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Bedford Hotel

3.0 of 5 118 East 40th Street, New York City, NY 10016
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Bedford hotel is a five minute walk away from Grand Central station. It is very well located for all things in New York. It would be preferable to get a room on the higher floors to drown out the street noise. My room was on the third floor and I got woken up a couple of times by the... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, this is an older hotel, but it is charming! It does not have a lot of frills, no food and or beverage, but the rooms are roomy and it was very clean. Our suite had 2 closets in the master bedroom, small, but both even had lights in them, which I loved. The bathroom was clean with very nice... More

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Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a great location on Lexington and close to Grand Central Station, the rooms are quite a good size for New York but they are pretty tired. It was also incredibly noisy due to the metal window frames and location but earplugs soon sorted that. We had to ask for extra towels for our stay as they... More

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Townsville, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were helpful and friendly. The location meant we could easily walk to Time Square, The Museum of American Natural History, Central Park (42 blocks and we did it with three children in tow) and Empire State Building. Given its location on the corner of Lexington Avenue it was also VERY noisy. Sirens ALL day and most of the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel does have a great midtown location but that is about all it has. The interior is old and dated. The furniture has to be 20+ years old as are the tv's. The internet didn't work on the day I was there. The staff is lackadaisical at best. There is potential here but it is unrealized. The rooms are... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Bedford for 7 nights this month. From day 1 we were impressed by the friendly, helpful staff, the size of the room and the location, we even had a nice view of the Empire State Building. We felt very comfortable at the Bedford. Free wi-fi was extremely efficient. Apparently, and sadly, the Bedford... More

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with my boyfriend over new years 2014 to celebrate my 21st Birthday. Staff at the hotel did everything possible to make our stay a memorable experience. We got upgraded with an amazing view of Empire State Building! Hotel is very basic but clean and excellent location. We were hardly in the room other than to sleep, shower and... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 September 3, 2014

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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Additional Information about Bedford Hotel

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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