Additional Location Information
The Madison Avenue Deluxe apartment is located on 3rd Avenue in the middle of downtown New York City, just couple blocks from the Empire State Building – New York’s most famous landmark. In case you’d want to relax for a little while and have a cup of coffee in the park – the famous Madison Square Park is just 3 blocks away. There are always special events being held in Madison Square Park: outdoor exhibitions, live music and different shows are just a few of the events that take place there.
You have practically everything you need for your stay in New York on 3rd Avenue – you do not need to go more than a few minutes on foot to eat any cuisine, withdraw money, buy electronics, get cell phone pay-as-you-go SIM-cards, or even watch a show or a movie. Right across the street you will find one of the best places in the city for fresh bagels – The Bagel Cafe.
This is definitely the best apartment for those who want to cook and have dinners in the apartment – not only it has an amazing big stove and oven, but also you will have several grocery stores around which is very rare in New York: you can get everything in the Food Emporium supermarket on 3rd Avenue between 31st and 32nd Streets. If you just want to pick up some quick basic items as well as fresh fruits and vegetables, you might want to visit Future Village Farm right across the street from the apartment.
If you are trying to decide where to eat nearby you can choose between numerous options – 3rd and Lexington Avenues has a huge number of restaurants. For a quick snack, you can go to Dunkin Donuts or Tasti-D-Lite for sweets and coffee (just a block away from the apartment) or if you are in the mood for something more substantial choose from many fine dining restaurants and bars around the block with all the possible cuisines –Tibetan cuisine on the corner of 3rd Avenue and 31st Street; Italian restaurants: De Giulio on Lexington Ave and 31st Street, Vezzo (pizzeria) on the same block, Belvedere Trattoria (Toscana cuisine) one block down (on Lexington and 30th Street) and Penelope restaurant on the same block. If you are looking for an Indian restaurant - there is one on the corner of 29th Street and Lexington Avenue, and you have a fancy Tonic restaurant and bar right on your block – on the corner of 29th and 3rd. There is also the Brazil Coffee House on the corner of 30th Street and Lexington. If you enjoy sushi and Japanese cuisine in general you would enjoy Sushi place on 31st Street and Lexington or the one on 3rd Avenue and 31st Street. On the corner across the street there is the Prosecchia wine bar where you can enjoy good wine and a meal. Also right next door to the apartment is The Hill bar and restaurant. And if you’re in the mood for a movie – there is an AMC Loews movie theatre on the corner of 31st Street and 2nd Avenue.
There is a laundry right next door to the apartment making washing really easy. Just drop off your clothes and they will wash and fold them for you for just $1 per pound. If you prefer to use self-service, you have that option as well (a rare find in Midtown) – this laundry is located on the corner of 29th Street and Lexington Avenue. There are also two Duane Reade pharmacies nearby – an express one across the street (on 3rd Avenue and 29th Street), and a big one on the corner of 34th and 3rd – it’s the largest New York pharmacy chain and is open 24 hours. Pharmacies in the US sell everything from food to umbrellas, so if you’re not sure where to find what you need – go to the pharmacy, and you’ll find it!
If you’re coming to New York by car – there are many secure parking places near the apartment, the cheapest being the one on the same block with the apartment – on the corner of 3rd Avenue and 29th Street. However, think twice before bringing your car with you, even cheap parking in New York will cost you about $30 a day! If you’re flying to New York, the bus from JFK will take you to Penn Station which is just couple blocks away. Or you can catch the airtrain from JFK to the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road) and also get to Penn Station. From there you can either walk for about 10 minutes or catch a taxi which will not cost you more than $5. The closest subway is on 28th Street or 33rd Street and Park Avenue, here you can catch the 6 train (green line), and go by subway to any destination in the city.
Please note that you will need to pick up the keys at our key collection point at 7th Avenue (between 135th and 136th Street). Please call us at (phone: hidden) to let us know your arrival time. Provide your arrival details in the 'COMMENTS' field.