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1 room, 2 adults


2-star2 stars
368 8th Avenue, New York, NY, 10001, United States of America

City-center hostel within walking distance of Madison Square Garden
  • Free WiFi
  • I had a reservation cancelled last minute leaving me scrambling for a place. Early notice…Mar 13, 2020
  • Clean rooms, clean facilities. The graphics on the walls are great.Mar 12, 2020


  • Deluxe Queen
  • Standard Queen
  • Superior Queen
  • Private Bunk-Bed

What’s around CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea


  • In Midtown
  • Madison Square Garden - 9 min walk
  • The High Line Park - 9 min walk
  • 5th Avenue - 11 min walk
  • Macy's - 13 min walk
  • Times Square - 14 min walk
  • Empire State Building - 14 min walk
  • Chelsea Market - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) - 41 min drive
  • Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 30 min drive
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 29 min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 4 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 15 min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) - 26 min drive
  • New York Penn Station - 3 min walk
  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 10 min walk
  • New York 23rd St. Station - 12 min walk
  • 28 St. Station (7th Av.) - 4 min walk
  • 23 St. Station (8th Av.) - 5 min walk
  • 34 St. - Penn Station - 6 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-5 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea’s small print

Also known as

  • City Rooms NYC
  • CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • City Rooms NYC Hostel
  • City Rooms NYC Hostel New York
  • City Rooms NYC New York
  • City Nyc Chelsea New York
  • CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea New York


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

Deposit: USD 50 per night

  • Resort fee: USD 15 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • In-room safe
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea

  • Does CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea?
    No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
  • Are pets allowed at CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea?
    You can check in from 3 PM - 5 AM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company (4-min walk), Black Iron Burger (4-min walk), and Maggie Reilly's (4-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at CITY ROOMS NYC - Chelsea?
    No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Resorts World Casino (20-min drive) is nearby.

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 178 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
It was extremely clean and hospitable, even though our room was very small it was comfortable and thoroughly enjoyable
ca2 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
The room, bathroom, and shower were very clean. The staff were very nice and helpful. The location is great as well. The only cons are the size of the bathroom and the heat. The bathrooms are so small that my husband could barely fit (he's 6 ft and when seated, his knees hit the door). Also, we couldn't control the heat and had to sleep with the window open because it was so hot.
us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
An exceptional value. Super clean and well run. Model business.
Jamws, us2 night business trip
Good 6.0
The rooms are much smaller than the ones shown in the photos (at least the one that I stayed in was.) It was also a very warm room and the walls were super thin. Otherwise it was fine for my needs. It also had a sink and mirror in the room which was nice.
us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was nice. Not a lot of leg room in the crapper.
Jack, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location, clean facility and nice staff. Booked here because we went to the wendy Williams show.
Monique, us1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Staff were great, great location and a 7/11 next door help..only disadvantage is the size of the rooms and the toilet size, I am quite tall so it was difficult..this is a hostel cast as a hotel but apart from the size of both I rated it
Mitch, au2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Let me say that what they advertise is exactly what you get--nothing more and nothing less. My son and I took a room with a bunk bed. The room was probably 7x7--maybe 8x8--the bunk bed all by itself took up around 40% of the room. The room and shared bathrooms were clean. The staff was very nice. The location--about two blocks from Penn Station--was very convenient. The bed was comfortable although the top bunk was just a few feet below the ceiling (the picture doesn't reflect the bunk in the room that we stayed). When I reserved the room, I knew that it was going to be small--I just didn't realize how small. The size of the room also resulted in the room being a bit "stuffy." There were two bathrooms on each of the three floors. One bathroom on the third floor was so small that it would almost be impossible to sit down. The other bathroom was a bit larger. The stay was an interesting experience. Overall, I gave the hotel a reasonably good grade because I did get what they said they would deliver (although they never said exactly how small that room is).
us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
No frills hostel, but very comfortable bed. Very clean. Great location.
Patrick, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wish there was personal shower instead of communal
Lauren, us2 night trip