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“Badly needs an update and under delivers in value” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Lombardy Hotel

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The Lombardy Hotel
Ranked #259 of 467 Hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Badly needs an update and under delivers in value”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2012

I had a suite in the Lombardy and I would say it's overrated for the price. The suite is large, but badly needs an update. There is a library in the living room with musty old books no one has touched in years. The living room TV is no more than 19 inches. If you want to watch sports in the living room, you'd have to squint really hard to make out anything; sofa and chairs are probably a relic from the '90s. Very spacious, but I would have traded that for a smaller but more comfortable and warm room. For $350+ a night, you can do better! Also, it has only 2 elevators, and one of them has an attendant. So I guess if you prefer full service in your elevator ride, this is good--however, if you don't, then you have one working elevator.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

It is my understanding from speaking with the staff that this was once a fine residential hotel. Now it is mostly a co-op hotel where “shareholders” own the individual rooms and decorate them to their liking. They all come with a little kitchenette complete with small frig, microwave, coffee maker and hair blow dryer. The hotel supplies the sheets, towels, toiletries and housekeeping. I had never heard of this place before booking four rooms here for a family get together. Each room was very unique in their own way and one was more beautiful than the next. I found the rooms to be very large, very clean, very comfortable and quiet. I love that they double sheet the beds – a big thing for me with hotels. It is in a great mid-town location. I highly recommend it and look forward to my next visit.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2012

I booked at the Lombardy because the rate was really good and the location too. I usually stay at Marriott hotels, but wanted to give somewhere else a try. The Lombardy is quite old and the general impression is that of another era for sure. the ground floor is under renovations and there is not much space available for use now, but my room was very nice. The staff are very helpful and, overall, the experience was nice.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. I stayed there for a 2 day business trip. The staff is helpful. The rooms and clean and spacious. The fact that each room has a kitchen is amazing. The location is perfect because it's close to shopping and restaurants.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

We stayed here for five nights in early March 2011. Everything about the hotel was outstanding. The service, location, room and amenities were excellent and the price we paid was a great deal. We booked through IPrefer and could not believe the rate. The room had everything we needed - kitchenette, dining table, comfortable bed, great cleaning staff. On a rainy day umbrellas were loaned to us; we also used the lobby business area for printing boarding passes, at no charge. In-room included internet always worked well. Front desk staff was always courteous and helpful. Doormen were great sources of local information. Would absolutely stay here again and highly recommend to everyone we know traveling to NYC.

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Lombardy Hotel

Property: The Lombardy Hotel
Address: 111 E 56th St, New York City, NY 10022-2600
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Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#34 Spa Hotel in New York City
#134 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#167 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#188 Family Hotel in New York City
#201 Business Hotel in New York City
Price range (per night): ₹ 18,709 - ₹ 33,833
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lombardy Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 160
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lombardy Hotel is the ultimate sanctuary in the bustling city. Just a short walk away from New York City's leading law firms and corporate offices and moments from shops including Tiffany's, Bloomingdales, and Barney's, The Lombardy boasts the perfect location for business and leisure travelers alike. A balanced blend of past grandeur and elegance mixed with modern amenities and state-of-the-art technology give the hotel its sophisticated atmosphere. Ditch the standard New York City hotel stay for a customized residential-style retreat to one of midtown Manhattan's finest gems-The Lombardy. Featuring 160 individually decorated guest rooms & suites, the Lombardy offers guests a rich experience of luxury away from home. ... more   less 
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