The Leo House in NYC – About Our Guesthouse, Hotel and Hostel
The Leo House is a nonprofit Catholic guesthouse which means we welcome visitors just like a hostel or hotel. We are dedicated to offering visitors affordable and temporary accommodations. People of all faiths are welcome and many of our guests come from countries located all over the world. We host a variety of guests from various backgrounds including clergy and religious, persons visiting the sick, students, and travelers from the United States and abroad. For a little history on our establishment, it was originally established and based in the Battery Park area of New York in 1889 by papal certification by Pope Leo XIII. In 1926,The Leo House moved to 23rd Street in the Chelsea section of Manhattan, one of the liveliest and safest neighborhoods in New York City.