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“Get the Full Chelsea Experience” 4 of 5 stars
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The GEM Hotel Chelsea
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   300 W 22nd St, 22nd Street & 8th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011 (Formerly GEM Hotel - Chelsea, an Ascend Collection hotel ) (Chelsea)   |  
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Ranked #205 of 478 Hotels in New York City
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1 review
“Get the Full Chelsea Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The hotel was very clean and the free wifi and robes were definitely a plus. Many things are in walking distance, including the A, C & 1 train along with wonderful paces to eat also and there is on street parking! The only con was the room size, the rooms are smaller than expected but it wouldn't discourage me from staying there again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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GEMChelseaFOM, Front Office Manager at The GEM Hotel Chelsea, responded to this review, November 10, 2014
Thank you for staying with us! We are glad to hear you had such a wonderful experience here at the Gem Hotel Chelsea. We hope to see you again the next time you are in the area so that we can share some of the exciting new changes and upgrades that are coming soon.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The hotel and room were very clean. The front desk is awesome! The rooms are small so please take note. It is convenietly located, a few blocks from MSG & The Empire State Building. Overall, it was a good experience.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
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GEMChelseaFOM, Front Office Manager at The GEM Hotel Chelsea, responded to this review, November 30, 2014
Hello,

Thank you for the great review and staying with us at the Gem Hotel Chelsea. Our rooms are very cozy, but we are glad you had a good experience with us. We look forward to your next stay and to share our new and improved lobby lounge and bar!
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Room was too small for two person and very dark. Did not feel comfortable and definetly other than the pictures in the internet suggested.
Location in Chelsea is great.
Roof top was also a dissapointment. Just some tables with chairs. Noisy surroundings from all the machinery.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Good location, close to restaurants and shops, Chelsea markets and the high line. A/C was a big issue for us as it woke us every night. Difficult to get any responses via email but helpful in person..

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Right price for a nice clean and comfortable room provided with good WiFi. A bit noisy during night (my room was on The corner of The street).........................................….................

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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GEMChelseaFOM, Front Office Manager at The GEM Hotel Chelsea, responded to this review, December 3, 2014
Hello,

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Gem Hotel Chelsea while visiting New York City. We appreciate your review. We apologize for the external noise surrounding the hotel, perhaps on your next stay, you may enjoy one of our interior guest rooms. We look forward to your return and to share our newly renovated lobby lounge and bar.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at The GEM Hotel Chelsea and would be happy to be able to stay there again. The front desk was friendly and helpful and there was everything needed within walking distance.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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GEMhotelChelseaGM, Manager at The GEM Hotel Chelsea, responded to this review, July 16, 2014
Hi DONNA9051981. We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The location of the hotel is one of the great attractions for staying at the GEM Hotel Chelsea. Its something we consistently hear from our guest.

Please considering us again the next time you require accommodations in the Chelsea New York City area.

Lastly, thank for taking a few moments to share your thoughts about your stay.

Warmest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have enjoyed staying at the Gem Chelsea many times over the past few months. I can usually find free parking on 22nd st just steps from the hotel which is an added bonus in to the already reasonably priced rooms.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
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GEMhotelChelseaGM, Manager at The GEM Hotel Chelsea, responded to this review, July 16, 2014
Hi mojojo9955, thank you so much for staying with us again. We love to learn that our past guests are returning. It means that we continue to meet their expectations.

I think it's awesome that you continue to locate free parking on our New York City streets. Its one of the bonuses of the GEM Hotel being in Chelsea. You get the best of both worlds. The location allows you to be in the heart of New York City near multiple trains and buses yet the neighborhood has a presence of local residents and boutique stores.

Thank you for staying at the GEM Hotel Chelsea and more important thank you for sharing your comments about your stay.

Warm regards
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Property: The GEM Hotel Chelsea
Address: 300 W 22nd St, 22nd Street & 8th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011 (Formerly GEM Hotel - Chelsea, an Ascend Collection hotel )
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #205 of 478 Hotels in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The GEM Hotel Chelsea 4*
Number of rooms: 81
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Free Wifi. The GEM Hotel Chelsea is ideally located in "your corner of the world." We provide an intimate, boutique atmosphere and offer our guests elegantly designed rooms with luxurious amenities. This New York City boutique hotel is conveniently located in the neighborhood of Chelsea. This trendy Manhattan neighborhood is filled with chic art galleries, night club hotspots, world-famous restaurants, shopping and more. Guests are within walking distance to Penn Station and world-famous Midtown Manhattan attractions such as Madison Square Garden, Times Square, Macy's/Herald Square, the campus of New York University (NYU) and the Empire State Building. The hotel is one block from New York City's subway system. Surrounding neighborhoods include Greenwich Village, the Flatiron District, Union Square, Midtown and the Meat Packing District.The GEM Hotel Chelsea offers a wide array of amenities and services that add value. All guest rooms are smoke-free and boast LCD televisions with HD channels,iPod docking stations, cordless telephones, paraben-free bath amenities, bath robes, down pillows, plush towels and Wolfgang Puck coffee. Standard room amenities include coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. ... more   less 
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