another view of the bedroom.this is the futon couch that can also become a bed for two.

Отдельная комната

5 гостей

1 спальня

3 кровати
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Возраст 2 — 12
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Southern & Western exposure. Tons of sunlight. Private bath. Queen bed plus futon. Eclectic furnishings: desk, table, chairs, dresser, shelves, couch (futon), etc. Sleeps 4 comfortably. Up to 5 can be arranged with airbed upon request. In a huge apt. If you are 1-2 people, I also have a smaller room available. Airbnb only allows one listing per account now in NYC. If you are interested, just write me a note. The smaller room is $75/night for one. I included a picture at the end of this listing.


the room: it's the biggest bedroom (bigger than some nyc apartments...). very comfortable (master) bedroom and private bath with a queen sized bed (and futon/couch), furnished eclectically/boho chic. southern and western exposure. lots of sun that warms the room in the winter. shades if you don't want the sun. nice breeze in the summer. air conditioner. sunset views. full length mirror. lots of closet space.

my guests are almost always very happy with the space and love my apartment. HOWEVER, if you are a hotel or a luxurious modern accommodation, this is not for you. it is an old apartment that has not been renovated. that means it has a lot of charm and soul, but also that the floors are rough, the bathtub is scratched and scuffed, and the heaters make noises sometimes. although this is generalizing, I tend to think that younger people and the more bohemian or adventurous travelers are going to be very happy here. if you aren't sure, feel free to ask. i want everyone who stays here to be happy.

the OTHER room (mentioned above): it's a nice-sized sunny, bright, bedroom plus private toilet. the room has a big west-facing window looking out on Broadway, and across the tops of the buildings across the street with a view across the Hudson River. the room has a queen-sized bed and is simply furnished. there is closet space, bookshelf, etc. the private bathroom attached to this bedroom only has a toilet and sink (which only has hot water, currently), so guests in this room also have access to the shower/bath in another bathroom (pictured)

Доступно гостям

the apartment: 2300 sq foot (200+ sq. meter), 4 bedroom apartment on the top (14th) floor. fully equipped kitchen. filtered drinking water. fast broadband internet/wi-fi. living room. dining room. 47" internet connected LED tv with direct tv/movie streaming via to netflix and other services). dvd (big dvd collection), plants/trees. no pets. the apartment is furnished and painted eclectically, as you can see from the pictures.

the building:  well-kept, pre-war, 24-hour doorman, elevator building. laundry and gym in basement. 

Общение с гостями

i am very happy to give recommendations for restaurants, sights, etc. and directions. i am around a lot and happy to meet new nice people.

Другие важные подробности

one note on one of the reviews for another room mentions that the wi-fi didn't work. that was very unfortunate and bad timing as the wi-fi broke while they were here and i was out of the country. nevertheless, it was fixed as soon as possible, and works very well now.

the cleaning fee is exactly what i pay the cleaning service so that the room is professionally cleaned before each new guest arrives. because stays can range from a few days to a few weeks or more, i let airbnb add the cleaning fee separately, rather than adding to the price per night, to make it more transparent and fair for everyone involved.

here is some more detailed info (please excuse any redundancy):
-the bedroom is furnished with the basic necessities: queen size bed, bedside table, desk, chair, table, dresser, bookshelf, futon couch sleeps 2, shower curtain, bedding, towels
-it has total privacy: private bath, very thick walls
-lots of closet space
-air conditioning in summer
-in a very desirable neighborhood: safe at night, quiet, quality services
-conveniently located: 3 blocks from express train, 24 hour gourmet market across the street, tons of great restaurants/take out, near columbia u., lincoln center, central park, riverside park, symphony space, movie theaters, trader joe's, fairway, zabar's, citarella
-living with very nice, interesting, intelligent, responsible people (if we say so ourselves). and there's enough space/privacy to be alone whenever you want to be.
-huge apartment/lots of common space: big living room, dining room, kitchen
-well-outfitted apartment: fully stocked kitchen, broadband/wi-fi, new 47" LED internet-connected tv w/netflix built in, small tv in kitchen, dvd player, great dvd library, great cd library, stereo systems in every room, iron/ironing board, vacuum, chin up bar, land line (for emergencies), tools...
-unique and warm feeling home. this is a real home. i've been here 16 years. before that my family lived here for 40 yrs. i still have a lot of their old furniture, china, crystal, chandelier, breakfront, etc.
-great space: top floor, nice view, incredible sunsets, southern/western exposure, high ceilings, thick walls, original details, wood floors.
-there's almost always someone home
-multilingual, multicultural, international home.
-very dynamic/creative environment with eclectic design/furnishings, curiosa, repurposed and found objects, very non-sterile/corporate/ikea, old things, trees, records, etc

Вмещает гостей: 5
Ванных комнат: 1 (Отдельная ванная комната)
Спален: 1
Кровати: 3
Время прибытия: Гибкие
Время выезда: 17:00


Доплата за каждого последующего гостя: 1825 / ночь после первого гостя
Плата за уборку: 3042
Цена на выходные: 7240 / ночь
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В целях безопасности никогда не переводите деньги и не общайтесь за пределами сайта или приложения Airbnb.

Спальные места
Спальня 1
1 кровать Queen Size, 1 сдвоенная кровать, 1 односпальная кровать

Правила дома
Курение запрещено
Нельзя с питомцами
Без вечеринок и мероприятий
Время прибытия — гибкое

guests must be respectful, tidy, and relatively quiet late at night. the apartment has very thick walls, so you definitely don't have to be silent. and can even watch loud movies late at night without disturbing anyone. basically, treat the apartment as your home and the people you are sharing with as you think they would like to be treated.

-no smoking
-no pets
-please open the bathroom window after a shower to let the moisture out
-don't leave dirty dishes
-don't leave open food around in the kitchen (or elsewhere)
-no shoes in the apartment, preferred but not mandatory
-no leaving things in the hallway outside the apartment
-don't leave food in the refrigerator when you leave
-lock the door when you go out



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14 отзыва

Профиль пользователя André
август 2015
Ben foi um ótimo anfitrião! Atencioso e sempre solícito, nos deixou muito confortável e a vontade! O apartamento era incrível e o nosso quarto exatamente o que vimos nas fotos. Super recomendo. Obrigado Ben!

Профиль пользователя Anton
июнь 2015
Had a great stay at Ben's apartment. Clean and big room, perfect for four people if you're only there for sleeping. Ben and his (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) was very nice and helpful when you needed help with anything. The apartment was in a pretty calm area with 5 minutes walking distance to 2 big subway lines that took you to all good parts of the city, very comfortable. Would stay there again for sure!

Профиль пользователя Matthew
май 2015
We had a great time staying with Ben. Both he and his housemate were friendly and easy to get along with. The room itself is gorgeous - clean, spacious and light filled. We loved hanging out there. We'd happily recommend Ben's apartment.

Профиль пользователя Rosana
май 2015
Ben was a gracious and considerate host. He was there to greet us when we arrived. Our paths didn't cross much as we were out early and back late. As we had a late departure time he kindly made arrangement for us to leave our luggage in the apartment whilst we were out and about in the city. It is a lovely, spacious older apartment, typical of its period, in a trendy 'shabby chic' style. It is very well located, within easy walk to Central Park or the Hudson River. There are very good transport links to Downtown and is in a very nice neighbourhood; less hectic! I have no hesitation in recommending this accommodation.

Профиль пользователя Carl
май 2015
enjoyed my 3-night-stay at ben's aprtment very much! relaxed and reliable host with unique apartment. broadway-bedroom on 14th floor includes distant sunset over hudson river. express-trains from 96th makes city access easy. no negatives and great restaurant recommendations for the neighbourhood...

Профиль пользователя Jessica
март 2015
Ben is very welcoming, the appartment is such a cool place, well decorated, and clean. A good localization for all your visits. Definitly recommend it!

Профиль пользователя Jody
январь 2015
The room was sunny and comfortable - great storage, private bathroom - wonderful! The building beautiful with friendly, helpful doormen. Love this part of Manhattan. I enjoyed meeting Ben & Dan - interesting, hospitable guys! I cut my stay short because my visa arrived, so I left them with a few extra groceries & other non-packable items. Ben was very kind about it. Highly recommend.

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Профиль пользователя Ben

I am a dj and musician, and a native New Yorker. Being a dj and self-employed means that I am home a lot during the day. I am pretty low-key as far as hosting goes. I have had lots of international guests prior to signing up for Airbnb, and I love the cultural exchange. They mostly found us by word of mouth from their friends, or friends of friends, who had stayed here previously. Having lived here in NYC all my life, I am very knowledgeable about the city and I enjoy sharing that with people. I also wind up learning things about New York from my guests, which is nice. Some of the people who have lived here have become close friends.

I like to cook. Some of my favorite foods are Caribbean, Italian, Ethiopian, West African, Indian, and Southeast Asian (I make a mean Thai red curry). I am semi-vegan (I eat fish but not dairy). I run and work out in the bldg gym, which you are welcome to use too. I like to watch movies. Some all-time favorites are Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Me You and Everyone We Know, Punch Drunk Love, Rushmore, The Big Blue, Fargo, The Ice Storm, Delicatessen, and The Squid and the Whale. Some favorite shows are Breaking Bad, True Detective, House of Cards, The Killing, The Office (UK and US), Extras, Bored To Death, Saxondale, Family Guy, Eastbound and Down, Flight of the Conchords, Californication, 30 Rock, Nurse Jackie... I am probably the only person left on earth who has not seen The Wire or The Sopranos. Some of my favorite music, in no particular order: Stevie Wonder, A Tribe Called Quest, Bjork, Sigur Ros, Little Dragon, Fela Kuti, Nina Simone, Hall & Oates, Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye, Minnie Riperton, Syreeta, D'Angelo, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, Radiohead, Joni Mitchell, Ahmad Jamal, Young Holt Unlimited, Imagination, Owusu & Hannibal, Dirty Projectors, Steve Reich, Al Green, Arthur Russell, TV on the Radio, Gangstarr, Jamie Woon, and on and on...

Do people really have life mottos? I don't. I try to keep an open mind, and a balance between working, being creative, learning, and spending time with people I love. When I can do them all at the same time, I'm completely happy. That's how I feel about my primary dj endeavor, a party called I Love Vinyl, which I do with four of my best friends, who happen to be world-class djs. We have great parties and it's very fulfilling.

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