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The International Cozy Inn

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Petaluma, California
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My son and I stayed in a bright, pretty room at the Cozy Inn over Spring Break in March, 2017. It is somewhat confusing to book at the Cozy Inn. They prefer cash via PayPal, but will accept a credit card if you are persistent. Like one of the other guests mentioned, I was surprised to be asked for a...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We had stayed at this guest house September 2016. We were in a rush for booking so we didn't even get a chance to look at any pictures or anything, but when we had got there we knew it was the best decision we had made. Rooms were spectacular, the designs were very detailed you could tell the young ladies...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have stayed in the Cosy Inn for 5 nights end of September 2016. I had a friendly welcome and everything was explained properly. The room was cosy and clean and the small kitchen was well equipped. The only negatives on the room are not being able to open a window and a very small shower. The location is safe...

3Thank BHS_Antonietta
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The International Cozy Inn is very "GRATEFUL" that this guest "APPRECIATED" the room as well as the neighborhood. We are centrally located near all public transportation and many restaurants a few minutes from the big attraction Times Square. The great part is we have cozy, clean suites at affordable prices. Notice at the end of the guest review she indicated...

Reviewed 15 March 2016

Staying here was affordable and the turned out to be super nice. Our room had 3 single beds which was odd but perfect for us, I'm not 100% if its always like that or if they set up a very sturdy looking cot for us and I didn't notice. But it had a small kitchenette as well as a small...

Thank Brittany L
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Once you get your room, ICI offers a good experience. Ramona, the owner, is an interior designer and has coolly arranged the rooms. Ira is pleasant and easy to work with. On the transactions end, however, ICI is not well run. Booking directly is difficult. It was hard to determine which rooms had private baths. They require guests to sign...

5Thank Seth765
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Hotels are very expensive in NYC, but ICI is a good alternative. Yes, it's in Harlem, but don't let that deter you. We really felt quite safe; there was a subway about two blocks down the street, there were plenty of dining options, and Michelle and Ramona were delightful. The only drawback was that the "ground floor" was actually one...

1Thank TexasGrannieJ
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 21 May 2015

My friend and I got an AIRBNB when we arrived in New York. The place ended up being very disgusting and we were not comfortable staying at the place. It was late at night, we were all night looking for a place for the week and everything was either booked or too late to check us in. I ended up...

2Thank Justin R
Reviewed 27 April 2015

-best location -very friendly and helpful stuff -clean -quiet -wifi always and fast It is not a luxury hotel, but i dont like to live it manhattan, to many people and to loud, so that was the perfect place for me. People saying its ghetto and dangerous, but i can tell definitely not. Its really safe and quiet.Would always go...

1Thank Donnie S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2015

With three children under 10 experiencing New York for the first time, a heritage building in Harlem with friendly staff and groovy abode, what more could we want. The room was compact and quirky - but hey it is NYC. However it had EVERYTHING we could have needed. Beds for all - including a cool loft bed the kids used...

5Thank Fiona F
Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

Michelle and Ira greeted us right when we walked in. They talked to us about any and all questions we had including how safe the neighborhood is and best ways to get around town. The rooms were really nice (we stayed in 3 different rooms) and bigger than I had expected considering everyone kept telling me how tiny rooms in...

4Thank Cryssy15

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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighbourhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cozy, comfortable and very affordable! All rooms at The International Cozy Inn (ICI) were well thought out and planned for total comfort. From comfortable bedding, soft fluffy towels and silk flowers, every room was designed in a contemporary style. You will receive a modern style setting with old fashion hospitality. You will want to stay here. We are known for return guest as well as special request for our rooms. Most of our guests are International visitors from all over the world. Some guests have remained as permanent tenants through the years. This landmark building currently houses students from abroad and this is how The International Cozy Inn was conceived through its diverse culture. We are located two blocks from all major transportation making it accessible to reach Central park, Lincoln Center, and Times Square (only 12 minutes away) ... more   less 

Additional Information about The International Cozy Inn

Address: 248 Malcolm X Blvd, Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10027-5543
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Price Range: $240 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The International Cozy Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Despite the climb, I recommend the top floor. Our room was quiet even though it was right on the street.”
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“I love the suite on the ground floor, but all Ramona's rooms are comfortable and individually designed.”
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