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New York 30+ : Standard New Yorker Residence

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Features

  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Fitness center
  • 24-hour on-site security
  • ATM in building


  • Free Wi-Fi facilities throughout the residence
  • Laundry facilities in building (Approximate cost - $2 to wash in regular sized washer, and $2 to dry.)
  • Key-card entrance to residences and rooms
  • Air conditioning/heating
  • No luggage storage available
Type of Room
University-style single / twin ensuite rooms. Room`s size: 128.5 average square feet per capita (includes size of bathroom)
Board Status

Description of Local Area

The New Yorker Residence is located in the famous Herald Square area, within walking distance of Times Square, Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatres, Madison Square Garden, and the Empire State Building.

Description of Accommodation

The New Yorker Residence is located on floors 15-18 of the New Yorker Hotel, which offers fully-furnished single or twin en-suite rooms with a TV, high-speed internet and refrigerator. These fully-furnished rooms are a great choice for students on the go, looking for an independent experience. The residence features lounges, a laundry room and a gym facility. Linens will be provided but students should bring their own towels. Students will cook for themselves, and are responsible for maintaining their own rooms (cleaning products can be purchased inexpensively nearby). The building staff cleans the common areas (hallways, lounges, kitchens) daily.


The New Yorker - Manhattan,
481 Eighth Avenue,
(@ 34th Street),
New York, NY 10001

Emergency Number

+1 347 567 3543


Throughout the year

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday

  • Check in time: 15:00


  • Departure day: Saturday

  • Check out time: 9:45

Journey to school

The easiest way to get to school is to walk. The residence is 1 subway stop or an 8 minute walk from the school.
Students can purchase a weekly ($32) or monthly ($131) Unlimited Ride MetroCard from Subway Station Booths or Metro Card Vending Machines (prices may vary).

Airport Pickup

Booked an airport transfer? After immigration, follow these instructions:

1. Collect your luggage

2. Pass through Customs

3. Go to the Welcome Center

4. WAIT for your driver(look for an orange EC New York sign with your name on it) Note: International transfers will arrive one hour after the flight lands and domestic arrivals will arrive 30 minutes after the flight lands to allow for the student to pass through Customs and successfully retrieve their luggage.

Dont see a driver with an EC New York sign and your name on it?

1. CALL or TEXT+1 (718) 392-6100 or the toll free number 1-800-473-8477 from any pay phone in the terminal (if you do not have phone service) and give your name, terminal and details of where you are standing.

If there is an emergency, call or text EC New York’s emergency line: +1 (347) 567-3543.


Other ways to get to your residence



Go to the taxi stand outside, and tell the driver that you are going to 8th Ave. between 34th St. and 35th St. in Manhattan. (The address is: 481 8th Ave.)


  1. Take the Jamaica Station/Sutphin Line to Jamaica Station/Sutphin
  2. Transfer to the E train headed toward Manhattan and get off at Penn Station/34th St.
  3. Leave the station from the 8th Ave. Exit, and walk north toward 35th St. The New Yorker will be on the west side of 8th Ave. between 34th St. and 35th St.

Express Bus:

  1. Take the Express bus from JFK Airport to Penn Station.
  2. Leave the station from the 8th Ave. Exit, and walk north toward 35th St. The New Yorker will be on the west side of 8th Ave. between 34th St. and 35th St.

Departure Transfers

If you booked a departure transfer with EC, please come to the front desk on your last week. We will arrange for the pickup time 4 hours before your flight and pick you up from your accommodation. We plan for 4 hours to accommodate travel time, traffic, security and clearance. If you would like to book a departure transfer, you may come to the front desk any time before your last week.

Arrival Procedures

When you arrive at the New Yorker, please give your first and last name and tell the security guard by the elevators that you are checking in with EHS student. The security guard should then direct you to the student housing office on the 15th floor or give you a temporary key. You do not need to provide any deposit or security hold to the residence. The residence office is not open 24 hours a day, however if you arrive outside office hours the keys will be left at the security desk for you to pick up upon arrival.

House Rules

  • No smoking is permitted in the residence, however a designated smoking area is located outside.
  • No alcohol permitted in the building, regardless of age.
  • Unlimited free local phone service available for all students.
  • Kitchen supplies are not provided and can be purchased inexpensively nearby. Some kitchen supplies may be available at the school for a small deposit. Supplies include sautĂ© pans, pots, can openers, spatulas, wooden spoons, & mesh strainers. It is the students’ responsibility to purchase cups, plates, forks, knives, and spoons. In order to be refunded the deposit, any supplies lent out must be returned clean and in the same condition that the student received it.
  • You may leave your luggage at the hotel for a fee of $5 per day.
  • Students can have their rooms cleaned for an additional charge of $85.
  • No damage deposit is required
  • Guests are allowed for 7 nights maximum each month. The fees are paid directly at the residence and guests must check-in at the Student Life Office upon arrival. No bed or any additional furnishings are provided for overnight guests. The price is $5 per person per night for the first 3 nights; then $20 per person per night for nights 4-7.

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