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West Side YMCA

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

24 hour desk staff? They were very rude and incompetent. Except one woman who was very nice. The towels had brown stains on them, I dare question what they were. There was cat food in the guest book. The showers were dirty and the rooms smelt. Cheap prices for a hostel should not mean the staff should not care about...

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Welcomne to Hell. The showers had a build up of pubes, grease, feces and other human waste. There was bugs, the room smelt of my nan's breath and cheese when I first walked in. My friend's air conditioning didn't work so we put up with a broken window when the room got sweaty which was often. This place is literally...

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1Thank Ethan H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

we arrived after a 7 hour flight and all I needed was a nice place. Did I get that? No. It looks like a prison. The beds are lumpy and creaky. You have to walk into the SHARED bathroom if you want to go to the toilet. Then there is the showers, don't even get me started on the showers....

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Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 20 February 2017

our room was simple and clean. the bathrooms were extremely clean. the location was excellent. I play racquetball and every morning I would meet up with other players at the courts and have a great workout. We will be staying there again.

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

If your looking for a 'room' that has a bed, table, quiet, great location, and save for the price, this is the place. The bath room could use a little updating, but, functional. We were there for 3 days during the 1st week in Dec. We arrived early in the morning (1am) and was greeted by the 'guard'. It was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I stayed there for 12 day over Christmas and new years eve. As soon as we walked into our room it immediately stank, and we were unable to open the window, and to top it all off our heater/ air conditioner didn't work. There was no hot water on our floor we had to go down and use the gym...

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

we stayed for a few days with my college group, we were on the 8th floor the rooms were 2 to a room - bunk beds small and simplistic, cramped and felt like a prison. But did the intended job! Somewhere to sleep and to chuck our bags. The beds were surprisingly comfy. However the bathrooms were not. I recommend...

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Burlington, Iowa
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great location near Columbus Circle, this place seemed very similar to HINY up on 103 rd. Cafe in lobby is convenient, and rooms with bath up the hall. But many people coming and going to the gym and pool who weren't staying there. Not as many international hostelers.

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Cut Bank, Montana
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I was kinda happy when I left. Showers took so long to get warm water, it was actually easier to go to the gym locker room to take a shower. The shower on the room floors were dirty, and most of them did not work. The bathrooms were not very clean, and the sinks were disgusting. The Gym lockerroom was...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I've stayed in October. The hotel is average, the bathrooms are clean and the bed is comfortable, There is a small market downstairs to buy coffee, fuits and snaks, the staff is nice enough but the best is the location, I would go back.

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just off Central Park West and steps from the Columbus Circle transit hub, our New York hostel guest rooms offer private Single and Bunk rooms that provide a home away from home for nearly 130,000 International and Domestic budget travelers each year. Our ideal location in NYC allows guests to enjoy the beauty of Central Park, the energy of Times Square and world famous cultural institutions including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Museum of Natural History. As a hotel guest of the West Side YMCA, you can enjoy FREE use of our 65,000 square foot Health and Wellness Facility - including two indoor swimming pools. We're easily accessible to all NYC public transportation - uptown, downtown, cross-town buses, and the 1,A,C,E,B,D,N subway lines.Guest Rooms Facilities Include Cable TV, Shared Bathrooms on each floor (some private facilities)Air-conditioning, Housekeeping - Clean Linens and Towels provided. Elevator BuildingAround the clock check-in24 hour securityFree WiFi in lobby areaSafe Deposit boxesNo Curfew ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Side YMCA

Address: 5 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023-7162
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side
Price Range: RM474 - RM696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — West Side YMCA 2*
Number of rooms: 377
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West Side Ymca Hotel New York City
Ymca New York
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“Location, location, location.”
Globerotta, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the lifts and bathrooms will be much quieter. Also, ask for a room with a view over the Park if possible (to the East)”
joshrX8524VZ, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“11th floor with a code for the bathroom.”
Miranda9545, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“try to book a room on 10 or 11 floor”
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“Top two floors”
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