, we offer apartments in New York that are affordable and well situated. But we don’t just offer this. Our apartments are occupied and looked after by authentic New Yorkers, people who know where to find the best slice, the strongest coffee and the liveliest bars. They also know where to avoid and what not to waste your time doing, allowing you to get the most out of your holiday. Our Wimdu hosts are passionate about their city and are keen to impart their knowledge and give recommendations. Rather than staying in a uniform hotel which could be located anywhere, why not stay in an authentic New York apartment, complete with high ceilings, wooden floors and bay windows?
New York boasts more than 4,000 street food vendors.
The state fruit is the apple.
Almost half of all New Yorkers speak a language other than English at home.
4.9 million people travel on the New York subway each week.
The first of many pizzerias opened in 1895.
There are 26,000 New Yorkers living in every square mile.
Where to stay.
New York is the city that never sleeps, but even the most adventurous amongst us will need somewhere to lay their hat once in a while. A good way to make your stay unique is to avoid the many oversubscribed and sanitized hotels. Try a beautiful penthouse vacation apartment in one of New York’s trendiest districts or sample a real New York style accommodation rental in one of the many cool villages and suburbs surrounding this vibrant city. For those traveling on a budget, consider renting a room in a New Yorker’s apartment or a classic New York bed and breakfast . Popular districts like Manhattan
often have higher accommodation costs and this can be reflected in the prices of the holiday apartments in this area. A stay in some of the lesser known neighborhoods will not only save you cash but often give you a better perspective of everyday New York. Considering the vast size of the city, it is important to choose your New York apartment rental close to the attractions that most interest you.
The best places to visit.
New York is a city with something for everybody, every hour of every day. The high rise, the characters you meet on every corner as well as the many world renowned attractions make this city a must for all travelers. We recommend you grab a New York style hot dog and pay a visit to the Empire State Building or the Statue of Liberty, all three of these being typical New York attractions. Or perhaps take a ride over to Brooklyn and mix with New York’s ‘cool crowd’, a mix of artists, hipsters and fashionistas. You will also notice a fascinating mix of cultures in Brooklyn with their being huge Hispanic, Russian, Chinese and Jewish communities here. Even if you are not a sports fan, going to see a New York baseball game is something that could be considered ‘typically New York’, and the atmosphere alone is enough of an attraction. Aside from all of this, there are numerous events, festivals, shopping districts, world-renowned restaurants and day trips to enjoy here. Whatever you choose, you are guaranteed to find countless ways to entertain yourself in this incredible city.
Wimdu’s holiday accommodation and apartments to rent in New York City.
New York is one of the most expensive places in the world to live and you will find many hotels and hostels that reflect this. Through Wimdu, however, you will find many options to suit any budget. The diversity of the city is reflected in its accommodation options, affordable bed and breakfasts lie just meters away from a classic New York penthouse apartment. We recommend you look into which neighborhood suits your holiday needs, those who wish to go shopping and sightseeing should look into apartment in New York City’s heartland, Manhattan, whereas those who want to see more of the soul of the city should look towards Hell Kitchen or Brooklyn for their short term rental.
The classic way to travel around this great metropolis in the famous Yellow Taxi’s. A first-time should always try to hail one and take a ride a couple of blocks. The cheapest form of transportation however, is public transport. Grab a New York Metro Card which grants you use to all the city’s buses and metro subway lines. As well as being the cheapest form, it is also the most efficient mode of transportation and ideal for a day of sightseeing and a night of wining and dining. It’s the fastest and easiest way between all the sights and your vacation apartment in New York