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I had a great stay in Ben and Jean's apartment, it's clean and tastefully decorated, in a beautiful old building. And most importantly, the unbeatable LOCATION!! It is located in the trendiest and artiest area of the city, and there are a plenty of great restaurants around the area.
I love every pieces of furniture in Ben and Jean's apartment, as well as their herb garden at their lovely Balcony. Their apartment is cozy, but has a high ceiling and good structure. I stayed at their apartment for 5 weeks, and I feel fresh waking up in this bright and lovely apartment every day.
Ben is working out of town during my stay so there were his girl friend, Jean, who I shared the apartment with. Jean is a friendly and helpful host, and a lovely friend!! Jean also gave me tips where to go and where to eat. We sometimes went out to dinner together and places that Jean took me to never disappointed me. I would highly recommend their apartment and I certainly would love to stay at his place again next time I come to NYC! xx
Ben and jean were wonderful hosts. We had a lovely time staying with them. They even took us out to a few places.
There place is really well located to see New York and there are plenty of places around to eat at - Ben and Jean also can recommend lots of places.
The bed is very comfortable and the place is very welcoming. The 5 floor walk up wasn't a problem - you get used to it and it isn't too bad.
Would stay here again!
I stayed here for almost 2 weeks in November as I looked for a new apartment in the city. Ben was an awesome host—very accommodating, laid back, and a great guy to hang and talk with. The place is super comfortable and in a pretty sweet location too. I've only used Airbnb a couple times, but this experience was absolutely the best. I highly recommend it!
I was staying with Ben and Jean for 1 1/2 months while being a Visiting Scholar at Columbia. Both are very welcoming hosts! They are flexible, clean, quite, responsible and indeed very good cooks (thank you Jean for the Korean-dish and Ben for the "home-developed" Ramen-Burger). I had my privacy but also was included in their social life (especially at weekends: dining out, visiting football games, discovering China-town, etc.), which I really appreciated and definitely, I will not forget our discussions. They also helped me out with practical issues ... so, I really felt being "at home"!
The living room is quite large and offers enough space to work if needed. The guest room is also large and (important) the bed is very comfortable.
Whether you are on vacation or for work in town, either way I can highly recommend the apartment, the neighbourhood (you really get the multi-diverse "New York" groove) and especially the hosts, Jean and Ben!
Ben and Jean were great! Their place is bright and clean. With a nice comfortable bed, wifi, great location with nearby subway access, it was a awesome place to stay. Ben was very friendly and accommodating to flexible checkin and checkout times. We chatted quite a bit
I was able to leave my bags at his place on my last day to pick up later even though he had another guest coming. Also, they took me out to a local secret hangout on the 2nd floor of a bar to chat and get to know each other better. Will definitely stay here again next time I'm in NYC!
I had a great week with Ben and Jean! Both very welcoming and accommodating; flexible with check-in/check-out which really helped me out; location of the apartment was perfect - great area, full of great places to explore, and easy to travel from and to (including to the airport); very comfy bed; lovely spacious apartment; having a balcony was a bonus; and Ben's freshly made coffee was delicious! Would gladly go back to stay if they'd have me!!! :0)
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Ben was a perfect host! He was very considerate, friendly and open-minded. He respected my privacy but we could also go out and have fun - even after I moved out we kept in touch. Thank you Ben for all those places I woudn´t have seen without you and Jean!
Ben was a gracious host. His apartment was clean and comfortable, and the bed and bedding were excellent.
Thanks so much!
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It was a Pleasure to have him as a guest, you are more than welcome back anytime.
ben was a great and courteous guest, and good communicator. would love to host him again!
Ben was really enjoyable. I was glad I was able to accommodate him for his stay. He was neat, quiet, friendly and really a pleasure.