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Reviews of FIT HOTEL

Hostel | 201 W 87th Street, New York City, New York, USA NY 10024

65.5% Overall Rating

291 out of 430 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/09/2014)

SABRINA GERPE OLIVERI thinks…

"The room was exactly as described; the staff was very helpful, polite and always friendly; the location was perfect, just a block away from the metro station, and with various restaurants and pubs…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Please Note: The NYS/NYC tax is 14.75% of the room rate plus $3.50 /per night service fee. This needs to be paid upon arrival. Sorry: No NYS and NYC residents.

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65.5%

Overall Rating

291 out of 430 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'FIT HOTEL'

Atmosphere
50.4%
Location
85.6%
Facilities
55.2%
Cleanliness
64.0%
Staff
72.0%
Value
54.4%
Safety
76.8%
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62.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

15 September 2014

Liked: I liked the location. The staff was really friendly.

Disliked: It was really old and with a lot of things broken (like floor, walls, ceiling) and the worst was that everything was quite dirty. No curtain in the restroom window. The bed wasn't in good condition. The lockers are too small. It is supossed that american breakfast is included. They only offer white bread, butter (a piece for everyone) and fruit jelly. Even the milk is a big bottle of powdered milk. There is only a table for every one to have breakfast.

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

SABRINA GERPE OLIVERI

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

14 September 2014 SABRINA would recommend this property

Liked: The room was exactly as described; the staff was very helpful, polite and always friendly; the location was perfect, just a block away from the metro station, and with various restaurants and pubs close by. There was a laundry room available and a spacious comunal room.

Disliked: The bathroom available was a shared one, I would have prefered a private one; but it was always clean, so it was alright.

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

07 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, 2 people in a room, nice basement lounge with huge TV, hi speed internet without any connection breaks, nice stuff

Disliked: there is no sign outside, it looks like apartment building

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

Customer review

Alone

Shopping

01 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Muy buena ubcación!!

Disliked: Muy pobre el desayuno peor la verdad estuvo todo muy bien, recomendable

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

26 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: :)

Disliked: -

80.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Hannah Shackleford

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

22 August 2014 Hannah would recommend this property

Liked: Location was great.

Disliked: There wasn't much character.

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

francesco falcioni

Alone

City break

16 August 2014 francesco would recommend this property

Liked: location, multilingual staff, very clean

Disliked: nothing really

42.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break

24 July 2014

Liked: Only the location

Disliked: THE STAFF WERE VERY BRUSQUE AND THE GENERAL STANDARDS OF THE PLACE LEFT MUCH TO BE DESIRED

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

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

22 July 2014

Liked: close to Central Park, close to subway

Disliked: old building, doors slamming, not extremely clean, did not feel safe to leave bags in room

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

09 July 2014

Liked: The location is good and near subway. It is good for travellers who didn't have a car.

Disliked: The inside of rooms are not neat enough and they didn't provide safes for traveller to secure their valuable staffs.

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

Jemima Dowie

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 June 2014 Jemima would recommend this property

Liked: Guy behind the desk was very helpful in arranging to have a camera charger posted to me that i'd left at the last hotel.

Disliked: Really hot in the room. And pipes in the corner of the room were super noisy throughout the night. Several services were out of order, like the drink machine.

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

landi giacomo

Alone

Visiting friends or family

22 June 2014

Liked: No so bad but the restroom 4 floor was terrible....more detter at the reception floor...

Disliked: Restroom

42.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

30 May 2014

Liked: Location. Hair dryer. Clean towels at reception.

Disliked: NO MILK with breakfast drinks; plastic, disposable cups and cutlery, paper plates. The only choice is toasted bagel with jelly (which is yummy, but every day...?) On the last day they ran out of jelly, so the only choice was bagel with butter. You have to buy yourself a padlock if you want to keep your staff safe in the room. Internet is $2 per 20mins.

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

Natalia Rojas

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

23 May 2014 Natalia would recommend this property

Liked: - Bigger rooms than what I expected - Great location close to subway - Lockers available for better security - Pretty quiet and relaxing - Great common rooms with TV's, coffee, lounges, books, computers

Disliked: - Very minimal things not really worth mentioning

40.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

06 May 2014

Liked: Location

Disliked: Dirty

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Nuria Masats Canals

Alone

City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

05 May 2014 Nuria would recommend this property

Liked: the rooms were super super clean, silent, and the staff was always ready to help with any problem. No complaint at all. I would go there again.

Disliked: The food offered for breakfast is very minimal. however, considering that many hotels and hostels don't even provide breakfast in New York City, it is always welcomed a bit of bread with ham and a coffee.

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

Filipe Mota

With friends / other travellers

City break

05 May 2014

Liked: The location is not bad, it's near the Central Park and 10 minutes by subway from Times New Square. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Not the typical hostel, there are many people living there like a residence. They don't have any curtains, you can be in the bathroom and the people from the building across the street are watching you. There is no internet in the rooms, just in the lobby. There was a problem with the card machine and you didn't have keys until the next morning. You have to pay to leave your luggage there, $4 each bag (first time I saw this in any hotel/hostel). It's an ok hostel to use as an emergency and to stay one night like we did.

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

MARICEL BARGERI

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

18 April 2014 MARICEL would recommend this property

Liked: Everything. Breakfast is free. Staff was helpfull.

Disliked: MARICEL left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Its in a good spot on the upper west, subways are close by, walking anywhere is pretty easy.

Disliked: There is no vibe, hardly anyone talked in the hostel. Common rooms weren't very inviting. The check in staff didn't care much for anything.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

02 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Breakfast(bagle , muffin) coffee and tea included

Disliked: The location is too far to walk from midtown.

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

Jamie Berry

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

26 February 2014 Jamie would recommend this property

Liked: I liked how clean the hostel was kept. After staying in allot of dirty hostels previously it was nice to stay in a well maintained hostel.

Disliked: The pictures online do not look like the rooms or the hostel as at all. It's beat up and rough and the rooms are no way near te size advertised. It was like living in a shoe box. Anyone who has used the pictures as anything to go by will get a nasty shock however I was only here for a week an didn't min due to the location.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

20 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location, nice room.

Disliked: not always breakfast for everyone because few quantities and it should be served before 8am, like 7 or 7:30am.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

18 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hotel is in a good location, close to the subway station and couple places of interests, such as cnetral park, the Met. And I was surprised that it has so many bars, grocery shops, and restaurant around by too. If you're looking for a cheap hotel with good location to visit New York City it maybe a good choice for you.

Disliked: The bathroom is so tiny! It is the smallest bathroom I've ever seen. Anything is sooooo tiny. The breakfast was gone so quickly, if you get up around 8:30, then there is probably nothing left. The wifi is only working in the lobby area but not the room.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

12 February 2014

Liked: Subway is near

Disliked: Locations

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

WEI-HSIN TAI

Alone

Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

04 February 2014

Liked: no comments

Disliked: no Hair dryer