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2-Bedroom Private Apt, Historic Harlem Brownstone

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This beautiful, two-bedroom apartment is located in a famous residential neighborhood surrounded by historic architectural brownstone homes. Experience the diversity of contemporary Harlem and the culture, arts, and residents of this unique community that has influenced every corner of the globe. Enter the property from a quiet, tree-lined street, up three flights of stairs, into an apartment with modern amenities and appliances, charming decorative fireplace, hardwood bamboo floors, and furnishings from the owner's travels worldwide. The living room, bedrooms, dining area and full kitchen are equipped with free wireless Internet (WIFI), cable TV and international channels (TV5, RAI, BBC, NHK, Deutsche Welle), top-quality, clean linens and all of the comforts and conveniences of home. The...This beautiful, two-bedroom apartment is located in a famous residential neighborhood surrounded by historic architectural brownstone homes. Experience the diversity of contemporary Harlem and the culture, arts, and residents of this unique community that has influenced every corner of the globe. Enter the property from a quiet, tree-lined street, up three flights of stairs, into an apartment with modern amenities and appliances, charming decorative fireplace, hardwood bamboo floors, and furnishings from the owner's travels worldwide. The living room, bedrooms, dining area and full kitchen are equipped with free wireless Internet (WIFI), cable TV and international channels (TV5, RAI, BBC, NHK, Deutsche Welle), top-quality, clean linens and all of the comforts and conveniences of home. The B & C subway lines (direct transfer to express A & D lines) are steps from your door on the corner. In 15 minutes you are in midtown: Columbus Circle/Times Square. Nearby Attractions: The apartment is within walking distance of Central Park, Columbia University, Grant's Tomb, the Riverside and Abyssinian churches and half a block from St. Nicholas Park where the newly reopened Alexander Hamilton House is located. The M3 Bus is located steps from the apartment and takes you to the East Side's Museum Row (El Museo, Museum of the City of New York, Guggenheim, Whitney and Metropolitan museums). The M10, also on the corner, takes you to the Upper West Side (Museum of Natural History, Columbus Avenue boutiques and restaurants, Lincoln Center, movie theaters, and Central Park). FOR GROUPS OF 7-8, the owners will rent both properties at this location (2-BEDROOM and STUDIO) simultaneously.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
This apartment is child friendly and families are welcome. We cannot accommodate parties or any events to be held on-site because the property is located in a residential area. Our neighbors are primarily families with parents who work and school-age children. The apartment can only be used by the guests who reserved it. If guests wish to have additional family members/friends join them during their stay, they should kindly notify us in advance and note that maximum occupancy is five persons.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Kakuna K
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

I will go to NYC in April, I would like some help.I visted the Statue of Liberty ,the empire state building and central parke in 2016. I'd like see a basketball match ,so could you tell me where is the stadium of knicks.My fiend is...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Seaside13422660504
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Easily accessible via subway to central attractions. Property a little disappointing and in need of updating, decoration/fixtures and fittings. Owner easily contactable and available to help if needed.

Date of stay: October 2018
3  Thank ElsieE
Reviewed 29 October 2018

My friend and I stayed in this beautiful, spacious apartment in September. We were there for about three weeks. The apartment is very comfortable and has all the appliances that you need. It was awesome to stay in Harlem and took the opportunity to explore...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Irisheyes64264
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We stayed here for the second part of your holiday, it was just amazing. The apartment is beautiful. Excellently located near public transport. The host was brilliant and to be honest I could not fault a single thing about the stay. I am definatly planning...More

Date of stay: November 2017
2  Thank theenchantedmoose
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Great apartment very clean and extremely well stocked. Kakuna provides an abundance of information before you arrive. Close to subway for easy access downtown. Apartment has everything needed for an enjoyable stay in NYC.

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Hopz4Us
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Don't know where to start! This apartment was just amazing as was our host Kakuna! There was NOTHING this place didn't have from Washer/Dryer to any condiment in the cupboard you could need! We just luved our time staying here and would not hesitate to...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Audzcfc
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The apartment was very conveniently located with a Metro stop pretty much right on the doorstep so we could get to everywhere we wanted really quickly. Kakuna kindly sent lots of really useful information and tips before our visit and provided even more when we...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Julie M
Management response:Responded 28 April 2017

Thanks to you and your family Julie for being such wonderful guests. It was really fun to watch you enjoy the city and cover so much ground in such a short period of time. You were out early and back home late, signs of a...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A great place to stay. Very convenient location. Nice clean house and very comfortable! Will stay here again.

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank conan d
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It's a great apartment!! First of all, it's beautiful and so is the neighborhood. Subway is on the corner, and it takes you everywhere in half an hour tops. I traveled with my family, so we were 5 and there was room for everybody. Beds...More

Date of stay: February 2017
2  Thank valet07
Management response:Responded 27 February 2017

Valeria and her family were awesome guests! We thoroughly enjoyed hosting them and we would welcome their return to NYC at any time. You couldn't ask for better guests and we're happy to contribute to their wonderful time in our city.

Reviewed 5 January 2017

This amazing Harlem apartment was a brilliant find and excellent value for money. Located just north of Central Park and a 2 minute walk from the nearest Metro station, it was an ideal base for our 10 day visit to New York. Spacious and extremely...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank ElizabethM5162
Management response:Responded 6 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed having Lizzie and her husband with us to launch the New Year. They were wonderful guests: thoughtful, considerate and easy to communicate with. They covered a lot of ground in NYC but still managed to build in rest and relation time. It...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Blender
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
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Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
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Washer
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About the neighbourhood
The Neighborhood: Harlem is a vibrant community, rich in arts and culture (The Apollo, Studio Museum in Harlem, St. Nick's Pub, Lenox Lounge, art galleries, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture), historic architecture (Strivers Row, Astor Row, Hamilton Terrace, City College), cuisine (soul food, Ethiopian, French bistro, Dominican, contemporary American, Senegalese, Mexican, bakeries, Caribbean) and much more. Two blocks away, you will find 24/7 corner stores, Duane Reade (a citywide health and beauty chain store and pharmacy), and a Chase Bank with 24-hour ATMs. There are a number of takeout restaurants (Caribbean, Chinese, soul food) if you prefer to eat at home, and local bars (The Shrine and Londell's) where you are certain to meet local residents and fellow travelers. ...
Getting around
The B & C subway lines are half a block away on our corner. Transfer directly to the express A & D lines one stop away at 125 Street. In 15 minutes you are in midtown: Columbus Circle/Times Square. The M10 bus line, one block away on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, takes you to the Upper West Side (Museum of Natural History, Columbus Avenue boutiques and restaurants, Lincoln Center, movie theaters, and Central Park). The M3 bus line, a block away on St. Nicholas Avenue, takes you south via Fifth Avenue and directly to Museum Mile (El Museo del Barrio, Museum of the City of New York, Guggenheim, Whitney and the Metropolitan museums).
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