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Hostelling International - New York

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Wappingers Falls
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I've never stayed in a hostel before and I'm glad I chose HI NYC Hostel. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, conveniently close to the subway, very clean, comfortable beds and for a very affordable hotel. FAST INTERNET! What I also love is they have various activity rooms such as a theatre and a kitchen where you can store food in 2...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I will avoid this hostel from now on. No matter how nice their lobby, common areas, dorms and bakery might be. First dorm I had to stay in smelled simply horrible - like a million stinky feet. The AC did not work properly and so it was hot and sticky inside. I could not sleep well at night. A room...

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PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New York, responded to this review

We appreciate your honest and detailed feedback about your recent stay. Our staff encourages you to reach out directly to our management if there is anything you would like to discuss in greater detail about your disappointing experience. We are very sorry to hear that some money went missing and find it terrible that something like this could happen in...

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This too was one of my first journeys alone. I was coming out to a camp in Hancock to teach, stayed here through CCUSA. The staff are nice, everyone there is friendly. Is located in an excellent area, right next to central park. When I first landed in New York, alone, I was nervous, scared, worried what the hostel may...

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PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New York, responded to this review

We can't thank you enough for your kind words. Come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time as a solo traveller and I felt safe and comfortable here. I stayed in a premium room with 5 others who were also solo travellers. The furniture was basic but functional. One area for improvement would be curtains around the beds for privacy. It was very convenient to have breakfast included (served from 7-11am) and...

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PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New York, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback about your experience in our hostel. Everyone here would like to wish you the best in your future travels. Come back and visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to NY on a research trip and spent two nights here. I had been to NYC before but first time travelling alone. Hostel was easy to find and located next to a lot of food and cafe options. Staff was friendly and helpful. Bathroom was very clean (and spacious) and rooms were well kept! I was pleasantly surprised! They...

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We are so happy to hear that you were impressed with our hostel and its facilities. Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts and generous feedback.

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hostel to stay for a weekend trip to NYC. The room is spacious with plenty of amenities. The staff are friendly and accommodating. You can ask the front desk to watch your bags pre-check in. They offer plenty of activities that they encourage visitors to partake. My only criticism is the lack of heating capabilities - the showers can...

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PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New York, responded to this review

We appreciate your terrific feedback and suggestions following your recent visit to our hostel. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your detailed thoughts. Our staff hopes you will continue to use hostels throughout your future travels!

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Staying in Upper West Side

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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 theatre 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HI-New York is located in a landmark building on the Upper West Side. One block from Broadway and a main subway line. Minutes from glorious Central Park. Situated near Central Park and Columbia University, the hostel is in a historic Victorian Gothic-style building on the Upper West Side. It organizes walking tours, sporting events, group outings to concerts and more. There is capacity for 672 guests, and facilities include internet access, kitchen and laundry. From an all-day walking tour to a viewing of a New York movie in our cozy TV room to a quiet cup of coffee in our cafe, Hostelling International New York has everything you need to make your group happy. Play the latest games on Play Station 2. Check your email without leaving the hostel. Wash and dry your clothes in our new laundry room on the second floor. Pick up subway/bus MetroCards, sundries, NY souvenirs, calling cards, and more. The hostel is located steps from the subways and minutes from Times Square and other major NYC attractions. Ask our friendly staff what they can do for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International - New York

Address: 891 Amsterdam Ave., New York City, NY 10025-4403
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side
Price Range: $62 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International - New York 2*
Number of rooms: 92
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Sao Paulo, SP
PatrickHINYC New York City, New York Property representative
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Yes, you are welcome to store your luggage with us for free before the check-in time.

over a year ago
Amanda C Reviewed this property
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O pagamento é feito à vista no momento do check in, pelo menos foi assim nas duas vezes que me hospedei lá.

11 months ago Google Translation
Peluqueria Rica... K Reviewed this property
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Hola Dana.

Te comento que yo viaje con mi mochila de grande y no tuve problemas. Las cosas de uso diario que ocupan lugar como producto de belleza las deje en un bolso de mano debajo de la cama. Y no tuve ningún problema. Nadie te toca nada

Te cuento que me olvide el celular varias veces enchufado y quedo todo el día solo y ahí estaba sin problemas. Me sentí muy seguro.

Pero si tu equipaje es demasiado grande te compras una linga y lo atas a la cama y le colocas candado.

EL HOSTEL ESTA HERMOSO Y SEGURO.

LA BUENA ONDA Y RESPETO ES DE TODOS.

QUE TENGAS UN BUEN VIAJE.

ESPERO TE AYUDE MI INFORMACIÓN.

SALUDOS.

RICARDO ANDRES.

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esterinaignacio Curitiba, PR Reviewed this property
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Levei uma mala média ,coube bem até mais uma mochila grande.A mala grande acomodei ao lado do armário com cadeado,nimguém mexeu.Quanto ao alugar um armário extra (que é bem grande)além de sair caro,toda vez que vcê abrir paga de novo.Alugamos no dia de ir embora,pois queríamos fazer mais algumas compras.

8 months ago Google Translation
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Sophia W Nagoya, Japan Reviewed this property
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I stayed in a communal room, and if I understand you correctly, there was no communal shower. The shower was down the hall and like a nice gym locker room shower. There were separate stalls with space to hang your things, and separate bathrooms for men and women. It felt very clean and new!

2 months ago

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