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International Student Center

Hostel | 38 West 88th Street, New York City, New York, USA 10024

75.0% Overall Rating

206 out of 283 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (20/06/2014)

Antonio Sousa thinks…

"The location is great. A few steps from the metro station. The girl that received me at night was very nice and helpful."

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.00

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

PLEASE NOTE:It is very important that you make a note of your arrival time upon booking or email the hostel with these details after booking. Not doing so could result in a cancellation.

Please note that we can only accommodate young people and students between the ages of 18 and 35.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 22:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to New York City?

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About International Student Center

Welcome to the International Student Centre. A comfortable and excellently located youth hostel in Manhattan serving young people and students [between the ages of 18 and 35] travelling through New York City.

The Hostel Facilities
The youth hostel offers 44 beds in dormitory style accommodations, both single sex and co-ed rooms. We have a cosy lounge and kitchen area that all guests can use. Housed in a historical brown stone building, it is a simple, clean and comfortable place. Your new home, away from home!

Please Note:
• There is no curfew - $10 deposit for key
• Maximum stay is 7 days from 1st June through September and 14 nights after (depending on availability) Advance reservations made for more than 14 days will not be accepted.
• We do not have WiFi and no large bags are allowed upstairs into the rooms.
• Rooms are closed for cleaning every day from 11am-3pm
• Cash, traveler’s check and credit cards are accepted for payment
• We provide towels for a $1 fee
• Valid photo ID is required (passport/US driver’s license)
• Reservations of 2 or more persons travelling together may not all be in the same dormitory. We will do our best to accommodate you.
FOR SUMMER: We do not have air conditioning.

Cancellation Policy:
• 48 hrs cancellation notice - Any cancellations with 24 hours will be charge a night's stay
• ‘No Show’ would lead to a night’s stay being charged
• No same day refunds after check in
• Office hours 8.00-23.00
• Check In: 15.00-21.00. Late check-in available until 10pm, please call or e-mail us in advance.
• Check-out: 10.00

Location Information

38 W 88 St between Central Park West and Columbus just a 1/2 block from the 88th Street entrance to the 86th St Subway station on the B and C lines