Get an overview of this hotelNew York hostel in Midtown East - Grand Central, walk to Chrysler Building



Located in Midtown East - Grand Central, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library, and Bryant Park. Times Square is 1 mi (1.7 km) away.

Property Features

2 indoor pools, a health club, and a sauna are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a steam room, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All 360 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include showers, desks, and free toiletries. Bathrooms are shared.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Vanderbilt YMCA features 2 indoor swimming pools, a health club, a sauna, and a steam room. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This New York hostel also offers multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk.

Vanderbilt YMCA is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 360 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of indoor pools - 2 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Shared/communal kitchen 

Nearby Things to Do

2 indoor swimming pools are on site along with a health club and a sauna. Other recreational amenities include a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hostel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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