

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New City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I am a native New Yorker who now lives in the 'burbs of Rockland County (about 45 minutes from the city). I still visit the city quite a bit, but every once in a while I find that spending the night is so much better than dealing with trains, buses, or the inability to have a few drinks because I'm... More 

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