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1598 Lexington Avenue, (Between 101 & 102 street), New York City, NY 10029 (Harlem)
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Bubba and Bean (BB) Lodges
Ranked #15 of 96 New York City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for affordable accommodation in NYC was a challenge (unless you are happy to settle for room the size of a cupboard and communal bathrooms). Luckily I discovered Bubba and Bean - thank you Lonely Planet! Not only does the room come with a bathroom but a kitchen and cupboard as well! Not only this but you are literally a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice and clean place with full kitchen and easy to make your own meals. The neighborhood consist of a mix of old people, families and school. Easy take aways nearby. B&B lack a place to hang around as it have no lobby etc so is not so suitable if you travel solo and just need to relax... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This review is long overdue. Bubba and Bean turned out to be a great place to make our home base for a five day trip in NYC. It's a neighborhood, safe for returning from subway late at night, with plenty of storefronts nearby for breakfasts, lunches, incidentals. Shopping and finer restaurants are just a 5-10 minute walk, and we stayed... More

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17 hotel reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a great 3 nights stay at Bubba & Bean - it is in a safe neighborhood with several laundromats (big plus), eateries (including pastries, pizza, Dominican food etc) and shops. I would consider this to be a "heartland" of NYC - so was a welcoming change for us to get to see another side of NYC! Room is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed at Bubba and Bean for 9 nights in total and would definitely choose to stay again if in New York. We changed rooms during our stay (we knew about it in advance) and both rooms were essentially self-contained apartments with no breakfast. The room in what seemed the newer part of the building was larger – in fact,... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Really enjoyed Bubba and Bean. Hosts were nearby but not at all intrusive. You looked after yourself and had everything you needed to do so. Shops nearby, open late, made self-catering easy. We enjoyed the genuine Mexican food on offer. Catch a cab? Why bother. The subway nearby meant that you could get anywhere really quickly. Buses and cars take... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This was our second stay at this B and B. We're loving it. Nice apartment with kitchenette, very clean. Great hosts. Good restaurants in the neighborhood and close to Central Park and Guggenheim Museum.

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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Firstly, Bubba & Bean not a typical serviced apartment or hotel. The rooms, carved into an old but refurbished townhouse in East Harlem are clean and serviced every other day with fresh towels and other goodies which made it very comfortable. There's no check in desk but the posted number near the door is always answered or returned quickly. Secondly,... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Jonathan & Clement went out of their way to assist with any queries prior to arriving and whilst we stayed. Great spot close to the Subway, great pizza next door, laundry next door cheap and efficient, great pharmacy and easy to catch a cab, really Central to come home to, felt like we lived in Nee York, great couple of... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We stayed at Bubba and Bean Lodges for 6 nights. From the moment we arrived we were made welcome by the owners. Our studio appartment was so clean and very comfortable. Our room was at the back of the building and was very peaceful. The welcome basket with coffee, biscuits, fruit, sweets etc was very thoughtful and much enjoyed by... More

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Additional Information about Bubba and Bean (BB) Lodges

Address: 1598 Lexington Avenue, (Between 101 & 102 street), New York City, NY 10029
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Bubba And Bean (Bb) Hotel New York City

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