PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE READ THE DESCRIPTION & FAQ CAREFULLY BEFORE MAKING ANY BOOKINGS. PLEASE DONT ASK ME QUESTIONS THAT ARE COVERED IN THIS DESCRIPTION AS I GET UP TO 20 REQUESTS A DAY. THANKS : )
I have INSTANT BOOK so there is no need to ask if the place is available. If it is free on the calendar then it is free for booking. Also the price is exactly what comes up when you enter your desired dates. Please don't ask for discounts.
This is a 100% private room with lock and key situated in the heart of Williamsburg. The room is at the front of my Art/Design studio that I share with my Mum.
Inside your room is a kitchenette with microwave, fridge, kettle and toaster. There is a 40 Inch flat screen TV with NETFLIX and WiFi and a fold down couch. My Mum has a living space towards the back of the studio. I have two other Airbnb is this apartment. The bathroom has a shower and toilet and is shared with my mum and other guests. There is a golden retriever that lives with my mum. She very friendly but does not enter the shared space other than to exit for walks.
We are 5 min walk to the Williamsburg Market and East River Ferry and 6 blocks down Bedford ave to the L train. 3 stops to Union Square. You are also 2 mins from the Williamsburg bridge which you can walk or ride across to the Lower East Side. Williamsburg has just been crowned the music and art capital of New York State. I am an Australian who has been living here 2 years now and am often over seas which is when i rent out my place. As some one who came initially on a holiday myself I urge you to check this area out even if you don't stay with me. PLEASE NOTE- This is a New York loft in a basement studio. This room is for budget travellers. It is adequate for sleeping 2 people, who plan on spending most of thiere time seeing the sites of New York, not hanging out in their room, Please don't expect a central park penthouse. As it is in the basement, there are no windows.
Every soul must be included in the confirmation. Children and Babies included.
THE FOLLOWING ARE ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS I HAVE HAD. PLEASE READ !
Q - Is the area safe?
A - Very safe. There are always lots of people around and it has a very mid 20s vibe about it.
Q - What Time is Check in?
A - 2 pm
Q - Can I check in early?
A - Unfortunately not. Often there is a guest the night before and we can't kick them out early. We then have to get the place nice and clean for you which takes at least an hour.
Q - Can I drop my bags there early?
A - Yes any time after 10am as long as it is not more than 2 suitcases.
Q- Can I check in Late.
A- Yes we accept check in up till midnight but please inform us of the time you are coming.
Q - What Time is Check Out?
A - 12pm NOON
Q - Can I Check out late?
A - No, Sorry
Q- Can I leave the suitcases upon check out.
A- Yes you can leave bags up until 7pm.
Q- Is it completely Private
A- The room is completely private with lock.
Q - Do I have the whole apartment?
A - No you share an entrance and bathroom with my Mum, June and other guests.
Q - Where is She?
A - Her room is at the very back of the Loft very far from you.
Q - Will I see you?
A - Only if you want to.
Q - What is the closest Subway.
A - Marcy or Bedford Ave.
Q- How many beds are there.
A - There is 1 Double fold out couch from IKEA. When in the bed position it measures 150cm x 200 cm
Q - Where can i park my car?
A - There is plenty of unlimited free street parking.
Q- How do I get there.
A- You can catch a yellow cab from all air ports for about $40.
From JFK i recommend the cab but if you are travelling light you can catch the Airtrain to Howard Beach. Catch the A train (Blue Line) to Broadway Junction change to the L train (Grey Line) and get off at Bedford Ave. from there it is a 10 min walk up Bedford ave. FULL ADDRESS IS REVEALED UPON BOOKING.
No illicit drug use.
Persons seen to be overly intoxicated will be asked to leave without refund.
No Unregistered guests to stay past 11pm
No more than 2 people in the space at any one time.
Please be quiet in the halls.
Please say you are guests of Vincent's to any one who enquires.
Please do not give out our address to others.
Please do not get any mail sent to this address.
The room was small as on the pictures, still it was a nice stay. June is a very kind host and the location is great.
June was a more than wonderful host. She let us store our bags before check-in so that we could go exploring. She was very kind and gave us a god rundown of the place and made us both feel very comfortable.
We had a great time staying at Vincent and Alice's. June met us on arrival and was very friendly and helpful. Location is ideal just off Bedford. Recommended.
It was beautiful time! Clean cozy room with big cable TV .Thank you so much June !
Great experience! June was very nice and flexible with the time to pick up keys. The neighborhood is great, Williamsburg is definitely worth a visit!
Location was brilliant! Right next to the heart of Williamsburg. Lots of nice second hand stores, cafes, restaurants and smoothie bars near by. We enjoyed our stay.
Our hostess was very nice, helpful and flexible. The room was small but clean and warm. There is no kitchen or possibility to make coffee in the morning..We're Finns so the coffee question is very relevant :) There is a micro and an electric kettle tough. But it's the way of the city to go outside, find and make your living room out of one of the nice cafes in the neighbourhood.
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I (Vincent) am a UK born Australian fashion designer who lives between NYC and London. Had a past life as a professional dancer & actor. Love Kite Surfing and Glitch Hop.
Alice is a born and bred Melbournian, a professional dancer, with a love of graphic design.
June is my mum, from the North of England, who migrated to Perth Western Australia when i was young. She was a costume designer and now an artist living in Brooklyn.
We are all Vegetarians, don't smoke and are not big drinkers but love to have fun.
We have travelled a lot together and believe it's all about the journey, not the destination. I like to get lost and discover things off the beaten track.