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Hostelling International - New York

891 Amsterdam Ave., New York City, NY 10025
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As was to be expected the HI of New York did not disappoint, brilliant facilities, helpful staff and prime location. Nestled in on 103rd street you have only a small walk to subways, bars and shopping. Central Park is only a 5 minute walk and the complex boasts a fantastic atmosphere! There is no shortage of information or flyers showing... More

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Ronneby, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is many reasons to stay at this hostel and the main reason is the location and that the hostel is incredible big. As you probably already know, this is a Hostelling International hostel, meaning that it's a bit higher standard and a bit more pricey. It's located 2 blocks away from Central Park, which gonna take you 2-3 minutes... More

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This hostel is a perfect option for a stay. Since New York is a giant city and there are alot to do and to see, you'll most likely won't be staying in your room even half of 24 hours so why to spend lots of money on expensive hotels... Allthough this hostel is also not so cheap. Anyhow, best option... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed here in late January and wasn't disappointed. Was there for three nights and had a nice stay. The rooms are pretty modern and have lockers. The bathrooms are also clean and modern. The location was really good, the subway is only across the street and takes around 10-15 minutes to get to Times Square. Probably on the pricey side... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I stayed here two times while visiting new york city and can say that I only just had an okay experience both times that I visited. The staff was pretty good, friendly, and helpful. The bathrooms and rooms were clean and I had no problems with the amenities. My stay included one free breakfast as well. The first time I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

great place to stay,clean rooms,good beds and great staff. would be good if they had a bar there, but your not aloud to drink in the hostel. good location it was nice to see other parts of new york and get out of the hustle and bussle. i did a bar hop with the hostel which was a great way... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great place, felt nice and big, safe and each time I've been back they have improved it. Nice, large, clean rooms and it was always being cleaned by hostel staff. Good communal areas and reception staff. Right near the subway on 103rd st. A bit noisy staying in the rooms at the back of the building as it was nearer... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is my second time staying at one of Hosteling International hostels. It's such a nice chain of hostels. prices vary depending on location. The staff were amazing at this hostel, very inviting and respectful also very very helpful, my experience in NY started in the right place with the right people. BTW great locker sizes!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Good place to stay, nice and cheap food, friendly stuff and really cheap. Would reccomend for traveling alone or in couple..............................................................................

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Recife, PE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

You can lear so much interacting with other roommates. Also, in order to save money, use the kitchen which is underground. You can buy food and fruits on small markets around and cook it and on your own.

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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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