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Inspiration House: cozy art & meditation retreat

Elyria is a superhost.

Inspiration House: cozy art & meditation retreat

5 guests3 bedrooms3 beds2 baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
9 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Elyria is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Come nourish your spirit at Inspiration House! Just blocks from town, you're easy walking distance to everything Oberlin. Directly across the street is a public park & rail trail. Cleveland is just 25 minutes away by car.

Built in the 1870s, Inspiration House was dedicated in 2018 to offer small-group retreats and workshop space. Operated by a nonprofit, our mission is to renew and inspire guests of all backgrounds. There are no TVs onsite.


Air conditioning
Hot water

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed


Wide hallways
Fixed grab bars for shower



29 reviews
Lynn User Profile
January 2020
What a wonderful place to stay! The host is A+ with her communication and all questions were anticipated and answered, sometimes even before we thought to ask. You will love the location. We walked to the downtown area and enjoyed shopping in unique and fun shops, then had a…
Gabriel User Profile
December 2019
Elyria is a very responsive host, and the inspiration house is a great place to stay if you're in Oberlin.
Ryan User Profile
November 2019
This is an A+ AirBnB from every perspective. It’s clean, comfortable, stylish and close to all the action. We can with 2 couples and two single people and this place was perfect for us. It fit everyone perfectly, with one person sleeping on the super comfortable sofa. The…
Sarah User Profile
November 2019
We had such a great time in this house. Everything we needed was there and more!
Bairbre User Profile
October 2019
What a wonderful place to stay! Beautiful, historic home on quiet side street, near Arboretum. Approx. 10 minutes walk to College and center of town. Plenty of comfy beds; well stocked kitchen, good showers, plenty of towels. Eclectic selection of books in library upstairs. Host…
Liz User Profile
September 2019
Inspiration House is truly quaint, peaceful and relaxing. It’s a great place to unwind and try to ground yourself against the chaos of day to day life. Elyria is a spectacular host and truly looks to help accommodate you in any way she can. Oberlin itself is a beautiful town. The…
Elizabeth User Profile
August 2019
This house is SO much larger and nicer than the pictures show! It's on a lovely quiet street, very walkable to the town and college of Oberlin with amenities I have NEVER seen anywhere else. The beds were SO comfortable, (That is soooo important) the check in and check out easy…

Hosted by Elyria

Medina, OHJoined in July 2013
Elyria User Profile
125 Reviews
1 Reference
Elyria is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm an artist with an adventurous streak that occasionally turns practical! I got into hosting with AirBnB a few years ago and absolutely love it. I've hosted in four states now, and met people from all over the world. My current listings are all in Oberlin, Ohio, and they're…
Interaction with guests
We travel a good deal for work, and are often away. We're generally available noon to midnight if you need anything! We like giving guests as much space as is comfortable, so sometimes we won't see you at all, but if you have questions or would like an introductory tour of the…
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Languages: Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with lockbox
After 4:00 PM
12:00 PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events