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Villa 121 Harlem Guest House

11 West 121st Street, New York City, NY 10027
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Villa 121 Harlem Guest House
Ranked #18 of 97 New York City B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a business traveler frequenting the standard hotel chains Marriott Hilton W and some in between. But this trip to NYC I wanted something different and chose Villa121! Nothing like a hotel but a charming and elegant reminder of a time when people enjoyed their homes and loved having people over! Both owners themselves were charming and elegant, welcoming me... More

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When renovations at my own NYC apartment got too noisy, I decided to go on a mini trip within the city. Then I thought why go to a boring hotel when you could go to a guest house? I was beyond happy with my decision! First things first, Peggy and Lloyd have got to be the nicest guest house owners... More

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MB
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently spent 5 nights in this place. I was accompanied by my wife and two adult children. It is in Harlem in one of the quiet side streets, close to the main road. There is no breakfast service. There were two subway stations (125th street & 116th street) within 10-15 minutes walking distance. Subway express trains 2 & 3 and... More

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TooneTrips, Manager at Villa 121 Harlem Guest House, responded to this review

Dearest Guest We take pride in offering a safe and clean accommodation for all of guest we host and our family. Upon check-in we reserve our right to refuse any party that fails to disclose obvious disabilities. We are more than happy to help you find a comparable place to stay and hold no deposit. We are sorry to see... More

Montreal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We are two hard working professionals and were looking forward to a long week-end getaway in NYC. Peggy & Lloyd did not disappoint us. It was our first time at this B&B and will not be our last. Peggy & Lloyd are charming and welcoming. They made us feel at home right away. Free parking on the street is possible... More

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Victoria, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Recently had the pleasure of staying in the "penthouse" of the Villa. What an amazing time. I arrived hours earlier than the rest of my party. Lloyd and Peggy were waiting for me and made me feel very at home. Lloyd assured this small town girl that Harlem was safe for me to go out and about, while waiting for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I can't say enough about what lovely people Peggy and Lloyd are and how much I appreciate what they do for their home and their community. There's no getting around it, Harlem had a certain poor reputation. But much is changing. New developments abound. This residence is gorgeous lovingly restored old brownstone mansions, in the hands of caring, community minded... More

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ontario canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We recently stayed at Villa 121 on a five-day trip to NYC. The house is an old brownstone in Harlem and it has lots of character. The location is very convenient - just a couple of blocks to subway stations and bus stops so getting around Manhattan is quick and easy. Also, if you fly in/out of La Guardia the... More

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AUSTRALIA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Our family of 5 stayed on the green floor in this beautiful brownstone building which the lovely owners occupy and have owned for many years. As we were staying at a very expensive time it was a much cheaper option that also offered us more space than staying in a hotel. We had 3 rooms that were spacious and had... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

My mother and I stayed at this beautiful Villa last week and had the most wonderful experience! The room has a vintage, Victorian feel to it. It was comfy, cozy and felt like home. The area is located conveniently just a few subway stops to Times Square (where I was doing my one woman show and had to commute daily).... More

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Mukilteo, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Recently stayed a week in the green room (with inside bath) and were delighted. The location is very convenient, just a few blocks to the express subway. An unlimited metro pass allowed us to hop on buses and subways at will; it's definitely the way to get around the City. Hosts Peggy and Lloyd were wonderful and accommodating and provided... More

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Address: 11 West 121st Street, New York City, NY 10027
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Location: United States > New York > New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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Number of rooms: 2 King Bedroom Suites with private , and. 1 Family Suites w/two bedrooms sharing a full bathroom with stand-up shower. Amenities: Free High-Speed Internet. Free Parking, 32" Flat Screen TV, Free Cable. Micro Wave. Toaster Oven,Iron/Ironing Board. Coffee Makers. Hot/Cold Filtered Water Dispenser in every room. Some Kitchen Access. This turn of the century mansion was built 1887 at the height of New York's Gilded Age, and designed by the firm of Cleverdon and Putzel. The one family home boasts beautiful mahogany/oak woodwork features throughout , large bedroom-suites, hardwood floors, 14 foot high, and large marble and tile bathrooms. The guest house is situated 1/2 block off Mount Morris Park, and included in the National Register of Historic Places Just around the corner you can choose from a number of international restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. As well you will find the local grocery store, dry cleaners, and deli, florist shop, drug store, and laundry, and banks are conveniently located within 3 short blocks.. 5 Minute walk takes you to 125th Street or 116th Street express subway train . 15 Minutes ride subway ride to Time's Square. 15 Minute walk or bus ride,. 10 Walk to Central Park. You will find many significant American landmarks, museums, and monuments (i.E. The Apollo Theater, Historic Harlem Churches, Metropolitan Museum, Studio Museum, Shomberg Center of Cultural Research in Black Culture, The Museum Mile, Columbia University, Central Park, Apple Store, Tiffanys, Yankee Stadium, Costco, El Barrio, and so much more within 15 minutes of guest house, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Columbia University Hospital, and Riverside Church . . . ... more   less 
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