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“Mixed Feelings of yes and no”
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Kings Hotel
Ranked #34 of 57 Brooklyn B&B and Inns
Noida, India
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19 reviews
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“Mixed Feelings of yes and no”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

This Hotel is located in Brooklyn very close to the Metro Station. On the D line, 9th Avenue Metro station is 5 minutes walk from the Hotel. The hotel once you enter is very nice. The rooms are very well appointed, really nice and comfortable. The room also had a microwave and fridge that came in handy as we were travelling with children. The complimentary breakfast is also great. The staff is very cordial and helpful. Everything is nice about the hotel. But as a family on vacation to see Manhattan returning late at night we felt a little concerned. This is a quite neighborhood and the businesses around are that of garages and repair shops. Maybe we were being over concerned. But again that is a completely personal feeling. Once inside the hotel, we felt good.

Room Tip: We had a road facing room but there was no noise and we had good light in the room.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Poor location situated on top of a club/lounge. There are always bunch of drunks outside the hotel and the noise level is very frustrating. The beds and sheets definitely need replacement, they just seem to be washed too many times. Not a pleasant stay, would not go back.

Room Tip: I would imagine rooms high up would be quieter. If you have to stay, request a room higher up.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

Arrived off an early flight, as our room was ready booked straight in.This is an old hotel, quirky in its décor, but very clean and comfortable for our needs.Excellent housekeeping, always had clean bathroom and plenty of towels.The reception staff we felt went over and above, as the subway was only 5 minutes away, enquiries as to where we wanted to go were always accompanied with pamphlets and written instructions to the train changes needed, so never got lost. Although located in a semi industrial area, did not find noise an issue, and even the Kareoke bar next to the hotel was not bothersome and our room was several floors above it. The free breakfast provided was a plus. Value for money, and would certainly stay again.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Boca Raton, Florida, USA
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

The location was great, the a/c was cold and the the room was clean. I only stayed for one night. I came in late at night and the clerk was nice and helpful. When I checked out in the morning the lady at the front desk was nice an helpful and geve me good directions to the subway that was right around the block.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 15, 2014

I've struggled to find something good to say about this place, but it is only five minutes walk from the Metro. The previous two nights We'd stayed in a hotel a similar distance from the centre of Washington DC and that was excellent, so as this place was $10 a night more we were hoping for similar.
Firstly the neighbourhood, which I know they can't change, was Rough and Scary. We walked home after dark and my wife was petrified. It's surrounded by industrial premises.
The things they did have control of; the decor was bleak dated and tatty in the communal areas and rooms. Facilities Nil. Rooms basic and tatty. No tea/coffee making facilities. Bed uncomfortable and needed a thorough clean. Spent the whole time there scratching. Breakfast, which they highlight as being Free, should be. The worst I've encountered anywhere in the world. Bread and preserves, with coffee and juice. My wife drinks tea and even has her own tea bags but no hot water and no staff to ask. Everything awful!
This place may be appealing because of its proximity to the Metro, but don't bother, you'll regret it.

Room Tip: Look elsewhere.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 23, 2014

This hotel was very close to the Subway station, an all night deli and was also very clean. The rooms were a little small and we felt a little cramped with both our cases on the floor. The only criticism I have about this hotel is that it is quite noisy. The walls are quite thin and you can hear almost everything. It was quite hard to sleep a whole night. If staying here you need to invest in some ear plugs.

Room Tip: You desperately need to sound proof the rooms. We could hear everything, the lift cables, the cleane...
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We were apprehensive at first to
book, since we will be staying in NYC for 1 week, But we did, and NO regretsThe location was perfect, just one block fr 9th ave staion on line D subway. And its sp easy to transfer to line D. Coming fr JFK airport, we just took the airtrain, transfered to subway line A going to Howard Beach up to 59 th St them transferred to Line D downtown Brooklyn to Coney Island. Got off at 9th Ave. And the breakfast was superb. The place was quiet and safe. Oh and they have an icemaker, in case one needs some ice and hot water dispenser, What else can one ask for . Will be staying here again if I do come back to NYC.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Property: Kings Hotel
Address: 820 39th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-3230
Location: United States > New York > Brooklyn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 57 B&Bs / Inns in Brooklyn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kings Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 163
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