10 Minutes to Manhattan- Large room

Apartment - Private room · Crescent St, Queens, NY 11106, United States

The Space

Welcome to my warm and beautiful New York City Apartment in Astoria, Queens!

You will be renting ONE of the bedrooms... the EXTRA LARGE one with two twin beds.

You will share this two-bedroom apartment with my parents... sharing just the bathroom, your room has a flatscreen television and a computer for you to use.

There is no kitchen access unless discussed prior. Just use for cereal, juice, drinks, or fruits. (sorry I have to put this but several issues lately .... lol ... please no eating my food :D)

The apartment is a clean spacious large 2-bedroom apt. that is very close to everything. I particularly welcome international guests and first-time New York visitors who want a nice place to stay in a safe and lively New York City neighborhood.

About the apartment:
* Impeccably clean
* All linens provided
* Fully furnished
* 2nd floor apartment
* Elevator building
* Laundry located on the building
* Free access to WI-FI
* Your own room with television & wifi

ASTORIA (email hidden)ly safe neighborhood filled with people from all over the world and known for great food, particularly Greek. There are numerous cafes, restaurants, grocery stores, and fruit stands a block away. We're two blocks from the Broadway Ave subway stop and very close to LaGuardia Airport (but not on a flight path). 40 Minutes from JFK - Late arrivals are not a problem.

SUBWAY (N and Q): Just around the corner. 10 minutes to Manhattan (Lexington and 59th Street), 15 minutes to Times Square. The subway runs all night (every 5 minutes) and is safe to ride all the time. In few minutes you can be in Times Square or in Madison/Fifth Avenue window shopping, ice skating at Rockefeller Center, seeing a Broadway show or just wandering the streets of Manhattan.

I can even get you great tickets (usually but not always) for off broadway, jazz clubs, and comedy clubs ... and sometimes even broadway.. for the crazy price of $10 per ticket!!!! :)

Spanish speakers -
Exelente apartamento para quedarte en tus vacaciones en NYC. Localizado solo a 4 paradas en tren de Midtown, Manhattan. El barrio es excellente, bohemio y famoso por su caffes & restaurantes al aire libre - bastante diversidad de culturas. Lo recomiendo para mujeres viajando solas que no quieran gastar una fortuna por su estadia en NY pero si quieran estar en lugar lindo, con cultura y super seguro. Si estan interesado por favor contactame a mi e-mail or telefono.

Guest Access

ring apt 2B

Interaction with Guests

as needed.

The Neighborhood

wonderful and diverse neighborhood!

Getting around

very close to transportation, only 5 block from the train station.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $60
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Lina et son mari sont d'une discrétion absolue et d'une propreté totale. Nous ne les avons vus qu'à notre arrivée et le jour précédent notre départ. Cela est donc très agréable si vous êtes indépendants et ne cherchez pas nécessairement les contacts et les tuyaux. Pour nous, cela a très bien joué et nous étions à l'aise. La chambre est grande, avec un ordinateur, ce qui est bien pratique. Nous avons apprécié cet hébergement!
    L'immeuble est à 7 minutes de la station de métro et vous rejoignez Manhattan en 10 minutes de métro.

    April 2014
  • The room was big and clean and had everything you could possibly need: two comfortable beds, storage, towels, guide books, computer, umbrellas and TV. They also let us use the hair dryer. Only ten minutes walk to the train. Lina answered our questions fast and thoroughly before we arrived. I would definitely stay again.

    April 2014
  • Excellent room ! Very clean! Very quiet! Lina and her parents are very helpful! Safe neighborhood ! Transportation very close to the house! I highly recommend it!

    March 2014
  • As so many others have mentioned, staying in Lina's apartment was great. It was very clean and quiet, and the neighborhood felt safe. My bed was comfortable and firm, just the way I like it.
    Lina helpfully tried to get us low-priced Broadway tickets, but it didn't end up working out with our schedule.
    My friend wasn't feeling well the last morning, and Lina's mom was very sweet and concerned.
    Despite the fact there were 4 of us sharing a bathroom it wasn't the slightest bit of a problem.
    I would gladly stay at the apartment again. Loved the King of Falafel stand on the walk to the subway station!
    NYC in general these days is so much cleaner and safer than it used to be, and everyone we encountered was helpful and friendly.

    March 2014
  • Maravillosa experiencia, habitación absolutamente limpia, baño cocina y accesorios de cocina impecables, ubicación a cuatro bloques del metro en una zona muy comercial y segura, se puede caminar tarde en la noche sin problema, las fotos son realmente lo que uno ve, los padres de Lina son muy agradables personas, siempre con el animo de colaborar en todo lo que uno pueda necesitar, definitivamente, siempre que vuelva a New York regresare aquí.

    February 2014
  • We had a great time staying at Lina's place, we didn't meet her but her parents were very pleasant and welcoming. The room was clean and comfortable, Fresh towels, wi-fi access was great! Location wise, minutes from Broadway in Astoria, which is a great Neigbourhood! Nice shops, food at every corner!! Great experience over all!
    Thank you very much for the wonderful time!!!

    February 2014
  • Great room in an ideal location. Very friendly and helpful owners.

    January 2014
  • Lina's apartment is exactly as is describe here...From there is easy to get everywhere because is just few blocks from subway!
    Her parents are so helpful and sweet!
    Highly recommended...

    January 2014
  • I am a big fan of NYC (who wouldn't :) ?!) and was looking for a place that would enable me to discover a new borough of NYC (I previously stayed in Manhattan) and that would also enable me to enjoy both nearby Manhattan as well as much further places in NYC such as Coney Island (South of Brooklyn). And this is exactly what I got staying at Lina's apartment in Astoria / Queens. Located in a very safe area, with convenience stores, laundromats, banks… Within walking distance, you will be welcomed by Lina's parents. The building has an elevator, a laundromat in the basement. The room is exactly as advertised, spacious and with everything you might need (wardrobe, computer, wifi, big flat TV screen…). The room as well as the apartment are ultra clean and very cozy. Lina's parents are indeed very lovely and helpful people and be here if you have any questions (English / Spanish). Lina will of course be here to help you too… It was very easy to keep in touch with her. She even got me a discount ticket for a really amazing show. It will take you no more than 7mn to get to the nearest subway station, really close. NYC is an exciting city… But if at the end of the day you look for a nice restaurant near the apartment, then you can do just that. When you exit the subway station, you will find everything you need. For all these reasons, I definitely recommend Lina's apartment and will definitely rent Lina's apartment again when I get back to NYC ! PS : Lina will provide you with an excellent NYC Guide. Enjoy !

    January 2014
  • (English version below)

    Mi amiga y yo estuvimos en este departamento 11 días y sentimos que no podríamos haber elegido un lugar mejor. El cuarto está muy bien, es grande y cómodo, tiene una tele gigante, una computadora y mucho lugar para guardar las cosas. Estaba muy limpio, al igual que todo el departamento.
    Los papás de Lina son muy atentos y amorosos, pero no invasivos. Nunca tuvimos problemas para usar el baño. Amparo nos ayudó en todo lo que necesitamos.
    El barrio es realmente muy bonito, la calle por donde uno va del tren al departamento tiene de todo, hay muchos lugares para desayunar y comer en general, supermercados 24 hs, etc. Cuando vuelva a Nueva York definitivamente lo volveré a elegir. ¡Gracias Alvaro, Lina y Amparo!

    My friend and I stayed in this apartment for 11 days and felt we could not have chosen a better place. The room is really good, big and comfy, it has a huge flat tv, a computer and lot of storage places.
    It was really clean (the whole apartment was).
    Lina's parents are very kind and loving, but not intrusive. We never had any trouble using the shared bathroom. Amparo helped us in everything we needed.
    The neighborhood is really pretty, the main street you walk everyday to the subway has everything, there are lots of places to eat and have breakfast, as well as 24 hour supermarket and Walgreens.
    When I'm back in NYC I will definitely stay there again.
    Thanks Alvaro, Lina and Amparo!

    December 2013
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Hi! I've been living in NYC for 15 yrs, originally from Colombia. I've been hosting for over two years now and try to provide an excellent apartment for your stay in NYC. I have been lucky to host some really amazing and incredible people from all over the world. I do my best to make sure that you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay in NYC by providing you with a 22 page NYC GUIDE filled with Native NY'er tips which I designed, as well as being on call at ANY TIME .. for anything you might need. Please feel free to ask me any questions, either about the apartment or NYC in general as I am here to help! Hope to hear from you soon. Take care :)
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