Queen bed, side table, stand lamp, linen curtains with tie-backs, desk and chairReading nook: Bookshelf, art, vintage cushioned drafting chair
2 Cozy & Comfortable in the Heights
2 Cozy & Comfortable in the Heights
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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(Note to Potential Guests: As I'll be away for Christmas, I'm looking for guests who can check in the first week of December. I'll have to decline inquiries for other dates in December. Thank you for your understanding)

Hi! I'd like to welcome you to my cozy and comfortable private bedroom in a shared apartment. I am located in Washington Heights and an 8-minute walk away from the A, C, & 1 trains, and blocks from the Columbia University Medical Center.

The space

The space is a perfect size for a solo traveller or a couple that want to get away from the prices and noise of downtown Manhattan. It is tucked away right across from scenic views of Highbridge park and the Harlem river.
The space has a queen bed, shared bathroom, closet space, a desk and chairs, and shelf space. The room has two windows. (Air conditioning is available from June until mid-September)

Guest access

Guests can use the kitchen/eating area and it's amenities.

Interaction with guests

I am in and out of the apartment throughout the day and use the space to relax and unwind, and I sometimes work at home. I do my best to keep a warm, quiet, and relaxing environment for myself and my guests. I am available for any questions or concerns about your stay.

Other things to note

The space is located in a safe neighborhood right next to a daycare on one side and a school on the other.


Amenities
Elevator
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Washer

Prices
Extra people $20 CAD / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 4PM - 11PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

(In booking either of the two rooms in my apartment it is required that the house rules be followed.) To make your stay respectful and enjoyable for everyone, please acknowledge the following:

GENERAL:
-Shoes should not be worn in the apartment.
-No Smoking of ANY kind in the apt or building, that includes weed.
-No Excessive Drinking, except water ;-)
-No Drugs
-No unannounced guests
-No excessive loudness
-Quiet hours after 11 pm.
-Please close all doors quietly, most importantly the front door. They have a tendency to slam shut.

KITCHEN:
-Please clean dishes immediately after use. If you move something please put it back. If you use utensils or cooking ware, please wash them after use and put them back where you found them.
-Please keep in mind that we do compost and recycle. Compost is located in clear plastic bin in freezer. Recycling under sink cupboard at right side.
-cabinet doors should be closed gently or they will slam shut and cause noise, please be considerate of noise levels while using kitchen, as it travels to other guest's rooms.
-rinse out soiled trash or recyclables before disposing, this helps prevent accumulation of flies.
-wipe down counters and stove top after preparing or cooking food with appropriate sponge provided.
-open food should be wrapped before placing in fridge.
-In general, clean up after yourself and be considerate of the space for the other residents who will use it. This all makes for a more friendly and respectful environment for everyone using the space.

BATHROOM:
-You may store your toiletries in the bathroom on the shelf in the shower at the foot of the tub. However, please do not store things on the sink itself. It is a small space and items on the sink clutter up an already tiny space.
-There is a bathmat provided in the shower, please put it on the floor before the shower and hang it up on the shower curtain rod after you’re done.
-Please use the bathroom rag provided to clean up any water spills in the sink area.
-Please keep the door open when not in use so the bathroom can air out.
-Please use the squeegee provided to wipe the walls and caulk line of excess water.

BEDROOM:
-Please treat the bedroom with respect. -Please be mindful of where everything goes and kindly put it back after each use.
-Please keep the room as clean as possible during your stay. If you eat in the apartment, we recommend that you eat in the kitchen.
-Please make sure to turn lights off when you leave the apartment.

We believe that courtesy and respect are the key ingredients to a pleasant stay. Thanks and see you soon!


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

4 Reviews

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Felipe User Profile
October 2017
Nile is an amazing host always very atencious and a very interesting person to have a conversation with! The whole apartment was kept clean and organized during my stay. The apartment is located really close to the subway and it'll take you anywhere in NYC. Had an excellent trip to NYC!
Nile User Profile
Response from Nile:
Felipe, I’m so glad you chose to stay with me. I had a great time hosting you. You’re always welcome!
October 2017

Anh User Profile
July 2017
Nile was accommodating and friendly. He gives detailed instructions for all of my questions and made sure I feel comfortable during my stay. However, I did not read the amenities description carefully and did not know that the room doesn't have an A/C. It was difficult for me to fall asleep in the hot summer weather without an A/C. Other than that, the place is clean, cozy, and looks exactly as pictured. Also, Nile is very particular about keeping the place clean and has many other house rules that are not on the website, such as cleaning the bathroom sink with a towel after use, keeping the bathroom door open when you leave, making sure the bathroom wall is dry after showering. I appreciate that he keeps the place clean, but sometimes I find it a bit too much. My boyfriend forgot his boxer shorts in the bathroom once after he showered in the morning, and when we got back to the apartment at night, he found his shorts in the trash. I'm not sure if Nile or someone else threw them in there, but we were not very happy about that.

Ines User Profile
May 2017
Nile is a very lovely host and spreads a welcoming atmosphere. The room is beautiful, neat, and the appartement is located in a quite, safe neighborhood in Uptown NYC. I enjoyed my stay a lot! Thanks Nile for offering your space! It's been a treat! :-) Five Stars!

Sertan User Profile
May 2017
If you are looking for safety, tidy, clean place you should stay in Nile's place

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New York, New York, United StatesJoined in February 2014
Nile User Profile

Nile is a professional dancer who has been living in New York City for a little over 7 years. I've seen and done a lot in this city and would love to help recommend things to see and do to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Nile enjoys a quiet, comfy place to curl up in and call home, food (particularly Chinese and Thai), and doing anything artful and hands-on. Nile is learning French and is also learning how to make his own clothing from scratch. The apartment is also gay friendly.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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