Hostels in Chelsea, New York City

Hostels near Chelsea

# Sorted in order of distance from Chelsea

Hostels in New York City

Chelsea International Hostel

Manhattan - Chelsea
Free Breakfast
Distance to Chelsea: 0.4 km / 0.3 miles
Older travelers (+50) Party Hostel
"…The staff was okay, and the room was good and basic (I had my own room). I was prepared for the toilet and the shower on the same floor and it was good and clean. The location was excellent in New … More

Selina Chelsea

Manhattan - Chelsea
Privacy Curtains
Distance to Chelsea: 0.5 km / 0.3 miles
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller
518 W 27th St ... More

Chelsea Center

Manhattan - Chelsea
Free Breakfast
Distance to Chelsea: 0.5 km / 0.3 miles
"…The linen is clean and the rooms are comfortable. Although they ask people to be out of the rooms at 11 a.m. for cleaning, this isn't too strictly adhered to all the time. Besides, if you're in … More
Distance to Chelsea: 1.6 km / 1 miles
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel
"I love being here - I love being here, my absolute favorite hostel in New York City! People were great, the food was also good! Really recommended!" …"…We are in Manhattan's Flatiron neighborhood, … More

American Dream Hostel

Manhattan - Midtown East
Free Breakfast
Distance to Chelsea: 1.7 km / 1 miles
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…I stayed at this hostel at the beginning of my trip for 1 night and then at the end of my trip for 1 night; however I would have stayed for the whole trip if I wasn't visiting family! Beds are … More
Distance to Chelsea: 2.6 km / 2 miles
Party Hostel
"…It is set within a 5-minute walk to Central Park/Columbus Circle and a 10-minute walk to Times Square. Columbus Circle (59th Street) Station is an easy 3 minute walk north, granting you access to … More

West Side YMCA

Manhattan - Upper West Side
Distance to Chelsea: 3.2 km / 2 miles
Digital Nomads Party Hostel
"…After my stay here I felt like crying. I lost all money and my mates were terrified. Apart from that, what a great holiday!!! I had a great time staying at the YMCA. It was a great change of pace … More
Distance to Chelsea: 4.5 km / 3 miles
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel
"…All great - Bathroom in room is a real win for everyone involved. Everything is new and feels quality. Staff also quality. Two minute walk from subway one stop from Hanmatten is also tops. The … More

International Student Center New York

Manhattan - Upper West Side
Distance to Chelsea: 5.2 km / 3 miles
Solo Traveller
"…Old house, nice location - Pretty good location close to 86th street subway station at Central Park. Cheap cafes and restaurants nearby, Metropolitan and Natural History Museum around the corner. … More

Q4 Hotel & Hostel

Long Island City
Distance to Chelsea: 5.4 km / 3 miles
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…it just hasn’t gotten there yet. Plan ahead, book elsewhere. - I arrived to the q4 desk of which I could tell we're local New Yorkers. There was No happy and enthusiastic greeting as we received … More

HI New York City Hostel

Manhattan - Upper West Side
Distance to Chelsea: 6.5 km / 4 miles
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…It became a joke among those waiting for it to arrive! Make sure you bring a lock for your locker in your room and a pair of flip-flops for the shower. I'd say the neighborhood is a little scary … More
Distance to Chelsea: 6.7 km / 4 miles
Solo Traveller
"…75% Taxes not included - occupancy tax 3.50 USD per person per night Breakfast not included. General: 24 hours reception. No curfew. Needed: Valid photo ID or Passport. Please Note: … More
Distance to Chelsea: 7.1 km / 4 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…They acted beyond that promise, taking care of the check-in upon arrival, allowing us to hang out in the common area until the room was ready, and then, upon seeing how tired and in need of a … More
Distance to Chelsea: 7.6 km / 5 miles
Party Hostel
157 East 115th Street More

L Hostel

Manhattan - Central Park North
Free Breakfast
Distance to Chelsea: 7.7 km / 5 miles
"…There is a kitchen in each dorm which is still unfinished. We shared bathroom with a dorm occupied by six boys, that was the same as having no bathroom at all as they needed to shower a lot. … More
Distance to Chelsea: 7.7 km / 5 miles
1961 7th Avenue More

The Brooklyn Riviera

Free Breakfast
Distance to Chelsea: 9.1 km / 6 miles
Quiet Rest
"Highly Recommended! - Excellent service, good attention, very clean and the location is incredible. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a hostel in New York." …"…Taxes included. Continental … More
Distance to Chelsea: 12.9 km / 8 miles
Digital Nomads
"…Lone, female, and/or elderly people should not stay in this hostel. The room was tiny, with furnishings that haven't been updated for thirty years. The TV didn't work. The showers are coed and … More

Hotels in New York City

Distance to Chelsea: 0.5 km / 0.3 miles
"…A valid ID and a credit card with the guest's name required to reserve and check in Full payment upfront electronically or upon arrival by cash, credit cards, or debit cards. We may authorize … More
Distance to Chelsea: 0.6 km / 0.3 miles
"…It is the ideal location if you are starting your new job, school or just relocating to the city. We are your economical choice for housing for a month or longer. Step into the great city of New … More

Hostels in New York City, USA

18 hostels available. Prices start from $36.00 for a dorm bed.

Chelsea: NYC's Backpacker Oasis

Welcome to Chelsea, where the heartbeat of New York City syncs with the aspirations of the adventurous.

This isn't just a district; it's a canvas painted with the vibrant hues of culture, history, and a touch of urban magic. Let's unravel the timeless charm that makes Chelsea a backpacker's haven.

Timeless Landmarks, Endless Stories

As you roam the streets of Chelsea, the High Line unfolds before you—a park suspended in midair, breathing life into the urban sprawl.

Chelsea Market, a haven for food enthusiasts, echoes with the city's gastronomic evolution. The Chelsea Hotel, a historic gem, whispers tales of artistic legends who once called it home.

Navigating Chelsea's Streets

Chelsea's accessibility is woven into the city's fabric. The iconic yellow cabs dance through the streets, and the A, C, and E subway lines become your underground chariots. Transportation here isn't just a means; it's a nod to the district's ceaseless energy.

Amenities with Character

Hostels in Chelsea aren't just places to rest; they're gateways to the district's soul. Grab a coffee at a corner cafe, dive into independent bookstores, or savor local flavors at diners tucked away from the tourist bustle. Chelsea's amenities aren't conveniences; they're experiences etched into the city's narrative.

Cultural Resonance

Chelsea's artistic vibe transcends time. Visit the renowned galleries like Gagosian and Pace, and witness the district's love affair with contemporary art. The LGBTQ+ history embedded in the streets, especially the Stonewall Inn, speaks volumes about Chelsea's inclusivity and acceptance.

Why Chelsea?

Still wondering why Chelsea is your New York City abode?

  • High Line Vibes: Elevated park adventures with breathtaking views.
  • Cultural Canvas: Gagosian, Chelsea Market, and the Chelsea Hotel—an artistic trifecta.
  • Local Flavor: Hidden diners, independent bookstores, and cafes—a gastronomic journey.

Chelsea isn't just a district; it's a narrative waiting to be explored. Immerse yourself in the eclectic tapestry of New York City, where every corner tells a story. Chelsea invites you not just to stay but to become a part of its timeless saga.

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