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Dekoven Suites

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30 Dekoven Court, Brooklyn, NY 11230 40.633101 -73.962842
nr. Rugby Rd.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-421-1052 | Fax: 718-975-3395 Send to Phone

  • Price Range: Inexpensive
  • Reader Rating: Write a Review
  • Type of Hotel: B&B

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Sample Room Rates

Bedroom, $140; suite, $150

Official Website

bbonline.com

Nearby Subway Stops

2, 5 at Church Ave.

Parking

  • On Premise Parking

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Hotel Amenities

  • Fax Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • WiFi Service

Room Amenities

  • DVD Player
  • Fax Services
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchenette
  • Minibar
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • TV
  • WiFi service

Profile

The renovated basement of Susan Lehrer's enormous four-story Victorian house on a quiet West Midwood cul-de-sac is equipped with every possible comfort of home. The two-bedroom space includes a living room with a television and array of DVDs, a large private bathroom, couches, a deluxe kitchenette fully equipped with all types of snacks and city guides to assist tourists in their way around town. While the large, welcoming space does have a private entrance and patio, there is no escaping the reality that guests are staying in someone else's home. This is compounded by the neighborhood's remote, suburban feel and its lack of nearby nightlife or dining options. The enormous quarters are a tremendous value at $140-$150 per night, especially for a large family that would need to otherwise book two hotel rooms. Lehrer also renovated one of the upper bedrooms of the house into a guestroom with a queen-size bed.

Pros

Lehrer and her husband, Chalo, speak five languages (English, Spanish, Hebrew, Yiddish and Italian).

Cons
Not an ideal location for visitors who need easy access to Manhattan.

Claim to Fame
The large homes and leafy lawns were an ideal backdrop for many films shot in the surrounding blocks, including Sophie's Choice, City Hall and Glengarry Glen Ross.

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