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Hostelling International New York - Day Tours

891 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-4403
+1 212-932-2300
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BEST place to stay for solo first time traveller to USA (NYC)

Best place to stay for solo travellers ,This place was Clean,comfortable and very easy to adjust... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Neeraj B
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New Delhi, India
Party hostel

Great activities are organised by this hostel. The tour guide is good Comedy night 3times a week... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Bouchra B
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Tours, France
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Daytime Walking ToursOur daily walking tours give you the opportunity to see the city through the eyes of a local and learn about NYC's rich history and culture. Perfect for those who want to see something off the beaten track after seeing all the major attractions!What you need to do for all tours... Sign up at the information desk in the lobby: please note that tours will be cancelled if there are not at least 5 people signed up and ready to go on the tour. Bring Metrocard for the subway ($2.50 per one way ride and $29 for a weekly subway metrocard). Meet in the lobby at the start time for all tours. Note any other special instructions on the sign up sheet in the lobby at the information desk. For Groups of 10 or more, please e-mail plindberg@hinewyork.org to confirm in advance.MONDAYED'S BROOKLYN TOUR (10:00am, 5 hrs., $10) Take a trip to one of New York's coolest boroughs. Brooklyn has been growing in popularity over the past few years. See one of NYC's most vibrant borough with neighbhoods such as Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights, and DUMBO. Come along and discover Brooklyn.TUESDAYGREENWICH VILLAGE TOUR : Punk Rock, Politics, Hippies, & Hipsters (10am, 4 hrs, $10) The heart of NYC's counter-culture, the Village is home to bohemians, punks, gays & hipsters. Visit the famous Washington Square Park & nightclubs where legends like Jimi Hendrix & the Ramones got their start. Great nightlife spots & souvenir shopping!JERRY'S CITY TOUR (11am, 13 hours, $10)All-day all-you can see in NYC marathon tour with the hostel's veteran award-winning guide, Jerry. For those who can't make it to his Saturday Grand Tour - you're in luck!WEDNESDAYED'S BRONX TOUR (10:00am, 3 hrs, $10)Take a trip to Yankee Stadium, the home of NYC's beloved baseball team, then go through Grand Concourse and get a taste of the Bronx's thriving Puerto Rican Community.STATEN ISLAND FERRY & TIMES SQUARE TOUR (TBD, 6 hrs, FREE)Take a scenic ferry ride to see the most famous lady at sunset. On the way back, make a stop and see the lights and sights by night at Times Square.HARLEM GOSPEL TOUR (6:00pm, 4 hrs, $10)Take a tour Harlem, followed by a visit to a Harlem Church in the heart of Gospel music mecca for a Wednesday-evening gospel service.THURSDAYMUSEUM MILE TOUR (10:00am, 2 to 3 hours, Free)Join Shelly Take a walk ut at Columbus Circle for a walking tour of midtown, then end the tour by going up to the top of the Empire State Building for the best view in the city! (Purchase of Empire State Building is not included with the tour.) FRIDAYED'S HISTORIC HARLEM TOUR (10 am, 3 hrs, $10)Harlem has a rich history and is in a period of renewal and revitalization right now. Visit the home of Alexander Hamilton, General Washington's NY headquarters, the neighborhood of jazz great Duke Ellington and the site of Malcolm X's assassination.SATURDAYJERRY'S GRAND TOUR (10am, 14 hrs, $10)The ultimate New York experience: a 16-hour all-you-can-see-in-NYC marathon tour! Start at the Brooklyn Bridge, visiting the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, Chinatown, Little Italy, Central Park, Times Square and more. (You can leave/join the tour at any point in the day!) Everyone's favorite!SUNDAYHARLEM GOSPEL TOUR (8:30am, 4 hrs, $10)Take a tour Columbia University and St. John the Divine, followed by a visit to LaGree Baptist Church in the heart of 125th Street for a Sunday-morning gospel service. All tours are subject to date and time changes. Please sign-up at the information desk; all tours must have at least 5 people to go out. Tickets for tours are available in the Hostel Shop.
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19 Oct 2017
“BEST place to stay for solo first time traveller to USA (NYC)”
18 Jan 2017
“Party hostel”
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891 Amsterdam Ave, New York City, NY 10025-4403
Upper West Side
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Best place to stay for solo travellers ,This place was Clean,comfortable and very easy to adjust .Staff was very good,common kitchen was the main highlight super clean .

Thank Neeraj B
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great activities are organised by this hostel. The tour guide is good Comedy night 3times a week were fun, Pub and club crawls also. I met a lot of people from all aroud the word and had lots of fun. I'm definitely booking here again...More

Thank Bouchra B
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This place is the cleanest hostel I have been to. They clean the showers frequently during the peak hours. Not to forget the cafeteria which have a variety of healthy options for your convenience. The place is well located however the neighborhood is not the...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

This hostel is a paradise for young travelers on budget. Clean and good place to stay. Everything is accessible easily and a very safe neighborhood for solo women travelers too. They have events and day tours on a very small budget which again is an...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Great experience at this hostel. The staff were great, the place was clean with lots of areas to hang out. The location was also really good, one block from subway and two blocks from Central Park. The cafe served great food for reasonable prices. The...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2014

Accommodations were clean and the staff was so helpful- great way for our girl scout troop to stay- would definitely recommend. It was close to subways and right next to central park- they offered free daily tours as well as comedy at night and for...More

Thank Sherry C
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Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

I have just stayed one night in this hostel before my flight home to the UK after travelling for a month. After staying in the sister hostel in Santa Monica I wasn't expecting much at all but I was very pleasantly surprised. The bunks are...More

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