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The Local

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Roosevelt Island

  • Free WiFi
From
$110

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    13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, 11101, NY, United States of America
    8.4.Very Good.
    • I stay at the Local every time I come to New York. The rooms are always clean, the staff…

      Oct 13, 2021

    • The property was neat. It is a little isolated.

      Aug 30, 2021

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    Official standards

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

    Enhanced health and safety measures

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
    • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
    • Staff wears personal protective equipment
    • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
    • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
    • Social distancing measures are in place
    • Contactless check-in is available
    • Protective clothing is available to guests
    • Masks are available to guests
    • Gloves are available to guests
    • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

    Guests rated location

    Quiet
    Transportation options
    Walkable
    Convenient
    Safe
    • Parking available
    • Free WiFi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air Conditioning

    Property highlights

    Main amenities

    • 137 shared guestrooms
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Rooftop terrace
    • Bar/lounge
    • 24-hour business center
    • Terrace

    Feel at home

    • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
    • Microwave
    • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
    • Private bathroom
    • Dishwasher
    • Terrace

    What’s around

    • In Queens
    • Roosevelt Island - 30 min walk
    • United Nations Headquarters - 34 min walk
    • Chrysler Building - 40 min walk
    • New York Public Library - 44 min walk
    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km

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    Enter dates for 2 guests

    Guests
    • Bed in a 4 Bed Male Dormitory with Private Bathroom
    • Bed in a 4 Bed Female Dormitory with Private Bathroom
    • Private Twin Room with Ensuite Bathroom (2 beds)
    • Bed in a 4 Bed Mixed Dormitory with Private Bathroom
    • Private Queen Room with Ensuite Bathroom (1 bed)
    • Private Queen Room with Ensuite Bathroom (1 bed) - Accessible
    • Bed in a 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory with Private Bathroom

    What’s around

    Landmarks

    • In Queens
    • Roosevelt Island - 30 min walk
    • United Nations Headquarters - 34 min walk
    • Chrysler Building - 40 min walk
    • New York Public Library - 44 min walk
    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
    • Empire State Building - 2.5 mi / 4 km
    • Grand Central Terminal - 2.5 mi / 4 km
    • 5th Avenue - 2.5 mi / 4 km
    • Madison Avenue - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
    • Macy's - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km

    Getting around

    • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 18 min drive
    • Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 23 min drive
    • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 8 min drive
    • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 5 min drive
    • MacArthur Airport (ISP) - 61 min drive
    • Stewart Intl. Airport (SWF) - 80 min drive
    • Long Island City Hunterspoint Avenue Station - 13 min walk
    • Long Island City Station - 20 min walk
    • Woodside Station - 4 min drive
    • 23 St. - Ely Av. Station - 3 min walk
    • 45 Rd. - Court House Sq. Station - 7 min walk
    • 21 St. Station - 8 min walk
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    13-02 44th Avenue, Long Island City, 11101, NY, United States of America

    At a glance

    Size

    • 137 rooms
    • Arranged over 2 floors

    Arriving/leaving

    • Check-in time 4:00 PM-11:00 PM
    • Check-out time is 11 AM

    Restrictions related to your trip

    • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

    Special check-in instructions

    Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

    Required at check-in

    • Credit card required for incidental charges
    • Government-issued photo ID may be required
    • Minimum check-in age is 18

    Children

    • No cribs (infant beds)

    Pets

    • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

    Internet

    • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
    • Free WiFi in rooms

    Parking

    • Free offsite parking within 20 ft
    • Street parking available

    Other information

    • Smoke-free property
    • No alcohol allowed onsite
    *See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

    At the hostel

    Food and drink

    • Bar/lounge
    • Coffee shop/café
    • Coffee/tea in a common area
    • Microwave in a common area

    Things to do

    • Arcade/game room

    Working away

    • 24-hour business center
    • Business center
    • Computer station

    Services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Tours/ticket assistance
    • Laundry facilities
    • Luggage storage

    Facilities

    • Number of buildings/towers - 1
    • Year Built - 2014
    • ATM/banking
    • Rooftop terrace
    • Terrace
    • Library
    • Television in common areas

    Accessibility

    • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
    • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
    • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
    • Visual alarms in hallways
    • Handrails in stairways
    • Visual fire alarm

    Languages Spoken

    • Arabic
    • English
    • French
    • Greek
    • Portuguese
    • Spanish

    In the room

    Home comforts

    • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
    • Iron/ironing board (on request)

    Sleep well

    • Down comforter

    Freshen up

    • Private bathroom
    • Shower only
    • Hair dryer (on request)

    Stay connected

    • Free WiFi

    Food and drink

    • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
    • Microwave
    • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
    • Dishwasher

    More

    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared accommodations

    Fees & policies

    PetsPay at property

    • Service animals exempt from fees

    Hygiene and cleanliness

    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.

    Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

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

    Policies

    Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

    This property does not have elevators.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

    This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

    This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

    Also known as

    • Local Hostel Long Island City
    • Local Hostel
    • Local Long Island City
    • The Local Long Island City
    • The Local Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
    • The Local Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Long Island City

    *See fees and policies for additional details or extra charges

    FAQs

    • 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 staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
    • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
    • You can check in from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
    • Yes. Nearby restaurants include John Brown Smokehouse (4-min walk), Il Falco (5-min walk), and LIC Market (5-min walk).
    • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Resorts World Casino (18-min drive) is nearby.
    • The Local has an arcade.
    8.4.Very Good.
    • 2.0.Poor

      The staff here clearly does the bare minimum to get through the day. Thorough cleaning of the rooms and facilities is not a priority, as I discovered mouse droppings in my room and mysterious stains on my supposedly ‘fresh’ linens. There was also a stranger sleeping in the bunk assigned to me, as well as body hairs and skin flakes from another person on the other available bed. I’m surprised I didn’t see any rats outside.

      Michael, 1 night trip, Aug 26, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      affordable gem

      Great location in a 'real neighborhood' that has gone from mostly industrial to a mixed bag. Good options for food and drink and easy to get to by car. Not the easiest by public but definitely doable. Will be on my go to and recommendation list for friend and family visiting the area.

      Donna, 1 night family trip, Aug 20, 2021

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    • 6.0.Good

      Needs improvement

      Some weird skeezy guys were hassling guests. Not the usual happenstance here. Refrigerators were grosser than usual. Front desk great.

      abigail, 3 night trip, Aug 13, 2021

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    • 6.0.Good

      Good

      1 night trip, Jul 17, 2021

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    • 8.0.Very Good

      Good for 1 night stay/passing through.

      Overall I had a good stay. I think the bed sheets could have been a bit cleaner/less stained but the stay itself was good.

      Keyonna, 1 night business trip, Jul 16, 2021

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    • 2.0.Poor

      I got there late and couldn't get in .was outside during 2hours after a long trip before someone told me to call emergency number.

      1 night business trip, Jul 4, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      This is one of the coolest group overnight hostels I've been in. Kind and helpful staff, clean rooms, options for all male or all female roommates, pretty close to subway and walking distance to restaurants, large kitchen with people sharing and cooking together, the coolest rooftop chill area ever and just an all around great experience for a economical price! WOULD def reccomend and stay again!

      1 night trip, Jun 19, 2021

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    • 2.0.Poor

      Llegue al hotel y no sabía que era una habitación compartida así que no la tome, me dijeron que ellos no cargarían nada a mi cuenta y que Expedía no podía cargarme pero reviso y si se hizo el cargo, pueden decirme cuando me la regresaran por favor. I arrived at the hotel and I did not know it was a shared room so I did not take it, they told me that they would not charge anything to my account and that Expedía could not charge me but I check and if the charge was made, can you tell me when they will return it please .

      1 night trip, Jun 18, 2021

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    • 8.0.Very Good

      Loved this place. Good value for money. Very near to subway station. The activities are awesome.

      2 night trip, Jun 10, 2021

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    • 10.0.Exceptional

      Awesome place to stay

      4 night trip, Jun 5, 2021

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