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HI Syracuse, Downing International Hostel

HI Syracuse, Downing International Hostel is a great base from which to explore central New York State. Built in 1895, it features stained-glass windows and an ornate staircase and you will instantly feel at home away from home. Centrally located to the Finger Lakes, Lake Ontario, and the New York State Fair, the hostel is a great jumping off point for exploring Syracuse’s...

HI Tibbetts Point Lighthouse

HI Tibbetts Point Lighthouse hostel is located in Cape Vincent, New York, at the point where Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River meet, just across the river from Canada. A working lighthouse which became fully automated in 1976, the hostel is the converted Victorian-era light keeper’s quarters. It’s the perfect spot to start your fishing or cycling adventure in the Thousand...

HI New York City

HI New York City is more than just a place to stay for solo travelers and groups from around the world. We believe in the power of travel to foster a deeper understanding of people, places and cultures that leads to a more tolerant world. As a nonprofit, charitable organization, all money earned by the hostel is reinvested in this cause. We fulfill our mission by helping you...

About New York

The state of New York has it all – astounding natural beauty, urban culture, and never-ending excitement. Hostelling International USA offers numerous hostels throughout the state, including Buffalo – Niagara Falls, Cape Vincent, Syracuse, and New York City. New York adventures near HI hostels include the world-famous Niagara Falls, where visitors can view the falls from high above the Horseshoe Falls or American Falls, or even beneath the falls from the Maid of the Mist cruise line. Buffalo features a high-energy nightlife and inspiring cuisine – it’s even the home of the Buffalo wing, first served in the city’s Anchor Bar. HI’s Cape Vincent hostel is located along the St. Lawrence Seaway, home to thousands of islands along the U.S. and Canadian borders. Syracuse is home to the annual Winterfest event, held every February – fitting for the city that receives more snow on average than any other U.S. city. New York Vacation & Travel Guide