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Welcome to New York

Explore New York

New York City, also known as the Big Apple, is the most populous city in the United States and an important center for world finance, politics, culture, and tourism. Truly a world capital city, New York boasts a dominating, iconic skyline that is one of the largest in the world and certainly the most recognizable.

About New York

New York, New York. A city of superlatives that’s often referred to by it’s residents as ‘the centre of the Universe’, this is a mind blowing city to experience any time of year.

  • Times Square is a commercial center and intersection that sees over 350,000 visitors per day
  • New York City was originally founded by the Dutch as 'New Amsterdam' in 1625

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Where to Stay

Stay in one of New York's colourful neighbourhoods

New York may be known as the city that never sleeps, but even the most adventurous amongst us need a place to crash every now and again. A good way to make your stay unique is to avoid the many overused, bleak hotels. Why not go for a beautiful penthouse vacation apartment in one of New York's trendiest districts, or sample a true New York style apartment rental in one of the many districts and boroughs that make up this vibrant metropolis. Popular districts to stay in include Manhattan and Brooklyn, but choosing to stay instead in one of the lesser-known boroughs, such as Queens or even in bordering Long Island, will not only save you money but also give you a better perspective of everyday life for real New Yorkers. Make sure you choose your New York apartment rental close to the subway stations, sites, and attractions that interest you the most.

Things to Do

A view of the iconic Statue of LibertyFor eating out, be sure to venture at least once into both Little Italy and Chinatown. New York City is a metropolis built on the backs of immigrants from around the world, mainly those from Italy, Germany, Poland, Russia, Ireland, and China. As such, we highly recommend enjoying some local Italian food from a true 'Mom and Pop' joint in Little Italy. You'll feel welcome with the great pasta and gnocchi in a small, cramped eating space reminiscent of Rome, complete with red and white checkered table cloths. Try the world-famous New York style pizza, which normally has thin crust and more flavor, unlike the other famous pizza variety from Chicago known as 'deep-dish pizza'. Or why not venture into Chinatown, get a massage and try out some of the world-famous Chinese delicacies at one of the many family-style traditional eateries.

What would you do if you only had two days to spend in New York? Begin at Central Park: a hive of activity, from boating to rock climbing, ice skating to open-air theatres - it’s a top New Yorker hangout for a reason, and exploring the 843 acre park is a must. Indulge in a spot of window shopping: New York attracts millions of shoppers each year and boasts an incredible selection of department giants, boutiques, and speciality shops. Take in the Statue of Liberty: just catch the free ferry between Staten Island and Manhattan. The commuter ferry provides a fantastic opportunity to get a view of the bay and, more importantly, a close-up look at the Statue. Enjoy some arts and culture: Public museums such as the Metropolitan Museum accept donations as an entrance fee, great if you’re visiting on a budget.

Eating and Drinking

A New York food truck awaits customers

For eating out, be sure to venture at least once into both Little Italy and Chinatown. New York City is a metropolis built on the backs of immigrants from around the world, mainly those from Italy, Germany, Poland, Russia, Ireland, and China. As such, we highly recommend enjoying some local Italian food from a true 'Mom and Pop' joint in Little Italy. You'll feel welcome with the great pasta and gnocchi in a small, cramped eating space reminiscent of Rome, complete with red and white checkered table cloths. Try the world-famous New York style pizza, which normally has thin crust and more flavor, unlike the other famous pizza variety from Chicago known as 'deep-dish pizza'. Or why not venture into Chinatown, get a massage and try out some of the world-famous Chinese delicacies at one of the many family-style traditional eateries.

Getting Around

A picture of one of New York's subway trains

New York is a bustling metropolis where even the most seasoned adventurer will find themselves reaching for the map. From taxis to trains, buses to bikes and subways to sidewalks you can always find the perfect connection at any time of day or night. While hailing a big yellow taxi is a must for all first timers to New York, it is recommended you use the subway as much as possible. Picking up a New York Metro Card will allow you access to all buses and subways in the city. This is the perfect option for those looking to sightsee by day and party by night. Many tourists and locals travelling between districts take the ferry. The Statten Island Ferry runs from Battery Park in Southern Manhattan to Staten Island and the New York Water Taxi runs ferries between Manhattan, Brooklyn and New Jersey.

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OUR APARTMENTS HAVE AN AVERAGE SCORE OF 9/10! SEE WHAT OUR GUESTS ARE SAYING:

Andrew
Andrew
8 Very good
August 2016
Steps from Prospect Park, Room in Large House

What a great location. Only a 10-minute walk to the subway and even closer to Prospect Park. It felt very safe. The room was maybe a bit smaller than I was expecting but for one person for three nights it was fine. And Judith was so wel...

Frithjof
Frithjof
10 Excellent
August 2016
Cheyanne's Place minutes to NYC

I had a great time with Ryan and his curteous family. The place is clean, comes with satellite TV and is big enough for a short time stay. The house has three floors and is shared between the family and five other roommates. Kitchen is t...

Lars
Lars
8 Very good
August 2016
AMAZING VIEW STUDIO MIDTOWM MANHATTAN!!!

The apartment was as depicted. The roof terrace was amazing. However, two things worth to be mentioned. 1. The toilet didn't work (blocked) and we had to use the towels to fix the water damage. We requested new towels, but we were ...

Mélanie
Mélanie
8 Very good
August 2016
Modern Little Italy/Soho Flat #33.4

The room was very nice and as described by John. All the appartment was clean and the other guests were very friendly. It was a lovely stay in little Italy, close to almost everything and not even two minutes from chinatown (amazing pla...

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