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Harlem YMCA

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Desk, free WiFi, wheelchair access
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Desk, free WiFi, wheelchair access
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Overview of Harlem YMCA

Harlem YMCA

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
180 West 135th Street, New York, NY, 10030

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNew York Presbyterian Hospital3 min drive
  • Popular LocationMount Sinai Hospital4 min drive
  • Popular LocationColumbia University8 min drive
  • AirportNew York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.)40 min drive

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About this area

New York

Located in New York's Harlem neighborhood, Harlem YMCA is in the city center and near the airport. George Washington Bridge and Carnegie Hall are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Central Park and Randall's Island Park. Check out an event or a game at Yankee Stadium, and consider making time for American Museum of Natural History, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient to public transportation: 135 St. Station (Malcolm X Blvd) is 3 minutes by foot and 135 St. Station (St. Nicholas Av.) is 8 minutes.

What's nearby

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - 3 min drive
  • Mount Sinai Hospital - 4 min drive
  • Columbia University - 8 min drive
  • Central Park - 8 min drive
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • 135 St. Station (Malcolm X Blvd) - 3 min walk
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station - 19 min walk
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 40 min drive


  • Yatenga French Bistro — 2 min walk
  • American Legion Post 398 — 6 min walk
  • Sushi Inoue — 7 min walk
  • Astor Row Cafe — 7 min walk
  • Jacob Restaurant — 8 min walk

About this property

Harlem YMCA

New York hostel in Harlem, near Columbia University
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hostel has a health club and a steam room. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station. All 90 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and TVs with cable channels. Showers, desks, and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find. Bathrooms are shared.
Harlem YMCA offers 90 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Televisions come with cable channels.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. This New York hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an indoor pool, a health club, and a steam room.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Things to do

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Steam room


  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms - 3


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Desk

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 13 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 13 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 10 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Children 13 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Alcohol is not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Harlem YMCA
Harlem YMCA Hostel
Harlem YMCA Hostel New York
Harlem YMCA New York
YMCA Harlem
The Harlem Ymca Hotel New York City
YMCA Hostel
Harlem YMCA New York
Harlem YMCA Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Harlem YMCA Hostel/Backpacker accommodation New York

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 63 out of 409 reviews
5 - Excellent 15%
Rating 4 - Good. 113 out of 409 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 119 out of 409 reviews
3 - Okay 29%
Rating 2 - Poor. 67 out of 409 reviews
2 - Poor 16%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 47 out of 409 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Amenities
Location is outstanding, upper staff is great. The staff at the desks are not to warm. As for reaching Expedia to discuss a charge Im still trying to talk with someone. Its been a week
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Property conditions & facilities
convenient, quiet, but location needs more security
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is very well located. I had a view to Downtown Manhattan
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wont stay here again.
The room was ok. nothing like the photos. and i saw insects everywhere.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020