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The Vanderbilt YMCA

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   224 East 47th St., New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here in October 2013, downstairs is really modern with a gym. It is very bright and welcoming. The rooms were good and location was excellent, very close to all the main attractions which were in walking distance. Very good value and highly recommended.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from 7 night stay at The Y. Central location and main attractions easily accessed. Rooms varied on size and comfort. Bunks quite small for some teenagers, showers and toilets basic but maintained quite well considering amount of visitors. There is some refurbishing happening and the showers on 4 are lovely. Clean sheets and towels provided. There are a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I would like to record my thanks to the staff of the Y. They were uniformly professional and friendly, which is impressive when you consider they were dealing with 76 students. Well done to all of you. Secondly I would like to address some of the other commentaries about the YMCA. It is completely true that it is not... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on a trip to New York with my college, expected a basic stay due to cheap price. However, this was awful, the staff were rude and made us stand outside while waiting for our room even though it was past the check in time - in the snow! The rooms were in comfortable and dirty, we found Multiple... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently took a school party of 44 to stay at the YMCA. Having done the research i knew what to expect and I wasn't disappointed. Rooms were clean, showers and bathrooms were clean and worked well, even had some wireless in the room (didn't always work) 9&10 floor, even gave us towels in the room. Alex was great and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Looking for a few nights in Manhattan in New York with a limited budget, this accommodation will provide the basics, good location, safe and warm place to stay. The front desk staff was pleasant and helpful, the use of the gym and the pool is a bonus but the guest rooms are very basic, the bathroom facilities also very basic.... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

You get what you pay for. Cheap and tacky rooms. Rooms are extremely small and no where near big enough for 2 people, beds are uncomfortable and dangerous in some instances but housekeeping clean rooms daily as long as you do not leave anything on the beds. Shared toilets and showers are not an issue as I thought they would.... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

First time staying at a hostel. Husband and I already pre-judged the place and was actually surprised. We paid $113 a night as apposed to some sites who we're charging $87-$99. Why we went with the most expensive rate I have no idea. But I just didn't trust booking through a hostel website vs the YMCA site. We were able... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I've stayed here twice in August 2012 and 2013. In August 2012 the staff were very rude and didn't provide me with any information, did make you feel like you was harassing them. Aug 2013, was completely different the lady at the reception provided me with lots of information and use of the gym, she was also very friendly. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Bit of a late review! Stayed her august. 2013 If your low budget traveller this is perfect. The location was good, easy enough to get around new York, we walked to most places. You could book sightseeing tours, transfers and other things down in the reception, the man was really helpful. The rooms themselves, bunkbeds, In a tiny room probably... More

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Additional Information about The Vanderbilt YMCA

Address: 224 East 47th St., New York City, NY 10017
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 172 Specialty lodging in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:1 star — The Vanderbilt YMCA 1*
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