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American Dream Hostel

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168 East 24th Street, midtown Manhattan, New York City, NY 10010
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in a provate room in August, it went well. The hostel's location is perfect. The bed was comfortable. The free breakfast was fantastic! It was clean enough. The room was clean, but I would give bathroom and showers a 7/10. I would say they need some TLC But my overall experience was great! I highly recommend it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled all over the world and stayed in countless hostels, but htis was my first experience staying in an American hostel. As an American living in Boston, I was curious to see how they handled it, as the price difference between the rest of the world and here is pretty extreme. But, let's be honest, this is NYC... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had pre booked elsewhere and wow what a dump...So we wandered with a view to finding alternatives and after chatting to a friendly NYC Fireman he pointed us in the direction of here..... Buzzing, the place is really clean, tidy, quiet and so friendly. We were here 2 nights and what a great place, location is perfect, internet, free... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is friendly, there were no hassles, the hostel has a good environment. The breakfast has good quality. The room I stayed in was quite small, but very acceptable given the low rates. Very good overall price/quality ratio.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My friend and I stayed here the last weekend in June and loved it! The rooms are spare, but we were only staying there to sleep and eat. However, there was a nice common room with games, books, computers and places to sit and chat if we were going to stay there long enough to hang out in the evenings.... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Situated in such a good location, rooms very clean, staff so friendly and very resonably priced for New York! Plus the breakfast was AMAZING and to top it all off I left my teddy there and they were so nice and had it sent out to me! Will definately stay there again next time I'm in NYC. Highly reccomend this... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The hotel is a renovated building situated in a nice and safe area. The 24h staff is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is really good and abundant (seasonal fruits, different sort of bread and cakes, cornflakes, etc). All rooms face the street (a bit noisy in summer), are equiped with TV and bunk beds. Unfortunately, Any room has private bathroom.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We spent one night at American Dream Hostel and were happily surprised with the great service and fine facilities they have. The price/quality ratio is excellent in my opinion, and it's strategically located. The room we received had no noise despite being in the middle of a city as New York. The manager and receptionist who received us were extremely... More 

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Statesville, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Art Deco style. Two blocks from the subway. Bus across the street. Maps available at the front desk. Continental breakfast every morning. VERY clean. Quiet. Safe. What more could you ask for? Oh yeah. Italian ice 3 doors down. I wouldn't change anything, except the curtains on the windows are a little too sheer and let a lot of light... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Good place to stay, great breakfast & plenty of tea on tap ! Saved me ! Room was basic but quite & comfortable nice way to meet fellow travellers 10min from subway or very walkable to the main sites shared bathrooms weren't bad but no basins in them to wash my hands The staff were helpful & freidly .

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