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“Will never stay again” 1 of 5 stars
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Super 8 Long Island City
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   31-62 14th Street, Long Island City, NY 11106   |  
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Indianapolis
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“Will never stay again”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2007

Just returned last night. Will never stay there again and plan to report the isssues that we had with AAA. We had two, two queen bed rooms. The set up is great. Two beds in seperate rooms with a bath and a half. First night there was a mouse in our room. No wonder, the housekeeping staff left their cart outside the room every night with trash hanging on it. Second night found a roach crawling up the wall in the second room and a bug under the pillow of one of the beds. Yesterday morning, after getting out of bed, found a bug crawling on the sheets. Killed the bug and a lot of bright, red blood squirted out. Obviously the bug was some sort of blood sucker. Don't know if it was a bed bug or not because of its size (I think it was too big). One of the ladies that was with us has some sort of "rash" on her leg just above her sock line and she slept in her socks every night. There was really nothing we could do once we were there because if we had tried to find somewhere else to stay who knows what we would have had to pay. We just kept thinking that we are only here to sleep. But the bug yesterday morning did me in.

Stayed September 2007
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2007

Had heard mixed reviews about super 8 motel...but this hotel was super value for money - $770 for 1 week double room. including breakfast (basic breakfast of cereal,pastries/croissants,coffee & juice)

The hotel is extremely well connected - its about 10 minutes walk from The N,R,W tube line which is about 3 stops from manhatten and about 5/6 stops from times square - the tubes were very very frequent. There is a frequent bus outside the hotel (Q104) which runs up broadway and drops you off at the tube station this takes less than 5mins. a seven MTA day pass is $24 which gives unlimited bus/tube/tramway rides

The hotel is on Broadway (long island city) which is a bustling street of gorgeous greek restaurants/pastrie places/breakfast places. the hotel is about 3 blocks from this activity. BROADWAY had the best breakfast places at lots-o-bagels which is just before the entrance to the tube stop. Sacs was also nice.

The hotel was opposite a high school but we saw no trouble and did not feel intimidated at all when coming or going. Some reports had claimed this area was bad - but the area felt safe even at 1am. it was always busy and well lit and i never saw one bit of trouble.

Don't expect anything special from the room...a basic room with basic features ie fridge,microwave,own bathroom - no elevator though but unlimited very hot water, excellent air con. i can't believe this place is not more popular as its in an up and coming area which is well connected. for 800$ you struggle to get a dorm in manhattan whereas 10mins from manhatten you can stay in your own private room...customer service was good...checkout was at 12pm yet the receptionist let us keep out bags in a different room until 1:30.

Budget certainly not luxury but if i ever get a chance to return to new york and i still can't bring my self to part with 2000$ for a times square room i'll be checking into super 8.

Stayed April 2007
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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2006

We needed a place to park our car and small motorcycle trailer while we visited the city.
They had limited parking but got us right in no problem.
Make sure the rate you booked is the same before you give them your credit card had a small problem but it was quickly fixed by the owner.
Rooms were very nice and med to large in size.
Overall very good place to stay and nice shopping all around the motel.....Great price under 100 per night then.

Stayed October 2006
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Also Known As:
Super 8 Long Island City Hotel
Super 8 Long Island City Hotel Long Island City
Super Eight Long Island City
Long Island City Super 8
Long Island City Super Eight
Super 8 Long Island City New York
Address: 31-62 14th Street, Long Island City, NY 11106
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Location: United States > New York > Long Island City
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Free Breakfast Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Ranked #20 of 23 hotels in Long Island City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Long Island City 2*
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