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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 June 2015

DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!! What an absolute DISGRACE of a hotel!!!!!!!!!!! Coming in on business and we decided to give the Gracie Hotel a chance, booked well in advance and EVEN corresponded with “REUBEN” at the front desk for more than 30 minutes one day asking questions etc... Call the DAY OF OUR FLIGHT to ask another question when REUBEN...

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california
Reviewed 18 February 2015

My wife and I arrived at the hotel in the afternoon, last November, on to find the room a filthy mess. The bed was a mess and extremely uncomfortable. The "table" was so old they wouldn't even take it at a Goodwill. Utensils nonexistent. We had to keep asking for toilet paper and other basic amenities. This was supposed to...

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3Thank sarakid17
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

We enjoy our stay in this little hotel. The staff was nice and helpful. The room were cozy and the one for my kids spacious. Breakfast is fine, you have juice,fruit, bread and tea or coffee. It is in a quiet neighborhood and you can take a nice walk on the east river and grab a coffee on your way...

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Oradea
Reviewed 23 December 2014

First step look at the rates- this is one of the best location at the respective rate in Manhattan. It is at 10 minutes away from Central Park and 20 minutes from all of the big museums. Small room, old furniture - this is the charm of New York . You don't need more than a good bed - and...

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2Thank DEMEZE
Reviewed 18 December 2014

The room was disgusting, door fell of cupboard t.v. did not work no one came to repair anything, room wasn't cleaned unless we paid extra. The Manager couldn't care less, breakfast uhh. Don't stay there.

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4Thank Juliette J
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 24 November 2014

I stayed there with my two daughters (7 and 13) for one night. We were promised two bedroom suite, each with a double bed. When we arrived (at 6pm) the keys were not where they were supposed to be for pick up, which was a little distressing. We knocked at the door to another visitor, who could guide us, how...

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1Thank Margrethe W
Reviewed 19 November 2014

I really enjoyed this hotel. It gave an amazing old New York feel in a great location. We were close enough to get on the metro and subway to go anywhere or just enjoy the awesome shops around the blocks. The value compared is a no brainer! I will definitely be returning to this hotel :-)

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 26 October 2014

What a miserable place. After six o’clock you get an email telling you how to get in. No one had warned me, so it was just lucky that my iPhone can get emails. If the hotel planned (as it seems it does) to have no one on duty after six, they should have alerted me at booking and asked if...

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Gracieprnyc, Manager at The Gracie Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ruth M, At the Gracie Inn Hotel, we take customer service and satisfaction very seriously. Thank you very much for your comments and I apologize sincerely that you were not completely satisfied with your stay. In the past few weeks, we have been working very hard to resolve and fix many of the issues we were having- yours included,...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 24 October 2014

This place was a huge disappointment! HUGE!!! We stayed from 10/16-10/19 and if I hadn't already paid in full I would've left after the first 5 minutes. I should have known something wasn't right when Gracie Inn charged by credit card 5 days before checking in. I called to ask why they hadn't waited till I check in on 10/16...

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Gracieprnyc, General Manager at The Gracie Inn, responded to this review

Dear ZGirlAmy, At the Gracie Inn Hotel, we take customer service very seriously so we are disappointed when we find reviews like this from any guest who had anything less than a pleasurable experience. It is true that the city was doing some routine maintenance on the plumbing system, turned off our hot water, and forgot to turn it back...

Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Where to start. This hotel was really really reaaaaaaally NASTY. Overpriced dirty and the website is misleading/ false advertising. No one to greet you upon arrival. No complimentary water. Freezer was iced up. Dirty foyer stairs and carpet. Ancient lift. Television didn't work. Remote was missing. Sheets were unchanged with hair and dirt when we arrived. Floors were sticky. Bed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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Please see critics reviews in Frommer's New York with kids 2009 and 100 Best Little Hotels New York 4th Edition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gracie Inn

Address: 502 E 81st St, New York City, NY 10028-7004
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side , Manhattan
Price Range: ₹ 10,415 - ₹ 26,137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Gracie Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
The Gracie Hotel New York City
Gracie Hotel New York City
Gracie Inn
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“I wouldn't recommend staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles bermudaschwartz, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles SherylW3, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“You will regret going here”
 of 5 bubbles ao853, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Do not use this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles sarakid17, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“do not take 409! it was pretty bad and had some plumbing problems - but like all it was clean”
 of 5 bubbles DEMEZE, 23 Dec 2014 | Read review
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