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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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Anonymous
02 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The outside area and the people

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
30 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: Great location and close to the subway, shops for food, and only a short journey away from the main sights in Manhattan. The staff are really helpful at the hostel, rooms are clean and of a decent size as are the bathrooms. They also have a good food canteen area and kitchen and food storage facilities if you are wanting to buy your own food. I have used the hostel every time I have been to New York and will definitely use it again. It's also very secure.

Disliked: Air conditioning is a little loud at times in some rooms.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Really great and safe and ABSOLUTELY CLEAN - THANK'S FOR THIS PURITY

Disliked: probably better and cleaner air in men's dormitory . . .

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Work / volunteering

Liked: NA

Disliked: NA

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Location was great, subway station nearby and lots of restaurants in the neighbourhood. Rooms were clean, beds okay (soft matress) and lockers for your valuables. Showers en toilets very clean and modern.

Disliked: There was construction work on the floor we stayed. We had to use the bathroom on another floor.

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
24 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: The facilities. Good wifi and good and cheap food

Disliked: Bathroom should be cleaned more often during the day

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Visiting friends or family

Liked: very friendly and helpful staff. great food.

Disliked: no liquor and location. far from the action (lower manhattan) even though its a subway away.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It was my first time at a hostel and I was pleasantly surprised with the cleanliness. I found this hostel met my needs and was a decent value for the money.

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: I like the environment.

Disliked: A bit expensive per night.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: tours and club night they have

Disliked: nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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