Guest Accommodations

Thank you for choosing International House for your guest accommodations!  International House is a vibrant community of more than 700 graduate students and interns who represent more than 100 countries each year.

Guest Room

Living Room of Guest Suite

International House has eleven (11) furnished guest rooms/suites which are available for short-term stays year round.  We welcome International House alumni, guests of current residents as well as individuals and groups.  Each guest room and suite provides the following:
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room telephone service (all calls billed separately)
  • Private bathroom
  • Color television
  • Small refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Hair dryer
  • Linens (sheets, towels, pillows and blankets)
Guests of International House are welcome and encouraged to use the facilities and services at International House during their stay.  These facilities and services include:
  • Cafeteria-style dining room
  • 24-hour security
  • Laundry room
  • Coin operated copy machine
  • Weekly social and cultural activities
  • A Pub with dancing
  • Vending machines
  • Indoor basketball court
The following facilities are for use by International House resident members only:
  • Music practice rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Resident kitchen


Guest Rooms:
$175 with a cot
Guest Suites:
$205 with a cot

Alumni of International House, defined as those who have lived at International House for at least 30 consecutive days, are eligible for a discount on all guest room and guest suite stays.
  • All rooms are non-smoking.
  • International House does not charge taxes or service charges.
  • Discount rates are available to alumni of International House.
  • Check-in time is 2:00 pm on the day of arrival.
  • Check-out time is 11:00 am on the day of departure.

Guest Accommodation Details

Guest Rooms (7 rooms)

Each guest room has:
  • A private bedroom
  • A private bathroom
  • 2 single beds (a roll away cot can be placed in the room for a third guest)
Maximum occupancy of guest rooms: 3 guests

Guest Suites (4 suites)

Suite 1A has:
  • A private bedroom
  • A private bathroom
  • A living room
  • 2 single beds
  • Double size sofa bed in the living room
Suite 1E has:
  • A private bedroom
  • A private bathroom
  • A living room
  • 1 King size bed
  • Daybed (single size) in the living room
Suite 328 has:
  • A private bedroom
  • A private bathroom
  • A living room
  • 1 double bed
  • Double size sofa bed in the living room
Suite 550 has:
  • A private bedroom
  • A private bathroom
  • a living room
  • 2 single beds
  • Double size sofa bed in the living room
Maximum occupancy of guest suites: 4-5 guests.

Guest Accommodations in Resident Rooms

From May to July a limited number of single occupancy student rooms with a shared bathroom on the floor ($70 per night) or double occupancy studio or one bedroom apartments ($105 per night) are available for a maximum of 20 nights.  A discount applies to alumni of International House.  A minimum age of 18 is required.  Please note that reservations for short-term stays (20 nights or less) in student rooms can only be made 10 days or less prior to arrival.  Please note that the student rooms/apartments are not air conditioned and do not come with daily housekeeping service.

For stays of more than 20 nights please contact the Admissions Office for an application.

Making a Reservation for Guest Accommodations

You may request accommodations by phone at (212) 316-8436 during regular office hours Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • All requests are subject to availability and all reservations must be guaranteed with a valid Visa or MasterCard at the time the reservation is being made.  A reservation cannot be made without a valid Visa or MasterCard.
  • The card is used to hold the reservation and will only be charged on the day of arrival or in the event of a cancellation made less than 3 business days prior to arrival.
  • Once a reservation is made you will receive a confirmation from the Admissions Office via e-mail.  Please review this confirmation carefully.
  • Please note: Since demand often exceeds availability, especially on holidays and weekends, we ask that you please make reservations in advance.
  • Alumni: please make sure to identify yourself as alumnus/a of the House when making your reservation in order to receive your discount.

Guest Cancellation Policy

Any changes or cancellations must be made 3 full business days prior to arrival to avoid a penalty equal to the amount of one night's stay.  There are no exceptions to the cancellation policy.
We are a residence and program center of 700 graduate students and trainees representing more than 100 countries, perhaps the most culturally diverse student community in all of New York City.