About this listing
Our lovely, sunlit room comfortably fits two, features views of Chelsea and it's beautiful brick buildings! It is centrally located - just 1 block from major subway lines. Enjoy full access to the kitchen, high speed wifi, and spacious common areas.
We are a French and American couple renting out our guest bedroom in our homey, sunny Chelsea apartment. It is has 2 bedrooms, a separate living room, dining room, and eat-in kitchen on the 6th floor of a walk-up building. Our bathroom features all the essentials, and an eco-efficient hand held shower. The apartment is outfitted with new modern furnishings. It is clean while comfortable.
The room itself faces the street holds views of Chelsea and its various buildings. It is private, features a full size bed, and a hanging closet.
We enjoy entertaining and are happy to loan books, guides, maps, conversation and advice for visitors. Guests should expect a private, clean oasis within a minutes' distance from transit, excellent restaurants, and stores. We provide clean sheets, towels, toiletries. We have WiFi throughout the apt and you have full access to all the common areas including full use of the kitchen.
The apartment is conveniently located in the heart of Chelsea; one block away from the C/E (easy commute to/from JFK), one avenue away from the 1 train, two avenues from the F/M, and across the street from a Citibike station. Grocery and convenience stores are located directly across the street. A few minutes walk west on beautiful tree-lined blocks gets you to the Highline and Chelsea Market. Or head a few minutes south to the quaint streets of the West Village and the nightlife offered in both Chelsea and the Meatpacking District. Heading north will get you to MSG and Times Square, and to your east a few avenues is Madison Square Park, Shake Shack, Eataly, and the Flatiron building. Our walk score is 100!
Boutique shops and restaurants litter the neighborhood, notable restaurants such as The Green Table, Cookshop, Tipsy Parsons, WestVille, The Meatball Shop, Soccarat, Montmartre call Chelsea their home.
Kitchen, bath, living room, dining room
Interaction with Guests
We live and sometimes work out of the apartment and happy to interact with guests as much or as little as they like.
Our beautiful neighborhood is centrally located, close enough to tourist destinations, without the crowds.
The apartment is conveniently located in the heart of Chelsea; one block away from the C/E (easy commute to/from JFK), one avenue away from the 1 train, two avenues from the F/M, and across the street from a Citibike station.
No overnight guests, no smoking, no parties.
This apartment was great, such an incredible location and a great base for exploring the city - would def recommend this place. The only thing I would say is the stairs at the end of a long day walking around were sometimes hard to take but we knew that before we chose to stay! Thanks so much to you both Dianna we loved staying there !
I had a wonderful stay. The apartment was great and very spacious, Diana and Lilian were very friendly and accomodating, and both Silicon Alley and the subway were within easy walking distance. I'd stay again any time. Thank you!
Diana's place is a perfect home base, very clean and cosy. We spent most of our days out in the city, and this was the perfect place to recharge. Its also in a very convenient location, close to the main subway lines. She was also very flexible with the check-in and check-out times, which was greatly appreciated!
Diana's place was in a safe area, it was clean and the bed was very comfortable. Diana was very pleasant, hospitable and helpful with directions, places to eat, etc. We would definitely stay here again. Thank you Diana.
We had a great stay in NYC. Diana was very accommodating with our check in time especially with respect to flight delays and NY traffic. The apartment was exactly as pictured. It is in a great location in Chelsea with easy access to the blue and red subway lines as well as convenience stores that were open late. Helpful notes were left around the apartment as we arrived when the hosts were not home. We spent most of the time out of the apartment and only ran into our hosts for very brief moments, overall great experience.
We had a fantastic time in NYC. Diana and Lilian are great hosts. Everything we needed for a great stay was provided. Cute little private room with comfy bed, clean sheets and towels. We were aloud to use bathroom and kitchen with all appliances. The Appartement is located perfectly. Close to the subway and a lot oft sights are in walking distance.
Thank you so much Diana & Lilian for even letting us use the whole Appartement while you were away on Long Island. Hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. We enjoyed our stay very much and would love to come back any time.
My friend and I had a great time staying at Diana's place. We appreciated all the food recommendations and the room was perfect for our needs. We simply needed a place to sleep and change clothes, spending most of our time out of the apt. The location was perfect, just steps to the subway and blocks from the high line and great eats. We also got a great work out from the 6 floor walk up! I would stay here again for sure!
About the Host, Diana
I was born in the Manila, raised in the lovely city of San Francisco, and now live in the mean streets of Manhattan. I'm a permanent urban dweller, well traveled, and have had several international flatmates in the past. I make at least one international trip for work and one (or more) for personal a year. Currently, my boyfriend Lilian and I live in a beautiful, sunny 2-Bedroom flat in Chelsea.
My favorite "hobby", if you can call it that, is trying out new restaurants. I eat out quite often, though I also love to cook elaborate meals at home for my friends. The most important criteria in selecting my lodging and living arrangements, aside from basic cleanliness (I hate clutter), is it's proximity to great dining. Apart from eating, I'm known to knock back a few cocktails and tear up the dance floor.