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Bowery's Whitehouse Hotel

340 Bowery, New York City, NY 10012 (Manhattan)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A hotel from the 20’, clean, cheap, with an excellent location close to the Subway. At the counter Mary and Farah helps you a lot with all your inquiries. Nice and friendly people. Free WiFi, refrigerator, microwave. 50’ LCD TV. I recommend it specially if you don't want to spend a lot of many just for sleeping!! Not for picky... More

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London, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The little cubicle rooms are tiny - with thin partitions separating each "room". Ask for a double and its exactly the same, except with the partition to your neighbour removed. Each of the "rooms" has an open roof. You can peek into next doors room if you are tall enough and stood on your bed. It means that everyone is... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Bowery Whitehouse three times already, and there's a reason I keep coming back. IT'S CHEAP AND CENTRALLY LOCATED !!! The rooms might be tiny and a bit noisy (remember ear plugs and sleep shades), the common facilites are decent, but the staff are really nice and helpful. It's a great location and you can't beat... More

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Long Island City, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't recommend this hostel. The single room are very bad and i had to live in the same floor with a "homeless" person. I knew what an hostel in Manhattan could be and I expected that. But pictures and price were promising some nice charm place, which I didn't find at all. Half the price would have been a... More

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Miami, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Avoid this hostel at all cost. There are other hostels on Manhattan with comparable prices and far superior quality. My experience with this hostel began as an advisor for a college spring break trip for approximately twenty students. Accordingly, we were looking to stay at an affordable and conveniently located place. We chose the Bowery hostel because it was close... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

i liked the place. because: 1- cheapest private rooms in new york city. 45 usd. per person per night . 2-the location is very good....bowery....3- very near to metro stations.4- surrounding neighbourhood is safe and nice. not like china town 5-many nice places to eat and drink around the 5- the staff is ready to help you. 6- they have... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

My Boyfriend and I booked this place on the last night of our travels together . As we had been traveling the US a month staying mostly in hostels we wanted a private room for our last night . But oh man this was not the right place . The only space in the " private rooms" is literally for... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

There is a point at which affordability, as a metric, breaks down into insignificance. Bowery's 'Whitehouse' (Nothing is cleaned regularly enough to stay truly white) is the definition of 'cheap as hell'. Whatever your budget, you simply cannot afford to stay here, for health and safety reasons. When beggars ask if you can spare some change for a hostel, this... More

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Nevada City, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I took my seven year old daughter here and we stayed five nights. She loved the place. We stayed here because we had no other choice, as I couldn't afford anything else, and we really made the best of it. At night I told her stories about how entire families used to live with all their kids and all their... More

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Genoa, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This is place is rat house. Every room has no ceiling, so every rooms is easly accesible by everyone and has no safe. You hear EVERY npise coming from the other rooms and even the bathroom has no ceiling, so even the smell reaches everyroom. Therere no power outlet in the rooms so you have to leave your eletronic stuff... More

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Additional Information about Bowery's Whitehouse Hotel

Address: 340 Bowery, New York City, NY 10012
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , NoHo
Hotel Style:
Ranked #129 of 171 Specialty lodging in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Whitehouse Hotel of NY is one of the most affordable hostels in New York, offering single and double air-conditioned units with the privacy and security you're looking for. Located in New York City's No-Ho district, our New York hostel is the perfect choice for backpackers, students and travelers on a budget. ... more   less 
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