SF Peninsula Bedroom with a View

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

The Space

We welcome you to come share our home with a lovely view of the San Francisco Bay. Our home is quiet, comfortable and impeccably clean. We have three bedrooms available, 2 with a comfortable queen size bed, and this one with a double/full size bed. There is plenty of closet space. and a desk and desk chair in each one There is a full bathroom with shower/tub and double sinks, that only needs to be shared if other guests are present. Our common areas include a well-stocked kitchen open for use, a comfortable living/ dining room, and a small patio and hot tub.

We are centrally located to just about everything the bay area has to offer. We are close to public transportation (3 blocks) and major freeways (phone number hidden)), as well as San Francisco (40 minutes), and San Jose (40 minutes). We are in Silicon Valley, and are 5 minutes from Oracle and Redwood Shores, 20 minutes from Stanford University, 20 minutes from SFO and 30 minutes from SJC airports. (We can at times arrange a pick from the airport- for a fee of $25.00). With a charming main street within walking distance San Carlos is known as the city of "Good Living". It’s full of restaurants, coffee houses, and boutiques and known to be a very safe place.

We are a multilingual house hold, wife (me) speaks Spanish and husband speaks basic Spanish and German. We eat healthy and exercise often and lead very busy lives, yet still find time to play tennis, run, and enjoy other outdoor activities. Care to join us?

We will provide you with a simple breakfast and your selection of coffees and teas. A washer and dryer are available if needed, for no charge. A small cleaning fee is asked to help us with sheets and towels.

When you make a reservation, please tell us your full name and something about yourself and whoever will be joining you. Let us know what you are expecting in the way of accommodation, and how we help to make your stay more comfortable. If you stay for week, the 7th night is free; anything longer may have discounts as well!
We look forward to being your hosts.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $420 /week
Monthly Price: $1820 /month
Cleaning Fee: $10
Cancellation: Flexible

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • Thanks again. This is our 3rd stay with Johanna and Zbon and it is always pleasant.

    February 2014
  • Thanks to Johanna and Bob my visit to CA was much more pleasant. Amazing location and beautiful house!

    January 2014
  • This place is a gem. The location is great and if you don't have a car it's as good as it gets as you can walk to everything. There is a nice community here as hosts make sure good folks come and go. The Gelbs were innkeepers in another live and really thrive on the management of their place. They are anxious to serve without being at all intrusive. I'd come back here in a heartbeat and look forward to it.

    December 2013
  • Very comfortable bed. Johanna and Bob are great hosts. Would stay here again in a heart beat.

    November 2013
  • Great great place to stay. Johanna and Bob are very nice hosts, the room is very nice and clean and the location is great (really close to the train station). Loved the neighbourhood also, very safe and quiet. Will recommend Bob and Johanna's place to anyone coming from Portugal :)

    November 2013
  • Bob and Johanna are the best! One of the best airbnbs I've stayed at.

    November 2013
  • excellent hosts, clean comfortable bedrooms;

    October 2013
  • Lovely hosts. Very welcoming and warm. The room was cosy and the bed comfortable. Would definitely recommend staying here. My only negative was that in the evening the Wi-Fi was quite slow and streaming Netflix wasn't great, but not a deal breaker. Thank you, both.

    October 2013
  • Both Johanna & Bob are very caring hosts, the home is clean and tidy, and the mid-peninsular location is perfect for us during our week long visit.

    September 2013
  • On behalf of my mom who spent a week there, she was very happy with the room, the breakfast offered (delicious organic food, sunny back porch to enjoy it outside). She said the down-sides were to have to share a toilet, meaning having to wait to go to the bathroom when someone else is in it. She thought the room was very clean and pleasant, maybe a little loud on the street side but not a big deal.
    A very happy experience for her !!!!

    September 2013
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Deutsch, Español
Humboldt State and San Francisco State University, UC Davis and California Western School
Johanna in Half Moon Bay, CA, Bob in Sunnyvale, CA
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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