Lovely brownstone building with very warm reception from hosts. The best way to get there from JFK is by yellow cab..cost me 35 dollars on the meter door to door.subway is ten minutes away. If you've never been to New York it can seem a little scary at first,however be assured this a safe family neighbourhood .the apartment has everything you could need and if if you need something ,the owner who lives downstairs with is family is only to pleases to assist.all in all a first class holiday home which is exactly as it appears on the photos...plenty of fresh towels and sheets to hand...if you want to eat in ,I couldn't find a supermarket locally ,however there is plenty of smaller local shops in the area...just plan ahead and get what you need when you are out..wi fi and Netflix is all included also.
First class rental and first class hosts..many thanks..phil ,Deb and paul
Just returned from 6 nights at this top floor 2 bed apartment. It is very clean and well furnished with 2 double beds and living/kitchen area. A perfect getaway from the hustle of NYC in cool area of Brooklyn. 10 min walk to Utica subway to Manhatten and 35 min taxi from JFK. Good places for breakfast nearby and bus ride to Williamsburg. Suggest getting $31 metrocard for unlimited subway and bus for 7 days.
The apartment has everything you could need including towels, hairdryer, water in fridge, shampoo, conditioner, bodywash, coffee, hot chocolate, Apple TV, Netflix. There is everything you need to cook a meal if you so desire....we didn't!
Juan the owner lives on the ground floor with his family and is very helpful without intruding. We hardly saw him but it was good to know we could knock on his door or message him if we needed to.
I would highly recommend this apartment.
We had a wonderful stay - great host, spotlessly clean apartment, fantastic neighborhood. Great to experience Brooklyn - fantastic local businesses and neighbors. Within reasonable walking distance to the A train and felt safe. Unobtrusive and very helpful host. Would stay here again most definitely. Beautiful brownstone buildings and lost to explore in the neighborhood.
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