The Bowery Lodge is the cheapest hotel in Manhattan. At $45 a night, the Chinatown hotel costs about 1/5th the average price for a hotel room in Manhattan. In this video, a checked into the Bowery Lodge to learn what it's like to spend a night there. It's a tiny room with no furniture other than a bed and a bedside table. There's no window and it was hot and stuffy when the guy stayed there. The bathroom is down the hall.
At the end of the video, the guy says, "So I'm sitting here editing this video, two days later, and I've noticed that I have these red welts all over my arm and legs and they itch like crazy. Another one on my finger…"