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Lafayette House

38 East 4th Street, New York City, NY 10003
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Ranked #265 of 461 Hotels in New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I'm a local to NY, but when I want a change of scenery or a deep, fantastic bath, I stay at the Lafayette House. I've only ever stayed on the top floor, street facing room and I've always been very happy with it. The house is lovely and romantic, and the bath tub is to die for! I'm super tall... More 

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Reims, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

A great place for independent people. You get your key to the door and you really feel like a newyorker! It was great to be back to our quiet room after busy days of sightseeing and shopping. Great, huge and comfortable bed. We had a fire place in our room which was great as the weather outside was cold and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

The house is nice and typical but I would not recommend it if you don't like old building and cold. I don't know if the owners are making savings on the heater, do not know how to use the heater or if the heater is really from the 20s but we were really upset with the coldness in the room... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The Lafayette House is my new place to stay for an overnight in NYC. In addition to the great neighborhood and fabulous shops close by, there are numerous wonderful restaurants to choose from within walking distance. Our room was lovely and connected to the outdoor garden. A bottle of wine was waiting for us upon arrival. The room decor is... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We enjoyed a lovely staycation at Lafayette House for one night in the Balcony King suite. Upon arrival our room wasn't quite ready yet, but the staff held on to our bags while we ran a few errands close by. We were back within 15 minutes and our room was ready, plus we received a complimentary bottle of wine. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This area just keeps on getting better. Lafayette House provided the perfect sanctuary after spending my week in NY combing the many fascinating boutiques and tenement architecture in the area. It felt like my own apartment with a secure entrance and beautiful victorian fittings. I returned late at night alone and felt very safe. The bathroom had the best bath... More 

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Dave P, General Manager at Lafayette House, responded to this review

To have our property described as a sanctuary, there is no greater compliment. Thank you, and we'll look forward to your next visit! More 

Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My husband and I stayed in this lovely hotel based in an early 19th Century brownstone in the East Village during August 2013. We were booked into the Queen room but on arrival were upgraded to the King room as the hotel wasn't at full occupancy. We were very impressed with the size given all we had been told about... More 

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Dave P, General Manager at Lafayette House, responded to this review

That's very kind, and thank you for sharing your experience with us! More 

Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I stayed at Lafayette House for just under a week. It is a superb place, combining some fabulously eccentric artwork and interesting furniture in a venue that affords you privacy and homeliness. The staff were fantastic to boot. A memorable hotel in a great location. LOVED IT!

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Dave P, General Manager at Lafayette House, responded to this review

Thank you Sir! Very lovely having you in house, and warmest regards to you from the Lafayette House staff. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We stayed at Lafayette House for one night with three people. We were very happy with both the service and the atmosphere of the place. The hotel is old, and quite dark - but that is part of the charm. The location is fantastic - very close by to some of our favourite places in East Village. We stayed in... More 

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Dave P, General Manager at Lafayette House, responded to this review

It was lovely meeting all of you! We hope to see you very soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Our experience at Lafayette House will be one of our most memorable stays anywhere. We stayed in room 15 and were stunned by its generous size and exquisite decor. Beautiful antiques and mirrors made us feel like we were staying in a luxurious suite from another time. The bathroom had the deepest tub and was like an oversized jewellery box.... More 

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Dave P, General Manager at Lafayette House, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you at the hotel! Hope to see you soon. More 

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