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The James Baldwin Room at Harlem Townhouse

The James Baldwin Room at Harlem Townhouse

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths

Step back in time to the height of the Jazz Age in this meticulously restored 1890s Harlem Brownstone. Famed venues like The Apollo Theater and Paris Blues are steps away, as are restaurants, cafes and museums. Internationally recognized for it's historical charm and simplicity this townhouse has been the site of many fashion and celebrity photo shoots that have included luminaries like Sharon Jones, Neil Patrick Harris and Moby.

Amenities

Indoor Fireplace
Wireless Internet
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace
Hangers
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad

33 Reviews

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Kirsty User Profile
Kirsty
December 2017
René's house is a real labour of love and it's been beautifully renovated by him over many years, we loved our room and the location was great; near to a few metro stations and some great restaurants plus usual chain restaurants and some convenience stores. I really appreciated h…

Catherine User Profile
Catherine
September 2017
Great place and great atmosphere! Highly recommended.

Ana Paula User Profile
Ana Paula
April 2018
Rene, thanks for the hospitality. I was happy with my stay. Your house is very stylish. I loved the ambient music that brings tranquility to the place. You were very kind when you offered us an extra bed.

Lorena User Profile
Lorena
March 2018
This is a great place to stay, very original and the host is very nice !

Megan User Profile
Megan
January 2018
Great location in Harlem, beautifully restored home. Unforgettable!

Andrew User Profile
Andrew
December 2017
We really enjoyed the old style of the Harlem Flophouse. We arrived very early in the morning from China and Rene could not have been more helpful. The best feature for traveler’s is the location. 125th subway station is a 3 minute walk and gets you to Time Square in 10 minutes o…
René User Profile
Response from René:
My pleasure Andrew. You were nice guests to have around. Safe journeys.
December 2017

Cindy User Profile
Cindy
December 2017
Our stay at Rene’s was awesome. Everything was as described. His place is clean, comfortable and we always felt safe. Subway is a 3-5 minute walk, restaurants and delis are close by. We loved it!!
René User Profile
Response from René:
Thank you. It was great to be your host.
December 2017

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New York, New York, United StatesJoined in August 2012
René User Profile
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I live in Harlem NYC. I practice yoga almost everyday. I play electric guitar and compose music for my indy rock band The Goddess Lakshmi. I own a restored Victorian Townhouse called The Harlem Flophouse which is my primary source of income. I enjoy attending cinema, theater and …
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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