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The premises look exactly as the pictures, cat included. Quiet and interesting group of people over there. Nice place to stay and at home. You will always find whom to talk to if you wish. I particularly appreciated sitting in the back yard. Everything is clear and well set. The surroundings are very tranquil, safe and pleasant. There is a swimming pool nearby, apparently as of June.
It was not bad
Great hostel with a laid back and homey feel to it. Short walking distance to the subway. Some of the staff were volunteers who were living there for extended periods, which made a great opportunity to get to know people and connect. Many of the residents were also people who were staying there for long stays (months), with some people, like foreign tourists, coming for shorter stays.
It`s a very nice place, everyone was very helpful. I found everything I needed. It`s near a metro, it was easy to visit the city. I was there for new years eve, I was able to come back late without any problem. I recommend this place.
We did not expect to find such housing on Airbnb. It was more of a youth hostel rather than an apartment-rental.
Some pictures of the apartment : (website hidden)
We had a good first impression. The house had modern decor and we received a very warm welcome – Alina, the host, was very friendly and kind.
We were quite satisfied with the place until we saw the room where we were supposed to sleep.
Alina brought us to a garage that was attached to a dormitory. The dormitory had 16 beds and 4 more where located in a slightly separate room. The garage was cold and humid and it was not heated. There were many windows, but no curtains.
The room absolutely did not meet the standards that it pretends to on the website. Regardless, tiered from our long trip, we tried hard to get some rest. This proved to be impossible! The cold and the light blaring through the windows prevented us from getting a wink of sleep.
After having asked Alina three times to change rooms, she finally gave us one in the house’s basement.
This room was ok, but it did not correspond to the photos shown on the website.
To compensate us for our troubles, Alina gave us a $100 gift card for a nearby restaurant (a quaint little place).
You must follow quite a few rules at the apartment, which is understandable since there are many people sharing a room. THIRTY people were staying in the house.
We left very disappointed because we felt cheated. We paid far too much for what we received, and the state of the housing was not up to standard. Nyguesthouse should not be advertised on Airbnb because it is clearly a hostel rather than an apartment. If you chose to stay here, ask yourself exactly where you will be staying to avoid any unpleasant surprises.
I stayed in the Kosciuszko location. There's room for around 30-40 people in the hostel (spread out over the basement, first floor and outhouse). I stayed in a basement room with 6 other people. The place itself has a nice homey feel to it. Although you are encouraged to explore the area there is a loungy area where people hang out and watch movies etc.
When, we finally workout the telephone communications details, i arrived to two very gracious host, John and Hanna, who made me feel at home. I was then transferred to a new first night GSA who was now feeling his way around. Rooms we closeted, bathrooms filthy, hair clog in bathroom sink and bath, for my entire stay the bathroom weren't cleaned. Towels are rentable, but they need to be washed thoroughly or replaced, previous guess odor was still in the towel. i shared a typical size NYC bedroom with six other individuals, "musky", there was no were to put your suitcase, to many suite cases ans bags in rooms. all in all i am not the hostel kinda guy so this was my first and it will be my last.
Great hostel, with a unique atmosphere and the friendliest staff. Alina and her team are wonderful and super-efficient, keeping the place extremely clean and cosy!
They provided a home away from home, where all residents felt really welcome.
Fue una estadia muy divertida, la gente fue super amable, el lugar es muy lindo, conoci gente increible, la verdad la pase muy bien!
Well my days have been great
The place is excellent, new, fully equipped
The other guests are very good, kind, is like one big family
The place has a great location two minutes from the metro and near Manhattan
Alina and Tim are great people, sweet and friendly and always attentive to give help
Tell how was your day and do you need anything? and is a great thing
The neighborhood is fine, I think it's safe and you get what you need close
Definitely recommend this place for a great teimpo in the wonderful NY
Thanks Debi and Tim and see you soon!!!!!