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2 indoor pools
2 indoor pools
In-room safe, free WiFi, wheelchair access
In-room safe, free WiFi, wheelchair access

Guest reviews

3.6/5 Good
1,096 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationLincoln Center3 min walk
Popular LocationRadio City Music Hall18 min walk
Popular LocationMuseum of Modern Art18 min walk
AirportNew York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.)36 min drive

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  • Standard Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 75 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsStandard Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Bunk Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 80 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsStandard Bunk Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Deluxe Bunk Room, Semi-Private Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 80 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Bunk Room, Semi-Private Bathroom
  • Deluxe Single Room, Semi-Private Bathroom

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 75 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Single Room, Semi-Private Bathroom
  • Standard Full Size Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Full Size Bed
  • Standard Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsStandard Quadruple Room, 1 Bedroom

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

New York

Located in New York, West Side YMCA is in the city centre and near a metro station. Lincoln Center and Metropolitan Opera House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Central Park Zoo and Chelsea Piers. Check out an event or a game at Madison Square Garden, and consider making time for American Dream Meadowlands, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hostel's convenience for public transport: 66 St. - Lincoln Center Station is 5 minutes by foot and 57 St. - 7 Av Station is 5 minutes.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lincoln Center - 3 min walk
  • Radio City Music Hall - 18 min walk
  • Museum of Modern Art - 18 min walk
  • Broadway - 19 min walk
  • Rockefeller Center - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station - 4 min drive
  • 66 St. - Lincoln Center Station - 5 min walk
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 38 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • Gourmet to Go – Serves breakfast, lunch and light fare.

About this property

West Side YMCA

New York hostel in Manhattan, walk to Central Park
2 indoor pools, a health club and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a sauna, a business centre and a 24-hour front desk. All 360 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, TVs and safes.
West Side YMCA offers 360 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe. This New York hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
2 indoor swimming pools are on site along with a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


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

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe

Things to do

  • 2 indoor pools
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 2 indoor pools


  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • TV/satellite channels
  • TV


  • Safe



Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

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Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 10 per accommodation, per night.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

Property is also known as

West Side YMCA Hostel New York
West Side YMCA Hostel
West Side YMCA New York
West Side YMCA
West Side Ymca Hotel New York City
Ymca West Side New York
New York City Ymca
Ymca Nyc
Ymca New York
West Side YMCA New York
West Side YMCA Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
West Side YMCA Hostel/Backpacker accommodation New York

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at West Side YMCA and receive a full refund?
Yes, West Side YMCA offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to West Side YMCA cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hostel have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 indoor pools.
Is this hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at West Side YMCA?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is West Side YMCA located?
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 also within 10 minutes. 66 St. - Lincoln Center Station and 57 St. - 7 Av Station are within a 5-minute walk.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for West Side YMCA

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


    Just ridiculously small and no bayhroom in rooms wow

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020


    • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

    I booked a room with a semi-private bathroom. Given the name, I thought I might have a bathroom in my room but the bathrooms are shared with all residents on the floor. Although the bathrooms were generally clean, they need updating and look outdated. My room was also smal and very basic. On the plus side, the hostel is extremely close to Central Park which is an ideal location!

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020


    • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities

    It is not the final price, they charged us additional membership fee which doesn’t state on web. The toilet is usually dirty and the room has poor sound proofing.

    Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

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

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    The only downside was the shared bathrooms, it could have been given more attention. There was a huge dead cockroach, paper towels ran out and you exit the shower stall to a wet floor with no bath mats provided. I liked that I was given the option to choose a single room for extra privacy. The front desk staff and check in was excellent though.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020