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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice decor, large rooms, excellent and friendly staff, easily accessible location... it has it all. The hostel has great facilities, excellent room decor, good room service. i suggest this hostel to all

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

In my opinion this hostel is perfect. It's very clean and the beds were really comfortable. With myself was just another female and we felt completely safe at all times. We opted for the 4 bed room which was very basic yet exactly what we needed. This hostel is best for its location. It's as central as you would like... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

I hope this re opens as it was a great place to stay. Walk down the alley and bam! Times Square. Rooms were ok and shared bathroom but cheap. Beverly quiet for location. Deli next door is amazing. I can only hope someone will get this place up and running.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

average hostel but so close to time square it doesnt matter. we shared a 3 bed room for about $50 a night which was great value. food next door was great. 1000 degrees in the room at night but still ok as it was freezing outside

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1 Thank Minky C
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
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Reviewed July 3, 2015

They lied to me about my booking. They lied about what it should cost and over-charged me by 140 Euros. The A/C was broken. They were slow about fixing it. When they fixed it after 3 days, it dripped water on me the entire night while I slept. They did not change my room. The staff were nice, but the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2014

The Big Apple Hostel was an affordable, convenient, and clean NYC hostel.The location was perfect for theater goers. You had easy access to public transportation and within minutes of many famous NYC attractions. It is sad to see it is now closed.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Big Apple Hostel has closed down on 12 March 2014. You can see their website... It was a beautiful hostel. I tried to book again for October 2014 but they reccommended me by email another hostel...Chelsea international hostel.

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

It has been a long time since I stayed at this hostel, but I remember that it was really well located and for an excellent price. Around the corner is Times Square and Broadway and you are close to buses and the subway so a great place to base yourself on a budget in NYC. Travelled her in 1997 so... More 

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1 Thank geokult
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

The big Apple hostel was clean, safe and in an awesome location. About 200m from Times Square. It was amazing! There was however no kitchen, which I had read there was. We had issues with checking in with our credit card, and the reception lady was not very nice about it. However all other reception people we had over the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed at the Big Apple Hostel 5 or 6 years ago and really enjoyed it. It was renovated recently and in the process, they have lost their kitchen, plus no area for people to really gather except the front lobby area. It has also more than doubled in price per bed. Still a great location, clean, and safe, but... More 

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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Our dormitory rooms with only 2 people per room. Private rooms with 2 twin-size bed with the possibility to accommodate a 3rd person. Private rooms equipped with a queen-size bed (for 1 or 2 people). All rooms are air conditioned. Bathrooms are shared. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Apple Hostel

Address: 119 W 45th St, New York City, NY 10036-4043
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Times Square / Theater District
Price Range: $44 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 46
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“Avoid this place.”
 of 5 bubbles 258zakiz, Jul 3, 2015 | Read review
“aim to get a room that is not on street side. There is a lot of street noise, especially if you have to open windows due to the room being too hot or cold”
 of 5 bubbles swhchurch, Jan 20, 2014 | Read review
“Avoid room 58!!”
 of 5 bubbles 725gerardt, Jan 5, 2014 | Read review
“There is a back patio that is right outside some of the first floor rooms. You can hear everything out there even when people are just speaking normally. Maybe ask to be upstairs?”
 of 5 bubbles LadyZady, Nov 26, 2013 | Read review
“choose double room.”
 of 5 bubbles Marina_Sosnina, Nov 20, 2013 | Read review
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