About This Listing
Welcome! We have shared accommodation, as well as private guest rooms to serve you!
Accommodation: Queen sized bed in the Salt Lake City Downtown Neighborhood--right in the middle of all that's weird and wonderful about Salt Lake City. We can also add an additional twin bed with advance notice.
Your bed is in the Forest Room, on the main level of the main house. There is a full bath and kitchen. We have a large garden, sun-room and patio complete with fire-pit and grill as well as indoor commons area with TV for movie nights. We invite you to hang out anywhere and as much as you like.
Come enjoy Salt Lake City downtown...it's a cornucopia of funky and independent shops, galleries, bars & restaurants as well as large scale shopping centers and grocers. We've got amazing breweries; Epic, Uinta, Wasatch, Squatters, amazing Thai at Chanon Thai, several incredible pizzerias such as Settebello's Napoliana style pizza, a tea shop, 2 French bakeries, the delicious Banbury Cross Donuts, all within a few blocks. Catch a flick at the Broadway theatre, live music at the Urban Lounge or a show at Capitol Theater.
We have frequent block sized art gallery strolls. Check to see if there's one during your stay. Downtown Alliance Farmer's Market is every Saturday from June until October. You'll see washboard bands, teen violinists, bicycle pianos, Native American drumming circles at liberty park, fab art and funky attire all within walking distance of our front door.
Portions of the Urban farm are dedicated to well... farming. Feel free to check out our quirky birds and see what the garden is growing. Also, we are pet friendly!
We are on several major bus lines and one block from a designated city bike share route. By car we are 10-15 minutes from the airport, City Creek Mall, Temple Square and the Salt Palace Convention Center.
Feel free to stay as long as you like...we want our home to feel like home to you while you're here!
Guests should expect fresh linens and towels, complimentary coffee, fresh free-range organic chicken and duck eggs, complimentary Wifi. Guests will have a house manual with instructions, FAQ and local guide.
-Trolley/Train ("TRAX") line: 1/2 block
-Wholefoods: 2 blocks
-Smiths Marketplace: 1/2 blocks
-Trolley Square: 2 blocks
-SLC Public Library: 1 block
-LDS Temple Square: 13 blocks
-City Creek Shopping Center: 12 blocks
-Harmon's Grocery Store: 12 blocks
-Major bus lines: 1/2 block
-University of Utah: (5 min drive)
-SLC Int'l Airport: (10 min drive)
Lastly, this is a full home. It is likely you will other guests and housemates. We do our best to accommodate everyone. As such we have among the lowest rates in town. I will say that our home is not the Ritz. If you expect that then you may be disappointed. We've been told we have a hostel feel. This is the feel we are going for and these are the types of guests we hope to attract. If you are going to be rude or critical of our home then please book at a hotel. If you are going to be down to earth, friendly, respectful and communicative then we do our best to do the same and we would love to host you :)
If you need an additional twin bed let me know a week prior to your arrival and I can put it in the room
Feel free to park on the street but watch for the no parking sign. There is also one little parking drive in front of the house. Alternatively you may park in our backyard lot. Access is to the south of the house adjacent to us and then around back.
Interaction with Guests
We are open and friendly to interact with guests. Engage with us and we are likely to engage back :) Please know that we are not traveling as are you. We are here living our day to day. If we seem busy it is not because we are ignoring you or unfriendly, but likely just distracted. We will always try our best to say hi.
We are so close to everything. I love being able to walk everywhere I need to go.
Other Things to Note
Also, we are pet friendly!
Deadbolts to the house are to be locked upon entry and exit.
If keys are not returned it is a $20 charge
Mutual respect is all that is asked. Let us know if we can accommodate you in any way.
House specifics are located in the kitchen.
The listing was close to everything, comfortable bed and a good value. Brent was helpful in providing places to visit in the surrounding area and was there to greet me and show me around the place,
We had a great stay in this room. Very convenient and easy to set up the reservation. Brent was super kind and helpful even though we arrived very late in the night. Only a quick stay, but definitely worthwhile. Thanks!
We loved the stay at Brent's house. The house was well located and full of artistic details. We slept well and had eggs for breakfast and it was great!
I was in SLC for a conference and wanted to stay in the downtown area. Brent's home was perfect and maximum 30 minute walk from anywhere I needed to go. I also used uber and lyft which were very inexpensive ($3-$5) to get downtown. It is conveniently located near a whole foods and another grocery store.
I believe that in the description of the house location, it is said to be akin to a hostel which was accurate. It seemed like there were several guests staying there at the same time that I was there but this was not bothersome. Everyone seemed to keep to themselves. Brent welcomed me and others to "make ourselves at home" which felt easy to do.
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About the Host, Brent
I have been in Salt Lake City for 5 years now. I build furniture, restore things, travel, snowboard, cook, garden and enjoy being social. I have 5 quirky ducks, 20 hilarious chickens, two cuddly cats and two bunnies.
I want you to feel at home so I'll do what I can to prepare you for a comfortable and easy stay. I'll help with any questions you may have of the city or neighborhood.
I speak Italian and Spanish. I speak French at intermediate level.
In life, I believe in communication, respect and freedom.
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