PRIME Lower East Side, Authentic NY

Apartment - Private room · Pitt Street, New York, NY 10002, United States

Guest room in my awesome apartment on the Lower East Side. Features exposed brick, modern kitchen, outdoor space, and is located five minute's walk from the subway, it is the perfect place to get a feel for New York City, while saving on hotels!

Your host, Joshua
42 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

Guest room in my awesome apartment on the Lower East Side. Features exposed brick, modern kitchen, outdoor space, and is located five minute's walk from the subway, it is the perfect place to get a feel for New York City, while saving on hotels!

The Space

Located in the heart of Manhattan's iconic Lower East Side, this private bedroom features outdoor space (fire escape) with a courtyard view as well as a large closet and lots of room to stretch out. It shares a large kitchen/common room (equipped with stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, full refrigerator and freezer, as well as a large table (4+seats) for eating and meeting. Bedroom has keyed entry for added privacy and comfort. There is coin-operated laundry on the floor, which is shared with other tenants. The building is a brick walk-up embodying the classic style of early 20th Century New York City architecture.

The guy you'll be sharing the common areas with (me) is very laid-back, knowledgeable about New York (I've spent five years here working in the real estate industry), friendly, and not fussy about small things and minor inconveniences. I'm not home much, but I love having guests and helping people get a foothold in NYC! I do everything I can to make my guests feel at home, and encourage them to ask me questions and let me know what they need. I'll provide you with clean sheets, towels, a hair dryer, wireless internet, and all the essentials during your visit!

Just a few short blocks from the F, M, J and Z trains, public transportation will quickly have you all over Manhattan. Within 15 minutes, you can be on Wall St., Times Square, Union Square, 34th St, The South Street Seaport, City Hall, China Town, and any number of other location in Manhattan, be it by subway, taxicab, any one of the conveniently accessible bus lines servicing the area, or foot!

If you manage to get bored of all Manhattan has to offer, you can walk over the Williamsburg Bridge to Brooklyn's hottest scene. The bridge, just a two minute walk from your front door, was completed in 1903 and was the second of three connecting Manhattan to Brooklyn. It is second only to the Brooklyn Bridge in its history and iconography. The neighborhood it lands in offers many of New York City's premier independent arts venues and most popular bars and restaurants. If such things hold your interest, you may not want to cross the bridge, however . . .

The Lower East Side of Manhattan is like no other place on Earth. At one point the most densely populated area in the world (on par with modern-day Calcutta and Hong Kong), the neighborhood hosted waves of immigrants from the 1900s onward. Attractions such as the nearby Tenement Museum document this rich history and its transition into the future, which is marked by fine art galleries, museums, performance venues, designer boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and pubs and nightclubs of every variety! Prominent attractions include, but are in no way limited to:

- WD-50
- Katz's Delicatessen
- The Meatball Shop
- Russ & Daughters
- Falafel Shop LES
- Alias
- Sorella
- Cafe Katja
- Falai
- Li'l Frankie's
- Apizz
- Kuma Inn
- Congee Village
- Beauty and Essex
- Wolfnights

- Schiller's
- The Library
- Arlene's Grocery
- Double Down
- Epstein's
- The Delancey
- Whiskey Ward
- Edge
- Mehanata
- Chloe 81
- Home Sweet Home
- La Caverna
- Milk and Honey
- The Back Room
- The Box
- Beauty and Essex
- GalleryBar
- Welcome to the Johnsons
- Lolita Bar
- Fontana's
- Verlaine
- The Magician

- Honey in the Rough
- Shop
- BBlessing
- Spec Al Creative Inc
- Paul's Boutique
- Narnia
- Convent
- Self Edge
- House of Savoia
- Steve Madden
- In God We Trust
- Mint Julep
- Alife Rivington Club Inc
- First Among Equals
- Venda
- Grit N Glory
- Zhozet Inc

Art Galleries:
- Canada
- Ramiken Crucible
- On Stellar Rays
- Rachel Uffner
- GalleryBar
- Scaramouche
- Lisa Cooley
- Sue Scott Gallery
- Eleven Rivington
- Klaus von Nichtssagend
- Sperone Westwater
- Michael Mut

- The Tenement Museum
- The New Museum of Contemporary Art
- Angel Orensanz Museum
- The Museum at Eldridge Street
- Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum

All these and more, 2 - 10 minutes walking distance from the apartment . . .

Other Things to Note

Please use my 818 number when calling or texting from an international phone. When placing calls or texts from a domestic line, please use the 646 number. Thanks!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Security Deposit: $200
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • We had a great stay at Joshua's place. He is a very good host and we felt very welcome! The location of this apartment is very good and the neighborhood offers nice restaurants and cafés.

    It was nice and Clean in the apartment and we could make our own breakfast and lunch/dinner if we wanted.

    We'd certainly stay here agian if we visit NYC again!

    June 2014
  • I would highly recommend this B and B location. It's a perfect place to stay when checking out NYC. Clean, comfortable, ideal for a home base when exploring the city.

    June 2014
  • We loved staying at Joshua's place, he was a great host and was welcoming when we arrived- telling us of the good places to go. Really good location, so many bars and places to eat, plus a lovely park nearby. Apartment clean and nicely decorated.

    June 2014
  • Joshua's place has a good location. The room was clean and everything was as expected. The communication with Joshua was efficient and he is a fun guy to talk to. I can only recommend his listing!

    June 2014
  • Our stay at Joshua's place was fantastic! We were looking for a cozy spot to spend two nights in NYC, and his place was perfect for us. All around a great deal!

    Joshua was a great host: he met with us on time, he was responsive to calls and emails, and he helped us out as much as he could. He was also very welcoming and easy to talk to, and we thoroughly enjoyed meeting him.

    June 2014
  • Die Zeit bei Josh war wunderbar - amazing!! Das Zimmer liebevoll und schön eingerichtet, sauber und sehr empfehlenswert. Die Gegend hat uns sehr gefallen...
    Joshua war ein toller Gastgeber, hat sich sehr gut gekümmert, kommunikativ, offen und herzlich. Wir konnten alles nutzen und haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt. Ich würde jederzeit sein Apartment für einen Besuch in New York wieder nutzen und hier empfehlen!!
    Danke für die schöne Zeit Josh - Nina und Mareen

    June 2014
  • Brief but enjoyable stay in a very clean, comfortable and friendly apartment with a thoughtful host.

    May 2014
  • Josh was as a great a host as the previous reviews indicated, if not better. Place was clean, welcoming, and surprisingly spacious for NYC. Genuinely steps from the subway, amazing boutique shopping in Nolita & SoHo, & delicious food in Little Italy. (Think transportation savings).

    Josh gave great tips on food (shawarma/falafel), was always willing to share some of his, and shared tips on nearby places to check out/streets to walk on. If there was ever a question or concern Josh was always there ready to help, which made me feel very safe.

    I would say Josh embodies the exact host that AirBnB founders envisioned: a community builder. Staying with Josh isn't just about providing you with a bed but also ensuring you have an experience in NYC. Had an excellent time, would recommend, and hope to return on future NYC trips.

    May 2014
  • We enjoyed our stay at Prime Lower East Side NYC, our host Joshua was quite friendly, his clean room and apartment are clean and convenient, as well as their location. Joshua helped us feeling at home in the Big Apple, especially while late arrival. I will recommand him and his room.

    May 2014
  • Great Host, nothing to complain about. The area especially i liked a lot. Not in the super middle of Manhatten, but very well placed in the city. Good possibilities to have a drink in bar or have some food. Great location!

    April 2014
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I'm a business guy in my mid-twenties living in Manhattan, born and raised in Los Angeles. I've driven across the US twice and have been to most of the states in The Union. I'm very easy to please and don't fuss over minor details when I have guests. All I care about is that you not make a big mess or disturb the neighbors. I love a good conversation and follow the news very closely. It's great talking about the world with people, but I understand not everyone is interested. It's very seldom that I watch television, but I do enjoy a good movie, book, or video game when I have the time. I've been working and living on and around the Lower East Side for years, so I know lots of fun places to go and things to do and am more than happy to show my guests a good time, if they have the time! I don't normally spend much time at home, so you probably won't see too much of me unless we make plans together. My priority is ensuring your comfort, so don't hesitate to ask questions when we meet!
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