• Where and When

    More spacious, more gracious, more elegant, mo’ better.  Uptown at its most luxurious.

Uptown Style: Harlem Heights

Your pied à terre on Sugar Hill. Perched on the highest elevation in Manhattan, the neighborhood feels like a slice of Colonial Williamsburg airlifted into the city. The townhouse looks at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, George Washington’s headquarters for 1776′s Battle of Harlem Heights and home to the infamous grand horizontal, Madame Jumel.
At the time Duke Ellington dubbed it the “The Crown of Sugar Hill,” the immediate neighborhood was also home to W.E.B. DuBois, Paul Robeson, Count Basie, Lena Horne, Coleman Hawkins, Teddy Wilson, Johnny Hodges and dozens of Jazz Masters.
The self-contained garden apartment features a library specializing in Harlem Heights' history - from its roots in Revolution through the jazz-age Renaissance to its very Now now. It still swings.


Reopened, More Spacious, More Gracious, More Erudite, More Elegant, Mo’Better Than Ever.

The Garden apartment’s never been more luxurious.  Jumel Terrace Books has been reconfigured into the apartment’s Master Suite and still features much of its stock in addition to tape and record players, Harlem-centric collections for each, cable television,  and a 19th century French queen-size brass bed (Jessica Chastain costs extra). The NYPL Room (New York […]

…another June, another sunny honeymoon.

Picture a little love nest Down where the roses cling. Picture the same sweet love nest And think what a year can bring.   Reserve a place in history. Jumel Terrace Books closing Aug. 1st, 2015. Jumel Terrace Bed & Breakfast reopening Sept. 11th, 2015