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West Side YMCA

2.0 of 5 5 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars NEW

I went with a friend to spend 4 days in New York. We were told YMCA is a large chain of good american hostels. Great location, near Central Park and subway station. Good communication to main services. Kind personnel treat. We payed for private bathroom and we were scammed, so we had to use the shared ones. Our room consisted... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed on the 11th floor for 5 nights in Oct 2014, right next to the lift which I though would be noisy, but slept very well, The room was basic as you'd expect but relatively clean and tidy, The shared toilets were fine, didn't have to queue once and were clean. Exactly what I'd hope for when I booked,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have spent a week at WESTSIDE YMCA in October 2014. It was a good stay as it is in a great location to go and see the city, therefore it's a good place to stay for those who only need a bed to sleep in. The rooms were small and I was cold as I slept, really disliked the... More 

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Ada, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Perfect location and awesome gym. Security and reception 24/7. However quite old building and very cold rooms in wintertime. I wrote longer review in my blog: https://dreamerachiever.wordpress.com/2015/01/18/hotel-review-west-side-ymca-upper-westside-manhattan-nyc/

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The hotel is located very close to subway and central park so it was very convenient to travel around. I booked a room with the semi private bathroom. The room is too small and not very clean and included stained carpet. The air box near the window was open and broken which made the air from outside flow inside. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The most attractive things about it are the great location and the reasonable price. It is located near columbia circle and within walking distance of many famous attractions such as central park and times square. However, the room is too small, and when you take a shower, the water is too hot. When I complained the hot water to staff,... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I went with my almost grown daughter to introduce her to Manhattan. We staid two nights in a room with bunks beds. The room was tiny, but had a small desk, towels, and a closet. Shared bathrooms were nearby and were clean. The room and common areas were neat, clean, and organized. The security desk was helpful in answering questions... More 

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Budingen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights in a private doubleroom, floor number 9! The rooms are very small and you cant open the window which is not so nice because even though its winter you need fresh air! The beds are alright, they clean it everyday and you have fresh towels everyday. Thats great because a lot of hostels dont... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

If you are on a tight budget, want a room just to sleep in and go, and be in an ideally conveniet location in Manhattan, this is it. But as they say you get what you pay for. The rooms range from cheap to about $60 a night more and I would recommend going for the more. For this you... More 

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Wildomar, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was expecting some quirky experiences based on the Village People song. I really enjoyed my stay here, and I would do it again. If you are looking for value in NYC, this is it! There is VERY tight security, so you don't have to worry. The rooms are spartan, but they are pretty comfortable. It is close to MANY... More 

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Address: 5 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side
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Hotel Class:2 star — West Side YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 500
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Ymca New York
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