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New York Renaissance Home and Guesthouse

464 west 141 Street , New York, NY 10031 USA (Show map)
42 Reviews
$70 - $230
per night

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The New York Renaissance Home is located in manhattan's Hamilton Heights Historical District, south of old manhattanville and north to the high plateaus that were once the sites of the early 19th century country estates. If you are a history buff you will enjoy this picturesque architectual gem that serves as a reminder of the rich history of New York City. The house has 4 guest rooms and one apartment suite. The guest home is near all the major subways and is just minutes to midtown manhattan sightseeing, dining , museums, and surrounding areas.All the rooms are decorated with an eclectic mixture of antiques and modern furnishings that are comfortable, stylish and inviting.Soak up the crown moldings 10 foot ceilings ,working fireplaces in select rooms, double garden and patio deck,antique and modern chandeliers,theme rooms,and more.Walk 1/2 block to site of Alexander Hamilton 's home,our first United States Secretary of Tresury, and the diverse historical churches. Journey back through time and experience the feel of history by staying at"The New York Renaissance Home."



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  • Guest room4.1
  • Service4.1
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.1
  • Dining4.3

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Wonderful experience

5 on October 15, 2013

I stayed only a single night, but felt right at home the moment I set foot into this lovely, historic home full of eclectic antiques. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and tastefully decorated. I loved the creak of the old wooden floors and stairways. The staff was friendly and accommodating, and breakfast was delicious. A different way to enjoy NYC in a historic neighborhood convenient to the subway.

A NYC Oasis

5 on April 04, 2013

This was our first trip to NYC and our daughter made reservations for us--sight unseen! I have to say, it was a beautiful place--clean, full of antiques, history and the food was fabulous. Felecia, the owner and host, is a wonderful woman, who makes you feel right at home. She is attentive to the needs of her guests, helpful and kind.She and her staff made us feel right at home!

For the price, it's just amazing!

5 on March 07, 2013

THIS is the way to stay in NYC! You feel like you've gone back in time, but in the nicest possible way. A reminder of how elegant Harlem once was and before long will be again. The owner and hostess, Felicia, has a graciousness that fits the ambiance perfectly. Loved the whole experience.

A Truly Wonderful Experience

4.6 on December 24, 2012

We only spent 1 night, but we wished we had spent more. From the second we walked in the door, the staff was friendly and helpful. You really can't go wrong!

One of the best I've ever stayed in

5 on December 04, 2012

The New York Renaissance Home and Guesthouse is one of the best in which I and my family have ever stayed ... anywhere.The genteel proprietress is restoring a beautiful 100+ year old house in Hamilton Heights, a house on the Historic Register. The wonderful woodwork, which had all been painted over, is being professionally stripped and varnished. The parquet floors have been largely restored. The art collection on the walls is worthy of this beautiful house. The breakfast is awesome! The service is unbeatable. We enjoyed our 2 week stay.

On the edge

4.4 on November 18, 2012

We have just had a week at this Guesthouse and must say it was lovely. On the edge of the Bronx, Harlem and Manhatten. 10 Mins on the subway to Times Square on the express train. we stayed in the Emory Suite and it is great for a family but not quite enough privacy for 2 couples as we were. the breakfasts were fabulous I particularly enjoyed the blueberry pancakes and my husband loved the omelettes. Lovely pastries, fresh fruit, yoghurt and great coffee. I would have liked breakfast a little earlier than 9.00 am. The furnishings are exquisite and the linens and towels were of the highest quality, giving the feeling of real luxury. The only downside was the heating which was unreliable and the heating pipes were noisy, however this may have been because it was only just turned on after summer. I would certainly stay here again and we particularly enjoyed the company of Wellington the cutest dog you have ever seen.

The perfect place for a quiet and comfortable stay

4.4 on November 03, 2012

We spent a night at Felicia's Renaissance B&B and it exceeded our expectations. Located in a historical district, near a beautiful park, it has the best of both worlds: a quiet neighborhood while being only minutes away from hectic Times Square. Breakfasts are huge and delicious, the best we've ever had! Felicia is great, she attended to our every need, told us about places to visit and arranged airport transportation for us. The place is awesome. Beautifully decorated, clean and with everything you may need for an unforgettable stay. Highly recommended. Thank you, Felicia and staff. We enjoyed every minute. Personally, I'll always remember your beautiful Emory suite's zen patio, the perfect place for meditators! We'll be back soon! Cecilia, Victor and Ana

Innkeeper Response
Thank you Victor, Ana and cecilia for your encouragement.We are truly humble by your comments and will continue to do the best we can for our clients.To our world travelers, Please always let us know I we can make your vacation enjoyable and memorable. Once again thank you for your business and we salute all our World travelers.

Worst Customer Service Ever

1.4 on September 20, 2012

In all my years of travel, I've never received such poor customer service. When we arrived, we were not welcomed by the owner Felicia. She didn't introduce herself, wish us a good stay or show us around. When I gave her my name, she seemed suspicious and demanded my husband and I give her our IDs and credit card so she could photocopy them. I was surprised at how upset she seemed with us, since we had done nothing to anger her. Our room was advertised as having a queen bed, but it was a full. We were exhausted and hoped to sleep in, but that didn't happen. Early morning, the phone rang repeatedly for several minutes until I was forced to answer it. It was Felicia, asking us if we were coming to breakfast. I told her we were tired and had hoped to sleep in, and she said "That's all I wanted to know," and hung up on us with no apology. Later that day my husband asked if she could please not call to wake us up the next day. She said it was our responsibility to inform her if we wouldn't be at breakfast. I said she never told us about this at check in and had we known, we would have definitely said something. She repeated it was our responsibility and refused to apologize. The next morning, we were woken by loud music outside our bedroom in the dining room. I got up and opened my door. Felicia was waiting outside and all the other guests were at the breakfast table. In front of them all, she yelled at me, "Female products? Those go in the white trash can - not in the toilet!" I was stunned and had to explain in front of everyone that I wasn't having my period. She said she didn't care and just wanted to tell me that and walked away. My husband and I wanted to have a word with Felicia before we left, but another employee informed us that she had left very quickly, suggesting that she didn't want to interact with us on our way out. We voiced our complaints with her and she was quite nice, but this was definitely the worst experience I've ever had at a hotel.

Innkeeper Response
As an innkeeper,we try very hard to meet our clients concerns to the best of our ability. But it is also important to let us know by communicating at the time they are having a problem so we can correct it. As a professional psychotherapist, I can only say , you can't please everyone. Thank you to our world travelers who allow us to serve them and answer all their concerns.

Une très belle adresse

5 on August 24, 2012

Merveilleux séjour dans la Gold Room (chambre double alors que j'avais réservé la chambre simple). Chambre très bien équipée, petit déjeuner somptueux, personnel très gentil. Un excellent rapport qualité-prix.

Best B&B!

5 on August 22, 2012

This is a fantastic bed and breakfast. Lovely staff, we were in the Gold room which was bigger than we expected with a very comfortable bed. All facilities were clean and kept in good condition. The breakfast was incredible with homemade waffles, pancakes and fresh fruit. Only 10 minutes on subway to midtown Manhatten. We always felt safe in the area coming home late at night. Would definitely go back.

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Rooms & Rates


Surrounded by books wriiten by the literary giants of the past, this room fashioned in blue ecclectic mixtures of antiques and reproductions has twin beds that can accomodate up to 2 persons.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2


Fashion in france style decor with the Louis XVI fireplace ,the exact replica of the one is versalle, is the piano room. Queen size bed with a 5'2 Yamaha Baby Grand piano, Amoire and more. Enjoy this nature light filled room !Comes with the convenience of a private 1/2 bath located on the second floor outside the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Green Room

Our single occupancy room offers everything a supior room offers with out paying the double rate. Our single guest recive enough space to store all there items, a 32' tv. strong wifi signal. and more. book the green room to save money and enjoy all the convenience our guesthouse and new york have to offer.

  • Maximum Capacity: 1

The Rose Room

Our Rose room has a victorian feel with seating area, work table, and closet. 42' Tv with over 700 channels to view.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

The Gold Room

Our asian theme queen sized bedroom. Luxury fit for royality. 32' tv with over 700 viewing chanels. Sitting area and wonderful lightling from window

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

The Queens Room

Our superior room with private bathroom. This room offers massive amount of space and comfort. The private bathroom offers a stand up shower, and bath tub. The room offers a cusomtized amenities basket.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Emory's Suite

Our Family suite includes a master bed room, private bathroom, and 2 double rooms. our master room has a 42' Tv and our direct Tv service with over 700 channels to view. Our Suite has private entrace amd private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5

renaissance annex

Queen size room with ulta modern ambience located across the street from the main New York Renaissance .

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Hampton Sack

Vacation Home located in East Hampton New York. Main House sleeps 4persons and studio sleeps 1-2.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4


Location Type



New York, NY (NYC-All Airports)

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Computer, Copier, Private entrance, Secretarial services , Same day Wash and fold laundry service and dry cle

Room amenities

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

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

Check Dates


  • Check In:: 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Check Out:: 12:00pm
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children must be older than 8 years old.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 days
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: There is a $230.00 credit card payment to reserve your booking which is applied to your stay.
  • Cancellations: The booking reservation fee is nonfundable if you cancel



Felicia Stallworth

Languages spoken

English, Italian, Spanish

About the innkeepers

I love to go shopping in the neighborhood,read on the patio deck and entertain my friends, take long walks in central park and ride my bicycle.

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  • Time Served: 8:30am
  • Serving Location: off site cafe, Dining Room, Guest room


  • Nightly Rate $70 - $230
  • Reviews (42) 4.2
  • Rooms 4
  • Accepts Gift Cards
464 west 141 Street , New York, NY 10031 USA (Show map)

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