We arrived for 3 nights and chose an upgrade to a suite which was really very good. The kitchen however lacked no crockery or cutlery. After bringing this to the attention of the management was resolved. I am not sure is this is an issue for non Jewish guests.
The room was spacious and very clean and comfortable with comfortable beds. The management were helpful and the cleaning staff very helpful, especially a Russian girl who gave us lots of advice.
The breakfast was good with bagels and cream cheese, fresh fruit, coffee, cereals toasts, fresh fruit juice. I think that previous reviews had been unfair as the breakfast is fine.
The area around the hotel was different. It is in the hasidic Jewish area and feels like you have stepped back a few generations. No bars or restaurants and the rubbish on the side walks is shocking. It is however a very safe area and although appearing unfriendly it is safe.
The metro is only 10 min walk away and really well placed for all connections. The staff at the hotel are very accommodating. I would recommend this hotel the standard of rooms are comfortable. The area although safe is not the cleanest.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This New York hotel is located in Brooklyn NY, just minutes away from Manhattan. We are only 3.5 miles from downtown Manhattan, 2 miles from Brooklyn Public Library, 7 miles from LGA airport, and 9 miles from Yankee Stadium. We feature Wi-Fi internet throughout the entire hotel. Some of the amenities include spacious rooms with high ceilings, operable windows, and some guestrooms include kitchenettes. We also feature flat-screen TVs in most rooms as well as a seating area and a desk. A complimentary continental breakfast is included with your stay. Flushing Avenue Metro Station is a short 10 minute walk from the property. The Pointe Plaza Hotel also offers complimentary shuttle service once daily to Times Square. ... more less
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