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“steam room”(9 reviews)
“laundry room”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Fitness centre
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Price and location are awesome. So is the Y fitness center which spans five floors. But, its just not the same as it was. Maintenance: I stayed on the 9th floor for about a week. The water fountain was out of order the entire time....More

Thank KevinInSouthBeach
Response from Enrique C, General Manager at The Vanderbilt YMCAResponded 2 weeks ago

Kevin I am sorry that you had such a bad experience during your most recent stay with us. We have been making many updates throughout the building since January 2018 and will continue to do so. As you mentioned we welcome everyone to stay with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want an inexpensive place to stay in Manhattan close to everything, this is it. The rooms are very basic, single bed, dresser & small dorm fridge with bathroom & shower down the hall. But, it’s safe and secure, relatively quiet and the staff...More

Thank GBCheesehead
Response from Enrique C, General Manager at The Vanderbilt YMCAResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your sincere review. Hope to have you back.

Reviewed 15 February 2018

In just a few words, I'd say this is the loathsome combination of disrespect, lack of how to run business and negligence. I was part of a group of visiting scholars who had to stay there for six weeks. Since the first day, it was...More

5  Thank Alexandre D
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I stayed here with a friend on Nov 2017 it was good - rooms are good for what we need them which is to sleep and that is it. Bathrooms are shared with the whole corridor but I never had any problems finding one available...More

1  Thank Kamila-Moreno
Response from Enrique C, General Manager at The Vanderbilt YMCAResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for staying with us.

Reviewed 11 February 2018

This hostel was so dirty and outdated compared to the pictures. We had a horrible old room and we had a problem with the radiator that was constantly banging and making a horrible noise in the night. Bathrooms were dirty and toilets constantly blocked. The...More

3  Thank Caroline H
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Indoor pool
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USD 103 - USD 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 103 - USD 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Joseph C
23 November 2017|
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Response from Radagast | Reviewed this property |
I had the same flight and there is no problem. I arrived to the hostel around 11 pm. The security people will provide you with your card key and make you leave your passport/ photo ID and ask you to complete the check in... More
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Tracy C
6 November 2017|
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Response from lonetraveler454 | Reviewed this property |
They Are private bathrooms. You will have to have a card to get in. Only one person uses it At a time.
Rui Miguel G
26 August 2017|
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Response from TillaSwan | Reviewed this property |
The booking on the web will indicate if the price to pay is including or excluding sales tax. The total price quoted for payment will usually be the full total amount to be paid - I have never experienced it to be not the... More
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"5th floor - quiet, close to facilities and fantastic individual bathrooms"
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