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New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I could not have been more disappointed. We had occasion to stay at the Aloft Harlem on January 28, 2017 I am visually impaired and turned on the shower prior to examining it for cleanliness. I noted a dark spot near the drain. I got out the shower in a towel and found my glasses to see it was a...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aloft Harlem is a good property. Great proximity to subway. Great location for dining choice and a very friendly staff. The rooms are very much European size, but with King size bed. I would recommend this place.

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Jay D, General Manager at Aloft Harlem, responded to this review

Dear World Traveler, We appreciate you taking the time comment on your stay. Thank you for recommending us. The Aloft Harlem is a perfect location just minutes away from Times Square. We look forward to your return visit, Sincerely, JDean General Manager Aloft Harlem

Stonington, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stay at the Aloft Harlem at least once a month while in NYC on business. I never did enjoy the high end hotel experience with vast marble lobbies and $25 breakfast, but this is more like a home away from home. There are snacks available in the lobby, drinks in the bar, clean and bright rooms with plenty of...

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New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in Feburary. We are New Yorkers who needed a place while our apartment was being worked on. It was great to be able to bring our dog (they accept digs under 40lbs). We simply kept a room tag on the door when her was there and we didn't have to worry a bout housekeeping...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The front desk staff (especially Rachel) at the Aloft Harlem always greeted us warmly and were responsive to our needs. They gave us great restaurant recommendations (BLVD Bistro and Amy Ruth's) and seemed to genuinely want our New York visit to be memorable. Walking distance to the Apollo Theater, Studio Museum, subway station, and those great restaurants. We would definitely...

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El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at aloft was lovely to deal with. The rooms were pretty and modem but very small NYC reality) Bathroom was small. Need was comfortable. View was a brick wall ( another NYC reality). Price was great. 24 hours snacks. Fun bar. Need was comfy. If I were talent with one small bag I would have given this place...

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Jay D, General Manager at Aloft Harlem, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the reviews on our property. There is a separate elevator to the street level off the hotel entrance. We also offer luggage carts for our guests. Sorry we weren't able to assist you at the time of departure. We look forward to your return visit to New York City. Thank you again, Jay JDean General...

Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great deal for this wonderful convenient property. It's close to the Metro North Train line and 2 subway stops from Time Square. They had live jazz band playing in the evening perfect atmosphere for this Harlem location. A small bar and snack center. The staff was excellent and very helpful. I will use this location again.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aloft was convenient to subway or bus lines in all directions and an easy shuttle or cab ride from LaGuardia. It was an easy walk to Columbia University, great restaurants or Starbucks. Upon entering (and our entire stay) the people behind the desk were friendly and helpful. The room was modern, well-kept and clean. Storage was at a minimum (no...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, this is an excellent choice if you have business at Columbia. It's a 15 or 20 minute walk, and if you don't mind the climb, a shortcut through Morningside Park is a pleasant walk. Great variety of restaurants in the area. The rooms are much larger than anything farther south in Manhattan, and they have long desks with plenty...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite hotel for business in NYC even though I could afford to pay more. Location is fantastic, in an authentic NYC neighborhood far from the tourist traps, super convenient to LaGuardia airport and a block and a half from the subway. It took me just 20 min to get to my midtown meeting door to door via the D...

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Staying in Harlem

Neighbourhood Profile
Harlem
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aloft Harlem hotel is steps from the Apollo Theater, Central Park, and NYC express subway stations. Our boutique accommodation has free wifi, on-site dining, and Plug & Play equipped guest rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aloft Harlem

Address: 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York City, NY 10027-5324
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Price Range: $220 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aloft Harlem 3.5*
Number of rooms: 124
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Also Known As:
Aloft Harlem Hotel New York City
Hotel Style:
#134 Business Hotel in New York City
#213 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#238 Family Hotel in New York City
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