Chez JJ Upper Bunk 2, YC Walkable

House - Shared room · Alice Ave, Mountain View, CA 94041, United States
Justin
Your host, Justin
17 Reviews
Response rate: 70%
Response time: a few days or more

The Space

About Chez JJ:
We're a chain of hacker houses for traveling entrepreneurs and makers. Here, you can get integrated into the SF Bay Area hacker community! High, vaulted ceilings in almost every room, large closets, granite countertops in shared bathroom and kitchen, working fireplace, hardwood floors throughout house, tranquil gardens, etc. Dog friendly!

**Looking for a shorter stay? Send us a message anyway and we will find space for you nearby.

Networking! Networking! Networking!
-Walking distance to Hacker Dojo, YCombinator, 500 Startups, Hacker Dojo, Downtown Mountain View, Mountain View Caltrain
-Close distance to NASA Ames, (website hidden), Stanford University, San Francisco (and SFO), San Jose (and SJC)
-Frequent social gatherings at the house in which all current and prior guests are invited

Free for you!
-Internet
-Laundry on site
-Weekly Professional Housekeeping
-Full kitchen with dishwasher
-Free breakfast
-Free organic fruit and veggie box delivered every other week
-Fruit trees (apples, oranges, avocados, figs, lemons, and apricots/ Subject to seasons)
-Bicycles- ask in advance to see if one is available
-Free, live-in stand up comedian
-Close (phone number hidden)
-Easy access to public transportation including Caltrain (train), SamTrans (bus), Santa Clara County Light Rail (VTA)
-Ride share/ Airport pickup options
-Wall projector to practice presentations. If you would like an audience, please let us know and we will arrange an event.
-Ask for an invitation to our ChezJJ social calendar. We regularly have movie nights, dinner parties, meetings, etc.
-Plenty of street parking for events
-Indoor/ Outdoor workspace
-Giant Back yard for hanging out and having brainstorming sessions
-No Curfew
-Electronic Key-pad- no worrying about losing keys

Our house layout is highly conducive to all work/sleep habits, whether you are a night owl or work a 9-5!

For more info, please see our website

As seen in: The New York Times, Atlantic Wire, The Sydney Morning Herald, Bits, Pando Daily, Slashdot, BetaBeat, Hacker News

Room type: Shared room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 0.5
Beds: 1
Weekly Price: $300 /week
Monthly Price: $1000 /month
Security Deposit: $380
Cleaning Fee: $28
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Cancellation: Flexible
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

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  • The reservation was canceled 14 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    May 2014
  • Justin, and the house, are amazing. Justin is an easy going host who runs a tight ship and is very open to discussing anything that any guest wants to talk about. I *will* re-book.

    April 2014
  • Great experience staying here. All of the people I met at the house were very friendly and welcoming. Had good conversations with everyone. If you're involved in the startup scene this is THE place to stay!

    April 2014
  • A great place to stay ! Justin is so welcoming and a fantastic host !

    March 2014
  • I stayed in Mountainview as a stop to check out the area for several days before a big trip I had planned. I'm so glad I did, because my the stay was just what I was looking for. I was hoping to come and go easily, and chat with housemates rather than stay in an isolating hotel room (which would have been pricier and lacking in character!) The house is in an incredibly central location, and in a nice, quiet neighborhood. I stayed in one of the bunk rooms, and it was well planned to be spacious and create space for each person to wake up and do their thing. Many people stay for months at a time, and I am tempted to look into this myself as there is everything you need...dressers, closets, fully stocked kitchen, backyard, and most importantly, live-in hosts who are cool, courteous, and knowledgeable of the area.If you're a 20 or 30 something and you stay in a hotel room rather than here, you're definitely going to miss out!

    August 2013
  • Great people, great place. Was just what I was looking for!

    August 2013
  • Quando cheguei, não sabiam sobre minha reserva.

    O pessoal da casa foi pouco aberto ao diálogo (exceto o Justin), cada um ficava a maior parte do tempo com seu computador e fone de ouvido, o que para mim é contra a proposta de um ambiente empreendedor.

    Dois cachorros vivem dentro de casa, se você é alérgico poderá ter problemas.

    O local é próximo à via principal, onde passam duas linhas de ônibus e a um supermercado.

    Considero um local econômico para dormir no Vale do Silício, mas o ambiente não foi favorável para trocar experiências de empreendedorismo.

    August 2013
  • Could be an awakening jolt of literacy.

    June 2013
  • Very good place. Definitely recommend. I loved the start-up spirit of the place.

    May 2013
  • Awesome place, I extended my visit.

    May 2013
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Languages
English, 日本語
School
Stanford University, International Christian University Tokyo, University of Tennessee
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Stanford University
About
I'm from Tennessee originally, but I've travelled a bit. I'm was an electrical engineer and operations research engineer for Toyota prior to getting back into programming and starting a company. I have a two-year old golden retriever that is adorable. I love eating different and unique foods from many countries. Any questions, feel free to ask away :D
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a few days or more
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