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    International Student Center

    38 W 88th St, New York City, NY 10024-2502
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    Overview
    • Excellent15%
    • Very good37%
    • Average29%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible7%
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    “central park” (11 reviews)
    “place to stay” (2 reviews)
    “subway” (11 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 40 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Exactly what you expect from a good hostel. It's very clean (as it should be since they tell you they clean from 11 till 3 the rooms and before that kitchen and lobby), The staff is super nice and helpful. And you stay right in...More

    Thank Klaratie
    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    This hostel is perfect for solo travellers or friends travelling in small groups. Very basic - there is nothing fancy, but everything is spotlessly clean and neat. Common room area is awesome - very nice and spacious, with a fully equipped kitchen area. Lockers available....More

    Thank annikad454
    Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

    Whilst on the way to our hostel here they decided to cancel our entire booking two hours away from New York! We had trouble paying with one card as travellers (which should be understood as the title of the hotel is 'international students!') When they...More

    Thank WhoStoleMySam
    Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

    Staff is friendly and helpful. Beds are comfy and bathrooms clean and with warm water. Air conditioner is working and the hostel is placed in a great quit area. Kitchen has everything you need, and the area for eating and relaxing is cosy and with...More

    Thank Moho1803
    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is in a nice location, right next to Central Park and not a long walk to Times Square. You can walk through the park to it which is nice. There is also a subway station at the bottom of this road which brings...More

    Thank Bronagh M
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
    • Location
    • United States >
    • New York >
    • New York City >
    • Upper West Side / Manhattan
    • Also Known As
    • International Student Hotel New York City
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    Traveller (7)
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    Room & Suite (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (7)
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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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    The Lucerne Hotel
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    Room Tips
    "No wifi, no AC, close to Central Park, meh"
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    "I was in 12 people room, but everybody respected each other."
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    "All rooms are up stairs so if you do not like stairs I would not recommend. I think all rooms were roughly..."
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    "If you are a girl and you don't want to walk to many stairs to your room then choose the sharing room..."
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