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With a fabulous location in Midtown Manhattan, this New York hostel features free Wi-Fi and 24-hour security. United Nations Plaza is just over a quarter mile away.

A flat-screen TV with cable channels and a refrigerator are featured in each room at the Vanderbilt YMCA. Semi-private shared bathrooms are provided and are stocked with towels. Access to shared kitchens and lounges is included.

Two swimming pools are available for guest use at Vanderbilt YMCA, which also features a steam room and a sauna. Guests can exercise at the on-site fitness center as well.

Grand Central Terminal is just a 10-minute walk from the hostel, and Times Square is only just under 1 miles away. Bryant Park and the New York Public Library are both within a 15-minute walk.

This is our guests' favorite part of New York, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Vanderbilt YMCA has been welcoming guests since Apr 14, 2014
Hotel chain/brand: YMCA

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of New York, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!


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4 reasons to choose Vanderbilt YMCA

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Starbucks
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  • Cafe/Bar Cafe Basil
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River East River
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • LaGuardia Airport
    5.4 miles
  • Teterboro Airport
    8.6 miles
  • Newark Liberty International Airport
    11.7 miles
How to get to Vanderbilt YMCA from John F. Kennedy International Airport
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Amenities of Vanderbilt YMCA
  • Sun deck
  • Shared kitchen
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Steam room
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Polish
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House rules Vanderbilt YMCA takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB American Express Vanderbilt YMCA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests must be at least 18 years old to check-in.

Please note that payment in local currency (USD) is required at this property.

Please note, the mandatory daily Guest Room Membership fee provides each registered guest full access to the following facilities:
• 2 swimming pools
• Locker room/showers plus steam and sauna
• Gym/group exercise classes/cardio/weight rooms

Please note that children are welcome, but maximum occupancy cannot be exceeded for each room type.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.