25 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals On The Upper West Side, NY - Updated 2022

airbnb upper west side

Sandwiched between Hudson River and Central Park, Upper West Side is one of the posh neighborhoods of Manhattan. It is well-known for popular tourist attractions like Natural History Museum as well as Lincoln Center for Performing Arts. With lush green surroundings, tree-lined streets, relaxed but happening atmosphere, a plethora of restaurants and nightlife options, USW is a favorite with travelers, be it business or leisure. Sign up for the best Viator tours, and check out the top things to do in the neighborhood. So here is our list of top Airbnbs on the Upper West Side for the ultimate NYC vacation.

1. Micro-studio near Central Park (from USD 154)

This one-bedroom micro-studio is located in one of the safest areas in Manhattan and is only a walking distance away from Central Park and Riverside Park as well as being a few blocks away from two supermarkets and the subway station.

As for amenities, guests will be delighted to know that there is a kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, stove, oven, Keurig coffee machine, and freezer. There is also a dedicated workspace and pocket wifi available for those on a business trip.

Cosy studio in the perfect location!
192 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you get a small desk big comfy bed functional kitchen area and nice bathroom and excellent shower
very clean easy check in
place was clean with comfortable bed
the bathroom sink and toilet were clean the shower less so
clean cozy and amazing felt like a home away from home
wonderful location and super clean house
great stay and wonderful host
julia is a great host
the host is responsive and friendly and it's a perfect deal for the location
julia is a quick courteous and kind communicator
julia was an excellent host—accommodating and responsive her space was small but has everything you need
wonderfully close to beautiful riverside park
great location that makes enjoying manhattan easy
lovely place in an excellent location close to subway and shopping
julia’s place is really cute
it was wonderful to be so close to riverside park and a short walk to central park
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2. Two-bedroom apartment near the Hudson River (from USD 213)

This two-bedroom apartment offers guests a comfortable place to start their adventures around New York. The apartment features a washer, dryer, TV, wifi connection, two double beds, and a dedicated workspace. The kitchen’s refrigerator, stove, oven, freezer, and Keurig coffee machine are ready to address the guests’ cooking needs. And the cherry on top, the apartment allows guests to bring their pets.

As for nearby places to visit, this apartment is only one block away from the subway station, three blocks away from Central Park, and close to the Hudson River.

2-bedrooms for rent in Manhattan - Upper West Side
New York, United States
33 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were conformable and would definitely stay again if we come back
he had everything clean and ready for our arrival
two spacious clean rooms with desks on the upper west side
thank you for being a super host
host sebastian was also superb
sebastian is a great host and very easy to communicate with
sebastian is very responsive and helpful as a host
very good location very good value
perfect location to roam around nyc
the place is near popular museums and central park
great location very close to the subway and dog friendly
the place had easy access to subway and close to some good restaurants and local bars
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3. Brownstone apartment near midtown (from USD 245)

Feel like a local living in New York with this one-bedroom, brownstone apartment. Only blocks away from Midtown, this apartment is just a short walk away from Central Park and Riverside Park as well as being close to several subways that allow guests to enjoy all that New York has to offer.

The apartment has a TV with standard cable, an indoor fireplace, portable fans, and a dedicated workspace. The kitchen has a refrigerator, stove, oven, and coffee maker. For guests bringing their kids, the apartment has a fireplace and window guards to prevent injury. There is also a travel crib and children’s toys. And the cherry on top is that the apartment allows guests to bring their pets as well.

Full 1 Bedroom Apartment in heart of UWS
New York, United States
243 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was super comfortable plenty of space to unwind and private
the bed was very comfortable and the outdoor patio was a nice bonus
inside the bed was comfy the patio adorable and plenty of room
our stay at vanessa’s apartment was wonderful
the bedroom is large and the bed was just as comfortable as sleeping at home
the whole place was clean and our stay was a delight
this is a wonderful place and a fantastic value it was clean cozy and homey
the place felt squeaky clean spacious and well-equipped
quiet clean airbnb near central park
enormous apartment very clean terrific location very comfortable beds (queen in br twin in lr)
she was a lovely host
very nice communicative and helpful host
vanessa was a wonderful host pleasant and very responsive
vanessa was a gracious host and a pleasure to deal with
vanessa is an extraordinary host very responsive extremely prompt in responding to any requests
great location and great apt
super cute place on the uws in an adorable neighborhood right next to central park
what a spectacular location and apartment easy to access everything in manhattan quiet safe close to subway
fabulous location & spacious apartment has everything you need
spacious and lovely apartment in a great location
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4. Sunny and quiet apartment near Central Park (from USD 201)

Just blocks away from Central Park, this one-bedroom apartment suite offers guests a beautiful, sunny, and quiet stay. It boasts a large Travertine marble tile bathroom and a full walk-in kitchen. There is also a TV, indoor fireplace, crib, pocket wifi, and a dedicated workspace. The apartment’s patio provides a magnificent view of the courtyard below. And the apartment allows guests to bring their pets.

Location is what this apartment takes great pride in as it’s only a few minutes away from the American Museum of Natural History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and, of course, Central Park.

Beautiful Brownstone Just Steps From Central Park
New York, United States
78 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a quiet building firm but comfortable bed / pull out couch just fantastic
high ceilings everywhere and the old-time skylights in the kitchen and bathroom were a delight
beautiful apartment awesome location wonderful check-in and sweet touches such as great coffee tea and a bottle of wine
very clean and stocked kitchen
this apartment is súper clean and chic
the apartment was spotless and so cozy and comfortable
the apartment was spotless bright and well set-up for visitors
the apartment was small but well appointed clean centrally located
the owner is very helpful and responsive
mark was a great host and very accommodating
mark was an excellent host
mark was a great host and very attentive
kudos to mark for being a great host
perfect location steps to central park
many good restaurants close by
the location was so perfect you literally are a few steps from central park
cute apartment great location highly recommended
best location ever really the location could not be beat
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5. Upscale condo with great amenities (from USD 263)

Proudly declaring itself as “better than a hotel”, this one-bedroom condominium unit offers a convenient and upscale apartment to act as your sanctuary throughout your stay in New York. Beautifully renovated, this apartment features hardwood floors, a 42-inch smart HDTV, and a king size bed with soft linens, soundproof windows, blackout blinds, and a marble-tiled bathroom. The galley-renovated, windowed kitchen has a Nespresso machine, refrigerator, freezer, stove, and oven. To top all of this off, the condo allows guests to bring their pets albeit at an additional cost although bowls, a bed, and toys are provided.

Being a block away from Riverside Park, the condo is only three minutes away from the subway that takes you to Times Square and 10 minutes away from Central Park and Columbia University.

Contemporary & Classic Sanctuary on the Hudson
New York, United States
217 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were instructions for the tv ac fan etc
the apartment felt tranquil as well with comfortable furniture and beautiful artwork and interior design
it has all the amenities needed and it’s extremely comfortable
fabulous place to stay well appointed apartment with thoughtful guest amenities
bathroom felt like a spa the office setup was perfect
there were many thoughtful touches and we found the space to be very clean and cozy
it is clean spacious comfortable has everything you would need
the space was well equipped very clean and had everything we needed for a great stay
super clean comfortable well-designed and tranquil space
the host stayed in contact with us often to make sure that we were well taken care of
she was very accommodating and very responsive as well
she is wonderful hospitable thoughtful and communicative
catherine was an amazing host—so responsive clear and accommodating
catherine is the consummate host with such wonderful small touches all thought out to make your stay delightful
super cute and cozy place in a great location
a great location it’s located in the upper west side and so close to everything via subway
great location for visiting new york
great location and in a safe area
the location was so convenient and a beautiful neighborhood
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6. Authentic Manhattan living in an Airbnb (from USD 143)

From the title of this Airbnb rental, guests can expect to live like an actual local in Manhattan with this one-bedroom rental. Its spacious living room features a high ceiling with a loft, an indoor fireplace, and various French paintings. There is also a queen size bed, dedicated workspace, and wifi connection. For guests bringing their cars, they will be happy to know that the rental offers free street parking.

As for nearby places to visit, this rental is close to several restaurants of various specialties like Japanese, Indian, and Italian. It’s also only a six-minute walk away from Central Park.

Authentic Living in Manhattan
New York, United States
176 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is comfortable and the outdoor space is great
fabulous location lovely small balcony & super comfortable bed
the entire space is very welcoming and comfortable
queen bed is very comfortable
clean responsive helpful very nice to know betty
the apartment is very clean and cute
lei was a great host with fast communication and a clean classy quiet place with great amenities
shelley's place is clean spacious (for nyc) and cozy
lovely place clean and tidy
she was a fantastic host
good host to deal with
host was so sweet and responsive
she was super friendly to interact with and wonderfully accommodating
lei is an awesome host and she responds super quick
super cute tiny apartment great location
great location and stylish place
the location is ideal just a few minutes walk from the subway and central park restaurants etc
perfect location at a great value
a nice walk or quick metro ride
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7. Studio condo near Broadway (from USD 174)

Describing itself as thoughtfully designed and bright, this studio condominium unit offers guests all that they will need to have a great stay throughout their vacation in New York. It features a 50-inch smart TV with Amazon Prime and Netflix connections, a Queen Casper bed, a full marbled bath, room-darkening shades, an Alexa sound system, portable fans, and a dedicated workspace. The kitchen has a full-size subzero refrigerator, Miele gas stove, Miele stainless steel oven, and drip coffee maker. The studio is also dog-friendly, so guests can bring their dog at an additional cost.

With the studio just two blocks away from Broadway, guests will find that they are very close to various shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and attractions.

Perfectly Designed Cozy Parkside Studio -Queen Bed
New York, United States
36 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
catherine's was very clean and comfortable communication was great
catherine’s studio could not have been more perfect clean spotless quiet and great location
the space is super clean uncluttered nicely decorated and well equipped
great stay overall the apartment was clean and had all of the little touches necessary to feel at-home
catherines place was wonderful very convenient spot and super clean
she’s the best host
the host has a wonderful attention to detail
a wonderful host and place
communication with the host was excellent
c is an amazing host and their apartment was just the same
really nice place you can walk to the subway it’s like 5min away
affordable modern comfortable great location and safe
incredible on all counts location ease of check in apartment quality etc
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8. Spacious apartment near St. John's Cathedral (from USD 375)

This two-bedroom apartment offers you a great starting point for your adventures around New York City. Bright, airy, and spacious, this home can accommodate up to six people and is great for business travelers, and families. There is wifi, a TV, and a dedicated workspace available for your convenience and entertainment. The kitchen has a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, and a coffeemaker for your cooking and dining needs.

This home is conveniently close to several shops, restaurants, and attractions as Central Park is only two blocks away and St. John’s Cathedral is only a block away.

Entire Spacious 2 Bed Apt on UWS
New York, United States
88 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
three a/c units cool the place down after being out all day
the photos shown were of a well put-together place that's cheerful colorful and cozy
the building was a beautiful dutch apartment complex with wonderful views
more than enough amenities and the apartment was clean cozy and comfortable for my family
apartment clean with plenty of bed space
house was clean no funny smells
the place was clean and in a good location
great clean space close to everything
jenny's apartment was clean centrally located and exactly as described
jenny was a wonderful host
jenny was communicative and helpful
jenny was very helpful with finding the keys and getting inside
wonderful host answered all questions jenny was very responsive and helpful
jenny was very responsive and accommodating
great apartment in a convenient location
wonderful space and great location
the location is perfect for anything
good location good area spacious apartment
there were several restaurants close by that were amazing
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9. Find luxury in antiquity (from USD 500)

Located in a family-friendly neighborhood less than a block away from Central Park, this spacious and beautifully decorated duplex apartment is situated on the top 2 floors of a historic brownstone building. This apartment is within a 5-minute walk from major subway lines and is less than a 30-minute walk from popular tourist attractions like Metropolitan, Natural History Museum, Guggenheim, and others. Plenty of grocery stores and eateries are close by too.

The second floor houses the living room, dining room, modernly equipped kitchen and a large bathroom whereas the third floor features 2 large bedrooms with a common bathroom. All rooms are tastefully done with antique furniture and artistic paintings. The bathroom is fitted with a hot tub for 2 people.

One bedroom with its window overlooking the garden has a king size bed with a trundle underneath whereas the other bedroom offers a queen size bed with a street view. Besides, this apartment offers a cable TV with Netflix and Pandora. This Airbnb on the Upper West Side of Manhattan easily accommodates 6 and can be a good choice for a group of friends with each getting enough room for privacy. It is good even for a family with little kids with no worry about them being loud early morning and waking up the neighbors.

2000 sqf Duplex in Townhouse
New York, United States
169 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 6 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable with lovely furnishings
two bathrooms allowed us to maximize our enjoyment of the apartment
francesca made certain we got into the apt ok
beds mattresses and sheets were phenomenally comfortable
i would recommend francesca’s apartment if you want a truly authentic new york experience
it was very clean and cozy
the house was clean with abundance of extra towels and lenins
is clean and well taken care of
place is very clean and beds are comfortable
the house was clean and had everything we needed
host was extremely helpful
the owners were great
highly responsive host with readiness to help 24x7
the hosts are very nice and responsive
very nice airbnb host
amazing location for families- very close to an awesome playground in central park
the location was perfect
we loved the location which was very close to central park
fantastic location and beautiful apartment
the location is outstanding and very close to central park and the subway
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10. A tranquil apartment with a fully equipped kitchen (from USD 200)

Welcome to this charming and tranquil apartment that promises a delightful stay in the heart of New York City. Enjoy a relaxed morning, as you are step under the rainfall shower in the morning. Then, prepare your favorite meal in the kitchen that comes with stainless steel appliances. There is one bed available here, along with a flat-screen TV, a stereo and access to wireless internet.

Prime Central Park West Pied à Terre
New York, United States
166 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was easy and automatic
the bed is very comfortable with a fan above
spacious for 2 with comfy bed high ceilings a great ceiling fan and window ac
such a convenient modern lovely apartment to stay in loved the amenities too
we loved the sitting area right next to the a/c - very welcome in mid-july
clean and very comfortable
modern and clean bathroom
very comfortable and clean space
great stay clean and exactly as described
the apartment is clean and tidy
the hosts provided a great printed listing of neighborhood restaurant recommendations which we took advantage of
josh was an excellent host who replied immediately and gave us very good recommendations
josh is a great host and responded quickly to all of my enquiries
josh is also responsive and give some restaurants laundry and supermarket recommendations nearby
josh was an excellent host - accommodating to our scheduling and attentive
perfect apartment located at perfect location
the location is awesome
super cute apartment with everything you need and an amazing location
having central park and the subway so close was just perfect
well located it touches central park 2 steps from subway very calm
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11. A cozy apartment overlooking a garden (from USD 113)

Set in an extremely quiet area, this cozy Upper West Side, New York apartment provides one bedroom and one private bathroom and can only accommodate solo travelers. You can enjoy the view of the garden right from the comfort of your apartment, sure to please your eyes and treat your soul. Amenities offered here include cable TV, wireless internet access and laundry.

Great Apt Steps from Central Park
98 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
with a small fan in the bedroom i had white noise that i prefer when i sleep
the bathroom was stocked with toiletries and the kitchen with yummy snacks
the bedroom and bed are huge and extremely quiet
her apartment is much nicer than in the photos
we had an awesome stay in lynne's apartment
very clean and cozy
everything was wery clean and quaiet
the room was clean and cozy
the bathroom was very clean and well appointed
her place is very clean and comfortable
lovely caring and flexible host
she is a nice person and a nice host
lovely building and lynne was a gracious host
lynne was a great host
lynn was a gracious host
great location next to central park
great location close to the central park
perfect location close to trains and central park
the location is great
the location is great just a few steps away from central park and the metro
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12. A spacious room with a private roof deck in a shared apartment (from USD 154)

Nestled in a prime area of the Upper West Side, this apartment offers a spacious room that comes with a full bed and an individual daybed to accommodate up to three people. Feel free to use the equipped kitchen to prepare your American breakfast. The best thing about this apartment is probably its private roof deck that makes for an excellent place to indulge in the sweeping views of New York City from high above.

Full Size Room with Private Balcony in Shared Apt
New York, United States
206 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was incredible and the amenities were fantastic
the apartment also has a nice deck you can enjoy
nicely styled clean nice linens ceiling fan room ac loved the deck
the wifi could use an upgrade but apart from that we had a really good stay
the room is very spacious and nice with a nice view
clean room and restroom
very clean place tastefully made
everything was clean and tidy and convenient
it is new and clean
a great place very clean and neat
they were wonderful hosts and made sure that we felt at home
she was a very good host
thank you for being a gracious host
very great host super accommodating and just the sweetest
apeksha was a great host
the location is fantastic close to everything
great location very close the center park close downtown
the apartment is located in a beautiful neighborhood only blocks from central park
perfect prime location on the upper west
this apartment has very good location easily to subway station or bus station
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13. An elegant treehouse in UWS for you

A short walking distance from Lincoln Center, Central Park as well as a 72nd Street subway station, this apartment is conveniently located within a close proximity of numerous restaurants and shopping places. It is well appointed with all the necessary amenities and its aesthetic appeal makes it further homely. It boasts a gorgeous patio that overlooks a picturesque courtyard.

Having a chilled beer in the evening on this private deck lined with plants and lights is a heavenly feeling. The cozy bedroom with a wall to wall king size bed provides the highest degree of comfort. I am sure you would sleep like a baby on it. This apartment is like an enchanting little hideaway in the heart of the city.

Charming UWS Treehouse Apt
New York, United States
254 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and interior of apt is very nice and lovely balcony
the deck is wonderful to enjoy breakfast or late pizza
an intimate 3rd floor apartment with a lovely garden balcony
wifi worked perfectly for us and the french press was great for morning coffee
beautiful small apartment with great outdoor space
it was warm clean and really homey
this is exactly as described - lovely clean brownstone walk-up
this place is stylish convenient comfy and clean a great value
claire's place is beautiful clean and in a nice quiet neighborhood; the decoration detail is incredible
everything was just as described clean spacious and in the best location
claire was a super host
our host was always responsive
claire was a very pleasant and helpful host
claire is a very kind and responsive host
claire is an attentive and caring host
the location was great too
great location in a friendly area very close to 72nd subway
the location is super safe beautiful and conveniently located to see the city
many amazing restaurants near by and shops
it’s in a great neighborhood close to the subway close to central park
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14. Live in a historic pre-war building

Situated in the heart of UWS and not far away from Central Park as well as Broadway, this apartment in a very secure neighborhood provides easy access to metro stations as well as a number of bars, restaurants, shopping sites and museums. Well located in a pre-war building on the 85th street, the ‘exposed piping,’ 'fire-escape’ outside your window, and vintage radiators will make you feel as if you have traveled back in time. This one-bedroom luxury condo has all brand new furniture and features a queen size bed along with an air mattress. It also has a well-appointed kitchen with modern amenities and basic groceries so that you can quickly have breakfast before heading out. With enough room to house three people, this apartment gives you a true New York experience.

Modern Design near CENTRAL PARK!!!
New York, United States
229 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

15. Discover peace in city center in this one-bedroom Airbnb

Centrally located in UWS, this bright and clean apartment has close proximity to Central Park as well as a plethora of cafes, restaurants, and supermarkets. The living room has a large fireplace and a sofa bed which can be pulled out to sleep two additional guests. The Airbnb is brightly lit with natural light. The blue and green painted walls give a vibrant air to the entire place.

The bedroom has a full sized bed as well as an alcove which can also be utilized as a sleeping space if required. The kitchen though small has all the necessary stuff to cook a basic meal. For all the music enthusiasts, this house also has a keyboard and a guitar. So come and experience a musical stay here while exploring the city.

1BR Apt only 1/2 block from Central Park
New York, United States
74 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

16. Strawberry fields forever

Located 1.5 blocks away from the famous Strawberry Fields in Central Park, this sun-kissed one-bedroom apartment in a classic building is a perfect place for couples, solo as well as business travelers who can do without iron and microwave. The location of this apartment provides easy access to most of the major subway lines. You can get every kind of cuisine in the vicinity. All rooms have enough windows and are brightly lit with natural light.

These windows offer stunning views of the city. The bedroom has a warm bed for you to crash into at night. You would also have your own bathroom with all the bath essentials like fresh towels, shampoo, and soap. In addition to these, there is a laundry room in the basement of the building which can be used at an additional charge. In spite of being located in an abuzz city center, this vacation rental in NYC offers the necessary peace as it faces inside of the block.

Strawberry Fields Forever!
New York, United States
41 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
in general we found the apartment adequately comfortable for our three night stay
the apartment is good for a single traveler couple of even small family (one kid)
a very comfortable apartment with personality and nice ambiance
super clean and comfortable apartment
the house is clean warm & cozy
clean bright bathroom with great water pressure was greatly appreciated
the apartment was clean accessible as presented on the airbnb site
we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at katy's it was clean convenient and super quiet
thank you for hosting your home
the hosts were responsive and respectful
katy & george were excellent hosts and very accommodating to my schedule
george sent a few extra helpful notes and answered our questions immediately
what an awsome place katy was so kind and gave us very elaborate tips and guidance before checking in
super close to two subway stations and central park
the apartment and location were great
great location cute neighborhood close to everything you could need
great location cozy quiet apartment
most important the location is very safe and very close to subway station restaurant central park
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17. A lovely loft with big windows

Set in the Upper West Side, where Central Park and Times Square are in close proximity, this lovely loft promises a comfortable stay for either solo travelers or couples. Prominent features of the loft include hardwood floors, brick fireplaces and a classic staircase. From the big windows, you can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the city and soak up the morning sunshine. Facilities offered here include a bedroom, a shared bathroom, an equipped kitchen and access to a wireless internet connection.

Lovely Loft space near Central Park & Times Square
New York, United States
386 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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loft space is quite warm but fan included so didn’t pose an issue
seamless check-in/out with solid wifi clean linens bathroom and kitchen areas
the apartment was always very clean (cleaning lady came once a day)
it's a great place very clean and efficient
the apartment was same as description: old-style but quiet clean well-equipped
it was very clean and kevin was very quick to respond
apartment was clean and amenities adequate
kevin was a helpful host he responded our questions quickly although we did not meet
great place and great hosts
great place great host great everything
host is quick to respond and very thoughtful to guests
btw it’s also an amazing experience for me to share an apartment with foreign but friendly people
the location is very ideal
location is great
great location 2 mins walk to the subway
a great location and a very cute apartment
the location was great only 1 minute to the subway station
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18. A comfortable studio with an indoor fireplace

If you want to live close to the best shopping centers and top-notch restaurants, as well as major attractions, this comfortable studio is among the accommodation choices that you should consider. Featuring a super comfortable bed, the studio is ideal for two people but can accommodate up to four.

Enjoy the fresh linens and towels, along with air conditioning and central heating. You can also cook your meals in the fully equipped kitchen. If you need to stay warm when the weather gets cold, you can enjoy the indoor fireplace. A glass of wine, as company, would be perfect.

Amazing Brownstone Studio @ Central Park West
New York, United States
113 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as noted in the description the second bed is an air mattress but it's a good one
it reminded me of the apartment in the tv show friends
fantastic apartment- can’t get a better location
the walk up is easy and i am 76 wifi works
the apartment itself is spacious with a large bathroom with good light (important for the ladies
cozy clean and tidy
it is clean safe and comfortable
the apartment itself is very clean and well furnished
the place was as advertised very clean
great space for 1-2 people and very clean
ale is a wonderful host
ale was a great host very responsive answering all our questions
alexandrino was quick to respond to any questions and a very nice host
easy to communicate with the host
he's a good host
the location is excellent
great location near central park
perfect location right near central park
apartment's location is terrific
great location on upper west side
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19. Classy Manhattan getaway

Don’t know where to stay on the Upper West Side? Check out this classy rental. Located on West 83rd Street right across the famous Cafe Lalo (you would have seen this in movies like ‘You’ve Got Mail’), this classy and airy studio comfortably accommodates 2 people. With stylish high-class furniture, this place is a refreshing escape from the crowded streets of New York. Central Park, Hudson River, and subway stations are located a couple of blocks away. The studio features a bedroom alcove which basically separates the living room from the sleeping area.

The marvelously elegant full-sized bed with a lovely bedding and throw pillows simply complements the luxurious decor of this apartment. The apartment comes with a fully working kitchen. However, please note that there is no cable TV, though you can easily connect the TV to your laptop or mobile and stream Netflix or HBOGo. There are plenty of restaurants like 5 Napkin Burger, Haru Sushi, Hummus Kitchen, etc within a short walk from this apartment. So if you are an aficionado of food and luxury at the same time, then this is an ideal Airbnb for you.

Classy Manhattan Getaway!
133 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

20. Live in style in this Manhattan apartment

This stylish Airbnb is housed in a well-maintained brownstone building in the vicinity of Central Park and train lines 1, 2, 3, A and C. It is a short walk away from Times Square as well as other attractions like Broadway and has plenty of restaurants/cafes in the neighborhood. The apartment is spacious, clean and is equipped with all new chic furniture. The 48-inch TV in the living room is provided with Apple TV and Netflix.

This house situated on the ground floor boasts a big garden where you can have a cup of coffee and enjoy a lazy morning. The bedroom has a garden view and features a queen size bed, closet, a dresser and a chest of drawers. This house is a blessing for all the cat lovers as you get a chance to share this apartment with the owner’s cat, who other guests say is one of the best cats in the world.

Live in style in this Manhattan apartment

21. Pretty private palace

With three bedrooms that can accommodate 12 people, this house is ideal for big groups. Located in a friendly neighborhood, this Airbnb is a couple of blocks away from Central Park and one block away from subway station. There are countless food and shopping places in the vicinity. The furnishings and cleanliness of this Airbnb are nothing less than that offered by a fine hotel.

One bedroom has two queen beds whereas the other two have one queen bed each. The living area has a sofa bed and a couch. Thus there is enough room for all 12 guests staying here. This house has an open concept kitchen that carries basic cooking paraphernalia. It also has a modern updated bathroom with a shower cubicle and a bathtub. If you are looking to save a few bucks by avoiding booking multiple rooms in a hotel for your entire family or a big bunch of friends during your NYC vacation, then this could be an option for you.

Pretty private palace

22. Feel the charm of this homey apartment near Central Park

Located on a quiet street very close to Central Park and the riverside, this charming fully furnished one bedroom apartment is ideal for solo travelers, couples or business travelers. This apartment comfortably accommodates 2 people, though with some additional charges a third person can be easily accommodated. It provides easy access to all major subway lines (1, 2, 3, B, D and C) as well as city bike stations to downtown. It is also at a walking distance from a number of convenience stores and restaurants.

A comfortable queen sized bed that comes with this Airbnb will definitely provide a goodnight’s sleep after an exhausting day sightseeing or hosting business meetings. A fully equipped kitchen is an icing on the cake for all those who love to cook. Besides, if you choose to stay here, you could tap on the hosts’ immense local knowledge and get some helpful tips about places to visit and restaurants to eat at.

A homey apartment in UWS

23. A modern apartment within walking distance to the American Museum of Natural History

Nestled in a strategic location and close to plenty of major attractions, such as the American Museum of Natural History, Rockefeller Center and Broadway, this modern apartment is ideal for small families of four, who can enjoy a good night’s rest on the two comfortable beds available. The entire apartment will be yours throughout your stay and you can also enjoy its facilities that include a cable TV, an equipped kitchen and an indoor fireplace.

COZY STUDIO Upper West Side
New York, United States
101 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

24. Dog-friendly studio

Just steps away from Riverside Park, this studio rental is only two minutes away from the subway station, ten minutes from Central Park, and close to several restaurants, shops, and attractions.

The home itself has room-darkening shades, an HD Apple TV, an Alexa sound system, portable fans, and a dedicated workspace. The kitchen comes with a stove, refrigerator, oven, and a Nespresso coffee machine. There is also a private backyard where guests can play with their pets. You heard it right. This rental is dog-friendly and allows guests to bring their dogs along.

New York, United States
99 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi works great and the back patio is really quiet and peaceful
great tv and solid internet
the beds are comfortable wifi is good shower is excellent
i’m a bit of a germophobe and neat freak and i felt completely comfortable here
the loft bunk would have been difficult for me to use but the couch/ bed is very comfortable
a clean and cutely decorated studio apartment
it was sparking clean - with a beautifully renovated bathroom
clean and well laid out for a small space
the place was really nice and clean
such a lovely studio and the uws perfect spot to go see it all…clean bright and comfortable
she was a very welcoming host and very informative
she was quick to respond and very kind
host was extremely responsive and communicative
quick responses from the wonderful host and the place was very nice and clean
i absolutely loved my stay in this studio the communications from the host are prompt friendly and helpful
perfect location for exploring manhattan
the location is great
great location and the place is very cute
great location: easy to find and close to metro
we loved the location
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25. Charming large studio with a private terrace

This charming, large studio rental boasts a magnificent private terrace that’s furnished with a bistro table. This terrace then connects to the living space via French double doors. The living space itself has a 50-inch UHD 4K smart LED TV, blue-ray DVD player, a Bose stereo system with a Bluetooth port, and fine Rajasthani artwork throughout the room. It also has a kitchen with a refrigerator, oven, and coffee maker.

Finally, the studio is only half a block away from the subway and is close to several restaurants and shops.

Charming Lrg Studio w/privt.deck ½ block fro subwy
New York, United States
27 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
despite the bed being a sofa bed it is quite comfortable
the outdoor terrace was an additional delight and the apartment was very comfortable
i and my husband had an amazing experience during the week that we lived in antonio’s apartment
his place was clean and tidy
the apartment is cozy and was very clean
the house was clean warm and fully equipped
antonio is a wonderful host
antonio is a great host
antonio is a great host
antonio was very friendly and accommodating
antonio was an excellent host and his apartment was exactly as advertised
the location of the apartment is also great and is very close to the subway
the location is wonderful very near of the subway in 15 minutes we was in times square
the studio is in a great location
the place has a great localization near of public transport restaurantes supermarket
i felt safe in the building and neighbourhood
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Live like New Yorkers in the Upper West Side

So if you really want to get a glimpse into the life of a real New Yorker, you can do so by choosing any one of these apartments. Feel completely at home in any of these Airbnbs and experience the various facets of this city, New York style.

Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs on the Upper West Side

1. Which are the most budget-friendly Airbnbs on the Upper West Side?

This cozy apartment overlooking a garden is one of the most budget-friendly Airbnb vacation rentals on the Upper West Side in New York City. Book your stay now!

2. Which are the most luxurious Airbnbs on the Upper West Side?

The most luxurious Airbnb on the Upper West Side in NYC is this luxurious townhouse. Coming second in terms of decor and amenities is this cozy apartment overlooking a garden.

3. Which are the best Airbnbs on the Upper West Side for families?

If you are coming to the Upper West Side with your loved ones, treat them to a nice, comfortable stay and book any of these Airbnbs suitable for families: i) Find luxury in antiquity; ii) A tranquil apartment with a fully equipped kitchen.

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