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Duncan Hotel

106 reviews
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible24%
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“cookie cutter”(2 reviews)
“yale campus”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

1. some staff are great; some not at all - they hate their job and will share that 2. elevator is only operational during certain hours of the day 3. parking is an issue, on street or garage 4. most everything is the hotel is...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 22 October 2013

What, did you expect the Westin? It's a relief that the corporotization of America hasn't touched this one building, with its black-and-white tile lobby complete with two telephone booths and an old-school Coke machine. The bay windows are a good place to read the papers...More

8  Thank annalex
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The Duncan is an 1890's era old hotel. Was frequented by actors and actresses when New Haven was a tryout before a show moved on to Broadway. A nice old school lobby. The oldest elevator in Connecticut still operated by a man whose job it...More

4  Thank doug_humes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The location is great, right in downtown. Unfortunately the hotel room was dirty, dusty and smelled badly. We didn't use the shower due to the lack of cleanliness. If you are not fussy about it, the hotel may has charm. Using the old elevator is...More

1  Thank SanMar777
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We say somewhat because there are some things about this property that aren't charming at all (ice maker frequently not working, housekeeping chores obviously forgotten). That being said, this place is a hoot. Do not stay here if you're into spanking-new-sanitized-modern $300-a-night suite properties. If...More

2  Thank Big_Paulie_88
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Price range
US$80 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Smoking rooms available
Price range
US$80 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Smoking rooms available
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Room & Suite (12)
Hotel & Grounds (22)
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5 March 2017|
Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, Carryl. The Duncan does have cable TV, but I don't believe there is in room coffee. There is no restaurant, but there are several restaurants within a block and many more within several blocks.
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"Ask for a room where you won't get any noise - if they have any."
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"If you get one on the first floor you don't run the risk of getting stuck in the lift"
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"Not sure about the accessibility. This place might be difficult for people with small children or a..."
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"ask the desk clerk for a room that offers a nice view of the Yale campus architecture"
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