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Front view of The Writer's Studio. The sitting area to the left is called The Grotto, and is for exclusive use of guests staying in the studio.
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Historic John Steinbeck's Writer's Studio

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Kevin & Vicky

Historic John Steinbeck's Writer's Studio

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Kevin & Vicky is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

This charming and historic studio was once owned by American author John Steinbeck. It's been featured in several articles including “20 Romantic AirBnB Getaways” and “Get Cultured While You Sleep at These AirBnBs That are Historical Landmarks.”

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Availability

268 Reviews

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Sandra User Profile
Sandra
September 2018
My now husband and I stayed in the 'Writer's Studio' cottage for a mini honeymoon and our birthday's. It is by far the most charming, quaint, romantic and peaceful Airbnb I have stayed in. The cottage is just as described. It has an antique free standing gas fireplace with differ…
Ashley User Profile
Ashley
September 2018
A charming cottage amid a beautiful little property situated in perfect walking distance to many restaurants, shops, and beach fronts. We loved our time here!
Saima User Profile
Saima
September 2018
Super clean, cute & filled with amenities. Check-in & check-out is very easy & there's privacy between all cottages on the property. Great location!
Amanda User Profile
Amanda
August 2018
The Writer’s Studio is exactly as advertised and more! It’s so charming and beautifully decorated. The studio is a few minutes from major attractions and the center of town. My husband and I enjoyed our stay so much we did not want to leave! Thank you Kevin and Vicky!
Sara User Profile
Sara
August 2018
The cottage is whimsical and cozy and right down the street from the Monterey Bay Aquarium! The location was perfect and my husband and I walked just about everywhere. The shower had amazing water pressure! We didn't use the kitchen, but was well equipped if we needed it. The bed…
John Lee User Profile
John Lee
August 2018
A really quaint place to stay with the John Steinbeck vibe. A great place for a short visit to Monterey.
Zeyu User Profile
Zeyu
August 2018
Beautiful cottage, very close to downtown Pacific Grove. Will recommend to very one visiting this area.

Hosted by Kevin & Vicky

San Jose, California, United StatesJoined in March 2013
Kevin & Vicky User Profile
687 Reviews
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Kevin & Vicky is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
It’s nice to meet you! Here’s a little bit about us… This is Kevin. I was born in San Francisco, lived in Ireland when I was young, but San Jose has been home for most of my life. I’m an avid reader, enjoy writing, and I love history. This is Vicky. I was born in Vietna…
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Response time: within an hour
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