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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This used to be a well run neighborhood secret, and we often had guests stay here when they visited us, since its right around the corner from our place on the Upper East Side.Sadly, something drastic has changed, and I can no longer recommend it. The last guests we sent there reported that the reception was rude, the room was...

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Hickory, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This Hotel is an insult.This Hotel [?] should not have a license to operate.I would not stay there again if it was for free as a matter of fact if someone would pay me money I would not stay there.Thre was nobody at the Reception! The lock at the Room was broke I was unable to lock the Room.Both the...

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cincinnati
Reviewed 10 October 2015

I don't know how I was fooled online...it looked simple and is in a good location...the room was clean but extremely dingy and run down/depressing. And after we left we received an email asking us where the towels were! Outrageous! And it wasn't cheap!

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Beaumont, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2015

When we arrived a letter explained that the there wasn't a daily cleaning service. But we could request a cleaning and the sheets would be changed every 3 days. the room was not very clean to start. on the 3 rd day we requested cleaning and left our dirty towels on the floor, when we got back, they had emptied...

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3Thank Sheryl W
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

The Gracie Inn is a very reasonable priced Inn located in a quiet residential area of the Upper East Side. I visited here 9/10-9/11 2015 on business. I stayed in room #6 on the third floor. This room had a small bathroom, utility kitchen and two bedrooms. It was around 500-600 square feet. The Inn and room were clean. I...

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Sweden
Reviewed 20 August 2015

-Not at all like the pictures! -Very dirty (hair in microwave, remains of last guests in toilet and on sheets etc) -Allergenic environment -Kitchen without utilities and cutlery -Unfriendly staff who leaves early -Dangerous electrical cords -You can't lock front door

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3Thank a o
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I recently stayed at the Gracie Inn for 1 night. When I arrived, I checked in, however I learned the next morning that I had not received breakfast because I did not fill out the form. I never received the form. When I asked to get breakfast I was told I would have to wait a half hour because they...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Filthy, shameful, tragic. Could be a great B&B, but whoever owns the place has let it go completely. There were plastic bottles under the bed, the sheets had holes in them and were stained. There was hair in the bath. One window in the bedroom had no shades. The shades that were there were twisted and broken so light came...

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4Thank HenryMortido
Old Lyme, Connecticut
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Never consider this hotel. It looks like a flophouse. The room was dirty with furnishings that were old, beat up, and stained. No services or help. Then add in that my 3 bags were taken by other guests. After almost an hour looking for them and asking the manager for help, did the manager suggest that the guests who had...

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

This week we spent four nights at the Gracie Inn. Do not go there and spend your travel dollars! It is so below standard!! We rented a room with a kitchenette, which sounded great. However, none of the appliances would work because of the faulty electricity. The lights in our room would go on and off by themselves. The outlets...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Please see critics reviews in Frommer's New York with kids 2009 and 100 Best Little Hotels New York 4th Edition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gracie Inn

Address: 502 E 81st St, New York City, NY 10028-7004
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side , Manhattan
Price Range: $226 - $566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Gracie Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
The Gracie Hotel New York City
Gracie Hotel New York City
Gracie Inn
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“I wouldn't recommend staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles bermudaschwartz, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles SherylW3, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“You will regret going here”
 of 5 bubbles ao853, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Do not use this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles sarakid17, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“do not take 409! it was pretty bad and had some plumbing problems - but like all it was clean”
 of 5 bubbles DEMEZE, 23 Dec 2014 | Read review
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