Where to stay around Harlem?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 438 holiday lettings near Harlem. From 323 apartments to 39 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Harlem for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Harlem?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Harlem:

  • Midtown: 1,205 holiday homes
  • Newport: 235 holiday homes
  • The Waterfront: 280 holiday homes
  • North Ironbound: 16 holiday homes
  • The Heights: 236 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harlem?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Harlem. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Studio Museum of Harlem: 5,366 holiday lettings
  • Apollo Theater: 5,384 holiday lettings
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: 5,373 holiday lettings
  • Bradhurst Urban Renewal Park: 5,392 holiday lettings
  • Times Square: 5,390 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Harlem listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Harlem?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 323 apartments in Harlem. Our other popular types of Harlem holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 17 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harlem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in Harlem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering apartment in Harlem, New York, your home away from home

    Harlem is a neighbourhood in Manhattan, New York, mainly to the north of Central Park. Once the center of black culture, it saw the rise of many jazz musicians and although it was a slum area in the 1920s it has seen extensive gentrification and is now an expensive neighbourhood. It offers a great base for all the sights of New York City from the Empire State Building to Wall Street.

    Things to do in Harlem, New York

    This green landscape brings an area of green space to this heavily congested city. Walk around the park and see the statues and fountains. Pay homage to John Lennon at Strawberry Fields or skate on the Wollman Rink restored by Donald Trump. The Visitor Center is in the Gothic building called the Dairy. Belvedere Castle offers unrivalled views over the city and surrounding parkland. You can take a horse and carriage drive around Central Park and have a guided tour of all the sights or watch the roller bladers, joggers and dog walkers who all enjoy this space.

    New York is known for its fabulous art galleries and museums. The nearest ones to your Harlem apartment are the Guggenheim Museum, a modern building housing contemporary art; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Whitney Museum of Modern Art and the Frick Collection.

    The best known sights in Harlem include the Jazz Museum, the Conservatory Gardens and the Apollo Theatre.

    Places to visit near Harlem, New York

    There are so many must-see buildings, monuments and historical places that highlighting a few is almost impossible!

    Empire State Building - This world-famous building has become a symbol of the city. It has a beautiful lobby and the views from the 102nd floor observatory are, as you can imagine, quite amazing.

    Statue of Liberty - The iconic Statue of Liberty continues to draw visitors from all over the world to Liberty Island. One of the best ways to see the statute is from the Staten Island ferry. Take a return crossing; it is one of the cheapest ways to see this sight too!

    Weather in Harlem, New York

    Winters in Harlem see temperatures drop below freezing from December through February yet summer days can reach 29°C (84°F) and higher. Nonetheless a trip to New York can be pleasant at any time of year for the shopping, theatres, walks in Central Park and all the famous sights close to your Harlem, New York apartment.

    Flights to Harlem, New York

    The nearest airport to your self catering holiday rental in Harlem is La Guardia airport which is 16km away. Flights regularly arrive into La Guardia airport from all our the world. New York is also served by Newark airport in New Jersey and John F Kennedy airport at Queens.

    Activities and attractions in and around Harlem

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Harlem a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Floating Pool (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Bronx Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Central Park Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • NBC Studios (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
    • Restaurant Row (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Harlem

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Harlem is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Central Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
    • Battery Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
    • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
    • Bradhurst Urban Renewal Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Carmansville Playground (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Morningside Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)