The Chelsea Hotel

In collaboration with Shawn Hausman Design and SOSH Architects
Atlantic City, NJ
Summer 2008

The Chelsea, a 350 room hotel overlooking the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk, is one of the first non-gaming hotels in the city. The hotel was created by renovating and joining two existing hotels – a Holiday Inn, and a Howard Johnson. Stokes Architecture was involved in the design of the numerous public spaces.

There are two restaurants, managed by Starr Restaurant Organization – Chelsea Prime (a steakhouse) and Teplitsky's Coffee Shop. Also included are two swimming pools, a large spa and wellness center, a ballroom, and 3 bars and lounges on the Fifth Floor. Chelsea Prime evokes the feel of a 1940’s era supper club. Teplitsky's, named after the original hotel at the site, was inspired by 1960's California coffee shops, and has a garden room opening out onto a saltwater pool.