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American Dream Hostel

168 East 24th Street, between Lexington and 3rd Av, New York, USA


  • 81%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

Property Information:

American Dream Hostel is a hostel located in Midtown Manhattan and provides a friendly, safe and clean environment in which you can enjoy your stay in the heart of New York City

This is a family-owned and -run business. The owner, Lou Barretto, has lived in Manhattan for 22 years. Lou speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Lou is around most of the day and tries to make the guests feel at home. Maria is in charge of all cleaning and the breakfast and does a great job keeping the place clean.

Breakfast is served every morning from 7am until 11am and consists of coffee, milk, toast, marmalade, jelly, butter, peanut butter, pancakes, donuts and cereal is served every morning.

Our guest rooms include twin-bed rooms with two single beds, suitable for one or two people. The triple room sleeps two or three people and contains one double bed and one single bed (not three beds). The dorms contain four single beds and sleep three or four people.

In our main dining area you can hear interesting people tell fascinating histories about their travels from around the world.

There is a kitchen equipped with a microwave-oven, refrigerator and space for food storage.

Please note that we only permit students from 18 to 30 years of age in our dorm rooms.

Please read our Things to Note below before booking.

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    This is absolutely the hostel I will choose the next time I'm in New York. The location is great, the breakfast was delicious, and they don't have dorms anywhere so they gave me a room to myself.
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Board games
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Things to Note

Smoking is not permitted on the premises. Official ID is required at check-in. In case of cancellations, one night will be charged to your credit card. Reservations are available for students.

American Dream Hostel Located at 168 East 24th Street, between Lexington and 3rd Av, New York.
American Dream Hostel
New York NY 10010 168 East 24th Street, between Lexington and 3rd Av
83% 1277
40.7394697 -73.9830279
American Dream Hostel
    Rooms available     Basic 4 Bed Female Dorm     Standard 4 Bed Male Dorm     Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom
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