The House is very large and beautiful. Lots of woodwork, paintings, hardwood floors, modern, updated, warm and natural. This rental is for 2 bedrooms on a very private 3rd floor with private bath. Max. 8 people. Entire house is $975 day.
We have been designated as "Super Hosts" by Airbnb. We have had Over 2000 guests and maintain a 5 star rating with 300 plus reviews.
If you are looking to rent all 5 bedrooms, for the entire house without our being present, go here
Newly Remodeled, expanded Bedrooms, and bathroom. One third floor bedroom is a master bedroom very large at 15' x 23' with Smart TV, futon. There are 3 queen size beds in one room and One queen size bed in the 2nd bedroom.
We encourage guests to go out and see the sights of the city instead of hanging out in the house.
RIGHT NEXT TO THE TRAIN! One block away from Green Mill, Riviera, Aragon theaters, near Wrigley Field. Walking distance to the beautiful Beach with dog park, entertainment nightly at THE DOCK Beach restaurant!
We can accomodate over 10-15 people with 5 to 6 bedrooms.
We guarantee enclosed, safe parking on the premises for one car if there is no parking on the street. There is no charge.
All Beds are Queen size. All are REAL beds (not air beds) with memory foam or pillow top mattresses. All 5 rooms are real bedrooms with a lockable door.
Smoking is allowed on the decks, outside of the house.
We are located near the beach, in an entertainment area next to the ARAGON and RIVIERA theaters with lots of restaurants in the REAL CENTER of the city. Everyone lives in Uptown, It is a true Taste of Chicago.
* High speed cable internet: Wifi, Private computer /printer for guests
* Free use of music studio for musicians
* Key pad entry
* Hundreds of pieces of free literature, maps etc. about the city.
* Central Heat/AC
* Towels, Sheets, Soap provided
* Ironing board
* Washer and Dryer
* Hair Dryer
* Large writing desk and chair
* 3 showers in the home and 4 toilets.
The entire third floor is a very private floor hidden from view, includes 2 bedrooms and bath.
Husband and Wife occupy the home in Uptown Entertainment District. Steps from the Train, Aragon, Riviera music venues, 1 block from the famous Green Mill Jazz lounge, minutes from Wrigley Field baseball stadium, Boystown, Andersonville and Lincoln Square.
A Total of 6 private bedrooms are available. The 3rd floor is private and has 2 bedrooms and bath/shower and rents for $180 per day for the entire floor (2 bedrooms, bath) .
The entire third floor is a very private floor hidden from view, includes 2 bedrooms and bath.
2 quiet Bedrooms (one very large (10 x 20 )with lots of sunlight on a very PRIVATE floor hidden from view, with private bath and shower, Both rooms have real beds, Queen size mattresses. All new hardwood floors, modern lighting, There is a small refridgerator on the 3rd floor. It's almost like a private apartment.
The second floor features Bedroom (Listed as "Bedroomw/deck/spa"" ) #3 ($125 per day) with a sliding door that leads to a gigantic 20 x 25 private deck with outdoor furnishings. Cable TV, Queen size bed.
Bedroom #4 ($75 per day) is a sunny room that features a Queen size bed, large closet.
Bedroom #5 on the second floor is very large at 15 x 25, sunny,5 windows, ceiling fan, 40" Cable TV, library. closet, and 2 large sofa seats, a Queen size bed with a $1500 Miforma memory foam mattress. Bedroom #5 rents for $150 per day.
A private, newly remodeled spa bathroom on the second floor features granite countertop with multiple jet body spray shower, marble tiled floor and filtered water.
To rent the entire home, where we are not in the home during your stay, the charge is $975 per day.
The 15 minute train to downtown or the beautiful suburb of Evanston is 1/2 block away.
Next to the famous Green Mill Music and Poetry venue, across the street from the Aragon theater and Riviera which hosts major musical touring groups. Several theatrical stages in the area. You might want to take in a play. Excellent Sushi, Indian, Ethiopian and all manner of Asian restaurants within walking distance. Minutes from Cubs park. All this in the most diverse neighborhood in Chicago. People from all over the world can be found in Uptown. Owners of the home are graphic artist and musician with music studio in basement.
There is fitness running machine in the basement for use by guests.
There is a 6 person hot tub. However there is a $350 fee attached to setting it up for guests.
Fluent English, Spanish and Polish are spoken in the house.
Guests have reasonable access to Kitchen, 2 out door decks and living room. We are renting the rooms, access to other parts of the house listed above should be used within reason and are not meant to be occupied permanently by guests who do not intend to leave the house and have parties in the house.
If you do not intent to leave the house there is an additional charge of $200 per day. Parties given in the house are $300.
Children under 5 years old are not permitted from April to November, during busy season unless a specific request is made.
Interaction with Guests
We are friendly, perceptive and interact with guests either very little or including them in parties, performances etc we might be involved in.
We follow the cues of our guests. We are always within reach if needed.
Lots of restaurants all ethnic varieties as well as Sports bars, outdoor / indoor dining. Entertainment area. Large Music venues, Cabaret, Old Style Burlesque, Jazz at the world famous Green Mill and Beach bar at the Dock at Montrose Beach.
Beach, bikes walking distance.
Train to all parts of the city is 1/2 block away.
Other Things to Note
Two bedrooms are 12 x 23 and each has 2 queen size beds. The 2nd floor bedroom is 14 x 20. So there are 3 very large bedrooms and 2 standard size bedrooms.
-common sense is all that is required.
- make yourself at home
- go out and enjoy the neighborhood
- call or text us if you have any questions
- please tell us if you have any problems
- if you plan on having a celebration or party, let us know your plans. There are additional rules for larger parties and a fee
-Nothing but toilet paper can be flushed down the toilet.
-strangers are not permitted in the house without prior notice.
The host was very welcoming, flexible and helpful throughout this process as I changed things a couple of times on them. This was my first airbnb experience and I definitely plan to use it again. The pictures do not do the house justice! It was beautiful and very clean with gorgeous modern bathrooms. All in all it was a great weekend!
My group of 4 stayed for 2 nights and everything worked out perfectly. We had tickets to the Aragon and it was within sight from the house! We had a place to park my car and there were plenty of places within walking or taxi distance.
We all recommend staying with John and Bozena to future guests and would have no problem staying with them again in the future. They were both very polite and left us to ourselves.
My friends and I, 14 in total, decide to spend Thanksgiving in Chicago and we rent this whole house. The hosts are extremely kind and patient. The neighborhood is safe and easily accessible to many great restaurants. Transportation is convenient as well. We had a really good time in Chicago and we definitely appreciate the hosts and the house.
I have been staying many times at John's and Bozena's. It's almost like my home in Chicago. I love staying there, its easy, in a convenient location, beautiful and very clean.
Our stay at John and Bozena's house was excellent. We found the house and bed linen clean. The Garveys were of all help, very kind and were around every time we needed. When something seemed to be broken or not working properly, John had it fixed right away. The beautiful and spacious house accommodated our family and our friends' very comfortably. Hadn't it been raining we'd have some barbecue done in the backyard! The convenience of being next to the metro line helped quite well, despite it's being not so close to downtown. We loved being two blocks away from The Green Mill, which is one of the best Jazz house in town. In our last day, John and Bozena were so kind to take us to a breakfast place where very much locals go. We really enjoyed being there. There are two things we'd like to point out, however. We didn't know the hosts would be staying with us, even though we learned that wouldn't be a problem whatsoever. Another thing is, we didn't know the house had a dog and cats. It happened one of us is allergic to fur. It didn't turned out to be a problem, though. We could get away with that. We really recommend staying at John and Bozena's. They are lovely, helpful and we certainly plan to come back with more friends. We had a great time there. Thanks John and Bozena.
The website says we have one dog and one cat. Claudia rented 3 rooms in a 6 bedroom house. The reason our being there was not a problem is when we sense the guest wants privacy we give it to them. I am not sure where the idea that they rented the whole house came from. We do rent the whole house at about 3x the cost of 3 bedrooms. We were happy to host our Brazilian friends from San Paulo!
The house was fantastic and the neighbourhood was nice. John was very welcoming and made our stay very comfortable. I would definitely go back to his house when visiting Chicago.
John and Bozena were great hosts! Extremely welcoming and attentive. They were very helpful. It was like staying in a hotel but more comfortable. The area surrounding the complex was really nice, safe and very interesting with a lot of bars and cafés. We had a great time and would stay there again. Chicago is a very nice city!
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We are easy going, relaxed, have a sense of humor and are helpful in many ways to all our guests. However, we are not interested in hosting guests who never leave the house and have no intention of going out to see the sights but just plan to stay "at home".