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The Franklin

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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“upper east side”(149 reviews)
“wine and cheese”(61 reviews)
“rooms are small”(54 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Air Conditioning
Pool
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Overall problem was size. Bedrooms small, breakfast room only seated 10 people max with room in the lounge for maybe 4 more. Breakfast was good and got free wine and cheese for an hour every evening. Staff were very helpful and pleasant apart from two...More

1  Thank Carol T
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The pictures shown on the website (booking.com) were totally different than in reality. The rooms were very small and dirty. Points to consider: - The floor was dirty. The bath room looks very detoriated. - The reception of the tv was bad (snow) - The...More

2  Thank Kwan C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

What a disappointment. Booked online for the location (the only redeeming feature) at a rather steep price. Had to lug my suitcase up half flight of stairs and manage a door to get into the very small lobby. My room, one of "their best", had...More

3  Thank Maymoo
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I had a bad feeling when I checked in and got a 'faulty towers' sort of vibe.... it got progressively worse... - Rooms tiny, dark and dingy with musty smell - Scary youth hostel vibe - Tiny elevator - Little to no amenities - Next...More

2  Thank NYzbc
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The reviews must be fake this place is awful. My husband became trapped in the bathroom when the doorknob malfunctioned! The rooms are 8X8 and the A/c blows arctic air on those sleeping next to the rattle roar and intermittent hum all night while the...More

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US$134 - US$343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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1 October 2017|
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Response from lush67 | Reviewed this property |
yes there is
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Derek J
22 August 2017|
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Response from lush67 | Reviewed this property |
no fridge sorry. You can ask for a iron and board we did.
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duemura
1 July 2017|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. But honestly, it is not clean enough.
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"As far as I can tell, there is no such thing as a good room in The Franklin."
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