Cozy room in hip, historic Uptown Kingston
Hosted by Mercedes
Mercedes is the host.Mercedes is a superhost.
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 shared baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 shared baths
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My home is within walking distance to restaurants with indoor, outdoor and deck dining, gastro pubs, Keegan Ales and the Stockade Tavern, cafes and Outdated , a Saturday farmer's market, Trailways bus station, Kingston Smorgasburg, art galleries, music venues including BSP, historic landmarks and great views of the Catskills.
There is incredible hiking, skiing and access to the Hudson river, lakes and streams all nearby. There are also bike, ski, and kayak rentals in town.

The space

This is a cozy 10X16 space with a covered veranda overlooking the back yard for use as weather permits. There is a small seating area, coffee table, a hot water kettle, supplies for tea or instant coffee, as well as a small fridge. The bathroom is steps from the room.

Guest access

Guests have access to the parlour which serves as a great space for conversation and relaxing.

Interaction with guests

I am very social by nature but completely respect the preferences of my guests. I am happy to share my extensive knowledge of Kingston as well as the surrounding areas. I am an avid hiker, cycler, kayaker and overall lover of nature as well as the vast array of culinary, and cultural opportunities that are at our disposal.

Other things to note

I am always available by text if I am not on the property.
I also have pets on the property.


Amenities
Air conditioning
TV
Wireless Internet
Iron

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Weekly Discount: 21%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM

- I will consider pets as long as they are friendly, house trained and are not left unattended.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - Rooms are second servings floor.
Pet(s) live on property - I have 2 indoor/outdoor cats as well as a mini-schnauzer/poodle mix.
Some spaces are shared

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 1 night.

35 Reviews

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Mara User Profile
October 2017
Location was great for my one night stay! Mercedes was easy to communicate with, allowed for early check-in, and the town was super charming.

Shannon User Profile
October 2017
Great place! Mercedes made us feel right at home! Her place is a quick walk to restaurants and bars and a great brewery, Keegan ales! Bed was more comfortable than my bed at home!mini fridge in room and coffee. It was perfect :) Would definitely stay here again!
Mercedes User ProfileMercedes is a superhost.
Response from Mercedes:
Happy you enjoyed your stay!! Would look forward to hosting you again! Mercedes
October 2017

Amanda User Profile
October 2017
Great stay! Location was perfect for a wedding at the Senate Garage. Room was quirky with different objects and pictures. Cool house. Great communication from Mercedes. Clean room at a wonderful value. She left us coffee, snacks, and tea. We would definitely recommend!

Jacki User Profile
September 2017
Great place to stay

Ellen User Profile
September 2017
Nice part of town, some cool places to eat nearby, but the wifi was really unreliable.
Mercedes User ProfileMercedes is a superhost.
Response from Mercedes:
We had been having wifi issues as I mentioned, and had our cable provider assess the situation this past week. A new router was an easy fix. Apologies for any inconvenience.
September 2017

V User Profile
September 2017
I had a very pleasant stay at Mercedes place. It's convenient to restaurants and the check in process was very chill. Mercedes AirBnb's two spaces in her home and there are two upstairs shared bathrooms. If you are uber into privacy, know that it is an old house and the bedroom door doesn't fully shut, not that it swings open willy nilly. Room has cute bedding and nice lighting and little mini fridge which is great.
Mercedes User ProfileMercedes is a superhost.
Response from Mercedes:
Thanks for your comments, V. The bedroom door does shut and lock, occasionally, however, summer humidity can cause the door to swell and require a bit of effort to close completely. I have arranged for a carpenter to come and remedy this seasonal issue. - Mercedes
September 2017

Melissa User Profile
September 2017
We had a really lovely stay at Mercedes’ home. Her house is beautiful, spacious, pleasant, and well situated. Our room was very nicely made up for us, with coffee, tea, magazines, toiletries, and useful information. The bed was super comfortable. We had access to a balcony overlooking a serene garden. We also had shared access to two full bathrooms in great condition. Mercedes was terrific. She was very accessible for us to ask questions, made sure all logistics were worked out in advance, and offered advice on siteseeing in Kingston. Mercedes has lots of experience as an Airbnb host, which is nice and very helpful. And, of course, she has a wonderful dog and pair of cats, all of whom were lovely and very nice to us. They were the highlight of the stay!

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Kingston, New York, United StatesJoined in February 2014
Mercedes User ProfileMercedes is a superhost.

I am very social and enjoy a big world view having lived and traveled extensively abroad beginning at a very young age. I am enjoying my 14th year as a public high school science teacher in Poughkeepsie, focused on educating our immigrant population. I lived on Manhattan's Upper West Side for 17 years, attended NYU, then worked in both the corporate finance and entertainment industries - diversity has been a constant thread through all aspects of my life.
I very much enjoy sharing my home and passion for the Hudson Valley with those that I meet by chance or intention.

Languages: Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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