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Hi Nyc Hostel
Hi Nyc Hostel
8.4 Excellent
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, United States
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5.0 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
ExcellentBased on 8,584 reviews
8.4

Providing a shuttle service to LaGuardia Airport, as well as free wireless internet, HI NYC Hostel is a convenient base in New York City. The various amenities this historic hostel features include meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a coffee bar.

Vanderbilt Ymca
Vanderbilt Ymca
6.7 Good
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY, United States
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1.5 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
GoodBased on 62 reviews
6.7

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt YMCA offers guests a convenient base while visiting New York City. Those staying at the property have access to an outdoor pool and a sauna.

Broadway Hotel And Hostel
Broadway Hotel And Hostel
6.4 Good
230 West 101st Street, New York, NY, United States
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4.8 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
GoodBased on 47 reviews
6.4

Broadway Hotel and Hostel offers budget accommodation in Manhattan, within a 10-minute walk from the Symphony Space, Smoke and Supper Club-Lounge and Schinasi Mansion. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a laundry service and a library.

West Side Ymca
West Side Ymca
7.2 Good
5 West 63rd Street, New York, NY, United States
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1.7 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
GoodBased on 5,471 reviews
7.2

Opened in 1920, West Side YMCA is located in New York City and offers free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool and a concierge. It is also a five-minute stroll from Broadway and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and is close to many of the area's popular attractions.

City Rooms Nyc - Chelsea
City Rooms Nyc - Chelsea
8.1 Excellent
368 8th Avenue, New York, NY, United States
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1.1 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
ExcellentBased on 34 reviews
8.1

Situated in the popular hub of Manhattan, CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea is within walking distance of several attractions in the local area. It is close to Madison Square Garden.

Central Park West Hostel
Central Park West Hostel
6.3 Good
201 West 87th Street, New York, NY, United States
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3.7 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
GoodBased on 876 reviews
6.3

Situated in the popular hub of Manhattan, Central Park West Hostel is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the area. It is located a brief stroll from 257 Central Park West and Central Park West Historic District.

The Bowery House
The Bowery House
6.2 Good
220 Bowery, New York, NY, United States
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3.9 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
GoodBased on 25 reviews
6.2

Situated in Manhattan, The Bowery House is a short stroll to several local tourist attractions, including the La Mama Experimental Theatre Club. This charming hostel is set in the heart of the city.

Interfaith Retreats
Interfaith Retreats
7.5 Good
370 Eighth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, United States
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1.1 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
GoodBased on 822 reviews
7.5

Situated in the popular hub of Manhattan, Interfaith Retreats is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. It also offers free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a swimming pool.

The Echo Nyc
The Echo Nyc
5.0 Okay
415 38th Street, Union City, NJ, United States
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0.5 km from city centre, Union City, NJ, United States 
OkayBased on 10 reviews
5.0

Less than a 20-minute walk from Bergenline Avenue HBLR Station, The Echo Nyc provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Union City. It also offers complimentary wireless internet.

Jazz on Columbus Circle Hostel
Jazz on Columbus Circle Hostel
7.6 Good
940 8th Avenue, New York, NY, United States
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1.0 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 
GoodBased on 2,792 reviews
7.6

Situated within walking distance of 66th Street Lincoln Center Irt Broadway Seventh Avenue Line, Jazz on Columbus Circle Hostel provides guests with a convenient base when visiting New York City. It also offers laundry facilities, room service and a swimming pool.

Tips for booking a hostel in New York

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:October
Average price in New_York_City:$125/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$15/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$91 - $153
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$123 - $154
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated New York hostels

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Hi Nyc Hostel
Hi Nyc Hostel
8.4 Excellent
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, United States
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5.0 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Providing a shuttle service to LaGuardia Airport, as well as free wireless internet, HI NYC Hostel is a convenient base in New York City. The various amenities this historic hostel features include meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a coffee bar.

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City Rooms Nyc - Chelsea
City Rooms Nyc - Chelsea
8.1 Excellent
368 8th Avenue, New York, NY, United States
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1.1 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Situated in the popular hub of Manhattan, CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea is within walking distance of several attractions in the local area. It is close to Madison Square Garden.

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NY Moore Hostel
NY Moore Hostel
8.3 Excellent
179 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States
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3.1 km from city centre, Brooklyn, NY, United States 

NY Moore Hostel is located in New York City and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this modern hostel offers include meeting rooms, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

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Chelsea International Hostel
Chelsea International Hostel
7.1 Good
251 West 20th Street, New York, NY, United States
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1.8 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Located in Manhattan, this hotel provides good value accommodation. It also offers a business centre and free Wi-Fi.

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Interfaith Retreats
Interfaith Retreats
7.5 Good
370 Eighth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, United States
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1.1 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Situated in the popular hub of Manhattan, Interfaith Retreats is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. It also offers free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a swimming pool.

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Kamway Lodge & Travel
Kamway Lodge & Travel
6.0 Good
40-36 77th Street, Queens, NY, United States
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5.5 km from city centre, Queens, NY, United States 

Less than 20 minutes' walk from Elmhurst Avenue Ind Queens Boulevard Line, Kamway Lodge provides guests with an ideal base while visiting New York City. It also offers free Wi-Fi and a vending machine.

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Vanderbilt Ymca
Vanderbilt Ymca
6.7 Good
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY, United States
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1.5 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt YMCA offers guests a convenient base while visiting New York City. Those staying at the property have access to an outdoor pool and a sauna.

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Jazz on Columbus Circle Hostel
Jazz on Columbus Circle Hostel
7.6 Good
940 8th Avenue, New York, NY, United States
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1.0 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Situated within walking distance of 66th Street Lincoln Center Irt Broadway Seventh Avenue Line, Jazz on Columbus Circle Hostel provides guests with a convenient base when visiting New York City. It also offers laundry facilities, room service and a swimming pool.

Cheapest hostels in New York

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Morningside Inn
Morningside Inn
4.2 Okay
235 West 107th Street, New York, NY, United States
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5.3 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

This hostel is situated in Manhattan, just a 10-minute walk from Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. It is set amongst a variety of restaurants and cafés and is within a 10-minute walk of Cathedral Parkway-110th Street IND Eighth Avenue Line Station.

$17
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Hi Nyc Hostel
Hi Nyc Hostel
8.4 Excellent
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, United States
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5.0 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Providing a shuttle service to LaGuardia Airport, as well as free wireless internet, HI NYC Hostel is a convenient base in New York City. The various amenities this historic hostel features include meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a coffee bar.

$44
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NY Moore Hostel
NY Moore Hostel
8.3 Excellent
179 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States
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3.1 km from city centre, Brooklyn, NY, United States 

NY Moore Hostel is located in New York City and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this modern hostel offers include meeting rooms, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

$55
Avg. per night
Q4 Hotel and Hostel
Q4 Hotel and Hostel
7.1 Good
29-09 Queens Plaza North, Queens, NY, United States
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9.1 km from city centre, Queens, NY, United States 

Situated in Queens, Q4 Hotel and Hostel provides 1-star accommodation and free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage. The hostel is also ideally located moments on foot from Queensboro Plaza Subway Station.

$55
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Chelsea International Hostel
Chelsea International Hostel
7.1 Good
251 West 20th Street, New York, NY, United States
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1.8 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Located in Manhattan, this hotel provides good value accommodation. It also offers a business centre and free Wi-Fi.

$62
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Kamway Lodge & Travel
Kamway Lodge & Travel
6.0 Good
40-36 77th Street, Queens, NY, United States
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5.5 km from city centre, Queens, NY, United States 

Less than 20 minutes' walk from Elmhurst Avenue Ind Queens Boulevard Line, Kamway Lodge provides guests with an ideal base while visiting New York City. It also offers free Wi-Fi and a vending machine.

$64
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The Local
The Local
8.3 Excellent
13-02 44th Avenue, Queens, NY, United States
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9.9 km from city centre, Queens, NY, United States 

The Local Hostel NYC is situated in Queens, just 15 minutes from LaGuardia Airport. Popular features at this 3-star property include a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

$64
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Central Park West Hostel
Central Park West Hostel
6.3 Good
201 West 87th Street, New York, NY, United States
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3.7 km from city centre, New York, NY, United States 

Situated in the popular hub of Manhattan, Central Park West Hostel is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the area. It is located a brief stroll from 257 Central Park West and Central Park West Historic District.

$68
Avg. per night

Where to stay in New York

New York hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in New York?

    On average, it’s $126/night for a hostel in New York, though $95/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $16/night in New York. Try to avoid booking your hostel in August (the most expensive month). Booking in September (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in New York?

    With an average review score of 8.4 (out of 10) from 8,584 HotelsCombined users, Hi Nyc Hostel is considered the best New York hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport?

    Flushing Ymca is 14.4 km away from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport, making it the closest New York hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What is the most popular hostel in New York closest to Brooklyn Bridge?

    The most popular New York hostel near Brooklyn Bridge is Manhattan Bowery Lodge. Manhattan Bowery Lodge has a rating of 5.7/10 from 346 HotelsCombined users and it’s located just 1.3 km from Brooklyn Bridge.

  • Should I stay in a New York hostel?

    Hostels in New York tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. New York hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.