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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great little place on the corner of Bowery and Canal, just before the start of the Manhattan Bridge. Good points - Friendly staff, if you arrive before check in time, they'd let you use the washroom to freshen up and let you leave your bags there. - Nice clean rooms, we stayed at floor 3. Nice and quiet...

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Sounds like everything was pretty great! We're thrilled that your room was comfortable, and it's good to hear the service was friendly too. Hope you had a great time staying in NYC -- we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, The Leon Hotel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed in mid town we decided to have a change and head for a stay on the lower east side. The hotel is right at the end of the Manhattan bridge and our 5th floor room had a great view. The windows are well soundproofed against the traffic noise so no worries about disturbed sleep. The hotel is ideal...

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Chris, thanks for trying out a new area in NYC! It's always fun to show people around China Town and Little Italy, so we hope you found some places you really liked. Of course, we're glad you enjoyed your room, and we look forward to another stay with you on your next Manhattan visit! - The Leon Hotel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While a bit hard to find (use the Popeye's Fried Chicken as a landmark), the Leon Hotel is a great little hotel at a great price in a great location. For a New York hotel the room is a good size. The bathroom is a bit on the small side, but very well appointed. The location is amazing with great...

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Josh, sorry to hear you had a bit of trouble finding us, but it's great that everything was fantastic once you got here! Thanks for your patience on the heating issue; hopefully that wasn't too much of an inconvenience. Also, we're thrilled that you loved the area -- there's a lot of great stuff to explore. Thanks for all your...

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very cozy hotel and we really liked it. Some details of our stay were confusing - we had reserved a room with the word "king" in it, but our room had two full/queen beds in it. We didn't end up caring that much once we saw the view and the awesome window seat. The room was a...

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Sorry for the confusion on the beds, but we're glad everything was cozy! New York just wouldn't be right without some great views, so it's great that you enjoyed the look out of your window. Sounds like you had a great time -- hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, The Leon Hotel

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel as a family of four in a " family suite" consisting adjoining rooms which were able to be utilised separately,each having full amenities.The two rooms could be opened at a central point and create a large suite.One of the rooms had great views ofmanhattan bridge and the "freedom tower"Right on the entrance to Chinatown and...

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Sounds like the family had a great time! Sorry about the traffic access -- Manhattan can definitely be tough in that regard. But we're thrilled that everything else was fantastic, and we hope your time in NYC was a lot of fun. Hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, The Leon Hotel

Reviewed October 26, 2016

Nice, clean, modern and effective. Just what you need in NYC, a clean place to stay. It is in China town and we were able to walk to several restaurants without a problem. The staff were courteous and helpful being that this was our 1st time in NY.

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Jackie, I'm glad that everything was fantastic on your stay! It sounds like you had a great trip -- hope you loved Chinatown. Come see us again soon! Best wishes, The Leon Hotel

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We stayed here for two nights in March. Our room had windows on two sides - very bright and sunny. Spacious room, closet space, clean bathroom. Close to China town and a number of subway stops. Friendly staff, quiet hotel. Staff held on to our bags after checkout so we could wander the city before catching the Amtrak back home.

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for spending a few nights with us! It sounds like your room was nice and comfortable -- hope your whole stay in town was outstanding. Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, The Leon Hotel

Reviewed October 16, 2016

Just returned from a six night stint in NY, staying at the Leon Hotel. Great base to explore the city from, with access to a number of subway stations and lines. Comfy beds with a good standard of linens. Bathroom was also an excellent standard equipped with good toiletries. Great view of Manhattan Bridge! Although there was a coffee maker...

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

We're so happy we could be the home base for your long stay in town. Six nights is quite a haul in NYC, and we hope you were able to explore plenty of the city. Of course, you've got to have a nice place to rest your head at the end of the day -- it's great to hear that...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The location in good the staff friendly but... why not 5 stars. I asked for extensions of my stay and first they told me ok. Than they phoned me and told me the unexpected clients were arrived and my room was no available. I had to rush to clear the room. Not much professional! 😥

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Stefano, after your initial two-night stay, we were happy to extend it to a third night. Unfortunately, we had to put you on standby for the next two nights, as there were bookings that prevented us from guaranteeing you the extra extension. We apologize for any inconvenience, though we hope the three nights you stayed with us were pleasant, and...

Reviewed October 12, 2016

We were EXTREMELY disappointed, because three out of the four nights we stayed, the A/C was broken and the room temperature was as high as 82°F for both rooms. I reported and requested change of room twice, but nobody ever gave us any feedback on the status of the repair, nor were we arranged another room. Not until I emailed...

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Joseph N, Manager at The Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Helen -- again, we're so sorry about the issue with your A/C. Unfortunately, there were some issues with the communication about the problem, and we apologize that it took so long to be taken care of. We're glad you liked the location, though, and we hope you had a great time in the city. We'd love to have you back...

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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The Leon Hotel, nestled between Chinatown and the Lower East Side, is intended for new world travelers seeking to find comfort and style in their surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Leon Hotel

Address: 125 Canal St, New York City, NY 10002-5049 (Formerly Be Hotel)
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Chinatown , Manhattan
Price Range: $120 - $464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Leon Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“there's a lift so no worries on walking up the stairs. pick anything 3rd floor and up. Room 305 faces the bridge, great night views.”
 of 5 bubbles nthooi, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms to the right when exiting the elevator look straight onto the bridge while rooms to the left look more toward bustling China town.”
  • Room 208 - 2 double beds, 1 queen in separate room.
  • Beautiful view of the Manhattan Bridge gate outside our window.
 of 5 bubbles CanaDoug, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“Pick a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JL627, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Top (6th) floor rooms were quiet and had nice views of the city”
 of 5 bubbles michaelc664, May 25, 2016 | Read review
“upper floor, corner rooms are quiet and have great views”
 of 5 bubbles murmar, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
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