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168 East 24th Street New York, NY 10010

Phone: 212.260.7799  
American Dream Hostel 
is located in Manhattan 

(Flatiron District/Gramercy Park) 
A Family Owned Business, American Dream Hostel Welcomes you to New York City. 
The owner, Lou Barretto has lived in Manhattan for over 26 years; Lou speaks English, Spanish, and Italian.
They have a daughter, Amber, who is an actress and a son Andre who helps out around the hostel, has his own Office Accommodations Business and is starting a design firm in NYC. 

Lou is around most of the time and tries to make the guests feel at home. 
Our friendly staff consists of Perry, Rafael, David, Hermitas and Faby at the front desk, Maria and Floriberto are always very helpful, and they do a great job keeping the place clean. 

You will be in Manhattan, Flatiron District/Gramercy Park, close to the most exciting locations and events, most main points of interest including, restaurants, bars, clubs, shops and stores that are studded around the neighborhood and all within walking distance from American Dream Hostel.



For special occasions such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve, you must check our availability in advance 

by phone: 212.260.7799 - 212.260.9779

        or email: 




Room Types Weekday per person Fri-Sat per person
 Single Private*  $94 $110
2-Person Private* $74 per person $84 per person
3-Person Private* $60 per person $64 per person


 Private Rooms are meant to be for people who know each other and are traveling together, they are not shared rooms

 All of our rooms have bunk beds, shared bathroom, air conditioning, heater , TV, a sink and a mirror.

Our prices include free breakfast in the morning, linens, pillows and towels. 







To get here from any airport you can use 

- Super Shuttle Blue Van Service ($21.00 per person plus tip either way; booking call 1 800 358 3826 or visiting

Yellow Taxi Cab (flat rate $52 plus tip; they charge for the cab, not per person, 1-4 people ).

From La Guardia and JFK airports by 

- Subway, 365 days 7 days 24 hours, click here to see the MTA  Subway map or you can check MTA Trip Planner Here using our complete address:
168 E 24th Street New York, NY 10010.

From Newark International Liberty Airport (NJ) use NJ Trip Planner Here .
Take Airtrain to Newark Airport Railroad Station and then take 3510 Train to Penn Station NYC. 
The planner show you the last stop on 34th St. but you can drop off by 23th Street Station and take Cross Town Bus M23 to East Side and drop off on 3rd Avenue Stop. Walk one block on 3rd Avenue uptown to 24th Street and make a left to see our blue canopy. Refer to the map above.




ID required:
A valid ID (State ID/ Drivers License) or Passport is required in order to check in. For minors, permission from parents is required in order to check in.


We have a 48 hours cancellation policy. For late cancellations, late changes and no-shows we will  charge one night.  

We will charge one night rate if you cancel at any time before or after you have occupied the room. 


The total balance is due in full upon check in. We accept Visa, Mastercard, travelers' cheques and cash.



If you would like to check availability please contact us at 
 212.260.7799           212.260.9779

Check in date 

Check out date 
Number of people 
        Type of Room


Important:  A Reservation is complete when you receive a confirmation number from us via Email or Phone.