We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

City View Inn

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
City View Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

323 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for City View Inn
See the most recent reviews
Showing 242: English reviews
New York, NY
Reviewed 22 February 2012

As someone who has stayed in this hotel and now lives in the area, let me give you some background on what to expect. Other reviews have the actual hotel covered pretty well, but a few things need to be known about WHERE you're staying. 1. The hotel is in an industrial area. It is NOT a dangerous area by...

 Report
Helpful?
10Thank Atom H
Delhi
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Tucked away from the noise levels of the manhattan yet giving you a beautiful view of the city, I was there for a personal trip and everything was more or less convenient reaching manhattan invluding everything i.e from my room was 40 mins( officially a 20 min subway ride ) but then u wait for the train etc etc. They...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank backpackdesi
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Very reasonably priced and not that far from New York. The lobby is not very pretty, but everything is clean. I was surprised by my room. Nice size, clean, nice bathroom and a view of the New York skyline!!!! This place is very, very quiet, sleepquality is top!!! Someone wrote "breakfast below average". This is just not true, what do...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank SaturdaySoftware
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 9 February 2012

I had points from a boutique hotel I stayed in from another country so I had this for free so I cannot complain about price--otherwise it seems to be a bit high for the value. It is a family- run business which is really nice..decent free breakfast...a bit industrial location unless you walk the 10 blocks to the subway. The...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Americanincognito
Reviewed 2 January 2012

Before you arrive, confirm that this hotel has your reservation. They had lost ours and told us that our printed out confirmation and receipt of payment meant nothing and that they might not have a room for us. After 30minutes of tense waiting, the very rude front of house told us and another very distressed guest and 2 foreign arriVals...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank BennyC007
DC
Reviewed 13 December 2011

Very much a budget hotel. Not within walking distance of anything really, mostly an industrial area. Kinda far ride on the subway into the city. If price is the most important concern, then this hotel is adequate. No trendy furnishings, old school style hotel furniture.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DCbella85
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 25 November 2011

A fairly quiet backwater part of town, and a slightly rundown but pretty clean hotel. Staff was friendly enough (for New Yorkers), and really no complaints at all. It's only about a 20 minute walk to the subway, although they seem to offer a shuttle service (never saw one, though). For the price, this is certainly a decent place to...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank braumeister
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Nothing fantastic but honest. The breakfast is below average; the gym too. Rooms are ok, nice to have shuttle to subway but this one is about 10 mntes walking.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 3Pingouins
Karur, India
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Horrible hotel over priced not in good location rooms too small. The staffs where not friendly and not willing to guide and help the clients. The worst part was the breakfast, it was in a small room where everyone have to cramp in. They give us disposable plate and cup with which we really don't feel like eating. And the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Arunkarur
minnesota
Reviewed 19 October 2011

Very nice staff. Rooms are clean, beds are comfy. What more do you need in new York, you only sleep in your room, and tour new York by day. The shuttle only runs free from 8 a.m. To 10 p.m. Otherwise they charge you 10 for the ride. Yellow taxi is only 4.60 to 40th and lowry station. We did...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank goanytimeanywhere

245 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (70)
Viewed
View from Room (10)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (20)
Viewed
Bathroom (10)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (19)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (174)
Viewed
Amenities (18)
Viewed
Double Bed Accessible (34)
Viewed
Double Full Room (43)
Viewed
Standard King Room (34)
Viewed
The Hotel (45)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Long Island City hotels
0.5 km away
Red Roof Inn Queens
Red Roof Inn Queens
#26 of 31 in Long Island City
547 reviews
2.1 km away
Ramada Long Island City
Ramada Long Island City
#24 of 31 in Long Island City
940 reviews
0.2 km away
Fairfield Inn New York Long Island City/Manhattan View
Fairfield Inn New York Long Isla...
#16 of 31 in Long Island City
509 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.4 km away
Super 8 Long Island City LGA Hotel
Super 8 Long Island City LGA Hot...
#27 of 31 in Long Island City
159 reviews
1.0 km away
La Quinta Inn Queens New York City
La Quinta Inn Queens New York Ci...
#29 of 31 in Long Island City
799 reviews
1.1 km away
Motel 6 Long Island City
Motel 6 Long Island City
#23 of 31 in Long Island City
7 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about City View Inn

Address: 3317 Greenpoint Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101-2011 (Formerly BEST WESTERN City View Inn)
Region: United States > New York > Queens > Long Island City
Price Range: €96 - €157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City View Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 71
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Priceline, Expedia, Travelocity and Despegar.com so you can book your City View Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Best Western City View Hotel Long Island City
Best Western Long Island City
Long Island City Best Western
City View Inn Long Island City, New York
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from City View Inn staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question
USA
over a year ago
Sacramento, California

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from City View Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't stay”
 of 5 bubbles R3688EPthomask, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles lettrix, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 597shauny, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Budget hotels in NYC”
 of 5 bubbles globetrotter_america, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't book this hotel, they'll cancel at the last minute!!!”
 of 5 bubbles reginad433, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
5 of 5