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The Harlem YMCA's famous Claude McKay Residences offer 235 rooms at reasonable rates, with comfortable single or double occupancy, color television and air conditioning. Located in the heart of Harlem, the Harlem YMCA is within walking distance to the famous Schomburg Museum and Library, famed 125th Street shopping district, the legendary Apollo Theater, the State Office Building, Abyssinian Baptist Church, Sylvia's famous Soul Food Restaurant, City College and many other historic places.

The Harlem YMCA is conveniently located near the numbers 2 and 3 or C and B subways and the cross-town and midtown bus lines. Other comforts guests are entitled to are the use of our Health and Wellness Center, including heated swimming pool, weight room, Cardiovascular and Strength Training Center, along with 24-hour security and housekeeping services.

Location and Contact


• The Harlem YMCA is approximately 15-20 minutes by subway from midtown Manhattan. Take either the #2 or #3 train uptown to 135th Street. Walk half a block west on 135th Street to destination. Alternatively, take the B or C train uptown to 135th Street. Walk 2 and a half blocks east to destination. The Harlem YMCA is located between Lenox (6th Ave) and Adam Clayton Powell Jr (7th Ave).
• From JFK International Airport, take the New York Airport Service bus to Port Authority Bus Terminal (42nd St. Times Square) or Long Island Railroad to Penn Station (30 min ride). Transfer to the uptown #2,3,B, or C subway lines. Taxi from JFK Airport approximately $50-60.
• From LaGuardia International Airport, take the M60 Airport Express bus to 125th St and Lenox Ave. Transfer to the uptown #2 or 3 trains to 135th St. Taxi from Laguardia Airport approximately $35-40.



Address: 180 West 135th Street, Manhattan - Harlem, New York City (NYC), New York, USA

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Website Harlem YMCA New York City
Phone Number: +1 (212) 281-4100 x210
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Solo Traveller



Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Luggage Storage

24 Hour Security

Air Conditioning

Board Games

Credit Card Payments


Entirely Non-Smoking


Gym/Fitness Room

Hot Showers

Lounge Area

Swimming Pool

Curfew: No Curfew


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