Top 28 Airbnbs In New York City For the Best Experience - Updated 2021

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One of the most visited cities in the world, New York features many attractions, including museums, theaters, beautiful buildings, department stores, and Instagrammable places. But in terms of accommodation, we all know that Airbnb provides a fresh alternative to the generic chain hotels for our travels. Whether you’re looking for a staycation weekend or are visiting The Big Apple for the first time, Airbnb is an excellent way to find affordable yet comfortable places to crash at. Live vicariously like a true New Yorker; choose from listings such as quirky Brooklyn brownstones to swanky open lofts in Manhattan in the NYC.

Here are the best Airbnbs in New York City that will make you feel at home on your next visit.

Private rooms in Brooklyn

1. Williamsburg church loft space (from 130 USD)

To be in the heart of Williamsburg with easy access to everything was perfect - and having the apartment facing the back of the “church” made it incredibly quiet at night. Lindsay (guest review)
This listing is currently not available. Do check out some of the other Airbnb properties for a great stay in New York City.

130 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

You’ll love it here if you’re into unique spaces. This two-storey loft is built on the third floor of a 19th-century church. With exposed brickwork and modern yet rustic furniture, this loft combines the comforts of new with the old factory grit.

Guests won’t have the whole loft, but the host, Andrew, will be upstairs most of the time anyway. Everything else you need will be accessible, including a shared kitchen, living room, laundry closet, balcony, and your own bathroom.

This charming loft is located in Williamsburg, one of the most liveliest neighborhoods of New York. But also, unlike Manhattan, the noise here isn’t made up of cars but of people out and about. There are also tons of great eats and beautiful parks within easy reach.

Williamsburg Church Loft Space

Price: from 130 USD

2. Airy designer loft in Williamsburg (from 133 USD)

Airy Designer Loft in Williamsburg
Source: Airbnb

The apartment was beautiful - open, airy, and bright. There’s clearly an attention to detail in the decorating! David (guest review)
133 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

This loft space with exposed brickwork and designer accents is ideal for a young couple, especially if you want to experience a taste of authentic Brooklyn-style living. It’s right on the third floor of a freshly-renovated industrial-era factory building, and is decorated with a Scandinavian style in mind.

If you are too lazy to head out, you can whip up a simple meal in the fully-equipped kitchen, complete with high-quality appliances and cookware. Take your meal up to the gorgeous rooftop patio and enjoy the sunset over the Manhattan skyline for a perfect evening.

Located on one of the calmer streets in Williamsburg, the area offers a quiet neighborhood charm but with easy access to the city. The neighborhood offers a variety of fantastic restaurants, bars, and cafes, as well as supermarkets and delicatessen shops.

Airy Designer Loft in Williamsburg

Price: from 133 USD

3. Duplex with patio (from USD 169)

99 USD / night | 2 beds | 4 guests

One of the coolest Airbnbs in New York, this one is not your traditional vacation rental, but is an actual hotel. Located in the industrial chic area of North Greenpoint in Brooklyn, the duplex in The Box House Hotel will provide a comfortable stay for up to 4 guests, perfect for people traveling with friends or family.

The loft is styled in bright colors, hardwood floors, and a mix of antiques and contemporary art, creating a warm and cozy setting. It also has high ceilings and skylight windows, so the unit is bright all day long. Not only that, the stunning view of Midtown Manhattan from the balcony itself is worthy enough to stay in this Brooklyn property.

Also See: Best Places For Nightlife in Manhattan, New York

Duplex Loft Suite with Patio
Brooklyn, New York, United States
145 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sofa bed was incredibly comfortable
we had breakfast in the hotel restaurant a few times which was a nice treat yummy pancakes
i would definitely stay again highly recommend if you want a apartment feel with hotel amenities
be sure to use the fans before bed otherwise the loft area can get overly warm for sleep
the room was very beautiful und comfortable
Cleanliness:
wonderfully hip clean and accomodating
beautiful and very clean
place was sparkling clean
the room was very clean and decorated beautifully
the room was clean quite and everything i could imagine
Host:
the hotel staff was very helpful
the staff was very welcoming and accommodating
the service was help and friendly
also great service and friendliness from all the staff
staff was very kind and helpful
Location:
perfect location for a nyc visit
great location rooms are huge
great neighborhood to walk around lots of restaurants and shopping
plenty of room and great location
lovely hotel very stylish great location
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4. Chic, compact private studio in Bushwick (from USD 50)

This tastefully decorated studio has just the essentials for two guests. There’s a comfortable double bed, a full bathroom, an HD TV, and some self-catering amenities such as a Keurig coffee maker, a microwave, and a refrigerator (plus a few thoughtful touches from the owner including bagels and other snacks). Although the studio is a compact unit, typical of Bushwick homes, it has high ceilings and lets in lots of light. If you so desire, you can use the blackout curtains to dim the room. The rental is nestled in an up-and-coming neighborhood, so you’ll have lots to check out in the area. It is also just a few minutes from lower Manhattan. Be warned that as the studio faces the street, you should expect a bit of noise - all part of the Brooklyn experience, though!

Private studio! Thoroughly disinfected 1A
Brooklyn, New York, United States
318 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
provided amenities was a plus and wifi is strong
the apartment itself was super comfortable and my mother enjoyed the coffee maker and having her own space
the apartment looks just like the pictures
we really enjoyed our stay (1 week) at walter’s airbnb the room was exactly as described and shown online
good wireless connection clean bathroom and street parking was available close by
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and very comfortable
everything was clean and the room smelled really fresh
the bathroom was clean and there were essentials like towels and shampoos
very clean and perfect for two people to stay
nice and clean
Host:
a very nice host who really cares about his guest
walter was a great host always reachable if we had questions
walter was a very generous reliable host
most important: walter is a great host who really cares about the wellbeing of his guests
overall though this was a great place and a great host
Location:
great location in brooklyn close to the subway
apartment ideally located close to subway stations
the location of the apartment is a 10 minute walk from the subway station which is great
cosy spot in a great location
i love the location
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5. Classic Brooklyn brownstone

A lovely space filled with so many interesting pieces of art. Richard and Karen were great hosts and made sure our stay was comfortable. We enjoyed the close proximity to the Brooklyn Museum and Botanical Gardens, two things we highly recommend when staying here. Steven (guest review)
118 USD / night | 1 bed | 4 guests

If your young family is looking for accommodation and wants to explore the Brooklyn sights, look no further. This lovely Airbnb in New York is a classic brownstone in the heart of Park Slope that is close enough to the hustle and bustle of Manhattan, but is also an oasis of calm. The Brooklyn Museum and Botanic Garden are also easily accessible from this listing.

You’ll get the whole of the third floor of the house to yourself, complete with a private bathroom. The bedroom is spacious, with a large window letting lots of sunlight in. Plus, the hosts welcome guests to the sitting room on the second floor, where you can say hello to their furry friend, Peaches the cat.

Classic Brooklyn brownstone
Brooklyn, New York, United States
213 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the double room is lovely with air-conditioning and a beautiful bathroom
it is a beautiful clasic room
beautiful brownstone with lots of space with stylish characterful rooms
the rooms feel like living in the past with the wood floors walls antiques and artistic touches
it was too comfortable and made it difficult to get up ha ha
Cleanliness:
clean with even a small fridge with some supplies
richard is very nice and the house is clean the location is very good
Host:
hosts made everything super easy
richard was a great and attentive host
a very nice host and super helpful for anything we needed
thank you for hosting us
richard is a wonderful host who was willing to help when needed
Location:
great location and stylish space
great location in a residential area
great location and beautiful home
a perfect location in beautiful park slope
good location in park slope
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6. Private suite in South Park Slope (from 110 USD)

This listing is currently not available. Do check out some of the other Airbnb properties for a great stay in New York City.

110 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

Want to be away from all the hustle? Consider this suite in Greenwood Heights, South Park Slope. It’s minutes from Prospect Park, and a good 15-minute walk to the F/G train that leads you to Manhattan. If you are here on the weekends, check out the farmer’s markets, where you’ll find food trucks with local Brooklyn-made goods.

One of the best Airbnbs in New York City, the suite includes a large bedroom and bathroom, perfect for a couple. It’s on the ground floor and you’ll have your own private entrance to the suite. Guests are also free to use the spacious and sunny backyard. Chill out with a coffee or book in hand!

Other perks include Wi-Fi access, and there is a projector mounted to the room ceiling, so you can have a mini-movie night right in the room.

A word of caution though: they have cats and two small children living on the property, so if you are allergic to pet hair or feel uncomfortable around kids, this is probably not the place for you.

Private Suite in South Park Slope

Price: from 110 USD

7. Haven for musicians and artists (from 85 USD)

Musician & Artist Haven
Source: Airbnb

Their place is warm, welcoming, and full of positivity. It helped spark the creativity we needed during comic-con weekend. I would absolutely recommend experiencing Brooklyn with these wonderful people. So much fun! Christina (guest review)
85 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

Want a glimpse of what Brooklyn life is like? Mingle with the occupants here at Musician & Artist Haven, where there are interesting personalities and lots of comfy seating areas to socialize.

This New York vacation rental is a converted warehouse space that has an open floor plan and high ceilings, plus there are instruments for your use. You’ll also have access to the backyard and rooftop. It’s just brimming with creativity, perfect for traveling bands or artists. But even if you aren’t in the art or music business, it’s worth tapping into some of their positive energy too. Plus, you’ll get free food!

Location-wise, even though the loft is tucked away in east Brooklyn in an industrial warehouse district, the neighborhood is very safe and the property is just a block from the train station. You’ll just be a short half-hour ride away from the Manhattan Chelsea galleries and MoMA.

Musician & Artist Haven

Price: from 85 USD

Entire apartments in Brooklyn

1. Sunny seaside Brooklyn sanctuary (from 175 USD)

A beautiful getaway with the three C’s. Cozy, convenient and clean!! Dina (guest review)
175 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

If you’re looking for some relaxation time in New York City, this Brooklyn apartment is your go-to sanctuary. You really can’t go wrong here, especially with the amazing views of the Verrazano Bridge you get from all the rooms.

The space itself is tastefully decorated with vintage knick-knacks and photography, giving it a slight Bohemian vibe. And with the big south-facing windows, there is no shortage of natural light here. It’s really the perfect setting for yoga as well.

Additional perks include a full kitchen for when your chef-like instincts kick in, hot showers with massage settings, and a soaking tub for the ultimate relaxation.

Sunny Seaside Brooklyn Sanctuary

Price: from 175 USD

Private rooms in Manhattan

1. Amazing room in Soho (from 85 USD)

Amazing Room in Soho
Source: Airbnb

Perfect neighbourhood and base to explore! Plenty going on right on your doorstep but no noise inside. Luis (guest review)
85 USD / night | 1 bed | 1 guests

For the solo traveler, look no further. Get cozy in this room right in the middle of it all, on Elizabeth Street in Soho. You’ll not only be surrounded by hip boutiques and quaint cafés, but will also have super-easy access to any part of the city with all the subway lines just a stone’s throw from your doorstep.

Exciting amenities here include a modular shelving wall with lots of storage space for hanging clothes, new towels and linens, and a fully-equipped kitchen to cook in when the hunger pangs kick in.

Amazing room in Soho

Price: from 85 USD

2. Private room in designer's apartment

140 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

If you love anything minimal and clean-looking, this listing is perfect for you. This bright and rustic room is located in the heart of downtown Manhattan in Little Italy, and has everything you’ll ever need during your travels: a shelf and hangers for your belongings, fresh towels and linens, and a fan and heater to adjust the temperature according to your liking. It even has a HD TV with Netflix, for those rainy days when you just want to snuggle under the duvet.

And if those amenities aren’t enough, the loft features a working gas fireplace, exposed brickwork, and real hardwood floors, thus retaining its rustic charms. Guests can even access the rooftop 24/7 for an amazing view of the Empire State Building and the new World Trade Center!

But the best thing about this apartment is its supremely central location, being directly east of Soho, directly west of the Lower East Side, and north of Chinatown. Plus, you’ll have a stretch of the best shops and famous restaurants within just a 10-minute walk.

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Private Room in Designer's NYC Apt
New York, United States
153 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the only down side was the room i stayed in was extremely hot even with the fan on
the dyson fan made a+ white noise and i slept really well
we had a fantastic stay at andrews apartment
absolutely unreal 12 days at janice and andrew's apartment a beautiful space that looks exactly like the photos
andrew had really cool ambiance music in the living room and bathroom
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and welcoming
the aparment is so clean and organized
it was clean and easy to find everything i needed
you want to stay here it's very clean and cozy
the apartment is super nice and clean with high ceilings and beautiful finishes
Host:
the hosts were lovely accommodating and helpful
awesome place with awesome host
truly amazing place and hosts
andrew was a fantastic host from start to finish
andrew is a very thoughtful host accommodating and warm
Location:
the location was excellent too
easy to walk to everything
and the location was perfect
great stay fun location
neighbourhood is ideal for all the best food/drinking/shopping spots
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3. Luxury apartment in Hell's Kitchen near Times Square (from 135 USD)

135 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

Want a taste of what living in Matt Murdock or Jessica Jones’ hood is like? Check out this luxury apartment in Hell’s Kitchen. Everything in this little white and bright space is modern and contemporary and brand-new, and the clean aesthetics makes for a calming effect. To top it all off, the apartment is very quiet and almost soundproof, so you’ll be guaranteed a good night’s rest.

The property is within walking distance of Times Square, and has easy access to the subway. In short, the location is unbeatable, especially with grocery stores, delis, restaurants, and farmer’s market nearby as well.

Luxury apartment in Hell's Kitchen

Price: from 135 USD

4. Private bedroom in artistic and bright apartment (from 65 USD)

65 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

Fans of the Broadway musical ‘In The Heights’, pay attention. Take a moment and step into Usnavi’s shoes for a while in this listing located right in the neighborhood of Washington Heights. Take a stroll around the famous Fort Tyron Park, where Lin-Manuel Miranda penned most of his other hit musical, 'Hamilton’.

But don’t worry if the above sounds like gibberish to you. This private room is a delight for anyone. The apartment is clean, neat, full of natural light, and carefully decorated with colorful art pieces to give it a modern vibe. Plus, the hosts have anticipated everything you might need, such as necessary toiletries and towels.

The Washington Heights neighborhood is lively, safe, and picturesque, and the subway is just steps from the apartment, making it very convenient if you want to go sightseeing in the rest of New York. Manhattan is just a short 20-minute train ride away!

Private bedroom in artistic and bright apartment

Price: from 65 USD

5. Cozy bedroom near Central Park (from USD 59)

The room and the apartment was found very clean and tidy. The place is charming and gives you an impression of New York City living. This calm and charming room gave me a lot of good rest from the street life. Heidi (guest review)
71 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

If you aren’t fussy and just need a basic room, this listing might be a good fit. You’ll get the room all to yourself, but the hosts will be more than happy to hang out with you in the living room!

In the room, you’ll have access to high-speed Wi-Fi, a cooling fan, and a heater. They have Netflix in the living room too, if you want to relax and catch up with your shows.

The place is in a prime location on the Upper West Side, and just steps away from most of the major tourists attractions, such as Central Park, American Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center, and Columbus Circle.

Cozy 1 BR near Central Park, AMNH, The MET & More
New York, United States
245 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my mum and i had such a nice stay at dee‘s apartment
comfortable bed and silent street out of the window allow me to rest properly
perfect room for a few nights thanks
Cleanliness:
the place is so nice and clean too
dees place was really lovely clean and really nice to be in
the room is nice and clean and very comfortable bed
dee’s place was a small but clean
she made communication and navigation to the apartment very easy and her place was clean and comfortable
Host:
the host is supporting
the host was helpful and flexible
dee is a wonderful host
dee is a lovely host
dee is a great host
Location:
close to subway; it was a great location for me
absolutely the best apartment location in manhattan
dee’s place is super close to a subway station and central park
comfortable bed & great location
great place in a great location
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Entire apartments in Manhattan

1. Luxurious condo unit a block away from Times Square

This brand-new, one-bedroom luxury condo unit in New York is designed for traveling professionals looking for a long-term stay. Although it is located in Midtown Manhattan, the unit is way up the building that the noise becomes barely noticeable. Since the hosts intended the unit to be leased for a minimum of 31 days, they made sure that the space is complete and functional. The minimalist aesthetic is visible all throughout the full kitchen, the bright and airy living space, and the tranquil bedroom. You can take in the stunning view of the New York skyline from almost every part of the unit.

TRIBE ❤️ Luxury in Midtown Manhattan / Times Sq
New York, United States
16 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing apartment with a real nyc view
we enjoy the apt as much as we enjoy walking the nyc streets
Cleanliness:
very clean def i would love to stay next time
Host:
amazing staff who work in the building
we absolutely recommend both the host and the house
and he was always making sure everything was fine and always very attentive with our concerns
Location:
located close to everything in nyc but you feel like a local not a tourist
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2. Flatiron studio loft

275 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

If you fancy your own space in Manhattan, this listing is a great find. It is a bright and spacious studio loft, and is just the right size for two guests to have a comfortable stay.

It’s tucked away in a newly renovated elevator building by the Flatiron Building, and the furnishings and decorations give it a modern yet organic twist. You’ll be all set with large 55-inch (140-centimeter) HD TV in the living room, and leather couches to lounge on.

The location is unbeatable, visitors can easily walk to the districts of Union Square, Harold Square, and Chelsea. And if you feel like whipping yourself up a meal in the kitchen, grab some groceries from Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, both just steps away from the doorstep.

Flatiron Studio Loft, Elevator Bldg
New York, United States
167 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view from the unit of the flat iron
the apartment is a good amount of space perfect for a couple
it was quiet had all necessary amenities a comfortable bed and great location
apartment space even a better than photos
the king size bed and sheets were extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:
ryan's studio apartment is spotlessly clean and comfortable
amazing space and super clean
it's spacious clean and comfortable
the building is quiet and clean
his place is modern clean and stylish
Host:
ryan was a wonderful host
ryan was a great host
ryan was a perfect host
ryan was a great host
ryan is a very good host
Location:
super close to madison park
great place in good location
location was perfect for us
easy to access in a great location
great restaurants within walking distance
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3. Newly renovated second-floor apartment in the heart of West Village (from USD 290)

Located on the main street dividing SoHo, NoHo, and Greenwich Village, this newly renovated luxury apartment is just several steps away from the best shopping, restaurants, bars, and nightlife in lower Manhattan. The unit, tastefully decorated by the owner’s eclectic art creations, features two bedrooms that can sleep up to seven guests. The living area is a work of art in itself with its hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and stylish furnishing–all of which exude an old-world charm. It has all the amenities of a comfortable home, including a full kitchen, washing and drying facilities, WiFi, and a TV.

NEW elegant 2brm 2bath Loft . Terrace
New York, United States
67 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi and tv all worked easily
the apartment is so good decoration comfort lots of light green views on the back
the apartment is spacious beautiful and very silent it's even better that it looks on the photos
we appreciated the in house laundry and large tv and wifi
we had everything we needed good kitchen comfortable beds perfect bathrooms
Cleanliness:
it’s clean spacious and stylish
james place is very clean and spacious
the apartment was super clean and beautiful
james's place is beautiful clean & spacious
it is large and clean and spacious as advertised
Host:
james was a great host
james is a great host
james is a great host
james was the perfect host as well
james is a very pleasant and reliable host
Location:
perfect location in the middle of manhattan
the location is perfect
the location is perfect centrally located to everything
james´appartment is in a perfect location in the middle of downtown manhattan
the location was amazing and close to everything we needed
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4. Great, large one-bedroom in Chelsea (from 162 USD)

162 USD / night | 1 bed | 5 guests

Travelers who appreciate art will love it here. It’s right smack bang in the Chelsea district, where it’s full of cutting-edge art galleries. Get your creativity flowing in this lovely area of amazing architecture that is a perfect marriage of high-rises and converted warehouses. The property is also just a block away from the High Line if you’d like some leisure time surrounded by greenery.

The listing is for a cutely decorated apartment that can accommodate 5 guests comfortably, plus you are more than welcome to use the gym in the building as well. Other amenities you can enjoy include the refrigerator, and you can cook up something on the stove, if you’d like. There are even two TVs with a ton of channels to pick from if you want a night in.

Great, large one-bedroom in Chelsea

Price: from 162 USD

5. Lovely row apartment in Turtle Bay Neighborhood (from USD 85)

Get an excellent stay in one of the city’s prime and most coveted locations in this one-bedroom apartment that’s perfectly sized for two persons. An additional sofa bed in the living area is just right for two additional guests. You’ll love the apartment’s overall white aesthetics accentuated by modern furniture, large windows, and neutral hues. It comes with a full kitchen, central heating, air conditioning, and washing and ironing facilities. Take note that it is a walk-up apartment, though an elevator is available for your luggage.

Bright & Spacious 1 Bedroom Apartment in Midtown!
New York, United States
30 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also the apartment was very comfortable and had everything necessary
extra large table was perfect for me to spread out and work while quarantined
good location and a very spacious apartment with all the necessary
Cleanliness:
very clean and very neat
it was very clean and chic
really clean bathroom was super appreciated
place was super clean and beautiful
it is very clean and comfortable
Host:
elena was a lovely host
elena was also a great host and quick responder
elena was super responsive and attentive
she was a nice responsive host and super friendly and helpful i would definitely stay here again
she was so kind in helping us with the entire staying
Location:
great location super easy and great
loved it great location as well
great place great location elena is fantastic
location was perfect and easily accessible to amenities and transportation yet still a quiet street
our stay at elena’s place was lovely a great value and location
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6. Sleek East Village apartment (from USD 100)

Let the exposed brick walls, complementary earth-toned leather furniture, and abundant natural light draw you into this spacious loft-style apartment. Located in East Village, this apartment will keep you close to the hippest establishments and events. The apartment features a queen bed, a couch, and an extra mattress, comfortably accommodating up to four people. There’s a pristine bathroom with a shower. A full kitchen is also available for guests to prepare meals if they’re not out exploring the neighborhood’s dining haunts.

Amazing East Village XL Studio Apartment.Scrubbed!
New York, United States
324 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and bedding were comfortable too
Cleanliness:
very clean and great area
this place was amazing clean and cozy
joseph's place was very clean and comfortable
clean comfy and unbeatable location
the place was very clean
Host:
joseph was a great host and offered amazing hospitality
our host was wonderfully communicative and responsive
our host always communicated promptly and kindly
joseph was an incredible host that was very helpful and informative
joseph is extremely accommodating and displays great hospitality
Location:
great place located in a nice area
the location is great and near everything you might need
this is such a cute and comfortable apartment in a great location in the east village
close to subway lines and easy to navigate
great location and great place to stay
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7. Modern, bright studio

179 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

Feel at home right away in this homey studio. Even though it is located in the happening Upper East Side, you won’t have to worry about noise, as it is tucked in facing the back.

Take your time to explore what the fascinating neighborhood has to offer. There are many great restaurants and bars just a stone’s throw away from your doorstep. The 86 St subway is also a short stroll away, so you’ll be set for some sightseeing around the city.

The hosts have added a few special touches to make you feel even more at home. The studio is provided with a kitchen inclusive of a microwave and dishwasher, so you can let your inner David Chang out and whip up some something delicious here.

Modern, bright studio in UES
New York, United States
197 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Huge two-bedroom flat (from 66 USD)

66 USD / night | 4 beds | 8 guests

It’s really hard to find a listing that accommodates more than 4 people, and this one is big enough to host 8! So if you are traveling in a big group, look no further.

This charmingly decorated apartment accommodates 8 people, with 2 bedrooms each having brand new queen-sized beds. There are also two very comfy fold out couches that are also queen-sized. The host has prepared bed linens, towels, shampoo, and body wash for all to use, and there will usually be some coffee in the cupboard and condiments for cooking. There is even an iron and ironing board for anyone who wants to use it after doing the laundry.

And that’s not all. The property is in a very safe, quiet, and beautiful neighborhood with tree-lined streets. The L train is only one block away and will take you to the best parts of Manhattan in 20 minutes!

Huge two-bedroom flat

Price: from 66 USD

9. Spacious apartment in Little Italy (from USD 200)

175 USD / night | 1 bed | 4 guests

Situated in Little Italy, in the heart of downtown New York City, this spacious apartment is a tough one to beat in terms of convenience. Plus, being in Little Italy means that you’ll be surrounded by great restaurants and boutique stores.

The apartment space itself is really charming, with modern art pieces adorning the walls and plenty of quirky touches, such as a ceramic smoking rabbit in the living room. You’ll feel like you have stepped into a little gallery, but one you’d love to stay in.

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Little Italy/Soho
New York, United States
5 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable and at a great location
Host:
jesper was very helpful with all of our questions and pretty much replied straight away
Location:
the apartment was perfect and the location unbeatable
jesper's place is absolutely fantastic
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10. Cozy, centrally located flat (from USD 71)

With enough space for up to three guests, this private rental is great for couples, business travelers, or even a solo traveler. It has one bedroom with a cozy double bed as well as a sleeper sofa in the living room. The updated kitchen features stainless steel equipment that guests are welcome to use. However, the real draw of staying at this accommodation is its convenient location - it’s perfect if you’re looking to maximize your time in the Big Apple! It’s close to Times Square, Restaurant Row, and the Theatre District. Many beloved New York attractions are just a few minutes away too.

46st Cozy Flat Midtown/Tms Squr/Javits Ctr/Pier 97
New York, United States
263 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place looks exactly as described and is super cozy
the apartment was a good size for two people and it had great amenities
awesome communication and cozy place with all the necessary amenities
the apartment was clean and has a lots of amenities that useful
the room was very comfortable very fun great location and supplied with extra amenities
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean toiletries towels clean linen etc
it is clean and funky
clarks place is clean and comfortable
very clean super comfy bed quiet
spotlessly clean cozy and comfortable place to stay
Host:
clark was an excellent host
clark is an outstanding host
clark was very responsive
clark was such a gracious and attentive host
clark was super quick with his responses and was very communicative
Location:
apartment near time square its in perfect location to travel
great location for the price
great location close to the heart of the actions
great location in a safe neighbourhood
perfect spot close to great restaurants
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11. Luxe Manhattan loft

Spend a holiday in style in that area of New York City you’ve come to know in films and in literature. This spacious, 5-star Manhattan loft spans over 2,000 square feet (188 square meters) and that is HUGE by NYC standards. It features a private bedroom, a private bathroom with a jacuzzi, a kitchen, a terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows all throughout. You’ll enjoy every possible amenity a modern city dwelling is expected to offer, including surround sound HDTV, Wi-Fi and if you plan to stay three nights or longer, access to the washer and dryer.

Downtown Manhattan is arguably the best spot in NYC and that’s where this apartment sits. Some of the best restaurants, cafes, bars and shopping centers are very close by. And just across the East River you’ll find the fashionably hip and trendy boutiques of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. The walkway along the East River is only a few minutes away and offers spectacular views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. Walk to Whole Foods or the Essex Street Market and satisfy your cravings or visit Tenement Museum just across on Orchard Street. Other nearby attractions include Alphabet City, Ludlow Street, East Village, Chinatown and Soho.

Further Read: Luxury Airbnb in New York City

Entire apartments in Queens

1. Incredible cottage by the water in Howard Beach (from USD 232)

Get ready to be wowed by this delightful cottage. It’s located in the Howard Beach neighborhood of Queens, putting guests up at a quiet yet charming area on the waterfront (expect occasional duck and swan visits by the back porch!) The entire home was lovingly designed by the owners. Furnishings are in a muted palette and make for a nice complement to the bare wooden walls. The space uses huge windows to bring in maximum light. There’s a first-floor bedroom and another loft-style bedroom upstairs. Skylights right above the queen bed encourage guests to stargaze at night. The beautiful dining room is partly set on the water, so you can enjoy the view over dinner or a cup of coffee. Every single part of this cottage is an Instagrammable spot - even the bathrooms!

Cottage by the Water
Queens, New York, United States
202 reviews
Entire cottage 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house and outdoor deck were super cozy
the skylights over the bed are incredibly soothing like the rest of the space
the apartment was beautiful and had all of the necessary amenities
the lg tv had amazing sound and looked to be almost 50inches
there were thoughtful touches everywhere you looked bathroom bedroom and kitchen
Cleanliness:
stylist cottage clean and comfortable
clean bright comfortable and stylish af
this space was beautiful clean and a joy to stay in
the place is very clean
the house was beautiful and clean i would definitely visit again
Host:
jon and maggie are kind hosts
great place and great host
jonathan is definitely a super host
he is one of the most communicative and kind hosts i have ever encountered on airbnb
j and m are truly super host
Location:
definitely talk a walk to the state park that’s near by
super cute and stylish place in a really convenient area
beautiful cozy place very close to jfk airport
we were there for the us open and the location was ideal for driving to and from
it is very peaceful and quiet despite being near jfk airport
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2. Ozone Park loft

100 USD / night | 1 bed | 2 guests

If you fancy a retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this listing is it. Tucked in a quiet and lovely area close to Ozone Park in Queens, this listing will definitely give you a chance to recuperate from your usual busy routine, away from the city. But if you still want to reconnect with Manhattan and the tourist attractions, they are within easy reach still, at just a 40-minute subway ride away.

The flat itself is nice and contemporary, with an eye-catching couch with text printed all over it. Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay, with all the utilities at your fingertips. There’s even air-conditioning in the bedroom, something that is not commonly seen in Airbnb properties in New York. And for those lovely days when the weather is kind, lounge around on the patio, or host a nice little brunch or dinner party there.

Great 1 Br Apt, Ozone Park, NYC
Queens, New York, United States
131 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the little extras like kitchen staples breakfast foods fios tv internet and netflix are so appreciated
the apartment is very well furnished there's cable tv netflix wi-fi and ac
lee is the #1 new york yankees fan
extremely clean and cozy apartment with a beautiful patio filled with heavenly flowers
the main bed is on the small side but the sofa bed was huge and comfortable
Cleanliness:
towels and sheets were very clean
very clean and well maintained
everything was very clean
excellent place clean and attention
they had clean towels in the bathroom
Host:
the hosts were lovely
hosts were very accommodating highly recommend
the hosts are nice and thoughtful
lee and kumar were wonderful hosts
lee and kumar were very gracious hosts
Location:
great location quiet neighborhood
location was great walking distance to resorts world casino
really nice place near the subway station
accommodations are right off the metro in a really nice neighborhood
the house is located in a lovely quiet neighborhood
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3. Bright and impeccably furnished private rental in Jamaica (from USD 99)

If the loud hues enveloping this private rental don’t instantly boost your mood, then the impeccable furnishing might do the trick! A sub-level unit in a home, this funky space with one bedroom is a great option for couples. Its design is a play on pastel hues, bright pops of color, and interesting textures and patterns. Every part of the home screams character, from the billowy bathroom fixtures to the statement art. Lounge on the chaises in the living room while you watch a show on the huge TV. Use the spacious kitchen to prepare meals and enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and breakfast goodies. The outdoor area is also top-tier, with a gazebo, swing, hammock, day bed, and outdoor dining area. This rental definitely guarantees no dull moments during your stay.

Beautiful Private Studio w/ backyard for 2 guests
Jamaica , New York, United States
214 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi worked great
we would highly recommend staying at melissa’s apartment
melissa and her lovely apartment was a gem
i loved the big screen tv as well
big tv with cable comfortable bed and an electric fireplace
Cleanliness:
place is super clean and neat
super pretty and clean place
melissa's place was very clean and cozy
prompt responses very clean space and personal touches were extra
but it is very clean
Host:
the host is very thoughtful
) the host is very responsive
the host was very friendly and helpful
the host was very friendly and available for questions at any time
she was so kind and helpful
Location:
great location to use public transportation
very close to lga and beautiful parks
this place was close to the airport making it a perfect place to stay
cute place and perfect for our ny stay
melissa’s place is very close to jfk airport for a short stay it was the perfect choice
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4. Spacious studio in Queens (from USD 99)

The apartment is well appointed and cozy, and included nice welcoming touches like some breakfast foods and even a bottle of wine. Anna (guest review)
99 USD / night | 1 bed | 3 guests

This one is great for solo or duo travelers. You’ll have the whole studio loft, which includes a large living room, open-plan kitchen and dining area, and a sleeping area complete with a brand new queen-sized mattress. You can even travel with a child and the host will kindly provide an inflatable bed at your request!

Other awesome perks the host have added include Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV with cable, and a vast movie collection. Plus you’ll have access to the private backyard, complete with 10 seats and a table to have a small dinner party.

The property sits handsomely in the Middle Village residential area in Queens, so it’s very safe and homely. The train station is just a 5-minute walk away, plus there is plenty to see within a few steps as well, such as the Juniper Park, and Metropolitan Street for shopping and dining.

Spacious Studio in my new smart house
Middle Village, New York, United States
198 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a nice and comfortable stay
the apartment was amazing and was equipped with everything we needed during our stay
there are wonderful restaurants nearby and the breakfast food dorina provides is always a nice touch
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and thoughtful
it is clean and convenient
it was very clean and comfortable
the place was very clean and bright
apartment very clean with lots of nice touches
Host:
dorina is a nice host too
dorina is a very nice host
dorina is an excellent host
dorina was an amazing host
dorina was a great host
Location:
walkable distance to the subway in a comforting neighborhood
transportation was made very easy as it is only a 10-minute walk to the subway station
the perfect convenient location makes a great value
the area is quite and safe subway station is at 8 min and bus at 3 walking distance
this place is located in a safe and quiet area
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Live like a local in New York City

From wide-open lofts with incredible views to cozy, artistic walk-up apartments, these Airbnbs in New York have something unique to offer. You simply can’t go wrong no matter which of these rare finds you pick. Plus, staying in an Airbnb elevates your traveling experience as compared to staying in a hotel; nothing beats meeting new people and feeling like you’re still at home while exploring new parts of the globe. So why wait? Book one of these best Airbnbs in New York now and get excited to meet your hosts and explore the city as seen through the eyes of a local!

Frequently asked questions about Top Airbnb Accommodations For The Best Experience In New York City

1. Which are the most budget-friendly Airbnbs in New York City?

New York is an expensive city to visit, but there are ways to save money, during a trip here, one example is through budget accommodations. For options, check out these two Airbnbs: the private bedroom and the huge two-bedroom flat

2. Which are the best Airbnbs with balconies in New York City?

In case you’re looking for accommodation with a balcony, then you may want to book these Airbnbs: the loft space and the duplex.

3. Which are the most romantic Airbnbs in New York City?

For romantic accommodation perfect for couples, check out these beautiful accommodations: the classic Brooklyn stonehouse, the private suite, and the airy designer loft.

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