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1871 House

130 East 62nd Street Apt. #1, New York City, NY 10065 USA (Show map)
4.3
10 Reviews
$195 - $445
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About

Named for the year it was built, 1871 House is a "New York City Style" bed & breakfast or City-Style Country Inn offering seven furnished guest rooms & suites. The bedrooms evoke sophisticated country houses. They're accessorized with cachepots, candlesticks, country quilts, baskets, trays, baskets. Architectural details such as the original marble fireplaces have been retained & give the rooms a warm and inviting ambiance with the familiarity of home. 1871 House is centrally located in the historic district of the Upper East Side on East 62nd Street between Park & Lexington Avenues. The Upper East Side neighborhood is an upscale neighborhood surrounded by many of the city’s best restaurants, chic boutiques (Hermes, Dior, Burberry's, Chanel, Gucci, Prada to name a few )and museums (The Frick, The MET, MOMA & the Whitney). The neighborhood also contains many of the city’s most important and beautiful old mansions and town homes and is conveniently located just two blocks to Central Park. The 1871 House is also in close proximity to many sidewalk cafes and is walking distance to Carnegie Hall.

Rooms & Rates

Front Library Room

Queen Bed, TV, Fireplace, Internet Access, Telephone, Garden Views, High quality linens and bedding, Antiques, Ensuite bathroom. Hardwood floors, high ceilings, original marble fireplace mantle, 3 lace clad windows. Ensuite bathroom w/tub/shower. Mini fridge and electric kettle included. Located 2 flights above ground floor level.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Front Parlour Studio

Queen Bed, TV, Fireplace, Internet Access, Telephone, Brownstone Views, High quality linens and bedding, Antiques, kitchenette, ensuite bathroom with tub/shower & pedestal sink. Hardwood floors, high ceilings, original marble fireplace mantle, 3 lace clad windows and bamboo shades. Located one flight above ground floor level.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Rear Library Bedroom

Queen Bed, TV, Fireplace, Internet Access, Telephone, Kitchenette, Garden Views, High quality linens and bedding, Antiques, Ensuite bathroom. Hardwood floors, high ceilings, original marble fireplace mantle, 3 lace clad windows. Bathroom with shower (no tub).

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Garden Room with Terrace

Queen Bed plus single daybed. TV, Fireplace, Internet Access, Telephone, Garden Views, Garden Terrace, Large Bow Window overlooking Terrace, high quality linens and bedding, Antiques, Hardwood floors, high ceilings, carved wood fireplace mantle, lace clad 20'foot window with bamboo shades. Ensuite compact bathroom with shower (no tub), toilet & hand sink. Full Size In Room Sink. Located one flight of stairs above ground floor level. Mini Fridge & Electric Kettle Included.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Mission Studio

Queen Bed, TV, Internet Access, Telephone, High quality linens and bedding, Antiques, Ensuite bathroom. Stone floor throughout, high ceilings, Bathroom with shower (no tub). Located steps below street level. One Window. Kitchen with granite counter. Kitchen contains microwave oven, electric kettle, toaster oven & coffee maker. Located one flight above ground floor level.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Madison Suite

2 Queen Beds plus one twin bed. Three Rooms plus kitchen. Located 3 flights above ground floor level. TV, Fireplace, Internet Access, Telephone, Townhouse & Garden Views, High quality linens & bedding, Antiques, Hardwood floors, 2 original marble fireplace mantles, 3 lace clad windows. Ensuite bathroom with shower/tub. Kitchen includes dishwasher/mircrowave oven, toaster oven, coffee maker, fridge & range.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 1 Twin

Lexington Suite

2 Queen Beds plus one twin bed. Three Rooms plus kitchen. Ensuite bathroom with shower/tub. TV, Fireplace, Internet Access, Telephone, Townhouse and Garden Views, High quality linens and bedding, Antiques, Ensuite bathroom. Hardwood floors, 2 original marble fireplace mantles, 3 lace clad windows.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 1 Twin

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Reviews

Overall
4.3

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Services4.1
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining3.8

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Another Great Stay

4.6 on April 13, 2011

Just spent another weekend at the 1871 House and what a treat. Like last time everything was perfect. The room was spacious and comfortable and full of charm and character. Antiques, high ceilings, big windows, comfy bed. And it's in one of the best and most expensive residential neighborhoods in the city, close to everything, and the best part is that it's two blocks to Central Park. There is nothing 'modern' or 'generic' about this B&B yet it's clean and fresh and elegant in a 19th century town house sort of way. It's not dusty and tired. I only put 'met my expectations' for food because there is no food. And that was just fine. There's a little kitchenette (or some rooms have kitchens I think) with fridge and storage to put food in. Staff is friendly but other than a brief friendly encounter we never saw another person. That's a plus :-) The only drawback is that it's expensive but anywhere nice in NYC is expensive. So it's a rare treat for us but worth it.


Great find!

4.8 on April 27, 2009

We had a wonderful stay last weekend at this awesome B&B! Our room, the Parlor Suite, was larger than it appeared in photos and very very comfortable. We loved the large windows that faced beautiful 62nd Street and the super high ceilings that reminded me of the book "Madeleine." Great antiques decorated the room and the bed was better than our own. For once, the covers on the bed were thick and hearty and enough. And a real cotton quilt and comforter. The neighborhood is one of the best in town -- you are surrounding by elegant 19th historic townhouses and just a quick and beautiful walk to Central Park and 5th Avenue. We loved out stay here -- it was worth the money and will go back. I did not get to see other rooms due only to our time constraints but loved the Parlor Suite. There was some street noise at night but we liked that as it was the cacophony of 'city noise'. But if it would bother you, book a room in back of the house. It was also very private. No breakfast and so you did not have to make small talk with anyone.


A Wonderful Experience

4.8 on February 03, 2009

The room was even more spacious and more beautiful than I had imagined. The location is beyond perfect. The house is in walking distance of some great museums, shopping and my favorite Central Park. The service was wonderful as the entire staff made us feel like we were part of the family.


Most beautiful room in NYC

4.2 on September 26, 2008

My husband and I LOVED the 1871 house. The location was terrific, and even though our room overlooked the street (a bit noisy), it was roomy, very spacious, gorgeously decorated with antiques, and had every comfort. My only comment is, please put the NAME of the room on the door (or the number on the key)--I got a key but didn't know which room was ours! Once I figured it out, everything was super. :-) We'd stay here again!


Nice Place, hot in summer.

3.4 on July 23, 2008

This is a very nice place in a great location. It's a walk up, so if you have trouble with stairs, stay in a room on a lower level, or go elsewhere. We (family of 5) had the top floor with three bedrooms and a full (small) kitchen. There is no central air, only two free standing a/c units with an exhaust through the windows. The temperature was in the 90s and these were completely inadequate. The rooms were quite hot. I would definitely stay there again, but not in the summer. Rooms on lower floors are probably cooler. My only complaint about the service is that we had quite a few bags and it would have been nice to have been offered help getting them upstairs.


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Location

Location Type

Historic District, Short walk to Central Park, Silk Stocking District, Upper East Side, Walk to Business District, City

Airport

New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) 12 miles

Directions to property:

JFK: (1) Yellow Cabs - Flat fare policy to Manhattan. All trips from JFK Airport to the first destination in Manhattan are $45 plus tolls. Ask driver to take the toll free 59th Street Bridge. (2) MTA bus and subway combination - $2.00 per person. Newark Airport: (1) Olympic or Caray Bus to Manhattan...Grand Central. Then subway, yellow cab, or bus to the house. (2) Limousines are available but cabs are expensive. Closest subway stop to the house: 4,5 and 6 or N or R to 59th Street/Lexington Avenue Stop.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, Madison Ave Shopping, Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Carnagie Hall, Central Park , Zoo, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Boating, Fishing, Horseback riding, Rollerblading, Ice Skating, Running/Jogging, Sunbathing, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel, Other, Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Urban Inn

On-site amenities

Copier, Fax Machine, Videos , Country Quilts, All Suites Contain 1 TV, Down Duvet & pillows, Cotton Blanket, Some rooms contain a DVD player, Some rooms contain a kitchenette, Fireplaces in Suites may not be used

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Boating, Fishing, Horseback riding, Rollerblading, Ice Skating, Running/Jogging, Sunbathing, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4:00 P.M.
  • Check Out:: 10:30 A.M.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: house not child proof, no elevator service, open staircase, operable windows
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit, minimum 1 night required at time of booking. All reservations must be paid in full within 30 days of arrival date. Balances are automatically charged to your credit card.
  • Cancellations: No Reservation is guaranteed until secured and confirmed with a 50% deposit. If cancellation is at least 30 days prior to arrival, deposits are refundable, less a 25% service fee, minimum of one night stay. No refunds can be given for cancellations made less than 30 days prior to arrival. To receive a refund, cancellation requests must be made in writing.

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Languages spoken

English

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