International Student Center
Every tuesday is pizza and game night in the hostel!
Every thursday is jazz night! Come join us for a swinging night in greenwich village at the fat cat, one of new york's most popular jazz spots.
Note: we do not have wi-fi because we want to promote an environment of social interaction and city adventuring!
The international student center youth hostel will be your home away from home in new york city, right in the heart of manhattan, in the beautiful and safe neighborhood of the upper west side, a 1/2 block from central park and the subway.
The youth hostel offers 38 beds in dormitory style (bunk beds) accommodation, both single sex and co-ed rooms.
*we are a youth hostel; you must be between the ages of 18-35 to make a reservation.*
Students, non-students, and us residents (not from nyc) accepted.
Note: a valid passport is needed to check-in.
Office hours: 8am-11pm
Check in: 3pm-10pm. If you are arriving after 10pm you will be unable to enter the building and check-in.
If your flight is delayed, please call ahead.
*if you do not show up for your reservation, you will be charged for you first night of stay.*
Guest facilities include . . .
Internet pc from 8am to 11pm $1/10min (we do not have wifi); full kitchen with stove, microwave, fridges; lounge with tv/dvd.
Please note that only small backpacks and tote bags are allowed upstairs in the dorm rooms. Suitcases and travel backpacks must be left in the office. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation!
We offer free linen (sheets/blankets). Guests must bring their own towels.
There is no curfew. You will be given a key ($10 deposit) so you can come and go as you please!
We do close the rooms for cleaning from 11am-3pm and require all guests to leave their bedrooms.
For summer: please note that we do not have air conditioning.
When making reservations for more than 2 persons, please understand that you may be in different dormitories. We will try our best to accommodate guests traveling together in the same room.
There are no lockers in most bedrooms. Some are located downstairs in the common lounge area. A safe is available for any documents or electronic items you wish to leave in a safe place at the reception.
Cancellation policies: all cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. Any cancellations made less than 48 hours of the arrival date will be charged for the first night. No shows will be charged first night's rate and the remaining days of their reservation will be canceled. Also, no same day refunds after check-in.
Duration of stay:
From june 1 through september, there is a maximum of 7 nights.
October - may the maximum stay is 14 nights.
Advance reservations made for more than 7 nights between june-sept or 14 nights oct-may will not be accepted and will be canceled.
There must be 30 calendar days between every maximum length stay.
Payment: credit cards; traveler's checks and cash accepted.
The 10% deposit that is paid is applied per day person to your reservation.
We look forward to seeing you at our youth hostel soon!