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Efuru Guest House

106 West 120th Street, Harlem, New York City, NY 10027 (Harlem)
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Ranked #43 of 97 New York City B&B and Inns
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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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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

We stayed at the Efuru Guest House for 6 nights. Booking was fairly easy and everything was available as promised. The neighbourhood, south Harlem, was quiet and safe. There were some good restaurants and coffee bars nearby. The rooms were very spacious (with airco!) and the shared bathroom was clean and functional. Rona, the housekeeper was very kind, we had... More

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Manila, Philippines
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

My mom, aunt, and I were in New York for Sufjan Stevens' concert and we ended up booking Efuru for four days. While there was initial concern about safety in the Harlem area, it was actually pretty good. We once walked from the train station to Efuru at around 3 in the morning and the streets were clear and safe.... More

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Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

My family had two rooms on the top floor of the Harlem Brownstone. The kitchenette was adequate for what we needed (generally, breakfast only). The rooms were clean and comfortable, and slept well. Some others will (and have) question the location, but it's a great way to experience a more multicultural NYC than one would staying closer to central park... More

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Address: 106 West 120th Street, Harlem, New York City, NY 10027
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
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