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HI New York City

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In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of HI New York City

HI New York City

2 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, 10025

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCentral Park8 min walk
  • Popular LocationColumbia University12 min walk
  • Popular LocationMount Sinai Hospital4 min drive
  • AirportNew York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.)47 min drive

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About this area

New York

Located in New York's Upper West Side neighbourhood, HI New York City is near a metro station. Beacon Theater and American Museum of Natural History are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at American Dream and Port Imperial Ferry Terminal. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Yankee Stadium or Madison Square Garden. Guests appreciate the hostel's convenience for public transportation: 103 St. Station (Broadway) is just steps away and 103 St. Station (Central Park West) is 7 minutes on foot.

What's nearby

  • Central Park - 8 min walk
  • Columbia University - 12 min walk
  • Mount Sinai Hospital - 4 min drive
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - 7 min drive
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • 103 St. Station (Broadway) - 2 min walk
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station - 3 min drive
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 47 min drive

About this property

HI New York City

Eco-friendly New York hostel in Upper West Side, walk to Central Park
This smoke-free hostel features a snack bar/deli, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a garden, a picnic area and a banquet hall are on-site. All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. Laptop-compatible safes and showers are also available to guests. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
HI New York City offers 724 forms of shared accommodation with air conditioning, laptop-compatible safes and a hairdryer. This New York hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Street parking available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms 5

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height bed
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Low-height door lock
  • Roll-in shower
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-width doorways

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

More

  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Shared accommodations

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged USD 4 per person, per night at check-in, payable to the hostel.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within 45 mi (72 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Gusts under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, parent, guardian or chaperone. Guests under the age of 16 cannot be accommodated in a shared dormitory.

We should mention

Alcohol is not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Hostelling International New York City Hostel
Hostelling International Hostel
Hostelling International New York City
Hostelling International
Hostel HI New York City
HI New York City New York
HI New York City Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
HI New York City Hostel/Backpacker accommodation New York

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 333 out of 697 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 246 out of 697 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 67 out of 697 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 29 out of 697 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 22 out of 697 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
I enjoyed sitting on the back patio of the property in the evening. The doors were secure and could only be accessed with your key card (when they were closed). The check in was quick and efficient. Besides the restrictions with food and drinks in your room, everything else was pleasant. This was my first time staying and I intend on booking again in the future! Linens were provided at the time of check in for my bed and to shower. The lounge area on the main floor reminded me a lot of what you’d find in a college. Very well kept and has a community computer and pool table. Kitchens were provided on a different floor as well as laundry. I did not use either so I’m not sure if you needed to pay for the washer/dryers and/or how storage for your food would work. I am certain staff would let you know how that works if you just ask. The property is LGBTQ friendly (I went the weekend of pride 2021). Some performers were staying there too. It was a great time
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Disliked: Amenities
The room appeared old and some maintenance or replacement is needed, especially the cabinet.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
There was a beggar in my room (rm 211 on 6/25-27) who hit up everyone with a sob story and then stood close and uncomfortably long until given $. Was careful to make his pleas when the room was mostly empty so could guilt us each one-on-one. Made for a bad stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I needed a quick place to sleep one night in NYC and came across this awesome hostel. The checkin staff was ultra-friendly and helpful, the rooms were spartan but clean, and the shared bathrooms had numerous personal showers and toilets. Nice and quiet. Street parking was a bit of a struggle but nothing unexpected for New York. I really liked this place.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021