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Hostelling International - New York

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
2 Star Hotel
HI-New York is located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. One block from Broadway and a main subway line. Minutes from glorious Central Park. Situated near Central Park and Columbia University, the hostel is in a historic Victorian Gothic-style building on the Upper West...
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Location and contact
891 Amsterdam Ave, at the corner of 103rd. Street, New York City, NY 10025-4403
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5.2 miles to La Guardia Airport
118 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
0.9 miles from Upper West Side
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights while my friend was visiting from London. Another friend wanted to join last minute and when she couldn’t be booked in our room, the staff made sure she was on the same floor in a near by room. The facilities...More

Thank PumpkinSpiceBexter
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent experience in NYC. We appreciate your feedback and will be sure to share this with Gemma! Our staff hopes you will continue to use hostels throughout your travels.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights here and we were amazed by the service and cleanliness of the hostel. The rooms are well appointed with individual storage space for every bed. Rooms are quite spacious . The bathrooms can be found on every corner of the each...More

Thank Gagan_Gupta_1975
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate your terrific feedback and suggestions following your recent visit to our hostel. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your detailed thoughts. Our staff hopes you will continue to use hostels throughout your future travels!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel provided an excellent place for me to stay at an economical price. I stayed overnight on June 20, 2018 while visiting New York City alone. I stayed in the male six bed premium dorm for $62. This is a great bargain compared to...More

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Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 6 days ago

We can't thank you enough for your kind words and for providing such phenomenal insight into your experience. Our staff is very happy to read that you enjoyed your experience and we hope you will come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time in nyc by myself in a hostel, i have to admit that maybe hostels are not the best option for me, but this one was very clean, in a very good position, with a good price, it was easy to move around from...More

Thank Vale N
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 3 weeks ago

We look forward to your next visit. Thank you for sharing your helpful feedback with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good place to stay for the 2 nights. I was in a 10 share. Bunks are hard to get up and down from but thats the only issue i had. Showers were always clean and tidy and they had a lovely cafe...More

Thank rachellemarielong
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts on our hostel and its facilities. We are happy to hear that you liked the hostel. Come back and visit us again soon!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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$47 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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$47 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nearby
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
...More
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sparklygem
June 30, 2018|
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Response from Tracey F | Reviewed this property |
I was going to send a pic but apparently not able to :-/ They were as deep as a regular high school locker and quite wide. I was able to get my 45L backpack in with room remaining.
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hkmccullagh
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Jennefer N | Reviewed this property |
I took the Air Train JFK to Howard Beach then transferred to the A Line(blue) to Columbus Circle (59St)This was an express train and still took about 1hr 20 mins.From here transfer to Line 1(Red line) and exit at 103 St... More
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Room Tips
"Seek a Deluxe Room for the Free Shower Shoes and Breakfast"
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"4 bed dorms are difficult to book, but the most private."
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"I was in dorms and they are clean and comfortable each with their own charging stations."
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"I went for cheaper 10-bed dorm, but it was not full and it was spacious and well laid out."
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