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The SunBright

1-star1 star
140 Hester StreetNew YorkNY10013United States of America

City-center hostel within easy reach of New York University
  • Free WiFi
Service could be improved
Room needs to be improved
More comfort would be nice
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The SunBright

from ZAR 1,167
  • Semi Private Single Room (Male Only) Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room (Shared Shower)
  • Triple Room (Shared Shower)
  • Quadruple Room
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 112 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

The SunBright’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Sun Bright
  • Sun Bright Hotel
  • Sun Bright Hotel New York
  • Sun Bright New York
  • SunBright Hostel New York
  • SunBright Hostel
  • SunBright New York


This hostel is a dorm-style property (no bunk beds). The property permits guests of all ages; however, the fifth floor accommodates men only. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

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

Mandatory fees

This property charges 1 night as a deposit for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The SunBright


  • Heart of Manhattan
  • New York University (22-minute walk)
  • Brooklyn Bridge (26-minute walk)
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York (23-minute walk)
  • New York Stock Exchange (26-minute walk)
  • One World Trade Center (27-minute walk)
  • National September 11 Memorial (28-minute walk)
  • Battery Park (32-minute walk)

Getting around

  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) 17-min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) 24-min drive
  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) 27-min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) 29-min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) 32-min drive
  • White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County) 53-min drive
  • New York Grand Central Terminal Station 11-min drive
  • New York Penn Station 12-min drive
  • Long Island City Hunterspoint Avenue Station 14-min drive
  • World Trade Center Station 22-min walk
  • Onsite parking not available

The SunBright

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