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Hostelling International - New York

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  • Average9%
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The hostel has excellent facilities, very well-equipped kitchen and comfortable common areas. The staff is very friendly, they try to help you get oriented in the city and in the hostel. The time I stayed in, a large group of teenagers stayed in several rooms...More

1  Thank Carlatou
Response from George F, General Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks Carlatou, we really loved having you here! Do come back again soon; New York City just isn't the same without you!

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed staying at this hostel. It’s clean, comfortable, quick WiFi with nice cafe downstairs. There is a well equipped kitchen and TV area along with sociable space with sofas and pool table. The location is good, 5 min walk from Central Park and in...More

3  Thank Chris R
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for your helpful feedback. Our staff is very happy to hear that you enjoyed your hostel experience with us in NYC. Come back and visit us again anytime. Best of luck to you in your future travels!

Reviewed 25 February 2018

When I arrived around 9 pm the lights were out because there had been an electrical explosion down the block and the hostel had no power. Despite this emergency, the staff was friendly, calm, and organized. A man stood at the door to the stairwell...More

Thank HappySolo
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 2 March 2018

We are thrilled to hear that you managed to enjoy your visit due to our power outage. Our staff is very sorry that this issue occurred during your visit but it sounds as though you made the best of your experience. Please be sure to...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Excellent facilities including an industrial sized kitchen, cafe (at reasonable prices too!), large common rooms, movie theatre, pool table, large bathrooms. Location was excellent, close to subway stations (buy a unlimited week pass for $32) and local grocery stores. There isn’t much atmosphere as the...More

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Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and feedback about your recent stay at our hostel. We appreciate hearing from you and we hope you will continue to use HI hostels throughout your future travels. Our staff would like to welcome you back to our hostel...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

To me this hostel is a 5 star one, not only because of its infrastructure but also about the service I have there many times and I continue to believe that is one of the best hostels in the world why? 1- location 2- easy...More

Thank Fabiana S
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 10 February 2018

We are so pleased to read your terrific feedback. Your kind words will be shared with our team. Thank you very much for praising Paloma and Miriam specifically. Our entire staff wishes you the very best in your future travels and we hope you will...More

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US$ 45 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 45 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Response from rinieva | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure about the availability of fridge in the dorm room. When I stayed there in 10 beds dorm room there wasn’t fridge, but you can store your things in the fridge located at the kitchen. Of course you have to label it... More
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faylisa
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Response from Ashutosh K | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in December and they charged me extra. I would be really careful with the manager in the evening. He seems like a frustrated guy waiting on an opportunity to dupe customers. The Jazz on teh Park hostel is half mile... More
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Response from George F | Property representative |
The 1 train stops at 103 and Broadway, 1-city block east of Broadway on Amsterdam at 103rd street. Perfectly safe for a female solo traveler.
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"I went for cheaper 10-bed dorm, but it was not full and it was spacious and well laid out."
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"Take a sweater in case it gets cold in the room overnight"
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"It is best to go with friends and share a room with them."
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"My room gave onto amsterdam Ave but it was not noisy."
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