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The Local NYC

Hostel | 1302 44th Avenue, New York City, New York, USA 11101

94.7% Overall Rating

6 out of 7 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/04/2014)

Larry Goldberg thinks…

"new facility, excellent condition, very helpful staff. would recommend to anybody of any age."

Read all The Local NYC reviews


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

No shows will incur a charge of the full amount of the stay.

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.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Other Charge USD 3.50
Sales Tax 14.75%

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to New York City?

Contact us directly

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The Local is brand new, located 2 blocks from the subway, and only 3 minutes from Manhattan. Enjoy our cafe, bar and roof terrace. Join fellow travelers for a local craft beer at our cafe/bar, fix your own meal in our guest kitchen, get great local recommendations from our incredible staff, do your laundry on-site, and catch up on emails in our computer lounge. Feel like a local while you're in NYC. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Male only (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Twin (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Quad (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About The Local NYC

Staying at The Local is like staying with your coolest friend who knows NYC like the back of his hand and loves having visitors. The Local has great guest rooms - all of the rooms have en suite bathrooms, luxury linens and towels included, large windows and locked storage space. Even better is the common space- a roof terrace to relax and take in the sunset over NYC's breathtaking skyline, a computer lounge to get some work done, book future travel or catch up with people back home, an event space where we show movies, display local art work, and host other events, a bar to grab a gourmet snack, coffee, local beer or signature cocktail and meet other guests and neighbors. And on top of it all, The Local's amazing staff will ensure that you have the most memorable stay in NYC. They'll help you plan your day packing it full of the standards NYC attractions as well as unique local experiences that you won't find in your guidebook. They'll plan events at the hostel to help you meet fellow travelers - socials, yoga classes, movie nights, wine/beer tastings. And above all, they'll do anything they can to make sure you are comfortable at the hostel. If you need anything, just ask. After all, that's what friends are for.

Accommodation Information

The Local has an array of room types to satisfy any type of traveler:
- Single beds in 4-bed mixed, male, or female dorms with ensuite bathrooms
- Double private rooms with ensuite bathrooms
- Triple private rooms with ensuite bathrooms

All of our guests will enjoy the following amenities:
- Ensuite bathrooms
- Daily housekeeping
- Linens and towels provided
- Secure individual storage (in dorm rooms)
- Heat/AC
- Free WiFi
- Internet Cafe and printing
- Laundry room
- Common kitchen
- Roof terrace
- Bar/cafe open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks
- Vending Machines
- Photobooth
- Baggage storage

Location Information

The Local NYC
13-02 44th Avenue
NY, NY 11101

The Local NYC is located in one of New York's hippest and fastest growing neighborhoods, Long Island City. The neighborhood is renowned for it's arts scene. The waterfront location allows for incredible sweeping skyline views of Manhattan. Enjoy the booming bar and restaurant scene on Vernon Boulevard. the Local NYC is just two blocks from the subway that will take you to Times Square in 7 minutes and directly to the major airports. A total of 8 subway lines are accessible to take you anywhere you want to be in NYC.