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“Great location with a lovely view!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Seaport Inn Downtown

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Seaport Inn Downtown
Ranked #228 of 464 Hotels in New York City
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michigan
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great location with a lovely view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2010

We returned today from a four night stay at the Best Western Seaport Inn. We found this hotel to be in a wonderful, quaint location in excellent proximity to all that lower Manhattan has to offer. We had a large, very clean and comfortable double room with 5 big windows and a stellar view of the Brooklyn Bridge. The breakfast was nothing special, but it was free and perfect for my family to start the day.
If a quiet location, that is a bit "off the beaten path" is what you are after, the Best Western Seaport Inn is a lovely and relatively economical choice. I would recommend it!

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Fredericton, Canada
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59 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2010

We booked this hotel pre-cruise and it was wonderful. It was easy to find for us since we were driving in. Parking offered by Hotel was great, it was underground valet parking.
We could walk to shopping, and about a 15 min walk to ground zero. We also took the subway (10 min walk) and the front desk was very helpful to guide us. We arrived early and they were great to accomodate us with our room prior to check-in time. We had 2 rooms booked and both were very nice. Our room was on the corner and with a beautiful view.
Breakfast in the morning was great and they had free internet usage in the breakfast area lounge.
Would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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San Jose, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2010

The Best Western Seaport Inn is a great place to stay in Downtown NYC. It is in an area that is being revitalized and right by the Brooklyn Bridge with easy access to the Subway and within walking distance of many things you want to see in NYC. The offer a continental breakfast to all guest everyday which includes make your own waffles. They were very accommodating to our needs and let us look at several rooms before we settled on one. The price is as expected for NYC but worth it.

Stayed February 2010, traveled with family
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2010

I would not have known this was a Best Western were it not for the cheap plastic cups in the bathroom. The room has charm with modera amenities like the extra wide shower rod/curtain. The room itself had charm and was reasonably sized for NYC, with a comfortable bed.

The staff was polite but no more. When I asked at the front desk for a taxi when I checked out, I was told they "could not" call a taxi -- it would have to be a car service. CAUTION: this hotel is off the beaten path. Taxis are not cruising the cobblestone street in front. There is a South St. Seaport taxi stand about 4 blocks away. A bus stop is also 3 blocks away. On a positive note, there are some wine bars andshopping nearby.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank RFJ
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uk
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33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2010

My wife and I stopped here from 17 Dec to 20th Dec 2009, prior to getting on the Queen Mary for a cruise.
It was all as expected, warm, clean, very friendly staff. We had two queen beds in a large room with a view of the bridge.
The rate included a continental breakfast which was well supplied and set us up for the morning.
It is in a good location to walk to a lot of sights and there are subways near by.
There were other Brit families staying at the time - who were happy with what was on offer. The free internet was a bonus. The mananger was helpfull and answered my emails quickly

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank retiredbrituk
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North East England
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2010

We decided on this hotel because it was difficult to find any hotel in New York without negative comments. We use Best Western when touring the States, so decided to use this hotel for our 5 night stay.
The hotel is next to the Brooklyn Bridge and we had a view that overlooked the bridge - really pretty at night. The area is very quiet, lots of places to eat and a shopping mall nearby - the deli next to the hotel is very handy.
The hotel itself is quiet, the rooms are very clean and thebreakfast is standard BW - but good to fill-up on before a day sightseeing. Our only complaint would be the size of the breakfast room which is too small; there are only four or five tables which fill up quickly. People were also sitting eating at the PC, which limited its use.
The hotel is within easy walking distance of Ground Zero, Liberty Park and the ferries. There are also two subway stations nearby to get uptown.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Binghamton, New York
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146 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2009

My husband and I stayed at the Seaport Inn on Dec 6 for three nights. I have to say that our experience was a very positive one.

Our room was on the 5th floor and we had a view of the Brooklyn Bridge from our window. The room was a decent size and the bed was comfy.

The front desk was very nice and helpful. On the one rainy day I needed to take a cab to my class and they arranged for a car to come and get me and take me to class. Also they let my husband do a late check out on our last day and stored our bags all free of charge.

The morning breakfast spread was adequate but the room is really small and hard to navigate. We never did get waffles as the waffle maker was always being occupied.

The hotel is within walking distance to Battery Park, Little Italy and Wall Street. There is a Subway station a few blocks away that we utilized to go to Manhatten one evening.

I highly reccommend this hotel.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: BEST WESTERN PLUS Seaport Inn Downtown
Address: 33 Peck Slip, New York City, NY 10038-1708
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Financial District , Manhattan
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Best Value Hotel in New York City
#51 Family Hotel in New York City
#126 Business Hotel in New York City
#167 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Seaport Inn Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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