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    The Franklin

    164 E 87th St, Off Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-2206
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good38%
    • Average17%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible9%
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    “upper east side” (146 reviews)
    “wine and cheese” (61 reviews)
    “museum mile” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 613 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights at the end of October. I was apprehensive after reading some negative reviews. I was pleasantly surprised on arrival at the hotel. It was easy to get to (walking distance to the subway), our room (although...More

    Thank Laura D
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I am unhappy to read all the negative reviews, that are either written by malcontents, or by competing hotels. I do a LOT of traveling for work as well as pleasure and I very much enjoyed my stay at this little gem. The front desk...More

    Thank Buggyhotelssuck
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    To be honest, this is one of the worst experiences I've ever had in a hotel, and I've stayed in hostels. First, the agent at the front desk lied to me when I asked if the room was refundable (my client wanted to put me...More

    1  Thank Felicia S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    If you like mildew and filth, then The Franklin is your kind of place. A total rip off, even if the rate was a dollar a night. I imagine homeless shelters are cleaner. The carpet was wet, there were stains on the carpet and the...More

    1  Thank md55golden
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We checked in on a Saturday. Room was nice. Hotel is updated. The toilet id not work. My husband went downstairs to report this and the young woman at the desk asked if we wanted a plunger. She could not put us in a different...More

    1  Thank neubanks2017
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • USD 167 - USD 432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #222 Family Hotel in New York City
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    Bev N
    1 October 2017|
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    Response from lush67 | Reviewed this property |
    yes there is
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    Derek J
    23 August 2017|
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    Response from lush67 | Reviewed this property |
    no fridge sorry. You can ask for a iron and board we did.
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    duemura
    2 July 2017|
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    Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
    I believe so. But honestly, it is not clean enough.
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    "Book at another hotel."
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    "As far as I can tell, there is no such thing as a good room in The Franklin."
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    "Not the single on the first floor"
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