Come and stay in this amazing bedroom in my beautiful, cozy, modern and awesome apartment with 2 full bathrooms on the 3rd floor of a doorman/concierge building where Harlem meets the Upper East Side! The room is a nice size gets plenty of sunlight! And very convenient location just 1 min walk from Subway/Metro Station/Bus and less than 30 seconds to the beautiful Central Park!
More about the Room & Apartment:
24/hr Doorman & Concierge
30 seconds to Central Park
AC included in Room
Room gets plenty of sunlight
1 Block from Bus and Train Stations
NYSC, FreshFoods Supermarket, Restaurants Nearby
Laundry: Washer/Dryer on every floor
Fully Equipped Kitchen: microwave, dishwasher, etc.
2 Full Marble Floor Bathrooms
Large Living Room: spacious, with plenty of sunlight
Extra Air Mattress to fit up to 3 people in room
Access to large Outdoor Terrace
Apartment is 30 seconds from Central Park
On the same Street at the Famous Museum Mile, Access to Museums
3 mins walk to Museum of City of New York
5 mins bus ride to Guggenheim Museum
6 mins bus ride to MET Museum
10 mins from The Jewish Museum, Neue Galerie, Whitney Museum of Art
Very Nice and Pleasant area of the Manhattan
20 mins to travel from LGA by taxi for $20; 30 mins on the M60 bus for $3.
45 mins to travel from JFK by taxi for $60; 90 mins on the A subway line for $5.
70 mins to travel from EWR by taxi for $70; 90 mins by subway/rail/bus for $5-$15
The Super Shuttle or Air Link shuttle is also available from each of these airports for $25.
For drivers, there's a parking garage across the street with a rate of $16/day. There's also street parking that can be found easily. However, NYC's alternate street parking rules apply, excluding Sundays and holidays; the car would need to be moved every other day for street cleaning.
HOUSE RULES - Summarized: Respect the host, the guests and the apartment
*Come and go as you please; there's no curfew. Just be Considerate and Conscious of sound levels after 10pm or before 9:30am. Only Low talking, music, (website hidden)-ing during these times. Put cell phone ringer volumes on vibrate during quiet hours. Guest aren't allowed to disturb the host or other guests when they are asleep. Plan ahead and pack during normal hours, if for example, you have a morning flight.
*ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING anywhere in the apartment! (if you need to smoke, please go to the outdoor terrace on the second floor)
*Place outdoor shoes in the shoe organizer at the entrance of the apartment.
*Help keep the bathroom and kitchen as clean as you find it.
*Enjoy meals and drinks in the kitchen.
*At check-out, leave the room as clean as you find it.
*Extra guests are not allowed without approval.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
*Reservation requests are accepted when the profile is complete and includes
...... an identifiable Photo
...... Information about the guest(s)
...... the departure Location
...... and has a Verified profile (include a mobile number since its useful in reaching you if needed)
*There maybe other guests in the adjoining room during the time of your stay.
*Check-in can be done anytime after 10am and preferably before 8pm. For those that need to drop their luggage before 10am or check-in after 8pm, there's a $25 fee. (Although, checkin/out times are somewhat flexible, it helps if I know the time each guest plans to arrive and depart.)
*Check-out time must be completed by 12pm, although an arrangement can be made to take bags at a later time - preferably before 6pm. If luggage is picked up after 6pm, there's a $25 fee.
*When there's a guest check-in and check-out occurring on the same day, the guest that is checking in - can leave their bags on the side until the (checking-out) guest finishes checking out and the room is prepared.
Positive points :
Nice localization closed to central park and subway
Nice welcome - Quiet flat.
It is more a guests house. John rents 3 of 4 rooms.
Safe for your stuff
Negative points :
1 bed set up. The 2nd was not.
A little expensive.
Great host - the best! Fabulous location close to Central Park and Subway.
John has four rooms for rent. One room has a privat bathroom. We had for one week room number three and shared the bathroom with two other rooms (four people). We checked in without any problems. Our key for the appartment were at the doorman of the house. The room and the bathroom were clean when we arrived. During our one week long stay there was no cleaninglady. The livingroom has AC but the room had no AC. During our stay the weather was not so hot, so it was ok. The room was ok but it didnt look like the one in the pictures. John sleeps on the couch. He is polite and helps with any Problems. The appartment is right next to the Central park. The subway is one block away. From middtown the taxidrive to the appartment costs about 13 Dollars. So for sleeping their it is totally ok!
Location was excellent, close to subway station and Central Park. In the description it is not well stablish that the house has 4 rooms for rent so you need to share the bathroom (that was the worst of it) so it was a surprise. Nevertheless it was clean.
The room is not the one of the pics but still was good. It lacks AC in the rooms so it can be too hot for summer so we needed to sleep with the door and window open.
OK experience. The vibe of this multi-unit host was somewhere between a hostel and a hotel.
Photos were not very accurate of room or location, although clean and very accessible.
Host was kind enough to allow a late pickup of bags, and was very responsive.
Still, just a little too impersonal for me to want to return; however, maybe that's unfair to this particular host - and maybe more of a general comment on NYC as a whole. Although shared some brief but good conversation with host's roommate who showed an interest to make a connection with guests.
Si nous n'étions pas déjà passé par trois locations très positives avant d'arriver à New york, nous n'aurions probablement pas renouvelé l'expérience avec Airbnb. L'expérience dans l'appartement de John n'était pas tout à fait ce pourquoi nous pensions avoir payé.
Les clefs nous ont été remises par le concierge. Nous n'avons pas rencontré John. Néanmoins, nous avons pu l'avoir au téléphone à propos de quelques mauvaises surprises aux quelles il a tenté de répondre comme il a pu. La chambre qui nous était attribuée ne ressemblait pas du tout à celle que nous avions loué sur le site. Bien qu'averti dès la réservation que nous serions avec notre fils, il n'y avait qu'un lit pour deux dans la chambre. C'est la locataire de la chambre d'à côté qui nous a indiqué l'existence d'un matelas dans l'armoire. Un matelas gonflable, ce qui n'était pas précisé. Je pense qu'il est important de le préciser dans l'annonce car pour ce qui nous concerne nous n'aurions pas loué si nous l'avions su. Le matelas gonflable (2 places) dans une chambre déjà bien petite nous aurait paru très encombrant s'il n'y avait pas eu un trou sur le côté! John a très vite proposé un nouveau matelas gonflable (1 place). Les draps que nous avons dû chercher dans l'armoire sentaient encore la transpiration pour la plupart. Il est important de savoir qu'il n'y a pas de climatisation dans la chambre, seconde surprise. Ce qui nous a value à trois dans une petite chambre par près de 29° Celsius, des nuits très peu reposantes. La salle de bain, empruntée par les locataires des différentes chambres, n'est pas souvent nettoyée. Et comme nous avions payé pour neuf nuits, nous nous attendions à ce que nos serviettes de bain soient changées au moins une fois. Il nous a fallu le demander et cela n'a pas été sans remarques!
L'endroit reste très bruyant même si il n'est pas, selon John, aussi bruyant que d'autres quartiers de New York. Le point positif reste sa localisation près de Central Park et le métro à 7 min à pied.
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