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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)
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Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

This was the first hostel I have ever stayed in and have to say I was really surprised at how good it was. The communal areas are kept tidy and nice to hang out in, the cafe has loads of different options of food and...More

Thank joshie_90
Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 8 September 2014

We appreciate your recommendation and we hope other travelers like you choose our hostel for their NYC experience. Take care and let us know when you're traveling back our way again.

Reviewed 15 August 2014

This was the first hostel I ever stayed in. My boyfriend booked if for me at the end of our stay in America (he flew one day before me), based on his own good experience with it. I liked the safety of my locker, I...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 8 September 2014

It sounds like everything worked out for you during your stay with us. We appreciate your feedback and we hope you have the opportunity to visit us again. Thank you for sharing your experience with us!

Reviewed 14 August 2014

My brother and I spent a week over NYE here and despite the hostel being at capacity and New York being at freezing temperatures, the hostel had a fantastic vibe, the bathrooms were amazingly clean, the staff were friendly and helpful and the social activities...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 8 September 2014

That is cool that you and your brother got to spend the New Year at our hostel. We are happy to hear it was a warm, safe place for you guys to relax and meet new people. Our heaters have been known to make noise...More

Reviewed 11 August 2014

A friend and I stayed for 2 nights, and I loved this hostel located in New York City's Upper West Side. Although they weren't able to put us in the same room due to availability, we found this place to be a great. This hostel...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 8 September 2014

Your feedback is very much appreciated! We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and made the best of your room arrangements. Taking part in the nightlife activities like the dance club Pacha is a great way to meet other guests and...More

Reviewed 11 August 2014

This would be my first experience staying in a hostel whilst travelling by myself and I was so happy I booked HI New York. The rooms were SO clean and the beds were quite big considering they were single bunk beds. There were big lockers...More

Thank Jade W
Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 8 September 2014

Staying in a new city by yourself can be a challenge and we are so happy you chose to stay with us. Our staff loves to meet new people and be friendly and accommodating resources for our guests. It sounds like you enjoyed yourself and...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$38 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
US$38 - US$163 (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
8 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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