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    The Harlem Flophouse

    242 West 123rd Street, New York City, NY 10027
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    • Excellent59%
    • Very good28%
    • Average7%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “flop house” (11 reviews)
    “shared bathroom” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    11 - 15 of 151 reviews

    Reviewed 25 July 2016

    So glad we found this place. René was so accommodating, providing us a room on such short notice. We loved the restored interior and location. This place is just a short walk from Central Park, as well as several great restaurants and stores. The price...More

    Thank James H
    Reviewed 31 May 2016

    This original brownstone house in Harlem has been a guesthouse for over a hundred years. The place breathes history. Stepping through the front door feels like stepping back in time. The lights are dimmed, everything you see is carefully selected for it's twenties vintage style...More

    Thank baswUtrecht
    Reviewed 17 March 2016

    If you are looking for an atmospheric and comfortable base from which to explore New York this place is a real bargain. Don't let the shared bathroom put you off, there are 2 between 4 rooms and each room has a sink. The owner is...More

    Thank Jimmyjamjoojar
    Reviewed 18 December 2015

    If you like vintage-style places with lots of character, The Harlem Flophouse is the place you're looking for! It is more like a house than a hotel, and that's what we liked about it. The architecture is interesting in itself (I've never seen that many...More

    Thank Cyntia B
    Reviewed 12 December 2015

    This is a very authentic and enjoyable guest house! We liked our 4 nights stay in the Ellington room (en suite bathroom) which offered access to the little garden. I think we saw the owner just ones but somebody was working every now and then...More

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    • US$100 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Location
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    • New York >
    • New York City >
    • Harlem
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    • The Harlem Flophouse Hotel New York City
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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
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    "Go for a room at the back and top floor if you are a light sleeper - that way you won't have anyone..."
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    "We slept in the Corky Hale room looking over the back yards. Even with the window open we were woken only by..."
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    "you can choose any room! They are all great."
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    "I stayed in the third-floor Cozy Cole room, which faces away from the street and has gorgeous light by day..."
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