About This Listing
Spacious, private, beautifully furnished room to rent in a 2 bedroom share. Large foyer and hallway separating the bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom.
Located in Washington Heights, 2 blocks to the A-train (express), 18 minutes to Times Square.
Sharing the space with a lovely couple (she's a writer, he's an actor). Laundry in the basement.
View of the Hudson and the George Washington Bridge at your doorstep. Safe, family-oriented neighborhood. Grocery stores, cafe's, restaurants close by.
There are towels and of course bedding and if you forgot, say, your shampoo don't worry we've got your back.
We speak English, German, Spanish (okay), Greek (pretty well) and a little French.
No smoking and, although we love critters, no pets; We ask that you clean your dishes before days end.
My stay here was great--the room is huge, the bed is comfy, and Yvonne and Chris are fantastic hosts. They couldn't have been friendlier or more accommodating, and kept the apartment VERY clean and tidy. They have quite a bit of kitchen/bathroom space cleared out for guests, and the apartment is d definitely recommend this room to other visitors.
Yvonne and Chris helped me out of a really rough spot last-minute with my living situation in New York. I lived with them for a month, and was out or at work for most of my stay, so I only spent a few hours each evening in the apartment. However, I still had a really nice experience with Yvonne and Chris, with few if any complaints. The living space is lovely, and has much more space than you'd find in the typical NYC apartment. As I was mostly uptown, I didn't have any problem with the location; if you're heading downtown, it is two blocks from the A train, which can get you to Times Square in about 15 minutes. Though I was gone most of the day, Yvonne and Chris were careful to communicate with me regularly and check to ensure that I was enjoying myself and not having any problems during my stay, and quickly helped me to address anything that wasn't working out. My only issue was that the Wi-Fi cut in and out a bit at times, but we were able to resolve this - they say that nobody else has had this problem, so it may have just been my computer. Overall, I would highly recommend Yvonne and Chris as hosts and their apartment, especially if you spend more time uptown!
Ok, so, this is going to be tough, because until I find a place to stay in NYC for the long term, I only want to stay with these guys! Yvonne and Chris have simply been amazing to stay with. They're friendly, welcoming and have been so helpful and accommodating I simply don't want to leave (especially since it's so convenient to get to my new job). The room is spacious, clean and cozy. It's very quiet.
In short, if I had to make a list of all the things that were causing me anxiety about coming to NYC, to start a new job and find a place of my own, with Yvonne and Chris, every item would have a check next to it: convenient to the subway? check; grocery store and laundry close by? check; restaurants? check; safe, quiet neighborhood? check; and on and on.