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Chocolat Hostel

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   850 West End Avenue, New York City, NY 10025 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #418 of 451 hotels in New York City
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Shanghai
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

What to say? this place is extremely dirty, I caught bed bugs there. Just to be avoided! I am sure they are much cleaner hostels in NY for that price To be fair it is not too badly located and they have board games available.

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Kragujevac, Serbia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I stayed at this hotel for three days in March 2010 for touristic reasons. Location of the hotel is not great, but it is on Manhattan, and almost on the Broadway street, so I could use subway. Columbia university and Central park are nearby. The only reasons why I have chosen this hotel were its price and the location. It... More

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

From the frontdesk customer care to the rooms, RUN AWAY from this place. I came, and nobody found my reservation, and the guy from frontdesk say that since i'm doing the "reservation" at the time that i'm making the check in, the price was different, i was leaving the building when he calls me and make the same price. WORTHLESS,... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

God awful filthy.filthy isnt a strong enough word. They say upper east side but is actually Harlem. Pics are fake. Terrible front desk help. Tv did not work. No towels. Left and staued near 30 rock.at Affinia hotel.

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Baden, Switzerland
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

Stayed there with my wife in March 2011. The guy at the front desk hates his job and lets you know that. We were travelling on to South America and had no printout of our connecting flight information. We were forced to use the antique computer in the lobby (and pay for that!) just to print out what we had... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

I would never ever say in this hostel again. It was awful. We paid more money for 3 days than is realistic for a NYC hostel and when we got into the room it had a bunk bed and NOTHING ELSE> awful. When I went to complain, the manager was unavaliable, and they would not return the money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011 via mobile

Me and my traveling buddy booked the hostel through a travel agent, our only requests were that we did share a room with others. The room was very basic, a bunk bed and a bin. The sheets on the bed were not thick at all, requested more and was handed two moth eaten blankets. We decided not to use these... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2011

Before I checked in I read every review here on Trip Advisor. I honestly was scared to find a dirty room and bathroom with... bed bugs! I expected a terrible stay. However, I was surprised to find a neat and clean individual room with a clean shared bathroom. I recommend it for its perfect location and affordable price. I don't... More

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Norridge, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

I arrived at the hostel hours before check-in time, and I was able to put my bags in a locker and check my email at one of the lobby computers, and then it was a quick walk around the block to the subway. When it came time to check-in, the front desk was friendly and quick, although they had some... More

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Halmstad, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

We were staying there for 9 days because it was cheap! And we did not dislike it! The staff was horrible, they didn´t even look you in the eyes when you were talking to them. the rooms wasn´t that good but you get what you pay for! The locaion was really great, close to the subway, close to a nice... More

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Address: 850 West End Avenue, New York City, NY 10025
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown , Upper West Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:1 star — Chocolat Hostel 1*
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Also Known As:
Chocolat Hotel New York City
West End Studios Hotel
West End Studios New York

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