Located 150 feet away from Central Park, this hostel is located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, just 5 minutes’ walk from Columbus Circle. WiFi access is provided free of charge to guests.

A desk, a TV and air conditioning are provided in each room at West Side YMCA. Linens and towels are included as well. All rooms have access to a shared bathroom down the hall.

A 24-hour front desk welcomes guests to West Side YMCA. The property features a 65000 square-feet fitness center that comes with a sauna, steam room, weight-lifting and cardiovascular equipment and 2 indoor swimming pools. There are several free weekly group exercise classes for guests as well. These classes are subject to availability.

Lincoln Center is just 1,000 feet from the hostel, while Carnegie Hall is 2,300 feet away. The American Museum of Natural History is 15 minutes’ walk away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

West Side YMCA has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 16, 2014
Hotel chain/brand: YMCA

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in New York, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose West Side YMCA

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Museum of Biblical Art
    0.1 miles
  • Dante Park
    0.1 miles
  • Metropolitan Opera House
    0.1 miles
  • Avery Fiscer Hall
    0.2 miles
  • Alice Tully Hall
    0.2 miles
  • Lincoln Center
    0.2 miles
  • Columbus Circle
    0.2 miles
  • The Julliard School
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Smith
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Central Park
    0.3 miles
  • Museum of Modern Art
    0.7 miles
  • Rockefeller Center
    0.9 miles
  • Times Square
    1 miles
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1.1 miles
  • Grand Central Station
    1.3 miles
  • Madison Square Garden
    1.6 miles
  • Empire State Building
    1.6 miles
  • Yankee Stadium
    4.9 miles
  • Statue of Liberty
    6.5 miles
Public transit
  • Subway 59th Street – Columbus Circle
    0.2 miles
  • Subway 66th Street – Lincoln Center
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • LaGuardia Airport
    5.7 miles
  • Teterboro Airport
    7.3 miles
  • Newark Liberty International Airport
    11.8 miles
How to get to West Side YMCA from John F. Kennedy International Airport
    Car
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Amenities of West Side YMCA
Activities
  • Racquetball
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules West Side YMCA takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

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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

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

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

Please note that the swimming pool is currently closed.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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.

FAQs about West Side YMCA

  • The prices at West Side YMCA may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to West Side YMCA by:

    • Car 1h 10min

  • West Side YMCA is 1,150 feet from the center of New York.

  • Check-in at West Side YMCA is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • West Side YMCA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Racquetball
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.