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American Dream Hostel

283 reviews
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Room & Suite (26)
Dining (11)
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“bagels”(19 reviews)
“bunk beds”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Rooftop Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite touch is the free pastries and coffee in the kitchen. Immaculately clean in both the rooms and bathrooms. It's family owned, safe area. I prefer the private rooms, many overlook the street

Thank Horace2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

American Dream was overall a very good hostel. The location is perfect, close to all sorts of sights, allowing you to walk all of midtown without needing to take transit. If you do need transit though, there are also subway lines all around. It was...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We was in new york during one week and this hostel is just perfect. In the midtown of Manhattan, you have an access to all of the city. The breakfast is very good and the rooms are clean. Nicely People help you if you want....More

Thank Lallemand M
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I loved my stay here. Was here for 1 night and then back for 2 nights. Walked to the hostel from Penn station with my luggage twice. No hassle at all and easy to find. Had room 1 and 16. 1 was a bit noisier...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I found American Dream Hostel on the internet after 1st looking @ overpriced Airbnb rooms. We flew in Labor Day for 5 day stay. My friend arrived before checkin time & they were nice enough to let her into the room couple hrs. early. Our...More

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Traveller (86)
Room & Suite (26)
Dining (11)
Hotel & Grounds (46)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Bathroom (1)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Price range
US$109 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$109 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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