Broadway Hotel and Hostel
230 West 101st Street, New York City, New York, United States, 10025
- Recommended for:
- Backpackers / Students, Singles, No fuss
Expert review of Broadway Hotel and Hostel
You would think that a city the size of New York City would have countless hostel options for students and backpackers but that's not the case. While there are a few hostels of note - Chelsea International Hostel being one - most of the lodging options for backpackers are bed-bug-infested slums. The Broadway Hotel and Hostel on the Upper West Side is clean, affordable and offers some hotel-like amenities not found at other hostels.
On West 103rd Street, near Central Park and a decent number of dining options. The subway is close by as well.
Guests have their choice of bunking in dormitory-style rooms or semi-private rooms with one queen bed or two twin beds or private rooms with en suite bathrooms. All rooms have European linens, fresh towels and air conditioners. Dorms and semi-private rooms share bath facilities on each floor but they aren't dirty as one would expect. Housekeeping staff keep them clean on a regular basis. Private rooms have down comforters, flatscreen TVs, and iPod docking stations.
The hotel's casual lobby lounge is a convivial place at which to meet other guests. There is also a full kitchen, library with fireplace and a media room with plasma TVs.
The hotel doesn't have a restaurant.
Service is a bit flustered. Get here early and plan to wait a bit during busy times.
Students, backpackers and young couples.
Prices are a steal. If you're not adverse to rooming with others, try the dormitory rooms; I prefer the private rooms. They aren't that much more expensive and you have your own private bath, which is a blessing no matter how clean the public bathrooms are.
More information on Broadway Hotel and Hostel:
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- 230 West 101st Street, New York City, New York, United States, 10025
- Business Centre, High-Speed Internet
- Upper West Side