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Hostelling International - New York

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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Great location, great friendly staff, great service, great price, and super clean. I love staying at this HI. I stayed in a revamped male dorm for 12 people. The beds offer more privacy than the previous standard bunk beds. They also come equipped with 2...More

Thank Damian66
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 24 December 2017

Our staff is already looking forward to your next visit! Be sure to check out more of our hostels around the world. We wish you the best in all your future travels.

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The hostel is clean, people are very friendly, it is not noisy, you can do a lot of activities, the location is very good, close to the subway. A very handy option to discover NYC! I would recommend to ask for a bus transportation the...More

Thank Jérémie P
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 24 December 2017

We appreciate your feedback about your experience in our hostel. Everyone here would like to wish you the best in your future travels. Come back and visit us again soon!

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

This is the very big building not like any other HI USA Chains in other cities I have visited. I guess because it is too big and too many guests, they couldn’t fulfill all our expectations. -If you are typical the person who don’t like...More

Thank rinieva
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 24 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent experience in NYC. We appreciate your feedback and encourage you to continue to use hostels throughout your travels.

Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is a great hostel in a good location in Manhattan. I slept in 4 bed Room. the room is basic but satisfying. The place is clean and with good vibe. Even though the showers showers are shared there is a full privacy because each...More

Thank Elik972
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 24 December 2017

We appreciate your terrific feedback and suggestions following your recent visit to our hostel. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your detailed thoughts. Our staff hopes you will continue to use hostels throughout your future travels!

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed here as a solo traveller for 11 days all in , stayed in numerous places in New York as I was here for three weeks and this place was fantastic ! Everyone is so friendly from the start, they store your luggage on arrival,...More

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Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 24 December 2017

Thank you for sharing such kind and helpful feedback. We hope you will be back to visit us in NYC again soon. Best wishes to you in your future travels.

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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USD 38 - USD 158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
USD 38 - USD 158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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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worldatmyfeet128
9 January 2018|
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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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Elik972
28 September 2017|
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Response from Tiffany W | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to purchase a bed because the lockers correspond to the bed/dorm. Just call them and they can tell you if they can accommodate.
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Elik972
24 September 2017|
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Response from Clayton O | Reviewed this property |
I think the cafe opens at 7am. If you stay in the rooms that provide breakfast they will give you tickets to use in the cafe.
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"Request a bottom bunk to make life easier.. make sure the AC works in your room otherwise it gets very hot..."
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"Premium rooms come with free breakfast in the cafe!"
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"Try and get a lower level (1st or 2nd floor) room, and use the stairs whenever possible"
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"Choose dorm room with fewer beds"
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