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Westchester, New York, United States
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2012

This is the second time I have stayed here. This time in a studio, room 4. The room was large, very clean and decorated nicely with new bathroom and cute kitcheonette. This room is on the street side so it was more noisey then the other side "E" where I stayed before. I would stay there again for a night... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Not sure which property the other reviews covered - this is one to be avoided. "Local character" does not excuse a miserable, dreary run-down apartment. We had a studio on the 5th floor, facing the street. It's a walk-up and that was clear from the beginning. Furniture would have been rejected by 2nd hand shops - bed was tolerable -... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2012

My 13 yo daughter went on a one week shopping vacation to NYC. So safety was my primary concern. The area is the Upper East Side of NYC. Most expensive zip code in the US. The #6 train is 4 blocks away, numerous delis and cafe on the way. The hotel itself is on the corner of 74street and 2nd... More 

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Charlotte, MI
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

If you're coming to NY, you're probably not doing much more than crashing here. This is a great place to crash. Close to Central Park and 5th Avenue shops, short walk to a subway stop. A couple of markets nearby make getting supplies easy, as well, if you wanted to use the kitchen area. We only used the fridge and... More 

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Hamburg, NY United States
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2012

I was surprised by my husband with a trip into NYC for my birthday, and as a 1st time visitor, I had no idea what to expect...staying here was absolutely perfect. It's not fancy...it's home. It's not a chain hotel...it's local. It completed the whole experience of being in Manhattan for the first time. Do your research and expect exactly... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2012

Perfect for a couples overnight!! We were 1st time visitors to NYC & opted for this "local flavor" instead of a standard hotel. You feel more like a native than a visitor while staying on the Upper East Side, just 4 1/2 blocks from Central Park. Less than 10 minutes in a cab & you're in the Theatre District. We... More 

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Kingstree, South Carolina, USA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Our time in New York was restful and relaxing because of where we stayed. East 254 Vacation was perfect for our family. We had two rooms. The room on the first floor was so New York with a sitting area and a loft bed. The full kitchen was very nice. Our second room was on the fifth floor. It was... More 

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Oakdale, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

This place is a find! Great area...restaurants all over...felt like we lived there...very friendly people walking their dogs..great residential area...we stayed in studio on second floor...very clean...roomy...we loved it..if you are looking for luxurious this not for you...but for a great little place for such a reasonable price, you can't beat it...can't wait to go back for a weekend...thank you... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2012

I stayed in room 4A. Let me start with a positive: the location is very nice and the neighborhood is clean and felt safe. There is a very nice market on 1st and around 82nd that had lots of great food and supplies. That is where the positives end. When we arrived I was tired after a long day of... More 

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254EVManagement, Owner at 254 East Vacation, responded to this review

Dear Dyan, We are sorry you found your room to be unpleasant. Unfortunately we can not improve a guests experience if they do not make us aware of the problem. We pride ourselves on keeping a clean and safe hotel. The halls are cleaned daily and all rooms are cleaned before guests arrive. If a guest lets us know upon... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2012

I needed a place to stay at short notice. I had a great experience at 254 East Vacation. It is well located, it is competitively priced, it is spotlessly clean, and had just been repainted. It is comfortable and the items inside the apartment were modern and often new. Why pay hundreds of dollars for a hotel with facilities you... More 

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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Additional Information about 254 East Vacation

Address: 254 East 74th Street, New York City, NY 10021
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side , Manhattan
Price Range: $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — 254 East Vacation 2.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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“Rooms on the E side are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles TinaE129, 17 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back for a quiet night and if climbing stairs is an issue ask for a 1st or 2nd floor apt.”
 of 5 bubbles graceo54, 20 Oct 2012 | Read review
“We stayed in 4A with kitchenette, small corner cafe table and stools, small sitting area with tv, bathroom, and bedroom with 2 double beds and another tv. A/C worked great for the hot summer day we were there.”
 of 5 bubbles bonbon2D, 12 Aug 2012 | Read review
“If you have a lot of luggage or small children, I suggest a room on a lower floor as there is no elevator. This place is also good for self-catering as you have a stove, microwave, and refrigerator in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles aa137, 19 Apr 2012 | Read review
“4A has two full size beds, fully equipped kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles TinaE129, 8 Mar 2012 | Read review
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