Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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Ages 2 - 12
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About this listing

Private room in a historic district home walking distance from downtown and RR station. There is an on-suite (shared with another bedroom) bathroom and walk in closet with space for your belongings. Full size bed, Fast Wifi. Refrigerator , snack bars and coffee provided.
Business license #113142

The space

We are an international family (German/American) and have a cute pup. We are a professional couple and one of our daughters, Alisha, currently lives with us. Our home is in the old railroad district and closed to public transportation (train station, busses). We have many restaurants and entertainment nearby.
Downtown is a mere 7 blocks away. This location works well for visitors who enjoy walking or biking.

Use of the kitchen, small guest refrigerator, back patio

We are very friendly and outgoing, love to give people an overview of what's available upon request. You can have as much privacy as desired and comfortable.

Quiet downtown neighborhood, close to the train station ( you will hear a couple of trains during the day). Close to shopping and restaurants, 7 blocks from downtown

Busses are up the street, cabs available. Very walking friendly town

We do have stairs leading up to the front door and two steps in the back

Guest access

Use of the kitchen, refrigerator space, coffee maker, tea, granola bars, water bottles, backyard use if desired

Interaction with guests

We are very friendly and outgoing, love to give people an overview of what's available upon request. You can have as much privacy as desired and comfortable.

Other things to note

The city has started to charge a 13% transient occupancy tax, we do include this in our rates

The bed is a full size bed

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 5PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Cleaning Fee: $25
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price: $120 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 5PM

This is a home and everyone is expected us use common courtesy when using it. Since we both work, quiet time is after 10 pm and before 8 am. The bathroom is shared and we expect guests to keep it neat. Please be mindful of the drought and limit your water usage.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

98 Reviews

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Dolores User Profile
May 2017
Lovely to stay with Marianne. The family was welcoming and the bed comfortable. Thanks!
Marianne User ProfileMarianne is a superhost.
Response from Marianne:
That's a great idea, thank you!
May 2017

Grant User Profile
May 2017
Awesome place in San Luis Obispo!

Chris User Profile
April 2017
I had a great stay at Marianne's place in downtown San Luis Obispo! Check in was really easy and her husband was super friendly giving us recommendations of where to hike. The home was located within walking distance of a bunch of great restaurants and bars downtown and was easy to get to from the highway. Street parking was plentiful. The house had a nice set of amenities and was comfortable. Charming decor and a plant-filled backyard made it feel like home. I would recommend this place for a visit to SLO!

Marni User Profile
April 2017
Marianne and her family were wonderful hosts. I really enjoyed talking with them and appreciated their recommendations. Their home was clean, cozy and very convenient. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat if I'm ever back in town!

Bianca User Profile
April 2017
The host canceled this reservation 61 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Young User Profile
April 2017
I love this place, both the city and Marianne's place. The room is cozy and clean. And theres a refrigerator exclusive for the guest. I wish I could stay longer and get to know the area better. Downtown is only 15 min walk away, which is great for someone like me who does not drive. The people on the street are very friendly and I've encounter two in just one day to help me with direction. Will definitely come visit again.

Gene User Profile
April 2017
Marianne & Jim remain model hosts - welcoming, engaging, and a delight to spend time with. Unfortunately had to cut this visit short but greatly look forward to the next one!

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San Luis Obispo, California, United States · Joined in August 2012
Marianne User ProfileMarianne is a superhost.

We are a both working Full time, Marianne is originally from Germany and speaks German, and some French. She works as a social worker with people with developmental disabilities. Jim is a project manager at an engineering firm. We have family in many countries and love to travel and visit them. Jim's hobbies include his Harley, a BMW 6 series and playing softball. Marianne enjoys gardening, knitting and reading as well as yoga and bicycling.

Response rate: 100%
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