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Escondido, California
Reviewed 18 January 2012

I guess this is not technically a review, but wanted to give everyone a heads up. The times my family and I have traveled to NYC (plenty of times) we have stayed at hotel Riverside Studios. It was not a fancy hotel AT ALL...but it suited our needs. The room was always decent (clean sheets, mini fridge, bathroom) although we...

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3Thank mcl777
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2012

I wanted somewhere to stay in Manhattan that was cheap but close to everything. This place is perfect for that! It's not a Hilton...but the room felt as cozy as any other hotel. The building is old and seems to be mostly all original so it looks a lil run-down....but personally I like the old rustic look/feel. The room was...

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2Thank smiling4ever
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2012

we arrived in NY expecting alot, we got alot! the showers had hair i them, we had food under the bed, and the long dirty hallways felt like we were walking in a horror movie. we never saw any staff other than the grumpy receptionist. ... interesting, yes

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5Thank samgillett7
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 December 2011

This cheap hotel I can recommend for it's location near the Central Park, the hotel is situated in very beautiful and silent street with nice buildings... Hotel room is simple, the restroom is on the floor, but no problem, very clean, and not so much people for one restroom...

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1Thank Marcela K
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2011

I was looking for a cheap place to stay in the centre of NYC, that was convenient for seeing all the sites, going clubbing, and in a safe location. This hotel ticked all three boxes. Although the place was moving with bugs, there were cigarette burns in the duvet cover, the walls were filthy, slander was scrawled over the "Do...

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4Thank Dagadooga
Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2011

It's certainly not worth the $128 I paid for it. Only thing I will give it is that I have worked at summer camps and lived in a tent for a summer which was better but the sheets were clean. The police officer story: we went to the vending machine for a snack and when we came back 3 officers...

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5Thank gmansa80
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2011

I found this hotel after looking for a cheap place to stay in Manhattan. It is rundown and has minimal services. The hallways and stairways are shabby and the elevator was more hassle than it was worth but our room was clean and roomy and our sheets were not dirty despite what other reviews report. The room had a fridge,...

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2Thank LincolnK
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2011

its the most disgusting place i have ever stayed ..We booked for 5 nights only stayed the one night . As i walked into the front door my face dropped , that holiday excitement disappeared.The entrance was dirty ,then turned right into reception it was worse .At this point i still had hope. When we walked into the room ,i...

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3Thank shorayi
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 25 October 2011

Well, if you are a rude traveler, this hotel could seems an acceptable place to you. If you are such a person that only books 4 or upper stars hotels, this one could means a terrible experience to you. Points in favor: It's near from everywhere in Manhattan island It's the cheapest hotel in the island You have shared bathroom,...

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1Thank matias q
Northern Ireland
Reviewed 11 October 2011

I want to preface this review with a note that I am a student and very unfussy person. I stay in hostels a lot (shared rooms with bunks, shared bathrooms), so am used to "roughing it" a fair bit. I really try to give fair reviews on Tripadvisor. Hotel Riverside Studios is the most disgusting place I have ever stayed....

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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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Address: 342 W 71st St, New York City, NY 10023-3550
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Amenities:
Shuttle Bus service
Price Range: $94 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Riverside Studios 1*
Number of rooms: 100
Also Known As:
Hotel Riverside Studios New York
Studios New York
Riverside Studios New York City
Hotel Riverside Studios Ny City
Riverside Studios Hotel New York
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