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“Friendly staff, good location, clean rooms” 4 of 5 stars
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Days Inn Long Island City
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   31 - 36 Queens Blvd., Long Island City, NY 11101   |  
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Ranked #22 of 23 hotels in Long Island City
Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 hotel reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Friendly staff, good location, clean rooms”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Good location, 10 minutes from 42th, Times Square by subway. Near to Queens Blv but still quiet at night. The rooms are small but very clean and everything was working. Very friendly and polite staff. Good value for your money and a convenient place to be in NYC.

Room Tip: Try to get a room on the 3rd floor and up.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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bodalrah, General Manager at Days Inn Long Island City, responded to this review, December 27, 2013
Hello Alexandre M,

Thank you for providing us with a very considerate review. I am delighted to know that you were pleased with the services Hotel Days Inn, Long island city has to offer. We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and try our hardest to provide not just good value, but comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations.

Thank you again for staying with us and hope to see you in the future.
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

customer service people were friendly. The room was clean but very very small.The parking can be an issue.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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bodalrah, General Manager at Days Inn Long Island City, responded to this review, December 26, 2013
Hello Carol R,

Thank you for taking your time to write a review about our hotel. It’s a pleasure to hear that you had such a positive experience during your stay. We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and try our hardest to provide not just good value, but comfortable, clean and friendly stay.

For the room size in NYC all hotel has same situation but we try our best with small furniture to install in the room and well decorated.

Thank you again for staying with us and hope to see you in the future.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We visit NYC frequently and usually stay at moderately priced hotels. But even rooms I can find "deals" on usually start at $200 (when you add in the taxes, etc) and parking overnight is at least another $30-40. This trip we had already spent a fortune on concert tickets and decided to try staying in Queens and taking the subway in.

We were pleased with how this plan worked out. The Days Inn LIC is a 15 min. subway ride to Grand Central Station. The hotel offers very clean rooms, pleasant front desk staff and feels safe enough. The rooms are small but have everything you need and are not at all worn out looking. A parking lot next store charge only $25 for 24 hours.The walk to the subway stations (10-15 mins in one direction for the "E" train, same in the other direction for the "7" train) adds a bit more time on your commute to the city but it's not bad if the weather is cooperating.

We were able to save about 30 -40% on the costs of our trip by doing it this way. At the moment, that matters! While I love staying right in the city, this hotel will be our new "go to" when we need to economize.

Room Tip: We were on the 6th floor. Noise from elevated trains could be heard, but it wasn't too bad.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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bodalrah, General Manager at Days Inn Long Island City, responded to this review, December 9, 2013
Hello Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay with us. It’s a pleasure to hear you had such a positive experience during your stay.

I will be sure to pass along your kind words to the rest of the staff. Your feedback is very important to us and helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay to all our guests.

We hope to see you again at our hotel soon. We appreciate your comments. Thank you.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Stayed in this hotel on a quick one night stay to NYC. As others have mentioned, he rooms were very small, but I was not there to stay in the room. I look for things like clean rooms and this hotel passed the test. It had adequate wifi and a standard Days Inn breakfast. Small fridge, coffee maker and good size tv in the room. The staff on check in were very helpful and friendly. It was also very easy to access the Metro from here. The one down side is if your room is located on the same side as the Metro train. Not ideal for light sleepers!

Room Tip: Choose a room on the quiet side of the building away from the Metro if possible.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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bodalrah, General Manager at Days Inn Long Island City, responded to this review, December 6, 2013
Hello Ottawaone,

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay with us. It’s a pleasure to hear you had such a positive experience during your stay.

I will be sure to pass along your kind words to the rest of the staff. Your feedback is very important to us and helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay to all our guests.

We hope to see you again at our hotel soon. We appreciate your comments. Thank you.
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Dallas, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is in a kindof sketchy area, but it is clean and reasonably priced. If you are looking for somewhere to simply sleep, it's great. I DEFINITELY recommend you using the 7 train to 33rd because the station at Queens Plaza forces you to walk across a creepy bridge. Also, the staff do not handle problems, so, be aware of that. Our room door would not properly lock without slamming it, but they didn't care or offer another room. You get what you pay for; it is a good deal for a place to sleep. It was cheaper than 5 days in a hostel.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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bodalrah, General Manager at Days Inn Long Island City, responded to this review, November 4, 2013
Hello yeahcooleh,

Thank you for taking your time to write a review about our hotel.

Our location is very suitable for many guests who are travelling in to and out of the most popular places such as New York City, Manhattan in all mid town, downtown, and uptown. Many public transportation, as you mentioned, are in- fact available not too far from the hotel.

About the room door we are really apologize for the inconvenient you had during your stay with us. But many times as a manager and hotel team we are unable to notice these issues where our valuable guests are able to help us. So we will pay closer attention to this particular situation to resolve it.

Thank you again for taking time out to write this noteworthy review. We hope to see you again soon at the Days Inn of Long Island City, NY.
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Additional Information about Days Inn Long Island City

Address: 31 - 36 Queens Blvd., Long Island City, NY 11101
Location: United States > New York > Long Island City
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 23 hotels in Long Island City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Days Inn Long Island City 2*
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