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The Vanderbilt YMCA

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   224 East 47th St., New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, anyone who reads my profile can see I have traveled to many places and have a wide perspective of various types of establishments. This place has got to be far worse than anything I have ever stayed in any country! First, the heater in my room never worked and due to the incredibly cold temperatures in NY I ended... More 

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Lima, Peru
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is great! But that's all, before I booked this hotel I read the tips, so I knew the rooms were tiny, however I did not expect THAT TINY! And I know that the price is really cheap compared to the rest of hotels in the area, but is still to much for those rooms. The staff were always... More 

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England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here last month, whilst on a trip to NYC. I didn't know what to expect with it being my first stay in a hostel, but it was worse than I imagined. Upon arrival, the staff were grumpy and took over 30 minutes to get our keys (even though there was 30 odd of us). The rooms were very... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the YMCA and the only positive thing i could say about this hostel is that it was in a good location.. but that is all. We have travelled around America and stayed in multiple hostels but this was by FAR the WORST. The rooms were tiny about the size of a prison cell and smelt like feet... 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
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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