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The Mayflower Hotel registered a lot of snarky reviews—only one post-Spitzer scandal—that suggest the governor of New York should have done more research before allegedly picking this joint:

Here are some sample comments:

  • “This was the perfect choice in Washington DC for our family of five. The hotel is historic, grand and recently renovated.”
  • “We have stayed at this hotel many times and this experience was almost bizarre…”
  • “This has to be one of the worst hotels anywhere and I can only assume your other reviewers don’t get out that much…”
  • “A historic grand old hotel, nicely redone, however for the price I was disappointed. The on site fitness facility was basic…”
  • “If you require Wireless Internet, DO NOT stay here. There were many angry businessmen and women who were not very happy because the wireless network did not work all week…”