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Cape Cod
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The 1871 House is my favorite "hotel" in New York. I put hotel in quotes because it's not a hotel really. It's a cozy B&B and it feels like you're staying in an elegant 19th century townhouse. And that's because you are! It's just a wonderful find. It has an authentic "classic New York" feel. At times I like a...

Thank Porzellangasse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picked this spot on line holding my breath. Daughter was running in NYC Marathon and we needed a quiet place [if that is possible in NYC] for four people. This restored 19th Century Building is a delight with unique features that put you into another era. Features are not modern but delightful and street noise is an issue as insulation...

Thank Charles H
San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I lived around the corner a couple years back then moved to West Coast. This place is like coming back to my own little apartment every time. I've stayed in the basement room - which was spacious. Ceiling very low in the bathroom but doable. In the garden room (2) which was just awesomely quiet and serene (though no microwave...

Thank KSarraSarra
1871House, Front Office Manager at 1871 House, responded to this review

Hello Sarra! Thank you for your kind words about your stay with us at 1871 House. We are happy that you have enjoyed your past stays and look forward to accommodating you on your next trip to NYC! As always we've enjoyed having you and we continually thank you for your support of 1871 House. All the Best Wishes, Bradley

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I was looking forward to our stay in this charming looking place. I will admit up front I am a designer and we have high standards. If you have very high standards, this is definitely not the place for you. You will be disappointed. The high point is the location. The low points are easy things to change other than...

5Thank jquesnelle
1871House, Owner at 1871 House, responded to this review

In the spirit of responding to the above guest’s research paper, we’ll try to be as brief as possible, yet address pertinent issues. We’d like to just briefly state that we don’t recall in the past ever receiving such a broad comprehensive “F” on the service we offer and facilities we provide. We can’t help but feel after rereading this...

Alta Loma, California
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 days in the front library room during our East Coast vacation. We rarely stay in hotels (mostly vacation rentals and B&B's), so this was right up our alley. The positives: The location can't be beat. The house has great charm, character and history, which we loved and appreciated. The staff was nice...

2Thank Jessica W
1871House, Owner at 1871 House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about your stay at the 1871 House, and we are glad you enjoyed our decor, housekeeping, and staff assistance. We are also sorry that certain aspects of your stay were unsatisfactory. As a small establishment in a very central location of New York City, we try to do all we can to make our...

Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a beautiful place, very well furnished, a great location with caring staff and a less than compassionate owner. Due to no fault of our own, we had to be moved from the roomy,well appointed quiet Knickerbocker to the Parlor Room, the owner insisted that we pay the difference between the cost of the rooms upfront as the infestation...

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1871House, Owner at 1871 House, responded to this review

We want to thank this guest for the positive comments made about 1871 House though they were unhappy. In regard to the main issue of cockroaches, to begin with, there is a regular exterminator that comes in every month throughout the year. In addition we are hands-on and if we ever see a roach we put out additional poison and...

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This was a family/friend senior trip to celebrate high school graduation. The room arrangement of the full-floor library suite was perfect for us, as my husband and I took the front room, the kids took the rear room, and there was a small kitchenette and hallway connecting the two. Everyone had their own space, but we were still in a...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We heard about this hotel/b and b from Barnard college when visiting with my daughter (it is apparently owned by a Barnard alum, and is on their list of recommended places to stay when visiting the college. )The full floor suites (3 BR) were a great option for my family of 5, as it is almost all hotel rooms in...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

"I had business in my hometown - Manhattan, and didn't want to stay in a hotel atmosphere. This beautiful, old brownstone was perfect! Charming, well appointed and decorated, in a fantastic neighborhood, within walking distance to almost everything, and it felt like a home. I opted for a room with a kitchenette too. I was lucky enough to be there...

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IluvNY62, Manager at 1871 House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments about 1871 House! We always love to hear from our guests, and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and watching the snow storm. We enjoyed meeting you so much, and look forward to any future stays you may plan. You are welcome back anytime, and we hope to see you...

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Quaint efficiency suite (Knickerbocker) at a price that is reasonable for Manhattan, clean & neat. The neighborhood is great; Lex Ave has restaurants, delis, groceries & more. Convenient to Central Park. It wasn't available once & the hotel we got cost more, had much less & was over populated with dust bunnies.

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1871 House offers seven apartment-style suites in an historic five-story English Rowhouse, circa-1871 within the Upper East Side Historic District neighborhood. The house offers lovely views of other historic homes, is flooded with sunlight, has an incredible garden, and grand-scale details. 1871 House is surrounded by the Upper East Side's finest restaurants, stylish cafes, galleries, Madison Avenue's chic boutiques as well as world-renowned museums such the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Whitney Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Frick Collection. Centrally located and just a short walk to Central Park & Fifth Avenue 1871 House is perfect for culture seeking visitors to the Big Apple. However, for business-oriented visitors, 1871 House is also ideally located near Midtown Manhattan. Easy access to public transportation makes 1871 House also convenient to Wall Street and the Financial District. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1871 House

Address: 130 E 62nd St, between Park and Lexington, New York City, NY 10065-9017
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side , Manhattan
Price Range: ₹ 12,600 - ₹ 31,671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“I love the Parlor Suite and I like being on the street. But there are rooms in back if you want it quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Porzellangasse, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Read the site and pick what suits your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles charlesh144, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can do the flights of stairs - go for the top full floor suite. Quiet, spacious, and full kitchen!”
 of 5 bubbles KSarraSarra, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is not a good choice for families or people with higher standards.”
 of 5 bubbles jquesnelle, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go high up, ask for a light room.”
 of 5 bubbles Managansett, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
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