About this listing
Double bed in a pet and smoke free house with a shared bath is warm, cozy, quiet and one block to the bus line to downtown. In Fremont, a hip and interesting neighborhood to explore. Wi-fi, access to kitchen, laundry, computer and living room.
We require check-in by 10:00 p.m., then feel free to head back out. There is no curfew.
Small, windowless, dark, warm, quiet room with a fairly new Sealy mattress double bed, nothing fancy, but perfect for the traveler on the go. Roomy closet. Radiant heat floors. Pet-free. Wi-fi available. Smoke-free. Parking on the street never a problem. Ten-minute walk to downtown Fremont, one block to the bus. No private bath, but an additional bathroom upstairs, so never a line. The room, as described earlier, is very warm -- most sleep with the fan on especially in the summer. Towels, robes, water glasses provided. My husband and myself will make your stay comfortable.
My husband needs the shared bathroom on weekday mornings from 7:00 a.m. to 7:15 a.m.
Feel free to use the laundry facilities, kitchen and dining area and a downstairs "library" has a laptop and desk you are welcome to use. Wifi is "Kay's guest network" and the password is: airbnbguest
Interaction with Guests
One or both of us will be staying in the house while you are here, and we enjoy meeting guests. I operate a business next door (Crow's Wing Spa) and work there Tuesdays through Saturdays, and my husband's day job repairing lab equipment at medical facilities is Monday through Friday. On weekends Dennis makes KILLER expresso drinks if you happen to be ready for one when he's at the machine. We are minimally invasive, curious about you but definitely not nosy. Easy going would be a fair evaluation of our style as hosts.
Some don't-miss aspects of Fremont: Theo's, the nation's only bean-to-bar organic, free trade chocolate factory, call to reserve spots on an unforgettable tour. Lots of options for food including, Mexican, Thai, Indian, Japanese and more. Coffee shops of course, this is Seattle! We are one block from the ship canal with picnic benches. A new distillery with a tasting room just opened up, and a very happening place with 32 hard ciders on tap. Very pedestrian friendly, Fremont will surprise the casual walker with a rocket, a statue of Lenin, a larger-than-life troll under the bridge, ivy dinosaurs and cement people waiting for a bus. And clowns dancing.
The bus stop with routes to downtown (about a 25 minute ride depending on the time of day) is one long block down the hill. If you have a specific destination and are wondering, check out (website hidden)
To get here from the airport you take a light rail (about 35 minutes) to downtown, then transfer to a bus.
Other Things to Note
Just so you won't be surprised or offended, I'm a Nichiren Buddhist and I chant out loud (at a conversational volume) in the living room in the morning and evening, but you are of course not required to restrict your activities or noise level in the least. The guest room is downstairs and the chanting is upstairs and won't generally be audible from there except possibly Tuesday through Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m., when friends occasionally join me to chant. Again, you can ignore me (or us) completely on terms of using the kitchen/dining area.
Please shower before soaking in the tub
Please enjoy your meals in the kitchen/dining area
Need to respect the recycle bins
Shoes off at the door
No smoking indoors or out
Check-in by 10:00 p.m. (no curfew once you've dropped off your stuff)
Before staying with Kay, I'd never seen the "Superhost" badge on Airbnb before. I see now that Kay completely deserves the title. The place was very clean and allowed full access to the kitchen and its supplies. Kay was very hospitable and gave us great advice on places to visit. Would definitely recommend!
Kay is such a kind person, and her home is so comfortable feeling like home. She has exquisite taste of home deco and other things. It added so many nice experience for our Seattle trip.
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Thank you so much Kay! It was my first time to Seattle, and first time embarking on a trip of such a grand scale alone. I have to say, Kay and Dennis made me feel as if I was just walking into my own house. The level of comfortableness is incredible, and I'm so happy I was able to spend a week in this lovely house. (Break a leg with your production, Dennis!)
Room was exactly as described; very nice, beautiful house with an incredible bathroom. Room gets a little stuffy at night but the ceiling fan helps a ton!
This was my first AirBnB experience and Kay made it incredible. Very friendly and accommodating. The bed and bathroom were great and she is located in an area pretty close to most everything. I would highly recommend staying with Kay if you plan on visiting Seattle.