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September 16, 2023
Brooklyn, NY

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The Wedding Website of George Schaefer and Scot Titelbaum
Here are some travel and hotel recommendations for those traveling into New York City. The Greenpoint loft, where we are getting married, is located in Greenpoint Brooklyn, so most of our recommendations are located in very close proximity to the venue. For those who prefer to stay in Manhattan, we've listed one hotel recommendation in the East Village neighborhood. If you want to search for other hotels in Manhattan- the neighborhoods of the East Village and Lower East side are the areas with the easiest access to Brooklyn. Please keep in mind that NYC hotel rooms tend to run smaller than most places in the USA. PLEASE REACH OUT TO US IF YOU NEED MORE HOTEL SUGGESTIONS!

Hotel

Penny Williamsburg

288 North 8th Street
Williamsburg, NY 11211
 (929) 594-2020

The Penny Hotel is located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn - about a 10 minute cab or Uber ride to the wedding venue. It's one of the newer hotels in the very hip and happening section of Williamsburg Brooklyn.

Discount Code - pennywedding23

Hotel

The Williamsburg Hotel

96 Wythe Avenue
Williamsburg, NY 11249
 (718) 362-8100

This Williamsburg Hotel is located in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn and is less than 10 minutes via cab or Uber or a 15 minute walk to the wedding venue. The link below will bring you to the hotel reservation site.

Hotel

The Hoxton, Williamsburg

97 Wythe Avenue
Williamsburg, NY 11249
 (718) 215-7100

This is another hotel in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn - in close proximity to our wedding venue. It's less than a 10 minute cab ride and less than 15 minute walk to the wedding venue. It's also located in a great neighborhood near many restaurants, bars and shopping. Use the code below for 10% off Cozy and Roomy rooms when booking.

Discount Code - HITCHED923

Hotel

Franklin Guesthouse

214 Franklin Street
Greenpoint, NY 11222
 718.383.3900

This is the closest hotel to the Greenpoint Loft, where we are getting married, it's just a few blocks walk. It's in the heart of Greenpoint close to restaurants and bars and shopping. It's restaurant & bar, Madre, is super cute. You could also check out their sister hotel "The Henry Norman Hotel" https://henrynormanhotel.com/

Hotel

The Standard, East Village

25 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003
 (212) 475-5700

This hotel is in Manhattan's East Village about a 20 minute cab ride to the wedding venue, The Greenpoint Loft. For those who prefer Manhattan- this is a great neighborhood full of bars, restaurants, shopping, bakeries, and boutiques.

House Or Rental

AirBnB or VRBO

There are AirBnB or VRBO apartment rentals available. For the closest neighborhoods to the venue, search in Greenpoint, Brooklyn or Williamsburg, Brooklyn. If you prefer to stay in Manhattan then the closest neighborhoods to Brooklyn would be the East Village or Lower East Side. If you find a place and want us to take a look at the location- please feel free to reach out to one of us.

Flight

LGA or JFK

LaGuardia is the closest airport to Greenpoint Brooklyn or Williamsburg Brooklyn (about a 20 minute cab ride). JFK is further out and is approximately a 40 minute cab ride to Williamsburg or Greenpoint and a bit over an hour to Manhattan (depending on the neighborhood).

Train

Amtrak

If you live on the East Coast and decide that Amtrak is the best mode of transport then your destination will be Penn Station, New York. You'll arrive in Midtown Manhattan on 34th & 8th. Much of Penn Station that receives Amtrak trains has been recently renovated and is much improved from it's former gloominess. Cab rides vary depending on traffic, time of day, and destination. Brooklyn is about a 30-40 minute cab ride while downtown is about a 15-20 minute cab ride. All major subway lines run through Penn as well.