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Duncan Hotel

106 reviews
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible24%
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“cookie cutter”(2 reviews)
“yale campus”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 December 2012

I don't understand the negative reviews. For this Englishman a 3-night stay at the Duncan was pure delight. Large, comfortable clean room. Charming, relaxing reception area. Friendly, helpful staff. Superb location right beside the Yale campus, with stunning art galleries just yards away. I can't...More

2  Thank thomassteel
Reviewed 26 November 2012

The Duncan is kind of a dump but it's the most conveniently located hotel in New Haven (well tied with the Study, which is next door and expensive) and unlike the Marriott is not abutting a bad area or like the New Haven Hotel or...More

1  Thank Nacho C
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Devastated dirty stinking rooms. Terrible place to stay. We were supposed to stay for two nights. But after one night, we moved next door to the wonderful Hotel Study. The room was a smoking room and it was like sleeping in an ashtray. In the...More

2  Thank SBR S
Reviewed 8 October 2012

This is a great place for those on a budget who are open minded enough to appreciate what is on offer.. A grand hotel from the turn of the (last) century with quirky charms and a friendly staff, with a great location. My room was...More

1  Thank Dwayne L
Reviewed 26 September 2012

- Bathroom was not clean - Manager at front desk has no clue about anything - EXTREME LOUD AIR CONDITION SYSTEM from another building -> you can't sleep well! + room is big + freezer in the room + VERY GOOD location next to yale...More

Thank schianerhermann
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Price range
US$80 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Smoking rooms available
Price range
US$80 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Smoking rooms available
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Room & Suite (12)
Hotel & Grounds (22)
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6 March 2017|
Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, Carryl. The Duncan does have cable TV, but I don't believe there is in room coffee. There is no restaurant, but there are several restaurants within a block and many more within several blocks.
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"Ask for a room where you won't get any noise - if they have any."
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"If you get one on the first floor you don't run the risk of getting stuck in the lift"
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"Not sure about the accessibility. This place might be difficult for people with small children or a..."
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"ask the desk clerk for a room that offers a nice view of the Yale campus architecture"
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