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Fully equipped kitchenetteElectric fireplace and cable TV
Private room in house

Studio w/kitchenette in trendy urban village

John Barnes User Profile
John Barnes

Studio w/kitchenette in trendy urban village

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1.5 shared baths
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1.5 shared baths
Great location92% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience92% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

This lower level, fully furnished studio with kitchenette sleeps up to 4. Deluxe double bed and full size sofa-bed are very comfortable. Shared half bath is steps away. Clawfoot tub/shower is on main floor. Includes continental breakfast and a hot breakfast on Sunday. Walk 3 blocks to fine dining/entertainment, a mile to UPS campus. Kindly let us know your ETA between 4 - 9PM. $25 extra fee for early/late arrivals. Non-smokers only.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 2 couches

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 4PM - 9PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


46 Reviews

Jorge User Profile
June 2018
John and Marlene are great hosts! They helped us with local tips and they made us feel welcome! They are wonderful people and truly care about their guests.
Juli User Profile
June 2018
You can expect wonderful hospitality and excellent care. John and Marlene clearly work diligently to assure their guests have a comfortable, enjoyable stay in their home. And the backyard space is delightful! If you're looking for the low down on what to do in Tacoma - they're …
David User Profile
May 2018
Marlene & John are warm, generous hosts with great attention to detail and who genuinely enjoy sharing their house with others. We had a great stay and the studio was spacious, clean, comfortable and well equipped. Their house is nicely decorated and they have an amazing back yar…
Scott And Malia User Profile
Scott And Malia
May 2018
This is my favorite AirBnB! I stay here whenever I visit my kids at University of Puget Sound. John and Marlene are wonderful hosts and their home is beautiful.
Kim User Profile
April 2018
Beautiful stay with Marlene & John. We felt cozy and comfortable in their home!
Lori User Profile
March 2018
John and Marlene are very friendly and caring people. Their home is very warm and inviting. Easy to communicate with and always helpful. A joy to stay in their home.
Rita User Profile
November 2017
This was our third stay. We have enjoyed our stays with John and Marlene because they feel like family in a sense. They are so warm and kind. The location is perfect for our family which makes it a perfect trifecta of nice location, wonderful hosts and a great house.

Hosted by John Barnes

Tacoma, Washington, United StatesJoined in June 2011
John Barnes User Profile
208 Reviews
John Barnes is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a Mortgage Banker, happily married to Marlene, the love of my life and a wonderful RN. As Seattle-area natives, we're a wealth of information and can help make your trip very special. We love theater, music, dancing, kayaking, biking, and most of all - making new friends. …
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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