Two blocks from the subway and SO close to the famous Williamsburg "hipster" scene, this cozy, private apartment is perfect for a couple looking to experience all NYC has to offer and still go home to a safe, quiet place of their own.
I am constantly leaving town and would love to share my beautiful furnished apartment in South Williamsburg! My schedule is always changing, so email me and we'll figure something out!
The rate is as follows: $110/night for two people. Each extra person is $15 extra per night.
The bedroom is of moderate size with a VERY comfortable full size bed and access to a fire escape, overlooking the tree-lined street. The closet in there won't be available for your use, but the large living room closet will be available to you.
The kitchen is well-equipped for any cooking needs you may have, and you are more than welcome to use any condiments and spices you find. You also have access to my window herb garden! I just ask you water the plants once every three days, please. The bathroom has a toilet, shower/tub, and sink.
The large living room has another mirroring fire escape out the living room window too, so take your pick! When all the windows are open, you get a wonderful breeze throughout the apartment. It's a great relaxing sanctuary. And if you're the type that likes to stay warm in the winter, the apartment stays VERY warm thanks to heating in every room.
The BEST part about this place is its location! Less than two blocks from the Marcy JMZ, you are in the Lower East Side in less than five minutes, Chinatown in 10, Financial district in 15 [via the J], Chelsea in 20 [via the M], and JFK airport in 30! You can walk to the Bedford Ave stop on the L train within 20 minutes, right in the heart of hip Williamsburg!
Please respond back to this email with a little something about yourself and a link to myspace or (website hidden) if you have one. Good luck with your room search! Peace!
Please water my little plants and smoke only in the living room! Also, the toilet is sensitive, so ONLY toilet paper goes in the toilet! I mean it! Absolutely anything else will make it overflow! Also, smoking is allowed, but please keep it in the living room and try to remember to open a window. Thanks!
Great location for getting downtown & exploring outer Williamsburg. Cute place with all the amenities. Walking distance from some great bars & restaurants & the hipper parts of Williamsburg.
It was a nice place to stay in NY. Great location (less than 1 minute to the subway by walk), quite place and good host
Notre séjour dans l'appartement de Christiana s'est bien passé. Il est très bien situé. A 2 minutes à pieds du metro. Rapide et facile de rejoindre Manhattan et les autres quartiers de Brooklyn. Bonne taille pour 2 personnes.
En revanche, nous avons trouvé que l'endroit n'était pas très propre (exceptée la salle de bain). Nous avons dû relaver la vaisselle avant de l'utiliser. L'équipement de la cuisine est minimal. Nous n'avons pas réussi à faire fonctionner le wifi (à cause de nos cellulaires ?).
Même si nous n'avons pas vu Christiana, notre arrivée et notre départ se sont très bien passés.
Christiana's apartment was the perfect base for 11 nights in New York. It really felt like home and was always warm and cozy to come back to after a cold December day. I can't stress enough how close this place is to transport either!! The JMZ station is literally around the corner and the M train takes you straight to all the main spots like the Rockefeller Centre, 5th avenue shopping etc. Getting to Manhattan was easier than I could ever have imagined! Walking to Bedford avenue restaurants and bars was an easy 15 minutes as well if you want to hang around Williamsburg. Really sad to be leaving this place!! Thanks for being such a great host Christiana. Hopefully we'll be back one day :)
GREAT location, literally a 2 minute walk to the subway. Maybe I wasn't looking in the right places, but the places around the apartment itself weren't that "hip" or appealing.. so we did almost all of our venturing in Manhattan. The apartment itself is pretty small, but it was enough for me and my friends. Wasn't able to initially get in contact with Christiana when we first checked in, but everything went well, she gave me clear instructions on how to check in beforehand (since she wasn't going to be there). Check out was very easy as well.
Check in was very easy. Christiana's place was very cozy, affordable and exactly what I needed for a one night stay. Minor issues included the internet being a little slow when I tried to use it, and that I wasn't aware that smoking was allowed.
Christiana's apartment main asset is certainly it's location. You will easily get anywhere in New York through the JMZ trains that you can catch from the station that is 2 minutes away from the apartment. Another thing that is worth mentioning is that the the place is actually bigger than it looks in the pictures, which is quite a feat for a New York apartment, it never felt crowded with 3 people in it. Finally, I'll dare you to find a place with more character than hers. Unfortunately we never got to meet her, as she was out of town when we arrived. But she was a very caring host, always answering our questions and calling me to know if everything was ok.
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A violinist and fashion designer, I love nice things and traveling! Perfect for someone looking for a comfortable and affordable stay while in New York, my apartment is the best choice for any traveller.