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AAE Hostels New York JFK

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Savannah, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2015

When we arrived in New York, we had reservations via a third party vendor for AAE Hostels. However, our party of 6 people were met with the news that they did not have a reservation for us and that the hostel was sold out. The vendor said they had received a fax from the hostel over a month before. This... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

Very nice room, linens, pillows. Belgian waffles, juice, cereal, coffe, tea, breakfast. Get there 5 minutes before opening to beat the rush for waffles and a table. 3-4 fast food restaurants like burger King around. Jamaican restaurants in the neighborhood. To this world traveled DC worker, the neighborhood was questionable. Wouldn't go far from the hotel at night but you... More 

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Thank Carol D
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2014

This is the worst hotel that I ever stayed in my life. I booked for Jan.2 and 3rd. I could not arrive on Jan. 2nd because of the heavy snow in NY and the cancelation of my flight. I informed that to the hotel by e-mail on Jan. 2nd and asked them for canceling the Jan.2nd stay and keep the... More 

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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115 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2012

I stayed for two nights with four other friends; we booked a private room for five. The hostel website we booked through said that there was a pool, however there is not - we were almost laughed at by the guy at reception when we asked about it. We were happy with the location; it is only a five minute... More 

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34 reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

This place is in Queens in a suburb area far from Manhattan and main attractions but very close to subway (approx 30 min to city). Very close to JKF airport anyway. Excellent and very helpful staff, Free airport pickup. Not recommended if you wanna visit New York but It's the ideal place if you like me you just need to... More 

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Wales
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32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2011

We booked in and paid for 4 nights in cash. . the minute we paid the cash they told us to get out as the hotel had to be evacuated due to the hurricane . We asked for our money back and they laughed and said you`ve got no proof that you`ve paid !. That happened to about 9 paying... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 30 June 2011

Hey , i was suppose to stay at this hostel one night with two of my friends. First of all , i never found the hostel . I had a gps to help us getting the right directions and that led us in front of a abandonned buildings. The neighborhood around this street was not really safe. My friends and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2008

This hostel is appropriate for the budget traveller who is looking for affordable accomodations in NYC, with basic clean amenities, and for whom having a private bathroom and free parking is important, and you don't mind being a longer--though easy-- subway ride away. Otherwise, you can find similarly priced accomodations in Manhattan itself, but you will be sharing a bathroom... More 

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Address: 139 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435
Region: United States > New York > Queens > Jamaica
Price Range: $164 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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