This is the perfect space for a solo traveler visiting New York on a budget who would like to stay in a quiet, charming apartment instead of a crowded hostel.
You will have one bedroom to yourself in our gut-renovated, two bedroom apartment in a historic building circa 1911. We are located right across the street from an iconic Brooklyn park with incredible views of the Manhattan skyline. It is one of the best spots in the city to watch the sunset.
No smoking, please.
Zugang für Gäste
You'll have your own bedroom that is furnished with a twin size bed, closet, and night table. The room has hardwood floors, and two large, bright windows with a view of the park. The kitchen, bathroom and living area are shared with us. We love to keep a tidy household but do have full time jobs aside from Airbnb so expect a lived-in apartment as you would with a roommate, not a hotel-perfect common space. Please do your dishes and we'll do ours!
We are a 10 minute subway ride away from Barclays Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Atlantic Avenue/Downtown Brooklyn shopping.
2 blocks away from an excellent, laptop friendly coffee shop with free wifi where you can hang out all day in peace and quiet.
For home cooks, the nearest grocery store is 2 avenues away on the other side of the park.
We're 2 blocks away from a laundromat that closes at 9/10PM, and 3 blocks from a 24 hour laundromat.
We're 1 avenue away from the main drag of Brooklyn Chinatown, where you can find tasty snacks all night long. The further down you walk (toward the 50's and 60's) the more snacks you'll find. We can recommend many amazing dumpling shops where you can eat a meal for less than $3.
We're a few minutes away from the best taco truck on the east coast of the United States, the legendary Tacos El Bronco. They park outside of the 9th Ave D train stop around dinner time and you can usually find them until pretty late, about 1AM. During lunch hours they are at the corner of 37th and 5th Avenues. They have a storefront on 4th Ave as well but all Brooklynite taco lovers know the truck is where it's at.
Interaktion mit Gästen
My boyfriend or I (or both) will be present in the apartment going about our day to day business during your stay. We are happy to help you when needed and are always up for a chat, but will respect your privacy and space.
I spent years as an Airbnb guest before hosting myself. We've had so many amazing guests from all over the world stay with us and truly love it.
Weitere wichtige Infos
Sunset Park is an ungentrified, residential neighborhood. It remains quite populated even late at night and you will rarely find yourself the only one on the street. I walk home from the subway rather late after finishing work on Saturday nights and have never felt unsafe. That said, all common sense rules apply--be smart and don't do anything you wouldn't do elsewhere. Stay out of the park at night, and take a cab home from the subway if you feel unsure or if it is very late (I would recommend after 12 on a weeknight and 1 on a weekend.) The easiest place to catch a cab is above ground at the 36th Street stop on the N train.
Check in is after 1PM and check out is at 10AM. If Brock and I are both unavailable during your check in, we will instruct you where to pick up the key one block away from the apartment.
Please, no smoking in the apartment. We are located on the ground floor at the front of the building and it is very fast and convenient to pop outside for a cigarette.
Please dispose of all rinsed out recyclables--glass, metal, and plastic, in the blue bin under the kitchen sink.
We have an unofficial open door policy--we leave our bedroom door open when we're not at home so you don't worry about whether or not you're disturbing us. Although obviously unenforced, it would help us out a lot if you do the same so we're not tiptoeing around necessarily. Don't worry about a messy room, we guarantee it won't be messier than ours.
I'm an artist with a day job living in New York.
My last trip abroad was to Italy in September '16, where I tracked down family members I had never met before in Abruzzo and Umbria.