Welcome home! This 60s-era condo has been modernized while still keeping the classic mid-century feel. It's large, quiet, and has all the comforts of home. (Due to many inquiries, we want to share that: **we are already booked for Labor Day 2015.**)
BEFORE YOU BOOK/INQUIRE:
-- If you're new to the site, please make sure you have verified your phone number, added a profile picture, and completed your profile with a few sentences about yourself. If you don't have the above, we'll ask you to complete these items before accepting your request.
-- Minimum stay is 3 nights.
-- Cleaning fees are included in the price.
-- Our pricing is updated as is our calendar. Note that in some cases, holiday and special event pricing applies; the default price Airbnb shows is the lowest nightly rate. Some of our rates are higher for big events (because we are *so* close to the action!) =)
-- Please send an inquiry if you are local before booking.
-- No smoking and no pets allowed.
We have a 24 hour doorman on staff, so checking in is seamless and can be done on your own schedule.
-- 925 square feet of quiet living space
-- Master bedroom with queen size bed
-- Sunroom has a daybed with two twin beds
-- Living room with seating for 5-6, a large TV and a desk
-- New bathroom and kitchen
-- Dining room with seating for 4
-- Laminate hardwood floors throughout, carpet in bedroom
-- Parking, wifi & cable
-- Cleaning fees included
-- Dishwasher, gas stove, full size refrigerator
-- Secured building has gym, deck, and large pool
-- Laundry: we have a combo washer/dryer in the kitchen (Euro-style). It is ventless, which means it doesn't dry well and is probably best used for hang-dry articles. We do all of our laundry in the basement of the building, which has a large laundry room. You have access to this as well, and washing is $1.25 per load and drying is between $.75 and $1.25 per load, depending on which machine you use.
-- Sheets, towels and washcloths provided
-- Toilet paper and paper towels provided
-- Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash provided
-- Hairdryer, Iron and ironing board provided
-- Kitchen includes toaster, toaster oven, Kitchenaid mixer, pots/pans, glasses, dishes, coffee maker, utensils, a knife set, basic spices
-- Basic cleaning supplies (e.g., dish soap, all purpose cleaning solution, etc.)
Interaction with Guests
We generally do not interact in person, however, Ben lives in the condo building and is there should anything come up. We are very responsive to messages and will do our very best to make sure you have a great stay!
Across the street from Georgia State. Walk EVERYWHERE:
-- to Peachtree Center MARTA station (3 blocks)
-- Sheraton, Hyatt, Hilton and Marriott Marquis (2 blocks)
-- AmericasMart (3 blocks)
-- Centennial Olympic Park/Georgia Aquarium/Phillips Arena/Georgia Dome/World of Coke (6 blocks)
-- Georgia Tech (about 25 minutes)
-- grocery (about 15 minutes)
-- MLK Historic Site (about 20 minutes)
-- See the map tab for some of our favorite spots!
Great spot to be for travelers to games (Falcons, Hawks, Braves, Tech, GSU, Final Four, etc.), business (hotel and conference centers are within a few blocks), or fun (accessible to all downtown and midtown have to offer!).
We are 3 blocks from MARTA, Atlanta's light rail/metro system. It's a 25 minute ride to the airport ($2.25), a 5 minute ride to Midtown, and a 10 minute ride to Buckhead.
The condo is also right next to the on-ramp for I-75/85 and I-20, so getting around by car is also very convenient. See the last picture for a map with walking times from the condo to places of interest.
Other Things to Note
-- The sunroom is open to the dining room, but can be made private by pulling the curtains. It is very sunny and bright, with floor to ceiling windows. The view is of the garden and pool a few floors below, with downtown Atlanta just across the street.
-- All utilities included: gas, water, trash, electricity
-- Note: Patio is open year round - pool is seasonal and is usually open from May to September, but depends on the weather.
- Our space is for residential use and is not for social gatherings or parties.
- No smoking of any kind inside the building.
- Please be nice to others in the building as they are a part of our community.
- Guests must register with the building, so please check before having guests over that are not on the reservation.
Please leave the condo clean and tidy. What does this mean to us?
- Taking out the trash.
- Loading/starting the dishwasher.
- Stripping the bed and piling the linens – we will take care of these for the next tenant.
- Leaving the place generally as you found it.
For every tenant, we provide fresh linens and a thoroughly cleaned space. We thank you in advance for helping us out with this! If you would like a full service cleaning upon check out, it can be made available for an extra $50.
Condo building rules:
- No pets.
- Condo quiet hours are 10 pm to 8 am (although with cement walls, it is very hard to disturb the neighbors or be disturbed yourself).
This spacious condo was perfect for our family of four -- clean, comfortable and convenient. Highly recommend.
Great location close walk or drive to everything (aquarium, zoo, world of coke, children's museum, football hall of fame, fox theatre, botanical gardens, etc). Short walk from Marta station which was great cheap transportation from the airport. Condo was exactly what was pictured/described.
Lots of pillows and blankets available. Lots of fans as well if visiting in warm months. Great water pressure.
We appreciate Ben and Erin allowing us to stay in their place.
It was perfect to stay at Ben and Erin's place in Atlanta. My coworker and I were attending a nearby conference (the apartment is just a couple blocks from most of the downtown hotels) and it was the perfect place to relax at the end of the day. The space was great for coworkers and allowed us to both meet at the large kitchen table, and also to enjoy watching movies to unwind at night. Very comfortable and convenient.
We spent a great time at Ben & Erin's place.
It is spacious, convenient and very comfortable. We were 3 colleagues attending to a professional conference in a location very near to the place, so the apartment was great to spend a great time and don't spend to much money and time in our stay or commute. Also it is easy accessible from airport by public transportation (TAXI or Subway) so If you are thinking going to a Atlanta and stay at downtown area, this is a great place!!.
I loved the condo. It look just like the pictures. It was extremely clean and easy to find. Erin and Ben leave instructions for everything.
It was literally three minutes from everything I wanted to do in midtown! I could walk if I wanted to! IT comfortably fit four people.
The only issues I could see anyone having here is that you will have to walk up 3 flights of stairs if you use the parking spot ( didn't bother me) or you'll have to walk from the parking spot to the front door and take the elevator. Also we had a few issues with the wifi.
Other than that I loved my stay. The condo was awesome and the view at night time was very pretty. I felt very safe here.,
Thanks, GeGe! We're sorry about the wifi issues - I think we got everything sorted. Also (in case others are concerned about the stairs/elevator issue) - our key cards work on a side door near our parking space that allows you to take a half flight up/down to the elevator if you don't want to walk up to the third floor. Let us know if you're ever back in Atlanta!
Ben and Erin's apartment was excellent. It was easy to find from the airport and was really central. It was very spacious and extremely well equipped. Ben and Erin were very clear with instructions and arrangements for entering and leaving the apartment.
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Erin got a job at Airbnb (!) and moved to San Francisco! She completed a PhD in economics in 2012. Ben earned an MA in applied linguistics in 2013 and teaches English to non-native speakers.
We are friends who have worked, traveled and lived together. In 2010, we bought an abandoned condo in Erin's building and fixed it up. It has amazing views of Atlanta and is a perfect home base for business or pleasure travel. After Erin moved out to California, she was able to put her Atlanta home on Airbnb as well.
About Erin: She's lived in Indiana, Australia, DC, Atlanta and now San Francisco, and has traveled to 5 continents, 31 countries and 46 states. She likes traveling, geography/maps, math, yoga, trivia, spreadsheets, golfing, football (Go Colts!), and animals (dogs especially). =)
About Ben: He's lived in DC, Northern Virginia, Massachusetts, Southern California, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and Atlanta. He likes people, travel, running (head over to the Beltline while you're here!), biking, and spending time at the Chesapeake Bay.
We look forward to sharing our knowledge of Atlanta as well as our condo with you! We hope to see you soon!