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When to book a hostel in Queens
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Top tips for finding Queens hostel deals
One hostel in Queens for solo travelers is the Flushing YMCA. Located on Northern Boulevard, this property provides accommodations that include private and multiple-occupancy rooms with shared bathrooms. Prices include around a daily $5 membership fee to access amenities like the gym, yoga classes, and the swimming pool. The Y is served by the Flushing–Main Street subway station (IRT 7), with short connections to Manhattan, and it’s close to several Queens landmarks, including Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Citi Field, and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
For those who prefer all-male or all-female accommodations, The Local on 44th Avenue in the Long Island City district is an option that features 4-bed, single-sex rooms with in-suite bathrooms. There is a free airport shuttle to and from LaGuardia Airport and JFK, if you are flying into New York City. The Court Street M subway station is a short walk from this very affordable hostel in Queens. A few local attractions include the Museum of the Moving Image, Gantry Plaza State Park, and Silvercup Studios.
Long Term Stay Apartments on Woodhaven Boulevard is a good choice for small group of four seeking a moderately priced hostel in Queens. The apartments are fully equipped with all modern amenities, including private bathrooms, and there is parking available as well. Both LaGuardia and JFK airports are less than 6 mi away, and the Woodhaven Boulevard M subway access is within a minute’s walk from the hostel. Resorts World Casino, Aqueduct Racetrack, Queens Center Mall, and the Queens Zoo are all within close range of this location.
A very cheap, no-frills option for overnight or short stays is the Westway Hotel LaGuardia Airport on Astoria Boulevard in the Astoria Heights neighborhood of Queens. Since the airport is just a short distance away, a rental car is a good option if you’re staying at this hostel, because the closest subway station is about 1 mi away (Ditmars Boulevard M Line). Nevertheless, there are some interesting attractions less than 3 mi away, such as Socrates Sculpture Park and Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Museum.
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 January 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 Tuesday.
If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 47 days before your stay to get the best price for a New York hostel.
FAQs when booking a hostel in Queens
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Where to find the best hostels in Queens?
Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Queens by showing you the exact location of each hostel.