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Efuru Guest House

106 West 120th Street, Harlem, New York City, NY 10027
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Benalla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights at Efuru. Excellent location close to restaurants,shops and subway. Apartment met all our needs and was neat and clean with a small outdoor area which was a bonus. Lydia and Jun were very helpful with our enquiries concerning Harlem. A very pleasant stay and would recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

For the same money as you'd pay for a dorm in a hostel you get a very spacious, clean and secure private room. Didn't encounter "Lydia" on our stay but the gentleman "Jun" was really friendly and made us feel right at home. He'd bend over backwards to ensure you enjoy your stay.

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I was reluctant to share my experience about this guest house as i wanted to keep it for myself like a secret! I've spent more than 15 days in that place, i joined 3 of my friends there and we only have to pay a little extra for my stay in the flat ( not even 150$). We've met a... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The guest house is alright but the owner Lydia completely ruins it. She is obsessed by money. Coming from abroad, I had reserved online and was given a "Total price". After a night's stay the guy who runs the place told me there was a 14 or so % surcharge for tax. I asked to speak to Lydia the owner... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Stayed for a few nights at Efuru while attending a wedding in NY. Owners Lydia and Jun were very accomodating, the house was quiet and secure and the location was fantastic, only a short distance from Central Park and the 2/3 Lines. There was an issue with the air conditioning in my room and Lydia and Jun were extremely understanding... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

First of all, Harlem is not at all dangerous as you might think. The 80's image in my mind was not at all what we found with my wife when we stayed there. People: the nicest. Everything very clean, great MTA access (subway and bus). The Efuru was a good experience. We made a reservation months in advance (stayed there... More 

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Manningtree Essex England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

My wife and I stayed at Efuru for a week in Sept 2011. Firstly the accommodation:- Good points:- 1)It was very secure, external and internal entrance doors with coded entry, and room door with key lock. 2) It was quiet, and the bed comfortable, albeit very squeaky. 3) Bathroom was clean, and always had hot water. 4) cooker/toaster/fridge/tv - all... More 

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Alverca do Ribatejo, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The apartment was clean and with a good location, near subway, supermarket, coffees and restaurants. The zone had nice people and we didn't have any problems on walking in the streets during the night or day. If we return to NY one day for sure we will stay there again.

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Address: 106 West 120th Street, Harlem, New York City, NY 10027
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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