Destination guide

Stroll around Greenwich Village from a holiday apartment

Greenwich Village – or just 'The Village', as the locals say – has loads of quirky character that will make your holiday even more interesting. Many of the holiday apartments in this part of New York are inside of classic brownstones and townhouses instead of tall buildings. The local artistic vibe is reflected in the trendy decor and design of these New York apartment rentals. The easiest way to get around the Village is by walking, so be sure to bring your comfortable shoes. You’ll be able to walk from your holiday apartment to the Fat Cat jazz club, Washington Square Park or even the apartment from the hit television show 'Friends'.

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.

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.

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 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 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 859 holiday rentals near Greenwich Village. From 793 Condos/Apartments to 802 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 HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Greenwich Village? offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Greenwich Village. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Washington Square Park: 2,175 holiday rentals
  • New York University: 2,474 holiday rentals
  • Barrow Street Theatre: 2,466 holiday rentals
  • Film Forum: 2,439 holiday rentals
  • Houston St. Station: 2,268 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greenwich Village listed on 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. offers 793 Condos/Apartments in Greenwich Village. Our other popular types of Greenwich Village holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 802 holiday houses
  • Houses: 16 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 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 38 holiday homes with pool available in Greenwich Village. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.