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Villa Giardino, Argentina
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 6, 2016

I stayed there back in 1999 (so the date I was forced to choose from the drop-down menu is incorrect) when I found it listed as a hostel. It was cheap, central and convenient. There were shared rooms with either 6 or 8 bunks. A key broke off in the room door and the lock was promptly replaced. It was... More 

Thank cospelero
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2015

That is NOT a picture of a room in this hotel/crack house/brothel/shelter. This place doesn't even deserve a 1-star rating. If you're young, broke and want a party place, then okay. But, for everyone else...stay away. A lot of the "guests" are scuzzy-looking homeless people who are placed there by the city. All they do is hang out on the... More 

5 Thank goldsongs

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 2014

Don't expect too much! You just get a basic room and have to share the bathroom, no restaurant available. It's good for young people who don't want to spend too much money on a hotel where you won't be most of the time when visiting the city.

2 Thank Jacoels001
Udine, Italy
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89 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2013

The only positive aspect is the very central position, but all the rest was awful: incredibly small rooms, extremely dirty and smelly rooms and corridors, filthy shared bathroom and toilets, high price for what I got!

2 Thank valeriagemini
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2013

Please please do not stay here!!! This is a shelter and should never be listed as a hotel. Also, the picture shown could not be more of a joke. I live down the block from this place and would feel horrible if a tourist came and stayed there. Please do not be fooled by this made up picture!!!!

27 Thank melissa r
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2009

This Aladdin Hotel was definitely the WORST hotel I´ve ever seen in my life. I am from a developing country (Brazil), and I´ve never seen in my country such a bad place to stay on. It is as SHAME that the New York department of something-related-matter did not close down this place. I´ve booked a room at this tourist trap... More 

18 Thank rlv640
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2009

This hotel is basically a shelter. It is disgustingly dirty and there are scary people running around at all hours of the night. The couple staying in the room next to us got into a fight and we could hear the man beating the woman. There were screams and horrible noises coming from the next room and the police were... More 

12 Thank dfsaklfdhsa
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2008

This is not even comparable to YHA. Far from it! Can't close the windows at night. Spider web in every corner of the room. Flooded bathroom and toilets. If you want to ruin your holiday, this will definitely fulfill it.

5 Thank vtnz
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Reviewed April 5, 2006

All 6 us my friends and I stayed in one big room. We laughed we dranked and partied. The only thing we had to adapt to for that week was the shared bathroom. But it was New York during spring break, we understood. So no big deal. We're from Chicago, not that much difference.

4 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Santiago, Chile
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2006

I got to the hotel during the morning. I was handed the keys to my room, wich I knew was a shared room. I open the door, still carrying my luggage and what I see: to half naked 25 years young girls. I... am a male. So what I did not know, was that the room was shared by members... More 

5 Thank AnibalPZ
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Pleasant 9-story hotel housed in older building in Times Square/Theater District, across from Martin Beck Theater. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Aladdin

Address: 317 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Hell's Kitchen , Manhattan
Price Range: $70 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Aladdin 2*
Number of rooms: 129
Also Known As:
The Aladdin Hotel New York City
Aladdin New York City
Aladdin Hotel New York City
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