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Chelsea International Hostel

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Curridabat, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in an 4-bed mixed dorm a nice old style apartment block. The rooms were good sized and the beds were comfortable. Lockers, shower and toilet inside the room. Small common area with sofa, hot water machine and microwave. Wi-Fi only works in the common area. The hostel is near Hell's Kitchen and Times Square. It's a perfect location... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Location is awesome. The rooms themselves are ok. The walls are incredibly thin so it can be hard to fall asleep at night. Not a spacious/comfortable common area; the common room itself is incredibly small. One of the staffs was very rude. Heard him yelled at and hung up on some would-be guest on the phone

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Good location with easy metro access, restaurants, shops and a safe neighborhood. However, I wouldn't recommend this for groups of two a more as the common area is small and old, and it closes at 10 pm. Even so, so people continue to congregate outside, and depending on your room, it can get very loud. Also, for roughly the same... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Good location! The lockers are very useful if you want to store your bags before and after check-in/check-out. Nice staff. Room and common bathroom were clean. Didn't have the chance to try the free breakfast. Would be good to have wifi in the rooms and not only in the common areas :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Location wise, pretty good. Reasonable walk to Times Square and nearby attractions (or subways near by). But that's about it. Rooms are fine. Beds are comfortable enough. Rooms were seriously stuffy and no cooling, if you don't mind the humidity then you'll survive. Breakfast is fine (bagel cereal and fruit). Showers and toilets were clean. No real sense of community,... 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: $69 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Chelsea International Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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