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American Dream Hostel Reviews

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

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1274 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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Definitely worth its money. Please keep in mind that there are different singles in this hotel. There is one on the 2nd floor (#19) that is really awfull: extreeeeemely small and very cold in winter. However the other one I lived in (3d floor) was very nice: plenty of space and warm. Breakfasts are absolutely normal. Sanitary equipment works perfectly.


Really good hostel, good value for money as long as you realise that this is a hostel! The staff could be a bit friendlier but except for that an excellent stay!

  • 19th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I stayed for 4 nights i november 2013. the hostel is ok, location is good, close to many things. it was a lot less noisy then expected, which was nice. There was however a note on the front door, from the department of buildings, that vacated some of the rooms, and prohibited entrance. It was just some of the rooms, but not very reassuring that some rooms very rated perilous to life..Hope they get it fixed soon. But overall my stay was good, would recommend it for 1 og 2 nights.

  • 12th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


this hostel is very well run, clean, and the staff are nice - what more could you want in a hostel? ;) highly recommend!


I thought this was the best hostel I have stayed in. It was very clean and felt very safe with the CCTV and locks. The breakfast provided was really good and it was regularly topped up so it didn't matter what time you arrived for breakfast. The location is great, very central and there are lots of shops and eating places nearby. On the downside our private room was quite small but this wasn't a problem. Also I did not find the staff to be particularly friendly but again this did nit bother me.

  • 24th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Needs more showers, there was only one on a floor with ten rooms, it was not enough.


Room was small, but clean and the bed was not very stable.

  • 20th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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