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winchester, United States
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I've stayed here twice. Good clean comfortable bed. Great location, just a block from the subway and places to eat or grocery stores as well as food trucks. Hotel is cheap, stained rugs, window didn't close tight, dead bolt didn't catch. I wouldn't bring my wife here but good for a good place to sleep for only $90 in NYC.

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I was there in June of 2015. came to hotel as last resort because it was the closest to where I wanted to be for the price I wanted to pay. I could have stayed other hotels better than this one different near locations. Union Square this is was probably the cheapest, but carpet smell is awful

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mdrege, Manager at Seafarers & International House, responded to this review

We are pleased to announce that new carpeting is being installed later this month. Please try us again in the future.

Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

I had a peaceful stay in SIH. The staff were polite and allowed me to change room to a quiet one. The rollover bed is comfy but be careful not to hit your toes with the wheels. The toilets were clean so I had a good time. It's near to Union Square so location itself is good overall.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

NYE stay. Chose this place because of the great reviews and the pricing. Well, you get what you pay for... The Good: The price. Reception was friendly and promptly gave me a room when I arrived before noon. The Not Good: It's equivalent to an old Motel 6. The room is old and smells strange. Everything in the room is...

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mdrege, General Manager at Seafarers & International House, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful suggestion of perhaps adding extra staff as security on New Year's Eve. Normally our facility is very quiet, with the one exception of the night that everyone rings in the new year.

Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Stay here back in late April/early May after a 4 week tour across the country. First time in New York and completely on my own. This place was perfect to lay my head down at night. Price was so cheap compared to the rest of the hotels. Its basically double the price of a hostel, you share a bathroom (pretty...

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

i stayed at seafarers for 5 days in late october this year, and i have to say i was impressed by the running of the place.it is very neat, well cared for, and has an excellent location, about 2 minutes walk from union square metro station. the area is very safe,even at night, and for the price, it is probably...

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Marlton, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We went into NYC for a matinee show on Broadway on Saturday. We had a nice dinner afterwards and glad that we didn't have to rush back home to New Jersey and could stay overnight in NYC instead. The price for a room is very reasonable for NYC especially since most of the hotels in the downtown/midtown part of Manhattan...

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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

When we first arrived to check in we were met by the most rude, obnoxious and ill mannered man I have ever met. We said good evening and he snarled " What do you want?" I explained we had a reservation and wanted to check in. He gave us such a filthy look and literally threw the paperwork at us....

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4Thank royster11
mdrege, Manager at Seafarers & International House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so sorry to hear about your experience at Seafarers International House. There is no excuse for how our Front Desk Clerk handled himself and I apologize for its effect on your trip to New York City. Our last desire is to be unwelcoming to our guests here Seafarers and I would love to hear more about...

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Having stayed here several times over the years you most of the times, when returning, notice positive changes in the hotel. This time it was the new and effective elevators, a big bonus when you are staying at the top floor ! The top floor, not a penthouse unfortunately, but with the standard, basic rooms with shared baths and wc's....

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Clean and inexpensive rooms at a wonderful location. Amicable and nice staff. Close to transportation to spend more in shows than in a hotel. I love it! It has elevator. You share the bathroom but i is very quiet.

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Address: 123 E 15th St, New York City, NY 10003-3594
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Gramercy Park , Manhattan
Price Range: $108 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Seafarers And International House
Seafarers & International House Hotel New York City
Seafarers International Hotel
Hotel Seafarers International
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“Great location.”
 of 5 bubbles anitta849, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is available in the Mezzanine area and was fast and efficient”
 of 5 bubbles GarethJ19, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms higher up 9-11th floors help to muffle any street sounds. Ask for a room with a private bath/shower as the others share bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles BermudaOnion2016, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with private bathrooms are spacious and sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles snapdragonstoo, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“try to get a room on a high floor (11th is the top floor)”
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