Ratings based on 477 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
3.6 Room cleanliness
3.7 Service & staff
2.5 Room comfort
3.4 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
by A verified traveler from New York, NY
Good location - tight quartersPosted Aug 21, 2015
This hotel is in a good location; however, the rooms are small 'cabins' with barely any room to move around. The rooms are clean, but its an open atmosphere where the ceilings are open, so you hear everyone talking, snoring, etc. Hotel does provide ear plugs.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Oakland
last minute findPosted Aug 15, 2015
I was looking for a very last-minute room after a flight was cancelled. Specifically: low price, no frills necessary, preferred LES location, best suited for solo travelers. I was immediately impressed upon arrival. The impeccable preservation of all historical details was a selling point alone. I stayed in one of the "original cabins" and it was perfect for my needs. The cabin & bathrooms were extremely clean, the staff was friendly & helpful, and the rooftop garden was an added bonus. Yes, the mattresses are shorter, and the ceiling is an open-air lattice - but those details are provided at the time of booking - so these elements shouldn't be a surprise. Earplugs are provided, and it's best to use them. Overall, it exceeded all my expectations & I was actually bummed to check-out the next day, so I'll definitely be returning when I'm in town next.
by A verified traveler from SYDNEY
Great hotel for a short stayPosted Aug 5, 2015
Bowery House is a great hostel type hotel with boutique interiors and really lovely staff. I highly recommend this place for a night or two in NYC but keep in mind the rooms are small, and the ceilings are open, so it can be difficult to get peace and quiet if you need sleep.
by A verified traveler
This was truly terriblePosted Jul 26, 2015
Pros: The location was nice
Cons: Everything else. You pay far too much for how crappy this place is.
I will never stay here again and I would never recommend this place to anyone. It is not a hotel, it's a hostel. It is perfect for 20 something year old hipsters from Europe, nothing else. And even then, it cost far too much for what you would be getting. The shared facilities are terrible, it's three floor walk-up, the room is tiny and the place is noisy. Nothing could have prepared me for the awfullness of this place.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from Chicago
Hotel económico y cerca a sitios de interesPosted Jul 24, 2015
Pros: La cercanía a los sitios de interés de la ciudad.
Cons: La comodidad de las habitaciones y por lo menos hacer las habitaciones mas insonorizadas. Esto último seria importantísimo.
Location: Hay buenos sitios donde comer . Pero básicamente es un área muy comercial .
El hotel está ubicado cerca a los sitios de interés pero el área es bastante caótica . Las habitaciones son bastante incomodas y falta muchísima insonorizacion , se puede escuchar absolutamente todo. No es apto para descansar. Si es limpio.
for Business Travelersby A verified traveler from Biella
Ok, se non si hanno troppe pretesePosted Jul 20, 2015
La Bowery House si trova nel quartiere di Nolita (a nord di Little Italy) e ci si mette poco più di un'ora a raggiungerlo in taxy dall'aeroporto JFK. Io ho pernottato per una settimana nella cabine singole che sono a dir poco minuscole (sono alto 1.80 e dormivo con i piedi fuori dal materasso). Non c'è l'armadio ma solo due appendini appesi al muro. Inizialmente faticherete a capire come fare a stare in quella stanza sia voi che la vostra valigia (a meno che non sia particolarmente grossa potere infilarla sotto al letto). Nelle cabine non c'è il soffitto, nel senso che la copertura della cabina è una specie di griglia e solo qualche metro sopra c'è il soffitto. L'aria condizionata rende l'ambiente piuttosto freddo la notte nonostante io abbia visitato New York a luglio questo particolare non rendeva molto piacevole la notte anche perchè era impossibile regolare il getto. La bowery house dà in dotazione anche degli utili tappi per le orecchie ma scoprirete che se avete un vicino di cabina rumoroso o che russa come una segheria anche i tappi possono fare ben poco. Almeno c'è il divieto di fare telefonate in camera o di sentire musica. Il personale è cordiale e c'è sempre qualcuno 24 ore su 24 e 7 giorni su 7 alla reception. A fianco all'ingresso della Bowery House si accampano un po' di senza tetto, il che potrebbe farvi storcere il naso al vostro arrivo ma non mi hanno mai dato fastidio nemmeno quando sono rientrato particolarmente tardi.
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Posted Jul 3, 2015
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from montreal
You pay for the location !Posted Jun 30, 2015
It works the price ; Bathrooms for women are a bit far away and you need to pass on the front of the reception! A lot of stairs ; A bit noisy you need air plug
for Everyoneby A verified traveler from D
Clean rooms, comfortable bed, shower and bath ok.Posted Jun 29, 2015
A little noisy at times but found overall experience fun, charming, and adventurous.
for Studentsby A verified traveler from New York, NY
You get what you pay for; don't forget this is NYCPosted Jun 24, 2015
Pros: Price, bodywash and shampoo, towels, staff, lobby and roof garden.
Cons: Bathroom usually turned into a puddle after less-than-tidy guests showered up, air conditioner wasn't very effective.
Location: Within a few blocks can be found very popular (and a bit safer) nightlife. There's a museum across the street and Whole Foods within walking distance.
I spent three nights in The Bowery House and would happily do it again. Being in something of a pinch for time and not wanting to spend $180+ per night on a hotel in Manhattan (but refusing to stay anywhere else), The Bowery House was basically my only option. Check-in was a breeze with a very friendly hipster-type guy managing everything. He asked a bit about what brought me to town and where I was coming from before passing me my key, giving me some house rules for the cabin areas, and pointing me in the direction a needed to go. Like others have mentioned this place doesn't have an elevator, so I had to climb a short flight of stairs to the fourth floor. My cabin- the classic cabin with a smaller-than-twin bed- did what it needed to do. If I'd had more luggage than the small roll-aboard and shoulder bag which traveled with me, I probably would have been cramped and lacking for space. My advice: if you are taller (I'm 5'11") and have the room to do it, move the bed so that it is diagonally aligned in the room. That way arms and legs can hang out the ends of the bed and the whole experience is much more comfortable. Also, the earplugs they provide will probably be useful. My first night was uneventful, but the second and third nights were full of a burp/fart/snore/Skype/shower orchestra. Yes, don't be naive; not everybody abides by the don't-talk rules.