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Chelsea International Hostel

251 West 20th Street, New York, USA, Distance from city centre: 3.3km

Rating: 77% from 46 reviews

  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 79%Staff
  • 79%Security
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 89%Location
  • 77%Value for money
  • 65%Facilities

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  • Odd policy on requiring a passport. I don’t have one! Not planning to get one. Is this even legal? Who’s come drivers license is not sufficient? Could not pay by card. I was sent out to get cash... terrible experience having to drag my luggage looking for cash machine. Will not return.
  • 43%
  • 13 Apr 2018 Anonymous USA
  • Great location but really tiny and shabby-looking rooms. You get exactly what you pay for and nothing more.
  • 57%
  • 12 Mar 2018 Maritza USA
  • The single room is pretty much a prison cell. But it's the cheapest single room in the area! ;-)
  • 60%
  • 11 Jan 2018 Anonymous Germany
  • The room was clean and the staff was nice. I found my bed really comfortable. The location is perfect. I chose a two bed female dorm and now my roommate is a good friend of mine.
  • 83%
  • 05 Jan 2018 Anonymous Dominican Republic
  • Very nice place to stay in New York. The situation is perfect, the price and the service are very good. Thanks very much!!!!!!
  • 91%
  • 14 Dec 2017 Anonymous Spain
  • Stay somewhere else. All tha bad reviews are correct.
  • 43%
  • 02 Dec 2017 Renee USA
  • Luciano and the woman who works nights are/were extremely helpful, they went over and beyond what I would have expected anyone to be, the other daytime guy not so much.
  • 86%
  • 16 Oct 2017 Curtis USA
  • Hostel generally very good. However for older guests like us climbing two flights of stairs to our room with luggage and no elevator is a trial.
  • 97%
  • 14 Oct 2017 Al USA
  • The room is very simple but ok, but my biggest problem was a cockroach in the room. The double room is very expensive, but compared to the price range in Manhattan I guess that this hostel is a good option.
  • 63%
  • 21 Sep 2017 GIL Israel
  • We found almost a dozen roaches when we got back to the room on the first night. They were running all over including the mattress, inside our open suitcase. We had to leave immediately and move to a hotel. On the plus side, the hostel gave us a full refund.
  • 51%
  • 12 Aug 2017 Anonymous India
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