We have an Ohio City colonial filled with antiques and charm. Walking distance from the famous West Side Market, restaurants and shopping on West 25th Street, and easy access to public transit. 5-10 minute drive to downtown. Easy access to airport.
We are located in the Ohio City neighborhood in Cleveland, within a short walk from the West Side Market and a number of other attractions. We are a 5-minute drive from downtown (or a short bike ride!). We are a few blocks from the Red Line train, which takes you to and from the airport.
Alex owns a bike shop in Ohio City and is a lifelong resident of the neighborhood. We can both offer you advice on where to go and what to see in Cleveland - not just the tourist-y stuff. The Red Line train we are nearby will get you to and from University Circle, the Cleveland Clinic, and Cleveland Heights. We are a short drive from Edgewater Beach and Lake Erie, although we recommend biking down if possible. :) We are also very close to Metrohealth Hospital and about 15 minutes from the Cleveland Clinic. We frequently host guests who are in town to visit one of those two places.
The area is easy to navigate without a car and you can access almost anywhere in the city easily. Ohio City also has its own small bike share program, so you can walk to a station nearby.
We have a guest room with a full-sized bed and lots of floor space for additional guests, a bathroom (shared) with a clawfoot tub, and two adorable dogs. You have to love and be patient dogs, because they will bark at you! The room also has a TV which you can use to watch DVDs provided - some movies and lots of TV shows on disc (no cable). We also have an Amazon Fire Stick with Netflix and Amazon Prime. Of course, we have wifi as well.
Restarant-wise: you have no shortage of walkable options in the neighborhood. Look up Ohio City restaurants - you'll find lots to choose from and we can recommend our favorites (and which to avoid).
We have a great front porch for relaxing and are located across the street from an interesting food import store where you can find all kinds of food items.
Private bedroom; shared bathroom, kitchen, living room, & laundry.
Interaction with Guests
We both work a lot, but we are often home in the evenings and can offer guests advice on where to eat and visit! Also, Alex speaks Spanish.
Diverse, walkable, lots of food options, great neighbors, proximity to downtown and the lake.
Very conveniently located to Red Line train stop and many city buses, including one 10 feet from our front porch. Lots of free street parking. There's a private bike share located in the neighborhood.
Other Things to Note
We have two small dogs (under 10 pounds), Pierre and Chuckles. THEY WILL BARK AT YOU. They do not bite, but are small dogs that live up to their reputation. Please be mindful of this if you are one to hate being barked at and take heed if you are allergic to dogs or phobic. Pierre is our white/brown dog who barks but is very loving and stops barking when you pet him. Mr. Chuckles is a newer dog to us - we found him as a stray and have no clue as to his history. He is quite skiddish, particularly around men, and barks quite a bit. Please be comfortable around him and he will calm down! :)
We are in the city and live alongside a road that gets busy, particularly during morning rush hour. Guests haven't complained, but it can sometimes get a little noisy. There's a fan in the room that blocks out noise.
No shoes in the house. No smoking/drugs.
We ask that guests are quiet after midnight. We allow dogs if your dog is calm and doesn't bother other dogs very much as my dog isn't a fan of other dogs bugging him. Sorry, no cats. We ask that if you plan to stay after 11am the next day to please let us know in advance as we may need to prepare the room for another guest.
Krissie and Adam were very nice hosts. Their place was very welcoming, colorful and cozy. The neighborhood is very quiet and close to the West Side Market.
Krissie was a great host. We had good communication prior to my arrival and once I arrived, she greeted me at the door. She was very welcoming and even invited my boyfriend and I to her Hawaii themed party. Everything was as expected - charming home, good neighbourhood, close to the West Side Market, and ample street parking. Good experience overall!
Krissie's place was perfect during my visit to Cleveland. It's close to the West Side Market and Tower City Center. There is plenty of on street parking, the room was neat and clean and Krissie is such a pleasant host. I loved how she has decorated her home.
I had a great experience and would definitely stay again if I had the chance.
We had a great time during our two-night stay with Krissie! Charming house, and enjoyed reading all the book titles. Cute dogs, too! From her place we walked around Ohio City and were a short drive from other places we wanted to check out, like the Cleveland Museum of Art, Little Italy, and Tremont. Super easy key exchange, and she and Alex were nice enough to let us stay a little bit past check-out time so we didn't have to rush through breakfast and checking out West Side Market.
Krissie was great! Everything was as billed. She was there to greet me when I arrived. I was in Cleveland to look for an apartment, and she had laid out a book on the different neighborhoods in Cleveland. That was such a nice touch!
Krissie was a wonderful host for my first airbnb experience! The house was lovely, warm, and inviting. We were only in town for a night but found that the surrounding neighborhood offered a good array of food/entertainment. Would definitely stay here again if I ever find myself in need of a place to stay in Cleveland!
Dave and I had a nice stay @ Krissie's place. It was warm and inviting and felt like we were at home. Unfortunately we were there during one of the coldest times of the year so getting around town wasn't as easy. However Krissie's home was heated and kept us warm at night!. I also managed to catch a cold and Krissie was kind enough to let us hang downstairs after checkout until we needed to go as well as letting us drop off our luggage early. All in all, it was a good and easy experience using Air BnB for the first time and I am sure we will be back one day.
Alex and Krissie live in a newly-bought house in the Ohio City neighborhood. Krissie works at a nonprofit and Alex is a small business owner in the neighborhood.