If you’re looking for the perfect Airbnb New York rental, it helps to understand there are five distinct boroughs. Manhattan itself might be the main hub of attractions, but we found some incredible Airbnbs in Brooklyn, Queens, and even Staten Island!
Thanks to a diverse public transit system of buses, subways, and ferries, it’s pretty easy to get wherever you’re going around New York City. Many of the New York Airbnbs below are walking distance or just a few subway stops from the city’s major attractions.
Whether you choose a trendy studio loft in Midtown or a spacious family home in Staten Island, you’ll find many great Airbnb New York properties to suit whatever your vacation style. Get a taste of NYC living while experiencing one of the most remarkable cities in the world.
9. Walk To Central Park From This Midtown East Townhouse
This gorgeous Airbnb is classic New York living, personified. Stay in one of the most charming areas of the city in a Midtown East townhouse with one bedroom and a workspace. The renovated, pre-war building is located on a tree-lined street just a few steps from the subway and United Nations Building, while Central Park and Fifth Avenue are also within walking distance. At just $110 a night, this private apartment Airbnb in Manhattan is also a great value.
8. Dreamy, Designer Pad In Foodie Haven Hell’s Kitchen
Gourmet foodies and budget-conscious diners alike love Hell’s Kitchen for its variety of multiethnic eateries. This area has undergone significant change in the last few decades and is now one of the coolest places to stay in NYC. This contemporary, one-bedroom apartment in Hell’s Kitchen sleeps up to 4 with beautifully designed interiors. Book this ideal Airbnb New York apartment from just $149 a night.
7. Empire State Building Views In Times Square High-Rise
Take in views of the world’s most famous city skyline from this incredible corner alcove studio in a Times Square high-rise. Floor-to-ceiling windows face the Hudson River on one side and Empire State Building on the other. Starting at $150 a night, this modern, private studio is great for a single traveler or couple, with a full kitchen and cozy living space. Located in the heart of Midtown near Times Square, you’ll be right in the center of the action!
6. West Village Loft With Sky-High Ceilings Near Union Square Park
One of the best-located Airbnb New York Manhattan properties is available from $180 a night. This vintage-style West Village loft boasts sky-high ceilings, exposed brick, and a working fireplace. Bordering Chelsea and Greenwich Village, this location puts you steps away from multiple subway lines and a few blocks from both Union Square and Washington Square Parks.
5. Modern Apartment With New York City View In DUMBO
To find Airbnb New York properties with a city view, simply cross the East River into Brooklyn. This stunning, 1-bedroom apartment with NYC skyline views is nestled in between DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights. The apartment offers gym access in addition to a spacious interior and prime location minutes away from the A/C and F subway lines. From $148 a night, make Brooklyn your home base to explore New York City like a local.
4. Budget-Friendly Private Room In Funky Bushwick Artists Loft
Starting at just $55 a night, this might be the best budget Airbnb New York rental we’ve seen! This private bedroom in a funky, Brooklyn artists loft is perfect for a solo traveler or sociable couple. Make some new friends if there are other guests around, otherwise, enjoy being in one of the coolest parts of New York. Staying in Bushwick is easier on the wallet and this private bedroom is only 20 minutes from Manhattan on the J or M trains.
3. Brick Beauty in Bed-Stuy! Renovated Brownstone Studio
Bedford-Stuyvesant (or, Bed-Stuy) is one of Brooklyn’s most historic and beautiful neighborhoods, full of stately brownstone homes. In one such building is this renovated studio apartment with exposed brick, available from $108 a night. The kitchen and bathroom have been recently remodeled, with stainless steel appliances and modern fixtures. This warm, inviting studio home is also just minutes from the A and G train lines.
2. Boutique-Style Private Suite In Harlem Family Townhouse
Once considered an unappealing party of the city, Harlem is experiencing a Renaissance. The area has attracted some of the most exciting food, music, and art in New York City. Stay right in the heart of it all in this private bedroom suite within a gorgeous family townhouse. The circa 1890 landmark building has been lovingly restored with high-end finishings and is located just moments from Red Rooster, The Apollo Theatre, and major transit lines. At $125 a night this private bedroom is a great Airbnb New York rental.
1. Converted Firehouse Turned Family-Ready Loft In Staten Island
If you’re traveling to NYC with kids, you’ll want to book an Airbnb New York property that has plenty of space. This is hard to find in downtown Manhattan! Why not take a short, scenic ferry ride over to Staten Island? Up to 11 guests can share this spacious, converted firehouse turned family-ready loft, starting at $180 a night. There is even a parking space for added convenience while you take advantage of excellent public transit options to get over to Brooklyn and Manhattan with ease.