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We had a great time here. The flat is lovely and very comfortable. Very conveniently located near the subway. Thanks Pilar.
Pilar's apartment was great.
Very cool in the summer heat/humidity, a balcony from which you can spy the Empire State building, a block away from the subway and outstanding coffee (Propeller); and surrounded by great places to eat.
We never met Pilar but were welcomed by a friend who made sure we knew where everything was.
Quite small but very comfortable.
Sheets, towels etc all taken care of.
Excellent wee record collection.
My husband and I stayed at Pilar’s apartment in Greenpoint for one month. Although we did not meet her in person, I found Pilar flexible and easy to communicate with. Upon my arrival (my husband arrived on a later flight) she had her friend present to greet me. The apartment was clean and tidy for our arrival. Check-in was quite easy, especially considering it was delayed by one day due to bad weather and flight cancellations into NYC.
The apartment is true to the photos. It’s very bright. The kitchen was well-stocked, has newer appliances, and was more than adequate for cooking during our stay. The apartment was easy to heat, but we found most of the heat went up to the loft, leaving the bottom floor a bit chilly. (Note - as with most NYC lofts we were not able to stand fully while on the loft level). The balcony is large and I can imagine it being quite nice to be out there in warmer weather. Lastly, we both really liked the projector for watching movies on the wall, projector and surround-sound were easy to hook up to our laptops. Although the bed was small for two people (a full-size I believe) we found we slept pretty nightly.
Access to Manhattan (Union Square) is quite easy on the subway, although the G is a slow line. In warmer weather I would consider walking over the Pulaski Bridge to the 7 (Vernon-Jackson stop) in Queens for 1 stop access to Grand Central.
Our main concern about the apartment was the tightness and lack of space. The apartment, though large for NYC, felt tight due to the layout of the furniture and the lack of space left for us to store our suitcases/belongings/clothes. This left us with an feeling of not really being able to feel settled during our rental time, and never getting fully organized. With the lack of personal space, I’d think the apartment is better for short-term stays than longer.
I have stayed at a few Airbnb properties in Brooklyn but this was far and away my favorite experience. Felt much more like I was staying at someones home instead of in a spare bedroom turned hostel/hotel. Greenpoint is a great location. The loft is spacious and reasonably priced especially considering the amount of space you get. I don't have enough good things to say about our stay! Thank you!
The moment you step into Pilar’s apartment you feel at home it is very clean, organized, and full of natural light that makes staying a very pleasant event. The neighborhood is a family residential area full of nice restaurants, cafés, some supermarkets and even bakeries. As for the transportation you can easily reach any area at New York using the train or ferry. Staying at Pilar’s made our family reunion a success and if we ever travel to New York once again we will definitely try to reserve the place once again.
Pilar's flat is the BEST experience we have had on airbnb. The flat is VERYclean and tidy. Pilar was accommodating for our arrival and departure times. Her flat was stocked with supplies and linens, and she even left some welcoming food for us in her fridge. Her deck with a BBQ was a special treat, and there is even a view of the Empire State Building! The G line is a block away, which connects to the L, a straight shot to Manhattan. The neighborhood is quiet and local stores are easily accessible. Thank you, Pilar, for an excellent 16-day stay.
Pilar selber habe ich nicht gesehen, ein Bekannter Felipe hat mich betreut, es hat alles gut funktioniert er war höflich und freundlich, auch mit meinen wenig gutem englisch konnte ich mich verständigen:-)
Die Wohnung ist sehr gut ausgestattet und sauber auch WLAN ist vorhanden.
In der nähe ist eine U Bahn Station wo man schnell überall hinkommt.
at the next posting to NY I would again take the Apartment.
Hubert from Switzerland
The reservation was canceled 10 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
The reservation was canceled 33 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
The apt is great but it was a little cold because you're not supposed to touch the heating regulator.
Great apt and neighbourhood.
Pilar was travelling so her friends where in charge. I forgot a couple of items there and they didn't help me giving them back.
Great guest - easy to communicate with. Recommended.