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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 18 November 2010

We stayed there because it was the cheapest place to find in such a good location here in NY, and after one week this is the one & only positive aspect to mention about the hostel! A lot of strange things seemed to go on there, such as overbooking, bedbucks and weird odors. We were just glad that we had...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 16 November 2010

I don't understand how this place got any licence as a hotel. I am very tolerant, that's why I went there, even after I saw reviews. And besides there is only bed in a room (very uncomfortable), tv that doesn't work and shared bathroom, there is even bigger problem: HEATING PIPES ARE MAKING SUCH A NOISE ON EVERY 1HR THAT...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 14 November 2010

We were 2 girls, 20 years old, who stayed at the Chocolate hostel for 10 days in the summer of 2010. The location of this hostel is perfect. 2 minute walk to the subway station, that can take you all around the city, cheap and fast. Our room was a okay size for two, a little bit small bed though....

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 5 November 2010

READ: This is a HOSTEL people! Not a boutique hotel, not a luxury resort, but a hostel. Who goes to New York City to hang out in their hotel room all day/night? We went there to explore the city and then have a CHEAP place to crash, and that is exactly what we did/got. This hostel is cheap and in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2010

I stayed here a few months back... the reviews on here got me quite worried, but I don't think this place deserves half of what ahs been written about it on Trip Advisor! Qualifiers: I stayed on my own in a private room and didn't make much use of the facilities, so I can't comment on those. What I got...

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London
Reviewed 21 October 2010

Anyone looking for budget accomodation is likely to be tempted with this place, in most other cities the price paid here would guarantee something really good, but in new york all accomodation is overpriced. Some general points to note: 1) the location is really nice, a few blocks from central park , in a nice neighbourhood - probably the main...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 18 October 2010

The photos are fake! The rooms lack everything but the bed, there are holes in the floor under the carpet, the towels are the size of a tissue, it's noisy, it smells weird and it's not even the cheapest hotel you can find. The bathrooms (size of a closet) where kept clean however and the location is good, but I...

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London
Reviewed 10 September 2010

Booked online through their website 3 weeks prior to arrival, got there and they had no record of our reservation, or the $75 deposit i paid. After trying to deny our booking, accusing me of lying when i said that they had not emailed me to cancel or refunded the deposit, and trying to turn us away, i eventually went...

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2010

Me and some friends booked to go to a festival in New York over the Labor Day weekend, Septmber 2010. We wanted to go round the city and see as much as possible and do as much as we could so we didn't want to spend a ot of money on a place to stay. We looked at several hostels...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2010

What a waste of money this place is. The front desk staff are useless, they were all too busy on Facebook and online shopping to help paying customers. They were rude, unfriendly and had no real knowledge about the hostel and it's facilities. It really anooid everyone staying here, they really didn't care about the guests. Do not be fooled,...

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Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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Address: 850 W End Ave, New York City, NY 10025-4916
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Amenities:
Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Price Range: $146 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Chocolat Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 106
Also Known As:
Chocolat Hotel New York City
West End Studios Hotel
West End Studios New York
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