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Reviewed 2 days ago

I stayed in a AirBnB for 4 weeks in williamburg. It was a great experience, much better than Manhatan to live.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TadiniABC
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our son lives in Williamsburg, so we enjoyed spending 4 days in the area. We tried a number of restaurants and did a lot of sight seeing. It offers so much to experience because it is a very vibrant area. Since walking is the best...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great stay! Head out and walk the neighborhood - it’s fun, safe, and historic. We’ll definitely be back because one weekend is not enough...

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank travelingwithpete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hesitated a lot between staying in Manhattan or Williamsburg so glad we chose the latter ! Such a nice vibe ! Cool clothes and accesories shops, great bars amazing food places (we couldnt try everthing we wanted !) But we recomend : milk bar...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first visit. The place had a mix of old and new. The place was sort of hard to describe but my son maybe said it best that it had a unusual vibe to the neighbourhood. It was like New York City without...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank MaximumVelocity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic area is old and full of Hasidic (Ultra Orthodox Jews) and young Millennials. You can find chic coffee houses and religious articles.Try to visit on a Friday evening to see the hustle and bustle of the Hasidim getting ready for the Sabbath.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stefanl656
Reviewed 6 February 2019

I am from Williamsburg. But it never ceases to amaze me. The changes going on are truly amazing. There is so much to see and do in Williamsburg. Lots of bars, cafes, restaurants, art galleries, etc...... Have to visit when in Brooklyn

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank zpmama
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the restaurant in Williamsburg and exploring some of this trendy area. I hope to return and walk around some more. It was cold so it curtailed my wandering around. Saw a little bit of the Jewish section of Williamsburg and have a great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank frankhoustonTexas
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

Lots of options for food and drinks. Beautiful waterfront. Easy to get to from Manhattan and worth the trip. Can be enjoyed all year round.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank T J
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

We visit NY virtually every year and in the past we had always loved to spend a day exploring Williamsburg. This year we found this part of greater NY very depressing with many shops being closed, streets dirty and an overall feeling of neglect and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 497stephanj
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20 June 2017|
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Response from JoAnn A | Reviewed this property |
We stay at Hotel Jolie. The hotel is very clean; beds are very comfortable. The Continental breakfast that is included is more than ample. They offer free parking. Two of our favorite restaurants are next door( Bamonte's and... More
18 April 2017|
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Response from Ern3kel | Reviewed this property |
It's probably walkable but the water taxi is cheap and quick.
22 March 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
I know of only the 3 I've visited -- the roof lounge at the hotel McCarren Park, on N. 12th St., the restaurant club Berry Park, on Berry St., and the lounge at the Wythe Hotel, on Wythe St. and N. 11th St. Try googling... More