Lodging • Hostels

Hostels are inexpensive no-frills establishments that cater to youth or people who only need simple lodgings or want an economical option. Usually you share bathrooms and sometimes even a room with other guests, dorm style. In other cases they are more like cheap bad hotels. Check ratings and reviews.

BIG APPLE HOSTEL                                                 www.bigapplehostel.com

119 West 45th St.  New York, New York 10036

Tel. (212) 302-2603

Description: All rooms have shared bathrooms: Short-tem stay residence.

Requirements: Out- of-state residents only, 2 government issued photo ID (i.e. driver’s license, passport).

CENTRAL PARK HOSTEL                                     www.centralparkhostel.com

19 W. 103rd St., New York, NY 10025
tel: (212) 678-0491

Description: All rooms have shared bathrooms. Residence is a 5-story walk-up.  Lockers, rec room/lounge with television, pool table & ping-pong table area area available. It is located near Central Park, museums, universities, nightlife & restaurants. Linens are included in rate.

Requirements: 1 government issued id (i.e. driver’s license passport), return ticket must be shown for long-term stay, non-resident of New York City.

CHELSEA CENTER HOUSE             www.chelseacenterhostel.com

313 West 29th St., New York, New York 10001    (8th & 9th  Ave)

Tel. (212) 643-0214

Description: Shared bathrooms. Dormitory-style accommodations for individual or small group travelers. Rates included tax. breakfast, sheets & blankets. Walk-up.   Requirements: Valid passport, travelers. Short-term stay only. Lockers, rec. room/lounge


891 Amsterdam Ave., New York, New York  10025         (West 103rd St. & 104th St. )

Tel. (212) 932-2300

Description: Largest hostel in the U.S. of the International Youth Hostel Federation. All rooms share bathrooms except for private rooms. Contains 624 beds in both dormitory and private style rooms for year-around accommodations to travelers. Room arrangements range from 4 to 12 people per room. Maximum of 4 people only in private rooms. Air condition, heat, coffee bar, cafeteria, self-service kitchen, backyard garden, lounge, game-room, shop, laundry room, baggage storage, airport transfers and shuttles, lines, party/meeting room for private functions, chapel are available. Membership to Hostelling International is available and provided a rate reduction as a benefit.     Requirements: government issued pictures ID, 1 night stay deposit, 24hr notice for reservation, maximum stay of 7 nights during peak season, non-resident of New York City.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER   www.international-counselor.org

38 West 88th St., New York, New York 10024 (Off Central Park West )

Tel. (212) 787-7706

Description: All rooms share bathrooms Residence is open to people of ages 18-30 Each room accommodates 8 women or 10 men. No advanced reservation is need. Booking must be done after 10 AM day of arrival.

Requirements: Maximum stay is 2 weeks or 14 days, non-residents of New York City.

92nd St. YM-YWCA, DeHisch Residence  www.dehirsch.com

1395 Lexington Ave., New York, New York 10128 (East 91st & 92nd St.)

Tel. (800) 858-4692

Description: All rooms have shared bathrooms. Residence provides dormitory style accommodations. 24 hour security, full health club, bathroom, kitchen, dining room are available. No lease required.

Requirements: intern, student, employed individuals only.

YMCA-CENTRAL QUEENS BRANCH www.jamaicaymca.com

89-25 Parsons Blvd., Jamaica, NY (Queens) 11423 (Hillside & Jamaica Ave)

Tel. (718) 739-6600

Description: All rooms have shared bathrooms. 282 units. Separate male and female bathrooms, maid service 5 days a week, access to fitness center and pool available. Laundromat across the street.   Requirements:  $10 key deposit, $10 for remote control. Maximum 28 days stay, cash payment only from 8 AM – 9 PM, 2 pieces of ID.

YMCA-FLUSHING BRANCH      www.ymcanyc.org

138-46 Northern  Blvd., Flushing, NY (Queens) 11354  (Bowne & Union St.)

Tel. (718 961-6880

Description: All rooms have shared bathrooms. 187 units. TV and A/C in some rooms, daily maid service, access to fitness center and gym available.    Requirements: $20 key deposit, 28 days max. stay

YMCA-VANDERBILT BRANCH                         www.ymcanyc.org

224 East 47th St., New York, NY 10017 (2nd & 3rd  Avenues)

Tel. (212-756-9600)

Promotional rates are offered periodically  Description: 203 units. Laundry facilities, TV in every room, maid service 6 days a week, A/C, cafeteria, access to fitness center and pool available.

Requirements: Driver’s license or passport, max. stay of 25 days upon availability.



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