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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 October 2011

well where do i start, the room was booked by my friends who flew in from overseas we arrive on 10/1/2011 love the vicinity it is located in but the lobby looks like a crack house that i have seen on tv, the elevator was so small that 2 adults with large handbags would not fit comfortaby, the rooms smelled...

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World
Reviewed 4 October 2011

Attendant totally lazy and provided false info in order not to move or do anything. Rooms have moss which is unhealthy. only good thing about it is location. noisy outside due to construction but they promised a quiet room.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2011

ive stayed in cheap places in thailand, hong kong , india and this place makes them look clean and comfy the whole place stinks, tiny room , nappy under the bed, roaches, a double bed instead of a twin then charged us more to swap to a twin. this place is cheap for NY but its not that cheap, pay...

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4Thank mh-jmhj
Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 21 September 2011

The first words out of the clerk's mouth were "the room doesn't have a bathroom". I believe that he says that if you look like you have any kind of class. Since the room is non-refundable, they make money either way. We'd just come in from LA and didn't want to go looking for a room at night. So we...

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6Thank Moe W
Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 18 September 2011

I been traveling all over the world, from rich to poor and very poor countries and to be honest this was the worst ever. As soon as we get off from the taxi we saw the building and seems scary, but you know could be just an old building but it wasn't just that. We went in to the reception...

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4Thank fefeq
San Jose, California
Reviewed 16 September 2011

The pictures are truly deceptive. The hotel staff was rude and inconsiderate. This is one of the dirtiest hotels I have seen in my life! I booked this place through hotels.com, after a verbal confirmation that I would have a private bath! After seeing the hotel, and the shared bath; we were out in 10 minutes. We waited on the...

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4Thank Niti6
westside
Reviewed 16 September 2011

This was the cheapest place i could find for a private room in August. The place is old, rundown & smells like mildew. The elevator broke while I was there & that was an inconvenience (more so for the people on the upper floors). No computer internet stations or kitchen area. They do have vending snack machines & soda. Second...

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1Thank mochiwestside
venice beach calif
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Have been staying here for about 2 years now 4 -5 times a year staff is very helpful especially Norman. The housekeeping staff are very attentive. The Hotel could use a major renovation, but you will not find another cheaper place on the upper westside at this cost. I highly recomend Hotel Riverside Studios to budget travelers and those who...

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1Thank janay s
Orlando
Reviewed 15 August 2011

Smelly, dingy and utterly uncomfortable. I BEGGED my children to take a shower in the shared bathroom. Our AC broke which was pinned into the window with boards, the beds were rock hard, and right when it couldn't get any worse, we saw two roaches. I couldn't wait to leave...and neither could my children. If you're in and out and...

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4Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 13 August 2011

I'm from Florida and have never been to ny. From the outside I was excited to stay there, we walked in and I thought I was in a horror movie. It literally smelled like murder and hookers. The elevator was a joke and the hallways were disgusting and scary. 5 seconds of being in the room we saw 2 roaches....

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Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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Address: 342 W 71st St, New York City, NY 10023-3550
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Amenities:
Shuttle Bus service
Price Range: €65 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Riverside Studios 1*
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Hotel Riverside Studios New York
Studios New York
Riverside Studios New York City
Hotel Riverside Studios Ny City
Riverside Studios Hotel New York
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