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DC
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2011

Very much a budget hotel. Not within walking distance of anything really, mostly an industrial area. Kinda far ride on the subway into the city. If price is the most important concern, then this hotel is adequate. No trendy furnishings, old school style hotel furniture.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2011

A fairly quiet backwater part of town, and a slightly rundown but pretty clean hotel. Staff was friendly enough (for New Yorkers), and really no complaints at all. It's only about a 20 minute walk to the subway, although they seem to offer a shuttle service (never saw one, though). For the price, this is certainly a decent place to... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Nothing fantastic but honest. The breakfast is below average; the gym too. Rooms are ok, nice to have shuttle to subway but this one is about 10 mntes walking.

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Karur, India
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

Horrible hotel over priced not in good location rooms too small. The staffs where not friendly and not willing to guide and help the clients. The worst part was the breakfast, it was in a small room where everyone have to cramp in. They give us disposable plate and cup with which we really don't feel like eating. And the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2011

Very nice staff. Rooms are clean, beds are comfy. What more do you need in new York, you only sleep in your room, and tour new York by day. The shuttle only runs free from 8 a.m. To 10 p.m. Otherwise they charge you 10 for the ride. Yellow taxi is only 4.60 to 40th and lowry station. We did... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2011

If you're looking for a fabulous hotel in tip top shape close to the city...click next! If you're looking for a decent place to stay, about 45 minutes from the city, nice breakfast, and clean room...read on! The hotel could use some upgrading(AC unit made noise) but, are you in NYC to sit in your room and go aaahhhhh such... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 October 2011

A couple things that I did not like about the hotel. #1 the staff doesnt speak good english. it makes it very frustrating and hard to communicate with them. when i originally arrived at the subway station to be picked up I had a very hard time speaking with the representative to find out when, where, what the shuttle would... More 

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New Hampshire
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights visiting New York City. The location was pretty good, about 3 blocks from the subway station and right off the highway. Parking was free, which was a plus. The room was large but there'd was a leak in the corner. The room was pretty clean. Some of the pillows smelled like dirty hair. The... More 

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Reviewed 26 September 2011

We stayed a Friday and Saturday night. We had reserved until Tuesday. The location was really good for the price. The area was a little rough but it was very close to the subway. You have to walk through an area that is graffitid and dark but there are a lot of bakeries and dry cleaning business that were active... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2011

Stayed for 5 nights at the beginning of September and I would recommend this hotel for independent travellers who are not hoping for a 'Central' location. The hotel is located in Queens and is directly opposite a large cemetery. There is a freeway less than 200m away but don't let any of this put you off.....! First I'll discuss the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about City View Inn

Address: 3317 Greenpoint Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101-2011 (Formerly BEST WESTERN City View Inn)
Region: United States > New York > Queens > Long Island City
Price Range: $152 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City View Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Best Western City View Hotel Long Island City
Best Western Long Island City
Long Island City Best Western
City View Inn Long Island City, New York
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