Full size bed, alarm clock/radio with dual USB portsWindow faces back yard
Perks & Pampering in Aurora #2

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Africa decor from Nairobi Kenya. This room has a full size bed with topper, comfy chair, chest with ample drawer space, desk with chair and a small closet. There are under bed storage bags if needed. One window that faces the back yard. This room shares a bathroom. My porch has a swing and rocking chair. The patio has tables and chairs, BBQ grill, fire pit, patio heater and lounge chairs. The porch and patio are great for relaxing, studying or visiting.

The space

Cozy wood burning stove in family room
Relaxing front porch with swing and rocker
Combination charcoal/gas grill on patio
Relaxing patio with tables, umbrella and lounge chairs
Fire pit on patio
Central AC

Salon/Spa on premises
Host may be available (prior arrangements necessary based on availability) to grocery shop, cook, do laundry/ironing for you for an additional fee.

Modest, ranch style older home in quiet neighborhood.

This room has an African decor. It has a 24" Smart TV with DirecTV (no movie channels). There is WiFi access throughout the house. There is a BluRay/DVD Player available upon request for use in the room.
For your convenience the room has a lap desk and iron/ironing board. The linen closet is stocked with a wireless printer, document shredder, shiatsu back massager, heated throw, hot/cold packs, fabric steamer, maps and bus schedules

Linens are furnished in bathroom and laundered weekly by your host

Guests are welcome to use kitchen, basic condiments and spices are provided by host. Long term guests must provide their own regularly used consumables (Ziploc's, coffee filters, etc.) No kitchen use after 10:00pm

Laundry facilities are available for extended stay guests (3 days or longer). Laundry must be finished by 9pm and long-term guests are allowed 2 loads per week. Guests must provide their own laundry soap and fabric softener or purchase from host.

*FYI - I host 2-3 guests on a consistent basis

This bedroom will accommodate 2 people for a brief visit but only 1 person comfortably for an extended stay. I reserve the right to reject a reservation for 2 people based on other room bookings

Guest access

My guests have access to everything located on the main level. This includes the kitchen, living, dining and family rooms, front porch and back patio.

This EXCLUDES access to any bedroom other than their own, the garage and basement

Interaction with guests

I live and do much of my work in the basement and therefore spend a great deal of my time there. I love to visit with my guests but also give them their privacy. I take my cue from my guests as to how much they like to interact, some are more social than others. But often we come and go at different times and I hardly see them

Other things to note

Please READ my listing, especially the House Rules, so you can honestly determine if being a guest in my home will be a good fit for you. Please do not base a decision to stay with me solely on my location or price. I want all who stay with me to have a great experience, but I know it's not for everyone.

NOT 420 Friendly
Recreational use of marijuana was recently legalized in Colorado, however I do not allow it in my home or on the premises. If you are a user, please do not inquire or request a reservation

No drunkenness/excessive drinking of alcohol is allowed in my home

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 4PM - 9PM
Check Out: 10AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room

Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Indoor fireplace

Extra people $20 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $10
Security Deposit $150
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 4PM - 9PM

Respect. Common Courtesy. Communication. Cleanliness.
I typically host 2-3 guests on a consistent basis. Therefore my style of hosting is fairly structured. I'm particular the house be kept clean and tidy. I expect you to keep your space clean and your belongings put away. If you don't like cleaning up after yourself and/or don't want to respect my house rules, then my home will not be a good fit for you.

This is a quiet, conservative house. No drugs of any kind, legal or illegal including marijuana, use or possession allowed anywhere on premises. No exceptions. Cigarette smoking is allowed outdoors only. No drunkenness/excessive drinking of alcohol.

Quiet is expected in the house from 9pm till 5am. This means preferably no showering or use of kitchen during these hours. No use of laundry facilities permitted after 9pm.

I am water and energy conservative and ask that lights, fans, etc. be turned off when no longer occupying a room. I do not run the dishwasher until it is full. Guests are allowed 2 loads of laundry per week. Host washes bath towels on a weekly basis and bed linens upon request in larger capacity washer and dryer in the basement.

I'm may be able to be somewhat flexible, within reason, regarding check in/out times. Please discuss with me prior so mutually convenient arrangements can be made.

You must also acknowledge
Pet(s) live on property - Very mellow, quiet, older dog. Black lab, boxer mix
Some spaces are shared - Kitchen, dining room, living room, family room


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

2 nights minimum stay

33 Reviews

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Trae User Profile
September 2017
This was my first time using Airbnb. To be honest I was quite nervous and didn't know what to expect. Dena made me feel right at home. Her place was exceptionally clean and she had everything already prepared. With the exception of meeting her the first day I felt like I had the place to myself. I would highly recommend Dena's place. Side note: her dog was awesome. Very friendly, clean, and well groomed. No dog hair anywhere and very quiet.
Dena User ProfileDena is a superhost.
Response from Dena:
I'm sorry we came and went at different times and I hardly saw you. Appreciate the kind review. Everyone loves the dog! Come back anytime, Trae.
September 2017

Mary User Profile
January 2017
Listing was pretty accurate and the accommodations were perfect for my schedule I was less than a mile from work and major highways were easy to get to
Dena User ProfileDena is a superhost.
Response from Dena:
Thanks for staying with me Mary
January 2017

Ashleigh User Profile
October 2016
Dena had literally everything you could imagine, which was very helpful for me as I was traveling from Chicago for 3 weeks and forgot a couple things. The house was always spotless and comfortable. She made it very easy and clear to store groceries and toiletries (since other guests were staying at the same time as well). The room was just as it appears in the pictures - comfy bed, TV with premium channels, and lots of storage space. I felt very comfortable and would recommend this to anyone needing a long-term stay. And the dog is adorable too :)

Matthew User Profile
October 2016
I cannot say enough good things about my experience at Dena's place. She is so accommodating and always willing to help and go the extra mile to make things great. The house is beautiful, well keep, immaculately clean, and her dog is such a wonderful little sweetheart. Dena, thank you so much for making mine an absolutely pleasant stay, and for helping to make my transition into Denver a smooth one. I must say, every day when I came back from work or while out and about, I felt like I was coming back to a sanctuary. And I do not say that lightly. Keep up the great work! :-D

Ryan User Profile
August 2016
Great experience. Courteous, friendly host. The space was clean, quiet, and conveniently located - exactly what I needed for the month.
Dena User ProfileDena is a superhost.
Response from Dena:
Thank you so much for staying with me, Ryan. Hope you made it to your next destination without any issues. Take good care.
August 2016

Aaron User Profile
July 2016
Very welcoming. Place was very clean.

Brady User Profile
July 2016
Very well done by Dena. Super friendly and very organized. Highly recommend!

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Aurora, Colorado, United StatesJoined in March 2013
Dena User ProfileDena is a superhost.

If you are unwilling to share some details about your stay in Colorado, please do not request to stay in my home. I will ask questions to ensure we are a good fit.

I'm a native and enjoy living in beautiful Colorado, sunny nearly every day. I'm a make-up artist, esthetician and stylist. I feel so blessed that my work is also my passion. My basement is a salon and I do some of my work from home. My son is grown, living and working in the DC area, I visit him frequently. I have a lovable older dog (Lab/Boxer mix).

Hosting has been a great experience for me, I've met some great and interesting people from all walks of life. I've hosted many med students due to my location, close to the Anschutz medical campus as well as airline employees. I often have 3 guests so try to maintain cleanliness and organization. My style of hosting is fairly structured.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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