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Lafayette House

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We had read about the hotel in the New Yorker as a "must stay". It was significantly less expensive than the other "must stay" rooms that were between $500-$800 per night. Our room was $350. We stayed in room #4. A very large room with a little kitchenette and a private porch. It was like staying in your aged Aunt's...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 July 2012

I found this place from a friends recommendation in desperation as the hotel I previously booked had a broken air conditioner (it was 97f out). I called last minute and they had two rooms to pick from. I needed four nights so this was welcome news. As I walked up to the front door I had to second guess myself...

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We stayed in room #10 at the top of 2 very steep staircases. It was the heat wave of all heat waves and the room simply would not cool down. Also, the water in the bath sink had no pressure at all. As the room would not cool with the standard unit, they brought a fan and we still sweated...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2012

This property is a real find if, like me, you've had enough of corporate mid-town hotels. You just have a room and a key - no concierge / bar / restaurant etc. so it's more like staying in someone's house (although you can order room service from the bar next door). The decor is quirky and quaint - shabby chic...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 September 2011

I love this property, as it's really well located close to bowery/east village and all of the restaurants and bars that come with the neighbourhood. The rooms are a lot larger than almost anything else I've seen in the city, and it's got a laid-back feel. The mini bar is very cool and well stocked, without being too overpriced, and...

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2Thank Colin H
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 August 2011

After very upsetting experience at another neighborhood hotel, found this jewel of a hotel completely by accident. Beautiful 'row house' hotel built in 1848 and in excellent shape! The room was clean and comfortable furnished in elegant Victorian style. The bath was huge with an 'olympic sized' tub equipped with an overhead shower that reminded me of a tropical rain....

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1Thank Bruce B
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 March 2011

Anyone staying here needs to realize this is a guest house, not a hotel. You are paying for a room only. There is no common space, no lounge, no front desk, no doorman, and no staff whatsoever after 10 pm. To charge these prices for so little in the way of services, the rooms had better be pretty great, and...

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3Thank AMN27
Brisbane
Reviewed 7 December 2010

We've just had a week in NY staying at Lafayette House. I booked it because I wanted to explore this part of Manhattan and come home to a working fireplace each chilly evening. Well - the location was great but the fireplace was a big disappointment. When I enquired about using it, I was told that as 'it wasn't winter...

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7Thank Roseanthony
Birmingham, United States
Reviewed 26 September 2010

I just stayed here on business for 4 nights. A friend had told me about it sometime ago and I had been meaning to give it a shot. As the UN conference was happenning the same week, rooms were hard to find and not only did Lafayette house deliver on availability, they also seemed to offer on cost. The room...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 July 2010

One of the nicest guesthouses in Manhattan is on a side street in the quickly being gentrified Bowery near all the East village boites and the boutiques of NoLiTa. Owned by the same duo behind the Maritime and Bowery hotels, of its 15 rooms, all have working fireplaces and cosy chic Parisian flea market decor. I also love that the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Lafayette House

Address: 38 E 4th St, New York City, NY 10003-7008
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , NoHo
Price Range: $439 - $668 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Lafayette House Hotel New York City
Lafayette Hotel New York City
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