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Dickensian poor house (bleak, dismal room)

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Richard

Dickensian poor house (bleak, dismal room)

1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
Shared half-bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
Shared half-bath
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Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Richard is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Stuck at the bottom of socioeconomic ladder? Embrace your poverty. Rent a microscopic "bedroom" behind the laundry. Share a tiny bathroom with other household slaves. No shower. No TV. Meager breakfast scraps offered in exchange for grueling kitchen labor.

Amenities

Essentials
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Breakfast
Hangers

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 single bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events

Availability

16 Reviews

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Chelsea User Profile
Chelsea
November 2018
Your expectations will be blown away! Such wonderful people who offer great hospitality.
Ryan User Profile
Ryan
October 2018
Fantastic gem in the heart of a very charming town!
Ryan User Profile
Ryan
October 2018
Book this room...you will be pleasantly surprised! Delicious breakfast, great hospitality, and what a beautiful decor. Well worth the "risk"...looking forward to staying here again!
Martha User Profile
Martha
September 2018
this beautiful home with very welcoming hosts is a real gem in Hollidaysburg. I would highly recommend it to anyone for a stay on route, or as a getaway destination.
Shawn User Profile
Shawn
July 2018
Stayed here again because when you're poor, you don't have much of a choice, but... this is the BEST choice a poor man could make. Give it a try. You won't be disappointed.
Chris User Profile
Chris
June 2018
Great place. Very historic, I highly recommend.
Shawn User Profile
Shawn
June 2018
If you read the listing several times like I did and thought about it for a while, don't. Just do it. Stay here. You won't regret it. You'll come out a better human being. Guaranteed. I know i'm coming back, that's for sure!

Hosted by Richard

Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United StatesJoined in September 2009
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