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Sleeps 12 for $450 (Smaller Group, Much Cheaper Prices)

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

R&R For Your Whole Family In The City That Never Sleeps

This is a Bed and Breakfast in a traditional New York City brownstone with three units that can be rented together or separately. (No matter how many or how few units you choose, we only rent to one group at a time.) There is a large, legal NYC studio apartment with a kitchenette, table and chairs, queen-size bed, ample closets, Pack ‘n Play and skylit shower; a suite with queen tempur-pedic sofa bed, full bath, 3D HDTV with surround sound system, terrace (and hammock) plus library with aquarium; and a children's playroom – filled with toys - with bunk beds and a youth bed/crib.

Breakfast is included, whether a Continental in the Studio or an American, served in the Dining Room when guests from your party are staying in a unit without a kitchenette. New York magazines, wifi and cable are provided. There is also a heated, year-round indoor pool/jacuzzi and a private garden and fountain (with tree house!).

More Details

Judith Mason
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Judith Mason

I am a retired chaplain. I'm very interested in hearing about life in other countries. I love to read - especially fiction that conveys a sense of the experience and interior lives of characters in different cultures.

Judith Mason purchased this townhome in 1969

Why Judith Mason chose Manhattan

I grew up in the South and missed the natural world when I married a man from New York City and moved here with him. This brownstone with its front, back and terrace gardens enabled me to have a little touch of green serenity in all the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple.

What makes this townhome unique

I guess I'm a romantic at heart and prefer a home with the graciousness of the nineteenth century over the hard lines of the 21st. We have lived here so long we have something special for everybody of every age to enjoy.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in East Harlem in Manhattan

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , A tranquil, skylit retreat.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Lighted magnifying mirror, onyx floor & sea-glass wall tiles
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , A suite with bath, 3D TV, library and terrace with hammock.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Cot , 1 Bunk Bed , A toy-filled children's playroom that can sleep three.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Breakfast en-suite, with breakfast foods stocked.
  • The bedrooms are all very large (over 300 square feet each) and we have many add-on sleeping options, including: a youth bed, a Pack'n Play and both single and queen-size air mattresses.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 24 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
New York magazines with listings of current events and activities are included for guests.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(64 traveller reviews)

Sleeps 12 for $450 (Smaller Group, Much Cheaper Prices)
average rating of 4.78125 based on 64 reviews
Plainfield, IL

The property had wonderful character and Charm. Judith was an exceptional host!

  • 5 of 5

We got to the home on a Wednesday morning and Ben showed us around. The house had amazing character and we loved it immediately! The location of the home was great, with multiple restaurants nearby and 2 subway stations within a few blocks, we never had difficulty with food or getting around. Judith was an exceptional host and made the most wonderful breakfasts. We all enjoyed our morning conversations with her. It was super sweet that she took an interest not only in our family but she also asked us what we wanted to do while in town. She sent us many options of things to do and talked to us about our experiences afterwards. We traveled with 4 kids between ages 13 and 18 and they all loved the location, atmosphere and the company! We are definitely going back and will stay there again! If you are looking for a real manhatten experience, Judith's home is the place to go!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Sherri! It was a joy to have you all. Glad to hear there will be a repeat some day.
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Shari M.

  • 5 of 5

Judith is a wonderful hostess. She made our trip to NYC so enjoyable. She made excellent breakfasts every day and we really enjoyed talking to her every morning. The house is charming and we definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Shari. You all were a joy to have! Judith
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Funky and Fun!

  • 3 of 5

Judith and her son Ben were lovely hosts ... they could not have been nicer or more accommodating. Our studio was very nice ... clean and comfortable with full bath and the fridge was stocked with everything we would need for two days of breakfasts, plus fresh fruit. We loved the neighborhood and the subway was only two blocks away. This is an historic brownstone with interesting history, and even has a swimming pool on the bottom level! We would definitely stay there again. I would give it a 3 1/2 because it is great for what it is ... an affordable and very comfortable place to stay in an interesting and upcoming neighborhood. Some great restaurants nearby! And so close to the subway. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Richard. Please come back, Judith
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  • 5 of 5

Great experience! Judith make us feel in home and treated us like family members. She also provided us fresh fruits when we arrived and prepared a complete and delicious breakfast each and every day! Her son, Ben, was also an excellent host and assisted us with everything we needed. Strongly recommended. 👌🏾

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Josué. You all were a wonderful group to have - so thoughtful and considerate. And I appreciated my education about Puerto Rico.
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Felt like a true New Yorker!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I brought a small graduating class from a Christian school in North Carolina. Judith was wonderful from the communication phase prior to our arrival all the way until we left. We loved the location and there were great little restaurants nearby. Judith was such a joy at breakfast! I loved the breakfasts each day! The kids got a real taste of New York living with hike staying at the B and B. My only complaint was the parking! That was a nightmare. But, we learned a lesson, the next time we will fly! I plan to return with my daughter for her 16th birthday next summer! Thanks for everything Judith!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU, Sheri! I'm afraid true New Yorkers - at least those in Manhattan - do not own a car. (We ended up selling ours our first year here.) I hope you and your daughter do make it here next summer. That would be wonderful!! Judith
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  • 5 of 5

Very good breakfast. Easy going to all sights of New York. Judith Masson is a heartful and helpful host.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Katrin. I very much enjoyed our breakfast-time conversations - and the chance to learn so much, Judith
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
The Lexington Social Wine Bar
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Water Taxi: Randall's Island
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
0.02 Miles
Lexington Avenue Subway, 103rd Street
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
East River Drive
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Pro Thai
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Bear Mountain
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
City Island
Car: not necessary

This B&B is located in an iconic New York City brownstone on a quiet, tree-lined block with free street-parking available. Half a block away is the neighborhood's 'Restaurant Row' which lines Lexington Avenue from 99th to 102nd Street. Mt. Sinai Hospital is a block away 'as the crow flies' and many museums throng Fifth Avenue, which - together with Central Park - is two blocks away. It is 1 block to a bus or 2 and 1/2 Blocks to a subway train, which in less than 10 minutes puts you in the heart of midtown and all that New York City has to offer.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in East Harlem, New York City

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Year Round
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £48 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Up to 3 guests discount £-212.58 + Tax
4-6 guests discount £-77.3 + Tax

The Studio and Suite, with en-suite baths, are $175 per night a piece. Each can comfortably accommodate 3 adults. The Kids' Room, without a bath, is available together with one of those units for an additional $100 per night and can sleep up to 5.
No one should swim alone and there is ABSOLUTELY no diving. You swim at your own risk.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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