Chelsea Hotel Atlantic City  4 stars

111, S Chelsea Ave, Atlantic City, United States, 08401  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

If you love the beach and Atlantic City’s boardwalk but do not want to stay in a hotel with a casino, The Chelsea Hotel may just be the place you are looking for. It is a new luxury hotel with more than 1100 sleeping rooms and a small number of incredible suites that have really stunning ocean front views. You can relax at the hotel’s private beach, or take advantage of the poolside cabanas. Either way you will be waited on by an ever present helpful staff. Their luxury health spa has a salt water theme that is really quite unique and not to be missed. The hotel also features two top notch restaurants.


The classic Chelsea Hotel is rated 4 stars and provides visitors with a saltwater pool, a casino and a rooftop pool. Since 1965, it has been a prominent hotel in the heart of Atlantic City.

This hotel is located in a historic area and 1.9km from Absecon Lighthouse, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum and Ventnor Pier. The property is 250m away from Sandcastle Baseball Stadium, Chelsea Harbor and IMAX Theatre at the Tropicana.

The hotel is surrounded by restaurants, boutiques and bars.

20 minutes' drive from Atlantic City Intl airport and 15 minutes' walk to Atlantic City train station.


Luxurious rooms feature satellite TV, iPod dock, a private balcony, air conditioning and a minibar. Rooms also feature terrazzo floor and dark-wood furnishing.


The casual restaurant serves seafood dishes. The stylish beach bar offers an open fire and a piano.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


The hotel offers a vending machine, a safe deposit box and a lift; maid service, room service and car service are also provided.


The beach facilities include cabana and lounge chairs.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 15 per day.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   331.

City Center Atlantic City - 1.1 mi
Airports Atlantic City Intl (ACY) - 10.1 mi, Philadelphia International (PHL) - 55.5 mi
Train Stations Atlantic City - 4600 ft, - 400 ft
Restaurants Teplitzky's Coffee Shop (cuisine: Coffee Shop) - 100 ft, Girasole Ristorante (cuisine: Italian) - 200 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-out
  • Storage space
  • Gift shop
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Tour desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Valet parking
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Business center
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Fitness center
  • Beach access
  • Solarium
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • City view
  • Bay view
  • Ocean view
  • Water view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Mini bar
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • 220 AC
  • Internet access
  • iPod docking station



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Annex Room
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The Chelsea Hotel Annex Room
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The Chelsea Hotel Annex Room
Bed type: King Size Bed

Modern room with work area and convenient bathroom.

Luxe Room
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The Chelsea Hotel Luxe Room
The Chelsea Hotel Luxe Room
The Chelsea Hotel Luxe Room
Bed type: King Size Bed

The room comprises a work area, some rest area and modern bathroom.

Penthouse Suite
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The Chelsea Hotel Penthouse Suite

Luxurious room consists of a cozy bedroom, elegant and spacious living room and large bathroom.

The Chelsea Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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  • Airports
  • Underground stations
  • Train stations
  • Parks
  • Tourist attractions
  • Museums
  • Convention centers
  • Stadiums
  • Food and meals
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What's nearby

Tourist attractions
  • Atlantic City Helicopter
    400 ft
  • Marina District
    700 ft
  • Atlantic City Boardwalk
    2700 ft
  • Atlantic City Amtrak Station
    4300 ft
Popular areas
  • City Center
    1.0 mi
Train stations
  • Atlantic City
    4300 ft
Convention centers
Sport related
  • Boardwalk Hall
    3000 ft
Shopping areas
  • The Pier Shops at Ceasars
    3700 ft
  • Atlantic City Outlets - The Walk
    1.1 mi
  • South Jersey Cultural Alliance
    3000 ft
  • South Jersey Stage CO
    3000 ft
  • Atlantic City Art Center on Garden Pier
    4000 ft
  • Recreation Dept
    2700 ft
Universities, Institutes
  • Atlantic Radiologists
    4300 ft
Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
  • Young America Tall Ship
    2700 ft
  • IMAX Theatre at the Tropicana
    700 ft
  • Dante Hall Theater of the Arts
    3000 ft
Air business related
  • South Jersey Air
    3300 ft
Medical care and Hospitals
  • Atlantic City Medical Center
    4300 ft

Local Attractions

  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
    1.2 mi
    New York Ave & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City
  • Central Pier
    1.3 mi
    St. James Pl. and Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City
  • Ventnor Pier
    1.9 mi
    Atlantic City, NJ
  • Atlantic City Aquarium
    2.3 mi
    New Hampshire Ave. & the Bay, Atlantic City
  • Gillian's Wonderland Pier
    8.2 mi
    600 Boardwalk, Ocean City

Near the hotel

  • Boardwalk Hall
    2900 ft
    2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Boardwalk
    3800 ft
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
  • The Pier Shops at Caesars
    4400 ft
    1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City

Restaurants Nearby

  • Teplitzky's Coffee Shop

    63% likes this, based on 182 reviews
    Cuisine: Coffee Shop

    100 ft
    111 South Chelsea Avenue

    Phone: 609.428.4550

  • Girasole Ristorante

    76% likes this, based on 95 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

    200 ft
    3108 Pacific Ave

    Phone: (609) 345-5554

  • Country Kitchen

    76% likes this, based on 175 reviews
    Cuisine: American

    500 ft
    3000 Boardwalk

    Phone: (609) 344-6101

  • Celebrity Corner

    Cuisine: American

    500 ft
    3100 Boardwalk

    Phone: (609) 345-6633

  • Carmine's - Atlantic City

    61% likes this, based on 378 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 30

    900 ft
    2801 Pacific Avenue

    Phone: 609 572 9300

The Chelsea Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

out of 10
Very good
Based on 53 reviews

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Individual guest reviews

  • Single

    The roOm was well appoiNted and the view, spectacular

    Check- in time was 4pm. I arrived at 3:50 and checked in but was told I had to wait about 20 minutes for my. Key. When I returned in 30 minutes the same clerk could not fond the paperwork and finally realized she had entered my first name instead of my last. Also she did not seem to remember that it was she who had initially checked me in. She resolved the problem. I got a very nice room, but it was off-putting and an unpleasant initial experience.

    • Average rating
  • Single

    Most important, comfortable bed, luxurious accomodations and only hotel in Atlantic City reported not to have bed bug infestation. Will definitely stay there again.

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    I liked the location right by the boardwalk and in walking distance to various spots. The hotel was clean and the staff very friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay again.

    The fact that you have to pay to park at the hotel as a guest was a dislike, but I realized that most places in Atlantic City you do have to pay to park. Other than that I have no complaints.

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    Beds were very comfortable, great views, very friendly service during checkin/checkout!

    Pools close a little too early for summertime, restaurant was half empty and still had to wait 25 minutes for a table at breakfast

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    The location, comfy bed and free beach services

    Staff was rude at the reception and not enough staff during busy hours

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    The rooms (including the bathroom) are very stylish and clean. The view of our ocean view room was great. There was a booking problem between and the hotel so that they wanted to put us in a bay front room. But after showing the confirmation of we got the room we booked. (Despite the staff was unfriendly and first treated me like a fool they in the end acted customer friendly and uncomplicated.). - The pool on the fifth floor witht the charis and umbrellas looked nice, not very big but nice. - At the beach is a private sector only for the hotel where you can get umbrellas and chairs for free as a guest. That was great! (For breakfast we can highly recommend the Country Kitchen just 3 doors to the left on the Boardwalk. Very good food and inexpensive - we have eaten four times there.) - The location was great just behind a small and flat house of the boardwalk. - The valet parking was ok (10 USD per weekday.

    3 of 4 front desk staff were unfriendly. We would have appreciated an empty fridge and a micro have. (There was a small fridge we could use after taking out the mini bar stuff.)

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Reasonable prices..friendly staff reasonable $$

    Hotel empty.. Smelled musky and with mildew..air conditioner the "worst" loud , and awakened me every 15 min all night long!!! Plus 20'something partying hallways (12th floor) til 5am,, thought this was a great value but felt like a college get together..margate in ac. Is the 5th floor the focus..???? Byw the 5th floor during the day "smelled" like spilled beer and run down hotel. This can be fixed.

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  • Older travelers

    We enjoy boutique-style hotels and consider The Chelsea Hotel to be one of them! The decor reminded us of the 1960s era and it was fun and chic at the same time. The room was comfortable - the breakfast restaurant convenient. We did not have time to enjoy the restaurant, but the decor was very nice and chic. We would stay here again and would recommend this hotel. The service at the front desk was slow (not enough personnel) - but was friendly.

    The tv remote control did not work in our room and I wish the views were better. We had a partial view of the ocean, but with no balcony - it's limited enjoyment of the ocean. The window opens, but again, just a partial enjoyment.

    • Average rating
  • Group of friends

    I was very impress with the design and high standard of the room, the best part was the comfortable bed, the relaxing atmosphere, the location and the view from the room.

    Everything was over and beyond my expectation, there is nothing bad to say

    • Average rating
  • Group of friends

    Room,Bed,Bar,Pool+Night Club

    The price was 99 usd + tax (113 usd), but with my credit card removed 100 usd at the time of arrival + another $ 45, while traveling !!!??? ... after the proceedings, $ 32 promised to return in 2-3 days ..look ..

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    We thought the service was very good..everyone was helpful and pleasant. The rooms were very comfortable and well appointed. The coffee shop was a wonderful addition and we reminisced because our wedding was held at the Teplitzky Hotel in 1966, a few weeks before their unfortunate fire. We certainly would return again.

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    I love everything about this hotel . It was a home away from home,very clean and comfortable!!:)

    My stay at this hotel was well spent no complains.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    On the boardwalk and not a casino

    No complimentary breakfast.

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    Valet parking was convenient, even though it did cost $10/night. The room was clean and offered a nice view of the ocean. We were upgraded to the ocean view room because they oversold the regular rooms.

    The doors and walls were thin, so hallway noise made it difficult to sleep. This was not necessarily a fault of the hotel, as I blame the noise on a group of rowdy kids.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    The rooms were econonomical and very clean.

    The spa was disappointing.

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