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Royal Park Hotel and Hostel Reviews

258 West, 97th Street, New York, USA

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1052 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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We have stayed at the Waldorf-on business-and this wasn't the Waldorf. HOWEVER, it was more like a small European hotel, and neat, and quiet. They accommodated any request we had. We were in a real NYC neighborhood with friendly people, There were grocery stores and drug stores and flower stands and anything else you wanted close by. We hadn't stayed Uptown before and we worried about getting to events Downtown. The subway was a block from the hotel and convenient.

  • 21st May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


Everyone was really helpful and kind!


No hot water in the shower. Water pressure problems. Too few bathrooms. Generally the facility looked ran down.

  • 30th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


The building was old but it was well managed and always very clean! The beds were very comfy and bathrooms were small but clean. The staff at the front desk were also friendly and helpful. The location was perfect: Only two subway stops away (via express) from Times Square! I would definitely recommend this hotel for budget travelers.


Was some rats in my in others rooms. Seems to be something normal around there

  • 24th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Ensuit bathroom didn't have a shower. Breakfast wasn't included. Staff didn't have change on hand. Otherwise, a pretty good place.

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