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Lake Merritt Jewel

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Lake Merritt Jewel

3 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 private bath
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience90% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

This sunny, large, room is in the midst of everything Lake Merritt. One block off Grand Avenue, the space is quiet, clean, 5 minutes from downtown Oakland, 15 minutes from downtown San Francisco and 5 minutes from all food/retail shopping as well as eats and entertainment and a wonderful farmer's market on the weekend. With 2 play areas, a library, a horticultural center and Fairyland this cool little neighborhood caters to children too! Enjoy a walk everywhere Oakland!!!


Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 11AM


68 Reviews

Dave User Profile
September 2017
Gy was a great host. Extremely friendly an kind. She let us do our own thing with our own key's. The room is very large with a comfortable bed. Would love to stay again. Thanks again Gy
Zhaoheng User Profile
June 2018
Thanks for Green's host. Her house is so clean. And the location is also great! Very closed to a beautiful lake! The only problem is parking (street parking). We take half an hour to find a small lot. Bay area, you know that..
Tony User Profile
May 2018
Nice room, good location.
Alaia User Profile
May 2018
Gy was great at communicating before arriving, making sure that we were situated fully immediately upon arrival. She was very open and welcoming with the amenities in her home, but was gracious and respectful of privacy and separation in the shared home. Overall, great experience…
Marcos User Profile
May 2018
Everything was straightforward and simple. Clean house and good location by the lake. Neighborhood seems safe and very residential.
Charla User Profile
May 2018
Gy is extremely nice and welcoming. Her place is a five minute walk to the lake. It's a quiet neighborhood and Lyft came fast. The internet wasn't working the first day there but Gy was very responsive.
Marian User Profile
April 2018
Gy's place is wonderfully located close to Lake Merritt. The room is large and airy, with a convenient extra day bed and a kitchen right next door. It is on the second floor, so not recommended if stairs are an issue for you. But Gy herself is very clear about instructions and qu…

Hosted by Gy

Oakland, California, United StatesJoined in April 2016
Gy User Profile
70 Reviews
I am an African American, Christian female; mother and grandmother. I am a hospital employee and small business owner. I love people, cooking and community! A native New Yorker, "I'm respectful, ethical and morally strapped. I think your gonna like it here!
Languages: English
Response rate: 92%
Response time: within a few hours
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