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Hotel Vetiver
Ranked #8 of 31 Hotels in Long Island City
Certificate of Excellence
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2013

September 2013 was our second stay at Hotel Vetiver and we are glad we returned.

The staff are always welcoming and friendly. Eslainy was esecially attentive when we didn't check out on the correct day! She manged to track us down at my parents.

The rooms are clean, comfortable and the balcony's are always a plus.

Thank you very much to all the staff at Hotel Vetiver.

Cheri Marcum and Barrie Hopkinson

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Cheri1000
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HotelVetiver, General Manager at Hotel Vetiver, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
Thank You for your repeat business we appreciate you returning back to our hotel!! I have made sure that Eslainy has been recognize for her dedication to service!! We look forward for your future stay with us and Thank You for choosing the Hotel Vetiver!!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

I came with my wife for our honeymoon. The front desk gave us a large room with a huge bathroom and enormous terrace it was bigger than 1 bedroom apts. they got us tickets to shows on broadway told us top restraunts and strange for a car service when it was time to leave. By the way free breakfast is top quality high end yogurts and fresh out of the oven bagels

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Atephanieschahds
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HotelVetiver, General Manager at Hotel Vetiver, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
Congrats Once Again on Your Marriage!! Thank you for choosing our Hotel for your Honeymoon!! I am glad hear to your Experience was Great!! Please let us know when you plan to return so we can arrange to Welcome You Back!!
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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

We would recommend this hotel without hesitation. Book ahead because this is going to be a popular spot for anyone wanting a great deal not far from the city of Manhattan. Excellent service, good breakfast, well-equipped, clean, great location. Once you master the subway - get a weekly ticket - you can go anyway from here very cheaply, and eating out and shopping is either a short trip, or walk away.

Room Tip: Rooms near the top are quieter and have a fantastic views, but the internet is not very reliable, so...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jeanette R
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HotelVetiver, General Manager at Hotel Vetiver, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
We are Very Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us!! Thank You very much for choosing our hotel for your trip to New York City. The Staff at the Hotel Vetiver is one of the Best in New York City and they work hard in making sure that every guest has a Wonderful Stay!! Please let us know when you plan on returning back to New York City!!
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

This is a great hotel in many ways, I stayd here for 10 nights and it really got over my expectations from a hotel in new york in this price - very good price.
The room is very beautiful and equipped with many good things, there is a fridge that I didn't even knew I shoud get when I ordered the room on the net.
The hotel is very close to the subway station, and yellow N/R lines will take straight to there.

There in no tub but there is a great broad shower, on the three first days of my staying there, there were no hot water and it was very bad but I managed somehow.

The breakfeast is very good there, there are 3 kinds of bagles, cereals and milk, coffee and tea, corasente and yogurt and orange juice every day. Sufficiant and Great breakfeast.

The Wifi was sometimes problematic and worked only close to the room door.

The elevator was very slow, many times I preferred the stairs, although staying on the 8th floor.

Very friendly staf at the reception, and breakfeast room.

Room Tip: ask for a high floor room, is so very quient more than the lower ones
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Evyatar Y
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HotelVetiver, General Manager at Hotel Vetiver, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
Thank You for your Wonderful Comments!! We are Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us!! The issue you encountered with the Internet has been resolved by our provider. Thank you for your understanding and thank you for choosing to stay with us!!
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

We stayed for a week in september. On the hotell webside they marked them selves on having a manhattan skyline view. We got a room in the first floor, and the view; I big tree and the backyard. We were also promised a balcony, which we did not get as we did not spend much time in the hotel of was not a big deal, but in the end it affects the overall impression. Seems like a bit of fals advertising to us.

The room was clean, with nice space. The bathroom was ok, but smelled strangely of potatoes?!

The hotel is right by the subway (line N and Q) which was really nice. No problems with the noise from the trains.
What we did have a problem with was the noise from the reseption area. The door are very thin, and the staff and other guest talking and slamming doors were a bit distracting.

Breakfast ok, but serves the same thing every day, 7 days a week.


Overall we had an ok stay. Liked the clean room, but nothing special. If you like a ok hotel by the subway, 15 min from Times Square its a reasonably priced alternative.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Stineb86
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HotelVetiver, General Manager at Hotel Vetiver, responded to this review, September 20, 2013
We want to Thank You for choosing the Hotel Vetiver and Appreciate your Feedback!! Your Feedback is very important to us so we can continue to improve our service. We want to Thank You once again and hope to see you soon!!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

First things first... Have the people who say this hotel isn't safe ever visited Mid Craigie or Stobie? You've got more chance getting a dab in the puss on a Saturday tea time than even a hint of bother in Long Island City. I felt more unsafe walking around Times Square with all the total gadgies dressed up like spider man with some white wool he/she had nicked out his mums knitting basket and sown on his outfit and making noises like a tin of Asda smart price hair spray (I can only assume this was to replicate the noise of his spidey webs).

My partner and I loved the hotel. If we ever go back to New York we will most definitely be coming back to Hotel Vetiver. We liked everything about the hotel, especially the location. It was right in the middle of a quiet neighbour hood with plenty grocery store or takeaways if you hadn't been fed by one of the 265 TGI Fridays or 7,459 Hardrock Cafes in Manhattan. There is a subway station literally a baw hair away from the hotel which takes you to any of the main attractions, or at least within short walking distance.

All the staff at the hotel were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Even after my partner and I had been out on the lash in Brooklyn and ended up simultaneously ralphing down the lavvy and somehow wedged a tooth brush up in the drainage system. I reported that the flusher wasnt working properly to the girl on the front desk. She sent someone round to fix it but found it funny and retrieved it for us. I cleaned my teeth right away - as good as new.

Overall, this is a great hotel, with great staff, great location and would recommend to anyone to pay it a visit.

Room Tip: Pay for Manhattan skyline
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank graemebinnie
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HotelVetiver, General Manager at Hotel Vetiver, responded to this review, September 20, 2013
Thank You for staying with us!! We appreciate your Great Comments!! We continue to improve each day and believe in our Commitment to Service!!
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

To say the truth, i wont comeback to this hotel again. The location is scary. You wont feel safe. Yes nothing happened to me but i didnt feel comfortable. The staff were very nice. The room was small but ok. The breakfast was poor. The conclusion if u r group of guys its worth staying there, if not dont

Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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HotelVetiver, General Manager at Hotel Vetiver, responded to this review, September 20, 2013
Thank You for your Feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you were not comfortable with the surrounding area. We strive very hard to achieve the highest levels of guest satisfaction and work closely with our community. Please contact the hotel so we can discuss a future return stay.
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Property: Hotel Vetiver
Address: 29-11 39th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
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Location: United States > New York > Queens > Long Island City
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Long Island City
#6 Business Hotel in Long Island City
#6 Family Hotel in Long Island City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Vetiver 3*
Number of rooms: 62
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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