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The Local NYC

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

Rating: 90% from 49 reviews

  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 91%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 84%Location
  • 91%Value for money
  • 93%Facilities

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  • You guys run an absolutely fantastic hostel, the best I've ever stayed in. The best location and completely safe! All your staff are so amazing, shout out to Emily who worked the cafe/bar on christmas day and chatted with me for about 4 hours, you're made my christmas! My home away from home while I'm in New York for sure, keep up the fabulous work!
  • 100%
  • 24 Dec 2015 Olivia Australia
  • I thought this hostel was great! Very modern, chic and cozy! My only suggestion would tell people to bring their own locks for the lockers as the ones provided are a bit too thin to secure everything in the provided lockers.
  • 91%
  • 12 Dec 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Nice, clean hostel. The price was ok, considering this is New York. One could hear some noises through the walls.
  • 83%
  • 11 Dec 2015 Anonymous Germany
  • Fantastic location right next to subway into Manhattan. Live music and very helpful staff, especially bar staff. Though other hostel guests were not always social, atmosphere was very nice. Only complaint is that the lockers in the room are not very secure.
  • 94%
  • 01 Dec 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • My sister and I had an amazing time at The Local NYC. Amazing staff, great coffee, good prices. Only two short blocks to the subway. Very safe, lots of storage.
  • 100%
  • 16 Nov 2015 Anonymous USA
  • I stayed 3 nights, nothing to complain about the hostel. Just one suggestion, they should watch for outside people that stay in the hostel for the night. All three nights I saw the same guy sleeping in the lounge area, with his backpack next to him. He obviously did not pay for his stay, didn't change his clothes, didn't shower either, I don't think it's fair. Not cheap, very nice hostel, but I would love to stay there for free as well.
  • 91%
  • 05 Nov 2015 Denise USA
  • Everything's perfect, thank you all for a great stay!
  • 97%
  • 22 Oct 2015 Anonymous China
  • Awesome spot! and really close to many subway stations.
  • 83%
  • 16 Oct 2015 Antoine Canada
  • I was in town for a concert, so I just needed a place to shower before it, and sleep after it. The Local, met all of those requirement. Getting there for me was a little bumpy. I got lost in Queens. But, I called the front desk, and asked for direction from where I was. And the lady on the phone was super helpful, she guided me to the right place. I finally made it there, and had a good laugh with the front desk staff. The room was very clean and was the perfect size, for my one night stay.
  • 89%
  • 10 Oct 2015 Briana USA
  • This is a lovely place to stay at, the staff are friendly and helpful, there is always something to do and someone to talk to. The hostel bar is awesome especially on live music nights. They could update the board games collection a bit though and put a shelf for toiletries in the shower but this are minor issues and didn't ruin the stay one bit. I absolutely recommend this place.
  • 97%
  • 28 Sep 2015 Eva Sweden
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