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.
Spacious ranch style home with a U-shape floor plan with communal spaces in the front and sleeping quarters in the back
3 bedrooms - no private rooms at this location
4 full bathrooms
3+ work areas - communal and private work spaces!
The females have an attached bathroom, their own sitting area and 3 closets!
All utilities are included and the WIFI is fast!
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.
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.
Located in the heart of Menlo Park and just a 5 minute walk to Menlo Park Caltrain Station, restaurants and groceries. Downtown Palo Alto and Stanford are also really accessible from the home.
Nealon Park and Burgess Park are super close. The Guild Theatre hosts midnight screenings of the Rocky Horror Shows on the first Saturday of every month. Café Borrone has an excellent menu and atmosphere. Downtown Menlo is stacked with good eats and great grocers like Trader Joe's and Draeger's. Other establishments that are less than a block away include: Safeway, Starbucks, CVS & BevMo.
Palo Alto: You are less than half a mile from Stanford Mall and only one mile away from downtown Palo Alto! Stanford University and Palo Alto Town & Country Plaza is just an arm’s reach away from there.
The location is ideal in terms of walkability. Caltrain is conveniently located on the other side of El Camino.
Too tired to walk? We have bikes you can use that will swiftly get you there in less than 10 minutes.
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.
Menlo Park has an ordinance on overnight parking (prohibited between 2am-5am). You may apply at the city for a permit. Ask me in advance if I have space in the driveway. Transportation is really convenient and we welcome you to park your bicycle in the garage.
Vic is a great person, very educated and energetic, always smiling and ready to help guests. The house is very good, it's spacious, with a nice yard with BBQ (I made a BBQ for my birthday and we had great fun with other guests), clean, great bathroom and the beds are comfortable. Just an advice, if are tall you should peak a top bed, because there's a short distance from the bottom one to the top. The kitchen is also very good, there's washing machine and everything you need to be happy! There is also bikes you can borrow, what can save you money from public transport and make you healthier! And off course, the other guests are very friendly and clever people. I would definitely stay here again in the future.
I really enjoyed my stay here! The group of people who live/visit here is diverse and fun. The house is cleaned every few days so it was a lot cleaner than I expected it to be given that it's essentially a hostel. What a pleasant surprise! The location is unbeatable, right next to a grocery store + Starbucks, five minutes from downtown Menlo Park and the Caltrain. And of course, Vic and Vinh are great hosts.
I highly recommend this place to everybody. Vic and Vinh are the best Hosts ever!
Vic and Vinh were great hosts, absolutely make my stay in Palo Alto very pleasant! They are friendly and very easily accessible, they planned lots of events for housemates.
Even though I didn't get to see Vic much because I was busy most of the time, Vic made sure that the house had what it needed and was a great host. Definitely recommend staying here!
The HackerHome was a really hospitable environment with friendly people and welcoming hosts :) The house is also quite close to the train station and bus/shuttle stop, so it's easy to get around even without a car.
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