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Reviews of HI New York City NYC Hostel

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

91.0% Overall Rating

1346 out of 1490 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/02/2015)

Jason Ronald thinks…

"It's so easy to get places. The onsite shop is decent. They organize good outings."

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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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91.0%

Overall Rating

1346 out of 1490 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI New York City NYC Hostel'

Atmosphere
92.0%
Location
89.6%
Facilities
92.0%
Cleanliness
89.6%
Staff
90.4%
Value
88.8%
Safety
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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.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

03 April 2007

Liked: the information given such as maps, magazines, tourist guides, etc

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

constantino cruz

02 April 2007 constantino would recommend this property

Liked: location, price, facilities

Disliked: constantino left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

31 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the fact we could meet new people. Also when we had confusion with our booking one of your staff (Isobelle) was extremely helpful. We really appreciated that!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Joanne Williamson

28 March 2007

Liked: the bathrooms were gross - they need to be cleaned more regularly with the number of people using them.

Disliked: Joanne left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

26 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: a lot of common space

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Doll Joachim

26 March 2007 Doll would recommend this property

Liked: Clean Dorms, Cafe, Internet Points

Disliked: Doll left no negative feedback.

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

Evelien Boerma

25 March 2007 Evelien would recommend this property

Liked: you have the chance to meet people and if you want to, there are a lot of tours you can join.

Disliked: Evelien left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

20 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked that there were lockers inside the room, but you have to bring your own lock. The bedding was comfortable and clean and the only complaint I have is that the washroom cleanliness was not as well maintained as it could have been. It was a very convienent and affordable place to stay.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Anja Woltmann

19 March 2007 Anja would recommend this property

Liked: I like the atmosphere and where it is located... It's really close to the Subway. The internet access is really cool, like the other services offered at the hostel.

Disliked: Anja left no negative feedback.