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Sterling Bed and Breakfast

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686 Sterling Place, Brooklyn, NY 11216
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Ranked #10 of 58 Brooklyn B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlottesville, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I'd probably stay here again or I might try somewhere else when I get to return to Brooklyn. Marine was super sweet and funny. The shower and bed were great! And the fact that we got lucky with parking our car on the street and had super easy access to the subway were the highlights. The smell, the carpeting, the... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I stayed at Sterling B&B over a long weekend. It was a convenient place to stay to both visit with my Brooklyn-based son and to scoot into Manhattan. It's very close to the subway and to the Brooklyn Museum and Botanical Garden. I stayed in two rooms -- the Garden Room in the main hose with a bathroom across the... More 

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Waterbury, Vermont
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Sterling B&B was an excellent choice for us while visiting our daughter in Brooklyn. The food was delicious, we met some interesting people, and the location was terrific. We had the shared bathroom accommodation. It meant going upstairs to the bathroom, we had no problems with that, but it is of consideration if you have trouble with stairs in the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed at the Sterling Bed and Breakfast in Brooklyn when visiting our daughter. We had stayed there about 18 months before, and had had a great experience. We stayed in their cottage, which is across a courtyard behind the main house. It was perfect for us, a haven in the city, with a peaceful spot out behind it where... More 

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Eureka, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Sterling B&B is clean, attractive, and comfortable; the shower was "reliable" (good strong flow with plenty of hot water); and the continental breakfast included freshly baked pastries and other options that were more than ample to start the day. The granola was homemade and the best I have had anywhere, hands down. There are interesting restaurants in the neighborhood and... More 

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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

After reading many positive reviews of this property and looking at the photos on their website, my husband and I were looking forward to our stay at Sterling B & B. Several years ago we had a wonderful experience at a nearby B & B (no longer in operation) near Park Slope and were expecting the same level of comfort... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Sterling B&B has positives. It’s inexpensive, it’s close to an express subway line, and near Prospect Park. But the negatives abound. The neighborhood may be transitional, but barely. The management is detached with poor follow-through. The rooms have no closets or dressers so you’ll need to live out of your suitcase. Our bathroom was microscopic and across the hall. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Very nice property. Because our son lives in Brooklyn, my husband and I decided to stay in a bed and breakfast in Brooklyn. We always felt safe. The owners were gracious host. We shared family stories. We stayed in the back cottage with the large new private bathroom. The bed was wonderful. The cottage was clean cozy, warm and quite.... More 

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Monongahela, Pa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

David, Masha and Marine were "in charge" the weekend my wife and I stayed. They are genuinely concerned about your comfort and welfare and willing to provide directions, recommendations and whatever help you need to make your visit successful with no surprises. Their B & B is very clean, comfortable and they provide a great breakfast complete with homemade muffins... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My husband and I just stayed here last weekend and had a very pleasant weekend. As others have noted, the owners are charming and very willing to help. It's like staying with old friends in Brooklyn. We stayed downstairs in the Arches, which was very comfortable for our needs (and a great walk-in shower). The WiFi is very fast. Breakfast... More 

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Additional Information about Sterling Bed and Breakfast

Address: 686 Sterling Place, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Location: United States > New York > Brooklyn
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 58 B&Bs / Inns in Brooklyn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Open year-round in Prospect Heights, Sterling Bed & Breakfast is minutes from the Brooklyn Museum and ideally located for adventures in NYC and farther a field. All bedrooms in this elegant 1910 townhouse come with private bathrooms. Enjoy our spacious garden or lounge in our second floor parlor. Masha Hamilton is a novelist and journalist, David Orr a network television editor. Between them, they've lived or worked in Europe, the Middle East, Russia, Africa & Afghanistan. ... more   less 

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