Chelsea Inn - New York

46 West 17Th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10show map
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GoodBased on  318 reviews
Overview

The traditional 3-star Chelsea Inn offers airport transfer, 24-hour front desk and concierge service. Offering accommodation in the 5-story building, the hotel combines empire architecture and modern facilities.

New York center can be reached within 30 minutes' walk. The vicinity of a subway station let you explore Central Park and Chelsea Park with no difficulty.

The hotel allows quick access to parks and gardens.

La Guardia airport can be reached within a 20 minutes' drive from Chelsea Inn.

Rooms

Guests of Chelsea Inn are offered to take advantage of a mini bar, climate control, television with satellite channels, a fridge and a writing desk provided in non-smoking rooms. They also comprise private bathrooms appointed with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a complimentary continental breakfast is served. Offering Italian and Japanese meals, Pasta Basta is around 50 meters away.

Services

Guests can benefit from a storage room, a designated area for smoking and a safe deposit box.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   34.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

TV

Flat-screen TV

No pets allowed

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

  • Snack bar

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Sitting area

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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Echo of ArtEcho of Art1.9 mi
Elysian ParkElysian Park1.7 mi
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Hoboken RecreationHoboken Recreation1.9 mi
Church Square ParkChurch Square Park2.0 mi
Little League FieldLittle League Field2.0 mi
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Columbus Park Adm OfficeColumbus Park Adm Office2.1 mi
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Getting around
Airports
La Guardia (LGA)7.0 mi
Teterboro (TEB)8.5 mi
Train
33rd St4300 ft
New York Penn Station4300 ft
Underground
Metropolitan Pavilion700 ft
14th Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line)1000 ft
Bus
Bus stop700 ft
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Reviews
6.6
GoodBased on  318  reviews
  • 3.4
    Guest rating

    nothing,over priced and bad service

    at arrival the staff barely spoke english, at departure, there was no staff to check out before 9h00!!!!!! window could not be opened for fresh air, a party was going on in the backyard until 22h00 and the hotel staff spoke to me as if I was a 3 year old...

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Loved the location, room, front desk staff, price was right.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    I have travelled al over the world but this is one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed in. We specifically booked a room with two twin beds but got a room with only one bed that was to small for two persons. Even though there was a room available with a bigger bed, they did not give it to us. Instead they gave us a camper bed. The problem was that the matras on this bed had springs that stuck out of the matras, you couldn't sleep in this bed. They refused to take care of this and we had to sleep on the floor in turns. Also the room was very dirty, there were bunch of hairs on the blankets and pillows. The breakfast was outside the hotel and everymorning it lacked something. Then the juice was out, then there was no tee etc.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The location was amazing, close-by everything. I also liked the kind of people staying at the hotel, fun people not liking to spend much but loves to have fun. Staff were friendly too.

    shared bathrooms and also the fact walls were really slim and could hear everything from rooms beside. Also the sanitary equipment was really old.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    honestly?... nothing. it was the worst hotel i stayed in, in a long time. 200 USD for this is outrageous!! it should be more around 10 USD!! the onlky thing that could justify the price is the fact that it is in NYC

    except the night watchman the staff, and particularly the breakfast lady were almost agressive. I have slept in better hotel beds in the 3rd world for less!!!

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The room was cute and clean, although basic, and the bathroom, shared with one other room, was new and clean, with a good shower and tub. The location was great, just north of Washington Square Park, handy to a subway station and easy to get cabs from.

    Our room window overlooked 17th Street, and there was construction going on in the building across the way, as well as trafic all night, huge loud trucks in the morning, and bouts of beeping. The air conditioner let in all the noise, as well as the cold air right on our heads. The sheer curtains were no help. I asked the desk person on the way out if there were quieter rooms and he said "Yes, you just have to ask for them when you make your reservation" -- wish we'd known!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Charming. Historic. Great location. Closet with safe. Very clean, including shared bathroom. Staff pleasant and helpful. Although small, the room was spacious for NY. Continental breakfast included (1 roll or pastry and juice or coffee).

    Bathrooms are shared (but only by 2 rooms). No elevator in this 100+ year old building, so if you stay on the top (5th) floor, you should like stairs.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    I really loved the location. The Inn was very affordable and very practical. I enjoyed my stay!

    The stair way was very slanted...but funny.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Chelsea Inn offers good value for the money, great location, free wifi, and free breakfast.

    Thin walls mean you can occasionally hear other guests. Thin curtains were not sufficient to block the bright lights directly outside my window. The room was too warm, and it was very difficult to open the window, which had to be propped open with a 2x4 (provided at no extra cost).

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The situation could not be better: many shops around, metro very closed, tranquility (for the rooms on the back) in the center of New York.

    The room are not very spacious, but however comfortable. The walls are thin and we can hear the neighbours' chat, but everybody tries its best not to disturb each other.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Great location, no frills but an excellent value.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Price, location and breakfast from Nana'S.

    Air conditioner blocked by dresser/heavy drapes - (ground floor - street window)

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Although the bathrooms are shared it is only between 2 rooms, the showers are hot and have good pressure. The staff were friendly and willing to help by booking restaurants, tips on tours etc.

    The breakfast is included but you have to collect from a cafe next door and take to your room, would have been nice to have a seated area, although can understand as being in manhattan the space is limited. there are no lifts and walking up 3 or 4 floors can be tough after a long day out

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Good location, close to many points of reference

    Staff was not particularly welcoming (and in the case of one, also spoke questionable English). Beware of 'breakfast' - it actually consists of a coffee and pastry combo from a nearby bakery (you pay with vouchers, wwii style). Room was not particularly clean (stains on armchairs, fossilized dead mosquitoes on walls etc). First time I was told to 'check my room' for any damages before leaving otherwise my credit card could be charged (very reasonable when leaving an apartment after months, very weird when staying for 2 nights in a room where hundreds of others stay over a month). Combination of price and location (as well as inexplicable reference in Lonely Planet) can prove formidable for this hotel, however walk in with really low expectations.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Poor internet access on the 3d floor

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Highlights
7
GoodBased on  318 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
La Guardia (LGA)7.0 mi
Teterboro (TEB)8.5 mi
Train
33rd St4300 ft
New York Penn Station4300 ft
Underground
Metropolitan Pavilion700 ft
14th Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line)1000 ft
Bus
Bus stop700 ft
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