Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
Per Night
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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check Out: 2:00 PM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Weekly discount: 16%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

Historic Brownstone circa 1890 in an historic district. Walkable, liveable area. In Albany's funky downtown area (Lark St.). We have visitor/residential on street parking available. Jam on the guitar, a little piano, ipad Garage Band app. Lots of art and music in the area as well as restaurants, beautiful Washington Park and the New York State Capitol and State Museum.

Queen bed. DirecTV. Private bathroom. Share the kitchen and living space.

Easy trips to New York City...or Boston....or Montreal. Close to Saratoga (SPAC, horse racing), Lake George, Berkshires, Tanglewood, Hudson Valley wineries, Adirondacks, Catskill Mountains, Woodstock, Bethel Music and Arts center, Mohawk Valley

Fun, professional, interesting gay man. Very welcoming to all.
No 3rd party reservations without discussing it first, please!
No drugs/alcohol. Smoke outside.
Please remove shoes in the house.

Guest Access

Bedroom, private bath, living room, dining room, kitchen. We don't have wifi, but guests have accessed Albany Free Net in the room with little problem.

Interaction with Guests

As much as guests would like. I have guests who will hang out, play with the dogs, visit, eat, etc. Others come and go as they please with polite Hello's and Good-bye's. Whatever you prefer.

The Neighborhood

Historic homes in a typical 19th century neighborhood of brownstone row-houses. Funky bars and shops on Lark St. Nearby State Capitol Empire State Plaza, State Museum and Library, Washington Park and Lincoln Park. There are many events, concerts and art shows happening at various times.

Getting Around

Walkable neighborhood and the buses run nearby. Otherwise, a cab to get to train station, airport,metc.

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House Rules

No drugs or alcohol use in the house.
No smoking in the house.
Please make sure doors are locked when you leave and come home.
Please leave things as you find them.
Please take shoes off in the house.
Please turn off lights, fans, etc. When not in use.

I keep my bedroom off limits, unless we make other arrangements.

PARKING: You will need to use our residential parking pass if you have a car here on weekdays. There is a 2-hour limit before you have to move your car. Also, Please check on alternate street parking rules before parking. Street cleaning occurs Mon.-Thurs. 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and there is No Parking on various streets during those days and times.

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1 night minimum stay
Working gas fireplace

Working gas fireplace

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About the Host, John

Albany, New York, United States
Member since October 2011


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