I stayed at the westside YMCA for 5 days in october 2012... right next door to central park, a great location close enough to Times Square.
Its basic, a small bed, tv,small towel provided and toilets and showers down the corridor.
I was concerned after reading some of the reviews, but for my first 5 days in New York i was on my own and every other hotel was in the $400 region... i paid $135 a night here.
Been a while since i travelled alone, but the place was cheap, close to all attractions, safe(my main concern) and i found the staff to be friendly!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located just off Central Park West and steps from the Columbus Circle Travel hub, our New York hostel guest rooms offer private Single and Bunk rooms that provide a home away from home for nearly 130,000 International and Domestic budget travelers each year.Our ideal location in NYC allows guests to enjoy the beauty of Central Park, the energy of Times Square and world famous cultural institutions including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Museum of Natural History. As a hotel guest of the West Side YMCA, you can enjoy FREE use of our 65,000 square foot Health and Wellness Facility - including two indoor swimming pools. We're easily accessible to all NYC public transportation - uptown, downtown, cross-town buses, and the 1,A,C,E,B,D,N subway lines.Guest Rooms Facilities IncludeCable TVShared Bathrooms on each floor (some private facilities)Air-conditioningHousekeeping - Clean Linens and Towels providedElevator BuildingAround the clock check-in24 hour securityFree WiFi in lobby areaSafe Deposit boxesNo Curfew ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- West Side Ymca Hotel New York City
- Ymca New York
- New York City Ymca
- Ymca West Side New York
- Ymca Nyc