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“Amazing hospitality”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Mount Morris House

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Mount Morris House
Ranked #5 of 75 New York City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Amazing hospitality”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2010

We were going to New York with our 19yr old and 12yr old and didn't want to stay in an impersonal hotel and in searching the web found Mount Morris House. From our earliest enquiry we found Vasili, the owner, did everything he could to assist us and this continued throughout our stay. We stayed in the loft, an amazing room that covered the top floor of the house. It was spotless, the beds so comfortable we all slept soundly from day 1 and we had every facility we needed. Great attention to detail has been paid to the restoration of the property and what an oasis of calm. We met some great people around the shared breakfast table and did not go hungry with such abundant food on the table. We weren't in a rush to have lunch.
Although there is some travelling involved to get to Central Manhattan and the major attractions the subway is very close and there is a frequent bus service right outside the door. It is also brilliant to get away from the frenzy of Downtown into the peace and quiet of Harlem historic district which is a friendly neighbourhood. On our first day we walked from Mount Morris to Time Square through Central Park an indication of the distances and a great way to see Central Park.
Vasili recommended some good cafe's and restaurants and one is worth particular note, Settepani, an amazing Italian restaurant with the best food and service we experienced in New York and none of it was bad, this was just outstanding.
If we return to New York we would not consider staying anywhere else thanks to Vasili for his amasing guest house, his hospitality, advice, assistance and kindness.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2010

What a treat it was to stay in this beautiful brownstone bed and breakfast. Hosts Vasili and Dimitri make you feel that this is your home in New York City and it certainly was. Arriving 'home' after a day and night out having a blast was such a comfort. Relaxing at the end of a very busy day in a beautifully appointed bedroom and bathroom recharged my batteries so I was ready for another day of adventure in this fantastic city. Living in Harlem is such a treat - better than a Hollywood movie, very safe and friendly. Will be back soon and wouldn't stay anywhere else except Mount Morris House.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2010

I recently stayed for 10 nightsat this beautiful house in Harlem just above Central Park. It is a gracious and charming peaceful retreat at the end of each frenetic day exploring New York City. The hosts are endlessly helpful and the rooms spacious, spotless and include the use of a beautiful drawing room and dining room. A galley kitchen is there to help yourself to a drink/snack at your leisure. The surrounding area is of great interest and provides a fascinating insight into some of the history of this wonderful city. I will definately stay here on my next visit to New York City.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled with friends
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Bermdua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2010

My husband and I travelled to NY for the first time and ended up staying at this amazing guest house. The rooms are beautiful - almost like you have just stepped into the victorian era - and they are also very large. Breakfast was great and very filing! And finally... the location could not have been better - close to subways and buses as well as the heart of Harlem. Did I forget to mention the very knowledgable and most gracious host? This was truly a home away from home and we will certainly make this our "spot" the next time we are in the city.

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2010

The house is beautiful, our room was delightful, the breakfast was plentiful, the host was charming and our fellow travellers were a joy. The City surpassed all expectations. Our memories of this holiday will be of awe inspiring sights, fabulous food (and pretty good beer too), friendly New Yorkers and the enjoyment of sitting around a sumptuous breakfast table in the most elegant of dining rooms, sharing tales with fellow travellers in surroundings so convivial that it was hard to believe you were not spending time with old friends. If we are fortunate enough to visit this vibrant and welcoming City again, an absolutely essential part of the trip will be to stay once again within the friendly walls of Mount Morris House.

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Stockholm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2010

My husband and I spent eight nights at Mount Morris House. We had a beautiful and spacious room with a view of the park, with nice morning sun. Our host Vasilis was friendly and helpful and we felt more like visitors than tourists. We liked the area and didn't feel afraid or threatened in any way, but sometimes it was tiring to travel up from downtown, especially if you just wanted a short rest in between sight seeing. However, it was also nice to "come home" to Mount Morris House, away from the bustling activity downtown...

It's a great place to stay, much nicer than any hotel I've ever stayed at!

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled on business
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Wuppertal, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2010

We stayed at Mt Morris B&B 7 nights and we can confirm what others already wrote at Tripadvisor. This B&B is a very good choise, via bus or subway you are quiet fast in the centre of Manhattan, but also on other places. - We had the luck to stay in the loft ... fabulous, you feel easily like home. - As we ourself found this B&B via Tripadvisor we want to give back what we experienced.

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled with family
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Property: Mount Morris House
Address: 12 Mount Morris Park West, New York City, NY 10027-6316
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Region: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 75 B&Bs / Inns in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Treat yourself to spacious, quiet, luxurious b&b style accommodations in a splendid Manhattan townhouse. We invite you to stay in our large bedroom suites and make yourself at home in this historic New York residence. Minutes away from Downtown Manhattan, you can experience the hustle and bustle of the City and have a peaceful and quiet place to rest in the evening.All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, pillow-top beds, plasma HDTV television, radio and alarm clocks, WiFi, hair dryers, iron and iron-board and maid service. Quiet and sunny, with great vistas of Mount Morris Park and resident proprietors who are always ready to share their knowledge of New York life, Mount Morris House offers its guests an unforgettable experience of luxurious b&b style accommodation and personal care in the heart of New York at reasonable cost. Now offering our economy comfort private bedrooms with shared bathroom. ... more   less 
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