All Hostels in New York

Welcome to your detailed guide for New York hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in New York, Stati Uniti. Compare prices for New York hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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New York Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in New York, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in New York


(The Brooklyn Riviera is the cheapest)

Party hostels in New York

Oh no, zero party hostels here!

Most New York hostels are located in

Manhattan - Upper West Side, Manhattan, Brooklyn

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in New York for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in New York for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to New York? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to New York alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in New York. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know New York (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? New York is also named and spelled NYC - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking New York here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Jersey City Jersey City (6 Km / 4 mi.)
Union City Union City (7 Km / 5 mi.)
North Bergen North Bergen (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Newark Newark (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Elizabeth Elizabeth (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Island Park Island Park (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Westport Westport (72 Km / 45 mi.)

FAQ about New York Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in New York. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in New York. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about New York Hostels

A hostel in New York costs on average $44 for a dorm. A hostel in New York with private rooms costs on average $102. shows all 17 Hostels in New York. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Freehand New York is the best hostel in New York for couples.

HI - New York City is the best hostel in New York for families.

Freehand New York and The Local NY are the best rated hostels in New York for female solo travellers. compares prices for 17 hostels in New York, Stati Uniti. We list for you other cheap places to stay in New York such as

  • 29 hotels
  • 6 guesthouses
  • 8 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in New York.

Travel Tips for New York - from the Community

Oh man, so far no one from the community has left a comment or travel tips for New York. How about you kick start the discussion here? Gather your best backpacking recommendations for New York and jot them down below. The community thanks you.

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Your Packing List for New York

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for New York and Stati Uniti.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for New York