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Reviews of HI NYC Hostel New York

Hostel

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

Atmosphere 95%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 94%

Location 89%

Safety 94%

Staff 96%

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

All guests under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or chaperone for Group visits. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate any minor traveling without an adult. Non-members will be asked to pay a $3 non-membership fee per night. 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.

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 90%

Facilities 94%

Location 89%

Safety 94%

Staff 96%

Value 90%

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83% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 60%
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  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Liked: The Staff at the Hostel were 1st class, very helpful and approachable, the bakery was also very nice! with a great selection of food, drinks etc.Facilities on offer were great too, this property is very big so felt like plenty of room to relax as well.

Disliked: Although the size of the property was an advantage at times it also worked as a disadvantage too in regards of meeting people in comparison at smaller hostels where it is easier to socialise and bump into people, also the lack of a bar at the hostel is a definite problem, we need our alcohol! :) the location whilst not a million miles away is a little far out from the action in New York in my opinion, although the subway is not that far away to travel to these places.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Liked: The comedy show with Max May was absolutly uncredible! So mutch fun! The clubbing after that was great ether! I recommend this tour for everyone! Was awsome!!

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: I loved the location, very convenient, near the subway. Staff was very helpful. Breakfast was delicious and cheap.

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 80%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Clean bathrooms Nights out every night

Disliked: Did not combine my bookings into oneSchool children stay thereStaff isn't very happy with their workBreakfast is charged extra and NOT WORTH it at allNo bight stands

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
30 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: The location

Disliked: Sometime very noisy bcoz u can here whatever happened upstairs and they need to provide more shower

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: cleanliness

Disliked: elevator was pain

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
12 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: I arrived too early to check in, but they stored my luggage for me which allowed me to roam.Many levels to the hostel, including a cafe with lovely food. Good restaurants and grocery stores near buy

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
30 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife

Liked: Great service. Clean bathrooms, inside bar, big lounge. It's in the upper west side, which is not the best to go it, but you can take the subway which is very close. There are not many hostels downtown manhattaan so this is a good option.

Disliked: Lacks of atmosphere. If you are travelling alone it's not the best way to party. The pub crawls sucks but at least you can have a few beers with people from the hostel in a boring bar. Also they allow groups of students to stay in the hostel, and it looks like a kinder garden in there. The no alcohol policy is very bad. They tried to do some sort of party by giving us 2 beers per person. There wasn't a good vibe but that's not their fault I guess

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 60%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: location, friendly environment

Disliked: price

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 100%
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  • Value - 60%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Liked: It's so easy to get places. The onsite shop is decent. They organize good outings.

Disliked: Hostels without bars and with alcohol bans through the entire building are ridiculous! This should never happen. I could understand no alcohol in designated areas, or perhaps out of one's room, but to be totally dry is crazy! It will cost the company business for sure.

Customer would recommend this property

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