We stayed in the apartment called Mayhew which is exactly one floor below the Penthouse and belongs to the same owner. I didn't find it in tripadvisor, so decided to write my review here. We were told that the apartment was exactly the same as the Penthouse.
We stayed during 4 nights in June, 2012 and we liked it a lot. The apartment was very spacious and very well decorated. There were two bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, small room for ironing (I think) and a large hall. The furniture is wooden, the floors too.
Yes, it is quite far from the subway station (JFK - red line) - appr. 15 min walk. But when the weather was nice we didn't mind walking, especially that the neighbourhood was quiet. Once it was raining and we had to call the cab. It costs around 12 USD for taxi to get to the center (we were 4 people, so the price was ok).
One of the disadvantages of the apartment was the central climate control - it was too cold for us and... more