Brownstones and other historic buildings line the tree-lined streets of Park Slope, Brooklyn. Despite nearby attractions such as the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Prospect Park, this western Brooklyn neighborhood is predominately residential. Hotels are limited, but visitors wishing for intimate lodging venues will enjoy Park Slope's inns and bed and breakfasts.
Bed and Breakfasts
Most of Park Slope's bed and breakfasts lie in the Brownstone Historic District. The Bed and Breakfast on the Park, near Prospect Park, is an example. Your day begins in the formal dining room, where your hosts serve German pancakes on antique china. At the end of the day, retire to a lavishly decorated Victorian suite, complete with four-poster beds, stained-glass windows and Tiffany lamps. The Park Slope Bed and Breakfast, near the Brooklyn Museum, is actually a four-room suite on the top floor of the owner's brownstone. This bed and breakfast suits families and small groups. Room decor mixes modern and classic furnishings. Guests may use the downstairs meditation and exercise room. The hosts serve natural organic foods at breakfast, use natural and organic detergent in the on-site laundry, and offer natural bath products in the guest rooms.
The Park Slope Inn offers a bit of country in the middle of a city. This inn does not offer breakfast, but some of its rooms have full kitchens. The simply furnished represent decor that mixes Shaker-style furniture with modern desks and Victorian touches.
If you collect frequent hotel stay points, Park Slope has two hotels where you can use or earn points. Super 8 Brooklyn is part of the Wyndham Rewards program. Room rates include breakfast and Internet access. The pet-friendly Holiday Inn Express also provides free breakfast and Internet access.
Hotel Le Bleu is Park Slope's first boutique hotel. It offers ultra-modern rooms chraracterized by sharp lines, polished steel and blue accents. Start your day with a free breakfast basket containing bottled water, fruit, yogurt and baked goods. For a more traditional approach to dining, the hotel has a rooftop Italian restaurant.