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Reviews of HI NYC Hostel

Hostel | 891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, New York, USA NY 10025

87.4% Overall Rating

1361 out of 1506 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/06/2015)

Jamal Baig thinks…

"The Staff at the Hostel were 1st class, very helpful and approachable, the bakery was also very nice! with a great selection of food, drinks etc. Facilities on offer were great too, this property is…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 5.00

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

All guests under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or chaperone for Group visits. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate any minor traveling without an adult. Non-members will be asked to pay a $3 non-membership fee per night. Please note that we do not accept group bookings for 9 or more people via the website . All such bookings must be processed via the website's groups department. Group bookings for 9 or more people via the website will be automatically cancelled and the deposits will not be refunded.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to New York City?

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87.4%

Overall Rating

1361 out of 1506 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI NYC Hostel'

Atmosphere
88.0%
Location
90.4%
Facilities
84.8%
Cleanliness
88.8%
Staff
86.4%
Value
83.2%
Safety
90.4%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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Customer review

28 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location of this hostel is great - so close to the 1 Subway (which goes to Times Square) and within easy walking distance of Central Park. We felt completely safe, there was a place to store our luggage after we had checked out, and a reasonably priced breakfast cafe.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

26 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location, staff´s helpfulness

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Michael Harrold

23 May 2007 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean,friendly guests great location for people going to Yankee stadium,quick check in and out,no hassles

Disliked: Michael left no negative feedback.

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

frank sachse

22 May 2007 frank would recommend this property

Liked: provided daily sign-ups for local excursions, many free... breakfast/sandwich restaurant inside... as well as location, staff friendliness, large common room (tv)... i even got kudos from my kids about the place - and it's not often that i make it onto the hip-o-meter... :)

Disliked: frank left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

21 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The helpfulness of the staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Manli Liu

16 May 2007 Manli would recommend this property

Liked: it provides shuttle to JFK airport

Disliked: Manli left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Michaela Schober

15 May 2007 Michaela would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Michaela left no negative feedback.

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

Ralph van der Laak

15 May 2007 Ralph would recommend this property

Liked: Location close to the subway, organized sightseeing, places where you can meet other people

Disliked: Ralph left no negative feedback.

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

Kristian Lindahl

06 May 2007 Kristian would recommend this property

Liked: I liked that the hostel felt very serious with video surveillance and 24 h guard in the lobby, and that you couldn't enter the hotel without your keycard. also the staff was really nice and helpful.

Disliked: Kristian left no negative feedback.

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

Jennifer Barlow

06 May 2007 Jennifer would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel! Really friendly staff, comfortable dorm rooms and good facilities like a coffee bar, internet, shop etc.. The location is a little bit far out of town - but it is right next to a subway station, so it doesn't really matter!

Disliked: Jennifer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

03 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I've definitely seen better bathrooms, kitchens, and common areas (I didn't try and use the kitchen). The beds were quite nice and the rooms very clean. The staff are very good at helping with info about the city.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 20% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

01 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: atmosphere and peachy colours of the hall

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Customer review

30 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Open all hours, ease of meeting other people, activities, internet access.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

28 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, friendly staff, good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

25 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: For a big city, the location is good. Public transport is only a few minutes away.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

21 April 2007

Liked: cafe was nice and the staff friendly. TV room is very nicely decorated and comfortable with 3 wall-mounted TVs.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Elisabetta Perret

20 April 2007 Elisabetta would recommend this property

Disliked: Elisabetta left no negative feedback.

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

kATHLEEN Himiona

19 April 2007 kATHLEEN would recommend this property

Liked: your staff were mainly cheerful and efficient, some went out of their way to help us.I've stayed in many hotels/hostels since, and yours was one of the best, wouldn't hesitate to stay there againcheersKathy Himiona

Disliked: kATHLEEN left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

17 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cleanliness of dorm

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

16 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked friendliness of the front desk staff even as things got hectic.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

14 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cleanless excellent

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Karen Haandrikman

11 April 2007 Karen would recommend this property

Liked: The safety, the location which was very pleasant, nearby Central Parc. The rooms were nice. I also liked the common room with nice bagels, a shop and a good place to sit for a while, also when you are travelling alone.

Disliked: Karen left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

09 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean bedrooms, no curfew, towels and bedsheets

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

09 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Pleasant lobby, nice breakfast area, though breakfast could have been included to some extent; nice staff, though a bit slow

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Anna Holgate

04 April 2007 Anna would recommend this property

Liked: Close to subway station and central park.Staff knew the local area

Disliked: Anna left no negative feedback.