Entire home/apt

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

Entire home/apt

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

An architect and builder couple live full time in this apartment in Little Italy / Chinatown -- and have spent the last few years turning it from a typical LES tenement unit into the custom gem we live in.. in literally the center of lower Manhattan.

The space

Private one bedroom (converted from a two-bedroom) on the 4th floor of an apartment on in lower Manhattan.

Location: At the northwestern edge of Chinatown and eastern edge of Little Italy: 3 blocks from Broadway and Soho, 2 blocks from Nolita. 5 minutes walking from the lower east side. 10 minutes from the west village, and so on... you can walk to any neighborhood in lower Manhattan within 20-25 minutes. If you like, there is an extra bicycle for you to use too.

The closest subway is the D train, which is three blocks away. There is also the 6 train, 3.5 blocks away, the NRQ trains that are 4 blocks away basically everything Manhattan train is easily walkable from here. This apartment is arguably the most central location in Manhattan.

There are two bedrooms. One with a twin size and one with a queen size bed. The apartment sleeps three very comfortably in real beds. 4 is the absolute maximum -- and it means that one person must sleep on a couch/blow-up mattress/or roll-out bed (I have all three).

One air conditioner in each bedroom. Together they keep the whole apartment cool.

The apartment is fully furnished and comes with clean linens. Full kitchen. Wireless internet. Laundromat one block away. Large grocery across the street, convenience store immediately downstairs. There are so many restaurants nearby that I don't have time in the world to visit them. Chinese, Vietnamese, Italian, Malaysian, American Pub, Italian coffee shop, American coffee shop, all within a block.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is not a hotel, nor is it an apartment which is rented full time. This is my own apartment, filled with personal items. If you are looking for a standardized experience and need hotel-level cleanliness please book elsewhere!

Thank you for looking.

Interaction with guests

Very little interaction with most guests unless I have the opportunity or need to show them in personally. Guests typically check in and out on their own -- and it usually works pretty seamlessly.

Other things to note

We have the artist Jim Lambie on our floors... pics to come.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $50 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $75
Security Deposit: $500
Weekly Discount: 10%
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21 Reviews

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Anthony (AJ) User Profile
December 2015
The host canceled this reservation 9 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Tribesty User Profile
May 2015
Greta was such a great host! Check in and check out is extremely easy and convenient, and the house was clean and tidy with all the amenities I needed. Great location too - a short walk to several different subway stations and lines. Greta was really easy to communicate with and I always had quick responses to questions and inquiries. Would definitely stay here again!

Kate User Profile
December 2014
Greta's apartment was in a fantastic location in the heart of Chinatown and close to several subway stations. She was easy to get in touch with.

Florian User Profile
November 2014
Great apartment, great area to stay in NYC. Perfect for 2-3 people!

Viktor User Profile
August 2014
I can only express my appreciation to Greta for renting out her apartment. Clean, cosy and really good location.

Jan-Jaap User Profile
August 2014
Greta was a great host! The apartment was tiny but perfect for two and had everything we needed. The location is great, on the corner from little italy, china town and soho. With the subway, only 2 blocks away, it was 15 min to times square.

Tom User Profile
January 2014
Really close to the subway station in China town, close to everything actually! Great location, the 2 rooms are divided by a very thin wall so earplugs are a good idea if you room mate snores

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Greta User Profile

Chinatown/LES denizen for the last 4 years. Its my favorite place to live in New York. I share this 2-bedroom apartment with my boyfriend part time, and have put a lot of design work into it over the years. When I'm in town I'm working in architecture, blogging, and messing around at my art studio in Brooklyn. When I'm out of town I'm thrilled to share the whole apartment with travelers. And I love finding great airbnbs in other cities.