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15 Coolest Airbnbs in Brooklyn (By Neighborhood)

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Looking through all the Airbnbs in Brooklyn can be overwhelming. If you’re looking for a place to stay during your visit to NYC that make you feel like you’re a resident to the city and not just an average tourist check out our picks of some of the best choices for a stay at a private Airbnb in Brooklyn.

Stay in a quiet, residential neighborhood in a historic brownstone home or if you’re looking for a little more energy and nightlife be sure to check out some our picks for the best Brooklyn Airbnb properties surrounded by some of the city’s best nightlife and bar-hopping scene.

We have everything covered from luxury apartments to more budget-friendly listings to help guarantee you can find an Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn that is perfect for your stay with local tips and nearby attractions and transportation options.

Which Airbnb in Brooklyn, NY Is For You?

We will help you navigate the borough’s best listings by neighborhood so you know which Airbnb in Brooklyn, NY best suits you for your visit! If you’re flirting with the idea of staying in a hotel, be sure to also check out our guide to where to stay in Brooklyn by neighborhood where we have more Airbnbs in Brooklyn as well as many amazing hotels the borough has to offer including hotels with amazing rooftop pools and views of the city!

Want to also get out of the city? Check out our guide to the best and most unique Airbnbs in New York featuring everything from treehouses to luxury cabins!

DUMBO

View-from-Timeout-Market-Rooftop-Bar-in-DUMBO-Brooklyn-at-SunsetThe neighborhood of DUMBO in Brooklyn is one of the most popular neighborhoods to not only visit in the city but also stay in as it offers some of the best views in the city from its waterfront East River location facing the NYC city skyline, Brooklyn Bridge, and Manhattan Bridge.

There is no shortage of amazing things to do in DUMBO from amazing food options like the Time Out Market, amazing waterfront views from Brooklyn Bridge Park, more incredible views at Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and amazing shops and dining scene.

This is also a great location for getting in and out of lower Manhattan easily as well exploring more of Brooklyn via the subway or even the NYC ferry service on the East River.

Check out these amazing Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn listings in DUMBO below.

LUXURY FLAT WITH AMAZING OUTDOOR BALCONY AND VIEW
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Located on the fourth floor of a newly built building is one of the best Airbnbs in Brooklyn to stay at! If you’re looking for a quieter neighborhood with easy access to NYC check out this luxury apartment in DUMBO.

You’ll love your stay in this elegantly furnished Airbnb in Brooklyn, NY! The spacious living room is filled with wooden chairs and tables that bring the whole room together, and the walls are painted a soft white with paintings and sculptures for decoration. 

Sit outside and enjoy the gorgeous DUMBO views with your very own private patio!

The best part? You will have the entire flat to yourself! Take the elevator to the fourth floor, or walk up the stairs to this amazing Airbnb in Brooklyn. Check availability or book here.

DUMBO PICTURE PERFECT PENTHOUSE 
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Featured in the NY Times is this spectacular innovative Brooklyn penthouse! This Airbnb in Brooklyn is a great upscale option for a place to stay near NYC.

Enjoy breathtaking skyline views and a massive indoor space that is beautifully furnished and filled with design details you will easily appreciate.

The master bedroom is uniquely decorated and furnished with a king-size bed, and the master bathroom is known for its two-person walk-in shower!

This gorgeous Brooklyn penthouse is one of the most luxurious spots in DUMBO making it one of our top picks for coolest Airbnbs in NYC Brooklyn. Check availability or book here.

Williamsburg

Modern Love Mural in Williamsburg BrooklynIf you’re looking for one of the most popular neighborhoods as well as one of the best scenes in Brooklyn when it comes to shopping, dining, and gorgeous views you’ll want to consider Williamsburg for your stay and Airbnb in Brooklyn.

Williamsburg has some of the best nightlife spots as well as amazing street art and murals. They also have a ton of nearby attractions including Domino Park, McCarren Park, Williamsburg Bridge, Brooklyn Brewery, and Bushwick Inlet Park. See our guide to the best things to do in Williamsburg for more ideas.

Getting around is easy too as you have the L Train and the NYC ferry service along the East River.

2 BEDROOM WILLIAMSBURG APARTMENT
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This unique Airbnb in Brooklyn is located right in the heart of Williamsburg and is the perfect home away from home. Get comfortable with your very own apartment that sleeps up to 4 guests in this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom Airbnb.

This Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn features a fully equipped kitchen, spacious ceilings, and large windows that let in the bright, natural sunlight along with those signature NYC brick exposed walls.

Staying at this apartment in Williamsburg ensures a great visit to NYC when it comes to getting some great cityscape views and access to some of the trendiest restaurants and nightlife in the city.

Walk or stroll through some of the parks listed in nearby attractions, or get a bite to eat at some of our favorite Williamsburg cafes or hunt down all the best street art in Williamsburg during your stay. Check availability or book here.

COZY WILLIAMSBURG LOFT APARTMENT
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This cozy apartment and gorgeous Airbnb is one of the most budget-friendly Airbnb’s in Brooklyn if you’re looking to stay in the Williamsburg area. With this Airbnb, you have access to the entire loft/apartment which sleeps up to 4 guests and has 2 separate bedrooms and 1 bathroom.

This comfortable apartment is the perfect spot to rest your head if you’re looking to save some money on a place without sacrificing location. Plus, it has everything you need to enjoy your stay such as a gas stove kitchen that comes with all the cookware needed to make your favorite meal, and roof access with amazing city views including the Williamsburg Bridge.

Of course, we can’t forget the amazing natural lighting in this beautiful apartment as well as the colorful decor that ties the whole place together and large windows that let in natural light as well as views of the Williamsburg Bridge and iconic dome to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank.

This Airbnb in Brooklyn is right off the Williamsburg bridge and is an easy walking distance to some of our favorite coffee shops and parks!

You have laundry service available in the building and a virtual doorman to greet you on your arrival. Check availability or book here.

Downtown Brooklyn 

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Downtown Brooklyn is one of the best spots to stay within the borough as its a central location to explore all the best things to do in Brooklyn and also easy access to almost all the subway lines and the Long Island Railroad that run in Brooklyn at Atlantic Terminal as well as great venues like Barclay’s Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir.

This ever-evolving neighborhood features many high-rise buildings and well-known landmarks such as Borough Hall.

There are plenty of amazing things to do in Downtown Brooklyn including food options at Dekalb Market, Fort Greene Park, the famous Junior’s Cheesecake, and more.

You’re guaranteed to find something to do when you choose an Airbnb in Downtown Brooklyn or have easy access and convenience to getting around the city. 

HISTORIC FORT GREENE APARTMENT 
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Technically this Brooklyn Airbnb is in Fort Greene, which is just steps away from Downtown Brooklyn. This cozy and one of a kind Fort Greene Airbnb in Brooklyn gives off the perfect homey vibe and is just a short walk to Downtown Brooklyn. It has an amazing location across from a park, bars, restaurants and more!

This gorgeous Airbnb in Brooklyn is located in a Victorian townhouse and has a beautiful garden that is fully accessible to visitors. You’ll have the entire Airbnb to yourself which sleeps 4 guests in a 3 bedroom 1 bath apartment.

The apartment is spacious with a great layout. You’ll also have access to the kitchen and a number of laptop-friendly workspaces.

Book a stay at this historic apartment and witness first-hand the beauty of Downtown Brooklyn. Check availability or book here.

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN BROWNSTONE

cozy-apartment-in-downtown-brooklyn-and-fort-greene-airbnbThis 2 bedroom apartment in Downtown Brooklyn is one of the best Airbnb’s in Brooklyn if you’re looking for a quiet, residential street lined with gorgeous row houses! Located in Fort Greene, this historic brownstone can sleep up to 5 people, and the area surrounding it ensures a peaceful stay just steps away from all the Downtown Brooklyn attractions.

Not only is this Airbnb in a great location, the host is super helpful in making sure guests have an amazing stay. The host supplies toiletries and other essentials such as coffee and creamer!

This Airbnb in Brooklyn is highly sought after because of how easily accessible it is to the Atlantic Subway stop which has multiple subway lines as well as the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). The inside decor is simple but the furnishings give it such a welcoming feel.

The apartment is located on the 4th story of a building so you will need to walk up some flights of stairs to get to it, but you get the whole entire apartment to yourself!

Be sure to note that the host does not allow pets, parties, or smoking. Check availability or book here.

Park Slope 

gorgeous row of homes in Park Slope BrooklynPark Slope is another neighborhood in Brooklyn that is in close proximity to anything you could imagine plus one of the most desirable neighborhoods to live in the entire city.

Shop around 5th Avenue, continue shopping along 7th Avenue, or grab a bite to eat at some of the amazing restaurants in Brooklyn located in the neighborhood!

Staying in Park Slope will keep you in walking distance to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Prospect Park Zoo, Brooklyn Museum, and many other well-known attractions as well as being one of the most beautiful brownstone neighborhoods in the country that is a designated historic district.

Be sure to check out all the best things to do in Park Slope, the perfect spot to get one of the most beautiful Airbnbs in Brooklyn for anyone looking for a quiet, residential neighborhood with a great dining and shopping scene as well as easy access to many of Brooklyn’s amazing neighborhoods. 

MODERN 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT WITH TERRACE
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This beautiful apartment is one of the most amazing Airbnb’s in NYC Brooklyn. If you’re wanting to stay at a historic brownstone in this highly coveted neighborhood, this luxurious 2 bedroom apartment is the perfect spot for you.

The apartment takes up the entire floor of a 3 story brownstone and can sleep 4-6 people comfortably. The master suite has a queen-sized bed with a private bathroom and access to the terrace. The other bedroom has a full-sized bed as well as access to the terrace. There is also a sofa in the living room that folds out into another queen-sized bed.

Newly renovated, this Airbnb in Brooklyn has a fully equipped kitchen with a burner stove, oven, refrigerator, toaster, and microwave.

This historic apartment is similar to an industrial style loft with its hardwood floors and various amounts of natural lighting. It is also minutes away from Prospect Park and three subway lines!

Book a stay at this Airbnb in Brooklyn to see firsthand all the restaurants and attractions Park Slope has to offer. Check availability or book here.

PROSPECT PARK WEST GARDEN BEAUTY AIRBNB IN PARK SLOPE
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If you’re looking for an Airbnb in Brooklyn that is right next to Prospect Park in the Park Slope Historic District, look no further! This amazing brownstone is set in a perfect location on Prospect Park West in this high demand neighborhood only 2 blocks away from the easily accessible F & G trains.

Not only is this apartment located in a great area, but the entire apartment is also a beauty and has a ton of modern amenities! The kitchen comes equipped with a stovetop, a toaster, and a microwave, perfect for making small meals.

Guests at this Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn also have their own mini-fridge, wine fridge, dishwasher AND a Breville Vertuo Coffee and Espresso machine. Keep in mind that the kitchen does not come with an oven.

This spacious, one bedroom garden apartment can sleep 4 guests comfortably with a king-size bed and a pullout sofa. They can also make a mini crib if you happen to be traveling with little children.

While you’re here you can check out the local shops and restaurants, and don’t forget you’re only one block away from Prospect Park! Check availability or book here.

Greenpoint

St. Anthony of Padua – St. Alphonsus Parish church in Greenpoint BrooklynGreenpoint is an evolving, residential neighborhood in Brooklyn that is known for its traditional Polish shops and restaurants thanks to its Central European enclave of Polish residents.

This neighborhood is buzzing with its nightlife scene, bars and, live music venues making it fun for anyone who is looking for some nearby nightlife.

High-rises fill the area with amazing skyline views, while art covers the walls of warehouses situated along the East River waterfront with amazing views of the NYC city skyline neighboring the cool neighborhood of Williamsburg and Long Island City, Queens.

Some of the nearby attractions include Domino Park, Williamsburg Bridge, Brooklyn Brewery, McCarren Park, and Bushwick Inlet Park. Be sure to check out our guide to the best things to do in Greenpoint for more ideas.

DELIGHTFUL DUPLEX IN GREENPOINT
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Check out this beautiful and spacious duplex apartment located on a quiet block just north of Greenpoint is this stunning 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Airbnb in Brooklyn. Not only is this apartment affordable, but it is also located just steps away from some of our favorite activities!

Walk right outside to the street-side cafe, or check out all the amazing restaurants and boutiques that fall along the Greenpoint waterfront facing the NYC and Manhattan skyline!

This delightful duplex occupies 900 square feet over two levels, with the main level having the living space, kitchen area, and full bedroom and bath. Downstairs is home to a second bedroom that has a private entrance.

The kitchen comes equipped with an air-fryer/convection oven combo, and a 2-burner hot plate.

The laundry machines downstairs are card-operated so you won’t need to worry about bringing extra quarters with you.

Also keep in mind, this Airbnb is close to the 7 & G trains so you will be able to move around freely and see the awesome attractions Greenpoint has to offer! Check availability or book here.

Bushwick

Bushwick Collective in Bushwick BrooklynThis industrial neighborhood in Brooklyn is filled with tons of colorful murals and street art, cozy coffee shops, and is known for its notorious nightlife. If you’re planning on staying in Bushwick, check out some of our favorite Airbnbs in Brooklyn located in this eclectic neighborhood.

Also, be sure to explore some of our favorite nearby attractions such as, Bushwick Collective, House of Yes, and the trendy neighborhood of Williamsburg. You can read more in our guide to the best things to do in Bushwick.

What’s great about this neighborhood is if you’re finding yourself on a tighter budget, this is a great way to have a really nice space and place to stay in while still being nearby to amazing nightlife and dining as well as easy access to other parts of the city.

TWO BEDROOM LOFT IN BUSHWICK
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If you’re looking for an Airbnb in Brooklyn that is more budget-friendly, check out this beautiful loft-style apartment in Bushwick. This two-bedroom apartment can sleep up to 4 guests and is only a 1-minute walk to the closest subway station.

This Brick wall loft apartment is amazingly furnished with hardwood floors and colorful decorations. There are many plants throughout the apartment that give this Airbnb in Brooklyn a super cozy vibe to be your home away from home while you’re visiting.

Breakfast is provided as well as full access to the kitchen to make your own meals.

The location of this loft style apartment is perfect for those who want to experience the Bushwick nightlife. Walk outside to some of the neighborhoods best bars and restaurants, or check out some of the trendy shops surrounding the area! Check availability or book here.

THREE BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF BUSHWICK
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This newly renovated 3 bedroom apartment is located right in the heart of Bushwick! This gorgeous Airbnb in Brooklyn has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 6 guests. This spot is perfect for a bigger sized family or even a getaway with friends.

You can expect to see updated appliances throughout the entire apartment and brand new hardwood floors. Also be sure to check out their fully equipped kitchen which is ideal for cooking up meals during your stay.

You can not beat the beauty of this Bushwick apartment which is light and airy and has a gorgeous outdoor patio to sit and enjoy breakfast at. The common area is spacious with beautiful bright lighting and contributes to the inviting atmosphere surrounding this Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn.

The location is also perfect for exploring Brooklyn while also being only a 20-minute commute away from Manhattan using the subway. Check out some of the beautiful murals, bars, and restaurants you may come across during your stay at this lovely Bushwick apartment. Check availability or book here.

COZY MODERN CONDO IN BUSHWICK WITH BALCONY
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This cozy condo in Bushwick is simple, yet beautiful and is the perfect spot for a short stay! If you’re looking for a studio apartment in a great neighborhood, try out this super chic Airbnb in Brooklyn.

It is located in a new building and is a short walk to the J, M, and Z trains. You can expect to have the whole apartment to yourself, and even have a private balcony to check out the amazing views of the city.

Everything you need is right here in this Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn. A queen-size bed to rest your head, a TV, speaker, kitchenette, and a full bathroom with a shower and bathtub. This spot is a wise choice if you’re looking to save some money.

Plus, who wouldn’t want to stay in the trendy neighborhood of Bushwick? Check availability or book here.

Bedford-Stuyvesant 

Bedford-Stuyvesant, more commonly referred to as Bed-Stuy is following suit with many neighborhoods in Brooklyn as they become increasingly gentrified. This neighborhood buzzes with indie boutiques, music venues, and eateries that reflect the cultures of the communities generationally tied to this neighborhood.

Bed-Stuy also played a significant role in the Hip-Hop movement, with many famous music artists from here, and has been an anchor to the Black community in New York City with strong historic ties to Harlem.

In this Bed-Stuy, you can follow the footsteps of some of the legendary celebrities who once called this neighborhood home, including Jackie Robinson, Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G, and Mos Def to name a few big names that once called this neighborhood home. 

While you’re here don’t miss the gorgeous brownstone homes and row houses that make up the Stuyvesant Heights Historic District during the late 19th century encompassing 17 blocks. 

COZY BED-STUY APARTMENT 
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Located on a quiet block is this lovely, cozy, and homey feeling Bed-Stuy apartment. This neighborhood is the perfect spot if you’re looking for somewhere comfortable to stay while still being close to stores and plenty of options for places to eat.

This 2 bedroom 1 bathroom Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn has everything you need to ensure a wonderful stay in Bed-Stuy. Expect to have gorgeous natural lighting and amazingly high ceilings. The spot also comes equipped with a smart tv that can be paired with an HDMI cord to stream shows from your phone!

This Airbnb in Brooklyn has a basic stocked kitchen which includes pots, pans, silverware, and an oven easy for cooking some of your favorite meals.

You can even sit outside of this Bed-Stuy apartment and chat with the very welcoming neighbors. If you’re looking for a home away from home, you will fit right into this amazing apartment.

Keep in mind this Airbnb in Brooklyn is located next to a school so you may hear children on weekday mornings.

With that being said, this apartment is one of the most amazing Airbnbs in Brooklyn with over 100 amazing reviews! Check availability or book here.

Crown Heights 

mural at public assitants in crown heights brooklynCrown Heights is another neighborhood in Brooklyn with amazing Airbnb options. Located near Prospect Heights and Bed-Stuy, this residential neighborhood is the perfect place to stay and offers easy access to Prospect Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the Brooklyn Museum as well as many great restaurants.

Enjoy the beauty of the streets lined with beautiful brownstones and Victorian mansions plus all the great eateries, cafes, and stops on Nostrand and Franklin Avenues.

GRAND OLD MANSION STUDIO APARTMENT 
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Located in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn is this private studio apartment. The place itself is spacious with high ceilings, hardwood floors, and windows that add to its beautiful layout. This is a great spot to stay if you’re looking for something a little more budget-friendly.

Although this spot does not have a kitchen, they have a sink and refrigerator and the space can be used to make smaller meals. The spot is perfect for those who plan on going out to get food and do not spend a lot of time cooking. You can also cozy up by the beautiful fireplace located in this gorgeous apartment located at the Grand Old Mansion.

This Airbnb in Brooklyn is close to 4 bus routes and 2 Subway Lines, which makes traveling to other areas super convenient for getting around and exploring the city.

There are also a number of things to do with new pubs and shopping areas just a block away from this Airbnb in Brooklyn. You can also check out the museums in the area which are all within walking distance!

If you’re looking for a reasonably priced Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn be sure to check out this cozy Crown Heights Apartment! Check availability or book here.

HISTORIC CROWN HEIGHTS BROWNSTONE AIRBNB

Another Airbnb in Brooklyn located in the Crown Heights neighborhood is this historic 1 bedroom apartment. This restored Victorian Brownstone is located in West Crown Heights and is close to multiple subway lines while also being only a mile away from Prospect Park.

Enter your borrowed apartment through the Victorian entrance and be welcomed to a colorfully furnished space with a lot of new appliances, while also keeping in mind the apartment’s original, historic features.

During your stay, admire all the fantastic literature and collection of musical instruments that fill this amazing Airbnb in Brooklyn.

Also, be sure to check out the lights and trees that fill the outside area of this Brownstone. Laundry facilities are included, you just have to take two flights down to the basement.

Take a walk and explore all of the mouthwatering restaurants and bars located just blocks away from this Airbnb in NYC Brooklyn! Check availability or book here.


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