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Denver, Colorado, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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!... More 

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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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... More 

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Thank srfsde
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... More 

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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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 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
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 14 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.... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 24 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... More 

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central mass
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the townhouse inn as we were looking for a place near Madison square garden comfortable for 3 adults-mom and 2 twenty-somethings. We have spent lots of time midtown and uptown, but this was our time to enjoy the Chelsea and downtown area. The location was perfect. Walkable to all our interests (msg, high line, Madison park) and... More 

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Staying in Chelsea

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Chelsea
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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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

Additional Information about The Townhouse Inn of Chelsea

Address: 131 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY 10011
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Chelsea , Manhattan
Price Range: £119 - £320 (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.”
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“We had 2 3 people rooms, 2nd and 3rd floor. Excellent location for both. Quiet and Comfortable”
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  • Comfy chair, brick walls, 2 large windows, spacious room for 3
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“Don't get a front room.”
 of 5 bubbles kaygee38, 9 May 2016 | Read review
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