Chelsea Savoy Hotel
Chelsea Savoy Hotel NYC
Address: 204 W. 23rd St. (at Seventh Ave.), New York, NY 10011
Web site: www.chelseasavoynyc.com
Size: 90 units
Extras: A/C TV TEL
Transportation: Subway: 1, 9 to 23rd St
Rates include continental breakfast. Children stay free in parents' room
Credit Cards: AE, JCB, MC, V
This hotel has been a welcome addition to
Chelsea, a neighborhood abloom with art galleries, restaurants,
and weekend flea markets but formerly devoid of nice,
The six-story Savoy was built from the
ground up, so it isn't subject to the eccentricities of the
mostly older hotels in this price range: The hallways are
attractive and wide, the elevators are swift and silent, and
the generic but cheery rooms are good size and have big closets
and roomy, immaculate bathrooms with tons of counter space.
Creature comforts abound: The rooms boast mattresses,
furniture, textiles, and linens of high quality, plus the kinds
of amenities you usually have to pay more for, like hair
dryers, minifridges, alarm clocks, irons and ironing boards,
in-room safes, and toiletries.
Most rooms are street-facing and
sunny; corner rooms tend to be brightest but noisiest.
a darker, back-facing room if you crave total silence.
a plain but pleasant sitting room off the lobby where you can
enjoy your morning coffee over a selection of newspapers and
The staff is young and helpful, and the increasingly
hip neighborhood makes a good base for exploring both Midtown