International Student Center
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Welcome to the International Student Center youth hostel.
Located in Manhattan, in a beautiful and safe neighborhood of the Upper West Side We are 1/2 block from Central Park and the subway, we serve young people and students (between the ages of 18 and 35) traveling through New York City.
*~* We are a youth hostel! You must be between the ages of 18-35 to make a reservation.*~*
As a non-profit educational organization, we do not charge extra taxes or fees on our listed bed prices.
The youth hostel offers 40 beds in dormitory style (bunk beds) accommodation, both single sex and co-ed rooms.
Office Hours: 8am-11pm
If you are arriving into NYC after 10pm you will be unable to enter the building and check-in because the office closes at 11pm. If your flight is delayed, please call ahead.
Please note: If you do not show up for your reservation, you will be charged for your first night of stay!
Students, non-students, and US residents (between the ages of 18 and 35; but not residents of NYC) accepted.
Note: a valid original passport/U.S. driver's license is needed to check-in. We do not accept college IDs or photocopies.
Every Tuesday evening join us in our lounge downstairs for delicious New York pizza, movies, and games!
Guest Facilities Include . . .
WiFi free for all guests
Full kitchen with stove, microwave, fridges; lounge with TV/DVD.
Please note that only small backpacks and tote bags are allowed upstairs in the dorm rooms. Suitcases and travel backpacks must be left in the office due to NYC fire safety regulations. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation!
We offer free linen (sheets/blankets). Guests can rent towels (ask the front desk.)
We have A.C. units in each dorm room!
There is no curfew. You will be given a key ($10 cash deposit, refunded upon checkout) so you can come and go as you please!
We do close the rooms for cleaning from 12pm-3pm and require all guests to leave their dormitory bedrooms.
Lockers are located downstairs in the common lounge area. A safe is available for any documents or electronic items you wish to leave in a safe place at the reception. We DO NOT offer storage for Bicycles!
We are located in an old brownstone building. We do not have an elevator. The guest rooms are located on the upper floors.
Cancellation Policies: All cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. Any cancellations made less than 48 hours of the arrival date will be charged for the first night. No shows will be charged first night's rate and the remaining days of their reservation will be cancelled. Also, no same day refunds after check-in.
Duration of stay:
May - September: maximum stay of 7 nights.
October - April: maximum stay of 14 nights.
Advance reservations made for more than 7 nights between May-Sept or 14 nights Oct-April will not be accepted and will be canceled.
There must be 30 calendar days between every maximum length stay.
Payment: credit cards (Visa and MasterCard); and cash accepted.
Please note that the 10% or 12% reservation deposit you paid to Hostel World is not received by us here at the International Student Center youth hostel. That is your reservation fee to the Hostel World booking website.
Have a lovely trip to New York and we look forward to seeing you at our youth hostel soon!
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Installations & Politiques Auberge
- Restriction relative à l’âge
- Jeux de société
- Échange de livres
- Petit déjeuner non inclus
- Télévision par câble
- Ventilateur de plafond
- Salle commune
- Cartes bancaires acceptées
- Plans de ville gratuits
- Accès gratuit à Internet
- Wifi gratuit
- Réfrigérateur / congélateur
- Douches chaudes
- Nettoyage et entretien
- Accès à Internet
- Linge de lit inclus
- Casiers à bagages
- Pas de couvre-feu
- Réception (heures d'ouverture limitées)
- Equipement pour se faire du café ou du thé
- Serviettes à louer
Politique d'annulationCette propriété a une politique d'annulation de 2 jours. Si vous n'annulez pas dans cet intervalle de temps, vous devrez payer des frais d'annulation du montant de la première nuit de votre séjour.
Infos à connaître sur HostelCette propriété dispose de conditions générales spécifiques.
We are a historically significant youth hostel in New York City with a unique character to who we are. We celebrate the diversity of young people from all traditions and cultures and we genuinely care about your travel and cultural experiences when you visit this amazing city called New York! Welcome Home!
Our rules and guidelines at the youth hostel are in place to ensure the safety and convenience of all our guests, besides our responsibility to follow NYC building and fire safety regulations. Please make sure that you understand the rules and guidelines for staying here at our youth hostel before making your reservation. Please do not make a reservation without first carefully reading the description, because making a reservation online indicates that you have read and accepted to abide by the rules of our youth hostel. Thank you!
Age Restriction: As an International Student Center youth hostel guests must be between ages of 18 and 35 yrs.
Office hours: 8am-11pm
Check In: 3pm-10pm. Late check-in is available until 10pm but we DO NOT check in past 11 PM. If you arrive to check-in after 11pm you will be unable to enter in the building as the office closed at 11pm.
**If your plane lands past 8 PM or your bus/train gets into NYC past 9 PM, you will likely not make it to our youth hostel before the time we close the office at 11pm. Please review your arrival time before you make your reservation.
Baggage Restrictions: Please note that we only allow small backpack size bags upstairs in the dormitory rooms because of space constraints. ALL suitcases (including carry-on's with wheels) must be left in the office luggage storage area. Bags with wheels, regardless of size, must be left in the office. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation!
We offer free linen (sheets/blankets). Guests must bring their own towels.
Duration of stay:
14 nights (in any 44 day period) depending on availability. However,from June 1 through September only a maximum of 7 nights. Advance reservations for more than 7 nights June-Sept and 14 nights Oct-May will not be accepted!
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Approximate Travel Times to the International Student Center, from:
JFK Airport (90-120 minutes) by subway;
Newark Airport (1 hour) by bus; 45 minutes by train.
LaGuardia Airport (1 hour) by bus or train;
Port Authority Bus Terminal (15 minutes) by subway;
Grand Central Station (30 minutes) by subway;
Penn Station (20 minutes) by subway.
The International Student Center is located in a brownstone building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. Our address is 38 West 88th Street, between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West Avenue, near the 86th Street Subway station on the B and C subway trains. We do not have a large sign, please look for the number 38 over the door.
To reach us from JFK International Airport:
Take the Airtrain from the airport terminal to the Howard Beach subway station, where you can take the A train towards Manhattan. Change to the C or B train at 59th street (Columbus Circle). Get off at 86th street and exit at the front of the train.
Stop by the Ground Transportation desk and ask about where to catch the Super Shuttle Van, which will drop you off at the door of the International Student Center (38 West 88th Street in Manhattan, between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue). Cost: $20/person. Call 1-212-258-3826.
From Newark International Airport:
Take the AirTrain from the terminal to the Newark International Airport Train Station. Take the New Jersey Transit Train to Penn Station. Follow directions from Penn Station (below).
Take the Olympia bus ($13 one-way ticket) from the airport to 42nd Street and Port Authority terminal in Manhattan. From here, take the C train Uptown to 86th street.
From La Guardia International Airport:
You can take the M 60 bus from La Guardia Airport to the last stop, 113th Street and Broadway in Manhattan. Then take the M 104 bus going downtown to 88th Street and Broadway. Walk two blocks from Broadway and 88th Street toward Central Park West Avenue (past Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues.)
You can also take a taxi (approximately $30) from La Guardia airport to the International Student Center at 38 West 88th Street in Manhattan, between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue.
Stop by the Ground Transportation desk and ask about where to catch the Super Shuttle, which will drop you off at the door of the International Student Center (38 West 88th Street in Manhattan, between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue). Cost: $15/person. Call 1-212-258-3826.
From Penn Station or Port Authority Bus Terminal:
Take the C Subway train going uptown to the 86th Street stop, and exit on 88th street.
Situé près de
The C & B subway station is a 2 minute walk from us / Central Park is a 3 minute walk / Metropolitan Museum & Museum of Natural History is a 15 minute walk/ 10 minute walk to the Hudson River Boat Basin / Lincoln Center for the Arts 20 minute walk/ 3 miles from Times Square & the Theater District / Restaurants, movie theaters & supermarkets are in the neighborhood.