Discover a selection of 306 vacation rentals in Harlem, New York that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including gardens and backyards and WiFi. Prices start at $49 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Harlem. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Harlem – multicultural Manhattan

Located just a short stroll north of sprawling Central Park, Harlem's vibrantly multicultural population is reflected in a food scene that runs the gamut from Southern-style soul food to upscale spins on fiery West African cuisine. With a magnificent musical heritage encompassing everything from gospel to hip-hop, the district remains one of the best spots in town to catch live performances by the hottest new artists. Pick a Harlem vacation rental for your next city break and you'll also be within easy reach of the designer boutiques of 5th Avenue and the bright lights of Broadway.

Activities

Decadent days and hedonistic Harlem nights

Tantalise your taste buds with a Harlem food tour. Several local companies offer popular guided experiences, but it's just as easy to tailor your own gastronomic route. Over the course of a single day you could feast on deep-filled Puerto Rican empanadas, fiery Mexican tacos and fried chicken with fluffy buttermilk waffles. Continue the self-indulgence with a trawl of the neighborhood's legendary jazz clubs, where you can savour expertly mixed cocktails whilst getting down to some smooth grooves. After a leisurely lie-in, you could easily while away the whole day perusing Harlem's quirky boutiques and discount designer fashion outlets.

Weather

Hazy summer days in Harlem

With a seemingly endless array of things to see and do in and around the neighborhood, Harlem vacation rentals are in high demand at all times of year. Summer days are typically long, hot and sunny, although bear in mind that thunderstorms and high humidity are also possible. For an action-packed sightseeing break, you may find the slightly milder temperatures of late spring or early fall more agreeable. Manhattan is a festive wonderland in the run-up to Christmas, even more so when it snows, but extreme cold spells are a possibility throughout winter.

Natural features

Get back to nature in Central Park

If the kinetic thrill of big city life ever gets too much for you, head straight for Central Park. With lush manicured lawns, verdant woodlands and radiant lakes to explore, New York's biggest park is the perfect place to recharge the batteries. Wander down any of its pristine walking trails, and you might catch a glimpse of tweeting songbirds or chattering gray squirrels. For guaranteed wildlife sightings, swing by Central Park Zoo. Here you can get up close and personal with everything from sleek spotted snow leopards to waddling sea lions.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Harlem?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental in or around Harlem that suits your style. Here are some of our faves:

  • Make use of conveniences like off-street parking options and air conditioning at "Midtown East Apartment On High Floor With Balcony". Situated around 4 miles from Harlem, this leading option has 1 bedroom and good guest reviews.
  • "Chez Isabelle:the Place To Stay" is another winner, offering 1 bedroom, an oven, nearby museums and more. It's around 6 miles from Harlem.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Harlem vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Harlem?

Nothing beats a quick trip away to lift your spirits. If you're ready for some fun and relaxation, these popular weekend getaways in and near Harlem make the ideal base for a mini break:

  • If exploring nature is a main priority for you, book a day or two at "Cozy Apartment In A Private House". Around 6 miles southeast of Harlem, it's near Doral Arrowwood Golf Club and Diamond District. Top amenities at this property include a stovetop and a kitchen.
  • Also look into "Chez Isabelle:the Place To Stay", which is around 6 miles southeast of Harlem. After a day exploring nearby attractions such as Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives and Bethpage Black State Park Golf Course, put your feet up in your rental and make the most of a phone, high-speed internet services and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Harlem?

Typically compact, easy on the hip pocket and conveniently located, it's difficult not to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Escape to one of these vacation rentals and experience the energy of Harlem up close:

  • Wake up, explore and then do it all over again at "Midtown East Apartment On High Floor With Balcony". This vacation rental is a terrific base for seeing the sights and comes with amenities including free toiletries and a hair dryer.
  • Alternatively, slip into vacation mode at "Chez Isabelle:the Place To Stay", which comes with conveniences including a kitchen and a free nearby fitness center.

When it's time to step foot outside your studio apartment and sightsee, there's plenty to keep you amused around Harlem. Into art and culture? Swing by Mark Morris Dance Center and Westside Theater.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Harlem?

Every now and then, you've just got to escape from the real world, even if it's only for a few days or so. Experience a pleasant mix of relaxation and adventure at one of these short-term rentals in or around Harlem:

  • "Harlem Hideaway Parlor Apartment" is near the heart of Harlem, so you'll have lots of things to see and do. Find your way to notable sights like Times Square and Broadway when you're not kicking back in your cozy digs.
  • "1880's Carroll Gardens Sunny Studio" is another enticing option. Consider adding Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center to your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Harlem?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend escape. If you're eager to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Harlem that will get your heart racing:

  • Put on some soft music and chill together at "Midtown East Apartment On High Floor With Balcony". Around 4 miles from Harlem, this property has everything you could want for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and air conditioning.
  • "Chez Isabelle:the Place To Stay" is another option that's sure to impress. It's around 6 miles from Harlem and comes with housekeeping services and shopping facilities.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Harlem?

Cast your eye over these large group vacation rentals in or near Harlem and don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "The Best Panoramic Views Of Manhattan Have To Offer 3 Great Units". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 3 bedrooms, nearby museums and fitness facilities. It's around 3 miles to the southwest of Harlem.
  • Invite as many as 14 of your favorite people to "Upper West Side Townhouse Apt - Historical But Renovated" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This option has 4 bedrooms and is around 3 miles to the southwest of Harlem. It's packed with features to keep your group comfortable and content, such as a garden and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Harlem?

A pool is often a must-have amenity for any good vacation. Enjoy frolicking about or simply lazing by the water at one of these refreshing escapes in or near Harlem:

  • Top on our list of cool pool escapes is "Cozy Apartment In A Private House". Traveling groups will feel at home here, with convenient amenities like a microwave oven and a separate dining area also at hand.
  • "Elegant Parlor Row House, Near Central Park - Upper East Side" is another highly rated option. After you've enjoyed a refreshing dip with the kiddos, make the most of other conveniences like a toaster and childrens activities.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Harlem?

Every catch-up with the family should be memorable. Whether you're planning a break with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, our large family vacation rentals in or near Harlem offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Huge True 3/2 Columbus Circle/times Sq" is the perfect place for some family time. This popular retreat is 4 miles to the southwest of Harlem and has amenities that include a kitchen and towels.
  • Another top choice is "3 Br/3 Bath Newly Renovated Home On Historic And Charming Harlem Block". This large rental is 0.1 miles east of Harlem and comes with a microwave oven, a garden and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you'd like to sightsee, there are lots of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your itinerary. Broadway, Rockefeller Center and Brooklyn Bridge are great places to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Harlem?

There sure are. You'll find a good variety of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Harlem. If you don't need much space, one of these properties might suit you perfectly:

  • Take a peek at "Harlem Hideaway Parlor Apartment", a fantastic centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. A fireplace and a kitchen are just a few of the inclusions here.
  • "Stylish Historic Restored Brownstone Loft Style Accommodation" is another comfy one-bedroom escape also a hop, skip and a jump from the center. When you're not out exploring the area, make the most of a kitchen, off-street parking options and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Harlem?

At Vrbo, we've got vacation rentals in or near Harlem to suit everyone's needs. Here are some top two-bedroom options to get you started:

  • "Beautiful Harlem Brownstone Garden Apartment" is a winning choice for smaller groups or families. As well as two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers amenities like a garden and a kitchen.
  • "Luxury Living In Harlem Ii - Sister Listing To Luxury Living In Harlem - 484350" is another popular two-bedroom option in the Harlem area. It has useful amenities like an oven and nearby museums.