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HI New York City
2 out of 5
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, 10025
The price is $244 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
4.2/5 Excellent! (871 reviews)
"LOVED my stay here!"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2022

Chelsea Cabins
2 out of 5
370 8th Ave, New York, NY, 10001
3.9/5 Very Good! (75 reviews)
Exactly what I needed
"This is New York's version of a Japanese Capsule Hotel. I needed a place that was close enough to the train station so I could freshen up and catch a few zzzz before going on the next leg of my trip-- this was perfect for that. It's a 4-min walk from Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Sta.and Michael the ..."

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Bowery Grand Hotel
1 out of 5
143 Bowery, New York, NY, 10002
The price is $98 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
2.2/5 (997 reviews)
"is what it is"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

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Incentra Home Chelsea
2 out of 5
305 W 29th St, New York, NY, 10001
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The price is $145 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3.2/5 (13 reviews)
"The room is cozy and even with shared bathrooms, I never had an issue with waiting long for one. As well, the location is prime! Stayed a night for a concert and Madison Square Garden was only 2 minutes away."

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2022

The Local
2 out of 5
13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, NY, 11101
The price is $160 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
4.3/5 Excellent! (624 reviews)
"So glad I found The Local. Hotels were a bit expensive now so I went for a shared room here. Was so much better than I was expecting. The place feels a bit like a college dorm/community center. Nice, quiet and safe. There was a bar, kitchen and tables for work. Someone handed me some popcorn on movie ..."

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

West Side YMCA
2 out of 5
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY, 10023
3.7/5 Good! (998 reviews)
"for the price the location was great"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Central Park West Hostel
2 out of 5
201 W 87th Street, New York, NY, 10024
2.8/5 (262 reviews)
"Location was good with friendly staff available 24 hours."

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2022

NY Moore Hostel
2 out of 5
179 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11206
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The price is $106 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
4/5 Very Good! (453 reviews)
"Interesting neighborhood and building. Artsy vibe. We had a 3 bed room and bathroom and it was all very clean. Accommodations are a bit spare -had just what we needed for sleeping and there is art painted on the walls. This part of Brooklyn is not yet gentrified and has a certain amount of industry. ..."

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Kamway Lodge & Travel
2 out of 5
40-36 77th St, Elmhurst, NY, 11373
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19
2.7/5 (47 reviews)
"The stay was plesant and the rooms are modern along with the bathrooms. The room I stayed in was a dorm. All the fellow guest were trusting and safe. I liked my stay."

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2021

Jazz On The Park Hostel
2 out of 5
36 West 106th Street, New York, NY, 10025
The price is $130 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
2.9/5 (189 reviews)
"I loved our stay at the Jazz on the Park Hostel. I will definitely stay there again! There is no laundry or breakfast or anything on site but there is a laundry facility nearby, subway access nearby, everything is super close - only a few steps from the middle of Central Park. I'd stay here again ..."

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2022

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Placemakr Wall Street
3.5 out of 5
110 Wall St, New York, NY, 10005
4.6/5 Wonderful! (82 reviews)
"Good location - close to the Ferry and Subway! Great facilities - loved the free laundry. Great for groups. Staff were friendly and communication was excellent!"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2022

31 Street Broadway Hotel
2 out of 5
38 West 31st Street, New York, NY, 10001
2.6/5 (541 reviews)
"like the room, location and safe."

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2022

Radio City Apartments
3.5 out of 5
142 West 49th Street, New York, NY, 10019
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,769 reviews)
"Ideal location to Time Square and easy access to hop on hop off Big Bus to get you to the important tourist sites. Would definitely stay there again."

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2022

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New York Hostels information

Number of reviews 4529
Accommodation 29 Hostels
Lowest Price $39
Highest Price $253

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in New York?
By going with a hostel you can spend less on lodging and use more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your vacation. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theaters and entertainment venues.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in New York?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first: HI New York City - 2-minute walk from 103 St. Station (Broadway) for easy access to public transit. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and barbecue grills. Rooms come with towels, showers, and hair dryers. 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. West Side YMCA - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of 66 St. - Lincoln Center Station and 57 St. - 7 Av Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and 2 indoor pools, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and TVs. Incentra Home Chelsea - Located within a 5-minute walk of Madison Square Garden. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as air conditioning. Rooms come with showers. Chelsea Cabins - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of 28 St. Station (7th Av.) and Penn Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and air conditioning. You’ll find towels, showers, and bed sheets in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in New York?
If you’re hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in New York, one of Expedia’s 27 hostels could be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in New York?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 37°F. Average annual precipitation for New York is 50 inches.
What is there to see and do in New York?
In general, New York is known for its theaters, skyscrapers, and museums. Major attractions include Times Square, Broadway, and Rockefeller Center. Get out into nature with places like Central Park, Bryant Park, and Battery Park. Cultural attractions include Metropolitan Museum of Art, National September 11 Memorial, and Barclays Center Brooklyn.
What's the best way to get to and around New York while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around New York in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK), 13.2 mi (21.3 km) away. An alternative is Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR), located 11 mi (17.7 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to make use of public transit. Take advantage of metro transit at Times Sq. - 42 St. Station, 49th St. Station, and 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station. To see more of the surrounding area, catch a train at New York W 32nd St. Station, Grand Central - 42 St. Station, or Penn Station.

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