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Top tips for finding Brooklyn hostel deals
Choosing to stay in a hostel in Brooklyn would be a wise move for the budget-conscious traveler, as this borough (like the rest of New York City) is notoriously expensive in terms of traveling accommodations. In addition to providing a cheap place to sleep, many hostels in Brooklyn go the extra mile to make their guests feel at home, offering common areas, city tours, and comparatively inexpensive food and drink or self-catering options.
Many hostels in Brooklyn are conveniently located in either Williamsburg or East Williamsburg, two of the most exciting neighborhoods in the borough. Travelers who choose to stay here will be perfectly situated to experience some of the city’s best bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and boutique stores, not to mention intriguing street art and local green areas like Highland Park. These neighborhoods also have convenient public transport links to the rest of New York City (Times Square is no more than 30m by metro).
Solo travelers will enjoy staying at nearly any hostel in Brooklyn, as the majority of them are known for their friendly atmospheres and spacious common areas. Among the best options are the NY Moore Hostel and International Students Residences, which have small dormitories of four to six beds, making getting to know other people easy. It is also possible to enjoy shared kitchens or common rooms with TVs, board games, and movie nights. The NY Moore Hostel also has a popular backyard and serves free hot drinks.
A couple looking for a hostel in Brooklyn may be wishing for more privacy than a dorm room. Couples will find themselves well served at a property like the Greenpoint YMCA. Unlike most hostels, this one boasts double or twin rooms with shared bathrooms and an indoor swimming pool and fitness center. For those looking for even more privacy, the NY Moore Hostel offers three-bed rooms with private bathrooms.
If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in New York, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in New York in March and February.
Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in New York if you stay on a Sunday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Monday.
If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a New York hostel.
FAQs when booking a hostel in Brooklyn
Hostel prices in Brooklyn can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Brooklyn is $155 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $61 in the last 3 days.
The average price for a night in a hostel in Brooklyn is $155 compared to $368 for a night in a hotel.
Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Brooklyn. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Where to find the best hostels in Brooklyn?
Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Brooklyn by showing you the exact location of each hostel