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Featured Hostels in New York

The Local
2 out of 5
13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
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The price is Rs4,213 per night

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

4.3/5Excellent! (538 reviews)

"Really enjoyed my stay. They are trying so hard to keep guests entertained during this crazy time!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Apr 2020

The Local
HI New York City
2 out of 5
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
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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 22 May 2020

HI New York City
Broadway Hotel and Hostel
2 out of 5
230 W 101st St, New York, NY
The price is Rs5,593 per night

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 19 Mar 2020

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

3.1/5 (979 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

The Bowery House
Bowery Grand Hotel
1 out of 5
143 Bowery, New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs3,807 per night

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

2.1/5 (891 reviews)
Not as Bad as I Thought!

"It's not as bad as I thought it would be. I booked a room on the mixed-gender floor, and my room was actually tidy, simple and free of bed bugs. My ceiling had tiles and didn't have the wired grid as others had pointed out. There were questionable smears on the wall, but it didn't bother me as much. ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec 2019

Bowery Grand Hotel
West Side YMCA
2 out of 5
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs7,837 per night

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 are ...

3.6/5Good! (1,105 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

West Side YMCA
Jazz On The Park Hostel
2 out of 5
36 West 106th Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs5,150 per night

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 ...

3.1/5 (129 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 16 Mar 2020

Jazz On The Park Hostel
Vanderbilt YMCA
2 out of 5
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs7,464 per night

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! (1,086 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 8 Mar 2020

Vanderbilt YMCA
NY Moore Hostel
2 out of 5
179 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs5,673 per night

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

3.9/5Very Good! (367 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020

NY Moore Hostel
Central Park West Hostel
2 out of 5
201 W 87th Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs8,957 per night

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 ...

2.9/5 (206 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 9 Mar 2020

Central Park West Hostel
CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea
2 out of 5
368 8th Avenue, New York, NY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs4,404 per night

Located in Midtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Madison Square Garden and The High Line Park. 5th Avenue and Macy's are also within 15 minutes. ...

4/5Very Good! (597 reviews)

"Clean rooms, clean facilities. The graphics on the walls are great."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea
Q4 Hotel
2 out of 5
29-09 Queens Plaza North, Long Island City, NY
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Located in Queens, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 5th Avenue and United Nations Headquarters. Central Park Zoo ...

3.8/5Good! (93 reviews)

"Excellent location near multiple subway lines to Manhattan and Queens. Around the corner was a shop for breakfast and groceries."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2019

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Arlo SoHo
Arlo SoHo
4 out of 5
231 Hudson Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs6,643 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,502 reviews)

"The staff at the front desk the two young ladies and the dental men are outstanding!"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jun 2020

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Arlo NoMad
Arlo NoMad
4 out of 5
11 East 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs7,389 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,082 reviews)

"Beautiful view of the city, the rooms are small but provide you with a comfy atmosphere. Perfect for a couple getaway."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2020

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Aliz Hotel Times Square
Aliz Hotel Times Square
4 out of 5
310 W. 40th Street, New York, NY
The price is Rs6,509 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,104 reviews)

"Everything was great from the check in to the checkout"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul 2020

Aliz Hotel Times Square
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for somewhere affordable to stay in New York, one of the 32 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in New York for good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its theatres and entertainment venues.

When Is the Best Time to Visit New York?

Good weather's always better when you're discovering new places, so here's some information about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 13° C and night-time temperatures average -3° C
  • April-June: 28° C is the daytime average and 5° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 29° C and night-time averages are around 13° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 21° C during the day and -2° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1269 inches in a year

What Can I Do in New York?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Times Square
  • Broadway
  • New York Public Library
Natural Features
  • Central Park
  • Battery Park
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
Cultural Attractions
  • Ellis Island Immigration Museum
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • Radio City Music Hall

Generally, New York is known for its:

  • Theatre
  • Entertainment
  • Skyscrapers
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Opera
  • Architecture
  • Parks

How to Get to New York and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 7.9 mi (12.7 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to make use of public transport. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Times Sq. - 42 St. Station, 42 St. - Port Authority Bus Terminal Station and 49th St. Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at New York W 32nd St. Station, New York Grand Central Terminal Station or New York Penn Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in New York?
By going with a hostel, you can cut your spending on lodging and set aside more of your trip funds for exploring during your holiday. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theatres and entertainment venues.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in New York?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to look first: NY Moore Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Montrose Av. Station and Morgan Av. Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers and lockers in all rooms. The Local - Close to public transport, 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. Bowery Grand Hotel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Grand St. Station (Chrystie St.) and Bowery St. Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers. The Bowery House - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Bowery St. Station and 2 Av. Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Jazz On The Park Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Central Park. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and an arcade/games room. Rooms come with towels and linens.
What's the seasonal weather in New York?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 3°C. Average annual rainfall for New York is 1268 mm.
What is there to see and do in New York?
In general, New York is known for its theatres, skyscrapers and museums. Major attractions include Times Square, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and Broadway. Get out into nature with places such as 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 around New York?
You can search for flights to the closest airport in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), 13.2 mi (21.3 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), situated 11 mi (17.7 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transport to get around. You can take advantage of metro transport at Times Sq. - 42 St. Station, 49th St. Station and 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station. To check out more of the area, hop on a train at New York W 32nd St. Station, Grand Central - 42 St. Station or New York Penn Station.