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2-Bedroom Private Apt, Historic Harlem Brownstone

Living Room
Certificate of Excellence
31 reviews
Living Room
Living Room
Living Room
Dining Area
Dining Area
Dining Area
Laundry & Recycle Closet
Master (Queen) Bedroom
Master (Queen) Bedroom
Master (Queen) Bedroom
Master (Queen) Bedroom
Master (Queen) Bedroom
Master (Queen) Bedroom
Junior (Full/Double) Bedroom
Junior (Full/Double) Bedroom
Junior (Full/Double) Bedroom
Exterior & Entrance to the 2-Bedroom Apartment
Exterior & Entrance to the 2-Bedroom Apartment
Front Stairs
View to the West of City College
Entrance to Studio Apartment
Entrance to Studio Apartment
View to the East
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
New York City, New York
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 ex... Read more
About the Owner, Kakuna K
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 46 reviews and 2 properties
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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Excellent - based on 31 reviews
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  • German first
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Jack P
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017
people found this review helpful

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 to come back and stay again!

Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017
person found this review helpful

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.

Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2017 for a stay in June 2017
person found this review helpful

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 recommend or stay there again. Kakuna was at the end of a phone anytime we...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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...
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
1 Jan 2018 -
15 Mar 2018
Winter 2018
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $408 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $163 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
ADDITIONAL GUESTS: Additional guests be considered upon request, and if agreed, for a nighty fee of $30 per night.
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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 trave... more
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).
Car not needed
How to get there
JFK AIRPORT: The Air Train and A train subway line is the most economical way to travel into the City. Taxis are also available at the terminal for an average 40-minute ride, absent unforeseen traffic delays.
LAGUARDIA AIRPORT: M60 bus to the subway or bus transfer at St. Nicholas Avenue, a one-hour trip to the apartment. Taxis are available for a 20-minute ride without traffic.
NEWARK AIRPORT: New Jersey Transit to Penn Station, Take the Uptown-bound A train to 125th Street and transfer to the B or C train going Uptown. Get of at the next stop at 135th Street, walk half a block to the apartment.
SUBWAY: The B or C subway lines are half a block away on our corner (about 50 meters). Transfer to the express A or D lines one stop away, and you arrive in midtown Manhattan in 15 minutes. Th...
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