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Chelsea Lodge

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318 West 20th Street, New York City, NY 10011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Beaverton, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Chelsea Lodge in June 2015 as it was close to the wedding venue of our nephew. The Lodge is an older building without an elevator but since I had my husband to lug my suitcase, it wasn't a problem. We stayed in the 'basement' area of the lodge. Our daughters had a room and we had... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like the neighborhood and proximity to subways this is a great place to stay and cost effective. Owners are very friendly and rooms are very clean and comfortable. If you are new to NY this hotel offers New York advise from owners and a very reasonable approach to check in time.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 8 days on a recent trip and this place made the whole trip a great experience. Location on 20th between 7th and 8th is fantastic and made getting around the whole city easy. The place is old and the rooms are small, but management insures a quiet and clean and well-kept place to stay. My room was on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this little place! Kind of a cross between a guesthouse and a hotel, great location for nyc could get to pretty much everywhere we wanted on foot! We stayed in the cheaoest rooms which were very small but that didn't matter! Had to share a toilet but each room had a toilet right next to it! Never had to... More 

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Highland, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we wee only in town for one night but for that nite we were kept comfortable and safe. they left a city guide and a subway map and chocolate kisses in our room. the enext day we kept our luggage in the safe room with no worry. and the price was quite reasonable. if youneed to be in chelsea stay... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great location, and good price. But not so great if you plan on sleeping. I could hear the emphysemic guy next door coughing all night through the paper thin walls. And the toilet on the other side, too. And to say the decor in my room was 'tired' would be very kind. So, fine if you want cheap and have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Good location and great place. My room was small but fine for me with a shower and wash basin. The bed was comfy and there were plenty of sockets for charging things. The only drawback is the shared toilets. There is one per floor and whilst they were always clean and rarely all in use, the one on the ground... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Can't beat the price! Location is convenient to train and local attractions, seems to be in a safe neighborhood - not many people on the street at any given time. Bathroom/shower were clean, room was comfortable. Would absolutely stay again. Perfect for couple, may be tight for friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

The Chelsea Lodge was a great place for us to stay over the usual hotel. It is 100+ years old so have appropriate expectations that the floors may be uneven or the bed tilts, but then also expect decor that is beautifully crafted and well-done and isn't in today's typical hotel. The staff is outstanding and is happy to help... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Let's be clear: Manhattan is expensive. Finding a room in a nice area for less than $200 a night in shoulder season is a real ask. So when you do, you have to accept certain compromises. The good news about Chelsea Lodge is that the compromises (and there are some) aren't too bad at all. The hotel's location is fantastic.... More 

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