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1 room, 2 adults

Vanderbilt YMCA

2-star2 stars
224 East 47th Street, New York, NY, 10017, United States of America

Hostel with 2 indoor pools, near United Nations Headquarters
  • Free WiFi
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

This property is closed from August 5 2020 to December 31 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • Lovely staff from check-in to security to passing cleaners in the hall. All so lovely.…Mar 5, 2020
  • The skale to the uper bed olmast dangerus, the toilet not clean, They charge for lagahes…Feb 28, 2020

Vanderbilt YMCA

  • Standard Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Bunk Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Deluxe Single Room, Semi-Private Bathroom
  • Deluxe Bunk Room, Semi-Private Bathroom
  • Standard Bunk Room with Sink, Shared Bathroom
  • Quadruple Room, 2 Bunk Beds, Shared Bathroom

What’s around Vanderbilt YMCA


  • In Midtown
  • United Nations Headquarters - 7 min walk
  • Chrysler Building - 8 min walk
  • Grand Central Terminal - 9 min walk
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral - 12 min walk
  • Rockefeller Center - 13 min walk
  • Times Square - 16 min walk
  • Museum of Modern Art - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 33 min drive
  • Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 35 min drive
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 20 min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 3 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 16 min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) - 27 min drive
  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station - 10 min walk
  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 27 min walk
  • Long Island City Station - 3 min drive
  • Lexington Av.-53 St. Station - 7 min walk
  • 51 St. Station - 11 min walk
  • 47 - 50 Sts - Rockefeller Center Station - 13 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 360 rooms
  • Arranged over 10 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Things to do
  • Number of indoor pools - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Vanderbilt YMCA’s small print

Also known as

  • Vanderbilt YMCA
  • Vanderbilt YMCA Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Vanderbilt YMCA Hostel/Backpacker accommodation New York
  • Vanderbilt YMCA Hostel
  • Vanderbilt YMCA Hostel New York
  • Vanderbilt YMCA New York
  • YMCA Vanderbilt
  • New Vanderbilt Ymca York
  • The Vanderbilt Ymca Hotel New York City
  • Ymca New York
  • Vanderbilt YMCA New York


This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Destination fee: USD 10 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Vanderbilt YMCA

  • Does Vanderbilt YMCA offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Vanderbilt YMCA does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Vanderbilt YMCA currently open?
    This property is closed from August 5 2020 to December 31 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Vanderbilt YMCA?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Vanderbilt YMCA?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Vanderbilt YMCA.
  • Is there a pool at Vanderbilt YMCA?
    Yes, there are 2 indoor pools.
  • Are pets allowed at Vanderbilt YMCA?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Vanderbilt YMCA?
    You can check in starting at 3 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Vanderbilt YMCA?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Aretsky's Patroon (3-min walk), The Sea Fire Grill (3-min walk), and Sparks Steak House (3-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Vanderbilt YMCA?
    No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Resorts World Casino (19-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do at Vanderbilt YMCA and nearby?
    Onsite recreation at Vanderbilt YMCA includes aerobics and yoga. Go for a swim in one of the 2 indoor swimming pools or use the hostel's other amenities, which include a sauna and a steam room.

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 814 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
A great property. Security is excellent, gym facilities extremely useful for someone who needs to maintain their gym schedule. Beds are a bit stiff for my taste, but beside that, a great hotel with a bit of a hostel feel
JohnCyzycki, us4 night trip
Good 6.0
Good locaion in midtown, small rooms but it is clean. It is like a hostel. It have a small kitchen and loundry in 4th and 3th floor.
MP, us2 night trip
Fair 4.0
Poor customer service!
Room VERY noisy. When we went to complaint with the receptionist, all she said was “ nothing we can do , it’s an old building “
Maria elisabetta, ie4 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
All as expected for a stay at the Y. Only issue -ongoing- is the noises made by the heat radiators, especially on level 6. Expect to be disturbed/awoken from the clanging when they heat up!
au14 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very clean and noiseless. Accessible to everywhere. Only a 15 minute walk to the New York Public Library.
us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
This is a great location and check in was very quick. The room was extremely small but i expected that, no big deal. My room was in the hallway with the bathrooms and acccess the stairs. The doors to the bathrooms and stairs slammed shut and this went on all through the night. The radiator made crazy loud noises randomly thorough the night as well. The bed was so uncomfortable that I'd wake up in pain every morning. I was in nyc for training and wanted to save my company money which is why i chose this hotel. By the end of the week i was exhausted from lack of restful sleep.
JJ, us4 night trip
Fair 4.0
My experience was unfortunately disappointing overall. And I wouldn’t be fair to date this place as a rest place for guests coming from a far or even in general. But I guess if you like rude customer service and little to no space in your room. I would say I rather say nothing than say anything at all. Wouldn’t recommend this place . There’s better places to stay in NYC. Just do your research guys :-) Enjoy .
us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Worked for me
The place is fine and in a great location. There was pipes banging in the walls every little while. Glad I had earplugs. ice to have a place to workout. I would stay again.
us4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
I could get bath towels everyday. The location is really nice. Staffs are fine and they have systems to keep bags but it costs two dollars.
us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Close to NYCFW locations. It was also close to Metro North and many restaurants and the subway system.
Vincent, us3 night business trip

Vanderbilt YMCA