Special Covid-19 refund policy: We'll refund you in full if you can't travel due to Covid-19 governmental changes in travel restrictions. Details here.

Top 5 vacation rentals near Columbia University, New York

Searching for the perfect accommodation? Take a look at these gems and book your dream stay


Columbia University, New York

When visiting New York, Columbia University has to be high on your list of things to see. It's renowned for a reason, so be sure to go and see what all the fuss is about. It isn't every day you find yourself so close to something so special.

Where to stay near Columbia University, New York


Wonderland, Plum Guide home in New York

Wonderland, Plum Guide home in New York

Click to book Wonderland now: from £1000 per night Prepare to be amazed in this truly extraordinary home. To call it 'one of a kind' doesn't do it justice - it is packed FULL with extraordinary things that its owner has picked up from all over the world. This enormous house is in fact a converted church and has been lovingly crafted into a much-loved home over the years. Minimalists or guests who are fussy about general wear and tear should look elsewhere, but for most people, this will be pure heaven! Undoubtedly one of the most unique homes we have on our books. Sleeps up to 9 | 5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Under The Bunting

Under The Bunting, Plum Guide home, New York

Under The Bunting, Plum Guide home, New York

Click to book Under The Bunting now: from £170 per night This is an adorable studio-style apartment in a historic brownstone home. Better yet, it's fabulously location in a great part of Harlem. It's definitely not the most luxurious or design-worthy home on our books, but it's got charm aplenty (love all the original paintings) and would be ideal for guests looking for a good value, laid-back home in this part of town. Sleeps up to 4 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Above the World

Above the World, Plum Guide home in New York

Above the World, Plum Guide home in New York

Click to book Above the World now: from £753 per night Just a few minutes' walk from the enormous urban greenery of Central Park, this gorgeous apartment represents all that New York’s glamorous Upper West Side has to offer. The bright and spacious living room has a bay window, with panoramic views out over the surrounding streets. Settle down on the comfortable sofa to enjoy an evening in with a glass of wine in hand or make the most of the on-site facilities available to use as you please. Keen to integrate into the NYC lifestyle? Act like a local by squeezing in a workout session at the residence's gym. Then, reward yourself with a little relaxed sunbathing on the rooftop deck. As well as being close to the abundant open space of Central Park, the building also boasts its own private courtyard, with plants, trees and places to sit — a rare and beautiful bit of private green space in the densely packed urban centre of Manhattan. Even better, this lovely home is completely pet-friendly, meaning that you can share your time in The Big Apple with your furry friends too. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Upper Best Side

Upper Best Side, Plum Guide home in New York City

Upper Best Side, Plum Guide home in New York City

Click to book Upper Best Side now: from £8000 per night This phenomenal townhouse can sleep up to ten guests and is located on the Upper West Side, just moments from the delights of Central Park and a short walk away from the Natural History Museum. With bedrooms suitable for young kids, this home would be ideal for a large family gathering. It's stylishly decorated throughout to a very high standard and has three beautiful outdoor spaces, a fire-pit in the lower garden and stunning views from the roof terrace. There's a lot to love here! Sleeps up to 10 | 4 Bedrooms | 10 Bathrooms

The Glow Lamp

The Glow Lamp, Plum Guide home in New York

The Glow Lamp, Plum Guide home in New York

Click to book The Glow Lamp now: from £174.75 per night This UWS studio apartment is your escape in the bustling city of Manhattan. Featuring a plethora of thoughtful amenities and superior personal services, you’ll feel pampered and well taken care of. Plus, there’s a children’s playroom, landscaped rooftop sun terrace with BBQ grills and stunning views, entertainment lounge and state-of-the-art health and fitness centre all at your disposal during your stay. Just bear in mind, this one's not a lived in home, so feels more corporate than homey. Sleeps up to 4 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Plum Guide journal banner

Why book through Plum Guide?

  • We review every single home available in each of our destinations, and select only the top 3%.
  • Our Home Critics review thousands of homes and put the best to the test, obsessing over every last detail.
  • Our expert team is just a phone call away and always ready to help you.

Read what our guests have to say on Trustpilot.

Other popular places around Columbia University, New York

Stay in the world's most beautiful homes

Search for a holiday home