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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This hostel was one of the cheapest I found to stay for one night at the start of my backpacking trip around the US. Whilst being clean and well-located, it just was;t the standard that I would expect for the price in any other city. I fully expected to pay a high price in NYC, but was a bit disappointed...

1Thank Roger D
Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Has a great localization, close the Central park, 1 block to subway.. safe place, close all restaurants and markets. Is really good! Tem uma localização privilegiada, perto do metro e a 2 quadras do central park. Seguro, perto de restaurantes e mercados. muito bom.

Thank grazielleanjoo
Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Me and my sister planned a very quick and inexpensive trip to New York, New York and our first thing to do was find something that was cheap, but still accessible and good. Place was fun, not real clean,. but not dirty. To expected from an international center. There is a central area downstairs for you to cook, store your...

Thank Rob T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2015

I stayed here just the one night last June before I was picked up for camp. The room was very comfortable, quite large and had a fan. There were a lack of plug sockets but the building seemed very old so it was not really a shock. You had to leave all luggage downstairs but this was safely stored and...

Thank Rachel M
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Ive been in this hostel st least 8 times. It has everything you need! The rooms are clean. Because it it a hostel you share your room and bathroom with at least 7 more people but dont worry! They are all as clean as you :). It does not provide breakfast, but you can cook in the basement! Wifi is...

1Thank JaviPaz802
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 14 March 2015

My sister and I stayed for 7 nights in December and I could say that it was really awesome. I loved the people on the front desk. Shoutout to Peter who was very nice because there was a night when one of our brazilian roommates whom we only met during our stay was really drunk and she started making everyone...

Thank Ana F
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 13 November 2014

I stayed in the hostel for 9 nights and the facilities are quite good, the place its two blocks from central park and close to many places in Manhattan, Anthony and Michael are very helpful during your stay, thanks for everything. Regards allan

Thank Allan_CT1
Reviewed 16 October 2014

It's not a palace but the position is perfect, right in the center of Manhattan. it's also pretty cheap... just don't look at the dirt here and there and u'll be fine. U have to pay for wifi, there's a kitchen downstairs and a comfortable living room. Staff is almost every time friendly

Thank Irene P
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We arrived at the Hostel at around 8pm to find a stoned receptionist who was rude and unfriendly. He was completely incapable of his job and totally unprofessional in addition he was so spaced out he "forgot" to mention that the office IS LOCKED BETWEEN 11PM AND 8AM so if you want to leave between these hours you cannot gain...

1Thank Rftraveller94
Atherstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This hostel was clean and was in a good location next to Central Park, it was quite a walk into Times Square you would probably be better off getting the subway as it was over 40 blocks to walk. The annoying thing about this hostel was that you couldn't take your cases into the rooms they had to stay downstairs...

Thank Danielle J

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Address: 38 W 88th St, New York City, NY 10024-2502
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Price Range: $46 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“No wifi, no AC, close to Central Park, meh”
 of 5 bubbles O3980ZDemmag, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I was in 12 people room, but everybody respected each other.”
 of 5 bubbles marsianin88, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are up stairs so if you do not like stairs I would not recommend. I think all rooms were roughly the same size but I cannot be sure.”
 of 5 bubbles RachelM467, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“If you are a girl and you don't want to walk to many stairs to your room then choose the sharing room because the only girls rooms are on 4th floor ;)”
 of 5 bubbles ClemclemB, 11 Aug 2013 | Read review
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