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The Local
2 out of 5
13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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The price is AU$164 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Located in Queens, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Roosevelt Island, United Nations Headquarters and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Chrysler ...

4.3/5Excellent! (552 reviews)
no tv i love

"Great value on the single private rooms. I love no tv in room."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2020

The Local
Bowery Grand Hotel
1 out of 5
143 Bowery, New York, NY
The price is AU$101 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Located in Bowery, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of New York University, 5th Avenue and Washington Square Park. Wall Street and Union Square Park are ...

2.1/5 (904 reviews)

"Excellent location when using Public Transportation to get around NYC. The Hotel should provide a Microwave Oven for the guests who may wish to warm up their food especially in cold weather."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec. 2020

Bowery Grand Hotel
Jazz On The Park Hostel
2 out of 5
36 West 106th Street, New York, NY
The price is AU$85 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Located in Manhattan, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Central Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Times Square and Broadway. Rockefeller Center and Grand Central ...

2.9/5 (149 reviews)
cheap room cheap price cheap place

"Look like the floors haven’t been mopped or n days. No tv no washing machines I can only eat in da lobby and tha parking is horrible"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2020

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HI New York City
2 out of 5
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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The price is AU$100 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.

Located in Upper West Side, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park and Columbia University. Mount Sinai Hospital and Beacon Theater ...

4.2/5Excellent! (685 reviews)

"Everything is fine. The room and restrooms are clean. Because of COVID-19, I stayed alone."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct. 2020

HI New York City
West Side YMCA
2 out of 5
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY
The price is AU$95 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

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

3.7/5Good! (997 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

West Side YMCA
Chelsea International Hostel
2 out of 5
251 W 20th St, New York, NY
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The price is AU$166 per night from 4 Mar. to 5 Mar.

Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chelsea Market and 5th Avenue. The High Line Park and Chelsea Piers are also within 15 minutes. ...

Chelsea International Hostel
Central Park West Hostel
2 out of 5
201 W 87th Street, New York, NY
The price is AU$136 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.

Located in Upper West Side, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park and Beacon Theater. American Museum of Natural History and Metropolitan Museum ...

2.8/5 (211 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 9 Mar. 2020

Central Park West Hostel
Vanderbilt YMCA
2 out of 5
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY
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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 ...

3.5/5Good! (1,000 reviews)
Great for short stays

"Lovely staff from check-in to security to passing cleaners in the hall. All so lovely. Room and shared bathrooms where clean and I had no issues being disrupted by other guests. I did have the issue of VERY loud banging pipes which I was aware of thanks to other reviews so was prepared for but couldnt ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Vanderbilt YMCA
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. Mount Sinai Hospital and Beacon Theater are also ...

3.4/5 (993 reviews)

"Perfect"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020

Broadway Hotel and Hostel
Manhattan Bowery Lodge
2 out of 5
81 Bowery, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
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Located in Chinatown, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Wall Street, New York University and Brooklyn Bridge. National September 11 Memorial and 5th Avenue ...

2.6/5 (61 reviews)

"It was a tiny room no TVs,and they offered towels no rags. Worst ever they have bedbugs!! If it wasn’t freezing I wouldn’t check in. I was disappointed never again!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2020

Manhattan Bowery Lodge
Rostel- Hostel
2.5 out of 5
160 E 116th Street, New York, NY
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Located in Manhattan, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Central Park, Mount Sinai Hospital and Columbia University. Apollo Theater and Solomon R. Guggenheim ...

2.8/5 (25 reviews)
Sucks

"Sucks"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2018

Rostel- Hostel
The Bowery House
2 out of 5
220 Bowery, New York, NY
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Located in Bowery, 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 (979 reviews)

"Actual space was not like what was listed, very noisey and tight quarters."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

The Bowery House
Harlem YMCA
2 out of 5
180 West 135th Street, New York, NY
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Located in Harlem, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Apollo Theater, Columbia University and Yankee Stadium. Central Park and New York Presbyterian Hospital ...

3.2/5 (412 reviews)

"The property is very well located. I had a view to Downtown Manhattan"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

Harlem YMCA
International Students Residence
1.5 out of 5
341 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY
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Located in Williamsburg, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Barclays Center Brooklyn and Brooklyn Bridge. Wall Street and Prospect ...

3.1/5 (531 reviews)

"Very good for the price!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

International Students Residence
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2 out of 5
360 W 30th St, New York, NY
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Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The High Line Park and Madison Square Garden. Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Macy's are ...

3.2/5 (6 reviews)
ideal for solo travelers

"Up the street from penn station ideal for time square and shops , basic no pots or pans just one problem take care entering the bathroom the pipe going floor to ceiling is hot burnt my arm on it it feeds the radiators room 4 . Thanks Harry for a worm friendly welcome hope to see you again"…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec. 2019

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Candy Hostel
315 West 94th Street, New York, NY
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Located in Upper West Side, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Central Park, Columbia University and Beacon Theater. American Museum of Natural History ...

3.1/5 (668 reviews)
Nice Place Nice Price

"I have stayed at this place twice now and enjoyed my visits each time. It is very comfortable and cool and the service is not bad. This is a nice place with a nice price in a nice area that's close to everything one needs on a cool trip to New York City."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun. 2011

Candy Hostel
Green Point YMCA
2 out of 5
99 Meserole Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Located in Greenpoint, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of United Nations Headquarters, 5th Avenue and Chrysler Building. Roosevelt Island is 2.9 mi (4.6 ...

2.9/5 (321 reviews)

"THE POLICY OF ONE KEY WAS A NEGATIVE"…"

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2020

Green Point YMCA
Q4 Hotel
2 out of 5
29-09 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City, NY
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Located in Queens, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 5th Avenue and United Nations Headquarters. Central Park Zoo ...

3.8/5Good! (93 reviews)

"Excellent location near multiple subway lines to Manhattan and Queens. Around the corner was a shop for breakfast and groceries."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec. 2019

Q4 Hotel
Jazz On Times Square Hostel
1.5 out of 5
341 West 51 Street, New York, NY
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Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Gershwin Theater and Ambassador Theatre. Broadway Theatre and Times Square are also within 10 minutes. ...

3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
not the best, but it is enough

"service: i met with 2 nice staff, subway station is very close to the hostel, so it pretty easy to travel. you can get free coupon and map in the hostel. It is my first time to live in a hostel, i can believe there were girls in my room... embarrass....and, you can't find everyting you want in the ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct. 2009

Jazz On Times Square Hostel
EC New Yorker Student Residence
2 out of 5
481 8th Avenue, New York, NY
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Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Madison Square Garden, Macy's and Times Square. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and New York Times Building ...

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Millennium Times Square New York

Millennium Times Square New York

4 out of 5
145 W 44th St, New York, NY
The price is AU$109 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.
3.7/5Good! (4,229 reviews)

"Very clean. Easy to book room. Friendly staff. Clean room"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2021

Millennium Times Square New York
Millennium Hilton New York Downtown

Millennium Hilton New York Downtown

4 out of 5
55 Church Street, New York, NY
The price is AU$125 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
4/5Very Good! (1,826 reviews)

"LOOOOOVED MY VIEW. So perfect for my birthday. BOOK THE JUNIOR SUITE! 4211 is where i stayed & it was beauuuuuutiful. I loved it so much. My room wasnt that deeply cleaned prior to me stay tho."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2021

Millennium Hilton New York Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West

DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West

4 out of 5
350 W 40th St, New York, NY
The price is AU$104 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.
3.8/5Good! (2,885 reviews)

"Not so good it was super small and the room not reaoclean"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in New York?
By going with a hostel, you can cut your spending on lodging and set aside more of your trip funds for exploring during your holiday. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theatres and entertainment venues.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in New York?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to look first: Bowery Grand Hotel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Grand St. Station (Chrystie St.) and Bowery St. Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Jazz On The Park Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Central Park. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as an arcade/games room. You’ll find linens in all rooms. The Local - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of 23 St. - Ely Av. Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with towels, showers and lockers. HI New York City - 2-minute walk from 103 St. Station (Broadway) for easy access to public transport. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities. Rooms come with towels, showers and hairdryers. West Side YMCA - Located within a 5-minute walk of Central Park and Lincoln Center. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, 2 indoor pools and a sauna. Rooms come with showers and TVs.
How many hostels will I be able to find in New York?
If you’re in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in New York, one of Expedia’s 23 hostels could be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in New York?
Good weather’s always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 3°C. Average annual precipitation for New York is 1271 inches.
What is there to see and do in New York?
In general, New York is known for its theatres, skyscrapers and museums. Major attractions include Times Square, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Broadway. Get out into nature with places such as Bryant Park, The High Line Park and Union Square Park. Cultural attractions include Radio City Music Hall, Gershwin Theater and Broadway Theatre.
What's the best way to get to and around New York while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in New York in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), located 13.2 mi (21.3 km) away. An alternative is Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), situated 11 mi (17.7 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transport to get around. You can take advantage of metro transport at Times Sq. - 42 St. Station, 49th St. Station and 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station. To check out more of the area, hop on a train at New York W 32nd St. Station, Grand Central - 42 St. Station or New York Penn Station.

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