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About Us

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An Historic Enclave In Brooklyn, NY

As you enter the Loralei from the wrap-around porch with stately columns, you will be transported to the charm of time past. The parlor, sitting room and dining room are filled with beautifully restored furniture and accented with beveled glass French doors. Lance and Rob have taken the best ideas of inns from which they have stayed and combined them to make you feel truly welcome at the Loralei Bed & Breakfast. The Loralei hosts many guests who desire to visit with their friends and relatives in Brooklyn and experience the excitement of New York City.

We are conveniently located 2 blocks from the subway and one block from the bus. The cosmopolitan neighborhoods of Park Slope, Kensington, Midwood, and Brownstone Brooklyn are minutes away. An exciting visit to Manhattan, 25 minutes by subway, is what brings many of our guests for the first time. New York City is the best and brightest its ever been. Spend the day visiting New York’s world class museums, choose from among 18,000 restaurants and take in a Broadway show. After a day of visiting and touring about the City, you will welcome the tranquility of the Loralei Bed and Breakfast and sleep soundly on our luxury linens.

Convenient Location

Free Parking in our private driveway (no hassles finding street parking). We are conveniently located 2 blocks from the subway and one block from the bus.

The cosmopolitan neighborhoods of Park Slope, Kensington, Midwood and Brownstone Brooklyn are minutes away.

An exciting visit to Manhattan, 25 minutes by subway, is what brings many of our guests for the first time.

Directions

From Manhattan (9 miles): Take the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to Prospect Expressway. (Stay in left lane to access Prospect Expressway). Prospect Expressway becomes Ocean Parkway. Make a left on Foster Avenue. Continue on Foster Avenue for 3 traffic lights. Turn right on Westminster Road. Go 1 block and turn left on Glenwood Road. Go one block and turn left on Argyle Road. The Loralei is the 5th house on the right side of the street.

From New Jersey via I-80: Take I-80 East. Follow signs to George Washington Bridge. Once you are on the bridge, stay in the extreme right lane. Exit at the Henry Hudson Parkway ( H Hudson Parkway) ramp. As you follow the exit ramp, be sure to watch for signs for H H Parkway DOWNTOWN. Do not make the mistake of going on the H H Parkway uptown. The Henry Hudson Parkway will take you along the length of Manhattan along the Hudson River. The highway will continue for several miles and take you to the southern tip of Manhattan. Exit at the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (Exit 2). At this point, follow directions above From Manhattan

From John F. Kennedy Airport (12 miles): Take the Belt Parkway West. Exit at Ocean Parkway North (exit 7B). Right on Ocean Parkway. Continue for approximately 4.3 miles and turn right at Foster Avenue. Continue for 3 traffic lights. Turn right on Westminster Road. Go 1 block and turn left on Glenwood Road. Go one block and turn left on Argyle Road. The Loralei is the 5th house on the right side of the street.

From La Guardia Airport (18 miles): Take the Grand Central Parkway (West) to the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (West). Exit left at the Prospect Expressway. Prospect Expressway becomes Ocean Parkway. Make a left on Foster Avenue. Continue on Foster Avenue for 3 traffic lights. Turn right on Westminster Road. Go 1 block and turn left on Glenwood Road. Go 1 block and turn left on Argyle Road. The Loralei is the 5th house on the right side of the street.

From Manhattan: Take the Q or B train to Brooklyn. Continue to “Newkirk Plaza”. (Do not take any other train lines to Newkirk Ave as this will take you to the wrong Newkirk Avenue station). Go up the stairs and exit the station through the left door. Turn left and continue walking to Foster Avenue (toward the Chase Bank). Turn right and walk 2 blocks to Argyle Road. Turn left on Argyle Road. We are the third house on the left side of the street.

From John F. Kennedy Airport, you can take the AirTrain JFK which connects with MTA New York City Transit subways and buses.

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