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Chelsea Inn - 17th Street

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46 West 17th Street, New York City, NY 10011
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Chelsea Inn - 17th Street
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Ranked #365 of 461 Hotels in New York City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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san jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Chelsea Inn is a nice, cheap option in NYC. Good location, clean, etc. This will no doubt serve the purpose of someone just needing a place to crash while they explore other parts of the city. For what it is, and what you should expect, I think it's a great option. Lots of stairs, no coffee maker, and shared... More 

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear Sir, How very kind of you to take your time to write a nice and realistic review about our hotel. We, of course, look forward to having you as our guest soon again. Kind regards Alina Skowera More 

Hamilton,Ontario
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was a mid life solo trip for me in the big apple!!! Staying in \new \york \city was at first a little apprehensive, however, it went so smooth and with the friendly and helpful staff at the Chelsea, it just made my trip even more seamless. The room was very minimal but clean. I only slept there so what... More 

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate our hotel so positively! We are very happy to know that you felt comfortable and that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you again soon! Best regards Alina Skowera More 

London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
29 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Should start off by saying you get what you pay for! This is a no frills hotel which could do with some modernisation; rooms are very dated, no lifts in the building, bathrooms are shared... But you don't get anything for the same price with such a great location! For us we were out and about pretty much from the... More 

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for rating us on TripAdvisor, we appreciate your feedback! Looking forward to welcoming you again! Kind regards Alina Skowera More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The room was fine. Simple, but basically clean. Furniture is outdated and don't expect a flat screen TV with loads of channels. The check-in and check-out help were rather rude as if I was an inconvenience. And, additionally, within a couple of hours of checking in, my credit card was being used elsewhere in the city. I haven't used the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I absolutely like this hotel because of the location. ..everything is within walking distance to restaurants, cafes, Hummus Cafe, Chipotle, Starbucks, Duane Reade, and bars. I can see the Empire State building and Freedom Towers next block over. It's very quiet location ... Although it's an older hotel not updated but for the price it's worth staying at this hotel.

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear Madam, How very kind of you to take your time to write a lovely review about our hotel. We, of course, look forward to having you as our guest soon again. Kind regards Alina Skowera More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

i chose the hotel/hostel for its amazing location and the affordable price (which is still expensive but it wont leave you bancrupt like the hilton). i was pleasantly surprised: the hotel is an old charming nyc house but nicely renovated. the room was quite big and clean. the furnature is outdated and surely not chic or so....but we had a... More 

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am so delighted that we helped to create the lovely experience that you describe in your review and I'm of course very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in New York and with us at Chelsea Inn. We very much look forward to having you stay with us again! SIncerely, Alina Skowera More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I have stayed at Chelsea Inn countless times since I first came to New York as a young teenager in 1985... And I'm usually very, very fussy about hotels. Most of my friends don't understand this like of mine (at first anyway!) Firstly, Chelsea Inn is so very basic: No elevator - huge, long flights of stairs (you need to... More 

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear XNKK, I would like to thank you for a very kind, informative and sincere review. It's always a pleasure to read such a thorough review and particularly from a very satisfied guest. I hope that you will grant us the pleasure of having you as our guest soon again and when you want to make a reservation, please don't... More 

Curitiba, PR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Well, I liked chelsea Inn because it provided what they promised. The one bad thing was a really loud heater, which woke me up all night during 3 days, making noise and getting the floor wet. But, for new years eve, in manhattan, it was great price and a good staff.

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I kindly thank you for taking your time to give us feedback. We are happy to hear that you had enjoyed your stay. In regards to your comment about our heating; did you try to say anything to the front desk during your stay? We always check any comments, suggestions or complaints of our guests and we try... More 

Denver, Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Always stay here in NYC. I don't mind the shared bathroom. Never have run into the other room occupants. It appeals to my sense if efficiency. The bathroom is empty 23 hours a day!!! Location is close to shopping, subway, busses, easy walk to 14th and union.

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate our hotel so positively! We are very happy to know that you felt comfortable and that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you again soon! Kind regards Alina More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is not a smart hotel but there was no attempt in any of the descriptions we read, to deceive. Fittings are old and faded but functional. Our room (401) was really a slice of what had been once part of a much larger room and the bed was so snugly fitted in that there was no space for bed... More 

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A_Skowera, Manager at Chelsea Inn - 17th Street, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thanks for your kind words and the time you took to share them with us. We are so grateful to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us. It is so nice to have guests like you who take their time to get ready for the trip and know what to expect, and are able to appreciate... More 

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