About this listing
An adorable studio located on one of NYC's "new yorkiest" streets! The studio itself is cute, clean, and comfortable, and you can't beat the location. Steps from amazing shopping, dining and nightlife- an authentic NYC experience! You will love it!
This is a spacious studio in the heart of the East Village. Steps to Tompkins Square Park. There are countless restaurants, cafes, bars and nightlife surrounding the apartment. It is located on the 3rd floor of a 6 story walk-up building on a quiet and beautiful street with tons of great shops and dining. Literally one of the best low-key blocks in lower Manhattan.
Transportation: 5 Minute walk to 14th street L strain at 1st avenue. 5 Minute walk to Astor place 6 train. 12 minute walk to Union Square L456NQR trains to anywhere in the city. 20 minutes walk/train to Grand Central or Times Square.
Our favorite part about the east village is that you can walk to all the best neighborhoods of lower Manhattan. Lower East Side, Chinatown, Soho, Nolita, Little Italy and Gramercy.
The apartment is furnished with an extra comfy queen size bed and a Futon sofa that folds down into a bed with room for 2 in each! Note: The apartment is definitely best for 1 or 2 but can certainly sleep 3 or 4, although longer stays may get cramped. There is a spacious bathroom and full kitchen with dishwasher. This is by no means a large apartment but certainly large for an NYC studio!
The apartment is very very clean with all new furniture/mattress and linens! Plenty of fresh towels and linens provided as well.
Anyways, ask me anything! I love to help with travel and fun city tips!
Many people ask about the price with fees and extra costs etc along with how to make payment etc. When you enter the dates you would like to stay into the site along with the number of people, it will return the total cost (including the cleaning fee). There are no taxes or extra fees on top of this, but AirBnB adds their fee. It varies between 6-12% on top of our price. The security deposit will be returned to you 48 hours after you check out as long as you leave the place in decent condition. So far we have never had to keep any of the deposits.
All the payments are safely made with credit card to AirBnB when booking. They hold the money until the day after you check in and will then transfer it to us. This ensures that the apartment is there when you arrive and prevents fraud etc. Thanks!
Total access!! The bedroom, kitchen and bath are fully equipped and ready for you to use!
Interaction with Guests
I usually only see you to give you keys and will not be present at all during your stay. But of course I am always close by if you need anything at all! :)
The East Village is one of the most amazing, eclectic and eccentric neighborhood in New York. It is totally central, and has great access to public transit to go anywhere you want to go in the city!
Trains in every direction! The apartment is walking distance to tons of coffee shops, restaurants, bars, and shopping. And their are taxi's available on every corner!
Other Things to Note
This exact street has been voted New York City's "New Yorkiest" streets three years in a row! You'll find everything you need and want on this one city block:)
We leave detailed set of house rules in the apartment for everyone, as well as plenty of neighborhood recommendations and all of my contact info!
The apartment was clean and tidy. It was the same as what the pictures showed. Additionally, the host was very responsive and helpful. I would recommend this apartment.
I really enjoyed staying at Melissa's place. It's a cute space with all the amenities you need and nestled smack in the middle of the coolest neighborhood and seconds away from Tompkin Square Park. I would definitely stay there again!
The host was helpful at short notice and accommodated for my late arrival by leaving the key nearby for me to pick up. The flat was ideal for me staying on my own for a couple nights whilst visiting NYC for work. Charming yet nothing fancy. The location is fantastic.
Great apartment and perfect neighborhood/location! Everything is exactly as stated in the listing! Would recommend 100%!
We loved Melissa's apartment - it was small and clean (and across the street from some awesome ice cream!). We got used to the 3-storey walk up pretty quickly, so that didn't bother us at all... And it was a short walk to Little Italy and Chinatown, and easy enough to catch the subway too... Definitely suited to night owls who want to go out for a drink later in the day - there are SO many places in the East Village! And getting the key from the market on the corner was super easy with Melissa's instructions... Thanks so much, Melissa, we had a great time!
I felt welcome. I felt like I was living in my own NYC apartment. Accurate listing. Great neighborhood.
Melissa was the most wonderful host, quick to respond and help with any questions we had. Her studio is in a perfect location, very clean and comfortable, I cannot fault it at all. I would highly recommend this apartment and the lovely Melissa.
Thank you so much!
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About the Host, Melissa
Hello! I am a photographer living in NYC... I love to travel and spend a lot of time on the road. I have had great experiences using airbnb as a traveler myself, so I decided to list my spaces here as well... ask me anything! :)