When you think of the New York City what comes up in your mind is usually the extraordinary buildings that pierce the sky or the sidewalks with people desperate to shop in the famous stores in which celebrities dwell and all the other exciting things from an extravagant city buzz. Are you wondering how to cut down your expenses on accommodation? Here’s a list of hostels in New York to crash at that are easy on the pocket.
10 Best Hostels in New York
Go ahead and have a look at our specially curated list of 10 amazing hostels in and around the Big Apple which will definitely reduce your costs on accommodation:
1. Williamsburg Hostel
If you’re in Brooklyn and are hunting for a roof overhead, then check out the Williamsburg Hostel on Bedford Avenue. The amenities such as bars and restaurants are within one block, even the famous DuMont Burger shop is also close by. The place is privately run. The Hostel has just six beds in three rooms making it feel more like a close friend’s apartment.
Location: 318, Bedford Ave
Starting price: INR 4900/- per person
2. American Dream Hostel
American Dream is a hostel run by a family themed a Midtown location but it’s actually grounded in Gramercy Park on 24th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues. The hostel has options of rooms with two and four beds as well as rooms that are single or double bedded. There is a common dining space where breakfast is served from 7am to 11am.
Location: 168 East 24th Street,
Starting price: INR 3999/- per person
3. The Pod Hostel
You are offered options of a typical hotel room as well as budget fitting single and bunk pods. Beds come with complimentary extra comfy linen and pillows. Each bed has its own flat-screen TV attached. Bathrooms are common for the guests but what’s cool is the ritual of rooms having a display light on to let you know when one is free.
Location: 230 E 51st Street
Starting price: INR 12195/- for a night
4. Jane Hostel
Jane Hotel, earlier known as the Riverview is in the West Village. It used to be a boarding house for sailors and once survivors of the Titanic did shelter here. the 50sq ft rooms styled in a way that they resemble ship cabins. Flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and iPod docks are some of the basic features of this place.
Location: 13 Jane Street
Starting price: INR 5700/- for a night
5. NY Loft Hostel
In an attempt to create the world’s first five-star hostel, The New York Loft Hostel has converted an old loft building in Williamsburg into a sort of hostel heaven for the backpackers. They have options of a 12-bedroom male dorm, a 14-bedroom male and female dorm and a 16-bedroom male and female dorm, several two- and four-bedroom private rooms are also available.
Location: 249 Varet Street
Starting price: INR 3400/- for a night
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6. Broadway Hostel
New York’s first boutique hostel, the Broadway Hostel located on the Upper West Side offers two-bed dormitory style and private rooms to its guests. The bathroom facilities include glass enclosed showers and rain shower heads. There’s no curfew time. Luggage storage costs you INR 140/- extra though. Make sure to book a room in advance as the hostel remains packed, no matter which time of the year it is.
Location: 230 West 101 Street
Starting price: INR 1700/- per person
7. HI New York
Hosting International’s biggest hostel in North America, HI New York provides you with 672 rooms with Victorian Gothic feels building on the Upper West Side near Columbia University. They have options from 4 to 12 bed coed and male/female dorms to private rooms with and without baths. The hostel also conducts several free activities on a daily basis to help you explore the city better.
Location: 891 Amsterdam Avenue
Starting price: INR 32226/- for a night
8. The Gershwin Hotel
The Gershwin Hotel got its name because of it being located in Tin Pan Alley where the pop songs of the 30s and 40s were written. Also, the Flatiron neighborhood’s most reknowned resident is the Museum of Sex, is located across from the hotel. Mostly a full-service hotel, the Gershwin has a few bunk beds in dorm-style rooms with shared bathrooms to serve the backpackers.
Location: 7 East 27th street
Starting price: INR 2800/- per person
9. Urban Oasis
Room options range from a majestic double room with loft-style windows and a king bed to a basic double room with no view but a full-sized bed. There’s a modular kitchen and common room that has a spectacular view straight out of an Ikea, USA catalog and free internet throughout. Linens are included but there has to be a minimum of a five-night stay.
Location: 5 W 31st Street
Starting price: INR 4300/- a night
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10. Zip 112
Zip 112 Hostel in Williamsburg is situated on a 5th floor walk-up and offers modern accommodation with basic amenities and furnishings. It is managed by a graphic designer/photographer which reflects in the basic theme of this hostel. There are room options from two four-bedroom female dorms and one private room with two single beds. A simple breakfast and Wi-Fi are complimentary.
Location: 112 N 6th St,
Starting price: INR 3247/- a night
New York is an exciting place. Book a trip to the US and stay at these hostels in New York that we’ve mentioned in our list. We ensure you that you’ll receive the best hospitality and a range of services like none other.
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