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Reviews of HI NYC Hostel New York Hostel

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

Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 90%

Location 88%

Safety 92%

Staff 91%

Value 87%

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 6.53CAD

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 92%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 90%

Location 88%

Safety 92%

Staff 91%

Value 87%

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91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
41+

Liked: Location and variety of guests

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

46% Overall Rating
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46% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: The breakfast

Disliked: This Hostel was the most unsociable hostel I have ever stayed in as it consisted of 14 year old students on school trips night after night literally made up of around 200 students taking over the whole facility. Furthermore this is a no alcohol hostel I repeat a no alcohol hostel the first I have ever been too which is a rule I found completely preposterous for a 25 year old male looking to have a good time. Additionally there is false advertisement of club nights there is simply a bar crawl that goes to o

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Nice place to stay. Safe. Near to subway, and Columbia University and Central Parl. Not much nightlife in the neighborhood.

Disliked: Not much nightlife around the neighborhood.

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
11 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Very clean place

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
07 May 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: It was very clean, I liked the different events organised (especially the comedy show) and the staff were very helpful and friendly as were the other lodgers.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Friendly staff, lots of organised events and chances to socialise. Good facilities.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: People who stayed in this hostel is polite and friendly

Disliked: The shower is cold.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating


19 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Todo fue excelente, buen servicio, habitaciones e instalaciones muy limpias, el ambiente muy agradable, conoces mucha gente increíble!. Tiene excelente ubicación, a 1 cuadra de la estación del metro que te lleva a donde quieras!

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Es hermoso el hostel muy amplio y con excelente ubicación.

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
15 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Everything's excellent, especially the bathroom/showers. However, it's a bit expensive.

Customer would recommend this property

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