NYC hotels offering ‘hostel-like’ amenities

NYC lawmakers are pushing to legalize youth hostels, which were made illegal under a 2010 state law. However, some hostels operate classified as hotels on the city books. Pictured is HI NYC hostel at 891 Amsterdam Ave. on Nov. 23, 2015. Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

Although youth hostels have been illegal in the city since 2010, some hotels offer ‘hostel-like’ amenities.