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With Airbnb, you can find unique accommodations in people's homes—from houses and apartments, to tree houses and igloos. The listing details below explain what you'll find in this space. If you have any questions, you can contact the host directly.

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Our Living Room will delight you with color and international flair ;)

Our Living Room will delight you with color and international flair ;)

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $30 / night after the first guest
Weekly discount: 10%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

If this listing is booked, please check out the second room we host in our home:)

We are a friendly family of two that loves hosting and meeting wonderful people from all over the world, we welcome you to our colorful 3 bedroom 2 bath organic home situated in a safe and vibrant downtown neighborhood.

We are 15 min walk to wonderful downtown Mountain View's great dining and cafes, Ava's grocery store, 3 bookstores, library, swimming pool, and 20 min walk to CalTrain and Light Rail, Whole Foods and Trader Joe's.

You would stay in one of our two private, colorful bedrooms one with 2 twin beds and/or the other with a queen bed. Each room has a window and hanging and storage closet. Bathroom is shared with the other guest if one is there and the shower has a filter that takes out all the chemicals. There are hardwood and bamboo floors throughout.
We live with 3 very friendly indoor/outdoor cats. I am very familiar with the area, the various attractions it offers and can help you with your bearings. Bike ride to Stanford University, Y Combinator, LinkeedIn, NASA, G00ggle, 500startups and many others.

Light use of the kitchen and self serve breakfast of tea, fruits and yoghurt. If you are here when I am cooking you are always included to join in what we are having. Guests are always included in movies, parties at the house or other parties, lectures, concerts, hikes...generally we include our guest to any extent they would like to be included.
There is use of washer and dryer, backyard hammock, living spaces and the beautiful serene front garden with a table to work from. There is WiFi fast internet. We have 3 very friendly indoor/outdoor cats and they are very happy to sit in laps. Organic bathroom soaps and shampoos and cleaning items provided. Ironing board and iron, hairdryer etc.

If you are more than two people, I will add an air mattress to your room. We offer another private room with a 2 twin beds, plus another twin air mattresses, thus accommodating up to 5/6 visitors. Please do check with me first if you are a group of 3 or more guests. There is also a family room where the air mattresses can be set up.
I have a 6 unit apartment building 2 blocks away and have one of the units furnished and listed on Airbnb and that can accommodate 4, one room with two twins and another room with a queen bed. Great location 5 minutes closer to downtown Castro St.MORE GUESTS ? Can sleep up to 4 total -

I was born and raised abroad, though have been a Bay Area native now for 30 years and am very familiar with the activities and places to visit. I had a relocation business for 20 years.

PHOTOS - Please note, out photos are a bit out of date and not showing some of the recent upgrades like addition of a queen bed and recently installed hardwood floor in the bathroom. We will be adding new photos soon.

Looking forward to meeting and hosting you!

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House Rules

The main house rule is NO SMOKING.

24/7 access with your key. Please be respectful if you are coming in late.

There is no cleaning fee charge, please leave the room in as good a condition as you found it, including any books or items you borrowed.

You have full kitchen access, please wash up after yourself!

We welcome single travelers, couples, and families. We cannot accommodate anything more than very temporary pets and any pet you do have would need to be able to coexist with ours peacefully.

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1 night minimum stay
One of the two cozy guest rooms. It actualy has a brand new Queen bed, not a Twin, as shown in this photo.

One of the two cozy guest rooms. It actualy has a brand new Queen bed, not a Twin, as shown in this photo.

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About the Host, Carol

Mountain View, California, United States
Member since August 2011


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