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Mayfair Hotel

242 West 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a super find the Mayfair was for a three night stay in a very mild New York December. I took the railroad to Penn Station and a pleasant twenty-five minute walk from there to the Mayfair where I was greeted by friendly and efficient reception staff. The hotel is quite dark but has a real old fashioned charm which... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If like us you're wanting a hotel as a base to explore New York City, then this is definitely the hotel for you! Literally a minute from Times Square and it was perfect for us. Yes it's a little old fashioned, but more than comfortable and who spends there time inside a room or the hotel when they should be... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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134 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms were clean (except for the windows facing the street, which were filthy), staff were friendly, free wifi, and the location is excellent. That said it is clear that they haven't invested a dime in the upkeep of this place in decades-- really a bit shabby, and I am all into places with character. Good for the price, but time... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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92 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel in November 2015. It had an old charm to it,as it retained its decor from the 'olden era'. My room was on 7th floor- had its own on suite , comfortable bed, TV. The windows were smaller than in a modern hotel, but, offered plenty of natural light with opened blinds. The building has a... More 

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Thompson, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

At first sight, I thought I was in trouble - we walked right by it because it's very small. When walking into my room, I thought the same... but after spending some time in it, I noticed that they made very good use of every space. There were little cubbies everywhere for holding our items. The bathroom was upgraded -... More 

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Eustis, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I have to say when folks say things like Victorian, cute, and quaint they are saying that with their tough and cheek. When you enter the hotel, first off you will see that one door is missing a knob. Bringing suitcases in was a challenge. Thank goodness there was a gentleman who was there to help. The lobby is cute... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Hotel reviews made us apprehensive about staying here. We found the hotel to be worn out and in need of an upgrade. Yet despite the scuffed walls and worn carpets and outdated decor we enjoyed our stay. The rooms are small 100 sq ft. The bed and bedding were clean and comfortable. The bathroom was large and clean with super... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a charming hotel with great access to the theater district. It's literally across the street from where Chicago and next door to where The Book of Mormon are playing. The hotel also had excellent access to the E train subway stop. It took under an hour to come via the air train connecting with the E from JFK.... More 

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

It was my first time visiting New York.. Since I was in "Amusing Mode" I guess everything would look good no matter what. The vintage style of Mayfair immediately transport me to an old era. The hotel is so conveniently located close to Broadway theaters, Time Square, Central Park and other iconic places that there is no need for any... More 

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

If you're used to cavernous rooms with faux marble double sinks and cheap drywall construction, you'll be disappointed. But this place has a ton of charm - it's an old-school, small New York hotel. The rooms are small but comfortable and clean, and how much time are you planning to spend in your room anyway if you're in the middle... More 

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