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Swiss 1291 Hostel

255 West 55th St, Between 8th and Broadway, New York City, NY 10019
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I was one of the first guests to stay in the new location (half a block from the original location) and it was awesome. It was a two-level apartment with its own kitchen and bathrooms, located right next to the "Soup Man" from Seinfeld fame and about 5-10 mins walk from Central Park and about 2 mins from Broadway. Loved... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Basic dorm rooms that are tastefully done up in a clean and well-maintained property. The common area is cosy and offers a shared fridge as well as basic breakfast to kick start your day. Its convenient location in a nice neighbourhood is another plus and the nearest metro station is within walking distance. My first go at a hostel and... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We had a great stay at the swiss hostel in NYC! It is located very conveniently and is very clean. A very nice receptionist welcomed us and showed us to the room. They also have a very nice commonroom area with a flat screen TV and offer some toast and cereals for free use. Very cool. It is a MODERN... More 

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