About this listing
Lively decorated apartment in the most hipster neighborhood in NYC. Conveniently located 1 block from the L train, the ride into the heart of Manhattan is 15 min. Lots of great bars, restaurants and galleries in the area, great to people watch!
A one-bedroom apartment for rent just for you. The room has a full bed and a twin mattress for a third person, which fits in the living room and also in the room. The neighborhood is vibrant, safe, and artsy; filled with artists, bars, cafes, restaurants, GREAT VIBE!
Best thing of the apartment: it is located one block away from the L train (Dekalb Ave stop) which will get you to the heart of Manhattan in less than 15 min. and to Williamsburg in 10 minutes!
The apartment includes WIFI and has a nice size flat screen TV with AppleTV (netflix connected to watch movies).
You can check out more about the neighborhood on the area's newspaper: Bushwick Daily. There are art galleries, restaurants and bars all around. Lot's of art and music shows in the area for your unforgettable time in Brooklyn ;)
Whole apartment. I won't be present during your stay at any time.
Interaction with Guests
Answer questions as soon as I can, hand in keys (try to do it personally) and recommend things to do in the neighborhood through a PDF. I send my guests a list of recommendations from how to get to the apartment from the airport to where to get the best burger!
I recently read Bushwick is the neighborhood with most street art in the world. Doesn't shock me, walking the streets of this neighborhood is like walking inside a gallery! The neighborhood has lots of bars, galleries and restaurants. There is a large artist community in the area, so great people watching. In a few words: artsy, safe, fun!
L train a block away, gets you into the heart of manhattan in 15 min. The L train is the best train because it cuts through Manhattan so there is easy connection to all other trains.
Smoking is allowed only by the kitchen window (there is a smoke detector). If anybody in the building asks please say you are visiting me.
This is home!
Maru was very helpful and always got back to us within very short time. She even gave us recommendations concerning restaurants, taxis, July 1st activities. Our stay was extremely on short notice but she made it possible to stay at her apartment and was even there to show us the rooms and give us the keys. The apartment is exactly as the pictures show. We felt at home from the beginning. The bed is very confortable, TV has Netflix and Hulu which you can use with her account, the kitchen has everything you need to cook and it is very close to the subway L train which takes you to Manhattan. The neighborhood feels safe and KeyFood Market is around the corner as well. I would definitely recommend this apartment and would also stay there again.
Maru is an excellent host and I enjoyed staying here very much! My favorite part of the apartment was the kitchen nook with great windows and light. I would recommend staying here if you want to feel at home in Brooklyn!
Clean and comfortable one bedroom apt. The photos are accurate to what you find. Maru was available by phone when we arrived and answered our questions quickly. The apt. is close to the subway although the neighborhood near the apt. is fun to explore.
First of all, Maru is an incredibly patient individual who was exceptionally quick to return texts and emails. There was a few things that changed from the time I booked her apartment to when I arrived and she made everything incredibly easy. I also was particularly pleased with the apartment and neighborhood guide she emailed me before my arrival!
Now on to the apartment. The photos are very accurate and yet I was surprised at how open and airy the space was. Maru had left everything as expected and I was very comfortable. We didn't spent much time in the apartment but everything from water pressure to television/internet was tip top.
The neighborhood is amazing too. The first night we were there we found so many places to eat and ended up at a great Mexican place right during happy hour which had the best margaritas. The subway is just a block or two away, a straight shot down the road and if you're missing a few essentials, the pharmacy downstairs or the deli across the street has you covered.
I visit New York a couple of times a year and have been to many neighborhoods and rented places from many people but I'd come back here in a heartbeat and recommend you do too.
The place was lovely, the photos don't do it justice, it was perfect for the 2 of us, we had a great time at the flat, and the Neighbourhood of Bushwick is great fun, lots of great cafe, restaurants and the subway is very near by, perfect.
I would definitely stay here again, the place was clean, all the things you need in a flat where to hand, and Maru had left really useful instructions on the flat and local things to do.
thank you for letting us stay here. Communication with our host was very very good.
El departamento es tal cual se muestra en las fotos e incluso mas lindo. El barrio estaba muy bien! A una cuadra del subterráneo que nos dejaba en pocos minutos en Union Square. Gracias Maru por todo. Saludos.
Maru's apartment is exactly as pictured. It's in an interesting part of Brooklyn with loads of cafes, bars etc nearby. And is super close to the L train which takes you right into Manhattan. We really enjoyed out stay!
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About the Host, Maru
My name is Maru, I'm 29 years old. I am originally from Uruguay but have been living in NYC for 13 years. I am currently pursuing a Master's degree in Art History.