Comfortable SF Peninsula Bedrooms

House - Private room · Elm St, San Carlos, CA 94070, United States

The Space

Welcome-Bienvenidos-(mira por abajo)--Willkommen

We welcome guests to share our nice and comfortable home in San Carlos, CA.
An entire area of our home is available to provide maximum privacy. We have three bedrooms, 2 queen size beds and one with a full size bed, 1 full bathroom with double sinks that only needs to be shared if other guests are present. There is a desk and chair in each of the rooms, which is great for work and study. The shared space includes our living room, with piano, well-stocked kitchen, and hot tub on patio. We have T.V. WiFi, and ample parking. We keep our house very clean. We will provide a simple breakfast with many organic items as well as teas and coffee on the weekdays. Come and enjoy our view of San Francisco Bay.

San Carlos is a cute little town in the mid-peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area. From our home there is easy access to public transportation,(both Caltrain and SamTrans bus) just 4 blocks away, the local downtown full of restaurants and shops (also just 4 blocks away). Close to Hwy 101, 5 min. from Oracle, 20 min. from SFO, 30 min from SJC,, and 20 min. from Stanford. We are in Silicon Valley. Our neighborhood and town is very peaceful and safe
We will pick you up from airport for a fee of $25.00.

Wife speaks Spanish and husband speaks basic Spanish and German. We enjoy meeting new people and are great hosts. Have lived abroad and traveled extensively.
We eat very healthy and exercise often, and find time to play tennis and run. Care to join us? We have been hosting guests through this site for over a year and a half and have enjoyed it tremendously. We are friendly and helpful, and our reviews speak for themselves. We are teachers and are very busy, so other meals are on your own, unless prior arrangements are made. Washer and dryer available for your use, at no extra charge. There is a small cleaning fee to cover sheets and towels.

When you make a reservation please give us your full name, and something about you and the other people coming with you, what you are expecting in the way of accommodations and anything else. If you want more than one room, you must book each room separately, since we are charging by the room. You can request bedroom one or two, on this reservation form. If you stay for a week, the 7th night is free!
(Maximum 2 people per bedroom, additional people must rent another bedroom.)
We look forward to being your hosts!

Bienvenidos a nuestra casa. Tenemos 3 habitaciones disponibles con camas del tamano reina, un bano, sala, cocina,tele, WiFI y lugar para estacionar un carro.
Podemos encontrarles en el aeropuerto para $25.00 mas.

Estamos cerca del transporte publica, muchos restaurantes, y los dos aeropuertos de San Francisco y San Jose, Oracle y la universidad de Standford. Ofrecemos un desayuno simple con cafe y te organico. Somos agradables de conocer a extranjeros y hemos viajado y vivido afurera del pais mucho. Venga a nuestra casa. Nuestro pueblo y vecindario es muy tranquilo y seguro

Cuando esta haciendo una reservacion, por favor explica algo de si mismo y los otros que vienen con Ud. Tambien nos gustaria saber un poco acerca de su visita aqui. Muchas gracias. Si le gustaria mas de una habitacion, tiene que confirmar con la otra reservacion en la red. (No mas de 2 personas a cada habitacion) El tarif es por cada habitacion. Si quede por 6 noches, el septima noche es gratis!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $420 /week
Monthly Price: $1680 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $10
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • Johanna and Bob were very gracious and extremely nice people! They were accommodating and kind. I really felt at home in their place and I look forward to staying with them again on my next business trip.

    March 2014
  • I was very comfortable staying with Johanna and Bob. They were great hosts and very welcoming. Their home is lovely and the lodging was perfect. The location was minutes from my destination and easy access to freeways and public transportation.

    March 2014
  • We are returning guests and specifically asked to be able to come back to Johanna and Bob's home.

    The bed is comfortable and there was space for me to set up my big monitor during my stay. I got lots of work done.

    The place is close enough to CalTrain that it was easy to catch a train and ride into the city each day.

    We appreciate Johanna and Bob's hospitality and if we find ourselves needing to stay at a place again, would happily call them.

    They have some food available for breakfast and on occasion they cooked/provided some home made breads. I especially loved the pumpkin bread/cake they made. Mmmm, a little butter and it made my day.

    We highly recommend their place if you need somewhere to stay near San Carlos.

    Bob

    January 2014
  • Johanna was a great and a very kind host. I think her place was one of the most cozy place I ever stayed in at Airbnb. Extremely clean and neat house with a delicious breakfast every morning. You know these folks have traveled around the world. World class bed-n-breakfast.

    December 2013
  • We really enjoyed our stay at Johanna and Bob and can only recommend them as hosts. We received valuable tips during our first days in California and enjoyed interacting with them. They are both very friendly, welcoming, and helpful people. The house was very comfortable and nicely decorated. We enjoyed the European-style breakfasts and good coffees. San Carlos is a beautiful place to live. The house is located in a nice residential area, which, however, is very close to the downtown that has plenty of restaurants and cafes.

    December 2013
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Johanna and Bob. The room was very comfortable and breakfast was very enjoyable and healthy. Johanna and Bob are a lovely couple with whom we enjoyed chatting. The location was perfect for us with a car as the 101 was very close and meant we could very quickly get to the city, SFO airport and valley locations. Having a full house meant you had to be mindful of time in the bathroom but overall the system worked pretty well. We would thoroughly recommend a stay.

    November 2013
  • My husband and I had a pleasant stay with Johanna and Bob. Their home was very inviting, warm, comfortable, very clean, and convenient for us since we need to travel between Sunnyvale and San Francisco during our visit in the area. We definitely will stay with them again and highly recommend them as hosts. Thank you again
    Johanna and Bob!

    October 2013
  • Awesome place, great location if you are looking for the mid peninsula area, very convenient, close to downtown and trains.

    Bob and Johanna were easy to communicate with. Really nice couple.

    Our company had an engineer from Russia doing a long term visit to our US office and because I was local I offered to help them set up the airbnb stay at Bob and Johanna's. Bob and Johanna were very accommodating and and understanding of the situation.

    Our engineer had brought his wife and daughter and stayed for almost the entire month of September. Towels/fresh sheets were provided, comfy beds and plenty of privacy. Washing machine/dryer was available for free which was nice for a long term stay. Our engineer's family used the kitchen extensively and also took several dips in the hot tub.

    Overall it was a very pleasant experience and I and our engineer's family would recommend anyone who is looking to stay in this area short or long term.

    September 2013
  • It was a very nice place to stay. The area was quiet and close to downtown San Carlos. I enjoyed my stay there and would stay there again.

    September 2013
  • Johanna and Bob are great host! The location is great as it is walkable distance to the Caltrain station and San Carlos airport. Will definitely stay again.

    August 2013
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Languages
Deutsch, Español
School
Humboldt State and San Francisco State University, UC Davis and California Western School
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Johanna in Half Moon Bay, CA, Bob in Sunnyvale, CA
About
We are two teachers who have grown children that are now out on their own, out of the house. We have a comfortable and simple home to invite others to enjoy. We are very active playing tennis, running and exercising, cooking gourmet meals and traveling. We have traveled extensively all over the world and have lived abroad as well. Johanna loves to travel in Spanish speaking countries and Bob enjoyed teaching English in China. Johanna speaks fluent Spanish and Bob enjoys speaking basic Spanish and German. Bob is now studying anthropology and Johanna hopes to become a professional chef after teaching. Bob is an avid reader, especially history, and Johanna loves Latin music . Since we have stayed often in Bed and Breakfasts, we know its important to have privacy as well as simple comforts and nice accommodations. We are new to this idea of opening our home to others but AirBnB comes recommended.
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