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Hostelling International - New York

891 Amsterdam Ave., New York City, NY 10025
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 10 nights in a shared room (10-person dorm) at HI New York and couldn't ask for a better stay. It was my first experience at a hostel and I loved it. The bathroom and the bedroom are really clean and the staff is always willing to help. The hostel has a really nice kitchen and a cozy TV room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

let me start by saying that this hostel has everything that you are looking for except from the location in the northwest of Manhattan, however the nearest subway station is just 5 minutes walk. It has a laundry, bar, wifi, big common areas, nice stuff. I've been there 3 times and I'm sure that I'll coming back.

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PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New York, responded to this review

Great feedback for future guests! We hope you get to visit us again soon. Thanks for the kind words and for choosing our NYC hostel. Best wishes! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going through modernisation process at the moment but still excellent. Service on desk was hit and miss at times but was really good otherwise, everytime you came through the door they asked if you were ok, getting involved in the activities or needed anything. Had a good socialiser event, pub crawl and Chinese New Year gathering. Rooms were standard, bathrooms... More 

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PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New York, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your patience and understanding as we go through construction of our lobby and common spaces. Thank you for sharing your feedback and for making the best of your visit. Be sure to stay with us again on your next visit to NYC. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here during the warm weather in June 2014, I have to admit the hostel is situated in a great area 2 minute walk to Central Park and a 2 minute walk from the subway, you generally think the hostel is located in a daunting place because of the high rise flats near it (I would not advise walking... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can not expect more from this hostel. I reckon HI International New York it's one of the best hostels that you can find. Very clean bathrooms, toilets. Very clean bed with good services, change the linen, towels whenever you want. Very good cafeteria with great food. Really delicious. Free wifi with good speed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is too expensive to share a room with 11 more people for $45, it has not breakfast. But... the atmosphere was great, thank god everyone was very helpful, they organized great activities everyday, that was what it made my staying better.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty good location for the price you pay, we just stayed in the dorm with 6 beds and they are extremely spacious. Bathroom & general areas are very clean and kitchen is huge! Excellent facitilies, you think you are in a hotel! Lovely staff and great tours too. Must try the bagels & coffee in the lobby!

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was never fond of hostels, I used to think they were uncomfortable and messy. And then I found this amazing place in a nice location inside Manhattan. The rooms are really clean and cozy, the bathrooms are always clean too, and the room lockers are big enough to let most of the big suitcases in. The cafe/restaurant offers delicious... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was a wonderful place to stay. The staff were very friendly and helpful even though there was a large amount of people coming in and out. Everything here was kept to a really high standard and there was plenty of opportunity to find different things to do throughout New York. It's really easy to navigate around the city... More 

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Outrup, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's even better than some of the hotels I have stayed at. Was here one week, always clean, polite staff, good room, good facility, not overpriced. There was free pizza at the Super Bowl night! There is one or two things going on each day, pub crawl, highline walk, gospel etc. The cafe was very reasonable in pricing. Will stay... More 

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Address: 891 Amsterdam Ave., New York City, NY 10025
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side
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Number of rooms: 92
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