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NYC 1st Shipping Container Home

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NYC 1st Shipping Container Home

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean13 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.


Enjoy your privacy in one of NYC's most unique historical homes. Receive a warm welcome and helpful tips from dedicated hosts & enjoy authentic BK experience.


Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


326 Reviews

Sherri User Profile
January 2017
I absolutely love David and Janet's space. Their unique design, location, and space made my stay a special treat. They were very welcoming, and respected my space as I prepared for my medicine interviews. The shipping container was nice and warm, located near many subway stations…
Cloe User Profile
December 2016
Original place and cozy 2 min from the subway, perfect location and helpfull host. We recommand it :)
Jimoh User Profile
November 2016
Super cool house and the truly nicest and most welcoming hosts. I will stay again.
Leila User Profile
April 2016
David an Janet were fabulous hosts during our very short stay in Williamsburg. Their beautiful home is unique and inspiring for those of us who share their passion for creativity, innovation, and finding ways of being less of a burden on the environment. I will definitely bookm…
Cobus User Profile
September 2015
Really enjoyed our stay at David and Janet's unique home. They were very friendly, helpful and easy to communicate with. The container/room was as described and quite spacious actually (we were three people). The location and neighborhood is convenient (only two stops from Manhat…
Lila User Profile
August 2015
What a fantastic place! This was my first visit to New York and i can't imagine a better place to stay. David, Janet and their dog Mormon are awesome! The apartment fit four people comfortably and had all the things one could need on vacation including iron, hair dryer, maps and …
Craig User Profile
March 2015
We loved staying at David and Janet's place! This apartment is as unique as it is comfortable and convenient. David and Janet were excellent hosts (even though we showed up unannounced - they handled it like pros and got the place ready lickety split!) These people and their home…

Hosted by Janet-David

New York, United StatesJoined in September 2012
Janet-David User Profile
482 Reviews
Janet-David is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi- We are David and Janet. We hope you have checked out one of the many stories written about our home online and we welcome the opportunity to share it with you. A little about us and the home ... David is a life long New Yorker with roots on the lower east side a…
Response rate: 96%
Response time: within an hour
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