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Fodor's Expert Review The Union Hotel

611 Degraw St., Brooklyn, New York 11217, USA See on Map

Julie Baumgardner

This Park Slope mini hotel has potential—but lack of maintenance and low amenities make it a budget emergency-only option. Even the website is down.

room

First up, the room themselves are tiny. Little space to walk around the bed. The furniture is highly weathered, scuffed and downright falling apart in some corners, which is what happens when poorly made, inexpensive furniture sees lots of activity (i.e. high turnover). Breakfast is included in the room, however.


bathroom

Many of the fixtures and caulking is in need of a refurb, especially in the subway tile, glass-enclosed showers.


lobby

There isn’t much by way of the lobby other than a reception with free wifi.


dining

Breakfast is served in a simply multi-purpose room, otherwise there is no dining options on premise.


drinking

None

LOCATION

Getting Around

The R at Union Street is the closest subway mere minutes away. Atlantic Terminal is only 12-15 minutes by walking.

Restaurants

Park Slope is laid-back posh family neighborhood with loads of great eateries, including Mediterranean Miriam (7-minutes away) or the beloved Dinosaur-B-BQue (3-minutes away).

Bars

Mission Dolores (5-minutes) and Union Hall (6-minutes) are classic beer bars with games, like Bocce, that represent the neighborhood.


WHY WE LIKE IT

We don’t—which is why we are warning you now.

QUICK FACTS

New
43 rooms
Breakfast No
Lunch No
Dinner No
Bar No
Cafe No
Room Service No
$
No

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 718-403–0614

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