Riff Hotel Chelsea - New York

ex. Chelsea Star Hotel

300 West 30Th Street, New York, United States, 10001  show map
 2 stars
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Riff Hotel Chelsea - New York

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The contemporary Riff Hotel Chelsea is a decent example of a 2-star hotel in New York.

Located in Hell's Kitchen district, close to 34th Street – Penn subway station and High Line, Times Square and The Mall. The center of New York is 5 km away from the venue.

Riff Hotel Chelsea can be reached in 15 minutes by car from La Guardia airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of en-suite rooms appointed with a private safe, a personal computer, a refrigerator, a dressing area and cable TV with on-demand movies. Some rooms have the garden view. Room facilities include an electric kettle, a microwave and a stove as well as a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy American snacks and meals in mad46 located 100 meters away.

Services

Riff Hotel Chelsea also offers computer rental, a business center and a photocopier for business travelers.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   43.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Kettle
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

300 West 30Th Street, New York, United States, 10001

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City Center
  • New York
    4.2 km
Airports
  • La Guardia (LGA)
    11.0 km
  • Teterboro (TEB)
    12.3 km
Train Stations
  • Penn Station
    300 m
Underground stations
  • 34th Street – Penn Station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Tick Tock Diner (cuisine: American)
    440 m
  • Cloud 9 Diner (cuisine: American)
    30 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    43

Rooms and availability

Riff Hotel Chelsea photos Room
One-Bedroom Suite
  • Room size:

    51 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

This suite boasts private en-suite bathroom, separate bedroom with king bed, living and dining area featuring a sofa bed and single bed, kitchenette, air conditioning, multiple flat panel televisions with digital cable, free WiFi and designs inspired by the NYC Party scene in the 80’s.

Riff Hotel Chelsea photos Room
Double or Twin Room
  • Room size:

    12 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features one bed, either a double bed or a twin bed, air conditioning, flat panel television with digital cable, free WiFi and designs inspired by the NYC party scene in the 80’s. A shared bathroom is located a few steps away from the private room.

Riff Hotel Chelsea photos Room
Quadruple Room Private Bathroom
  • Room size:

    19 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features a private en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, flat panel television with digital cable, free WiFi, two double or queen beds and a designs inspired by the NYC party scene in the 80’s.

Riff Hotel Chelsea photos Room
Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    14 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features air conditioning, flat panel television with digital cable, free WiFi, two double beds and designs inspired by the NYC party scene in the 80’s. A shared bathroom is located a few steps away from the private room.

Riff Hotel Chelsea photos Room
Double Room Private Bathroom
  • Room size:

    16 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features a flat-screen TV and an en suite bathroom.

Riff Hotel Chelsea photos Room
Family Suite
  • Room size:

    102 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    7 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This suite features two private en-suite bathrooms, sleeping rooms with multiple bed types including a king bed, three queen beds, two single beds and two sofa beds. The suits also boasts air conditioning, multiple flat panel televisions with digital cable, free WiFi and designs inspired by the NYC Party scene in the 80’s.

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Penn Station (AMTRAK)400 m

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Penn Plaza Pavilion500 m

Stadiums

  • Madison Square Garden500 m

Museums

  • Frames and Stages400 m
  • Hubert Paley Studio400 m
  • Artivents400 m
  • India Center of Art and Culture500 m
  • Glamour International Inc500 m
  • Chamber Music America Inc500 m
  • Association of Hispanic Arts500 m

Parks

Halls

  • Madison Square Garden300 m
  • Manhattan Center Studios300 m
  • Center of Life Inc400 m
  • International Protective Svc400 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Technical Career Institute100 m
  • Nmu Medical Department100 m
  • Barbizon Modeling Agency300 m
  • Ross University300 m
  • Fashion Institute-Technology500 m
  • Sobelson School500 m

Food and meals

  • Marquee400 m

Underground stations

  • 34th Street – Penn Station400 m
  • 34th Street – Penn Station400 m

Local attractions

  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck1.8 km
    30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site1.6 km
    28 East 20th Street, New York City
  • The Jefferson Market Garden1.7 km
    70 A Greenwich Ave, New York City
  • Scandinavia House1.6 km
    58 Park Avenue (between 37th and 38th St.), New York City
  • Church of Our Savior1.6 km
    59 Park Avenue at 38th Street, New York City

Near the hotel

  • The Museum at FIT580 m
    Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York City
  • Mount Neboh Baptist Church660 m
    Seventh Avenue, New York City
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, LLC_730 m
    147 West 35th Street, Suite 1505, New York City
  • Garment District880 m
    Manhattan, New York City
  • Agora Gallery590 m
    530 W 25th Street, New York City
  • Empire State Building1.1 km
    350 Fifth Avenue, New York City
  • Chelsea800 m
    New York City, NY

Restaurants nearby

  • Tick Tock Diner440 m

    Address: 481 8th Ave
    Phone: 212-268-8444

    62% likes this, based on 993 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 22

  • West Side Diner30 m

    Address: 2020 Broadway
    Phone: (212) 724-4000

    76% likes this, based on 21 reviews

  • mad4660 m

    Address: Madison Av. at 46th St.

    Cuisine: American

  • Cloud 9 Diner30 m

    Address: 360 9th Avenue
    Phone: 212 971 9011

    71% likes this, based on 40 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: GBP 22 - GBP 22

  • Aaheli50 m

    Address: 826 9th Ave
    Phone: (212) 969-9010

    64% likes this, based on 14 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    43
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Riff Hotel Chelsea Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Riff Hotel Chelsea

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 469 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    6.2

    Location was wonderful; Chelsea neighborhood, near many improv. theaters.

    The front desk charged me $40.00 more then was quoted on Booked.net. Really disappointing to get the bait and switch.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The staff were all AMAZING. They helped us with everything we needed including where to go, what to do in NYC!

  • Single
    3.8

    friendly staff

    very bad relation of performance/price: room only slightly larger than bed (no chair!), air conditioner blowing directly on the bed, nothing works correctly, and all that for 140 $ per night!

  • Single
    5.4

    I liked that when a guy turned up sick as a dog in my room, the staff at the desk were helpful in getting me a new room so I wouldn't also get sick. After some earlier exchanges with staff were rocky, I was afraid I was going to have to really insist and be annoying, but the one guy I had to talk to in my moment of need turned out to be pretty cool. He took my point of view on it and got me a new room, quickly.

    I hope it was just my experience, but I found the other travelers in my room to be uncouth and very noisy. They made so much noise, I could hardly sleep even with earplugs in. I was there for five nights, and I didn't get a single good night of sleep. They were really inconsiderate and uncool in my book. I extended a lot of courtesy, such as not making noise when I come in late, and having my stuff all ready to go the night before I have to leave early in the morning so when I go I don't have to shuffle around for an hour disturbing everyone. I hope the twats from Brazil that shared my room are reading this and realize that they could have been 99% more considerate.

  • Single
    8.2

    Cheap hotel with great location, in the middle of Manhattan, 2 minutes walk to Penn Station/Madison Square. Friendly staff. Free tea and coffee in the lobby from 7 do 11 am. Free Wi-Fi in the room. There is also a luggage storage, which is very useful (2 USD per 1 piece of luggage). Very good choice to stay for 1-2 nights in Manhattan.

    The room (single room) was very small and it was very hot inside. A bit loud (but it's Manhattan, so it is normal).

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    It was one of the cheaper en-suite hotels available on Manhattan.

    I got what I paid for considering that all Manhattan lodgings are very expensive.

  • Single
    8.2

    Very good price/quality option: special price was a really good deal for the location. Great for the traveller looking for a cheap, no-thrills but clean hotel in the center.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The Chelsea Star Hotel is nestled in the heart of Manhattan, with a private secured doorway entry right off 30th. It's very artistic with flavor, each room is different and doors and hallways are adorned with ny memorabilia. In the middle is a lighted, umbrella covering patio table terrace. It is quaint, charming, and in the perfect location to shopping, clubs and attractions. The staff is more than helpful and friendly, it is a privately owned treasure. They even have some rooms with kitchenetttes, perfect for families. They also have shared bathroom rooms for less, and ones with bunks for the younger age travelers looking to save alot of money. The hotel is safe and secure, offering free wifi and coffee/tea. Highly recommend!!!

    The rooms and hotels were not impeccably clean, just clean. The carpets are a bit dated, however it was so awesome and such a great deal with the perfect location that we really didn't care! Oh, and they have no soda machine or ice...however there's shops next door that do.

  • Single
    9.6

    the staff are all friendly and the room was pretty clean,also not expensive,at a fantastic location,perfect!!!

  • Single
    3.8

    Free internet.

    Dirty sheets, shared bathrooms, a lot of noise coming from the street, couldn't sleep all night because of that!

  • Single
    5.8

    First and foremost, location. Then price.

    Mattress was bad. Small rubble falling from the brick ceiling.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The location was great, and the staff was very helpful with directions. We were also allowed to check in a few hours early.

    The hotel was very expensive for what it provided. We got the double with shared bath - there was not any storage space or hangers. It was only a place to sleep, not to relax or hang out. I recommend this place for a short-term basis, if you are youngish, and will be out of the room most of the time.

  • Single
    8.2

    Smokers area outside within the hotel! U got to meet people it was very intimate 'hotel'. Don't expect the Marriott. However it was very clean

    No real breakfast as stated plus the hotel picture is to accurate.

  • Single
    5.4

    The staff was very courtious and helpful.

    The room was very noisy; there were not enough wall hangers in the room or in the adjacent toilet. The tv have very few channels. The wall colors and painting of camels coming across the desert were unpleasant.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    It's not very clean and some facilities are faulty. Lack of an elevator is a minus but good thing they've got friendly staff that can help you with luggages. It's a bit costly for its facilities but the location is great.

How to reach hotel

hotel Riff Hotel Chelsea - New York New York location
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Hotel Address:

300 West 30Th Street, New York, United States, 10001

Get directions
City Center
  • New York
    4.2 km
Airports
  • La Guardia (LGA)
    11.0 km
  • Teterboro (TEB)
    12.3 km
Train Stations
  • Penn Station
    300 m
Underground stations
  • 34th Street – Penn Station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Tick Tock Diner (cuisine: American)
    440 m
  • Cloud 9 Diner (cuisine: American)
    30 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    43