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Serene Garden Retreat

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Serene Garden Retreat

Entire apartment
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great location
100% 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, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


103 Reviews

Chris & Amanda User Profile
Chris & Amanda
November 2018
Adorable place. The garden and sound of running water from the fountain was a nice peaceful touch. The entryway to the place was dark at night for my elderly mom however, I would stay here again.
Pauline User Profile
November 2018
Renee's place is ideally located-- on a quiet street but close to shops and restaurants in the Gourmet Ghetto. The place was quaint and very clean. Would stay again!
Sam User Profile
December 2018
Lovely little bolt hole in a garden full of wildlife! Quiet street but very close to a wonderful part of Berkeley. Would book again!
John User Profile
November 2018
A lovely place. Definitely comfortable for one or two people. Beautiful touches. Clean and up to date. Easy walk to great food. Met all my needs and more.
Jose Luiz User Profile
Jose Luiz
November 2018
We really enjoyed the serene garden. Great place to stay close in North Berkeley close to a lot of nice places.
Farrel User Profile
October 2018
Very clean, quiet and welcoming. Kitchen well stocked with dishes, cooking pans and basics. Rose is quick to respond to questions. We enjoyed having the quiet garden space. Very convenient to shopping, restaurants and University of California Berkeley campus. We especially enjoye…
Thor User Profile
October 2018
Clean and cozy 1 bedroom apartment in quiet neighborhood. Close to great restaurants, but far enough away from the busy Berkeley hotspots. We’d definitely stay here again.

Hosted by Rose

Albany, California, United StatesJoined in July 2011
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130 Reviews
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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%
Response time: within an hour
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