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The Local NYC

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

Rating: 90% from 53 reviews

  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 89%Security
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 83%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 92%Facilities

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  • All good really, no complaints! You get to downtown via subway in no time.
  • 86%
  • 10 Jun 2015 RODRIGO Spain
  • Unfortunately, I only got to experience the hostel for a few hours but it was fabulous, what I experienced. I arrived very late in New York but found my way to the hostel easily and the reception was open all right so it wasn't a problem checking in. My room was on the 2nd floor which was a hike getting my big suitcase up but I presume most people only have a backpack so that's fine. The room was clean, Manhattan views, comfy bed, lockers, it was everything I wanted for an easy stay.
  • 100%
  • 03 Jun 2015 Georgia Australia
  • Very clean , great location in queens a 3min walk to sub way , great helpful and smiling staff , great bar tenders .
  • 97%
  • 30 May 2015 Chloe
  • Very good place, very clean and agreable.
  • 94%
  • 28 May 2015 Laura Brazil
  • I was in NYC for a two week language program at Columbia. The Local was perfect: a short walk to the metro with lines that take you into Manhattan in a few minutes, very clean rooms and bathrooms (they have cleaners come through every day), a nice study area with lots of outlets for computers, and a bar/cafe where I got my morning coffee (very reasonably priced) and a beer at night coming back from classes. Hannah (one of the bartenders) was great and really fun to hang out with.
  • 94%
  • 25 May 2015 Chelsea USA
  • The only thing that was slightly bothersome was the fact that only one outlet in our bunk room worked. There is supposed to be an outlet and reading light for each bunk, but something funky was going on with the electricity in just our particular room (221). They did provide us with a power strip so there was enough outlets for us to charge our phones, but apparently this has been an ongoing problem in that room.
  • 86%
  • 09 May 2015 Anonymous USA
  • We were looking for cheaper accommodations in New York and loved The Local! It was close to the subway, about 15 minutes on the Subway to Times Square, and we always felt safe at any hour of the day. The beds were very comfortable. I would definitely recommend!
  • 94%
  • 06 May 2015 Erin USA
  • One of the cleanest hostels I've ever been to. The front desk was helpful and friendly. They don't have printers, but they will print out your boarding pass for you if you forward it to them. There's a nice bar in the lobby that is open to the public, making the place really feel alive and part of the neighborhood. It's not a particularly wonderful area, but it's close to the E and the M, which will get you to Manhattan in 10 minutes.
  • 89%
  • 29 Apr 2015 Stuart USA
  • It's really good!
  • 91%
  • 03 Apr 2015 Anonymous China
  • It's just awesome!!!!!!!!!!
  • 97%
  • 02 Mar 2015 Anonymous China
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