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Boston MA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have stayed at this hotel a lot of times as a matter of fact is our go to hotel every time we go which is at least once a year. I normally get a good view of the river but if you stay in the second floor you will not be as lucky. I suggest you get a room...

Thank Lilyflor1
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at the hotel was perfect and thanks to the staff who were very courteous and helpful. As i was traveling alone the room was just right with storage space, microwave, television and a single bed. House keeping cleans the room everyday. The location is great, about 10 to 20 minutes by taxi to all the major sitings. Most...

Thank aishanih
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Best value for money, even if its too much for a tourist from a developing country in Asia. I say this because the location of the hotel makes up for the price. Its walking distance to Central Park, the ambience of Sex in the City, the nearby cafe -love Zabar's - and the river view! The room is clean, accommodated...

Thank Joji B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This hotel was well located as was a short walk to subway and a short walk to restaurants, bars and shops. The room was small but adequate, with single bed, tv, cupboard, bedside table - fine for one or two nights. The bathroom was also small but adequate, and clean with well functioning shower. There was quite a draft coming...

Thank Rachel105
new york
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Yes, the Riverside has tiny very basic rooms. I'm OK with that. This is my 3rd stay here but I won't be back. Tuesday night was good, now it is 2am on Thursday and there has been shouting, yelling, and the sounds of something being dragged down the stairs. Now the shouting has moved to the street. There is no...

Thank mrmisrule
Pontiac, Michigan
Reviewed 11 December 2016

After my first night, I moved to a new hotel. Yes, the rooms are tiny and worn like all the other reviewers remarked. But also my shower water only had two temperature settings, cold and lukewarm. The sink had warmer water. Overall, the room at $150 was pricey for the quality.

2Thank 319Pontiac
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The negatives have been covered very well by other reviewers. Although the front desk staff had just stopped by, dressed as if they were in the process of changing the oil in their cars, they were pleasant and helpful with a good attitude. There's no question that whoever owns this place has pretty much given up and is just going...

1Thank CTA102
Harwich, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The room/suite was not very clean, walls needed fresh paint, carpet had rips, beds were very uncomfortable, the mattress was extremely hard. The shower head dripped very cold water while you were trying to take a hot shower, you couldn't close it completely so it dripped all day. You couldn't control the room heater, your option was extremely hot with...

1Thank rrdr221
South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Clean decent budget hotel. Rooms are very basic and small, but great value for money. Not far from subway, so easy to get down town. A coat of paint and new flooring will do wonders. Reception friendly and helpful. Will stay here again.

1Thank chicane85
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Scruffy public areas. Room small but clean and comfortable. Good value for NYC. Great location - quiet and felt safe. Close to 79th subway station, central park and Zabar's. Plenty of places to eat and drink nearby. Would stay there again.

1Thank Kim P

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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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Additional Information about Riverside Tower Hotel

Address: 80 Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10024
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Price Range: ₹ 6,318 - ₹ 13,375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Riverside Tower Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 120
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“noisy air ducts. It bothered me towards the morning.. but since we only stayed there for a night, I let it go.”
 of 5 bubbles j0jib, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You want a view (West) of the Hudson River. Best thing about the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles CTA102, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“most rooms face the Hudson river which means a very nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles Michal214, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a 2 room suite with a private bathroom, facing the park.”
 of 5 bubbles KevinG250, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are a family, choose the suite option. Two rooms with a Jack and Jill shower room.”
 of 5 bubbles julied297, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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