We stayed in Long Island City to escape the Manhattan madness in the evenings, Sonder Court Square is in a great location, next to x4 subway lines, can be in Manhattan in 5mins on the 7 train.
Near by there is a Target, Trader Joes, laundromat & lots of nice cafes.
The room itself was nice, lots of room, comfortable bed.
For longer stays having to pay $50 to get your room made up was disappointing, staying at Sonder is not cheap, for example we are spending the 2nd half of our trip in lower manhattan, the cost of our hotel is very similar & we get fresh towels & sheets everyday.
Another issue was the noise from the trains & the air conditioning unit was very loud.
Not a deal breaker though, if we were to come back to NY we would stay again, loved the slower pace of Long Island City, felt very safe.