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.
Verified Review icon 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 svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

90 dollar/night Large studio room in 2 bed/1 bath by Central Park/Columbia U

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

Despite the pricing of my rental this is not just a 'room to lay your head at night'.Excellent location,full amenities,very clean is what you get.$90/night for a single and $15 each additional guest guarantees a spacious efficiency in a new 2 bedroom corner apartment right on the park.Room has refrigerator,microwave,coffeemaker. There are also utensils/glasses/cups/plates in the room for your convenience. You have use of the main kitchen at all times and share the bathroom with just your solo host.There is a dishwasher for any cleanup and the whole apt is air conditioned with WIFI.Full closet and 3 arced windows facing south and west for amazing exposure to Morningside Park/Cathedral of St.John the Divine.5 minutes walk to Columbia University.Brand new queen size platform bed with a new air bed for a third guest/2 children.Although the room is non-smoking,I have access to the hall landing for smoker's convenience.Washer/Dryer on premesis.10 minute walk from Central Park and the Harlem Meer.This is one of the most desirable areas in upper Manhattan with our own new 'Restaurant Row'of Harlem/Morningside.The subway(b/c) is 2 blocks away and there is a fantastic supermarket(Best Yet) about 5 minutes walk.This is the apex of residential living with all the trappings of nightlife and convenience right around the corner.If you are culturally intrigued,you only have to walk 3 blocks to the best Sunday Gospel Churches and the African Market is not much farther.If your aspirations are for midtown/downtown,the train gets you where you need to go in 20 minutes.Please inquire as I do offer discounts for week or more stays.I am also pet freindly and your host dog Lucky is the star of my reviews.This is as close as you can come to having your own studio for a hostel price and you will want for nothing


Owner
Alex Meyer
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Bahasa Indonesia
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

About Alex Meyer

Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Deutsch, English, Español

School: Florida Atlantic University (music)

Work: Clothing retail in NY/Realtor in FL

About: Outdoor enthusiast and martial arts practitioner.Originally from FL moved to NYC 25 years ago.Still have family in Palm Beach County and have my realtors license.Lived for many years overseas as an expat in Bali,India and Thailand.Have done extensive traveling and enjoy languages and learning.Experience in textiles and garment cottage industry as well as contracting.Have done most work on my homes myself.Have a 5 1/2 year old son

Alex Meyer purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Alex Meyer chose Manhattan

The area here is one of the last laid back residential feeling areas in upper Manhattan which had proximity to all the things I cherish(parks,museums,Columbia U).I wanted to be part of a neighborhood that has flavor and is growing with out being sterilized.Could'nt be happier in Manhattan

What makes this apartment unique

My apartment has many arced windows,roof access and a view to the Americas largest Cathedral right from the studio Bay window.The Park is directly across the street and Central Park a stone's throw.I enjoy that it is a new building with the old style charm from the outside without all the slapped together feeling you get in most affordable coops in the city.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Veeeeeeeeeeeeeeery cool couple who give off the aire of being young purpose seekers despite being entrenched in real parenthood.I would love to see these two on their own turf. Félicitez les admirables français
May 2014
  • 1 of 1

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Harlem in Manhattan

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Glass shelving for guests use.All neccesities provided such as toilet paper/air freshener,etc.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Futon in room with a seperate air mattress for 3rd guest.Includes all linens towels and other amenities
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Notes:
My room is truly private and affordable for those that are looking for space and tranquility at hostel prices.It has the feel of a studio.I am away from the bussle but around the corner from nightlife and shopping.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(75 traveller reviews)

80% Complete
17% Complete
1% Complete
0% Complete
1% Complete
90 dollar/night Large studio room in 2 bed/1 bath by Central Park/Columbia U
average rating of 4.7466664 based on 76 reviews
5

Nice Place!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfortable room. Mr. Alex was friendly and helpful. I recommend this place without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was a charming and endearing couple.I would phrase it the same that you can book them without hesitation!
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

The apartment was clean, well-stocked, and the host was super helpful! Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Alex was fantastic and so was his apartment! He was very accommodating when our car broke down on the way and got to town a bit later than expected. He had laid out everything we needed in the apartment, sheets, towels, wifi password, map of the area, etc. which was super helpful. The apartment was clean, and located in a great area. There's a beautiful park visible from the window in the guest bedroom, and Columbia's gorgeous campus is only a short walk away! Alex made our stay in NYC stress free! I would highly recommend this to someone looking to stay in the city!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Quiet New York getaway

  • 5 of 5

The space was ideal of me - the room overlooked Morningside Park, everything was clean and ready for my arrival, and the host stocked the room with plenty of towels, blankets, etc. It was close to transit, and there was plenty to do/look at when walking around the area. I would definitely choose to book here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

My girls and I had a great trip. Alex was great and the room was too. Alex helped me find parking. He helped us load and unload our luggage and even watched my dog while we visited the city. He walked me through the subway system very late at night and made sure I was comfortable and felt safe. This meant a lot to me since I was nervous in the city as a mom by myself with my daughters. The neighborhood was nice and the park across the street was a beautiful place to walk my dog.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
North Hills
4

The property is nothing fancy but Alex is very helpful and the neighborhood is very safe.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time in New York. The place is very close to the subway it's very clean and Alex is very helpful. Alex answered all our questions. Alex cut us up watermelon one day and pineapple the next he's never in your way he always gives you plenty of space and the room is nice.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

A fine stay in New York.

  • 5 of 5

Alex's place is a clean, well-kept walk-up apartment and our room was comfortable. He provided us with written recommendations and personal descriptions of reasonably priced local restaurants and points of interest as well as a printed map and directions. Alex even made himself available if we had questions while in the city. We had a fine stay in Alex's home and very much enjoyed his company.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
La Guardia
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
Beer International
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Staten Island
Nearest Train
100 Metres
B/C
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Henry Hudson
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Lido
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
Bellayre
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Jones
Car: not necessary

Walking distance to Columbia University and Central Park.Located directly on Morningside Park with Concerts and events throughout Spring/Summer/Fall.Museums all in walking distance(Met,Natural History)

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Harlem, New York City

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£70
for 1 night
From
£70
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £11.7 per person per night

Dog freindly owner but guest pet restricted to 25 lbs and must be altered.Owner has freindly dog on premises when present(short haired).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
Enquire Now
Available
Unavailable

You might like these similar holiday rentals