Stunning Huge Duplex - Manhattan!

Apartment - Private room · West 116th Street, New York, NY 10026, United States

The Space

Our duplex is absolutely beautiful: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, private terrace, w/ bbq, table, absolutely gorgeous roof deck+++ (full house can be rented on demand)

We are renting one bedroom and a private bathroom in our beautiful sprawling Manhattan duplex loft. We have an extraordinary amount of space and there is a second bedroom also available if you are traveling with friends or family. There are living and dining areas with everything you need and more!

A sleek and stylish chef's kitchen features full-size stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry and beautiful countertops. Rich hardwood flooring flows through the residence, which also has a huge private outdoor space,as well as a communal landscaped roof deck terrace with striking views of Manhattan. We have a washer and dryer and fully appointed kitchen with Nespresso machine and a wine cooler.

Just steps away from an abundance of new restaurants and cafes. Supermarket, organic shops, post office and nail salons are on our block 5 Min walk to Central Park, Morningside Park and Columbia University. 15 minutes to midtown, easy access to the A, B, C, D, 2 and 3 subway trains as well as multiple bus lines. Off-site parking is also available nearby.

***** We Are A No Smoking Apartment *****

******I listed for you a few things to do and see in NYC (but go beyond that... there is so much more! Lol...)*****

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Check this other links for more restaurants & live music in some
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Best nightlife in Harlem: The hottest clubs and music venues
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Harlem's Best Live Music Bars
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Groceries
C Town Town (opposite the building) ***
Best Yet Market (8 ave bet 117th and 118th streets) *****
Organic Shop (8 ave bet 110th and 111th streets) ****
Whole Food (100th and Columbus)***** (the best of all)

Gospel Music
-Times Square Church @ 51st and Broadway
-Brooklyn Tabernacle
***see this article -great suggestions for Harlem and beyond***
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Museums in Harlem and beyond

-The Metropolitan Museum of Art - (website hidden)/‎
-Guggenheim Museum NYC - (website hidden)‎
-MoMA | The Museum of Modern Art (website hidden)/‎
-The Studio Museum in (website hidden)
-The Jazz Museum in Harlem (website hidden)/‎
-NYC History Museum - (website hidden)/‎
-Arts Museums in NYC - NYC-(website hidden)‎

Other NYC attractions (check this (website hidden))
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-Grand Central Terminal Audio Tour ****
-The Empire State Building*****
-Statue of Liberty (take the Ferry subway #1) *****
-Times Square *****
-China Town ****
-Lincoln Center & Met Opera *****
-Madison Square Garden
-circle line seeing cruises ( I totally recommend)*****

Shoppings places
-Macy's and shops on W 34th street ***** $$$
-Bloomingdales @ Lexington & 59th St ***** $$$$$
-Lord and Taylor @ 5th AVe & 40th St**** $$$$
-Soho (many boutiques) ***** $$$
-Century 21 (Ground Zero) ***** $$$
-Marshalls **** $$
-125th street *** $

Parks in the area
-Central Park*****
-Morningside Park ****
-Columbia University (beautiful campus) *****
-Marcus Garvey Park ***
-Bryant Park *****

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 7 nights
Weekly Price: $640 /week
Monthly Price: $2100 /month
Cleaning Fee: $40
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  • I really have no words enough to express my deep gratitude to Bidia for her genuine hospitality, kindness, support and understanding. Bidia is one of the greatest people I’ve ever met!
    And they say your home is a reflection of your personality…This is exactly about Bidia’s place: very beautiful, so tasteful and stylish, modern, immaculately clean and well kept. It’s very cozy with a great kitchen full of appliances and a private bathroom with all the toiletries!
    The location was great and very safe – close to so many cafes and supermarkets. The subway was less than a 3 minute walk making it very easy to get around the City.
    This was my first airbnb experience and it was flawless! I would return time and time again.

    March 2014
  • I spent a week at Bidia's apartment and I had a great stay. The place is AMAZING! you fell like at home: it's warm , confortable , very clean. and very well located ( less than a minute walk from the subway).
    Bidia was there when I arrived and she made me fell really welcomed.
    Unfortunaltely she had to leave the day after my arrival so I have the feeling I missed the chance to know better a really nice person!
    so if you are looking for place to stay...trust me this is the PERFECT accomodation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    thank you Bidia!!!!!!!!!

    December 2013
  • I stayed at Bidia's place from 27/11 till 4 december 2013. I enjoyed my room very much. The room and bathroom were very clean.
    The whole house is very clean. When I will visit NYC again I would very much like to stay in Bidia's appartment again.
    Bidia is a very welcoming and a very friendly host. The metro 116th W is just on the corner. Thank you for the nice conversations Bidia.

    December 2013
  • Bidia was a lovely host. She was very welcoming and friendly and her apartment was beautiful and very clean! This my first time in NYC and my first time using AirBnB and she made it a wonderful experience. The location of the place is great, super close to the subways and very easy to get anywhere in Manhattan. There were restaurants and cafes nearby and it was an interesting and lively neighbourhood to be in with great music venues and museums etc.

    November 2013
  • Bidia is seriously amazing. I am very honored to have been able to stay with her AND meet someone like her. I'm proud to say she is my adoptive mother. I bought a 1 way ticket to NYC and booked her place only a couple days before so I can find an apartment. If it weren't for her recommendation, I would probably be homeless right now (but I'm not!) and even if I wouldn't have, Bidia assured me that I can still stay and not feel rushed. She is so kind and she reminds me of my mother! I seriously love her! Her place is beautiful! Just like in her pictures...clean, nice, convenient. This is the ideal place to stay when you're in town. I also had dinner at the many restaurants nearby and there's also a Starbucks! Very convenient and close to the subway...and currently, I'm only a couple train stops from her :-)...I'm happy with my first experience on airbnb because of Bidia and I will forever be in touch with this lady! <3

    November 2013
  • Bidia and her home are absolutely wonderful. The location is only a half a block to the subway, getting you into midtown in minutes! The neighborhood is safe and very close to some of the best local restaurants, neighborhood convenient stores, and grocery stores. Her home is so inviting and comfortable. I felt right at home and it was cleaner than most hotels! I cannot speak more highly about my stay. If ever I need a place to stay in the city, I will not hesitate to contact Bidia!

    November 2013
  • This is my first time using Air BnB though it is my fifth time in NYC. It worked out perfectly! The room was great. Bidia has a really lovely apartment which she keeps spotless. It is right by the metro stop too!

    I changed my dates so it worked out that Bidia was away while I was there, but she was always contactable and extremely helpful, even helping me with suggestions to watch the Knicks game I wanted to see!

    Thank you Bidia!

    November 2013
  • A beautiful apartment in the perfect location for my work at Columbia University. The bedroom is clean and comfortable and you have your own private bathroom. Bidia is the perfect host, friendly and charming, but is able to give you space if needed. I loved catching up on travel stories with her and I can't wait to stay there for my next visit! Highly recommended :)

    October 2013
  • I spent a week at Bidia's place. Her flat is gorgeous and well placed in Harlem. The room is very nice and neat.
    Bidia has been very friendly and helpful in making my stay in NYC a very good one.

    October 2013
  • Bidia's apartment was amazing, a good location with easy access to subway. Everything was very clean and tidy. But what made my stay perfect was Bidia herself. She's such a friendly and honest person and a real joy to talk with. I would definitely recommend her place and hope to see her again.

    October 2013
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