I'm renting a large room on the Mesa, about a 5 minute drive from downtown or the beach. I live in a clean, quiet, and safe neighborhood with plenty of free street parking.
You'll be in a 2 bedroom condo, with a shared bathroom. Wifi, 56' satellite TV (in the living room), and nearby laundry facilities make for a relaxing stay. Feel free to use the kitchen, kick back on one of plush couches in the living room, or read a book on the patio. And we're right across the street from the pool/hot tub/sauna complex.
I work mostly from home, so I'm often around during the day to answer questions. And being here for 10+ years has given me a vast knowledge of fantastic restaurants, things to see, and local tips to make your stay in Santa Barbara something to remember. I keep things clean and look for similarly respectful guests.
Marc was a great host and his place is in a quiet condo community. I slept well and felt at home. I would definitely stay with him again when in Santa Barbara.
The room absolutely lives up to the expectations. Very clean, comfortable bed and everything else that you could wish for. Mark, on top, is a very nice guy who is very helpful with suggestions around town! Can only recommend to stay there if you don't mind a short ride into the city, but the location rewards you also with a very peaceful and clean neighborhood.
Marc was a great host. Very non-intrusive. Very informative. He is remodeling the room and it is very nice and comfortable but will continue to be upgraded to make it even better.
Marc was great! We really enjoyed his place and it was clean and comfortable. He had some good recommendations for things to do around SB and street parking was super easy.
Marc's place was clean, comfortable, warm, and had all the amenities we could need. In a nice, quiet area, with plenty of parking, it was convenient by car to everything in town. Marc had great suggestions for places to go in town for food and things to do. It was only a shame we couldn't stay longer – we would absolutely recommend staying with Marc.
Both Marc and his place were great. He was very accommodating taking a last minute reservation and his place was a perfect place to spend the night.
Exactly what I needed for an extremely short stay in Santa Barbara: comfy bed, tidy home, and great location. I didn't have time to check out the hot tub/pool, or any of Marc's recommendations for local eats, or even meet my host in person, but I appreciated his excellent communication and the chance to sleep well for a night!
We only stayed with Marc for a short stopover in Santa Barbara but we really enjoyed our visit. The room and bathroom were very clean and Marc was very helpful in suggesting nearby restaurants. He also told us to watch the sunset at the Boathouse which was a great little spot on the beach with a beautiful sunset view. Wish we'd had more time to enjoy the pool and hot tub!
marc is a nice guy! we enjoyed our short
stay! the room are very clean and the bed is comfy! thank you marc!
Marc's place was great. He disclosed that he's been working on the room and the walls are unpainted, but I didn't notice any difference. I thought the room looked fine. Marc also gave us a discount since he was out of town and wouldn't be able to clean up before the previous guests left. My friend and I found the place very clean. We had a great experience. Thanks, Marc!