About This Listing
An affordable room in one of Brooklyn's most convenient and and upscale neighborhoods. Continental breakfast included! In-room mini frig and kettle!
I have a small room in my loft where I live and work, in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn. It’s centrally located within three to four blocks of the F, G, R, 2, 3, 4, 5, A, and C trains, and a ten minute walk to the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. It is located in one the trendiest neighborhoods in Brooklyn, complete with fabulous restaurants, watering holes, and shops! The new Brooklyn Bridge Park is only four blocks from my front door. It has a very comfortable double bed, which also folds up to a sofa, a small frig, and electric kettle to make coffee or tea. There’s wireless internet, hairdryer, and iron with ironing board for your use. The room faces a busy thoroughfare, and can be a little noisy at times, a fact of life in an urban environment! To remedy this, I have equipped the room with a white noise machine and earplugs for those who are light sleepers. A simple continental breakfast is provided every morning. The bathroom is shared, and has a bath with shower. I live in the back of the loft and work in the front. The guest room is just off my studio in the front. I have it set up so there is have plenty of privacy during the early morning, evening and at night. During the day, however, I will be working in the studio adjacent to the room. This is usually not a problem, since most guests are out during the day, seeing the sights of this wonderful city. If you expect to be spending a lot of time in the room during the daytime hours, this may not be the best arrangement for you. And if you don’t mind two long flights of stairs, that would be helpful. This is a 150 year old landmark building, so no elevator! Previous to my art career, I worked in the hospitality industry, so I know a thing or two about inn keeping, and will do everything possible to make your stay an enjoyable one! I am gay friendly!
Please note that I am less likely to accept a reservation from someone who does not have a photograph that shows their face (without sunglasses), and some information of themselves on their profile, as well as at least four I.D, verifications, especially if you have no previous reviews and ratings. Thanks.
I offer access to guest room and shared bathroom. I do not offer access to the kitchen.
Interaction with Guests
I give the guests plenty of privacy, but try to make myself available in the morning, to offer tips and recommendations.
It is located in one the trendiest neighborhoods in Brooklyn, complete with fabulous restaurants, watering holes, and shops! The new Brooklyn Bridge Park is only four blocks from my front door.
It’s centrally located within three to four blocks of the F, G, R, 2, 3, 4, 5, A, and C trains, and a ten minute walk to the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. The A train, about 5 blocks away, connects to the Air Train to JFK Airport.
Other Things to Note
There is a small frig in the room with juice, butter and jam. There is a nespresso machine in the room and tea is also available. Every morning at 8am, I deliver a bagel, scone, croissant, or something "bready" to a shelf just outside the guestroom, to have with the provisions already in the room. Please let me know if you have any allergies or food restrictions. Gluten free breakfast options are available!
I ask that you please read my entire listing before booking, to make sure this is a good fit for you. Check in is 2pm. Please notify if arrival is after 7pm. Check out time is 11am. We can possibly accommodate earlier or later, if requested. No smokers please. There is no smoking allowed in the building, or in front of the building. No more than two guests will fit in this room.
Please note that I am less likely to accept a reservation from someone who does not have a photograph that shows their face (without sunglasses), and some information of themselves on their profile, as well as at least four I.D, verifications, especially if you have no previous reviews and ratings.
You should not mind two flights of stairs.
Please note that I cannot have children staying here due to the fact that I do not have the window guards required by law for children to live here. Also, my studio in the adjacent room has many tools and sharp objects that a curious child could hurt themselves with.
Host was gracious and helpful. This area of Brooklyn is booming and a great spot if one isn't concerned about being in Manhattan.
Our stay at Pamela's place was really awesome! Pam was very nice and do know how to treat her guests. She provided us with maps of the surroundings and New York which were very helpful. Every morning, she gave us breakfast: perfect way to start our day in the city.
The neighborhood is great too: really close to any subway or the Brooklyn bridge and safe at night. I would recommend this place to anyone visiting NYC!
Pam was magnificent. The room was just the right size for two people, breakfast was always left outside our room and the coffee and orange juice was great first thing in the morning. the flat was very clean and well kept, we really enjoyed the vibe as well. Very easy going and eclectic. Neighborhood rocks, easy access to serval subways lines and clean, safe streets. Killer cafes and restaurants, check out Williamsburg- a train hop away. Looking forward to our next stay in New York.
Pam made us feel very welcome. Location was ideal in many ways. Everything about the room was done quite well. Space is small but Pam has furnished it with little extras (small flashlight for nighttime, earplugs and white noise machine if street traffic is too loud, touristy books about NYC and Brooklyn by bedside) that show attention to detail and wanting to put guests at ease. Her continental breakfasts were spot on good. When the coffee machine went on the blink she had a great backup system immediately. She is a charming host. Comfortable bed, extra pillows if needed. Very wonderful four nights there. We have relatives in the area and will definitely use her again. It exceeded our expectations. Hope that all airbnb facilities had her amenities and charm.
Our stay in Brooklyn was very nice! The old and charming apartment is well located, near several subway stations, the Brooklyn heights promenade and the Brooklyn bridge. Pamela is a wonderful hostess. Its diversified breakfasts make us discover the american bakery. She is always available to give us advices and is full of attention.
We really enjoyed our stay at Alchemy.
The apartment's location is perfect, 5-10 minutes walk to a metro station, 20 minutes ride to Manhattan.
Pastries with butter and jam for a complimentary light breakfast was a great way to fuel an active day in New York.
Pamela was very helpful and responsive. She recommended some great restaurants nearby and museums in Manhattan.
The only downside was a noise from the street outside but Pamela provided us with earplugs and a white noise machine so it was not a big deal after all.
I would recommend Pamela's place to anybody traveling to New York.
Awesome host, very flexible and kind. I had an issue with the taxi arriving from JFK and Pamela solved it quickly and very efficiently, sparing me a lot of trouble.
The place is as warm and hospitable as described, although it is true there's a bit of noise in the morning because of the street.
About the Host, Pamela
I am an artist and have a small craft business in my loft, where I live and have my studio. I am lucky to live in one of the best neighborhoods, in one the best boroughs, the greatest city in the world. Looking forward to sharing it with you!
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