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5 West 31st St, New York City, NY 10001 (Manhattan)
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Urban Oasis
Ranked #13 of 96 New York City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 family members booked for Sept 2014 in Feb 2014 for 14 night stay. Upon arrival they were told "due to a building inspection, work has to be carried out for building compliance and they cannot stay there". They then had to find somewhere on-the-spot! This is totally unacceptable! a$2,430k accom quote has now turned out to be a $6,000K... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, very easy to find from the directions they gave us on the welcome email. Nice touches like the lists of things to do, markets and places to eat. the girls never stopped cleaning the communal areas, was spotless. The Netflix was a great touch, used it most nights. One slight grumble was i needed some washing doing, you... More

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was all set to stay here in Oct only to receive an email from them today informing me that they are cancelling our booking as they have to cease trading, a full refund was given along with some recommendations for other local hotels. Rating based purely on communication we've had with hotel.

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This the best hostel I´ve ever been to. And I´m not exaggerating. And it was a surprise. I´ve been to New York before and stayed at a crappy hostel. New York is famous for their crappy, dirty hostels. But this was something different. It´s clean and it feels like home. The best thing is the staff! I hade some problems... More

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Vienna, Austria
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This place is amazing! We spent one week there and were absolutely excited about the Urban Oasis. The location is just perfect, the Empire State Building (~5min by foot) is only three blocks away, the next metro stop is only one block away. Room was basic, but what else than a bed do you need in NYC?! It was clean... More

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Cardiff
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The lofts are split into floors so only 5 room on each floor, so it's like renting an apartment. We had the small room which was fine (having lived in a shoebox in London it was plenty big enough for me) but we hung out in the communal areas mostly. They have a big flat screen tv with Netflix for... More

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stayed here over the Fourth of July week and I did not want to leave! Very clean and very safe! It was like living in your own apartment with some cool new friends down the hall. Close to subway and shopping. From now on whenever I come to NYC I will be staying at this hostel!

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Never having stayed at a hostel, my family was a bit nervous about Urban Oasis. I felt good about it from the time we booked because of the reviews, but even upon arrival, my family was even more nervous due to the street facade and elevator entrance. Otan.nce we got into our room, my wife and children felt much better... More

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London
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

There is not a bad thing i can say about Urban Oasis! The location is just perfect & the hostel is just like your own home, we would look forward to coming home after a big day out. Clean, cool, excellent staff, comfy beds, lots of helpful information & guides! Just perfect! :D

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Ushuaia, Argentina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I didn't ever had any doubt about how great this place would be, and it still exceded my expectations. This is a place that should get a permanent 100% rating. I have been here for 12days and it really felt like home. I had a spacious room, with aircondition and a lot of daylight. There is space to hang /... More

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Additional Information about Urban Oasis

Address: 5 West 31st St, New York City, NY 10001
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Urban Oasis Hostel & Guest House Hotel New York City
Urban Oasis Hostel And Guest House

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