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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015

cheap as you like, shared toilets and showers etc but i didn't care. room was very basic but was ok. cheap and central as you like cannot fault that! anyone looking fora luxury apartment visit is barking up the wrong tree but this IS the real NYC as far as i am concerned. the reception reminds me of US police...

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1Thank Truthsetfree
Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Its Like living in NY. close shops for shopping food, 3 blocks to subway, quiet. Loved Zabars up the street right by Cental park too. Lovely location away for hustle and bustle, but not that far by subway toTimes Square.

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 April 2013

I've never been in such a horrible place, please avoid it! Firstly we came and the receptionist was rude, and gave us a room in 5th floor or something, we had to walk through tiny nasty corridors and the room was next to a room with open door and there sat a group of junkies. The room was terrible, no...

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10Thank Hispanorwegian
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Going to make this a short review: This hotel is not a pleasant place to stay in at all - my mum nearly killed me for booking it!! HOWEVER, we decided last minute to stay in NY, so we wanted something cheap! You really do get what you pay for and although i would not stay here again, we had...

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5Thank gfhjkl
Copenhagen
Reviewed 15 November 2012

called here to book for new year's eve with my friends but, i was told that the hotel has been closed since dec 2011. the manager told me that it has been shut down and they'll be renovating soon. stayed here few years back just to store our stuff and was given a suite room which was pretty decent (fridge,...

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2Thank mahleen
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2012

This hotel was definitely an experience I will not forget. My group of 10 people stayed here for 2 nights. We choice this hotel mainly for the location as it was pretty central to most of the New York attractions. The hotel, or should I say, homeless shelter, was extremely tiny, dirty, smelly and very out of our comfort zone....

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2Thank Djenat
Athens, Ga
Reviewed 11 August 2012

My sister and I booked here through a discount website. We knew the neighborhood and wanted a safe and quiet quarter. The hotel was some weird low income rental village where people in duct tape shoes meet European tourists. We booked for three nights but checked out after one. The desk clerk did not ask any questions, just laughed.That there...

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2Thank yogini910
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 13 July 2012

After reading that short term renting is a thing of the past I find myself with conflicting feelings. I stayed there many years ago the summer after 9-11. The place was a dive but all I did was sleep and store my stuff. I did several loads of washing in the basement and talked with several residents about the building...

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2Thank rwaustin
New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Location: The location is great. It's just a few minutes to the 72nd street subway, The Dakota where Lennon was shot, Central Park and Strawberry Fields. The neighborhood is very residential and in a no-honk zone which makes it quiet. This is about the only good thing about the hotel Hotel: The hotel can't even really be called a hotel....

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5Thank Spankytoes
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 20 January 2012

I had a chance to stay 1 night in Hotel Riverside Studios and I know it was my last visit at this hotel. The interior of the building is very old fashioned and I would recommend you to go through the dark corridors to your room only if you want to feel like in a horror movie. There are shared...

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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 West 71st Street, New York City, NY 10023
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
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Price Range: ₹ 4,538 - ₹ 7,779 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Riverside Studios 1*
Number of rooms: 100
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“always get a 2 room suite with view if possible”
Xraybets2013, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Good location but all rooms = horrible!!”
gfhjkl, 23 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Never again I guess. Again it was the Summer after 9-11”
rwaustin, 13 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Try it, but be sure you don't want to spent a romantic weekend in New York.”
petrudavsky, 20 Jan 2012 | Read review
“In New York is better to prefer location then hotel rooms, suites...It is the city that never sleeps...so the rooms should not be so important.”
MarcelaK414, 1 Dec 2011 | Read review
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