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The Harlem Flophouse

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed here many times, and if it's the kind of place you want there's really nowhere better in Manhattan. It's a barebones hotel - there's no room service, and you'll be sharing a bathroom with the other bedroom on your floor. Also there's no...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We stayed in the Harlem Flophouse for 10 nights and it was perfect. The location is great- lots of places to eat only minutes away, the bed was comfortable and the price was fantastic for NY. We stayed on the top floor at the back...More

Thank L_BNewZealand
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Quiet and reasonably clean, this house provides a good place to lodge in Harlem. The metro station is very close, the rooms are big. The decor is pleasant, but very much old fashioned and in need of some renovation. No private bathroom and no safe....More

Thank Dalia2006
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Stayed 4 nights at Harlem Flophouse..very good it was..we planned our trip for late September so the heat of the summer would not be an issue...with regret, New York had a heat wave during our stay..the Flophouse is NOT air-conditioned due to the age of...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We loved this place! Harlem and the Flophouse is a diamond in the rough. We really enjoyed the unique character of this place. Everything is vintage. It was very clean and the bed was really comfortable. We didn't have any issues sharing the bathroom. If...More

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US$132 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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"Go for a room at the back and top floor if you are a light sleeper - that way you won't have anyone..."
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"We slept in the Corky Hale room looking over the back yards. Even with the window open we were woken only by..."
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