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Open living room/dining room/kitchen on main floor of our two story apartment.View of dining area and cozy living room from kitchen. Stairway to your guest room and private bathroom downstairs are to the right of the bookshelf.
Private room in apartment

Spacious West Town room near downtown!

Spacious West Town room near downtown!

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Sparkling clean8 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

West Town apt. off Chicago Ave. Spacious, quiet BR & bath are on the garden level of our 2 story apt, adjacent to my art studio & below the main floor. Tiled floor BR w/area rugs has a comfortable queen size Stearns and Foster real bed. Optional additional air mattress ($50 extra per guest after first 2.) Provided: Hot pot, cups, tea, fan/heater, & fresh towels, shampoo & hairdryer in bathroom with tub and shower.

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace
Hangers
Dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

43 Reviews

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Ni User Profile
Ni
May 2018
I love staying here and definetely its our first choice of accommodation if we come back to Chicago. Helen is very helpful and interesting, her room and facilities are just like a hotel which providing useful information like map, transportation, some recommendation spots. The pl…
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
I’m glad you enjoyed your stay! It was so nice to meet you!
May 2018
Evan User Profile
Evan
May 2018
I had a very comfortable and convenient stay in Helen's place! It felt great to have such privacy (with a floor of the house to yourself, basically). The bed was incredibly comfortable, the room was spacious, and the electric kettle/tea bags were good to have after waking up. The…
Lulu User Profile
Lulu
May 2018
In the basement, a bit cold. 10 minutes walk to the subway. Nice host.
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Temperature can be adjusted at any time by guests who have access to the thermostat. We also have a space heater/fan in the room.
May 2018
Jerry User Profile
Jerry
May 2018
A little noise from the street, but nothing excessive in a big city. No other issues encountered.
Maxine User Profile
Maxine
May 2018
Fantastic location and very friendly hosts! Hope the cat wasn't nearly as grumpy as advertised. A superb value and we'll definitely stay here again the next time we're in Chicago.
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Thanks! It was great having you here!
May 2018
Elizabeth User Profile
Elizabeth
April 2018
We enjoyed our vacation staying at Helen's place. It was in a convenient location to visit River North and the Loop. All the basic amenities were provided, and we had plenty privacy while staying on the bottom floor. Although our schedules did not line up, and we were not able to…
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
I’m glad you found our home convenient, Elizabeth. That was the first time we’ve ever heard firecrackers in our neighborhood besides 4th If July, so it was quiet unusual!
April 2018
Paul User Profile
Paul
April 2018
Helen’s place is great! Short work to the ‘L’, nice neighbourhood, and the bed is Fantastic!!! Thanks again Helen!
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Great to meet you Paul! Glad you were comfortable!!
April 2018

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Chicago, Illinois, United StatesJoined in December 2010
Helen User Profile
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Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, I am an artist who now lives in Chicago and I have a studio at the Bridgeport Art Center that I share with my partner Jeff. Baby Boomers, we are both painters and sculptors and Jeff is a master printmaker. We have an elderly cat named …
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Response time: within an hour
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Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Great West Town location with easy, quick transportation to downtown, the Loop. Great variety of restaurants in the area and I provide a list of eateries within walking distance of our apartment inclu…

Getting around

We are conveniently located one block off of Chicago Avenue where the #66 bus will take you to Michigan Avenue or where you can catch the Blue Line about a half mile from our home over toward the Loop…

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