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Chelsea Inn - 17th Street

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had my doubts about this hotel, but wound up staying here anyway because availability was limited around Penn Station. My doubts were fully justified. For a price that is not a particular bargain, I got a tiny airless windowless room with no evident ventilation at all, which smelled of mold. There was no place to sit. Worse, it was... More 

1 Thank Lorax B
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed recently at the Chelsea Inn. We found the service to be helpful, and the room better than we expected. The entire room seemed brand new, including the bathroom, as well as decor throughout the rest of the inn. The decor was modern and clean. There was some noise late at night from across the street,... More 

Thank dpw1983
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Better late than never...stayed in this place in first week of October 2015....clean rooms, shared bathroom, but kept always clean and dry....walk able distance to metro and other shopping areas at Manhattan

Thank Chandrasekar L
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed at the Chelsea Inn for two weeks. The location was perfect being close to subway, restaurants and bars. Our room was very small but this did not concern us because we only slept there and the bed was very comfortable and the air conditioning was excellent as it was quite hot and the bathroom was a good size.... More 

Thank Gay R
Chigwell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a junior studio for 3 adults and were disappointed. The room contained a queen bed and a futon - which was supposed to sleep an adult. The description said that there would be a refrigerator but there was no room in the studio for this. Very misleading. Best thing about the hotel is the exit.

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Springfield, Missouri
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77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This hotel is under renovation so the check in area is quite a mess. The renovated rooms are quite nice but on the small side. There is no lift so be prepared to haul bags up some very narrow stairs. This will quite the nice place when all is finished.

Thank SwedebyMarriage529
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

The hotel was disgusting. They booked us in on the 5th floor, but never told us there was no lift. We had to carry our own luggage, which was 6 suitcases and four back packs ourselves. No one offered to help. The hotel was being renovated, but we were never told this, the smell, dust, dirt, noise were too much,... More 

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Staines, UK
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

On arrival, my thirst thought was "God, what have we done!". The entrance looks rather seedy and is surrounded by building notices. However, do not let first impressions full you - the interior is recently renovated (still ongoing) and very clean. The rooms are tidy and spacious enough (we spent four nights here) and again very clean. The air-conditioning is... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

I went for a 3-night stay with my husband and 3-year old daughter. The location is just perfect - close to anything you need. Rooms and bathroom are renovated. I must though, advise that what they call junior suite is not a suite, it's just a bedroom. And the bedroom is really small (well, this is the Manhattan reality). There... More 

1 Thank maira_queiroz
1 review
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great location. However, they are currently having work done to the front lobby area. What was not enjoyable is the lack of hot water! During our 4 day stay only 1.5 of my showers were hot (tried to have 2 showers a day due to the hot sticky weather). After speaking with the front desk early evening we magically had... More 

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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building, which makes a good picture no matter what angle you photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this neighborhood is part of a historic district that was home to many of the city’s most famous department stores at the turn of the century. At the northern end of the neighbourhood, Madison Square Park is best known for being the home of a famous burger shack, but it can also be a quiet refuge to spend an afternoon, and it frequently hosts interesting public art exhibits. In the lower part of the Flatiron District you'll find Union Square, a bustling crossroads at all times of day and night.
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Chelsea Inn is a small boutique style hotel located in one of the most trendy parts of New York City - Chelsea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chelsea Inn - 17th Street

Address: 46 West 17th Street, New York City, NY 10011
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Flatiron District , Manhattan
Price Range: $119 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Chelsea Inn - 17th Street 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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“Just don't go here. Try Marriott Courtyard instead for a few dollars more per night.”
 of 5 bubbles loraxb, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a private room off of 17th Street as the street-side room was a bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles dpw1983, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the first floor so not far to carry luggage as there is no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles 301gayr, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms in the back are away from the street noise”
 of 5 bubbles SwedebyMarriage529, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This hotel's rooms are the tiniest rooms I have ever stayed in and will never again.”
 of 5 bubbles vanessabB2404JE, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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