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Franklin Guesthouse

4-star hotel with restaurant, near United Nations Headquarters

  • Free WiFi
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ZAR 4,087

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9,2.Superb.
  • Large rooms with complete kitchen set up. Sky light. Only issue we had was noise on the…

    May 20, 2021

  • Hotels.com charged me $306 for one night at the Franklin Guesthouse. Fine. Only one…

    Jan 9, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 72 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests

Guests rated location

Safe
Walkable
Dining options
Quiet
Transport options
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 24 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Free area shuttle
  • Fitness center
  • Business center

For families

  • Refrigerator
  • Premium TV channels
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • In Greenpoint
  • Empire State Building - 45 min walk
  • Roosevelt Island - 42 min walk
  • United Nations Headquarters - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • 5th Avenue - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Chrysler Building - 2.6 mi / 4.3 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Deluxe Loft Suite with Patio (Lower Level)
  • Deluxe Loft Suite
  • Studio Deluxe

Location

  • In Greenpoint
  • Empire State Building - 45 min walk
  • Roosevelt Island - 42 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Greenpoint
  • Empire State Building - 45 min walk
  • Roosevelt Island - 42 min walk
  • United Nations Headquarters - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • 5th Avenue - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Chrysler Building - 2.6 mi / 4.3 km
  • Grand Central Terminal - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Macy's - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Madison Square Garden - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Bryant Park - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Times Square - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km

Getting around

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 34 min drive
  • Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 42 min drive
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 19 min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 14 min drive
  • MacArthur Airport (ISP) - 60 min drive
  • Stewart Intl. Airport (SWF) - 78 min drive
  • Long Island City Station - 22 min walk
  • Long Island City Hunterspoint Avenue Station - 25 min walk
  • Woodside Station - 5 min drive
  • Greenpoint Av. Station - 8 min walk
  • Nassau Av. Station - 18 min walk
  • Vernon Blvd - Jackson Av. Station - 20 min walk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport drop-off service

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 24 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport drop off (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Working away

  • Business center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 43-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

MADRE - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Small print

Also known as

  • Hotel 214 Brooklyn
  • Franklin Guesthouse Hotel
  • Franklin Guesthouse Brooklyn
  • Franklin Guesthouse Hotel Brooklyn
  • Franklin Guesthouse Hotel Brooklyn
  • Franklin Guesthouse Hotel
  • Franklin Guesthouse Brooklyn
  • Franklin Guesthouse
  • Franklin Guesthouse Aparthotel Brooklyn
  • Franklin Guesthouse Aparthotel

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 105 per vehicle

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 250.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Franklin Guesthouse does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Franklin Guesthouse.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes, MADRE offers American cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Vamos al Tequila (3-min walk), Papacitos (4-min walk), and Ramona (4-min walk).
  • Yes, a shuttle from the hotel to the airport is available. The charge is USD 105 per vehicle.
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Resorts World Casino (16-min drive) is nearby.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as cycling. Franklin Guesthouse also has a fitness center.
9,2.Superb.
  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Great boutique spot!

    Mark, 1 night trip with friends, Mar 27, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Upon arrival was told we need to go to another hotel - despite the state of emergency everyone at the new hotel was great - my only question is will Expedia refund me some money since the hotel I was sent off to was priced way less then what I booked and paid for ?

    2 night romance trip, Mar 20, 2020

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Liked the decor and the air conditioning was amazing. It was spotlessly clean. The chauffeur was top notch! A few niggles, the fridge was a little loud to sleep with, the coffee machine could be better and the toilet paper needs a little more luxury feel. But overall, we would definitely return.

    4 night trip, Mar 10, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    the young lady at the front desk who did my check in was FANTASTIC! Polite - informative - friendly - knowledgeable thank her & thank you 🙏 gorgeous clean and amazing place

    1 night romance trip, Mar 6, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Exceptionally helpful staff, complimentary car service to nearby locations, excellent Madre restaurant.

    3 night trip, Feb 18, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Wonderful staff and service. Extremely helpful. Free car service within a certain distance. Great location!

    Rob, 2 night family trip, Feb 18, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    The room is unique in that, it is actually a loft apartment. The wood floors are beautiful. I almost wish we were staying longer just so I could make a meal in the fully equipped kitchen. We arrived after 8 p.m. so had dinner at Madre restaurant next door . Good choice. Delicious. Everyone was so friendly, welcoming and accommodating. Never had a hotel bring our bags to our room before we completed check in to our room. Chocolates on bed was a nice touch. Will definitely return to this location next time I am in NYC.

    JohnnaS, 1 night romance trip, Jan 23, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    The desk staff was exceptional. Every employee excellent

    1 night trip, Jan 18, 2020

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Cozy Room

    We enjoyed our stay and our room was cozy and lovely. However we did struggle with heating up the suite considering there was only one unit for all the space and I had to call at about 2am to ask why there wasn’t hot water. It eventually came back on but it was definitely uncomfortable and I felt that the staff were making excuses as opposed to offering solutions. When I checked out and they asked about our stay I told them and they said it was an inverted Hot and Cool sign issue. I think I should have been notified in advance or knowing they have this issue - they should’ve attempted to have it fixed.

    1 night trip, Dec 31, 2019

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  • 4,0.Fair

    We had a room on the lower level, also known as the basement. There must have been serious water damage at some point, since all of the floor boards were curled up and uneven. The WiFi was terrible—hard to connect to and very slow. The shower didn’t drain and the heater made loud rattling noises in the night. We spoke to the person at the desk, and to their credit they sent people to fix them, but how did they get that bad in the first place?

    3 night family trip, Dec 23, 2019

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