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Private Room Downtown Near Subway /15 Min to Time Square & Financial District

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious Affordable & Quiet Couple Room Downtown Manhattan in a 2-Bed Apartment

A private couple room is available to welcome guests in a 2-bedroom apartment located at 2nd floor of a 5-unit building in Lower East Side of Manhattan. There is a double size bed, closet and desk inside this room. Guests show the kitchen and bathroom with a professional lady who lives in the other bedroom. She does not cook in the kitchen and work long hours outside home. She is extremely quiet and respectful. No pets and no smoking are allowed inside this apartment.

Wifi, A/C, Heating are all included in the rental rate. Location is excellent with a 3-min walk to subway surrounded by public library, park, restaurants, bar and numerous stores. It takes about 10-15 minutes to reach Financial Districts or Time Square. Safety and convenience are the biggest advantages for living in this neighborhood.

It is the best fit for a single visitor or a couple or a parent with a child who look for quiet and safe short-term rental at affordable price in the same area.

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Amenities

Two Bridges Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Sleep 2 adults, but could add an extra child
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Reviews

3.5/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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Private Room Downtown Near Subway /15 Min to Time Square & Financial District
average rating of 3.55 based on 20 reviews
3

It worked for what it was.

  • 3 of 5

This is a basement apartment with just the absolute bare minimum provided for your stay. If you're looking for a bed in Manhattan and not much else, this is the place. The people who manage it seem pretty nice.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Basic

  • 4 of 5

This is a good place to stay. Not 5 star but gets the job done. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hazorea Israel
4

Good value for your money. An excellent location, very close to the subway.

  • 4 of 5

Don't build on cooking in the apartment. Tiny NY kitchen. We stayed with our children and grandchildren. A place to sleep and eat breakfast. Plenty of stores for everything close by. We used a laundromat close by.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1

Extremely unsatisfied

  • 1 of 5

The apartment was roomy enough for our group to sleep. There are only 2 chairs to sit on at the table. The couch was fine. One chair was broken.

We were told not to flush the toilet paper, but rather to put it in the trash can. That is very unsanitary. We are not in a third world country and our sewer systems and plumbing, if up to code, can handle this. This was disgusting. If we are paying to rent a place, it should be up to codes and safe and clean.

The superintendent of the building came into our unit every day to take out the trash. That was unacceptable. I texted Kathy about it and her response was "it's Ok, it's a free service". No, it wasn't OK. We could take the trash out ourselves - the can was right outside the door and we had rented the place, no one should have been in there unless there was a problem. The same guy lingered outside the door often and that made us uneasy. Since he had been in our unit several times, we wondered if he had just come out again or was about to. He also turned off the air conditioning while we were gone. Not acceptable again - we were paying for this place to rent for four days and wanted it the temperature that was pleasant for us.

There are no top sheets on the beds. This was kind of gross for us because I have always heard people do not wash the comforters/blankets between renters. The beds were comfortable and I like the idea of the 4 beds for 6 people. We fit fine.

We never used the kitchen. It is very small and furnishings were sparse. The towels were nasty - stained and didn't look fresh. The kitchen sink and bathroom sink both had a old bar of soap on a piece of paper. Both were incredibly nasty - very unsanitary; fortunately we had our own. There were only 4 bath towels.

We rented from Moon, texted with Kathy and Chen was the guy who we saw. He barely speaks English so we couldn't understand most of what he said. Kathy answered our texts quickly but we never met her or Moon.

There is a series of 4 doors/4 keys to get to the unit as it is behind a Chinese restaurant. We still have not decided if we felt completely safe so I guess that means we didn't. I would not recommend this to young people on their own or females only. We had 3 men with us, which always makes me feel safer.

We would never stay here again or recommend it to anyone. I'll give it a 1 out of 5 just because the beds were comfortable and enough for our group. Extremely unsatisfied for the money we paid!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lostwithiel, Cornwall, UK
5

Affordable but basic

  • 5 of 5

Reasonably priced, Manhattan ground floor apartment, at the back of the building and in the centre of Chinatown. Basic accommodation but quiet, secure and the air con works. Bedrooms more spacious than they look in photos but bedroom window is a skylight with no blind. Subway is close by as well as numerous convenience stores and restaurants/bars. There is a supermarket, drug store and ATM within a block. Kitchen equipment sparse and to get four people sat at the table you needed to utilise the sofa. Kathy kindly arranged airport transfers for us which took the hassle out of travelling with suitcases.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego, CA
4

Good size and good value

  • 4 of 5

This apartment has two big real bedrooms, no fake bedrooms separated by curtains or clear doors. It's also in a central location 2 blocks from the subway. Finding that in an affordable place in Manhattan that isn't a scam is hard to do so we were very happy with the place. That said, there are also downsides. I don't think it's professionally cleaned after each stay, or maybe ever. Obvious spots like the toilet and sink bowls were fine, but detail spots like the faucet handles and bathroom mirror were very dirty. There were no top sheets on the beds which left me hoping they wash the duvets, and the kitchen was very lightly stocked (3 spoons meant we never had breakfast together). All taken together I felt that we got what we paid for and what we expected, for a 3 day stay on a budget we were happy to find any place with bedrooms and a kitchen and we would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Kathy Qin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

Why Kathy Qin chose Two Bridges

Convenient, Safe, Affordable

What makes this apartment unique

Even the kitchen and bath are shared, guests do not feel crowded because bathroom is only shared with a single roommate.

Map

Car: not necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $20
Damage Deposit $150

Individual room rental is available as well. Each room rate varies from $75 to $105 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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