7 Minutes to SF! With Lockers! Steps to BART (F22)
7 Minutes to SF! With Lockers! Steps to BART (F22)

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1 bed
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Only steps from the BART station (simply cross the street) and 1 stop away from downtown San Francisco, this home is in the prime location for those planning to visit the Bay Area!

Each bedroom has four high quality memory foam beds for ultimate comfort as well as storage lockers! **This listing is for 1 or 2 people on full bed**

The home is similar to a hostel, with plenty of work space, private room for phone calls and meetings, high speed WiFi, and electronic locks for convenient check-in!

The space

** ROOM #2 - BED #2 - BOTTOM BUNK **

Our home is a unique gem in West Oakland, a Victorian house covered in artistic murals relating to the neighborhood, with awesome energy!

You only have to cross the street to reach the West Oakland BART station. Take the train one stop and you will be in San Francisco within 7 minutes!

Inside you will find a modern space full of light, which includes:

1. Fully equipped kitchen
2. Lockers to safely store your belongings
3. Shared living room
4. Private room for video calls and phone calls
5. Two Full Bathrooms
6. High Speed WiFi
7. Basic amenities, such as towels and linen

There are a TOTAL of 8-10 travelers from around the world inside of this home at the same time.

We arrange unique events for our guests, such as:
1. Bonfires
2. Jazz Piano Nights
3. Pasta / Soup Dinners
4. Movie nights in the backyard

This listing is for ONE individual, on a single bed.

Guest access

Guests have access to the entire first floor of the home.

Interaction with guests

We are always available to answer any questions guests may have.

Other things to note

After booking, check in information will be sent to the guests, which includes entrance codes and instructions for check-in and check-out.

- BART from West Oakland to the first stop of San Francisco is $3.20.
- It takes 7 minutes to reach SF.
- West Oakland BART is across the street from our home, a 1 minute walk.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Shared room

Amenities
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

Prices
Extra people $14 NZD / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $28 NZD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM

1. Every guest MUST check out of their bedroom by 11 AM on the day of checkout to accommodate the house cleaner. If not, guests will incur an additional fee.

2. Clean after yourself by washing and putting away dishes. Always place trash into trashcan.

3. Respectful quite hours begin at 10:30 PM on weekday nights and at 11:30 PM on weekend nights.

4. Absolutely no drug or alcohol use is permitted on or in the property. We pride ourselves in providing a safe and comfortable experience for all of our guests.

5. Only take your assigned bed, which will be sent to your AirBnB inbox. Taking someone else's bed will result in you incurring a fee.

6. Treat all individuals in the house with love and respect, no matter what race, religion, sex, age, or color. We are all human and share a home on this planet called Earth! :)

7. Respect and make room for the cleaner in the common areas when she arrives in the afternoon to clean. Her name is Norma, and she is awesome.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

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

35 Reviews

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Dan User Profile
September 2017
Our stay at Raquel’s was enjoyable for several reasons. First, the location of the house is very convenient if you are looking for quick transportation to San Francisco. The BART will take you there and back for around $7.00. Second, Raquel is really fun to chat with and get to know. Her philosophy on learning what she can from every life situation, and seeking adventure wherever she finds herself is both inspirational and enriching. Last, the other travelers in the house were enjoyable to learn from and get to know. We met people from literally all over the world during our stay. The only heads-up that I would give is that what you see is quite simply what you get. Each room has four beds in it, and you share the room with other travelers. Beyond the room is a kitchen that has the basics, and nothing more. If you are a low-maintenance traveler (who DOESN’T SNORE), then this is a good spot for you.

Toni User Profile
September 2017
The place is right at the train station so it doesn't take long to get to San Francisco. We didn't feel comfortable in the area but we didn't spend a lot of time there. The bathrooms could be cleaner and there were ants in the bedroom. There was no air conditioning in the room. It was really warm at night so we had to keep the windows open. The host was staying at the place but only communicated with us via text message. One of the staff members welcomed us very nicely and made sure he was there if we needed anything.

Tiffany User Profile
August 2017
The location and price were perfect! Definitely a good place to stay if visiting San Fran. And enjoyable to be with other travelers!

Gautej User Profile
August 2017
Easy check-in, AMAZING location, and safe place to park your rental car right by the BART, or better yet, just arrive here straight from the airport without even needed to book any transportation at all.

Tobias User Profile
August 2017
Raquel's place is very close to a metro station which brings you directly to downtown San Francisco. The area is ok and if you do not want to spend too much money and are ok with sleeping with strangers in one room, this is a good opportunity to stay in the San Francisco area. However, you should not have a problem with some bugs/ants, if you want to stay at this place.

Andrea User Profile
August 2017
Very nice place!! Recommended

Corinna User Profile
August 2017
It was like a hostel, so you share the room with other people. But everything was fine and Raquel really cares about her guests. Moreover you can reach SF really fast :)

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Oakland, California, United StatesJoined in August 2014
Raquel User Profile

Welcome to our hostel-homes!

We believe travel is enriched by sharing and growing our world knowledge with others. At our hostel-homes, travelers come together to make their travels even richer in many ways.

Our hostel-homes are located near the West Oakland BART station. From here you can explore the entire San Francisco Bay Area and meet other like-minded travelers from around the world.

Come have a comfortable night's rest at one of our locations, share a cup of tea and a story with another traveler, and explore the beauty of the San Francisco Bay Area.

We look forward to meeting you!
~ Raquel

Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 98%
Response time: within an hour

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