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222 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011 (Chelsea)
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Chelsea Hotel
Ranked #356 of 452 hotels in New York City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed many times at the Chelsea Hotel and can only say that its always been a wonderful experience. The hotel is not new, its not shiny but its steeped in history and if you are bold enough you can wander the halls and find the room that Sid and Nancy occupied....Rooms are basic but clean and the vibe... More

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Lyme Regis
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Though a little run down, one stays in Chelsea hotel for its long history or art and rock and roll and central Manhatten position. Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits and Allen Ginsberg have all stayed in this hotel. 2001: a space Odyssey was written whilst Arthur C. Clarke was staying here. Crazy events have occured here, like the stabbing... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

The location is really good, you can basically walk to the Village, Meatpacking and 14th street. However the rooms and the service is really poor, but you stay here to be a part of the history of many rock legends like Janis Joplin and Bob Dylan.

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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I stayed here in a little room back in 2007. Kind of a last hurrah for a fading relationship. And what better place for such a thing than the Chelsea. Great location, ambiance oozing from every pore, a great experience. Fingers crossed for a refurb that honours the history of this grande dame....

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Henley on Klip, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The Chelsea is famous. What's cool about it is the stuff they don't tell you about a lot. Like there's real art on the walls, every floor and stairway in between. And there's art in the people who stay here. It says, you're free to experiment. Location is great, and it does help to know that Janis Joplin and Leonard... More

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Brighton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

If it"s a "been there!" experience...you've kinda missed the boat. I stayed there in 1992 - just so I could say I had and it was a dump & the room was dirty and had cockroaches. It's certainly moved on from that. The art is a highlight and the wooden gothic feel is always welcome to me but if it's... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Stayed there for 5 days while in NY with friends. Very different from anything I was used to. Old wooden furniture in the rooms, and beautifully decorated lobby with rare pieces of art. Fabulous paintings on the walls on every floor. The lobby is a great place to relax, read a book and admire the art around you. Impossing building... More

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swindon,uk
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We loved every minute of our stay, Hotel Chelsea was a fabulous place to be, 610 was a big suite of 7 rooms, comfortable and stylish. We were stuck in NYC due to the volcano ash cloud so we also stayed in 520 as well, great rooms, great history, great hotel.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

used to live in NYC and anytime I visit I try to stay there. To me this hotel is a true essence of NY - old strange building with beautiful art in hallways and lobby. Slightly squeaky floor and large doors - give a very gothic feel. You get a fabulous room with high ceiling and view of the city... More

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Sunderland, UK
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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

I stayed 1 night in the Chelsea and that was enough! I'm a huge music fan (other half a musician) so it was a must whilst in New York! Room was dark and a bit mouldy, in desperate need of an update! However, in a weird way it added to it's charm! This is not a posh hotel but a... More

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Address: 222 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea , Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Chelsea Hotel New York City
Chelsea Hotel Nyc

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The Hotel Chelsea is a world renowned residence for artists, musicians, writers, philosophers, and characters of the most singular and eccentric stripe which the imagination might conjure. ... more   less 
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