The room is enormous and has a wonderful queen sized bed, a futon, and two desks. It's probably the biggest bedroom you'll see in New York. The apartment has a shared bathroom and kitchen and nice living space with 3 polyglot roommates. It's 1.5 blocks from the subway, 2 blocks from Prospect Park, and 3 blocks from the world class Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. It's on the Q and B lines, which can have you in Chinatown in 15 minutes and Central Park in 30. The room also has a humidifier (for dry winter air) and wi-fi included! There's a bike you can borrow if you promise to lock it up, and a bunch of guidebooks. The neighborhood is safe and mostly Jamaican, which makes for great food and nice people. There is a 24-hour bodega with good veggies just down the block and a supermarket across the street, so you can cook and save money if you want. I hope you like it! I'll throw in a towel.
You're welcome to use the kitchen for cooking, and you're more than welcome to hang out in the common areas. All we ask is that you clean up with yourself.
Interaction with Guests
I won't be present during the stay, but my house has three wonderful, international, polyglot residents who can help ease your visit.
This is such a safe and fun neighborhood. We have a specialty beer store, a handful of awesome new bars, a gym, a yoga studio and a couple of coffee shops. But the best thing about it is the location - it's right next to Prospect Park, the best park in Brooklyn.
We are on the Q and B lines, with a shuttle connection to the 4/5 and 2/3. It's super easy to get around just about anywhere.
From JFK, take the LIRR to Atlantic Terminal, then transfer to the Q or B train.
Do your dishes, don't leave things in the common area, say hello and be engaging and clever, take off your shoes when you come inside, and know that sometimes people have to get up at regular work hours, so it's nice not to be overly loud at night (though the place is pretty soundproof).
Beautiful room, big bed, plenty of sunlight... and close to the subway, with very nice house mates! Patrick was really friendly, though we didn't have a chance to meet him. Check in and check out was easy; Patrick made it stress free in having a laid back check in/out schedule, since we didn't arrive until late evening. The floors in the house toward the kitchen and bathroom are creaky, but it's not a complaint, merely a note. Our stay was pleasant and thank you, Patrick, for your hospitality!
It was great to stay at Patrick's place. It is a big room close to the subway (about 20 minutes to Manhattan downtown) and his roommates are very friendly. We had a great time there and would book it again.
My friend and I stayed here and really liked it. The neighbourhood was nice and close to the subway. Patrick's roommates were really friendly and very helpful in helping us navigate ourselves throughout the city. I'd definitely recommend this place if you want a good location and friendly company.
very nice people, lovely big room and the hood is great (close to prospect park!). patrick is cool, as the other roommates are, i would definitely recommend it!
nice place, not far from metro, near supermarket, nice neighbourhood, big room.
at first when I came, nobody there, miscommunication as they email me when I was in the plane, room n bed not so clean but I can can cleaned n change the sheet no problem for me.
I recommended this place, but the check in n check out process, should be more communicative