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International Student Center

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Located in Manhattan, in a beautiful and safe neighborhood of the Upper West Side We are 1/2 block from Central Park and the subway. We serve young travelers passing through New York City.
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Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
83Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
6Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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Myself and a friend stayed at the ISC in New York - while the hostel was old and rickety it was in such a great location and the neighbourhood was safe and comfortable for two girls to walk around in any time of the day. Staff were lovely and helped with any concerns. The hostel
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I visited a week ago, I told them the AC wasn’t working. The temperature inside the mixed dorm room was 95deg. Then I visited the next week again (my fault) - they never repaired the AC. The staffs do not know how to respond to a complaint. Until I have to persuade one of them
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Exactly what you expect from a good hostel. It's very clean (as it should be since they tell you they clean from 11 till 3 the rooms and before that kitchen and lobby), The staff is super nice and helpful. And you stay right in Manhatten, in a walkable distance from the central
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This hostel is perfect for solo travellers or friends travelling in small groups. Very basic - there is nothing fancy, but everything is spotlessly clean and neat. Common room area is awesome - very nice and spacious, with a fully equipped kitchen area. Lockers available. Front
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Staff is friendly and helpful. Beds are comfy and bathrooms clean and with warm water. Air conditioner is working and the hostel is placed in a great quit area. Kitchen has everything you need, and the area for eating and relaxing is cosy and with tv and games. Totally worth
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How is the safety there ?
Te recomiendo que los llames ( no hablan nada de español ojo ). Se demoran varias horas en responder los correos.
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WiFi gratis?
"No wifi, no AC, close to Central Park, meh"
"I was in 12 people room, but everybody respected each other."
"All rooms are up stairs so if you do not like stairs I would not recommend. I think all rooms were roughly the same size but I cannot be sure."
"If you are a girl and you don't want to walk to many stairs to your room then choose the sharing room because the only girls rooms are on 4th floor ;)"
US$39 - US$149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
international student hotel new york city
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityManhattanUpper West Side
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