BEST WESTON TOO! - Penthouse in E. Village
Floor No.6(with elevator)
- Family/child friendly
- Air conditioning
- Disabled access
|Address||E. 12th St., 10009 NY, United States|
|Response time||A few hours|
This listing is for my Penthouse duplex 1 BR+ loft apt in the sky! Check out the view, relax with cocktails and dinner in a beautiful, funky looking, awesome 'pad' in NYC! Families (children over 10 years old) and Couples only, NO groups of singles, sorry, but please see my other apartments).
***PLEASE DO NOT MAKE RESERVATION REQUEST UNTIL I CONFIRM AVAILABILITY!!!!***
THE DESCRIPTION: This listing is for a luxury duplex with loft apartment in the East Village ideal for a couple, single or small family with 1-2 children. This can work for 2 couples with one couple in the loft.
All who stay will experience living in a fantastic apartment in NYC while saving a few bucks from pricey NYC hotels that are located in the heart of the tourist frenzy areas in midtown. It's new, very clean and is in a great location, being only 2 minute walk to subway or less than a minute to a bus stop.
The apartment has a large bedroom, full bathroom, fully stocked kitchen and living room with 2 new modern retro sofas that also fold out flat into comfy double/full beds, HD TV with 1900+ channels, WiFi and includes breakfast!
This apartment is on the 6th + top floors of a modern, elevator building which faces South (sunny and bright, with excellent breezy ventilation or A/C) and is across the street from a school, so it's quiet at night and in the mornings on weekends!
Prices (all are in USD), not including WIMDU fees: (No Check-in/out on Saturday or Sunday.
Price: $ 300/night single or double occupancy . Extra people charge is $ 30/night per person.
Stays less than 6 nights are $ 350/night (Mon-Thurs) and $ 400/night on weekends (Fri,Sat,Sun), plus extra people charges. Stays of 7+ nights are $ 325/night.
Prices may vary due to other circumstances as well. During summer months (May through September), the minimum stay is 3 nights (on weekends).
The unit has a fully stocked kitchen: full size fridge/freezer, dishwasher, gas stove/oven, microwave, top of the line stainless cookware, utensils, dishware, glassware and a full bathroom with a tub.
There is a laundry room in the basement if you feel like doing laundry, or a dry cleaner half a block away.
The Building and Neighborhood: This ELEVATOR building complex has 10 units, mostly 2 bedrooms, and there are 2 apartments on each floor.
2 minute walk to subway (L Train)
1 minute walk to Bus (M15)
10 minute walk to Union Square (every single subway is accessible from)
20-30 minute walk to midtown (Empire State Building, Times Square, Madison Square Garden)
This neighborhood is very lively after the sun goes down. The East Village has been heavily built up over the last 5 years and located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Manhattan. The East Village offers a variety of restaurants, cafes, bars and a beautiful park. You can walk to Indian, Russian, Italian, Mexican, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Vegetarian and American restaurants within a 5 block radius. If you're too tired and beat up from touring NYC and don't feel like going anywhere, you can simply order room service and have anything delivered to the room (usually until 11 pm or midnight) as there are plenty of menus from all the nearby food establishments. These little privately owned restaurants are MUCH better than midtown/tourist-trap food chain places as well. There are at least three 24/hr places to get food within 2 blocks and about 50 restaurant/bars/cafes and shopping within a 3 block radius and probably 500 within a 10 block radius. This building is one of only a few in the neighborhood that has an elevator. About 95% of the buildings in the area are walk-ups. Enjoy a beautiful park (Tompkins Square) 2 blocks away the East River waterfront park about 5 streets/blocks to the east.
I'm always happy to recommend the cool, not-in-the-guide-books places for nightlife or dinner or anything else you may seek while in NYC!
ADDITIONAL INFO / CHARGES:
For stays of more than 10 nights, I require the house cleaner to come at half way point to clean entire apartment and bathroom, do laundry for sheets + towels, sweep + mop floors. You are to pay house cleaner directly ($ 100).
The bedroom is for a single person or couple. The sofas fold out flat into beds (full size and actually quite comfortable!).
Cleaning charges: NO EXTRA CHARGE for up to 7 nights.
Towels: Clean when you arrive.
Breakfast: Included in price, to help start your days. Coffee, Tea, Juice, Pastries or Bagels or Cereal, milk or pretty much whatever else you want! I'll take your breakfast order after you book your reservation and stock kitchen for your arrival for you to prepare and eat at your leisure.
***AGAIN, PLEASE DO NOT MAKE RESERVATION REQUEST UNTIL I CONFIRM AVAILABILITY!!!!***
NO SMOKING CIGARETTES INSIDE! You must go outside to smoke, as do I. The entire building is non-smoking.
If you break something, you bought it.
Flexible CHECK IN / OUT. It all depends on whether guests are checking in or out the day you arrive/leave. Normally, if people are checking in the day you are leaving, you must check out by 12 Noon but you may keep your luggage safely stored until your flight leaves. If guests are checking out the day you check in, the house cleaner comes at 9 am or 12 noon, so depending on when the previous guest is leaving the place will be ready either @ 12 noon or 3 pm at the latest. If there are no guests checking in the day you are leaving, you may check out whenever you wish.
Guests who are brought over and stay the night may be subject to $ 30 extra person fee.
|Weekly rate for up to 2 guests||2126 €|
|Price for > 2 guests||23 € per guest/night extra|
|Maximum nights||1 month|
|Check-in after||On arrangement|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
|Check-out before||On arrangement|
The apartment Bruce is perfectly situated in the lovely East Village, plenty of nice restaurants and bars to get some food / drink and all that literally around the corner. Metro is within walking distance and provides easy access to all hotspots. Metro is about 10-15min walk, alone with a nice walk along park and quaint shops, coffee shops and restaurants. Apartment is fine for his 2and, good bed, a table for breakfast and cozy to own fridge which is stocked on arrival with breakfast. Entire apartment is very clean! Shower is fine, and you share with the residents. In our case it seemed a private bathroom / home, because we are only at the Bruce and Cindy weggan bumped. However, they were constantly ready to give tips / advice if you wanted it. So we are, for example. Been to Union Square for the Christmas market, verruit the best in all of NY! All in all highly recommended and I would stay there again so when I go to NY!
Het appartement van Bruce is perfect gelegen in het leuke East village, genoeg leuke restaurantjes en barretjes om wat te eten/drinken en dat allemaal letterlijk om de hoek. Metro is op loopafstand en geeft goede verbinding naar alle hotspots. Metro is zo'n 10-15min lopen, met alleen al een leuke wandeling langs parkje en leuke winkeltjes, koffietentjes en restaurantjes. Appartement is prima voor z'n 2en, goed bed, een tafeltje om gezellig aan te ontbijten en eigen koelkastje welke bij aankomst gevuld is met ontbijt. Hele appartement is erg schoon! Douche is prima, en deel je met de bewoners. In ons geval leek het wel een prive badkamer/huis, want we zijn Bruce en Cindy pas bij het weggan tegen het lijf gelopen. Wel stonden ze continue klaar om tips/advies te geven als je dat wilde. Zo zijn wij bijv. naar Union square geweest voor de kerstmarkt, verruit de leukste in heel NY! Al met al zeker aan te raden en ik zou er zo weer verblijven als ik weer naar NY ga!
A super great room and shower facilities. Bruce and Cindy were very gracious and hospitable. The area around the East Village is super cozy, with many fine restaurants, and there is easy access to the subway.
Et super godt værelse, og gode badefaciliteter. Bruce og Cindy var meget imødekommende og gæstfrie. Området omkring East Village er super hyggeligt, med mange fine restauranter, og der er let adgang til subway.
It was just the best at Bruce. He is just great, our stay was short, but he has given us all the information we needed. It was clean and very comfortable. We have felt very comfortable and would stay there again. The subway is about a 10 minute walk. Nearby restaurants and opportunities are to buy things. A very nice and safe environment. Thanks, Bruce
Es war einfach top bei Bruce. Er ist einfach klasse, unser Aufenthalt war zwar kurz, aber er hat uns alle Informationen gegeben, die wir brauchten. Es war sauber und sehr komfortabel. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt und würden immer wieder dort übernachten. Die Subway ist ca. 10 Minuten zu Fuß. In der Umgebung sind Restaurants und Möglichkeiten Dinge zu kaufen. Eine sehr schöne und sichere Umgebung. Danke, Bruce
Bruce was a very kind and helpful host. Location of the B&B in East village was great.We can only recommend to stay with Bruce.
Great stay at Bruce & Cyndi's in the fantastic East village.Easy reach of subway(about 10 min's walk) area full of every type of restaurant you could ever need seems safe enough at any time & its great to stay as part of the city instead of just being in an anonymous hotel.Would stay again no problem.
we stayed 14 days at Bruce's appartment and had a fantastic time. The room we had was very clean and homely. There was a small fridge, cable TV and WLAN. It perfectly fitted our needs and we felt straight at home. We could even sit outside and have a smoke and a glass of wine which is not that common in NY. Bruce and Cindy are fantastic hosts took time to talk to us and gave us excellent tips on were to eat in the neighbourhood. In short: good people that make you feel welcome. The appartment comes with a shared roof terrace which gives an incredible view of the NY skyline. The neighbourhood is secure and there are loads of good restaurants and bars. The underground is quite easy to reach so it's perfect to get to other burrows as well. All in all we can highly recommend a stay with Bruce and Cindy.
First I want to thank to Bruce and Cyndi by their attentions. They tried to provide us everything we needed.
We were all the time visiting the town, but the few time that we shared, they were very nice.
About the room, it was all what we need. It is clean and more than enough for 2 persons. May be that i missed a kitchen (as Spanish I like cook frequently), but there are a lot of place to eat in the zone, so it isn't really a problem, and Bruce has got an double hot plate where you can prepare something.
The building is great (2 lifts/elevators, gym, laundry) and the doormen, in special Bob, are friendly.
The zone is good and the weekend have a lot of revelry. There are some bus lines crossing it and they leave you in subway stations, so you can access to any place of the city easily.
In resume, it was a nice experience that we would like repeat.
To all who thinks in visit NY, Bruce's appartment is a nice option.
Lovely apartment, great location, friendly welcome and clean. Definitely recommended. We (5 pers.) Chose air mattress in one of the two bedrooms (present and very comfortable). Sleeping in the room (sofa bed), but also did not our preference. However, only four stools and what meager cutlery but that did not spoil the fun!
Heerlijk appartement, goede plek, vriendelijke ontvangst en schoon. Zeker een aanrader. Wij (5 pers.) kozen voor luchtbed in een van de twee slaapkamers (is aanwezig en zeer comfortabel). Slapen in de kamer (bedbank) kan ook maar had niet onze voorkeur. Wel maar 4 krukken en wat karig bestek maar dat mocht de pret niet drukken!
Our stay at Bruce's was definitely great! He kept in touch and sent us useful information before our arrival. The room was cosy, everything we needed was there. Whenever we had a question, Bruce was happy to help us. The neighbourhood is really wonderful, we think it's the best place to stay at in New York.
We had an excellent stay at Bruce's place. The room is very spacious and has plenty of room, the bed is very comfy and breakfast is included. It a 10 minute walk away from the subway; the neighbourhood seems to be safe around the clock, so no worries there. There are a lot of bars and restaurants nearby, so you won't be bored. The appartement features a nice rooftop view over Manhattan - buildings like the Empire state, the Crysler and the new Freedom tower are nicely visible.
Best of all, we really liked Bruce himself. He has loads to tell and tips about what to do (and what not) in NYC. He's really relaxed and down to earth. As we didn't know wether we'd get out of the city or not (due to an upcoming storm, which grounded a few hundred planes) Bruce offered us to stay for another night (without charge); as far I am concerned, he was the perfect host.
Highly advised :)
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