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Reviews of Jazz on the Park

Hostel | 36 West 106th Street, New York City, New York, USA NY 10025

73.7% Overall Rating

845 out of 1188 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/01/2015)

"The atmosphere was nice. They have a good living room which help guest interactions."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 5.00

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Note: Though we make every attempt to do so, we cannot guarantee that everyone in your party will be able to stay in the same room. Room allocations are made based on availability and on a first-come first-served basis. Note: Total Cost DOES NOT include taxes or fees. In New York, hotel and state tax is 14.75% plus a $3.50 per night tax will be charged for each bed booked. These amounts will be added to your total bill and will be charged upon check in. Sorry: No NYS and NYC residents. WIFI available for a fee You must be between 18 and 40 years of age to check in, if under, you must be accompanied by an adult and have a consent stating your guardians are aware of where you are staying.

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73.7%

Overall Rating

845 out of 1188 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Jazz on the Park'

Atmosphere
70.4%
Location
81.6%
Facilities
67.2%
Cleanliness
72.8%
Staff
73.6%
Value
72.8%
Safety
77.6%
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82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

19 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and very convenient for exploring this part of New York!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

14 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere was nice. They have a good living room which help guest interactions.

Disliked: They don't have plates, forks and knifes available.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

12 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good value for new York. Average / slightly below average when compared internationally though.

Disliked: Staff could be a bit friendlier / more welcoming.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

30 December 2014

Liked: Did not like at all

Disliked: My boyfriend came down with a vomiting bug while staying and the staff were not helpful- they had no extra towels and just said it was our fault for getting sick. Spent one miserable night before leaving for a hotel despite having paid for a second night. No refund was given. Hostel nightmare would never stay here again. In addition the room was dirty with people's toenails on the floor and hairs on the sheets.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Visiting friends or family

28 December 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great value for the price

Disliked: Could have more facilities

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Visiting friends or family

27 December 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location right at the central park, very friendly staff, hair dryer in bathroom

Disliked: Running tabs in shower ans bathroom

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Leilene Ondrade

Alone

City break
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Visiting friends or family

13 December 2014 Leilene would recommend this property

Liked: I love how it is close to the metro, I usually stay here to come for the holidays,The deli's in the Upper West Side area are great and there is a a lot of dining choices. They have great events one shopping excursion to Woodbury Common Outlets which is a must for the holidays!! Speedy internet and also laundry was super convenient. Sergio,Jose were super accommodating

Disliked: Leilene left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

25 October 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's location made it the best choice for a Central Park fan traveler. Besides, the lavatory and bathroom are clean and well maintained.

Disliked: They didn't provide water heater or drinkable hot water.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Atsushi Shimanuki

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

22 October 2014

Liked: It is located next to Central parks

Disliked: Bed. Beds are bunk bed. We have to care of sleeping people on the lower bed

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Lukas Lehmann

Alone

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

13 October 2014 Lukas would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, and pretty cheap (in NYC)

Disliked: If you stay in the 5h floor you have a long walk ... Pretty poor wifi most of the time / no wifi in the rooms dirty showers and bathrooms

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

27 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was just as described & the area was nice as well. We had to chance to have breakfast in Central Park every morning which was the best.

Disliked: Our bed was pretty noisy so every time one of us turned around the other one would hear it.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Yui Maekawa

Alone

Visiting friends or family

16 September 2014 Yui would recommend this property

Liked: I'd stayed there 7 years ago but it was cleaner and safer.

Disliked: Shower didn't have anywhere to get changed or put clothes. Bed was shakey.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

15 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Safe, handy to the subway, 2 person rooms, air conditioning, laundry room, staff were great.

Disliked: The noises from other guests slamming their doors, the air conditioning in the bathroom and other guests talking in hallways kept me awake. No elevator, wifi was unpredictable.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

13 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location.

Disliked: Poor WiFi, no breakfast in hostel.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Nils Lehmbruck

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

09 September 2014

Liked: Close to Central Park and Metro. Bedrooms with just 2 beds.

Disliked: NO elevator or escalator! You have to carry your luggage 5 or 6 floors up! The bathrooms are digusting, old, no money seems to be invested here. Wi-Fi only works in the lobby, not in the dorms. Just one tiny toilet for dozens of people on the 5th floor! The mattress was as thin as a pillow. The lockers were damaged. Poor breakfast. On one day there was no breakfast at all because of an upcoming local inspection. No refund or anything for that.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Mark Purdie

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

03 September 2014 Mark would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were extremely friendly and gave a lot of good tips on the city. Other travelers were nice and willing to socialise with each other.

Disliked: The first night an outside person was able to come into the sleeping area at about 5am which wasn't safe.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

April Wright

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

31 August 2014 April would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful!

Disliked: N/A

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

james toohey

Alone

Partying / nightlife

20 August 2014 james would recommend this property

Liked: All the staff were very helpful and polite. They gave us free pizza on Monday :)

Disliked: james left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

20 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice atmosphere in the lounge

Disliked: Horrible bathrooms

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals

18 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free breakfast

Disliked: Not a good crowd

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

TRANG Julie

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 August 2014

Liked: Big rooms Breakfast every morning 5 min walk from the 103st subway station Helpful and nice staff members

Disliked: Barely no wifi in the common room No wifi in the rooms No kitchen Very uncomfortable beds No shower in my floor, had to go downstairs

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Tracy DiPaola

As a family with children

Family Holiday

14 August 2014 Tracy would recommend this property

Liked: Loved how close it was to metro and staff was great!

Disliked: Some guy who was friends of the desk staff was totally hitting on my teenaged daughters while I was checking in - he looked 30 and was asking way too much information - did not strike me as a hostel type person.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Brett Johnson

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

13 August 2014 Brett would recommend this property

Liked: Clean. Friendly staff. Decent free Breakfast.

Disliked: Brett left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

12 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Convenient location close to subway. Great breakfast

Disliked: Small common area

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

10 August 2014

Liked: I really liked being waken up by two very loud, rude drunk guests at 1am who I believe were trying to set the record of the most junk food eaten in one night. Not.

Disliked: No water for most the evening due to a burst pipe. I would NOT stay here again. $8 for two people to leave luggage for a few hours after check out is a joke, especially when they add on so many fees when you check in. Breakfast very average. Tiny communal space for the size of the hostel. One toilet for the whole of the floor we stayed on. No kicthen other than one fridge and a microwave. No elevator and at 10am a hour before check out the staircase was being mopped with no hazard sign.