This hostel is committed to following WHO and local government guidelines for Covid-19 sanitation. This includes increased cleaning routines, better hygiene measures and social distancing when required.
We love this hostel! It gets our thumbs up for consistently high customer ratings and excellent quality scores.
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The Local NYC

Free Cancellation Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.

8.7
Fabulous
4692 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

The Local has great guest rooms - all of the rooms have en suite bathrooms, linens and towels, 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:
Valid government issued identification is required from all hostel guests as well as a credit or debit card in their name
Cancellations with 48 hrs or less notice will be charged the first night. No shows will be charged the entire reservation.
Payment upon arrival by cash or credit/debit cards is non-refundable. Cash payments and prepaid reservations will require a $100 pre-authorization on a credit card in the guest's name.
Guests may check in at any time and leave bags prior to check-in for no extra charge
Check in time is 4pm
Check out time is 11 am
Breakfast not included
TAXES ARE NOT INCLUDED - City, State and Occupancy taxes total 14.75% + $3.50/night
NY Residents are not allowed to stay.

Reviews & Ratings

8.7
Fabulous
4692 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.1
  • Location
    8.8
  • Staff
    9
  • Atmosphere
    8.6
  • Cleanliness
    8.6
  • Value for Money
    8.7
  • Facilities
    8.5

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Latest Reviews

10
Superb
Feb 11, 2024
Simply the best place to stay in NYC
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Male, 41+
5.7
Rating
Feb 02, 2024
Coming in as a solo traveller the atmosphere and the vibe was very quiet. The place itself was rather nice and clean but the area around seems a little bit dodgey and not very friendly to walk around. There was very little to no atmosphere in the bar or common area not even music being played. As a solo traveller this makes finding and talking to new people pretty odd and not very enjoyable
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Male, 25-30
5.4
Rating
Jan 31, 2024
Honestly as an avid traveler from 21-28yrs old majority of my hostel stays were in Europe and Australia and absolutely banging. First one in USA and atmosphere super lacking. Walls are paper thin and music is awful. Super disappointing
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Female, 25-30

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Towels Included
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Air Conditioning
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Dishwasher
    • Cooker
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Cable TV
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Hair Dryers
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • ATM
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Internet café
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Bar
    • Vending Machines
    • Cafe
    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • DVD's
    • Board Games
    • Games Room
    • Wi-Fi

Awards

Nominations

2015

Worldwide Large Hostel

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