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Chelsea International Hostel

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

Rating: 78% from 74 reviews

  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 77%Staff
  • 81%Security
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 77%Value for money
  • 71%Facilities

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  • Very well located, the staff is friendly, very great place!!
  • 100%
  • 26 Aug 2016 Anonymous Canada
  • Had a great stay and loved it all. Only comment was that the bed in the double en suite room we had was not at all comfortable. Think a new mattress is needed.
  • 86%
  • 31 Jul 2016 Dianne Australia
  • Overall a valuable hostel experience. Front desk staff cud be more responsive in handling emergencies such as helping convey last-min. flt changes which if missed cud result to thousands of $$ on hotel & int'l flight rebookings; instead of being overly cautious in disturbing other dorm guests in early morning hours. If d same were to happen to them they wud have wanted being informed of such cost-implicating changes & thus wud surely understand being bothered by a rare& untimely knock on d door.
  • 86%
  • 20 Jul 2016 Anonymous Philippines
  • To be fair, having a bed, roof, AC & breakfast in Manhattan at this price was a steal. That said, it is true that you get what you paid for. The rooms are smaller than they might appear in the photos, it is not five-star accommodation. I would have liked the wifi to be available in the dorms, instead of just in the common area. On the plus side, the shower's water pressure & temperature were perfect. If you're expectations aren't high and you just want a place to sleep and regroup, it's ideal.
  • 74%
  • 07 Jul 2016 Deborah USA
  • I have stayed in hostels in many countries but this was my first one in New York City. I found the staff to be extremely helpful and kind. The rooms were clean and I couldn't have been more pleased at the atmosphere. The location was close to several restaurants and not to far from Time Square. It was reasonably priced and I would highly recommend it. The only inconvince was that wifi was only available in the common area, but even that was ok. I will stay there again next year when I return.
  • 91%
  • 05 Jul 2016 Kenneth USA
  • No Wi-Fi in the Quest rooms and the building area. Wi-Fi Internet work in the kitchen area only. and all Guest must go to the kitchen area to have Wi-Fi internet access like an he-goats. No Elevator in the building. and the hostel have a huge long up stairs which all guess stress to hell to climb with their luggage. the hostel security and the staff do not give a dam about human beings. only money that´ts all.
  • 57%
  • 03 Jul 2016 Anonymous Sweden
  • Great atmosphere, our room faced the courtyard and was quiet and stayed cool without bringing the smells of the city inside, very clean sheets/towels and the bathroom was kept very clean.
  • 91%
  • 26 Jun 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Excellent location!!! Very clean Great stuff Good atmosphere Breakfast is included
  • 97%
  • 23 Jun 2016 Idan Israel
  • really expensive for not having breakfast. There are others hostels as good as that one for less money
  • 80%
  • 20 Jun 2016 sabrina Argentina
  • Awesome place, with super amazing location and affordability. I wish the place provided just one or two more items, such as a second well-worn bath towel and a small bar of soap. The middle-aged gentleman at the counter is a tad too abrupt in his professional demeanor.
  • 83%
  • 13 Jun 2016 mark USA
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