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Sugar Hill Harlem Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   460 West 141st Street, (between Amsterdam Ave and Convent Ave), New York City, NY 10031
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner Jeremy is the rudest and most condescending person I have had the displeasure of talking too. I booked a room that did NOT need to be pre-paid and did NOT know that my credit card would be pre-authorized. After one notice that my credit card did not go through, I gave him a new CC, the same day... More

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lordflea3, Owner at Sugar Hill Harlem Inn, responded to this review

I do not think it is fair that this review should even be allowed considering that I was given an invalid credit card at the time of the reservation. I contacted the guest when I realized this and this person did not respond in a timely fashion so I booked the room for someone else. I had no reason to... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like others here, I arrived on the doorstep of the address indicated on the website, called the number as there was no one home, and was told I needed to go to yet a different location about 12 blocks away. After schlepping luggage all over Harlem, I had to wait outside on the steps of that building, while the owner... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The rooms are large, clean and interesting (great furniture and jazz themes). The location is great--just a few blocks from the red or yellow lines--and the neighborhood is charming. Jeremy, the owner, is a trip. He philosophizes but he isn't overbearing. Bernadette, who manages a lot of the day-to-day, is very friendly and interesting. I will not stay anywhere else... More

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We booked to stay in 141st and like other reviews which have been left we experienced the potential last minute changing of location, which at a month before we were due to arrive was quite unsettling. Over a period of 3 days we exchanged a number of e-mails with Jeremy at the end of which confirmation was provided that 'Satchimos... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My friends and I booked this place for 1 night. Let me begin by saying it's a very cute b & b. We had a very nice 2 bedroom spacious area to ourselves with a huge bathroom. Perks included complimentary WiFi and water bottles. That aside the location is terrible. The neighborhood is very shady and it's a long walk... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Like others, I was left without a room despite booking 5 weeks in advance and having a confirmation. What's worse, it was for my wedding night! I choose this place because it was close to our reception venue and seemed like a charming building. To be fair, the place had character, or at least the dining room did, where I... More

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Sydney, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Their website says that the building on 141 St where we stayed is now closed until further notice (they do have another property) but I will review it for when it opens again. This is a property with loads of character and therefore some rough edges (and some poor reviews). If you want big hotel comforts this may not be... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My boyfriend and I were looking forward to a 3-night stay at Sugar Hill Harlem Inn in late April. We reserved a room approximately 6 weeks prior and were excited by the jazz theme, proximity to the subway, and staying in Manhattan but away from the touristy craziness of everything south of Central Park. Approximately 3 weeks before our stay... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We are staying in Big Mama's room and are having a great trip. It's a large room, with tons of character and genuine style and filled with very thoughtful touches. There's a huge skylight filling the sparkling bathroom with natural light and lots of space to spread out in. Jeremy, the owner, gave clear directions to a fantastic market (you... More

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Brockport, New York
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My wife and I planned a trip to New York for a few days and reserved the Sugar Hill inn in Harlem as our place to stay. When the taxi drove us to the address my wife and I thought there was some mistake, the building looked like some average persons apartment, the door was locked, lights were off and... More

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Additional Information about Sugar Hill Harlem Inn

Address: 460 West 141st Street, (between Amsterdam Ave and Convent Ave), New York City, NY 10031
Location: United States > New York > New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sugar Hill Harlem Inn 3*
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