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The GEM Hotel Chelsea

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   300 W 22nd St, 22nd Street & 8th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011 (Formerly GEM Hotel - Chelsea, an Ascend Collection hotel ) (Chelsea)
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Ranked #221 of 446 hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bed was a king and I could touch the wall from it! Really comfy and the bathroom was fine. Very clean and tidy. Everyone was really friendly and helpful. There was an old style diner, the Starlight Cafe (real good), was only 2 blocks away. Plenty of reasonable priced resturants with in walking distance and the subway was handy.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is located in Chelsea, Midtown Manhattan, and is in walking distance to many attractions like The Empire State Building and more. If walking's not your thing there are several subway lines just around the corner which will take you anywhere in Manhattan. Although the rooms are very small, they are modern and come with a safe, coffee machine,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all I had business in Chelsea for the week and this Hotel was centrally located and served that purpose very well. However, the room was very small, even by New York standards. It had something that could be referred to as a desk but it was so small it barely fit my lap top. The room had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll be back to the GEM Chelsea. It is very clean, warm (I was there in winter) and, unlike most motels/hotels, had plenty of light at night time and in the bathroom. The rooms are kept well - immaculate really. For convenience, the hotel is near the subway, close to a laundromat, a good bagel shop (Murray's), and is on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are small, but very clean. Hotel staff and services are excellent. Since, hopefully, the room isn't your only destination, and you just need someplace to sleep and shower, the Gem is perfect. Great location -- try for a room away from 8th Ave, if possible.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good location. small, but clean rooms. pleasant personnel. surprisingly quiet. Good value for the price.................................................................................................

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked one night through Orbitz for March 25, 2014 because I was coming to NYC to see the Allman Brothers at the Beacon. The reservation was cancellable until 4 pm on March 24th. At 5:30 pm on March 24th I received the following email from the Beacon: Dear The Allman Brothers Band Ticket Holder: The Allman Brothers Band announced... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed numerous times at the GEM Chelsea for business and pleasure. Great location. Nice neighborhood. The modifications to the entry lounge will be exciting! Can not wait to see the end result. Coffee bar too please.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off decide what you want. You want a fancy hotel? You want to part ways with your money? You can definitely find bigger, fancier, more expensive hotels in NYC. But for a clean room, a comfortable bed and a great location...this is a great choice. I'd definitely stay here again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms in this hotel are literally a shoe box. There is not enough room to even sit at the desk, nevermind work at the desk. No bar or restaurant in hotel, and not many decent restaurants nearby either.

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Also Known As:
The Gem Hotel
Address: 300 W 22nd St, 22nd Street & 8th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011 (Formerly GEM Hotel - Chelsea, an Ascend Collection hotel )
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea , Manhattan
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#153 Family Hotel in New York City
#211 Business Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The GEM Hotel Chelsea 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Free Wifi. The GEM Hotel Chelsea is ideally located in "your corner of the world." We provide an intimate, boutique atmosphere and offer our guests elegantly designed rooms with luxurious amenities. This New York City boutique hotel is conveniently located in the neighborhood of Chelsea. This trendy Manhattan neighborhood is filled with chic art galleries, night club hotspots, world-famous restaurants, shopping and more. Guests are within walking distance to Penn Station and world-famous Midtown Manhattan attractions such as Madison Square Garden, Times Square, Macy's/Herald Square, the campus of New York University (NYU) and the Empire State Building.The hotel is one block from New York City's subway system. Surrounding neighborhoods include Greenwich Village, the Flatiron District, Union Square, Midtown and the Meat Packing District.The GEM Hotel Chelsea offers a wide array of amenities and services that add value. For no additional charge, guests can enjoy wired & wireless Internet access, premium bottled water, nightly turndown service with our signature pillow mist, and shoeshine and concierge services.All guest rooms are smoke-free and boast LCD televisions with HD channels,iPod docking stations, cordless telephones, paraben-free bath amenities, bath robes, down pillows, plush towels and Wolfgang Puck coffee. Standard room amenities include coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. Additionally, this New York City hotel features a 24-hour fitness center and business center to you meet your needs.While staying at The GEM Hotel Chelsea check out the GEMmine in the lobby to find what is happening in the neighborhood; sights, sounds, dining and attractions. You can also tour Manhattan with our GEMwalking tours. ... more   less 
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