The Chelsea International Hostel is one of the oldest and largest independent Hostels in New York City, operating since 1993. We are located in Chelsea, a prime location in the heart of Manhattan. Our mission is to immerge customers in history and culture of the neighborhoods. We are surrounded by attractions, galleries, local bars, restaurants, supermarkets, laundry facilities, cafes, flea markets, and histories. Our local multi-lingual staff will help you with all your travel needs and will provide you inside knowledge on all major events in New York City, as well as information on local activities. Our property is very appealing to youth travelers, backpackers, and students.