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Interfaith Retreats

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Remarkably located in the heart of Chelsea, Midtown Manhattan, within walking distance of Times Square, Penn Station, FIT, Madison Square Garden, High Line Park and Theater District. Our hostel-style individual pod-rooms are simple, cozy, and very clean. Although small in size they are centered around a spacious common breakfast area with free WiFi. Our crew is on-site 24/7 to make sure everybody is happy, peaceful and safe. Fresh, clean sheets, pillows towels and blankets are provided. This is a vegetarian place: no smoking, no alcohol, no meat/fish/egg products allowed. No spitting on the floor :) Bringing a pair of flip-flops to use in the shower would be a good idea. We use the profits from the guest rooms here to provide hot meal for homeless people on the streets of New York City. Our guests are welcome to personally help with the meal distribution - a wonderful way of experiencing the happiness of giving.
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Public Wifi
Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Grade: 100 out of 100
1536Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
293Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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Location is great. Near to metro which takes you to Airtrain stations, Times square, WTC. It is in center of NYC, near to shops, supermarket, bars, Empire State Building, etc.
Was my first time booking for a capsule room, but terrible experience. In realty it is not a private roo
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I twice tried booking a room here, several weeks before my travel date, using their web site. A confirmation came back from booking.com whom they presumably use as a reservation service. A day later, I got an email from booking.com saying my credit card was invalid (it wasn't.) I
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Response from Alex S, reservations at Interfaith Retreats
Responded 19 Aug 2018
hi there we're sorry that you've had this experience trying to reserve our place... We had a problem with our online reservation system recently which might have been the cause of your reservation being bounced twice. The 'wrinkle' has been resolved - everything should be working ok now. We've been steadily receiving new bookings and phone calls from other guests, no problem. Please tell us how we can contact you to help you reserve a room here. Our phone umber is 917 362 61 30 or 917 675 7417, email: daso.smi108@gmail.com. We apologize once again for this inconvenience. You're right: it will be impossible for us to keep our mission going without people like you :) 'with gratitude alex
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Needed a room for one night, right near Penn Station. Didn't want to share an open room with multiple people and this seemed like the best of both worlds: hostle price but safe lockable door. Felt totally comfortable leaving my things and the staff was super accommodating. Kore
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Ok - it is important to read the reviews on this place. The place is lovely - you find it hard to believe that such a quiet 'retreat' exists in the middle of a bustling city like New York. The location was perfect, just seconds walk to bars, cafes, bright lights. The breakfast wa
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+2
I stayed here for 3 nights. The reception was friendly. Nonveg was not allowed inside the premises. Free breakfast was available at any time. Miniscule room was clean a tiny bed and table lamp. Common Toilets and showers are clean.You have to stay quiet throughout your stay due
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will the reception be able to assist me with letting me check in and printing my boarding pass? thanks
Hi Luka of course! we will be there waiting to take care of you when you arrive. We will help you to check in. For printing your boarding pass we'll be happy to offer you to use our printer. If, for whatever reason our printer is not available (life is life, things happen :) - there's a printing shop right aroud the corner. hope this helps! alex
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If there is no ceiling,can people see into your room?
There is a small gap between the top of the wall of your "pod/room" and the ceiling of the large room. Nobody can see into your pod/room, but the room is not sound proof as a result.
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Are sheets & blankets provided?
Yes rooms are tiny with single bed along wall think train compartment
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Gibt es Steckdosen in den einzelnen Zimmer? Is there a socket in every room/pod?
Gibt es Steckdosen in den einzelnen Zimmer? Is there a socket in every room/pod?
"Quite and close to down town."
"all are the same and in one big living room"
PRICE RANGE
US$100 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Chelsea Retreat Rooms
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityManhattanHudson YardsChelseaMidtown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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