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Big Garden, Walk to Empire State Building,Times Square,Shops,Subway 2&1/2 Blocks

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Leather chairs open into single beds for large groups
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
30 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Would you like to live like most New Yorkers wish they could ? What would it be like if you could wake up in the morning enjoy making your favorite brew in the remodeled kitchen, and then take in into your own private garden and bask in the early morning sun? Wouldn't that be rare in center city so close to The Empire State Building. Are you traveling with friends and family? You have a choice of sleeping and pricing options. You can choose 1 bedroom or 3. Five guests can share the large 1-bedroom apartment with a separate Kitchen & Dining Room & a full glamorous marble and glass bathroom, offering you a cost effective vacation. Add on the 2-room plus 1/2 bathroom suite if you are a large group or would like more privacy.Your private walled garden is perfect for relaxing w...Would you like to live like most New Yorkers wish they could ? What would it be like if you could wake up in the morning enjoy making your favorite brew in the remodeled kitchen, and then take in into your own private garden and bask in the early morning sun? Wouldn't that be rare in center city so close to The Empire State Building. Are you traveling with friends and family? You have a choice of sleeping and pricing options. You can choose 1 bedroom or 3. Five guests can share the large 1-bedroom apartment with a separate Kitchen & Dining Room & a full glamorous marble and glass bathroom, offering you a cost effective vacation. Add on the 2-room plus 1/2 bathroom suite if you are a large group or would like more privacy.Your private walled garden is perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine or cup of coffee while the squirrels scamper & the birds sing in the mature trees....Not very many people can enjoy this option in the center of Manhattan. Put your feet up and wind down.Enjoy the cozy charm of exposed brick walls, wide plank floors, a fireplace & original oil paintings. The Living Room has a queen sized sofa in classic muted colors and 2 chairs fold open into single beds as well as a black leather arm chair with a fold out ottoman. . A cushioned single Bahama bed is convenient for another guest. if you prefer, we can add a high quality queen size air bed on legs for you although this takes up a lot of room if you leave it open during the day time. A quaint 150 year old opaque glass wall separates the living room & bedroom. Pamper yourself with an excellent night's sleep and wake up refreshed in the queen size bed with quality linens,a fluffy feather duvet & lots of extra pillows. There's plenty of room for all of your clothes and shopping sprees in a wall of custom fitted closets. The en suite marble bathroom has a small tub with shower and a glamorous glass vanity.Have a bite to eat when ever you feel like it in your separate & full eat-in kitchen with extra large double door refrigerator/freezer with automatic ice maker, full stove with oven & full size dishwasher. The kitchen is nicely equipped with microwave, coffee pot, pots & pans, dishes, glassware and flatware. T he dining area with cushioned window seat overlooks the peaceful garden. If you don't feel like cooking, just order in from the many nearby restaurants or have the grocery stores deliver.An adjacent 2-room 1/2 bath duplex suite has a library/bedroom with an over sized double sofa bed. Private interior stairs lead to a large upstairs bedroom with 2 twin size beds that can be made up into a king size bed & a single ottoman bed. A marble 1/2 bath is off of this room. This is a no smoking apartment for your comfort. Smoking in the garden is always okay.The apartment is one of 3 units in a private townhouse. It is on the garden floor in the back & is exceptionally quiet, clean, safe and secure. The owners live in the apartment upstairs. The rental rates are for 2 guests in the apartment. Add the suite for $1095 a week or $225 a day. Additional guests up to 10 total are $45 a day. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The responsible guest must be 25 or older. All adult guests must sign a guest agreement & provide photo ID. Only guests listed on the guest agreement may enter the property at any time. Additional Visiters pay a fee of $35/day $45 overnight. Smoking is allowed in the garden.Butts must be disposed of in the ash tray . If not, the security deposit will be retained in full. Only body waste & toilet paper may be disposed of in the toilet. If guests clog the toilet they must pay the plumber.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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Meet the host
Marea E
Hosting since February 2008
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsI meet guests, show them around and offer them a glass or 3 of New York wine. Before guests arrive I am available to help them customize their visit should they want to do this.
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Reviews (35)
Saviour Essien
Saviour Essien
11 contributions
Simple
I love it. They have respectful staffs and with a broad smile that will make anyone want to stay all day long.
Visited July 2020
Written 23 July 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

lesliemittelberg
lesliemittelberg
Eugene, OR4 contributions
Unusual opportunity
We stayed at Marea’s apartment for 10 nights. It was spacious , had a huge yard for manhattan , an adequate kitchen , and large rooms . I would recommend this apartment to families or large groups.
Visited August 2019
Written 17 August 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Cruiser401030
Cruiser401030
We were glad to know that you liked the apartment and the location and that you are thinking of coming back next year . We work hard to give our guests a great experience . Thank you for choosing us.
Written 30 August 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Nomad615132
Nomad615132
1 contribution
Fabulous stay
Marea’s apartment was perfect for our visit to New York , she welcomed us warmly with drinks and nibbles in the garden of the apartment and gave us all the information we needed for sight seeing and ways to get around Manhattan , not to mention her fantastic list of amazing restaurants. The apartment had everything you need from comfortable beds to a fully equipped kitchen, I would definitely recommend Marea’s apartment to friends and family and hopefully will go back ourselves in the future. Thank you Marea for the use of your apartment and for being a wonderful hostess. Kind regards , Sarah and family
Visited October 2018
Written 10 November 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

msafiri2013
msafiri2013
Camarillo, CA1 contribution
Felt right at home
Marea was one of the best hosts we've ever had. Even though our flight was delayed, and we didn't get in until around 11 p.m., she welcomed us and gave us all of the information we needed to enjoy the home, the neighborhood and the sites. The location was perfect. Close to restaurants and stores. The home was relaxing and had everything we needed. We were a family of 4 with two teenagers. We used both the main apartment and the adjacent suite, which gave us lots of room to spread out after a full day of "togetherness." HIGHLY recommend.
Visited August 2018
Written 31 August 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

dgmf
dgmf
Las Vegas, NV2 contributions
Location Great but not so good as it looks.
This location was great. Close to many attractions walking distance or to catch public transport however.... stay did not start off good. Was told to call Marea’s assistant when we arrived at airport because she was out of town. He would be there to great us. Called several time and no answer. Arrived at the apartment and someone else greeted us and told us she was the new assistant. It was the hottest day of the year in NYC and when we arrived the ac units were not turned on. Apartment was very warm. Came home later that night and there were ants all over the kitchen floor counters and wall. I called Marea’s son and he said Claudia would come tomorrow to clean and bring ant spray. He text later the next day and said Claudia could not get in the apartment because we locked the door. Most of the door handle were about to fall off and were very hard to lock. I asked if he had an extra key and he did not, so she left the ant spray in the hall. The ants continue the hole time we were there. Also every time you opened the front door to the apartment horse flys would get in because the trash cans were right outside the front entry way. There was a sewer smell in the bathroom the hole time. Bathroom door would not close because of uneven floor. We had to leave the exhaust fan running during our visit to get ride of the smell. There were cobwebs on the ceilings throughout the apartment. The sheets on the queen bed look very pretty but felt very hard and the lace was annoying to sleep with. I would not recommend this apartment for the price we paid. To many inconveniences! Only good thing was location.
Visited July 2018
Written 12 July 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Cruiser401030
Cruiser401030
Dear Kimberly, Thank you for choosing to stay at our center city garden apartment. We love our guests and work hard to provide a good stay for them and have them be happy. We also have an apartment in the building so besides taking good care of our guests it is in our best interest to keep it maintained to a high standard. This is the first that I am hearing about your concerns and I am truly distressed that we fell down on the job during your stay. I gave you my land line, my cell phone and email on the Guest Agreement and also in a welcome email and I asked you to call or email with any questions or concerns. A quick call, email or text to me and I would have had an exterminator out their within hours. Please not that there were no ants or bugs when you arrived or when the apartment was prepared for you so I don't know what happened between the time you arrived and when you came back at night. We certainly do not want bugs of any kind in the building no matter when they arrive. I personally checked the apartment 2 days before you arrived and there were no cobwebs or ants. We did have an unavoidable last minute change of helpers and I am so sorry that inconvenienced you. The most important thing is we were able to quickly get someone there to meet you, offer you a glass of New York wine, give you the keys and show you around. I have hired a new cleaner and asked her to double check for cobwebs. Upon reading your review I immediately checked for unwanted odors in both bathrooms and whatever odor bothered you is no longer there. Both bathrooms have been remodeled and if anything is wrong, we have it fixed quickly. I am perplexed about the bathroom doors as they both close so I am not sure what was the problem. Could it have been the thick bath mat was moved in front of the door (s)? I would greatly appreciate you emailing me so that if there is anything to be corrected it can be done immediately. We absolutely do not want guests to be uncomfortable. My apologies that you did not like the 1000 count sheets with lace edges on the queen size bed. We do get a lot of compliments about them and several guests have asked where they can buy them. I am so sorry that you found them annoying. We do realize that different guests have various tastes and needs as to sheets, room temperatures, etc. The air conditioners do cool quickly and there are also ceiling fans and floor fans. We like to give guests options so they can choose what is best for them. Again, please accept my apologies for your unhappiness.
Written 21 July 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

superkev10
superkev10
Durham, United Kingdom2 contributions
Awesome !!!!!
First of all the location of this apartment is as good as it gets ! Central to all the key sites and attractions and all within 1000 metres and therefore walking distance to all of these but taxis are readily available if required. Our welcoming by owner Marea was VIP treatment and her welcoming pack was so informative it gave us all the detail required to assess the whole of Manhattan and surrounding areas including key information to fine restaurants and breakfast bars. Although it does say accommodation for up to 10 people realistically it is a 6 person apartment. Only a small issue but bathrooms are small and bath is really more of a shower area facility but not a problem in the grand scheme of things. Garden to rear is amazing and fantastic to sit out with a drink ( weather permitting ) Main living room area is extremely comfortable and adjoining kitchen has all the facilities for cooking and dining if you prefer to eat in, including a dishwasher that will do all your washing up. All in all a fantastic accommodation in our opinion very good value for money so suffice to say would highly recommend. Marea the owner was so helpful with several issues we had including printing off key documents for our return journey back to England. Thanks again Marea for a fantastic stay !!!! Kind Regards Kevin & Jennifer
Visited April 2018
Written 10 April 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Cruiser401030
Cruiser401030
Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad you liked the apartment and NYC. It was a pleasure to host you and you are always welcome back.
Written 12 April 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

primitas2017
primitas2017
Casa Grande, AZ1 contribution
Cousins trip
Wonderful host she knows the area well. Convenient to all forms of travel and shops . I couldn’t ask for a better place.
Visited November 2017
Written 11 November 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Heather P
Heather P
1 contribution
Very pleased with the Apartment and the Location.
The apartment was bigger and nicer than I expected. It was clean and tidy with comfortable beds, plenty of hot water and towels, everything that was needed. The air conditioning kept us cool during a heat spell, the WIFI was fast and the location was very convenient. A plus was the large back yard where we relaxed with cocktails. Marea gave us lots of neighborhood suggestions that we were happy with. Some were Penelope's on the corner for their special omelets. Bistango was inexpensive with a cozy vibe, and Marcony for homemade pasta. One night it rained so we ordered in with free delivery from La Parisian. We shopped at Dover Market that was on the corner. We definitely will be back and recommend the apartment to our friends and family.
Visited July 2017
Written 2 October 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

valeriacarteri
valeriacarteri
Milan, Italy20 contributions
I miss it already
Great experience! The apartment: we were a group of 7 adults so sometimes the living room or the shower bathroom were "crowded", but we were well aware of that before booking so it was perfectly fine. There are extra beds for kids if needed. The apartment was clean and very comfortable with good AC. The garden: awesome! that's were we spent almost all of our time when we were there. I just hope we were not too loud in the evenings. Location: great! In a cute quiet street with beautiful houses, close to public transportation, in the middle of Manhattan. The host: Marea is extraordinary. She welcomed us with snacks and a bottle of wine, explained to us the neighborhood and gave us good advices on what to visit. I'm sorry we didn't have enough time to sit and chat with her the second time (we had a scheduled top of the rock visit). I'll be back next time in NY! Valeria
Visited August 2017
Written 18 August 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Cruiser401030
Cruiser401030
Valeria, I miss you all, too. I'm so glad you loved the apartment and the location. You were great guests and I really enjoyed meeting you and getting to know you a little bit. You all are fun and no, you were not too loud. You were perfect and we look forward to your return. Marea
Written 22 August 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Fearless606845
Fearless606845
1 contribution
Fantastic location, property and owners, would highly recommend
Stayed here with my 18 year old and her 2 friends for her birthday present, and I couldn't have asked for more. The apartment was very well situated, centrally located to visit all the attractions and some great restaurants close by. Having spent every day walking miles, as the girls wanted to walk everywhere, it was a luxury coming back to an apartment that provided everything we needed including the most comfortable beds and no noise from the outside world. You wouldn't believe you were in the middle of NY city even when you sat out in the garden that was just for the apartment, it was great. The owner, Marea, was amazing too, so hospitable and took the time to go through essential information and her comprehensive folder she has created with lots of information in. Would definitely recommend this place as a home away from home.
Visited September 2016
Written 24 October 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Cruiser401030
Cruiser401030
Thank you for your kind words and thank your for taking such good care of the apartment. We loved having you and the girls here. One of the pleasures of renting the apartment is meeting lovely guests like you. I hope to see you again next time you come to New York City.
Written 25 October 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
  • DVD Player
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Grill
  • Boat Available
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Stereo System
  • Cooker
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • City Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
You are surrounded by restaurants, shopping and attractions. Attractions Near the Apartment * 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue Shopping 1 & 1/2 blocks * Grand Central Terminal 12 blocks * Madison Square Garden 5 & 1/2 blocks * Empire State Building 5 & 1/2 blocks * Chrysler Building 0.6 mi * Penn Station 0.8 mi * United Nations Headquarters 0.8 mi * Union Square 0.8 mi * Macy's 0.9 mi * Rockefeller Center 1 mi * Cathedral 1.1 mi * Museum of Modern Art 1.2 mi * Medical Center 0 .7 mi * Times Square 0.8 mi * Jacob K. Javits Convention Center 1.4 mi * The Meat Packing District 1.5 mi * Port Authority Bus Terminal 2.5 mi * Battery Park 2.7 mi * Brooklyn Bridge 2.7 mi * Century 21 Department Store 2.8 mi * Radio City Music Hall 1 mi * Apollo Theater 4.8 mi * Yankee Stadium 6.4 mi * La Guardia Airport 8.22 mi * John F. Kennedy Airport 15.8 mi * Newark Airport 17.4 mi
Getting around
#6 subway is 2&1/2 blocks #101 bus is on the corner #34 bus is 4 blocks Penn Station is 5&1/2 blocks Grand Central Station is 12 blocks
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
3 Airports serve New York City: La Guardia, JFK, Newark Amtrak and Metro North Trains
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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Garden, Walk to Empire State Building,Times Square,Shops,Subway 2&1/2 Blocks

Big Garden, Walk to Empire State Building,Times Square,Shops,Subway 2&1/2 Blocks is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

Big Garden, Walk to Empire State Building,Times Square,Shops,Subway 2&1/2 Blocks has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Big Garden, Walk to Empire State Building,Times Square,Shops,Subway 2&1/2 Blocks has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Big Garden, Walk to Empire State Building,Times Square,Shops,Subway 2&1/2 Blocks must last at least 30 nights. See all property details.