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Hotel Beacon

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2130 Broadway at 75th Street, New York City, NY 10023
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2009

I stayed here for one night recently because my sister got married in Central Park. The hotel let us check in early so that we could have time to prepare for the wedding. They were also able to give us all of our rooms on the same floor. The room was very clean, comfortable, and had great views of the... More 

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2009

It's right opposite Fairways on Broadway, where you can buy breakfast and eat in the evening. The room was divided into a sleeping and living area with a tiny kitchen with a fridge and gas cooker. (It was probably two rooms in the past.) They had to fix the gas cooker for us, so they gave us a bottle of... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2009

I guess I missed the fine print somewhere; you have to pay $9.95 a day to access the internet. The other hotel I was considering for an 8 night business trip offered free internet. Plus they did renovate the rooms, but the bathroom is a joke; the door hits the toilet when you try to open it so they carved... More 

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Oregon
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2009

I stayed for 8 nights at Hotel Beacon last month. I chose it based on high ratings with Trip Advisor and also recommendations from two different friends. It was great, an absolute gem on the Upper West Side. I don't like to eat out often when I travel alone, so I loved having a little kitchenette -- and right across... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2009

Stayed at this Hotel For A week its on broadway close to Central park shops and lots to See around the area. Rooms are a good size and beds very comfertable with the comforts of home Including Flat screen TV Internet and very quiet in the Rooms. There is a Market just over the road and good resteraunt next door... More 

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Benalla Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2009

We arrived in New York on a wet night in late April 2009 after a long flight from Melbourne Australia and approached the front desk of the Beacon with some trpidation; afterall we had read all the horror stories about hotel rooms in New York. But WOW what a surprise; we were greeted by a cheerful receptionist who quickly organised... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2009

Stayed at the Beacon for six nights to attend my daughter's graduation from Columbia Law. It was everything the positive reviews have claimed, and more. Our king size bed was incredibly comfortable, which I really appreciated. Having a kitchenette was a huge plus. And the location was perfect; we were able to walk to lots of midtown sights, while enjoying... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2009

The Beacon is in a residential area in the Upper West Side, surrounded by tree-lined streets, shops and great restaurants. We stayed in a 1 bedroom newly renovated suite and were impressed with the size, especially the lounge room and not 1 , but 2 closets, so we had 1 each for our clothes. We also had a fully equipped... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2009

I've been here two times and love everything about the Beacon. It feels like a true NYC hotel, with its old elevators, some residents and their dogs, and a location that can't be beat. The fully equipped kitchen is a bonus and their recent renovations are tasteful, on par with the latest look in small luxury hotels. My only minor... More 

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Melbourne
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2009

We loved this hotel. The location is FANTASTIC, just across the road from a market, close to subway, walking distance from Central Park. The room itself can only be classified as a "suite", we had 3 closets (one fit all 5 of our suitcases) a bedroom, small lounge and kitchen. Kitchen could have had more utensils and crockery but that... More 

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