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Chelsea International Hostel

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

Rating: 76% from 133 reviews

  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 76%Staff
  • 78%Security
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 89%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 67%Facilities

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  • Unfortunately I cannot recommend the Chelsea International Hostel to anyone. Our experience was terrible with the people in the front desk and, about the accommodations, although the rooms were clean, they need a complete overhaul, starting from the beds and finishing in the bathrooms. The recreation area is small and inappropriate considering the number of guests. I stay very often in hostels but not in this one, I hope.
  • 63%
  • 19 Aug 2015 ANTONIO Brazil
  • Best deal in NYC!
  • 94%
  • 15 Aug 2015 Anonymous USA
  • It's just an average hostel within a good location for a bus or train ride to main attractions in Manhattan. The staffs just feel that they did good job by taking your money and handing over the hostel keys. They just don't care if you got any complains as they will have more people lining up for rooms by next morning. The rent is quite high for an average hostel in New York city. If you're willing to pay a bit extra bucks, you better off find a good 2 star hotel somewhere else!
  • 57%
  • 13 Aug 2015 Mohd Noor Malaysia
  • Very simple, but I was surprised by how incredibly clean it was. I saw no bugs or cobwebs or anything like that that I would normally sort of take for granted at a cheap hostel. I had a private room with a shared bath, but still had a handbasin in my room which was very convenient. The location in Chelsea was perfect. Lots of nice restaurants, stores, and several metro stops nearby. If you basically need an affordable place that is a roof over your head and a decent bed, this is the place.
  • 83%
  • 12 Aug 2015 Helenah Sweden
  • Improve staff hospitality.
  • 71%
  • 01 Aug 2015 Ricardo Jorge
  • Excellent rapport qualité / prix. Chambre sécurisée avec lit double confortable. Salle de bain et wc privés très propres. Chambre donnant sur la rue très bruyante !!! Petit-déjeuner compris dans le prix Très bien situé dans le quartier dynamique de Chelsea. Proche de Times Square, Flatiron Building, Madison Square, Penn Station. Excellent price / quality ratio. Secure room with comfortable double bed. Bathrooms and toilets very clean. Room is very noisy!!! Breakfast included in the price Conve
  • 94%
  • 30 Jul 2015 MARLENE France
  • The Hostel is fantastic! Only 15 min walking from TSq. Very close to subway, groceries and Starbucks 😊 one and only minus is very loud AC. I spent there a week and it was really good. Nice, safe area!
  • 100%
  • 29 Jul 2015 Anonymous Poland
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