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88% Avg. city rating Rated by 3206 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 91%

Chilling out / relaxing 77%

Getting around / public transport 91%

Sightseeing 95%

Culture 92%

Nightlife / partying 88%

Value for money 73%

Customer Travel Tips for New York

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


29 Mar 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


07 Feb 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Get ready to see everything!

Liked: Everything as usual

Disliked: Be aware of traffic. Using the subway/metro is the best choice to move around

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


10 Dec 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: n/a

Liked: time square

Disliked: no

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


13 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip:

Liked:

Disliked:

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Take the M55 around the city

Liked: You can do whatever you want

Disliked: Super busy places like times Square

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Take the Train.

Liked: A lot to see

Disliked: Busy life. People everywhere.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


06 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Always buy a 7day unlimited subway pass-$32

Liked: So much to see and explore in this city!!

Disliked: The cost

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


24 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: avoid it

Liked: its new york

Disliked: expensive for what it is

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
71% Avg. rating


22 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Pay a visit to Bryant Park and the whole foods market for a cheap breakfast or lunch.

Liked: Has its own flair

Disliked: It was too hot to walk around a lot(been there in july)

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


29 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Consider the hostels where you can prepare your own meals because restaurants can take up a lot of a budget.

Liked: I grew up in the suburbs of NYC. I found work in CA but I have the pleasure of visiting the NY area once a year.

Disliked: NY is a big city and you are going to find people sleeping on the streets and asking for donations. I feel sorry for these people and give them my change.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


27 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Focus on what you want to go! Shopping, sightseeing, culture... you won't have much time to do all

Liked: I love this city

Disliked: It's not a cheap city

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


23 May 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Take your time

Liked: The city !

Disliked: The prices !

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


02 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


24 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Buy week travel bus card

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Subway and subway station is too old and semlls bad

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


02 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: You have to Go to the observatory one the World Trade Center ...

Liked: Rockefeller Center.... time Square...one world Trade Center

Disliked: There is no dislike

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


04 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Plan your with time.

Liked: Everything!

Disliked: Too crowded!

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


02 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in a central location near the subway.

Liked: Everything. It's a fantastic city.

Disliked: Nope.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


19 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: It's bigger than you think. Plan several days.

Liked: Tons of things to see and do

Disliked: Subway was more complicated to figure out than most

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


15 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Shopping

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Rockefeller at Sunset

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Its to expensive.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


06 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Take plenty of money and enjoy. Watch out for the 99c pizzas that include tax!!!

Liked: Everything!

Disliked: Beggars. The general cost of everything. The added tax.

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88% Avg. city rating Rated by 3206 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 88%

Shopping 91%

Chilling out / relaxing 77%

Getting around / public transport 91%

Sightseeing 95%

Culture 92%

Nightlife / partying 88%

Value for money 73%

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