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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Orchard St, New York City, NY 10002 (Lower East Side)
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Blue Moon Hotel
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Ranked #334 of 459 Hotels in New York City
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As an ex-New Yorker who moved abroad just six months after the towers fell back in 2001, I was pleasantly surprised to discover The Blue Moon Hotel while looking for a place to stay during a visit to my old stomping grounds last October. At first, I was a bit turned off by the idea of staying at a so-called... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband I stayed at the Blue Moon for two nights two weeks ago, and chose it due to location. It was a disappointing experience. As others have written, it is not properly cleaned -- the previous guests' garbage still in the room, floors not vacuumed, book shelf very dusty, bathroom floor not swept, holes in the sheets. We literally... More 

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to try the Blue Moon because reviews called it quirky etc. and I normally really like quirky. When we arrived, the staff was very nice and our room was ready early. However, I did not feel comfortable in the room. It seemed very shabby. It was just not my taste. It was clean, however, the shower door on... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can tell you this is much more than a hotel. You need to understand the only think lacking here is a martini bar / coffee shop period. Otherwise I must say this is not just a hotel its stepping back in time so you can feel the real thrill of NYC. I mean if you want to stay at... More 

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BlueMoonManager, General Manager at Blue Moon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. You are correct that there is a grave contempt some people have for things they cannot comprehend. Perhaps they need a little Southern sensibility. More importantly, guests like you were the reason I spent 5 years to create the Blue Moon. As artist and developer I’m pleased we could provide a means for you... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé and I stayed here at the end of December for 5 nights. We would certainly recommend this hotel. We found the location ideal, as it as only a 2 minute walk away from the subway station on Delancy street. Saying this though, we often walked up to midtown/ uptown as we didn't want to miss anything en route!... More 

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Johns Island, South Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to believe these harsh reviews about the staff here. We had quite the opposite experience. Lauren, Louise and Javier were awesome. We had many great conversations with them and they went above and beyond to help us in any way we needed. The hotel is in a pretty good location and even better if you want to be close... More 

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New York, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting another business on the lower east side, when i saw this boutique hotel. I walked in and the lobby was beautiful. I have since gotten to know the owner and I know he is dedicated to producing a wonderful customer experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The woman with the penciled on eyebrows was rude, insulting and unhelpful. Our room had coarse filthy sheets, an unvaccumed rug, TV with no sound, broken curtains, bloodstained sheets etc.... The night club behind the property blasted music till four am. We asked for clean linens and new blankets and never received them. The breakfast was clemintines and a big... More 

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BlueMoonManager, Manager at Blue Moon Hotel, responded to this review

This review does not concur with any of the life experience here at the hotel, and as such, reads as a 'vendetta' of sorts. More 

Vienna, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I booked a stay for a colleague at the Blue Moon Hotel in NY. I used Expedia and prepaid. She got to the hotel and they claimed it was not paid for and requested her credit card for payment. She insisted it was paid for and they eventually found her reservation. They refunded her card but she did not receive... More 

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BlueMoonManager, Manager at Blue Moon Hotel, responded to this review

With regard to your review, it is highly disingenuous to be able to write a review when in fact you did not stay at the property--Trip Advisor is supposedly designed to reflect a guest's opinion of their stay, not of a colleague who did not stay. That said, the guest was pampered as is everyone of our other guests, she... More 

Moscow, Russia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We stayed here because it is just across the street from our daughter's apartment, so for us the location was perfect! The room and bed had everything we needed and were very comfortable, if a little on the tired side. There was a breakfast buffet but it seemed very limited and we chose to partake of the many wonderful breakfast... More 

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Address: 100 Orchard St, New York City, NY 10002
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Lower East Side , Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Moon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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