Top 10 Vacation Rentals In New York City, USA

vacation rentals in new york city

New York City (NYC), USA is the site of many popular movies: The Godfathers, Requiem of a Dream, and many more. Indeed, this vibrant city inspires many to visit, whether it is for work or vacation, and experience the liveliness of the place. Apart from that, there is much to see and to do here - attractions like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and of course, the iconic Statue of Liberty, means you’ll never run out of things to do. Add to that the multicultural food scene of NYC, and it’s not difficult to see why many choose this place for their holidays. Need to know where to stay if you’re heading to NYC? Check out our list of the best vacation rentals now.

1. Amazing loft in the historic East Village (from USD 200)

The East Village is known for its eclectic music scene and, of course, its vibrant nightlife—and this amazing loft is in the heart of it all! Daytime is as lively as well with so many hip restaurants, vintage shops, stylish boutiques, and cozy cafes nearby.

The pad is the perfect home base for your NYC trip not only because of its proximity to many attractions, but you are also assured of a comfortable place to crash into after a day of exploring the Big Apple. It can sleep up to four, perfect for families and friends. The bohemian-style interior design is also complemented with great amenities like Wifi, cable TV, and a fully equipped modern kitchen.

Spectacular East Village Loft
New York, United States
115 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the plush couch and large living room worked great for watching the super bowl
i loved that the kitchen was higher and had a great view with tons of light
the apartment is filled with antiques and collectables so it's a very interesting space
chris has beautifully decorated his loft apartment it's even better than the photos suggest and a lot bigger also
the loft was comfortable and we could order in every type of food imaginable
it was so clean and well maintained
very spacious clean fabulous decor
amazing how clean everything was
loft was very clean and we always felt safe
everything was extremely clean and thoughtfully appointed
chris was a great host
chris and the property manager were both very responsive
the host chris was very accommodating and easy to communicate with
chris was very responsive and reliable and a great host
beds/pillows are comfortable kitchen is well-stocked bathrooms have good water pressure and hosts were communicative and kind
great location near subway
outstanding location beautiful space located in a fantastic area
close to great restaurants and tons of stuff to do
place is super close to a subway stop which makes it convenient
it's just a few blocks from the magnificent tompkins square park and its abundant gardens
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2. Gorgeous suite near subway

This newly renovated one-bedroom apartment, set on the parlour floor of a townhouse will be perfect for those who want to stay in a historical old house. Dated from 1899, it has beautiful high ceilings and the open concept kitchen with the adjoining dining room is great for cooking meals. The living room has a TV with HBO and Netflix. Wifi is also part of the amenities. The bedroom is air-conditioned, and there is a tub to just soak and relax. Washer and dryer facilities are also included.

Gorgeous Parlor Floor Suite near Subway
Brooklyn, New York, United States
238 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
large bathroom and washer/dryer nice kitchenette
pristine bedding great mattress
great stay in bed-stuy space is the perfect place to relax after a long day in the city
cute apartment with lots of historical charm like high ceilings and a clawfoot tub
we had a great stay the apartment is fantastic and exactly how it looks in the photos
the accommodation is clean and very nice
house was very clean
perfect apartment beautifully decorated clean and homely
beautiful space extremely clean and convenient
jay's place was great the unit was clean and comfortable
a great airbnb host
jay is always available to answer questions and he is a great host
thankfully the last guest were still there they said they couldn’t reach the host either
jay is very friendly host and will help whatever he can
jay was a great host with a lovely space
walking distance from a subway station making it easy to get to manhattan
and the location close to the subway is great
great location in brooklyn on a really pretty street
the place was a great location for spending time in brooklyn
ideally located in bed-stuy on a quieter street a 10 min walk from the subway
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3. Quiet neighbourhood, spacious apartment in downtown Gramercy Park

vacation rentals in new york city | quiet neighbourhood, spacious apartment in downtown gramercy park
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This fully furnished studio apartment in downtown Gramercy offers you hardwood flooring and a cosy living room with lots of light. Sit by the window to people watch and enjoy the downtown views. The living room has an extra sofa bed to accommodate more guests. Other amenities include Wifi, cable TV, air conditioning and heating. It is within walking distance to Gramercy Park, Union Square and other restaurants, cafes, pubs and many more shops are nearby.

Stylish studio in a Gramercy
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

4. Soho two-bedroom with a private terrace

Stay in this apartment to soak up the sights and scenes of what is considered the trendiest district in NYC - Soho. With a large massive terrace that you can access from your apartment, you get the best view of Manhattan, as well as an overview of NYC back alleys and street-life. There is an outdoor barbecue you can use. Two large, well-decorated bedrooms with attached bathrooms accommodate up to four persons. There are three TVs with premium cable, Rokus and fast Wifi available. Cook if you need to, in a fully equipped kitchen. The heart of Soho is just one block away, Tribeca is two blocks away, Nolita is four blocks away, Bowery is five blocks away, and Greenwich Village is six blocks away. Grocery stores, clothing shops and restaurants line the streets of the neighbourhood. Other attractions include Times Square, which you can access via the subway (one block away), and the 9/11 Memorial. All other attractions are also easily accessible.

Soho 2 Bedroom Private Terrace
New York, United States
43 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Charming bright first floor studio in Greenwich Village

One unique aspect of this apartment is that you might run into some famous people. Deepak Chopra, Liv Tyler, Mario Batali and Julianne Moore apparently live on West 11th Street. So if you’re into spotting stars, then book this charming house. Included in this apartment is air con, Wifi and cable TV. A small kitchen with utensils, a hot plate, an electric frying pan, a microwave and a fridge will serve you if you need to reheat meals. Located in a quiet residential street, you’re still near the 8th Avenue uptown express train that takes you to Times Square in two stops. At this location, there is a shuttle service that goes west to east and takes you to Union Square, where you can visit the museums on 5th Avenue. It is also a short bus ride to Chelsea and a ten-minute bus ride to East Village. In East Village, there are many shops, restaurants, cafes and clubs to chill in.

Greenwich Village. Charming bright 1st floor studio
319 W 11th St
6 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

6. Spacious studio in Chelsea

Located in the heart of Chelsea, in a five-storey building with elevator, this cute studio furnished fully with Pottery Barn and West Elm furniture is a sight for sore eyes. There is a large couch in the living room and a bathroom with tub facilities. An attached kitchen with basic equipment allows you to cook simple meals. Other amenities include Wifi, heating and air conditioning. It’s a short walking distance to all major subway lines, close to shopping and grocery stores (Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are four blocks away).

Spacious Studio in Chelsea
208 W 20th St
9 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. Chic Chelsea studio

This gorgeous studio claims to let you live like a chic New Yorker. With its modern, contemporary interior design and cosy furnishings, you’ll indeed feel like you’ve just stepped into a movie set up. Wifi, a TV, a heater and air conditioning are included. This place is located on Flower Street, near galleries, restaurants, shopping malls, and cafes. Broadway, Chelsea, 5th Avenue, Museum Mile and Times Square are all nearby.

(3RE) Chic Chelsea Studio Live as a NYer
135 West 28th Street
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Chelsea studio - in the heart of all the action

This studio, located in the heart of Chelsea has amenities such as a flat-screen cable TV, Wifi, and a basic kitchen. There is also air conditioning and heating. Fully furnished with Pottery Barn and West Elm furniture, you’ll feel right at home here. The studio sleeps two and is furnished with a queen-sized bed and sofa. An elevator goes up to the apartment. It’s centrally located near many restaurants, bars, shops and all major subway lines. Additionally, there are many attractions within walking distance such as Chelsea Market, The Flatiron Building, Kleinfelds Bridal shop and The High Line Sky Park.

Darling Chelsea Studio - In the heart of all the action!!
208 W 20th St
40 reviews
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. Luxurious Manhattan loft

This luxurious loft allows you to have your private fully-stocked bathroom with a hot tub bath attached to your bedroom. You’ll also have a TV with Netflix in your bedroom. If you want to admire the view of NYC, you can sit in the outside balcony that has a seating area. If you’re going to cook, a large open concept kitchen with the best equipment is available, or lounge in the living room that has Wifi and a TV hooked up to a surround sound system. Washer and dryer facilities are available for those who stay longer than three nights, and there is also full air conditioning and heating in the house. You enter the loft via your private elevator. There is also a printer and scanner available. The house is in a new apartment building and located in a safe neighbourhood with plenty of restaurants and shops lining the streets. It is a few minutes’ away from the East River, which has a great view of the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge. Opposite the house is Tenement Museum, and Chinatown, Soho, East Village, Alphabet City, Ludlow Street and many more attractions are all within walking distance.

Manhattan Lux Loft.Like.Love.Lots.Look !
New York, United States
609 reviews
Private room in loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well design apartment 5 star comfortable bedding excellent views
the bathroom is large with lots of space and the bath is huge
bonus: marc is a super bpl soccer fan had many good conversations with him
bed was super comfy and we enjoyed the outside deck
room was warm and snug with two great windows- good natural light is always a plus
it is very clean
place was as pictured - clean comfortable and homely
the apartment is beautiful and super clean
we enjoyed our stay at carol’s place the apartment is beautiful clean and comfortable
wardrobe is large and restroom/bathroom is also spacious and very clean (larger than in photo)
lovely lovely cool hosts
super nice host couple
they were very helpful with all our questions and needs
they were the best hosts you could ask for
they were also very helpful with subway directions
the location is ideal
the location is very nice
the location is also fantastic
location easy to get to
the location was perfect for our visit close to everything including the subway and bus stops
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10. Romantic rooftop studio with Brooklyn views

This is a brand new rooftop studio where guests can look out at the Brooklyn skyline through the huge windows. If you want to, you can walk right onto the shared roof to take in views of the city. There is high-speed Wifi, Apple TV with Netflix and Hulu, as well as air conditioning. A private bathroom with towels provided is attached to the apartment. While there isn’t a kitchen, a mini fridge with a coffee machine is available. This apartment is in a family-owned building, so you’ll be able to reach the hosts easily. Smart locks operated by your smartphone is affixed to the door. Restaurants are nearby, so your dining needs are sorted even without a kitchen.

50% off! Romantic Rooftop w Huge Deck + 360 views
Brooklyn, New York, United States
229 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the room are pretty nice
great view comfy bed nice bathroom
comfortable beds and the patio is way better than advertised
has an amazing view of brooklyn the bed was super comfy; especially after an entire day of walking
room was super clean and easy and the view both at night and in the am spectacular
very clean and organized
very clean cozy and comfortable
this apartment is clean warm and nice
while small the space was extremely clean and the bed was very comfy
very nice place clean and comfortable
very responsive host
wonderful host clear instructions and friendly
benjamin is a wonderful host very responsive
benjamin was a fantastic host very kind and responsive
the host is very responsive and was willing to help us with everything we need
and location is perfect
great location and overall value
super cute close to subway and some restaurants a short walk away
great place location and comfort
easy access and great location
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Experience the urban and lively scene of NYC

NYC is a colourful city, well known for its many attractions, colourful history, as well as its liberal, edgy arts and cultural scene. Whether you are there for work or pleasure,people-watching in trendy Soho or shopping in busy Manhatten, the Big City, as NYC is often affectionately referred to, promises an exciting experience. So book your stay in one of our selected vacation homes today.

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