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HI New York City

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4-bed Private Dormitory | In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Meeting facility

Overview of HI New York City

HI New York City

2.0 star property

8.4/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, 10025

Guests rated this location 8.2/10 - Very Good

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCentral Park8 min walk
  • Popular LocationMount Sinai Hospital3 min drive
  • Popular LocationMetropolitan Museum of Art8 min drive
  • AirportNew York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.)53 min drive

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About this area

New York

HI New York City is located in Manhattan, a neighborhood in New York, and is near a metro station. Metropolitan Museum of Art and Broadway are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Manhattan Cruise Terminal and American Dream. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Madison Square Garden or Yankee Stadium. Guests appreciate the hostel's convenience to public transportation: 103 St. Station (Broadway) is just steps away and 103 St. Station (Central Park West) is 7 minutes by foot.

What's nearby

  • Central Park - 8 min walk
  • Mount Sinai Hospital - 3 min drive
  • Trump Tower - 6 min drive
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - 8 min drive
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • 103 St. Station (Broadway) - 2 min walk
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station - 3 min drive
  • John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) - 53 min drive


  • Bosino NYC - 1 min walk
  • Peaky Barista - 3 min walk
  • Cafe Du Soleil - 3 min walk
  • Plowshares Coffee Bloomingdale - 3 min walk
  • Sun-Chan - 3 min walk

About this property

HI New York City

Eco-friendly hostel near Central Park
Located close to Columbia University, HI New York City provides a terrace, a garden, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this hostel include:
  • A banquet hall, barbecue grills, and a 24-hour front desk
  • An elevator, smoke-free premises, and luggage storage
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Guest reviews say great things about the overall value
Room features
All 724 rooms feature comforts such as laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning, as well as perks like free WiFi.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Showers and hair dryers
  • Heating and daily housekeeping

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.


English, French, Spanish

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 SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
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
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Snack bar/deli

Family friendly

  • Snack bar/deli


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Business services

  • 5 meeting rooms


  • Barbecue grill
  • 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)
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Elevator
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • In-room roll-in shower
  • Low-height bed
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Low-height door lock
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-width doorways


  • Banquet hall
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • Hair dryer
  • Shower only
  • Towels


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Shared accommodations

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Per property policy, the maximum length of stay per guest is 21 days per calendar year.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged USD 4 per person, per night at check-in, payable to the hostel.

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
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)
Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within 45 mi (72 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Gusts under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, parent, guardian or chaperone. Guests under the age of 16 cannot be accommodated in a shared dormitory.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Hostelling International New York City Hostel
Hostelling International Hostel
Hostelling International New York City
Hostelling International
Hostel HI New York City
HI New York City New York
HI New York City Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
HI New York City Hostel/Backpacker accommodation New York

Frequently asked questions

Is HI New York City pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at HI New York City?

As of Mar 31, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at HI New York City on Apr 24, 2023 start from $262.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at HI New York City?

This hostel doesn't offer parking.

What time is check-in at HI New York City?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at HI New York City?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is HI New York City located?

Located in Manhattan, this eco-friendly hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mount Sinai Hospital, Central Park, and Columbia University. Manhattan Cruise Terminal and Metropolitan Museum of Art are also within 3 mi (5 km). 103 St. Station (Broadway) is only a 2-minute walk and 103 St. Station (Central Park West) is 7 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at HI New York City and receive a full refund?

Yes, HI New York City offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to HI New York City cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.



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10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Kindness of the people
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
You get what you paid for
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very hip and spacious..large kitchen room and theatre room. Great staff. One block to subway.💝
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It was good value for the price.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The atmosphere was extremely friendly, inclusive and welcoming. The common areas were clean and well kept and the sleeping quarters were very well kept too. Would definitely recommend and stay again.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
U pay for what u get
Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Really lovely place
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Business traveler
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I like that they actually improved things that needed to be improved from my last stay.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

2/10 Terrible


Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
First room smelt like ass , second room . When I returned from work some random man was on my bed and using my cover . So they have moved me twice
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2023