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Featured Hostels in Manhattan

HI New York City
2 out of 5
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
The price is $190 per night

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! (682 reviews)

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

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

HI New York City
Broadway Hotel and Hostel
2 out of 5
230 W 101st St, New York, NY
The price is $79 per night

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)

"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
The Bowery House
2 out of 5
220 Bowery, New York, NY
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Located in Bowery, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of New York University, 5th Avenue, and Washington Square Park. Union Square Park and Bleecker Street are ...

3.1/5 (979 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

The Bowery House
Bowery Grand Hotel
1 out of 5
143 Bowery, New York, NY
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $48 per night

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

2.1/5 (892 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
West Side YMCA
2 out of 5
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY
The price is $100 per night

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 ...

3.6/5Good! (1,096 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
Jazz On The Park Hostel
2 out of 5
36 West 106th Street, New York, NY
The price is $69 per night

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 ...

3.1/5 (129 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

Jazz On The Park Hostel
Vanderbilt YMCA
2 out of 5
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY
The price is $75 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 ...

3.5/5Good! (1,075 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 Mar 8, 2020

Vanderbilt YMCA
Central Park West Hostel
2 out of 5
201 W 87th Street, New York, NY
The price is $86 per night

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 (208 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
CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea
2 out of 5
368 8th Avenue, New York, NY
The price is $69 per night

Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Madison Square Garden and The High Line Park. 5th Avenue and Macy's are also within 15 minutes. ...

4/5Very Good! (597 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea
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 mi (3 km) of Wall Street, New York University, and Brooklyn Bridge. National September 11 Memorial and 5th Avenue ...

2.6/5 (61 reviews)

"Very creaky bed..any movement - creak..room no.209. room square - 4m2. 4 separate restrooms 🚻. Low expectations - the key to happiness."…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Manhattan Bowery Lodge
YMCA West Side
1 out of 5
5 W 63rd St, New York, NY
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Located in Manhattan, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Central Park, Metropolitan Opera House, and Lincoln Center. Columbus Circle and Carnegie Hall ...

YMCA West Side
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 mi (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 Mar 17, 2018

Rostel- Hostel
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Arlo SoHo
Arlo SoHo
4 out of 5
231 Hudson Street, New York, NY
The price is $89 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,480 reviews)

"Loved the room design for the limited space, amazing."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Arlo SoHo
Arlo NoMad
Arlo NoMad
4 out of 5
11 East 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is $99 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,055 reviews)

"The lobby is SO cute! The elevator takes forever but it's not so bad. The room is so cute. I got the city view and the Empire State Building is right outside my window!! Even the price is amazing!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Arlo NoMad
Aliz Hotel Times Square
Aliz Hotel Times Square
4 out of 5
310 W. 40th Street, New York, NY
The price is $87 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,111 reviews)

"The hotel was very clean, the rooms were small though. It was enough space for 2 people but we had to walk a certain way & push past each other. Overall it was a beautiful room for a reasonable price."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Aliz Hotel Times Square
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Manhattan?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theaters and entertainment venues.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Manhattan?
Based on our customers’ reviews, these hostels in Manhattan have the highest ratings: 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/game room. You’ll find towels and linens in all rooms. Bowery Grand Hotel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Grand St. Station (Chrystie St.) and Bowery St. Station. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find showers in all rooms. The Bowery House - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bowery St. Station and 2 Av. Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms. West Side YMCA - Located within a 5-minute walk of Central Park and Lincoln Center. Property features include free WiFi, 2 indoor pools, and a sauna. Rooms come with showers and TVs. HI New York City - 2-minute walk from 103 St. Station (Broadway) for easy access to public transit. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms.
How many hostels are there in Manhattan?
If you’re in the market for an affordable place to stay in Manhattan, one of Expedia’s 21 hostels could be a great option.
What is there to see and do in Manhattan?
Overall, Manhattan is known for its theaters, museums, and art. Major attractions include American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, and Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get out into nature with places like Bryant Park, The High Line Park, and Union Square Park. Cultural attractions include Beacon Theater, Lincoln Center, and Metropolitan Opera House.
What's the best way to get around Manhattan?
You can fly into the nearest airport, which is John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK), located 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away. Another option is Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Take advantage of metro transit at 81 St. - Museum of Natural History Station, 72 St. Station (Central Park West), and 86 St. Station (Central Park West). To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Grand Central - 42 St. Station, New York W 32nd St. Station, or New York Penn Station.

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