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Warm and welcoming  living room. There are almost always flowers to keep you company.Sweet and well stocked kitchen!
Private room in apartment

Writer/Reader Haven in Oakland

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Writer/Reader Haven in Oakland

1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

A sunny haven awaits you in Oakland (Berkeley border.) Private room in conveniently located apartment that is nestled on a tree lined street but still close to major transportation hubs. Central to Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco.

****Please not that Delany the Literary Rabbit has taken up residence at the Haven. He is a range free, gentle rabbit. The room is rabbit free but if you are highly allergic this is not a good fit for you.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


15 Reviews

Robin User Profile
October 2016
The host canceled this reservation 2 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
V. User Profile
October 2016
I really enjoyed staying here. The host is super sweet and welcoming and it was a pleasure getting to know her a bit. I also loved her adorable pet rabbit. The whole experience was very endearing. I would definitely stay here again.
Susan User Profile
March 2016
I stayed for a month and had a great experience. Mk was warm, welcoming, and easy going. The place is as pictured, I found it very cozy and comfortable, lots of great books and interesting things to look at! It was very quiet which I love - I felt very at home and would easily s…
Mk User Profile
Response from Mk:
You were a dream! I hope to host you again! Happy adventures.
March 2016
Amy User Profile
January 2016
MK was a wonderful host. Over the two months I was here, she did everything she could to make me feel right at home. She was very considerate and easy going, friendly, helpful, generally quiet but not withdrawn, a great communicator, and has done what she can to make the most of …
Chablee User Profile
October 2015
What a wonderful experience... Her house is very tidy and clean close to everything. And she was very friendly. She even had a basket out for me with lotion conditioner and shampoo.
Mk User Profile
Response from Mk:
Thank you for the kind words Chablee!
October 2015
Judy User Profile
October 2015
My host kept in close touch with me and provided specific instructions about locating entrance to her apartment. After traveling all day on plane, light rail, bus, and BART, and cab, it also helped that a friend of hers was there to greet my cab and show me the way. The accomm…
Maria User Profile
October 2015
The Writer/Reader Haven in Oakland hosted by Mk was exactly what I was hoping it would be and more! Before even arriving, Mk was was easy to get in touch with and we were able to set up my arrival at a really convenient time. The room looks as it does in the picture, a lovely big…
Mk User Profile
Response from Mk:
Thanks for the kind words! I look forward to your return!!
October 2015

Hosted by Mk

Oakland, California, United StatesJoined in December 2012
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24 Reviews
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I am a San Francisco Bay Area Writer and champion for public health. I'm a book, art & plant lover and the haven reflects it. I love meeting people who I otherwise wouldn't meet! I like to make people feel at home and to provide enough information so that my guests can enjoy …
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