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Well-appointed Brownstone Studio, Exceptionally Quiet, Bright

63 Reviews
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Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Upper West Side Studio Rental Photos and Description

Completely private studio apartment in small brownstone building.

'The Dutch Room' is a 375 square foot Studio on the second floor of a 1881 Brownstone row house. We live on the first floor of this four story building and have one other VRBO Studio across the hall from this one.

There is one queen sized reproduction antique sleigh bed, choice 19th century antique furnishings, a handsome non-working fireplace, two very large windows facing north, a large desk, dining table, kitchen and bathroom with tub.

You will want to know that this apartment was completely gutted and fully renovated in the summer of 2012 with a completely new kitchen featuring Carrara marble countertops and Crema Marfil marble floors. The bathroom and kitchen are small but comfortable and fully appointed. The towels are by Matouk Towels.

The magnificent bed is made up with Ralph Lauren bedding and there are four Laura Ashley brand pillows, each of a different firmness.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Warren Ashworth
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2016
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About Warren Ashworth

We are a married couple who live on the ground floor, one of us is an architect, the other a composer of classical music. We both work from home. We usually will greet you upon your arrival and are happy to guide you to features of the neighborhood. The building is extremely quiet and secure, as is the tree lined block in the heart of the Upper West Side. You are just steps from the greatest museums, shopping and entertainment in the world.

Warren Ashworth purchased this studio in 1987

Why Warren Ashworth chose Manhattan

We have two VRBO units in this brownstone, each across the hall from the other. The other unit, The Metropolitan Room, is listed under VRBO 327144. Families and friends often like to book both. They are both studios and have the same rental rates.

What makes this studio unique

High ceilings with lovely ceiling fans, big windows, quiet, beautifully furnished with antiques except the bed and chairs which are new and clean.

Unlike many listings these days, The Dutch Room is fully licensed by the City and State of New York to operate as a hotel for which we collect and pay taxes. Our license numbers are available upon request.


based on 63 traveler reviews

Well-appointed Brownstone Studio, Exceptionally Quiet, Bright
average rating of 4.84127 based on 63 reviews

Clean & quiet room. One person kitchen with everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Friendly owners. Close to subways and markets and restaurants.

Close to Central Park & the river walkways.

Overall wonderful.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Nice room with small kitchen and bathroom; very accommodating hosts; very clean and quiet.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location close to Central Park, and transport. Surrounded by great places to eat and convenience stores. Roomy, and well appointed. Warren couldn't have been more helpful to ensure our stay was nothing short of brilliant.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gulf Breeze, FL

Excellent choice.

  • 5 of 5

The Studio apartment was perfect for our annual NYC visit and just like the pictures. The location is excellent and the accommodations are everything we needed to be most comfortable while recuperating from our daily adventures. I would recommend this unit to anyone who is traveling with a spousepartner or solo.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northridge, CA

Spacious & Comfortable NY Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spacious, clean and comfortable. The OJ, coffee & milk in the refrigerator were nice touches and much appreciated in the morning to start the day. The brownstone was quiet and felt very safe. The owners were responsive and easy to deal with. We look forward to staying here again soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London UK


  • 4 of 5

Comfortable, roomy, well-equipped, clean and quiet : what's not to like if you enjoy attention to detail and a lovingly restored period room? With friendly and helpful hosts and a great Upper West Side location : shops, restaurants, bars are just around the corner and Central Park and the subway just one block away.

We'd happily stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
West Side Highway
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: not necessary

What can we say - it is New York, New York.


Rates & Availability

Upper West Side Studio Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee includes hand ironed cotton sheets $40
Tax Rate 14.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Upper West Side Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 375 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has pink tile and fixtures. But it is attractively appointed and furnished with good, fluffy towels and all the best amenities. It has a bathtub and a detachable shower head. Very good lighting and very good ventilation.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Beautiful reproduction of a very romantic 18th century wood sleigh bed with a brand new mattress with multiple pillows. The bed is extremely comfortable. Please let us know if you are allergic to down, we will replace the down comforter and pillows with hypo-allergenic duvet and pillows., Twin or Single Beds (1) An inflatable single mattress on the floor is available at an extra charge of $30.00.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis
Ceiling fans and a very quiet air conditioner.

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