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Colonial House Inn

318 W. 22nd St, New York City, NY 10011
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Ranked #30 of 95 New York City B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved staying in this brownstone! We we only up the first flight of stairs so not that far to carry our luggage... People are complaining about having to carry their luggage up the stairs/lack of lift - but seriously - it is a brownstone, not a full blown hotel! Got a bit of attitude from the lady behind the desk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I planned a weekend trip to see the New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall, and we wanted to stay at the 414 Hotel on 46th Street. We had stayed there twice before and found it very enjoyable. Unfortunately, they weren't able to fit us in, but they were kind enough to find us a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place. Perfect location, good breakfast of bagels, cereal, yoghurt, fruit, tea and coffee. Rooms are very small, hardly big enough to fit a bed and two suitcases. They are warm, though, and there is plenty of hot water. They were happy to look after our bags for the afternoon when we checked out. Interestingly, the hotel pamphlet advertises a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's been our second time at Colonial House in Chelsea and not the last time. Super friendly and helpful staff welcomed and supported us right from the beginning to when we left. Beds are very comfortable, rooms are quite and clean.Breakfast with its wide selection of fruits, yoghurts, best ever bagels and muffins and cereals has everything you wish for... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We recommend it. It is quiet which is nice in NY, very well situated (just next to a metro station), very clean, the bed is of very good quality (and I am picky) and it has a decent breakfast :-) if I remeber well you have to pay for WiFi

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was my second stay at the Colonial House Inn. It is one of my favorite places to stay in NYC. I suppose someday "price will be no object" (maybe) and I might opt for lodgings that are a bit more luxe but as long as I am traveling on a budget, Colonial House will always be one of my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Saying that finding cost efficient group accommodation in Manhattan is a challenge would be an understatement. Prices decrease as you venture into Harlem or New Jersey yet for many the main goal is to stay in the heart of it all and experience as much as possible in a short time period. With some extensive search we were able to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I loved the Colonial House, its location is perfect with soooo many tasty restaurants close by, nightlife & attractions are so easy to get to.The house is so welcoming & sparkling clean, all the staff are just so friendly & helpful, we wished we could stay longer. 5 STARS *****

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This converted brownstone is a great way to spend an overnight or 2 in New York. It's located in the Chelsea neighborhood and provides a clean (although small) room with a nice continental breakfast in the morning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We arrived late after a long day post- cruise disembarkation and flight from Seattle and the haul up the stairs with our heavy cases did not put us in the best of moods! however it is set in a charming brownstone in a very quiet neighbourhood. Easy walking distance to the High Line, Chelsea Markets, subway and less than $10... More 

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