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Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

our room was simple and clean. the bathrooms were extremely clean. the location was excellent. I play racquetball and every morning I would meet up with other players at the courts and have a great workout. We will be staying there again.

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If your looking for a 'room' that has a bed, table, quiet, great location, and save for the price, this is the place. The bath room could use a little updating, but, functional. We were there for 3 days during the 1st week in Dec. We arrived early in the morning (1am) and was greeted by the 'guard'. It was...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

we stayed for a few days with my college group, we were on the 8th floor the rooms were 2 to a room - bunk beds small and simplistic, cramped and felt like a prison. But did the intended job! Somewhere to sleep and to chuck our bags. The beds were surprisingly comfy. However the bathrooms were not. I recommend...

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Burlington, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location near Columbus Circle, this place seemed very similar to HINY up on 103 rd. Cafe in lobby is convenient, and rooms with bath up the hall. But many people coming and going to the gym and pool who weren't staying there. Not as many international hostelers.

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Cut Bank, Montana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was kinda happy when I left. Showers took so long to get warm water, it was actually easier to go to the gym locker room to take a shower. The shower on the room floors were dirty, and most of them did not work. The bathrooms were not very clean, and the sinks were disgusting. The Gym lockerroom was...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in October. The hotel is average, the bathrooms are clean and the bed is comfortable, There is a small market downstairs to buy coffee, fuits and snaks, the staff is nice enough but the best is the location, I would go back.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the ymca west side for about 8 days. First impressions are the bunk room is not suitable for two people; one person would have to sit on the bed to allow the other person to walk around while jumping over luggage. The bathrooms, 2 out of the 3 shower heads were broken, usable but would spray water...

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed January 7, 2017

I read all the reviews before I booked and was very pleased when I arrived. Yes, superb location, you can see the city and walk to Central Park. The room was surprisingly clean and shared bathrooms were ok. Because of the size of the rooms, I booked two, one for me and one for my son. The rooms are really...

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Ostend, Belgium
Reviewed January 3, 2017

We stayed in December for about 6 nights in the YMCA West Side. First of all the location is absolutely amazing for this money. You're literally 2 minutes from Central Park. There are free facilities to use (swimming pool and a fitness room). We haven't tried the swimming pool, but the fitness room was great, alot of equipment available and...

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed January 3, 2017

I´d choose this hostel again just for the location, really close to columbus circle where you can take the subway, in a walking distance to times square and hells kitchen where you can have a drinks by night and come back to the hostel walking. However during my 8 nights stay there was one day the wifi service was completely...

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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, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just off Central Park West and steps from the Columbus Circle transit hub, our New York hostel guest rooms offer private Single and Bunk rooms that provide a home away from home for nearly 130,000 International and Domestic budget travelers each year. Our ideal location in NYC allows guests to enjoy the beauty of Central Park, the energy of Times Square and world famous cultural institutions including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Museum of Natural History. As a hotel guest of the West Side YMCA, you can enjoy FREE use of our 65,000 square foot Health and Wellness Facility - including two indoor swimming pools. We're easily accessible to all NYC public transportation - uptown, downtown, cross-town buses, and the 1,A,C,E,B,D,N subway lines.Guest Rooms Facilities Include Cable TV, Shared Bathrooms on each floor (some private facilities)Air-conditioning, Housekeeping - Clean Linens and Towels provided. Elevator BuildingAround the clock check-in24 hour securityFree WiFi in lobby areaSafe Deposit boxesNo Curfew ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Side YMCA

Address: 5 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side
Price Range: $90 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — West Side YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 377
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West Side Ymca Hotel New York City
Ymca New York
New York City Ymca
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“11th floor with a code for the bathroom.”
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“Top two floors”
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