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Bedroom with sliding glass doors, opens to patio.Living room with lots of natural light.
Private room in house

Less than 5 miles from Stanford...

Ellyn User Profile

Less than 5 miles from Stanford...

3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
Great communication90% of recent guests gave this host a 5-star rating for communication.
Quick responses8 recent guests said this host responded quickly.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Less than 5 miles from Stanford, this peaceful home with easy off street parking, welcomes you! Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the private bedroom has sliding glass doors that open to patio and garden. Easy access to both 101 and 280, and, within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, coffee, and, a short drive to beautiful downtown Redwood City and CalTrain station. (easy train ride to San Francisco.)


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


111 Reviews

David User Profile
August 2018
We had a great time staying at Ellyn's house. She is an excellent host and makes the stay very pleasant. Great location, wonderful experience! Thank you!
Kimberly User Profile
May 2018
Staying with Ellyn is like staying with your favorite, cool Auntie! Ellyn was kind enough to wait up for me when I arrived from a late flight. She also has the whole Airbnb thing dialed-in with helpful notes everywhere, and was sweet to welcome me with fresh cherries that evenin…
Kiya User Profile
May 2018
Ellyn was a very kind and accommodating host. We only had the chance to stay one night but Ellyn’s space managed to feel like home.
Edith User Profile
May 2018
I’ve stayed at Ellyn’s place many times. It is the perfect place if you need a convenient quiet affordable place!
Marina User Profile
April 2018
I loved staying with Ellyn. She has a lovely home in a great location, just minutes to anywhere in Redwood City and easily accessible to 101 and 280. I felt welcomed immediately and truly felt this was my home too whilst staying there. I would happily stay there again, should t…
Wendy & John User Profile
Wendy & John
March 2018
This is our fourth or fifth visit with Ellyn. It has been the perfect place to stay for our medical appointments at Stanford's Redwood City campus. So easy to get around, five minutes away, lots of good (and great) restaurants within 2 miles of her house, many within walking dist…
Marina User Profile
March 2018
Ellyn’s place is full of charm and warmth - just like her! It immediately felt like home and Ellyn always made sure I felt comfortable and had everything I needed. Would happily stay here again.

Hosted by Ellyn

Redwood City, California, United StatesJoined in April 2012
Ellyn User Profile
114 Reviews
Ellyn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
A Fiction Writer, Artist, Tech Recruiter and avid Gardener, I'm an early morning person, more than happy to have a pot of coffee or tea waiting for guests when they wake up. A (closet) musician, YOU are more than welcome to play the KORG keyboard in living room.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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