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Montanita, Ecuador
Reviewed 29 November 2016

If you're looking for a budget hotel in a prime Brooklyn location you have found your place. The room was clean, and the service friendly. You can take the train straight in from JFK on the A line with easy access to the rest of the city. Walking distance to all the best of Boerum Hill & Park Slope.

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for taking the time to offer us a review. As you accurately pointed out, we are located near all the major subway stations including the A,C,2,3,4,5, B,D,N,R,W and the LIRR. Easy commute to JFk and 1 stop away from Manhattan!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My brother and I stayed in this hotel out of desperation for 2016 new years eve. the first room that the front desk dude gave us was in the basement--- yes it was basement! and smelled like an ashtray. Neither of us smoke and the condition of the room was unbearable so I went back to the guy and complained...

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

Dear Sajadraesi, Thank you for the review. I can assure you that the property is a lonng way from where it was during your stay a year ago. We have fully renovated the hotel between January and April and I would love to invite you to come stay with us again this coming New Year's eve. You will be pleased...

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

BEWARE OF BEDDDDDDD BUGGGGGGGS !!!!!! NEVER AGAIN ! We told the supervisor our little situation but then was told that maybe we came with it mind you three other families had the same problem !!! Don't waste your money !

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

Hello Iloveyou322, We take the issue of bedbugs VERY seriously. I looked into the history of the hotel at around the time that your review was posted and no bed bugs were detected at the hotel. We constantly get our rooms checked by the best professionals not just to treat rooms but as a routine to check and ensure that...

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We are here for a concert and staying at the Red Lion Inn. The staff is friendly and informative. The hotel is 7 blocks from the venue and a great set of shops. Restaurants on 5th Street are varied with many options from burger bistros to vegan options. The rooms are small but clean and modern. Plenty of tree lined...

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

Hello Stacey, Thank you kindly for reviewing our humble accommodations. I am excited that you had a chance to explore our neighborhood and its many food and entertainment offerings. I hope you come back to enjoy the gorgeous view of the brownstones soon.

Reviewed 17 November 2016

As with most things, you get what you pay for. This Red Lion Inn was a great value for a 2 night stay in Brooklyn in a convenient neighborhood. But don't come in expecting luxury. The room itself was tiny, with one bed pressed right up against the HVAC unit, meaning at least one person is in for a breezy...

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

Hello K8163SGsusanh, I was a pleasure to host you as our guest at the Red Lion Brooklyn. We proud ourselves to make every room as comfortable as possible for all our guests. We appreciate the honest feedback and we will ensure to monitor the temperature in our breakfast area. Quick tip for your next visit, each room is equipped with...

York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I have stayed at the Fairfield right around the corner, It's in a light industrial area where I could understand a single woman would be concerned....but most of what I saw were employees outside for a smoke; people from the neighborhood walking to and from work, etc. It is "out of the way" located next to an out fit that...

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

wow wildelk2, I could not have described the immediate surrounding of the hotel myself; it definitely has an industrial charm to it. In a three block radius, all the unique offerings of Brooklyn are at your disposal; from the boutique grocery stores, to the mom and pop restaurants and the creative microbreweries. You certainly have gotten to know the neighborhood...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I stayed here with my sister for 2 days and it was really great! Clean, comfortable and in a great location in Brooklyn, close distance to Atlantic - Barclays centre station which gets you into the city within 15 mins! Only annoyance was that the lift stopped working and we were based on the 6th floor! But their staff were...

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

Hello Viddyriff, Thank you for the encouraging words to the staff. I will print out your review and post it for all to see. These words of encouragement are the reasons why I love working in the hospitality industry, once more I think you for acknowledging our care and boundless efforts.

Westport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't even get out of my car. Neighborhood is very scary. Graffiti on every parked car. A fairly decent walk to the train through this sketchy neighborhood. As a woman alone, there was no chance I was staying there. Third party booking agents offer a low rate for a reason. Pay more elsewhere. (After several calls, my money was refunded.)

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

Hello Sheri, I apologize that the industrial feel of the neighborhood did not make you feel comfortable. I can ensure you that Gowanus is one of the safest neighborhoods in New York City; just look at the data from our city website. As always, we strive to ensure that everyone leaves happy so I am delighted to hear that we...

Boston, MA
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Our stay was just Ok - we stayed there for one night last week. Our sleep was not comfortable. No sure if was the bed itself or the deodorizers they use but my husband is not allergic and he did not sleep well either. Staff was half and half - one very professional - the other one not so much....

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danyjp2016, Director of Sales at Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn, responded to this review

Hello Martha, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, as always we aim to have all of our to be amazing and we will enforce retraining to those that may have not displayed the standard of professionalism and care that we strive to provide. I am happy to see that the breakfast was up to par and I would...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The front desk staff were really polite and helpful and the rooms were clean but I would never stay here again. A tip for out-of-towners: if you see that a hotel has nothing around it that stays open past 9pm then you are in a bad area. I had forgotten toothpaste and was told to walk to the gas station...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn

Address: 279 Butler St, Brooklyn, NY 11217-3005 (Formerly Comfort Inn Brooklyn - Downtown)
Region: United States > New York > Brooklyn
Price Range: ₹ 7,436 - ₹ 18,078 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Brooklyn Downtown Hotel Brooklyn
Comfort Inn Brooklyn
Brooklyn Comfort Inn
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#17 Business Hotel in Brooklyn
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