Residents sleep in four-person and six-person bedrooms. Each bunk comes with underbed storage bins, your own half-height closet space, and additional suitcase storage. All upper bunks have a bedside-table space.We use the main living often for movies and shows, but it is also a calm place to hang out and have a relaxed conversation. We also have musical instruments residents can borrow, since many residents find it difficult to travel with instruments but miss them.
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Welcome to our community of hackers, academics, and entrepreneurs! In the heart of Silicon Valley, we’ve renovated a housing complex just for dreamers and innovators. Come be a part of it!

The space

Radio Eden is a living space strategically designed to accommodate the needs of a diverse community. Its name comes from the campus's many fruit trees.

We have three shared sleeping rooms each for particular type of sleeper and sectioned away from social rooms. We have a community room, a crafted deck, three kitchens, and a quiet workspace.

Guest access

Start your stay with us by checking in. Come find the unit with the glowing dinosaur on it.

Interaction with guests

Community is central to Radio Eden. Our residents from around the globe meet and share stories in our social spaces. We organize semi-weekly community events for residents and alumni like trips to The City, movie nights, and participating in hackathons and charities. Our resident advisers often help residents to explore the area, discover meetups, and achieve professional opportunities.

Other things to note

Radio Eden is a safe space that welcomes people over 18 regardless of age, gender identity, race, nationality, sexual orientation, country of origin, disability, or education.


The space
Accommodates: 1
Bathrooms: 6
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 5PM - 7PM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Shared room

Amenities
Internet
Smoking allowed
Kitchen
Free parking on premises

Prices
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House Rules
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 5PM - 7PM

Radio Eden is community focused so our highest priority is fostering an environment of mutual respect. Keep bad habits ignorable and don't expose others to liability. Respect our shared spaces and keep them clean and uncluttered.

The complex is divided into spaces with different purposes and residents are expected to respect those divisions. Keep workspaces quiet, your dishes clean, and respect your fellow residents' space.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
30 nights minimum stay

48 Reviews

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Carl User Profile
May 2017
Had an excellent stay for (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) I/O. Location and vibe was just perfect

Young User Profile
March 2017
Transportation: 5-10 minute walk from Caltrain/VTA, goes to both San Jose/San Francisco People: there are so many great things to say about the people. Just come and try yourself. Convenience: Restaurant street right next door, and you can do a lot of stuff, so... (Netflix/HBO, you know) Environment: Library really close, park is also close. Good place to walk and run around. Overall: I love it! Please come and try it out. One downside: It's very easy to sleep late while talking to these cool guys! Have self-control and sleep...

Tu User ProfileTu is a superhost.
March 2017
The dorm is very close to downtown, convenient to walk to many places in Mountain View. You will have to share your room with other roommates. When I was there, it was only me and another nice roommate. This wouldn't be a problem if you're a sociable person and love the shared environment. Although I was hoping the place was more tidy, but the price was unbeatable for my budget. Friendly and smart folks. Thanks for having me there!

Buck User Profile
March 2017
Things can be busy or quiet, depending on the season. But the house rule is to be nice, and everyone was at least that. Enjoy the comraderie, it will feed you!

Benjamin User Profile
February 2017
A great eclectic house rich with characters right next to downtown mountain view.

Mic User Profile
February 2017
This hacker house is more than a place to stay, it's a quasi home away from home. The guests and staff are a friendly, no bs genuine crew of science and tech nerds. There are a few musical instruments around too. It caters well for private space as well as social activities like board games, jam sessions, movies and obscure conversation. The beds and bathrooms are basic but clean and the place is run professionally with check in and out and allocations. I didn't utilise the kitchen spaces. Definitely suits the solo traveller looking to avoid being alone during their stay.

Toyohisa User Profile
February 2017
Amazing and cozy place! All staffs and stayers are kind,heart-warming,accommodating! Awesome! You should stay there without bothering.

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Katy Of Radio Eden User Profile

We are Radio Eden and Alliance Dvaraka, two happy independent dormitories. Each provide flexible communal living, particularly for short term residents like interns, exchange students, consultants, etc.

Our RAs based at Radio Eden (Mountain View) are Katy, Eric, and Derrick.
Srikanth is the RA for Dvaraka (Palo Alto), though he often gets backup from the Radio Eden RAs.

Katy is the house head of Radio Eden. She is a former NASA roboticist, Xoogler, and a jack of all trades. She helped run Hacker Dojo during its more community-centrered phase. Eden is the 9th communal house she has helped run. She likes video games, PJs, and her husband named Cliff who is not part of the company but also lives on campus. Cliff is a graphics programmer at an independent game studio. He likes the 80's, things which go "boom," and Jeeps.

Eric is an RA based at Radio Eden. He is a physicist, mathematician and former grad student. Eric moved in to Stonehenge in March 2015 to finish a paper he wished to write independently outside of grad school. He helps with strategy, logistics, and focusing on what is highest impact to the resident's happiness and the dorm's overall health. He likes philosophy, movies, books of every kind, and being right.

Derrick is an RA based at Radio Eden, but currently at Alliance Dvaraka to finish Srikanth's training. Derrick started as an economist but since then has spent a lot of time studying math, languages, literature, programming, machine learning and playing Marth in SSBM. He has been intermittently with the crew since 2013, and now focuses on logistics. He likes anime, ironing, neoclassical music, and extremely specific lightbulbs.

Srikanth is the house head for Alliance Dvaraka. He is a physicist turned programmer who now works in international immigration. Srikanth met the group because he went to college with Eric. He likes meeting people, art, EDM, board games, Burning Man, and generally being an extrovert.

Taiyo 社長 (pronounced Taiyo Shachō) (English: President Taiyo) is the landlord's cat who lives with us. He is huge, grey, and while he often does visit with the residents outdoors, the only indoor place he is permitted is the RA's unit as many residents have allergies. When not overseeing the company and our guests, he studies ornithology and applied optics. Eric also keeps a golden knee tarantula named Dash in a tightly-closed container. Dash was a surprise gift from his brother, makes Eric incredibly happy, and is never permitted outside of the RA's unit.

Shared hobbies of all the RAs include Super Smash Brothers Melee, casual philosophy podcasts, media from different time periods, trying to be decent programmers, anime and cooking, though we each have individual tastes.

Languages: English
Response rate: 70%
Response time: within a day

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