I spent 5 nights at Hotel Vetiver in March 2013 including the St Patrick’s Day weekend.
This hotel is the best value hotel that I know of in NYC. Being located in a safe neighbourhood and so close to the subway station it is a much better option than staying in Manhattan if you want to save money.
My room, which was away from the street, was clean, spacious and the bathroom was of a decent size as well. Located in the room were a fridge, stove top, DVD and LCD TV. The bed was large and comfortable and there nothing compact about the wardrobe. I accessed the internet everyday of my stay and have no complaint about the speed of the wi fi. As a bonus I also had a view of the Manhattan skyline. The continental breakfast exceeded my expectations with a wide variety to choose from, including bread, bagels, jams, fruit, yoghurt, cereals, jams, cakes, juice coffee and tea.
From the time I checked in until checkout I found all staff that I came across to be friendly, helpful and courteous.
If I have to have a grumble about some things they are that the breakfast room is quite small and there were times when it was difficult to get a table. The other is that with only one lift there can be a bit of a wait at times. Minor issues really.
Next time I am in NYC, I will be back, here!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Vetiver is the newest addition to the luxury boutique hotels in Long Island City. We have elegantly styled guestrooms that were designed to welcome guests from around the world. Our spacious guest rooms have private balconies overlooking the Manhattan skyline, kitchenettes that include utensils and glasses for in room dining, spa-like bathrooms, large closet space for extended stay guests, and 24/7 concierge service that will handle all guest needs.With only steps away from Manhattan our location is convenient to many of the attractions of Manhattan, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, the United Nations, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Union Square, Byrant Park, Macy's Herald Square, Grand Central, Penn Station & Madison Square Garden and it is within a short drive of LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airports. We can arrange accommodation for meetings & events that can be held indoor or our patio outdoor.Hotel Vetiver welcomes all business and leisure travelers to enjoy the convenience and luxury a hotel should have. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Vetiver Long Island City, New York