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Hostels in New York

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Featured Hostels in New York

The Local
2 out of 5
13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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The price is CA $96 per night

Located in Queens, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Roosevelt Island, United Nations Headquarters and 5th Avenue. Empire State Building and Grand Central ...

4.3/5Excellent! (536 reviews)

"Really enjoyed my stay. They are trying so hard to keep guests entertained during this crazy time!"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 5, 2020

The Local
Broadway Hotel and Hostel
2 out of 5
230 W 101st St, New York, NY
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Located in Upper West Side, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park and Columbia University. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Beacon Theater are ...

3.4/5 (1,266 reviews)

"There's rats in their trash alley. You can hear them rummaging through the trash. It's common in NY though but they should get better traps and an exterminator."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2020

Broadway Hotel and Hostel
Central Park West Hostel
2 out of 5
201 W 87th Street, New York, NY
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Located in Upper West Side, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Beacon Theater, American Museum of Natural History and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Metropolitan ...

2.9/5 (203 reviews)

"The Central Park West Hostel was a pleasant surprise. Abundant hot water and pressure, clean bathrooms and rooms, not all that noisy, and a great location for multiple public transportation options. The building itself is a little rough looking and the neighborhood too, but don't be fooled, it's ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2020

Central Park West Hostel
The Bowery House
2 out of 5
220 Bowery, New York, NY
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Located in Little Italy, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of New York University, 5th Avenue and Washington Square Park. Union Square Park and Bleecker Street ...

3.1/5 (977 reviews)

"Cleaness and location. Excelent staff and very quiet"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 21, 2020

The Bowery House
HI New York City
2 out of 5
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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Located in Upper West Side, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park and Columbia University. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Beacon ...

4.2/5Excellent! (678 reviews)

"Amazing atmosphere. Nearby subway station. Great neighbourhood and great tours"…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

HI New York City
Vanderbilt YMCA
2 out of 5
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY
The price is CA $168 per night

Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of United Nations Headquarters, Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal. St. Patrick's Cathedral ...

3.4/5 (2,043 reviews)

"All as expected for a stay at the Y. Only issue -ongoing- is the noises made by the heat radiators, especially on level 6. Expect to be disturbed/awoken from the clanging when they heat up!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 4, 2020

Vanderbilt YMCA
West Side YMCA
2 out of 5
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY
The price is CA $138 per night

Located in Manhattan, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera House and Columbus Circle. Carnegie Hall and Juilliard School ...

3.4/5Good! (2,144 reviews)

"It was really close to Central Park and we loved that. But the room was too small."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

West Side YMCA
Morningside Inn
2 out of 5
235 W 107th St., New York, NY
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Located in Upper West Side, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Columbia University, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Beacon Theater. American Museum of ...

2.6/5 (970 reviews)

"It was a lovely historical building within walking distance to Columbia University and a variety of restaurants and activities."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 22, 2020

Morningside Inn
Bowery Grand Hotel
1 out of 5
143 Bowery, New York, NY
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The price is CA $70 per night

Located in Bowery, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of New York University, 5th Avenue and Washington Square Park. Brooklyn Bridge and National September ...

2.1/5 (891 reviews)
Not as Bad as I Thought!

"It's not as bad as I thought it would be. I booked a room on the mixed-gender floor, and my room was actually tidy, simple and free of bed bugs. My ceiling had tiles and didn't have the wired grid as others had pointed out. There were questionable smears on the wall, but it didn't bother me as much. ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 20, 2019

Bowery Grand Hotel
Kamway Lodge & Travel Inc.
2 out of 5
40-36 77th St, Elmhurst, NY
The price is CA $98 per night

Located in Queens, this hostel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Citi Field. Roosevelt Island and Memorial Sloan-Kettering ...

2.8/5 (23 reviews)

"Real close (5 min walk) to major public transport and close to LGA (10 min), lots of stores, all kinds of food places in walking distance, all in all a nice low cost place with excellent service, had a reservation in a hotel in lower Manhattan but I canceled after they asked for $100 daily deposit ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 28, 2020

Kamway Lodge & Travel Inc.
CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea
2 out of 5
368 8th Avenue, New York, NY
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Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Fashion Institute of Technology and The High Line Park. 5th Avenue and Macy's are also within 15 ...

4/5Very Good! (595 reviews)

"Clean rooms, clean facilities. The graphics on the walls are great."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 12, 2020

CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea
Jazz On The Park Hostel
2 out of 5
36 West 106th Street, New York, NY
The price is CA $62 per night

Located in Manhattan, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Times Square, Broadway and Rockefeller Center. Grand Central Terminal and Empire State Building are ...

3.1/5 (127 reviews)

"Bed was fine. Fixtures on sinks were difficult to use and soap dispensers empty. In a pandemic its important to have this!!! Coronavirus not approved!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in New York?
If you’re in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in New York, one of the 42 hostels here might be a great choice for you. Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out the entertainment venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of different forms, but they all have three main qualities in common, including low prices, a social environment, and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in New York?
Wondering where our customers have stayed in New York? Here are some popular choices that may have reasonable rates: Arlo SoHo - Property features at this hotel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Hyatt Place New York/Yonkers - Property features at this hotel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Sleep Inn & Suites Buffalo Airport - You can take advantage of free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities at this hotel. Crowne Plaza Lake Placid - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel. Microtel Inn by Wyndham Henrietta/Rochester - You can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk at this hotel.
What is there to see and do in New York?
Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might like to explore these things around New York. Get out into nature with places like Watkins Glen State Park, Catskill Mountains, and Letchworth State Park. Cultural attractions include Beacon Theater, American Museum of Natural History, and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Visit landmarks like Columbus Circle, Times Square, and Top of the Rock.
What's the best way to get around New York?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.), 28.6 mi (46 km) away. An alternative is Rome, NY (RME-Griffiss Intl.), located 22.7 mi (36.6 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. You can take advantage of metro transit at University Station, Lasalle Station, and Amherst Street Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Rome Station, Utica Station, or Utica Union Station.