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HI - New York

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The world's greatest hostel, in the very heart of the world’s greatest city.


Dorms $25+

It's where adventurers from around the world gather to share ideas and experiences while visiting New York City. HI New York welcomes the world! Hostelling International is easily the best value when you visit New York City. You can stay in our landmark "upper West Side" building, convenient to airports and local transportation, and just steps from the city's famous Central Park.

Free Linen
Free WiFi
Free City Maps
Free Movie Nights
We offer a number of free walking tours
What do you want to do on your visit to New York? It all starts here, at Hostelling International. Our staff will help you every step of the way. Interested in a walking tour of the city? A ride on a double decker bus through New York's famous business district? There's the Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty. It's all here waiting for you. We'll be happy help you see it all!

JFK Airport

Taxi - Take a cab to 891 Amsterdam Avenue. Price is flat rate $45 plus tolls. Taxis are available 24hrs. The travel time is approximately 40-60 minutes, longer for peak hours.

AirTrain and Subway - The new AirTrain JFK links the region's rail and subway transportation network to NYC. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica Station, transfer to the MTA towards Manhattan to 42nd Times Square and transfer to the (1) going uptown. Get off at 103rd Street and walk one block east. Hostelling International is on the corner of 103rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. The prices are $5.00(AirTrain) and $2.00(subway). The frequency of AirTrain is 20-30 minutes and 4-20 minutes for the subway. Allow 2 hours for the travel time.

Express Buses: New York Airport Service Express Bus: Take the bus to Port Authority, transfer to the (1) going uptown. Get off at 103rd Street and walk on block east. Hostelling International is on the corner of 103rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. The cost is $13 for the bus and $2 for the train. The bus runs every 15-20 minutes. The travel time is around 45-65 minutes, longer during peak hours.
Grayline: Take the bus to Port Authority (42nd Street) and transfer to the 1/9 going uptown. Get off at 103rd Street and walk on block east. Hostelling International is on the corner of 103rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. It will cost you $12 for the Grayline and $2 for the subway (1). The bus runs every 30-20 minutes. The approximately travel time is from 60-90mins, longer at peak hours.
TransBridge - Take the bus to Port Authority transfer to the (1) heading uptown. Get off at 103rd Street and walk on block east. Hostelling International is on the corner of 103rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. The fee for the bus is $10. They offer three trips daily; the times are 3:20PM, 5:20PM, and 6:50PM

SuperShuttle Manhattan - Take the shuttle to 891 Amsterdam Avenue. The price is $17-$19. The shuttle runs on demand 24 hours by calling 1-800-258-3826.

La Guardia Airport

Taxi - Take a cab to 891 Amsterdam Avenue. Prices are from $21-$30 plus tolls. The taxis are available during flight hours at taxi stands located outside of the terminal. The approximately travel time is between 30 to 40 minutes longer on peak hours.

Subway - Take the Q33 bus that connects with the (7) subway train. Take the # 7 train to Manhattan, 42 Times Square. At Times Square transfer to (1) uptown. Get off at 103 rd Street. Broadway, walk one block east to 891 Amsterdam Ave.

Bus - Take the M60 towards Manhattan, get off at 106th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. Walk south 3 blocks.

Express Buses - New York Airport Service Express Bus: Take the bus to Port Authority transfer to the 1 going uptown. Get off at 103rd Street and walk on block east. Hostelling International is on the corner of 103rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. The price ranges from $10-$12. The bus runs every 20 minutes 7:20 AM to 11:00 PM. The travel time can vary from 30-45 minutes, longer at peak hours.

SuperShuttle Manhattan - Take the shuttle to 891 Amsterdam Avenue. The rate is from $15-$22. The shuttle is on demand between 7:00AM to 11:00PM. Call 1(800) 358-5826

Newark Airport

Taxi - Take a cab to 891 Amsterdam Avenue. Prices may vary (tolls not included). Available during flight hours located outside most arrival areas.

Path and Subway Trains - Take the NJ Path train to 33 rd Street. Transfer to the (1) train going uptown to 103 rd Street and walk on block east. Hostelling International is on the corner of 103 rd Street and Amsterdam. The prices is $2 for the MTA 1 train and $2 for the Path Train.

Express Buses - Olympia Airport Express: take the bus to Port Authority connect to the (1) going uptown to 103 rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. Walk on block east and Hostelling International is located on the corner of 103 rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. It is $12 and it runs between 4:15AM through 11:00PM. The travel time is 20-30 minutes, longer during peak hours.

SuperShuttle Manhattan - take the shuttle to 891 Amsterdam Avenue. The rate is between $15-$19. Call 1(800) 258-3826 to get on demand service. The travel time is approximately 30-60 minutes and it is longer during peak hours.

Metro - New York Subway - Take Uptown (1) to 103rd St & Broadway (200M)

Bus - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Square - 5km, take subway to hostel 200m - Uptown M104 from Broadway & 42 St to Broadway & corner 103

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Internet Access
  • TV/Common Area
  • Private Rooms
  • Free Linen
  • Free WiFi
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Reservations & Contact Info

891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025
Reception Open 24 Hours, check-in/check-out at 12pm

Tel: 212-932-2300
Web: www.hiusa.org/nyc
Email: NewYork@hiusa.org

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