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Chelsea International Hostel

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hostel is great, the hostel staff is nice and the room seemed to be clean, but other than that I was very disappointed with this hostel: I booked a private room for 90 USD per night. I didn't mind it being a very basic room, I did mind there was no WiFi reception in the room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friend and i stayed in the 4 bed female dorm and it was good. They offer free breakfast (bagel, cereal, fruit) Someone comes in to clean the room daily. But i think the best thing is the location. Two subway stations pretty close and it's near a lot of places. Would recommend!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here more times than I can remember... I would say I have a 10 years relationship or more with this hostel. AWESOME STAFF (Larry is my FAV)!!!! GREAT LOCATION. I choose here over airbnb...I rent a single private room or a 2 person (ladies). It's very safe & the location is prime. If you want to experience... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a room with 4 others. There were no bunk beds so that was good. Rooms are clean and there is a daily cleaning crew. They have lockers without locks. Wifi works only in the public areas, Public area is closed after 11. No laundry, there is one up the street. Breakfast, with meal ticket only one serving (You... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is great, walking distance from Time Square and located in the nice area of Chealsea. However the staff wasn't so friendly and bathroom wasn't so clean. I had a single room with shared bathroom and in the shower there was some mildew. The room' door was difficult to close since the lock used to get stuck. Standard breakfast with... More 

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Curridabat, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The place is walking-distance from many Manhattan attractions, pharmacies, mini-markets, restaurants and bars, definitely a great location. I have only been here once and the room was actually very spacious and comfortable but it was right next to a Police Station so imagine the noise... It is a basic hostel with just the necessary to sleep and tidy up.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Do not be tempted by the low price, even if you are saying to yourself that you will not be at the room most of the day. While the room was cramped (reminding me the cheap hostels at the main bazar), the key problem was the super loud aircon (even in NYC standards) which will not allow you to sleep,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

It's located in the best area which is very convenient for everything. Few minutes to subway stations, all café and restuarants are around. Also free breakfast everyday, free pizza on Wednesday night!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay with fair rates. It is at an old building but it is clean and well kept. There is a central common area where the breakfast is served and you can socialize with other guests. Free wifi (a little slow) and good breakfast with cereals, coffee, juice, baggels and fruit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

As hostels go this one was ok good value for location in trendy Chelsea. Safe as can be as it is across from 10th precinct! Facilities basic but clean and well maintained. Arrived 11pm Sat night..warm reception by front desk guy and seamless check in. Private shared small but welcome haven after 26 hr journey. Aircon in room noisy but... More 

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Staying in Chelsea

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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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Additional Information about Chelsea International Hostel

Address: 251 W 20th St, New York City, NY 10011-3501
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea
Price Range: $72 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Chelsea International Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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