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Hotel Vetiver
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   29-11 39th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101   |  
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Ranked #6 of 23 hotels in Long Island City
Livorno, Italy
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“enjoyed our stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed from 13 may 2014 for 6 nights in a (Executive Queen with Kitchenette and Balcony)
We paid euro 1050 for 6 nights,this is not very cheap!!but considering that we had the opportunity to cook something in the room, overall the price was reasonable.
Breakfast was included in the price and for us it was not as bad as described by other reviewers.
Nearby there is a supermarket where you can buy the necessary.The room is spacious as was the bathroom
unfortunately there is not bidet and shower is not flexble. Metro station is located 100 meters from which 2 stops you can reach the center, in the room there is a 32 – inch TV and good WI-FI
From JFK airport you can reach the hotel by metro and airtrain. Overall we enjoyed our stay

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We recently stayed there during a trip to NYC. Hotel was very clean and nicely decorated. Staff, especially Chris at the front desk, was very friendly and helpful. Also enjoyed the breakfast that was included. Area felt safe and location is convenient to trains.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Room was big enough for a 7 night stay without becoming stir crazy. Only downside was the walls are paper thin. Staff are extremely friendly and the breakfast was just enough to start your day. Location wise, one block from the subway. The area looks a bit shady but looks deceive. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stayed two nights here on a trip to NYC. The location was good as it was close to the subway and the local neighborhood has tons of restaurants to try out within a few minutes' walk. The staff was very friendly and greeted us every time we came into the lobby. A basic breakfast is included (the coffee was very good). Our room was very small--it was apparently part of a larger room that was split into two. The result was a pretty cramped space with little room for suitcases or hanging out (not on the bed). Luckily, the bed was comfortable. There was a coffee maker in the room, but we had to put it on the floor to reach the outlet. If you're not accustomed to street noise, bring ear plugs as it's an active neighborhood and you can hear the elevated train throughout the night.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Rooms clean, spacious, good breakfast even though there was salty and very close to the metro to the city center without making changes.The receptionist very nice and kind.Safe area even late at night.

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I stayed at Vetivel Hotel for the last three days for business. It was so close of everything that I really enjoyed the hotel location. Staff is extremely efficient, all of them, beginning with the Sales Manager Jensy de los Santos, who helped me doing my reservation and giving me a nice room location on the 6th floor, the front desk agents, specially Chris was also very helpful when needed, the bellman, everyone there is really nice.
Thank you so much for making my life easier and for your excellent service. I will definitely go back to Vetiver Hotel and if you are staying in Queens, this is the place you are looking for.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Clean, tidy and great value for location to Midtown Manhattan.

Has all the basics that one needs for staying at a hotel, friendly staff, basic breakfast included and comfortable beds.

Close to a subway station with only two stops to fifth avenue Manhattan and under 10 mins journey to Times Square.

Only thing is not to expect anything premium about this hotel as it is relatively inexpensive. Room sizes are ideal for couples or maybe 3 people.

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Vetiver

Address: 29-11 39th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Location: United States > New York > Long Island City
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Long Island City
#3 Romantic Hotel in Long Island City
#7 Family Hotel in Long Island City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vetiver 2.5*
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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