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Chelsea Inn

Hostel | 46 W. 17th Street, New York City, New York, USA NY 10011

78.7% Overall Rating

274 out of 336 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/06/2014)

"Location was great, and the price was good. The meal vouchers for the cafe next door were really useful - we had two massive breakfasts for free in a week."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Fax
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Cards are pre authorized 72 hours prior to arrival date however if the credit card is declined and we do not get a new credit card within 48 hours prior to arrival, we reserve the right to cancel the booking. The credit card holder’s name should match the name of the reservation, otherwise we require written authorization with the Xerox copy of the credit card (back and front) and photocopy of their ID. Tax is not included in the rates shown online.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Sales Tax 14.75%
Visitors Tax USD 3.50

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to New York City?

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This is always a popular Hostel among those travelling for outdoor activities. Chelsea Inn is ideally located in Chelsea. For those travelling alone, this Hostel in New York City is a great choice. This Hostel comes highly recommended with a customer rating of 82%. This Hostel is a perfect choice for those looking for great location. Chelsea Inn is a great find in New York City. With a safety deposit, late check-out, and its Wi-Fi, Chelsea Inn has your travel needs covered. Stay here and you'll be near 6 Av tube station, which is 4 minutes away. At just 0.6km away, close by Union Square makes a stay at Chelsea Inn ideal for discovering New York City. Read more

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About Chelsea Inn

Set in two rennovated 19th century townhouses, Chelsea Inn has the feel of an old country home. The guestrooms are generously large for NY and the studios and suites are huge.

Chelsea Inn is a four storey walk-up building (no elevator) which offers a choice of suites and studio rooms, all with private baths, or guestrooms with semi-private bathrooms (shared with one other guestroom). All rooms come with refrigerator, coffee maker and sink. Silverware & plates are available upon request; a happy extra if you are on a tight budget.

Continental breakfast is included in the price and is served at "Petite Abeille". Breakfast is served weekdays from 7:30 am to 10 am and weekends from 9 am to 11 am. Breakfast is carry out and includes a pastry or bagel, coffee or tea.

The inn is located in Chelsea, one of the city's hottest neighborhoods with an assortment of upscale to bohemian retail stores, restaurants, bars and clubs.

Just steps away from:
Barnes & Noble
Union Square farmer's market
Lower 5th Avenue shopping
Greenwich Village/Soho

Nearby theatre and dance
Dance theatre workshop
Isadora Duncan foundation studio
Solo arts group

Nearby restaurants, bars and clubs
Petite Abeille - a taste of Belgium (ask for 10% discount at the front desk)
Restaurant 147
Ten's world-class cabaret
Francisco's Centro Vasco
Gotham bar and grill
Granville restaurant/lounge
Heartland Brewery
Knickerbocker bar and grill
Trattoria Bella Donna

All our rooms and suites include
Voice mail
Air conditioning
Basic cable TV
Safe in each room
Wireless internet

(Tax of 14.25% and 3.50 per room per night not included)
* At the Chelsea Inn, the shared bath is located in a private alcove and is shared by only
one other room. These rooms are perfect for those on a budget, or for friends traveling together

Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, travelers checks, cash
*Cancellation policy: 48 hours notice required prior to arrival or any changes in reservations.

Accommodation Information

We offer three different types of rooms:
All rooms come with basic cable-TV central heating, air-conditioning and refrigerator.

Our two room suites sleep up to four people (one double bed and two twin beds) and includes a a desk, and a private bathroom.

Our studio rooms are larger than our guestrooms and also have their own bathrooms. These rooms are located on the ground floor and come in twin, double and queen configurations.

Our guestrooms are located on the upper storeys of our walkup buildings. They come in ether double or twin bed configurations. Each bathroom is shared by a maximum of two guestrooms.

Location Information

Located in Chelsea on 17th Street between 5th and 6th Ave on what was known as a photo district, Chelsea Inn as an enviable location. We are within walkng distance of a variety of local attractions such as the organic farmers market of Union Square as well as the bars and clubs of Greenwich Village and the Meatpacking district.

For the shopaholics we are around the corner from Filene's Basement and two avenue blocks away from a second Filene's basement and half a block from 5th Avenue shops.