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Hotel Carter

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   250 West 43rd Street, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You get what you pay for BUT your in New York, you only need a bed and a shower. Staff very helpful and it was clean enough. Your fine to stay here if you plan on partying! Right on Times Square, you can't get closer for location

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Do not turn up at this hotel expecting 5* luxury. The price of this hotel and its location makes it spot on for NYC. We stayed here at the end of August and only wanted a room in a central location to sleep in. This hotel did exactly that for a very reasonable (By NYC standards) price. The hotel is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 4 days in July. The hotel room is pretty small and the bathroom could have been a lot better. It needs maintenance for sure. However the room was clean and the price was good. The location is the key to this place. It is very well positioned. We were out the entire day and came back only... More

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Cooper City, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a hotel with amenities this would not be it but if you want a room that is close to everything then here you are. The room was sparse with only a bed, a small bathroom, a small TV and a closet with a concrete floor. But it was clean and cheap, just what we wanted.... More

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Orem, Utah
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How can people say "it's not that bad." ? Plunger holding up sink, 4 USED bars of soap stacked together in the shower, IPOD and videos stolen out of our room! Management refused to check who accessed our room. Blood stained sheets (or unwashed sheets...who knows?) When I told them I refused to stay in our room, management told me... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you can walk to time square, tour busses stop, airport shuttle terminal (at port authority bus terminal) you will definitely overlook the rundown conditions of the rooms. I found the rooms spacious, clean with fresh towels and free cable tv! unlike another hotel in Chicago where I had to pay for anything except foe movie trailers! I was pleased... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you have short time to visit New York and you don't have a car, the position, 200 m from Time Square and about 1 km from the Penn station, is great. Prices are equivalent to peripheral hostels far from the center, rooms are clean. That said, don't expect luxury: everything inside and outside the room is old or broken.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is rotten (literally). No ventilation fans in the bathroom so mold accumulates on the ceilings and shower curtain. The service is awful, especially since they only clean the rooms every other day. The place is surrounded by a strip club and there are multiple entrences to the strip club from inside the hotel. Now that's got to be... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute plans for a Saturday night in NYC does not give many affordable options. Location makes up for the very old hotel right around the corner from time square and tourist attractions . This could have charm if it was maintained and clean , absolutely no frills, it felt safe despite the hallways looking like a scene from the... More

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Hotel Carter.! I was glad to read that your enjoy the location of the hotel. Thank you again and hope to see you soon More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget about everything you have heard or read, Here's what you need to know to decide to stay at this hotel or not. First, it is the most centralized hotel in the city. If you want to spend time in Times Square then you can't do any better than this! It's 2 minutes away if you walk slow. It was... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Carter

Address: 250 West 43rd Street, New York City, NY 10036
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hotel Carter 1.5*
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