The HackerHome Network
Whether you're new to the Valley, bored with your current housing or need a transient place... I would like to help. When you reserve with me, you'll have instant friends and be part of a network of 10+ homes in the Bay Area.
Newly remodeled home with an open kitchen, living room and a huge backyard for BBQs.
2 full bathrooms
All utilities are included and free WIFI.
Clean linens/bedding are provided + a fresh towel.
Why would someone say light cooking? Home prepped meals really warms up the house and it's encouraged.
Interaction with Guests
It's a house full of people & different schedules. So please use ear plugs if necessary. If you're a light sleeper or can't sleep on a single mattress, this may not be the right place for you.
We are a very communal/respectful group and strive to provide space for everyone to work and hangout. Remember that work, musical instruments and books take precedence over the television.
This is downtown Millbrae! It's a super convenient location and only a half mile (or a 10 minute walk) to Millbrae Bart and Caltrain Station.
You're also only 1 block to downtown Millbrae where many restaurants close late, kinkos business center, UPS store, Peet's coffee, Safeway grocery store and many restaurants.
Walk 10 minutes to Millbrae Caltrain and Bart Station.
This house is less than 3km from SFO. Take an Uber and you'll be here in less than 10 minutes from the San Francisco Airport.
Other Things to Note
More than one suitcase? Consult with me prior to making your reservation.
Respectful Housing for Women
Females in a separate room. If you'd like to stay in the girls' room, please check with me on availability before reserving. If you don't have a preference, then just make your reservation.
The Airbnb cleaning fee is to make sure you have a clean bed upon arrival and not to clean up after you. All spaces are shared, so please be mindful of picking up after yourself. If you're a longer term guest, remember to use one bath towel and wash it with your own load of laundry.
Best Way to Reach Me
1. Complete your Airbnb profile with an ID/Passport and connect your social networks.
2. One line about your purpose of visit.
3. Let me know your duration of stay and estimated time of arrival on your check in date.
Clean your dishes right away
Smoke only in the backyard
If you must invite an associate/friend over, consult with me first
Be conscientious of morning bathroom usage
Do not snooze your alarm
Use earphones, not speakers - unless it's a family event
We Prefer That You
be respectful of the space and to fellow housemates
clean up after yourself by making your bed and washing your dishes
have an optimistic outlook and laugh a lot =D
I really like Vic's house in Millbrae, it's very neat, quiet and convenient. It is really close to SFO and Safeway. The living room, dinning room and kitchen are also big.
Vic is very kind and hospitable, he held party so that we had chance to make more new friends in Silicon Valley. I will recommend my friends to go Vic's house if they visit Silicon Valley.
The two best things that I experienced from this location are the following. Firstly, the distance to the caltrain/bart station is within walking distance, about 5 min. This makes the location increadibly useful if you are one who needs/wants to travel the city easily. Secondly, the amenities are quite wonderful. Be it the kitchen, living room, or bathroom, each has noteworthy features that makes this living space stand out.
Very convenient for its location and have chances to meet new friends.
Awesome experience !
I've got a really nice stay in San Mateo Hacker House!! People are really nice and Vic is a really good host!
I recommend Vic's Hacker Home Network for people who need to stay in the Bay area for few days or weeks...
I will do it again with closed eyes.
I'm enjoying my stay at this listing in San Mateo. The Caltrain is just a short bike ride away & the Bay Trail rec path is close by if you're into biking or running. There's also some very bright people around working on interesting projects and start ups giving the house a very creative and inspirational vibe. So book it hackers, maybe you can help me with some of my website projects.
Vic's very organized, accommodating, generous, and genuinely friendly. He's the kind of guy that you wish was your landlord/roommate/best friend/accomplice -- because you know he's got your back in a bind. Also, he's willing to take comically large tequila shots with you in the middle of the day, which is always a plus. Highly recommended. A++++++++++ !!!111!1one1one!
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where i've been...
romantic hangout: paris
most beautiful: lucerne
tastiest fries: brussels
at peace: holland
nostalgic castle: heidelberg
hot & amazing: cordoba
beautiful gloom: london
good vibe: montreal
surfs up: kenting
delicate beauty: kyoto
can't breathe: beijing
almost got hustled: new york
got hustled: bangkok
burned a hole in wallet: tokyo
feels like home: taipei
best grotto: capri island
best wineries: sonoma
best pastel: pastéis de belém
chaotic fun: delhi
sink or swim: shanghai
nearly froze: seoul
best cave lifestyle: granada
coffee experience: caffè florian in venice
most laid back: sorrento
graffitied, but safe: lisbon
amazing buddha: hong kong
best basilica: lyon
never sleep: nyc
too much to see: rome
flamenco & tapas: sevilla
best ramen: setagaya-ku
best weather: hawaii
best sangria: majong in barrio alto
best restaurant: tempura matsu in kyoto
diverse spice: kuala lumpur
friend ditched me: saigon
full of kind people: suzhou
great eats & wet: vancouver
second favorite city in the world: barcelona
favorite city in the world: what do you think?
2015 trips: germany, hungary, russia and hopefully ride a gs1200 through south america
how i've learned...
tragic: slammed into a buck...on a 600rr
thrilling: thunderhill turn 11 (blind corner)
kinda scary: being held up
interesting job: seminar speaker
most shaping: raised in poverty
shocking: face burned off and i looked like freddy krueger at the age of 7
rewarding: saving a life
most awesome feeling ever: dunking under pressure
most unproductive: week long hibernation watching a drama
most productive: week long hibernation watching a drama
sad times: putting down my best friend
pretty fun: feeding animals and often developers
more about me...
must read: martin eden & fountainhead
favorite food: soup
fun movie: sweet & lowdown
best hacker movie: real genius
entertainment: talk radio & TED
likes: nice people, bicycles & phillumeny
dislikes: stress & clutter
spare time: naps and shoot baskets
how i travel: heavy sleeper, easy going (sometimes neurotic) and will leave your home clean
where i go...
palace of fine arts
mission dolores park
california academy of sciences on thursday nights
ferry building on saturday mornings
twin peaks on a clear night
what i eat...
sea bass @ tamarine
coffee @ philz
ramen @ orenchi
tapas @ en
a croissant @ tartine
sushi @ fuki
butter masala dosa @ madras cafe
ice cream @ mitchell's
kobe burger & fries @ le garage
samgyetang @ bn chicken
sacripantina @ stella pastry
brunch @ brenda's
egg tarts @ golden gate bakery
anything @ chez panisse
drinks & live music @ comstock saloon
how i pack...
dri-fit shorts / tank / pants / 2 shirts
3 pairs of undies and socks
computer / phone / cords
contacts / toiletries
blazer / jacket
slippers / vans / loafers
passport / funds
belt / sunglasses / hat / bottle
what i do....