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Affordable Accommodation in Manhattan New York City

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Furnished Accommodation in Manhattan New York City

British hospitality in New York City

Lotus Accommodation is centrally located in Manhattan. We are conveniently accessible by all major transportation network systems for the underground subway system and buses, offering easy access to everything New York City has to offer.

Convenient Location - Less than a 4 minute walk to the underground Metro subway system A,B,C,D and 1 train lines. a 10 minute train ride to Central Park, Museum of Natural History, Times Square, Rockerfeller Center, Empire State Building. A 20 minute train ride to the East and West Villages, Noho, Soho, Little Italy and downtown.

Lotus Accommodation offers a peaceful, relaxing environment. We are British and understand the needs of the European traveller.

Stay with us in our beautiful brownstone in your own apartment. Each apartment has 2 spacious rooms, a fully equipped kitchen and full bathroom. Each private bedroom has a full-size comfortable bed with linens, supple leather sofa, dining table with chairs.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great apartment to visit NYC with your family and friends. Near the express trains to midtown, the owner Michele is very kind, always there to solve problems and answer questions. Summery: highly recommended

Laia, Luis
Sep 2011
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22 Reviews

5
based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

Teddington, UK
5

What a great find!

  • 5 of 5

We found this absolute gem by chance but what a great find. We spent a week there with our 2 daughters in late July. It is really well positioned in Harlem, making it very easy to get around and see as much of Manhattan as you want to. The accomodation was lovely, even better than we expected from viewing the website. We aren't great fans of impersonal hotels and this appartment was perfect for us - really well furnished and comfortable. Michele is a great hostess, very friendly and helpful. This was our second visit to NYC and we had a lovely holiday. We will definitely go back again soon and have already recommended Michele's apartment to several friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We know what is it like to travel as a family and hope we can offer an affordable solution for a place to stay for a family on a budget, leaving you with a little more in your pocket to use exploring this wonderful city. We can provide a fold out bed to keep the children from having to share a full size bed, which from my experience is critical to a good nights sleep after long days of exploring. Michele
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5

Brilliant first taste of New York!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time here at this lovely apartment - everything we needed was there, and there were so many additional extra touches which really made a difference, like the breakfast items provided and all laid out for the morning after our arrival. Michele (ably assisted by Jodi) was such a lovely friendly source of help and info for us first-timers; we were very well looked-after, and as another reviewer has mentioned, Michele strikes exactly the right balance between providing a helpful and supportive presence and respecting her guests' privacy. Enjoyed spending time in this part of NY, and would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of NYC, greatly appreciated! Our family here enjoy what we do, inviting you into our home, providing privacy but here to assist as you need. We understand that you may come from a small village and find the city a very different experience from where you came, so we feel it's important to explain how the city runs so you step outside with confidence to enjoy the hustle and bustle.. returning to a quiet spot at the end of the day.
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5

It's really quite exceptional!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this apartment for 5 people based primarily on price, we are a mixed group and hotels are very expensive.

What an absolute bonus the apartment was and it was a major factor in us having an unforgettable first trip to NYC.

Michele has thought of everything and has the balance just right, being thoughtful & helpful but not being intrusive. She helped us to understand the subway and gave some very useful tips on keeping safe. She had bought in some provisions to ensure we had drinks and cereal for breakfast after our late arrival. It was great to have extras like travel adaptors, kettle, washing up supplies, hair dryers and condiments (we've stayed many places where these type of things are not supplied)

The area of Harlem felt safe at all times and we enjoyed eating there more than in the hustle of Downtown.

As our trip came to an end, Michele helped by printing our boarding passes and arranging our transport to JFK.

To summarise the whole experience from the initial enquiry was straightforward and I would highly recommend Lotus Accommodation

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, I try to provide the environment where I would be happy to rest my head each night Welcome visitors to this wonderful melting pot of cultures here in NYC, share my knowledge of city living and help each family find what is unique to them here, that makes their trip special. Delighted that your family enjoyed their holidays here with us. Michele
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5

Ideal for exploring New York

  • 5 of 5

Great property in good location, Lovely apartment clean and spacious. Michele was very helpful and made us feel very welcome and provided all the information we needed to have a fantastic time in New York. Hope to visit again sometime. Many thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.. delighted Andrew that you enjoyed your time here in Harlem, especially having a great experience in Harlem Look forward to seeing you next time Thank You
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5

Excellent stay in NYC

  • 5 of 5

This is excellent accommodation in NYC! There are two very comfortable bedrooms on opposite ends of the unit, providing privacy for both rooms. Beds are very comfortable, towels are plentiful, and the kitchen is fully functional. The unit is within easy walking distance to two different subway lines, and there are plenty of dining options within walking distance as well. The neighborhood is safe and very vibrant. Its a great sanctuary from Manhattan, and you can be in the city within 30 minutes. I highly recommend this as an option for up to five people. The pictures are accurate, as I stayed in early August 2016.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed a local neighbourhood in Manhattan for your trip to NYC. I'm in agreement to awake to birds chirping in the midst of Manhattan is a welcome relief to Times Square and midtown. Hope you return at a later date to continue your adventure
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5

The perfect living for our week in the NY!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't find a better accommodation when I, my fiancé and my parents went to New York for one weeks stay! The host was very nice and helpful in every way possible. She welcomed us when we arrived and showed us the apartment as well as told us about Harlem, things to do and see and what to think of when staying in the US/NY/Harlem.

The apartment was great and we loved it!! It had everything we needed including a lot of information about New York, maps etc. It was clean and fresh and situated on a calm street which we really appreciated after being out in the city the whole day. There were two subways nearby and it was easy to travel from there. Harlem was a nice place to live in, giving us the opportunity to see the everyday life of New York and we really liked the mix of cultures.

We definitely recommend other visitors to book this apartment for their stay in New York! It's not only comfortable and really nice - it's also really affordable!

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted to choose to share this special event with us in NYC.. we'd like to thank you for choosing a local experience over midtown hotels. We always hope guests feel like family by the time they leave and they always have a place to return to
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : La Guardia at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 50 Metres Nearest Golf : Van Cordlandt Park at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Penn Station at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Grange at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Coney Island at 10 Miles Car: not necessary

Conveniently located to the underground public subway system with easy access to all tourist attractions: Central Park, Riverside Park, Museum of Natural History, Times Square, Rockerfeller Center, Macy's department store and midtown shopping, East and West Villages, Soho and downtown. We are located in Harlem a diverse residential neighbourhood in Manhattan. We are home to global citizens of the world particularly artists, performers, musicians, actors, designers, poets, professionals, shop workers and firemen..... The area is home to the latin community which is vibrant and colourful, truely an old fashioned New York neighborhood with it's wonderful characters.

Other Activities: Ice-skating, sports center, track and field

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Standard Rate
1 Apr 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£532
for 3 nights
From
£177
£1,242
 
 
Winter
9 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£532
for 3 nights
From
£177
£867
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£532
for 3 nights
From
£177
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £158

$225 per night ( 4 person maximum) for 2 bedrooms with private bathroom and kitchen additional charge for folding bed or baby cot/crib up to 14 months old.
Security Deposit is required upon booking $200.
Winter rate 1,100 usd for 7 nights January /Feburary/March

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre
  • town

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 700 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Clean modern bathroom with marble floor and white porcelain fixtures. Bath with shower, toilet and sink. Ample storage for toiletries, soft bath and hand towels.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Child Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Sleeps 4 adults. A cot or small folding chair bed is available for 5th child/youth if needed for a nominal charge. Both bedrooms are furnished in a modern style, clean bright use of colour to enhance a minimalist approach to living. Low allergen environment. Each room has a full-size bed, glass dining table with leather chairs. Soft leather sofa with ample bedside tables. Endless closet space with drawers for additional storage. Simple yet well equipped with sheets, duvet, blankets, hairdryer, ipod docking station / clock radio, guide books and free wireless internet access.Overlooks private rear facing garden & Victorian street scape.

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Kitchen is fully equipped with appliances and utensils. Everything you might need including sewing kits, First Aid Kit, umbrellas.

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