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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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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Albrighton, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was a two man bunk bed with literally not enough space to swing a cat. The beds were not comfortable and the air con was loud, but it was a lot cheaper than a hotel and you get free use of fitness facilities which were awesome, a great 25m pool, weights room, resistance suite and cardio room. The... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed in a private bedroom for 3 nights and the price was excelent, given the circumstances of the city. The bedroom is small, but once you're in NYC you won't wanna stay there. Close to the Grand Central, 20 minutes walk to Times Square, didn't even use the subway. Young atmosphere.

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Calgary, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Paid $120/night for a 2 person twin bunk bed room August, 2014. Right before our trip we noted the same rooms going for around $260/night. When we checked in we quickly realized we had been given a room on the unrenovated floor. The other floors rooms and washrooms had obviously been reno'd. Our room was tiny, barely big enough for... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bathrooms were awfully unclean, there was a cockroach on the sink one morning. Locks on room didnt work, staff were very rude, bedrooms were very small and no wardrobe. Bunk beds when described as a twin room. Only plus was it was walking distance to main areas and close to grand central. Wifi worked for all of our friends but... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Greatly disappointed in my stay at this YMCA. Took a red-eye across country, so I arrived in the morning to unprofessional front desk staff. They don't let you check in early (before 3pm) so I had to pay to have my luggage checked in. It was unbelievable the way the check in desk treats the guest to the point that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Myself and my boyfriend stayed here for one night in a private 2 bed room. We checked in early as our overnight flight got us in at 5:30am. We got to the hostel around 8am we were ready to drop. We asked if there was any possibility to get our room straight away but were told check in was at... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought i'd be nice to get a 2 bed private room for our NYC vacation from College. They were nice enough to let us put our luggage in a room while being too early for check in. They also let us know that tip is appreciated. Our room was on the 9th floor of a 10 floor building that... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed at this hostel for one night. Our goal was to have a place to crash after a night of exploring the city for the first time. We were both pleasantly surprised with what we found at the Vanderbuilt YMCA. The location was perfect! We felt SO safe. Security was tight and on 24 hours a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a few days in June 2014 in a single room. Its just about the right size for a single person with a little luggage and while the room is clean, the YMCA is very conveniently located and the staff are quite nice, the common bathroom and toilet facilities could do better. There are three shower cubicles... More

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New York
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just left New York after a 3 night stay at the Vanderbilt. I have to say I loved it! So close to all amenities, Duane read pharmacies on most blocks, (24hour) heaps of cafés, bars, shops, even GNC for the body lovers like me. Best of all only 5 blocks from the closest subway. I had a private... 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*
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Ymca Vanderbilt
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