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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I got the hotel from Priceline - Name Your Own Price and had been very nervous seeing all the negative comments. Hence, I tried to smile more and say many "thank you" to the receptionist who checked us in; and fortunately she gave us a spacious, clean room with everything working well (including bathroom) on level 2. The corridor and... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We booked this hotel during our trip to NYC during the Christmas eve. Due to last minute planing we had to settle with this hotel even though there were a few negative reviews.The free parking service was a huge advantage for us since parking lots were highly expensive because of the Christmas eve. The staffs are very cordial and friendly.... More 

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Ocean City, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We were in NYC for a weekend to see the Christmas Lights and we stayed in City View Inn. Overall our experience was very pleasant. The cemetery across the street was not a deal breaker for us. They offer free breakfast ( which has everything you need), free parking, free shuttle to the train station (once a day per room),... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I booked to stay in the City VIew Inn via Booking.com during the Halloween period. I picked the non-refundable option i.e. if I cancel I lose my money and was informed on booking that by providing my card details my booking was guaranteed. 24 hours before I was due to fly out Booking.com inform me that the hotel cannot honour... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Room stank of smoke on arrival, other guests were shouting and generally being intimidating, overall quality of stay wasn't pleasant. Thankfully the room itself was clean and spacious. Free taxi shuttle to and from the closest metro station was a nice touch, but it was also necessary as the hotel is so far from anything - even yellow cab drivers... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The reviews for this hotel were all one extreme to the other; half saying it was absolutely fine and the other half advising people not to stay there. Luckily, after taking the gamble we experienced the former! Although the walk to the hotel was long and through an industrial neighbourhood (I would highly recommend taking a taxi from the subway/airport... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

stayed here for 3 nights, surprisingly it wasn't that bad. i'd stay here again, especially for the price. its about a 15 minute walk from the train station, or get a shuttle(a car that the front desk calls for you) that's about a 5 minute drive. the shuttle will take you to the train station and pick you up if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

After reading all the bad reviews I think some people are just full of nonsense..we had a really nice stay,good location and the breakfast wasn't just toast and scrambled eggs...it was actually a decent free breakfast.. Hotel and room + bed was clean and the walk to the subway was really not that exhausting, it was a really nice 15min... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

When we first entered the neighborhood we thought we may have made a mistake. But we felt comfortable as soon as we stepped inside and we were greeted with a friendly face. I did not catch his name but he was very helpful and quick to offer any help since I am handicapped. The room is a nice size and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

This is an older hotel. But the staff was beyond amazing taking care of any problems we had and were super friendly. Also great free breakfast and parking. Short walk to subway station in safe neighborhood. Nestled in good clean community. Great value for the price while visiting New York City.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about City View Inn

Address: 3317 Greenpoint Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101-2011 (Formerly BEST WESTERN City View Inn)
Location: United States > New York > Queens > Long Island City
Price Range: $120 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City View Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Best Western City View Hotel Long Island City
Best Western Long Island City
Long Island City Best Western
City View Inn Long Island City, New York
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