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The Five Towns Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lawrence
Dallas, Texas
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“Been at this hotel for many years.”
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Clean and basic stay. Wide variety of cable channels, and most rooms have newly upgrade flat screen TV's and decently fast Wi-Fi internet. The staff is knowledgeable and should be considered a valuable resource in their own right. They'll tell you the pitfalls and gems to discover and avoid in New York City. Free bagels, cereal and Danish breakfast with coffee/tea. The rooms are dated. This isn't a new Holiday Inn Express, but overall it's a good value.

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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 27 December 2012

We stayed at the Five Towns in over the holiday season when we traveled to new-york to see some relatives. My overall impression of the hotel was that it is a reasonable hotel to stay in if you want to be in this part of town. The rooms were basic (TV, desk, alarm clock, bed, dresser, bathroom) and clean. I wouldn't describe the decor as 'modern' or sparkling new but our room and the hallways were in good condition and left me no reason to complain.The hotel staff run a shuttle and were happy to pick us up and drop us off at the airport. Later they gave us a ride to the train station where we were able to catch a train into the city. When we came back after 11pm at night the hotel staff sent the shuttle back to the train station to pick us up again. The hotel staff we dealt with were friendly and helpful. The hotel didn't have a restaurant but served a coffee/cereal breakfast. There are a number of retail plazas within a 3-6 block distance. The hotel is a 5-10 minute drive from JFK, this part of town isn't the most happening place to be in nor is it in the middle of nowhere.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
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Property: The Five Towns Inn
Address: 655 Rockaway Tpke, Lawrence, NY 11559-1029 (Formerly Five Towns Motor Inn)
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Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Lawrence
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lawrence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — The Five Towns Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 110
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Five Towns Motor Inn is located in Lawrence, New York, on Long Island's south shore. Despite its suburban location the hotel is less ten minutes away from John F. Kennedy Airport (2.5M) and a half hour away from LaGuardia Airport (10M) The town of Lawrence boasts numerous restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. The hotel is also surrounded by many points of interest, including recreational parks, shopping malls, movie theaters, entertainment venues, and beautiful beaches. The Lawrence train station is a safe and convenient way to experience all that nearby Manhattan has to offer. ... more   less 
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