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Port Moody, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent two nights, and nothing but kudos for the 'Y'. The rooms are basic, and you do indeed have to share a biffy, but everything is clean, it is safe and secure, the beds were comfortable, sheets crisp, and given the busy streets, even relatively quiet (I'd really like to chat with that sadistic Paramedic about his siren, LOL)....and it... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just small remarks. At the 11th floor, we did not have internet in the room, you have to go to the common area. At one night the heating in the room was crazy! The air condition a bit dirty and noisy, was not possible to sleep. What's more, wasn't possible to open the window (was screwed together. Security couldn't not... More 

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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed for Labor Day/Electric Zoo weekend. If you're looking for a cheap place to lay your head after a long day of visiting the city, this is a solid place to stay. The rooms are small and basic, but for a hostel, they are on the nicer side. We stayed on the 10th floor, where the bathrooms are semi-private.... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Good place to stay in NYC for a Good price. Toilets and showers are clean, staff is friendly. Not the best neighbourhood. But it s descent. If you're looking for a cheap and Good place in New York. This is the place for you!!! NeXT to a subway, next to a hospital

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Mechelen, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

First of all it was difficult to judge the quality and the price because in Europe for this money one can get a good 3 or 4 start hotel. Now, because it is New York, I do realise that this accommodation should be called cheap in comparison with other hotels. This cheap means 514 US dollars for 7 nights. 1.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

24 hour entry, check out was super easy. It was affordable, comfortable, the bathrooms were clean. The only issue I had was that the rooms were too warm for comfort. But it was an issue that the current staff was aware of, so I sure it's been taken care of.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

This was the cheapest option we could find for a long weekend stay in New York. Around $250 for two of us for three nights. For a premium twin room we were expecting two twin beds but it was a set of bunk beds. The premium was an added fridge and TV. The room was fine - small and spartan... More 

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ArzuStephanie, Manager at The Harlem YMCA, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. When comparing our deluxe rooms and standard rooms their is no difference in the actual room. All of our rooms offer linen, soap, television, fridge, desk, chair, twin sized single or bunk beds, A.C. The difference are the bathrooms... More 

Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We spent a week staying at the YMCA, which is convenient to the NYC Metro and seems very safe, so long as you take the usual precautions for any large american city. The accommodations are spartan, as is usual for the business model and there is no restaurant or useful food vending machines. Nevertheless there are reasonable cost local eateries... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We are glad to hear that your stay here was convenient. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

One of the cheapest options in Manhattan, actually I could not find a cheaper hostel in New York at the time I booked. Located in the heart of Harlem, with 135 St subway station just next to it and many buses that send you to the centre of Manhattan. The rooms were tiny, with barely enough space for you and... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

I was on a solo visit and stayed at Harlem YMCA for 3 nights in Oct 2015. I had a single room on 7th floor and it was very clean. The bed linen was clean n towels were changed daily. The toilets / bathroom was also very clean. Though it was a shared bathroom i never found any queues (between... More 

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Staying in Harlem

Neighborhood Profile
Harlem
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighborhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighborhood is bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighborhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Get more and pay less, when you stay with us at the YMCA! Enjoy our full-service fitness center which includes swimming pool, steam room and sauna, and cardiovascular and strength training studios. Take advantage of free Wi-Fi and television in the tourist lounge, business center, daily housekeeping services, and 24-hour security. For travelers who are on the go, we are conveniently located near four subway lines (2/3, B/C) which run 24 hours a day. A 10 minute ride will take you to the most scenic and serene sections of Central Park, and 10 minutes more will take you to the heart of Manhattan and hotspots like Times Square, Empire State Building, and Rockefeller Center. Stay in the neighborhood and admire the historic architecture and rich cultural sites on a guided tour through Harlem, get a taste of soul by Top Chef Master, Marcus Samuelsson at Red Rooster, and polish off the night with some smooth jazz on Sugar Hill. We have private single rooms as well as private doubles (bunk beds). Guests share common bathrooms which are conveniently located on each floor. • Free unlimited Wi-Fi (in tourist lounge)• Clean linens & towels provided • No curfew or lockout • Each room is private with own lock and key• Each room has air conditioning & refrigerator• 24 Hour security• Elevator building• Free Tourist Information and Maps. If you would like to inquire about group rates, or have additional questions please contact us!Please Note: All guests must be 13 years of age or older. Valid Photo ID is required to stay at the YMCA. Maximum length of stay is 25 days. Visitors are not permitted on the guest room floors. Check-in after 2pm, Check-out by 11am. Reservations may be cancelled up to 24 hours prior to arrival date without incurring penalty charges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harlem YMCA

Address: 180 W 135th St, at Seventh Avenue, New York City, NY 10030-2902
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Price Range: $69 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Harlem YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 90
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