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Queen size bed with memory foam topper--SUPER Comfy!!Coffee/Tea station with mini fridge, microwave, dining essentials
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Gorgeous Studio in Prime Location

Karen & Mike User Profile
Karen & Mike

Gorgeous Studio in Prime Location

3 guests
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean16 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

This studio retreat provides you with a relaxing haven indoors and out. The unit is newly painted & remodeled, and fully private, with a beautifully updated bathroom, plus a kitchenette for beverage and light meal preparation. This is a perfect spot for friends, a couple, or solo traveler who wants clean, classy, comfortable accommodation. Nestled in a safe neighborhood and just steps away from shops, restaurants, and transportation, it is truly one of the best locations in the East Bay!


Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Well-lit path to entrance
Wide hallway clearance


75 Reviews

Peggy User Profile
July 2018
Great space that is well maintained and welcoming. The garden is a lovely. Close to shopping and BART. Karen and Mike were lovely hosts.
Min Soo User Profile
Min Soo
July 2018
Was a great stay
Rakiah User Profile
June 2018
Cute and cozy place in the heart of Albany. In walking distance to grocery stores and delicious eateries. Very clean and all amenities provided!
Jennifer User Profile
June 2018
We loved our stay at Karen and Mike’s place! Karen offered to let us drop off luggage before check in as we were headed downtown to see a ballgame. The place was clean and had great amenities including a brita pitcher and premium soaps. The bed was very comfortable too! I look fo…
Ji Yeon User Profile
Ji Yeon
June 2018
Karen & Mike’s studio is a wonderful place to stay for anyone visiting the east bay. They were attentive and prompt with all communications. The studio itself is conveniently located near public transportation (El Cerrito Plaza BART) and stores. The space is clean, beautifully fu…
Nina User Profile
June 2018
Karen was so sweet and the space was very charming! She was gracious enough to let us drop off our many belongings a bit early as we were traveling cross country with a baby and at the end of a fun yet exhausting family vacation.
Mari User Profile
June 2018
Although we had tight schedules and could not have time to meet Karen and Mike, their hospitality was wonderful for check-in and out arrangements. Karen was very easy to communicate with and always sent me the timely messages. The studio was very clean, nicely furnished and the s…

Hosted by Karen & Mike

Albany, California, United StatesJoined in June 2012
Karen & Mike User Profile
177 Reviews
Karen & Mike is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are science and health professionals who strive to provide a beautiful and welcoming environment to our guests. Our little corner of the East Bay is easily accessible to most sights/attractions, venues, and institutions that make the San Francisco Metropolitan Area world-reno…
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