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Duncan Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible24%
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“yale campus”(9 reviews)
“some tlc”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Most people with any experience of The Duncan will tell you it is dated and shabby. Well, it is dated; but that is the charm. For under $100, I got a suite - a bed area and a sofa area. The furniture must have been...More

2  Thank ALEXANDER M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This hotel was likely once a wonderful place to stay, at least maybe when it was built in 1894. Today, the hotel is less than no frills. The elevator does not operate until after 8 a.m. It is in deteriorating condition. It was suitable for...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Let start with the positives.... Yes, this is not a chain hotel and the entrance lobby and elevator are original and pleasant (though not Wow!!). The staff were polite. The hotel advertises itself as being the cheapest in New Haven. If this is the case,...More

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Unfortunately this hotel is going to close for refurbishment, which will mean the loss of a reasonably-priced idiosyncratic place with lots of character for the sake of yet another expensive boutique hotel. The rooms aren't brilliant, rundown, but they have all the basics. What isn't...More

Thank 38sally
Reviewed 29 July 2017

When I read the reviews as "old hotel" I didn't mind because "old " sometimes has its own charm but when I entered my room the smell is like an infirmary center - its like an old hospital, being sanitized. I agree that its not...More

1  Thank SaishaPhilippines
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Price range
US$80 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Smoking rooms available
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, Carryl. The Duncan does have cable TV, but I don't believe there is in room coffee. There is no restaurant, but there are several restaurants within a block and many more within several blocks.
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"Ask for a room where you won't get any noise - if they have any."
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"If you get one on the first floor you don't run the risk of getting stuck in the lift"
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"Not sure about the accessibility. This place might be difficult for people with small children or a..."
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"ask the desk clerk for a room that offers a nice view of the Yale campus architecture"
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