Plenty of light in the day and dark at night on a quiet streetVery clean
Private room & bathroom & complimentary breakfast
Private room & bathroom & complimentary breakfast

2 guests

1 room

1 bed

1 private bath

2 guests

1 room

1 bed

1 private bath

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Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

We have 2 lovely, clean, quiet private bedrooms and private bathrooms in the downstairs area of our home only a block to Seacliff State Beach with 6 nearby restaurants and 1/8 mile to amazing redwoods. The bedrooms are at opposite ends of a 15 ft hallway.

For those who book two nights we can offer our guest passes to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.:) First come first serve! These guest passes will save you $49.95 adults and $39.95 seniors.

Breakfast homemade hot scones, fruit & yogurt bonus!!


Cleaning Fee: $25
Security Deposit: $200
Weekly Discount: 7%
Weekend Price: $100 / night


The space

We have two AirBnB rooms. Both have private bathrooms. Both are on the ground floor of our home.

We are offering a private bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor of our home. Our private living quarters are upstairs.
Our home is one block from Seacliff beach in Aptos and just above the steps down to the cement ship. We have free wi-fi, cable TV, refrigerator and microwave available in your rooms. Also, you will have both coffee and tea makings to start your mornings. We provide fresh fruit and hot homemade scones for breakfast.

We provide beach towels. We have a quiet neighborhood that comes alive in the summer. We have a large driveway for you to park in.

We do have three outdoor cats who wander in at night upstairs. They are not allowed in the guest area and are frightened of strangers so they should not be a bother to those allergic. The guest rooms are brand new with paint, new wood floors and new bedding so there should be no allergy issues.

Guest access

Upstairs is our private area. Please do not come upstairs. Please text or Yoo Hoo us!

Interaction with guests

We interact with the guests as much as they would like and allow them the privacy they desire.

The neighborhood

Beach neighborhood which is very quiet fall, winter and spring. Comes alive on weekends in the summer. Most of the neighboring homes are weekend homes for the owners.

Getting around

You should have your own car although there are public bus stops two blocks away.
Plenty of parking in our driveway and on the street.
Uber available also.

Other things to note

If you love to bike you are in 7th heaven as Nisene Marks State Redwood Forest is merely 1/8 mile away and is full of bike trails that culminate in a steep climb (if you wish) to a summit which offers amazing views of Monterey Bay. You can also arrange for a ride to the top and coast down. In addition it is a beautiful park to hike and picnic.
Seacliff State Beach is merely yards from the house across a field and down the state park stairs. It is a wonderful beach with tables and BBQs, and a wharf which is connected to an old cement ship and a history museum.
Nearby is Land of the Medicine Buddha a Buddhist Retreat open in the daytime hours to the public for hiking. It is lovely and peaceful with prayer flags and prayer wheels and an Enchanted Forest. Check it out online.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 2PM - 9PM
Check out by 11AM

* When making this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or of others whom they invite to use the premise.
House rules are as with most hosts. Respect the hosts home and belongings. Keep the noise level at indoor voices inside and respect bedtime hours during the weekdays when Mary works very early. We will do the same for you. Please do not waste water or electricity. Santa Cruz is on severe water rationing. PLEASE no tobacco smoking and no pets although we love animals. Upstairs is our private area. Please do not come upstairs. Please text or Yoo Hoo us!

You must also acknowledge
Cat(s) lives in the house



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

250 Reviews

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Samuel User Profile
April 2017
Awesome breakfast! Quiet and cozy neighborhood.

Loren User Profile
April 2017
John and Mary are some of the sweetest hosts I've ever stayed with. The lodging is simple and clean, and the hospitality is above and beyond. Thank you!

Raquel User Profile
April 2017
the place is comfortable and near the beach and restaurants! very good communication and very kind hosts..

Debra User Profile
March 2017
We loved our short stay in Aptos. The room was very cute and clean, location perfect for exploring beach towns and we could walk to Manuels( great Mexican food) for dinner. After dinner we returned to the house to find Johnny and his band playing upstairs. Mary came down and invited us up. What a treat this was! Absolutely amazing musicians and what hospitality to invite us up. We will always remember this special evening.

Regina User Profile
March 2017
Johnny is a very sweet host. He was very friendly and helped us settle in the room with ease. The bed was so comfortable and the room and the bathroom were speck clean. The complimentary breakfast in the morning was so good and we really loved staying in his house.

Kaitlyn User Profile
March 2017
Beautiful, clean room. Outstanding hospitality! John truly lives up to his "superhero host" reputation!

David User Profile
February 2017
John is very great at communicating with me. Even they are not home, we still feel welcomed. They recommended some excellent local restaurants and even provided a map for that. The room is very clean and cozy. The bed is very comfortable. The bathroom is also very clean and cute. Overall, great experience! Definitely will come back again!

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Aptos, California, United States · Joined in October 2011
John User ProfileJohn is a superhost.

Mary is a nurse. Johnny is a working musician and music teacher of piano and guitar

"We love meeting the people who come to our AirBnB. It is the primary reason we have started it. We also stay in AirBnB homes when we travel and it has enhanced our travels immensely. Believe it or not we found out about AirBnB in Bosnia on a trip in 2011. It can be whatever you want it to be. We sometimes choose a place because of the descriptions of the host!! Why travel so far away and not meet the people that represent the culture of the land you are exploring? AirBnB has enriched our lives."

Response rate: 100%
(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour

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