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Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The owners of 1871 House have created such a lovely respite away from the city and the cares of the world! I have previously stayed here and just stayed for nearly a month and felt so lucky that this haven could serve as my home base in New York. It is like staying in someone's beautiful country home and you...

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1871House, Owner at 1871 House, responded to this review

Thank you. It means so much to us that you felt like you could get away from the city while still in the city. That's precisely what we've been striving for, and when it lands with our guests, that's what makes it all worth while for us :) You were an absolute DELIGHT to have this past month, all of...

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had an amazing time in NYC in part because of the tremendous location and hospitality of the 1871 House. We don't visit NY often and had some concerns about the safety of the area, parking, and other guests of the hotel. The area was very safe. We were not at all worried about allowing our teenagers to come and...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had the Parlor Room up one flight of stairs. The room itself was good and quite spacious, with comfortable bed, wardrobe, bath, shower and sofa. The window overlooks the street but it is quite a quiet street and we were not bothered by noise. We arrived after hours and instructions for entry were very good. Staff were helpful and...

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1871House, Owner at 1871 House, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for the kind words! We're so happy that you were able to feel at ease with us on the Upper East Side. Having two teenage daughters ourselves, we're grateful for the safe and quite environment our little nook in the city provides. We appreciate you choosing us for one of your rare visits to the...

Brentwood, United States
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We planned a last minute trip to NYC with our 20-yr-old daughter, and I was pleasantly surprised that there was a suite available when I called only about ten days before our stay. Years ago, I stayed at the 1871 House with some girlfriends, and it was a great place for us then, so it came to mind first thing...

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Kaysville, Utah
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We enjoyed staying at the 1871 house. The room was clean, roomy, comfortable, and well furnished in a way that gave the room character. The owner warned that the bathroom was older and small, so we were ready for that. The location is terrific. But it's not so convenient to stay here. Check in/out times are limited. Short stays must...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The 1871 House is my favorite "hotel" in New York. I put hotel in quotes because it's not a hotel really. It's a cozy B&B and it feels like you're staying in an elegant 19th century townhouse. And that's because you are! It's just a wonderful find. It has an authentic "classic New York" feel. At times I like a...

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Picked this spot on line holding my breath. Daughter was running in NYC Marathon and we needed a quiet place [if that is possible in NYC] for four people. This restored 19th Century Building is a delight with unique features that put you into another era. Features are not modern but delightful and street noise is an issue as insulation...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I lived around the corner a couple years back then moved to West Coast. This place is like coming back to my own little apartment every time. I've stayed in the basement room - which was spacious. Ceiling very low in the bathroom but doable. In the garden room (2) which was just awesomely quiet and serene (though no microwave...

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1871House, Front Office Manager at 1871 House, responded to this review

Hello Sarra! Thank you for your kind words about your stay with us at 1871 House. We are happy that you have enjoyed your past stays and look forward to accommodating you on your next trip to NYC! As always we've enjoyed having you and we continually thank you for your support of 1871 House. All the Best Wishes, Bradley

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I was looking forward to our stay in this charming looking place. I will admit up front I am a designer and we have high standards. If you have very high standards, this is definitely not the place for you. You will be disappointed. The high point is the location. The low points are easy things to change other than...

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1871House, Owner at 1871 House, responded to this review

In the spirit of responding to the above guest’s research paper, we’ll try to be as brief as possible, yet address pertinent issues. We’d like to just briefly state that we don’t recall in the past ever receiving such a broad comprehensive “F” on the service we offer and facilities we provide. We can’t help but feel after rereading this...

Alta Loma, California
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 days in the front library room during our East Coast vacation. We rarely stay in hotels (mostly vacation rentals and B&B's), so this was right up our alley. The positives: The location can't be beat. The house has great charm, character and history, which we loved and appreciated. The staff was nice...

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1871House, Owner at 1871 House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about your stay at the 1871 House, and we are glad you enjoyed our decor, housekeeping, and staff assistance. We are also sorry that certain aspects of your stay were unsatisfactory. As a small establishment in a very central location of New York City, we try to do all we can to make our...

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Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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1871 House offers seven apartment-style suites in an historic five-story English Rowhouse, circa-1871 within the Upper East Side Historic District neighborhood. The house offers lovely views of other historic homes, is flooded with sunlight, has an incredible garden, and grand-scale details. 1871 House is surrounded by the Upper East Side's finest restaurants, stylish cafes, galleries, Madison Avenue's chic boutiques as well as world-renowned museums such the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Whitney Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Frick Collection. Centrally located and just a short walk to Central Park & Fifth Avenue 1871 House is perfect for culture seeking visitors to the Big Apple. However, for business-oriented visitors, 1871 House is also ideally located near Midtown Manhattan. Easy access to public transportation makes 1871 House also convenient to Wall Street and the Financial District. ... more   less 

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Address: 130 East 62nd Street, between Park and Lexington, New York City, NY 10065
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side , Manhattan
Price Range: $241 - $607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Each room is unique and offers a special experience. The Rear Library suite was exceptionally quiet for New York!”
 of 5 bubbles 898AMR, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We loved staying on the top floor, but unless you are in reasonably good physical shape I wouldn't recommend it.”
 of 5 bubbles 329rm, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I love the Parlor Suite and I like being on the street. But there are rooms in back if you want it quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Porzellangasse, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Read the site and pick what suits your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles charlesh144, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can do the flights of stairs - go for the top full floor suite. Quiet, spacious, and full kitchen!”
 of 5 bubbles KSarraSarra, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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