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Reviews of HI NYC Hostel New York Hostel

891 Amsterdam Avenue, NY 10025-4403, New York, USA

Atmosphere 95%

Cleanliness 92%

Facilities 93%

Location 88%

Safety 92%

Staff 94%

Value 90%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room 5.00USD

Important Information

Check-in: 4pm. We have a 24hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation.
Booking must be cancelled by 6:00 pm the day prior. All reservations cancelled 1 day prior by 6:00 pm Eastern Standard time will not incur a penalty. We will asses a one night charge thereafter.
***Mixed or coed dormitories can only accommodate guests traveling together as mixed travel companions. Individual guests cannot be accommodated in mixed dormitory rooms.
All parties of this reservation are guaranteed a bed for the duration of the requested stay. We cannot guarantee that all parties will be in the same room or room type requested. Hi New York will work diligently in an attempt to place all parties associated with this reservation in the same room and accommodation type as requested at time of booking.

Please note that guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or chaperone. Guests under the age of 16 are not permitted to stay in the shared dormitories.
Non-members will be asked to pay a $3 non-membership fee per night.

HI New York will process a one night room charge for any reservations received for 8 or more beds. If we are unable to secure payment, we will cancel the reservation .
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.

The maximum stay for any guest is 20 days for each calendar year. We do not accommodate residents from within a 75-mile radius of the property.

Packages: For the security of all guests and team members. we do not accept any parcel/ packages that arrive for guest not currently checked in to our system. All such packages will be returned to sender(not signed for) and should be looked for at your originating location.

**Hostelling International New York is a 501c3 private organization geared toward creating educational opportunities; therefore we do not except local NYC residents as overnight guests.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to New York?

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Atmosphere 95%

Cleanliness 92%

Facilities 93%

Location 88%

Safety 92%

Staff 94%

Value 90%

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91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
09 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: clean, organized, location

Disliked: front desk staff talking to others while helping me

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: clean

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Clean, good food, great staff.

Disliked: No on site bar. Could be fun!

Customer would recommend this property

63% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Value - 40%
63% Overall Rating

Anonymous
09 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Kitchen was beautiful.

Disliked: So noisy at every midnight. It sounded like people upstairs were dragging something and jumping from their beds around midnight, even it was 2am. I didn't know if the cleaning staffs were working at night or the customers did that.

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
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  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It was close to the subway, not too bad a walk into the city if you were up for it, I felt safe and my stuff secure in the hostel

Disliked: The bunks were quite squeaky. The hand drier in the women's toilet on level 3 was like a jet engine

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Close to metro and friendly staff

Disliked: Noisy roommates lol

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: metroの駅 103st から歩いて僅か3分ほどのところにあり、とても便利な立地です。ホテルの一階には早朝から深夜まで利用できるカフェが併設されており、夜中に急に飲み物がほしくなった時にも出歩く必要がなく助かりました。30歳をすぎてユースに泊まるのはどうだろうか、と思っていたが、宿泊者は老若男女、多国籍でバランスがとれていた。

Disliked: チェックインしたところ、ベッドメイクがされておらずシーツも前の滞在者のままだった。しかし、フロントに言うとすぐに交換してくれた。

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Aug 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Big, and historic

Disliked: Out of town a bit

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating


01 Aug 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: Friendly and clean

Disliked: not easy to navigate, but not a major problem

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Jul 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Very close to the subway line #1, literally like just 2 mins away, easy to get to from Newark International airport.

Disliked: Room has a stale smell, but doesn't matter much because I'm just there to lay my head for a night.

Customer would recommend this property

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