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Hostelling International - New York

891 Amsterdam Ave., New York City, NY 10025
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

When I arrived late in the night, it was almost a nightmare. Somebody had taken my blanket and heat was not working. NYC was at 23 F that night and if you are not covered by something you will not be able to sleep due to the cold. I had to go to reception and ask for another blanket. Men's... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

I stayed there for 11 nights in September of 2009.. If you don't need fancy accomodations when travelling and don't mind staying in a dorm, then do not spend your bucks in pricey hotels during your next stay in the Big Apple. Excellent hostel, very clean dorms, clean bathrooms (there were improvements underway during my stay and I could already... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2010

Was traveling with my 14 yr old niece. Stayed 3 nights. Location - the hostel is located in Manhattan just two blocks from the top of Central Park. And 1 block from the #1 line which will get you pretty much anywhere you want to go. The first day we walked to the Museum of Natural History...which was about 25... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2010

stayed with my 24yo daughter and friend for 7 nights in 6 bed female dorm which was great. staff were helpful especially as we arrived at 7am, huge locker downstairs to put all our gear in for $5 till room available at 4pm, did eds bronx tour, daves downtown and central; park walking tours which were fantastic to get familiar... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2010

We actually didn't intend to stay here, rather we got booked here after the hostel we actually booked suspended operations. Things didn't get off to such a great start. We arrived around lunch time, and were told we couldn't check in, then got rebuffed a couple of times before being able to check in a few hours later (they were... More

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MARTIN, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2010

Excellent hostel!!! Clean room and bathrooms, great location, pleasant staff, nice place to live. Great program (tours, evenings, ...). Take Dave´s tour. 10 bucks for 7 hour Downtown tour, 10 bucks for 5 hour Central Park tour. The best spent money in NYC. Good Ed´s Brooklyn tour. I was solo traveler from Slovak Republic and I felt safe.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

Being a novice in terms of staying at a hostel, I could expect anything from best to worst. After almost a week in HI New York, I could not be more positively surprised by how everything went: decent accommodations, friendly and helpful staff, an awesome patio, an ATM for withdrawals (that saved me a lot of walks to the bank),... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

The rooms in the hostel are great. The lockers are huge and secure, the beds are comfy and large. The other facilities such as the bathrooms are great, and a refurbishment programme seems to be underway - all were modern and clean, some were closed for redecoration. The laundry and communal areas were great, and the lobby level is great.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

Great place, i felt 100% safe with my sister. the hostel was expensive, not worth it for two backpackers...i had to pay for my sister so it was 70 a night. book in advance, always packed. the place is VERY clean. almost too many people to actually hang out with

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

We spent 7 nights in this hostel, it is a very big hostel housing some 600 rooms. The bedrooms are clean, have aircon and big enough lockers to fit massive suitcases in them. It has a great big new kitchen, internet areas, laundry and three lounge areas plus a huge courtyard outside. The place is cleaned daily and I had... More

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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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