Lux Upper East - CPark, All Museums

Apartment - Entire home/apt · 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10128, United States

Stay at our fantastically located (Third Avenue at 88th Street) studio apartment that sleeps up to four, and enjoy being at the very heart of Manhattan's Upper East Side - giving you the easiest access to Central Park and all the major museums.

The Space

This apartment has been upgraded since photos were taken, and now features an amazing Stearns and Foster pillowtop mattress, to ensure your comfort and restful sleep.

Previous guests have enjoyed this apartment's convenience, and we're sure you will too! Our apartment accommodates up to four guests on its queen-sized bed and luxury queen fold-out sleeper sofa. (Please note that the our mattress is protected with a bedbug -proof cover for your peace of mind.) It is located on the third floor (up two flights of stairs), and faces the away from the street so you don't get all the street noise.

The apartment is fully furnished with everything you need for an enjoyable stay, including: luxury linens, towels, Wireless Internet, Air Conditioner, fully-equipped kitchen (including coffee and an assortment of teas),Cable TV and BluRay DVD (with free streaming of movies via Netflix), hair dryer, iron, bath soap and shampoo.

It is only a five minute walk to Central Park and Museum Mile (Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum and Guggenheim Museum, and many more). Yankee Stadium is less than 20 minutes away by subway. Plus, convenient and fast access to the rest of Manhattan via an express subway stop (4,5,6 line) only 2 minutes away.

Please be respectful, clean and be a non-smoker! Please note: we will ask for a copy of your passport/ID upon booking. We can also supply you with the same, if you would like.

We keep our calendars up-to-date, so if it doesn't show any availability someone else already reserved the dates.

We're looking forward to hosting you. Be sure to let us know if there is anything we can do to make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable!

Getting around

You have great access to Manhattan from this apartment via the nearby 4,5 and 6 metro lines at the 86th and Lexington Metro Stop - three blocks away.

Additionally you can easily get to the Upper West Side from this apartment via the M86 bus (to the museum of Natural History) or the M4 bus (to Columbia University/Morningside Heights).

Street parking is available, though cars need to be moved for street cleaning on some weekdays. Otherwise cars can be left parked on nearby streets all weekend long without problem. Otherwise, there are many nearby parking garages with daily rates of around $25.

Other Things to Note

We do not charge a cleaning fee. In order to maintain this policy, we do ask you to please leave the apartment in an orderly state.

This means, please:
1.Wash any dishes you use
2.Put used towels and sheets in the clothes hamper in the closet
3.Vacuum or sweep using the provided Swiffer, as needed
4.Dispose of any garbage or recycling

Additional cleaning items are under the kitchen sink if needed. We really appreciate your understanding and care. Thanks so much!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $15 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • My stay in this apartment was a really good experience. This was my first stay ever in New York and I am happy that I choose this apartment instead of a hotel, giving my living a feeling of "at home". I was here for work reasons and it was relaxing to "go home" in the evening and enjoy the calm of the apartment.

    The apartment was clean, and more than well equipped (umbrellas, films and guide books, detailed and good instructions regarding the apartment, comfortable bed, kitchen equipment, etc). I also appreciated the calm and silence away from the street, the neighbourhood offering not only some of the greatest museums in the world (I warmly recommend the Egyptian dept of the Metropolitan) but also Fairways, and an innumerable choice of restaurants, diners, and Take Aways. The Subway was very near as well.

    Thanks Doug also for being so helpful and quick to reply to my questions!

    March 2014
  • We stayed in Dougla's apartment for one week and had a great time there. The apartment has a great location, near the subway station and close to many museums and places to visit. Moreover Doug it's an incredible host, he was super responsive, we arrived by 8am a Saturday morning and he was already there ready to help us with the baggage. Also, the apartment has everything you could possible need. Great place to stay in NY!

    March 2014
  • My husband and I stayed at Doug and Claudia's for 3 weeks. We had a great time. The apartment was exactly as advertised, and the location was very convenient to major attractions and the subway line (having quick access to the express trains were a bonus!). We also had a few packages delivered, and Doug collected and dropped them off for us. The check-in was very easy. Our flight was quite delayed (and late in the evening!), but Doug waited for us and oriented us to the apartment. Doug remained highly responsive throughout our stay. The neighbourhood was safe and quiet, and had everything we needed within walking distance (groceries, laundry, cafes, restaurants, shops, etc.). The layout of the apartment was great; we didn't feel crammed. The bed and sheets were comfortable, and we liked that shampoo/conditioner/body wash was all provided. Doug also came by once a week to change our sheets and towels. Overall, we had a fantastic experience, and highly recommend this flat.

    March 2014
  • The apartment is a single large room with a bathroom. The furnishings are of good quality and comfortable and the kitchen etc have everything one could need. Local shopping for food etc is convenient and the variety and quality are good. The subway is nearby and it is a short walk to the museums of 5th etc.
    Doug was very responsive and helpful and in total I found the experience to be very much as I had hoped.

    February 2014
  • We rent this flat for 7 nights. Everything was perfect, the flat was clean with everything we need. Doug was very reactive. He answered all our emails very quickly. He was always available and helpful for our last day we the keys and our luggages.
    Also, he gives us tips for restaurants and supermarkets in the neighbourhood.
    The flat is really near the subway with the 4 5 & 6 trains. It's very easy to go to midtown, downtown & Brooklyn.
    Our stay in NYC was just perfect.

    January 2014
  • Doug went out of his way to work with the previous nights renters to accommodate our early arrival, which was soooo helpful! While I totally didn't expect this to be possible, I appreciated the flexibility.

    Convenient, clean, and comfortable, rented by nice people.

    January 2014
  • We rented this apartment for 6 nights. It was clean, quiet, stocked with everything you need, small, but large enough for a 6 day stay for 2 people. The location was wonderful, close to Central Park and very convenient to the subway. There are lots of places to eat and to get prepared foods or to shop for groceries close by. The owner provided a helpful and comprehensive guide to the area. His dining suggestions were excellent. The apartment had several NYC guidebooks, movies, and other thoughtful items for our stay. We had a wonderful time on our trip!

    Because it was unseasonably hot in NYC this Christmas, we did have the need to open the windows while we were in the apartment. During the daytime, the smell of pizza was pretty strong in the apartment. At night, after the pizza shop closed, it was much better. This might be a common situation for apartments located above restaurants.

    All in all, this was a great choice for our trip and I highly recommend it.

    December 2013
  • The place is great. Cozy, clean, and well located. We booked on short notice, so Doug met us with the keys and gave us a quick rundown. He was gracious, helpful, and very accommodating. The flat comes with a voluminous binder of helpful information, and is comfortable, quiet, and really well maintained. The neighborhood is friendly, and it's a quick walk of a few blocks to the subway. I highly recommend this place.

    December 2013
  • We stayed here for a week while visiting in nyc. The place was very neat and tidy and we were pleasantly surprised by how spacious it was. I had done other Airbnb before with another friend and I found Doug to one of the better hosts. He was very responsive and helpful with my questions and left a very useful book of guides around the neighbourhood and maps. The was also extra linen and he thoughtfully included shampoo and body wash. The metro was very close, there was a pharmacy, bank, resturant, AT&T and shops nearby. The place also close to museums and central park and so it was nice to be on the upper east and not crowded in midtown with other tourists day and night!

    December 2013
  • Nice studio, we stayed there for 3 nights with 3 persons. The studio is great because we only stayed there for a good night sleep.The metro right around the corner.There are several restaurants and shops in the neighbourhood. We have no complaints at all! Doug always reacts immediately when you mail.

    December 2013
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A little about us - Doug and Claudia met in late September 2001, and have been together ever since. Doug is originally from Wisconsin and Claudia is from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Our helper, little Olivia, is a native New Yorker. We're both educated, neat professionals who've decided to make New York our home. Like you, we enjoy visiting new places whenever we can - Paris and Northern Spain last year. We're believers in what airbnb offers, and have enjoyed the hospitality we've received in the homes of others far more than anything that can be found in a five-star hotel.
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