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85 2nd Avenue, New York
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85 2nd Avenue, New York

2nd Ave, New York, 10003, United States
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Flexible Lease Terms
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About the Property

If you are searching for student housing in New York, then 85 2nd Ave, located on 2nd Avenue, 10003, is your best bet! This New York student accommodation provides private rooms with various amenities that make your stay comfortable! 85 2nd Ave is also close to various universities, like Hult International Business School, New York University, CUNY Hunter College, and the City University of New York! This ensures that you are never late for any of your classes! You are also located in the beautiful Ukrainian Village area, so you will never miss out on anything happening in the city!

New York is one of the most happening cities in the United States, which offers an amazing student life along with excellent nightlife. It is widely known for its endless energy, tall buildings and plenty of famous tourist spots. The New York Times Square is amongst the most famous places all over the globe. The city has beautiful tourist locations like museums, art galleries, and stunning fashion shows that offer amazing experiences every time you visit them. You can take a look at the New York student guide that provides a list of all these places to which you can pay a visit. The city offers high education quality and also offers good exposure to the job market to the students. International students studying in this city can grab some excellent opportunities the city offers. The city serves some world-famous delicacies, such as bagels with cream cheese and lox, chopped cheese sandwiches and cronuts. May it be unlimited pizzas or baseball fans, the city offers a majestic stay. So, what is the wait? Book your stay at 85 2nd Ave now and experience everything in the concrete jungle where dreams are made of while staying there!


Each room at 85 2nd Ave is packed with various amenities that make your stay at this New York student housing very comfortable! All the rooms are fully furnished, and the kitchen is also fully furnished; you can expect to find a toaster, an induction cooker, a refrigerator, a water kettle, a microwave oven, cooking and dining crockery! You will find a comfortable full-sized bed, a TV with an Amazon fire stick, a hair dryer, an iron, and an in-room electronic safe! You will also find towels and air conditioning.

Stepping out of your room, you will find complimentary WiFi, monthly housekeeping, and an in-unit washer and dryer to help you keep your clothes clean and neat with no extra fees! There is also a flexible lease and personal property managers! There is also 24-hour CCTV and electronic keycard access, so you can rest assured you will be safe at 85 2nd Ave.

Location and What's Hot?

Even though this New York student accommodation is close to some of New York's big educational centres like the Hult International Business School, New York University, CUNY Hunter College, the City University of New York, and Cooper Union. 85 2nd Ave is much closer to the bustling parts of New York. The area of this student accommodation in New York is crowded with restaurants, clubs, the best tourist attractions, and a lot more things to do.

85 2nd Ave is one of a kind, located on 2nd Avenue. Amongst all the New York student accommodations, this place is described to be one of the best, which is also a perfect description for the city of New York. New York has been an old and golden charm of the United States. This city captivates and attracts a lot of attention for its lifestyle, aura, diversity, culture and entertainment. While living at 85 2nd Ave, you will come full circle to the true essence of living in New York. Students who live at this student housing can discover a lot of their taste in food at different restaurants like Please Don't Tell Me, Momofuku Noodle Bar, The Bowery Hotel, Spot Dessert Bar, The Smith, and more!

Staying here means you will not have a hungry stomach and will be filled with different cuisines. Living in New York also means attending different parties; nearby clubs like Old Town Bar, Josie Woods Pub, The Grafton, Sláinte Bar and Lounge, and The Wren are recommended party spots.


There are many modes of transportation that you can use from 85 2nd Ave, like buses, subways, and trains that run almost 24 hours, meaning no matter how late, you will always reach home! The location of this property makes it extremely easy to commute from one place to the other. 2 Avenue & East 6 Street bus station or Cooper Sq/E 4 St bus stop is just a few minutes away from the accommodation. The students can also choose to take a train from Astor Pl to travel longer distances. This makes travel around this property way simpler!

What will you get

Common Amenities

Flexible Lease Terms
No Fees
Personal Property Managers
Monthly Housekeeping
Complimentary Wifi
In-Unit Washer & Dryer

Cancellation Policies (2)

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    Free booking cancellation in stipulated time
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    Find the replacement tenant and easily cancel your booking

Payment Policies (3)

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Frequently Asked Questions

When should I book?

You should book well in advance to avoid disappointment. We do accept late bookings, however, this is based on availability which may be limited. Most accommodations have great offers which can be availed by early booking, we suggest booking your ideal accommodation as soon as possible!

Where do I start?

You can start by choosing a room type that suits your needs and falls under your budget. The most popular student accommodation options are: Student accommodation (En-suites Studios), Individual Apartments( 1bed, 2 bed & so on), Independent house. You will be able to find these options listed on Amber! you can get in touch with us for choosing the right accommodation.

Can I make group bookings?

Yes depending on the property type, we accept group bookings, Please contact us to discuss availability.

Does Amber charge any service fees?

Amber will help you book the property as per your requirements. No- we do not charge you for our services, unless specified others.

How do I cancel a booking?

You can cancel your booking before the contract begins as per the cancellation policies mentioned on our page. Do read through the properties cancellation policies, get in touch with us to know more.

Is the Laundry facility available, if yes what are the charges?

If the apartment does not come with an in-unit washer and dryer, there will be a laundry room that is complimentary for tenants' usage. To clarify, the laundry machines arefree of charge.

Is Parking available, if yes what are the charges?

Property do not have any parking charges.

Do I need a guarantor for instalment payments? If yes, can they be an international guarantor? Also, do you accept third-party guarantor services such as Leap?

Property do not require a guarantor for 2-installments. However, for monthly payment options, tenants would need to procure 3rd party insurance at their own cost and clear the necessary credit checks carried out by the Management.

What is the guest policy followed at the property?

Generally speaking, They are quite flexible with our tenants having guests over during the day. Overnight guest is chargeable at$45 fee per day/per person.Additionally, we will also need a copy of their Government Issued ID (Driver's license for local and passport for international) as well as a statement to the length of the guest's stay in the apartment. Tenant must also note the maximum occupant allowed in the unit based on the apartment type they are renting.The management is also strict in implementing this policy to prevent any unauthorized person from entering the building for the safety and security of our tenants.

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Student Accomodations in New York City

Student Housing in New York City

New York City has acquired the number one position for being the most decent city by the U.S. News and World Report. The city has the highest real estate prices worldwide, which makes searching for student apartments in NYC a tedious job. We, at amber, provide affordable student housing options. You can check out our student housing in New York City section to match your housing requirements in New York. Various student properties near New York University and Brooklyn Law School are structured to deliver exceptional services to residents and cost the same as the student halls. You will find many options for  student housing in NYC.

There are myriad options for student apartments in NYC, such as Harrington Housing, Downtown Manhattan, 92NY, 152 West 15th and The Seton Residence. More than one hundred thousand students come to the city every year with the motive to study and explore better opportunities. In addition to the many student apartment options available in the city area, there are many residence halls, dormitories, and affordable private en-suites to explore.

When not in your room, you can explore the city that is known for being the epicenter of endless opportunities, New York is notable for its flashy Broadway performances and the ever-blooming entertainment industry.

About New York City

New York City is a renowned capital of culture, art, and entertainment. It is the densest city in the United States, composed of five boroughs: Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. The city lies in the core of the New York metropolitan region, which is the world's most populated megacities. It has about 20 million inhabitants and approximately 23 million in its metro area.

Known for stirring political and social debates worldwide, New York houses the headquarters of the United Nations, making it a significant hub that controls international diplomacy. The city and its surrounding metropolitan region serve as the primary entry point for legal immigrants to the United States.

Throughout the years, it has offered education institutes as legendary as its history.

From the curriculum to the alumni, universities in New York City are among some of the best in the world. NYU ranks among the top 30 higher education institutions in the world, whereas the Brooklyn Law School ranks among the 120 best law schools in the world, rivaling the top ones in France & Italy.

New York City itself ranks 3rd globally in the list of the best cities (Resonance, 2024). All this accumulates to make the city one of the best for students aiming for higher education.

Best student housing in New York City

New York City has more to offer than what meets the eye. From the safe neighborhood of Lower Manhattan to art galleries, bookshops, and boutiques of Dumbo, and from the famous Midtown to easy-going Queens, NYC is always buzzing. All these areas are also closer to the best universities within the city. With amber, students can choose their comfortable and affordable student accommodation in New York City. Some of the worth-mentioning student housing in NYC include the following:

1.  Harrington Housing Downtown Manhattan

2. Columbia Heights Waterfront

3. The Seton Residence

4. Third Ave

5. The Reserve

6. New York Friends Home

7. 85 2nd Avenue

8. 230 Sullivan Street

9. 401 E 34th

10. E 7th St

Cost of Living in New York City

Apart from the rent of apartments and student housing in NYC, the cost of living will also be a part of the expenses for students.

1. Food and Groceries - $471.34/ month

2. Gas & Electricity (Utility bills) -  $163.07/ month

3. Internet & Phone Bills - $66.43/ month

4. Dinner at a restaurant - $100/ meal  Inexpensive Restaurant - $25/ meal

5. Travel & Conveyance - $127/ month if you get a monthly MetroCard

6. Clothing and Shoes - $200-$300 every time you decide to shop

Student Travel in New York City

Properties for student housing in New York City can be selected based on nearby commute options. The city itself has a strong transport network used by millions of students and professionals across the city. As a student traveling across the city, you can choose Rapid Transit, Railways, and Buses. Rapid Transit metros are one of the popular modes of transportation within the city. Apart from these, you can always take the Yellow Taxis, although that might be a slightly costlier alternative.

1. Rapid Transit -  Travelling in New York is an easy task, given its well-laid metro and subway plan. There is mass transit in New York City, which runs 24 hours a day. The nation's two-thirds of rail riders live in the New York City metropolitan area.

2. Railway - If you wish to go sightseeing in New York, the most economical way to travel is by railway. Nearly all of New York's subway system is open 24 hours a day.

3. Buses - The well-established system of buses in New York is also a very convenient way to move around in the city area. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is where about 7000 buses operate with 200,000 commuters daily.

The average fare of a subway and buses around the city is around $2.90 a day. Using a MetroCard reduces the hassle of having the change. And you can get a MetroCard at around $1 which you can refill at regular intervals.

Apart from this, you can also choose to pay with OMNY, the contactless payment system that offers you additional perks for choosing it.

Student Lifestyle in New York City

Getting bored when you're in NYC is out of the question. If you are in New York, it is a must for you to go and watch a Broadway show. You must stop at Paulie Gee's Slice Shop, as pizza is a must in New York City. You can visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge or visit Central Park and go to Wollman Rink or the Lasker Rink and try ice skating. The city is known to have the most impressive skylines in the entire world. You can get a panoramic view of the city by braving the Empire State Building or other skyscrapers.

New York includes steakhouses, delis, and pizza joints. You can try Tavern on the Green if you're in Central Park. If you prefer sweets, you can grab one of the best cheesecakes from Veniero's Pasticceria & Caffe, based in the East Village since 1894. You will find the best pizza in NYC at Lucali in the Brooklyn area. New York is also known for its delicious bagels; you can try them by visiting the Bagel Oasis or Absolute Bagels.

Where the day can be spent checking out the restaurants and cafes, the nights can be dedicated to touring around Times Square, attending a standup comedy show at Comedy Cellar, or enjoying a Broadway show. Check out this blog to learn about some amazing things to do in New York.

Tourist Attraction in New York City

Apart from top universities, New York City has a lot to offer. From tourist attraction places to museums and art galleries, none of your weekends will be spent in boredom. If you wish to take a trip across NYC, then here are so some of the famous spots in New York that could be closer to your student accommodation in NYC:

1. Statue of Liberty

2. Central Park

3. Metropolitan Museum of Art

4. Broadway and the Theater District

5. Empire State Building

Top Universities in New York City

New York City is at the center when it comes to higher education. 3 of its Universities make it to QS ranking of the top 20 universities across the world. Apart from STEM, NYC is also home to some of the most prestigious arts & film universities in the world. And the best part is that you can find student apartments in NYC close to these universities. Listed below are some of the top education institutes within the city.

1. New York University

2. Brooklyn Law School

3. Columbia University

4. Thomas Jefferson University

5. University in Pennsylvania

6. Drexel University

7. Juilliard School

8. CUNY Hunter College

9. City University of New York

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