About the Homestay

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

We live in a 4 BR house built 1930's with 2 full Bathroom , family room finished basement in south residential side of Flushing , Queens.
We have a country kitchen cozy to entertain family and guests extends to the back deck of the house with gazebo and little evergreen bamboo garden/ BBq grill .
Our house is less than a mile to colleges and universities , 1 to 3 blocks to the bus stop that runs ever 5-10 min/till11p then every 30min-1h till 5Am.
About 20 min to Manhattan/Times Square by #7 train. You can also the option to enjoy nice walk 10 min to subway( #7 train/24 hrs. ) Flushing Chinatown and 15 min walk to historical Flushing Meadow Park and Citifield US Open. Restaurants open till 4 AM/24 hrs and known for one of the best Chinese and Korean restaurants. Our neighborhood is quiet and safe, the most diverse community and the 4th commercial center in America with 200 religious places of worship from all kinds of religion from all over the world.
Welcome to my historical blessed neighborhood that opens door to who you are, where you feel, you belong.

Additional Info

We speak English, driveway parking available

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 3 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Prince room
From $33 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This is a single room located in a quiet space with sliding door to the family Living room and shared full bathroom.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
Nightly Price
$45
Weekly Price
$300
Monthly price
$1,000
Cozy room
From $46 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double, 1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This room is medium size with 1 full bed and 1 twin bed facing local street. Extra charge of $15 after 2nd guest.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
$68
$78
Weekly Price
$468
$525
Monthly price
$1,400
$1,900
bayview room
From $40 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Bayview is medium size room with bayview window. These windows brings lots of sunshine but have the option to darken with curtains. It has private entrance . Extra charge $15 for 2nd guest. Cable TV and stereo in the living room. Free wifi.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
$55
$78
Weekly Price
$385
$500
Monthly price
$1,200
$1,700
The Garden view room
From $40 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This charming room has a single bed with closet and table with a lamp. It is on the 2nd floor of the house with a great view of the garden in the backyard.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
Nightly Price
$58
Weekly Price
$350
Monthly price
$1,200
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About the Area

Our house is about a 7-8 mile to Manhattan, either you walk 5-10 min to the subway (#7 train) or take the bus (Q65) less than a block to bus stop. We are 10 min drive to La Guardia Airport and 20 min to JFK.
Our neighborhood is convenient to all transportation church and multiethnic restaurants though Asian restaurants are all over the area. Some restaurants are open 24 hrs and some are till 4 AM , food delivery till 10pm available. Walking distance to Flushing Meadow Park where US Open and Mets Stadium located and the Flushing Chinatown and Queens Botanical Garden.
The area is a peaceful and safe walk even very late at night some rest.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Sports arena
  • Restaurant
  • 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
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

1. Please don't invite strangers at home, unless approved by me.
2. Please treat our house like your own enjoy and feel at home and enjoy
your stay.
3. No outdoor footwear inside the house, (Basket provided to put footwear )
4. No smoking please.
5. Mutual respect.
6. Please clean after your mess after use of kitchen and bathroom.
7. Payment / Cancellation
Prepayment of 50% on top of the 15% Homestay fee, is required to
confirm room/bed reservation. The 35% will be paid cash /PayPal
upon arrival.
Full refund of the 50% prepayment, if cancelled 7 days prior to arrival
date.

Smoking is not allowed.

15 Reviews

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    France
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    April 2019

    Très familiale de bons moments avec les guests et Ruth infiniment gentille ...gréât famille. .Je partais le matin et revenais que le soir. ..Mais loin pour 1first visite à N'Y. ..Sinon fantastique sur Flushing Meadows tank Un Danièle

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    France
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    January 2019

    Ruth est une hôte formidable, WONDERFUL ! Je la recommande bien volontiers

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    Ecuador
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    June 2018

    My stay at Ruth's house was
    better, she always paid attention to every detail for me and my family, she took care of us
    Well, the place is very safe, the house cosy, feels like family, I highly recommend the lodging at Ruth's house !!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    May 2018

    Thank you so much for all! I'm so sorry that I had no time to say Good Bye to you :( I can't write you any more, so I do it on this way. Maybe I come to you again next year. And I hope, then we can spend more time together that this week. I had too less time for the whole City.

    Greetings from Germany :)

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    India
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    April 2018

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

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    South Africa
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    October 2017

    Peaceful stay

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Ruth Ladia in ,

    Thank you Deon.
    All the best!

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    China
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2017

    很好的一家住宿

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Ruth Ladia in ,

    Thank you Lingxiu.

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    Italy
    Age 45 - 54

    3 hearts
    September 2017

    It was a good stay also if we had to share the bathrooms with other guests of the house ...

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Ruth Ladia in ,

    Thanks for the great stay.
    Me and my son share the bathroom in the house I expect guests to share bathroom in the house too. Unfortunately my house doesn't have a private bathroom.
    All best.

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    Japan
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    August 2017

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

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    United States
    Age 55 - 64

    4 hearts
    July 2017

    Very hot no airconditioner mentioned until second night. A/C finally 2nd night.
    Ok clean ok hospitality great breakfast daily

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