Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

will be charged for each Dorm bed per private room. These amounts will be added to your total bill upon Check In.

Please note:

Cancellation Policy: 14 days before arrival

Additional Terms and Conditions

Check In: 3.00 pm
Check Out: 11.00 am

Method of Payment upon arrival: Credit and Debit Cards (Mastercard, Visa), Cash, Traveller Cheque

**Breakfast not Included.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


International Students Residence

Book more than 6 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

International Student Residences is located in one of the most trendy neighborhoods of Brooklyn, Williamsburg. We are just a 20 minute walk to the heart of Manhattan. We are surrounded by local bars, restaurants, supermarkets, laundry facilities, and cafes. It is easy to find on-street parking by the hostel.

We are 1-block away from the Marcy Avenue subway station, and 2 blocks away from many bus lines that take you throughout all of New York City easily and conveniently. A 20-minute ride from LaGuardia airport, and a 30-minute ride to JFK International airport. The property is ultra-clean with free high-speed wi-fi throughout all areas of the property. Our hip-shared common area, which includes a well equipped kitchen and 2-70” LED TVs will make you feel like you are in your home away from home.

Our multi-lingual staff will help you with all your travel needs and will give you inside knowledge on all major events in New York City, as well as information on local activities. Our property is very appealing to youth travelers, backpackers, and students.

This hostel is a 20-minute ride from Wall St. where you can take a ferry to see the Statue of Liberty. Times Square and many museums are no more than a 30-minute train ride from International Student Residences.

Please note Policies & Conditions:
Cancellation policy: 5 days prior to arrival .
Late cancellation or no-show will incur in charge of 1 night .
This property may pre-authorized your card 5 days before arrival . When your reservation have free cancellation 5 days prior to arrival than Hotel may pre-authorize your card for the fist night and balance due you may pay on arrival.
When your reservation is Non-Refundable -Total price of the reservation with all taxes included will be deducted from your Credit Card any time after Booking is made .
We accept : Cash, Debit Cards, Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover).

Check in from 3 PM to 11:00 PM . If you are late to check-in or your flight is delayed , please reach out to us directly via e-mail.
Check out before 11:00 AM .

Breakfast not included.
Taxes are not included:
New York City Sale Tax 14.75%
Occupancy Tax $3.50 per night/per person

24hour Reception.
No curfew.
If traveling alone we do not accept guests younger than 18 years old.
If traveling with a parent no age restriction.
We are 100% Non-Smoking Hotel . View House Rules


Stay moments from Manhattan at International Students Residence. After check-in, take a seat in our huge communal lounge. We have two TVs so there's no need to argue over what movie to watch! Log onto the free Wi-Fi to Skype home, then head to the terrace to have dinner on the barbecue and beers with other guests. Then get a game of foosball going in our common room, or head to the café for a freshly brewed coffee. If you've got any questions, our multi-lingual staff are here to help.


We’re in Brooklyn, just a 20-minute walk from central Manhattan. Your trip isn’t complete without a stroll in Central Park, which is 30 minutes away on the subway. By night, head into downtown Brooklyn for craft beers and local bars. From JFK airport, you can be shooting pool in our lounge in one hour. Take the AIRtrain at terminal 4 to Jamaica Station, then walk to Sutphin Boulevard for metro line J to Marcy Avenue. Grand Central Train Station is a 30-minute journey away: walk to 42 St-Bryant Park subway station, then take line M to Marcy Avenue.

Rooms and Dorms

Every bunk in our mixed and female-only dorms has a reading lamp as well as a locker for your backpack. Save space in your luggage for NYC souvenir shop bargains – we'll sort you out with free linen and towels. In need of some privacy? Book into a single room. When the heat gets too much, turn up the air con.

Extras and activities

You can make your meals in our shared kitchen if you're saving dollars. We have free city maps for planning out each stop of your trip and a tour desk where you can find out more info. There’s no curfew at our 24-hour reception, so go ahead and party like a real New Yorker! Plus, when you need cash, we have an ATM and a currency exchange. Brought too many books? Drop and swap at our library.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.0

  • Security 7.9

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 7.4

  • Atmosphere 6.3

  • Cleanliness 7.5

  • Facilities 6.6

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    11 Mar 2020
    The lobby was impressive, and the layout made a good use of the space. Because the room did not have a ceiling, there was some minor noise issues from other occupants (mainly phone alarms in the morning). The price balanced out these issues for me however. It was also easy to get to the metro station!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    11 Mar 2020
    The price and location can't be beat. Quick ride to the island and all that NYC has to offer. Spacious common area but you have to go outside to get to it. It's only 2 feet away though. The dorm walls don't rise to the ceiling so ambient noise is there. Didn't bother me but it may others. I'll be back...when the world rights itself
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 8.6


    04 Mar 2020
    Rooms and bathrooms are very clean. There is a subway station a minute away and rooms are sound isolated. However, you can hear everything from everyone else on your floor considering there is no roof on the rooms, so there isn't much privacy. Kitchen is next door to the hostel itself and should open earlier (it opens at 9am) as there are people who leave before that and would like to save money on breakfast. In a nutshell it's a good value for money.
    Portugal, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    14 Mar 2020
    Stayed 2 nights here- first night in 2-bed dorm which was fine. 2nd night in 4-bed dorm and a little tight. Looking back I would pay the extra £2ish for the 2-bed. Would be perfect if I was travelling with a second person. Good kitchen area and general feel for the commune area. Most staff were less than friendly- except one of the men. The rest I experienced weren’t that nice. They didn’t tell me anything and felt I was a nuisance when asking for something (that I should have been told already)
    Northern Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4


    17 Mar 2020
    The rooms are tiny. There is no roof. The atmosphere is not very nice. You can kid of see through the shower and toilet doors.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 4.6


    12 Mar 2020
    I do not like this hotel at all. Not a good experience. To start off with no elevator pack light a lot of stairs. Each floor has one bathroom, you could be sharing it with 20 girls. Bathroom small 3 sinks,toilets, shower, no privacy, glass see through, ppl self quarantining on the 3rd flr awaiting test result for coronavirus staff made aware did nothing, the kitchen filthy, fight at 3am woke us all up, then my wallet stolen security camera dnt record had to call the police. I hate it there.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 4.6


    12 Mar 2020
    This hostel was very unclean and staff were unfriendly/ helpful. In addition, even though I had my own room, it is more like a pen than a room because the rooms don't have ceilings and are all connected. This means you can hear everything around you resulting in very little sleep. I would not recommend staying here.
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 3.1


    09 Mar 2020
    Way too much noise because the walls between rooms don't go up to the ceiling, beds were super uncomfortable, and this part of Brooklyn sucks ass anyway. So if you like cramped bathrooms, dudes you can hear farting and farmer blowing 50 feet away, and a general crappiness that the cheapest hostel in New York can provide, then by all means spend your money here. Also no elevators, so good luck chugging 50 lbs of luggage up 3 flights of stairs. It's super fun amirite
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 2.0


    05 May 2020
    No refund 3 weeks in advance
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 2.0


    11 Mar 2020
    Terrible awful hostel.
    England, Male, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table