Hostels in Long Island City, New York City

Hostels near Long Island City

# Sorted in order of distance from Long Island City

Hostels in New York City

Distance to Long Island City: 0.6 km / 0.3 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 Long Island City: 1.1 km / 0.7 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

American Dream Hostel

Manhattan - Midtown East
Free Breakfast
Distance to Long Island City: 3 km / 2 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
Distance to Long Island City: 3.1 km / 2 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
Distance to Long Island City: 3.7 km / 2 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

West Side YMCA

Manhattan - Upper West Side
Distance to Long Island City: 4 km / 2 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

Chelsea Center

Manhattan - Chelsea
Free Breakfast
Distance to Long Island City: 4.1 km / 3 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

Chelsea International Hostel

Manhattan - Chelsea
Free Breakfast
Distance to Long Island City: 4.3 km / 3 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 Long Island City: 4.6 km / 3 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…They acted beyond that promise, taking care of the check-in upon arrival, allowing us to hang out in the common area until the room was ready, and then, upon seeing how tired and in need of a … More

Selina Chelsea

Manhattan - Chelsea
Privacy Curtains
Distance to Long Island City: 4.7 km / 3 miles
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller
518 W 27th St ... More

International Student Center New York

Manhattan - Upper West Side
Distance to Long Island City: 5 km / 3 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
Distance to Long Island City: 6 km / 4 miles
Party Hostel
157 East 115th Street More
Distance to Long Island City: 6 km / 4 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 Long Island City: 6.2 km / 4 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

L Hostel

Manhattan - Central Park North
Free Breakfast
Distance to Long Island City: 6.7 km / 4 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 Long Island City: 6.7 km / 4 miles
1961 7th Avenue More

The Brooklyn Riviera

Brooklyn
Free Breakfast
Distance to Long Island City: 7.8 km / 5 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 Long Island City: 12 km / 7 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 Long Island City: 1.5 km / 0.9 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 Long Island City: 2.9 km / 2 miles
"…We do not have an elevator. No age restrictions and all family and children are welcome. --- 1981, when the hotel's manager had a complete nervous breakdown, Ed Ryan, back in New York from … More

Hostels in New York City, USA

18 hostels available. Prices start from $36.00 for a dorm bed.
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Long Island City: Hostels for Budget Explorers

Welcome to Long Island City, a haven for budget-conscious backpackers seeking the pulse of New York without breaking the bank. Let's dive into why this district is not just a pitstop but a timeless destination for the savvy traveler.

Timeless Landmarks

Long Island City boasts landmarks that have weathered the tides of time. The iconic Pepsi-Cola sign stands tall, a vintage beacon along the East River, offering a glimpse into the district's industrial history.

The Queensboro Bridge, an architectural marvel since 1909, connects you seamlessly to Manhattan.

Enduring Transportation Hub

Navigating the city is a breeze with the reliable subway system. The Court Square Station, a fixture since 1915, links you to various lines, ensuring you can explore every nook of the Big Apple efficiently.

The presence of longstanding bus routes adds an extra layer of convenience for the intrepid explorer.

Time-Tested Amenities

When it comes to amenities, Long Island City stands out with its classic diners and eateries. Head to the Court Square Diner, serving comfort food since the mid-20th century, for a taste of local charm.

Need supplies for your adventures? The local bodegas have been serving backpackers for generations.

Cultural Notes and Tips

Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene at MoMA PS1, an avant-garde institution housed in a repurposed school building.

For a timeless tip, grab a coffee at one of the many local cafes, striking up conversations with locals – the best way to unlock the hidden gems of any city.

Why Stay in Long Island City?

Discover the allure of Long Island City for budget travelers:

  • Strategic Location: A stone's throw from Manhattan, with a local vibe.
  • Historical Charm: Landmarks and architecture that narrate the city's story.
  • Budget-Friendly Eateries: From classic diners to street food, savor NYC on a budget.
  • Efficient Transportation: Subway and bus networks for seamless exploration.
  • Arts and Culture: PS1 and local cafes for an authentic NYC experience.

Long Island City, where the past meets the present, invites you to explore New York City like a true budget-savvy adventurer.

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