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NYC 1st Shipping Container Home

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NYC 1st Shipping Container Home

Entire apartment
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location
90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-in
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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.


Wireless Internet
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


336 Reviews

Bronja User Profile
August 2018
This was an incredibly unique and wonderful stay. The hosts were knowledgeable and kind. The apartment has everything you need and is close …
Samantha User Profile
April 2018
Loved staying at David and Janet's unique home - and Mormon the dog was lovely! For travellers wanting something a bit different, their care…
Emily User Profile
October 2017
It was a privilege stay here. The space is clever and worked well for our family of three. The story behind this home is facinating. Dave (a…
Laurice User Profile
September 2017
A sweet and comfortable refuge just a short walk from many shops and restaurants. A cosy and unique little space. Janet and David are great …
Deb User Profile
May 2017
David and Janet and their beautiful dog Mormin are exceptionally kind and welcoming hosts. The accommodation they offer is truly special - a…
Edie User Profile
May 2017
David and Janet were great hosts. The shipping container was an interesting experience and we enjoyed the 10 days we spent there. Location w…
Luke User Profile
December 2016
Perfect location. Perfect dwelling. Perfect hosts. Great stay. Would stay again in a heartbeat.

Hosted by Janet-David

New York, United StatesJoined in September 2012
Janet-David User Profile
499 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…
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