Comfy pillowtop queen-size bedView from dining table showcasing the open floor plan
Loft @ Commencement (Tacoma, WA)

Entire home/apt

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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The décor is bright, lively and the space is most welcoming. Close to famed restaurants and the beautiful Ruston Waterwalk.

The space

Enjoy the spectacular views from The Loft @ Commencement Bay!

The Loft @ Commencement is a studio-style apartment perched above the Ruston Way waterfront with an impressive 180 degree view of Commencement Bay. The Loft features soaring ceilings and charming Old World touches. It is lightly decorated Americana with nods to trains and the sea. The Loft is a private apartment with a separate and secure entrance. It is truly a convenient and cozy retreat for business and vacation travelers. For larger space or more guests please check out our other property, The View at Commencement.

Located above Tacoma's beautiful Commencement Bay, you are near famed-and-tasty restaurants that flank the inlet, most within walking distance. Explore the Point Ruston's new Waterwalk waterfront pathway; stop at your favorite restaurant for lunch or dinner at Lobster Shop, C.I. Shenanigans, The Ram, Duke's Chowder House and Katie Downs, just to name a few. Migrate to Starbucks in Old Town Tacoma and satisfy that caffeine craving - only a mile or so from the Loft. Also enjoy a meal at The Spar Tavern, Tacoma's oldest saloon - the Spar Chips are the best!

Airbnb states our listing is in the Sherman area, this is incorrect. We are located above the Ruston Way Waterfront, roughly between Duke's Chowder House and Lobster Shop South.

3-night minimum up to 14-nights.

Check out Tacoma's newest addition- Point Ruston! a waterfront resort-inspired village. There is the Century Point Ruston luxury-seating theatre, restaurants that include WildFin American Grill, Farrelli's Pizza, Mio Sushi, TwoTown Pub & Café, Ice Cream Social, Jewel Box Cafe and Dolci Si Sicilian Bakery just to name a few.

Enjoy watching from your window the activities of the Bay and the changing seasons and colors. Wednesday nights in spring and summer feature the sailing club races. Throughout the year, Eagles soar around the bay often landing upon their favorite jutting branch just outside the Loft. Nestled among the backdrop of a towering tree-line, you will feel secluded from the hustle and bustle of daily noise, yet have easy access to the freeway, nearby shops and grocery stores.

The Loft is fully equipped with every day necessities, including a coffee maker, iron with ironing board and hair dryer. Full bath, with tub-and-shower surround. Shampoo, conditioner and body wash also provided.

Designated driveway for parking for one car. No Pets. 100% Non-smoking residence.

Less than three miles away:
Be lured by the local attractions and visit Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, take a ferry to Vashon Island for the day, explore the LeMay Car Museum (the largest collection in America). Shop the Proctor District which presents such entertainment as the Blue Mouse Theater that offers movies at a discounted rate; Chalet Bowl, and Pour @ Four wine bar. Partake of the Proctor's Saturday Farmers Market that runs April through November, with a Winter Season that is open 1-day a month from January through March.

Guest access

Guests will have designated parking next to the entrance of the Loft.

There is a picnic table and two lawn chairs on the bank overlooking the waterfront that guests are welcome to use.

Interaction with guests

We live on the property, the Loft is located above our detached garage; it is a private dwelling with it's own entrance. We are happy to personally welcome you when schedules permit; however, we respect your privacy and oftentimes we don't get to meet our guests.

Other things to note

*Impressive 180 degree view of Commencement Bay
*Features soaring ceilings and charming Old World touches
*It is lightly decorated Americana with nods to trains and the sea
*A private apartment with a separate and secure entrance.

Business travel
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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 3PM - 10PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox

Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet

Weekly Discount: 14%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 10PM

1. Smoking is NOT allowed in the Loft. Smoking is permitted outside, beside the driveway; an ash tray is provided.

2. People other than those in the Guest party set forth above may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest.

3. The Homeowners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not accountable for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to the property.

4. Keep the property and all furnishings in good order.

5. Only use appliances for their intended purpose. Please notify Owner immediately of any faulty operations of appliances, plumbing, etc. Please feel free to ask for assistance should you have any questions or concerns; we're happy to help!

6. Pets are NOT allowed.

7. Parking: Guest will have use of driveway beside the Loft.

8. Housekeeping: There is no daily housekeeping service. While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not part of the rental rate. We do not permit towels or linens to be removed from the property. Owner will be responsible for cleaning of linens and towels.

9. Water and Sewer: DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. No feminine products should be flushed at anytime.

10. At check out please leave the Loft in same condition as when you arrived. Dishes cleaned and put away; keys should be left on the counter. PLEASE REMEMBER TO TURN OFF THE HEATERS BEFORE YOUR DEPARTURE.

Thank you for choosing our Loft for your visit in Tacoma. We hope that you have a pleasant stay!


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

100 Reviews

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Dilara User Profile
August 2017
The views from the Loft were absolutely stunning and the place was an easy walk down to the waterfront restaurants and walking paths. Amy was extremely communicative during the stay and even came out to meet us! The Loft was clean, spacious, and quiet. It was a quick Lyft/Uber ride away from downtown Tacoma as well as the Tacoma Dome Station to take buses into Seattle. I would definitely stay there again!

Melissa User Profile
August 2017
This home is everything promised and more. The owners are accommodating, responsive and very kind. The home is comfortable, quant and incredibly clean. The kitchen is small, but very well stocked with comforts and necessities. Beautiful view. Comfortable bed. Would definitely stay again and recommend highly to a friend.

This place is truly a gem! Beautifully decorated, immaculately clean, and perfectly situated on the waterfront, close to everything. Bruce & Amy are wonderful hosts, too. You can't go wrong!

Jayde User Profile
July 2017
Bruce & Amy's Loft is a wonderful spot. Beautiful view, inviting space, super comfortable, large studio loft with everything you need. Full kitchen- so you can easily cook great meals in. Walking to the waterfront is also easy...and there are several excellent restaurants just down the hill on the water. Finally, lots of privacy, but Amy was super responsive when I had some quick questions. Enjoy!

Kara User Profile
July 2017
The loft was exactly as pictured and described! Everything was impeccably clean and we had a very comfortable stay. Communication with Amy was easy and she told us everything we needed to find the place and check-in. The location was awesome, beautiful views of Commencement Bay and walking distance to a lot of restaurants! If you're looking in this area, definitely book the loft!

Bernie User Profile
June 2017
The Loft is one of our favorite spots. The views, the comfort and cleanliness are over the top. Perfect for our business travels and slept great the entire week!

Patty User Profile
June 2017
This is our second time renting from Bruce and Amy but our first time in this property. The property where the loft is located sits overlooking the bay and backs up to beautiful green forest behind it. Located close to several restaurants and waterfront activities, it is easy to find. The loft is absolutely adorable and had everything we needed for our three night stay. The kitchen has all the items you need, the bed was comfy and as was the case in the other property, the decor is spot on. Amy is easy to communicate with and is always responsive. When we return to Tacoma, we will absolutely look at this place again.

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Tacoma, Washington, United StatesJoined in March 2011
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Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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