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Recent New York City reviews

  • Amazing Stay in New York City

    "My husband, daughter and 3 of her friends stayed in the Gallery Guesthouse for 3 nights November 14-17, 2014 and were extremely pleased and impressed. We were a little apprehensive about actually renting an apartment in New York City as we have heard some horror stories from other friends but from day one Roy made us feel at ease. He was very easy to get ahold of and all transactions were seamless. As for the guesthouse, we couldn't have asked for anything more! It was spotless, spacious and easy to get to. Roy's place is about a 7-10 minute walk from Bedford subway station with one stop to Manhattan. Easy peasy! Roy greeted us upon arrival and set us up with fresh bread, milk, orange juice, coffee, tea, sugar etc etc. There were plenty of maps and New York guides as well as magazines with restaurant reviews and a binder with local menus. The apartment is equipped with a washer/dryer and a dishwasher which came in very handy. The beds were extremely comfortable and the temperature was perfect for the cool fall days. We would definitely stay here again every time! As a matter of fact, I'm not sure I'll every stay in a hotel in New York City again! Gallery Guesthouse and Roy is the way to go!!"
    Guest: Sylvia M. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 20, 2014
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  • Huge, convenient, private, easy...

    "This is a very large apartment, and it is very well maintained. You have all the space you want and no crumbling decay to deal with. The bedrooms are both enormous, and the MB ensuite is equally giant. We found this apartment to be extremely well located. A fifteen minute walk from Madison Park, and a 2 minute walk from the subway (6 line). We didn't shop for food and do any cooking, but there was a D'Agostino and a couple other places nearby that would work--although, you'd be better off at the Union Sq. Whole Foods. Check-in was fast and easy. Check-out was even faster and easier--we just left! Noise...The master bedroom was quiet for NYC and what we expected. The front bedroom was noisy from traffic on Lex. Our kids didn't seem to notice though. It wasn't any different than you'd find in any other similarly positioned apt. in NY... We've stayed in dozens of rental properties and this one is definitely one of the few worth returning to... As an added bonus: We left a retainer behind and it was quickly found by the cleaning staff and mailed to us immediately."
    Guest: DJ Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 15, 2014
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  • We look forward to the next time ...

    "Perfect for us - Two adults and one child, there for business and sightseeing. Nothing too fancy or "frilly", just basic but secure and clean digs tastefully furnished in a nice neighborhood and VERY handy to Manhattan subway. All for a fair price. The second bedroom (with the bunkbed) is accessed through the master bedroom. Netflix and Blu-ray TV was nice for relaxing. WiFi worked great. Streets were busier weekend nights than they were during the day - nice nightlife, particularly on close by Bedford Ave. My only pause - I did not notice a fire escape for this 3 story apartment - paranoids beware!"
    Guest: DB Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 16, 2014
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  • Perfect apartment!

    "This was my first time staying in the Upper East Side of Manhattan and it was perfect! The location is perfect: a few steps from the park, a few blocks from the subway, wonderful restaurants nearby. You can walk to the Plaza hotel, to the Frick Museum and to the MET. The bed is super comfortable (love the sheets!) and the kitchen has everything you need to whip up a breakfast or heat up leftovers from one of the many restaurants in the area. The owner was so very kind. I highly recommend this apartment for anyone looking for a relaxing and convenient NYC apartment."
    Guest: Arlimada Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 2, 2014
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Manhattan Travel Tips

Known as the cultural and economic hub of the United States, Manhattan is one of the five boroughs that make up New York City. Even though it’s the smallest of the five, it’s personality and "never sleep" attitude has made it one of the most iconic and cosmopolitan locales on earth.

Manhattan is full of history, culture, excitement and thrilling experiences. It’s the home of famous landmarks and economic staples. From the United Nations to the Chrysler Building, Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange and the glittering lights of Broadway, there is more than enough to satisfy every traveler who visits the island no matter what their interests are.

Whether you hail a taxi, take to sidewalk or hop on the city's famous subway, days can be filled with perusing through different shops, dining at the finest restaurants and seeing some of the best theater in the country.

Areas of Manhattan to Explore

Broadway: This neon-tinged boulevard is best known for its portion that houses block after block of venues in the theater district. It’s the oldest north-south thoroughfare in New York City. The theater district, also known as the Great White Way, is home to several Broadway theater that produce large-scale musicals and plays that attract theater goers from all around the world.The bar is set very high in Manhattan when it comes to the stage, so even if you venture to an off-Broadway production, no doubt you will be impressed.

Central Park: When you think of Manhattan, chances are images of Central Park come to mind. This massive green space has been at the heart of the Big Apple since the mid-19th century. In 1962, Central Park was designated a National Historic Landmark. It’s the perfect place to experience nature and get some fresh air away from the skyscrapers. You can wander through here on an afternoon stroll, enjoy a picnic, take a carriage ride or play a pick-up game of baseball. Children will enjoy a ride on the carousel or playing at one of the 21 playgrounds in Central Park.

Rockefeller Center: In the winter, Rockefeller Center features the country’s most famous Christmas tree under which people can enjoy ice skating around the rink or sip hot chocolate. It’s also the home of Radio City Musical Hall and the popular Rockettes, who perform a Christmas spectacular as well as other shows year-round.

Greenwich Village: For all things offbeat, there is no better spot in Manhattan than Greenwich Village. Once home to beatniks and hippies in the 1960s, this neighborhood hasn't lost its alternative edge over the years. Pop into an Irish pub, live music venue or dive bar, grab a slice of authentic New York pizza or enjoy one of the best collections of ethnic cuisine in the country.{I added this to include more of the island geographically}

Times Square: Also in Midtown you’ll find Times Square, a major commercial intersection at Broadway and 7th Avenue stretching from West 42nd to West 47th streets. Known as the “Crossroads of the World,’ Times Square is situated near the theater district and has some of the busiest pedestrian traffic in the country. If you’re in the city on New Year’s Eve, there’s no more famous place to watch the ball drop than Times Square itself.

Famous Landmarks to See in Manhattan

Empire State Building: Standing 102 stories tall in Midtown, the Empire State Building is hard to miss, and has become one of the cultural symbols of New York as well as the United States. It’s considered a structural marvel designed in the Art Deco style and is one of the seven wonders of the modern world, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. Visitors can take in panoramic views of Manhattan from the 86th or the 102nd floor observation decks. The breathtaking urban vistas here are considered to be very romantic and created the setting for many famous love scenes in movies like "An Affair to Remember" and "Sleepless in Seattle."

Statue of Liberty: The ultimate symbol of freedom and America, no trip to Manhattan is complete without a visit to the State of Liberty. It was designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and given to the United States as a gift from France. Lady Liberty captured the spirit of American progress, as she welcomed immigrants and visitors to the United States through Ellis Island during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Visitors enter through the statue’s base and can climb the stairs to the crown to take in the views of the Manhattan skyline.

Central Park Zoo: For an activity the whole family can love, visit the Central Park Zoo. This wild attraction is the perfect place to witness some of your favorite creatures up close and personal. The main exhibit areas range from polar to temperate to tropic. You can experience a rainforest with fruit bats and anteaters, the penguin house, the polar bear pool and an ant colony. There’s also a children’s zoo for younger kids to enjoy.

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