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  • There is no smoking within the building. Smoking is NOT permitted on terraces or in front of the building. A $300.00 cleaning fee will be assessed if smoking takes place anywhere within the building. We must adhere strictly to this policy due to insurance and fire laws.  We also promise all house residents a smoke free environment.
  • 1871 House is a non-elevatored five-story building. All rooms are accessed via a central staircase.  
  • We regret we are unable to accommodate pets.
  • We regret our fireplaces may not be used.
  • 1871 House operates as a self-catering lodging facility.  
  • Weekly housekeeping is an additional fee of $35-$75 per incident includes change of sheets and towels.  
  • Monthly utility fee includes phone, internet, electric and gas. 
  • Due to much damage to our linens, slipcovers and oriental rugs over the years - We prohibit red wine inside 1871 House. This includes the common areas and apartments. You may drink red wine on our Garden Room terrace!
  • We enforce a strict No Party / Quiet Policy for the comfort and security of all and will not tolerate excessive noise at any time. Our property is NOT a good fit for parties/entertaining.
  • Excessive Noise: It is important to us to provide an enjoyable and peaceful enveironment.  Maintaining a quiet and sleep-conducive environment in the house is our highest priority. We ask everyone to please respect others and observe these no noise hours: 10 p.m.-10 a.m. For this reason, we handle noise complaints in the following manner: If the noise of your room causes discomfort to others, we will ask you to keep your volume down. If a second complaint is received, we will issue a 2nd warning as well as impose a minimum noise disturbance fee of $250. In the event a third complaint is received you will be asked to permanently leave the house. If necessary, we will acquire the assistance of law enforcement officers to remove you from our property. Please be advised that there will be absolutely NO REFUND or credit of any sort upon your departure.
  • A/C is available in all our apartments
  • Minimum check-in age is 25
  • Everyone who resides in the house is asked to participate in the recycling program set up by NYC. We'll tell you how!
  • Government Actions: 1871 House shall not be held responsible for relocating guests for any and all actions taken by federal, state or city agencies or authorities (e.g. Right of Eminent Domain, condemnation, zoning, building or fire department enforcement rulings or changes). Any prepaid monies paid by guests will be refunded in full.
  • Earth-Conscious Cleaning: We use environmentally friendly laundry detergents. These earth friendly products contain no phosphates or chlorine bleach. Formulas used are Biodegradable with naturally derived ingredients and are super-concentrated so there are no fillers, no unnecessary ingredients and no large bulky containers. That means less plastic for packaging which means it reduces the impact of landfills, water treatment facilities and recycling plants. Products are packaged in recyclable bottles so they can be easily recycled in areas with recycling programs.
  • Policies are subject to change without notice.