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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 November 2017 via mobile

I am unhappy to read all the negative reviews, that are either written by malcontents, or by competing hotels. I do a LOT of traveling for work as well as pleasure and I very much enjoyed my stay at this little gem. The front desk...More

1  Thank Buggyhotelssuck
Reviewed 17 November 2017

To be honest, this is one of the worst experiences I've ever had in a hotel, and I've stayed in hostels. First, the agent at the front desk lied to me when I asked if the room was refundable (my client wanted to put me...More

2  Thank Felicia S
Reviewed 16 November 2017

If you like mildew and filth, then The Franklin is your kind of place. A total rip off, even if the rate was a dollar a night. I imagine homeless shelters are cleaner. The carpet was wet, there were stains on the carpet and the...More

1  Thank md55golden
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We checked in on a Saturday. Room was nice. Hotel is updated. The toilet id not work. My husband went downstairs to report this and the young woman at the desk asked if we wanted a plunger. She could not put us in a different...More

1  Thank neubanks2017
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Don't believe anything you see on the website for this flea bag, disgusting, house of ill repute. Nothing they claim is true. The room was disgusting, old, nasty carpet, crooked valance, crooked wall-mounted TV, missing headboard, misspelled menu and mildew smell. I have never stayed...More

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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
23 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
2 July 2017|
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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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