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Zagreb, Croatia
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Nice place, clean budget rooms, shared bathrooms.The service is good, we needed extra blanket and they gave us immediately. Girl at reception asked us to join her and her friend for a party, very friendly place.

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Bogota, Colombia
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89 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Seems like it was a mistake with my reservation for 2 nights in dorm but they solved it out as fast as I arrive putting me in a private room, and they didn't even mencioned, I was just oppening the door waiting for seing all the beds and when I open it there was a private room, with TV GREAT!!!.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Stayed for 6 nights on my way thought NY last year, travelling alone Location is reasonable - you're a fair way from the main sights, but station isn't a long walk and area seemed safe Had a double private room, it was 'OK' reasonably clean and warm but definitely saw better on my way though the states Price for me... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

I visited this hostel in December 2010, I have been travelling/backpacking for 2 years so have only just got around to writing all my reviews. Firstly, for a dingy NYC hostel it's not THAT bad, we had a double room, the bed is nothing special, it's barely off the floor. It was cold as there were no heaters and it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2012 via mobile

Room was ok. I booked a single room with a double bed. No bed bugs was clean. Place is old, need to share bathroom. Bathroom was very dirty. Was someone's poo in the shower. Bedroom door was not so secure but was alright. Was very noisy cause some people actually live here too. But not there to enjoy the hostel... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2012

It's a Hostel not a goddamn fancy hotel, Ya need to calm down and be grateful that you found a place to sleep in and a bed and a shower with low prices . It's not the best yea i know , it's not the cleanest either but just don't worry about the hotel just worry about the city that's... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2012

In theory this hostel looks and sounds great; I've been here 3 times, first one was great. Really close from the subway, good room (clean and comfortable). Second time I was sent to a building in the back, a very small room, but still clean and fair for the price. Third time was a nightmare; they have another building a... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2012

I booked online for a room in this hostel. First it took me more then half an hour to find because there wasn't any sigh on the door number which couldn't be seen because of restoration was going on. So at the end I found it and i had to wait at the reception to find someone to talk. After... More 

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Eugene, OR
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2012

I think the varied reviews here are due to people expecting a hotel-type experience and who have had limited experience with hostels. This might not be the cheapest hostel if you're staying solo, but I shared a room with three of my friends and we each shared a bed - very affordable. If you're staying longer than a few days... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2012

Yes okay, staying in a hostel, I knew I wasn't about to embrace luxury. I wanted a place to sleep, dump my stuff and shower. positives- great location to Subway! Wow! Cheap and good Internet facilities. Negatives- shoddy decor, room boiling hot had a nose bleed, would have opened window but a screaming man next door scared me as the... More 

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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Additional Information about Candy Hostel

Address: 316 W 95th St, New York City, NY 10025-6101
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Amenities:
Shuttle Bus service
Number of rooms: 25
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“This hostel has several rooms in different building around the block. You should only stay on the main one. Otherwise, the experience can be a nightmare.”
 of 5 bubbles AnaManzana, 2 Aug 2012 | Read review
“I didn't have chance to see the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles mylocalguideistanbul, 28 Jul 2012 | Read review
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