Brooklyn Life, New York Life. classifieds at brooklynlife.net http://www.brooklynlife.net en_US The Blue Porch Bed and Breakfast <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #993300;"><span style="font-size: x-large;"><strong>The Blue Porch Bed and Breakfast </strong></span></span></p> <h1><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">The Blue Porch Bed and Breakfast is located in Victorian Brooklyn, New York City.</span></span></h1> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <h1><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">We feature:</span></span></h1> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Newly renovated second-floor accommodations<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Two spacious, light-filled bedrooms, each with queen-sized bed, walk-in closet, and hardwood floors<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Beautiful private bathroom with two sinks, granite counter, and stained-glass window<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Continental breakfast<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Book-lined music room with baby grand piano. Practice times often available for performing musicians<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Wireless internet, air conditioning, TV / DVD player, alarm clock radio, ironing board, iron, and hair dryer in each room<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Free on-street parking<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Tree-lined cul-de-sac three blocks from public transportation<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">About half an hour by subway from midtown Manhattan </span></span></li> </ul> <div><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <h1><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Room Locations</span></span></h1> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <table style="width: 64px;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="4" align="right"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <div><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><img width="302" align="right" src="http://www.blueporchnyc.com/main/images/info/211sm.jpg" alt="" height="206" /></span></span></div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <div> <h2 style="margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Click on photo to enlarge.</span></span></h2> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><img width="302" align="right" src="http://www.blueporchnyc.com/main/images/info/221sm.jpg" alt="" height="206" /></span></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><img width="302" align="right" src="http://www.blueporchnyc.com/main/images/info/100_0592sm.jpg" alt="" height="206" /></span></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><img width="302" align="right" src="http://www.blueporchnyc.com/main/images/info/100_0591sm.jpg" alt="" height="206" /></span></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">The Blue Porch Bed and Breakfast is owner occupied and run in a home built in 1904 in Victorian Brooklyn.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Our two bright and airy guestrooms are located on the second floor.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">The bathroom is private for you whether you reserve one or both bedrooms. </span></span></li> </ul> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <h1><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Rates and Policies</span></span></h1> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">We accommodate up to two guests at the same time.<br /><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">The rate for one room -- single or double occupancy (using the same bed) -- is $150 per night. With New York State and City taxes (14.75%) and hotel room occupancy tax ($3.50 per night), this amounts to a total of $175.63 per night.<br /><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">When you reserve both rooms for single occupancy in each room, the rate is $125 per night plus taxes for each room. With New York State and City taxes (14.75%) and hotel room occupancy tax ($3.50 per room per night), this amounts to $146.94 per room per night.<br /><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Please inquire about our discount and deposit policy for stays of seven nights or longer.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Deposits can be made by a personal or business check drawn on a U.S. bank, by Travelers Checks, or in cash. Checks and Travelers Checks should be made out to The Blue Porch Bed and Breakfast. If you do not have a U.S. bank account, we will accept your deposit via Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express credit card. The remainder is due when you check in, and can be paid by a personal or business check drawn on a U.S. bank, by Travelers Checks, or in cash.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">For single-occupancy reservations, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">if we have availability</span> you can arrange for a friend or relative to share your room for one or more of the nights you will be with us. This person must be arranged for with us when you make your reservation. There is a one-time $25 charge to set up a twin-size Aerobed in your room. <br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">For each room, a deposit equal to one night's stay (including taxes) is required to secure a reservation. This deposit is applied to the last night of the stay.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">The balance is due when you arrive.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">There is a two-night minimum stay.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Check-in time is typically between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; check-out by 11 a.m. While you are making your reservations, please let us know if you need to arrive earlier or later. Please contact us one week before your arrival to arrange a specific check-in time.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">There is no smoking or lighting candles or burning incense anywhere on property, inside or out.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">No pets are permitted. </span></span></li> </ul> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <h1><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Cancellation Policy</span></span></h1> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">We have a 14-day cancellation period. Reservations canceled between 14 and 8 days prior to the arrival date will be charged for one night' s stay. There is an additional $40 processing fee for each room cancelled.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Reservations canceled 8 or fewer days prior to arrival date will be charged for the entire reserved stay.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">There are no refunds for shortened stays.<br /></span></span> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span> </li> <li><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Reservations may not be transferred to other persons without permission from us at least one week in advance of the arrival date. </span></span></li> </ul> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <h1><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Continental Breakfast</span></span></h1> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">A Continental Breakfast of croissants or muffins, butter, cream cheese, jams, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, juice, coffee, and tea is set out in our dining room from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Please let us know in advance if you require an earlier breakfast, and we will do our best to accommodate your schedule.</span></span></p> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <h1><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Free Wireless Internet Access on Your Laptop</span></span></h1> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Guests with their own laptop computer and a properly configured wireless network card will be able to access our wireless network to connect to the Internet. Internet connection is not guaranteed. We do not provide computer support or offer our guests the use of our own computers.</span></span></p> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <h1><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Parking</span></span></h1> <span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span> <p style="margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Free on-street parking is available. The days and hours of the alternate-side parking rules vary on different streets within our neighborhood, so please read the signs carefully.</span></span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">visit our website: at </span></span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><a title="http://www.blueporchnyc.com/main" href="http://www.blueporchnyc.com/main" target="_blank">http://www.blueporchnyc.com/main</a></span></span></p> </div> http://www.brooklynlife.net/category/Hotels_Lodging/The_Blue_Porch_Bed_and_Breakfast_.htm 10 May 2016 05:30 +0000 Lefferts Manor <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #993300;"><span style="font-size: x-large;"><strong>Lefferts Manor</strong></span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Welcome!</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">We are a small, owner-operated Bed &amp; Breakfast that has branched out to offer a lovely variety of accommodations in charming Brooklyn, New York.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">Our accommodations all feature complimentary Wi-Fi, coffees &amp; teas, linens, towels, &amp; soap.&nbsp; The rooms blend Victorian architecture,&nbsp; modern Eastern design, and classic at-home comfort.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">After years in the business, memorable guests, and gracious press from the likes of The New York Times and Le Figaro, we are proud to continue providing an affordable, peaceful, and reliable home from which to explore all that Brooklyn &amp; New York City has to offer.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><span style="line-height: 1.2em;">I'm Mark Osborne, the Innkeeper at Lefferts Manor B&amp;B. My family and I have owned and lived in this Victorian home for years. We always appreciate thoughtful management and friendly service whenever we travel and we know how important it is to you.</span></span></span></p> <p class="font_8" style="line-height: 1.2em;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><span style="line-height: 1.2em;">I have lived in Brooklyn and New York City for over 20 years and have a great love for turn-of-the-century New York City and especially Brownstone Brooklyn. Prior to establishing this Bed&amp;Breakfast, I designed, developed, co-owned and operated Kush Lounge, an upscale Moroccan themed cocktail and tapas lounge in Manhattan's Lower East Side for 10 years. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8" style="line-height: 1.2em;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8" style="line-height: 1.2em;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><span style="line-height: 1.2em;">I have a great passion for global culture and ethnic crafts and designs, as you'll notice objects and adornments from exotic points on the globe throughout the home. In my personal life I am very interested in spending time with family, nutritional education, fitness, health and wellness, cultural arts and music, travel, hiking and camping, board &amp; card games and much more. </span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8" style="line-height: 1.2em;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><br /></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8" style="line-height: 1.2em;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><span style="line-height: 1.2em;">Let me share all of my years of excitement about this great city with you. I can recommend neighborhoods to explore, great restaurants and things to do. I have hosted friends, family and guests visiting the city for years, now let us host you!</span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"> </span></span></p> <p class="font_8" style="line-height: 1.2em;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">visit our website: at </span></span></p> <p class="font_8" style="line-height: 1.2em;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;"><a title="http://www.leffertsmanorbedandbreakfast.com/" target="_blank" href="http://www.leffertsmanorbedandbreakfast.com/">http://www.leffertsmanorbedandbreakfast.com/</a></span></span></p> http://www.brooklynlife.net/category/Hotels_Lodging/Lefferts_Manor.htm 10 May 2016 05:21 +0000