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McCarren Hotel & Pool

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Location. Friendly Staff. Showers could use upgrade. Excellent workout facility. If you go to NYC , this facility is a short walk to the L train which gets you to Manhattan . Lots of shops of interest on Bedford Ave.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved the hotel, but we were particularly impressed with the courtesy and great attitudes we experienced from the staff. Definitely our go to place in Brooklyn! Great neighborhood, close to everything!

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James M, Front Office Manager at McCarren Hotel & Pool, responded to this review

Good morning Maureen, Thank you so much for the excellent review! It's wonderful to learn your stay was enjoyable. I will be sure to share this kind reflection with the team. Hope to see you again soon! Best, James

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An extremely good experience at this hotel. Met my friends for a reunion and we had a great a t time. The rooms are clean and well appointed. The staff are friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay there again.

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James M, Front Office Manager at McCarren Hotel & Pool, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for your five bubbles review!I am thrilled that you experience here with us at McCarren Hotel & Pool was a memorable one!I am also glad you enjoyed our clean and unique rooms. Come visit us again! Regards, James

Nogales, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was shocked that I paid the most I ever had to per night and received a mediocre and small room. Not only was my room overpriced (in my own opinion), but they forgot to include the chilled bottle of champagne i reserved part of a special package I prepaid for. I brought it to the attention of the attendant...

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Prospect
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location!!! Very friendly staff that went out of their way to make my stay enjoyable and productive. The guest room was clean and comfortable. The location is very close to a lot of great restaurants which was a plus.

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James M, Front Office Manager at McCarren Hotel & Pool, responded to this review

Thank you for your enthusiastic review! My staff and I are very delighted that we were able to make your stay pleasant, comfortable and most of all unforgettable. We hope to see you again right here in Williamsburg! Best James

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a fun hotel in a great location! Walking distance to fun bars, restaurants, and parks! Kind, friendly, and helpful staff. The best part is the heated outdoor pool!! What a gem this hotel is!! 5 stars all around!!

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James M, Front Office Manager at McCarren Hotel & Pool, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing McCarren Hotel & Pool. The location and our outdoor pool are the main characteristics that make our property one of the most desirable hotels in Wiliamsburg. We appreciate you are highlighting our friendly staff, who is always available to help, assist our guests. Come visit us again soon! Best, James

New Orleans
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small hotel with a real family feeling. Staff is friendly and the place is very clean. The rooms are small but very well appointed and functional. The best is your only a few blocks from the L train so easy to get into the city

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James M, Front Office Manager at McCarren Hotel & Pool, responded to this review

I'm pleased to hear that you found McCarren Hotel & Pool to be a value, spacious, clean, quiet and modern when compared to NYC standards. Our close proximity to the L train make us an ideal hotel to spend your vacation. It's true, our location makes it extremely convenient to travel into Manhattan by subway. We appreciate also your feedback...

Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stay was great! Staff was very friendly, everything was clean, would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a hotel anywhere that is close to Brooklyn. Look forward to coming back next time in in this area!

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James M, Front Office Manager at McCarren Hotel & Pool, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review about our staff and our hotel. McCarren Hotel & Pool is located in one of the most incredible areas in Brooklyn. Everybody loves Williamsburg and everything this neighborhood has to offer. We will be here waiting for you next time you come to visit us! Best, James james.mccue@mccarrenhotel.com

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to the McCarren for a 3 day weekend in late September to visit my son and daughter who live in Brooklyn. My son recommended the hotel as it is quite near his apartment. The hotel is quite nice and the pool fantastic. The staff was helpful. We arrived early and they held our luggage and called me when our...

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James M, Front Office Manager at McCarren Hotel & Pool, responded to this review

Hello David, Glad you were able to well accommodate in our boutique hotel. We appreciate your wonderful remarks and lovely feedback about your recent stay at McCarren. It's also great to know that you enjoyed our cleaned and neat rooms. It was a pleasure having you as a guest. Please email me directly at james.mccue@mccarrenhotel.com to share more of your...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I had the best time over the summer at the pool. Service, crowd and experience were excellent. It was fun to be part of the scene and a good summer event for us. DJ was on point too. Did get crowded, but such is life in NYC.

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James M, Front Office Manager at McCarren Hotel & Pool, responded to this review

Thank you for your rave review and highlighting the service experience you received during your stay. The pool does feel like an oasis and sometimes can get a little crowded, but definitely it's an experience you have to try!We look forward to welcoming you back to the McCarren! Best James, james.mccue@mccarrenhotel.com

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Brooklyn's most vibrant neighborhood, McCarren Hotel & Pool is an exciting urban retreat. With 64 modern rooms, an ideal location overlooking McCarren Park and luxury amenities that include a rooftop bar with breathtaking views of Manhattan and one of New York City's largest outdoor swimming pools, McCarren Hotel & Pool is the first full-service lifestyle hotel in this thriving neighborhood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McCarren Hotel & Pool

Address: 160 N 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-1127 (Formerly King & Grove Williamsburg)
Region: United States > New York > Brooklyn
Price Range: $324 - $639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — McCarren Hotel & Pool 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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McCarren Hotel & Pool Brooklyn, New York
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Brooklyn
#4 Green Hotel in Brooklyn
#5 Romantic Hotel in Brooklyn
#7 Family Hotel in Brooklyn
#12 Business Hotel in Brooklyn
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Go pool side rather than park side for a decent view. Park is all cement”
 of 5 bubbles jhasonb, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best view is a view of the swimming pool. I believe it is facing west.”
 of 5 bubbles K3963YBdavidc, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in fifth floor, very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles DUS-buddy, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms with pool views are nice!”
 of 5 bubbles DOmitille_P62, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse is kickass, but you have to want to be up with the kids and the beats!”
 of 5 bubbles evljoe, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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