Van Buren B&B, an Ottawa Family Retreat Property


Entire rental unit hosted by Mark

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A common area with Wi-Fi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Free cancellation before 3:00 pm on 1 Aug.


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Quaint pet friendly one bedroom just south of the river but close enough to walk to downtown restaurants, shopping, and events such as the Wine and Jazz Fest, Oktoberfest, Kringle Market and much more. Just a few blocks from the I&M canal path for walking or biking, and a quicks drive to Starved Rock State Park and Skydive Chicago. This property is duplex and you have a private upstairs apartment, with private entrance. Downstairs has full time tenants who take care of the property for us.

The space
This is a freshly rehabbed property as of Jan 2021, and we created it from the ground up with travelers in mind. Your hosts have a passion for travel and hosting, so we have done our best to pack the most bang for the buck into an economy stay, and provide you with not just basics, but true comfort and a few little added luxuries as well.

The bedroom is appointed with a new queen sized memory foam mattress, and quality linens. 100% light blocking curtains over 100% light block shades are perfect for shift workers. All other windows are equipped with light blocking shades as well to help facilitate a restful stay.

Whether you are coming to Ottawa for a weekend of hiking, wine tasting, or skydiving, or an extended stay while working in the area, we hope to provide you with a quality and comfortable home away from home.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed
Common space
1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
45" HDTV with Netflix, Roku, Amazon Prime Video
Free washing machine – In unit
Window AC unit
Hair dryer

7 nights in Ottawa

6 Aug 2022 - 13 Aug 2022

4.83 out of 5 stars from 35 reviews


Where you’ll be

Ottawa, Illinois, United States

Hosted by Mark

  1. Joined in September 2020
  • 35 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Hello! I'm a small town transplant currently living in the Windy City. Though I live in Chicago, Ottawa is my second home during the skydiving season. Inspired by my partner, I joined this community of hosts to help smooth the path of travelers passing through. I'm a runner, skydiver, tech nerd, board game geek and foodie. When traveling, I really appreciate staying at well-appointed abodes that show the attention to detail the hosts have. I strive to provide the same for my guests. I also love to hear about where folks are coming from and heading to.
Hello! I'm a small town transplant currently living in the Windy City. Though I live in Chicago, Ottawa is my second home during the skydiving season. Inspired by my partner, I j…


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During your stay

We do not live on property, but are always available by phone. The downstairs long term tenants care take for the property, if you have an emergency need.

Mark is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy