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About Dharma Home Suites

Dharma Home Suites provides fully furnished apartments and temporary housing solutions for anyone looking to relocate for a short period of time, be it for a week, a month, or even a whole year. So whether you are traveling based on medical purposes, work or business, and even vacation, we can accommodate you. Our corporate housing services make traveling and relocation easy, while also providing tailored accommodations to simplify transitioning into a new area.

We are Dharma Home Suites.

The Dharma Home Suites experience

Simply put, Dharma Home Suites provides a premium, complete home –sustainable and carefully integrated with its surroundings and prepared personally by the Dharma Home Suites team.

We approach hospitality with a holistic approach, to offer travelers all aspects of feeling like their accommodations are truly theirs. Dharma believes in facilitating the balances between home, lifestyle, and adventure.

Dharma Home Suites provides upscale accommodations with a home feeling. We select all our suites personally and furnish them tastefully, offering our guests superior comfort and space. The apartments are well chosen according to ancient Feng Shui principles and are impeccably adorned with furniture and art representing styles from different parts of the world. We offer our guests premium, 250 thread count bedding from Thomaston Mills for a deep night’s sleep. Arguably the best in the city, our suites offer a blend of grace and charm with contemporary amenities, comfort and a service level that only the best of 5-star accommodations can provide.

"Who Dharma Home Suites is,"

We are a combination of a bright, multicultural staff, overall high quality service, and a unique accommodation experience.  

As a company, Dharma Home Suites strives for honesty and to maintain integrity within the workplace, among all employees and with our guests.

Our sincere relationships with everyone and everything, including the preservation of our planet, are how we measure success and continue to grow, as a unit, at Dharma Home Suites.

Our accommodations provide the perfect mixture of luxury and a home-away-from-home feeling for all guests, whether they stay with us for one week or six months.

We have strategically chosen accommodation in, what we believe to be, the best and most convenient locations and furnished and decorated them tastefully, the Dharma Home Suites way.

Authentic, local experience

Staying with Dharma, feels more like living as a local at home due to our apartments being located in comfortable residential buildings. The Dharma experience differs from your regular hotel and extended stay accommodations by providing coziness and the fruits of convenience.

How about this? Smell fresh coffee brewing, subtly hear the sound of Saturday morning cartoons, and make an early morning phone call, while your family prepares breakfast in your fully equipped kitchen that oversees the Manhattan skyline.

Your apartment comes packed with the same benefits of your home: premium cable television, WiFi, phone calls. All of our services are included in one check and most of our properties have modern resort style and premium finished facilities.

Dharma Home Suites’ History

Eunju Kim Halvorsen and Toivo Halvorsen founded Dharma Home Suites. It all started by renting out furnished apartments in Manhattan in 2008. In the beginning, they had only one studio, but guests enjoyed the location and proximity to Times Square and customers discovered that they were able to connect to with their needs and Dharma Home Suites provided great hospitality and satisfying service. After a while, they accumulated one more studio, eventually a third. In many ways you could say they survived by renting out a few apartments near Times Square.

The Halvorsens continued this rental business at a moderate level while pursuing an MBA with a focus on Sustainability. During this time, they realized that business could be a great way to have a positive impact on people (customers, employees, partners and competitors) and also protect and preserve the environment. After 3 years of operations in Manhattan, the company moved all of their operations, in 2012, to Jersey City. And in 2013 the company opened up what is now the main office on 333 Washington Street, Jersey City, NJ.

In the spring of 2013, the company also decided to turn a new leafreplace all of their cleaning products with non-toxic cleaning materials. Ever since, Dharma Home Suites cleans all of their apartments and laundry using Seventh Generation and other non-toxic cleaning materials.

In efforts to expand the business, June 2014, Dharma Home Suites opens up in Miami. The company now has 2 locations in Miami Downtown (Brickell) and Miami Beach. Since the inception of the first Miami units, the company has steadily grown its inventory and following base by hosting guests from all over the world. As 2016 comes to an end, the company now operates across the east coast with main focuses in Miami and New York Metro market and with its recent February 2016 launch of the Novia building in, the up and coming west side of, Hoboken, the company has set a new standard for corporate housing in the New York Metro area.