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The kitchen is large and good for making food in.Living room is pleasant and a nice place to read.
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Urban Retreat in West Town

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Urban Retreat in West Town

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
Self check-in
Easily check yourself in with the lockbox.

Our open-spaced apartment has a lot of light, & is right on a frequent bus route; also very close to the Metra. Still pretty quiet though, & centrally located to explore the city in every direction.


Standard: Wifi, Kitchen, Laptop friendly workspace, Iron, Hair dryer, and 13 more
Other highlights: Free street parking, Lockbox, Long term stays allowed

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Self check-in with lockbox


30 Reviews

Brenna User Profile
September 2018
Jeff was a lovely host. He and his roommates were incredibly sweet and so kind to me while I was staying with them. I was injured on the first day I was in Chicago and everyone kept checking up on me! The apartment was so cool. It's eclectic and cute. Super comfortable! I felt …
Jai User Profile
September 2018
Checking in and out was super easy and flexible. The apartment was located so you could easily get to anywhere in the city. Jeff was out of town the couple of days we were in in town, but he and Thandika both answered all of our questions when we had them.
Matt User Profile
September 2018
Was a great welcoming place to spend our first few days in Chicago. Thank you, Jeff!
Robinson User Profile
August 2018
Jeff made the check in process simple and was extremely hospitable. Exactly what we were looking for during our weekend stay in Chicago. Overall great value.
Veronica User Profile
August 2018
Great place to stay, check in was easy. There’s a bus stop right outside the door which made it easy to get downtown. Super friendly and quiet dog, wouldn’t even know he was there.
Yusi User Profile
July 2018
Jeff's was great for a short-term stay. Everything was easy to access and the space was clean and cozy. I would definitely stay here again if I'm in Chicago.
Rose User Profile
July 2018
Jeff and Thandika’s place was very nice and really cute! It was clean and looked exactly like the picture. The only note is that it is next to a main road, so it’s quite loud at night and in the mornings. They did have a Bluetooth speaker next to the bed so I just connected that…

Hosted by Jeff

Louisville, Kentucky, United StatesJoined in April 2011
Jeff User Profile
262 Reviews
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I'm a designer, photographer and restorer of old buildings; advocate of sustainability, the arts, and LGBTQ & social equality. I love being in and working on well-designed spaces, meeting new people, traveling, and learning more about the world around us. If on two wheels, all…
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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