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Recent Manhattan reviews

  • Awesome Experience

    "We stayed in 9A for 6 nights over new years eve and had a blast. The apartment was just as advertised and you cannot go wrong. The location is great and the experience is so much better than staying in a hotel. The people in the local pubs and stores make you feel like a local. The roof top deck provides an amazing view of the city. Are you looking for a clean, safe place to stay that is close to everything? You will not be disappointed with Tamara and this property."
    Guest: Chris E Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 3, 2015
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  • You Could Not Ask For More

    "When we walked into this apartment we knew our time in New York would be what we had hoped for. The apartment was exactly as advertised. It was fantastic; spacious, bright and warm and a great size for our family of 5. The owner had gone out and found this huge Christmas tree (with much effort we later found out), and left the decorations for our kids to put on, it made the stay in New York at Christmas that much more special and we are very appreciative of her efforts. The location was spot on. It was close to a number of different subway stations on Canal St which gave us very easy access to all areas of Manhattan. For those flying into JFK it is an easy subway ride with no line changes from the Howard Beach station on the A train. Good shopping areas were a close walk away on Broadway and Canal Streets where you can get everything from cheap tourist mementos to high end fashion. It was also within easy walking distance of the Little Italy/China Town streets where there are many restaurants, we particularly recommend the famous, Ferrera Bakery and Cafe on Grand Street, one of our favourite places in New York, and for Chinese we had a great meal and experience at Wo Hop, in the basement at 17 Mott Street. The owners were great to deal with and we could not recommend them, their apartment or the great city of New York more highly. Thanks to them for helping to give us a memorable family holiday."
    Guest: Jen E. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 26, 2015
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  • Oasis in the city

    "As I sit in this lovely apt. on our last morning here, enjoying a cup of tea, I just had to write to say how much we enjoyed our stay. I’d say the main attraction of this apt is location. Right off of 5th Ave., 3 blocks from the Empire State Bldg Observatory Entrance, and 2 subway stops from Times Square, this apt is ideally situated for exploring the city. I counted 3 main subway stations within walking distance of the apt! The apt is on a direct line to the 911 Memorial (R Train), to Times Square (R Train), Lincoln Center (no. 1 train) and to Bloomingdales (No 6 train). There are lots of great restaurants within walking distance. Take a right out of the bldg and walk to the end of the block for a great convenience store/deli, where I purchased our breakfast each morning to bring back to the apt. Delicious bagel sandwiches! S'Mac, on 33rd and 3rd is also an easy walk from the apt and offers wonderful dishes at a great price! There is also a Bread and Butter on 5th Ave and 31st that literally offers anything you could want to eat, from Korean food, Japanese food, Italian, to NYC deli. They offer a great hot buffet that is very reasonable. The owner was very responsive to any requests I had and was a true delight to work with. He provided a detailed account of the neighborhood and the location of all amnenities one might need, including laundry, gym, and grocery stores, as well as restaurant recommendations. The apt itself is very comfortable and provides everything one might need during their stay. Tom has thoughtfully provided umbrellas in the closet, tea and coffee in the cupboard (along with many other condiments and toiletries) and the bed is one of the most comfortable that I have ever slept in. There is a full bathroom, including a tub. Those who are in the city for business will appreciate the large desk and desk lamp along with free wifi! The a/c worked wonderfully and was much appreciated during the muggy summer days. I can’t think of a single thing lacking in this apt. It was just my son and I on this trip, but there is a blow up mattress, so I’d think a family of 3 would also be quite comfortable here. The only caveat I would offer is that it is a 4th floor walk up, which might be challenging to the elderly or those with very young children, but for us, it was a welcome way to work off the delightful food we enjoyed in the city. Thanks again Tom for a wonderful stay."
    Guest: Pamela M. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • Great location, responsive owner

    "I had a business trip in NYC and brought my husband and our daughter along who was still on college break. We stayed 4 nights. I am a road warrior and I am particular to things like good internet, upgraded TVs, and well stocked homes. We had no issue. Comfy beds and linens, with high end towels. We also own two vacation homes so I am always judging other vacation homes. Mike was very responsive and also allowed a late check out. This was crucial as I had business calls and would have otherwise been forced to head to the airport earlier than planned. The location was a great base to do a lot of sight seeing. We used the Uber car service to get to where we needed. Plenty of Uber drivers in the area which was great. The subway was also nearby (I hear), but I didn't go on the subways. One of our favorite nearby restaurants was Dudley's. By the way, there was nothing wrong with the elevator. It worked just fine."
    Guest: Laurie M. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 14, 2015
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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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