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Chelsea International Hostel

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   251 West 20th Street, New York City, NY 10011
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Essex, UK
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in a singleton with shared bathroom at theChelsea International Hostel, and while the room was basic as expected (just a bed, basin, locker and shelves) it was very clean and comfortable. The shared shower and toilet were very nearby and were cleaned regularly. Breakfast (included) was sufficient - cereal, bagel, fruit and coffee - and the wifi worked... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's within walking distance to Time Square & Greenwich Village. Only a short subway ride to either north or south manhatton. It is quite basic & breakfast is a bit bleak! But I'd stay there again, No problem!!!!!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a fethysist you can feel here comfortable, because communication with travellers and facilities are prison like. Rooms are too dark and decent. Breakfast is very poor. Don't recommend that place although you are very tired and want to sleep for one night.

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Annandale, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Great location, nice staff, breakfast could have been better, and the room could have been nicer, but I got my basic necessities for my buck! Was in walking distance to Greenwich Village, East Village, Time Square, and all awesome restaurants and bars. For basics for decent New York prices. Go here!

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Had such a wonderful time at this hostel, the man at the front desk was so helpful & friendly such a nice guy with so much information! Really cool stand up comedy nights, pizza nights & more they offer! Couldn't be more happy with my stay!

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Cape Town
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

100% location. 100% cleanliness. 100% service. 110% recommended. My sister and I stayed in the Chelsea International Hostel for 6days over Christmas in NYC, 2013. First thing is first - the location is great. It is out of the crazy hustle and bustle of NY, settled in the cool, trendy, quirky neighbourhood of Chelsea. A 5minute walk to get the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Firstly, I would like to commend the staff here, I have only GOOD things to say about them. But the place itself... not so much. We initially intended to stay 10 nights over Christmas and NYE. Travelling on a budget, we didnt want to pay the ridiculous $$ for a hotel and Chelsea seemed a lovely area. (It is!) We... More

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Melbourne, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I stayed in a single room at this hostel and loved it. It was one of the best hostels I have stayed in and all of the facilities were very clean. The hostel, including bedroom, was well heated, the bedroom had its own basin, shelves and locker. The bagels and coffee at breakfast were great, and staff very friendly and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
22 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Look its a Hostel. The owner was very helpful and recommended great places to eat. It can get a little noisy at night but its NYC afterall. The bed was small and a little uncomfortable, but for the price in NYC and the location, I'd stay there again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

I live in Boston and visit New York often . I don't like to pay high prices because I am there to enjoy the city and rally just need a clean, convenient place to sleep . The Chelsea Hostel fits the bill! I can get a single room for $70. The rooms have sinks in them, and the bathroom and... More

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Additional Information about Chelsea International Hostel

Address: 251 West 20th Street, New York City, NY 10011
Location: United States > New York > New York City
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 172 Specialty lodging in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Chelsea International Hostel 1*
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