About This Listing
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This is a fantastic location very close to Downtown Denver, which is a quick and easy 10 to 15 minute walk away. My home is close enough to go quickly wherever you want Downtown, but it is remarkably quiet and very restful. I am located in the upscale "Uptown" neighborhood, just east of downtown, in a working-class Victorian home (not elegant, but roomy, with character, lots of light and high ceilings). The common rooms (living room, dining room and kitchen) are available to guests for meeting space, or for just hanging out. In the summer, a large evaporative cooler and ceiling fans keep the whole house cool. The small, fenced garden in back is a work in progress, with a small patio under the grape arbor, and the front porch is ideal for watching the world go by.
The house itself can accommodate up to 10 guests. I have several kinds of accommodations: queen bed in private room, double bed in private room, king bed for up to 3 people (best with small child or children) in private room, and large double sofa bed in living room for families or groups traveling together and who will book the queen bed room as well. There are other sleeping possibilities as well. Family/group rates are negotiable. The two bathrooms are shared. Two-night minimum stay preferred.
This particular room, the Queen Bed Room, accommodates only two adults and perhaps a child. It is quiet, bright and airy, with a comfortable bed, and is a "returning guest" favorite. The queen room comes with a chest of drawers, a nightstand, a cheval mirror, nice closet (shared with some of my things), a large comfortable armchair and another chair suitable for luggage, with modern or contemporary artwork. Guests are welcome to use the dining room table as a desk, or anywhere in the common areas. The queen room is on the first floor of my home. The bathroom is about 10 feet away from the room's door. That downstairs bathroom may be shared, depending on the number of guests.
I provide all bed linens and covers, pillows, towel sets, hair dryer, tissues, shampoo and conditioner, body wash and soap. You will need to bring something to cover you to and from the bathroom.
All taxes (totalling 14.75%) are included in the cost of each room, as are breakfasts. I charge a cleaning fee of $10 per room because of the need to sanitize everything a guest might touch or use, and to clean thoroughly before and after each guest's visit.
Some amenities in my home are Wireless Internet/WiFi, basic cable TV, baby grand piano, fully equipped kitchen and dining room, with Wedgewood china for dining, and all the fixings for a great breakfast, as you like it.
Very nearby are 4 grocery stores, from the basic to the gourmet; a number of liquor and fine wine stores; multiple coffee shops and some Internet cafes; Denver's many beautiful parks, and numbers of great and some renowned restaurants and eateries for breakfast, brunch, lunch, tea, dinner, and dessert. Churches, some beautiful and historical, abound, and many offer some of the most beautiful music and the most interesting services and dialogues around. Entertainment venues too are close by, from Brew Pub Tours to the Denver Performing Arts Complex, movie theaters and world-renowned book stores, excellent museums of all kinds and sizes, including the brand new Clyfford Still Museum, and our wonderful Denver Museum of Nature and Science and The Children's Museum. The gold-domed Colorado State Capitol, the Denver Public Library, the Denver Botanic Gardens,the Downtown Aquarium,and the ever-expanding Denver Zoo are easily reached. Most of these great amenities are within 2 to 3 miles of my home and can be easily accessed by foot or by public transportation (the RTD). The sheer number of great hang-outs of every kind is really astonishing. Denver is truly a Great City!
It is an easy 15-minute walk to downtown or less than 5 minutes to transportation throughout the city. My home is in a perfect location for a wide variety of Denver convention, dining, shopping, athletic, cultural, and entertainment experiences, for individuals and for families. You can avoid the high prices of Downtown, while enjoying all of its offerings just a few minutes away.
There is very easy access to major highways through Colorado. Come for the brilliance of the Colorado blue sky and sunshine and all the amenities that Uptown and Downtown Denver have to offer!
Supervised children are very welcome. Pets and smoking are not welcome.
Living room, dining room, kitchen, refrigerator (with advance planning), laundry room ($3.00 US for wash and dry), patio and porch areas in season.
Interaction with Guests
I generally have a great deal of interaction with my guests. I enjoy getting to know them and am available during the days and evenings. If the need arises, I am also here at night. If a guest prefers no or less interaction, that is fine.
If kitchen is used, guest(s) clean up.
We chose this Air B&B due to its convenient location to downtown Denver. Although a small house, everything was more than adequate. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom updated, and the kitchen accessible and well stocked for a nice breakfast. The house was pleasantly cool with several fans. We were allowed to store our rented bicycles and dry our wet clothing inside. The accommodations for multiple visitors were carefully conceived and practical for all guests. Everyone was on a different schedule, so we always had plenty of space. The hostess provides lots of information and is very personable. Overall, a recommendable location.
Alexandra was extraordinarily accommodating - she provided multiple sets of maps, extra keys, foodstuffs and bathroom accessories, and a variety of other miscellaneous items that smoothened our transition into Denver. Most importantly, she was always willing to answer questions about the city and entertain any comments and concern we may have had. Her home is very "homey", so while that style may not be for some, we personally really loved it.
A great stay at Alexandra's. A perfect location in Denver walking distance to many locales. Alexandra provides all the details to explore the city. Our room was comfortable and available food for breakfast starts the day with grat energy.
You can't go wrong with a stay here.
Alexandra was prompt in responding to our booking request, and warm and generous to first-time visitors to Denver and users of the Airbnb processes. She even annotated a map for us, and provided tips and insights into planning our visit. There were breakfast options for every taste, a rainbow of backyard chicken eggs, and some lovely philosophical conversations. It was beyond professional, more like staying with extended family! Also close to bikeshare and a short walk to downtown. Whole-heartedly recommend staying with Alexandra.
Alexandra was a wonderful host with a great caring personality, and the place was just as described, in a neighborhood familiar to us from the past visits to the Argentine Tango Festivals in Denver. The classic dance venues such as the wonderful organic Mercury Cafe and the grand old Turnverein were all less than 10 minutes by foot! We greatly appreciated the fruit and coffee and (shhh!) occasionally an egg from the beautiful and well cared-for backyard hens ... and even more so, we loved our conversations with the host. Looking forward to another time there, maybe even splitting the place with our other tanguero friends.
my boyfriend and I had an amazing stay here. alexandra was a great host with speedy replies to prep for our arrival. she went out of her way to cater for our food intolerances for breakfast. the kitchen is well equipped as we prepped almost all our meals. the room was good and the bed comfy. only thing is that it is an old house and the floors creak a bit. there is a bicycle station nearby as are a number of grocery stores but its also about a 15-20 min walk to downtown. we will definitely be back alexandra!
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About the Host, Alexandra
Denver native, former teacher, musician, chaplain. Spent 4 years in Bolivia and speak Spanish. I love my home and its location so close to everything. My neighborhood keeps growing upscale, but my home remains surprisingly quiet! My single family home is a true oasis in the city.
Seven wonderful grandchildren and their parents make my life a blessing.
I have really enjoyed welcoming and getting to know my guests from all over the world and the USA, and look forward to many more!