HI New York City Hostel

in the beautiful state of New York
  • historic gothic style HI NYC hostel building
  • HI NYC hostel outside patio and green space at night with hostellers listening to a band
  • HI NYC cafe with hostellers enjoying breakfast together
  • newly renovated large lobby at HI NYC with arriving hostellers
  • bright colorful 6 bed room of HI NYC with 4 hostellers socializing

If you want to experience New York City beyond the guidebooks and delve into what makes the city tick, HI New York City Hostel (HI NYC) is the hostel for you. We’ll help you venture beyond the usual tourist stops into the well-known and lesser-known corners of the city where you’ll discover what makes New York a must-see destination. The hostel is located on Manhattan’s famous Upper West Side, 1 block from the subway and 2 blocks from Central Park. It’s just minutes by subway from everything you want to see and do in the city. We’re a short walk to Columbia University, St. John the Divine, and the vibrant neighborhood of Harlem.

Start your day with breakfast in our cafe and talk to our friendly staff about the best way to get where you want to go. We offer free events, guided tours, and other programs that will help you connect with other travelers from around the world while you explore the city. Be sure to check out the schedule of activities in the lobby to see what’s going on while you’re in town. On Mondays and Thursdays, join our free Welcome Party to meet other hostellers before heading out on an evening adventure led by one of our local volunteers.

We know you come to New York to see the city, but we also go to great lengths to make sure your time spent in the hostel is pleasant and comfortable. After a long day of sightseeing, relax in our cozy common rooms or get some fresh air on our enormous patio. You may be treated to some live local music or a comedy show. We also offer a select number of recently upgraded dorm beds. These beds feature privacy curtains, ample USB plugs and power outlets accessible right from your bunk, and power outlets inside the lockers so you can charge devices while keeping them fully secured. It’s a first-class hostel experience!

Other hostel amenities include:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free charging stations
  • Free itinerary planning
  • Free linens
  • Free in-room lockers
  • Free breakfast with premium dorms

We look forward to meeting you and helping you have a truly memorable experience in New York City.


What’s next? How about a visit to Philadelphia, which has much more to offer than just cheesesteaks and the Liberty Bell.

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  • Air conditioning
  • Cafe/Bar
  • Basic store available at or near the hostel
  • Common room(s)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Cycle rental available at or near the hostel
  • Discounts and concessions available
  • Games room
  • Groups welcome
  • Individual traveller welcome
  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Lockers available
  • Luggage Store
  • Hostel open 24h
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sheets in price
  • Smoking room/area
  • TV room
  • Suitable for wheelchair users
  • City centre location
  • Cultural centre nearby
  • Leisure facilities nearby
  • Main attractions nearby
  • Museums/art galleries nearby
  • Nightlife nearby
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Shopping centre/market nearby
  • Swimming pool at or near hostel

Address & Contact

HI New York City
891 Amsterdam Ave
New York New York 10025
Phone 1 (212) 932-2300
Fax 1 (212) 662-6731
GPS 40.798753, -73.966806

Local Links

Museums and Attractions
Central Park
Empire State Building
Culture and Night Life

More Information

Bed Capacity
> Total Beds 667

Opening Times
> 24 hours
> All Year

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