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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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

room was tiny I had to keep the door open so I didn't feel trapped staff were ok not overly helpful location was fine was an old hotel and not very nice its ok if you just need a bed I wouldn't stay again rather pay the extra

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is very nice and helpful. There was no problem at all to check out a little later. Though the rooms need some refurbishment as our bed was about to fall apart. Bathroom shower could have some more pressure... In general the hostel does its job. It has a fitness centre and a swimming pool and the location is... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are clean, but quite small. If you search for a place to sleep, it's okay. If you have a habit to hang out in the lobby of your hotel at night, you better look for another place. There are two kind of staff members. The onestaking care of the hostel guests were very friendly and we could ask... More

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

I stayed in a single room (as a leader of a group of students who stayed in either twin or quad rooms). For this type of trip I would definitely recommend the Vanderbilt as a great place to stay. Being closer to Grand Central Station and having facilities such as a large gym, a swimming pool and communal areas with... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a 'deluxe single'. The rooms are very small, with a desk, tv, a/c and frig. For the money, it is very good/excellent. You have to share a bathroom on the floor. There were actually 4 or 5 on our floor. All kept very clean. Also a common kitchen area, and a laundry on the floor below. The help... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why pay more?? The Vanderbilt YMCA offers clean, comfortable rooms in a convenient location at a bargain price. Safe and secure; guard on duty 24/7. Room offers basic amenities but what else do you need besides bed, storage drawers, racks, refrigerator and tv. Bonus: interacting with pleasant pilgrims from all over the world. And did we mention first-class gym and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms like prison cells. Showers like prison showers. Staff like prison officers. And everywhere smells of feet. The gym is good though. Location good. Manhattan overrated. Need 200 characters to finish the review and struggling to .........

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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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