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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, russian

Central Park & museum Beauty

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights

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1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, full kitchen, sleeps 6

Newly renovated, tastefully furnished, spacious 1 bedroom located in the heart of Upper West Side on a quiet street. It consists of 2 sleeping areas with one queen size bed, sofa bed and futon in the living room and an optional air mattress. Apartment includes modern kitchen with granite counter tops and a bathroom with a jacuzzi. It also has a lovely balcony off the living room. The apartment includes a/c, 2 TVs, VCR, Cable service, Internet, hair dryer, walk-in closets, laundry in the building. It is on the 2nd Fl (no elevator), 700 sq ft with 12ft ceilings. It is located 100 ft from CPW and close to Natural History Museum. Surrounded by many famous restaurants and stores (Zabars) and walking distance to world renowned Dakota building and many other famous sights. Numerous family friendly activities including CMOM. 4 Subway stops from theater district. As you can see this landmarked historic district has something for everyone.

Dogs are permitted on case by case basis.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Owner/Property Manager (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, russian


based on 23 traveler reviews

Central Park & museum Beauty
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Great location and functionality, comfortable and roomy

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. It's the first floor rear (garden-facing) apartment in a large brownstone. In NYC, not all brownstones are the same, and this one is very wide, which gives a real sense of roominess. Plus it has 14 ft ceilings.

Because it is on the garden side, it's quiet. Proximity to subways and Central Park West is a big plus.

We would certainly recommend this apartment to others and would like to stay again. We visit NYC twice a year.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well appointed

  • 5 of 5

You won't find a better location or manager.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central Park Stay

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a great stay at this apartment. Very spacious for a 1 bedroom. The furnishings are comfortable and create a relaxed atmosphere. Slept great in the Queen sized bed. We didn't use the well stocked kitchen much because there are so many wonderful restaurants a short walk away. The apartment is very quiet yet just across the street from Central Park. Subway stop and Natural History Museum just around the corner. Had an amazing time. Hope to use this rental again.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Makes New York Feel Like Home

  • 5 of 5

To say that this property has a great location is really an understatement... the location is simply fabulous for those wanting to get a real taste of New York City. This was my seventh trip to New York and by far the best area to stay in. It's just a quick subway ride away from the glowing lights and hustle and bustle of Times Square but without having to navigate that hectic area daily. There were also many shops and places to eat, either elegant or casual, within a block or two of the apartment. The best is that Central Park, which I never tire of, was visible as soon as you exited the front steps. Add being a block from The Museum of Natural History, blocks from the beginning of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, AND having a private, home-like residence, that felt safe and this location really is the perfect place to stay. No location could possibly be perfect but the owners were receptive and helpful, despite the busy season.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great unit with INCREDIBLE location

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed in this unit for a week with my wife and three teenage daughters. We had a wonderful time, and I would highly recommend renting this unit. The number one plus is the location - INCREDIBLE. It is, as advertised, just steps from Central Park. In fact, it is just around the corner from the park, on a quiet, tree lined one way street heading towards Central Park West, so has very little traffic despite its convenient location. The subway and National History museum are a block away, and it was a ten minute walk across the park to the Met. We spent the entire week exploring the city on the subway with no car or taxi's, and this location made that very doable. Even coming back late at night after shows, etc., felt safe because of the closeness to the subway and Central Park West.

The unit itself was modern and VERY clean. There were plenty of plates, utensils, towels, blankets, etc., etc. The queen in the bedroom was very comfortable. The girls slept on the futon, that folded flat and the couch, and were fine on both. They tried the pullout bed in the couch, but found it somewhat uncomfortable -- typical of pullouts -- because of the thin mattress and frame. But there was also an inflatable mattress which they didn't try or need.

Because of it's back side location, the unit was very quiet -- we could hear no street noise at all, and the lovely garden in back was vacant most days and nights. My wife and I got up every morning and strolled the neighborhood, finding new, great eating places and lovely tree lined avenues before we headed out for the day's adventure with the girls.

The owners were responsive to calls and e-mails, friendly and helpful. We really thought we got the Manhattan experience we hoped for, and this rental was a big reason.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location; apartment could be improved

  • 3 of 5

This property was hard to rate. The location is exceptional - less than 1 block to Central Park, the subway, and Natural History Museum. The apartment is at the back of the building, so it was very quiet and we heard no street noise at all. It is also quite spacious and the a/c worked well. could have been cleaner. Nothing filthy but just needs a thorough scrub. The cupboards are disorganized and filled with junk. The owner wasn't particularly communicative - I had to ask about 4 times to get the location of the apartment. There was no folder of instructions or helpful hints in the apartment. The bed was soft.

So, nothing outrageously wrong but probably enough to discourage me from booking here again.

It's really a shame because with a bit more effort this place could be amazing.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: First of all, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We take every review to heart in order to maintain our five star rating. Consequently we apologize for taking a few hours to respond but we were traveling with limited access to email. However we only received 2 emails opposed to the 4 aforementioned emails re the location and this was in addition to several phone calls regarding this matter. We do recall making special arrangements to accommodate your late check in (after 11PM) due to flight delays. We are especially surprised to hear that you felt that the apartment "could have been cleaner" since you never mentioned this during our phone conversation the day after your arrival and only complemented everything. This could have been easily and immediately rectified. We have been using the same cleaning company for several years and this is a first complaint. We acknowledge that in order to accommodate our tenants, we have a variety of items - all types of spices, cooking supplies and utensils, toys, books, pack-and-play, etc but these are usually appreciated by all. The apartment has a folder with apartment specific information that also includes menus, maps, NYC travel guides and other pertinent NYC information. In addition there is always someone available to answer your questions since either myself, my wife or building manager are available 24/7. As far as the bed, to ensure comfort, every bed has memory foam cover which could be easily removed. Again, a simple phone call could have improved the situation.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Upper West Side Apartment Rental Rates

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Sept 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Oct 1 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Nov 1 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Dec1 2016
Dec 1 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Jan 2017
Jan 8 2017 - Mar 15 2017
6 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
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30 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $135
Tax Rate 13.0%

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Upper West Side Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq. ft.
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • One jacuzzi tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 4 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size in the one bedroom. Queen size sofa in the living room. Queen size futon in the living room. Sleeps 6 people total.
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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