About this listing
Please see our full description below to learn about our place. If you are interested, please send us a quick message before booking. We try to keep our calendar up to date but occasionally travel gets in the way and puts us a bit behind. We want to be sure we can accommodate you on your desired dates and want your trip planning process to be as easy as possible,
THE ROOM: fully furnished with queen bed (fresh linens, comfy feather topper) and full dresser and closet, plenty of room for your belongings and anything you pick up shopping. Half bathroom is attached and is for your use exclusively. The room is clean and tidy. Towels and travel toiletries come with the room. It IS AIR CONDITIONED and has 2 large windows for plenty of natural light and fresh air.
THE APARTMENT is a big, bright, fully-decorated pre-war 2BR, 1.5 bath with lots of sunlight and features a huge well-appointed kitchen which is available for your use. We keep it clean and organized at all times. Laundry facilities are available in the building basement. FREE RELIABLE WIFI and TV with Netflix and Hulu Plus (through the Nintendo Wii).
Great location 1/2 block from the subway and the Q32 bus - both of which go straight into Manhattan in 15 minutes. The building has 2 elevators so you don't have to worry about lugging your bags upstairs. The BATHROOM - the larger bathroom with a shower is shared with us, your hosts. We are out of the house early, so almost never have a line for the shower.
HOSTS: You would share the apartment with a warm and welcoming couple in our twenties. We have lived in New York for several years and are happy to provide "local" restaurant and nightlife recommendations and suggestions for undiscovered activities. We both leave early in the morning and come back in the evening, so you will usually have the apartment to yourself all day. We're looking forward to hosting you and hope to help make your trip to NYC very (website hidden) - there will be coffee waiting for you in the morning when you wake up!
NEIGHBORHOOD: Sunnyside is a diverse and very safe neighborhood less than 15 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on the 7 train (or 10 min by cab). New York Magazine ranked it 3rd most livable neighborhood in NYC. It's very close to Manhattan - I literally jog to and from midtown and Central Park several times a week. We are near several excellent ethnic restaurants (Mexican, Korean, Japanese, Indian, Peruvian, Turkish, Romanian, and more) and fun pubs as well as several grocery stores and pharmacies. LGA airport is 15 minutes by cab and JFK airport is 25 minutes.
International travelers welcome, LGBT friendly.
We are polite, clean, and responsible and look for the same in our guests. Basically everyone should be cool, show good judgment, and get along. Good? Good.
And the rules:
+ No additional/spontaneous guests or parties.
+ Please be polite with the neighbors.
+ No minors.
+ Please do not put your luggage, shopping bags, shoes, or coats on the bed or dresser. Ever. It will make them dirty and cause damage.
+ Please return bathroom and kitchen to the state you found them in after use. You are more than welcome to cook, but must tidy up the kitchen after use. This means washing dishes (we have a dish washer), wiping counter, sweeping if necessary, and putting away ingredients.
+ Check-in/Check-out: No later than 9:00PM on Sunday-Thursday and no later than 11:00PM on Friday and Saturday.
+ TV and Nintendo Wii in living room are available for your use but must be shut down by 9:00PM on weeknights and 11:00PM on Friday/Saturday.
+ No loud music or movies.
+ No smoking and of course no drug use of any kind.
+ No candles, incense, fireworks or other hazards.
Your bedroom - queen bed with crisp linens and a fluffy feather mattress topper; two windows for plenty of light and fresh air