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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   120 West 44th St, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location a half block from Times Square and directly across the street from the Hedwig play at the Belasco. As others have noted the rooms are fairly compact but this Manhatten, and this a great little hotel for the price. The staff were outstanding; very friendly and helpful and sincerely wanting to help. The Concierge directed us to "restaurant... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here recently for two nights during the US Open. When we finally got to the hotel after a very long day, I was disappointed to discover the air conditioning in my room did not work. The front desk sent up an engineer right away (at 2:30am). Armed with a hair dryer, the man tried to defrost the AC coils... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first trip to New York and going alone with my 14 year old daughter a little apprehensive ! I narrowed it down to 3 hotels and emailed them all with questions and chose the Hotel Mela because they were the most efficient and gave me the right answers....I dont think one of them even replied! I was... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at Hotel Mela from Aug. 20-24th and had no major complaints, mostly compliments. Staff were friendly and helpful, the hotel was within walking distance to the subway, the room was clean and nicely decorated and we had a great view (we were on the 3rd floor facing the Belasco theatre)- so it was fun to watch the crowds line... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When i arrived in NY, my hotel room (at Aka Times Square) was not ready. I arrived to early and room check in was only at 3pm. I was extremely tired, so i decided to get a room at the Hotel Mela to rest. I have a few thing to say... Everyone at the hotel was extremely polite. Great staff.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location. Very well designed boutique hotel. Stay was very friendly and helpful. Rooms a bit small - but hey, its NYC ! I would stay again ! Very close to Times Square, seems like there is a good restaurant attached I wished I would have tried. It was easy to find.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon and were generally underwhelmed. The location is excellent; just off Times Square and close to great restaurants and metro stops. However, the hotel was tatty and needs a lick of paint, certainly in the room where we stayed. Don't touch the minibar!!! It is very sensitive and we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here December 2011 for my 21st birthday. Great location to everything. Just off Times Square which is great for early queuing for the Broadway tickets at the Red Box! We walked everywhere, went down to the Statue of Liberty and up to the History Museum. Everything is within walking distance. 24 hour Subway next door, great for breakfast... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed at hotel Mela many times and the experience is always 5 star. Great staff, great service and cleanliness. The best place to stay. It is very convenient to Times Square and my midtown clients. The restaurants in the area are diverse and generally excellent.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Hotel Mela for 2 nights in July.The hotel is well located if you want to be in times square.The room was quite small and the beds were pretty tiny.There was nothing luxurious or unique about this hotel but we got great price.

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Hello Carolyn, Thank you kindly for taking time out of your day to write a review on your recent experience at the Mela. We read/review every review to ensure we do our very best to improve our hotel and our guest service. We are very very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience; our standard rooms run about... More

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Address: 120 West 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown , Theater District - Times Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Mela 4*
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