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Sunny, Spacious Private Suite - East Side of PVD
Sunny, Spacious Private Suite - East Side of PVD
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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This private two-room suite, is a quiet oasis with lots of light, a large bedroom, separate living space, small eating area, and closets GALORE. Located on the East Side of Providence, the house is in walking distance to some of the best shops and restaurants in town. The space is perfect for long-term guests (graduate fellows, traveling nurses, medical residents, etc.), or couples looking for a weekend getaway enjoying all the food, sights, and culture Providence has to offer.

The space

WHAT MAKES IT A GREAT PLACE TO STAY?
Sunny and airy, this space is a welcome retreat for my long- and short-term guests. Located in the renovated attic of this almost 100-year-old cottage, the suite runs the full length of this single-family cottage giving it the spacious feel of an apartment. And the wall-to-wall Berber carpeting makes the entire space cozy and quiet.


IT'S A TWO-ROOM OASIS:
Three skylights and windows at either end provide loads of light and excellent ventilation when the weather is mild. The attic space has a separate heating zone and an A/C, which means guests control their heating and cooling comfort levels.

The stairs leading up to the space are just off the shared kitchen, which separates the suite from the rest of the house. Guests enter the suite through the living room space, which features a sleeper sofa, TV, and two large closets with built-in drawers for storing clothing. Next, enter the small eating area that separates the living room from the bedroom. Here you’ll find a small dinette set, a mini-fridge, and three drawers that store dishes, and provide a dry pantry for food items guests might want to keep upstairs. Dinnerware, mugs & glasses, utensils, and an electric kettle are also on hand. There’s also a third large closet here, which is ideal for storing suitcases, boxes, or additional hanging items.

The bedroom is the largest space in the suite and it features two skylights, blackout shades, a queen-sized bed, storage cube, work desk, and reading chair with a view into the quiet street. Bedding, towels, and a laundry hamper and basket for dirty clothes are all provided by the host.


GREAT LOCATION:
Brown University, RISD, Miriam Hospital, and the downtown area are all easily accessible by bike, bus, or walking, as is the shopping area in Wayland Square. There is a running path less than half a mile away on Blackstone Boulevard, and Swan Point Cemetery is a great place for a leisurely stroll where you can see names of former city (and state) leaders. It’s also where you can look for H.P. Lovecraft's grave.


HI-FIDELITY ENTERTAINMENT:
You’ll have access to high speed Wi-Fi, a high definition TV with a DVD player and slots for connecting a computer, Firestick or Chromecast to view broadband content.

Guest access

The kitchen and bathroom are located on the main level, and will be shared with the host. The laundry facilities are located in the basement. Long-term guests are encouraged to bring their own laundry supplies (detergent, dryer sheets, etc.)

Additionally, there’s a grill on the small deck that guests can use, and there’s also a table with chairs where you can enjoy a meal or work, and a hammock chair that's perfect for reading or just taking in a beautiful sunset.

Guests will be provided a key and will be shown how to activate the house-wide alarm system, which is set every night. There is a nominal fee for replacing lost keys.

Interaction with guests

Since I'm sharing space in my home, I will be around. Although I am a fairly private person, I'm always happy to help with questions about the neighborhood or Providence in general. I can tell you the great spots for food, fun, and relaxation in and around Providence. And, as a transplanted New Yorker, if you want a day trip to the city, I can tell you the best places to see in the Big Apple.

Other things to note

If you are traveling with a car, please notify let me know prior to your arrival. There is off-street parking for one vehicle in the driveway, or on-street parking with a parking permit, weather permitting.


Amenities
Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wireless Internet

Prices
Extra people $49 NZD / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $106 NZD
Security Deposit $352 NZD
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price $99 NZD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa 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 12PM (noon) - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Respect my space, and I'll respect yours - it's that easy. This is my home, so I hope you'll understand that it should not be treated like a hotel.

There is no smoking in the house, but if you must smoke, you can do it outside on the patio away from the windows and back door, being sure to properly extinguish and dispose of all cigarette butts in the exterior garbage can.

No pets are allowed.

Quiet hours: Midnight - 7am.
During these hours, please refrain from loud phone conversations and TV play, or from doing laundry (my bedroom is directly over the laundry area of the basement).

If you are staying for a week or longer, helping with upkeep of the kitchen each week is greatly appreciated, especially if you cook. Please do not to leave dishes in the sink more than one day. Guests who stay for 15 days or more are also responsible for vacuuming the guest space.

ADDITIONAL VISITORS
Guests are welcome to have visitors as long as they provide the host with ample notice (7 days minimum). Overnight visitors (other than spouses) are limited to 2-night stays. No more than 2 overnight visitors at a time.

CHECK OUT RULES
1. Remove ALL trash prior to checking out.
This means emptying the trash can that is provided in your space, as well as using the recycling and regular garbage cans outside for getting rid of waste like cans, bottles, and paper packaging.

2. Empty out the refrigerator completely.
If you have food you want to leave behind, please leave it with the host, or let her know that you've left food in the mini-fridge.

3. Remove all bedding from the bed and place in the hamper provided.
Used towels should also go into the hamper.

4. Put everything back the way you've found it.
If you've moved any of the furniture, please return the space to how it was at check-in.

5. Report any spills, stains, or damage PRIOR to your check out. Damage found after a guest checks out will be charged a security deposit.

6. Leave key with the host, or place in lockbox or mail slot after setting house alarm and securing the house.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Yilan User Profile
August 2017
This is a place where the pickiest person cannot even say a negative word. The whole second floor is all for you, with windows from the ceiling showing you a square of starry sky. The room is warmly decorated, with any items you could imagine: TV sets, a small refrigerator, tooth brushes, towels, and so on... I feel like I'm enjoying a VIP service in a hotel. The neighborhood is peaceful and safe, and everything is clean and in a good order. I would want to come here again! My best airbnb experience by far!
Felicia User Profile
Response from Felicia:
It was my pleasure, Yilan! I enjoyed our conversations and hope your school year is off to a great start!
August 2017

Chelsea User Profile
May 2017
We stayed with Felicia for my 5 year reunion at Brown. We had such a great stay! Her place is beautiful and perfect. Private, yet homey. The room is a converted attic with both sleeping and living areas. Check in went well despite a delayed train. Check out was a breeze. We had a back entrance to come and go as needed. My brother and his girlfriend even stayed for one night and Felicia made up a bed for them on the futon. Our walk to campus was about 30 minutes--a little longer than expected, but very easy with Uber/Lyft. I would definitely stay again!

Joseph User Profile
April 2017
The host canceled this reservation 52 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Sarah User Profile
April 2017
I was at Felicia's a little more than a week; and it was great. She herself is very sweet and helpful, and the place is so much brighter and larger than the pictures show. I was there in Providence at a beautiful time of the year; and when I mentioned to Felicia then I love seeing the forsythia – next thing I knew she had added a sprig of it to the vice with the hyacinths. All in all, a lovely spot and a great day!

Tosha User Profile
April 2017
Felicia is an amazing host! She is a genuine and kind person and made my stay very welcoming and comfortable! I stayed for 12 weeks and no complaints! Being from Indiana and incredibly unfamiliar with the New England area, she made great suggestions for everything!! She is in a great location which was a positive for me! Highly recommend her for any length of stay!

Ying User Profile
December 2016
This was my first Airbnb experience, I stayed at Felicia’s place for four months. I really enjoyed it. I had my own living room and bedroom. They were quite, super comfortable, spacious, and beautiful. I can cook my favorite Chinese food at the kitchen which I shared with Felicia. Felicia is a friendly host; she often gives me a ride to markets and school. In addition, the location of her place is perfect, not only very close to the bus station, but also lots to do within walking distance. I cannot imagine how my stay could have been better! A wonderful place in a safe neighborhood with a nice host! Hope I can stay at Felicia’s place again when I visit Providence.
Felicia User Profile
Response from Felicia:
You were an excellent guest! If you and Jeffery ever would like to return to Rhode Island, I would be so very happy to host you! Thank you for a lovely review!
December 2016

Tarik User Profile
August 2016
Felicia is a very welcoming, friendly and helpful person. She will work hard to make her guest feel comfortable. The house/pictures are as described. Very quite place/neighborhood perfect for those who want to study, work or just relax. I totally recommend this place.

Providence, Rhode Island, United StatesJoined in June 2012
Felicia User Profile

I live and work in Providence, RI where I am a lapsed artist and freelance Digital Strategist. I am an avid photographer, who loves to travel. I've spent time in Scandinavia, Italy, London, Mexico, Southern France, and Brazil. I consider myself an active introvert, in that I love observing and photographing people on my travels. I first discovered Airbnb when I took my mom to Paris for the first time in 2012. It was a wonderful experience, and I hope that as a host, I'll provide a warm, welcoming, and relaxing experience for my guests. As a host, I'll do my best to be informative and helpful, while also giving my guests privacy and space. I'm pretty low-key, but also social and want guests to feel comfortable and safe.

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