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Relax in Greenwich Village holiday homes to rent

Known to locals as ‘the Village’, Greenwich Village may be among the most famous neighbourhoods in New York City. It’s renowned as a centre for bohemian culture and a thriving arts and subculture community. From quirky boutique shops to amazing art galleries and cultural displays, there’s a lot to offer travellers here. The village offers fine dining, entertainment, trendy bars, nightclubs and all manner of adventures. Your unforgettable couple’s, family or single’s trip to this vibrant cultural centre begins with booking Greenwich Village holiday homes to rent.

Things to do

Things to see and do near Greenwich Village holiday homes

You’ll find many things to enjoy just steps away from Greenwich Village holiday homes. Washington Square Park is a famous city park built in 1826 that’s home to a famous architectural arch. The Stonewall Inn is a National Historic Landmark where the gay-rights movement was launched and a famed LGBTQIA+ inclusive bar and restaurant. The High Line is a unique walkway and green space located on an elevated retired railroad track offering free tours, art exhibits and more. The Friends Apartment is the exterior of an iconic apartment building from the famous ’90s sitcom.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Greenwich Village

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Greenwich Village has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Chelsea Piers Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Chelsea Piers (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Pier 25 Mini-Golf (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Tompkins Square Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
Day trips

Day-trip excursions from Greenwich Village holiday rentals

You’ll find a wealth of day-trip opportunities from Greenwich Village holiday rentals. The Long Island Aquarium offers over 100 exhibits and interactive experiences featuring aquatic life from colourful tropical fish to a 120,000-gallon tank full of sharks. The Glass House in nearby New Canaan, Connecticut, is famous for its architecture, is a National Trust Historic Site and features a collection of 20th-century painting and sculpture. Mohonk Preserve near the town of New Paltz offers 8,000 acres of lush, green natural space. The Pocono Mountains in nearby Pennsylvania provide thundering waterfalls, ancient forests, outdoor adventures and renowned entertainment.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Greenwich Village

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Greenwich Village is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Battery Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Christopher Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Stonewall National Monument (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • West Fourth Street Courts (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Greenwich Village

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 7.4 mi (12 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 8.9 mi (14.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, New York Christopher St. Station, New York 9th St. Station and New York 14th St. Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Greenwich Village by catching a ride on the metro at Christopher St. - Sheridan Sq. Station, W 4 St. Station or 14 St. Station.

Restaurants and bars

Great dining near Greenwich Village holiday accommodation

Greenwich Village doesn’t just feature iconic sites, parks and adventures. You’ll also find outstanding places to dine. On famed Bleecker Street, you can find a slice of New York-style pizza unlike anything you’ve tried before. The village also features many ethnic eateries including Mediterranean, Vietnamese, Thai, Japanese, Chinese, French and Italian foods. If you’re a vegetarian or vegan, you’ll also have plenty of options, both American and ethnic. When it’s time for dessert, there are a ton of outstanding cafes and bakeries where you can enjoy a cup of dark coffee and pastries in the artsy atmosphere.

Essential info

What to know about Greenwich Village holiday homes to rent

Greenwich Village is bordered by Broadway, the North River, Hudson Street and 14th Street. It’s mostly safe to visit, though it’s an inner urban neighbourhood and you should exercise caution by travelling in groups, staying in well-lit and populated areas and, especially at night, using a taxi or ride-share service to get around. American English is the common language, but the area also has pockets of Spanish-speaking residents. The region is known as a bohemian centre as well as a centre of LGBTQIA+ rights and activism. It offers unforgettable memories, easy public transport and plenty to do.

Shopping

Shopping near Greenwich Village pet-friendly accommodation

Greenwich Village is a great shopping destination. You can start your excursion in the West Village for upscale culture and boutique clothing shops with a European flavour, ideal for those looking to put on a chic air with the best of trendsetting designers. Next, head to the East Village, where you’ll find quirky gift shops with entertaining gag gifts. The East Village is also known for its vintage clothing, resale and small bookstores, as well as artistic treasures for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list. Finally, from late spring through fall, the area is peppered with street-fair boutiques.

Where to stay near Greenwich Village?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,756 holiday rentals near Greenwich Village. From 1,453 Condos/Apartments to 1,437 Studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Greenwich Village is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Greenwich Village?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Greenwich Village:

  • Manhattan: 2,984 holiday homes
  • Hell's Kitchen: 946 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,020 holiday homes
  • Midtown: 974 holiday homes
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 372 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Greenwich Village?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Greenwich Village. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Washington Square Park: 5,603 holiday rentals
  • Church of the Ascension: 5,597 holiday rentals
  • Provincetown Playhouse: 5,604 holiday rentals
  • Judson Memorial Church: 5,604 holiday rentals
  • New York 9th St. Station: 5,599 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greenwich Village listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Greenwich Village?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,453 Condos/Apartments in Greenwich Village. Our other popular types of Greenwich Village holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 1,437 holiday houses
  • Houses: 85 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 23 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Greenwich Village?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 91 holiday homes with pool available in Greenwich Village. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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