Friendly Family in White Plains NY

Homestay in Only Half Hour to New York City - White Plains, United States

About the Homestay

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When visiting New York, I highly recommend staying in White Plains. It really is the best place to get a real flavor of true White Plains life, just a half hour train ride to New York City (1 train ride)only. Perfect for those who are seeking a comfortable accommodation. I offer 1 Double, 2 Twin and 1 Queen size bed rooms with AC and Wi-Fi. The house is located near the train station, bus station, the City Center malls and Shops, Universities, theaters, cinemas, parks, waking trails and more. I enjoy, hosting, learning about new cultures, travel, nature, out door life, gardening, bird watching, hiking, walking, biking, jogging, socializing with friends, movies, theater, opera, cooking, sipping wine, going to restaurants, reading, dining, fashion, museums, art, strolling around White Plains and NYC, etc. and I will be more than happy to give you some tips to enjoy your trip in White Plains, and direct you through NYC. I am available with Hair-dryer, Mirror, Desk and Lamp, Closet / Wardrobe, Fridge, TV, Radio, and Air Conditioning.
A large Patio, surrounded with beautiful gardens, exotic flowers, fruit trees, and colorful birds, outdoor brick oven and barbecue, please (see pictures ). I also give Airport Service pick up and drop off for an extra cost.
Eva is 50. She speaks English and Spanish and enjoys socialising, cooking, watching movies, music, gigs, festivals, painting, reading, photography, learning foreign languages, travel, television, gardening, nature, bird watching, board games, science, theatre, and opera

Eva has 2 children living at home and a friendly dog named Bubba.

Additional Info

There is no better way to learn a foreign language than to speak it in everyday situations. Your host Eva offers qualified language instruction in her native language Spanish. One hour of instruction costs 30.00 USD. The classes will be given by the host herself at the accommodation.

The room rate includes the following services: internet access

Additional available services at an extra charge (payable directly to your host on arrival):

Pick up service: 120.00 USD one-way
Charge for washing machine usage: 5.00 USD per machine load

Pets

Dog

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Bikes for use
  • Computer
  • Games Room
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

   

Room 1
From $50 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Size: 1.3 m2 ( 14 ft2 )

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
$50
$70
Nature View Room
From $50 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Private Bathroom Exclusive for Guests . The Family have their private bathroom.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
$50
$70
Room 3
From $50 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Size: 1.3 m2 ( 14 ft2 )

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
$50
$70
Room 2
From $50 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Size: 1.1 m2 ( 11.8 ft2 )

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
$50
$70
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About the Area

Our house is a great location if you want to stay in White Plains. Also our house is near New York City, just half an hour train ride to New York City. Don't worry as soon as you complete your booking and pay your deposit online you will get an email with our exact address.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Amusement Park
  • Health club
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Please keep our home secure and lock the front door when entering and leaving the house

Please do not adjust the heat settings yourself, ask me and I will happily do it for you

Please keep noise to a minimum after 11pm.
Please do not invite strangers into our home; if you would like to invite a friend over just agree it with me in advance

It's allowed LIGHT COOKING ONLY (Please, no heavy cooking is permitted) and CLEAN UP kitchen and bathroom after use.

Smoking is allowed outside only..

No food is to be taken or eating in GUESTS's room.
Please, food and drinks are not allowed in the bedroom.

Please enjoy your stay and treat our house as you would your own home!

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

18 Reviews

  • 5 hearts
    June 2017

    CLean, cozy and warm. Eva is very kind and accomodating.

  • 5 hearts
    August 2016

    Staying with Eva is a great thing~ ^.^ Her place is very clean, neat and comfortable, considering that house is a hundred years old! The decorations are of colonial style, and if you are lucky enough, you can book the room with the balcony and the view on the second floor. Besides, Eva, our host, is very amiable and loves to share with us her life experiences in White Plains. She'll tell you where to go for delicious food (esp. Peruvian cuisine), where to shop, etc. Above all, the house is very close to Metro North Train Station-White Plains, only five minutes by walk. And the shopping mall is only ten minutes away, the Sears, the Macy's, the food street Mamaroneck, the supermarket ShopRite... We (three adults) had a wonderful time there.

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  • 5 hearts
    March 2016

    Eva is a wonderful host! She is extremely welcoming and really makes you feel like you're at home. I would happily stay with her and her family again.

  • 5 hearts
    January 2016

    Eva is a wonderful host. She made me feel very welcome, as did other members of her family when they visited the house. Eva was more than happy to give help and advice during my stay. The home is very clean and tidy and in a convenient location for NYC. It was nice to be with such a sociable and friendly host when I was travelling alone. I would highly recommend staying with Eva in White Plains. Lovely :-)

  • 5 hearts
    December 2015

    We spent 2 wonderfull weeks in Eva's house in White Plains. The entire familly made it all easy for us , from the beginning till the end of our journey in NYC. The house is well decorated and furnished and the guests have their own bathroom and comfort.
    The house is situated in the countryside of the town of White Plains, so that you can enjoy both nature and wonderful outlets and restaurants and everything you need.
    If you have teenagers, they will feel at ease and share time with the kids, since everyone lives in perfect respect of one another. Eva is a very warm and pleasant person and she likes to share culture,experience and time with her guests.
    You can also think about renting a car because you have a parking place and you can drive to Connecticut, to see beautiful beaches and little harbors, a 20 minutes drive.
    The place is only 30 minutes from Gran Central metro and subway station of NYC, which takes you right in Times Square!
    Don't hesitate to rent a room to Eva in White Plains! Laure, Thomas and Mathias

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  • 5 hearts
    October 2015

    Eva is so kind and attentive. She was the best host I've ever met. She always cared me if everything was fine. At the first day, she kindly helped me to discover what i need to know. As I was not used to living in US, I had some worry about that. However, I can adjust well by Eva's favor. In addition, her family and dog(BaBa) always welcomed me.
    The house is located at near the downtown WhitePlains, and it is located at near the train. So, i was really satisfied living eva's house. I completely recommend to stay eva's house. You can experience to stay with comfortable.

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  • 5 hearts
    July 2015

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  • 5 hearts
    January 2015

    I stayed at Eva’s house for 10days. Eva is a lovely lady and one of the best host I have ever met. The house is about 30-40 minutes away from Grand Central Station, its very clean, quiet and lovely decoration inside. It was my first time in NYC, she showed me around
    White Plains and gave me a lots of tips how to travel in NYC!
    I so appreciate everything she has done for me, and looking forward to see her and her lovely family again soon!

  • 5 hearts
    January 2015

    I stayed in the double bed room for 2 weeks and have nothing but good things to say about my stay. Eva showed me around the town my first day there, and was helpful in finding out everything I needed to know about the area. She was always happy to chat, while never intruding on my privacy. She allowed me use of her kitchen and let me keep leftovers in the fridge. Her home is on a lovely property with a beautiful garden and sitting area in the back which is beautiful in the summer. Her house is less than a 15 minute walk away from the white plains train stop, which is steps from downtown white plains. If you're looking for a place to stay in the area, you will find nowhere better than here!

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  • 5 hearts
    November 2014

    I stayed ten days at Eva's home, it has been a wonderful experience. Her family was very nice to me, and always cared if everything was fine. The first days, Eva helped me to discover White Plains and gave me all the information to know, about the means of transportation and to visit Manhattan. Her home is clean and well-organized, with a nice garden. Moreover, Eva is a very welcoming and interesting person, with whom it is a pleasure to discuss on very kind of subject. So if you plan a trip to New York, I warmly recommend Eva, who is great host and very interested in what she is doing.

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When do I pay?

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