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Jazz on West 87th Youth Hotel Reviews

201 West 87th Street, New York, NY, New York, USA

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355 Total Reviews
  • 55%Value For Money
  • 68%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 58%Staff
  • 47%Atmosphere
  • 43%Cleanliness
  • 48%Facilities

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This is a good value for money option. Very close to the 86th Street subway station. Staff speaks little. So, they are neither friendly nor intrusive. Washroom was quite clean (at least compared to what I read in other reviews). You get a decent place to crash at low price. If you expect/want anything beyond that, this may not want this place.

  • 27th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


This is a tenement building with a few rooms set aside for the hostel. One single stall bathroom per floor, and not all of them are meant for the hostel guests. All the showers back up, so you are standing in water - bringing flipflops along to shower in only provides thin comfort. The mattresses are thin, the pillows are thin, and only sheets are provided (okay, there are a few heavier blankets in the room, but they were very clearly full of holes and discolored).

  • 27th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The location is really ideal: close to two subway stations, the Central Park and museum of natural history. A couple of restaurants in walkable distance. Breakfast is provided. (Not fabulous but no complaint) Yet it can be very noisy at night with trucks keeping rushing out of the window. The heating pipe also makes annoying noise sometime. Curtains are not thick enough. They're translucent. Bathrooms are awful:lack of necessary shelf/hook, flies, no curtains and windows open to the street.

  • 23rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great location and not busy at all. I didn't have a roommate for any of the nights I stayed. Room 304 was way too cold so they moved me...bed was comfy and the rooms were large but very tacky and not as clean as one would like. Bathrooms were HORRID ... It's cheap but I definitely wouldn't stay here again.

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