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90 dollar/night Large studio room in 2 bed/1 bath by Central Park/Columbia U

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Aug 25, 2016

Despite the pricing of my rental this is not just a 'room to lay your head at night'.Excellent location,full amenities,very clean is what you get.$90/night for a single and $15 each additional guest guarantees a spacious efficiency in a new 2 bedroom corner apartment right on the park.Room has refrigerator,microwave,coffeemaker. There are also utensils/glasses/cups/plates in the room for your convenience. You have use of the main kitchen at all times and share the bathroom.There is a dishwasher for any cleanup and the whole apt is air conditioned with WIFI.Full closet and 3 arced windows facing south and west for amazing exposure to Morningside Park/Cathedral of St.John the Divine.5 minutes walk to Columbia University.Brand new queen size platform bed with a new air bed for a third guest/2 children.Although the room is non-smoking,I have access to the hall landing for smoker's convenience.Washer/Dryer on premesis.10 minute walk from Central Park and the Harlem Meer.This is one of the most desirable areas in upper Manhattan with our own new 'Restaurant Row'of Harlem/Morningside.The subway(b/c) is 2 blocks away and there is a fantastic supermarket(Best Yet) about 5 minutes walk.This is the apex of residential living with all the trappings of nightlife and convenience right around the corner.If you are culturally intrigued,you only have to walk 3 blocks to the best Sunday Gospel Churches and the African Market is not much farther.If your aspirations are for midtown/downtown,the train gets you where you need to go in 20 minutes.Please inquire as I do offer discounts for week or more stays.This is as close as you can come to having your own studio for a hostel price and you will want for nothing

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Deutsch, English, Español

School: Florida Atlantic University (music)

Work: Clothing retail in NY/Realtor in FL

About: Outdoor enthusiast and martial arts practitioner.Originally from FL moved to NYC 25 years ago.Still have family in Palm Beach County and have my realtors license.Lived for many years overseas as an expat in Bali,India and Thailand.Have done extensive traveling and enjoy languages and learning.Experience in textiles and garment cottage industry as well as contracting.Have done most work on my homes myself.Have a 5 1/2 year old son

Speaks: english, german, spanish, Bahasa Indonesia

Guestbook comments from the owner

Veeeeeeeeeeeeeeery cool couple who give off the aire of being young purpose seekers despite being entrenched in real parenthood.I would love to see these two on their own turf. Félicitez les admirables français
May 2014
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51 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)
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Alex was a very gracious host and we had a very nice stay in his apt. Thx, Alex!

  • 4 of 5

Alex was a very gracious host and we had a very nice stay in his apt. Thx, Alex!!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, reasonably quiet spot in interesting neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for a week and had a great time. Location is good, room was big enough for us, wasn't too noisy at night, and the host, Alex , was very helpful with suggestions for things to do or places to eat. Many restaurants nearby. Subway was very convenient. Possible negatives are dog, or sharing living room and kitchen with host, but we saw those as positives, since dog is very mellow and Alex was so helpful. Stairs to fifth floor could be a problem if you're physically limited. Overall, a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great!

  • 5 of 5

Alex was really amazing although he wasn't physically available he did everything in his power to make sure I settled in comfortably now that's true hospitality.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed here for two nights, but it was exactly what we wanted! The location is fabulous, and Alex was a wonderful host. The place was everything we needed. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, you can't beat the price for the time of the year that we stayed. Alex was very helpful and gave great suggestions of places to go being the foodie that I am. I've been to NYC before so this time was for local spots. Everything we needed was in the apt and Alex was very accommodating. The apt is in a great location with Central Park a few blocks away. The subway is right around the corner which was very convenient. There is no elevator in the building so be mindful when packing, you will need to carry your luggage up 4 flights of stairs. We drove from upstate NY so we parked on the street and had no issues. Overall our experience was great and if ever in NYC again I will definitely stay again! Thanks Alex for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Trip and Value in NYC!

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted by Alex and his friendly dog lucky! Alex provided us with helpful information about the city both before and during our stay. The bed was very comfortable and room very warm although it was chilly outside! There is a fridge, microwave, hair dryer, dishes and Alex is very accomodating on anything else you may need. Thanks for a great trip to NYC!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

The area here is one of the last laid back residential feeling areas in upper Manhattan which had proximity to all the things I cherish(parks,museums,Columbia U).I wanted to be part of a neighborhood that has flavor and is growing with out being sterilized.Could'nt be happier in Manhattan

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : La Guardia at 7 Miles Nearest Barpub : Beer International at 75 Metres Nearest Ferry : Staten Island at 10 Miles Nearest Train : B/C at 100 Metres Nearest Motorway : Henry Hudson at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Lido at 100 Metres Nearest Ski : Bellayre at 120 Miles Nearest Beach : Jones at 15 Miles Car: not necessary

Walking distance to Columbia University and Central Park.Located directly on Morningside Park with Concerts and events throughout Spring/Summer/Fall.Museums all in walking distance(Met,Natural History)

Availability

Rental rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Dog freindly owner but guest pet restricted to 25 lbs and must be altered.Owner has freindly dog on premises when present(short haired).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

From the Owner

My apartment has many arced windows,roof access and a view to the Americas largest Cathedral right from the studio Bay window.The Park is directly across the street and Central Park a stone's throw.I enjoy that it is a new building with the old style charm from the outside without all the slapped together feeling you get in most affordable coops in the city.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat

Floor Area

  • 750 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, shower
  • Glass shelving for guests use.All neccesities provided such as toilet paper/air freshener,etc.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1
  • Futon in room with a seperate air mattress for 3rd guest.Includes all linens towels and other amenities

Meals

  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

Notes:

  • My room is truly private and affordable for those that are looking for space and tranquility at hostel prices.It has the feel of a studio.I am away from the bussle but around the corner from nightlife and shopping.

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