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Hostelling International - New York

891 Amsterdam Ave., New York City, NY 10025
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Brighton, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the better hostels i've stayed at. It is perhaps a little too large thus impersonal but otherwise it is very well equipped, clean and in a good location. I joined a pub crawl where a load of us went to a cool little local bar which was a good opportunity to meet other people, and was alot of... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, in a quiet safe area with easy access to the metro, and Central Park. Spacious rooms with clean beds, and bathrooms down the hall. Great onsite café with a large range of snacks/food/drinks on offer. Entertainment onsite, with city tours, plus pub crawls on offer. On the down side! Despite booking for 5 nights several months ago. I... More

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Avon, Connecticut
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80 reviews 80 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been there twice with youth groups. This is an ideal spot for such. Very clean and safe. Rooms are great for youth groups. On our most recent visit we had a big 12 bed room and two six bed rooms. The cafe is outstanding. We ended up having two lunches and a breakfast there due to the quality of... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I found it easy to find and its close to many places such as central park which is great! The place was quite busy but staff were always nice and obliging ! The price was good and I would recommend it to any group who want good cheap central accommodation in NYC!

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belo horizonte, brazil
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7 reviews 7 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is a lovely place, starting with the great location and beautiful historical building. It's a safe, nice neighbourhood, close to Central park, to Columbia University, and St John The Divine Church. There's also Starbucks, a supermarket, plenty of places to eat, all in the range of a 5-minute walk. Rooms are exactly what you would require from a hostel:... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A little far from all the main attractions in NYC like Central Park, Broadway, etc. The rooms and bathrooms are very clean and have great space. They have a lot of dorms and even a cinema inside. NYC is a very expensive city and this hostel I believe is a good option for people that have budget restrictions but also... More

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Myvatn, Iceland
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I spent 4 nights at this great hostel on my trip to America last september. The rooms were clean, breakfast good and rather cheep and the staff friendly and very helpful. It is in a quiet area but the subway to Time Square is just a block away and the walk to Central Park is only 3 or 4 blocks.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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39 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed in this hostel for 4 nights. It's location in Upper Manhattan ( 5 min to metro station and 10 min to Central Park ) is fantastic.10 bed dorm room was spacious and bunk beds were comfortable But this hostel is simply too big to socialize, to hang out. There are common areas indeed, but they always seemed to be... More

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This was my second time staying in this hostel (first in summer 2010 and second time in February 2014). The atmosphere and standards haven't changed at all, and I was delighted with this. The rooms are very clean, and I was happy to have a reading light and socket above bed. Free wifi. As some people have said, it's a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

I was staying in NY for a couple days. It was the 4th HI I stayed in and sadly I found it the least sociable. If I had been there for longer maybe I'd be able to socialize more with others, but it was so large and more like a proper hotel than the hostel feel. Gorgeous though!

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  • Central park(12)
  • Subways stations(8)
  • Very clean(7)
  • Times Square(6)
  • Great location(6)
  • Free breakfast(4)
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Additional Information about Hostelling International - New York

Address: 891 Amsterdam Ave., New York City, NY 10025
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Location: United States > New York > New York City
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Ranked #10 of 172 Specialty lodging in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Foreigners and out-of-towners meet and discuss travel plans in this large hostel. Largest hostel in the United States. ... more   less 
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