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The New York Loft Hostel

249 Varet St., Brooklyn, NY, New York, USA, Distance from city centre: 6.2km

Rating: 88% from 27 reviews

  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 85%Staff
  • 89%Security
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 85%Location
  • 91%Value for money
  • 88%Facilities

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  • Pretty good hostel, but pretty average bedding, no outlets at every bed, you have to pay for your towel... Breakfast is included and good enough! Booked three nights, had to sleep in three different rooms. Not convenient at all and staff didn't help much; they didn't want to change my reservation because the hostel was full, even to a cheaper room at the same price which I would have preferred...
    Owner Comment

    Thank you for your honest and helpful review. We do apologize for all of the room changing but if the hostel was full, unfortunately that was the only option unless a private room was reserved. We would love for you to visit us again and would be happy to pass on a discount for return guests! Hope to see you back soon!

  • 71%
  • 23 Sep 2015 Anonymous France
  • People shouldn't be put off by the location, as the local area is perfectly safe, with all the necessary amenities within walking distance. Also, Manhattan is closer than many people think.
    Owner Comment

    Thanks for the helpful review! :)

  • 97%
  • 19 Aug 2015 Rory England
  • Awesome place! Beautiful decoration and design. Friendly atmosphere. It's not so far from the city. The neighbourhood seemed strange at first (industrial buildings, abandonned factories, etc) but it seems like many artists are living there in lofts in those buildings. The little shops near the hostel seemed interesting too! Will definitively come back there if I go again to NYC!
    Owner Comment

    Hey! We are so happy you discovered the beauty that is Brooklyn! Please visit us again soon :) There is so much more to see! Happy travels!

  • 100%
  • 16 Aug 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • Only stayed here one night and didn't partake in any of the activities, but they seemed to have a lot of fun things going on. The staff was friendly and sociable. The hostel was in kind of a warehouse area and I felt a little unsafe walking back to the hostel from the subway station at night. My only complaint about the hostel itself is that there were no outlets in the room, only one in the bathroom. That said, charging my phone was a bit of a challenge. Overall, a great place to stay!
    Owner Comment

    Thanks for the great feedback! We appreciate your business and we hope to see you back very soon! Next time, check out our outlets in the kitchen- they are located underneath the dining tables! :)

  • 94%
  • 09 Jul 2015 Anonymous USA
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