About This Listing
AT A GLANCE
We are located in the heart of the OC and minutes from Newport and Huntington Beach.
Guests can take advantage of world-class indoor/outdoor shopping at nearby Irvine Spectrum, South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island.
Whether you are traveling to Orange County for business or pleasure, we place you in the center of it all! We are ideally situated in the heart of the city and just minutes from famous O.C. beaches, world-class Irvine shopping, Disney, golf, and entertainment. Located just blocks from John Wayne Airport. Freshly renovated guest room features the luxurious new bedding package. Restaurants where locals frequent are within walking distance. After dining in one of local eateries, refresh in our community outdoor heated pool before relaxing in the whirlpool. And stay connected with complimentary WiFi throughout our house.
•Walking distance to John Wayne-Orange County Airport
•High speed WiFi connection throughout the house
•Complimentary outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, tennis court and basketball court
•Walking distance to post office and local favorite restaurants
•New kitchen / kitchen appliances
•New bathroom renovations
•New hardwood floor
•Walk-in closet space
•Floor to Ceiling Mirrors
•5 minutes to Supermarkets
•10 minutes to UCI campus
•2 minutes to the Irvine police department = extra safe and quiet
•FULL laundry and kitchen privilege
•Enchanting and healing garden
WHAT TO DO AROUND HERE
Discover a variety of local attractions from our house located in the heart on the Orange County. Explore South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island and Irvine Spectrum Shopping Center for the latest fashions. This house in Irvine, CA is centrally located and within minutes of Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. Enjoy a magical adventure at Disneyland and California Adventure. Attend live concerts and entertainment at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater close to our house. The University of California at Irvine (UCI) campus is conveniently located 2½ miles from the house with events regularly held at Bren Center, Crawford Hall and Barclay Theater.
•South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island and Irvine Spectrum Shopping Center
•Huntington Beach and Newport Beach
•Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
•Bren Center, Crawford Hall and Barclay Theater at (UCI)
•Disneyland® and California Adventure®
•Angel Stadium in Anaheim
Simple. Treat our home as your home. =)
1. Normal usage of utilities (electricity, water, bandwidth) and supplies (toilet paper, soap) is understandable but we will charge you if usage and noise is excessive.
2. The guest bathroom is yours to use exclusively but on occasion, our family/friends may visit and they'll likely respectfully share the guest bathroom. These occasions are few and far between.
3. Let us know if for any reason you plan on staying later than 12 or checking in earlier than 3. We are more than happy to accommodate your request but we do need time to adequately clean the apartment between guests.
Chris, his mother, and Guesty were very nice and welcoming. They were also very responsive when we have questions. The room is well equipped and the bed is super comfy. Location is great as well. Finding a close parking space after 9 pm on weekdays sometimes may be a small problem. I do recommend this place for short or long stays.
The place itself was great and I loved the early access and door lock to get in and out. Chris and guesty have customer service down to the tee, no complaints on how fast they responded.
But, I travel for business, and there were two things that if I would have known I wouldn't have booked with you unfortunately.
The wifi timed out almost every 5 minutes and I would have to wait another 5 minutes before it would work again. I needed wifi to do all my work and ended up going to a coffee shop for the entirety of my stay minus sleeping.
Two, the parking was incredibly full and I parked so far away and had my luggage with me the entire time so that was really inconvenient as well.
Perhaps if I came for a more leisure stay it'd work out but guesty and chris in terms of friendliness it was absolutely perfect. Thanks again. Jerice
Jerice, I wish you would have told me while you were here. We got the extra bandwidth specifically for our business travelers. Whenever we experience a drop in connection, all we need to do was to reset the router. And regarding parking, we would have been happy to setup special parking arrangements for you had we known you had significant inconvenience finding parking. We are really committed that our guests have the best stay with us. Hope you come visit again :)
Chris and his mom were really nice. The room is well equipped and the bed is super comfy. This private room has more of a formal hotel feel than a B&B. Location is great. I do think is a little expensive, especially for my budget, considering it has a shared bathroom. Finding a parking space after 5 pm on weekdays can be a challenge. I do recommend this place for short or long stays.
Gabriel, thank you for your candid feedback. You will always be welcome to come visit us again. To clarify, the bathroom is NOT shared. I'll make extra clear in our listing that the bathroom is completely private to our guests and share a few more secret parking spots for after-hour parking. Thanks!
Chris, his mother, and Guesty were very welcoming. We didn't need much advice since we know the area well, but Chris was as happy to give us ideas of where to eat or what to see as they were just to chat. They were also very responsive when we found the room too warm.
Very comfortable stay and convenient location. Gary from Guesty helped with answering questions prior to my arrival. Chris, the host, was extremely friendly and hospitable. Would stay there again, if available.
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About the Host, Chris
I am a tech entrepreneur.
I enjoy salsa dancing, reading, and everything startup related.
Fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and English.
Traveled countries include China, France, Italy, Thailand and Taiwan
A few things about me. I am a confident, optimistic, motivated, perceptive, and not so easily rattled. Rarely at a loss for words but I always listen first. =)
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