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Equity Point New York @ Times Square Reviews

206 West 41st Street (between 7th and 8th Ave.), New York, USA

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86%

Rating
955 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

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74%

4 bed rooms are very small. You'd better take the 6 or 8 bed rooms.


97%

Best place to know people in NYC. Unbealiable Localization!

  • 29th Nov 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

We were a little sketchy about staying at a hostel in New York but this place was great! Great location, everything was clean and we felt very safe. This is a great way to stay in New York for not a lot of money. Definitly recommend!

  • 29th Nov 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

This is the partiest hostel I've ever visited. The common areas are full of people at any time, all of them with a party attitude. It can be a little noisy at the corridors, but not to worry. The 4 bed dorms have in suite bathroom but they are quite small. Anyway, the location is great, very near to Times Square.


83%

The best part of this hostel is its location, just a few steps from Times Square. Brilliant. Just bear in mind that the price on Hostelworld lacks the taxes, which will be applied at reception. The staff is very helpful although there's very long queues at certain times. Good breakfast. I'd surely go back.


71%

Excellent localization. Inside times square. But the The staff is not friendly. Sometimes they are rude. There is no fridge to put your own food. There is a bar in The lobby and when it closes we can not stay in The lobby anymore. The room and bathroom are very good. There is not a real hostel atmosphere. It feels like a fake hostel. But the localization is unbeatable.

  • 28th Nov 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

GREAT location, friendly staff, basic but clean rooms. Nice connected bar. I would stay here again.


74%

For location this hotel was perfect - $8 taxi ride to the east and west villages and right in the middle of time square. For atmosphere, social aspect and meeting other travellers - not very good.


51%

- Check out/ Check in takes roughly a half hour each time. - Very short on staff - despite how big the hostel is - The Hostel chargers more than the expected amount that hostelworld.com says you owe once you get there. - If you a solo traveler this hostel could make sense but if you have more than one in your party get a cheap hotel. - hostel has so many stupid fees: 50 dollars if your in the wrong bed, 50 dollars if you check out late... - Only pluses the house keeping staff & the location.


94%

I had a great time in New York! And being in this hostel just made everything easy, uncomplicated and made me feel safe!

  • 27th Nov 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Romania
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

One bath room between 8 people isn't great on the 7th floor


83%

You need a vending machine... but you serve water in the bar, that's cool. But just make it more obvious, put a sign saying "water here!" will be great.


74%

A little expensive for a hostel but good location and great breakfast.


83%

Overall Equity Point New York is a good place to stay in Big Apple. The location is excellent, just at Time square. You can take subway to any part of New York. It's also close to clubs ( Hell's Kitchen neighborhood)


71%

Nice hostel, good location for such a price. Terrible showers and always cold, no way to keep the thermostat up!!!

  • 23rd Nov 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

The hostel is excellent, the staff could be a little bit kinder though. Smile (even though as shy as possible) doens't kill anybody!


86%

Great hostel! Definitely would stay there again if I was visiting NYC on a budget! Location cannot get much better! Right beside the train station and right in Times Square! Staff were awesome, stayed during thanksgiving and the breakfast was pretty good too!


91%

I had a great time and met nice people at the Hostel.


100%

8 people in a room will share a bathroom and the location is excellent, just near the subway station. You can walk to time square and 7th avenue. I love it.

  • 21st Nov 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Great location. More like a hotel with shared rooms than a hostel but people staying there were all very friendly. Some staff were extremely rude but most were excellent. More secure luggage storage would be a gret improvement. Would stay there again.

  • 20th Nov 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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