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38 West 88th Street, Manhattan NY 10024, New York, USA

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1473 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 77%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 67%Facilities

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Really good value for money; perfect location close to 2 subway stations, 1 minute away from Central Park. Staff was really nice, I liked the living room and the big kitchen. I expected that having no Wi-Fi and leaving your bags downstairs would be annoying but both weren't really.


El personal es muy déspota llegando a ser un poco racistas, no hay wi-fi, según quieren promover la convivencia pero desde la recepción te tratan mal. El precio me pario el mejor en NY, y de todo lo demás esta muy bien. The staff is very despot becoming a bit racist, no wi-fi, they want to promote coexistence but from receipt treat you badly. The priceis th best in NY, i think, and everything else is fine.

  • 5th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


There are no locks on the doors, so everybody can enter your room. They have lockers but way insufficient. The Kitchen is a joke, bathrooms are old and dirty, matresses are super old and disgusting, One of my roommates stole my key to the hostel while I was asleep. You are not allowed in the hostel between 11 and 3. that dude who checked me in was bored as hell, didn't care at all about me......

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