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Royal Park Hotel and Hostel Reviews

258 West, 97th Street, New York, USA

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1051 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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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.


Good receiving but terrible ending, like get out get out of here by checkout at 11. It was an average room the first night, but the second and the third it was with a shared dirty bathroom. The building is old and it smells so bad. I will look for another different next time and i don't suggest this one.

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