Central Park West Hostel

201 W 87th Street10024New YorkUSA
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About Central Park West Hostel

Conveniently located in Upper West Side and just a short walk from 86th Street Broadway Seventh Avenue Line metro station, Central Park West Hostel is a smoke-free hostel that offers stylish accommodations with easy access to Central Park. A shuttle service to and from the airport is available for a surcharge.

All rooms are shared and have air conditioning, ironing boards, lockers, and desks. Free Wi-Fi is provided in each unit, while bathrooms are shared and include complimentary toiletries.

Central Park West Hostel features a 24-hour front desk, game room, and luggage storage. There is a spacious lounge with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property, and employees speak good French, Spanish, and English.

Guests have the possibility to prepare meals in the shared kitchen and there are vending machines for drinks on-site. Restaurants like The Mermaid Inn and Indian Tampura are just a short walk away.

Some of the nearby attractions include Beacon Theatre and West Park Presbyterian Church.


201 W 87th Street, 10024, New York, USA
Telephone: +1(646) 4907348 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Hotel safe
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • WiFi in rooms

Positive Reviews

Close to Central Park

Many guests like that the hostel is located just a few blocks from Central Park and add that the American Museum of Natural History is minutes away. Others note that the property is easy to find.

Fabulous staff

Most guests find the employees fabulous and helpful with providing directions to attractions, arranging transportation to and from the airport, and printing tickets. Others like that the maid service keeps the shared rooms spotless without being intrusive.

Nice kitchen

Many guests say that the shared kitchen is spacious and well-equipped with all the necessary utensils including plates, cups, and pots. Others like that free coffee is served daily and add that the shared lounge looks renovated.

Negative Reviews

Bathrooms need attention

Several guests wish there were more shared bathroom facilities in the motel and add that the shower doesn’t drain well. Others dislike that sometimes there is no hot water in the showers and add there are not enough racks for towels.

Thin mattresses

Some guests feel that the mattresses are thin and say that beds are uncomfortable to sleep on. Others wish there was more than one sheet available in rooms and note that the pillows are small.

Inconsistent Wi-Fi in rooms

Several guests dislike that Wi-Fi only works on the ground floor and say that the connection on other floors is unstable and disconnects regularly. Others state the Internet in the shared kitchen and in the lounge is also not reliable.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 362 reviews across the web
6 /10
  • Expedia
    5.6 /10
  • Hotels.com
    5.7 /10
  • ebookers.com
    6.0 /10
6 out of 10 based on 362 reviews