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SIXTY LES
190 Allen Street, Lower East Side, New York City, NY 10002 (Formerly Thompson LES) (Lower East Side)   |  
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“Trendy stay in the LES”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

My husband and I stayed in the Thompson LES hotel for a wedding weekend (wedding took place a couple of blocks away at the Angel Orensanz Foundation venue). We could not have afforded to stay here without the discount rate that the bride was able to get for her bridal party, so we feel very lucky to be able to write this review because it was fantastic! We love the LES neighborhood to begin with (Katz Deli right around the corner), and this was comfortable and trendy hotel that made us feel very special. The room service was spot on and also very reasonably priced. The fitness center felt like a spa and had high quality treadmills and weights. We also enjoyed the bar on the 7th floor as well as the sushi restaurant. We really took advantage of everything this hotel had to offer, and we were pleased with it all. The room was super trendy yet spacious with an amazing view and big digital art above the bed that you could change with a remote.

Room Tip: I heard that other wedding guests who stayed on the lower floors (especially the 6th floor) found it...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JoeKavanagh, Manager at SIXTY LES, responded to this review, January 23, 2013
Great, detailed review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with everyone. Excellent tip about the lower floor rooms, as well. Above Allen, one of the most popular bars in the lower east side, is located on the 7th floor of our hotel, so it’s a great idea to request a room away from that area should you have plans on retiring early in the evening on the weekends.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

All the best,

Joe
Joe Kavanagh
Director of Rooms
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

I travel on business to New York often. Tried many hotels. The Thompson LES is by far my favorite. The location is great. More of a locals neighborhood. Not touristy. The hotel is clean, modern and cool. Also, the Blue Ribbon sushi restaurant is amazing! The staff are always more than helpful and friendly. Definitely a gem in the lower east side!

  • Stayed February 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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JoeKavanagh, Manager at SIXTY LES, responded to this review, January 22, 2013
Thank you very much for the great review! We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

All the best,

Joe

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jkavanagh@thompsonhotels.com
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

You cannot go wrong with Thompson LES. Everything about this hotel is top notch. The staff goes out of their way to meet all of your needs. Special thanks to Sebastian for making our stay so special. TIP: If you have certain expectations or special requests when staying at this hotel (or any hotel for that matter), call/email ahead. I have learned in my travels that if I simply call or email ahead with my requests my stay is almost certain to be fabulous. Most hotels are willing to accomodate, so just ask! Studio King Suite, room 607 was beauiful and very modern. Loved the dark, hardwood floors and bathroom (slate and chrome), absolutely stunning. The shower? Well I could have stayed in there all day! And I could be wrong but it felt like the slate floor was heated???? Loved it!

Room Tip: call/email ahead if you have special occasion or requests. Hotel is very accomodating!
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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JoeKavanagh, Manager at SIXTY LES, responded to this review, January 22, 2013
What a great review! Thank you very much for the comments, especially regarding Sebastian. He is certainly one of our best and loves creating great memories for our guests.

Excellent tip about calling or emailing ahead. We love to learn the preferences of our guests in advance as it helps us to exceed all your expectations. In fact, we’re so passionate about creating great experiences that we will save the preferences you give us in a personal profile for you so that when you travel to another one of our hotel’s they will already know what you expect in advance!

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

All the best,
Joe

Joe Kavanagh
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jkavanagh@thompsonhotels.com
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

I stayed at the thompson in January on a business trip and I enjoyed it.
The rooms are relatively spacious, the shower is very nice, having a living room in the room is nice.
All in all - great hotel and good value when you're on business or for couples.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We stayed at this hotel and thought it was cool and trendy. The outside of the hotel one could easily pass by. It was quiet on the main floor but we ended up eating at their 2nd floor Japanese restaurant and it was quite cool and serving sushi we hadn't seen before. Very Fresh and delicious! The room we had on the 17th floor corner was beautiful with sights of the whole city! It was clean and modern. Nice flat screen ,nice shower and sink. The bed was a little too firm though. It was a nice space and the air conditioner /heater worked fine.The subway was across the street and convenient. The concierge and front desk were courteous and helpful with directions. The surrounding area was very dirty though, that was an eyesore. Garbage and litter everywhere in corners. Not so pleasant though the area is being gentrified as I write.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I stayed at the Thompson briefly in November when in NewYork for a dinner engagement. I flew in late and then out early. The Thompson was great at expiditing luggage and check-in on a tight schedule. The beds were very large - 2 kings, I think? I felt safe in the hotel and in the area at night. The hotel is centrally located and all of the cabbies knew where it was. Great location, good value, great reputation.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I booked three rooms in this hotel for my sister's bachelorette party and it was AMAZING!!! Luxurious pool bar and super fun atmosphere. We had a lovely time and were treated like queens. Would love to go again!!!
A bit pricey but worth it for a special treat.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Address: 190 Allen Street, Lower East Side, New York City, NY 10002 (Formerly Thompson LES)
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Lower East Side , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#22 Green Hotel in New York City
#47 Business Hotel in New York City
#143 Family Hotel in New York City
#179 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This wonderful New York hotel is located less than five minutes from the 2nd Avenue Lower East Side subway station.Featuring modern decor, an outdoor pool, 1,200 square foot fitness and renewal center along with Blue Ribbon’s famous Sushi Izakaya Japanese restaurant, the property is sure-to-please.The modern rooms at SIXTY Lower East Side (formerly Thompson LES) start at 325 sq. ft. with many being 550 sq. ft. going up to their beautiful SIXTY Loft at 2,000 sq. ft giving all travelers plenty of room to spread out.All rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with black accents. They are equipped with a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. A minibar is provided and late-night In Room Dining is available. At Blue Ribbon, guests may enjoy sushi and other Japanese appetizers along with fresh signature dishes such as pork ribs, fried rice and a selection of roasted meats.Business center services are available through the concierge desk. The hotel has valet parking and complimentary coffee in the lobby each morning until 9:30AM for all guests.Above Allen, an exclusive terrace lounge for hotel guests and members only, is located on the 7th floor of the hotel.With the hotel being just a 15-minute walk to Little Italy, 20-minute walk to Greenwich Village and a short subway ride to Times Square, the SIXTY Lower East Side (formerly Thompson LES) is a wonderful option for anyone traveling to New York City.We look forward to welcoming you soon! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Thompson Les New York City
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