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1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   316 West 95th Street, New York City, NY 10025 (Manhattan)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nice place, clean budget rooms, shared bathrooms.The service is good, we needed extra blanket and they gave us immediately. Girl at reception asked us to join her and her friend for a party, very friendly place.

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Bogota, Colombia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Seems like it was a mistake with my reservation for 2 nights in dorm but they solved it out as fast as I arrive putting me in a private room, and they didn't even mencioned, I was just oppening the door waiting for seing all the beds and when I open it there was a private room, with TV GREAT!!!.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Stayed for 6 nights on my way thought NY last year, travelling alone Location is reasonable - you're a fair way from the main sights, but station isn't a long walk and area seemed safe Had a double private room, it was 'OK' reasonably clean and warm but definitely saw better on my way though the states Price for me... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I visited this hostel in December 2010, I have been travelling/backpacking for 2 years so have only just got around to writing all my reviews. Firstly, for a dingy NYC hostel it's not THAT bad, we had a double room, the bed is nothing special, it's barely off the floor. It was cold as there were no heaters and it... More 

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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

Room was ok. I booked a single room with a double bed. No bed bugs was clean. Place is old, need to share bathroom. Bathroom was very dirty. Was someone's poo in the shower. Bedroom door was not so secure but was alright. Was very noisy cause some people actually live here too. But not there to enjoy the hostel... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

It's a Hostel not a goddamn fancy hotel, Ya need to calm down and be grateful that you found a place to sleep in and a bed and a shower with low prices . It's not the best yea i know , it's not the cleanest either but just don't worry about the hotel just worry about the city that's... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

In theory this hostel looks and sounds great; I've been here 3 times, first one was great. Really close from the subway, good room (clean and comfortable). Second time I was sent to a building in the back, a very small room, but still clean and fair for the price. Third time was a nightmare; they have another building a... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I booked online for a room in this hostel. First it took me more then half an hour to find because there wasn't any sigh on the door number which couldn't be seen because of restoration was going on. So at the end I found it and i had to wait at the reception to find someone to talk. After... More 

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Eugene, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

I think the varied reviews here are due to people expecting a hotel-type experience and who have had limited experience with hostels. This might not be the cheapest hostel if you're staying solo, but I shared a room with three of my friends and we each shared a bed - very affordable. If you're staying longer than a few days... More 

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Cardiff, Uk
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Yes okay, staying in a hostel, I knew I wasn't about to embrace luxury. I wanted a place to sleep, dump my stuff and shower. positives- great location to Subway! Wow! Cheap and good Internet facilities. Negatives- shoddy decor, room boiling hot had a nose bleed, would have opened window but a screaming man next door scared me as the... More 

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Address: 316 West 95th Street, New York City, NY 10025
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown , Upper West Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Candy Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 25
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