Chelsea Star Hotel

The Chelsea Star Hotel is kind of the stuff of legend in New York. Once a hotel/apartment for the down-and-out – and home of a struggling singer by the name of Madonna – the Chelsea Star Hotel is now a funky and unique hostel right by Madison Square Garden in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. Many of New York’s main tourist sights are within walking distance, and whatever is beyond reach on foot is easily accessible via the subway.

Rooms at the Chelsea Star Hotel range from dormitories all the way up to recently renovated deluxe double rooms. There are also regular double rooms, single rooms, apartment suites, and specialty theme rooms (among them rooms with names like Madonna, Betty Boop and Salvador Dali). Every budget is covered here, as is every taste from affordable luxury to only the basics. In what other hostel will you find both a $30 dormitory bed and a $220 fancy schmancy hotel room? The best news is that guests are all treated to the same high quality service, no matter how much their room costs.

Some of the amenities you will find at Chelsea Star Hotel are:



  • Free linens (free towels in private rooms)
  • Internet access
  • Luggage storage and security lockers
  • Laundry service
  • Airport transportation available
  • Food delivery to room
  • Bicycle and rollerblade rental
  • Concierge assistance with travel needs
  • No lockout and no curfew

The owners of the Chelsea Star Hotel love New York, and they want you to love New York, too. They are always on hand to help you out with whatever you need – whether it is a restaurant or bar recommendation, hints on using the city’s public transportation, directions to the best shopping, or actual assistance with booking tours, they are ready and willing to help. All you have to do is ask.

There is no other hostel in New York quite like the Chelsea Star Hotel; and with so many hostels including the “Chelsea” name, it could be easy to be confused. Do not be confused. It is the Chelsea Star Hotel you want, trust us.

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