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RuckOU
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2011

Staff was extremely polite/helpful. Room was exactly as described and very clean (I'm a germaphobe, so it was nice to finally see a hotel I felt comfortable in). Great view of Manhattan from the rooftop patio. The only downside is the location. The area feels a little sketchy, but the hotel offers a free shuttle service to all nearby subway... More 

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Reviewed 28 February 2011

Don't be fooled by the pictures online this place is nasty. The walls are stained carpets are dirty shower and towels smell moldy sheets have holes in them room is dusty and you have to pay for wifi! Waste of money rooms are falling apart everything is chipped including furniture ...very noisy And elevator seems ready to break down any... More 

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1 Thank greekprincess402
Ravel808, General Manager at Ravel Hotel, responded to this review

I have reviewed our housekeeping and maintenance reports for the last 2 months and cannot seem to find one complaint about sheets with holes, or moldy towels. Cleanliness is something that we take very seriously at Ravel Hotel. If you have a housekeeping issue, we urge you to contact the front desk as soon as you become aware. Our guest... More 

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Reviewed 23 February 2011

My husband and I were in town for one night for a wedding at the Foundry, which is right around the corner. When we checked into our room, our tv didn't work so my husband went to the front desk thinking the remote needed batteries. They said they didn't have any but would send housekeeping. We then heard housekeeping outside... More 

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Thank sarahapuls
Ravel808, General Manager at Ravel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, I am sorry to hear that your experience with us was less than satisfactory. Let me start by apologizing for your inconveniences during your stay. The television issue should not have taken that long to rectify. I truly apologize for your 45 minute wait. I am looking into this immediately. I will be reviewing the performance of... More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2011

Hats off to Ravel for trying to offer boutique at a lower price than Manhattan. We arrived for 4 nights having stayed at Thompson LES wanting to break our week across 2 hotels but not get sucked into the exorbitant rates Manhattan throws at you. We booked a Penthouse and arrived too early to check in. We headed into town... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 16 February 2011

My boyfriend & I love to travel. We've stayed at many, many hotels and we can honestly say this is thee BEST hotel EVER. It was December and we were spending our half a year anniversary here. The exterior of the hotel did not look amazing, but it was expected from the pictures we've seen. The interior though, was nice.... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2011

After a sour first experience, I wrote a letter of complaint to the owner about the service of one particular waitress that hosted my birthday party. I was pleasantly surprised at the urgency of their response and eagerness to correct the mistreatment. Long story short, I was invited back, shown a wonderful evening, and I have returned several times afterwards.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 28 January 2011

My client was not able to stay because her flight got cancelled due to weather. She had no options to get there for her business meeting. Called hotel the morning of the night she was to be there and asked if they could waive charge due to situation. NO GO! They charge anyway, but did offer a credit for a... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Reviewed 26 January 2011

very nice hotel. friendly service, great location, great views. amazing large rooms and large bathroom area. room includes a separate shower and bathtub, separate toilet too. staff was friendly and pleasant. dinner at the rooftop restaurant was good. seating was comfortable

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Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 25 January 2011

I've stayed in a LOT of hotels for work travel; the Ravel is a bit worn-looking (paint/wallpaper is a bit worn, shower tiles could use clean grout - looks dirty, but I think it's just old), but the staff is friendly enough and the bed is comfortable. If you are looking to spend a LOT more, then you will get... More 

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Delaware
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2011

Don't be fooled by the pictures, this hotel is old with new furniture in the smallest lobby I've ever seen. The hallways are old and need to be remodeled. The rooms are large but we found red hair all over the computer chair and the shower needed to be wiped down from top to bottom. The view is a joke... More 

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Ravel808, General Manager at Ravel Hotel, responded to this review

In the next few weeks we will be implementing a virtual tour option on our website so that travelers may view the hotel from every angle. It is not our intention to mislead any hotel guest. The pictures on our website were taken directly from hotel rooms and common areas. I have visited most hotels in our area and am... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Long Island City's first boutique hotel featuring lavishly decorated rooms that overlook the Manhattan skyline, the hotel is nested between the Queensboro Bridge and Midtown Manhattan. Whether traveling for business, pleasure, or both, the Ravel offers every comfort of home. Where you can enjoy a true city experience without the hassle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ravel Hotel

Address: 808 Queens Plz S, Long Island City, NY 11101-4915
Region: United States > New York > Queens > Long Island City
Price Range: ₹ 12,273 - ₹ 36,343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ravel Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Ravel Hotel Long Island City, New York
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Long Island City
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“Can enjoy a room with a view if noise doesn't bother you otherwise ask to be on the inside.”
  • Manhattan Skyline
  • Stunning Bridge Views
 of 5 bubbles keithc685, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Look for special rates on their website.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room higher up for best views,”
  • View of Queens bridge at night
 of 5 bubbles SugaSam, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“trendy place so close to Manhattan, Queens cost”
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“book early like everything in NYC,,things go fast”
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