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Chelsea International Hostel

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

Rating: 76% from 101 reviews

  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 75%Staff
  • 79%Security
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 91%Location
  • 75%Value for money
  • 68%Facilities

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  • No hot water in shower/bathroom any time of the day for the three days. Wi-fi signal was never strong enough to hold a connection at any time, even for standard web page searching.
  • 77%
  • 23 Dec 2015 John USA
  • loaction was pretty good. quite near to the subway, so you can go to most of the attractions in NY by subway. but the hostel was really really old: small, narrow,dark and no wifi in your room, so you have to go to the public area to use the wifi. the bathroom was small. one of the workers i met the first day was not patient and friendly. but in NY, everything is expensive, so the price is reasonable anyway.
  • 57%
  • 17 Dec 2015 Anonymous China
  • The staff in the reception are a little rude. The clean could be better. If you only want a place to sleep for a low price it ok.
  • 69%
  • 03 Dec 2015 Anonymous Brazil
  • the staff here is always very accommodating, and the location cannot be beat!
  • 83%
  • 01 Dec 2015 Anonymous USA
  • I was in a single room, perfect! Bagels for breakfast and close to the Empire State. :) I will recommend it
  • 83%
  • 28 Nov 2015 Jennifer Spain
  • I absolutely loved my stay at Chelsea International Hostel. It is in a very safe located. There is a police station across the street, as well as a Starbucks. There are subway stations, stores, and restaurants everywhere you turn. I found the staff very pleasant, room and facility clean, and the room was very affordable.
  • 100%
  • 27 Nov 2015 Asia USA
  • This is a fine place to stay, and also a place where you can meet fellow travellers. Clean and good location. I could definitively stay here at my next exit. The hostel would probably increase visitors utility by improving the internet signals, and make more effort in common area to make it more feasible for travellers to socialize (at least when it is to cold to sit outside).
  • 71%
  • 21 Nov 2015 Jostein Norway
  • Everything was good! Our double room was perfect for us. Clean bathrooms and toilets
  • 83%
  • 21 Nov 2015 Anonymous Argentina
  • Couldn't have picked a better location; perfect for walking and excellent transport links, but that's what you're paying for - the accommodation is pretty basic and tired. That being said, if you're spending all your time in your room or the hostel here then you're wasting your New York experience! All rooms, including the bathrooms, are lacking in shelving and hooks. Seriously. Someone needs to do a trip to the hardware store! Having no hooks or shelving in the shower room was a nightmare!
  • 74%
  • 17 Nov 2015 Anonymous Australia
  • In case you have to be in Chelsea AND all you need is a bed - go for it. In any other case: consider spending more money or staying a litle bit futher out. The hostel is run down and literally has no ammenities.
  • 46%
  • 07 Nov 2015 Janine
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