In 2021, Hostelling International became a signatory of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative (GTPI), led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Tourism Organization (WTO), in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Read about our commitments here https://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/organisations/hostelling-international
Located in a historic castle-like building minutes from Central Park and Times Square and only 2 blocks from the nearest subway station, Hostelling International New York City provides unmatched value for travelers seeking a fun, affordable stay in the Big Apple.
HI New York City’s modern amenities include two floors of common room space for lounging and socializing, a 36-burner kitchen for guest use, and of course free Wi-Fi. For our guests comfort, we offer beautifully renovated bathrooms and showers with free linens and towels. Each guest room has individual heat/air conditioning controls. We house Manhattan's largest private outdoor patio, available for impromptu soccer games or training and orientations.
Our 24-hour Welcome and Information Desk is always there to help with any questions. In addition, guests can get information on what to visit in the city and how to get there safely and securely.
For guests who want to relax, stay in and enjoy movies in our large in-house theatre. Our free billiards table and great common spaces are great spots to meet fellow hostellers. Guests can check out sanitized pool cues and balls to play. The lounge and game rooms are open 24/7.
Conveniences abound at HI New York City hostel. Travelers love cooking meals in our huge common kitchen. Guests can use private lockers with their own lock. There’s an also on-site coin-operated laundry facility, snacks and drinks available 24/7, and an Internet room with public computers.
Groups are welcome at HI New York City, with a choice five of banquet rooms for meetings and private events. Please contact our Sales team for private event rental rates.
HI New York City is part of Hostelling International USA, a 501c3 non-profit organization that creates educational opportunities through travel; therefore, we do not accept local NYC residents as overnight guests.