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Belgrade, Serbia
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The only thing good about this hotel is the location. Everything else is very basic. The staff is extremely unfriendly, borderline rude. The lobby area is nice, the rooms are small and not cleaned regularly. You will find trash and used towels left by previous guests.

Thank Lis1012
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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89 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most wonderful little jewel in Union Square. A no frills stay but very clean in the perfect Location. Have stayed here many times over the years and will continue to return. They even give a ministers discount!

Thank Chris D
Boulder, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is good if you are merely looking for a bed doing your stay in NY. It has a lot of restaurants and close to the subway. The rooms are small but can faciltitate a an extra bed so there is enough room for two single beds.

1 Thank anitta849
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140 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very clean, bathroom across the hall, Esther ( who had beautiful curls ) was a wonderful and friendly person that checked me in. Great location, near Union Square and 1 blk down from the subway. I had a twin bed with a flat screen TV, sink in the room, quiet, AC worked fine ( had it on low ), was... More 

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Montreal Canada
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a very basic hotel, but clean and bug free. Very reasonably priced. Many rooms have a shared bathroom but I had booked a room with a private one. The location is great, close to the subway with many restaurants and bars nearby. New York can be very expensive when it comes to hotels so for those on a... More 

Thank barrackman
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had 30 bites from bed bugs after staying a week at this hotel in September 2016. The Manager also confirmed that they had found bed bugs in my bed after I left. I don't recommend anyone staying at this hotel. I was sick for a week from the bites and had to go through all my stuff when I... More 

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mdrege, Manager at Seafarers & International House, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Annika, We are sorry to hear about your experience at Seafarers International House. We responded to your complaint by bringing in an exterminator who determined that there was no infestation and that the bites must have come from a bug within your travels. We refunded 50% of your stay even with the determination that Seafarers was not the... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Warm welcome on checking in. Good sized room for the price. Being so handy to Union Square transport was close at hand. Barnes and Noble Store very close and what a store. Ideal for somewhere to sleep between seeing the city that never sleeps. Wifi only available in the lounge or ground floor.

Thank lightingjohn
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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Seafarers & International House is basic accommodation in a great location - perfect for sightseeing in NYC, where you really just want a safe, clean, inexpensive place to sleep at night. We had a family room which consisted of a room with 2 beds and a bathroom, connected to a single room. Both rooms had air conditioning and TVs. Very... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Was more than happy with the accomodation. The bedroom was basic but clean and clean towels were provided. The shared bathroom although dated was clean and never busy. Although no faciliities in room coffee is provided at reception as well as free WIFI.. Best of all was location, perfect for access to subway for many lines and very central just... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Hotel is basic but good value. Being in New York I spend most of my time do the touristy things so don't see the point in spending stupid money on a flash hotel. Just need a bed and a shower and this fitted the bill perfectly. Clean and tidy and 5 minute walk to subway on Union Square so perfect... More 

1 Thank GarethJ19

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Additional Information about Seafarers & International House

Address: 123 E 15th St, New York City, NY 10003-3594
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Gramercy Park , Manhattan
Price Range: ₹ 5,591 - ₹ 9,819 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Seafarers And International House
Seafarers & International House Hotel New York City
Seafarers International Hotel
Hotel Seafarers International
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“Great location.”
 of 5 bubbles anitta849, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is available in the Mezzanine area and was fast and efficient”
 of 5 bubbles GarethJ19, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms higher up 9-11th floors help to muffle any street sounds. Ask for a room with a private bath/shower as the others share bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles BermudaOnion2016, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with private bathrooms are spacious and sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles snapdragonstoo, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“try to get a room on a high floor (11th is the top floor)”
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