Reviews for Monica's places
The area is,yes, Upper Manhattan but way way up at the top end. Once you get used to the area it is def easy to get on the A train and get to most places you want to go to fairly quickly. It would be really helpful if there was some sort of written local guide/info for various things for out of towners - e.g. ... getting a card for a week rather than a daily ticket for the metro? Little pointers for supermarkets etc ( we were told some things upon arrival- it would be helpful) There is no getting away from it - arriving at the apartment building was a little shocking as it does not look especially inviting - then a lift to the 32nd floor, however once in apartment its very pleasant. The area is mostly Spanish speaking. We were the only white people in the building and the area, I say this only because we were a little out of place and people stared. There were a few missing essentials - Mugs for coffee/an Iron Having said all of this we enjoyed staying there and would go back ....