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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed September 15, 2010

I am a 26-year-old, female, solo traveler that comes to NYC a few times a year on business. I honestly chose this hostel out of pure desperation to escape the horrible situation that I was experiencing at a disgusting, bug infested, unsafe, rudely managed hotel - The Latham Hotel (I have warned you! It's straight out of a bad scene...

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Vancouver
Reviewed May 14, 2010

This was my first visit to New York and I was unsure of where to stay, particularly as I am a female travelling on my own. I chose the American Dream Hostel as it was located in the middle of Manhattan Island and I'm so glad I did. The location is fantastic, you within a short walk from 5th Avenue...

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New York
Reviewed July 14, 2009

This Hostel is renovated, the pictures in this website no reflect actual facilities.

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canada
Reviewed July 9, 2009

Breakfeast is great...the staffs are really nice...they work hard to keep place clean...friendly environment...great location...its hostel not a hotel so i dont know why people would complain about the size of the room...i havent seen a roach or any bugs...renovating rooms on the 3rd floor...rooms look clean...i recommend this place it stay

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London
Reviewed April 8, 2009

My perspective: 36 year old UK married NHS surgeon, with young family back home, in the middle of 6 months doing fellowships in UK, Germany and the US. I have travelled widely in Europe, the US, Africa, India and Australia as a student and younger professional, so hopefully have an idea of what is reasonable. Travelling alone in the context...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed February 4, 2009

This is the worst place I ever stayed in my life. When I first came there I didn't have any expectations at all, it was my first time staying in a hostel. The owner showed us the breakfast area, were we could eat for free. If you like sitting next to a crank old man that lives in there, then...

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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed September 24, 2008

Stayed here for 4 nights Sept 8 - 12. Enjoyed our stay for the most part. Just make sure you don't get room #1 as there is a separate door inside that leads to the main office and you can hear full conversations no less the telephone rings constantly throughout the night. So we ran on a lack of sleep...

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Wallington, Surrey
Reviewed July 23, 2008

From the other reviews I have written I hope you understand that I am not a perfectionist. Taking this into consideration, I would strongly advise you never to make the mistake of staying here for the following reasons. 1) The carpets in the hallways are filthy. 2) The windows are covered with grime 3) The rooms are tiny box rooms...

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Upper Austria
Reviewed July 22, 2008

I stayed in the AD Hostel in July of 2006 for 13 nights in a Private Double Bed Room (for one person). I knew what I had to expect cause I've seen lots of Reviews and Pictures. But I wasn't disappointed. For the very cheap price you get what you pay for. The staff, especially the owner Lou was very...

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Johannesburg
Reviewed January 14, 2008

Before you book into the American Dream Hostel, it's important to understand what you're getting. It isn't the Waldorf, and that's why it doesn't cost a fortune. I wanted somewhere central as a base for exploring Manhattan, and got what I expected - somewhat run down, very small rooms, and no frills. The place was clean, I saw no evidence...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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A family owned business, American Dream Hostel welcomes you to New York City. Our prices include breakfast in the morning and WiFi. You will be in Manhattan, Flatiron District/Gramercy Park, close to the most exciting locations and events; most main points of interest including restaurants, bars, clubs, shops and stores are studded around the neighborhood and all within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about American Dream Hostel

Address: 168 East 24th Street, midtown Manhattan, New York City, NY 10010
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Murray Hill
Price Range: $98 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Great location”
 of 5 bubbles ivof267, Nov 16, 2016 | Read review
“Higher Floors have less noise”
 of 5 bubbles Driver892, Nov 12, 2016 | Read review
“ask for weekly discount and ask for street view with larger size room”
 of 5 bubbles G6110XKchristopherl, Jun 29, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are quiet and clean , offering the same qualities”
  • Very clean
  • Each room is loooking the same
 of 5 bubbles 689danielleg, Jun 11, 2016 | Read review
“Loved the room top floor facing the street love the activity!”
 of 5 bubbles mmc2737, May 31, 2016 | Read review
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