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Chelsea International Hostel

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

Rating: 75% from 222 reviews

  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 73%Staff
  • 75%Security
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 89%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 68%Facilities

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  • Wifi just work in the common areas. The breakfast isn't good and if some food or drink end, they don't replace. The building is too old.
  • 54%
  • 09 Jan 2015 MARCELO Brazil
  • I am very satisfied by this Hostel. Online Booking was easier than the others Hostel required to pay for 2 or four beds. The Atmosphere was great. It is really International because I met people from Japan, Brazil, Argentina, USA and lot of Europeens. This is a grey place to stay and please do not discuss the 10.00 USD security deposit It will be return to you when checking out. For Budget Hostel in New York, I recommend Chelsea.
  • 97%
  • 05 Jan 2015 raymond USA
  • the WiFi is bad!
  • 94%
  • 30 Dec 2014 Maria Jose Mexico
  • Personal was nice, everything else were terrible!!!!!! Never never book 4 people room!!!
  • 20%
  • 23 Dec 2014 Anna Ukraine
  • The place was great for what I needed - just one night in the city between adventures that was affordable and in a good part of the city in a great neighborhood with lots to do nearby at night. The only issue I had was that even with the radiator turned completely off, the room was really hot. Not sure if I was doing something wrong but I just opened the window (although it was like 25F outside) to cool it down a bit.
  • 86%
  • 20 Dec 2014 Gary USA
  • Always love this place! Very happy too that when I arrived before 2pm that my room was already ready! Accomodations were better than expected (I forgot I had booked a single ensuite) very nice! Nice neighborhood, helpful staff...everything you could want plus a full kitchen so I could store food etc.
  • 97%
  • 19 Dec 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Location was really great BUT Wifi was not working at all for 3 days I stayed there.
  • 54%
  • 13 Dec 2014 Patricia Germany
  • Great location and facilities! Good breakfast and atmosphere!
  • 94%
  • 10 Dec 2014 Malka Brazil
  • as the first time in NYC, this is the first place I lived, nice place, especially the location, very convinient for fresh people. remember the tax you should pay additionally. what made me afraid is the security, all my staff has to be located in my room, fortunately, you can bring a lock with yourself, because the hostel can provide locker. the bath room is ok. remember to bring your own bath shampo. all these words from Beijing, China. hopefully, it can help you as a new guy for NYC.
  • 91%
  • 08 Dec 2014 Anonymous China
  • Better wi-fi accessibility would be great. Had a couple of great late night staff help me out but the guy who checked me in seemed to hate life.
  • 80%
  • 07 Dec 2014 Anonymous Australia
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