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New York is expensive — believe us, we know (and our bank accounts can prove it). But at the end of the day, we’re in love with our city and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Our infatuation with the Big Apple is why we want to make your visit here as easy (and budget-friendly) as possible. We’ve spent some time sifting through the rooms in NYC and we’ve come up with our top list of places to stay. And the best part? Each of these listings is available for under $200/night.

By Luciano Mortula – LGM

Our New York City accommodations were selected by considering the following:

Location/proximity
We think you should be able to get around easily. Each of these listings is near subway stops.

User ratings
Reviews mean a lot, there’s no way around it. All of our listings have received excellent user-based reviews.

Amenities
We think certain amenities (like WiFi) are a must. Each listing includes what we believe are must-haves for a stay in NYC.

* Please note: The following listings are rooms for rent within apartments. All pricing was accurate on the date of publishing. Accommodation pricing is set up independently of AllTheRooms and is subject to change.

By Leonard Zhukovsky

East Harlem

How often are you going to find a fireplace in your own rental bedroom? Not that often. This spot in East Harlem comes equipped with huge windows so there’s tons of natural light, a desk, and a reading chair. The apartment itself is located in a nice building within walking distance of theaters, soul food restaurants, and tons of metro lines.

The best accommodations for the lowest price

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Upper West Side

You can’t go wrong with an apartment with a view of Central Park — and at $155 a night, the room in this apartment is a steal.

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Upper West Side

This spot on the 5th floor of a traditional building is located in one of the most walkable parts of the city. It’s a traditional turn-of-the-century building, which means the rooms aren’t massive, and the common spaces just get the job done. However, this spot has a very homey feel with fully stocked bookshelves, funky art, mood lighting, and tall windows in the kitchen.

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Hell’s Kitchen

We’re smitten with the details in this plush high-end loft in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen. There’s a newly renovated modern chef’s kitchen, a brand new marble bath, and huge windows in the living room. It’s also located in a building with elevator access and 24/7 security so it comes with the commodities of a lush hotel.

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Midtown East

Based on its location and its cozy atmosphere, it’s genuinely hard to beat this home’s price at $100 per night. It’s within walking distance from Central Park (hence the name Central Park Cozy Home), Lexington Avenue, and tons of other Midtown gems.

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Hell’s Kitchen

Need we say more than show you this gorgeous photo? Embrace the part of you that’s always wanted to stay in an artist’s loft in New York City and stay in this space for only $180/night.

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West Village 

This sunny room located in a quaint West Village two bedroom apartment is the perfect spot to be in one of the most desirable neighborhoods of the city. There’s a queen size bed, a full kitchen setup, Bose stereo, a record player, lots of guide books, and a bike which you can use to tool around the city. Guests rave about the hosts hospitality and flexibility.

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East Village

Apartments with rooftop access and stunning views of the New York skyline are not easy to come by. Well, at $130 per night, you can have access to this modern two story apartment with a stairwell to the roof. The high ceilings make this place feel like a true penthouse, so feel free to kick back and feel like a queen in your East Village apartment.

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SoHo

From the exposed brick walls to the movie projector, we’re pretty sure this apartment couldn’t get any cooler.

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Financial District

If you’re in town on business, save some money by staying in this ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ apartment for under $100 per night. If most of your trip is going to be spent on the move between conferences and meetings, opt for a solid no-frills option within walking distance of enough delicious bars and restaurants to make your stay in the city super enjoyable.

The best accommodations for the lowest price

By West Coast Scapes
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