Chelsea Horror Hotel

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Chelsea Horror Hotel
Chelsea Horror Hotel front cover.jpg
Front cover of the novel
Author Dee Dee Ramone
Illustrator Dee Dee Ramone
Cover artist Paul Kostabi
Country United States
Language English
Genre Horror fiction
Set in Chelsea, Manhattan
Published May 10th, 2001
Publisher Thunder's Mouth Press
Pages 252
ISBN 1-56025-304-5

Chelsea Horror Hotel: A Novel is a 2001 novel by Dee Dee Ramone, a member of the punk band The Ramones. It was released 13 months before Dee Dee died due to a heroin overdose.[1] The book follows Dee Dee as he dictates daily events at the Hotel Chelsea in New York City with his wife Barbra and dog Banfield. Dee Dee is convinced that the room he stays in is the same where his old friend Sid Vicious killed his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen. Dee Dee is further visited by other dead punks, including Johnny Thunders and Stiv Bators. Throughout the book, Dee Dee tries to buy drugs, and eventually gets mixed up with other addicts.[2] Cover illustrated by Paul Kostabi.


  1. ^ "Dee Dee Ramone: Chelsea Horror Hotel". Ramones Heaven. Retrieved 29 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Ramone, Dee Dee. Chelsea Horror Hotel. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2001.