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Well-appointed Brownstone Studio, Exceptionally Quiet, Bright

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
studio
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

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.

More Details

Owner
Warren Ashworth
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(71 traveler reviews)

Well-appointed Brownstone Studio, Exceptionally Quiet, Bright
average rating of 4.8450704 based on 71 reviews
4

Good value on Upper West Side

  • 4 of 5

Clean, well-appointed second floor unit in a great location. Our hosts were kind to wait up for us when our flight arrived much later than we were expected. Thank you for your hospitality, Susan and Warren.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC
5

Great location. Clean room. Adjusting the water temp in the shower was challenging at first .

  • 5 of 5

But eventually figured it out. I would stay here again and would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything was great!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great property, fast responsive owner. Thanks so much for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary
5

Very nice NYC experience!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, friendly service, clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heswall, wirral
5

Best place; friendliest hosts; exceptionally comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Very reluctant to share this location - it's perfect in every way and I'd hate for it to become so popular we wouldn't be able to book for a 3rd time!! Beautiful brownstone building in a great environment. A full range of brilliant eateries at the top and bottom of the street (SaraBeths is a must for brunch or breakfast) and quirky shops to browse away the morning surround the area. Warren and Susan couldn't be better hosts with their willingness to accommodate our requests whenever possible. The Dutch room is generous in size and equipped with everything you need. Toiletries, towels and there's even milk ad coffee ready for your morning cuppa. An exceptionally comfortable bed and a powerful endlessly hot shower awaits you after a long day hitting the shops. What more could you ask for ? Envious of anyone who gets to stay here before we get a Chance to return!!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and safe

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a week while I was taking a class. The location is fantastic, just a block away from the park! There are alot of wonderful restaurants near by, easy access to the museum and taxis/uber. The room is comfortable and has all of the amenities that you would need. The owner is very friendly and accomodating. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

Upper West Side Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,140
$4,500
 

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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Amenities

Upper West Side Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 375 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Ceiling fans and a very quiet air conditioner.

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