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“Great Hotel in the Bronx” 5 of 5 stars
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Opera House Hotel
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   436 East 149th Street, NY 10455   |  
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Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Bronx
Ghent, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great Hotel in the Bronx”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We attended a Yankees game and stayed at this wonderful hotel. The neighborhood is a little iffy but we never felt unsafe. The staff was wonderful. The room was clean and for NYC a nice size. We will stay at this hotel again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

One of the most wonderful hotels I've ever stayed at and the staff was amazing! We went on a girls trip with a couple of teenagers and we had a wonderful time! Even though I was concerned about staying in the Bronx initially but my fears were swept out the window after the first day! We were out past 1am a few nights and felt perfectly safe! The hotel was right down the block from the subway and the subway line took us straight to Times Square without a having to transfer. The hotel was clean, spacious and included a great complimentary breakfast! I would recommended this hotel to any of my family or friends! The Mexican restraunt right next down as fantastic and had authentic Mexican cuisine; so if you're expecting Taco Bell this is not the restraunt for you!

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Wow was I surprise when I entered the hotel. The room's decor us just how it's posted on their website. The bed and pillows magnificent and the bathroom beautiful. Duke and Carlos at the front desk very pleasant. Door need a bolt for more security but other than highly recommended!!

Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
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Bronx new york
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I live in the area and worked in the hospitality Industry for several years it seems the hotel it's pretty good since I always see tourist coming out of the subway station but it would be helpful if they can see a sing or something to indicate then were to go in order to find the hotel. They look so lost trying to figure out we're is north, south or east

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The location is great being not to far from the subway. Smack in the middle of a shopping area. beautiful inside. Staff was great. I live in the Bronx and I actually forgot for a second that I was still in the Bronx. It was quite lovely ^_^

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The hotel was above and beyond our expectations for the location. We know that the community is making an effort to improve and are sure it will happen at some point, but the Hotel, the rooms, the venues and especially the staff make this place feel like you are in a midtown hotel and not in the Bronx.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Troy, NY
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The hotel is very nice. The rooms are fairly large and modern. The front desk staff is helpful. East 149th Street is a busy commercial street. A subway stop is only two blocks away.The area is somewhat seedy.
The odd name comes the fact that the building was originally a theatre at which operas and plays were performed.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Opera House Hotel

Address: 436 East 149th Street, NY 10455
Location: United States > New York > Bronx
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Bronx
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Opera House Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Opera House Hotel is an intimate and inviting boutique hotel located in a lively neighborhood in the Bronx. Complete with 60 non-smoking guest rooms of varying sizes and styles, the Opera House Hotel provides amenities to meet the individual needs of each visitor. ... more   less 
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