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The Local NYC

13-02 44th Avenue, Queens, New York, USA, Distance from city centre: 6.3km

Rating: 89% from 51 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 88%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 85%Value for money
  • 92%Facilities

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  • it was a great stay . the staff was very helpful & friendly and the hostel was very clean. located near d subway.. though there is nothing much nearby but again very close to the subway which makes it possible to go anywhere u want! they even provide free locks so u dnt hve to worry bout not getting a lock! you can leave ur baggage once u check out for a small fee of 1 dollar per bag.
  • 86%
  • 29 Aug 2014 IPSHITA India
  • Amazingly friendly staff, nice bar and clean space. The location is a bit "dicey" for a single female walking home alone, as the neighboring streets are rather deserted. Although nothing ever happened and I was totally safe, it is a bit dark and creepy to come home and need to walk 3-4 blocks past nothing but warehouses at 3 am after a fabulous evening of jazz downtown. Still, the nearby neighborhood is clearly on the upswing with lots of new development happening about 5 blocks away.
  • 80%
  • 23 Aug 2014 Maureen Canada
  • I had a great time at this Hostel, the staff was so friendly and the place was very clean. When you get to your room, you will get your own box to put your things in it. I had a very large backpack and it fit in there very well. The distance is no problem at all, depending wich station you go to, the blue and orange line is only a few minuts away, but the purple is 10 min. And the trains here never stops going, so you can go to a bar in the city and come back to the hostel without any problem:)
  • 97%
  • 12 Aug 2014 Anonymous Norway
  • Great place, highly recommended.
  • 91%
  • 25 Jul 2014 Anonymous New Zealand
  • My room was noisy, probably because it was under the roof ventilation. With earplugs it was bearable. The rooftop is amazing!
  • 94%
  • 19 Jul 2014 Anonymous Italy
  • Only 2 stops from the fun, easy to get to from jfk, really nice staff, space in the room, nice rooftop, ...And the bzr is perfect to meet the other travellers. Ive done 5 or 6 different hostels in NYC the last 6years and this is my favourite :)
  • 97%
  • 07 Jul 2014 Aude Belgium
  • I stayed at the Local for 3 nights and my key card failed every night. Every night when I came back to the hostel I could get into the hallway and the laundry but my card wouldn't let me into my room. I had to go to reception every time I got back to the hostel and have my card changed or re-magnetized. It wasn't a faulty card as I had my card swapped on the first night and it wasn't a loss of magnetism as I could still get through to the hallway. It was a little frustrating.
  • 86%
  • 20 Jun 2014 James Australia
  • I can't believe I can find such a great place in Ny. It's pretty close to subway. The room is clean and classic. Although $50 for a night is not the cheapest, but the quality definitely worth it.
  • 97%
  • 18 Jun 2014 Vincent Taiwan
  • Great place and customer service!
  • 91%
  • 17 Jun 2014 Ronan Brazil
  • Would be better if food (meals) was available during the day and night.
  • 71%
  • 10 Jun 2014 Veronique Canada
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