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Roger Melzer

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english, french

Private flat - fully furnished - owner on site

9 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Windsor Terrace Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 and 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen and living room sleeps 1 to 7

One and two bedroom apartments, sleep 1 to 7, with sleeper couch in separate living room. Private bath, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen provide all necessities for a relaxing and inexpensive holiday in New York City. The apartment is located in the historic Park Slope/Windsor Terrace neighbourhood of Brooklyn, designated 1 of 10 best places to live in the US by the American Planning Association. Manhattan is just a 20 minute ride on the nearby F subway line. The building is a quick walk to the landmark Prospect Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Brooklyn Museum of Art. Local shops, a supermarket, movie theatre, and good restaurants offer all amenities for your visit. The Academy Award winning film 'As Good As It Gets' was filmed just around the corner. The building owner and superintendent are located on the premises. Apartment is also and special monthly rates can also be arranged.

Terms and Conditions:: Minimum stay -- preference is given to one-week stays.

Check-in after 4 p.m.

Check-out before 11 am.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Roger Melzer (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

The location was perfect for us and found the apartment very comfortable, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Many thanks for your help with the couple of questions we had - it was the first time I had every booked accommodation outside of New Zealand and was very pleased with the out-come.



Many, many thanks for making our complete holiday experience in New York so wonderful.
Aug 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

Private flat - fully furnished - owner on site
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
San Juan, Puerto Rico USA
5

My Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

For two consecutive years I made Mr. Melzer's second floor apartment my homeaway from home. It's been a year since I last stayed but I have all the intentions in the world to stay with him again. I presently travel to NYC but I stay at my moms apartment since she has been placed in a Nursing Home because of her Leukemia condition. Mr. Melzer took care of me as family and I am indebited to him forever. The accomodations are five star.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay while in NYC!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, adult daughter, and I stayed four nights at this property in October, 2015. The experience could not have been more pleasant -- and certainly more appealing and enjoyable than finding a hotel in Brooklyn.

Communication: From the time I first communicated with Roger to make reservations until the time we left after our stay, he was most gracious and prompt in his communication, both by e-mail and phone. This helped a lot when it came to making plans, meeting him when we got there, and expediting our departure.

Cost: Roger's pricing is reasonable and did not include extra or additional charges that I saw other property owners tack on.

Location: The building we stayed in is right across the street from an excellent grocery store and a Walgreens. It is also near coffee shops, various other shops, Prospect Park, and mass transit. The location is a pleasant residential area and quiet.

Accommodations: The apartment was kept very clean and well stocked with extra towels, blankets, pillows, and kitchen staple items in the 'fridge, coffee, filters, etc. The furniture was all in good condition and the beds and couch were quite comfortable. The apartment included a newish TV with cable service and WiFi access that worked well and was quick to setup.

From now on, whenever we go to Brooklyn to visit my son and daughter-in-law, I'll look forward to staying at this property of Roger's.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the nice comments and look forward to hosting you in Brooklyn again. Roger
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fremantle western australia
5

Just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean, well equipped and comfortable. The location is excellent, with Prospect Park a short walk away. Everything you need is conveniently within 10 mins walk - subway, cafes, bars. Roger was an excellent host, responding quickly and helping with a slight change in travel plans by providing a fold down bed at the last minute. I will make this my first choice when visiting NYC in the future.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We're sold on Brooklyn

  • 5 of 5

After staying in too many overpriced dumps in Manhattan, we finally made the decision to try Brooklyn. And it certainly was the right decision. Terrace Tower in Park Slope is a very well maintained building with spacious, generously supplied apartments in a friendly neighbourhood. All the one bedrooms were booked when we contacted Roger so he offered us his remaining 2 bedroom unit at a discounted price. At the end of happy days in either Brooklyn or Manhattan, we came "home" and these apartments feel like home. Our kitchen was well stocked with all types of cooking utensils and even butter, oil, spices and jam. Ample towels, soap, laundry detergent (for the on-site laundry) and shampoo. Roger and staff are present, helpful and friendly. We've never experienced such service, respect and pride in rental accommodations for tourists.

Terrace Tower is just a few blocks from an entrance to the subway to Brooklyn and Manhattan and walking distance to grocery stores and restaurants. We highly recommend these apartments and we know we'll be returning, too.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. It was a pleasure to have you and hope we see you again. We try hard to make this a real "home away" experience and we are very proud of our product and of the neighborhood that we are fortunate enough to be in. The location is convenient to mass transit, and also to all the wonderful cultural landmarks and activities that Brooklyn itself has to offer. Roger
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Manchester
5

Brooklyn Apartment

  • 5 of 5

I have just returned from my 3rd stay in Terrace Tower, 11th Ave, Brooklyn. The 1st time was Oct 2010, a beautiful time of the year here when the trees lining the avenues are vibrant and the front stoops are decorated with pumpkins and lanterns; the 2nd time was during the heat of this summer; the 3rd an unplanned, extended stay caused by Hurricane Irene. Fortunately, Roger, the owner, had an apartment free and at just two hours' notice, very oblingingly accommodated 4 stranded travellers! All 3 apartments, the 1-bedded ones and the 2-bedded one are very well equipped. Pans, crockery, cutlery, comfortables beds and counches, a large fridge, TV, CD players are very much needed air conditioning help to make us feel at home in this beautiful and prestigious part of Brooklyn, where we never felt like tourists. Little touches like soap and individual sets of towels, napkins and even soap powder and washing up liquid are very appreciated. The laundry room is superb. Being on site, Roger is often available and very friendly and amenable. He always responded immediately to any emails I sent. The location couldn't be better. It is safe and Park Slope has been voted Brooklyn's No.1 place to live and just 5 minutes from the F train, I don't understand why anyone would wish to stay in an anonymous, expensive Manhattan hotel, when you can live amongst the residents of the iconic brownstones of Brooklyn. The subway easily takes you to Manhattan, Queens, Coney Island or Williamsburg. Buses are nearby to get to Red Hook to have a famous key lime pie. It's easy to reach both JFK or La Guardia. There is no need for taxis. There are many amenities close by- a supermarket immediately across the road, Rhythm & Booze, a friendly local pub and Prospect Ave, 7th Ave and 5th Ave will leave you spoilt for choice for restaurants and other shopping treats. I recommend Le P'tit Paris and Couleurs Cafe on 7th Ave and Canaille and The Chocolate Room on 5th Ave. Prospect Park, Brooklyn's answer to Central Park is at the end of the street and the Botanic Gardens is a delightful place to see flowers, birds and butterflies. I am already wondering when I can come again and even after 3 visits there are still places I have yet to see in Brooklyn. I cannot recommend these apartments highly enough and I would not stay anywhere else in New York.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice comments about both the apartments and Brooklyn. Look forward to having you visit again. Roger
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5

A Great Find

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was as described and bigger than it looked on the pictures. It was very clean and well maintained. Roger was helpful and flexible about our departure time. The supermarket opposite the apartments was convenient, opened long hours and well stocked. The area immediately surrounding the block felt very safe. We felt it was great value for money! Thanks Roger - we had a wonderful week!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brooklyn Academy of Music
New York Transit Museum
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
John F. Kennedy
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Farrell's; Double Windsor
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Marine Park
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Penn Station, New York City
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Prospect Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Le Paddock; Della's; Le P'tit Paris Bistro
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Coney Island
Car: not necessary

Located in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, a 25-minute subway ride on the F train from Midtown Manhattan, in historic Park Slope/Windsor Terrace.

Other Activities: Museums, art galleries, shopping, Broadway theatre, landmark Prospect Park

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Rates & Availability

Windsor Terrace Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid Peak
Apr 1 2016 - Nov 4 2016
6 night minimum stay
$800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre-Holiday
Nov 5 2016 - Dec 19 2016
6 night minimum stay
$100
$700
 
 
Peak
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 5 2017 - Feb 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
$92
$650
 
 
Non-Easter
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$100
$700
 
 
Mid Peak
Apr 1 2017 - Nov 4 2017
6 night minimum stay
$114
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Above rates are for two people in a 1 bedroom apartment. There is an additional charge of $25 per person per night for additional people over the age of 16, and $15 per person per night for additional people under 16. A 2-bedroom is also available for 3 or 4 people -- please inquire for a rate quote.

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Amenities

Windsor Terrace Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 51 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
  • 1-bedroom typically has Large double (queen) bed in bedroom and double or queen sleeper couch in living room. 2-bedroom has large double in one bedroom, 2 singles in 2nd bedroom and double sleeper couch in living room. A child bed or crib can be added if necessary.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
Separate living room contains sleeper couch, desk, chair, dining table with seating for four people. Fully equipped with hair-drier, iron, ironing board, dishes, glassware and cookware.

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