Actor's Movement Studio
2013 Summer Theater Intensive
June 1 - July 1

Dorm Housing Manhattan

(Deposit required upon application submission)
(Manhattan dorm housing information is for registered students only)

Dorm Housing: Offers single and double rooms in a facility fully supervised by full-time, professionally trained staff. Our Manhattan dorms provide a total residential college experience as exciting as New York City itself!

Subways and buses are readily available from the dorms to all areas of New York City.

What We Provide
All rooms offer the furnishings and amenities you'll need for comfort and function.
Here's what you'll have waiting for you when you arrive in your room:

  • bed/mattress (one for each resident)
  • television with cable service
  • telephone service in all rooms
  • air conditioning in all rooms
  • Internet access in all rooms and common areas
  • kitchen facilities on each floor
  • optional refrigerator and microwave oven rental
  • optional room cleaning service, linen and laundry service (at additional charge)
  • study and social lounges
  • programs and activities
  • vending and change machines
  • 24-hour laundry facilities
  • 24-hour security

Brooklyn Housing

Brooklyn housing (lower rates)!
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Please note: A refundable security deposit is required with the application.

Polytechnic University Summer 2013 Housing

Single Bedroom Occupancy
Daily rate - $60.00
(Minimum stay - 3 days)
Weekly rate - $300.00
Monthly rate - $900.00

*Suites include twin captain bed/dresser combo, desk, wardrobe and shared bathroom

Double Bedroom Occupancy
Daily rate - $40.00
(Minimum stay - 3 days)
Weekly rate - $200.00
Monthly rate - $600.00

*Suites include twin captain bed/dresser combo, desk, wardrobe and shared bathroom

All suites and apartments also include central air conditioning; fully wired rooms for personal computers, laptops, cable TV, and telephone access; student lounges, on premise laundry facility; and 24 hour security.


Visit us on-line:
Summer Housing Office: 101 Johnson Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Additional NYC Housing Options

We have several excellent resources for prospective students. Past students give the highest ratings to Parkside Evangeline (at Gramercy Park South, tel. 212-677-6200, and to the International House (on Riverside Drive, tel. 212-316-6300).

Other resources for your housing needs include Educational Housing through their website at

The Village Voice and the following websites:

The following list of possible residences are offered as a guide which may be helpful. It has been compiled from various sources. To the best of our knowledge, we believe that all are comfortable lodging sponsored by reputable organizations.

The Markle Residence
123 W. 13th Street
The Markle Residence is a Salvation Army high-rise dwelling program for women: business, professional, graduate and undergraduate college students. The accommodations provided are not subject to rent control and rent stabilization laws. Entrance requirements for residents are limited to women 18 to 35 years of age. Residents must be able to manage the cafeteria style dining room and walk as many as 16 flights of steps (if elevators are not working), and to live independently by caring for themselves without need of medical or other personal services. The staff of The Markle Residence will provide comfortable living in a caring Christian atmosphere of respect and dignity.

The Leo House
332 West 23 Street, Manhattan, New York 10011
Tel: (212) 929-1010 - Fax: (212) 366-6801
This is a co-educational, non-profit facility with religious affiliations, which accepts guests of all faiths. Like the Gershwin, it is located between Greenwich Village and the Broadway Theater District. It is famous for its home-baked breakfast breads and muffins.

The Vanderbilt
YMCA 224 East 47 Street, Manhattan, New York 10017
Phone: (212) 756-9600 - Fax: (212) 756-9622 - E-mail:
The Vanderbilt YMCA is located on the East Side of Manhattan, close to the United Nations, art galleries, museums and reasonably priced restaurants. It is in the center of a fine residential area. Guests are entitled to the use of the same wide variety of health and fitness facilities described above for the West Side YMCA.
If these popular locations are full, remember to ask about other New York City YMCA's.

Times Square Beds & Rooms
356 West 40th Street, 2nd floor, New York City, NY 10018
Tel: (212) 216-0642 - Fax: (212) 494-0028 - Email:
Midtown Manhattan, right across from Port Authority Bus Terminal. Just minutes from Times Square, Broadway Theaters, Empire States Building and Macy's Dept. Store. Offering clean, air-conditioned rooms in very friendly atmosphere. Price: $38- $100 per night.

Washington Hotel
2289 Third Avenue, New York City, NY
Tel: (212) 426-4600 - Fax: (212) 426-1424
200-bed hostel in Harlem, located on the corner of 125th Street, and Third Avenue. Steps from the worlds famous Apollo Theater. Hop on the express train and you are only 3 stops away from 42nd Street. This completely renovated building features clean, comfortable, and colorfully decorated rooms. Each colorful room features clean linens, and fresh towels. It features 2 cool lounges for guests to mingle. Price: $17.95 per bed.

The Webster Residence
419 W. 34th St. New York City, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 967-9000 or (800) 242-7909
The Webster is a 13-story brick building with 373 single rooms. Each room has a bed, dresser, desk, bookcase, chair, sink, clothes closet and telephone. Bath areas with individual toilets are located on each floor. Storage space and laundry facilities are also provided. Prices are from $235.00 per week, to $75.00 per day.

West End Studios
850 West End Avenue, New York City, NY 10025
Tel: (212) 749-7104 - Fax: (212) 865-5130 - Email:

West Side Inn
237 West 107th Street, New York City, NY 10025
Tel: (212) 866-0061 - Fax: (212) 866-0062 - Email:
Located in Manhattan's most historical and vibrant neighborhood. With European flavor and decor they offer clean and contemporary rooms featuring many amenities not found in a budget class hotel. These hotels are the destination of choice for travelers from all over the world. Just minutes to all of what New York have to offer. Price: $19.99- $39.99+tax.

West Side YMCA
5 West 63 Street, Manhattan, New York 10023
Tel: (212) 875-4100 - Fax: (212) 580-0441 - Email:
The West Side YMCA is located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts area. There are single, double and quadruple rooms for men and women with shared baths. Quadruple rooms have ship-style bunk beds! Guests are entitled to free use of the sports and fitness facilities including well-equipped gyms, pools, handball, racquetball and squash courts, steam rooms and saunas, running tracks and more.

Wolcott Hotel
4 West 31st Street, New York City, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 268-2900 - Fax: (212) 563-0096 - Email:
Centrally located, just 3 blocks down 5th Avenue from the Empire State Building, within walking distance to Javits Convention Center, Penn. Station Railroad Station, Madison Square Garden, Macy's department stores, Circle Line Boat Cruise, Broadway theater district, Silicon Alley, Toy district, Garments district, and United Nations. All rooms have private full bathrooms with hair dyer. Each sleeping room has a clock radio, in room safe, telephone with voice mail and data port, and color TV with pay movies, WebTV Internet access, iron and ironing boards. Price: $130- $160

Aladdin Hotel and Hostel
317 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 246-8580 - Fax: (212) 246-6036 - Email:
The colorful Aladdin hotel offers an extremely good value in the heart of the Theater District/Times Square Area of Manhattan. Located on 45th Street just off 8th Avenue and across from the Martin Beck Theater. The Aladdin hotel is recommended as a budget hotel and an up-market hostel.
Price: $20 -$85 per night.

American Dream 24
168 East 24th Street, New York City, NY 10010
Tel: (212) 260-9779 - Fax: (212) 260-9944 - Email:
It provides a friendly, safe and clean environment in which you can enjoy your stay in New York City. This is a family owned and run business. The owner speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. Prices include breakfast, linen, towels. You will be in Manhattan, Midtown, surrounded by the city and all of its excitement. Price: $40 - $148 per night.

Big Apple Hostel
119 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 302-2603 - Fax: (212) 302-2605 - Email:
Located in the heart of the world famous Broadway theatre district. Just steps from Times Square. Price: $28 - $108+tax per night.

Bowery's Whitehouse Hotel of NY
340 Bowery Street, Manhattan, NY 10012
Tel: (212) 477-5623 - Fax: (212) 473-3150 - E-mail:
This Hotel, geared to students and backpackers and newly renovated is very clean, very safe, and very inexpensive and uniquely located in the Village near New York's Hot Spots - steps from NYU, CBGB's, the Time Cafe, and Village Voice. Has in excess of 200 single and double room accommodations. Shared baths. Price: $26 - $91 per night.

Broadway Studios Hotel
230 West 101 Street, Manhattan, New York 10025
Tel: (212) 247-2211 - Fax: (212) 247-3315
The Broadway Studios Hotel is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in the area of Columbia University. It offers weekly and monthly student rates. Newly renovated student rooms contain sinks and refrigerators. Standard rooms have shared bath. Private facilities are available at an additional charge. In January 1996, single weekly rates started at about $150.

Central Park Hostel
19 W. 103rd Street, (at Manhattan Ave.) New York City, NY 10025
Tel: (212) 678-0491 - Fax: (212) 678-0453 - Email:
Renovated landmark building 1 block from Central Park. Close to museums, nightlife, and universities. Scenic historical area of Manhattan. Lounge with Ping-Pong and Pool tables. Subway - B&C trains on the block, minutes from mid-town. Price: $26-36

Centro Maria
539 West 54 Street, Manhattan, New York 10017
Tel: (212) 757-6989 - Fax: (212) 307-5687
Centro Maria is a residence for young girls of good character of any creed who are working or studying in New York. It is under the direction of the Religious of Mary Immaculate. Rent for private and semi-private rooms includes breakfast and supper. Careful curfew is 11 p.m. & 12 a.m. Friday & Saturday. Price: $130 per week.

Chelsea Center
313 West 29th Street, Manhattan, New York City, NY 10001
Tel: 212 643-0214 - Fax: (212) 473-3945 - Email:
One of the smallest and oldest hostels in New York. Offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and personal service. It has two great locations in the heart of downtown Manhattan: Chelsea Center West close to all major sites and stations, and Chelsea Center East in the cool East Village. Price: $30 for a bed in a dormitory.

Chelsea International Hostel
251 West 20th Street, New York City, NY 10011
Tel: (212) 647-0010 - Fax: (212) 727-7289 - Email:
Located in the historic Chelsea District of Manhattan. Just north of Greenwich Village and south of Midtown Manhattan, it is between 7th & 8th Avenues. The hostel was opened in 1993 with just 40 beds, now it has 350 beds, making it the biggest independent hostel in New York. They are open 24 hours. It has a professional security staff and all common areas are under constant video monitoring. Price: $25- $60 per night.

Chelsea Star Hotel

300 West 30th Street, New York City, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 244-7827 - Fax: (212) 279-9018 - Email:
Enter a world of fantasy and fun at the Chelsea Star Hotel and Hostel. Choose from a variety of theme rooms. Our dormitory rooms feature linens and a sitting area. Our lobby boasts an Internet kiosk, and offers complimentary coffee all day long. Price: $29-$159+tax.

Harlem YMCA
180 W. 135th Street, New York, NY 10030
Tel: (212) 281-4100, extension 210 - Fax: 212.491.3178 - E-mail:
Offers 235 rooms with comfortable single or double occupancy, color television and air conditioning. Located in the heart of Harlem, close to the Schomburg Museum and Library, famed 125th Street shopping district, the Apollo Theater, the State Office Building, Abyssinian Baptist Church, Sylvia's Soul Food Restaurant, City College and many other historic places. It is located near the numbers 2 and 3 or C and B subways and the cross-town and midtown bus lines. Includes heated swimming pool, weight room, Cardiovascular and Strength Training Center, along with 24-hour security and housekeeping services. Price: $50-$90 per night.

Hostelling International - New York
891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, NY 10024
Tel: (212) 932-2300 - Fax: (212) 932-2574 - Email:
World's largest hostel! 624 beds, 24-hour reception and security. Free linen, air-conditioned, self-serve kitchen, cafeteria and coffee bar. Travel services, outdoor patio, games room, TV, laundry, lockers. Daily activities. Price: starting at $30.

International Student Center
38 West 88th Street, New York City, NY 10024
Tel: (212) 787-7706 - Fax: (212) 580-9283 - Email:
Not for profit youth hostel for young people and international students (between the ages of 18 and 30). Located in a beautiful residential area on the Upper West side of Manhattan, the International Student Center is housed in a lovely brownstone building, a song away from Central Park. Gorgeous garden, full kitchen facilities, lounge, TV, phones and Internet. Price: $20.

Malibu Studios Hotel
2688 Broadway at 103 Street, Manhattan, New York 10025
Tel: (212) 222-2954 - Fax: (212) 678-6842 - Email:
The Malibu Studios Hotel is also located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in the area of Columbia University. It has newly renovated, furnished student rooms and baths with efficiency kitchens. There is a 24-hour concierge and message center with closed-circuit TV security monitor. A pleasant atmosphere, secure environment and a convenient location. Price: $79/149

Morningside Inn
235 West 107th Street, New York City, NY 10025
Tel: (212) 316-0656 - Fax: (212) 496-3933 - Email:
All deluxe rooms include Private Baths, TV with HBO, AC and telephone with data port PC connection. Apartment suite has two rooms and includes a full kitchen. A double bed is in the bedroom and the living room couch opens to a double bed. A single bed can be added to accommodate up to 5 people. All budget rooms are private, fully furnished, include a refrigerator, ceiling fan, phone, cable TV hookup, and are PC accessible. A few rooms share bathroom and kitchen facilities. Price: $60- $109 per night.

Murray Hill Inn
143 East 30th Street, New York City, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 683-6900 - Fax: (212) 545-0103 - Email:
It features all the amenities that you would find in a first-class hotel at a fraction of the price. Perfect for students, tourists, and budget minded international travelers.
Price: $75- $99 per night.

New York Uptown Hostel
239 Lenox Avenue, New York City, NY 10026
Tel: 1 (212) 666-0559 - Fax: 1 (212) 663-4000 - Email:
At Uptown Hostel, we offer great hostel rooms in the heart of diverse Harlem. We are located within minutes of all of New York City attractions, from Times Square to Central Park; to the Statue of Liberty they are all just minutes from our front door. The offices of former President Bill Clinton are located just blocks from Uptown Hostel. Why spend so much on a bed that you are just going to spend little time using, since you will be sightseeing most of your time. Price: Rooms start from $20.00.

Pickwick Arms Hotel
230 East 51st Street, New York City, NY
Tel: (212) 355-0300 - Fax: (212) 755-5029 - Email:
With accommodations ranging from Euro-style rooms with shared bath, to deluxe suites with private bath. Price: $69- $150 per night.

Riverside Inn New York
319 West 94th Street, New York City, NY
Tel: (212) 316-0656 - Fax: (212) 496-3933 - Email:
It is a refurbished Euro-Style hotel with old-world charm and is conveniently located in Manhattan's exciting Upper West Side next to Riverside Park and one block from Broadway. It is near all public transportation as well as the local cafe nightlife and only 10 minutes from the theater district. It is a safe, comfortable, clean, and lovely 6-story elevator building and has 24-hour reception/security. Rooms are newly decorated, carpeted, and fully furnished. A suite of private rooms shares a full kitchen and bathrooms (a limited number of rooms have private bathrooms at higher rates). A refrigerator is available in each room. Price: $60 - $75 per night.

The Gershwin Hotel
7 East 27 Street, Manhattan, New York 10016
Tel: (212) 545-8000 - Fax: (212) 684-5546 - E-mail:
Located in the "Flat Iron" District of Manhattan. It is a lively center of student life and is an easy walk from a growing number of publishing houses and advertising & modeling agencies. A short walk downtown to the New York University area in Greenwich Village or uptown to the Broadway Theater District! Price: ... from $99.