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Upper Studio+, feet from Allen Street
Upper Studio+, feet from Allen Street
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

This is an upstairs studio+ apartment, ideal for a single individual or couple looking to explore the historic Allentown neighborhood. The building was built in 1852, and is on the registry for National Historic Places.

The stairs come up into the center of this apartment. On one side you have the sleeping area, and the other has the tv, small kitchen, and bathroom.

Guest access

This is an independent apartment. Only you have access to the space.

Other things to note

This really is in a great part of Buffalo. We've had about 500 guests in the building, and only a handful haven't given it a 5 for location. You can walk to dozens of restaurants. The subway station is nearby, and you have quick access to many concert locations.

Wireless Internet
Cable TV

Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee €13
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

11 Reviews

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Julia User Profile
October 2017
Due to a cancellation in another apartment in Marshall's building, we were offered to take the larger apartment at no additional cost while work was done on the smaller apartment we originally booked. This is a review for the larger apartment and Marshall as a host overall. The larger apartment was cozy and had everything we needed, though we were in town visiting family and only slept there. Unfortunately, the mattress was extremely firm (felt like foam but was very very firm) and my partner and I left the weekend feeling sore. There was also very low water pressure: the toilet wouldn't immediately refill and the shower would stop unexpectedly, sometimes for a few minutes before resuming to its already lackluster pressure. When I messaged Marshall to bring this to his attention, thinking it might be related to the work he was doing elsewhere in the building, I received no response. It was also not communicated how we were supposed to check out, and my partner and I were sitting in the apartment on our last morning, while our family waited, trying to reach Marshall by phone. Otherwise, the location was great and Marshall provided ample toiletries and towels. Due to the nature of our trip, we weren't able to enjoy the apartment's other amenities so the issues detailed above weighed more significantly on our experience at Marshall's space.
Marshall User Profile
Response from Marshall:
Hi Julia, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm disappointed to see you weren't entirely happy with your stay. I've reviewed the notes and communications from your stay, and think it's worthwhile to follow up on some of your observations. When you arrived at the property, you came with a couple who live nearby (who were not staying in the building). I do think their presence caused me to cut short my usual communication with an incoming guest. One, they would be able to give you information about the neighborhood, and two, you'd rather be speaking/enjoying time with the people you were there to visit, than be talking with me. This may have lead to me not giving you instructions about leaving, but reviewing our communication, it didn't seem that bad. (I don't have any 'procedure', just leave the keys and go, we're not a hotel, that's what most people enjoy about staying at an Airbnb.) At 10:24AM you sent me a text (not through Airbnb), you said "...we will be out.. before 11AM...what should we do with the keys.." at 10:39 AM, I replied, 'sorry, just seeing this', at 10:40 you say 'no worries'. You called me at 10:31 AM, and I answered your second call at 10:37. My recollection was that I was eating brunch with my family, and I turned my phone off for a brief time. The mattress is a new Tempurpedic. I get that's it not for everyone, but we have had people request a 'firmer' mattress, so this is the unit with that 'firmer' mattress. It was certainly not cheap, but I get that some people may not like it. Most people understand that there is some trade off staying in a building built in the 1850's. The toilet not filling 'immediately' would qualify as one of those. I will review the water pressure issue, but it's likely that we had a temporary issue in the neighborhood.
October 2017

William User Profile
October 2017
Had a great time in Buffalo! Clean and great location. Lots to do in Allentown.

Anna User Profile
September 2017
My partner and I stayed at Marshall's for a weekend to attend a wedding. The apartment was big, clean, and all of the books added a really unique touch. The location was great as well - there were so many bars and restaurants within walking distance (check out Cafe 59!). If you're driving, parking is a breeze. We'd definitely stay here again on our next trip to Buffalo!

Michael User Profile
September 2017
First things first, Marshall is an absolute pro as a host. He is very communicative and will answer any questions or concerns you have immediately. Upon arrival, Marshall showed us around the place and gave us a quick rundown of great local places to check out based on the purpose of our stay. He even goes as far to provide a website with information about the property. Throughout our stay it was obvious that Marshall was available should any issues come up, which they did not. The apartment was nicer than we expected and cleaned well enough that we had no idea when the last guests may have stayed. This was our first experience with airbnb and thanks to Marshall it was an absolute pleasure.

Jenn User Profile
September 2017
Marshall's place was perfect for our one night stop over on our way to Pittsburg. He met us at curb, walked us through everything and even directed us to an awesome local pub. The area is safe and it is great to see Buffalo is coming to life!

Loryn User Profile
August 2017
Comfortable apartment within walking distance to restaurants and nightlife. Everything we needed was provided. Very communicative host. Highly recommend!

Robert User Profile
August 2017
Place was a perfect location, great food right out the front door and easy access to everything buffalo has to offer

Buffalo, New York, United StatesJoined in February 2016
Marshall User Profile
Interaction with guests

I generally meet guests upon arrival, go over the basics, then leave you to enjoy your stay. Most guests I don't see after the initial arrival, unless it's over at the coffee shop or a restaurant in the neighborhood. If you have an issue, I will be available, and deal with it as quickly as possible.

About Marshall

Born and raised in Buffalo, NY. I am married with a family. My father and son in law help with the property.

I've had the property in Allentown for about 20 years. I've been a traditional landlord for most of that time. The building is centrally located, and in a part of town that is seeing renewed intererst, in good part due to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus just a couple of blocks away. I decided in April of 2016 to give short term, fully furnished renting a try, and it has been fun (and surprising) to meet interesting people from around the world.

I do have an interest in books. Rooms that I have on Airbnb have a significant number of them. If you look close, you'll find a few gems sprinkled among them (more so in the larger unit).

Whether work or pleasure brings you to Buffalo, we'll do our best to make your time here both enjoyable and memorable.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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