The Local NYC

13-02 44th Avenue, New York

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The Local NYC

Facilities

Overview of Hostel

Staying at The Local is like staying with your coolest friend who knows NYC like the back of his hand and loves having visitors.

The Local has great guest rooms - all of the rooms have ensuite bathrooms, luxury linens and towels included, reading lights, bed dividers, large windows and locked s

From Nights People

Directions

From JFK Airport: Follow signs for the AirTrain and get on a train heading for Jamaica Station. At Jamaica Station/Sutphin Boulevard, exit and follow signs for the E Subway. You will need to pay $5 for the AirTrain and an additional $2.75 for the subway. You can use the same yellow MTA Subway card for both. Take the E train in the direction of World Trade Center. Go 6 stops and get off at Court Sq- 23rd St subway stop. Exit the train and follow signs in the subway for 44th Drive/21st St NE Corner. You will exit outside of Palace Chicken restaurant. Cross the street in front of you but then head to your right heading north on 21st St. You should see the beautiful Manhattan skyline at your left. You will take the second left which will be 44th Avenue. (First you will cross 44th Road; During the week you'll pass by our good friend Youssef tending his Halal food cart, be sure to say 'Hello!'; then take your next left on 44th Avenue). There's a gray building on the corner with a green sign that says: 'LIC Hotel', keep walking; you're almost there! Immediately turn left onto 44th Avenue. Walk approximately 150 feet down 44th Avenue and you'll see our entrance with an awning about halfway down the block on the left. For a walking map from the E/M/G subway stop at Court Sq – 23rd St, copy and paste this URL into your browser:
http://thelocalny.com/contact/from-e-m-g-subways/

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From Newark Airport: Follow signs to the AirTrain and take the AirTrain to the Newark Airport train station. From there, take a NJ Transit train to New York Penn Station. Tickets are $12.50 one-way. The train ride is 25 minutes. Upon arriving to Penn Station, follow signs to the E subway in the direction Uptown/Queens. Go 6 stops and get off at Court Sq- 23 St subway stop. Exit the train and follow signs in the subway for 44th Drive/21st St NE Corner. You will exit outside of Palace Chicken restaurant. Cross the street in front of you but then head to your right heading north on 21st St. You should see the beautiful Manhattan skyline at your left. You will take the second left which will be 44th Avenue (First you will cross 44th Road; During the week you'll pass by our good friend Youssef tending his Halal food cart, be sure to say 'Hello!'; then take your next left on 44th Avenue). There's a gray building on the corner with a green sign that says: 'LIC Hotel', keep walking; you're almost there! Immediately turn left onto 44th Avenue. Walk approximately 150 feet down 44th Avenue and you'll see our entrance with an awning about halfway down the block on the left.
For a walking map from the E/M/G subway stop at Court Sq – 23rd St, copy and paste this URL into your browser:
http://thelocalny.com/contact/from-e-m-g-subways/

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From LaGuardia Airport: Take the Q70 Limited or Q47 buses towards the Jackson Heights/74st/Roosevelt Avenue Subway Station. At the bus stop for the Jackson Heights/74st/Roosevelt Avenue Subway Station, get off and walk to the E Subway. Take the subway in the direction of Manhattan and get off at Court Sq- 23 St subway stop. Exit the train and follow signs in the subway for 44th Drive/21st St NE Corner. You will exit outside of Palace Chicken restaurant. Cross the street in front of you but then head to your right heading north on 21st St. You should see the beautiful Manhattan skyline at your left. You will take the second left which will be 44th Avenue (so first you will cross 44th Road, then take your next left on 44th Avenue). (First you will cross 44th Road; During the week you'll pass by our good friend Youssef tending his Halal food cart, be sure to say 'Hello!'; then take your next left on 44th Avenue). There's a gray building on the corner with a green sign that says: 'LIC Hotel', keep walking; you're almost there! Immediately turn left onto 44th Avenue. Walk approximately 150 feet down 44th Avenue and you'll see our entrance with an awning about halfway down the block on the left.
For a walking map from the E/M/G subway stop at Court Sq – 23rd St, copy and paste this URL into your browser:
http://thelocalny.com/contact/from-e-m-g-subways/

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From Penn Station: Follow signs to the E subway in the direction Uptown/Queens. Take the E train towards Jamaica Center. Go 6 stops and get off at Court Sq- 23 St subway stop. Exit the train and follow signs in the subway for 44th Drive/21st St NE Corner. You will exit outside of Palace Chicken restaurant. Cross the street in front of you but then head to your right heading north on 21st St. You should see the beautiful Manhattan skyline at your left. You will take the second left which will be 44th Avenue (so first you will cross 44th Road, then take your next left on 44th Avenue). During the week you'll pass by our good friend Youssef tending his Halal food cart, be sure to say 'Hello!'; then take that left on 44th Avenue. There's a gray building on the corner with a green sign that says: 'LIC Hotel', keep walking; you're almost there! Immediately turn left onto 44th Avenue. Walk approximately 150 feet down 44th Avenue and you'll see our entrance with an awning about halfway down the block on the left.
For a walking map from the E/M/G subway stop at Court Sq – 23rd St, copy and paste this URL into your browser:
http://thelocalny.com/contact/from-e-m-g-subways/

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From Grand Central Station: Take the #7 subway in the direction of Queens. Go 3 stops and get off at the stop for Court Sq station. Exit the train and walk down the stairs. After the turnstile, turn right and go down the stairs. Walk down the stairs (the Court Square diner will be on your left) and at the bottom of the stairs continue straight ahead on 45th Road, walking away from the train tracks. Take your first right on 21 Street. Pass 45th Ave, 44th Drive and 44th Road. Take your fourth left on 44th Avenue (in our neighborhood the street names sometimes use the same number so keep your eyes peeled for AVENUE, not road, not drive). During the week you'll pass by our good friend Youssef tending his Halal food cart, be sure to say 'Hello!'; then take that left on 44th Avenue. There's a gray building on the corner with a green sign that says: 'LIC Hotel', keep walking; you're almost there! Immediately turn left onto 44th Avenue. Walk approximately 150 feet down 44th Avenue and you'll see our entrance with an awning about halfway down the block on the left.
For a walking map from the #7 Subway stop at Court Sq , copy and paste this URL into your browser:
http://thelocalny.com/contact/walking-from-the-7-subway/.

Located near

The Local NYC is located in one of New York's hippest and fastest growing neighborhoods, Long Island City. The neighborhood is renowned for it's arts scene. The waterfront location allows for incredible sweeping skyline views of Manhattan. Enjoy the booming bar and restaurant scene on Vernon Boulevard. The Local NYC is just two blocks from the subway that will take you to Times Square in 7 minutes and directly to the major airports.

Conditions & Policy

Age Restriction

The entire hostel is no smoking. No outside alcohol may be brought into the hostel. Cancellations with 48hrs or less notice or no-shows will be charged the first night. You must cancel by midnight two days prior to your check in date. (eg If your reservation is on Friday, you need to cancel before 11:59pm on Tuesday) Payment upon arrival by cash or credit/debit cards in non-refundable We make every effort to put parties who book together in the same room but it is not always possible. We appreciate your understanding. Guests may check in at any time and leave bags for no extra charge. All rooms will be available for check in by 3pm. Check out time is 11am. Breakfast not included. TAXES ARE NOT INCLUDED - City, State and Occupancy taxes total an additional 14.75% + $3.50/night