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    Hey guys. Ok so i've rejected the typical lads holiday to go to New York for 10 days (20-30th June).

    There's me and 2 other lads going.

    We've pre-booked our flights but are looking for a decent place to stay. Hopefully in Manhattan. Anyone got any tips?
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    The lifts in Hilton hotels are more often than not broken.
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    Try this?
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    (Original post by SayonaraSamm)
    Try this?
    :eek: £215 a night...
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    hostels are a cheap and conveniant way to go, because lets be honest ur not gonna be spending much time in the place your staying - if you are then you're crazy . anyways last summer i stayed in chocolat hostel, on the upper west side of manhatten. its fine and reasonably priced. check it out at hostelworld.com
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    the pod hotel nyc
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    Mm I would suggest hi-hostels or just hostels in general would be better perhaps because you meet loads of new people and there are usually arranged trips like clubbing etc. :-) the money saved will come in useful because in lots of hotels you might just get 2 double beds which would be pretty awkward for 3 lads. Are you travelling outside NYC because 10 days is a long time !
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    (Original post by tradingmyheartforyours)
    Mm I would suggest hi-hostels or just hostels in general would be better perhaps because you meet loads of new people and there are usually arranged trips like clubbing etc. :-) the money saved will come in useful because in lots of hotels you might just get 2 double beds which would be pretty awkward for 3 lads. Are you travelling outside NYC because 10 days is a long time !
    Thanks for your help. One of my mates isn't to keen on hostels. He's a worrier I would be up for hostels as i want to meet people like you suggest.

    Nah we are just staying around New York. There's too much to do in 10 days i reckon. I've got a massive list of things. Just hope i can squeeze most of them in!
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    (Original post by Vintage)
    :eek: £215 a night...
    If you want to stay in manhattan, it is not going to be massively expensive for even a simple place.

    I was there for 6 days recently and stayed in this place - was cramped but by far the cheapest we could find, maybe 45mins to manhattan by subway.

    That cost us $200 for 2 people for 5 nights. The second cheapest we could find was over $350 (and we didn't exactly have any standards...)

    (Original post by Vintage)
    Thanks for your help. One of my mates isn't to keen on hostels. He's a worrier I would be up for hostels as i want to meet people like you suggest.

    Nah we are just staying around New York. There's too much to do in 10 days i reckon. I've got a massive list of things. Just hope i can squeeze most of them in!
    If you're avoiding all hostels all together (not even a group room) then you should expect to pay A LOT. Probably upwards of $70 per night per person absolute cheapest. Just do some googling and you'll see what i mean.
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    The Pod hotel is great and a room between the 3 of you probably not much more than hostel beds would be (but MUCH more comfortable/ cleaner).

    Lots of young/ solo travelers stay there, so probably could meet a lot of people if you wanted to.
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    I stayed at The Belvedere Hotel with my friend, don't remember it being extremely expensive.
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    (Original post by Vintage)
    Hey guys. Ok so i've rejected the typical lads holiday to go to New York for 10 days (20-30th June).

    There's me and 2 other lads going.

    We've pre-booked our flights but are looking for a decent place to stay. Hopefully in Manhattan. Anyone got any tips?
    The Marriott Marquis is a nice hotel, stayed a few times there
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    (Original post by Vintage)
    Hey guys. Ok so i've rejected the typical lads holiday to go to New York for 10 days (20-30th June).

    There's me and 2 other lads going.

    We've pre-booked our flights but are looking for a decent place to stay. Hopefully in Manhattan. Anyone got any tips?
    The Days Inn on the Upper West Side wasn't overly expensive I don't think (we went on a school trip) and it was practically opposite a subway station
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    Not sure if this is too late but I'm going to new york on sunday for a week and we booked to stay at ' The hotel @ times square', it's really nice and quite cheap in comparison to others, it even includes breakfast so you can be saving money there. We reserved late so paid £1006 for 7 nights with 2 double beds but that is really cheap, but there was one called 'Hotel Pennsylvania' that kept coming up in searches that was a hotel (not hostel) as was much cheaper, but it did have some pretty dodgy reviews haha, good luck searching
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    If you're going for 10 days don't worry at all about getting everything you want to do done. Will be easy . I was done in 4 days lol.
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    YMCA Vanderbilt.


    I'm kidding. Seriously, please please please don't. Ew.
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    Some of the suggestions here seem to be upwards of $500 a night :gah:

    Any hostel recommendations? :holmes:
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    (Original post by madders94)
    YMCA Vanderbilt.


    I'm kidding. Seriously, please please please don't. Ew.
    OMFG My brother and I were stuck one night for accommodation, I asked the police officer ''Where is the cheapest hostel?'', he told me ''YMCA, that way''. We started trekking upstate towards it, until we got a phone call from England, to say we were booked back into a hotel we stayed @ 2 nights previously. When I mentioned it to my mum, she said ''OMFG, do you know how much of a dive that place is?'' . .LoL I had no idea, I just wanted to get showered and changed into fresh clothes, after spending 12hours on a coach travelling from Niagara falls back to NYC! So so glad I did not go there, because like my mum said and from your comment here, it sounds awful!!

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    OP, my brother and I stayed @ The Hampton Inn Madison Sq garden - that hotel was nice, and I managed to get the room for £100 for the night (2 double beds in the room), in the peak season (although it was coming to the end of the summer/tourist season ish). I found it on a website (can't remember what it's called @ the mo), and the hotels were pretty reasonable, however that was last year. But it's a nice hotel, and within easy walking distance from many attractions.

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    If you're going for 10 days don't worry at all about getting everything you want to do done. Will be easy . I was done in 4 days lol.
    Haha I agree; I was done in 4days as well, visited some places twice! :tongue:
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    Any hostel recommendations? :holmes:
    COLBERT!!

    I got booked up at the Broadway Hotel/Hostel. Came to about £450 each for 10 nights.

    Look it up. It's fully booked up though. We hit on 2 people cancelled
 
 
 
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