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Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   39-05 29th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101   |  
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Ranked #3 of 24 Hotels in Long Island City
Dusseldorf, Germany
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“What a hidden gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

An excellent hotel if you would like to stay close to Manhattan, but not paying the Manhattan prices, especially around Christmas and New Year! The hotel is clean, staff very helpful, view over Manhattan skyline - a dream. Best quality rib-eye in the restaurant! I would also like to thank the manager for helping us book a room on the upper floors, with Manhattan view - it was just great! I would stay in this hotel every time we get to NYC!!! Subways is 1 minute away, there is a greek eatery on the corner with delightful (if somewhat heavy) breakfast and even if the area doesn't look much at the beginning, we have never felt unsafe!

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rosario B, General Manager at Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Dear Guest,

Vielen Dank für Ihren letzten Überprüfung und wurden uns freuen, Sie als unseren Gast zu haben!

We appreciate the kind feedback and will pass your comments onto the team. Long Island City is truly a great way to see the sights! We look forward to your next stay!

Have a wonderful, healthy and safe New Year!

bis zum nächsten Mal!


Sincerely,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

less than 3-minutes walk to the subway and took us about 10 minutes to Times Square 42nd stop, quite convenient for using the public transportation. the room is clean and smell nice throughout our 4-days stay. the lobby front desk is friendly especially with Luis and Mark, which is kind enough to extend the check-out time since our departure plane is in the early evening. and the brazilian buffet at the hotel is pretty good!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rosario B, General Manager at Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Dear Andy,

Thank you for your recent review of our hotel! We appreciate your feedback about the staff and services. I'm delighted your had the opportunity to see NYC and of course the commute is convenient from out hotel. I see you took advantage of the Brazilian buffet, good choice for the family.... Have a great New Year and hope to see you next time when your in NY.

Warmest Regards,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Thank u guys for making my stay in LIC comfortable and fun.

Rambo is one of the nicest front desk officer and lina (hope i remembered it right) my room cleaner are both awesome.

Rambo is always ready with a smile and always helping with stuff! Kudos the Holiday inn Team!

I will surely see u in my next visit to nyc!

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 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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Rosario B, General Manager at Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View, responded to this review, December 28, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review and kind comments regarding our staff. We appreciate you staying with us. Have a great New Year and hope to see you in the new year.

Warm Regards from the Rambo, Lina and the Holiday Inn Manhattan View Staff!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

This review is quite late as I stayed at this hotel back in May this year. First trip to New York.. Landing at JFK and getting to the hotel was a bit daunting as others have said the neighbourhood isn't amazing however it is not dangerous at all. We were two girls alone and felt safe walking back from the subway even at 3am. The subway is literally round the corner.. We bought a week card and used the subway to go everywhere instead of using taxis.. All part of the experience!! There is a convenience store opposite and a deli right near the subway too which is where we had breakfast most mornings. Hotel breakfast was also lovely. Comparing prices from this hotel to others in manhattan it is definitely worth getting this as it isn't far and leaves you more money for shopping! Reception staff were brilliant providing us with maps etc for New York as they knew it was our first time. Also have lockers available to store passports etc. Tea, Coffee, shampoo shower gel etc was restocked every day which was brilliant. Rooms cleaned, tidied and beds made everyday. Brilliant service and would definitely stay here again!!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Rosario B, General Manager at Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View, responded to this review, December 24, 2012
Dear Guest,

Better late than never I believe the saying goes! Thank you for taking the time t review the property and your feedback is very much appreciated! Long Island City is a safe place and has become a destination for many travelers seeking a nice place close to NYC with value. I'm glad you were able to take in the sites and the services of the hotel and will certainly pass along your comments to the TEAM, We hope you have a happy Christmas and new year! Thank you for staying with us again and look forward to the next visit to our city close to the city!

Warmest Regards,
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012 via mobile

We booked this afternoon after losing our seats on our flight to San Francisco and needing another night in NYC. A friend mentioned her parents sometimes stay here. Reception was excellent, Elizabeth gave us goodie bags for the kids as well as ourselves, and she very kindly even lent me her iPhone charger as our baggage was already all gone to San Fran.
A few minutes after getting into our room they brought us a plate of cheese and grapes which was a nice gesture
However, dinner was the worst food I can remember seeing, the buffet and barbequed meat was beyond inedible. All I could face trying was the deep fried fries. Definitely not recommended. I'm a little nervous about breakfast but figure they can't get that so wrong can they?
A bath would have been nice as we have 2 young kids, but other than that all seems fine

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rosario B, General Manager at Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View, responded to this review, December 20, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for visiting with us during your distressed flight time! We appreciate the feedback and apologize for the expereicne in the restaurant. I will be sure to pass on the comments to the Management of the restaurant appreciate if you gave us a call so we could find out a little more infomation at your convenience. I'm delighted that your family was well received and the goodie bags came in handy!

We wish you and your family the very best this holiday season and safe New Year!

Till the next time.....We appreicate you staying with us!

Warmest Regards,23
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

This was our first trip to New York. The location is excellent, being less than 10 minutes walk to the subway and only 10 minutes to see all the sights of Manhattan. We had a balcony room on the 16th floor with excellent views over to Manhattan. Wow! The kids enjoyed the pancakes at breakfast at the hotel so much we ended up having breakfast there everyday before venturing out to do our sight seeing. We also enjoyed, and filled up on the buffet breakfast each day and ate dinner there a couple of times. The quality was great and the staff very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rosario B, General Manager at Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View, responded to this review, December 20, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for staying with us! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to you filling up the next time with us! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to you and your family!

From the Holiday Inn Manhattan View Family!

Sincerely,
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This was our second trip to New York and second time staying at this hotel. It is close to the subway stop and the N train that takes you to most of the main attractions in the city. Luis was wonderful!!! He made our trip even better than we planned. He was very knowledgeable about the subway and how to navigate everywhere. We never got lost once on this trip. He also had some good suggestions for good places to eat close by the hotel. This was nice when you were tired and hungry and didn't want to go into the city. Luis is one of the many reasons we will go back to New York and stay at the Holiday Inn-Manhattan View, Long Island City.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rosario B, General Manager at Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View, responded to this review, December 14, 2012
Dear Jennifer,

Thank you for choosing to stay at our property for yet a second time! We appreciate your kind feedback concerning your stay and our associates especially Luis. Luis really knows the area and is great resource and has great recommedations. We look forward to your 3rd visit! Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday!!

Warmest Regards,
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Address: 39-05 29th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Location: United States > New York > Long Island City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Long Island City
#1 Family Hotel in Long Island City
#2 Business Hotel in Long Island City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn L.I. City - Manhattan View 3*
Number of rooms: 136
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Holiday Inn Manhattan View sets the bar high for Manhattan area hotels. With views of the unmistakable New York City skyline, our NYC hotel provides an exceptional backdrop for both business and pleasure. At our affordable Queens hotel, just minutes from Manhattan, New York City's legendary landmarks have never seemed so accessible! Explore the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, the Museum of the Moving Image, and the Statue of Liberty. Of course no visit would be complete without visiting other nearby sights including Times Square, Bryant Park, Grand Central Station, Broadway, and Madison Square Garden. Among Long Island City hotels, Holiday Inn Manhattan View is a nearby neighbor to many Fortune 500 companies, offering easy access to Citibank, MetLife, the United Nations, JetBlue, Delta, and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Our hotel is conveniently located within a short drive of all the major New York airports: LaGuardia, JFK and Newark. This Queens hotel offers guests free high-speed Internet access and a perfect location just minutes from Manhattan. Ideal for international travelers and vacationers, this Astoria, Queens hotel is located just one block from the N and Q subway lines and just a few blocks from the E and R subway lines. For an unforgettable New York City experience close to celebrated NYC attractions, look no further than the Holiday Inn Manhattan View. ... more   less 
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