The most densely populated borough in New York, Manhattan is the heart of “the Big Apple,” which features numerous attractions, art museums, must-try cafes, and iconic sights, including the famous Central Park, the neon-lit Times Square, the stunning Empire State Building, and the theatres of Broadway. There is so much in store for everyone here that will surely make good memories that will last a lifetime. Apart from these scenic areas, the borough also boasts of several cheap accommodations. In case you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Manhattan, we have compiled a list of the best affordable Airbnbs in Manhattan, New York City.
This studio located between West Village and Chelsea is so well-furnished and thoughtfully decorated. It comes with a kitchen complete with all the equipment, tools, and basics you’ll need for cooking, baking, and even cocktail making. The spacious living room is installed with an Apple TV and a Sonos speaker. There’s also a supply of bedroom, bathroom, and laundry essentials. The location of this rental is quite ideal as it sits a few blocks away from Union Square and is within walking distance to shops, cafes, and restaurants in the area.
Furnished Studio right btwn West Village/ChelseaNew York, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsher apartment had a very good layout and a large windows for natural lightwe also liked the large windows in her apartment that we were able to open for a breezeannie's studio was perfect for our stay - charming well equipped and super comfortablethe bathroom is clean and the bed is very comfortablethe place is clean and has everything you neededthe apartment itself was stylish clean comfortable and cozyclean simple winter-warm very responsive and sweet hostess :)space: her place is very clean (yay ) and quite roomy/updated for a manhattan studio
Host:annie was a great hostannie was a great host - very helpfulannie is a wonderful and attentive host and was always quick to respond to any questions i hadannie is a wonderful host she is extremely responsive hospitable and helpfulannie is an excellent host and a really great person tooRead more reviewsthe location is great close to many placesthe location was great walking distance to all the fun neighborhoods and very close to the subwaylocation is 30 seconds from the train station with a lot of great spots within walking distancethe location is great toothe location is very close to the station and easy to access anywhere in ny
This studio in the Union Square neighborhood is ideal for solo travelers or a small group of three. It has air conditioning, heating, a well-equipped kitchen, ironing facilities, basic essentials, and WiFi. The bathroom has both a shower and a bathtub. If you have a car, free street parking is allowed. The place is also accessible as it is near the subway lines. Great bars, restaurants, and parks are also within walking distance from here.
Best Quiet Apartment / Union SquareNew York, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat bed full kitchen shower and a comfy couch that doubles as a futonthe space is very comfortable and quietvery comfortable well lit extremely tidy and pleasant private hostel-type settingplace is nice and comfortable for a single personpon’s place was clean and comfythe studio was very clean and nicely decoratedclean and cute placethere is a shared toilet but it was kept consistently clean and not an issuethe common toilets are very clean
Host:pon was a great host and promptly responded via text for any questionsmost notably pon was an excellent host; friendly responsive and helpful to any questions and concernsRead more reviewsthe location is great because it was near walgreens and whole foodsgreat location felt safe and was pretty comfortableclose to subway and good food :)cozy little place in a great locationexcellent gramercy/union square location
If you want a cheap Airbnb in New York that is in a great location close to lots of attraction, but at the same time affordable, then this private bedroom in an apartment building in the Upper West Side of Manhattan is ideal for you. Inside the room is a comfortable futon size bed and two large windows, making the room bright and airy. Another good thing about this apartment is it is on the top floor, so you’ll hear little to no noise, giving you a sound sleep. You are also welcome to use the living room, the functional kitchen, and the shared bathroom.
W. 80's Central Park 3 Blocks WalkNew York, United States
Top guest reviewsgood mattress quiet room great neighborhoodwe had a great time in new york and mark‘s apartment was a real authentic new york experiencethe bed is extremely comfortablea good size bed too you are able to open both sets of windows if you likebed was comfortable & room relatively quietsmall but very clean and comfortableeverything’s clean and it is quite convenientthe place was quite small and old but it was super clean and the bed was very comfortablethe apartment was also very cleangave us our privacy and had a clean apartment
Host:great position and great hostvery kind and hospitable hostmark is a great hostcomfortable bed helpful hostmark was a great host answered any questions i had and also had great advice for things to doRead more reviewsgreat location & fair pricethe location is great very close to the subwayideally situated at the upper west side of manhattan very close to the subway and central parkmark's flat is perfectly located - 2 blocks from subway and only 3 blocks from central parkfriendly neighborhood and perfect location right next to central park
If you want an affordable Airbnb in Manhattan, NYC, but in a good location and at the same time has the conveniences of a real home, then this studio-type room that is ideal for two people is perfect for you. It has all the things you’ll need, including a comfortable bed, a kitchenette, and a private bathroom. When you step outside, you’ll be greeted by numerous restaurants, cafes, bars, local stores, and more. Another thing you’ll love about this house is that you have your entrance that is completely separate from the main house, so you may come and go as you please.
Home Away from Home-Room in MidtownNew York, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe mattress was very comfortablewe loved the basement and ac making our room perfectly coldthe air conditioning was on and the room was clean and comfortablei stayed in marco's room for 5 nights and it was a great experiencebed was super comfyalso clean and comfortableaccommodation was clean and comfortableit is clean cozy very nicethe room is clean and cosyclean cozy comfortable well equipped
Host:they were very kindoverall marco was a flexible and available host always ready to answer our questionsmarco and linda were great hosts for our nyc tripmarco and linda were great hosts and very flexiblemarco is a sweet host he made himself available and you can tell he cares about youRead more reviewsgood location close to everythinga great location near times squaregreat location very affordable and close to public transportationthe location is awesomelocation is great walking distance to many important city places
Just a few blocks to the center of Manhattan, the Columbus Circle, and other essential establishments, including restaurants, nightspots, and local shops, this Airbnb vacation rental is a studio apartment that can accommodate up to three guests. The unit is well-equipped with all the usual home furnishing, like a sitting area, dining, and a functional kitchen. Another good thing about this apartment is it provides fresh linens and towels, which means lesser things to pack for your trip to NYC.
Amazing Apartment ( private bath & very quiet)New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was as described and in a fabulous locationthis columbus circle apartment was an excellent home-base for my solo manhattan visitthe bed was very comfortable and was a good size for the two of usvery good bed and tvit is small and in an older building but very comfortable and quiethouse was clean and tidythe space was very cleanthe apartment was clean and well appointedit was sparkling clean and the bed was so comfortableapartment very clean everything are in to have a great stay
Host:the owner is an outstanding hostnina was a great host she was very quick with her responses when we had any questionsnina was a very responsive hostresponsive and helpful hostgreat space and great hostRead more reviewsgreat location and easy place to stay near the parkit is an awesome locationthe location was absolutely perfectfantastic location to explore the citygreat place to stay near time square
If you’re looking for an Airbnb in downtown Manhattan but don’t want to pay a higher price, then you have to book this studio that is in central Harlem. This neighborhood is busy and artistic, but is equally safe. You’ll find here lots of local restaurants, shops, as well as a diverse culture. The studio is a haven of comfort that has everything you’ll need for a short stay, including one full standard size bed, two sofa beds, and one air mattress, which will all accommodate up to five people. The unit also has other amenities, including living area, kitchen, and dining room.
Private, Simple, Clean + Cool NYC Flat!New York, United States
Top guest reviewsi would suggest to having a better wifi connectioni especially liked the memory foam mattress it was soo comfortablei really enjoyed staying at christina's place and apple tv is always a nice touchnice tv all the channelsplace was a good comfortable spot to relax for the night in harlemthe space was extremely clean and cozyapartment was clean and extremely comfortableotherwise the clean apartment was as advertisedthe place was clean as well as the blankets and towels providedlooks exactly like on the pictures the apartment was pretty clean clean towels and bed sheets
Host:quick very helpful hostthanks for being a great hostthankfully they were able to address these issues with the host and give me a prompt refunded wellchristina is a lovely host and sends lots of great recommendations for guestschristina is a wonderful host with quick text responsesRead more reviewsgreat location close to the subwaygreat location everything seemed close bygood location close to time squaregood value and convenient locationlocation was perfectly located near our work trip to cuny
This Airbnb vacation rental is a loft space in a 100-year-old quintessential New York Building, which features hardwood flooring, brick fireplaces, classic staircases, and a stunning city view. It is in a peaceful neighborhood near the city’s must-visit attractions, including the Central Park, the Hudson River, Times Square and the Subway. Apart from the loft with one queen size bed and a desk and chair, you can also use the kitchen, living area, and dining. You’ll surely get your money’s worth when you book this accommodation.
Lovely Loft space near Central Park & Times SquareNew York, United States
Top guest reviewsloft space is quite warm but fan included so didn’t pose an issueseamless check-in/out with solid wifi clean linens bathroom and kitchen areasthe apartment was always very clean (cleaning lady came once a day)it's a great place very clean and efficientthe apartment was same as description: old-style but quiet clean well-equippedit was very clean and kevin was very quick to respondapartment was clean and amenities adequate
Host:kevin was a helpful host he responded our questions quickly although we did not meetgreat place and great hostsgreat place great host great everythinghost is quick to respond and very thoughtful to guestsbtw it’s also an amazing experience for me to share an apartment with foreign but friendly peopleRead more reviewsthe location is very ideallocation is greatgreat location 2 mins walk to the subwaya great location and a very cute apartmentthe location was great only 1 minute to the subway station
If you’re looking for one of the best budget Airbnbs in Manhattan that has all the amenities of a real home, then this private bedroom in a fully furnished house is ideal for you. The private bedroom is sunny, and has a double bed that can accommodate up to two people. There’s a private bathroom as well. Aside from these, you’re also free to use other parts of the house, including the cozy seating area, fully functional kitchen, dining area, and the backyard with barbecue grill. The neighborhood is predominantly Latin community and just one block to the train and bus station.
Sun-drenched 1BD in Upper East SideNew York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe wifi signal is very goodyou need to have free wifi downloade the app and read the conditionsthe bed is terrific the space is very very quietwith a private bathroom all was like an hotel but with comforts of a flatbut the the rest of the apartment is very well designed and looks greatvery clean and nice placevery clean and easy to accessvery nice and clean appartementthe apartment is very clean everywherethe place was spotless and nicely decorated
Host:they were very helpfulthe hosts are very kindotherwise a friendly hosthernan and chelsea were such great hostshernan and chelsea were very helpfulRead more reviewsclose to a nice shopping centergood location and safegreat location and very nice placea very nice and cosy locationit was a cute location and beautifully designed
If you’re planning to explore New York’s must-visit attractions, then booking this private bedroom in Manhattan is the best way to go, for it is not only more practical than booking a hotel room and not being their most of the time, but it is also convenient for its affordability and location. It is just a stone’s throw away from Central Park, and is also close to the Metropolitan Museum, as well as several restaurants and cafes. Aside from the cozy bedroom with a comfortable bed that can sleep up to two people, you can also use the shared bathroom, dining, and kitchen.
Room 1/2 block from Central Park!New York, United States
Top guest reviewssuper awesome vibes from the neighborhood to the neighbors building erika's aptthe room is a decent size the bed was comfortablespace was clean and functionalthe place was clean and the communication was goodthe house is very clean warmerreally lovely tile in the perfectly clean bathroomher place was very clean and comfortable
Host:she was friendly and helpfulerika was a great hosterika was a great hosterika is a great hosterika is a awesome hostRead more reviewsgreat spot near transit and central parkgreat time and location easy access to metrogreat location in harlem with easy access to public transportation within minutesthe place is located close to central park in a lively area in walking distance to subwaythe location felt safe and accessible
This Airbnb vacation rental is a charming one-bedroom apartment on the second floor of an apartment building, located in midtown west. The neighborhood features a thriving food scene and has some of the best restaurants in town, as well as a vibrant nightlife scene. You can also watch a Broadway show; plus the Central Park and Rockefeller Center are located nearby. The apartment can accommodate up to four guests and features an open plan living room with small seating area, dining set-up, and a fully functional kitchen. It also has a bathroom with a tub and toiletries.
AMAZING 1 BR- TIME SQUARE-SLEEPS 4New York, United States
This Airbnb is a private bedroom in a three-bedroom unit housed in a decent pre-war building. It is located in Midtown and close to Central Park, Broadway shows, Lincoln Center, Time Square, and more. The room features a sunny and cozy vibe brought to you by the two large windows, and has a double bed that can accommodate up to two persons. Also, you are allowed to use the spacious living room with seating area, working table, dining set-up, and a functional kitchen. Just a heads up, this building is old and has slight noise caused by the vent, so if this is going to a problem, better look for other accommodation.
Cozy Bedroom near Columbus Circle RNew York, United States
Are you traveling to Manhattan to explore famous sights in New York? Are you looking for affordable accommodation that will suit your budget? If your answer is yes to all the questions, then this private bedroom in an apartment, located in Upper East Side Manhattan, is a match for you. The bedroom is cozy and bright, complete with a comfortable bed with linens and bedding that will surely make two people very comfortable. Aside from the room, you are also allowed to use the shared bathroom and the living area. Booking this Airbnb vacation rental also make you close to Central Park and numerous modes of transportation.
COZI AND GLAM IN MANHATTANNew York, United States
This Airbnb vacation rental is an affordable private room in a lovely two bedroom house, centrally located in between midtown and downtown. It is near lots of NYC must-visit attractions, and three subway lines, as well as surrounded by numerous cafe, stores, and local restaurants. As for your room, it is well-equipped with a comfortable memory foam mattress, a friendly work desk, and a flat-screen television with Netflix. Other parts of the house are also free to use, including dining, kitchen, and living area.
Clean Room, Central Location in ManhattanNew York, United States
Top guest reviewsthere are air conditioner hair dryer hitter fan tv (netflix)ac worked great and the queen bed is comfythe room and bed descriptions were accurate and comfortable for the two of usthe bedroom is small yet comfortablethe room is neatvery clean and cosysuper clean apartmentwashroom was very cleansuper clean space tasteful great bedthe place was sparkling clean and had everything we needed
Host:tim was a good hosttim was a great hosttim is helpful and kind hosttim was friendly and a perfect hosttim is a kind and helpful hostRead more reviewsgreat location for downtown manhattanthe location is very goodperfect location and size3rd floor walk up in a great locationgreat lil’ spot right located in a great location
Manhattan is an excellent part of New York City, where you’ll find numerous scenic attractions and lots of things to do and experience, from watching a Broadway show to seeing the whole city from the top of the Empire State building, chilling out in Central Park and exploring the neon-lit Times Square. Check out our list of affordable Airbnbs in Manhattan under 65 USD for a more budget-friendly journey in the Big Apple.
Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Manhattan
1. Which are the best Airbnbs near Central Park?
If you’re planning to visit Central Park and want to stay just near it, then you should book any of these amazing Airbnbs within proximity to the park: the lovely loft space, the charming private bedroom, and the cozy bedroom.
2. Which are the best Airbnbs in Manhattan with nice views?
Do you love waking up with a nice view whenever you travel? If so, you’ll surely want to stay in this lovely loft space that features a stunning view of the city.
3. Which are the best Airbnbs in Manhattan good for families?
In case you’re traveling with your family and looking for accommodation that has all the usual home features, then you don’t have to think twice when booking this charming one-bedroom apartment.
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