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International Student Center

38 West 88th Street, Manhattan NY 10024, New York, USA, Distance from city centre: 8.7km

Rating: 70% from 15 reviews

  • 62%Atmosphere
  • 77%Staff
  • 76%Security
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 70%Value for money
  • 56%Facilities

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  • Great location!! Cheap and nice service. The room have stinky smell because it's a old building. There is not enough plug in to charge a mobile phone for everyone in the room. However, it's worth the price $50 per bed
  • 66%
  • 06 Aug 2015 Anonymous Thailand
  • Not very clean but in a nice Neighborhood. You can not take your luggage in to your room, they will close the office from 11pm until 8am so you can not reach your staff ! No Wifi.
  • 57%
  • 10 Jul 2015 Carlotta Germany
  • Amazing location, steps from the AMNH, Central Park, and the subway, really fun staff, I found the other guests really fun, too (though I guess this is a matter of chance), didn't feel sketched out at all, good kitchen, and well stocked. Loved it. Loved it! And if you're lucky, you can get wifi from a neighbour guest account, so there's that, if you're worried. Otherwise, there's a Starbucks a block and a half away, and wifi almost everywhere in NYC.
  • 100%
  • 21 May 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • This really doesn't feel like a hostel. There was hardly anyone there when I stayed there which is either a good or a bad thing depending how you look at it.
  • 63%
  • 12 Apr 2015 Richard Wales
  • Staff was kinda rude to me. Location is ok, easy access by subway. It's not really clean and they don't have wifi. Also, you have to pay if you want to leave your bags before/after check in/out. First hostel I've seen doing that. If it's something just to spend the night, it's fine. But if you're staying more than a couple of days there are some other options in NYC that would fit best.
  • 71%
  • 20 Mar 2015 Anonymous Brazil
  • Just a decent place to crash. If you are a mysophobic, you should find another place. A little away from Midtown Manhattan but still accessible via Metro. Basement lounge is quite cozy and lots of sofa. It was funny that there was no ladder for the upper bunk in my room! Anyways, friendly staff and very convenient if your itinerary is visiting Central Park and nearby Museums. Everyone's young there due to the age limit so it is not that awkward as opposed to older folks.
  • 66%
  • 17 Mar 2015 Anonymous Singapore
  • Really good hostel for position, atmosphere, socialization and price. Some service could be improved; for example there should be a wi-fi connection. The level of services offered seem anyway more than good, considering the cheap price paid per night.
  • 91%
  • 14 Mar 2015 Carlo Italy
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