And the dirtiest hotel in New York City?

The News Leader

January 25, 2011 2:01:43 PM PST
The dirtiest hotel in New York City is the Hotel Carter, according to TripAdvisor.

The website is out with its annual list of America's dirtiest hotels according to traveler ratings for cleanliness.

Hotel Carter is making its return to the dirtiest hotel list in 2011 in fourth place overall. The hotel has appeared on the list five times in six years.

The tarnished title of America's dirtiest hotel goes to Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Eighty-seven percent of those who reviewed it recommended against staying there. The unpopular property elicited such hotel review titles as "Worst Hotel Stay of My Life," "Stay Anywhere Else But Here," and "Absolutely Horrible!"

2011's Top 10 Dirtiest Hotels in the U.S.:

1. Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
2. Jack London Inn - Oakland, California
3. Desert Inn Resort - Daytona Beach, Florida
4. Hotel Carter - New York City, New York
5. Polynesian Beach & Golf Resort - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
6. Atlantic Beach Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida
7. Rodeway Inn - Williamsville, New York
8. Super 8 Estes Park - Denver, Colorado
9. Palm Grove Hotel and Suites - Virginia Beach, Virginia
10. Econo Lodge Newark International Airport - Elizabeth, New Jersey

The unveiling of the dirtiest hotels follows TripAdvisor's announcement of the world's best hotels in the 2011 Travelers' Choice® awards. This year 676 establishments were recognized in the ninth year of the honors, across categories including Trendiest, Best Luxury, Best Bargains and Best B&Bs and Inns.

You can check out the complete 2011 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice list of the world's best hotels at

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