|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Your own private Harlem hideaway. A quiet dreamy oasis for your busy New York trip. Enjoy life in an 1895 brownstone in one of the city's most charming historic neighborhoods.
The Parlor is a fully furnished one bedroom apartment located in Uptown Manhattan, in Harlem, New York. The apartment is on the 1st floor of a private 4-story 1895 brownstone townhouse.
This apartment features 12' ceilings and modern furnishings and professionally designed accents. All lights are on dimmer switches to provide an intimate setting. There is a color video buzzer/intercom system for guest entry.
The living room has a 46'' swing-out, wall mounted LED flat screen television and DVD player as well as a remote control radio/iPod player. The iPod player is equipped with an iPod which has a Harlem Hideaway playlist of blues and jazz. Wireless Internet access is also provided. Original over-sized photographic artwork creates a dramatic focal point. Enjoy sitting in the vintage government-issued dentist chair. The sofa folds out to become a full-sized bed. The well-stocked bookshelf provides eclectic reading. Original shutters fold out for privacy.
The kitchen features stainless steel appliances: full size refrigerator with auto ice maker, dishwasher, four burner gas range with oven and a built-in microwave/fan. Also provided are a blender, toaster, coffee maker, dishes and flatware, glassware and mugs, cooking pots and pans and utensils. There are plenty of cabinets with under-counter lighting. Dishwasher detergent is provided, as well a filtered water pitcher.
The washer and dryer is next to the bathroom. Detergent is provided. The cabinet next to it holds bedding, extra towels, an iron and garbage bags as well as plenty of storage space.
The bathroom has a claw-foot bathtub with shower option, as well as hamper, hair dryer, exhaust fan and hairspray and room spray in the cabinet.
The bedroom is accessible though beautiful sliding doors with intricate woodwork above. The art deco wood wardrobe has ample size as well as drawers and trouser hangers. Original wood paneling and fireplace add charm to the bedroom. The memory foam queen bed features a vintage reading light and is next to the window providing gentle garden breezes. Shelves hold a small library along with a clock radio/iPod player. The large windows also feature fold-out shutters for privacy, although you will love the view of the beautiful private garden below nestled under sheltering birch trees. A vintage oscillating wall fan is right across from the bed. Original sliding pocket doors keep the bedroom private.
You also now have access to the beautiful shared backyard.
Have a larger party or prefer a smaller unit? Check out Harlem Hideaway Studio, on the same floor (Home Away # 982538) or the Harlem Hideaway Guest Room (Home Away #993020) on the top floor. Both sleep two. Or you could also try the Garden Apartment (Home Away #3634519) that sleeps four.
An enthusiastic New York and Harlem resident, always ready to give the inside scoop and recommendations on Harlem or NYC. Very involved in the neighborhood. A product, landscape and interior designer with numerous awards and items in national museums. In fact, the building has also been published in several magazines and appeared in films. A world traveller, as I flew for Pan Am for over 7 years. Partner at the popular Harlem Shake, a restaurant I designed.
Dennis Decker purchased this apartment in 2000
This building is typical of the historic neighborhood. I was impressed that it still retained so much of its original form and material. However, I was very impressed by the atmosphere of the block, with friendly, open and involved neighbors.
The quiet friendly tree-lined street, proximity to express subway- only 4 stops to Times Square, closeness to neighborhood coffee shop and historic park, as well as the 125 St. corridor and Central Park.
I actually love sitting on the front stoop while having a coffee or a glass of wine. I love seeing the relaxed street life going by, and being a part of it. Since my block is dominated by private brownstones, rather than apartment buildings, it has a friendlier, small town feeling than most other neighborhoods.
Harlem Hideaway was a fantastic choice for our home away from home. Dennis is amazing and was helpful throughout the entire process. We are sad to be leaving and cannot wait to return.
We had a great time @ the Red Rooster our first night and the breakfast wraps @ Cafe Latte are a must!
My husband and I traveled to NY to celebrate our sixteen year old daughters birthday. This was our first time booking a vacation rental so I was a little nervous about what to expect but the from the moment we arrived at The Harlem Hideaway I knew we had made the right choice. The place is exactly as the listing states. Everything was clean and so comfortable we really felt at home and most days we didn't want to go out. Dennis immediately filled us in on all details of the place and the city and told us we could contact him at any time if we needed anything. He is extremely knowledgeable of Harlem and told us how to get around Manhattan via the subway which is only a couple of blocks away. We felt extremely welcomed and safe the entire time. We definitely plan to visit Harlem again and The Harlem Hideaway is where we will stay since we now consider it our second home. We've told all of our friends about Dennis and his place and we would definitely recommend it to everyone. Be sure to eat at the Harlem Shake for great burgers and shakes and don't miss Sylvia's for amazing soul food!
It was our first time in NYC and we really enjoyed our stay in this wonderful and quiet apartment in Harlem.
Close to the subway station, excellent bed mattress, safe neighbourhood - we had a wonderful time!
Dennis, obrigado from Portugal! Hope to see you again :)
Nous avons passé un très agréable séjour dans cet appartement du quartier de Harlem décoré avec goût.Tout le nécessaire est disponible pour la salle de bain et la cuisine.Nous étions proches des petits restos , du métro et de Central Park.
Nous avons apprécié les conseils avisés de Dennis et pu profiter de New York
dans un grand confort.
Dennis thank you for the warm welcome and advice. We would not hesitate to recommend this clean accommodation, peaceful and close to everything. If one day we return to New York, we will return without hesitation in this apartment.
At the end of a long day, we looked forward to returning to our home away from home. We felt the parlour apartment was spacious and relaxing, thoughtfully decorated, and well equipped. It was warm, and cozy. We loved the proximity to the north end of Central Park, the quick access to the subway system, the short ride to all points south of the park, and the quick walk to the bus that goes to LaGuardia Airport. Dennis inquired as to what our plans were, and helped us with tips and extras to help us on our way. At night, the apartment was very quiet, and in fact I slept better than I do at home! Worth every penny. Would definitely stay here again.
We had a very nice stay here in the parlor apartment. The apartement is spacious and very comfortable. Good beed and nice living room. Dennis the owner is very helpful and kind.
The location is also very good. Close to many nice restaurants and the metro if you would like to go down town. We will come back :)
Harlem Hideaway is on West 119th Street in Harlem, New York City. Marcus Garvey Park is just over a block away, with a public swimming pool, and the famed Central Park is only 9 blocks south of this rental. There is a grocery store and laundromat within 2 blocks, and the nearby Lenox Avenue offers a variety of restaurants and convenience stores. Also on Lenox Avenue, you will find Harlem Shake and the Red Rooster Restaurant, staples of Harlem. The West 125th Street shopping corridor includes Apollo Theater, Studio Museum of Harlem and major stores, such as H & M and Marshall’s, and on Frederick Douglass Avenue you will find restaurant row.
Public transportation is convenient with the 2/3 subway station just over 3 blocks away, offering both express and local train service. The A/B/C line is also nearby, about 4 blocks away.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
|Refundable Damage Deposit||$100|
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.
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