- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the manager
The Harlem Deluxe C is a beautiful two bedroom, 3 room apartment that sleeps up to 6 people in on of Manhattan’s most vibrant neighborhoods – Harlem! The apartment is located just a block away from world-famous Apollo theater and only a10 minute ride away on subway A train to Times Square. This is certainly the best area of Harlem! Harlem is one of New York’s most important cultural centers and is one of the city’s most energetic and celebrated places. You just might see a movie star, a famous musician or Bill Clinton strolling through the neighborhood!
The apartment has two good size bedrooms with big closets and queen size bed...Read more
Harlem Suite C
New York City, New York
Additional Location Information
The Harlem Deluxe C apartment is located on West 126th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues in the middle of West Harlem in New York City, just one block away from 6 subway lines which can get you to Times Square or Empire State building in 10-15 minutes. This area has so many things to do and see that you will enjoy dining and sightseeing here as well. People living in other areas of Manhattan often come to dine in Harlem at nights and on weekends! It also very convenient with 4 supermarkets within a 5 minute walk from apartment – something that is not very common in Midtown Manhattan. There are several important landmarks right next to your apartment – like Sylvia’s restaurant and Apollo theatre.
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.
Sylvia\'s Restaurant (often called \"Sylvia\'s Soul Food\" or just \"Sylvia\'s\") is a soul food restaurant in New York City. It was founded in 1962 by Sylvia Woods. It has since expanded to a much larger space at 328 Lenox Avenue (Lenox and 127th Street), and an adjacent building. The restaurant also sells a line of prepared foods, beauty and skin care items, cookbooks, and a children\'s book written by the owner. The restaurant attracts a clientele that ranges from Harlem locals to visiting celebrities. Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela, Caroline Kennedy, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and Magic Johnson are among those who have dined there. Sylvia\'s was also featured on a Manhattan-themed episode of the Travel Channel\'s Man v. Food in early 2009.
The Apollo Theater is one of the oldest and most famous music halls in the United States, and the most famous club associated almost exclusively with African-American performers. The theater is located at 253 W. 125th Street. Billing itself as a place \"where stars are born and legends are made,\" the Apollo became famous for launching the careers of artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, James Brown, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Jackson 5, Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ben E. King, Mariah Carey, The Isley Brothers, Lauryn Hill, Sarah Vaughan, and Machine Gun Kelly (rapper). The Apollo also featured the performances of old-time vaudeville favorites like Tim Moore, Stepin Fetchit, Dewey \"Pigmeat\" Markham, Clinton \"Dusty\" Fletcher, John \"Spider Bruce\" Mason, and Johnny Lee, as well as younger comics like Godfrey Cambridge. Jimi Hendrix won the first place prize in an amateur musician contest at the Apollo in 1964.
There is also beautiful St Nicolas Park just couple blocks northwest of your building. Much of City College\'s campus, including the famous Shepard Hall, is located just across St. Nicholas Terrace. The wooded park features basketball courts, playgrounds, handball courts, a dog park, and designated barbecue areas. Other attractions include large Manhattan schist outcrops, and monarch butterflies that cover the butterfly bushes at migration time.
You have practically everything you need for your stay in New York on 7th and 6th Avenues – 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.
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: C-Town supermarket on 131st Street and 7th Avenue, associated Supermarket on 6th Avenue between 132nd and 133rd Streets; Pioneer Supermarket on 6th Avenue between 129th and 130th Streets; as well as specialized Fresh Fish Market on 6th Avenue and 134th Street. If you just want to pick up some quick basic items like milk, eggs and bread as well as fresh fruits and vegetables, you will find a lot of little Deli and grocery stores just steps away from your apartment. Right on your block you can find IHOP (chain of restaurants famous for their breakfast food, specifically pancakes and waffles); Popeye’s (serving chicken and biscuits); and a more fancy restaurant and bar Yatenga with French cuisine right across the street from your building.
If you are trying to decide where to eat nearby you can choose between numerous options – 6th Avenue has a large number of restaurants. For a quick snack, you can go to Golden Crust bakery for great coffee and sandwiches (at 133rd Street and 6th Avenue), McDonalds (on the corner of 132nd Street and 6th Avenue); Lino gourmet food with gyros, falafel and salads (corner of 131st Street and 6th Avenue) and Island Salad right across the street from it already with more substantial food choices. There is also Jacob restaurant with comfort food on 129th Street and 6th Avenue as well as famous aforementioned Sylvia’s on 127th Street and 6th Avenue. You can also walk towards to 125th Avenue on the 6th to find a lot of fine dining choices Like Red Rooster and Chez Lucienne with various cuisines and seating options outside which can be very enjoyable on summer nights.
There is plenty of shopping right around the corner from the apartment, so you won’t miss those sales! On 125th Street is where you find all the major stores including Marshall’s (outlet for designer clothes and home décor) and H&M.;
Duane Reade pharmacy nearby is located on the corner of 134th Street and 8th Avenue – 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! There is also CVS pharmacy at 125th Street and 6th Avenue.
If you like to exercise during your stay, there are two gyms available – Planet Fitness on 125th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues and NY Sports Club on 125h Street and 8th Avenue. For those who need to use their cell phone and want to get a local SIM card, make sure to visit AT&T; store at 125th Street and 6th Avenue or Verizon store on 125th Street and 7th Avenue.
If you need to withdraw money or use other banking services, you have a lot of banks at your disposal, the closest being on the corner of 134h Street and 8th Avenue – Chase bank. There is also Citibank on 125th Street and 7th Avenue. Each pharmacy also always has a bank ATM.
If you’re coming to New York by car – there are many secure parking places near the apartment, one of the major ones is on 125th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. 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 Port Authority bus terminal from where you can take A or C subway train on the blue line. You can also get to the apartment by 2 and 3 trains on red line and B train on orange line – so commuting to anywhere in Midtown or Downtown is a breeze! The closest subway to the apartment is on 125th Street and 8th Avenue (the stop is called “125th Street”), here you can catch 2 and 3 trains (red line) or 125th Street and 6th Avenue with A and C (blue line) and B and D trains (orange subway line).
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Last updated on July 29, 2014
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- Tax rate | 14.75% of rent
- Fees for additional guests may apply.
- Linens Provided
- A/C or climate control
- Towels Provided
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Central heating
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Stove or Oven
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - ask