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Chelsea International Hostel

251 West 20th Street, New York City, NY 10011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Catania, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it's the perfect stay a low budget in new york. very close to the train station,in a good area,clean but most important thing very cheap. buttttt...we had a double room ensuite,,not the hostel room so I can't say more for the accomodation. our room was tiny with a small bathroom but perfect for what we needed. the breakfast was quiet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hostel is in the heart of city, between 7th and 8th Av. Great restaurants nearby, very safe. Rooms are old but clean, bathroom also. The staff is very helpfull and kind. Wifi connection is OK, very nice and peacefull for sleeping. I recommend this hostel!! And yes, they do have breakfast ;)

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was ok and clean , the shower was very small and had to walking into the shower to open and close the door and hardley any room in there to put your clothes on. The so called breakfast was 1 piece of friut and one stale bagel and cereal. Walking distance to everything. Some of the guys at... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i get withdrawal symptoms when i don't visit Chelsea international hostel at least once a year! Best place in the usa, great staff, great place to make new international friends, NYC is the most wonderful city to spend a vacation, but it wouldn't be the same without this hostel! Love it! Even after 15 visits or so, i still can't... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Chelsea international hostel for 8 nights in a single room with shared bath. I enjoyed my stay there. The place is constantly cleaned, the staff was helpful, the location is great. There is a nice common area where you get a simple but satisfying breakfast (included in the price of the room) and just hang out... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a massive fan of NYC but this was the best area I've stayed in. Set back from the hustle & bustle but so easy to get to everything you need. In the few days I stayed I met some really cool people - it's very sociable with a courtyard to hang-out with fast wifi. The free brekkie was... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The common area is great, especially if you are with friends. You can grab a few beers or get a salad made from the market in the corner and spent some good time at the common garden. Breakfast is fine, it has a bagel, jam, butter, a fruit of your choosing, coffee and cereal. The place is great. Walking distance... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was everything I could have wanted in budget accommodation - very clean, comfortable beds, clean linen, fresh towels, clean floors and bathrooms which were scrubbed everyday by the friendly cleaners :)! Good access too from the street to your room, very welcoming common area, good breakfast included in your stay which consisted of bagels, fruit, cereal, filter coffee... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in nyc you're not gonna spend the whole day in your room, so I considered a good place to spend the night. It's clean, safe and have confy beds. they also serve a reasonable breakfast. Also great location!

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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This place is OK. The single room is actually a fairly good size, with a sink placed in the room. The location is excellent, and the breakfast OK for what you pay (bagel w butter and jam, coffee). Service is nothing to brag about. The cleanliness is not very good at all. There was all kinds of stains on both... More 

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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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