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The Bowery House

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   220 Bowery, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
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Ranked #45 of 96 New York City B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had certain reservations about staying in a hostel, but The Bowery House turned out to be a terrific choice...particularly when it came to my budget. The cabins are cozy and (surprisingly) quiet. As someone who is a terribly light sleeper, noise is always a concern...but I didn't have any problems sleeping through the night here. The bathroom was exceptionally... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As far as hostels go this place is uber cool. Yeah the rooms are small but it's incredibly clean and surprisingly quiet. Bathrooms/showers are close to the rooms and very clean. Shampoo, conditioner and body wash are provided. The staff here are so friendly and fun, on the right night the rooftop bar is great. I'm travelling solo and found... More

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Milan, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it's a hostel - take it or leave it. single "rooms" are cubicles containing a bed with basically no room for anything else. sound insulation is very poor (you hear people coughing) but they provide ear plugs just in case. the place is quite clean and the staff friendly; wifi works pretty well. male bathroom is at 3rd floor, female... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean, great attention, great service. The cabins were very small but comfortable. Great option who wants to visit NY under a budget. The location is very good, with the subway aroud three blocks away.

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Bowery House back on the first of the year to see the ball drop on New Year's '14. I chose this hostel due to a friend's recommendation and I couldn't be happier! The place has a very warm and cozy feeling, especially if you visit Manhattan during the winter months. I certainly recommned this place to... More

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New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a little trouble booking a room with my credit card (my own fault)so by the time I arrived there,my room had been given away. The superman at the desk sorted me out with a cabin which I loved. They are literally cabins and the beds are not designed for tall people but still had a good nights sleep.... More

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Suitcase didnt fit on the floor of the room.. No space whatsoever! However, lovely lobby area & roof top, plus friendly staff and cool decor. Stayed by myself for 2 nights & then booked an extra night.

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MJDempsey, General Manager at The Bowery House, responded to this review

Dear katieelizabeth21, Thank you for staying at The Bowery House and writing a review! We have many guests who check in for a quick stay and add a day or two once they see how clean, comfortable and accommodating we are. Our affordable rates and dynamite location make us the perfect place to stay and enjoy New York. We hope... More

Santa Fe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a relaxing stay. It's kind of like a dormitory but with tiny cabins, shared bathrooms, and a shared ceiling. But so what? You get a cheap, comfortable room for the night and pleasant and accommodating staff. It's not for couples or people that value privacy because you're not going to spend much time in your cabin. You're... More

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MJDempsey, General Manager at The Bowery House, responded to this review

Dear William Y, Thank you for your review and recent stay! Our clean and comfortable cabins offer excellent value to our dear guests. Staff is here to make your NYC experience unique and enjoyable. We hope to see you the next time you visit New York. Regards, Matthew Dempsey/General Manager More

Hove, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Generally an amazing experience. The only minor drawback was the shared ceiling, which I don't recall being made clear in the description of the place. I made a concerted effort to be quiet, other people however didn't have such qualms!! Otherwise though it was really very good! The rooms were small for sure, but clean, light and really we didn't... More

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MJDempsey, General Manager at The Bowery House, responded to this review

Dear chris m, Thank you for your stay and FIVE STAR REVIEW! Our staff loves to help guests enjoy NYC to the fullest. Our cabins have high thread count sheets and offer one of the best values in one of the most expensive cities. Our clean bathrooms and lovely bath products make it fun to get ready and enjoy NYC.... More

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Additional Information about The Bowery House

Address: 220 Bowery, New York City, NY
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , NoLita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Bowery House 2*
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