Ymca is a very pocket friendly hotel in nyc. The location is easily accessible by metro.
Very international back packers.
In our booking, wit was stated that no check in allow after 12 mid night. Our flight was delayed and we tried contacting them. They never pick up calls after numerous tries. We even left a voice mail and email. Luckily we arrived just before mid night.
Upon arrival, we did the 'first part' of check in and was told to do '2 nd' part on the morning. They even took our passport.
The next day,they lost the check in card we filled the night before and was told thatbwe could pay when we check out but5 minutes later,was told to pay.
The room is clean and no bed bugs HOWEVER although we are on the 10th floor, we can still hear the traffic downstairs. There is an air condition in The room, but it was extremely noisy, imagine a car with the engine turn on in the room. It's loud. The corridor was also noisy with ppl slamming their doors and talking loudly. On sunday night, i guess the cleaners were cleaning the toilet at 3 am. It was VERY noisy... Perhaps we are also unlucky enough to have a group of noisy spanish students staying on the same floor...so, be ware, it's not sound proof.
The rooms are clean with thick mattress and a small fridge. The bath room....it's shared and you can only use the 7th, 10th and 11th floor. The bath room has alot of hair on the floor. I think, it will be great if they have more bath rooms on every floor, either you wake up early to use the toilet or queue.
Wifi is only available on the common room on the ground floor.
In all, if you are really on a tight budget and dont mind noise, this is a good place. Cheap but i couldnt really recommend it though...
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- The Harlem Ymca Hotel New York City