10 Vacation Rentals In Manhattan, New York - Updated 2021

vacation rentals in manhattan

Located in the middle of New York City, Manhattan is a small island. Yet, this small island has some of the world’s largest buildings and a vast span of green space. One of the biggest attraction of Manhattan is Central Park, which is an essential part of world’s first and largest urban landscaping project. Other than touring the massive buildings, shopping in Manhattan is one of the best things to do as the city offers the best of New York fashion brands and labels. Those who wish to explore the immense beauty of Manhattan island, we would recommend you to stay and cherish the beauty of the town for a few days. Find a list of top 10 vacation rentals in Manhattan, New York, USA below.

1. Spectacular Central Park Home (from USD 150)

Located on a quiet street in the Upper Westside, this Central Park vacation rental in Manhattan has one bedroom with a bathroom and a fully-functioning kitchen. It is able to accommodate six people and the host is super friendly. The vacation house is kept in a very neat and clean state. If you are looking for comfortable accommodation, then this Upper Westside townhouse is a perfect place for you.

Spectacular Central Park Home In the Heart Of Upper West Side
93 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is comfortable and the bathroom is updated with plenty of space
The kitchen is fully stocked as well
but they did little to make the unit as comfortable as it might have been
The apartment windows are open to an inner court with trees away form the hustle and bustle of NYC
We loved the newly renovated pluses about this apartment (kitchen bathroom HVAC etc ) and there was plenty of storage for our things
Property is very clean spacious and comfortable Also a great location I plan to try and stay there again
Very spacious and well appointed
updated and as advertised
Michel was very welcoming and helpful and had some good restaurant tips as well
Mark was on property and graciously made himself available to address my concerns
had the heat been working
I have nothing but positive comments about this lovely rental
Plus subway and bus 1 block away
The location could not be better with Central Park and the Natural History Museum a stone's throw away
We felt safe walking around the area and enjoyed the location
close to 81s street subway to easily get downtown/uptown walk to Columbus Amsterdam & Broadway
one block away form the subway and close to amenities and restaurants
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2. Stunning Duplex Studio (from USD 150)

This spacious studio, which is approximately 900 sq. ft. (84 sq. m) large, is located on Upper West Side of Manhattan with attractions such as the Natural History Museum, MET and CMOM nearby. There are two sleeping areas in the house; a queen-size bed set in the loft and a queen murphy bed positioned in the living room, ensuring a sweet and comfortable sleep for all guests. The house has an extremely gorgeous interior which makes it one of the best and beautiful vacation rentals, perfect for families to stay in.

Central Park Stunning Duplex
47 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Filtered water in fridge bathtub comfy beds responsive hosts
so upstairs can be too warm at the same time that downstairs requires extra clothing
The heat was a little quirky but everything else worked fine
It has everything you need
The apartment has two heaters one for the upstairs loft
The apartment was very clean
The apt was clean and well equiped and the beds were very comfortable
The apt was as pictured
very accommodating allowing us to check in early and check out late
The hosts were outstanding and very accommodating
They responded within minutes when needed for all our needs like getting mail delivered to our apartment early check-in and a late check-out or directions and suggestions We were here for 7 wee...
the mgmt was attentive and nearby if needed
We could not have had a better location
Central Park museums and the subway all within a minutes walk of the apartment Catch a cab at the corner or the Subway and head into heart of NYC Restaurants and bars within walking distance
Citibike right across the street Vegan options nearby
Quiet area with lots of good restaurants in walking distance
Subway was right around the corner
the neighborhood is quiet and we enjoyed being right by Central Park
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3. Artistic exemplary studio (from USD 61)

A tiny and beautifully designed studio is an ideal vacation rental in Manhattan, offering you both privacy and comfort at a highly affordable price. The house has two closets, one bathroom, and a galley kitchen with exposed brick walls. The house is located in a quiet and elderly-friendly building outfitted with an elevator, along a historic street. The host is very friendly. Nonetheless, remember to check the availability beforehand, as this studio is a full-time house. It is only available occasionally when the host is out of town for work.

JUST-RENOVATED: gem-like UES writer's studio
New York, United States
41 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is just as shown and described on the site which is positive
the apartment is nicely furnished but clean only in easily visible sides
great stay here the apartment is lovely quiet clean and in a great location
she was very friendly and helpful
isabella is a great host
she was very accommodating of our arrival schedule and super responsive for our questions
the host tara gave very clear instructions about the directions around the house
tara is a lovely host always really nice and quick to answer questions
the location is fantastic
downtown easily accessible by subway which is located just 5 minutes by walk
the location is perfect 5 minutes away from the subway
area is super accessible by public transportation and plenty of shops and restaurants close by too
such an amazing stay great location and nice on the inside
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4. A super amazing brownstone studio apartment (from USD 91)

This super convenient, neat and clean studio apartment can accommodate four guests and has three beds along with one bathroom. If you have doubts about traveling to certain destinations, ask the house host Michael who would guide you in the best possible manner. The apartment is easily accessible and is a perfect vacation rental in Manhattan; available for both long-term and short-term stay. Do not miss staying at one of the best-rated vacation rentals in Manhattan.

A Beautiful Brownstone Apartment
New York, United States
338 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i slept on the bunk bed and on the sofa and i had very good nights sleeping there
the apartment had all the amenities you require and more including extras like hairdryer soaps/shampoos food etc
our family of two adults and teenage boys were very comfortable in this space
there are three beds in a single room and the two we used were comfortable
the apartment is as described and is beautiful
the apartment was very clean and spacious
it is clean comfortable and warm
this place was very convenient clean quiet neighborhood
the place was clean and well equipped when i arrived
cute apartment but could use a deep clean
mike is a wonderful host
very fast at responding and a super friendly host
michael is an excellent host he provided his customers with the utmost service
host was kind and friendly very accommodating
the host was easy to communicate with and always responded quickly
the location is safe and really close to the train station to get around
great location close to shops and subway station
great location with easy access to subway and metro north
great location it is near a supermarket a subway station and other shopping stores
michael's place was in a great location
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5. A perfect family townhouse (from USD 438)

This townhouse is an ideal vacation rental in Manhattan for a family in the Upper Westside. The house is located at a walking distance from the Central Park, the Museum of Natural History and the Lincoln Center. Given that the house is located at the ground level, it would be convenient for families to bring along their strollers. You can enjoy looking at the city from your doorstep. Furthermore, the townhouse has two bedrooms which can accommodate up to four people. The master bedroom consists of a king-sized bed with the dimensions of 72 x 80 inches (183 x 203 cm). The other bedroom has two standard sized beds; both with dimensions of 36 x 74 inches (92 x 187 cm).

2-bedroom in the heart of Upper West Side. Beautiful Townhouse.
23 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The extra bathroom with a basin and toilet
This apartment provides everything that you need from comfortable beds with lovely bedding to a modern bathroom with toiletries and chunky towels to a kitchen with all the dishes required for cooki...
The apartment was very comfortable and well equipped for cooking some meals at home
The kitchen was well stocked with dishes
It could use one more comfy chair in the living area or we would give 5 stars
The owners were easy to work with and the place was clean
Host Jed was extremely accommodating
Great property and very helpful owner
The owner was wonderful to work with and very prompt with responding to questions
in between two great playgrounds The owner shared great notes of restaurant recommendations transportation options and suggested things to do
Some outdoor lights at entrance would have been helpful
The location was convenient to the subway Central Park grocery stores and restaurants
The neighborhood was quiet with great restaurants steps away and perfect location only a couple of blocks from the subway
This is a terrific location to see Central Park and grab the subway to all points in Manhattan
It was pristine and in a great location one block from a wonderful park and
but we oldies also managed
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6. A fully equipped studio next to historic browns

Located in the nice, friendly neighborhood in the Upper Westside, this studio is an ideal vacation rental in Manhattan for couples looking for a private and affordable accommodation in Manhattan. The house is just a few steps away from Central Park. In addition, guests can visit many famous places located in the close proximity to the studio apartment such as the most prestigious museums - the Met, the Guggenheim, the Cooper Hewitt in New York CIty, or visit the Rose Planetarium and the Museum of Natural History. The hosts are probably the sweetest hosts you will ever come across; especially Linda, who always brings free snacks and wine for the guests.

134 reviews
Apartment 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen supplies extra towels
This apartment was wonderful; well equipped roomy for 2 people and so comfortable
The space really feels like a home away from home
The accommodation is clean and organized with a home-like feel including countless amenities
She provides everything you need including a very comfortable bed more than enough appliances
The apartment is clean and well stocked
The place had absolutely everything we needed (which was literally everything as a result of lost luggage) along with things we hadn't even thought about
Linda our host was extremely accomodating and helpful
Linda was so welcoming and helpful throughout
She was extremely thorough with the information
some snacks and drinks and even some toiletries
she waited up for us and had snacks water and wine waiting for us
Condo is in a great UWS location
Easy walk to the Met and Museum of Natural History
Location is perfect: steps away from subway museums Central Park restaurants
The beauty of this property is its location in close proximity to midtown and downtown and easily accessible by subway but
There are lots of shop and restaurants within a few blocks and the subway is two blocks away
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7. A bright and quiet one bedroom apartment

Located just a 100 paces from the super famous Central Park, this is a bright, cozy and quiet one bedroom apartment, offering an astonishing view of the big New York City from the 7th floor. The apartment can accommodate two guests. The host of the apartment is Michael who is super friendly. In addition, there are amazing shopping outlets nearby to help you pick up the best of Manhattan.

Bright, quiet, cozy 1BR by C Park!
New York, United States
446 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a little stuffy even with a fan and ac but it is worth it for the great location
great apartment bright and cozy and with a view great communication with michael before during and after our stay
the apartment was clean and had all the basics that we needed
the apartment was immaculately clean and michael left all sorts of tips of local interest
it was a nice experience in this cute and clean apartment
quiet clean great location bldg with elevator great communication
clean and comfortable : a fouton bed that was easy to
also the host michael will go out of his way to make sure you have everything
michael was a great host—an excellent communicator who did everything possible to facilitate our weird check-in schedule
and the elevator he was so helpful about places to go
michael was an amazing host
the tips he has on the fridge were very helpful
great location near central park
this location was the best
the location is beyond amazing
amazing location charming and cozy
perfect location for our favorite sites: central park and lincoln center
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8. Three-room apartment in a delightful neighborhood

A newly renovated three-room apartment sits along the quiet Upper Westside street. The apartment has a newly queen-size bed installed, an air conditioning facility, as well as a newly renovated kitchen. The apartment floors are made up of hardwood, the ceilings are 10-foot (3m) high and there is plenty of natural light, providing its guests comfort and ease. Furthermore, the house is situated near the Central Park Reservoir and tennis courts.

Spacious Manhattan Apartment near Central Park
New York, United States
302 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Comfy one bedroom apartment

Located along a silent street on the Upper Westside, this one bedroom apartment is a 592 sq. ft. ( 55 sq. m) vacation rental in Manhattan can accommodate up to two guests. The house is situated on the third floor of a traditional New York building without an elevator, offering a pleasant and cozy atmosphere at an affordable price. You can find modern furniture, a flat-screen TV, a fully-equipped kitchen and internet access in the house which offer you a comfortable stay in Manhattan, without worries of getting bored.

Central Park Comfort I
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Luxurious Central Park apartment at a fantastic location

Located in the close proximity to Columbia University and west of Central Park, this apartment is an ideal vacation rental in Manhattan for families with kids, couples, business travelers, solo adventurers, and a small group of friends. The house has a modern structure which kept is very neat and clean. You can find one bedroom with four beds that could accommodate four guests. Guests can also enjoy a delicious breakfast from Crepe House, located in close proximity from the apartment or patronise the local restaurants, offering authentic taste and flavors of New York.

Luxury Central Park Apartment close to everything
New York, United States
183 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this ended up being okay because the living room couch opens up into a comfortable bed
huge space for ny apartment
ample closet space beds were comfortable
it was extremely warm in the apartment so we had to have her handyman come install window fan
check in was a breeze and the space is very nice quite and comfortable
everything was clean and plenty of linens
it was clean and safe
quiet and clean
place was clean and spacious for two
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
our host was lovely
and the host hospitality was superb
the hosts were easy to talk with
nice place and the host
bozhena and joanna are wonderful hosts
well located and well equipped
great location comfortable beds close to trains central park
good central location with easy transportation uptown or downtown
the location and price were good
great location trendy interior details
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All set to visit the Manhattan Island

Known for its beauty and art, the Manhattan has some irresistible charms, making it one of the world best commercial, financial and cultural hub. This beautiful and super amazing city makes you want to visit again and again. To ensure your comfortable and happy stay, all you need is to take your pick of a perfect accommodation from the list of top 10 vacation rentals in Manhattan mentioned above.

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