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Hostelling International - New York

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Reviewed May 7, 2015

blooody sick aye. Old mate Charlie at the reception desk is a laugh and they have plenty of organised tours. Nice communal area downstairs with pool table and a little cafe downstairs inside. Good for bagels and a few blocks walk to the top end...More

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Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded May 28, 2015

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for singling out Charlie as well as the location and our walking tours. Be sure to stop by and stay again on your next visit to the city.

Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Very clean bedrooms, clean bathrooms and excelent food at the snack bar. Well maintained facilities. Te staff was very helpfull and kind. The hostel is located near to a subway station and the central park. Excelent!

2  Thank leonardovilhena
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded June 6, 2015

Thank you so much for your feedback! Our staff appreciates hearing that you enjoyed our visit and that you would recommend it to others. Let us know when you plan to visit us again.

Reviewed May 2, 2015

Great stay in a big friendly hostel, loads to do, interesting area, good subway links. Much much better that staying in a downtown hotel. Its on the upper west side, so a 5 minute subway ride downtown. Interesting non touristy area, good bars and restaurants...More

3  Thank helenandizzy
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded June 5, 2015

We appreciate your excellent review and recommendation of our NYC hostel. Thank you for encouraging other travelers like you to choose an Upper West Side hostel over accommodations in the downtown area. Please consider visiting us again soon!

Reviewed April 29, 2015

the Hostel is clean and comfortable. Shared space is open, comfy, inviting. the Food at the Cafe is varied, pretty healthy, and appealing to many tastes while being convenient and inexpensive. the coffee is especially good! Hostel policies make for a peaceful and positive environment....More

3  Thank danitalks
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded April 30, 2015

Thank you for mentioning our Big Apple Cafe and their excellent services. Our staff is very pleased to know that your stay was an exceptional one. We truly appreciate your kind remarks and encourage you to visit us again soon!

Reviewed April 27, 2015

I was in NYC a few years ago and stayed at the HI. They seem to have since renovated/refurbished a little and are undergoing some changes still with part of the floor I was on blocked off. It's a good hostel, with great kitchen facilities...More

4  Thank JToaster
Response from PatrickHINYC, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded May 28, 2015

Great to hear that you would choose to stay with us again. You are always welcome at our NYC location and we hope you will explore our other locations around the world. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and for bringing up concerns that you and...More

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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,
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Response from rinieva | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure about the availability of fridge in the dorm room. When I stayed there in 10 beds dorm room there wasn’t fridge, but you can store your things in the fridge located at the kitchen. Of course you have to label it... More
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faylisa
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Response from Ashutosh K | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in December and they charged me extra. I would be really careful with the manager in the evening. He seems like a frustrated guy waiting on an opportunity to dupe customers. The Jazz on teh Park hostel is half mile... More
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The 1 train stops at 103 and Broadway, 1-city block east of Broadway on Amsterdam at 103rd street. Perfectly safe for a female solo traveler.
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"I went for cheaper 10-bed dorm, but it was not full and it was spacious and well laid out."
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"Take a sweater in case it gets cold in the room overnight"
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"It is best to go with friends and share a room with them."
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"My room gave onto amsterdam Ave but it was not noisy."
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