Welcome to HI New York City!


At HI NYC, we believe that to get to know a place, you have to see it like a local sees it, hang out where the locals hang out, feel it like a local feels it.  Our free events and programs can help connect you to the well-known and the lesser-known corners of New York, while meeting like-minded travelers from across the country and around the world.


Located on Manhattan’s famous Upper West Side, HI NYC is 2 blocks from Central Park and just minutes by subway from everything you want to see and do in the city. We’re a short walk from Columbia University, St. John the Divine, and the vibrant neighborhood of Harlem.


HI USA is newly renovated with comfortable beds, free WiFi (recently upgraded!) and the largest private green space in New York.


Let your NYC experience be unforgettable for the places you see and the people you meet at HI NYC.



There are so many reasons to stay at HI NYC:

  • Free programs, activities and events to meet fellow travelers
  • 1 block from the subway/minutes from Times Square
  • 2 blocks from Central Park
  • Comfortable beds
  • Newly renovated common spaces
  • In-hostel cafe serves delicious food all day
  • Largest private green space in Manhattan
  • Modern, fully-equipped guest kitchen
  • Laundry


  • Free, recently upgraded Wi-Fi
  • Free charging stations
  • Free daily tours
  • Free weekly welcome reception
  • Free itinerary planning
  • Free linen & terry
  • Free in room lockers
  • Free breakfast with premium dorms

Located one block east of the subway1 Subway line at the 103rd Street stop and two blocks from Central Park.


891 Amsterdam Avenue
New York NY, 10025-4403
Phone: +1 (212) 932.2300



Recent Updates

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Give back and stay for free during HI USA’s Great Hostel Give Back!


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