Cozy place at Brighton Beach, few steps to Brighton Beach subway station B and Q line, free WiFi, AC, shared kitchen, living room, office and bathroom. Min stay 1 night, max 3weeks. It's spasious, sunny and convenient place to stay and feel you are home. Furnished , comfortable and clean. Also little office with the printer. Cable TV, WiFi. One block from the beach. Brighton Beach is one of the best areas of New York with established neighborhood, secured, filled with the nice restaurants, cafes and grocery stores, Starbucks, diners and Burger joints. A wooden Boardwalk runs along the beach with the nice restaurants and bars, take you to Brighton Beach, NYC Aquarium, Wonder Wheel and Cyclone.When you walk another direction at Sheepshead Bay marina, you can reserve a fishing boat. P.S. Sometimes on listing shows is not available space, just go to another my listings "Beautiful Hostel at Brighton Beach" or "Shared room, enjoy whole apartment" and book there. It's the same beautiful, comfortable, clean and spacious place at Brighton Beach.
The place is okay for a place to sleep, but there is definitely room for improvement. As shared by many others there is an odd smell in the apartment; the host (or the person who works there...i dont really know) doesnt speak a lot of english and that makes communication a bit difficult. The room we are staying in doesnt have a door; As far as I know, there is only one bathroom that is functioning during my stay, and there are over 30 people to share that...We stayed when the temperature was below 0 degree celcius (below 32) and there were only 2 blankets for 4 people (which means 2 of us didnt have anything to keep us warm...) We asked for additional blankets but they dont have any. The heater wasnt working well either: the room was not warm and very noisy.
Bright side: it is indeed very cheap for NYC and it's close to metro station for the Q line. Its in a Russian neighborhood and food was cheap and delicious.
It is not the worst hostel in new york, is the worst hostel in the world! the worst is the smell, smells fuck, rotten, old. It is very dirty and ugly! Believe me I am open minded and I do everything, I am not complicated, but this hostel is very bad. The only thing good is the hospitality of the only girl employee, the man manager is an ogre, and I never met Nafisa. It is an ugly neighborhood, Russians. Whatever you do, never go! not even sleep at night!
I enjoyed my stay. Great value for money.
If you love the beach, on a tight budget and want to see a new side of New York, then this is the place.
This was a very unpleasant place to stay! (we booked for 9 people: 4 girls and 5 boys)
The house is not well maintained: a very stale and moldy smell everywhere in the house. Probably because of the filthy bathroom (mold on the tiles).
The host didn't prepare our arrival. There were to many people in the house for the amount of beds. (First night we had a choice: sleep on the couch in the kitchen (with two men) or one on the couch and one in the girlsroom (not with our girls but strangers). For me I don't care but we slept both in the kitchen because the girls in the only girls room specially chose that room not to sleep with boys. If you give this option while booking, you should not present that place to sleep for boys too! Just disrespectful!
The host told us it would be ok for the next night and when we arrived back home, there were people sleeping in 'our' beds again! So we slept on the couch again.
Eventually the third night we got our own room (for the boys) with 4 beds and a air (email hidden)is mattress didn't even fit in the room anymore (and not because of the large size!)
I would really recommend you not to book with this person! Definitely not when you are with a larger group. Rather pay a little more for a sleeping place and have something where you actually sleep and not have to call and complain,...
We got a little money back but not nearly enough for what happened.
Хорошее место чтобы остановиться. Метро, магазины рядом. В доме чисто. Приятные и хорошие люди. Спасибо, Нафиса и Мариам!
Maria is a very good girl.
She try to all people be confortable and she let me be more time.
location: nice is the proximity for the beach, a little far off the rest of new york, but thats nothing considering the price of this hostel.
the only manko: there is only one bathroom for the whole apartment which can host about 30 people. when i was there, it was pretty clean, but we were not that many people at that time!
An ok place to crash. Kitchen is nice.
The place is very good for the amount of money it costs to stay there. Beds are comfortable and its a pretty good location even if its far away from central locations.
Hosts could have informed guests better though, we had to leave the apartment twice on my stay suddenly in the morning due to electricity inspections. And it has a lot of big cockroaches running around, but i guess thats just New York's wildlife. Also the place only has one shower/bathroom that can get crowded in the mornings if the apartment is full, 15 people and one bathroom.
Nice place and awesome people!