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Efuru Guest House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Paris, France
Reviewed 15 August 2014

I was reluctant to share my experience about this guest house as i wanted to keep it for myself like a secret! I've spent more than 15 days in that place, i joined 3 of my friends there and we only have to pay a little extra for my stay in the flat ( not even 150$). We've met a...

2Thank lok12014
Reviewed 11 March 2014

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3Thank Isabel H
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 January 2014

The guest house is alright but the owner Lydia completely ruins it. She is obsessed by money. Coming from abroad, I had reserved online and was given a "Total price". After a night's stay the guy who runs the place told me there was a 14 or so % surcharge for tax. I asked to speak to Lydia the owner...

8Thank gruntmastermbg
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Stayed for a few nights at Efuru while attending a wedding in NY. Owners Lydia and Jun were very accomodating, the house was quiet and secure and the location was fantastic, only a short distance from Central Park and the 2/3 Lines. There was an issue with the air conditioning in my room and Lydia and Jun were extremely understanding...

1Thank Alexander M
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 13 July 2012

First of all, Harlem is not at all dangerous as you might think. The 80's image in my mind was not at all what we found with my wife when we stayed there. People: the nicest. Everything very clean, great MTA access (subway and bus). The Efuru was a good experience. We made a reservation months in advance (stayed there...

4Thank Alejandro-Salazar
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2011

My wife and I stayed at Efuru for a week in Sept 2011. Firstly the accommodation:- Good points:- 1)It was very secure, external and internal entrance doors with coded entry, and room door with key lock. 2) It was quiet, and the bed comfortable, albeit very squeaky. 3) Bathroom was clean, and always had hot water. 4) cooker/toaster/fridge/tv - all...

9Thank Essex123
Alverca do Ribatejo, Portugal
Reviewed 12 September 2011

The apartment was clean and with a good location, near subway, supermarket, coffees and restaurants. The zone had nice people and we didn't have any problems on walking in the streets during the night or day. If we return to NY one day for sure we will stay there again.

1Thank ariel_filipa
Reviewed 10 June 2011

We stayed at the Efuru Guest House for 6 nights. Booking was fairly easy and everything was available as promised. The neighbourhood, south Harlem, was quiet and safe. There were some good restaurants and coffee bars nearby. The rooms were very spacious (with airco!) and the shared bathroom was clean and functional. Rona, the housekeeper was very kind, we had...

1Thank DeMies
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 1 June 2011

My mom, aunt, and I were in New York for Sufjan Stevens' concert and we ended up booking Efuru for four days. While there was initial concern about safety in the Harlem area, it was actually pretty good. We once walked from the train station to Efuru at around 3 in the morning and the streets were clear and safe....

1Thank zetdiaz
Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA
Reviewed 22 July 2010

My family had two rooms on the top floor of the Harlem Brownstone. The kitchenette was adequate for what we needed (generally, breakfast only). The rooms were clean and comfortable, and slept well. Some others will (and have) question the location, but it's a great way to experience a more multicultural NYC than one would staying closer to central park...

2Thank buchanro

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Staying in Harlem

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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighbourhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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Address: 106 W 120th St, Harlem, New York City, NY 10027-6401
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
Price Range: RM572 - RM774 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Avoid 3rd floor if you have trouble with the stairs.”
sheffield_S111, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you are older people ask for bedroom on the ground room or basement.”
SothilingamR, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Before you book, just ask them if you will have your toilet on your floor.”
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  • Sooooo clean ;). the shelf in our room ....
  • Stairs to the bathroom ...
296annamariau, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Avoid this place”
gruntmastermbg, 14 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Be aware that the smallest room is very small - although nicely decorated - and doesn't have a window, so while it is reasonably priced, it might be worth paying a little extra for a slightly bigger room. Had a fantastic stay though.”
914alexanderm, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
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