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Harlem Renaissance House B&B

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

This home is located on a tranquil stretch of 139, ideally placed between all the major North/South roads. Restaurants and major sites all walkable. Quick subways to all major lines. Clean big rooms with A/C. Sadly, Rick has sold the home. He remains friendly and helpful but the house is 50% in boxes and new owners are visiting. Do the...

3Thank Turaco
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2015

My husband a I just completed a 5 night stay here with Rick in his amazing home. We stayed in the room on the fourth floor - fantastic street views and such a large, cozy room too. Please believe what others have said on trip advisor - this area is safe, safe safe. We walked the local streets all hours...

3Thank Madjude
Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2014

My wife and I have just returned from 9 wonderful weeks holiday in America. We stayed here at this Harlem B&B from Tues 2nd Sept to Mon 8th Sept. Rick was waiting for us outside the B&B on our arrival as we dragged out ginormous suitcases from the nearby Subway. We had a wonderful time here - Rick is so...

2Thank Brendan L
Kent UK
Reviewed 1 November 2014

For my first trip to NY I wanted somewhere in Manhatten but not a major hotel in the centre of town. Rick is a great host; witty, and knowledgable on all things New York. The house is lovely and quiet, rooms large, well appointed & comfortable. Do not be put off by the Harlem location - one it's safe -...

1Thank SheldonCooperKentUK
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Harlem Renaissance House bed and breakfast has two great things going for it – the house and the host. (Its location in Harlem is pretty good too.) All three rooms are large, well furnished, clean, quiet and comfortable. My pick though is Suite 2 (top floor, facing the street). Not only is it marginally bigger, it has a wider, more...

3Thank ANNE F
Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Only stayed two nights but what a lovely home in a pretty and safe neighbourhood. The host Rick is very knowledgeable so if you need to know anything ask. We had the room on the top floor so lots of stairs but my 81 yr old mother managed ok. Bedroom was lovely with period features and beautiful soft carpet. Would...

2Thank WA_trekkers
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Had a great time in NY at Rick's place in Harlem. I travelled with my girlfriend in mid August. As had been said here many times before what makes this place stand out is Rick's easy going nature and knowledge of NYC. Any question is enthusiastically answered. Harlem is safe. No there is not a bunch of fashionistas walking around...

2Thank Khali11
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2014

My grand daughter and I have just spent a week with Rick in his B&B and it was great,we had a wonderful time.So much nicer than staying in one of the big hotel chains,Rick's house in Harlem is on a quiet street and everyone was very friendly and helpful,it is only about 5 minutes from the subway, but Rick is...

3Thank mogreaves
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Rick's B&B is an oasis in busy NYC. The rooms are airy, comfy, immaculate. Rick pays close attention to detail. He made lovely fruit to-go containers when we had to leave early. He knows a lot about the neighborhood and NYC, and it was a pleasure to chat while coming and going. Thank you so much!

1Thank Rebecca B
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 June 2014

This was Our second time staying at Rick's place. And Just like the first time we stayed. Things where Awesome! The Breakfast was great with fresh fruits and pastry's all locally sourced and Breakfast conversation was great. Rick is a great B&B onwer with good local knowledge and good at reading travellers and suggesting thinks to do. The B&B is...

1Thank Ross R

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Staying in Harlem

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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood 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 you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighbourhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Private Luxury Bed and Breakfast, in the heart of the Historic Landmark District "Striver's Row." Extremely, large comfortable rooms, with wifi, a/c & cable tv. Full private baths, families welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harlem Renaissance House B&B

Address: 237 W 139th St, New York City, NY 10030-2104
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Price Range: ₹ 10,898 - ₹ 19,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Harlem Renaissance House Hotel New York City
Harlem Renaissance House Bed And Breakfast
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Every room is great. Just be aware there is no elevator - the house is original 1890's style.”
  • view from our room on the 4th floor
  • 4th floor bathroom
  • 4th flloor suite
 of 5 bubbles Madjude, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you don't like stairs, be sure to select a room on the lower floors. If you have dietary limits, be sure to specify them. The standard breakfasts are fruit and pastry.”
 of 5 bubbles 44CatherineB, 12 Jun 2014 | Read review
“There are a lot of stairs - if you have bad knees or other mobility issues ask for a room on a lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Sean_Farrow, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the suite at the top of the house, quiet and comfy, we slept the sleep of the innocent!”
  • Mirror in a very lovely room
 of 5 bubbles 821olao, 24 May 2014 | Read review
“Any of the rooms will do. The whole place is nice. There are a lot of stairs if you stay on the higher floors. Not a problem for me, but let them know what your needs are if you have physical limitations.”
 of 5 bubbles Anonymous_nm, 15 Apr 2014 | Read review
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