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Uptown Hostel

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Roma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2009

I really had great time in this hostel set in harlem. Tha landlady is a little bit out of her head, but is a nice person and if you look for a job she can help you. You find yourself in the hostel with no staff at all, ´cause the lady doesn´t sleep there and comes only once in a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2007

The owner is I think Russian or somewhere from Europe. But her lack of manners and education is impressive!!! She ripped off a group of girls the night before by telling them they were late and had given their room to other people. Didn't refund their money and she did the same to us (I see a pattern there!!!) The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2007

I reserved a room at this hostel online. I had a family emergency and called to cancel my reservation. Apparently, the crazy landlady other reviewers have mentioned was the one who took my call. She was unbelievably rude. The first thing I said was, "I'm calling to cancel my reservation..." Without stopping to understand what I was saying, she began... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2007

Ok the Hostel is not so clean (especially the showers) and the owner is a bit rude and/or crazy. But she is not living in the hostel. So it is a perfect place to feel home and to meet other peoples. I really enjoyed my stay in this hostel and every people I met also did. Everyone in the hostel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2006

I stayed there for 3 nights in 2004. I was first interested by this place knowing the owner was from Quebec as I am and because she advertised it in the newspaper of Quebec city. The cheap rate sure was appealing as well. It didn't started very well : prior to my departure, I had to set a meeting with... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2005

Avoid at all costs! if something seems to good to be true then it probably is! the place is diry, rat infested, very noisey and cold. The Landlady is not operating on a full deck of cards. This place should be shut down!!!

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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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Address: 239 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10027-6341
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Price Range: $20 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Uptown Hotel New York City
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