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House - Private room · Loring St, San Diego, CA 92109, United States
Your host, Leticia
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Beach picture: breathtaking sunset view from the end of the street.

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IMPORTANT. DreamHome has:
-Two different listings/ CALENDARS (one for each bedroom)
-Two Queen beds + additional Queen mattresses (in each bedroom)

1)Green Oasis, room with 40" Plasma TV number hidden))Acing University, room with desk for Students [[airbnb_link(phone number hidden)

Laundromat right on the corner
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Green Room with Plasma TV, 200 channels
Are you excited about coming to San Diego CA in the pursuit of your dreams? Are you going to UCSD, SDSU? Looking for easy approval and a safe place to call home? Are you between 20-35 yrs old? Polite, clean, with high EQ and good values?
Let me guess, your ideal place is near to the beach but relatively close to campus and you don't know where to find a great roommate, right?

Are you a motivated learner? Roommate, Look no further!
My roommate is moving back home and this ZEN oasis can be just perfect for you! Would you like to live with me?
-Hi, I'm a young professional female who is seeking for a kind roommate to share a Dream Home plex next to the beach. I moved to San Diego over 12yrs ago and I've been enjoying meeting people from all over the world -I've traveled to Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. Besides I've lived with Swiss, Norwegian, Swedish, German, Danish, Ukrainian, Greek, French, Italian, Dutch, Japanese, Indian, Saudi-Arabian, Colombian, Brazilian and the list keeps growing ...
I am very peaceful ... I am studying for my MBA ... I love sharing the house with well-traveled individuals sharing similar interests ... I love culture (I have a BA in Tourism) ... I love being healthy and sharing good values ... on the side, I help several organizations with community relations. Last year, I was fundraising $10,000 for a renown Breast Cancer Foundation. I'm also applying for the Executive MBA program at SDSU.
This is an affordable family home in a quite neighborhood ... perfect for students! (not a party house)

You are this close to be:
Living blocks away from the beach, around friendly and nice people; studying in a very quiet/lovely home in the best neighborhood (really peaceful to study); walking/biking to the beach to sweat your exercise ... or reaching to the coffee shop on the corner ... anytime you need a break, feel like home; make friends for life
... best view sunset of PB: while driving towards Dream Home you can see the Ocean and the S.D. Bay all together! Have you seen the "Green Flash"? Beautiful view from the Cliff at the end of the street! (Kite-surfing spot)
... best nightlife of San Diego: being a few blocks from the main street can save you lots of money with taxis. (I only go out on weekends after done with studies)

Lifestyle is really important for most of us ... and a friendly environment can certainly make a difference ... If you like most of things you've seen here ... and are open to tell me more about yourself ... This charming DREAM HOME might be yours to experience!

ADDITIONAL DETAILS______________________________
***KEY LOCATION : north PB/Baja La Jolla ... just a few steps from the beach, coffee shops, post-office, restaurants, grocery stores ...
Loring st/Cass st has a Walk Score of 80 out of 100. This location is very walkable, which means most errands can be accomplished on foot:
*You can walk to several nearby coffee shops and buy groceries at Magic Market or Albertsons
* You can walk to several nearby restaurants: Tacos Mi Rancho, Turquoise Europe Bistro, The Fishery and Blazin Grill (bring your own wine).
*You can walk/bike to several nearby parks: Palisades Park, Tourmaline Beach Park, Kate Sessions Park, Belmont Park, Mission Beach Park, Mission Bay Park.
*You can walk/bike to Tourmaline/Turquoise for shops and great surfing spots
*You can walk/bike to four nearby bus routes. The closets transit routes are the Mission Blv. and Wilbur Av 30, The Felspar st. & Mission Bl. 27 and the Mission Blv. & Felspar st. 8.
*7-Eleven convenience store and Laundromat are right on the corner ... so you most likely will walk there!
Want all this, plus nice neighbors, plus quiet street?
Loring/Cass is your ideal location!
ON THE MAP: restaurants, stores, attractions, etc
Less than 10 min. away from golf course/tennis courts, SeaWorld

***EXPLORE YOUR DREAM HOME: Furnished, Comfortable, and Affordable Home Students Free of Back-ground check, credit history and renters fees!
Fully-Furnished & Newly Remodeled
2 BR/11.5' X 12.5'/Large PB closet
Balcony/Two entrances/2 Off-Street Parking/lots of street parking
AMENITIES: Bar, Dart Board, Putting Green, Pull-up Bar, Back-Yard
Brand-NEW carpet and furniture/ Beautifully Designed
Brand-NEW Kitchen
Brand-NEW Bathroom

Bar settings/DartBoard/Pull-up Bar/indoor, outdoor Putting Green
Backyard, outside table/chairs for meals/breakfast
Wireless Net/ 50" Flat Screen // DVR * 200+ Channels
(Satellite arranged in your room upon request)
Are you a movie lover? Me too! In the winter I always signup for additional movie channels

***MEET ME: There will be only two people living in this house:
You and I (unless occasional traveling)
[ME] Organized, Easy Going, Young Female
No Drugs/No Pets
Student/Professional ~I carry both a double degree in Civil Engineering & Architecture and a BA in Tourism. Recently, I was fundraising $10 thousand for a Breast Cancer Foundation. I believe in diversity as well as giving back to the community!
Drugs and Alcohol: I do not use drugs or smoke and I'd like to find a roommate with the same views. I'm a very light drinker (mostly weekend nights/wine glass), have responsible fun and I don't bring the party home.
VISITORS: I am not very fond of living in crowded places so please let's both use our common senses and limit the amount of visits we receive weekly (boyfriends/friends/etc). This matter is very important to me and I would hope to find roommates with similar views. I don't bring random boys home and it is important that whoever visit us is someone I know and trust. I work hard on weekdays and I wish my roommate would do the same. On the weekends or occasional situations when visitors are over I ask that they respect my space, peacefulness and food.
PETS: I am severely allergic to cats and some dogs and cannot share accommodations with (website hidden) is important to me to have a place of refuge to come home to every day. I'm pretty quiet around the house and use my headphones. I have a lot on my plate with work and school and I can work on the computer as late as 10-midnight ... When it comes time to sleep the house must be peaceful.I love to travel and learn about different cultures. I am friendly, positive, high energy, and would love a roommate to laugh and bond with.

I have lived with people from all over the world! The chances are that someone from your culture/country can give you references about me!
Long term/short term welcome
If you are European or Asian, that's a plus ... I love learning about different cultures!
Contact me Now!

Leticia Meireles
Multilingual Communication Expert
Languages -Portuguese (native), Spanish (proficient), English (fluent) *Developing proficiency in French and Italian

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Cass & Loring, Pacific Beach, CA 92109

Nearby activities: antiquing, cycling, fishing, golf, horseback riding mountain biking, mountaineering paragliding, roller blading, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing, wind-surfing, Boating, Shopping, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Racquetball, Miniature Golf, Hot Air Ballooning, Parasailing, Basketball Court, Shuffleboard, ATM/bank, babysitting, caves, churches, cinemas, eco tourism equestrian events, fitness center, forests, groceries, hospital, laundromat, library, marina, museums, nude beach, playground, pond, recreation center, theme parks, water parks, beachcombing, bird watching, deepsea fishing, fly fishing, freshwater fishing, gambling casinos, hiking, ice skating, jet skiing, live theater luaus, mountain climbing, outlet shopping, paddle boating, pier fishing, sight seeing, snorkeling, sound/bay fishing, surf fishing, water tubing, whale watching

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Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $37 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $650 /week
Monthly Price: $1149 /month
Security Deposit: $500
Cleaning Fee: $125
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • If you want to feel the San Diego Life Style, Pacific Beach is the place to be, and Leticia is a great Host! She really made our stay the best ! The apartment is convenient, 5 min from the Beach...We had a great time.
    Thank you Leticia! :)

    January 2014
  • Truly nice place to stay in PB, the room & apartment looked exactly as in the pictures. Leticia was always happy to give recommendations on what to see or do in the area, or show you around herself / going out, or doing sports together – a really great host! While it was admittedly not the cheapest option to stay at, it was definitely worth it. If you are looking for a place in PB with vicinity to the ocean, this is the place to be.

    January 2014
  • When Airbnb sent me the link to review Leticia the first thing that came to my mind was "awesome friendship", and the second "awesome apartment". On that note, here is my review: first of all I made a new friend, a real one! A friend that helps me in every situation! Listens to me and figures out how she can help me! She really gives you the best tips for San Diego: where you should go for dinner, sightseeing, entertainment and sun (she knows about some pretty cool hidden beaches!) Besides she will really take the time to get to know you. Needless to say that we spent a lot of time together! Leticia kindly invited me everywhere she went. Not only she made me a local, she immediately introduced me to everyone. Through Leticia you can make so many friends! That's the best that could have ever happened to me ... Best time ever!!!

    Second, the apartment: it's just 5 minutes away from the beach! The best location ever! I love the beach and the beach lifestyle, and I made the point to walk there everyday twice a day, for tanning and watching the sunset. Besides it's location to the beach, the apartment is conveniently located to several shops, grocery stores, restaurants, a laundromat (a few steps from her door) and a 24 hrs convenience store called 7-Eleven. The apartment itself was always very clean ... she cares about that very much! And it was very well decorated with cosy furniture, warm colors ... warm atmosphere. Leticia has a great taste! It looks like the house was decorated by an interior designer!! Just look at the pictures! The apartment's rooms, kitchen and bathroom are exactly what they look like on the pictures!
    I think you won't need any television here in San Diego but if you do there are 2 huge LCD's in her apartment!!! Perfect to chill on a week night!!!! ...
    Ich hatte eine unglaubliche und unvergessliche Zeit dort! Vermisse Leticia sehr und werde Sie bald wieder besuchen:)

    October 2013
  • After some problems with our original hotel in San Diego we had to look for another place to stay during our road trip, and as we'd always wanted to try a bed and breakfast, our eye fell on Leticia's place. Things needed to move very quickly as we would arrive only a few hours later, and thanks to Leticia's fast communication and flexibility things were settled in a matter of minutes.

    Upon arrival Leticia made all effort to get us comfortable, setting up a 3rd sleeping spot in our room and showing us around. The sleeping room is quite large with an amazingly comfortable bed, AC, tv and everything, and is very clean. Her promise that one can eat off the floor was not exaggerated and applies to pretty much her entire place.

    The living room is very spacious and cozy with a lot of sofas and pillows and a lovely carpet you can simply lie down and sleep on if you wanted. Furthermore, the room is beautifully decorated with all kinds of things and has a big tv that usually plays zen music, honoring her place's name of Beach Zen Cottage. Relaxing here is amazing: you can sit down pretty much anywhere, have a chat, enjoy some food or a drink and generally have a good time. Heck, you could even perform yoga to go with the zen mode if you wanted!

    The house itself is only a couple of minutes away from the beach in an area with some amazing places for food (make sure to try the Fishery!). Everything else there is to see in San Diego is no more than 20-30 minutes away.

    As for our stay itself, things can be summarized very simply: Leticia is an amazing host and a fantastic person, making our stay an unforgettable experience. Her warm, caring and playful personality made us feel right at home from the start, allowing us to build a friendship in a new and far away city. Leticia employs the "Mi casa es tu casa" principle: get cozy, make yourself at home and have fun! Furthermore, she helped us out with the practical details of visiting San Diego, showed us the hidden treasures and places the city has to offer and cooked some amazing meals. All in all, we couldn't have asked for more!

    In the end it was with a lot of heartfelt pain and a big hug that we continued our journey away from San Diego. In just 5 days we went from entering a city unknown to us to leaving with amazing new friends, an unforgettable experience and a warm and happy feeling whenever San Diego is mentioned. Top notch!

    July 2013
    Response from Leticia:

    Thanks to the disastrous luck of three warm-hearted Belgium men in booking a hotel ... on July 17, I was awarded with a delightful gift: to host amazingly caring people at my lovely BeachZenCottage in San Diego ... an experience of a lifetime!

    I absolutely enjoyed hosting & becoming friends with Michiel, Andy and Tim.
    You can't ask for more delightful and appreciative guests to host. Opening up to this kind of people is easy because they measure no efforts to make you feel comfortable around them: as soon as Michiel, Andy and Tim entered the door they showered me with accolades about my BeachZenCottage: "so Zen, ... so spacious ..., so cozy, so well-designed," just to name a few. And let me tell you, they had no problems adjusting to the BeachZenCottage schedules and guidelines because they came well-prepared (yes, they had done all the research they could on my post) and they were in perfect alignment with my vision for our experience together. In the end, everything was almost as exactly the way it was when I first welcomed them to my BeachZenCottage! I can only hope to have such mindfulness guests in the future.

    I'm very appreciative of the precious time we spent together, whether visiting places or hanging out at the BeachZenCottage ... chatting on the Zen room, "chillaxing" on the pillows, and listening to the sounds of Zen music and water fountain drops. Thanks to the Comic Con event and all the places they were destined to explore, I was not able to hangout with them as much as I wanted ...

    Summarized very simply: Michiel (the Chocaholic DJ), Tim (the Entertainer Actor/Driver) and Andy (The Cute Smeagol) are amazingly respectful guests! In just 5 days of living together, I was able to share an experience of a lifetime! ... and a warm and happy feeling will embrace me whenever I think of Belgium. Top notch trio!

    "Minions"/Guys, it was with heartfelt pain that I had to let you go to continue on your journey ...
    you know I'll forever hold a place for you in my heart ...
    please don't wait a lifetime to give me the honor of hosting you again ...
    the BeachZenCottage will be forever yours!!

    July 2013
  • We were late looking for a place to stay for the 4th of july weekend, everything was busy and to find something was very difficult. But as soon as we came in contact with Leticia (the best host ever), she did everything possible and made it happen. We could stay at her place for 4 nights. She answered our questions always very quickly and very friendly.
    As soon as we arrived at the BeachZenCottage everything worked perfect on time, Leticia was there to help us get settled and introduced us to her appartement. It is a very nice appartement with large rooms. It is very clean and we felt comfortable from the first second. Leticia immediately told us about the things going on in Pacific Beach, and where the nice spots are for going out, beach chilling, surfing, shopping, eating, everything. She knows the region very well and does not hesitate to tell the local highlights.
    Another plus are the short walking distances to popular places, 5 min to the beach, a few blocks to Garnet Ave. (Main Street), La Jolla. There would also be a public bus a short walk away from the house, which we never used but would be a good opportunity to go anywhere.
    Leticia made us feel very comfortable and provided all the time the best service. If you just spend time in the house, there is a very comfortable living room with a cozy sofa and a large tv with many recorded movies. The kitchen is perfect and the bathroom as well. There is no noise around, so you can easily relax and enjoy the place. Leticia will probably also be around if want to do something.

    We enjoyed staying there very much and thank Leticia once again for the nice time we had.

    July 2013
  • Leticia was a wonderful host. She always knew where to go and which sites to see and on several occasion introduced me to new people and places. The house is always tidy. It is a nice place to sit down and unwind after a long day. Cosy, surprisingly quiet for such a vibrant neighbouhood and close to the beach. During my six months staying at het place she has made quite some efforts to improve the place by adding decorations and fixing up some of the interiour. She is constantly working to make her guests feel at home. All in all I can say that Leticia has provided me with a home away from home. Surely you won't be disappointed by her hospitality.

    July 2013
  • Leticia is a outstanding host. Staying at her place is more then just renting a room.... she is a good a very good guide and knows always a nice spot to visit in San Diego, where she took the time to accompany me.

    November 2012
  • Leticia is the hostess with the mostest! The first night there was luxurious toiletries awaiting me (which i continue to use) and her rich smile never ends. It didn't end there, she volunteered to take me on bike rides, tours through the city, and was first to volunteer tips on the city. Her hospitality is second to only her lovely abode. The location, blocks from the beach and across from great coffee and food, adds convince to serenity. The accommodations are decorated with relaxing and eccentric items from her travels. Every time I am in PB I will certainly be staying at the dream zen cottage!

    January 2012
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1)PONT. CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY, (website hidden) of Science, Tourism (*Marketing/Event Planning.) Highest National score. Graduated in 3 y. Dean’s choice over 200 stud. 2)FEDERAL TECH UNIVERSITY, Dual degree in Civil Eng. & Architecture "MIT of Brazil"
BezKey Consulting- •Affiliations include: •Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego -Fundraising Committee Member. •Rotary Club 33 -RAW (Community Service Committee.) •Discover Pacific Beach –BeachFest Development Committee Member.
Dear Friend, Visualize yourself on a first class flight to Hawaii. The plane is the state of the art in aerospace engineering, and the pilot is precise, disciplined and accomplished. This is every airline’s dream: the best equipment with the best pilot in the cockpit. Anything less … well, no one wants anything less!! So you might be asking yourself: "how does this story relates to my experience as a guest?" And the answer is: I’m a well-rounded pilot who will get up every morning with one thought in mind: how can make my guests feel like they are in fact in a “first class flight to Hawaii”!! Let's make your experience memorable! Leticia Meireles, Your 5-Star Host PUC, Hospitality/Tourism UTF, Architect/Interior Designer CC, Community Effectiveness Consultant Include the "BeachZENCottage" to your "favorite's list" and encourage first-class traveling to your friends! ________________________________________________________________________ BIO Leticia has over ten years of experience in international public relations and communications. Fluent in two languages (Portuguese and English) and conversational in 15 languages, Leticia has built a world-wide network of clients, associates, and sponsors in four continents, including countries such as Brazil, Colombia, United States, Norway, Sweden, England, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, France, Italy, Ukraine, India, Saudi Arabia, China and Japan. Her multi-cultural experience includes personal recruitment and placement, public speaking, multi-media branding, network generation, and developing and implementing strategies for change, training, and strategic planning. Leticia’s passion for social responsibility has led her to found BezKey Consulting. She has been a communication liaison between businesses, communities, and such non-profit groups as the American Red Cross, Rotary International, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. She has worked on projects in the San Diego area, and also in Mexico (YWAM,) Brazil (PUC,) and South Africa (Red Cross.) Her collective fundraising efforts have accumulated over $6.5 million dollars to charity. Leticia holds an International B.A. in Tourism, a degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering from UTFPR, the “MIT of Brazil, and is expected to complete her EMBA in 2015. She has also been awarded the Toastmasters C.C. As an avid pilot, Leticia worked on the business of selling private aircrafts for four years while exploring her passion for aviation. She has been to South America, Africa, Asia, India, Europe (including Scandinavia and Eastern Europe) and plan to leave an impact in several countries around the world. Her biggest journey in this life is to help others. Her prime purpose in her career is to conduct business in ways that touch people's lives on a personal level. She dreams of working with industry visionaries and committed citizens/employees to develop and strengthen our global communities: "Today, more than ever, we must all carry this sense of universal responsibility, from human to human, without boarders, without reservations." Amazing Things I've Seen or Done? Scuba Diving, Shark Diving, Marathon, Triathlon, Skydiving, Flying airplanes, Climbed Fuji mountain, Jumped into a moving train, Swam across Itaipu Dam, Survived, Started a campaign to raise $10,000 to Breast Cancer, and growing
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