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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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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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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Average Hotel near metro station and major sights. Good in price. helpfull staff No breakfest small but clean room noisy aircondition free wifi Very close to a large food market for shopping and breakfest. I recommend this place

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Gem Nov 22 to 27. We got a great rate for our stay so we found the hotel to be quite adequate for what we paid. It's nicely located very near the F line which, with a transfer or two can get you anywhere across the boroughs. Desk staff were friendly and accommodating. Our room was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

For New York standards this hotel is cheap. So do not expect to much. Rooms are really small and somewhat outdated. Lotst of small damages in the room. However the rooms are clean, staff is very friendly and helpfull. The hotel is located near the subway and within 15 minutes you're at times square. So for New York standards a... More 

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