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“Perfect for the summer un NY” 4 of 5 stars
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SIXTY LES
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   190 Allen Street, Lower East Side, New York City, NY 10002 (Lower East Side)   |  
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Ranked #131 of 458 Hotels in New York City
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Lyon, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Perfect for the summer un NY”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

The big positive point is the swimming-pool, very appreciated in hot June!
The rooms and the hotel are really comfortable, and design. The location is nice in lower East side, but it is not as central as 5th avenue. However it s easy to take the subway or the taxi to get in the different places. I think this is the perfect place to stay at in Summer.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

I used to love this hotel, there it goes they lost a loyal customer! So overall I'm rating my last stay so poorly because of the pool staff. Of course it was a hot day in July and my boyfriend and I wanted to spend it by the pool. Everything was great until 3 pm. After 3 pm the sun deck does not get much sun besides this particular corner spot where I wanted to move since I was trying to get a tan. However Ashley (who works there and is responsible for making the pool beds) told me that a lady that just showed up requested that specific sunny bed. I told her that I am a guest of the hotel and have been waiting for people to leave so I can move to that bed. She didn't allow me. It turned out that person who took the bed is a friend of one of the managers at the hotel (I think so it was a blonde lady dressed all in black who obviously worked there)!!!! This person was not even staying at the hotel she just dropped by to say hi to her friend (the manager) and she took the best spot!!! Really???? Keep it up! With such hotel policy soon you will have NO paying guests at all and will only have friends coming to the hotel for FREE! Ashley tried to tell me that people were not allowed to reserve beds! Then how come this was reserved for someone else???? I was really disappointed. On top of that the service at the bar was horrible! The girl was rude and unattentive! She kept messing up my orders and guess what? In the end I was charged with 20% grat!!! And trust me I don't mind tipping but this was not a well deserved tip! Maybe that's why the service is so bad, the staff know they will get their tip so why bother to actually do a decent job. The previous day we had an excellent service at the pool bar and the grat was only 18%. Go figure! Maybe on Tuesday is 18% and Wednesday 20%? My boyfriend and I were planning to book a room for one more night but after the entire incident we just left and we are def not coming back!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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tgetzova, General Manager at SIXTY LES, responded to this review, July 25, 2014
Dear GiaAlen,

We are saddened to hear that there was such a striking difference between the excellent service you received at the pool on Tuesday and the unprofessional service you received at the pool on Wednesday. We have spoken with the parties involved, in order to ensure future guests have an exceptional experience. While the occurrence was unfortunate, we do want to take the time to thank you for posting a review and letting us know.

Sincerely,
Tania Getzova
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Staying at Sixty LES is a great experience. I tried not to select the reason or date of my visit because I visit this hotel all times of year for all reasons.

The location simply cannot be beat. You are in the middle of the action in the LES, and there are few other hotels in the area. You can walk to so many fabulous NYC happenings.

The management turnover has been quite beneficial to the hotel as well. The management is top notch, and service across the hotel has improved (particularly room service). If you love sushi, the Blue Ribbon Sushi in the hotel, at the pool, and as part of room service is a huge bonus. Finally, hotel management is always willing to add a personal touch and assure you have a wonderful stay.

The only pro tips are: You should ask if the pool will be open in the summer. Sometimes it si closed for private events. The corner seats at the pool stay sunny the longest. In addition, you should ask what events are happening at the hotel during your stay. Occassionally certain areas are shut off for private events. The hotel management are very helpful in this regard.

Have a blast and enjoy the stay!

Room Tip: The rooms on Allen Street have better views, but they are louder.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tania G, General Manager at SIXTY LES, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
Dear AshleyZandy,

On behalf of the entire team here at Sixty LES, we are delighted to read about your glowing recommendations of our property. Thank you for taking the time to share it on Tripadvisor. We look forward to welcome you back whenever your travels bring you to the area!

Warm Regards,
Tania Getzova
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Loved our recent stay at Sixty LES. Staff were helpful, room was lovely, nice and high up with a wonderful view. Quiet on the 16th floor! Loved the location, the lower east side was perfect with subway station across the street, great cafes nearby (and the meatball shop!), a wholefoods a few blocks away. It was just as I expected and would definately stay again. My sister and I loved catching a few rays by the pool after a busy day sightseeing and shopping. Thank you for a fabulous stay.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 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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Tania G, General Manager at SIXTY LES, responded to this review, July 15, 2014
Dear DMinns,
Thank you for sharing your experience at Sixty LES on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed the hotel facilities and you were able to relax around the pool. We are fortunate to be located in such a vibrant neighborhood and we are glad that you were able to take advantage of our prime Lower East Side location. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon!

Kind Regards,
Tania Getzova
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mill valley ca
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I have stayed in quite a few NYC hotels over the years, but the Sixty LES is far the best. The staff was very attentive, location was perfect, beautiful clean room and room service was delicious and prompt. The king studio room was spacious and quiet with a wonderful view! Also they honored my request for a high floor.
Since my daughter lives near by the hotel, I will be definitely returning to this hotel in the near future.

Room Tip: Higher floor king studio at the end of the hall was quiet and had a great view.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 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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San Antonio, Texas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were treated very well by staff, great location for us. Liked the "dimming" picture and the way it reflected off mirror. No ice machine on floor but promptly brought us ice when requested. It was quiet. Only complaint was construction put a damper on going to the on-site club gym. Couldn't get a couples massage either due to room constraints. Room service was good.

Room Tip: ask for some view of the les, we only saw condo construction.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Pleasantly surprised to be upgraded to a junior suite, which was more than enough room. Cool decor, sleek decor, and hip staff. Used the gym in the morning and while a little small, it was well equpped and actually quite busy -- Sixty LES guests like to stay fit and look good!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 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
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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:
#35 Green Hotel in New York City
#73 Business Hotel in New York City
#91 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#149 Family Hotel in New York City
#176 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — SIXTY LES 4.5*
Number of rooms: 141
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At the epicenter of downtown Manhattan's vibrant New Renaissance in cuisine, galleries, live music clubs, and nightlife spots, the fun-defining SIXTY LES evokes the youthful spirit of its all-hours neighborhood-an indie-vibed district on display from nearly every Jim Walrod-curated suite's floor-to-ceiling windows. Andy Warhol's visage looks up from the scene-and-be-seen swimming pool's bottom, while gritty images by iconic photographer Lee Friedlander illuminate bedroom headboards. Step out into the street life and walk directly into the world-recognized New Museum or countless gastronaut destination spots. But guests need go no further than the vibrant award-winning Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya tavern and bar for Japanese cuisine and stellar cocktails, courtesy of foodie deities the Bromberg brothers. SIXTY LES is part of SIXTY Hotels, a new, innovative of luxury inns located in New York, Los Angeles, and debuting in Miami soon-ish. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Thompson Les New York City
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