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2-Bedroom Private Apt, Historic Harlem Brownstone

36 reviews
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Overview
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
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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
Interaction with guests
We strive to be unobtrusive and accessible hosts. We reside in an apartment in the property and can be easily reached by mobile, SMS, WhatsApp, or by simply ringing Bell #1. We are happy to help or provide advice upon request, in addition to the information that we will provide you when you have booked the apartment. We also welcome our guests immediate feedback if any repairs are needed to the property so that you are not inconvenienced during your stay. We look forward to ensuring that you have a memorable and comfortable stay.
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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
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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
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Central Heating
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Blender
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
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Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
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Internet Access
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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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