Ravel

 4 stars
8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, United States, 11101  show mapSave
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3.6
out of 5
Very good
Based on  140 reviews
The location was quite good, we found that a taxi from manhatton late at night cost only $15 including tip and the hotel staff was very friendly and helpfull.
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Editorial review:

This chic hotel is located in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens and offers luxury at a lower price. You can relax in the rooftop bar, and the rooms are contemporary and have flat-panel TVs, comfortable sheets, and private terraces in the superior rooms. There's also a King Penthouse with 11-foot ceilings and great views of the skyscrapers.

Overview

Centrally located in Long Island City, the boutique four-tar Ravel hotel is only a short stroll away from the popular Queensboro Bridge and Gantry Plaza State Park.

Designed in modern art style the residence offers a roof-top swimming pool, a fitness centre and a first-rate spa.

All 63 individually decorated guestrooms overlooking the Manhattan skyline feature private terraces, elegant furnishings, flat-panel TVs, multi-line phones, climate control, mini-bars, in-room safes and internet connection.

The Penthouse 808 restaurant and a lounge-bar serve traditional American and exotic Asian cuisine.

La Guardia Airport is 6.7km away.

Number of rooms   63.

hotel Ravel Long Island City location

The hotel is located in the centre of Long Island City, only minutes away from midtown Manhattan, between the 59th Street and the famous Queensboro Bridge. The residence is close to Gantry Plaza State Park, Isamu Noguchi Foundation, the Museum of the Moving Image and the Queensbridge Park.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.0km
  • Airport: La Guardia - 6.9km, John F Kennedy Intl - 19.1km
  • Train Station: Hunterspoint Avenue - 1.3km, Long Island City - 1.5km
  • Underground station: 21st St Station - 500 m, Roosevelt Island Station - 600 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Rooms

The hotel’s 63 lavishly designed non-smoking guestrooms with Manhattan skyline views offer elegant furniture, premium bedding, air conditioning, flat-screen cable TVs, direct telephones, mini-bars, safety deposit boxes, luxurious bathrooms with bathrobes and complimentary toiletries, hair dryers, coffee-makers and wireless internet access.

Deluxe king room comes with a king-size bed, natural linen, an iron, a working desk and a refrigerator.

Deluxe queen room is appointed with a queen-size bed, natural fabrics, an ironing board, a desk, a fridge and pay movies.

Superior king room features a king-size bed, cotton linen, blackout drapes, a desk, a fridge, a radio and turn-down service.

Superior queen room is equipped with two queen-size beds, blackout drapes, cotton linen, a radio, pay movies and wake-up calls.

King suite has a king-size bed, hypo-allergenic linen, blackout drapes, office equipment and a separate living room.

Penthouse comes with a king-size bed, hypo-allergenic linen, remote curtain control, office equipment, a living room and a private dining area.

All children may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night for extra beds.

Dining options

Full breakfast is served for fee at the Penthouse 808 restaurant every morning from 7am till 11am.

The Penthouse 808 restaurant offers Asian and American delicacies in elegant surrounding seven days a week from 7am till 11pm.

The on-site bar serves a wide selection of snacks and drinks every day from noon till midnight.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Work

The business centre and multiple meeting rooms come with high-tech audio-visual equipment, fax machines and secretarial service.

Wireless internet connection is available in the entire hotel and the rate is USD 9.95 per day.

Leisure

Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center and a full-service spa.

The visitors can go in for swimming, diving, cycling, and tennis.

Additional features

The hotel offers free parking, an elevator, currency exchange, 24-hour reception, luggage storage, tour desk, laundry, dry cleaning, room facilities, ironing facilities, non-smoking rooms, air conditioning, room service, heating, dining facilities, continental breakfast, business facilities, facilities for people with disabilities, leisure facilities and wireless internet access.

Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is USD 9.95 per day

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Bicycle rentals
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Terrace

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Rooms and availability

The hotel’s 63 lavishly designed non-smoking guestrooms with Manhattan skyline views offer elegant furniture, premium bedding, air conditioning, flat-screen cable TVs, direct telephones, mini-bars, safety deposit boxes, luxurious bathrooms with bathrobes and complimentary toiletries, hair dryers, coffee-makers and wireless internet access.

Deluxe king room comes with a king-size bed, natural linen, an iron, a working desk and a refrigerator.

Deluxe queen room is appointed with a queen-size bed, natural fabrics, an ironing board, a desk, a fridge and pay movies.

Superior king room features a king-size bed, cotton linen, blackout drapes, a desk, a fridge, a radio and turn-down service.

Superior queen room is equipped with two queen-size beds, blackout drapes, cotton linen, a radio, pay movies and wake-up calls.

King suite has a king-size bed, hypo-allergenic linen, blackout drapes, office equipment and a separate living room.

Penthouse comes with a king-size bed, hypo-allergenic linen, remote curtain control, office equipment, a living room and a private dining area.

All children may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night for extra beds.

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              Ravel Hotel Long Island City LocationWhat's nearby

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              What's nearby

              What's nearby.

              Psi Contemporary Art Centre, a famous museum is only 900m away from the residence.

              Isamu Noguchi Foundation, a popular business area is within 1.7km from the hotel.

              Gantry Plaza State Park, a recreation site is approximately 1.2km away.

              Kasturi Country Club, a well-known entertainment establishment is less than 1.8km away.

              LA Guardia Community College is within 1.5km away.

              Columbia University Depression is about 1.6km far from the residence.

              Queensbridge Park is situated approximately 2.2km away.

              The Museum of the Moving Image is less than 2km away from the accommodation.

              Popular areas
              • City Center
                1.0km
              Museums
              • Psi Contemporary Art Ctr
                900 m
              • Trimaxion Fine Arts
                1.1km
              • Fisher Landau Ctr
                1.3km
              Parks
              • Gantry Plaza State Park
                1.2km
              Underground Railway Stations
              • 21st St Station
                500 m
              • Roosevelt Island Station
                600 m
              • 23rd St - Ely Ave Station
                700 m
              • Queensboro Plaza Station
                800 m
              • 45th Rd - Court House Sq Station
                900 m
              • Court Sq - Long Island City Station
                900 m
              • Queens Plaza Station
                1.1km
              • Vernon Blvd - Jackson Ave Station
                1.3km

              Local Attractions

              • United Nations Headquarters
                1.6km
                405 East 42nd Street, New York City
              • Noguchi Museum
                1.7km
                9 - 01 33rd Rd, Long Island City
              • Water Taxi Beach
                1.7km
                Two Borden Avenue, Long Island City
              • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
                2.6km
                30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
              • Central Park
                2.8km
                59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City

              Near the hotel

              • Galapagos Art Space
                720 m
                16 Main Street, Brooklyn
              • Roosevelt Island
                840 m
                New York City, NY
              • 5Ptz
                940 m
                45-46 Davis Street, Long Island City
              • MoMA PS1
                950 m
                22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
              • 5 pointz
                1.1km
                45-46 Davis Street, Long Island City
              • Franklin D Roosevelt Four Freedom Park
                1.1km
                Roosevelt Island, New York City
              • Laughing Devil Comedy Club
                1.1km
                4738 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Penthouse808

                54% likes this, based on 55 reviews
                Food: Asian
                Price Range: USD 21 - USD 51

                20 m
                8-08 Queens Plaza South

                Phone: 718-289-6118

              • Five Star Diner

                51% likes this, based on 24 reviews
                Food: Indian
                Price Range: USD 7 - USD 12

                440 m
                1315 43rd Ave,

                Phone: +1-(718) 784-7444

              • Mia Famiglia LIC

                72% likes this, based on 41 reviews
                Food: Italian
                Price Range: USD 13 - USD 22

                560 m
                44-29 9th Street

                Phone: +(1)718-606-0043

              • Water's Edge

                Food: American, Contemporary
                Price Range: USD 51 - USD 101

                640 m
                44th Drive - East River

                Phone: 7184820033

              • Nonno's Focacceria

                63% likes this, based on 27 reviews
                Food: Italian

                640 m
                455 Main Street

                Phone: (212) 753-2300

              Getting there.

              La Guardia Airport LGA is within 6.7km from the hotel.

              John F. Kennedy International Airport JFK is about 19.2km away.

              Newark Airport EWR is approximately 20km away.

              Getting around.

              Grand Central Train Station is within 2.2km from the hotel.

              Penn Station is approximately 3.8km away.

              Free public parking is available on site.

              Ravel Hotel Long Island City Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ravel Hotel Long Island City

              Average guest rating

              3.6
              out of 5
              Very good
              Based on 140 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              3.9
              Rooms
              3.8
              Dining
              3.8
              Service
              3.5
              Value
              3.8

              Individual guest reviews

              • Great price and location, comfortable hotel. The staff were very helpful, the shower had excellent water pressure and the room was very well appointed.

                Aircon heating not the best, no restaurant near by.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.4
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  5
                • Dining
                  3
              • Our view was amazing and the Ravel Hotel was a great place to stay. Staff were excellent good attitude, the bed was super comfortable too and the food was awesome.

                Bad location, a leaky shower and the rooftop restaurant service was mediocre.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.7
                • Location
                  3
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  4
              • Great view of manhattan and very nice hotel. The staff were excellent, room was clean and the music was awesome and very diverse very broad.

                Location is awful and the TV cable is not good. Drinks are super expensive.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  3
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
                • Dining
                  3
              • The location was awesome, hotel was nice and the staff were super friendly and the shuttle service rocked. Its room was fabulous.

                Decor were old and the bathroom was not throughly clean and the noise in the skyview was loud.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  3
              • The rooftop view was amazing and queens bridge was spectacular. Ravel hotel was fantastic and service was great. The beds were super comfortable, on a downside the breakfast was poor and not worth the money, the sweet Thai wings were really good.

                Location is very bad, rooms need a bit of updating, some cracks on walls as well as some visibly dirty walls.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.2
                • Location
                  3
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  5
              • The location is good, the hotel its self is comfortable as a base to get out and about, the staff were pleasant and pictures online are accuarate. The room is clean and the rooftop bar is nice too. The best restaurants are over there anyway.

                View of manhattan obstructed + very loud / noisey, our cab from ProspectHeights in Brooklyn was less than $20 from the LowerEastSide was $15 and decor very poor, shower leaked and air conditioning was very noisy. The elevators were dirty and didn't work properly.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.7
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  3
              • Great prices for a close location to the city, the hotel is lovely and the staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms are huge by New York standards.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.5
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Value
                  5
              • View from room was excellent too, we certainlty would stay at the Ravel again as was perfect for our needs and staff were overall helpful and friendly. Bed was comfy, tv and ac all worked fine.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  5
              • The view was amazing from our room the staff were helpfull and this place was a nice hotel. Service was good, the balcony was great.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.1
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  2
                • Value
                  5
              • Manhattan view from the restaurant rooftop is amazing, this place is located in the worst area in Queens and the staff is always nice, very informative and helpful. The bed are super comfortable.

                For far cheaper than a tiny old hotel room in manhattan and the furniture and seating also appeared dusty.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.0
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  3
              • Beautiful view and very good value. Nice staff and spacious room. Bar free parking and lovely restaurant /.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.5
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  5
                • Dining
                  4
              • Lovely view from the roof of the city and good luck Ravel Hotel staff. A bathroom should be enclosed.

                Room looked very old.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  2.4
                • Location
                  3
                • Rooms
                  2
                • Value
                  2
              • Good view and very Pleasant Stay. The staff were great, room and bathroom were spacious.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  4.3
                • Location
                  5
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  5
              • Good location easy walk across queensboro bridge to 1st avenue, this hotel has a beautiful view of Manhattan and the front desk staff are always polite and helpful. Room is almost perfect and food is delicious.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.6
                • Location
                  3
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  4
                • Value
                  4
              • Good location, nice hotel and most of the staff were friendly. The rooms were clean.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  3.6
                • Location
                  4
                • Rooms
                  4
                • Service
                  2
                • Value
                  4
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