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Vanderbilt YMCA Reviews

224 East 47th St., NY 10017, New York, USA

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2938 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 75%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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great place to stay affordable clean

  • 30th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


Very disappointing stay. Got back to hostel late, cards didn't work, security guards didn't seem to have a procedure in place for this kind of problem esp considering you need card access for toilets.also the Manager next morning assured me he would follow up on a cleaning issue and 2 weeks later I have not heard back, I will be following this up. Also Rooms tiny, bags take up the little floor space you have in your room.

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thank you for your feedback. We will make sure all security guards know the proper procedures. We can't do anything about the size of the rooms but we will also follow up with housekeeping about the cleanliness of rooms.


The location is perfect, between 47th and 3rd avenue. Rooms are too small Beds are not that comfortable, ok for a night but definitely not for 10. Noisy staff EVERY MORNING at 8am waking me up while they laughed and screamed in the corridors. Dirty room, not even sweeped. Toilets and showers are disgusting. The man in the reception for travels, sold us a ticket and gave incorrect instructions about where to take it. Definitely a place to avoid.

  • 27th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • All Male Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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