Edison Hotel
228 W 47th St
New York, NY

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I stayed at the Hotel Edison, part of Triumph Hotel Group, last week. My elderly father woke up covered in bug bites and we immediately reported it to the general manager, Richard Hotter. Mr. Hotter denied that my father had been bitten at the hotel and said it must have happened on the subway.

I will not be returning.


I stayed at the Edison Hotel at the end of July. I woke up with a couple of bites on my legs the next morning. They definitely gave me bed bugs because I had never had this problem before and now I have bed bugs at my apartment. This is crazy and disgusting.

OMG! I gambled on the Edison because of it's excellent location and it was actually a little bit less expensive. How I wish I had been willing to spend a little more, stay a few blocks farther away!! We gave a cursory look over the room when we checked in and didn't see any bugs or evidence of them. But, at 2:35am, we woke to the worse itching ever and when the lights went on, saw a sight from a nightmare! Bedbugs were crawling on us, bloody bite marks on our legs and backs! The manager was rude

, saying that they "try" but the hotel is booked for location and people don't seem to care about the bugs!

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Our New York trip was fabulous with one exception. Bed bugs at the Edison. We reported it after we found one and they moved us but the clean up when we got home was extensive and a royal pain in the neck. I had 15 of the itchiest bites I have ever had. My husband Nothing!!! This is common. It took 3 weeks for the bites to go away. I will always check from now on.

I stopped at The Edison New York Hotel in 2006, and like many others found I had been bitten by bed bug,
I periodically review postings for the hotel, because of there indifference to acknowledge my complaint at the time.
The number of complaint posted here, is testimony,Edison managment don’t care,businessman and tourist don’t like sleeping with bed bug and that a fact.

Edison Get your act together.


Stayed 2nites on 3rd floor. Noticed little red bumps on arms 9 days later! Itchy. Now I worry if I brought them home! It's been 12 days since I'm home and I just realized what these bumps on my arms are! Totally disgusted!

We stayed in Edison hotel for 5 nights end of July 2011. We both had been bitten all over. We saw one of them on the sheet at 3 o'clock in the morning and it was full of blood. We'll never stay in this hotel again even its good location.

I checked in September 3, 2011 and stayed for three nights. Today I'm covered in red bumps and itching like crazy. I looked for bugs but never saw them. ugh.

I was up to the hotel yesterday and I came home full of insect bites.
Avoid this hotel!

On June 12, '11. I spotted a tiny bug crawling on the bathroom floor of our room on the 9th floor at Hotel Edison. I picked it up, using a piece of toilet paper, showed my husband and then flushed it down the toilet. I didn't think much of it until our flight home. In an onflight magazine selling random things was a bedbug killer kit, showing a picture of a bedbug! Had I known... We are doing what we can at home to avoid an infestation.

May 2, 2011
Bed bugs found in the room and hotel fumigated room. Not a great hotel anyway, would give it a 3 out of 10. Yuck!

I stayed at the Edison Hotel in September 2009 and there were bedbugs galore, folks. On the first night I woke up at around 5 in the morning itching myself; when I went to the bathroom, turned on the lights and looked in the mirror, I saw that there were bedbugs crawling on my t-shirt, and that I had been bitten all over. Bites on my face, arms etc., and badly swollen. An unapologetic manager at my request did end up comping us the night and paid for me to dry clean all my clothing. He also move

d us to a bigger room which didn't seem to have bugs, although admittedly I wore sweatpants and a sweatshirt to bed and slept on top of the covers with the lights on. We found out later from a hotel employee that the hotel gets 2-3 complaints weekly, despite using an exterminator and throwing away mattresses, etc. It's a disgusting hotel and I'd sooner eat ground glass for a year than go there again.

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Stayed here in December and my family found 28 bed bugs! Not kidding! They were climbing up the head board and in every layer of blanket down to the matress. They atleast refunded the room and upgraded to a bed free room.

We stayed at the Edison (room 817) from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3. We have stayed there happily many times over the years, but this time I came home with over 30 inflamed bed bug bites (confirmed by my doctor). I have been miserable with them and cannot begin to contemplate another visit. My husband slept in a different bed and did not have a problem

I stayed at the Edison Hotel when in NY on business thinking it looked like a bargain ... especially given the location. What I didn't bargain for were the bed bugs. The day I returned home my back was completely covered in whelps. I visited the dermatologist and he confirmed my fears ... bed bug bites. I'll never stay in that hell hole again.

I was staying at the Edison around the end of June 2010 with 3 girlfriends. We all came back home with welts and we were all so itchy all the time!!

Turns out we brought the bed bugs from the Edison from with us.. We all had to get exterminators and I am now physically scared from all the bites I got :( I had to get rid of my bed and my futon! The bad thing is, even if you get an exterminator to come to your house, they'll most likely have to come again. The bed bug poison they use will kill

bed bugs, but not the bed bug eggs.. so once they hatch, you've got a whole new problem of bed bugs again!

What makes me angry is the Edison told us that they have never had any reports of bedbugs in their hotel. You would think with an infestation in New York, each hotel would check each room to make sure they were bedbug free.

I have such anxiety about bedbugs now!! Every time I see a little thing on the ground or on my bed I go in for a closer look to check if its a bedbug!

Thankfully.. I haven't seen one since the exterminator and haven't gotten any bites... Heres hoping they haven't laid eggs!

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I stayed at the Edison Hotel in August 2009 for 5 nights- after the first 2 nights I was covered in bedbug bites. I was transferred to another room for the remaining 3 nights. Bedbug bits are hell when you are trying to enjoy a holiday in NY whilst 6 months pregnant!

We stayed 5 nights at the Edison, checking in June 1, 2010. Our first room was a 2 room suite but was so hot (one of the window units wasn't working), we moved to a room with 2 queen beds. I had never heard of bed bugs in a hotel and did nothing to look or protect, but WILL IN THE FUTURE ! The day before we left, I had a small rash of bites on my back , just under the arm. I thought it was a heat rash. It was worse the next day and by the time I got home, it was in 3 places on my back and near m

y breast on the side.My daughter and grandaughter slept in the other bed and did not get any bites.

I treated it for 3 days with calamine lotion and it begin to go away. Took about 10 days to leave completely. We laughted about it being bedbugs--as a joke, but then I read about the bedbugs in NYC and just today got my People magazine and this web site. SO-- I can confirm bedbugs at the Edison !

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My friend stayed at the Edison 2 weeks ago. She and her hubby were covered in bites the next morning and the sheets had the tell tale blood speckles on them. They had their room fee reduced and the sheets changed but they didn't get their room switched! On top of this, they unknowingly brought the bugs back with them. Now they've paid a ridiculous amount to have their apartment fumigated. Sure the location is great, but its not worth the hassle.

March 26-31, 2010. 6 bites sustained.
I reported to the desk, who transferred me to another room, where I sustained 5 more bites. Staff was apologetic but no other consideration offered.

I stayed at the Edison Hotel for 7 nights (dec 28-6 jan 2010) for a holiday with my family. I was in room 1404. After the first night I noticed a couple of bumps on my legs and shoulder that looked like misquito bites. Next days more and more. I didn't think too much about it, because my wife and my children have not been bitten. I informed the charlady, which a contamination of the room expressly negated. Back in Italy, I had more and more of the same bumps, at least 100 biting bumps covering t

he back of my neck, my face, down my back and on my armsn hands and legs. Home at 6th. jan I went to a clinic and the doctor constitutes a severe infection of bugs and I learned from him that new yorks hotels could have this problem.
It was a very very bad plage. Terrible!!!
Now, after more than 2 weeks is going better...
My advice: be careful and check your hotel-room!

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I stayed at the Edison for 3 nights (Nov 9-12) for a business trip. I was in room 7-44. After the first night I noticed a couple of bumps on my shoulder that looked like misquito bites, or maybe even pimples. I didn't think too much about it, but upon my return home I started noticing more and more of the same bumps. It is now Nov 15 and I have at least 30 bumps covering the back of my neck, my face, down my back and on my arms. I went to a walk-in clinic on Nov 13 because I was concerned t

hat I was infected with something that I could pass along to my child. The doctor informed me I had been exposed to bedbugs.

I wish I had acted earlier, but I only saw the two bites while still in New York. I have now learned that bedbug bites can appear up to 9 days after bitten. For me, most of them didn't appear until after I was home.

Needless to say, I won't be staying at the Edison Hotel ever again!

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I stayed at the Edison Hotel for a couple of days on a bussiness trip and got a couple of bites. I thought it was a mosquito bite. Came back home and it's been a nightmare ever since. At the beginning I thought it was mosquitoes because of summer time, but as time went by bites got so bad I started looking for answers. when I learned about bedbugs, and searched my bed and found one little brown one (from all that he fed from me I guess). When I talked to a colleague who went on the same trip and

in a different hotel room, he told me he had already through his mattress away.

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I've just heard about this website. I was in New York with my mother in August of 2007. We unfortunately encountered a bedbug and I feel it should be reported. I don't recall which room we were in, but it was at the Hotel Edison on Wednesday August 15th. We had arrived from Alberta Canada on the 14th. They didn't have two queen beds available, so gave us a room with 2 twins instead. We were we would be able to move over to another room the next day. We entered the new room at approx. 9:00

PM, and upon wakening the following morning (August 16th) found a bedbug under my pillow. The hotel took action immediately (fumegated the room - I witnessed it myself as I had to go back into the room to retrieve something I'd forgotten in a dresser) and up-graded us to a suite. No bites luckily, but my suitcases are still sitting in my garage in Alberta just in case eggs were brought into Canada.

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