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Hostelling International - New York

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Reviewed 4 June 2015

We were a family of 4 adults visiting NYC for 6 days. It was our first time at a hostel and could not have been more pleasantly surprised. The accommodations are great, clean, and comfortable. We shared a bath/shower room which was extremely clean and...More

2  Thank Ceclamp
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 20 June 2015

Our staff appreciates this terrific feedback and we are all proud to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We certainly encourage you all to visit us again and bring more friends and family along to share the experience. Take care and see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

I've stayed at a lot of hostels and this one ranks near the top. Clean rooms, modern clean bathrooms, huge lockers, amazing cafe (not what I'm used to for a hostel) and incredibly helpful staff. They have daily events such as pub crawls, city tours...More

4  Thank jbeach403
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 20 June 2015

We couldn't be happier to receive such a great review. Thank you so much for sharing your feedback on your recent stay Please hurry back for more fun times and helpful service. Take care!

Reviewed 28 May 2015

This hostel is located in upper manhattan, just one block away from a subway station. And 3 blocks away form a Whole Foods. Everything is very clean, and the staff very helpful. I didn't participate much in the activities offered by the hotel, just a...More

1  Thank Lara C
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 17 June 2015

We are very pleased to hear your feedback on your recent stay. Your recommendation is very much appreciated. Thank you for bringing up the items that you believe need improvement. Our management team takes your input very seriously and will work on correcting any bad...More

Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent location close to Central Park and the subway. Rooms were nice and clean. Bathrooms were very clean and modern, showers were great. Much better than I ever expected a hostel to be. Would definitely recommend and would visit again without a doubt.More

1  Thank ktboo09
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 29 May 2015

We truly appreciate a satisfied customer. Thank you so much for choosing our hostel and for sharing your thoughts on your recent stay. Your advice should encourage prospective travelers to choose our location for their own NYC experience. Be sure to let us know when...More

Reviewed 20 May 2015

comfy beds, secure lockers, inexpensive and good food at the cafe, newly reno'd bathrooms, lots of great common areas: kitchen, tv space, garden patio, lounges. You can even buy your own food and cook in the very well equipped kitchens, then eat in the dining...More

5  Thank moms76
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 29 May 2015

Excellent feedback and suggestions for prospective hostel guests. We are thrilled to hear that you were satisfied with the hostel and its amenities. Be sure to contact our staff directly if there is anything we can provide you in the future. Take care!

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US$45 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$45 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Response from rinieva | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure about the availability of fridge in the dorm room. When I stayed there in 10 beds dorm room there wasn’t fridge, but you can store your things in the fridge located at the kitchen. Of course you have to label it... More
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faylisa
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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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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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"I went for cheaper 10-bed dorm, but it was not full and it was spacious and well laid out."
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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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