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Chelsea International Hostel

Overview
251 W 20th St, New York City, NY 10011-3501 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
1 Star accommodation
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All reviews bagels single private room shower and toilet shared bathroom free breakfast walking distance location is great safe area subway station air con times square around the corner few blocks the empire state building central park manhattan ensuite
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last Minute stay while NYC. 2 day stay was ok all I needed was a bed and shower. Looks dated. Could use a little TLC. Shared a tiny room with my friend. Had lockers to lock up important things. Shared bathrooms with the entire floor...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Laura R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in, paid for a night's stay and left IMMEDIATELY. The room was dusty, with peeling paint and a wobbly door which does not feel secure. The bed is so close to the window that your head will literally touch it as you lie down....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank YanM34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The worst hostel I ever stayed. Unpleasant reception staff, dirty and not cleaned properly and nothing is really happening there. I don’t understand all positive reviews about this place so couldn’t my roommate who I met while there. The only positive thing I have to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank renatka81
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I booked a private twin room with my brother for 6 days. The overall experience was good with friendly staff. There is no additional fee for late check-in and they have 24-hour reception, as we checked in at midnight. For breakfast, they offer one bagel...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank EfstathiosEve
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The hostel is located at the heart of Chelsea. It is consisted from several old buildings. I had a single room, that was quite big and had a lot of space. The bed was nice, and I had a big locker. There was also a...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
150
Price range
US$ 62 - US$ 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Chelsea International Hotel New York City
Location
United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
150
Price range
US$ 62 - US$ 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Chelsea International Hotel New York City
Location
United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea
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Chelsea
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful
brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most
popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s
jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The
contemporary art scene is an integral part of the
neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost
every night of the week and countless exhibits to
explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York
...More
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dhrv15
21 June 2018|
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Response from The_Traveler253 | Reviewed this property |
I booked the Double room with my girlfriend and had to share showers and toilets with the other double rooms (They were all on the same floor).
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Tracy C
5 August 2017|
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Response from 558adelb | Reviewed this property |
No it's a community shower :)
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varaderomom
26 July 2017|
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Response from btdugan | Reviewed this property |
they have a 14 day limit per month
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Room Tips
"Cannot choose room but if you can, ask for higher floor to avoid cockroaches"
3961-11
30 Aug 2018
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"Avoid street front rooms due to noise"
brookek88
28 Aug 2018
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"I say stay in a private or 2 bed if you're traveling solo"
coreanacreative
25 Jul 2018
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"Accessibility, ensuite rooms are very private and confortable"
javierignaci0r
22 Jul 2018
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