While overall we had a good experience at this hotel, there were a few drawbacks worth noting.
Pros--A great value, and the location is very convenient to Manhattan. I'm sure we would have paid $100 more per night to stay in Manhattan, yet this hotel is just minutes from midtown by subway, which is only a block away! Our room was clean and tastefully decorated, and the staff is very friendly.
Cons--That being said, we felt there were a few things lacking in the room, and the breakfast service left much to be desired.
First, the walls between rooms are not sound-proofed. We were kept up one night by the TV in the next room. Second, the only place to hang clothing in the room was a few hooks, and third, there wasn't much space around the sink in the bathroom to put toiletries. With more than one person per room, more vanity space is needed.
As for the breakfast, we noticed a few unsanitary practices, and the food was not replenished for those who came towards the end. With the number of people eating breakfast, it would have been nice to have more than one toaster available.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Vetiver is the newest addition to the luxury boutique hotels in Long Island City. We have elegantly styled guestrooms that were designed to welcome guests from around the world. Our spacious guest rooms have private balconies overlooking the Manhattan skyline, kitchenettes that include utensils and glasses for in room dining, spa-like bathrooms, large closet space for extended stay guests, and 24/7 concierge service that will handle all guest needs.With only steps away from Manhattan our location is convenient to many of the attractions of Manhattan, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, the United Nations, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Union Square, Byrant Park, Macy's Herald Square, Grand Central, Penn Station & Madison Square Garden and it is within a short drive of LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airports. We can arrange accommodation for meetings & events that can be held indoor or our patio outdoor.Hotel Vetiver welcomes all business and leisure travelers to enjoy the convenience and luxury a hotel should have. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Vetiver Long Island City, New York