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Modern Studio Apartment Historic Harlem Brownstone

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
New York City, New York
This cozy studio apartment is located in a famous residential neighborhood surrounded by historic architectural brownstone homes. Experience the diversity of contemporary Harlem and the culture, arts, and residents of this unique community that has influenced every corner of the globe. A private entrance provides direct access from the quiet, tree-lined street into an apartment with modern amenities and appliances, charming decorative fireplace and furnishings, hardwood bamboo floors, a storage loft for luggage and artwork from the owner's travels worldwide. The living room, dining area and full kitchen are equipped with free wireless Internet (WIFI), flat-screen TV with cable and international channels (TV5, RAI, BBC), top-quality, clean 100% cotton linens and all of the comforts and conveniences of home.
Listing #FKN2102901
About the Owner
Kakuna K
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
Interaction with guests
We strive to be unobtrusive and accessible hosts. We reside in an apartment in the property and can be easily reached by mobile, SMS, WhatsApp, or by simply ringing Bell #1. We are happy to help or provide advice upon request, in addition to the information that we will provide you when you have booked the apartment. We also welcome our guests immediate feedback if any repairs are needed to the property so that you are not inconvenienced during your stay. We look forward to ensuring that you have a memorable and comfortable stay.
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Reviewed February 12, 2017

The owner is super fantastic. Kakuna will make sure you have everything you need and only half a block to the subway. Rooms are private and comfortable. I love this location. I feel like I live in the neighborhood. The area is very safe at...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Archie K
Reviewed August 11, 2016

The studio was just as described. It was a perfect place in a quiet neighbourhood. The subway takes you downtown in 20 min. and there are plenty of shops nearby. The hosts are there to help you in every way they can. Lovely place ,...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank _maria_cris_garcia
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Reviewed November 11, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights and we're thrilled about the location - literally 1 minutes walk to 135th street train. Apartment was just as pictured - clean, tidy and very private. Great to have the convenience of a kitchen and also a washing machine....More

Date of stay: November 2015
3  Thank Madjude
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We cannot accommodate parties or any events to be held on-site because the property is located in a residential area. Our neighbors are primarily families with parents who work...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $250 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $75 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
The Neighborhood: Harlem is a vibrant community, rich in arts and culture (The Apollo, Studio Museum in Harlem, St. Nick's Pub, Lenox Lounge, art galleries, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture), historic architecture (Strivers Row, Astor Row, Hamilton Terrace, City College), cuisine (soul food, African, French bistro, Dominican, contemporary American, Mexican, Ethiopian, bakeries, Caribbean) and much more.

Two blocks away, you will find 24/7 corner stores, Duane Reade (a citywide health and beauty chain store and pharmacy), and a Chase Bank with 24-hour ATMs. There are a number of takeout restaurants (Caribbean, French bistro, Ethiopian, Chinese, Soul Food) if you prefer to eat at home, and local bars (The Shrine, Yatenga and Londl) where you are certain to meet loca...
Getting around
The B & C subway lines are half a block away on our corner. Transfer directly to the express A & D lines one stop away at 125 Street. In 15 minutes you are in midtown: Columbus Circle/Times Square.
The M10 bus line, one block away on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, takes you to the Upper West Side (Museum of Natural History, Columbus Avenue boutiques and restaurants, Lincoln Center, movie theaters, and Central Park).
The M3 bus line, a block away on St. Nicholas Avenue, takes you south via Fifth Avenue and directly to Museum Mile (El Museo del Barrio, Museum of the City of New York, Guggenheim, Whitney and the Metropolitan museums).
Car not needed
How to get there
JFK AIRPORT: The Air Train and A train subway line is the most economical way to travel into the City. Taxis are also available at the terminal for an average 40-minute ride, absent unforeseen traffic delays.
LaGuardia Airport: M60 bus to the subway or bus transfer at St. Nicholas Avenue, a one-hour trip to the apartment. Taxis are available for a 20-minute ride without traffic.
NEWARK AIRPORT: New Jersey Transit to Penn Station, Take the Uptown-bound A train to 125th Street and transfer to the B or C train going Uptown. Get of at the next stop at 135th Street, walk half a block to the apartment.
SUBWAY: The B or C subway lines are half a block away on our corner (about 50 meters). Transfer to the express A or D lines one stop away, and you arrive in midtown Manhattan in 15 minutes. Th...
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