Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
Per Night
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Lovely garden setting in a serene and happy home - while the room and the bed are your private sanctuary - the rest of the house offers family room, living room, large equipped kitchen and lots of art and music. We enjoy hosting, come visit!

Queen bedroom

Queen bedroom

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check Out: 1:00 PM
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $25 / night after the first guest
Weekly discount: 10%
Cancellation: Flexible


The Space

Very comfortable Queen bed and small desk in beautiful home with plenty of closet space.

"A home away from home" - a very special place to visit that you will remember for a long time, and want to come back to.

Stanford Affiliation preferred and needs to be confirmed - we warmly welcome visiting family, faculty, researchers or students, and we especially welcome international visitors.

Guest Access

Kitchen, laundry, family/TV room, garden, free use of bicycles - bring your own bike lock.

Interaction with Guests

Welcome and Orientation.

Shared kitchen, garden and family room.

The Neighborhood

Located in Professorville, Palo Alto, one of the oldest sections of Palo Alto. The historic HP Garage, a national historic site is 3 blocks away.

6 blocks to Downtown Palo Alto, and 5 minutes walk to El Camino, Town and Country Village - Whole Foods Market, Peets coffee, dry cleaner, shoe shop, hardware store within 2 blocks. 4 Gyms and 3 parks within 6 blocks.

Trader Joe's is in the Town and Country Village, 10 minutes walk away with book store, burger, coffee and cupcake places, and much much more. We are within 5-15 minutes WALK to the 3 main shopping centers in Palo Alto.

Sit in our serene garden with the sound of water trickling into the goldfish pond next to the bonsai garden.

Use of kitchen by arrangement - coordinate with others living in the house.
30 minutes walk to the Main Quad in Stanford
5 minutes walk to downtown Palo Alto.

Perfect for Visiting scholars, startup entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley visitors or medical interns doing their Stanford rotation.

Getting Around

Walking distance to Stanford University (30 minutes to the Main Quad) , and the Stanford Shopping Center (15 minutes). free Stanford Shuttle(10 minutes) and the Palo Alto train station (10 minutes) with service to San Francisco, San Jose and the SFO (change to BART and Milbrae), The train station is co-located is the main bus terminal and the Stanford Shuttle at University Avenue near El Camino Real.

Other Things to Note

Housekeeping every Monday, leave your door open if you want the sheets and towels changed and the floor vacuumed.

The garden is calm, serene and has a fountain and tea pavilion with flowers, fruit and fresh herbs for cooking, just down from the back porch.

Mandarin and Australian spoken. Some German, a little Cantonese.

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House Rules

No smoking in the house or garden

Shared bathroom.

Each guest has a personal drawer for toiletries, please leave shared space clear and clean for other guests

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2 nights minimum stay
Kitchen and dining room for shared use

Kitchen and dining room for shared use

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About the Host, Mei Lin

Palo Alto, California, United States
Member since January 2009


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