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The Harlem Flophouse

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Reviewed September 25, 2015

I stayed for a week for what I hope will be the first of many visits to this charming, beautifully restored space. The Flophouse is as wonderful for what it has (spacious rooms, lovely furnishings, genuine Harlem-in-the-1920s elegance, Phoebe the cat) as what it does...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed September 15, 2015

I stayed alone for 3 nights due to my girlfriend's nearby wedding. She blocked rooms for guests at the aloft which were twice the price of the Harlem Flophouse. I am so glad that I chose the less expensive route because it was so quaint,...More

Thank Darla B
Reviewed August 6, 2015

My daughter and I stayed at the Harlem Flophouse for 3 nights. We were a little apprehensive at first but after 24 hours, we felt very comfortable and pleased with our choice. There was no a/c and we were on the third floor but we...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Amazing rooms, large and at a good price. Helpful, very kind and considerate staff members... Gorgeous vintage 1920's interiors an a quirky fun neighborhood. Extreamly happy and would highly recommend.

Thank Jessie C
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The Harlem Flophouse was cozy, unique and full of character. We were two girls visiting NYC for a week. It was clean, the beds were very good, cozy, close to things and worth what little we payed!! The only downside was poor lighting. Hard to...More

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US$133 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United States > New York > New York City > Harlem
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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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