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Short Term Apartment Rentals in New York City

Staying in a New York City apartment while visiting can save you money

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Many travelers and families find that staying in an apartment while visiting New York City can save them money. An apartment often accommodate more guests than a hotel room and staying in an apartment can mean saving money by preparing some meals in the apartment. For longer visits, staying in an apartment can give you the sense of living in New York City instead of just visiting. If you're interested in short-term apartment rentals in New York City, these agencies and websites are the best way to find a short-term rental.

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1. Abode Limited

  • Rental Rates: Daily rates are $135 - $450 for units ranging from studios to 3 bedroom apartments
  • Minimum Stays: 4 night minimum
  • More Information: Most units are non-smoking. Most properties are in Midtown, the Upper East Side and Upper West Side.

2. Affordable New York City

  • Rental Rates: Bed & Breakfast - $95+ w/shared bath/$125+ w/private bath; studio apartment $150+; 1 bedroom apartment $175+; larger apartments also available
  • Minimum Stays: 4 nights for B&B; 5 nights for apartment
  • More Information: Only children 10 and up can be accommodated. All locations are pre-screened and located in safe neighborhoods. Guest surveys are used to maintain quality.

3. City Sonnet

  • Rental Rates: Hosted accommodations - singles $90+/doubles $120+; studio/1 bedroom apartments - $135+; larger apartments $230+; artists lofts $185+
  • Minimum Stays: 3 nights
  • More Information: Once you complete the reservation form on CitySonnet.com you will be matched with an appropriate property. Not all of their properties are listed online. Properties are thoroughly screened for inclusion in CitySonnet.

4. Cyberrentals

  • Rental Rates: varies
  • Minimum Stays: varies
  • More Information: Listings of short-term apartment rentals in New York City available from private individuals.

5. Gamut Realty Group

  • Rental Rates: studios (2 guests) - $120-175; 1 bedroom (4 guests) - $150-$239; 2 bedrooms (6 guests) - $339
  • Minimum Stays: 2 nights
  • More Information: Locations throughout New York City, including Queens and Brooklyn.

6. Manhattan Getaways

  • Rental Rates: B&B Rooms - $110+; studio - $150+; 1 bedroom - $165+; 2/3 bedrooms: $250+
  • Minimum Stays: 3 nights (sometimes 2 nights)
  • More Information: B&B rates are for hosted stays and don't always include their own bathroom.

7. Metro-Home

  • Rental Rates: studios (2 guests) - $99+; 1 bedroom (4 guests) - $189+; 2 bedrooms (6 guests) - $349+
  • Minimum Stays: 1 night
  • More Information: Apartments are available in the Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Midtown, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, and SoHo. Weekly maid service available. $20 extra charge per night for each person over 2/4 in a 1BR/2BR. Limited number of 2 bedroom apartments available for short-term rentals.

8. New York Habitat

  • Rental Rates: $135-$550 per night
  • Minimum Stays: vacation rentals - 3 nights; hosted accommodations - 2 nights
  • More Information: Great online search features and extensive listings.

9. Radio City Apartments

  • Rental Rates: studios - $109+; 1 bedroom - $149+; 2 bedrooms - $250
  • Minimum Stays: 1 night
  • More Information: Uniquely positioned between a hotel and an apartment rental, you get daily maid service and all rooms are equipped with a kitchennette.

10. Sublet in the City

  • Rental Rates: studios (2 guests) - $75+; 1 bedroom (3 guests) - $175+; 2 bedrooms (4 guests) - $250+; 3 bedrooms (6 guests) - $325+
  • Minimum Stays: 2 nights
  • More Information: Locations throughout the city. Searchable database of properties available online. Be aware: they charge a 4.9% surcharge for payment by credit card.

11. TRP Properties Inc.

  • Nightly Rental Rates: Studios (2-3 guests) - $125-$165 per night; 1 bedroom (4 guests) - $150-195; 2 bedrooms (6 guests) - $250-325
  • Minimum Stays: 1 night
  • More Information: Most of their properties are located in Midtown. Monthly rentals also available.

Almost all of these agencies also offer longer term rentals and corporate rentals. Contact them directly for more information.

A studio apartment is a one room unit, also called a bachelor apartment. Sometimes the kitchen is separate from the main room, but not always.

Tips and Advice for Booking Vacation Apartment Rentals

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