The Candy Hostel New York, has 144 rooms, all recently renovated with new furnishings and linens, some with private bathrooms, some with shared bathroom, as in the classic style of the hostels. There are also at guests' disposal, non-smoking rooms, hair dryer and iron and ironing board, all on request. In addition, each room has a color television and the internet access completely free.
The prestigious Columbia University marks the area’s northern boundary. From there you can head south via the Riverside Park, which offers some of the city’s most peaceful spots and views of New Jersey over the Hudson River.Central Park West takes you past the American Museum of Natural History and the Dakota, a distinguished apartment building forever associated with John Lennon.Or you can choose Broadway, and visit the impressive Lincoln Centre, home to world-class cultural venues, such as the Metropolitan Opera and the NYC Ballet.The multi-million-dollar Time Warner Centre, on Columbus Circle, includes Inside CNN, an interactive exhibition that takes you behind the scenes of the famous news network. With nearby access to New York City's public transport systems, guests at the Candy Hotel and Hostel can easily visit Times Square and Fifth Avenue. Guests can also take advantage of on-site bicycle hire service and take a ride down the nearby Hudson River boardwalk.