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Carlton Arms Hotel Reviews

160 E. 25th Street, New York, USA

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77%

Rating
24 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 66%Facilities

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83%

A really cool place to stay, far enough out of town that you can pretend you live there but still close enough to all the bits you want to see. Amazing artwork all over the walls and computer with free internet is a bonus. Only negative was doorlocks are a little flimsy but didn't have any problems

  • 7th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

As a woman who travelled alone, I was nervous... But the area wasn't bad, and the staff was helpful

  • 16th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

Yeah good location was a bit of confusion when we arrived had already payed a 20% deposit and that went missing but it's a bed in the centre of the city!

  • 13th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

- The hotel is nice and good. - Cleaning (especially for floor) need to be checked before checking-in of customers.


77%

The rooms aren't in the best condition and many don't have an acceptable view. Mine was looking at the street, which is nice, but the window didn't shut properly. It was summer, so that wasn't a big problem, but I wouldn't want to be there on winter. Also, a lot of noise came from the street. Nevertheless, the location is excellent, there's a certain charm about the place, the staff is very helpful and internet works fine.

  • 14th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


43%

Disgusting to say the least. All of the bathrooms have mold because of such poor ventilation. Some bathrooms don't have a fan, while the one that did on my floor didn't nearly keep the mirror from fogging after a medium-warmth shower. My room floor wasn't slept in who knows how long--there were crumbs and hairs that weren't mine all over the place when I first got in. The window A/C gaped so I had absolutely no sound barrier from the street below. The sink was falling from the wall.

  • 16th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


66%

The location is excellent; the area is great for going out to eat and it's in central Manhattan. The hotel is a bit worn down, the shower only had hot water occasionally. There was AC in the room which worked quite well, even if it was a bit noisy. The decorations in the room were so horribly bad it probably counts as art (but as this is quite common with hostels). Overall a great place if all you want to do is sleep and take cold showers - afterall, you are in NY, get out and start exploring!!


74%

You get what you pay for. It's arguably the cheapest hotel in New York and some may complain about having to share bathrooms, but the location is unbelievable (in between Flatiron and the Empire State Building!), it's a quiet hotel with a/c in each room, so as you're only in the bathroom for 20 minutes a day it worked brilliantly for me.


66%

The location is great... there are a wide variety of ethnic restaurants nearby and also the Chinatown and Midtown are within walkable distance. Otherwise this cosy little hotel/hostel is quite artistic. You can see different kinds of art creations, such as writing on the walls. The beds are bug-free. It's ok for a night or two and for people that don't mind sharing the toilet and bathroom with other guests. If you like it fancy then this is not a place for you. The cats took good care of us.


80%

The hotel certainly shows its age: furniture is old, floors are sometimes squeaky… but I think the artwork on the walls and the location makes up for everything. I had a choice of rooms, since every room has a unique atmosphere. Subway stations on the 6 train are just a few blocks away, as are 24-hour pharmacies. Warmly recommended!




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