HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815

Lita's - Spectacular Sun-filled Parlor 1 Bedroom Suite in Harlem Landmark Area

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Pay with confidence

Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Upper Manhattan - Lita's NY. Apartment suite

1 Spacious Bedroom, with Queen-sized Tempur- pedic bed

Come to Harlem and stay at a spectacular sun-filled parlor suite in a privately-owned landmarked brownstone as your vacation home. Experience spacious rooms with original oak floors, original wood details and 12 foot ceilings in an open loft like style. The suite has a soothing color scheme with beautiful and comfortable furniture. The suite consists of a one bedroom with a Queen size tempur-pedic bed and antique dressers. The livingroom has a queen size sofa bed and flat screen TV with cable and wireless internet access. It also consists of a fully equipped kItchen with stainless steel appliances and all utensils to cook a four course meal ,dining table set, which can be expanded to accommodate more guests, if necessary. A full size private bathroom with tub/shower combination is in the unit.

Management lives on site and is available to help you with all your questions and needs.

Come and experience the 'New Harlem'

Nearby Highlights: The suite is located near the Convent Baptist Church, where you can listen to one of the best gospel choirs. If jazz is your style, St. Nick's Pub is a few blocks away. Take a look at The City College of New York with its Gothic architecture and the prestigious Columbia University, all nearby. The Hamilton Grange house is located at St. Nicholas Park, and River State Bank Park, Riverside Park and Central Park are all within walking distance and/or a few minutes away.

The world-famous Apollo Theatre, President Clinton's office and the New Red Rooster, which was just visited by President Obama, is one-stop away on the subway.

Come and see all the architectural facades in Harlem, the beautiful Riverside Church and St. John the Divine Cathedral.

A 24 hour supermarket, local grocery stores, drugstores, 24 hour health club, restaurants are all within walking distance.

Nearby transportation: Your vacation home is just a few steps to major transportation, subways and buses. It is conveniently located via subway to most tourist attractions. It is on an Express stop where you can hop on and in 15 minutes are in downtown, near Times Square, the infamous Broadway - theatre district, and the Empire State Building.

You can walk two blocks and take the Broadway bus and see all of Central Park and Fifth Avenue, while only spending one fare how affordable is that!

LaGuardia Airport is a mere 8 miles away and John F. Kennedy International Airport is 19 miles.

Payments: Payments can be made through PayPal.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Teresa or Lexi
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 October, 2016

Why Teresa or Lexi chose Manhattan

Building is over 120 years old with a lot of history to it historic landmark brownstone with a warm modern feel.

What makes this apartment unique

Metro station is less than 3 minutes walk from our location, where you can take the A and D train which is express to Time Square within 10-15 to most of the tourists attraction in NYC .

The B and C trains are local all within minutes to the famous National History Museum in Central Park and many more tourists attraction.


based on 24 holidaymaker reviews

Lita's - Spectacular Sun-filled Parlor 1 Bedroom Suite in Harlem Landmark Area
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews

Super Stay!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this lovely, apartment for one week while vacationing in New York with my husband. On arrival, I was greeted with such warmth and hospitality from Teresa, the owner.

The one bedroom apartment is elegantly fitted with everything you need, a queen sized bed, flat screen television, modern kitchen with appliances. Free internet access and telephone is also provided and for those hot summer days, a window AC is provided.

One night, the owner held a personal barbeque and invited my husband and I. We truly enjoyed and I give her thumbs up for the lovely food. Theresa is a fabulous hostess and I hope she keeps up the good work.

The building is centrally located and is surrounded by the subway where you can get the ABCD train, supermarket, church, bank and restaurants.

My husband and I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Beautifully Decorated 1 BR Apartment

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed here while apartment hunting in preparation of her cross country move. This apartment provided a home away from home after long days of viewing apartments. The location was very convenient, the subway station for ABCD trains is less than 1/2 block away. The 1 train is also fairly close. The grocery store was within walking distance, as was a city park with a swimming pool. A mini mart was just a few doors way and the neighborhood provided lots of options for a quick bite to eat.

The kitchen has been updated and is very well equipped. The owner thoughtfully provides everything including coffee for the coffeemaker. The large dining table in the kitchen was a favorite place for us. The apartment has a wall mounted flat screen TV and free WiFi. The owner is available to provide assistance and directions. She even arranged car service for our trip to the airport.

The apartment is furnished with beautiful antique dressers, plush rugs and linens. It is located in a historical brownstone, but has been updated without destroying the charm and character of the building. Everything you need is provided, even shampoo, conditioner, and hair dryer. The apartment has 3 rooms, each with a ceiling fan and is extremely clean. For the muggy summer days, a window AC unit is provided.

I would definitely stay here again when I come visit my daughter.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Clean, cozy and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Location, location, location! Just a few doors to the subways ABCD downtown. Teresa is a fabulous hostess offering information, dining and travel suggestions. We found a pharmacy, laundromat and at least three good meals within a couple of blocks with her help. It seemed her door was always open when we needed her. The apartment is bright and spacious as depicted in the pictures. You can feel the history in every room. I brought my 20-year-old nephew for his first trip to New York and I look forward to bringing his brother next year!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

3 days recovery in Litas

  • 4 of 5

I had an operation the day I moved into Litas apartment. So it was a huge relief that Theresa was so lovely and kind to me during my stay there for 3 days.

The apartment was fantastic, really nice and warm. The TV was huge and had all the channels. The bed was huge too. It was a perfect place for me to recover.

When I go to NYC, I will stay at Litas. It has everything and is close to the subway.

I cannot speak highly enough of the place and the great time I had there



  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Simply AMAZING!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the place to stay when in NYC. It is conveniently located on the same block as the subway. the place is renovated but still in keeping with the brownstones history. When I'm staying in NYC I LOVE staying here. The host Theresa is an amazing person. She is so helpful and knowledgeable on the nightlife, restaurants and best attractions. I've stayed in all the rooms thus far and I'm yet to be disappointed. The rooms are all CLEAN and COMFORTABLE. They have a feeling of home which is always appreciated when away from home. Theresa always asks if I need breakfast the next morning and has it waiting when requested. She truly goes above and beyond to make the most memorable stay. I would highly recommend this place to friends and family. Cant wait to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

One of the best choice in NY - cheap and cozy

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Lita's apartments for 1 week in March.

From the friendly welcome by Teresa to the comfortable tempur-pedic bed and plush white towels you're sure to feel at home.

I will come back here for sure one day, because of the convenience to my place of business & subway (A my fast and favourite to get at Times sq in 12 mins but also B - C - D and 1), as well as the warm welcome at my stay.

Teresa is very accommodating, she helps find restaurants and transportation (you can get from Jfk airport in less than 1 hour in a very convenient way).

I have stayed in a newly renovated suite, as expected the room was warm cozy and SUPER clean, but I could notice that each apartment is provided with a full refurnished kitchen, and a flat-screen cable TV plus wi-fi connection.

Thank you Teresa for having made my holiday so lovely! I really hope to see you soon.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Major Deegan, RFK Bridge
Car: not necessary

Nearby highlights include the Convent Baptist Church, Abyssinian Baptist Church, City College, Columbia University, Hamilton House Grange, the word-famous Apollo Theatre and the Schomburg Library.

Theatre District, 42nd Street, Musuem Mile within 15 minutes via subway

Other Activities: River State Bank Park, Central Park


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Upper Manhattan, Manhattan

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
30 Sep 2016 - 24 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter /Holiday
16 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Property Damage Protection £48
Service Fee £102

All price are based on a double occupancy, extra guest is extra 25.00 per night .


Service fee flex -able from 75 -125. per stay.

Thank you

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Upper Manhattan in New York City

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • river
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Tempur- Pedic Bed - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Air mattresses available
  • One queen size sofa bed Air mattresses / bed available to accommodate extra guest/s in suite.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Simple elegance, with a warm inviting atmosphere

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar properties