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Featured Hostels in Long Island City

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HI New York City
HI New York City
2.0 out of 5.0 891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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4.2/5 (502 reviews)

Overall is good, except the stuffy smell at certain areas.

Reviewed on May 24, 2019
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 Apollo ...
Vanderbilt YMCA
Vanderbilt YMCA
2.0 out of 5.0 224 East 47th Street, New York, NY
$101
3.3/5 (1583 reviews)

I enjoyed my stay. Staff was very friendly, check in was easy, and eveything was clean.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019
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 ...
West Side YMCA
West Side YMCA
2.0 out of 5.0 5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY
$110
3.3/5 (1873 reviews)

Very well situated, staff very accomodating. But take long tu fête hot water and people slap their Doors very loudly un the morning wich us very Annoying. The YMCA should fix these noisy Doors on the 9 the Floor. Exempt fort these aime noisy Doors, I recomand this place very Much !!

Reviewed on May 31, 2019
Located in Uptown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Central Park, Lincoln Center, and Metropolitan Opera House. Columbus Circle and Juilliard School ...
The Bowery House
The Bowery House
2.0 out of 5.0 220 Bowery, New York, NY
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$99
3.1/5 (876 reviews)

This was a super convenient and simple place to stay. The staff was super helpful. It has a nice character. The bathrooms were well maintained and the soap was nice. They provide earplugs, I used them and slept well.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019
Located in Bowery, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of New York University, 5th Avenue, and Washington Square Park. Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Brooklyn ...
Bowery Grand Hotel
Bowery Grand Hotel
1.0 out of 5.0 143 Bowery, New York, NY
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$79
2.1/5 (801 reviews)

For a single travelers, it is a good place to be. Nice location, just a bed to sleep and a nice prices comparing with other "hotels".

Reviewed on May 24, 2019
Located in Bowery, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of 5th Avenue, New York University, and Washington Square Park. Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Wall ...
The Local
The Local
2.0 out of 5.0 13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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$129
4.3/5 (427 reviews)

Close to the subway. Great for singles. The in-house cafe and bar was great. I loved the library with the rich collection of books.

Reviewed on May 27, 2019
Situated in Long Island City, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Roosevelt Island, United Nations Headquarters, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. ...
Green Point YMCA
Green Point YMCA
2.0 out of 5.0 99 Meserole Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
$83
3.0/5 (169 reviews)

They gave free breakfast tickets for a local diner

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019
Located in Greenpoint, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of United Nations Headquarters, 5th Avenue, and Roosevelt Island. Madison Square Garden and Chrysler ...
CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea
CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea
2.0 out of 5.0 368 8th Avenue, New York, NY
$64
4.0/5 (505 reviews)

The room was very small! But other than that, thoroughly enjoyed the experience

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019
Located in Midtown, this hostel is steps from Fashion Institute of Technology and Madison Square Garden. The High Line Park and 5th Avenue are also within 15 ...
Broadway Hotel and Hostel
Broadway Hotel and Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 230 W 101st St, New York, NY
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$90
3.3/5 (1109 reviews)

Great location. Friendly staff. Fifth time I have stayed here. Safe for a single traveler.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019
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 ...
International Students Residence
International Students Residence
1.5 out of 5.0 341 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY
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3.1/5 (427 reviews)

Clean, appeared to have been recently renovated, quiet. Very small rooms.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2019
Located in Williamsburg, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Barclays Center Brooklyn, and Brooklyn Bridge. Prospect Park and New York ...
NY Moore Hostel
NY Moore Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 179 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY
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$76
3.9/5 (326 reviews)

I have to say it was very clean ! The staff was very nice.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2019
Situated in Brooklyn, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Prospect Park, Barclays Center Brooklyn, and Washington Square Park. New York University and Brooklyn ...
Harlem YMCA
Harlem YMCA
2.0 out of 5.0 180 West 135th Street, New York, NY
$78
3.3/5 (297 reviews)

This was my first time at the YMCA. The staff are all cool and I had the most enjoyable time even though I was only in Harlem for 3 day. It’s close to the subway, 1 block only. There are Harlem Historical walks available but currently the Studio Museum of Harlem is closed for renovation and when ...

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2019
Located in Harlem, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Apollo Theater, Columbia University, and Central Park. Yankee Stadium and New York Presbyterian Hospital ...
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Comfort Inn

Comfort Inn

37-35 21st Street, Long Island City, NY
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    4.1 out of 5 (23 reviews)

    Comfort Inn$110

    Jul 9 - Jul 10

    Comfort Inn$110
    Howard Johnson by Wyndham Long Island City

    Howard Johnson by Wyndham Long Island City

    38-61 12th Street, Long Island City, NY
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      3.5 out of 5 (1295 reviews)

      Howard Johnson by Wyndham Long Island City$112

      Jul 1 - Jul 2

      Howard Johnson by Wyndham Long Island City$112

      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're searching for low-cost places to stay in Long Island City, a hostel in town could be a great choice for you. These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few different forms, but all of them have three main qualities in common:

      • Low prices
      • A social setting
      • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)

      By going with a hostel in Long Island City, you can cut your spending on lodging and save more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your stay. You can check out cultural highlights like the art galleries in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.


      Hostels in Long Island City

      You might be asking, what are the most popular hostels in Long Island City? According to reviews from our customers, these have positive ratings:

      The Local - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of 23 St. - Ely Av. Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers.

      Q4 Hotel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Queens Plaza Station and Queensboro Plaza Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit Long Island City?


      The weather can be important when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:


      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 55° F and nighttime temperatures average 26° F
      • April-June: 83° F is the daytime average and 40° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 84° F and nighttime averages are around 55° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 69° F during the day and 28° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 49.96 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Long Island City?


      Depending on what interests you, you might appreciate these places:

      Top Sights
      • Bloomingdale's
      • Chrysler Building
      • Barney's
      Natural Features
      • Queensbridge Park
      • Gantry Plaza State Park
      • Hunter's Point South
      Cultural Attractions
      • SculptureCenter
      • P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
      • 5 Pointz The Institute of Higher Burnin

      Overall, Long Island City is known for its:

      • Skyscrapers
      • Art
      • Cafés
      • Shopping
      • Restaurants
      • Museums
      • Tours

      How to Get to Long Island City and Around the Area


      You can find the nearest airport in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away from the city center. Another option is Teterboro, NJ (TEB), situated 9.6 mi (15.5 km) away. Once you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can take advantage of metro transit at 23 St. - Ely Av. Station, Long Island City - Court Sq. Station, and Queensboro Plaza Station. Train stations like Long Island City Hunterspoint Avenue Station and Long Island City Station make it easy to explore more of the surrounding area.