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Manhattan Private Townhouse Apartment on a Tourist & Family Budget



Updated: 02-Dec-2016
Private Townhouse Apartment, Full-floor, from $175 / night,* Sleeps 4-6


ENJOY NEW YORK CITY from your very own home in the most exciting city in the World. Experience New York like a New Yorker experiences New York. The Apartment offers privacy and ample space, yet at a price even the tourist or family on a budget can afford. Your Manhattan Townhouse Apartment is within a private townhouse. You will have a spacious, full-floor, fully furnished, private, secure apartment for your personal use. The Apartment has high ceilings and plenty of light and sunshine. Polished hardwood floors throughout. The 79m2 (850 sq.ft.) apartment sleeps 4-6 persons. The Apartment is on Manhattan’s new upper west side in a residential, historic, multi-ethnic neighborhood with families, children and parks without the retail / hotel zone / commercial distractions. The Apartment is just steps off Broadway so, you are close to Subways to everywhere: restaurants, shopping, sites, entertainment.

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  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our 9 days stay in this comfortable, well maintained apartment. It was our first time to stay and we felt that neighborhood is safe, and we found everything we needed within basically a 2 minute walk. The subway entrance is also just 2 minutes away. Ray was very helpful and always available for any questions we might have. We recognized that we left something after we came back to Japan, Ray send those to us in Japan by mail. It was very kind!!
Oct 2016
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112 Reviews

based on 112 holidaymaker reviews


Comfort and friendliness in Upper Manhattan

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my Mother spent six wonderful days at Ray's comfortable spacious and well located brownstone apartment. The area has everything...its predominantly Hispanic with a mix of students from the nearby Columbia University...everybody is so friendly ..chatting and smiling outside busy shops and cafes...we never felt anything other than safe walking around the area both a night time and during the day...the location is as Ray had said a short subway ride from downtown Manhattan so essentially you have the best of both worlds and always have the retreat and comfort of returning to your apartment after a busy day shopping or sightseeing around the city...I've stayed in a hotel downtown before but never again...the sense of living in a living breathing community is more enriching and leaves one with greater sense of having experienced a city. The local Grange restaurant has to be visited (Great Burgers and fine craft beer with lovely friendly staff) ..Cafe was our daily breakfast haunt (simple delicious breakfasts and homemade muffins to die for!..great coffee and hot chocolate too and yes, more friendly staff)...nearby River side park is a must..I ran through it each morning and alongside the Hudson River and down to the northern tip of Central park....picturesque and peaceful and safe..General Grants memorial building can be seen near the entrance to the park and is worth a viewing....one evening I went to the Smoke Jazz club (2751 Broadway) where you can enjoy live Jazz and eat good food at same time (be sure to phone and book as it sells out)...So...yes, I would highly recommend this Apartment and will certainly return for more of the same...Ray was a fantastic host ...meeting us at the Apartment showing us around and giving us all the information on the area including a useful map. On our departure he arranged a Cab to JFK and looked after our Bags while we enjoyed our last day in New York...10 out of 10 :)

Jeremy Chapman ,Dublin,Ireland

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are always welcome to return, Jeremy. Book early. I fill fast. All the best, Ray
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Excellent apartment in a vibrant neighbourhood

  • 5 of 5

Not only did Ray's apartment completely live up to its billing, but the good man himself was such a pleasant, helpful and courteous host. The apartment itself was bright, airy, spacious, comfortable and clean, and so well equipped - everything you could need was provided. Best of all was the fantastic location. The apartment is close enough to midtown for easy access to all the sights of central Manhattan, but far enough away to provide peace, quiet and respite from the noise and bustle of the big city at the end of a hard day's pavement pounding. The neighbourhood itself was vibrant and fascinating too, a real multicultural mix, with great local eateries and shops (not to mention a mind-boggling array of foods in the local supermarket - we were dazzled by the choice of soft drinks alone!) We'd have liked to spend longer exploring the area - maybe next time. Ray was so helpful too, right from our very first enquiry to ordering a cab to the airport at the end of our stay, the man is a gent. His hospitality even extended to providing us with space, hot water and towels after we'd formally checked out to let us dry off after a drenching in Central Park.

Thanks so much, Ray, it was a joy to stay at your place, and we hope to see you again sometime.

Mairi, Craig and Alfie from Glasgow, Scotland

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mairi, Thank you for the fine review. You guys are always welcome to return for some more! Best, Ray
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Wonderful apartment, welcoming host

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was such a lovely spot to come "home" to after a long day of activities. It was very clean and comfortable. It had all of the kitchen utensils and linens we needed. We found Ray to be easy to access and he also had great local tips. I would stay there again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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All good, nothing bad

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment in an attractive Brownstone in Hamilton Heights. The owner lives below and is always on call - but we never needed anything. 3 minutes from the Subway and, after 5 stops, you can chnage to an Express train so you can get anywhere pretty quickly. Plenty of shops, take aways, restaurants on Broadway and Amsterdam. The area is largely Dominican and has a chilled vibe. Very quiet too. I'd definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Live like a New Yorker

  • 5 of 5

We loved this apartment. Clean and quiet and in a community setting. We were tourists but felt part of this setting where life was lived on the street. We were close to facilities - shops, cafes, restaurants and to the subway line to downtown Manhattan and tourist venues. Our host Ray was so helpful with local information and ensuring that everything in the apartment met our expectations. If only for a few days I got to experience New York and in a brownstone. Wonderful. I would love to come back for an extended stay in this apartment. So comfortable with tasteful decor and lovely art work to contribute to the ambiance. Thank you Ray.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: L&L, Thank you for the fine review. I'm very happy you enjoyed your apartment and your entire visit. You guys are always welcome to return. All the best, Ray
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First new York holiday

  • 5 of 5

Very nice apartment,owner Ray on the ball with advice etc and made us very welcome. Nice bar loft142 just a few minutes away also very good Japanese oyster bar close by. We had a two week holiday so were able to spend time in the apartment which was very comfortable,not sure about American TV though. Overall experience in New York was very friendly and helpful people and would recommend the property and area to friends and family. Thanks Ray for helping us have a very memorable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the fine review. You are always welcome to return. All the best, Ray
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From the Owner

This private, full-floor apartment is located in a private Owner occupied townhouse, not a large anonymous apartment building. Although you will be self-sufficient in your apartment, the Owner is always available to you for whatever you may need during your stay: tips on sites and getting around NYC, arranging taxi service, emergency repairs, restaurant advice. Much like a private concierge. The townhouse is safe and secure with multiple entry locks, fire & safety systems, well-lighted entry and stairways, outside video security. Your family can be assured of privacy, safety, cleanliness and convenience. The neighborhood is served by 5 Subways with the nearest only a 2 block, 2 minute walk. All destinations are only a few minutes away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : JFK, LaGuardia, Newark at 15 Kilometres Car: not necessary

The neighborhood of this Apartment is historically and architecturally one of New York City's richest and most diverse neighborhoods. New York City is the #1 safest large city in the USA. New York City has never been better. Come enjoy EVERYTHING!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £28 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning & Linen Fee £20

The Instant Quote featured at this Website is a feature that the HomeAway Website computer generates and does not reflect the actual price determined by the Owner based upon the inquiry of each individual Traveler, seasonal availability, or current specials. Please calculate your total charge using the method below or contact the Owner via email for an Exact Quote.
2017 Rate: 1 or 2 persons = $175/night
For each additional adult (13+ years) add $35 per night, per person, plus fees below.
• Add 23.875% (combined total of all Owner required occupancy fees).
• Add one-time $25 cleaning & linen fee.
• Rates may be higher during the Holiday Season: Thanksgiving until New Years. Inquiry for exact rates.
• Payment by Mastercard or Visa credit card only or PayPal.
• REFUND / CANCELLATION INFORMATION: Deposits are non-refundable after 24 hours. Bank transaction fees may apply.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Your private townhouse apartment will make you feel like your are returning home at the end of each day. Spacious enough to spread out and relax with all the conveniences of home: a fully equipped kitchen, high-def cable TV, free W-Fi, and, of course, big comfortable beds. Live your holiday like a successful New Yorker.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • city centre

Floor Area

  • 79 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Towels, bed linen, hair dryer, clothes iron & board are provided.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon, Living area converts to bedroom for 4 persons
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Private, locking door
  • The Bedroom is in the quiet rear of the Apartment. The Bedroom has a locking door for privacy. The large Living Area converts to a Bedroom / Sleeping area for comfortably accommodating up to 4 persons. A lock-off door separates the two living / sleeping areas. Refer to the floor-plan for suggested sleeping arrangements for up to 6 persons.


  • Self-catering


  • The Apartment is on the west side of Manhattan, just off Broadway in a historic, residential, eclectic neighborhood with multi-ethnic families & children and parks. The neighborhood is quiet and safe with the convenience of being just steps off Broadway and served by 5 Subway lines to everywhere. Grocery, banks, restaurants, pharmacy, dry cleaners, etc. are all available on the corner. It’s a short 2-minute walk to all major transportation and convenient to everything in NYC. TRANSPORTATION: Five subways serve the neighborhood. The closest Subway, is a 2-block, 2-minute walk from the Apartment. From there, it's about 5-6 minutes to Central Park and 6-8 min. to Times Sq. / 42nd St / Theatre Dist. A taxi or town car service is also available at the door.

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