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    The Harlem Flophouse

    242 West 123rd Street, New York City, NY 10027
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good28%
    • Average7%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    Reviewed December 20, 2006

    Having seen photos of the rooms on the Flophouse's website, I was wondering if they could really be as beautiful (or as big) as they seemed, given the very reasonable price, but the reality didn't disappoint at all. This architectural gem is a world away...More

    3  Thank notinkansas
    Reviewed December 15, 2006

    A jazz lover myself, when I found the Harlem Flophouse through New York's TimeOut, it transported me back to the 20th century jazz era. It was quirky and original. My discovery in Harlem. I stayed in the Thelonius Monk room, which was fantastically large with...More

    2  Thank yasalem
    Reviewed December 6, 2006

    Even though some of my friends were concerned about me staying in Harlem, the location of this charming guest house is absolutely fine with only a few minutes walk from main subway lines. Although as a single woman I would not walk around the area...More

    2  Thank FlowerPower_NewYork
    Reviewed November 14, 2006

    I have long been enamored of the Harlem Renaissance and wanted a chance to experience that era. The Flop House gave me that chance. I found the place funky and fun, René was a joy as a host, even in the face of some renovations...More

    2  Thank AJ D
    Reviewed October 15, 2006

    We really enjoyed our four night stay at the Harlem Flophouse. The neighourhood was friendly - we were welcomed as we arrived and left Harlem. A stranger, seeing that we had luggage and were visiting New York, suggested that we stop by the Apollo Theatre...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • $100 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • United States >
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    • Harlem
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    • The Harlem Flophouse Hotel New York City
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    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
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    Nearby Attractions
    Apollo Theater
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    .12 miles away
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    64 reviews
    .18 miles away
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    138 reviews
    .37 miles away
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    26 reviews
    .13 miles away
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    Room Tips
    "Go for a room at the back and top floor if you are a light sleeper - that way you won't have anyone..."
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    "We slept in the Corky Hale room looking over the back yards. Even with the window open we were woken only by..."
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    "you can choose any room! They are all great."
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    "I stayed in the third-floor Cozy Cole room, which faces away from the street and has gorgeous light by day..."
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