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Private Guest Studio In Historic Greenwich Village Loft

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio



About the property

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2-3

This charming and comfortable little studio is centrally located in downtown Manhattan on 3rd Ave. and 5th St. which is just where Greenwich Village proper (the West Village) and the East Village come together. It's a 10 minute walk to Washington Sq. Park (right in the middle of the West Village), to Tompkins Sq. Park (right in the middle of the East Village), to Union Sq. Park (where there's a wonderful farmers' market 4 days a week), to Chinatown, or to Soho. Both the east and the west side subways are just minutes from the front door.

This is a private guest studio which is part of but separated from the rest of a large floor-thru apartment. It has its own private entrance from the public hallway and its own private bathroom. It comes with a small refrigerator, a coffee-maker, an electric kettle, a toaster, and a microwave --- but there are no other cooking facilities. There's a nice 24 hour diner just one block away, as well as numerous other restaurants and stores (several of them also open 24 hours) in the immediate area.

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Katharine Abel
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016

About Katharine Abel

I was born and live in Greenwich Village and have been renting out this and two other properties in the area for the last 20 years. Although this is a new listing on VRBO/Homeaway, one of my other properties has been listed on the site for several years. As I don't yet have any reviews for this new listing and as I realize that it might be difficult to feel confident about renting a place without reviews, if you would like to check out the reviews from my other place, you can find them by entering listing # 307944. I hope this will help.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Private Guest Studio In Historic Greenwich Village Loft
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Comfort, Privacy and Position

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Katharine’s for 2 weeks at the beginning of December. We now have a favourite place to return to whenever we’re in NYC! The studio was wonderful. Exactly as described and shown in photos. What isn’t shown or described is the professionalism and warmth Katharine provides. Complete privacy, but on-hand if you need anything. I knocked out the power in the apartment while there and she was incredibly gracious and kind. I stress that there was no issue with electrics in the apartment. Communication before arriving was also very prompt and detailed. Extra towels, blankets, pillows and heaters if needed, and tea and coffee provided. The position is superb, with 2 Subway lines nearby, as well as St Mark’s Place, Bleeker St, restaurants, cafes and bars. We had the best time, and that was so much in part due to the great find of Katharine’s.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Katharine was the perfect host. This quaint little apartment had everything that I needed for my stay. It was a beaut location, just about everything that I required was within walking distance & Union Square train station was only a 7-10 min walk away.

I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone who is travelling for only a short or extended stay, I was stayed there approx. 1 month.

I cannot wait to return!! Thanks Katharine for allowing me to stay in your awesome apartment. I had the best time!

Brooke - Sydney, Australia

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect flat for two

  • 5 of 5

Excellent communication with Katy between booking and arrival, and she was available 24/7 for any queries. The flat was great - clean, double bed and single inflatable if required, and plenty of room. There are loads of places to eat and drink in the neighbourhood which was much more interesting than staying in a hotel. And subway stations were within easy walking distance. Great value flat in an historic building and non-touristy area. Recommended!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best place to enjoy NYC

  • 5 of 5

I have been there last summer and it was simply everything perfect. Perfect location close to many shops restaurant and underground. Te studio is very clean and comfortable. You will find all you may need and furthermore Ms. Katherine the owner was very kind helpful with all our requirements. I have suggested to stay here to all the friends of me and I wish to share my experience with all of you. Enjoy NYC

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Deal and a Fabulous Find

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this lovely little studio for 4 days in March and again for 2 weeks in July.

It's as clean and comfortable as a nice hotel but with much more charm (and history, if you're interested in that) and for only a fraction of the price.

It's excellently located with dozens of things to see and do within walking distance. Public transportation to just about any place in the city is also right there.

Katharine, the owner, was helpful and informative and a pleasure to do business with in every way straight through from first emails to final check-out.

All in all a great deal and a fabulous find.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great hostess

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I are stay for four days in this lovely apartment, it was perfect, Katharine was very accommodating and helpful,giving me lots of information before and during our trip, the area is very convenient you can walk to chinatown, little Italy and soho, you are never more than a few steps away form shops and restaurant.The apartment was clean and has everything you need .

I would highly recommend staying with Katharine .

  • Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Lower Manhattan Studio Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50
fewer than 7 nights $50

Stated rates are for up to two people only. There is an additional charge of $25.00 a night for a third person.
For stays of fewer than 7 nights there is an additional one-time fee of $50.00. Plus there is a one-time $50 cleaning fee.

Travelers must pay 1/3 of the total rent up front in order to secure their reservation. This is refundable only if I'm able to rebook the days that had been reserved. The balance of the rent is due (preferably in cash) upon arrival.

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Lower Manhattan Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large claw-footed bathtub and large pedestal sink
  • The bathroom has a large claw-footed bathtub with a shower in it and also a large pedestal sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , there is a single size air mattress available
  • The guest studio has a queen size bed and an available single size air mattress. There is also an armchair and a small table with two stools (as well as two padded folding chairs which are also available). There is a large boudoir with two mirrored doors in the foyer which is also part of the studio.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

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