Hotel 17

2 stars
View map of 225 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003

Hotel Overview

3.8/5

Overall score

88%

Would recommend

Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3.6
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.2
Located next to Union Square and a few blocks from the subway station, this charming Manhattan hotel offers full concierge service and free Wi-Fi. Hotel 17 offers individually decorated rooms with cable TV and daily maid service upon request. Shared bathroom, hairdryers, and ironing facilities are available. The front desk is open at all times to help guests with needs or to offer advice on the city.

As Manhattans best neighborhood city hotel, Hotel 17s fame also appeared in the 1993 Woody Allen film Manhattan Murder Mystery and was the site for the photo shoots in Madonnas Sex book. Fashion magazines, such as GQ, Elle, & Vogue have also favored our hotel setting for fashion shoots.

Hotel 17 Rooms

Single Shared Bath Room
This room features one single (twin) size bed for one person only. Room amenities include free Wi-Fi, hair-dryer, alarm clock, basic cable TV, radio, telephone, and air conditioning. Daily maid service and iron & ironing board are available upon request.The decor and ambiance of the standard rooms are truly European style where all the rooms are private, but the bathrooms and showers are outside in the hallway.
Double Shared Bath Room
This room features one double (full) size bed for one or two persons only. This room equipped with sink and writing desk & chair. Room amenities include free Wi-Fi, hair-dryer, alarm clock, basic cable TV, radio/alarm clock, telephone, and air conditioning. Daily maid service and iron & ironing board are available upon request. The decor and ambiance of the standard rooms are truly European style where all the rooms are private, but the bathrooms and showers are outside in the hallway.
Triple Shared Bath Room
This room features one double (full) bed and one single (twin) bed for one to three persons only. This room equipped with sink and writing desk & chair. Room amenities include free Wi-Fi, hair-dryer, alarm clock, basic cable TV, radio/alarm clock, telephone, and air conditioning. Daily maid service and iron & ironing board are available upon request. The decor and ambiance of the standard rooms are truly European style where all the rooms are private, but the bathrooms and showers are outside in the hallway.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Room service
Services
In-Room Safe
Internet
Free internet
Accessibility
Service dogs allowed
Service animals allowed

Hotel Map

40.7347 -73.9846
Area served
New York City.
Nearby airports
La Guardia Airport, JFK Airport, Newark Airport
Area description
Located in a safe and serene neighborhood called Union Square. The hotel is only 3 blocks walking distance to the trendy, artsy and colorful East Village.

Nearby points of interest

  • Stuyvesant Square: 0.1 mi
  • Grammercy Park: 0.2 mi
  • The Players: 0.2 mi
  • National Arts Club: 0.2 mi
  • Union Square Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Second Avenue Kosher Deli: 0.3 mi
  • Union Square Park: 0.3 mi
  • Strand Book Store: 0.4 mi
  • School of Visual Arts: 0.4 mi
  • Veniero's Pasticceria: 0.4 mi
  • Hamilton Fish House: 0.4 mi
  • Flatiron District: 0.4 mi
  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site: 0.4 mi
  • Grace Church: 0.4 mi
  • Asser Levy Playground: 0.4 mi
  • Stuyvesant Square: 0.1 mi
  • Grammercy Park: 0.2 mi
  • The Players: 0.2 mi
  • National Arts Club: 0.2 mi
  • Union Square Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Second Avenue Kosher Deli: 0.3 mi
  • Union Square Park: 0.3 mi
  • Strand Book Store: 0.4 mi
  • School of Visual Arts: 0.4 mi
  • Veniero's Pasticceria: 0.4 mi
  • Hamilton Fish House: 0.4 mi
  • Flatiron District: 0.4 mi
  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site: 0.4 mi
  • Grace Church: 0.4 mi
  • Asser Levy Playground: 0.4 mi
  • Forbes Magazine Galleries: 0.5 mi
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower: 0.5 mi
  • Mechanics and Traders Bank: 0.5 mi
  • Union Square - the Flatiron District: 0.5 mi
  • Peter Cooper Park: 0.5 mi
  • Flatiron Building: 0.5 mi
  • Joseph Papp Public Theater: 0.5 mi
  • Cooper Union Foundation Building: 0.6 mi
  • Ukrainian Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Colonnade Row: 0.6 mi
  • Chester A. Arthur Home: 0.6 mi
  • Church of the Ascension, Episcopal: 0.6 mi
  • Tompkins Square Park: 0.6 mi
  • Merchant's House Museum: 0.6 mi
  • New York University: 0.6 mi
  • Washington Mews: 0.6 mi
  • Museum For African Art: 0.7 mi
  • Brown Building: 0.7 mi
  • Hughoneill Dry Goods Store: 0.7 mi
  • Alphabet City: 0.7 mi
  • Grey Art Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • Washington Arch: 0.7 mi
  • New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (building): 0.7 mi
  • Jefferson Market Library: 0.7 mi
  • Village East Cinemas: 0.8 mi
  • Limelight Marketplace: 0.8 mi
  • Century Building: 0.8 mi
  • Gay Street: 0.8 mi
  • Provincetown Playhouse: 0.8 mi
  • Northern Dispensary: 0.9 mi

Dining

No hotel dining.
No hotel dining.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by CheapTickets

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Guest Reviews (284)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel 17

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
284 out of 284
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3.6
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.2

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dramman
Business
Cleveland
Dec 29, 2014

Great Place

Never thought this would be the Gem it is. Ideal for business travel, though sold as a tourist place. Great staff and a great room in a great location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Pops64
Business
Brookline
Dec 29, 2014

Wonderful as Always

I am frequent vistor to Hotel 17. Every stay has been consistently great. The rooms are clean and the shared baths are spotlessly cleaned throughout the day. The staff is courteous and professional. The hotel is on a quiet beautiful street and yet close to anything a human could desire. I generally keep this information to myself. I fear the word will get out and the hotel will change.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Pops64
Business
Brookline
Dec 16, 2014

Wonderful as Always

I am frequent vistor to Hotel 17. Every stay has been consistently great. The rooms are clean and the shared baths are spotlessly cleaned throughout the day. The staff is courteous and professional. The hotel is on a quiet beautiful street and yet close to anything a human could desire. I generally keep this information to myself. I fear the word will get out and the hotel will change.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dramman
Business
Cleveland
Dec 16, 2014

Great Place

Never thought this would be the Gem it is. Ideal for business travel, though sold as a tourist place. Great staff and a great room in a great location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Terry Haskell
Business
Baltimore, MD
Nov 24, 2014

Great New York Getaway

The hotel is very small and you share the bathroom with other hotel guests, but it was clean and very convenient for me. I would recommend the hotel to anyone visiting New York on a budget.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
mclynn
Business
Madison, Wisconsin
Nov 23, 2014

Great value for our stay in New York

My son and I had a triple room, for $150/night (including taxes), free Wi-Fi, in an excellent, very safe location. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Easy walk to subway, nice quiet neighborhood, central location. Excellent value for our trip. We were able to get wherever we wanted to go, by subway, within minutes. Room was very clean, shared bathrooms were just fine - we never had to wait. Soap and shampoo provided. It was everything we needed at an excellent price for New York.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Go to the Sunburst Café - great value, right around the corner.

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Native New Yorker 45
Business
Philadelphia
Nov 21, 2014

Good value, great location

Great location at a reasonable price, good accommodations

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
alsace 26
Business
New York
Nov 16, 2014

Hotel 17

wonderful location , very helpful staff, very good value.,,,Highly recommended ...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dreatravel
Business
Miami, FL
Nov 16, 2014

Good standard hotel

I was a little hesitant because the reviews weren't that great, but this hotel turned out to be perfect for our needs. We needed to stay one or two night in the city, basically just a decent place to sleep. The staff is very friendly and helpful with giving directions and it's located a few blocks from union square station so you can get around easy. I didn't mind the shared bathrooms, two bathrooms in the hall shared with the other guests, the bathrooms were clean and the sharing did not bother me. Overall, would recommend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel 17

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
psu1983
Business
Kennett Square, PA
Nov 15, 2014

Great value in Manhattan!

How often have you ever said THAT? Well, that's how I'd describe Hotel 17. If you're looking to stay in a convenient, clean, no frills hotel in Manhattan to experience NYC on the cheap, you can do no better. I make a habit of staying here every month or two when I get the urge to explore the greatest city in the world. If you're looking for amenities or pampering from the staff, look elsewhere. But if you want a clean, well located place to drop your head and recharge for another day in the city, this is it. Note: this hotel offers shared bathrooms, so be aware. That said, they are always clean and I've never had a problem with availability in the 5 or 6 times I've stayed here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There's a great little breakfast place one block away called Joe Jr's, on the corner of 3rd ave and 16th st. Quick breakfast, friendly staff, awesome blueberry pancakes. You know it's good because it's filled with locals. Looks like a hole-in-the-wall tiny diner, but it's the real deal.

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