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Featured Hostels in New York

Bowery Grand Hotel
1 out of 5
143 Bowery, New York, NY
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The price is ¥5,373 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in Bowery, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of New York University, 5th Avenue, and Washington Square Park. Wall Street and Union Square Park are also ...

2.1/5 (895 reviews)

"The hotel was somewhat run down."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Bowery Grand Hotel
NY Moore Hostel
2 out of 5
179 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY
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The price is ¥6,985 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Located in East Williamsburg, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Prospect Park, and Barclays Center Brooklyn. New York University and ...

3.9/5Very Good! (370 reviews)

"Nice n clean n smell good n beautiful rooms nice view"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

NY Moore Hostel
Jazz On The Park Hostel
2 out of 5
36 West 106th Street, New York, NY
The price is ¥5,268 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29

Located in Manhattan, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Central Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Times Square and Broadway. Rockefeller Center and Grand Central ...

3/5 (134 reviews)

"Bed was fine. Fixtures on sinks were difficult to use and soap dispensers empty. In a pandemic its important to have this!!! Coronavirus not approved!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Jazz On The Park Hostel

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The Local
2 out of 5
13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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The price is ¥8,270 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Located in Queens, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Roosevelt Island, United Nations Headquarters, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Chrysler Building ...

4.3/5Excellent! (541 reviews)
Great Experience

"This hostel was quite nice and well kept."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

The Local
The Bowery House
2 out of 5
220 Bowery, New York, NY
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Located in Bowery, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of New York University, 5th Avenue, and Washington Square Park. Union Square Park and Bleecker Street are ...

3.1/5 (979 reviews)

"Cleaness and location. Excelent staff and very quiet"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

The Bowery House
HI New York City
2 out of 5
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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The price is ¥13,696 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26

Located in Upper West Side, this eco-friendly hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park and Columbia University. Mount Sinai Hospital and Beacon Theater ...

4.2/5Excellent! (682 reviews)

"Amazing atmosphere. Nearby subway station. Great neighbourhood and great tours"…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

HI New York City
West Side YMCA
2 out of 5
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY
The price is ¥8,956 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Located in Manhattan, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Central Park, Lincoln Center, and Metropolitan Opera House. Columbus Circle and Carnegie Hall ...

3.7/5Good! (1,032 reviews)

"It was really close to Central Park and we loved that. But the room was too small."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

West Side YMCA
Central Park West Hostel
2 out of 5
201 W 87th Street, New York, NY
The price is ¥9,482 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3

Located in Upper West Side, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park and Beacon Theater. American Museum of Natural History and Metropolitan Museum ...

2.8/5 (209 reviews)

"The Central Park West Hostel was a pleasant surprise. Abundant hot water and pressure, clean bathrooms and rooms, not all that noisy, and a great location for multiple public transportation options. The building itself is a little rough looking and the neighborhood too, but don't be fooled, it's ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Central Park West Hostel
Vanderbilt YMCA
2 out of 5
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY
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Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of United Nations Headquarters, Chrysler Building, and Grand Central Terminal. St. Patrick's Cathedral ...

3.5/5Good! (1,016 reviews)
Great for short stays

"Lovely staff from check-in to security to passing cleaners in the hall. All so lovely. Room and shared bathrooms where clean and I had no issues being disrupted by other guests. I did have the issue of VERY loud banging pipes which I was aware of thanks to other reviews so was prepared for but couldnt ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Vanderbilt YMCA
Broadway Hotel and Hostel
2 out of 5
230 W 101st St, New York, NY
The price is ¥14,540 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12

Located in Upper West Side, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park and Columbia University. Mount Sinai Hospital and Beacon Theater are also ...

3.4/5 (992 reviews)

"There's rats in their trash alley. You can hear them rummaging through the trash. It's common in NY though but they should get better traps and an exterminator."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Broadway Hotel and Hostel
Chelsea International Hostel
2 out of 5
251 W 20th St, New York, NY
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The price is ¥8,218 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28

Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chelsea Market and 5th Avenue. The High Line Park and Chelsea Piers are also within 15 minutes. ...

Chelsea International Hostel
Kamway Lodge & Travel Inc.
2 out of 5
40-36 77th St, Elmhurst, NY
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Located in Queens, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Arthur Ashe Stadium, and Citi Field. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center ...

2.8/5 (23 reviews)

"Real close (5 min walk) to major public transport and close to LGA (10 min), lots of stores, all kinds of food places in walking distance, all in all a nice low cost place with excellent service, had a reservation in a hotel in lower Manhattan but I canceled after they asked for $100 daily deposit ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Kamway Lodge & Travel Inc.
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Arlo SoHo

Arlo SoHo

4 out of 5
231 Hudson Street, New York, NY
The price is ¥8,323 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.3/5Excellent! (1,507 reviews)

"I really enjoyed the staff and the ambiance of the place."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Arlo SoHo
Arlo NoMad

Arlo NoMad

4 out of 5
11 East 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is ¥9,377 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.3/5Excellent! (2,111 reviews)

"Easy check in, good security and nice property! Helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Arlo NoMad
Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham

Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham

4 out of 5
8-08 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY
The price is ¥10,873 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19
4/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"Very modern & clean hotel ! Took my wife for a surprise dinner because it was her bday and she loved it! Also hotel has food resturant & club lounge in the roof top👌"…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Ravel Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in New York?
By going with a hostel you can spend less on lodging and use more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your vacation. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theaters and entertainment venues.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in New York?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first: Bowery Grand Hotel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Grand St. Station (Chrystie St.) and Bowery St. Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find showers in all rooms. The Local - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of 23 St. - Ely Av. Station. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a rooftop terrace. You’ll find towels, showers, and lockers in all rooms. NY Moore Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Montrose Av. Station and Morgan Av. Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers, and lockers in all rooms. Jazz On The Park Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Central Park. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as an arcade/game room. You’ll find linens in all rooms. The Bowery House - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bowery St. Station and 2 Av. Station. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers, and free toiletries.
How many hostels can I expect to find in New York?
If you’re hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in New York, one of Expedia’s 34 hostels could be a great choice for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in New York?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 37°F. Average annual precipitation for New York is 50 inches.
What is there to see and do in New York?
In general, New York is known for its theaters, skyscrapers, and museums. Major attractions include Times Square, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and Broadway. Get out into nature with places like Bryant Park, The High Line Park, and Union Square Park. Cultural attractions include Radio City Music Hall, Gershwin Theater, and Broadway Theatre.
What's the best way to get to and around New York while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around New York in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK), 13.2 mi (21.3 km) away. An alternative is Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR), located 11 mi (17.7 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to make use of public transit. Take advantage of metro transit at Times Sq. - 42 St. Station, 49th St. Station, and 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station. To see more of the surrounding area, catch a train at New York W 32nd St. Station, Grand Central - 42 St. Station, or New York Penn Station.