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Akwaaba Mansion B&B

347 MacDonough St , Brooklyn, NY 11233 USA (Show map)
3 Reviews
$150 - $190
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Make yourself at home in a glorious 1860s landmark mansion, close to all Brooklyn attractions and just 20 minutes away by subway or car from Manhattan. The meticulously restored Italianate villa features exquisite architectural details and modern-day amenities, including private baths with Jacuzzi tubs and free wi-fi. Located in historic Stuyvesant Heights, Akwaaba Mansion is nestled in a quiet tree-lined community with some of the city's finest brownstones and the borough's best restaurants. At Akwaaba, we've been spoiling guests with award-winning hospitality for 16 years. Our staff is ready to help you plan the perfect vacation or productive business trip, and we delight in serving a hot and hearty Southern breakfast each morning and tea and goodies in the afternoon.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service5
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.7

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Everything we imagined and more

4.8 on November 10, 2008

We stayed in both the Memorabilia and the Regal Retreat....Both rooms were excellent, however, the black memorabilia room was the most, well,memorable...filled with wonderful gems from the past, and terrific books to delve into. The bathroom was a highlight, especially when we returned from dinner our first night to a unexpected, romantic surprise (We won't give it away, because you must experience it for yourselves!!!) Our breakfast table was filled with friendly patrons from all over...Netherlands, Greece, etc... all enjoying a hearty meal, and stimulating conversation....added to by our terrific innkeeper, Monique. We were directed to a great local restaurant, a close subway connection (only 20min to Manhattan with stops!!), and helped with entertainment ideas. It is truly an experience to see this mansion apparent labor of love. We highly recommend this to all who are visiting Brooklyn.


5 on June 14, 2007

This was my first time staying at a bed and breakfast and I loved every minute of my stay!!! If you are looking for a relaxing, romantic, and/or homelike atmosphere..look no further. If I plan to go to a city that has an Akwaaba B&B, I will definitely not hesitate to INNDULGE! There's no phone or tv in the room which allows you to spend QUALITY time with your mate. I would even go solo! ENJOY!!

Wedding Night

4.4 on May 19, 2007

We spent our wedding night in the Jumping the Broom suite. It was beautiful! The innkeeper was incredibly accommodating of our late arrival. The room was candlelit and rose petals were on the bathroom floor when we arrived. In the morning she brought our breakfast on a silver platter! What more could you ask for? Thanks, Akwaaba!

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Location Type



New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia)

Directions to property:

FROM MANHATTAN (By Subway) Last car of "A" train downtown to Utica Ave. stop. Walk to near corner (Stuyvesant Ave.) and make a left. Four blocks to MacDonough St. and make a left to 347 MacDonough. (By Car ) Manhattan Bridge out Flatbush Ave. to Fulton St. and make a left. Fulton to Utica Ave. and make a left. Go four traffic lights to MacDonough Street and make a left to 347 MacDonough.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Pratt Insitute, Brooklyn Museum and Botanical Gardens, Brooklyn's trendy Williamsburg and DUMBO 'hooods, Performing Theater, Religious Services, Zoo

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On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, Secretarial services, TV, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Secluded garden, Glassed in sun porch

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 2 pm or after
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: We understand unforeseen circumstances may make it necessary for you to cancel or postpone your stay. If you notify us of such a need at least two weeks prior to your reserved stay, we will be happy to refund your deposit, minus a $20 handling fee. If you need to cancel after the 14th day prior to your reserved stay, we will do our best to rebook your room with another guest. If we are successful, we will gladly refund your deposit, minus the $20 handling fee. If we are unsuccessful and the room goes un-booked, you will forfeit your deposit.



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  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


347 MacDonough St , Brooklyn, NY 11233 USA (Show map)

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