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Interfaith Retreats

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.2
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Remarkably located in the heart of Chelsea, Midtown Manhattan. We are on-site 24/7 to make sure everybody is happy, peaceful and safe. This is a vegetarian place. No smoking, no alcohol, no meat/fish/egg products. No spitting on the floor. We use the profits from the guest rooms here to provide free hot meal for homeless people in the streets of New York City. Our guests are welcome to come to help with the meal distribution. It's a wonderful way to experience the happiness of giving.

Our location in the heart of Chelsea, West Side Manhattan (between 28th and 29th streets) is remarkable: we're within walking distance of Times Square, Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, High-line Park, Central Park, and the world-famous Manhattan Theater District. Subway station is a 2 min walk. This neighborhood is very central and safe. It's known for its unique restaurants, shops, art galleries and theaters. You can get anywhere in the city quickly and easily from here.

Our hostel-style separate pod-rooms are simple, cozy, and very clean. Although small in size they are centered around a spacious common lounge area with free WiFi. Fresh, clean sheets, pillows towels and blankets are there for you. Bringing a pair of flip-flops to use in the bathroom would be a good idea.

Interfaith Retreats Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.

Check in from 12:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:30 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

15% property service charge.
Breakfast included.
Cleaning fee not included: 5 USD per reservation.

General:
24 hour Reception.
No curfew.
Age restriction: 18+, no children allowed.
Non smoking.
No alcohol.
No meat. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 7.4

  • Facilities 7.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Oct 2021
    If you are looking to stay in NYC on the cheap, this is the place.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Jul 2020
    God has really blessed me in my travels. The Interfaith Retreats was my first Hostel Experience and they were the perfect folks to bring me in to this lifestyle. The rumors are true about hostel life, but due to the spirituality branding of the hostel was the biggest take away from my experience. They will have 2 customers for a long time since I'll be traveling to NYC often.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Jul 2021
    I enjoyed my experience at this hostel. This place is a mere 2 blocks from Madison Square Garden and a few more block from Time Square. It was really convenient to the subway too. However, there was a guest (construction worker) that snored from 0900- 1400 during my stay. This was really frustrating. Overall, I did get a good night's rest while I was there.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    19 Sep 2021
    It was a different way of hostel that I’m used to stay but I liked. It’s very quiet hostel. 🧘🏼‍♂️
    Brazil, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    13 May 2020
    The best thing that I love about the Interfaith is its location. I can quickly go anywhere by taking any subway trains from there. Staff, neighbors of the building n other visitors living there in general are friendly. What I've paid for is what I got, very reasonable price n services if not expecting everything to be perfect. Highly recommend Interfaith to those who come to NYC to take care of their own important business during day times n then come back at night to relax, clean n sleep.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 6.6

    Good

    09 Sep 2021
    Location was amazing in a good price most of the staffs was really good except the guy who stayed over night not happy with the cleanliness the bed bugs was draining me. Well it's a good place if your intention is to just stay somewhere and don't care abt anything
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 4.3

    Rating

    09 Sep 2020
    It’s the worst hotel I had in my life. They choose the wrong receptionist ever. Who would ask you about your faith and your answer showed clearly on his face, even though it’s named interfaith retreat!!! If you’re a tall person don’t ever go there. You can hear people next to you talking, coughing, farting, and snoring. In short there’s no privacy. Very tiny small room made of wood with no ceiling. I said (hi to the guy in charge the place and asked him how he was. he just said (ok) with no lif
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 3.1

    Rating

    04 Oct 2021
    No privacy at all, the real is totally different with what the pics show. Not clean at all, located at one of the trashy places in nyc. it really doesn’t worth the value of many you would pay. It always smells bad, rooms are such a place for rats to sleep in not for human, don’t recommend at all!!!
    Jordan, Male, 18-24
  • 3.1

    Rating

    14 May 2020
    You don't have a real room. It's like a closet in the middle of a floor clustered with other closets. The top is essentially open and people were yelling all night and I couldn't even sleep. The bathroom is small and cramped with hair everywhere. All of the other guests are homeless transients. It seems like place is used like a homeless shelter. NOT A HOSTEL. More like a wayhouse.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 2.0

    Rating

    10 Oct 2020
    This place is they absolute worst case scenario. I'm writing this while bedbugs eat my skin poking me. It has such a great rating. Maybe it's the cult members there. Yes there's a cult there. But don't worry ( sarcasm) they only run the facility. What you should worry about is the homeless people. The room says private but it has no ceiling. No f%##%^ ceiling how is it private??? Not to mention the crazy homeless will laugh joker laughs an slam doors until midnight. Maybe long i left at 1am.
    USA, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Hair Dryers
  • Reading Light
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant


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