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Address: New York City, NY
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Arts and crafts
Description: Trendy New York City neighborhood, especially popular with the gay...
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Nice place to stay when visiting NY City

We nearly always stay in Chelsea these days when we're visiting New York. Centrally located, nice people, lots of restaurants, easy access to subways. If you come in by train... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Utica, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We nearly always stay in Chelsea these days when we're visiting New York. Centrally located, nice people, lots of restaurants, easy access to subways. If you come in by train, lots of hotel good options (and some bad ones -- check the trip advisor reviews). As with everywhere in NY, there are shopping options. But basically we use Chelsea as... More 

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NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Chelsea is a neighborhood undergoing gentrification. But this is also what folks said fifteen years ago when my daughter lived here. Do not visit here to eat at Chelsea Market because there is almost no seating available. A nice walk around here is really only available is you climb up to the High Line and literally walk over Chelsea.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Very nice - especially the Chelsea Market. Take food and go to the high-line. Otherwise chelsea is nice.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice are to visit and walk. A lot of bars and restaurants. Very friendly people. Lots of places to a very good brunch on weekend. At night a lot of places to drink and have a good time.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Over the years, I've stayed in Chelsea many, many, times and would always go back there. It has a cool vibe and yet also has a traditional feel to it. There are plenty of really good places to eat and drink along 8th and 9th Aves between 14th and 23rd - too many to list all of them but I'd... More 

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Tczew, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This bit of New York is absolutely weird and its atmosphere is unique. Lots of art galleries, original shops, the Hudson River nearby, all the pubs and nightclubs which start to live far after midnight - they all make this place one of a kind! Oh, and you can go jogging by the river in the morning...:P

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is the new heart of the City i think. it was nice to walk around and see little shops and places to stay and the ages of the people in the area was mind blowing. this is an area to visit for the shops (food and shopping)

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Charlottetown, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Lots of galleries to wander through and some great places to eat. Lots of places to stay and pretty good value as well. Give Chelsea a try on your next visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is another nice neighbourhood in New York City. Popularly recognised as the 'Art center' of New York, the area has hundreds of art galleries. It is on the west side of Manhattan and is quite mixed - in diversity as well as in use, although the neighbourhood is mainly residential. Nice place to visit. Recommended.

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Apopka, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We stayed in the Chelsea area this time when we visited NYC in early June, 2015. We stayed at the Comfort Inn Chelsea and it was the best bargain and I would recommend it. The area is an easy walk to upper Manhattan and Broadway goes right up there so easy to find your way. Please of places to eat... More 

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Address: New York City, NY
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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 neighborhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighborhood’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 City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighborhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
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