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New York Room For Rent - 2 Bedroom apartment for a roommate in Morningside Heights, Harlem (NY-14568)

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$1,400 / month
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Description
Room for Rent 2 Bedroom apartment in Morningside Heights, Harlem (NY-14568)
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom - Sleeps 1

Staying in a elegant place in Manhattan for a reasonable cost is possible:

This fully furnished room for rent is in a shared 2-bedroom apartment in Morningside Heights, a historic neighborhood in Uptown Manhattan, New York. The apartment in on the 7th floor of an 8-story building with an elevator. This building has an intercom/buzzer system and double access doors at the entrance to provide security.

The first available bedroom features a private bathroom (Bedroom 1). Enjoy this 300 square foot bedroom with a private en suite half bathroom (sink and W/C). The room is lined with bamboo floors and is furnished with a queen size bed and a television with cable channels. There are shelves and a walk-in closet for storage. Air conditioning is available to cool the room, and there is wireless Internet access. A large window with eastern exposure allows in natural light and overlooks the neighborhood.

The second available bedroom (Bedroom 2), is smaller. Lined with bamboo floors, it is furnished with a with a double size bed, a desk, and a double size sofabed. There is a closet for storing your belongings and a television with cable access for entertainment. A window with eastern exposure allows in sunlight and give a view of the neighborhood, and there is also air conditioning available in this room.

The kitchen and full bathroom (with bathtub/shower) are shared with the roommate. The rest of the apartment is also cooled by air conditioning. The separate kitchen is fully equipped with all the amenities needed for cooking and more, including the convenience of a dishwasher, microwave and food processor. There is a dining table in the living room for eating at home. The living room has two sitting areas, with a wall divider to separate the space.

This two bedroom apartment share is on 8th Avenue in Morningside Heights, a historic area near Harlem in Manhattan, New York City. Morniningside Park is less than 2 blocks from the apartment and Columbia University is only three blocks away. A walk along 8th Avenue will offer you restaurants, bars and delis as well as a supermarket two blocks south.

Public transportation is particularly convenient to this room for rent with the B and C trains serving the 116 Street / 8 Avenue subway station just three blocks south. You can also walk up to the 125 Street / Saint Nicholas Avenue station, served by the A and D trains. They offer an express service to lower Manhattan and Brooklyn and will take you to Midtown in only one stop!

Note: When making the reservation, please specify the room you are interested in, and allow some time for room arrangement procedures.

Amenities:
  • Air Conditioning,
  • Cable,
  • TV,
  • DVD,
  • Internet,
  • Pets not allowed,
  • Smoking not permitted,
  • Elevator
Location
Map: New York Room for Rent - 8th Avenue & 120th Street New York, NY 10027
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  • B, C Trains to 116 Street / 8 Avenue Station
  • A, B, C, D Trains to 125 Street / Saint Nicholas Avenue Station
Rooms
  • living room
  • kitchen
  • bedrooms
  • bathrooms
  • apartment layout
Living room
Features: Air Conditioning, Window, Cable, TV, Sofa, Dining table
Kitchen (Separate)
Features: Fridge, Oven, Dishwasher, Microwave, Freezer
Bedroom # 1
Features: Air Conditioning, Window, Cable, TV
Number of beds: 1
Bed size: bed (queen)
Bedroom # 2
Features: Air Conditioning, Window, TV
Number of beds: 2
Bed size: bed (double), sofa bed (double)
Bathroom # 1
Features: Shower, WC, Tub
Bathroom # 2 (half)
Features: WC
Other

Apartment floor plans in this site are not drawn to scale. They are an indication of the general layout and are intended as a guide only. Nothing contained in them should be considered to be an exact blueprint or statement of fact or warranty.

Ratings & Reviews
Room for Rent 2 Bedroom apartment in Morningside Heights, Harlem (NY-14568)
Overall Apartment Rating (4) ? Overall Apartment Rating - The apartment rating is an average of each individual rating the apartment has received (not an average of the categories' ratings)
3.9 stars

The number in parenthesis is the number of customers who have rated this apartment

Apartment Experience (4) ? Apartment Experience - Clients' general impression of the apartment including, value and general comments and feelings about the rental
3.8
Location (4) ? Location - Clients' rating of the location of this apartment
4.8
Cleanliness (4) ? Cleanliness - Clients' rating of the cleanliness of the apartment
3.5
Condition, Comfort, Amenities (4) ? Condition, Comfort, Amenities - Clients' ratings of the details of the apartment including appliances and equipment, furniture and linens, size and available space, decoration/style, comfort of the apartment
3.8
Building (4) ? Building - Clients' rating of the building that the apartment is in including: Building appearance and condition, doorman/concierge (when applicable), access to apartment, extra amenities such as car park etc (when applicable)
4.5
Quiet/Loud (4) ? Quiet/Loud - Clients' rating of how quiet the apartment is, the greater the number of stars, the quieter the property. Please note that noise levels are especially subjective and can vary
3.0
Apartment Reviews (3)
Review by: Mirko D.,
May 22 2013
From: Germany,
Apartment Share Rental: 4 months

I really enjoyed my 4-months stay in this appartment. The location is one of its main advantages: both express and local trains are nearby and provide an excellent connection. Although living uptown in Harlem you do not feel to be off the vivid midtown. The A and D will bring you there in a couple of minutes.

The neighborhood is absolutely safe, no worries about that. It is a great experience to live near the famous 125th street with jazzbars, the Apollo, etc. If you like to go for a run, the Central Park is not far away too. Furthermore, it is a perfect place for Columbia students. To get to campus you just need to cross the nice Morningside Park, at night the free shuttle will bring you back almost to your door.

The owner is very nice and helpful in case if any further concerns. The room has a good size, the furniture, however, is not state-of-the-art and could be a little more comfortable. Anyway, it is okay with regard to Manhattan's housing situation. You have a bathroom that is used almost on your own.

The building looks like a hotel and is very welcoming. All in all, I can recommend this appartement to anyone considering living there. I left with good memories.

Answer by: Roommate Host
Feb 24 2014

Dear Mirko, I thank you for your upfront and positive feedback regarding your staying at my apartment in NYC. It was a great experience having a person like you as my roommate as well. I wish you the best in your life and in your professional endeavors.

Review by: Melania O.,
May 10 2013
From: Poland,
Apartment Share Rental: 2 months

The apartment was really nice and everything there were according to the ad. I choose it because of its location near the Columbia University and it was a great choice.

The roommate was very friendly and helpful. I really enjoyed my stay there.

Answer by: Roommate Host
May 14 2013

Thank you Melania! I am glad you enjoyed the place and its very convenient distance to Columbia University. It was a pleasurable experience sharing the apartment with you.

Best Regards

Review by: A Roommate,
May 11 2012
From: France,
Apartment Share Rental: 3 months

The photos on the website do not match the actual condition of the apartment at all, more especially the room that I stayed in.

The bedroom I was supposed to have was full of the host roommate's stuff and the walk-in closet is locked as it belongs the host roommate.

Besides, the price and the room on New York Habitat website are not the ones the host roommate wants. It wasn't nice when I got there to have to 'negotiate' my bedroom and the price whilst I thought everything was clear and settled in the agreement.

A part from that the host roommate's attitude at the beginning of my stay, everything went very well. The host roommate was friendly. Our apartment share went smoothly. Too bad it started off this way.

Answer by: Roommate Host
Jun 06 2012

In response to the confusion regarding the apartment information: The website's photos are accurate.

The problem was the displaying price. Since last year, there are two rooms for rent. There is one for 1500 and second one for 1100. It was communicated to New York Habitat, about the adjustment, but apparently the information was not modified accordingly on the webpage. Since information has not been modified, client had the perception that she will get the first room for the price of the second.

Upon client's arrival, and in my willingness to accommodate her, she was given the 1600 room for the 1100. New York Habitat was communicated immediately about this issue, and kindly asked to update information, for these situations no to happen again. Client was never asked to negotiate for room pricing, as renting contract has been signed already.

Yes, in the closet there were some of my belongings as that room was not being rented and as such, there was not enough time to accommodate them. Client was provided with brand new furniture to store her belongings.

I apologize to the client on behalf of New York Habitat for lack of accuracy on price displaying. Last but least, nevertheless client was accommodated and informed accordingly, I am sorry that my French skills are limited and as such, I was not able to efficiently communicate these issues to client.

Note: Room price has been changed as of 6/2012

first room: 1600
second room: 1200

Answer by: New York Customer Service
Jun 19 2012

NYH file had not been immediately updated after the owner warned us of the change in price.

We communicated with the owner and corrected our information as soon as we received this feedback.

Regarding the confusion with the rooms, there was a misunderstanding: our agent offered room 1 for $1100 but it appears that client thought we offered room 2. We do apologize about the inconvenience.