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Homes 4 Hackers Room w/ Gigabit Fiber #2

Homes 4 Hackers Room w/ Gigabit Fiber #2

1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath

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The space

This is the second airbnb room in the Homes for Hackers program and is available much less frequently than the other dedicated airbnb room in the house. This room is usually unavailable because a tech startup entrepreneur in the program is using it. Since the other room is rented on Airbnb much more frequently, it has many more reviews available, where you can get a better idea of what a stay at the hacker house is like. Check it out here:

We've made full use of (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Fiber throughout the house for you to test out your latest app, startup idea or consumer hardware on a gigabit fiber-optic network. We have a total of 18 ethernet jacks positioned in 7 different rooms in the house to plug directly into a hard line, accessing (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Fiber. We typically experience upload & download speeds of 800-900 Mbps with the ethernet hard wired line and around 150 Mbps using the wifi access throughout the house. The hacker house is also located one block south of the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Fiber Space, where different uses and installations of (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Fiber are showcased daily.

A 3D tour of the inside of the hacker house is also available if you search for the house with (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Maps > Street View.

Excellent collaborative opportunity to bounce ideas off of other entrepreneurs and hackers that are also staying in the house. In fact, by renting this room you are directly supporting startups and entrepreneurs in Kansas City. Homes for Hackers is also a member of the KC Startup Village, around a dozen startups in a 2 block radius, including the 3 startups at this location. Find out more at HomesForHackerscom & kcstartupvillageorg.

Plenty of desk space around the house to work, with whiteboard in common rooms.

The bathroom is shared. The accommodation itself is very basic. Kitchen is fully equipped and available for your use but breakfast is not included.

Ample parking spaces. Walking distance to the Country Club Plaza upscale shopping area and Westport restaurants/bars/coffee shops.

This room is located upstairs and the stairway is quite steep, so please bear that in mind when considering it.

Free parking on premises
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 single bed
House Rules

- Don't do anything illegal in the house
- Please don't have girlfriends/boyfriends sleep at the house without prior permission.
- Please clean up after making food in the kitchen within a couple hours.
- Please don't leave the coffeepot on
- If you use anything in the kitchen, please make sure you leave it clean.
- The sewer pipes are REALLY old. Please don't flush anything except paper and poop down the toilet. Flush often and please don't use a lot of paper to overload the system.


16 Reviews

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Theodore User Profile
December 2017
Great place, great host. The place is clean, in a great spot to go to either Westport or the Plaza, the host was friendly and the other guest were great too. Would definitely recommend.

Bob User Profile
November 2017
As you would expect, the wifi was excellent. There were two other residents during my stay and they were both nice, and it was actually really quiet. I would stay here again.

Kim User Profile
October 2017
Good stay. Open communications with host

Drinnan User Profile
September 2017

Morgan User Profile
August 2017
Good place to stay temporarily.

Benjamin User Profile
August 2017
This is a great place close to everything in KC. Good internet and accommodations.

Amber User Profile
May 2017
Great place, good location.

Hosted by Brandon

Kansas City, Missouri, United StatesJoined in July 2013
Brandon User Profile
130 Reviews
I'm a photographer/web developer/entrepreneur. Currently I travel a lot on photography assignments and I'm really enjoying it. I'm a laid back easy going guy.
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