Williamsburg room, private entrance


Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

Great location, spacious room in two-bedroom apartment. Courtyard access, nice living room, and cheery kitchen. Super close to bars, restaurants, L and J/M/Z subways.

The space

Great location, spacious room in two-bedroom apartment. Courtyard access, nice living room, and cheery kitchen. Super close to bars and restaurants.

Spacious, private room in a ground floor, two-bedroom apartment. It has its own entrance to the main hallway, giving you the option of entering directly to it, or entering through the front door and walking through the living room. The room you're renting has a (non-working) fireplace, two windows, a closet, table and chairs, chest, and comfy, full-size bed. Included are clean sheets and towels, duvet, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, and toothpaste.

I live in the other private room, and will be home during your stay, although I work a bunch and am never home as much as I'd like!

The apartment offers access to a tree-shaded courtyard (which is shared with the three other apartments in the building), a nice living room with tons of art and plants, and cheery kitchen with all the cooking tools you'd need, and a stove and toaster oven, if you'd like to cook! I also have a drip coffee maker and a French press, and have tea and coffee for you. The apartment is nicely decorated throughout, check out the pictures. And when you arrive, don't judge a book by its cover; while the outside of the building is (ahem) "old school" and graffiti-covered, the inside is homey and spacious, with exposed brick and high ceilings. And overall, in my opinion, way nicer and more homey than the new glass and steel behemoths that are popping up all over the area. Please note that because the apartment is so centrally located, and the bedroom you'll be renting is adjacent to the street, you may hear the murmur of folks walking by outside, especially on weekends. If you are especially sensitive to noise when going to sleep, this apartment may not be the best choice for you.

To reach the subway, it's an approx. 6-minute walk to the Lorimer/Metropolitan L or G train, or a 10-minute walk to the Bedford L train. It's an approx. 10-minute walk to the Broadway J/M/Z train.

You're just minutes away from tons of restaurants, bars, stores, and a grocery store on Grand Street, Havermeyer, and Roebeling. I'll leave you with a guide to my local favorites, as well as suggestions if you have a specific hankering. I love to meet travelers and give recommendations! I will also leave you with maps to Brooklyn and Manhattan. Many travelers who stay with me are surprised how much time they end up staying in Williamsburg and other areas of Brooklyn, and not as much time in Manhattan as they expected. Don't be surprised if you find yourself doing the same.

Feel free to contact me with any questions about my place, or the area at large! I love my neighborhood and am happy to share it with cool folks, and want you to make the most of your stay.

Guest access

Access to entire apartment, except for my bedroom, which I will be in.

Interaction with guests

Love to meet travelers and give recommendations.

Other things to note

Room has an iron, ironing board, hair dryer, hangers, and keyless safe.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 25
Security Deposit: 100
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double 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 2PM

I am limited to hosting one or two guests at a time, whether you are friends or a couple. You may not bring additional guests home with you. I am not able to host pets or kids.

I have neighbors who live in the apartment above me. They're cool, but please be courteous, especially about noise later in the evening.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
4 nights minimum stay.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 4 nights.

81 Reviews


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Francisco User Profile
July 2017
Brians place is soooooo cool its like a small vintage museum. Where every single thing in his house has a story, and everything lays in a perfect composition. You gotta see it, to understand what i mean. its awesome. the room is big and confortable and the patio is a classic williamsburg inside patio where you can hang out with other young neighbours and its walking distance from all the best spots! Highly recommend

Saana User Profile
June 2017
Brian's place is very unique and offers a great experience of how true New Yorkers live. We didn't see much with Brian, because of our schedules, but the little we saw, he was very nice and helpful. The location is great, right in the middle of the buzz of Williamsburg.

Brianna User Profile
June 2017
Brian's place is perfectly located in Williamsburg. Close to the L train, the line will become your best friend. Brian's a busy bee so you won't find him at home much, its kinda like being in your own place. Check out Brooklyn (Williamsburg and bushwick) they are worth checking out.

Michael User Profile
June 2017
Brian's place is perfectly located and the backyard is perfect for warm summer evenings. We really enjoyed staying there and I can only recommend it for everyone who would like to experience Brooklyn.

Annaliese User Profile
June 2017
This place was perfect! Brian things of all the lovely comforts that make a trip extra easy. The location is perfect too.

Diana User Profile
May 2017
Excellent place.

Jason User Profile
May 2017
Great location close to everything and transportation. Wonderful host. Great stay.

New York, New York, United StatesJoined in May 2013
Brian User ProfileBrian is a superhost.

My name is Brian. I'm 31, and I am a partner in a photo studio, prop house, and set-building shop in Williamsburg, BK, about ten minutes from my apartment. We do some really cool stuff. I love living in Brooklyn and am happy to share it with travelers! Life motto: say yes more than no.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
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