Harlem Grand B&B Reviews


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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining3.7

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Great location and wonderful management.

4.6 on July 04, 2018

Great location and wonderful management.

Awesome place to stay

4.6 on April 27, 2018

Just a great around place. We will be staying with them every time we go to the city. I’m going to definitely recommend Harlem Grand B&B

Wonderful location!!

4.2 on April 08, 2018

Loved this Home. Our hostess was amazing!! I will plan to stay again without any hesitation!!!


4.4 on January 18, 2018

Mi marido y yo, junto a su hija adolescente pasamos una semana maravillosa en Harlem Grand. La casa era divina, acogedora, calentita.....pero es que no tengo descripción suficiente para nuestra habitación !!!! Era simplemente preciosa!!!! Tuvieron un gran detalle, en lugar de ponernos una cama supletoria para la niña, la pusieron en una habitación junto a la nuestra, y así todos estuvimos más cómodos. Recién llegados, nos atendió B, es una chica fantástica, fue muy amable con nosotros ,nos facilitó mucho la estancia . Fuimos a pasear con ella por el barrio para conocer los bares, restaurantes, tiendas, puntos de metro y bus....etc !!!!! MUCHAS GRACIAS B, ERES GENIAL !!!! Sólo nos queda agradecer de corazón la semana estupenda que pasamos, prometemos volver muy prontito !!!! Besos y un cordial saludo. Beatriz y Juanma

Heaven in Harlem

5 on October 09, 2017

My friend and I arrived at almost midnight last week and was greeted by our Lovely Host Kellyn. She kindly helped me with my behemoth of a suitcase three flights up to our top floor room. Our room was just beautiful! It was immaculate and decor took my breath away. The en-suite bathroom had great special touches like baskets for each of us to put our essentials in. I had a tour with Kellyn early the next morning and I enjoyed it throughly. It really helped connect me to NY in a whole new way. Her recommendation for the two restaurants (Kitchenette & Max Cafe) were home runs. Best Market was just as great as she described. I am obsessed with Kombucha and I could find it easily at the Market around the corner. Our street was picturesque and quite diverse. I even had a celebrity sighting of Floyd Mayweather. This was my 1st time staying in Harlem and I loved it! Kellyn was so accommodating and stored our luggage through the afternoon after we checked out. Thank you Kellyn for making our stay so Wonderful! Warmest Regards, Dominique & Lisa

A delightful stay in NYC Harlem Manhattan

4.6 on July 17, 2017

Our stay was very pleasant at Harlem B & B. Kellyn was there when we arrived and brought us to our room. The room was very beautiful. Very much a NY Brownstone atmosphere. She took us on an awesome area tour. I recommend everyone to take her up on her tour. We are a/c snobs so the room was a little warm for us but it wasn't horrible. The ceiling fan needs some service but we were able to use it with some sounds coming from it. We visited a few places from our tour. Great advice. Check in and check out are easy. Our room was very clean. The shower is very small but very cute. We would stay here again and we would recommend this place to friends. Kellyn is sweet and her place is great. We never heard or saw anyone else during our two day stay except for Kellyn.

Simply Beautiful!!!

5 on June 16, 2017

My daughter and I visited New York for her graduation gift and my birthday! It was so easy getting to the Harlem Grand. The hosts were so warm and so friendly. It was the perfect place for us. The house is beautiful. Each time we stepped in we found something new to admire. WE were located near everything...Fresh food, soul food, Best Market, Coffee house, Red Rooster, Street Bird. We recommend The Harlem Grand! Thank you, Kellyn! Your spirit and finesse is what makes that place special. Until next time...Mary and Cheyanne

Perfect Weekend Gateway

3.8 on May 30, 2017

I stayed at the Harlem Grand Bed and Breakfast this past January and enjoyed the location and cozy accommodations The location is very accessible to great restaurants and shopping. We will definitely be back since we had a. Very pleasant stay.

Excellent !

5 on May 09, 2017

I spent a wonderful week at Harlem Grand and I felt like " Home ". My lovely decorated room was on the top floor with ensuite bathroom and a little kitchen around the corner.It was cleaned every 2nd day and fresh linen ( towels ) were also provided.Also positive :a TV flatscreen, a hairdryer and free WIFI. The house was very quiet, no noises during the night.The area itself is very safe. Grocery shops, a bank and the Subway are all in walking distance.My host was very friendly and helpful. Thank you Kellyn and " V " .I can recommend Harlem Grand to 100 %.

Harlem Splendor

4.6 on August 11, 2016

We had a fantastic stay at the Harlem Grand, August 4-7th. The location was perfect and the room was beautifully decorated and had the most comfortable bed, we wish we could have stayed longer just to enjoy the room we were in. There was easy access to transportation and we were able to get everywhere we wanted to go including late hours, easily. Our lovely host gave us a tour and invaluable information on places to dine and visit in the area and her recommendation were excellent. I hope they have availability for my next visits to New York. I recommend the Harlem Grand without hesitation.

Great place. Beautiful room. Fine neighbourhood

4.6 on June 30, 2016

After 6 nights at Harlem Grand B&B we can only recommend it to anyone visiting NY. Kellyn's warm welcome and introductory tour made us feel at home immediately, and are we coming back to NY, we would not hessitate to stay at Harlem Grand

We'll come back!

4.2 on August 19, 2015

Amazing old house, wonderfull room and the best neighbordhood to feel NY city! Thank you Kellyn for all your help! Your tour is so usefull!

very good stay

4.6 on June 01, 2015

we stayed a few days in April in Harlem Grand. It was a nice room and we felt very comfortable there. Kellyn was very polite and she showed us the neighborhood and gave is very helpful tips. Near the Harlem Grand are the subway and bus station and so its very easy to go reach the sights or NY.

Amazing place!

5 on May 10, 2015

We stayed here last August and were amazed by the place. It is charming and has a lot of character. Our room was beautiful and had everything we needed. We got a tour of the neighbourhood when we arrived, which was very thoughtful. We were very close to the subway and bus stations. Grocery stores, bakeries, and small shops were close by. I'm not sure what they use to wash their linens and towels, but they smelled soo good! They only minor issue was the wifi. We had to go downstairs to get proper wifi otherwise it worked here and there upstairs. Also, they replaced our towels and made our beds, every other day, I think. The owner was also very quick to respond to any emails as well. We would definitely stay here again.

Very good!

3.8 on March 28, 2015

kellyn was super helpful on the first day took us for a walk around the neighborhood and showed us everything. The metro and the bus stop are very close, has a very good trade in the neighborhood and the rooms were very large and clean.

Homey Stay at the Harlem Grand

4.0 on February 05, 2015

I visited New York City a few weeks ago and have a very lovely stay at the Harlem Grand, it truly felt like a home away from home. Kellyn was gracious and welcoming. My room was cozy and the bed was out of this world comfortable! Located close to the subway line, and at a reasonable price, the Harlem Grand is ideal of your New York stay.

Great place

5 on January 09, 2015

My friend and I stayed there 6 nights. The host gave us a great tour to show the neighbour. Our room has fantastic decor and furniture, just like my own room. Great location which close to subway and bus stop. We definitely will come back!!


5 on November 11, 2014

We visited Harlem Grand for two nights. We really can assure every visitor: DO NOT HESITATE AND BOOK IMMEDIATELY. Even our kids age 18, 19 and 20 years, really enjoyed. We are sorry we could not stay longer. The rooms, the hospitality, everything was really really perfect. Thanks for all! Fam. Fitters, Holland

hurray for harlem

5 on October 13, 2014

w/q podworniak finding this place is like finding a gold mine. I never would have thought that I would ever stay in harlem but sure am glad I did. Kellyn is a most gracious host and willing to go out of her way to help in every way even meeting you at the front door at 5 15 am to make sure you get your cab to the airport. Kellyn took us for a tour of the neighbourhood and gave us a very informative talk about the history of harlem and all the great places to eat.. the food in the area is some of the best you will find in ny. had a blast at the opollo theatre on a wednesday night and after took the A train express and were in times square in 13 minutes.. I am planning to be in ny again next year and guess where im going to stay. at the Harlem Grande in Harlem if Kellyn will have me

Enjoying NY

4.6 on September 26, 2014

Stayed two nights and three days in a wonderful holiday spice scented room. The bed was very comfortable, I slept like a baby. The room was very clean and neat. Kellyn was amazing, she was very helpful with directions and must see attractions. I would definitely recommend this B&B to anyone wanting a pleasant and up close experience with New Yorkers. Really enjoyed my stay and planning to return.

Kellyn's Generosity Blows Me Away

5 on August 11, 2014

My wife and I were to vacation in NYC the last week of August. She was unexpectedly diagnosed with cancer and we're now in the midst of many medical tests and procedures; having to cancel our vacation. Kellyn was extremely generous and refunded our full deposit. THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH Kellyn.

Outstanding visit in Feb 2014

5 on March 09, 2014

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights stay at Harlem Grand--clean and quite environment. The innkeeper, Kellyn facilitated a valuable walking tour around the neighborhood during the very cold winter days of February 2014. The B&B is nestled in historic Harlem neighborhood near Columbia Univ, legendary Apollo Theater, a fantastic grocery store, bakery, restaurants, etc. The building is very convenient to subway and bus line. We will certainly return to this fabulous B&B!!

Great Location and Wonderful Host!

4.4 on November 07, 2013

My daughter and I stayed at the Harlem Grand for several days in October for college visits. We found that we were in walking distance to Columbia University, the subway, and the Metro which were all necessary components of our trip. The room was large and comfortable. We loved the charm with which the room was maintained. Kellyn worked with our schedule rearrangements when our flight was changed, and took us on a tour that identified places to eat, landmarks to find our way back to the house, and modes of public transportation available to us. Her suggestions helped up keep to a budget, but still have a wonderful experience that really gave us a sense of what it would be like to live in New York. Personally, we found Kellyn, our host, to be informative, helpful, and kind. We would definitely stay at the Harlem Grand again!

Perfect stay...Thank you !

5 on October 15, 2013

Perfect rooms, perfect bed, perfect neighborough, perfect Kellyn who give us very good address for show (Amateur Night Apollo Theater), breakfast (Max, Kitchenette) and church. The B&B is near a subway station and on a direct line to places of interest in Manhattan.

cosy place to stay/gezellig plek om te overnachten

3.6 on October 11, 2013

We stayed here for 5 nights. The house is een old brown stoned house and looks really great and is very cosy. The neighbourhood is also very nice, nearby the subway (5 minutes walk), and lot’s of things to do and good places to eat. Kellyn gave a tour around the house, to tell what to see and what to do and where to eat. That was very handy and helpfull. She was a great hostess, use the information she gives. This bed and breakfast doesn’t include breakfast! Advantages: nice area, spacious and clean room, good and spacious bed, quiet neighbourhood, all the information Kellyn gives you. Disadvatages: We had a struggle with the shower because we only had warm water for about half a minute or just one minute, after that it got cold again. So it was impossible to get a proper shower. There was nothing that could be done about this at that time. The day we left, there was a new boiler coming so the problem should be solved now. We verbleven hier 5 nachten. Geweldig leuk oud huis en de wijk is ook erg leuk. Wij vonden het heerlijk om in Harlem te verblijven. Het huis is dichtbij de metro (zo’n 5 minuten lopen), en er is van alles te doen in de buurt en fijne gelegenheden om te eten. Kellyn gaf ons een tour in de omgeving zodat je weet waar je goed kunt eten en wat er allemaal te doen is. Ze was een vriendelijke gastvrouw, maak gebruik van alle infomatie die ze geeft. Dit bed and breakfast serveert ’s ochtends geen ontbijt! Voordelen: fijne omgeving, ruime en schone kamer, goed en groot bed, rustige wijk, alle informatie die Kellyn geeft. Nadelen: wij hadden ruzie met de douche omdat we maar voor een halve minuut of één minuut warm water hadden, daarna werd het koud. Dus het was onmogelijk om een goede douche te nemen. Daar was op dat moment niets aan te doen. De dag dat we vertrokken kwam er een nieuwe boiler, dus het probleem zou nu opgelost moeten zijn.

Harlem Grand, GRAND B&B!

4.0 on September 26, 2013

Kellyn was a fantastic host, she showed us around in the neighborhood. Nice area to live in, close to several tube stations and also to Central Park, with some great places to dine and have drinks very close. The B&B itself was very beautiful, the room was spacious and the furniture very romantic.We definitely want to stay there again when we come back to NY next time!

Excellent B&B near Columbia

4.8 on March 26, 2013

I was looking for a B&B near the university as I had a business meeting and workshop to attend, and I don't like hotels. The Harlem Grand more than fit the bill. Quiet, large and beautiful room with an amazing bathroom in a grand old house in a walkable neighborhood, just minutes from the university, excellent dining, and public transportation. I will be back!

A vintage feel with outstanding hospitality

4.8 on January 08, 2013

Ever since our 10 days long stay at the Harlem Grand in May 2012 we have been thinking that we really should write a review of this amazing place here - at the website where we found it - since we liked this place so much. We espacially loved the vintage feel of the brownstone building and our romantically furnished room. Kellyn was a lovely hostess and took us on a tour around the neighbourhood showing us where to go for some great food and telling some stories and history of Harlem. Among other things she also recommended one of the highlights of our stay - the amateur night at the Apollo Theatre - on walking distance from the Harlem Grand. The express A-train metrostation is just a few blocks away and takes you downtown in just a couple of stops (about 10 minutes). We can recommend Harlem Grand to anyone who wants to go to New York and is looking for a romantic and authentic feel. Best regards, Anneli and Glenn on a visit from Sweden

Fabulous time in the Harlem Grand!

5 on December 20, 2012

This beautifully restored brownstone was my opportunity to revisit Harlem with new eyes. I absolutely loved my room and its amenities. Great customer service! Looking forward to staying there time and time again!

Beauty, Charm and Comfort

4.4 on December 15, 2012

We stayed in early December 2012 for a friend's wedding. Kellyn, the owner, was a great host. The room was so beautiful and comfortable. We floated in and immediately fell into the romance of it all. The neighbourhood was very interesting to walk around and Kellyn helped to make it feel like home with her great tour. I've told all of my friends who both live in NYC and like to visit about how great the experience was. I can't wait to got back.

Honey moon 7 nights

3.2 on October 22, 2012

We stayed for 7 nights at Harlem Grand and it was a great experience. It's a cozy B&B, big room and the owner Kellyn knows how to welcome people. She gave us a small tour around the neighborhood which was very helpful. Very central, 2 blocks fom the subway station with express trains to downtown. For breakfast we loved Uptown Kitchenet, the pancakes are fantastic! The price is very nice for NYC.

Honeymoon in Harlem

4.6 on October 02, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Harlem Grand B&B for six nights in September for our honeymoon. We wanted somewhere authentically New York and found this to be the perfect location for us. If you are looking for a real New York experience and are doing it on a budget this is perfect. The subway is literally a 5 minute walk from the front step. There is great dining all throughout the Harlem area (try Crazy Horse for some pizza). Time Square is a 15 minute ride from the B&B. The house itself is obviously an older Brownstone and decorated to match the era. This is what we were looking for - it's not 5 star hotel quality - but it is clean, fun, and quaint. It made for a phenomenal experience. The owner, Kellyn, makes the experience most memorable. She loves her community and is proud to show off the neighbourhood and share the history of Harlem on a welcome tour. If you're looking for a fun adventure in Harlem and New York this is the place to stay!

Great room in the heart of Harlem, lovely house, kind owner

4.8 on September 12, 2012

We stayed 7 nights in Harlem Grand last July. Kellyn, the owner, is sweet and very helpful. She knows a lot about her lovely neighbourhood and talking with her is very interesting. Thanks Kellyn for your welcome and your kindness. If we come back to NY, we'll come back to your guest house. The rooms are located in an old brownstone house, very typical from Harlem. They are very weel decorated with old furniture and they are spacious. The place is quiet and safe. It is close to the metro (125th street station). There are different lines whic is really practical. You can also easily reach Central Park by foot. There are a lot of shops and restaurants in the neighbourhood. For instance, we really enjoyed having our breakfast at Kitchenette (or at Dunkin Dunuts when we wanted to save money !). Levain bakery's cookies are amazing too. We recommend Kellyn's guest house. Note that there is no dining in the guesthouse and that you'll have to tidy your room.

I’ve got the Harlem Blues - Grand Style

4.2 on May 09, 2012

A dear friend and I decided to go to New York at the last minute to celebrate the New Year. We wanted to stay in Harlem because we had some friends and family in the area. We were happy to discover the Harlem Grand.Nestled in Harlem very close to 125th Street this New York style renovated townhouse’s location was ideal for our needs. We were able to get back and forth into Manhattan to Rockefeller Center for ice skating, in to see the ball drop in Time Square, and to do some New York style shopping with a lot of ohhing and ahhing over the Macy’s window, and other New York delights. Perched at a corner on the second floor, our very large guest room had a wonderful queen size bed (more on that later), hard wood floors, and a faux fireplace was fabulous. We especially loved the en-suite private bathroom, which was huge and beautifully decorated with claw foot tub, Victorian style sink, lovely mirrors, and a tastefully selected collection of hat boxes. The owner Kellyn was great. She took the time to walk and talk with us in the neighborhood and made sure we were properly oriented to the city. With all this said, what I truly enjoyed the most was my sleep in the most comfortable bed ever. The queen bed I slept in had memory foam type mattress that lulled me into a deep restful sleep for the two nights that we stayed at the Harlem Grand. Usually I toss and turn to find a good spot hoping to drift off to sleep, especially when not at home, but this dream of a bed worked wonders for me since each morning I woke more refreshed than ever. So although, I am back home in Boston, my mind still recalls the amazing time I had in Harlem and I drift off to sleep at home these days with Harlem on my mind and the Harlem blues. I can’t wait to get back there. Ain’t Harlem Grand?

Elegant, Homey, and Historical - NYC Hospitality at it's finest!

4.8 on May 06, 2012

My 10 yr old son and I stayed at the Harlem Grand as a part of a week-long vacation aimed at introducing him (a Los Angeles native) to my hometown - particularly to the Columbia University area where I grew up. Kellyn was a wonderful host, like many other reviewers' comment. Her tour of the neighborhood was thorough and informative - even for someone who grew up nearby, she has a wealth of information about Harlem history, as well as the current restaurant and cultural scene. We never did watch the flat-screen TV (though if we had encountered a rainy day, I imagine we might have), but it was great to have wifi. Each of us got to take a bath in the claw foot tub - heaven. My son's favorite aspects of our stay were (in his words): 1) Kellyn's genuineness and hospitality; 2) the very comfy bed that prompted us to purchase the same micro-fiber topper; 3) the nearby pizza restaurant -"Bad Horse Pizza" where you can custom order your favorite gourmet/healthy toppings. He was so happy with our stay that he took an hour, on our last morning there, to make Kellyn a original artwork thank you card. We will definitely be back - next time with my husband!

One Week in NYC

3.8 on May 01, 2012

We are a german couple (26,27) and we stayed one week in the Harlem Grand B&B.It is located in a quiet and safe quarter. Kellyn was very friendly and helpful.The room was lovely furnished.The only small negativepoint was the temperature and the pressure of the shower.The description on this site does correspond to reality.All in all the house exceeded our expectations and we would stay again here. We can recommend the Harlem Grand without reservations. We didn´t had Dining(because of the 1 Star)

Great Place to stay

4.6 on February 10, 2012

We had stayed during boxing day week and I did not know what to expect, but I was extremely surprised at how beautiful this place really was. The hospitality was great, and the room was amazing, so nice and clean and had alot of character. I would recommend this to anyone wanting to stay in NYC without staying right downtown. The price is worth it and it is 5mins walk to the nearest subway stop. Great area with character. I enjoyed my stay. :)

New York revisit

4.0 on January 03, 2012

We visited New York week after Christmas & I had not been for over a decade. We decided to stay at the Harlem Grand instead of a traditional hotel & we weren't disappointed! The host Kellyn was beyond helpful & always available if we had questions. She also had lots of suggestions on what to do & how to get there. The location of the B&B was great very close with easy subway access. The room was very cool, spacious, clean & the bed was super cozy! it was a great area to stay in, I would recommend it to others & definitely stay their again.

Highly recommend!

5 on November 01, 2011

Stayed here for 6 nights on our first visit to NYC and it was amazing! Kellyn was lovely and so knowledgeable of the area. Gave us a tour of the neighbourhood which was great - lots of tips on where to eat, drink & get good coffee! It is a beautiful building and the rooms are gorgeous - so was our bathroom! So many amazing places to eat at close by, with 125th St only three blocks away. The subway from 125th is express so could get to Times Square in 10 mins. Would highly recommend Harlem Grand B&B - great location and so reasonably priced. Cant wait to go back again! L&K

Excellent!! This is the best place i ever been in holidays!...

4.6 on October 25, 2011

Everything was perfect, the bedroom was huge, it has a nice bed, large closet and tv and the bathroom was big and really comfortable, also everything was very clean. This B&B has an excellent location, just in the corner you can get a bus that takes you to the central park, museums mile, the shops of the fifth avenue and city center. The metro station its just two blocks from the B&B and there is two lines that takes you from city center to the station in 20 minutes!.. that is great, specially at night. The innkeeper, Kellyn, is really kind!!... she showed us all the places of interest near the B&B, like the farmacy, the supermarket, the metro station, nice bars, restaurants and made us some recommendations about where to eat and what to do!.. That was really usefull!... When i get back to NY i would definitely stay there again!!.. Thanks for everything Kellyn!!.. Ina

First 5 nights of Honeymoon

3.6 on October 13, 2011

We spent the first 5 nights of our honeymoon staying in Kellyn's lovely renovated Brownstone apartment building. This was our first trip to NYC and we were not sure what to expect. We couldn't recommend the Harlem Grand highly enough; great location close to the action of down-town but far enough away that you can escape the mayhem, comfortable, clean room and en-suite bathroom, great value for money in a city where accommodation costs are crazy and last but not least the personal tour of the neighbourhood that Kellyn gives on arrival! This made the world of difference to us and allowed us to walk out the door on our first day and feel a bit more confident about where we were going and how we were going to get there! Thank you Kellyn, we really appreciated this personal touch!

A perfect place to stay!

4.2 on September 19, 2011

First time to NYC, and I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Truly a beautiful B&B room, in a wonderful community. Excellent location for express subway and bus access, and close to some amazing restaurants. On this trip there were 4 women travelling, and we felt perfectly safe walking the picture perfect brownstone streets, even late a night. Kellyn is one of the nicest inkeepers I have ever met, and even took the time to show us around. If you want to feel like a local in the big city, this is the perfect place. Would definatly return, and would be disappointed if we couldn't stay here again.


4.0 on July 25, 2011

I spend my birthday in 2010 there and coming back this year if Kelly has a room for me. SUPER great feel .... Sylvie

Great place to stay!

4.6 on June 22, 2011

We planned a trip to New York City and booked a stay at Harlem Grand. We were not familiar with the area, so we had no idea what to expect. Kellyn and the place itself totally exceeded our expectations. Kellyn was fabulous and even showed us around the area. The room was exactly like the picture, with a private bathroom and it was perfect for us. There is a metro station 2 blocks away, so there was NO problem getting around. ALSO, it was raining as we were leaving and Kellyn had someone help us hail a cab despite being unable to get ahold of a cab company (which Kellyn also tried to call for us) to make sure we made it to the airport on time! All in all the stay was GRAND! ;)

Lovely place! Loved it!

4.6 on April 27, 2011

I was referred to this bed and breakfast by a friend of mine. Kellyn's place was so wonderful! It's a beautful brownstone building and Kellyn herself was welcoming and very helpful. The room was quiet, clean, cosy and very beautiful. I felt like a princess in a castle :) The place looks exactly like you can see on the pictures in the web, which is not quite natural in NYC if you read reviews of other accommodations in NYC. I am highly recommending Harlem Grand to all my friends and to everyone else. Thanks for a lovely 11 days-stay Kellyn. I will for sure stay there again if I go to NYC next time.

nice room in west 122 Street

3.0 on March 12, 2011

I lived in Kellyn's cozy room when I travel in NYC last week,I stayed there for a week. the room is very nice and really more like a home other than a hotel for me. and it looks like exactly as the picture in the web and Kellyn was so nice she showed me around the whole neighborhood and told me where to have brunch and the routes to my destination in the city. I am very glad to spend the whole week in Harlem Grand as my first time travel to the city. I will definitely recommand her room to my friends who's gonna leave for NYC and I will for sure stay there again if I go to NYC next time.

Weekend away in NY

3.8 on January 04, 2011

Went to the big apple for a spot of Christmas shopping with my wife in Dec. Couldn't afford the hotel prices for this time of year so looked into the B&b's after searching around I came across the Harlem Grand, Kellyn was very friendly and helpful as I had plenty of questions regarding our stay. The house was a delight and in a lovely area. Although no breakfast Kellyn provided us with plenty of ideas of where to go, not only that butsome really handy tips of how to get around NY and get the most out of our short stay. I'm sure we would not have got this service at a hotel. Harelm is great, I have to mention the Jazz Bar Showrooms as we had a great night there. Shopped plenty, ate at some lovely places and even had time to catch a show. Thanks for a lovely stay Kellyn, I will be recommending your place to anyone I know going to NY

Great weekend in Harlem!

4.0 on December 18, 2010

Kellyn's place is absolutely wonderful! We came down to NYC for for a weekend of shopping and fun in December, and Harlem Grand really is perfect if you want to stay somewhere inexpensive, intimate, and not so "touristy"... especially during the holiday season! Unfortunately Kellyn was not feeling well so we weren't able to speak to her until we checked out. However, the room was beautiful, better than we expected. It had a candlelit fireplace (very romantic), large flat-screen TV, exquisite chandeliers, and a super comfortable bed. We knew that the Harlem Grand does not serve breakfast, but we were a little surprised no coffee or beverages were available for us. We spent the first night in the neighboorhood, which is quaint, quiet and safe. We started off the night at a hip wine bar just around the corner from the B&B, and followed that with a tasty dinner at the new restaurant/lounge Chocolat. Both were fantastic. The nearest subway station is about three blocks away, so when we ventured out for the day we were downtown in less than 20 minutes! Overall, Harlem Grand is a beautiful, immaculately kept inn that we will definitely stay at again. Thanks Kellyn!

Holiday visit to NYC

4.2 on December 17, 2010

I stayed at the Harlem Grad on a recent trip to New York with my girlfriend. I initially contacted another B&B in Harlem that I was familiar with, but it did not have availability, so the owner recommended the Harlem Grand - and I'm very happy he did. Across the board, I was very pleased with our stay and the property. It's a beautful brownstone building and the room we stayed in was large, very nice, and comfortable. Also, it was within 3 blocks of the subway, which happened to be an express line and got us downtown in less than 10 mins. The only reason I gave it three stars/points in the Dining category was that did not offer breakfast. However, there are several excellent restaurants nearby that the owner directed us to (including Kitchenette, which you must visit for brunch).

French family 03/09 through 07/09

3.2 on September 11, 2010

We really appreciated our stay in Harlem Grand; Kellyn did everything to please us. We had reserved another B&B which couldn't accept us at the last minute due to a water damage. She came to take us to Harlem Grand with her own car and gave us a tour of the neighborhood. She made us feel at home. The rooms are large with very nice furnitures, the house is clean and quiet. We will recommend to stay in harlem Grand with kellyn !

I love Harlem

3.8 on May 06, 2010

I've just come back for a wonderful ten-day trip to New York and we stayed at Harlem Grand in Harlem neighbourhood. I must confess if I had the slightest fear about being at Harlem, it vanished the moment Kellyn, the innkeeper took us for a beautiful over half- an -hour ride as soon as we got there. It was really helpful as she showed us every interesting place around from some lovely places to have breakfast, a brunch or lunch, nearby; to a place where we could have some delicious soul food or some sites to listen to really good music. Moreover, and to our surprise some neighbours were really kind and try to help us even on our last day when we were leaving and trying to look for a taxi, a charming old woman in a car offered herself to call for a taxi on her mobile. Although it would be great to be able to have breakfast in there, as a real bed ans breakfast, I definitely recommend staying here!


5 on March 30, 2010

The Harlem Grand was located in a wonderful area and the room was exquisite. So beautful and quaint. The innkeeper was very accomodating.We received excellent recommendations for the area. Overall the stay was great and we will be returning next year. Thanks again.

Harlem's best kept secret

4.4 on March 12, 2010

I was referred to this bed and breakfast by a friend of mine. The place made me feel like I was a kid again in my old Victorian Home. The brick wall, fireplace, antique chairs and dressers, and Oriental Rugs brought back fond memories for me. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants an authentic and amazing stay in New York!

Loved it!

4.4 on March 09, 2010

We were referred to Harlem Grand through our favorite B&B Sugar Hill Harlem Inn and loved Kellyn's place. She was warm and welcoming and her brownstone was beautiful. Our room was an oasis of comfort and quiet and we loved the neighborhood. This place is surrounded by jazz clubs, art galleries, shopping and had street parking which made all of the difference. We enjoyed walking everywhere and especially liked the wine bar around the corner. We got a deal and it was a great value overall. Definitely recommend it.

Harlem Grand B&B


  • Nightly Rate $98 - $265
  • Reviews (54) 4.4
  • Rooms 5

Contact Innkeeper

  • Phone 1-6468079789
  • Fax 1-2126656122
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