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New York Accommodation - Studio in Upper West Side (NY-12377)

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Studio Vacation in Upper West Side (NY-12377)
Studio, 1 Bathroom - Sleeps

This studio is located in a walkup building in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, half a block from Central Park. The accommodation is on the 3rd floor and has a small view of the park.

The apartment has a living room that is equipped with a queen sized bed, a sofa bed, a TV and Internet access. The room gets plenty of light from the five windows facing south and east.

The bathroom includes a tub/shower, w/c and sink with vanity.

The kitchen is basic and includes a stove, sink and refrigerator. There is also a coffee maker and toaster. Basic pots, pans, dishes and utensils are supplied.

Please note that the heating system is radiator steam replete with occasional loud clanging.

The vacation rental is located 1 block from Central Park and 2 blocks from the B,C trains on 103rd Street and Central Park West. The apartment is a short walk from Columbia University and shopping along Broadway.

PLEASE NOTE: This studio is on the 3rd floor of the building and that there are roughly 79 steps up to the apartment.

Amenities:
  • Cable,
  • TV,
  • Internet,
  • Pets not allowed,
  • Smoking not permitted,
  • No elevator
Location
Map: New York Vacation Rental - 105th Street & Central Park West New York, NY 10025
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  • B, C Trains to 103 Street / Central Park West Station
  • 1 Train to 103 Street / Broadway Station
Rooms
  • living room
  • kitchen
  • bathroom
Living room
Features: Sheets, Window, Cable, TV, Sofa, Dining table
Number of beds: 2
Bed size: bed (queen), sofa bed
Kitchen (Separate)
Features: Fridge, Oven, Microwave, Freezer, Coffee maker, Toaster
Bathroom
Features: Shower, WC, Tub, Towels
Other
Ratings & Reviews
Studio Vacation in Upper West Side (NY-12377)
Overall Apartment Rating (19) ? Overall Apartment Rating - The apartment rating is an average of each individual rating the apartment has received (not an average of the categories' ratings)
3.6 stars

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

Apartment Experience (11) ? Apartment Experience - Clients' general impression of the apartment including, value and general comments and feelings about the rental
3.8
Location (11) ? Location - Clients' rating of the location of this apartment
4.4
Cleanliness (11) ? Cleanliness - Clients' rating of the cleanliness of the apartment
3.5
Condition, Comfort, Amenities (15) ? 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
2.9
Building (1) ? 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)
4.0
Quiet/Loud (5) ? 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
3.2
Apartment Reviews (7)
Review by: Nicole W.,
Oct 04 2010
From: Switzerland,
Accommodation Rental: 6 days

Our experience in the apartment we rented through New York Habitat was fine. We were met at the apartment as arranged by the owner's assistant - a friendly lady who showed us all the features and how to use the appliances and keys etc. There was no elevator so it was somewhat difficult to get our bags up three flights of stairs, but we managed OK (older people may find it difficult). We did not have to pay the security deposit - just the balance on the rent - which was appreciated as we were slightly worried about handing over a cash deposit that we may never have seen again! The apartment was rather small (as we expected) but totally functional, very clean, and at a good price -- so we were pleased with it.

We did not use the kitchen but it was thoughtfully stocked with basic supplies (milk, coffee, sugar, cereal, flour, some fruit etc). The air conditioning unit was rather loud but worked well -- again, we rarely used it as the temperatures were pleasant during our stay. Shower was fine - plenty of hot water and good water pressure. The toilet was a bit cramped, especially for tall people like my partner! The bathroom included toiletries and a hairdryer, which were also appreciated. The bed was very comfortable but oddly the feather quilt did not have a cover! There were clean sheets though, so we just slept between those with the quilt on top. There was very little street noise and the block of apartments was quiet, so we were never disturbed by noise. The wireless Internet worked well. There was some building maintenance being performed during our stay -- painting and applying linoleum to the floors in the entrance - but the work was not noisy and we were not inconvenienced by this too much. On one occasion there was wet paint on the floor just outside our apartment, but no sign indicating that it was wet, so we walked through the paint and left footprints on the floor to the apartment and in the kitchen, which we had to clean up -- luckily we noticed it early and didn't walk wet paint onto the rug!

The apartment was conveniently located near a subway station and close to Central Park -- we found it easy to get around and explore the city.

Overall, the apartment was not outstanding, but provided exactly what we needed during our stay in New York (a quiet and convenient place to relax, check Internet, shower and sleep), at a reasonable price.

Answer by: New York Customer Service
Oct 08 2010

Owner repainted and refloored the common areas of the building. Work has since been completed. The owner has bought a cover for the bed comforter.

Review by: Damien J.,
May 20 2010
From: France,
Accommodation Rental: 8 days

The vacation rental where we stayed was as described. We were really surprised by the warm welcome we got when we arrived. The studio apartment is equipped with a quite practical small kitchen, the living room with a queen sized bed and a sofa bed, cable TV and Internet (we could not get the wifi connection but it worked fine with the ethernet cable). As for the bathroom, it is quite small, yet comfortable. The neighborhood is nice, near the subway lines. We really enjoyed our stay in this apartment.

Review by: Markus H.,
Nov 17 2009
From: Germany,
Accommodation Rental: 2 days

Our stay in New York was very pleasant and the apartment was OK. It was definitely a good decision to rent an apartment with [New York Habitat].
The apartment #12377, close to Central Park was as described on the website. There were no surprises when arriving there. The owner was also very friendly.
The size of the apartment was OK and the kitchen was well equipped. The only thing we missed was a hair dryer. The bathroom was a bit too small, so it was not comfortable using the toilet. A very tall person should not stay there.
The subway station is 2 blocks away, which makes it easy to go to Midtown. I would certainly recommend it for someone with a little bit more time in NY.

Review by: Sophie G.,
Jul 21 2009
From: Australia,
Accommodation Rental: 13 days

The apartment was clean and neat, as promised. We liked staying in a quiet, peaceful location that was easily accessible by subway and would definitely stay [in this vacation rental] again. It was a great way to experience New York City.

Review by: Alice W.,
Jan 14 2009
From: Canada,
Accommodation Rental: 5 days

The apartment I stayed at [in New York] was wonderful, clean and looked better than what the pictures on your website showed! Wonderful location, close to subway! Kitchen worked perfectly for our stay.

Review by: David L.,
Aug 11 2008
From: France,
Accommodation Rental: 6 days

We were very happy in this apartment, the location was excellent, close to Times Square yet very calm.
The reception from the owner was very friendly, helpful and welcoming which is a great start when you first arrive in New York, tired with kids. The apartment was well equipped and comfortable, a practical space for a family.

Review by: Andrea Z.,
Apr 07 2008
From: Austria,
Accommodation Rental: 7 days

Thanks to the very detailed description and the great many photos that were provided by New York Habitat there were no surprises left at all. We found the [New York] apartment exactly as described, and there was enough kitchenware and more than enough towels. So we enjoyed our stay in New York very much!