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Robin Levin

Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Private Apartment, Clean, Comfortable and Convient Location nearest Free Ferry

13 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

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Overview

St. George Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Full Bathroom Perfect For 2 - 4 People

CLOSEST TO THE FREE FERRY, operates 24/7, 365 and only a 10 minute walk! Go to: www.nycgo.com/articles/must-see-st.-george. The Esplanade in front of the Victorian home follows the waterfront will soon have the tallest Ferris Wheel in the USA. There will be parks and a boardwalk above the tides. A Small but Sweet 1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, separate and private apartment on the first floor of a larger home just 2.5 blocks to the FREE 24/7 365 Ferry to Manhattan. Written in The New York Times, Staten Island, St. George is the Safest neighborhood as there is the 120 police station 2 blocks away and always FREE parking in front of the garden wall below the front of the house. The view from the front windows is of the year round flowering garden and beyond (the new 4 story parking garage) is the Hudson Harbor with a skyline view of New York City, the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. In summer there is a 8,000 BTU air conditioner to cool the apartment and in winter is a wood stove space heater. Everything is fresh and clean, newly renovated with comfort and beauty in mind for your pleasure. The living has a full sized sofa bed and a flat screen cable TV. Wifi is free and consistent.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Robin Levin (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.5
based on 13 traveler reviews

Private Apartment, Clean, Comfortable and Convient Location nearest Free Ferry
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 13 reviews
4

Oasis from NYC

  • 4 of 5

This apartment was a great oasis from New York City. It was rather hot & humid during our trip. The air conditioners were wonderful and it was great to know that we could count on them to cool us off from a long day of sightseeing.

The apartment was just like the pictures and is beautifully decorated and very comfy. It was so wonderful to have room for the 4 of us to stretch out and have our own personal space.

The FREE Staten Island Ferry is a 10 minute walk from the apartment. I am frugal and always looking for ways to save money on our travels. The ferry was a great way to save some money. It is a beautiful ride into NYC with amazing views. We rode the ferry at night on our last day and were treated to some spectacular views. Please take advantage of this!

Robin was absolutely wonderful to work with and was easily accessible by e-mail and phone during our stay. She made everything run very smoothly and was very much appreciated.

The only negatives of our experience- parking and neighborhood litter (neither of which could be controlled by Robin). Parking during the week was crazy. Weekends were much better and there were several spots near the house. We eventually found a spot in front of the house and didn't move our car until our trip was over. If you are like us, do your grocery shopping when you get there and then take advantage of the ferry, no need to drive. This is also an extension of the city and people are litter bugs, which drives me crazy. I just had to pretend I didn't see it. Even though it wasn't the cleanest neighborhood, we always felt safe in the apartment and walking to/from the ferry.

One evening we walked across the street and went to a Staten Island Yankees game. We met some very friendly people who gave us great advice on sightseeing. It was a fun night for a great price.

I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment to friends traveling to the area. Robin has done a great job creating a special place to spend some time in NYC. We would be happy to return to Robin's property if we ever find ourselves in New York again.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful little apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is little as indicated but served our purpose, very clean and neatly organized. The free ferry is a close 5 - 8 minute walk which is important because this was our daily transportation to and from the city. It was sad to see the construction across the street from the apartment because it does block your view of the City skyline. I recommend this place if you're looking for somewhere to sleep at night and want easy access to the city. Robin is very responsive to any texts or emails. Enclosing a great place for the price.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I think this guest meant Endorsing not Enclosing. Yes the view is gone due to EDC's stupid insistence that the New York Wheel have 930 parking spaces and that they should be contained in a 4 story cement 'bunker', but that will be completed by next year, 2017. If you come to stay in 2017 or thereafter you will have great proximity to the tallest Ferris Wheel in the USA plus a great new outlet mall.
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Great place, great location

  • 4 of 5

We were visiting NYC to participate in the Five Borough Bike Ride and chose this property because of it's location to the Staten Island Ferry. This garden apartment only an easy, 5-10 minute walk away. The apartment is very private and a perfect size for 1-2 people. It had everything we needed to be comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped, the cable TV and internet worked great, and the fireplace heater warmed the rooms. I assume the window air conditioner would have cooled the room had we needed it. We used the apartment as a place to sleep as we were on go most of the time. The bed was very comfortable. The only slight negative was that we couldn't lock our bikes indoors. However, we were able to secure them under the porch, which was out of the rain and out view from the street. Street parking is available but not necessarily directly in front of the house.

The hosts are friendly. If you're looking for an affordable place with free parking near NYC, this is a great choice. We recommend it and would happily use it again.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Street parking is available DIRECTLY in front of the house, it just depends on what time of the day. Because the house is so close to the free commuter ferry to Manhattan, there are always people coming to park who work in Manhattan. Commuters come from all over the island and from the nearby state of New Jersey to park. I have even seen cars with license plates from Massachusetts. After 4 PM on weekdays there are plenty of available parking spaces.
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Great Place for a Good Night's sleep

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week visiting family and seeing the sights of New York. The location was wonderful. We enjoyed taking the ferry in every day. We had free parking and a comfortable place to stay each evening after long days in Manhattan. We also had an opportunity to take an a game with the local team at the beautiful waterfront stadium. Very, very convenient. We did not worry about crime or anything like that.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 4 of 5

We loved it: the appartement had everything (really everything!!) we needed, the free ferry, free parking, great view. Even though it was hot summer, we turned off the air condition during the night because it stayed cool in the appartment. Very quiet surroundings. It's safe to walk the streets, probably because the police station is around the corner and also the ferry is very well guarded. As mentioned before: we loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Staten Island.

The listing description was accurate, location is amazing- away from city noise and we had a great sleep at night event the day when was really humid in the city.

Ferry boat is less then 10 min walk and it's free.Apartment was clean and had everything we needed to start our vacation.convinient store is just 5 min away and plenty of other restaurants as well.we would recommend this property to our friends and family.Robin is really helpful and provides excellent costumer service.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Newark International, NJ
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
2 blocks
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Staten Island St. George Ferry to Manhattan
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Clove Lakes, 18 hole public course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
SIRT
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-278
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ruddy & Deans
Nearest Ski
120 Miles
Camel Back, PA
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Midland Beach, Staten Island
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

St. George Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall 2016
Sep 16 2016 - Nov 17 2016
4 night minimum stay
$115
$690
 
 
Pre Holiday: 2016
Nov 18 2016 - Dec 23 2016
4 night minimum stay
$120
$720
 
 
Holiday 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$135
$800
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 6 2017 - Mar 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$100
$600
$2,200
 
 
Spring 2017
Mar 17 2017 - May 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$120
$720
 
 
Late Spring 2016
May 2 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$120
$720
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Out-cleaning $90 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.88%

Tax is X.08875 on rent and housecleaning combined. Out-cleaning is $90.00 and preformed after your departure. If staying longer than 11 nights then we require a mid-stay housecleaning at $60.00 per event.
We also have a 'room fee' tax of $1.50 per night ($10.50 per week) that will be added as an edit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

St. George Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Also a sink + 4 fluffy bath, hand and face towels
  • Full Bathroom with tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Full bed, 5 foot closet, small 3 drawer dresser, chair
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
Very private, located in a old Victorian home but an entirely separate apartment. The neighborhood is safe and extra convenient to all public transportation. Only a 10 minute walk to the free ferry to Manhattan but there are bus stops near the house so taking a bus to the boat is easy.

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