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Best of VILLAGE : Ambiance + Silence + Space = a Rare Find!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Perfect Flat for 2 people

Typical tenement apt - gut renovated into a Minimalist, Spacious and efficiently designed.

In the heart of the East Village,

flat is located just steps from F subway line / buses at either corner.

Simple and functional design

- a Rare Find in vacation rental,

specially in NYC, where most places are either soulless spaces

or jammed with the owners foot prints.

Large and sunny sleeping quarters, full bath and a well equipped kitchen with all necessary appliances plus Office area.

It is ideally located with few stairs.

Laundromat with literally across the street from our flats.

Units were recently renovated so everything is in mint condition - all with marble or 3/4' glass tops, exposed brick.

Apt has direct sun exposure hence the great privilege of being so very bright.

All with sparkling light yellow & white lacquered floors.

Keywords: CLEAN - AIRY - BRIGHT

More Details

Owner
Eliana
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Eliana

Small but personalized vacation rental business for the last 26 years.

Please refer to our past guest and their reviews on our services.

Eliana purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Eliana chose East Village

LOCATION - LOCATION - LOCATION

FLAT is full of:

CHARACTER & ARTISTIC AMBIANCE

What makes this apartment unique

The EAST VILLAGE & the LOWER EAST SIDE, aka by locals "LOISADA" are world famous for all that it has to offer 24/7.

Bars / Clubs / Restaurant Galore / After Hours Clubs in sum: a Tourists Magnet.

- So the neighborhood can be very noisy when you want to rest.

This flat is ideally located on a quiet side street - AWAY from all types of commercial venues:

NO restaurant / shops / night clubs - This is Police 9th Precinct"s Block.

Amenities

East Village Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One Queen size bed in the front room & One Fold-out foam bed in the office.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
The Village and the Lower East Side, aka LOISADA by the locals, have plenty night attractions but it can be very noisy to sleep. Although our apt are located on a very busy and noisy block it is quiet because bedroom faces the back and has a private backyard - therefore is very silent and safe.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(79 traveler reviews)

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Best of VILLAGE : Ambiance + Silence + Space = a Rare Find!
average rating of 4.886076 based on 79 reviews
5

Great area, great apartment, great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was easy in this charming east village apartment. A very authentic east village experience

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very glad to have had James and Georgie as our guests! They took care of the place as if it was their own and appreciated the peculiarities of it. We recommend them with grade 10! eliana
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4

A charming unit with a couple draw-backs

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I recently had a four night stay in this unit in a combined business/pleasure trip to NYC. Although there were a couple negatives here, this was mostly a positive experience.

First the positive: We loved the romantic charm and sense of history in this older tenement building and apartment. There are multiple units in this building where the other tenants appear to be full time residents. This unit is on the second floor and overlooks the relatively quiet side street below. There was some noise with occasional traffic, pedestrians below and other tenants climbing the stairs to their own units in the evenings, but it wasn't over-bearing and quieted down at a reasonable hour, even during the weekend. This unit is long and narrow, with the living room at the front essentially serving as the bedroom. The bed was very comfy where you could also relax and watch TV. The frig was already stocked with condiments and some munchies. A big five-stars for the neighborhood. Great restaurants/bars a 5-15 minute walk away. We went and saw the production 'Stomp' one night, with an easy walk to the theater. So here are the two negatives: there is no sink in the very tiny bathroom - just a toilet and a bathtub/shower. For brushing your teeth, you'll need to 'rough it' by using the kitchen sink. Not a terrible experience, but just a FYI. The other issue is that the boiler for the entire building failed during the last two nights of our stay. That meant no hot water or heat. This was beyond the unit-owner's control, and affected everyone in the building. The owner was very responsive and apologetic for the inconvenience, even offering up another unit occupied by a friend of his where we could shower. The other tenants in the building were also suffering through this, and it was advised that the problem was being worked on. By the end of the first day, we had hot water, but by the morning of the second day, it was gone again. At that point we left for our scheduled flight home. We would expect that this was just a one-time occurrence, and it was just the luck-of-the-draw that we were the ones that happened to be there. The owner was very nice and concerned through all this, and sent us a $100 gift at the end to help compensate for any hardships. Yes, we would come and stay here again, assuming no boiler failure.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I stayed 4 nights at this wonderful apartment. We were greeted upon arrival by our host. He was very friendly and helpful. He texted and checked in on us throughout our stay. The apartment was cleaned and the fridge was stocked! We were nervous about the area as this was our first time in NYC. We couldn't have been more pleased. We walked around late at night and got up early in the morning and always felt safe. We are already planning a trip to come back and stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Krys was very luck to have received free tickets for 2 different NYC talk show. They were a very happy and cheery couple of best friends. Taking every minute and living NYC to its maximum enjoyment . Young ladies - very kind, respectful & appreciative. They would be welcome back soon I am pretty sure of it. Thank you for your nice review!
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5

Peaceful retreat in east village

  • 5 of 5

location location location. An easy walk to various subway stops and right in the heart of so many delicious restaurants. The apartment has everything you need to call home (we were there for 5 days). Delightful Artist touches everywhere, the decor is cheery and bright. Great ventilation, a/c and light (critical given we were there during an oppressive heat wave) and especially rare given the cramped mess of the average manhattan apartment. The hosts were completely amazing (easy to work with , thoughtful, attentive and truly kind)

We Really had such a wonderful stay. Thank you !!!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sabrina & Jeff were very welcome guests - they were high spirited, good humored and brought into our apt a very important thing: a high level of good energy and good vibe. Two things that highly contribute to the aura we like to preserve in so doing this can be passed on to future guest. We wish them lots of success on future trips and endeavors.
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5

Clean and cosy

  • 5 of 5

Great place in the heart of east village. Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous apartment

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for one week at this apartment and it was simply fabulous. The location is perfect, with only a few blocks walk to the subway, and the best restaurants, bars and cafes are found in the East Village. Our hosts were marvelous - the fridge was stocked with snacks, drinks and breakfast items, which was a blessing after a 20 hour flight ! They also arranged transport back to the airport following our stay, and checked in regularly with us during our week in NYC to see if they could assist with anything. The apartment itself is light and bright, and roomy enough for 2 people. It was quiet at nights, so sleeping was no problem. The air con was appreciated on a few hot nights. All up, a really great flat in a super location. We will be sure to stay here again if we are lucky enough to return to NYC !!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have a long history hosting Australians . They are: considered - appreciative - clean - respectful - caring and the list goes on. The Harrisons showed themselves no exception to this rule - they were in every way the pure example of an ideal guest and, as previous Aussies, are now yet another friend from down under. Our greatest appreciation for their demeanor and worldly “savoir faire”. Please know that our door will always accommodate you and your friends. Best wishes to you both and dear ones. PS - We are very happy you enjoy the granola - I told you it was a good mix…
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The East Village and the Lower East Side has turned into the epicenter of hype and fashion in NYC. Needless to say they are the best neighborhood for all times especially for night life.

These flats are in the heart of these famed neighborhood.

Whole Foods is around the corner!!!

F train steps away down the block.

Uptown and Downtown buses on either corner.

Graeme' s review

England

Review Submitted: June 12

Date of Stay: May 2012

The apartment was well maintained, comfortable and clean, with the added bonus of a fridge stocked with all the essentials – an excellent thought, especially for evening arrivals. The photographs provided when we first inquired about the apartment were an accurate description,far better than I expected (from previous renting experiences) and it really felt like home for the 10 days we were there. Eliana’s husband organized a taxi

Location is perfect, close to a number for subway lines (F line is closest, but only 10-15 minutes walk to other lines.) The East Village has more than enough bars and restaurants to keep anyone occupied, but Lower East Side, Soho, etc are all within walking distance too. To summarize, good apartment, good transport links, good local bars and restaurants, close to lower Manhattan areas for sightseeing, shopping or whatever you want to do. Highly recommended – we’d stay again.

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

PRICE VARIES ACCORDING TO:
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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