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Mar 19, 2024

Discover Indulgence – New York City’s 15 Most Desirable Short-Term Rentals

7 min read | By Phil Gratton
Luxury property is a way to escape the mundane and enjoy a living experience that gives you the comfort of home with the style and time-saving features that good design brings. Here, Rove Travel reveals our top 15 luxury apartments in New York City, where great location meets great aesthetics to make your experience in the city, seamless, beautiful, and unforgettable.
Discover Indulgence – New York City’s 15 Most Desirable Short-Term Rentals
Discover Indulgence – New York City’s 15 Most Desirable Short-Term Rentals
What does luxury look like in 2024?

The comfort of a second home. The convenience of a hotel. The reliability of Rove.

Discover Indulgence – New York City’s 15 Most Desirable Short-Term Rentals

New York is the original city that never sleeps, but if you’ve spent time here, you’ll know that there’s nothing better than having a comfortable, sumptuous apartment to rest and recentre yourself.

The NYC property market is notoriously competitive, but there are many great new listings for luxury apartments for those who know the real estate market inside out. Rove Travel has curated some of the most exclusive short-term rentals from our listings and beyond, each with unique design features, style, and personality.

What does luxury look like in 2024?

We live in fast-moving times, where a generation of people have generated untold wealth from investments, crypto, and online businesses. Luxury short-term rentals NYC are having a moment. But luxury isn’t always about material things, but rather the things that make your life easier - the apartment with a sauna that lets you recharge, or a balcony where you can spend a moment to ground yourself before the working day begins. We have chosen these properties with this in mind - each one having unique, luxurious amenities that give you the comfort to escape the city for a while. This is luxury real estate - designed with the facilities and space to live life on your terms, make the most of your time, and feel at one with yourself.

Whether it’s a beautiful penthouse in Queens, a stylish mid-century-inspired loft on w 57th St, or a stunning Duplex in West Village, if you value your comfort, then settle in, as we explore some exclusive NYC apartments for rent.

Casa Dumbo | 68 Gold Street, Brooklyn

1.Casa Dumbo, 68 Gold St – Dumbo

We begin on Gold Street, Dumbo, which is no longer a well-kept secret, but rather a well-established area in Brooklyn, offering a great location and enticing properties. Casa Dumbo is an elegant, airy apartment, with views over the city. Enjoy a coffee from the balcony as you contemplate your next move.

985 5th Avenue | Upper East Side, NYC

2.985 5th Avenue – Upper East Side

About as exclusive an address as one can imagine, this luxury Manhattan apartment sits on the iconic Fifth Avenue, with incredible views over Central Park South. Furnished with artful simplicity, this stunning apartment comes with a fully equipped kitchen, high-quality mattresses, and luxury linen. It’s the perfect place to retreat to when exploring Uptown becomes a little too much.

Salisbury I by Rove Travel | Lenox Hill, NYC

3.Salisbury I Penthouse – Lenox Hill

Picture yourself retiring from the working day, and returning to this beautiful duplex apartment, hidden away on a tree-lined block in the East 70s. You finally have the space to breathe out as you return to your custom-designed kitchen, with exposed brickwork and coffee machine, before you head out to your favorite place - the stunning rooftop with views over the city. Salisbury I has the usual touches you might expect from Rove Travel – high-end appliances, hardwood flooring, and a space for work when you feel like you’ve recharged.

Vanderbilt by Rove Travel | Tribeca, NYC

4. Vanderbilt Loft – Tribeca

Vanderbilt is an elegant boutique building in Tribeca, one of the city’s most aesthetic and charming areas, known for its cobblestone streets. This stunning Loft apartment is awash with incredible light, and it’s built for comfort, making it the perfect spot to escape the city and recharge. Featuring a huge well-equipped kitchen, with a center island and bar seating, along with a gas stove, refrigerator, and walk-in pantry, this Loft is so luxurious you’ll never want to leave. If you love lofts like we do, check out our guide to decoding loft apartments in NYC.

Greenwich Court by Rove Travel | Tribeca, NYC

5. Greenwich Court - Hudson Square

New York is a city of rich history, and this duplex apartment at Greenwich Court showcases a slice of that through great design. Greenwich Court, once a warehouse for Tetley Tea, retains many of the industrial hallmarks of its previous life, including original concrete columns, exposed brick walls, and beamed ceilings. This is truly luxury real estate, featuring a sauna in a spa-inspired bathroom, as well as a gym and a steam room. If you’re planning to work from home this apartment features an ideal station for doing so, with high-speed interest and a standing desk. Hudson Square is right in the heart of things with great access to Soho.

2 Bedroom Condo | Tribeca, NYC

6. 2 Bedroom Condo – Tribeca

With an incredible central location, this apartment oozes luxury through tasteful design. Situated a stone’s throw from Brooklyn Bridge, the apartment makes the most of beautiful large windows to create a place with an airy, luxury aesthetic. The kitchen is fully equipped with high-spec appliances, giving you a home-from-home in New York City for just you or as a single-family home.

Luxury Penthouse | Midtown West, NYC

7. Luxury Penthouse - Midtown West

This Penthouse lies in a luxury doorman building in vibrant Midtown West and gives you stunning views of the Hudson River. This 2-bedroom, 2-bath Penthouse features modern comfort and style including smart lighting, a Keurig coffee machine, a fully equipped high-spec kitchen, and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout.

Midtown Heights | Hell's Kitchen, NYC

8. Midtown Heights – Hell’s Kitchen

Elegantly furnished in mid-century-inspired dark woods, this apartment embodies style and luxury. We’ve written before about finding Furnished Apartments in New York, and this one features many modern appliances and conveniences. The balcony is where this apartment shines, giving guests a stunning view of the cityscape and letting you step out into the action from the comfort of your home.

Garden Manor by Rove Travel | Williamsburg, Brooklyn

9. Garden Manor – Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Join us in Williamsburg, where this apartment from Rove Travel has a slightly different flavor from the others. It’s a one-bedroom duplex with a quirky, artful aesthetic that makes it truly unique. As a luxury apartment, it still retains everything you need to work and play, with functional office space, a cozy wood-finished bedroom, and a patio with city views. It also has a outdoor terrace to practice meditation.

Hudson Terrace by Rove Travel | Tribeca, NYC

10. Hudson Terrace – Tribeca

From your working day in the city, imagine returning every night to this incredible townhouse in Tribeca. Luxuriate in the minimal European-inspired design, as you ground yourself in your home life again, and soak in the natural light - this house has high ceilings and light from the south-facing windows. When you’re ready, step into the mud room, turn off all distractions, and let your mind go still.

Like all luxury apartments offered by Rove Travel, this house features high-spec appliances, fast Wifi throughout, and a custom home office, making it ideal for work or play. If you’re planning a home office of your own, check out our guide to doing this in style.

Park Place I by Rove Travel | Gramercy Park, NYC

11. Park Place I – Gramercy Park

This huge duplex is 2,000 sqft in the heart of New York City and features an incredible outdoor space for entertaining. If you’re not familiar with the area, Gramercy Park is a unique neighborhood in Manhattan, reminiscent of an exclusive London Borough. Like all Rove properties Park Place I features a fully-stocked chef's kitchen, Nespresso machines, luxury linens, Malin & Goetz soaps, and 400 Mbps WiFi throughout. Find out how to secure this and other exclusive apartments in our previous article about luxury rentals in NYC.

Chelsea Canvas II by Rove Travel | Chelsea, NYC

12. Chelsea Canvas II – Chelsea

At the crossroads of Chelsea, and the Meatpacking district, sits your new home from home. You step in from the private, tree-lined street and step into an apartment bathed in light from incredible north and south exposures. When you’re ready, relax in the bath and unwind - but this is no ordinary bath. The master suite features a spectacular, opulent marble bath where you can step away from the world and recalibrate.

Rialto VI by Rove Travel | Union Square, NYC

13. Rialto VI – Union Square

There is something perfect about a private elevator, in this iconic city. Step out of yours and step into pure opulence with Rialto VI - a high-end, opulent apartment in Union Square, where high ceilings and ample living space make this the perfect escape from the city. Union Square is a slice of old New York, with year-round farmer's markets and pleasant art-inspired retail.

Macdougal Lofts | Greenwich Village, NYC

14. Macdougal Lofts – Greenwich Village

Tucked away in Greenwich Village, this spacious apartment sits within a Romanesque Revival building giving a real sense of the city’s heritage. The apartment makes use of historic features with a modern finish and is perfect for socializing and parties. Enjoy the marble ensuite in the master bedroom and other luxurious touches like walk-in wardrobes before venturing out into Greenwich Village, one of Manhattan’s hippest neighborhoods.

Starr Place I by Rove Travel | Bushwick, Brooklyn

15. Starr Place I – Bushwick

Nothing helps you achieve the balance between life and work, like beautiful spaces and great design. The unique new development Starr Place I has good design front and center, with a stunning open-plan living area and kitchen at its heart. Located on the coolest block in Bushwick, this duplex apartment has been recently renovated to a high spec, with a Chef’s kitchen and a patio that’s perfect for entertaining friends in the city, making it one of the city’s most intriguing luxury homes.

If you want to be where the action is, luxury apartments in NYC can give you the space to breathe and relax while enjoying the city. With Rove Travel you can experience a high-quality curated experience, and the Rove Promise guarantees that all our properties have fully stocked kitchens, toiletries, hotel-grade linens, 24/7 concierge service, and modern workstations that fit seamlessly into well-designed spaces. Enjoy convenience, and live life on your terms, where your time is maximized and your mind is free, all without the need to deal with traditional real estate agents. We look forward to helping you enjoy your stay in New York.