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Carlton Arms Hotel Reviews

160 E. 25th Street, New York, USA

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76%

Rating
28 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 66%Facilities

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80%

Considering this hostel is in the big middle of new york city, I'd have to give it high reviews. I've stayed in hostels there that could at best be called dumps. This one provided privacy, clean sheets, towels and beds, and a quiet environment. The staff was pleasant and helpful. Not the ritz, but for the price, a good value.

  • 8th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


37%

I came to this Hotel with and opened mind. But this was just to much. The first room i was looked at smelled like a cigarett butt and the other room, that i stayed in, 40 degrees Celsius in December. I had to open the window fully just so I could stay in the room. The Hotel is filthy and run down. The lock on the door is a joke. I you put some pressure on the door it will fall of it's socket. The room was so noisy I felt like i slept in the middle of the highway.

  • 29th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

I absolutely LOVED The Carlton Arms and would highly recommend it to everyone! A most unique hotel, full of wonderful character and the perfect location! And wonderful staff! My favourite NY hotel!

  • 13th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


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.


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!!




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