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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If adventure is your thing this is the hotel for you. Greeting you at reception is a guy struggling to speak English behind inch thick bullet proof glass. The smell of weed is overpowering. The corridors are filthy. The rooms are dirty, dirty curtains dirty carpets. Plus a lovely smear of blood on the wallpaper. And just for good measure...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a very nice stay.. the guy at the desk during the day shift was so nice accommodating!!! He gave us a great little Irish Pub around the corner that had great food and service !! They have a shuttle that takes you to the train station (7).. the room was clean and the bed was comfortable.. we are...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a very nice hotel. It is old, but a great hotel. The first impression was not so good to be honest, the house looked like the home from the Adams family ha-ha, and around the hotel there was a cemetery, but don´t be scared by that. When we got in we were greeted by the fantastic friendly staff....

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The front desk guys were very friendly and helpful. The building is older and I like the charm of it. Our room had a good view of the city and it was clean. The building itself has a bit of a smoke smell, but I know that NY doesn't have the same laws as SC and FL with indoor smoking....

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Chicago
Reviewed 17 September 2016

OK, when you see the hotel rating and reviews, you know not to expect much for the bargain rate that you are paying. So, you should not be surprised at the rundown condition of the hotel, the distance from transportation and dining or be surprised when you cannot connect to the wireless network outside of the hotel lobby. However, you...

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Clarksville, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel. Yes, it's a little older but the staff was super friendly, and the free breakfast was great. Room was nice---it was in the 90s out whole stay but our room was nice and frosty. Our plans changed and we ended up leaving a day early, and the staff was kind enough to speak to Hotwire on our behalf...

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Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2016

City View Inn is a nice hotel and not too expansive for me,The room was very clean and staff was very friendly. and I`d like to recommend it to you.if you come to the long island city ,please stay her

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Wellesley Island
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is not a pleasant place to be. The price is low for a reason. Originally a school, this property has undergone several transformations. There is free parking, WiFi, and breakfast. Rooms have a fridge and microwave. But they also have broken down furniture, defunct appliances and mold. Linens are tired and stained. I can see why Best Western will...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The staff was most helpful prior to our stay and especially at reception. We arrived early to prepare for an evening wedding and they found us a room. The bed was fine and the AC was great. The infrastructure was in need of repair/replacement. All the electrical receptacles were so loose that the plugs for my electronic devices wouldn't stay...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 May 2016

While staying at City View Inn, you will surely have rich experience through:- 1) fantastic customer service from all staff members, in particular at the Reception 2) hard-to-miss breakfast (6-10am) 3) free shuttle sending you to or picking you up from a local Subway Station (but it takes you 10-15 minutes to walk there if you don't mind some exercise...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about City View Inn

Address: 3317 Greenpoint Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101-2011 (Formerly BEST WESTERN City View Inn)
Region: United States > New York > Queens > Long Island City
Price Range: RM567 - RM1,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City View Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Best Western City View Hotel Long Island City
Best Western Long Island City
Long Island City Best Western
City View Inn Long Island City, New York
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“Upstairs rooms are quieter.”
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