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1 room, 2 adults

255West Guesthouse, New York, United States of America

3.5-star3.5 stars
255 West 132nd St, New York, NY, 10027, United States of America

3.5-star guesthouse with restaurant, near Apollo Theater
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Great room
Great amenities
Quite clean

255West Guesthouse, New York, United States of America

  • Gino Room
  • Calliope Room
  • Guillaume Room
  • Lily Room (detached Private Bath)

What’s around 255West Guesthouse, New York, United States of America


  • In Harlem
  • Columbia University - 19 min walk
  • Central Park - 25 min walk
  • Yankee Stadium - 31 min walk
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - 38 min walk
  • Mount Sinai Hospital - 38 min walk
  • Apollo Theater - 10 min walk
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km

Getting around

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 18 min drive
  • John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) - 30 min drive
  • Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 38 min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 8 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 15 min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) - 28 min drive
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station - 19 min walk
  • Bronx Yankees East 153 St. Station - 3 min drive
  • Bronx Melrose Station - 4 min drive
  • 135 St. Station (St. Nicholas Av.) - 8 min walk
  • 135 St. Station (Malcolm X Blvd) - 9 min walk
  • 125 St. Station (St Nicholas Av.) - 9 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
There is no front desk at this property.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Luggage storage

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water

FAQs for 255West Guesthouse, New York, United States of America

  • Is parking offered at 255West Guesthouse?
    No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
  • Are pets allowed at 255West Guesthouse?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at 255West Guesthouse?
    You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near 255West Guesthouse?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include American Legion Post 398 (1-min walk), Harlem Maison (8-min walk), and Lenox Coffee (9-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 79 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
My stay here was awesome very comfortable
us4 night trip
Fair 4.0
A bad night
Huge roaches--host called them water bugs--said they were "alarming but not dangerous." Definitely alarming. Internet in guest room didn't work. I was invited by host to get his internet code but I didn't do it during waking hours. When I got up in the middle of the night to work, the internet didn't work and there were lots of huge roaches. I left as quickly as possible, at 5:30 AM, for an open coffee shop with working internet. Really glad to get out of there.
us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Who needs a hotel when this place is so wonderful?
We really loved it. James the owner is a wonderful guy, helped us up with the luggage, answered all our questions, the room was just lovely, great bed, wonderful shower, so pleasant after a long drive into the city. The price was the most amazing thing because it was cheaper than just about any decent hotel in the city. Recommend it highly.
Thomas, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great host, the room felt like home. Great location as well.
us4 night trip
Very good 8.0
hidden gem
the place was quaint. the decor was nice. check-in was a breeze, but we got the keys and that's it: no direction re: bath towels, so we rifled thru the dressers to find them. not a big deal, but for future reference, that should be pointed out or in the guest book. i liked that we didn't run into the owners or other guests during our stay. guest(s) above us and next door came in rather late and were insanely obnoxious and loud 2 of 3 nights, so that was frustrating. coffee service was nice to have, but the space is big enough to offer a microwave to heat up leftovers or have a morning oatmeal or popcorn for a movie, etc. this is not a negative to the guesthouse, it's simply a suggestion. really convenient, close to the Y, close to the metro which we took daily. just steps from lots of good eats, little markets, lq stores, pharmacies, etc.
us3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Great stay
Great place! Super quiet with all the amenities. Feels like staying with a friend.
Nyree, us4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
We were just in for the night but after seeing the place wish we could have stayed longer.
Suzanne, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
My wife and I had an excellent stay. If it were not for the coil bed the stay would have been Outstanding.
BRENDA, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quiet Luxury in Harlem
255 West Guesthouse is in a lovely brownstone lose to great restaurants and Hamilton Heights hot spots. Our room, the Calliope, had a bed that was both gorgeous & incredibly comfortable. The window treatments were beautiful and practical as they were well lined which allowed us to sleep in. The private bathroom has a fully tiled shower, plenty of hot water, and good hotel size toiletries. With Netflix in the room and the lovely historic details, 255 West definitely felt like a home away from home. Our host, a former professional decorator of course (!) was charming and kind.
michele, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Had good time
Syed Abdul, tw7 night business trip

255West Guesthouse, New York, United States of America

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