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Address: 110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 9562904512
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Neighborhood covering the north section of Manhattan Island.

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We decided to rent a West Harlem apartment for a week recently. It was the best choice we could have made! Apart from the apartment being absolutely stunning, it was only 150... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On your left at 116th St, you'll find Marcus Samuelson's chicken place, a very good restaurant called Blue Jean, and on 116th St. Lola's seafood shack. You'll pass by a famous cookie place, the Levan, as well as lots of interesting shops. On 118th St. turn Right to find Lee lee's bakery, where you will find the best Rugelach ever!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to rent a West Harlem apartment for a week recently. It was the best choice we could have made! Apart from the apartment being absolutely stunning, it was only 150 metres from the subway and right in the heart of all the action. We never felt unsafe, even late at night, and the people in Harlem are so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice historic landmarks...stopped an an old time barber shop. Saw the Apollo and Clinton's office. This was one of the highlights of my NY trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Been here on summer 2014 and totally enjoyed. We went to a gospel church and it was totally worth it, we walked the place for a bit and lunched at Taco Bell. We met an aspiring rapper who was selling his CDs so we supported him and took a picture he then posted on his facebook, a cool guy. Being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Visited Harlem ,nice and clean place whilst walking around Harlem you get to see some wonderful sites and buildings. If you like site seeing Harlem is a place to go, it's not so busy as Manhattan,more calm....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

It is located North of Central Park. It is one of the interesting area to walk around. In addition to residential buildings, you also find a lot of restaurants and shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

The Harlem of gangs, dirty streets, druggies, and dangerous streets is almost all gone. The renovations of the old tenement buildings are beautiful. Brownstones are being cleaned and restored. Streets full of smiling people and plenty of shops and cafes to wander in. Please visit Harlem and enjoy the renewal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Harlem has some nicer sections and some rather hideous ones too. So just be wary. you can easily look around and tell if you've walked into a bad part of it. Trust your gut and judgement.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We passed through Harlem driving. It was no way visit NYC and not c Harlem the most famously in the world from many books and movies. Saying it s only black people live there it's right.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Harlem is nice, but nothings special to see.. if you go to see New York, than you have to stay in Manhattan.

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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighborhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighborhood is bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighborhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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