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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed in hundreds of hotels over the past 20 years for business and holiday and this, by far, was the worst experience I've ever had. The hotel website does not represent what your experience will look like. I paid extra for a room that was to have a queen bed and a pullout so that my friend could sleep...

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TownhouseInnChelsea, General Manager at The Townhouse Inn of Chelsea, responded to this review

I feel so sorry that this was your response after behaving so psychotically at the hotel, then sneaking a dog into the room and then demanding a 2nd bedroom suite (we don't have one) and then once I ask you to remove the dog, demanding a refund or you will go to the internet. We try our best to give...

Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely LOVED staying at the Inn. Everything was wonderful. The manager, Eric~ also adorable, gave us excellent restaurant and shopping recommendations. The room and bathroom were incredibly spacious, very comfortable- we even had a skylight! The breakfast room was extremely convenient- many more amenities than we had time to enjoy. The breakfast was very good- you thought of everything!...

Thank Kathy V
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Many other reviewers talk about The Townhouse Inn being charming. I disagree. My room overlooked a very noisy 23rd street, and I barely got any sleep. Had to use the air conditioner to drown out some of the noise, but that only helped a little bit. It didn't help that the bed wasn't very comfortable. The next morning I asked...

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TownhouseInnChelsea, Owner at The Townhouse Inn of Chelsea, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, we always appreciate guest input. I'm sorry you felt it was noisy. We are on 23rd St in the middle of Manhattan, a location people love as we are in the middle of everything. But yes that equals street noise at the front and bustle on the sidewalk. I did notice that most of your other...

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here briefly during a business trip on the third floor. There are only two rooms on the floor which gave us a sense of privacy for me and my colleague which was great. This is by far the biggest hotel room I've ever stayed in in this city - ask for the room with two queens. This place isn't...

Thank Candace J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A great location for exploring all of NY. Totally different from your average hotel, large spacious rooms that are quirky and homely. A fabulous breakfast with plenty of choice. If you like modern this is not the place for you, but if you want a really personal service and something different I would really recommend giving it a try.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stayed in this warm and welcoming hotel for a family reunion. The brick-walled room was finished and furnished to harken back to an earlier time, and was quite comfortable. The dark wood-and-brick library doubled as a morning dining room supplied with fresh baked goods, juice, and other light breakfast faire to ready for the day. The owner Eric and...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This hotel is on a busy street, but quiet. It is discretely located not too far from the main attractions but within walking distance of the cool spots where you can eat and drink. The accommodation is comfy, homely and clean. The staff and owners were excellent hosts and I wouldn't see any reason not to book at this place...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 15 August 2016

the rooms are styled for the beginning of the 20th century and have a certain atmosphere (it is a pity the blankets have holes or stains). unfortunately the AC is so loud, it is almost impossible to sleep, the rooms have inadequate lighting so it is difficult to read. you cannot open the window because the AC is in it....

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We arrived after reception was shut but had been emailed how to check in and everything was organised for us. Coffee and tea can be made in the liabrary 24/7 and the Internet was good. The room was clean and comfortable and the location perfect, just a few blocks from Penn station. THe only grumble I had was the air...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel has it all! The rooms are huge - with a sitting area as big as the bedroom, the library is charming, the staff are friendly and the location is ideal for up or down town. It was well-priced compared to other hotels and they were happy to hold our luggage for the day. There are a few vagrants...

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Staying in Chelsea

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Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost every night of the week and countless exhibits to explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighbourhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
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The Townhouse Inn of Chelsea is a unique bed and breakfast in one of the most dynamic and convenience neighborhoods in New York City. Walk to restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and sightseeing such as the Flatiron Building, the Empire State Building and The High Line. Fifth Avenue shopping, Grand Central Station, Times Square and the Theater District, Central Park, all are close at hand. ... more   less 

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Address: 131 W 23rd St, New York City, NY 10011-2431
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea , Manhattan
Price Range: RM663 - RM1,789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Townhouse Inn of Chelsea 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Request a room that is away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles srfsde, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Email the owners, they are more than willing to help.”
 of 5 bubbles 357carll, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had 2 3 people rooms, 2nd and 3rd floor. Excellent location for both. Quiet and Comfortable”
  • View of the new World Trade Center from the end of the block
  • This little guy kept us safe at night from pigeons
  • Comfy chair, brick walls, 2 large windows, spacious room for 3
 of 5 bubbles marrasan, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a front room.”
 of 5 bubbles kaygee38, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Every room has its own character! Choose if you like smaller, boutique inns.”
 of 5 bubbles JDB25104, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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