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Chelsea International Hostel

251 West 20th Street, New York City, NY 10011
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

It was an okay hostel. If you are just slepping there it's fine, but if you want to spend your day in, you should find another place. It was a small room, and the bathrooms were not that great. There was one bagel and one fruit (banana or apple) for breakfeast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I have spent 4 nights at this hostel in a 4 bed female room ensuite. It was clean and the staff was nice. The location is great too because it's close to 2 subway lines. I felt secure in the neighborhood. Simple breakfast is included (bagel, fruit, cereals) and free pizza on Wednesday night. Wifi is only accessible in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with five friends in three private rooms. The price is reasonable, the accord stood basic but comfortable and the location is pretty good. The nearest subway station is about a ten minute walk. Breakfast is basic but filling. They also arranged our transfer back to the airport which was very helpful. Would definitely consider staying again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

the hostel location is really perfect inside Manhattan , I stayed for 2 weaks, Rooms are very simple breakfast is good the hostel apply kitchen facilities. I liked to meet people from different nationalities

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