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The Vanderbilt YMCA

1,370 reviews
Traveller (414)
Room & Suite (177)
Pool & Beach (15)
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good39%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“swimming pool”(26 reviews)
“steam room”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Fitness centre
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 March 2011

The hostel was right in the middle of town, that means lots of noise, it's New York! I didn't care about the noise anyway, apart from one night when the firm alarma kept us awake for 2 hours and there was no fire at all,...More

Thank elenina88
Reviewed 17 February 2011

Rooms are old, but clean. There are some large bathrooms with a private shower.

Thank BrunoA75
Reviewed 8 January 2011

OK, let me say that I have stayed here quite a few times so this review is not based on an isolated event. I have stayed there over the years because of the location and the price...can't beat the price in Manhattan. However, I have...More

Thank viajeroso71
Reviewed 29 December 2010

This Hotel is extremely silent, clean, safe and is at 2 minutes from the Rockfeller Center! Rooms are crude and small. robably the smallest! You have also to share showers and WC. Greta sport facilities, but I oreferred to have a walk on the fifth1

Thank SerGioDubai
Reviewed 20 December 2010

I've stayed at two hostels in NYC, Tone on Lex and this one. In comparison, the Vanderbilt is a lot better. It has a more central location, it is clean and there is a gym with plenty of new equipment downstairs which guests can use...More

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Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Air Conditioning
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Indoor pool
Price range
US$76 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$76 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Pool & Beach (15)
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Bathroom (30)
Family and Play Areas (3)
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Joseph C
23 November 2017|
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Response from Radagast | Reviewed this property |
I had the same flight and there is no problem. I arrived to the hostel around 11 pm. The security people will provide you with your card key and make you leave your passport/ photo ID and ask you to complete the check in... More
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Tracy C
6 November 2017|
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Response from lonetraveler454 | Reviewed this property |
They Are private bathrooms. You will have to have a card to get in. Only one person uses it At a time.
Rui Miguel G
25 August 2017|
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Response from TillaSwan | Reviewed this property |
The booking on the web will indicate if the price to pay is including or excluding sales tax. The total price quoted for payment will usually be the full total amount to be paid - I have never experienced it to be not the... More
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"only location is worth"
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"5th floor - quiet, close to facilities and fantastic individual bathrooms"
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"Single rooms on the 5th floor are very quiet"
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