About This Listing
One block to the Lakefront and beaches. Close to public transit, museums, stadiums & McCormick Place. Free parking. Be Downtown or Hyde Park in minutes. Close to University of Chicago, IIT, UIC and Loop campuses.
We offer a one bedroom in a large, luxurious town home located near the Chicago Loop. Includes free parking, WiFi, cable and washer/dryer access.
You'll enjoy the privacy and comfort of your own bedroom, a fully-equipped modern kitchen and full access to the dining and living rooms. Long-term stays are available as well.
We're just a few blocks away from Chicago's lakefront, providing great bike trails, running paths, beaches and gardens, not to mention views of one of the world's most scenic waterfront skylines. We're also close to McCormick Place, University of Chicago, Hyde Park, UIC, IIT and many downtown universities, as well many local attractions and historical sites.
Getting around is easy as we're only a block away from a public transit stop. There, you can catch a bus that'll take you directly downtown in minutes or you can transfer to the subway for connecting to all parts of the city, including both airports.
If you have a car there is ample, free street parking and the Loop is only a 10 minute drive.
This is a great place for you if you'd like to be close to the energy of Chicago's vibrant Loop but want to experience a unique, local neighborhood.
Our guests will have complete access to our modern, fully-equipped kitchen so long as it's kept clean after each use.
Interaction with Guests
We'll provide city guides and public transit info via Acehopper, "Airbnb's front desk concierge", available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, for tickets, guides and tips on local places to visit.
If we're around, we also like to entertain. We'll definitely make your stay a comfortable and memorable visit to the area. Sometimes we're busy, but we'll do our best to accommodate your needs.
Experience the city like a true, native Chicagoan. Close to several parks and restaurants. Only a block away from the beautiful Chicago Lakefront and Beaches! Plenty of trails for biking, walking and jogging. Enjoy water sports at the nearby harbor:
- Jet skis
Plus spectacular views of Chicago's magnificent skyline.
Nearest public transit is less than one block away, arriving every 5-10 minutes. Bike shares are available nearby. Just download Acehopper for iPhone and Android for public transit times, bike sharing availability and info for local events and attractions, including maps and tickets for purchase direct from your phone or tablet.
Of course, we also recommend downloading Lyft to navigate around the city. Get $25 off your first ride with the following code: TOPE113243.
Other Things to Note
DIRECTIONS FROM O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour 22 mins
1. Take Blue Line towardsForest Park.
2. Exit Blue Line at Clark/Lake stop.
3. Transfer to Green Line towards Cottage Grove or Ashland/63rd.
4. Exit at 35-Bronzeville-IIT stop.
5. Transfer to 35 bus eastbound.
6. Exit 35 bus at Cottage Grove and 35th.
7. Walk 1 block south to 36th and 1 block east to Ellis (Townhouse is on this block).
DIRECTIONS FROM CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
Travel Time: Approximately 59 minutes
1. Take Orange Line toward Loop.
2. Exit Orange Line at 35th/Archer stop.
3. Transfer to 35 bus eastbound.
4. Exit 35 bus at Cottage Grove and 35th.
5. Walk 1 block south to 36th and 1 block east to Ellis (Townhouse is on this block).
All shoes must be taken off at the door. Feel free to bring house slippers. No pets. Please be energy conscious and turn off lights and electronics when leaving.
Wonderful hosts, awesome house and neighbourhood. Easy to get to the city center: the bus is right around the corner. Beautiful beach just a short walk away. Very positive experience.
We don't know what to say. It was quite perfect! The House was light and clean, and also the room was.
Bunmi and Drew were so nice hosts.
Definitely a good accommodation to stay in Chicago!
The arrival was very smooth…it all went well. Met both Bunmi at my arrival and Drew when leaving. Both very nice.
The house is clean and well located… the room was nice with a very comfortable bed.
A experiência não foi muito boa. Bunmi & Dew foram muito solícitos e comunicáveis por e-mails. Eles enviaram mensagens com instruções detalhadas sobre como chegar ao endereço, como acessar transporte público e também sobre opções de turismo em Chicago. Contudo, não encontrei ninguém ao chegar na casa. Não entendi se eles eram os próprios moradores ou se havia outros inquilinos na casa. O bairro é afastado da cidade e não me pareceu muito seguro. Por sorte, estava de carro. Não me senti nem na casa, nem no bairro, muito menos confortável. O cheiro da sala, ao chegar não era agradável. Experiência impessoal e desagradável.
The email communication before we arrived was very good and the check-in process was easy. The room and bathroom were as advertised, but for three people the room was a little to small and for the third person there was only an air mattress. The house is close to a bus station and it only took 20 minutes to get downtown. The keyless entry was great and we could lock our room and come and go with ease. The kitchen and living room were like on the pictures, but we have not used them. All and all it was a pleasant stay.
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About the Host, Bunmi & Drew
We're global travelers who love interacting with interesting people from all over the world. Travel is our passion, having savored the rich aroma of stew in Ilorin, Nigeria. Taken in the sunset with St. Lucia's Piton Mountains in the background. Climbed the steps of a Mayan Temple in Central America. Feasted on freshly caught lobster along Maine's southern coast. These are only a few of the amazing places we've enjoyed together.
We also take delight in great music and experiencing cuisines from around the world, in addition to hosting. Of course, providing a unique guest experience takes a lot of work. For this reason, we have the help of Airbnb's Guestflip service which makes hosting fun and easy. With Guestflip, we believe it's possible that everyone can be a host.
By the way, we highly recommend downloading Acehopper, Airbnb's "front desk concierge", to explore the area. Available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, Acehopper has tickets, guides and tips on must-sees.
While our exciting careers keep us highly engaged and quite busy, we always find time to enjoy life and share experiences with the amazing people who choose to stay with us when we're at home.
Thus far, we've had the privilege of hosting guests from Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and from all over the United States. The list keeps growing!
Together, as a married couple, we make a great team!
Bunmi & Drew
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