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Serene Garden Retreat

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Serene Garden Retreat

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean15 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Open the gate to a lush garden beneath a towering coastal redwood and find a cozy & gracious home away from home. Come enjoy our beautifully remodeled centrally located garden apartment. You can retreat from the busyness of everyday life and, within a few minutes walk, step back into the bustle of North Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto.

We pay a 14% Transient Occupancy Tax to the City of Berkeley, registered under license# ZcSTR2017 number 76, which is included in the list price.


Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


91 Reviews

Michelle User Profile
September 2018
Renee’s place is truly a garden retreat. The backyard is serene And makes you feel like you are at a retreat. The place was very comfortable for me, my girlfriend and my dog. Thanks, Renee!
Peggy User Profile
September 2018
Comfortable, clean apartment on lower level of house with private entrance and beautiful, lust garden. We would definitely stay here again!
Jason User Profile
August 2018
We ABSOLUTELY LOVED your place! The garden, and the fountain, were FANTASTIC! I saw so many hummingbirds. Loved the fireplace also. Really a fantastic space, strongly recommend.
Cathy User Profile
August 2018
The location of Rose and Renee's place was very convenient for getting to our Berkeley freshman's co-op. Everything about the amenities they provided was thoughtful and so appreciated, from the amazing shower to the wine, coffee and treats laid out so invitingly. If there was a…
Sandra User Profile
August 2018
The house was very cozy and clean. The garden was very relaxing. I enjoyed drinking my coffee and breakfast that you provided for my daughter and myself. I wish I had more time to spend in the house. I defenitely recommend this guess house to everyone.
Daniele User Profile
August 2018
Calm and peaceful place to stay! Exactly as described-we loved the garden and the easy walk to so many things in Berkeley.
Ulrike User Profile
August 2018
Serene Garden Retreat is just the right name for this wonderful place - the apartment was quiet, clean and very well equipped. We enjoyed our short stay there - thank you very much!

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Albany, California, United StatesJoined in July 2011
Rose User Profile
123 Reviews
2 References
Rose is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I grew up in San Francisco, lived for 15 years in DC, Maryland and Abu Dhabi, and am now back in the Bay Area. I love to be outside and fixing up old things to make them beautiful again. Can't live without friends. They're all over the world, it's hard to keep up with them, but w…
Languages: Hindi
Response rate: 100%
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