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The Sylvan Guest House

Sylvan Terrace, New York City, NY 10032
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at 19 Sylvan Terrace with 2 young teenage children. If you are looking for 5* then this is not for you but we found it to be spacious and well appointed. It is not a hotel but it has character and is very quiet and is almost like living in someones 2 bed apartment. There is plenty of... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Welcome to Sylvan Wildlife Preservations Guest House! Here, you will find great creatures and interesting wildlife to observe and interact with. For starters, we've filled your room with rats, cockroaches, centipedes, spiders and all kinds of bugs alike, to get your safari blood flowing and ready! Each morning, you'll be woken up at dawn by sounds of a dog pleading... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We arrived in New York at 2 in the morning and taxied to the Sylvan Guest House. En route we were advised there had been a mix up and that we were to stay the night across the lane at another guest house. This place had not been updated and wasn't as nice as the one we booked. We awoke... More 

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Auburn, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We rented the bottom unit of a 2 story complex that the owner rents. This is not a hotel it is an apartment. The downstairs unit was clean however we arrived at 7pm and the cleaning lady was still there. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, nice kitchen to use as well and fully equipped. Grocery store and subway very close and... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Please note that this is not a hotel, so don't expect cleaning services. There is no reception or check-in procedure. You would need to forward you booking confirmation to the email of the Guest House in order to receive the room entrance code. Location is great, just next to Post Office, C metro line, grocery shops.

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Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The first surprise we encountered regarded the payment policy of Sylvan Guest House: even though we fully understood that the whole amount is non-refundable, we were not aware that the full amount would be debited to our credit card shortly after the booking. I presume, this fact was stated at some point during the reservation process at booking.com, but we... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had a really good stay at the Sylvan apartments in July. communication with Julio was great, he was not in town but everything went smoothly including allowing us to leave our bags at the apartment the day we flew out. The area is fine, everyone i spoke to was real friendly, the small supermarket around the corner has everything... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I and my wife went to New York and the first time we stayed at this hotel, we are impressed, the service friendly and very helpful, we got extra towels, our room was nicely decorated, nice view from the window is a great place, internet access, great

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Texas, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We stayed in the 2 story duplex and it was perfect. Next door is subway and a grocery store (even had Greek organic yogurt and fruit and wine). We had no car, but spent the week exploring all of Manhattan (bring comfortable shoes!). Julio was there to greet us with his beautiful family upon arrival. Reserving was a breeze, and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Our family may have grown to include a 2- and 4-year-old, but our expectations for accommodations while traveling has remained the same: affordable, clean and a flavor of the city we are visiting. We found all of the above and more at the Sylvan Guest House 2-bedroom duplex. The reservation process was easy and Julio responded quickly with both an... More 

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