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West Side YMCA

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5 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I shared a bunk room here towards the end of November 2014. The room wasn't particularly large, and was in fact quite small, but there was room enough for us both to dress and get around, and the wifi was strong enough on our floor that we could stream a movie before bed in our room. Beds... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, the location in fantastic--short distance to subway, restaurants, Lincoln Center, cinemas, Whole Foods, etc. This is the Y so the accommodation is basic, but livable. The room is small, but has A/C and a fuzzy TV. The internet worked most of the time. Most of the time, the shared bathrooms are clean and fine.

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Dukhan, Al Jumaliyah, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great hostel with an amazing gym and pool, right on central park and by broadway. Lots of things within walking distance. The rooms were a bit pokey, but this is in the heart of NYC, so can't complain.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing location right near Central Park and a quick walk to Times Square. The rooms are tiny and of course it's New York so overpriced for the room you get. Many facilities and security. For a place to stay it wasnt very much in regards to party and meeting people.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great location, for young people who like to explore the city, It is situated right next to Central Park and only a 15-20 minute walk to time square. Even though the rooms are basic and small , they are very clean and housekeeping was regular . Staff are friendly and me and my friend felt very safe.... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple rooms but good for sleeping. Good cleaning service. Clean toilets and showers. Helpful staff. Good location near metro station and Central Park. We appreciated luggage storage ($2) in the last day.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The location is great. The rooms are what you pay for. The bathrooms need ventilation and a good clean. I would recommend going down to the 3rd floor to use the gym showers and change room rather than using the hotel change room. The young man that first helped me was very helpful and professional, but the second woman with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Really bad room, really bad staff, really bad facilities, no extras (like all other hotels), wifi was difficult to attain, constantly too hot, it's like the literally didn't care about anyone in there and were just churning people in and out as fast and cheaply as possible.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

You will probably consider this hotel if you're short on cash. Great location. But the hotel is worn down. I'm not a picky type, but had to ask for another room when I found half-eaten food and used q-tips on the floor. Cleaning is not that good in showers. Walls are definitely not sound proof! More like cardboard-walls.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The location of the hostel is quite convenient. Takes maybe 10-15 minutes to walk to Times square from the hostel. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our room was quite nice, with a small tv screen in the corner and a small closet were we could hang our clothes. In the lobby of the hostel is a small shop... More 

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