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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   224 East 47th St., New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
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The Vanderbilt YMCA
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Storrs, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the YMCA Vanderbilt hostel one night in mid-August last year. My room was a single one without the bathroom. Everything looked old and kind-of-crappy, but honestly, it was not dirty (even the bathroom was clean). The room was kinda small and the bed and furniture were not great, but hey it's a hostel. Noise was acceptable, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay here, mainly because e47th is a great location. I was upgraded from a dorm to a single room, which was amazing. I mean, still pretty small but having privacy was great. There was a free gym which I kept meaning to use.. ahem. 24hr card access was great, and the staff were helpful. Plastic sheets on... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, only a small walk to Rockefeller Plaza, and the subway station, and a few blocks from Central Park. Room we had was quite small, but comfortable. Wifi was good, but didn't work too well in our room. Overall a reasonable price for the location.

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Lennoxville, Canada
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights and we never had any problems. We arrived way before check in time and the receptionist allowed us to enter our room, because it wasn't used the night before. We had a double private room (bunk beds). It felt cramped but we had a fridge. However we had no control over the heating, so... More 

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It is extremely dirty and so small room that you can not even walk or leave your luggage etc...., the receptionists are not friendly at all, it is very expensive for the price you pay. The location was not that bad.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Stayed with my girlfriend, the price is good if you're traveling with someone else, otherwise for solo travellers it's a little bit expensive. Staff is good, they allowed us to early check-in. It's very clean and the only problem is that the room is very, very tiny, smaller than a cruise ship room. Beds are very good and they have... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I stayed in the hostel with a few friends on a school trip. We didn't spend a lot of time in the hostel itself due to the schedule we were on, so for us it was perfect. The twin bedrooms were small but gave enough space for what we needed, however if the stay had been longer I think the... More 

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Prato, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It has rather low prices since it's in Manhattan. We stayed 7 days in a basic room for two (refrigerator, TV, a small table). The first room they gave us was undecent: door almost can't be opened, very bad window. We asked for a different room, and they gave us a different one. This one was a normal room, but... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

First of all, location was easy access and there had many shops around. I got a newly renovated room. Although my single room was tiny but it was cleaned and bed was comfy enough. The property also offered communal kitchen too......Great !!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I stayed here with my brother, we shared a small private room with a bunk bed. The bed was not great but it was good enough, I wasn't uncomfortable, I slept fine and felt fine in the morning. The shared bathroom was clean and simple. The staff were great! very helpful and friendly! If you want a fancy hotel I... More 

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Address: 224 East 47th St., New York City, NY 10017
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Vanderbilt YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 400
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Also Known As:
The Vanderbilt Ymca Hotel New York City
Ymca Vanderbilt
Ymca New York
New Vanderbilt Ymca York
Vanderbilt Ymca New York
Ymca Nyc

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