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Homestay in Crown Heights - Brooklyn, United States

About the Homestay

Urban Luxurious
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Hi! We're a middle age couple with no pets and children away at school. We live in a beautifully renovated duplex with 3 bd/4 bths and private backyard. We provide luxurious, super clean, 5-star, hotel-like accommodations with elegant decor & art, no clutter, and terrific amenities. Leave your wireless speaker (you can have Sonos in your room,) bathrobe and toiletries at home! You have a private bathroom, full use of kitchen, laundry facilities and more. We provide all of the breakfast foods you can imagine as well as a variety of coffees, teas, seltzers, waters, and snacks. Your room has central A/C and heat, high speed internet, a TV, Roku, and Netflix. It's a great neighborhood ideally located on an express subway that gets you to Manhattan in 20 minutes. I'm an entrepreneur in the technology business and my husband is an investment banker. We're warm and loving people with a truly inviting home. We're demanding travelers ourselves, so we aim to provide an experience that rivals hotels at 5x the price. We welcome those who want to enjoy all this city has to offer and those who consider a beautiful accommodation an important part of a great experience. Note: Calendar may not always be up to the minute but is updated often. We are enjoying all of the wonderful people we are meeting and hope to have you as our guests soon.

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Bikes for use
  • Computer
  • Games Room
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

   

Garden Bedroom
From $140 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 3

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Garden level (with kitchen, LR, backyard,) queen bed, private full bath just outside the bedroom. A twin bed that unfolds from a chair. Bathrobes, slippers, amenities. Full range of breakfast.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2+ Guests
Nightly Price
$140
$160
Parlor Bedroom
From $140 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom ensuite (within room)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This room is bright and sunny (south facing) on the parlor floor of the brownstone. It is a full size bed (garden is a queen.) Bathrobes and slippers included. Full range of breakfast foods. Additional airbed available.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
$140
$160
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About the Area

Our house is on what is considered the "greenist" blocks in all of Brooklyn. It's also very quiet. Everyone says "hi" here and everyone knows their neighbors. It's quiet and safe. The express subway is a 5-minute walk which is 15 minutes to downtown Manhattan and Greenwich village or 20-30 minutes midtown. Local bus, right on the block, will take you to downtown Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Bridge in 20 minutes. Or, grab a Citibike or use ours. The bike lanes are plentiful and well-used and drivers have a respect for that lane.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Sports arena
  • Health club
  • Restaurant
  • Airport
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Half Board
  • Full Board
  • Packed lunch
Diet Type available on request
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Coeliac
  • Diabetic
  • Lactose Intolerant
  • Nut Allergies

House Rules

Cleanliness and respect for others.

Smoking is not allowed.

17 Reviews

  • 5 hearts
    September 2018

    Stay with Cornelia and Roy was great. Everything is as said on the web and I found it very good indeed.
    Thank you Cornelia and Roy for a wonderful stay !!!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Cornelia in ,

    Thank you Marina -- you are such a lovely person and we enjoyed hosting you.

  • 5 hearts
    August 2018

    Lovely large room in a wonderfully restored brownstone. Connie is a great host and helpful in advising on how to get around Brooklyn and Manhattan.

  • 5 hearts
    August 2018

    They’re really nice

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Cornelia in ,

    Thanks, Nicole -- you are a wonderful group of young women!

  • 5 hearts
    April 2018

    We were like home.Connie was just great in every detail;wonderful personality, really nice and clean house. Location is just perfect.We are recommending and we will for sure come back.

  • 5 hearts
    November 2017

    This guest awarded the host 5 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

  • 5 hearts
    October 2017

    Can not fault our home stay experience with with Connie. She is a very attentive hostess. We were warmly welcomed and everything we could possibly need was catered for in this lovely, comfortable home. Connie has thought of everything! Spacious, quiet, and so convenient to transport and shops too. Highly recommend :) Thank you Connie and Roy.

  • 5 hearts
    October 2017

    Cornelia and Roy were exceptional hosts! I will happily recommend them to all of my friends and family who wish to visit NYC. The home was beautiful, clean, well stocked with snacks and breakfast foods and very close to local trains leading into Manhatten. All things I greatly appreciate. Truly, you went above and beyond to make me. Thank you both for everything.

  • 5 hearts
    October 2017

    Connie and Roy are a delightful couple who worked hard to ensure that our stay was a real success. The Garden Room that we stayed in was furnished with real taste and style, with every comfort provided. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome - it was like staying with friends.

  • 5 hearts
    September 2017

    What delightful hosts! Super helpful.
    Our check in was easy. Their homestay location is an easy walk to the MTA. Cornelia and Roy have thought of everything!!!
    Extra amenities, fluffy towels, well-appointed private bathrooms and bedrooms. Beds are super comfortable. Great selection of breakfast items and snacks. There is w/d for use, too. Nice patio out back for relaxing. Super secure and we had a key to come and go as our travel plans allowed.
    My best friend and I are planning a return trip to NYC for next year and we definitely are staying here. Thanks again, Cornelia and Roy. It was wonderful!

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Cornelia in ,

    Thanks so much, Jenny! I look forward to spending more time with you the next time!

  • 5 hearts
    August 2017

    Truly lovely hosts, well appointed and comfortable room and private bathroom. No hesitation in recommending this homestay!

How do I book?

Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.

When do I pay?

Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.

When can I share my contact details?

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