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Hostelling International - New York

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Reviewed 2 December 2014

I have stayed at hostels in other countries but this was my first hosteling international experience in the U.S. I stayed there only two nights while I was in NYC for a business trip. The hostel is in a great location, only two blocks from...More

Thank maps345
Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 4 December 2014

Our staff is thrilled to hear that your first USA hostel experience was with our NYC hostel. Meeting other travelers and sharing stories is surely what hostels are all about. Please keep us in mind when you're traveling to NYC again. We will be honored...More

Reviewed 12 November 2014

For a budget trip it's the right place to stay, great location, great hostel! Bedrooms and bathrooms were cleaned everyday, they have storage room and a lot of chill out places inside the hostel (good to meet new people from everywhere), super close from a...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 21 November 2014

Great feedback! Thanks for sharing your NYC visit with us. Be sure to contact the hostel staff if you plan on making a return visit. We look forward to assisting you again soon!

Reviewed 11 November 2014

Hey guys. Just back from a 4 nights stay @ HI New-York. HI New-York is located on Amsterdam Av crossing with 103rd street. Easy of access thourgh the very efficient New-York subway. I arrived @ 6:00pm a Monday night from Montreal and check-in was quite...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 21 November 2014

We are truly grateful that you enjoyed your time at our hostel, despite some disrespectful roommates. Our management team thanks you for bringing your concern to our attention and allowing us to fix the issue before it got worse. Your advice about the 4-bed dorm...More

Reviewed 11 November 2014

Great location in NYC! Just a block away from a subway stop! Has lots of nice activities, and a great building (awesome kitchen, movie room, games, room, outdoor patio, lounge...). Has free WiFi, which is pretty fast if you aren't in the crowded areas. I...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 17 November 2014

Making friends and discovering new places -- that's what hostelling is all about! Our staff is very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the NYC hostel. We look forward to many more visits from you. Come back again as a solo traveler...More

Reviewed 10 November 2014

I have stayed in this hostel twice now. The first time in 2011 was in a 12 bed dorm and the second time was this summer in a 6 bed dorm. Both experiences with this hostel were great! The hostel itself is really clean and...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 17 November 2014

Our staff is happy to hear that you enjoy staying at our hostel and that you plan to do so again. Thanks for taking the time to offer feedback and share your thoughts on your most recent stay. Let us know what we can do...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$37 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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US$37 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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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
27 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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