About This Listing
Come and check out Williamsburg from the corner of McCarren Park!
Welcome to Dream Come True! A BEAUTIFUL, HUGE, FULLY FURNISHED ROOM with a luxurious king size bed (can also be setup as 2 twin beds). Quality linens are provided. The spacious kitchen, bar and common space are yours to use as you wish. Relax by the electric fireplace after a long day of sight-seeing. We also have a skylight for tons of sunshine during the day and a wonderful balcony for sitting and taking it all in.
We are on the top (4th floor) on the southeast corner of McCarren Park; which features a running track, outdoor exercise facility, tennis courts and soccer/baseball fields - plus, NYC's largest Outdoor Public Pool (Open during Summer Months). Or join Hipsters' afternoon lounge sessions on the grassy lawn. Open-Air Farmer's Market with local produce every Saturday.
Dream Come True! is in the heart of Williamsburg. Galleries, boutiques, bars, cafes, restaurants (from cheap to divine), music venues, flea markets and waterfront city sky-line views... are all within a few blocks of the apartment. Under 5 minute walk to both the Bedford Ave. L Train and Metropolitan/Lorimer G & L Lines provides quick and easy access to any Manhattan location.
We aim to provide a clean and safe landing zone for guests from all over the world to discover the wonders of New York City! With hosts that have been rockin' the neighborhood for over ten years, you'll be sure to get the real Brooklyn NYC experience...
High-speed wireless internet included.
Enter the front door of Union Plaza and walk to the top floor... All space in the apartment is communal; with the exception of bedrooms. We share this apartment with friends from all over the world (YOU).
Interaction with Guests
We are happy to answer any questions and give you the real Brooklyn experience; though, we do have an office in the same building and many guests feel they have the whole apartment to themselves.
Just across the East River from Manhattan’s bright lights is Williamsburg, one of Brooklyn's most popular and exciting neighborhoods. You can explore the lively arts, music, and boutique scene here, chill in numerous cafes, dine in some very good restaurants — and soak up the creative energy and vibe of young artists and models.
Interestingly, the hip Williamsburg scene plays out against a backdrop of old industrial buildings, modest attached homes (though punctuated by increasing numbers of expensive waterfront high rises). All of this is bordered by a long-standing residential community of Hasidim to the south and a distinctive Polish area to the north. Williamsburg is a mish-mash of cultures and vistas.
A mecca for creative energy for over a decade…If there's one neighborhood that's indicative of the "new Brooklyn," it's Williamsburg. Come take a look!
Stroll around and take in Williamsburg Street Art or enjoy easy access to Manhattan with the Bedford L Subway train. Street Parking found outside or there is a Paid Parking Garage in the building next door.
Other Things to Note
We love our neighborhood and our AirBnb guests agree, our location is awesome. Close proximity to the action of shopping, dining and nightlife with the quiet ambiance of park-side living.
House Rules are as follows:
1. Thank You for Removing your Shoes before entering.
2. Please Respect the Common Space... Clean all dishes as you use them and keep personal items in your room.
3. ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING. Smoking is permitted on the outdoor balcony only.
4. When using the AC or space heater, please be sure they are turned off when you are not in the room.
5. Place all "food related" garbage in the kitchen trash can.
6. Check-Out by 12:00pm on the day of departure.
7. Return two sets of keys to the top of the dresser before leaving.
Miko and Lauren were very friendly. Their apartment was great and most people will enjoy their hospitaliy and unusual eclectuc5 decor. On a hot sunny day the apartment was boiling. Like really hot from the sun on the roof. Not helped by the need to go up 5 flights of stairs to get to the top. Miko didn't manage to solve this problem despite my comments /complaints. He says he had aircon but he didn't get it up and running for me. But if summer heat is not a major problem 4 you i think most folks will be real happy here.
When we arrived Miko was standing there on the sidewalk. It would seem like he was waiting for us but in reality he was coming up from his office located on the first floor and was heading up to the apartment. So off we went! He made us feel at home and we could use the entire apartment and balcony. He gave us a few tips of where to start out in the neighborhood and we discovered Williamsburg was an amazing place. We spent more time there then originally planned because it was so amazing. The food, cafe's, shopping and nightlife were really great. The ferry over to Manhattan only took a few minutes and there were Uber taxis' around every corner as well as the subway only 5 minutes away. It was actually really relaxing to come 'home' to Williamsburg after the hustle and bustle of touring around all the sites. The people were really nice, the air was clean and Miko was very helpful. We plan to come back again to see and experience more! Ginger & Mike
Staying in this place was truly great. The hosts are friendly, the place is clean and cosy, and that bed is miraculous.
This place is charming and close to everything. It's very clean. Their vintage style makes the place closer to an old school Brooklyn flat and it's a welcome reprieve from the popup lofts and overly soulless newer buildings. They work evenings so the place is very private and you'll be able to work at the desk in the room if you need to. Also, there's a small sofa in the room with another little table so this room is a bit more like a mini studio than you'd expect, which is nice. The pick of seamless food options around here is also impressive.
Definitivamente un sueño hecho realidad! Durante 13 días nos sentimos en nuestro hogar, gracias a la hospitalidad de Miko y Lauren quienes nos hicieron sentir muy cómodos en el departamento. El barrio es perfecto para conocer Nueva York desde la mirada del habitante, más que desde la perspectiva, a veces sesgada, que un turista puede tener. Alojar en Brooklyn además nos permitió tener momentos de mucha calma, tomando distancia del ritmo vertiginoso propio de los lugares de interés en New York, que siempre se encuentran atiborrados de público. Cerca del departamento, que además es muy acogedor, encontramos todo lo que necesitamos para una estadía perfecta: estación de metro que nos dejaba en Manhattan en pocos minutos, parque, supermercado, cafés deliciosos para el desayuno y muchos bares para cerrar nuestras jornadas.
Perfect location, massive room, probably the most comfortable bed in the world and very friendly hosts - dream come true indeed!
Comfortable bed, clean apt., peaceful area! It is as it's presented on the website. Thanks for Miko and Lauren. Will come back again.
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About the Host, Miko & Lauren
We have been living here for over 10 years and still can't get enough! Lauren is a professional sommelier and I am a graphic designer working in the music industry. We love to travel, eat good food and laugh... our motto is "do whatever you want, all the time".
Cute Cocktail Bar Across the street
Close by and great quality... like eating at a farmer's market.
Closest 24 Hour mini Market
Small place with great atmosphere & free live music
Entry Fee to Salt Water Pool Deck (Summer)
Rooftop Bar & Lounge
Authentic "Brooklyn Italian" restaurant
Favorite Iced Coffee
All of their Swedish Coffee is delicious
Happy Hour Free Pizza / Other Times Dollar Pizza Pie with a drink. Not New York's best pizza; but, good, cheap & a great scene close to the train
Right at the Bedford L stop, a great place to meet freinds in a pub atmosphere. Live Celtic music Monday evenings and a good food menu (The Fish & Chips Rule!)
24 Hour American Style Diner
Great Rooftop Bar with Manhattan V
Huckleberry Lemonade, Frozies & German BeerSunday Brunch Beats (Featuring DJ Miko). Good Pub Fare. Sporting Games Projector Screens with Sound.
Neighborhood Care from a Local business
Pretty much everyone who stays with us makes a pit stop here... most famous vintage clothing store in NYC
Chic Celebrity Owned Cafe'
Curbside Outdoor Cafe Tables are a fun scene on warm days. Great Brunch (If you're willing to wait)
Fantastic live music venue featuring all Brooklyn Beer on tap and a food menu by Blue Ribbon... oh yeah, you can bowl too!
Big place, menu is extensive but not too expensive... hard to get a table on weekends.
Cool Building with multi-level Shops, Restaurant & Rooftop Bar
Probably the best cup of coffee on earth.
Favorite Iced Coffee All of their Swedish Coffee is delicious
Modern Multiplex Movie Theatre
ZATOICHI. Beer & Sake Combo in a funky Anime inspired pan-Asian restaurant. Great Food and Great Prices
Our favorite "local" bar... great pint of Guiness!
Indie Movie House
Literally go for Dinner & A Movie here
Its as cool as it sounds
Fun $5 Boat Ride
Travel to South Street Seaport, Dumbo, Midtown or Queens