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Hostelling International - New York

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“hi hostel”(19 reviews)
“big hostel”(18 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
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Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled solo, left with so many new friends! Do some of the group tours and the welcome parties. Comedy night was fun too. It’s really close to the subway. The area is safe during the day, but as a solo female I sometimes got catcalled...More

1  Thank Anne S
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 3 days ago

We love hearing when our guests who travel solo had no trouble meeting people and making friends during their stay. Thank you very much for sharing and we wish you all the best in your future travels.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It's an amazing and friendly place to be. One of the most important things at a hotel/Hostel, for me, is how clean it is. And HI NYC is absolutely high level at this point. I'm so thankful that I could have the best vacations ever...More

3  Thank David B
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 7 May 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 4 weeks ago

The HI in New York is a huge building and isn’t too far from the subway stop at 103rd. It’s close to Central Park, some great cafes and bakeries are nearby and is a great spot to set off around the city. I didn’t take...More

Thank Annika T
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent experience in NYC. We appreciate your detailed feedback and encourage you to continue to use hostels throughout your travels. Our staff hopes you will come back for another stay and that you...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

The bathrooms are excelent, they are arranged so you have plenty of privacy. Liquid soap was always available. My room (for 8 male persons) was large and commodious. The kitchen is good, usually very clean (the hostel has staff dedicated to its cleanliness and organization)....More

Thank Caio G
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 2 weeks ago

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 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!

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Restaurant
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Price range
US$38 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$38 - US$162 (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,
...More
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faylisa
30 March 2018|
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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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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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"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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"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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