Best Places for Backpackers in New York, Usa.

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Top 37 hostels in New York, Usa.

These are the 37 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in New York, Usa.

1
Freehand New York

93 /100

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Freehand New York

Freehand is a collection of hotels that combine the social culture of a hostel with innovative design, award winning food and beverage, and a community driven atmosphere. Each Freehand takes its cues from the surrounding neighbourhood, with spaces that are a microcosm of the best each city has to of...
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2
Harlem YMCA

91 /100

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Harlem YMCA

Get more and pay less, when you stay with us at the YMCA in Harlem! Enjoy the full-service fitness center which includes swimming pool, steam room and sauna, and cardiovascular and strength training studios. Take advantage of free Wi-Fi and television in the tourist lounge , business center, daily h...
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3
The Local NYC

91 /100

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The Local NYC

Staying at The Local is like staying with your coolest friend who knows NYC like the back of his hand and loves having visitors. The Local has great guest rooms - all of the rooms have ensuite bathrooms, luxury linens and towels included, reading lights, bed dividers, large windows and locked s...
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West Side YMCA

90 /100

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West Side YMCA

Located steps away from Central Park and Lincoln Center, this New York Hostel features a 65,000 square-foot fitness center with a steam room, sauna, weight lifting/cardiovascular equipment and 2 indoor swimming pools. 100 Free group exercise classes, including yoga and Pilates, are offered to guests...
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Serenity Guest House

89 /100

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Serenity Guest House

Over the years, we have hosted visitors from almost every corner of the globe. As far as Iceland and China to our neighbors from the wonderful state of New Jersey. I must say, we have enjoyed them all. On any give morning at Serenity at Home Guest House, guests awaken to the sound music and in en...
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6
La Sienna

89 /100

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La Sienna

*Anyone booking 6 or more nights will be discounted upon arrival. * La Sienna is a beautiful prewar Brownstone located on West 123rd. This brownstone was built in 1920 and has original details. We are within walking distance to Central Park and one train stop from mid-manhattan. This is a tree line...
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7
The Jane

88 /100

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The Jane

Facing the Hudson River in the West Village, the Jane hotel is a brand-new 'upscale hostel' for the discerning traveler. With compact singles going for $99 and a swanky scene, this hotel is a unique choice with history to boot. From 1908 to the 1940s, what is now the Jane served as hotel for sail...
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8
NY Moore Hostel

88 /100

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NY Moore Hostel

The NY Moore Hostel is conveniently located in East Williamsburg, an increasingly trendy and up-and-coming Brooklyn neighborhood with easy access to Manhattan. Our vibrant surroundings are bursting with fun bars, music venues, galleries, cafes, restaurants, and shops. The hostel itself is a full...
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9
Hotel 31

88 /100

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Hotel 31

Please note: The room for 4 people is not a room with 4 separate beds, it is a room with 2 double beds which sleeps 4 people. The newly renovated Hotel 31 is conveniently located in the heart of New York City on 31 Street between Lexington Ave and Park Ave. It features all the amenities that...
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10
American Dream Hostel

88 /100

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American Dream Hostel

American Dream Bed and Breakfast is a family owned business that has been home for travellers here in New York for the past 15 years. Conveniently located in Manhattan’s historical Gramercy Park and Flatiron District neighborhood, American Dream is a stone’s throw away from some of the city’s po...
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11
HI NYC Hostel

87 /100

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HI NYC Hostel

An affordable and always inviting welcome to the greatest city in the world! Located in a historic castle-like building minutes from Central Park and Times Square, Hostelling International-New York provides unmatched value in accommodations and facilities catering to individual and group travele...
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12
International Student Center

85 /100

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International Student Center

Welcome to ISC, International Student Center youth hostel. Located in Manhattan, in a beautiful and safe neighborhood of the Upper West Side. We are just a 1/2 block from Central Park and the nearest subway station. We serve young people and students (between the ages of 18 and 35) traveling thr...
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13
The Brooklyn Riviera

84 /100

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The Brooklyn Riviera

The Brooklyn Riviera offers a clean safe environment for international travellers when visiting New York with a 10 to 15 minute walking distance to the A and C train, or the #3 train. We have a backyard area where we host BBQ's and also where you are allowed to smoke. We are just about 30 minute...
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14
Wolcott Hotel

83 /100

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Wolcott Hotel

Affordable Luxury in the Heart of New York City. Our beautiful Manhattan is over 100 years old and still maintains the building’s original architectural details, which adds a wonderful charm and originality you won’t find at other hotels in the area. From our helpful concierge services to our on-sit...
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Interfaith Retreats

82 /100

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Interfaith Retreats

Remarkably located in the heart of Chelsea, Midtown Manhattan. We are on-site 24/7 to make sure everybody is happy, peaceful and safe. This is a vegetarian place. No smoking, no alcohol, no meat/fish/egg products. No spitting on the floor. We use the profits from the guest rooms here to provide free...
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16
Jazz on Columbus Circle

81 /100

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Jazz on Columbus Circle

Jazz on Columbus Circle offers 6 bed dorms, 4 bed dorms, 5 bed dorms, 3 bed dorms and private rooms. WiFi is free throughout the building and in common areas on each floor that have TVs for guest entertainment. Facilities & Amenities include: Convenient location, Clean and safe private rooms, Loung...
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17
Blue Moon Hotel NYC

81 /100

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Blue Moon Hotel NYC

Blue Moon Hotel is located in the trendiest neighborhood in Manhattan, Lower East Side. Lower East Side is a prime shopping, dining, drinking and sightseeing territory. It’s the Manhattan’s most fashionable neighborhood. Our guests say “stuff are nice and hospitality”, this is “One of the cleanes...
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Hotel & Hostel Vetiver

80 /100

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Hotel & Hostel Vetiver

Hotel Vetiver has a chic contemporary flair. Hotel Vetiver has a Crudos Beer / Wine / Soda Bar on Premises. We offer a Room Service Menu from a local restaurant. Hotel Veitver is your Home Away from Home. We offer Continental Breakfast (bagels, croissants, danishes, muffins, yogurt, cereals, fresh f...
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19
Nesva Hotel

80 /100

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Nesva Hotel

Designed in minimalist modern lines of espresso walnut wood furniture with brushed nickel accents, the rooms feature flat screen HDTV's with remote control and 170 television and music channels including HBO and Showtime, individual air conditioning and heating controls, eco-friendly bath amenities...
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Canal Loft Hotel

79 /100

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Canal Loft Hotel

Canal Loft Hotel has a chic contemporary flair. It has a Soda and Juice Bar on Premises. Canal Loft Hotel is your Home Away from Home. The property is ultra-clean with free high-speed Wi-Fi throughout all areas of the property. We offering brand new lobby and best common area where you can relax wa...
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Chelsea International Hostel

79 /100

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Chelsea International Hostel

The Chelsea International Hostel is one of the largest independent Hostels in New York City, operating since 1992. We are located in Chelsea, a prime location in the heart of Manhattan. From here our guests can walk to most of the attractions NYC has to offer. Highline Park is only 2 blocks away. Fo...
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Giorgio Hotel

78 /100

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Giorgio Hotel

Giorgio Hotel has a chic contemporary flair. Giorgio Hotel has a Soda and Juice Bar on Premises. Giorgio Hotel is your Home Away from Home. Giorgio Hotel is located in one of the most trendy neighborhoods of Queens. We are surrounded by local bars, restaurants, supermarkets, laundry facilities, and...
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Union Hotel Brooklyn

78 /100

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Union Hotel Brooklyn

The Union Hotel Brooklyn celebrates New York City. Built with 19th century brick and mortar, The Union pays tribute to the factories and warehouses that built New York into the greatest city in the world. The Union expresses the warmth of home and the excitement of the world’s crossroads. Amenitie...
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Q4 Hotel

78 /100

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Q4 Hotel

Brand New fully renovated Hotel & Hostel! 3 Stories, Full Basement and Rooftop of pure comfort, convenience and unbelievable affordability! Both single sexed and mixed 4-6 Bed Private Dorms. Each with a Private Bathroom and Locker! Private Ensuites also available. Long Island City is located...
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Broadway Hotel n Hostel

76 /100

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Broadway Hotel n Hostel

The Broadway Hotel and Hostel is New Yorks number one boutique hostel, located in the trendy Upper West Side. Experience a truly unique, chic and exciting boutique hostel in NYCs most trendy neighbourhood! We offer clean, comfortable, and affordable rooms for travellers in search of a real New...
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Central Park West Hostel

72 /100

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Central Park West Hostel

Central Park West Hostel has just been renovated and has one of the best locations yet. Located at the heart of one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in the city, we offer a unique experience of New York City. We maintain the highest quality of accommodation and service. With spacious r...
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27
Broadway Lodge

69 /100

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Broadway Lodge

If travelling for business is the main aim of your travels, this is the Apartment for you. Looking for some welcoming and friendly accommodation in New York City? Broadway Lodge could be the answer to your search. Grand St and close by Grand St tube stations, which are both 2 minutes away. Close...
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International Students Residence

69 /100

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International Students Residence

International Student Residences is located in one of the most trendy neighborhoods of Brooklyn, Williamsburg. We are just a 20 minute walk to the heart of Manhattan. We are surrounded by local bars, restaurants, supermarkets, laundry facilities, and cafes. It is easy to find on-street parking by th...
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Greenpoint YMCA

69 /100

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Greenpoint YMCA

This YMCA is located in a residential area in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York's largest borough, with a diverse population. It is approximately 15-20 minutes from midtown Manhattan's main tourist attractions and only a short bus or metro ride away from the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, the Brooklyn Ac...
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Vanderbilt YMCA

69 /100

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Vanderbilt YMCA

The Vanderbilt YMCA is situated on Manhattan's fashionable East Side in New York City. The area is alive with excitement in the heart of midtown, close to the United Nations, Rockefeller Center and Grand Central Terminal and some of the most exciting shopping streets in the world: Madison, Fifth and...
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Central Park Studios at Lexington Ave. Co.

68 /100

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Central Park Studios at Lexington Ave. Co.

Welcome to Central Park Studios! We are located in Manhattan. We are just 3 blocks away from Central Park! We are perfect for your visit to Manhattan! Experience all that is the Big Apple while you stay with us! We are just 8 minutes away from Grand Central Station and Time Square, and t...
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32
The Bowery House

68 /100

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The Bowery House

Individually-decorated historic cabins and shared rooms are offered at The Bowery House. The shared bathrooms feature heated floors, Red Flower bath products and high-pressure showers. Featuring a rooftop garden with Italian furniture and commissioned artwork, our stylish Soho hostel is a two-min...
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Flushing YMCA

63 /100

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Flushing YMCA

The Flushing YMCA is conveniently located in Downtown Flushing, Queens. It is easily accessible by public transportation and is a fifteen minute taxi ride from La Guardia Airport and 20 minutes from JFK International Airport. The hostel is centrally located and is just a short subway ride (Gran...
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Morningside Inn

61 /100

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Morningside Inn

Morningside Inn is a newly renovated hotel located in the trendy Upper West Side of Manhattan. It's in an area that has a distinctly academic flavour and includes many cafes, restaurants, clubs, and shops. We're steps away from Columbia University and near the Cathedral of St John the Divine as...
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Jazz on the Park Youth Hotel

60 /100

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Jazz on the Park Youth Hotel

Jazz on the Park Hostel is the flagship hostel of the Jazz Hostels chain. Since 1998 we've offered a social, relaxed and safe environment where budget travelers can meet other guests while enjoying all that New York City has to offer. Jazz on the Park Hostel is conveniently located in the hip U...
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Victorian Inn

46 /100

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Victorian Inn

The Victorian Inn is a newly renovated 19th Century Guest House located in the heart of East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Your hosts assure that the property is meticulously kept and that all guests are safe and comfortable. Free wifi is available onsite. There is also a small kitchenette area with a larg...
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Neptune Hotel

20 /100

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Neptune Hotel

At Neptune Hotel, a neatly appointed room awaits you! Built in 1920 and recently remodeled, our landmark hotel can accommodate up to 66 guests. A reception area, lounge, and 24 Hour reception will make you feel welcome and help make your stay in NY stress-free. After a day of seeing the sites o...
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