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Richard Morin

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, mandarin

LuluM - Brooklyn - Best rated Brooklyn B and B

88 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Bedford-Stuyvesant Townhome Rental Photos and Description

2 huge rooms, 1 modern bath (big soaking tub and extra large shower), private

It is a beautiful, one bedroom, luxurious and well ventilated & sunny apartment in a traditional Brooklyn townhouse conveniently located near the famous A train linking both the JFK Airport and Manhattan. The Unit offers Breakfast, hot and cold beverages, snacks, WiFi, Cable TV with all available movie channels, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, all situated in the friendly neighborhood of Bedford Stuyvesant. Find smiling, welcoming faces of long time residents, making you feel right at home.

Home to Lena Horne, Jackie Robinson, Chris Rock, Mos Def and many others, Bed Stuy has a long history of cradling famous personalities. Relaxing on it's famous front stoops you will get the best point of view of our tree lined block and an opportunity to meet the local residents.

If Manhattan is your main point of interest, the A train will send you rushing in the heart on the Big Apple with all your favorite spots:

Down Town: Battery Park, World Trade Center, Ferry Rides to Statue of Liberty, South Street Sea Port

Mid Town: Empire State Building, Time Square, Broadway (Theater District), Chrysler Building, Grand Central.

Uptown: Central Park, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMa, Guggenheim and more.

Harlem: End you day with the best southern comfort food and enjoy the beautiful Brownstone-lined streets.

We look forward to your comments and questions, we have a spectacular time with our guests, I hope you can be part of it as well.

Note on rates: the basic $145 per night is for the first 2 guests, any additional guest is $25 per person per night.

See you soon!!

Lulu and Richard

More Details
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Richard Morin (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, mandarin

About Richard Morin

We love to entertain friends & families whenever we can. We would like to meet people from all over the world & introduce them to the real Brooklyn, get a taste of living like the locals. We always make sure that a portion of the income is donated to charity, such as community food pantries and women's shelters, etc.

Richard Morin purchased this townhome in 2007

Why Richard Morin chose Brooklyn

The house was built in 1899 & remains in great condition. Guests will appreciate its charm and comfort.

This is a REAL neighborhood and everybody knows everyone. Children play outside safely.

What makes this townhome unique

What can I say, this is New York! We just had a film made on the story of Jackie Robinson, he grew up on our block. We have a lot of history here. Come and get a taste of it.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Bonjour Richard et Lulu!

Le retour a ete super, on ne s'est pas perdus et il n'y a eu presque aucun traffic alors ca ete rapide.



Winnie the Pooh est a Juliette et on le cherchait justement, c'est son ami precieux qu'elle a eu en voyage a Disney avec mon pere l'an passe...je suis soulage qu'il ne soit pas perdu a tout jamais ;)...Si vous pouvez l'envoyer, je vous paierai les frais.



Nous sommes tellement contents de notre voyage et nous voulions vous remercier encore une fois. Ce n'est pas toujours facile voyager avec 3 enfants et dans une chambre d'hotel, on se marche sur les pieds. L'appartement etait super et vous etes extras...nos amis et familles qui ont vu les photos sur facebook se sont exclames devant votre superbe appartement et je n'hesiterais pas a le recommander. Frederic et moi pensons retourner a Brooklyn a deux l'an prochain et nous savons deja que c'est votre appart que nous louerons (ce sera beaucoup plus tranquille pour vous, on n'a pas l'habitude de courir dans la maison...hihihi). On s'est vraiment sentis chez nous grace a vous et toutes vos petites attentions. Quand on a demande aux enfants ce qu'ils ont prefere du voyage, dans leur top 3, il y avait ''Richard et Lulu'' et Juliett a dit: ''les dejeuners de Lulu sur la petite tablette''...Tous les matins, elle se levait d'un bond et venait me reveiller pour me dire que le dejeuner etait la...ca vraiment ete un highlight de son voyage..Ce matin encore, les enfants discutaient de comment ''les dejeuners de Lulu etaient bons''.

Petite question de bouffe justement, est-ce que les petits biscuits style biscottis ?taient une recette secrete, sinon, d'ou venaient-ils??? Ils ?taient TELLEMENT bons.



Bonne semaine et merci encore du fond du coeur!
May 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 88 traveler reviews

LuluM - Brooklyn - Best rated Brooklyn B and B
average rating of 4.9204545 based on 89 reviews
5

Wonderful place to call home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

The thing that stood out most during this stay was the amazingly gracious hosts Richard and Lulu. They literally took care of us like we were family. The place was beautiful and well appointed. We looked forward to our breakfast in am and treats in the pm. Two bottles of water were left everyday for us before we went sight seeing along with the chalkboard weather of the day. A Keurig coffee maker along with a microwave and small portable type oven was also there in the apartment

The Here metro stations are within 10 minutes walking distance and will take you everywhere in NYC.

All in all

I would rate the stay 5 stars and would definitely stay here again if I come back to Beooklyn. Finally I felt pretty safe walking the neighborhoods at any time of the day or evening

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Hamilton
5

Perfect Brooklyn Rental

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long weekend at Lulu and Richard's place, and it was perfect. We could not have asked for anything more. This was our first time staying at a B&B and it was a great experience, we would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Detroit, MI
5

Exceeded our expectations. We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time as a guest at a B & B. We typically opt for private homes/ condos when traveling.

I was concerned that we wouldn't have the privacy we were used to. This was not the case at LuluM. We had the main floor all to ourselves. The place was bright and open with a wonderful master suite.

While there isn't a kitchen, all the kitchen appliances, dishware and utensils you need are there. Plus, with dozens of restaurants within walking distance there's no need to cook.

Staying here over a hotel in Manhattan was the best part of our trip. We were able to interact with neighbors and live like a local.

Thanks Lulu & Richard for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Second time around even better

  • 5 of 5

This is my second time staying here. Lulu is very helpful and makes you feel like friends visiting rather strangers, though gives you privacy as well. Their place is extremely clean and the bathroom is large with separate tub and rain head shower. Exceptional for older brownstone, but still retain the charm of staying in authentic residence. If and when I come to NYC will staying here

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Sebastopol, CA
5

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Lulu and Richard,

We want to thank you for sharing your very comfortable brownstone home with us. Your hospitality and warmth made our vacation that much more special by having a great place to relax and unwind after a day exploring NYC. Your help with getting us started our first day was just what we needed. The loft was quiet, the bed comfortable, and the neighborhood safe and welcoming. Daily breakfast and desserts were fantastic. We were truly spoiled. Thank you. We hope to return again.

Sincerely, Carole and Rux

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

SUPER CLEAN! DELICIOUS BREAKFAST!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience with HomeAway and we could not have been happier! Lulu and Richard were very responsive and helpful. They live in the downstairs apartment but are not intrusive in any way! The very private rooms (super large living room - so much seating!), bedroom (super comfy bed!) and very large, modern bathroom were SO CLEAN - AWESOME SHOWER!!!! It is a beautiful space! Lulu prepared a beautiful, delicious, plentiful breakfast every morning which was left on a shelf just outside our door. Fresh towels were left daily. You cannot go wrong staying here. Street parking is a bit of a problem - but it is Brooklyn! We will definitely be back! Thanks for a great stay! See you soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Peaches
"Fantastic atmosphere and Southern Cuisine, walking distance from our home."
Saraghina
"Brick Oven Pizza and other great food. Very nice, old fashion building housing excellent foo..."
Nearest Airport
7.5 Miles
JFK
Nearest Ferry
5.6 Miles
Staten Island Ferry
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
A & C Train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Jackie Robinson Parkway
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Jones beach
Car: not necessary

Guests get to enjoy all that New York City has to offer. We are in close proximity to the Brooklyn Museum, the new Children Museum, Prosect Park and the Botanical Garden.

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Rates & Availability

Bedford-Stuyvesant Townhome Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.88%

Base price of $145 per night includes first 2 guests. Any additional guest is $25 per night per guest.

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Amenities

Bedford-Stuyvesant Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 825 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Oversized shower. Separate soaking tub. Quality Body wash, shampoo and conditioner included. Fresh towels every day of your stay.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Oversized Living Room had 2 comfortable convertible couches Bed sheets changed as requested. Extra pillows and blankets available. Baby crib available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Notes:
Guests 18 & under need to be acompanied by adult.

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