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Reviews of Five Spot Loft

Hostel | 459 Myrtle Avenue, New York City, New York, USA NY 11205

73.9% Overall Rating

98 out of 126 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/06/2015)

"Great place to stay for a few nights backpacking in NYC. A mile from fort Greene park and the subway is pretty close as well. I recommend it"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • Bicycle hire
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 45.00
  • Luggage Room USD 10.00

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

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73.9%

Overall Rating

98 out of 126 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Five Spot Loft'

Atmosphere
73.6%
Location
75.2%
Facilities
73.6%
Cleanliness
69.6%
Staff
82.4%
Value
74.4%
Safety
68.8%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

26 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great place to stay for a few nights backpacking in NYC. A mile from fort Greene park and the subway is pretty close as well. I recommend it

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

34.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

23 June 2015

Liked: Above a good bar

Disliked: It's creepy. The tiles are damaged, the bathrooms are a health hazard. I was given keys but never used them because all the doors didn't lock

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Visiting friends or family

22 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is in a really interesting part of Brooklyn and is worth seeing if you don't mind that it will take you at least 50 minutes to get to the main sights in Manhattan by Subway. It had a really relaxed atmosphere, with the guests being a mixture of travellers and people who have just moved to New York, which means you're likely to meet a whole range of interesting people. Would easily stay here again.

Disliked: The bar downstairs is pretty expensive.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

19 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel has it's own character. You see the real life of people who live in Brooklyn. There are rather tourists in tgis area. The hostel is well located and you need about 30 minutes to go to Manhattan by subway.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Business / conference
City break
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

07 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Owner is super nice and helped accommodate us a lot. He even gave us a lift to the subway station to help us catch our flight. We enjoyed our stay.

Disliked: Nothing significant.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

29 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It has restaurant and bar.

Disliked: Security

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

26 May 2015

Liked: No positive comment.

Disliked: Very far from Manhattan. Personnel not very earnest, who threatened to kick us out of the house when we asked for the Wifi code to check the price of the night. House hard to find without the slightest indication that the house is a hostel. We thought we had a wrong address since it looks like a common house. We cannot pay with a credit card. I absolutely advise you NOT TO GO THERE.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Owner was involved and was a funny cool guy. Good atmosphere and good info about what to do in the area. Clean hostel With many food places and markets around the place.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Oyuna Sengeeva

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

17 May 2015 Oyuna would recommend this property

Liked: недалеко от метро, недорого.

Disliked: очень высокая лестница на второй этаж :)

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

GIUSEPPE APREA

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 May 2015 GIUSEPPE would recommend this property

Liked: right price

Disliked: not very clean. I had booked a room with 4 beds, but I found only 7 rooms beds.

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

Matt Degrossa

Alone

Relaxation/spa

15 May 2015 Matt would recommend this property

Liked: It was super cool and central to everything. The staff was amazingly helpful and made this stay great.

Disliked: Nothing really, it's a bit noisy, but this is NYC.

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

Customer review

Alone

Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

06 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff is very helpfull and very friendly!

Disliked: that it was just 3 bathrooms..

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference
Partying / nightlife

10 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's a really nice little Hostel in an old house10 mins away from Booklyn downtown. The personal is nice and welcoming, the hostel has everything you need. For New York relations it's quite quiet.

Disliked: I can understand the critics about cleanness, though I don't estimate it as unacceptable. One must consider that the hostel is located aside the hotspots, although they are definitly in reach. For the price it's definitly worth to consider.

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

Jeremy Flores

Alone

Work / volunteering

08 April 2015 Jeremy would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly people and staff are very welcoming.

Disliked: I didn't like the smell of the place.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

bruno brito

Alone

Work / volunteering

03 April 2015 bruno would recommend this property

Liked: Price

Disliked: It is dirty, ugly and not well accessible

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Pedro Faleiros Neves

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

30 January 2015 Pedro would recommend this property

Liked: If you are going to NY on a budget this is the place.

Disliked: Pedro left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

20 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location is awsome. Open kitchen and amazing hospitality by the owner.

Disliked: NOTHING

28.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

03 January 2015

Liked: There were no such a things to like about the property :/

Disliked: It Wasn't very clean . We checked in into the room which wasn't finished so Can be rented . The floors weren't done , no single furtitute piece in it . Even a chair . Just one bed .

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

Romain Kassehi

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 December 2014 Romain would recommend this property

Liked: Best place to be in NewYork! It is like living in a big roomate just next to Manhattan and the host Know his city!

Disliked: Romain left no negative feedback.

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

kwangsuk kim

Alone

Visiting friends or family

03 November 2014 kwangsuk would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff. It was worth the price.

Disliked: None

22.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Marina Mijic

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

13 September 2014

Liked: Nothing actually

Disliked: Everything, especially crowded rooms and no aircondition, we were cooking. The bathroom was filthy.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Luis Escobar

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday

09 September 2014

Liked: Available

Disliked: I was a messy place. the kitchen and bath were dirty .

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Homey, can climb to the roof, interesting travelers come here, great staff, relaxed non strict place.

Disliked: Father from a metro, but if you take the initiative and buy a citibike pass this can add to the experience.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

20 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good place to stay. A little inconvenient/farther walk to the main lines, but so is most of Brooklyn. Sweet view from the roof, clean beds and bathrooms. Was easy to find and for the price, a great stay.

Disliked: Only 2 bathrooms in the hostel, but usually people are using them at random times so it isn't too bad.

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

Daniel Rubiniak

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 July 2014

Liked: Friendly staff, good atmosphere, nice location

Disliked: Facilities are a wreck, place is not clean, Wifi barely works and A/C is weak