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Bedford Hotel

3.0 of 5 118 East 40th Street, New York City, NY 10016
#329 of 453 Hotels in New York City
825 Reviews 3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 5 nights for business. The hotel's midtown east location only 2 blocks from Grand Central Terminal was excellent. Yes, the hotel is older and could use some updating; however, the location, size of the rooms, and price are a fair trade-off. My king suite had 2 walk-in closets, a living room with 2 full size sofa sleepers,... More

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was travelling with my (very tall) adult sons. The usual 2 queen room found in the USA wasn't suitable. The Bedford offered us an en suite twin bedded room, a large sitting room with two, admittedly rather tired, sofa bed plus kitchenette in a cupboard. The room was clean with adequate lighting, convenient for public transport, near to a... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small hotel on the east side, near the Grand Central Station, Times Square and 5th Avenue. Clean rooms, great friendly staff, I have stayed there since the 90s. There was a lot of construction going on around the hotel this time, but my room was quiet and even had a small kitchenette.I recommend the Bedford if you don't expect... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short walk from Times Square and a block from grand central, the Bedford hotel is well situated and offers good value for your money, staff have always been friendly and courteous on each occasion I've been there it's cosy but not modern, I've stayed there several times and there has never been any problems.

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our room at the last minute and didn't know what to expect. We were very pleasantly surprised. The room was comfortable, the air conditioner was QUIET, the bathroom was clean, with excellent water pressure in the shower. There was plenty of closet space and the kitchenette tucked behind folding doors was very handy. Would have preferred a microwave... More

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Philadelphia, PA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I needed a hotel for a group of students that wasn't too expensive. The Bedford was perfect for our group. The room were much larger than expected although the bathrooms are tiny. I had to close the door to sit on the toilet (I was not sharing a room, so I didn't care if the door was open or closed).... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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18 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Bedford is a very comfortable, moderately priced hotel just a short distance from Grand Central Station. The rooms are quite spacious and quiet, especially for New York, and ours had a small but highly functional kitchenette (refrigerator, microwave, stove top, sink, coffee maker, dishes and cleaning supplies), which was wonderful as we were traveling with a baby. The staff... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This hotel has a magnificent location close to Grand Central station. The rooms are large and spaceous as well. Its starting to get a bit old but the bathrooms seems updated and were great. The prices compared to other Manhattan hotels were very good. We were a familiy of 5 which stayed for several nights with lots of space. Service... More

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Seattle, Washington
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Bedford is a hotel with nice sized rooms one would expect in other parts of the US, but rarely find in NYC. It's not fancy, but comfortable and well maintained. The decor is traditional without trying too hard and the bathrooms are updated and fresh. Located just around the corner from Grand Central Station, it is well situated for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Although hotel is old, the location is great, and room is big and clean. That's all we need. There is a small kitchen in the room, very convenient for family. I was a bit nervous as others because the four stars hotels even disappointed me in NY. It turn out a surprise in the end. :)

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Address: 118 East 40th Street, New York City, NY 10016
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown , Murray Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bedford Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 136
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