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1. Posted by lyacorp (Budding Member 15 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

can anyone recomend me cheap specific hostels in NY central area? thanks....

2. Posted by shoegal83 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

i know this is probably WAY too late for yourself, but for future reference, or for anyone that reads this thread, my hubby and i stayed at the Wanderer's Inn on the Upper East Side Dec 06, and it was heaps cheap (private and dorms available), and close to central park and 96th st subway station. We used for all of our accomodation in america and europe; i would totally recommend it.

3. Posted by pinkgirlie (Full Member 121 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

I stayed at the Portland Square Hotel which was really a hostel because it was shared facilities, but it didn't have a kitchen. I think the price was ok for NYC, it was a few blocks from Central Park and really close to Times Square. There was a subway station at the end of the street. However, it was also dark and dingy and the rooms were really tiny, but this was what we expected really. It seemed pretty safe and we never had any problems.

We were there 5 nights and it was ok.

4. Posted by tmc7427 (Inactive 42 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

5. Posted by nell1986 (Budding Member 2 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

jazz on the park... or other jazz hostels. google them.
a friend and i are staying at jazz on the town, near lower manhattan then up to jazz on the park which is near university of columbia etc. choice of private rooms, dorms with bathrooms, etc.

6. Posted by Lilibellil (Inactive 16 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

I always stay in Hotel 17: cheapest hotel I know of in the city (~$100/night for two people, shared bath), with a good location, clean rooms and bathrooms, classy decor, etc. If they're booked, they have a sister hotel as well.