Lovely Bedrooms in Artist's Home

House - Private room · Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238, United States

Stay with an artist couple in their Brooklyn townhouse in Clinton Hill.
Enjoy a spacious room and private bathroom .Rent one or two rooms, the rate listed is per room.
Excellent transportation to Manhattan, feel at home at the end of the day.

The Space

A beautiful wooden staircase leads you to the top floor of the house where you'll find two attic rooms .
The first bedroom includes a full (double) bed and a sofa. There is a comfortable lounge area cable TV , fridge, library and an interesting record collection.
Extra guests can stay in the second bedroom.
The second bedroom is a pleasant space with queen size bed. These are cheerful and light rooms. On the same floor there is a full bathroom for both rooms.
Rent one or both rooms. In order to book the second room please register as 3 guests, the website will automatically charge you for both rooms.

Guest Access

Our home becomes part of your New York experience. Join us downstairs for a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine. You may enjoy sitting in our lovely garden at the front of the house or visiting our art studio and exhibition space.

Interaction with Guests

This is a large property, our studio is at home. Feel free to interact with us, we will also respect your privacy. We love hosting and sharing, everything will be done to make your stay in the city comfortable and memorable. Do you need help with directions? A small chat in the morning? Do you want to learn about our art? It's up to you, the space allows you to stay private or mingle as much as you want into our lives.

The Neighborhood

Clinton Hill is the typical Brooklyn neighborhood where Victorian Mansions and small townhouses mix with industrial factory loft buildings and artists' studios.
Neighbors are very friendly, don't be surprised if a stranger says "good morning" as you stroll by on your way to the subway.
There are plenty of good restaurants and bars in the area, Brooklyn has become a center for good food and entertainment.
We are minutes away of attractions such as BAM Opera and Theater, Barclays Center, the renown Brooklyn Flea, the Brooklyn Museum and the Botanic gardens. Our home is located near Fort Greene, Dumbo and Williamsburg.

Getting around

Subways and buses are close by. It takes approximately 15 minutes from here to Downtown Manhattan.
Bike Share stations are all over the place, there is one just in front of the house.

Other Things to Note

Our cat's name is Elvis, he is a very gentle pet. You may choose to interact with him or he will also be happy if he is left alone.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $94 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Security Deposit: $150
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Was a week full of joy in this great house. The owners are just too sweet
    Defenetly will use them again and again when ever my parenets are coming from out of town
    Thank you guys!

    April 2014
  • I want to say thank you to Alex and Lorelei because they both played a part in contributing to making my first New York experience unforgettable. I felt very comfortable being with them. The house is great and also reflects a little bit of their live-style: creative, open-minded, elegant and unconventional. With best wishes from Germany, Kathrin

    April 2014
  • A very good adres; nice people, a private bathroom and a lovely house. The room is full of lp’s with music we also like, with books that we recognized as could be ours, with a clean white bed (and the matras not to soft…). So it went out to be a very good match. We liked to stay in the Brooklyn neighborhood were Alex en Lorelei have there home. It is in fact a perfect place to stay.

    Aad and Dieuwke Maria

    April 2014
  • Lorelei and Alex were splendid hosts! Their home is lovely, and conveniently located. And Elvis the cat is the best! Thank you again, Lorelei and Alex! I will definitely return if my travels take me back to Brooklyn.

    April 2014
  • Alex and Lorelei are very interesting and hospitable hosts, and were extremely helpful throughout our stay. The room itself is very spacious and clean, and there was plenty of privacy as we had the use of the entire upper floor of their townhouse. They provided us with plenty of great recommendations for local restaurants, bars and attractions worth visiting. Their cat Elvis is also very friendly! We would definitely recommend them to fellow travellers, and we would consider staying there again if we visit New York!

    March 2014
  • My room was spacious and comfortable, there was much interesting reading material, and both Alex and Lorelei were gracious hosts. The house rules were explained simply and politely, and the atmosphere was unaffectedly friendly, made even more so by the presence of an appealing male cat. I only wish I had had more time to investigate Alex's and Lorelei's art work.

    March 2014
  • Eva and I had a great time in this relaxed Brooklyn home! Alex and Lorelei gave us all kinds of good advices about things to check, to do and not to do in New York. We had great time, also because we could use their bikes! For those who dont know: Go biking in NY, its amazing! And Elvis the house cat is also very adorable...

    March 2014
  • premier contact un peu bizarre ! monsieur un peu autoritaire, un peu "militaire", ayant visiblement l'habitude d'être obéit !... pas très "commerçant" !...
    à améliorer !
    madame, elle, est charmante.

    puis on comprend que c'est par crainte d'accueillir un inconnu chez soi, crainte d'être débordé, crainte d'être cambriolé... craintes que nous aurions sans doute à leur place, car ils nous laissent leurs clés dès le premier contact.

    et finalement les deux se révèlent être des gens charmants, cools, ouverts, intelligents, intéressants, avec un vrai sens de l'humour, artistes talentueux dans un domaine rare (vous découvrirez vous mêmes).
    on discute de tout, ça me fait travailler mon anglais ! le courant passe, on regarde même un match ensemble à la télé ! j'apprécie alors cette franchise qui laissait passer du surprenant au début et qui se révèle être du naturel, de l'honnêteté. presque de l'amitié.

    en plus la chambre est grande, les hôtes sont discrets, le lit est parfait, propre, confortable et la salle de bain idem.

    en cas de problème, ils dépannent, ils conseillent les bons coins pour grignoter, ils nous poussent au pont de brooklyn ("montez en voiture, je vais par là aujourd'hui"), font visiter leur atelier d'artiste avec sa porte ancienne dont l'arrivée est une vraie épopée, nous tuyautent pour le métro ou les bus ou le prix réel des musées...

    bref, c'est parfait ! c'était ma première expérience. ça m'incite plutôt à recommencer.

    March 2014
  • We had a lovely stay with Lorelei and Alex. Their home is really neat and comfortable and easy to access. Alex and Lorelei were perfect hosts, providing us with all that we needed and more, I would definitely go back!

    March 2014
  • It was a pleasure to stay at Lorelei and Alex place. Since Lorelei were out for traveling I (or we) had Alex for ourselves. Alex is a very warm and welcoming character, with lot of personality, which influenced our stay in NY in a positive way.

    We really loved to stay in this area of Brooklyn/Clinton Hill. While you are there you feel and see the story of the hood, and if you are lucky, you will get the story of the build-up of the house.

    I can definitely recommend staying here.

    March 2014
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My husband and I are considered by all of our friends to be amazing hosts. We are a mix of nationalities: Alex was born in Buenos Aires and I am a native New Yorker, we met in Jerusalem where we lived for a large portion of our lives. We work together as artists. We love our Brooklyn home and practically did all the work on it. Alex and I are devoted to art and to our community, we created a number of art murals around the neighborhood. Among our favorite activities: hanging out with people, cooking good and healthy meals, we are avid readers and enjoy quality cinema rather than TV. When looking back at past travelling experiences the most memorable ones are those in which we engaged with local people and became temporarily rooted in the place we visited. This is the feeling we would like to give you when staying at our home.
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