Frequently Asked Questions

See below for answers to many popular questions regarding how Furnished Quarters can assist businesses and individuals with their temporary furnished housing needs. If your question isn’t addressed here, let us know and we’ll ensure you receive a prompt answer.

Rates are dependent on location, length of stay and time of year. The below chart provides an approximate cost for a 30-day stay. Please contact us for rates that fit your needs.
Minimum monthly prices starting at: Studio 1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom
Manhattan, NY - Non-doorman building $3,900 $4,500 $6,300 $7,500
Manhattan, NY - Doorman building $5,400 $6,600 $10,500 $11,500
White Plains, NY N/A $4,500 $6,000 N/A
Hoboken, NJ N/A $5,100 $6,800 N/A
Jersey City, NJ $3,900 $4,500 $6,300 N/A
Stamford, CT N/A $4,200 $5,400 N/A
Boston, MA N/A $5,700 $7,350 $10,500
Cambridge, MA $4,800 $5,700 $7,350 N/A
San Francisco, CA $5,400 $6,600 $8,200 N/A
Furnished Quarters offers an authentic residential experience. With offices open 7 days a week, guest service available 24 hours a day, housekeeping service and our own in-house design team, guests enjoy unrivaled surroundings, hospitality and responsiveness for short-term stays.
In accordance with local city law, New York City and San Francisco both require a minimum stay of 30 days in a furnished apartment rental. Many other locations can accept shorter stays of as little as five days. Please check with your salesperson regarding specific cities and their minimum stay requirements.
The majority of our apartments are located in New York City (Manhattan and Brooklyn); White Plains, NY; Jersey City and Hoboken, NJ; Stamford, CT; Boston and Cambridge, MA; and San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Menlo Park and San Jose, CA. However, we are able to source apartments outside of these areas as well, even if your needs expand globally. We do not list every available property on our website.

Our apartments are located in residential buildings within various neighborhoods throughout the cities we serve, with easy access to public transportation, central business districts and conveniences such as grocery stores, banks, restaurants, coffee shops, pharmacies, dry cleaning, etc.
A hotel room provides little more than a bed and bath, while Furnished Quarters offers fully equipped private apartments in residential buildings. Residents can prepare their own meals and enjoy plenty of space to relax.
On average our rates are 30%-50% less than comparable hotels. With a full kitchen, residents also have the option to cook their own meals and save money on dining out.
Taxes vary by location:

New York City: Occupancy Tax of 5.875% and Room Tax of $2.00 per room per day
White Plains, NY: None
Massachusetts: None
Jersey City, NJ: Sales Tax of 6%
Hoboken, NJ: None
San Francisco, CA: Occupancy Tax of 14%
Sunnyvale, CA: Occupancy Tax of 10.5% for stays of 30 days or less
Palo Alto, CA: Occupancy Tax of 14% for stays of 30 days or less
Mountain View, CA: Occupancy Tax of 10% for stays of 30 days or less
Menlo Park, CA: Occupancy Tax of 12% for stays of 30 days or less
Connecticut: Reservations of 89 days or less are charged a 15% Room Occupancy Tax on the first 30 days of the reservation. After the initial 30 days have passed, guests are not responsible for taxes. Reservations of 90 days or more are not taxed.
For all other locations: Please reach out to a salesperson for specific local tax rates.
The majority of our apartments contain laundry facilities, either within the unit itself or the building.
Housekeeping is provided every other week and included in the cost of the apartment. Additional housekeeping services can be arranged during your stay.
All apartment rentals include a utilities allowance for gas, electric, local telephone calls and basic cable.
In most buildings, yes. However, there is a non-refundable cleaning fee and some limitations on weight and breed. Arrangements must be made at time of booking.
Move-in time is after 4pm. Move-out time is 12pm. If you need to make special arrangements, please call Guest Services at (800) 221-2808.
We accept most major credit cards, cashier’s checks, personal checks, wire transfers and e-checks.
You may make an apartment reservation by phone at (800) 221-2808 or by filling out a Reservation Request Form. Self-service online booking is available for select properties.
No, our apartments do not require a security deposit.
Please call us or fill out a Reservation Request Form with your desired dates and location. We do not list every property on the website.