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About this listing

I offer a private serene room in a beautiful house in Silicon Valley. It comes with a shared bathroom with tub and shower and lots of free street parking.
There is a family room, a fire place to hang out, and a relaxing patio.

The space

I offer a private serene room in a beautiful house in Silicon Valley. The room comes with a shared bathroom with tub and shower and lots of free street parking. The room could comfortably fit two people.

There is a family room and a fire place to hang out, as well as a relaxing patio and two decks for enjoyable outside seating. I am an easy going, open-minded, well-traveled person, who enjoys good company and conversations.

The house is in a quiet neighborhood in Emerald Hills. Restaurant and shops are within 2-10 minutes driving distance. I offer free wireless internet, a library with TV, and coffee or tea if needed. Please don't expect absolute perfection though, because the price reflects what expectations should be. The hotel room prices in this area are $165 per night for a single room for three-star accommodations.

I love eating out and have lots of good recommendations for ethnic restaurants on the peninsula as well as in San Francisco.

There is easy access to 280 and 101 and you are within minutes in Palo Alto/Stanford. San Francisco is a 35 - 40 minute ride by car depending on traffic. SFO is 25 minutes away and there is Caltrain access.

Guest Access

Guest access

Guest have access to the kitchen with all the necessities for cooking and the refrigerator. They also have access to the laundry machine.
Guests are welcome to ask me for anything they need. I'm the kind of person who has just about everything on hand - my mother always said I should open a neighborhood store! But for my Airbnb guests, I won't charge anything of course.
Obviously, as well, absolutely everything that a top hotel would provide, like comb, razor, toothbrush and toothpaste, sewing kit (am I missing anything?) will be provided, just ask.

Interaction with guests

I interact with my guests as much as they want me to. I pride myself on having a sixth sense of what people want. A lot of the time it's privacy, so I provide a lot of quiet and privacy for my guests.

Other things to note

Parking to the right or in front of the house would be $5, because I have limited parking available. However, there is free street parking too.


The space
Accommodates: 1
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 5PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 1PM
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Keypad

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: 42
Security Deposit: 282
Weekly Discount: 10%
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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 5PM - 12AM (midnight)

Only Airbnb guests are allowed on the premises. There's a $25 fee for additional overnight guests.
Laundry is $5 per load for washer and everything else is provided free of charge.

Guests who create an unpleasant atmosphere in the house may be asked to leave.

Parking in front of the house costs $2 per day, but there is parking in the street if that spot is taken.

Please, NO FOOD and NO EATING in the rooms. I don't want ant and rodent problems. You are welcome, however, to use the kitchen or the decks outside when the weather is warm.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Availability
1 night minimum stay

19 Reviews

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Jonathan User Profile
March 2017
The GOOD(s): - Maylen and everybody is this house is really friendly - The house is located in a really good neighborhood. The CONs: - This house is well OVERCROWDED. I haven't had the chance to meet everybody that lived at the house but I would guess between 8 to 12 people. - You're paying mostly for the room. There are so many people in the house that is practically impossible to receive guests or hangout in the living room (2 people are sharing the downstairs living room, and the upstairs living room is mostly for naps to whoever wants to take a nap). - Watch out to overnight guest fees! Overnight guest fees are $10/night only payable in CASH and not through AirBnB. Forget and you'll get a "friendly" reminder - DIRTY! Unfortunately keeping a place like that clean is nearly impossible with so many people sharing the same common places. Kitchen is used as bathroom and the bathrooms themselves are disgusting. - A lot of CARPETS! Okay this is not really a CON but I just thought it was interesting to share. The house is full of carpets everywhere (It personally didn't bother me but I know it will bother a lot of people). - NO SECURITY. I opened one of the drawers in my room one night, turns out the drawer has a child security system. Long story short, after trying to close the drawer for 10 minutes I gave up and decided to leave it open for the rest of my stay. One night, I come back and the drawer is closed!!!

Anastasios User Profile
December 2016
Place suitable for business trips like mine. Friendly people in the house. Beautiful and peaceful location.

Richard User Profile
October 2016
Maylen did a great job of communicating with me and that made me feel comfortable. This was my first AirBnb. The house is on a beautiful street in quiet Redwood City. This was a nice economical place for me to stay for a week. I really enjoyed being in such a nice neighborhood, but keep in mind you would want a car to get around. This is not walkable to any services.

Steven User Profile
September 2016
It was accurate and nice. Thank you!

Stephen User Profile
September 2016
The location was easy to access and comfortable for the short time I was there. Communication was perfect.

Ziyue User Profile
August 2016
It is perfect. One room, quite, clean bathroom. Would stay here next time.

Han User Profile
May 2016
The host canceled this reservation 12 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

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San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in July 2013
Maylen User Profile

I'm from France, love to hike, read

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

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