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Gurgaon, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took bunk bed room for 2 people. It was cramped, unlike a lot of other hostels I have been to. Its pretty old. Had just one charging point. The location is really good though. The bathrooms and rest of the property is good.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed there for a week. It's a good place to stay if you don't want to spend so much money. the location is great. We stayed in the 7th floor, the lady that was cleaning wasn't really kind, but those that worked in the front desk were really nice. I'd absolutely stay there again.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is definitely a hostel. Single rooms are very small and not very soundproof. Bed is fine though and effort has gone into making it homey. There were individual bathrooms which were good. The only problem is that the doors did not close quietly. Location is very good and the people were very friendly. Extra services like luggage storage were... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms in the hostel are all very basic but clean. You get what you pay for and in this case it is a cheap room in an unbeatable location! My room was clean and if had to say something negative is that it would be that the AC unit could have done with some maintenance but it worked and... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was tiny with bunk beds so I had to sleep separeted from my husband but we didn't mind for 2 nights because the location compensated this problem. We didn't need to use the subway because many things were just around within a few minutes walking (Chrysler building, Grand Central Station, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Times Square, Central... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was only one night in NY. Room was too small for me and for price. Bathroom and toilet there are only one for floor Kitchen only on the 4th floor Was really cold at night Only one good condition - place in city's center Oh, and personal vary polite

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never stayed in a hostel before - this was probably a good introduction! Good location considering the price was significantly cheaper than other hotels in the area. Bathrooms were kept clean, there was a communal kitchen / lounge area on each floor (which we didn't make use of as we were too busy sightseeing!) and lots of leisure facilities downstairs.... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is good. The rooms and the washrooms were clean..but the customer service is awful! I had a really bad experience with one of the ladies at the front desk. I asked for her full name, and one of co-workers replied: "I don't know her name" ...very unprofessional! In any case, she identified herself as Katya Colas (I don't... More 

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Erica, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are very small. You have just enough space for your luggage and that's it. The location is very good and that was all we needed. It is very small, but compared the other prices in manhattan, it is a good option.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of Vanderbilt YMCA is amazing - 5 blocks from Grand Central and in a safe neighborhood. The hostel itself is pretty good. The 2 person bedroom is small, but not too small. It was clean and the beds were made each day. The bathroom and restroom is not the biggest. On our floor there was only two toilets... More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Vanderbilt YMCA

Address: 224 East 47th St., New York City, NY 10017
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: $110 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Vanderbilt YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 400
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The Vanderbilt Ymca Hotel New York City
Ymca Vanderbilt
Ymca New York
New Vanderbilt Ymca York
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“Choose rooms that are not across the corridor from bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Jastogo, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“upper floor with view to the street”
  • night view from our room (9th floor, bad quailty phone photo)
 of 5 bubbles lulugreen, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Prefer the lower floors, so you can use the stairs in case of delay of the elevators. I would suggest the rooms near the elevators too.”
 of 5 bubbles omural, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Very low water pressure in the 9th floor showers. Maybe a lower floor would be better.”
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