We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Heart of Harlem

Certificate of Excellence
number 74, West 120th Street, Harlem, New York City, NY
Hotel amenities
Heart of Harlem
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #11 of 95 New York City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
Mary M Saint Paul, Minnesota
Write a Review

72 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    54
    17
    0
    0
    1
See reviews for
26
33
2
1
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (72)
  • Mar-May only
    (19)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (17)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (25)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (11)
All months
There are newer reviews for Heart of Harlem
See the most recent reviews
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I stayed in this lovely home for four nights. The property was very clean and comfortable, Tressi was very kind to me and my fellow travelers, and we paid an exceptionally reasonable rate for our rooms. The location is conveniently close to the subway and buses. Tressi arranged for our car back to the airport, which made our trip even... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The property was full of character and located in a pleasant street. It was conveniently located for both the subway and bus. The rooms were comfortable and the hosts were very welcoming. Breakfast was very good and there was plenty of choice.

Review collected in partnership with BudgetPlaces

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
31 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Tressi made our too-brief stay in NYC really wonderful. Breakfast was delicious, the room more than comfortable, but really, it was Tressie herself who made us feel right at home. She had great suggestions and looked out for us from start to finish. When I visit NYC again, I will DEFINITELY be staying with Tressi!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Stayed at the heart of Harlem for four nights with my wife. It is a beautiful old building and our room was full of character. Located only ten mins walk from a subway station where the line brings you straight to the centre of new york and all the tourist attractions. We used the subway quite a lot and always... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
252 reviews 252 reviews
44 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My daughter and I were going on a quick adventure to NYC and were looking for a place to stay that wasn't the typical hotel experience but also wasn't hideously expensive. After hours of reading blogs and reviews I had pretty much resigned myself to staying in a hotel. Then I found reviews about Heart of Harlem B&B. They all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Fantastic B&B hosted by Tressi and Dwight who make you feel at home the minute you arrive. The renovated Brownstone is a work in progress but is charming and homey. All original woodwork and floors are a great site. Very pleasant breakfast conversation with fellow travelers further enhances your stay. Continental style breakfast but plentiful with lot's of variety. Talking... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

16 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (16)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Staying in Harlem

Neighborhood Profile
Harlem
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.
Explore this neighborhood

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question