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The GEM Hotel SoHo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   135 East Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002 (East Village)
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Ranked #266 of 451 hotels in New York City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Would not recommend this hotel. Did not receive the type of bed from my reservation. I was given a full size bed instead of a queen for the same rate I was quoted. Problems with opening the door to the room. After 3 tries to open the door I told the desk clerk to open my door himself, he then... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I attended a graduation for an NYU graduate in May and sought a hotel in the SOHO district. I was traveling alone and wanted to feel safe but knew on this two night stay that I would be in my room minimally. I found the GEM Soho and was very pleased. A small boutique hotel that offered a small but... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved the GEM Hotel! Very near to a wedding location we attended (Bowery Hotel) and very convenient overall. Room was great, kept out noise, very comfortable, no complaints! Staff was very friendly and helpful. The area is fantastic - and if you try the side streets between 2nd Ave and Ave A you may be able to find free... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay, my only complaint would be tv trouble with bad weather. It was clean and it was close to the subway! ...................................................................................

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well appointed, friendly staff, easy access to the subway across the street. Many great restaurants on the block and a WHOLE FOODS store. We had a great view of the park from our window and couldn't hear any street noise. There were drawers under the platform bed for extra storage which was great since I shared the room with my... More

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Deer Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice hotel convenient to local attractions and F subway. Staff was very helpful in recommending a restaurant and making a reservation. We were on the fourth floor so it was a little warm and needed to set air conditioning to a very low temperature to keep room comfortable. Hallways are cramped and hot. Price was reasonable to the... More

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New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean room, comfortable beds, friendly staff. Lots of little perks that you normally wouldn't find for a hotel in this price range. Room was small as we expected ( It's NYC!!) but we still had plenty of room to be comfortable. Smart use of storage/dresser space. Great value for NYC. Here to visit my daughter ....Will definitely stay here again... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night at the GEM Soho, and although we'd asked for a room on the fourth floor or above, we were put in a room on the first floor. The hotel is on the corner of Houston and Forsyth, and enjoys lots of street noise, particularly on a Saturday night. Rooms are without charm, small and very basic... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a very convenient part of Soho, with many restaurants around and very close to the subway. Hotel personnel is friendly and helpful. There may be occasional noise from outside or the hallways.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good: Clean and comfortable room in a great location. The bad: Rooms are small, and my room near reception was very noisy. I'd probably stay there again, but make sure you get a room that's quieter.

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Address: 135 East Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002
Location: United States > New York > New York City > East Village , Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The GEM Hotel SoHo 3*
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Also Known As:
The Gem Hotel-Soho, An Ascend Collection Hotel Hotel New York City
Howard Johnson New York City
New York City Clarion

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#205 Family Hotel in New York City #240 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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Free Wifi. The GEM Hotel SoHo is ideally located in "your corner of the world." We provide a boutique atmosphere and offer our guests elegantly designed rooms with luxurious amenities.We are conveniently located in the neighborhood of SoHo and the Lower East Side. This trendy Manhattan neighborhood is filled with chic art galleries, night club hotspots, world-famous restaurants, shopping and more. Spend an afternoon strolling the local neighborhoods and attractions such as Nolita, Chinatown, Little Italy, Canal Street and New York University (NYU). You can admire the art galleries and upscale boutiques within SoHo, or enjoy the East Village's excellent cafes and restaurants. The Lower East Side, once a first stop for poor immigrants and crammed with crowded tenements, small shops and warehouses, is now home to chic restaurants and boutiques, and some of the city's coolest night clubs, bars and music venues.The GEM Hotel SoHo offers a wide array of amenities and services that add value. For no additional charge, guests can enjoy wired & wireless Internet access, premium bottled water, nightly turndown service with our signature pillow mist, and shoeshine and concierge services.All guest rooms are smoke-free and have flat-panel LCD televisions with HD programming, iPod docking stations, cordless telephones, paraben-free bath amenities, bath robes, down pillows, plush towels and Wolfgang Puck coffee. Standard room amenities include coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards.While staying at The GEM Hotel SoHo, check out the GEMmine in the lobby to find what is happening in the neighborhood; sights, sounds, dining and attractions. ... more   less 
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