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1 Bedroom
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 living room with TV & electric fireplace ..window faces west garden

living room with TV & electric fireplace ..window faces west garden

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Bed type: Real Bed
Property type: House
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)


Cleaning Fee: $21
Security Deposit: $248
Monthly Price: $1322 /month
Cancellation: Strict


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2 nights minimum stay
Yummy leather sofa

Yummy leather sofa

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From Portland, OR · May 2015
Jo Ann
Response from Jo Ann:

Hi Maia,
I'm so very sorry you were less than thrilled about your stay.
Sadly it's not possible to please everyone with the feeling of a bed or size of the bed. I,m so sorry you didn't sleep well.
Maia, no where in my listing on Airbnb does it say I provide shampoo.
Yes I do ask for a walk through the suite with every guest prior to their Noon check out time. It's mainly to say good bye, a thank you & to look around to make certain you've not left anything behind. I asked you to provide a convenient time that was anytime prior to Noon which you did ... but convenient for you. In no way was an intention for you alter your check out time.
I do not hear conversations of my guests, I may hear murmuring of voices at best. When a person is living above you yes you will hear the person if they are loud or even walking across the room. I tiptoe in bare feet in order to as quiet as possible and I had no visitors during your stay so was alone.
Because of my physical illness I am unable to do almost everything which means I watch a lot of TV. You heard me getting in & out of my reclining chair & going to the kitchen which is not constantly. I feel more like it's occasionally.
Maia please know I am deeply sorry for your negative experience. I do
take your feedback seriously & appreciate your honesty.
Warmest Regards

May 2015

From Toronto, Canada · May 2015

From Gravenhurst, Canada · December 2014

From Pender Island, Canada · October 2014
Jo Ann
Response from Jo Ann:

Howard, thank you kindly for such a thorough, flattering & positive review! I am thrilled your stay was more than satisfactory. My reward is always that my guests are happy with their stay.
You're absolutely right about the kettle ...going shopping today!
Perhaps our paths will cross again one day .... please know you are welcome in my home anytime.
Such a pleasure meeting you!

October 2014

From Sunshine Coast, Australia · October 2014

From Portland, OR · October 2014

From Niverville, Canada · October 2014
Jo Ann
Response from Jo Ann:

Thank you so much for your kind words! I equally loved having you stay ..I hope our paths cross again!

October 2014

About the Host, Jo Ann

Jo Ann
Victoria, Canada
Member since October 2013
Response rate: 100% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within a few hours

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