Manhattan Penthouse w/ awesome view

Apartment - Private room · E 96th St, New York, NY 10128, United States

***Currently I am not accepting groups larger than 2 through August. ***

Your host, Zach
118 Reviews
Response rate: 93%
Response time: within a few hours

***Currently I am not accepting groups larger than 2 through August. ***

The Space

This is a penthouse apartment on the 31st floor of a great building on the Upper East Side of Manhattan right off of 3rd Avenue.

2nd Ave is 1 minute away and is a great place for bars and restaurants. A hop on the 4/5/6 subway train, which is just steps from our front door, puts you in Midtown Manhattan in 10-15 minutes and downtown Manhattan in 25 minutes. The entrance to Central Park is also only about 5 minutes away. This is a prime location to be able to get around conveniently while be surrounded by a lot of things to do in the local area. My rooftop also provides a phenomenal view of downtown Manhattan where you can see the Empire State building and others lit up at night. Also, if I'm available during your visit, I can show you around and take you out to certain local bars/restaurants that I prefer to give you a better idea of what life is like in NYC. Check out out the pictures with some of our guests who have visited!

This is a great place to stay if you're passing through New York and the view is absolutely breathtaking at all times of day (but especially at sunrise). The apartment has a very young and modern feel to it and you'd be crazy not to like it. How many penthouse apartments with a view can you stay in for $135 a night? Let me tell you: Just this one.

The listing is for the master bedroom. For larger groups, I can accommodate two more on the queen sized couch/bed in the living room for an additional $50 per night.

There is cable and wireless internet available and a full kitchen that can be used by guests. I also provide linens, blankets, pillows, and towels for guests. I generally have an abundance of additional toiletries from all around the globe that have been left behind by other guests for you to use if you forget some of yours.

I look forward to meeting you!

Guest Access

Private bedroom
Living Room

Interaction with Guests

I typically am willing to go out for dinner or drinks with guests and enjoy the company. I also enjoy learning about you and your country just by hanging out at the apartment Depending on the time of year I can be really busy with work which can limit how much you see me, but I love meeting new people and learning about new places. See my photos for a few examples of the people I've spent some time with during their stay.

The Neighborhood

The neighborhood is so close to Central Park. This is ideal in good weather and a great place to go for a run. There are also several great restaurants and a handful of great bars. I am conveniently located right next to the subway for anything else you might desire to see/do is just a subway ride away.

Getting around

The 4, 5, 6 subway line is just one block from our building. There are multiple bus stops in the area and its typically easy to get a cab.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: $100
Check In: 10:00 AM
Check Out: 8:00 PM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Very good host. Outstanding location and breathtaking views from Sun Terrace. Many good local restaurants and subway almost at the door

    July 2014
  • My husband and I enjoyed staying at Zach's penthouse. Zach provided detailed directions to guide us to his place, and the place exceeded our expectations. The view was amazing and the activities surrounding his neighborhood (Central Park, Madison Ave. shopping) was plentiful. Also, there is a metro stop less than 2 blocks away which was convenient. We would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants a great NYC experience!

    June 2014
  • Very good location and amazing view. Subway really closed and nice place. Zach was really nice and quiet. Impressive terrace!

    June 2014
  • Really nice apartment! Not only did we fall in love with New York but also with the stunning view from the apartment. Zach helped us wherever he could, so finding the right restaurant or metro station was super easy. We'll come back for sure!

    June 2014
  • Very nice place- as on the picture. All good prepared and arranged - no problems at all. Zach has it all super well organized!

    June 2014
  • We expected a fine stay looking at the pictures, and it was even better! Zach is a great guy and so hospitable, while the location was perfect for what my girlfriend and I wanted to do. Perfect trip to New York!

    June 2014
  • Zach was really flexible and his apartment was great, Whenever we had a question, he was always happy to help and I'd definately stay again

    June 2014
  • Good location!! I have taken an amazing photo in Zach's house. See the link: (website hidden)(phone number hidden)/ Zach provided us an additional bed in the living room. Only 2 mins walk to the subway station. 10 minutes from Budgets.Zach is friendly and helpful. The only problem is that there is no hair dryer(or may be I just didn't find it). But that's only a small issue. Thanks for keeping quite all the time.

    June 2014
  • That was a very friendly and welcoming host. The view and the rooftop gardens are spectacular and it is very convenient in the city. We would definitely stay here again at our next visit in the city.

    June 2014
  • Well, Zach's penthouse keeps every single promise. It has an awesome view, pretty good located with easy connections to line 6, stores and a starbuck's just around the corner. Zach is a great host, polite and helpful. The sun terrace is great, too. We really enjoyed our time and will definitely be back :)

    June 2014
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I'm a 24 year old who moved to New York City after college to pursue a career in Finance. I enjoy psychology, music, outdoor activities, and economics outside of my work activities. My roommate, Simon, works in IT and has grown up in the New York City area. We both love the city and enjoy meeting new people who came to visit us. We look forward to meeting you!
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