Only red building in the area, makes it easy to spot.Your room!

Private room

1 guest

1 bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Hey there! Gwen and I just graduated from St. Olaf College and moved to Minneapolis. We live in a cozy apartment with a stunning skyline view. We have a small guest bedroom with a comfy bed. Come stay with us and we'll make you feel at home, away from home :)

The space

Our apartment building is up there among some of the oldest buildings in the area. That means it has lots of character! We are in the process of giving our home a face lift and so far we are happy with the progress. Overall, the apartment has wood floors, wood moulding, a very open layout, and lots of natural lighting which are all aspects we fell in love with! Your room is a small room with a comfy twin sized bed and a beautiful skyline view. Hope you feel comfortable here :)

Guest access

Full access to our kitchen, dining room, living room, bathroom, and your own room. Feel free to use any of the amenities in those areas! Also, there is a washer and dryer in a different area of the building you can use - $1.50 per cycle. We want you to feel like our space is your space :)

We have a spare key for you to use so you may come and go as you please! If you lose the key we will require that you pay for our locks to be changed.

Caution: It is a second floor apartment and the steps are a bit steep.

Interaction with guests

We enjoy getting to know our guests! Also happy to give you space if you prefer. Between the two of us we are quick to respond to messages via Airbnb chat and/or texting. We are both very busy though as we have full time jobs, so don't feel bad if you don't see one or the other with us very much.

Other things to note

We have a 1 year old cat, Freyja. And a new, 11 week old kitten, Athena. They are bothvery friendly and have a lot of energy! Must be comfortable around cats.

New addition! A Ball Python named Loki. If you are uncomfortable with snakes, it's not a problem. Ball Pythons are nocturnal so he spends most of his time hidden. If you are interested in seeing/holding him just ask one of us and we are happy to take him out. He's very shy, but friendly.

The space
Accommodates: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 1PM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Public spaces should be kept neat, but your room does not need to be. Do not take anything that is not yours, that includes food and beverages. Drinking is fine, just don't make a fool of yourself. No smoking indoors, outside is okay. Respect quieter hours when one or both of us is sleeping. Any aggressive behavior towards our cat will not be tolerated. Overall, just respect that this is our home and our lives :)



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Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

42 Reviews

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Garrett User Profile
June 2017
Gwen and Emma have a serious commitment to providing great prompt service. Their residence is very clean with a great view and a nice back porch for relaxing. Their cats can be feisty but not invasive. Overall, I would stay here again because it's affordable, quiet, scenic, and cozy. Thanks again Gwemma.

Julia User Profile
June 2017
Staying with Emma & Gwen was very pleasant! Gwen picked me for a smale rate from the airpot up! Thanks a lot for that! I only stayed there for 2 nights,but It was perfect for sigthseeing! Gwen & Emma are wonderful girls and their cats are very cute :-) Thank you for staying with you!!

Sandra User Profile
June 2017
Gwen gave me a very warm welcome and showed me around and explained all the details. I met Emma later during my stay and she was equally as welcoming to me. Their home was a perfect location for me. I had a full schedule each day and needed only to land at the end of each. The room was simple, comfortable and perfect for my needs. The view of the Minneapolis skyline out my bedroom window was wonderful! I will definitely attempt to stay there again when I return.

Kevin User Profile
May 2017
Great place! Close to great breweries and the downtown!

New User Profile
May 2017
Very nice hosts.

Kathleen User Profile
May 2017
I was barely at the apartment but it was exactly what I needed, super cute place with a super cute kitty to match. Airport pick up was great I and there were cheap ubers to where I needed to be, thanks

Matt User Profile
May 2017
Great hosts, friendly cat, fast wifi. Inexpensive and cozy apartment near several cool spots.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States · Joined in December 2016
Emma (& Gwen) User Profile
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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