Hostels in Harlem, New York City

Hostels near Harlem

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Hostels in New York City

Distance to Harlem: 0.9 km / 0.5 miles
1961 7th Avenue More

L Hostel

Manhattan - Central Park North
Free Breakfast
Distance to Harlem: 0.9 km / 0.5 miles
"…There is a kitchen in each dorm which is still unfinished. We shared bathroom with a dorm occupied by six boys, that was the same as having no bathroom at all as they needed to shower a lot. … More
Distance to Harlem: 1.6 km / 1 miles
Party Hostel
157 East 115th Street More
Distance to Harlem: 1.9 km / 1 miles
Solo Traveller
"…75% Taxes not included - occupancy tax 3.50 USD per person per night Breakfast not included. General: 24 hours reception. No curfew. Needed: Valid photo ID or Passport. Please Note: … More

HI New York City Hostel

Manhattan - Upper West Side
Distance to Harlem: 2.2 km / 1 miles
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Friendly, clean, secure, and a bed in Manhattan for $$ that's a steal -- I recommend. I was impressed! - This is the third hostel I've stayed at in NYC and, by far, the best! The place is huge … More

International Student Center New York

Manhattan - Upper West Side
Distance to Harlem: 3.4 km / 2 miles
Solo Traveller
"…Old house, nice location - Pretty good location close to 86th street subway station at Central Park. Cheap cafes and restaurants nearby, Metropolitan and Natural History Museum around the corner. … More

West Side YMCA

Manhattan - Upper West Side
Distance to Harlem: 5.4 km / 3 miles
Digital Nomads Party Hostel
"…The staff were absolutely great! I definitely will be back as soon as possible! Hello you dudes, My stay at the West Side YMCA was impeccable and worth every cent. Nothing more, nothing less. … More
Distance to Harlem: 6 km / 4 miles
Party Hostel
"…It is set within a 5-minute walk to Central Park/Columbus Circle and a 10-minute walk to Times Square. Columbus Circle (59th Street) Station is an easy 3 minute walk north, granting you access to … More
Distance to Harlem: 6.9 km / 4 miles
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel
"…All great - Bathroom in room is a real win for everyone involved. Everything is new and feels quality. Staff also quality. Two minute walk from subway one stop from Hanmatten is also tops. The … More

Q4 Hotel & Hostel

Long Island City
Distance to Harlem: 6.9 km / 4 miles
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…it just hasn’t gotten there yet. Plan ahead, book elsewhere. - I arrived to the q4 desk of which I could tell we're local New Yorkers. There was No happy and enthusiastic greeting as we received … More

Chelsea Center

Manhattan - Chelsea
Free Breakfast
Distance to Harlem: 8.1 km / 5 miles
"…The staff were nice and the location is great -- my favorite part of NYC (East Village area). The thirty dollar rate was expensive and they wouldn't cut any weekly deals. So overall, decent -- but … More

Selina Chelsea

Manhattan - Chelsea
Privacy Curtains
Distance to Harlem: 8.3 km / 5 miles
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller
518 W 27th St ... More
Distance to Harlem: 8.6 km / 5 miles
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel
"I love being here - I love being here, my absolute favorite hostel in New York City! People were great, the food was also good! Really recommended!" …"…We are in Manhattan's Flatiron neighborhood, … More

American Dream Hostel

Manhattan - Midtown East
Free Breakfast
Distance to Harlem: 8.6 km / 5 miles
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…A trip with heading to New York. I stayed at this hostel at the beginning of my trip for 1 night and then at the end of my trip for 1 night; however I would have stayed for the whole trip if I … More

Chelsea International Hostel

Manhattan - Chelsea
Free Breakfast
Distance to Harlem: 8.8 km / 5 miles
Older travelers (+50) Party Hostel
"…The staff was okay, and the room was good and basic (I had my own room). I was prepared for the toilet and the shower on the same floor and it was good and clean. The location was excellent in New … More
Distance to Harlem: 12 km / 7 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
179 Moore Street ... More

The Brooklyn Riviera

Free Breakfast
Distance to Harlem: 15.3 km / 9 miles
Quiet Rest
"Highly Recommended! - Excellent service, good attention, very clean and the location is incredible. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a hostel in New York." …"…Taxes included. Continental … More
Distance to Harlem: 19.4 km / 12 miles
Digital Nomads
"…Lone, female, and/or elderly people should not stay in this hostel. The room was tiny, with furnishings that haven't been updated for thirty years. The TV didn't work. The showers are coed and … More

Hotels in New York City

Nesva Hotel

Free Breakfast
Distance to Harlem: 6.5 km / 4 miles
"…All guest rooms at Nesva Hotel are non-smoking, with 24-Hour reception and state of the art security. The casually sophisticated lobby of this luxury boutique hotel evokes a swanky relaxed … More
Distance to Harlem: 8.1 km / 5 miles
"…It is the ideal location if you are starting your new job, school or just relocating to the city. We are your economical choice for housing for a month or longer. Step into the great city of New … More

Hostels in New York City, USA

18 hostels available. Prices start from $36.00 for a dorm bed.

Harlem Hostels: Timeless Vibes on a Budget

Welcome to Harlem, where the rhythm of the streets meets the heartbeat of New York City. Dive into this cultural haven that has been a magnet for artists, musicians, and savvy travelers.

Discover why Harlem is not just a destination but an experience for budget-conscious backpackers.

Timeless Landmarks

Harlem is a district that breathes history. Stroll along Striver's Row, a collection of elegant brownstones that have witnessed the Harlem Renaissance. The legendary Apollo Theater, a cultural touchstone since 1914, echoes with the sounds of iconic performances.

These landmarks aren't just places; they are living chapters of Harlem's story.

Enduring Transportation Hub

Navigating Harlem is a breeze with its well-connected subway stations. The 125th Street Station, a hub since the early 20th century, links you to major lines, ensuring you can explore the city with ease.

Reliable bus routes crisscross the district, providing additional flexibility for your urban adventures.

Time-Tested Amenities

Harlem's culinary scene is a feast for budget travelers. Head to Sylvia's, an institution since 1962, for soul food that warms both your stomach and soul.

Need essentials for your journey? The local bodegas, serving the community for decades, are your one-stop shops for snacks and supplies.

Cultural Notes and Tips

Immerse yourself in the cultural heartbeat of Harlem. Attend a gospel service at Abyssinian Baptist Church, an experience that transcends time.

For an evergreen tip, strike up conversations with locals at Marcus Garvey Park; their stories will enrich your understanding of Harlem's vibrant culture.

Why Stay in Harlem?

Harlem beckons with timeless appeal for budget travelers:

  • Cultural Riches: Immerse yourself in the legacy of the Harlem Renaissance and vibrant street art.
  • Historic Landmarks: From Apollo Theater to Striver's Row, each corner narrates a unique story.
  • Budget-Friendly Dining: Soulful eats at Sylvia's and local bodegas for budget-friendly bites.
  • Efficient Transportation: Well-connected subway and bus network for seamless exploration.
  • Community Connection: Engage with locals at Marcus Garvey Park for an authentic Harlem experience.

Harlem, where history and hospitality intertwine, invites you to savor the soul of New York City on a budget.

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