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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
  • Hostelworld.com 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 on 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

Any cancellation will result in a charge of 50% of the booking. No shows will result in a charge of 100% of the booking.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Staying at The Local is like staying with your coolest friend who knows NYC like the back of his hand and loves having visitors.

The Local has great guest rooms - all of the rooms have ensuite bathrooms, luxury linens and towels included, reading lights, bed dividers, large windows and locked storage space. Even better is the common space- a roof terrace to relax and take in the sunset over NYC's breathtaking skyline, a computer lounge to get some work done, book future travel or catch up with people back home, an event space where we show movies, display local art work, and host other events, a bar to grab a gourmet snack, coffee, local beer or signature cocktail and meet other guests and neighbors.

And on top of it all, The Local's amazing staff will ensure that you have the most memorable stay in NYC. They'll help you plan your day packing it full of the standards NYC attractions as well as unique local experiences that you won't find in your guidebook. They'll plan events at the hostel to help you meet fellow travelers - live concerts, standup comedy, movie nights, trivia, wine/beer tastings. And above all, they'll do anything they can to make sure you are comfortable at the hostel. If you need anything, just ask. After all, that's what friends are for.


Please note:
Cancellations with 48hrs or less notice or no-shows will be charged the first night
Payment upon arrival by cash or credit/debit cards is non-refundable
Guests may check in at any time and leave bags for no extra charge
All rooms will be available for check in by 3pm
Check out time is 11am
Breakfast not included
TAXES ARE NOT INCLUDED - City, State and Occupancy taxes total 14.75% + $3.50/night

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Dec 2018
    I am so glad that I finally found a decent hostel at NY after my bad experiences with other hostels. I would recommend it to anybody visiting NY and I would definitely stay in it anytime I visit NYC in the future.
    Egypt, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Dec 2018
    I had an awesome experience at The Local. Dave offered 5 star customer service. I highly recommend The Local.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    07 Dec 2018
    The Local NYC is great. Great location, just a few minutes from the subway so you can be in Manhattan in 10 minutes. My room was clean and the bar downstairs was nice. My only complain would be that the bed made a ton of noise when I would move around.
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    08 Dec 2018
    El lugar es excelente, pero toma al menos 20 min llegar a las partes turísticas, el staff no es muy amable en general y cobran extra por candado, desayuno, o dejar las maletas guardadas un tiempo. Si vas en grupo, las habitaciones son bastante privadas, cada una tiene su baño y el rooftop está muy bueno.
    Mexico, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wii

Awards

Nominations

  • 2015

    Worldwide Large Hostel

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Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Things to Note

The entire hostel is no smoking
No outside alcohol may be brought into the hostel
Cancellations with 48hrs or less notice or no-shows will be charged the first night. You must cancel by midnight two days prior to your check in date. (eg If your reservation is on Friday, you need to cancel before 11:59pm on Tuesday)

Payment upon arrival by cash or credit/debit cards in non-refundable

We make every effort to put parties who book together in the same room but it is not always possible. We appreciate your understanding.

Guests may check in at any time and leave bags for no extra charge
All rooms will be available for check in by 3pm
Check out time is 11am
Breakfast not included
TAXES ARE NOT INCLUDED - City, State and Occupancy taxes total an additional 14.75% + $3.50/night


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