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Well-appointed Brownstone Studio, Exceptionally Quiet, Bright

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 375 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Completely private studio apartment in small brownstone building.

'The Dutch Room' is a 375 square foot Studio on the second floor of a 1881 Brownstone row house. We live on the first floor of this four story building and have one other VRBO Studio across the hall from this one.

There is one queen sized reproduction antique sleigh bed, choice 19th century antique furnishings, a handsome non-working fireplace, two very large windows facing north, a large desk, dining table, kitchen and bathroom with tub.

You will want to know that this apartment was completely gutted and fully renovated in the summer of 2012 with a completely new kitchen featuring Carrara marble countertops and Crema Marfil marble floors. The bathroom and kitchen are small but comfortable and fully appointed. The towels are by Matouk Towels.

The magnificent bed is made up with Ralph Lauren bedding and there are four Laura Ashley brand pillows, each of a different firmness.

More Details

Owner
Warren Ashworth
Member since: 2009
Speaks english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018

About Warren Ashworth

We are a married couple who live on the ground floor, one of us is an architect, the other a composer of classical music. We both work from home. We usually will greet you upon your arrival and are happy to guide you to features of the neighborhood. The building is extremely quiet and secure, as is the tree lined block in the heart of the Upper West Side. You are just steps from the greatest museums, shopping and entertainment in the world.

Warren Ashworth purchased this apartment in 1987

Why Warren Ashworth chose Upper West Side

We have two VRBO units in this brownstone, each across the hall from the other. The other unit, The Metropolitan Room, is listed under VRBO 327144. Families and friends often like to book both. They are both studios and have the same rental rates.

What makes this apartment unique

High ceilings with lovely ceiling fans, big windows, quiet, beautifully furnished with antiques except the bed and chairs which are new and clean.

Unlike many listings these days, The Dutch Room is fully licensed by the City and State of New York to operate as a hotel for which we collect and pay taxes. Our license numbers are available upon request.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Upper West Side, New York

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 375 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has pink tile and fixtures. But it is attractively appointed and furnished with good, fluffy towels and all the best amenities. It has a bathtub and a detachable shower head. Very good lighting and very good ventilation.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Beautiful reproduction of a very romantic 18th century wood sleigh bed with a brand new mattress with multiple pillows. The bed is extremely comfortable. Please let us know if you are allergic to down, we will replace the down comforter and pillows with hypo-allergenic duvet and pillows., Twin or Single Beds (1) An inflatable single mattress on the floor is available at an extra charge of $30.00.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis
Notes:
Ceiling fans and an air conditioner.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.875 based on 96 reviews
5

Great location and hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Great location, quiet and lovely apartment. Warren and Susan were lovely and assisted when we needed.

The only thing I would improve is curtains to the windows to fully block the light in the early morning.

  • Submitted: 8-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney Australia
5

Love our NY home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying in the Dutch Room on the Upper West Side. WE LOVE IT !! Everything was perfect (like before) with our wonderful hosts Susan and Warren presenting this room beautifully. It has the perfect location ... so close to the Park and endless restraunts to choose from yet so quiet you wouldn’t know you were in the middle of Manhattan. We will always choose to stay here when we visit NY . Thank you Susan and Warren for sharing your part of NY with us.

  • Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just as described

  • 5 of 5

This was a charming studio that met all of our needs.

It was in an excellent location, and we were greeted warmly.

I will stay here again.

  • Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilson Arkansas
5

Comfortable in prime location

  • 5 of 5

My younger brother stayed in this room, across the hall from my room. We were so thankful this arrangement. He said the bed was so comfortable it was hard to rise each morning. The room was quiet, and he appreciated the milk and juice in the fridge. Great stay.

  • Submitted: 6-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

An Amazing Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Warren and Susan for a spectacular visit in your Dutch Room. Our stay couldn't have been better. We showed up on your door step well before check-in time on a bitterly cold afternoon and you ushered us into your warm and cozy studio apartment. You even carried our suitcases upstairs! After a brief but thorough introduction to all the amenities I got a smile on my face because I could tell that you loved sharing this special place with others. The location was perfect. The subway, museums, and Central Park were a short walk away. The neighborhood is loaded with cafes and restaurants with cuisine from all over the world. And we never once worried about safety with the police station across the street! It was a perfect stay and we will surely be back!

  • Submitted: 17-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

The room is so nice! Clean- great location!! Amazing places to eat nearby - can’t say anything bad!

  • Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
West Side Highway
Car: not necessary

What can we say - it is New York, New York.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Upper West Side, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$234
C$1,479
C$5,838
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$51.89

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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