About the Homestay
This is a large sunny room in my apartment in the Gramercy Neighborhood of Manhattan. I live in it with my small friendly dog and very friendly cat and we all speak English and Spanish. The building has 2 elevators for your use and washer and driers (for a small fee). The room has a king size bed, clean linens and towel. The room also has free WIFI, cable TV, microwave oven, small refrigerator, desk for working. iron, and ironing board and storage space in a closet and bureau. It also has a very clean bathroom with tub and shower.
The neighborhood is one of the cleanest in NYC and very safe and quiet compared to other busy neighborhoods. It has tons of restaurants, bars, shops, pharmacies, banks and nearby supermarkets and delis. It is close to the Union Square subway station where you can get the L,R,N,Q,4,5 and 6 trains.
The block also has a city sponsored bike share docking station. It is also easy enough to walk to other neighborhoods such as Chelsea, China Town, Soho, Noho, East Village, Lower East Side, China Town, West Village and if you like walking, even to midtown.
In order to ease guests of payment concerns, I ask that guests pay balances via Paypal upon one week before arriving or upon arrival to the apartment.
I am flexible with cancellations and will issue refunds for early departures resulting in unused nights.
Check-in time is 1:00 pm and Check-out time is 11:00 am however, if we discuss ahead of time, I can be flexible with both times.... Just tell me what you need and we can make it happen.
Dog, Cat, Fish
- Pets Indoor
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Non Smoking
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
The building is located in the Gramercy neighbourhood of Manhattan which is one of the safest locations in the city.
There are tons of restaurants, bars and shops nearby. Also walking distance to Union Square where there are a number of stations (L,N,R,Q,4,5,6) that can take you to all parts of the city. It is walking distance to the East Village, West Village, Meat Packing District, Chelsea, Soho, to name a few. It is also a 15 minute subway ride to Williamsburg Brooklyn. The building's street also has a bike sharing station dock.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Keep areas clean.
Keep television at normal volume.
Lock front door both leaving the apartment and arriving.
Guests may pay their balance upon arrival.
I am flexible with cancellations.
Smoking is not allowed.
Nice and very clean apartment well located not far from Union Square, about 15 minutes by foot. Easy to find. Warm and attentive welcome. Gil is a great person and I loved spending these few days in his apartment. The bedroom is large with storage and a double bed, well heated. My stay was wonderful in part thanks to him. I will never forget him and his dog and cat. Hope to see him again.
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Perfect area. Gil was a good host and always helpful. Top location and good starting point for expeditions in New York.
I Stayed 6 nights at Gil's place. 20 minutes from Times square by Metro. Very pleasant and safe neighborhood. Gil's Pet's are very cute. Gil's appartment is wonderful, very practical and fulfilled all my need's. Gil's was very nice and very helpful to me. Best Homestay ever. Thanks a lot for everything Gil. See you next time.
Gil is lovely as a host! His house is warm and you can feel a sense of home in the city. He's super flexible and adjusting based on your flights and is accommodating. He also helps with suggestions for tourists around the city. Personally scared of cats and dogs, but his ones weren't scary at all! 100% would suggest to anyone
I stayed 7 days. the neighborhood is safe and quiet. Gill is a very kind and always available person.
I had great time in his gorgeous appartment.
The room is very comfortable, and his taste is good in interior.
This area is great. It's easy to access a lot of sightseeing spots.
He's very kind and helpful and I love his animals. They relaxed me.
Thank you so much.
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Gil is a great person. I was extremely comfortable in your apartment. Gil was always asked and helped me with everything I needed. Gil animals are kind. I would certainly point out that anyone of good character and polite stays with him.
Great location, all was great! I will come again.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) and a 25% deposit using a choice of payments: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal. The deposit is collected in advance on behalf of the host to protect against no show or late cancellations (within 7 days of arrival). You then pay your host the balance due on arrival. The 25% deposit payment is made to the host 2 business days after your scheduled arrival date. This deposit payment will only be refunded if you cancel the booking at least 7 full days prior to arrival.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.