Sunlit Charm in Convenient Neighborhood

Entire home/flat

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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My place is a 5- 10 minute walk from art, culture, restaurant dining, bank, groceries, and many transportation links. On a quiet street, with a green park around the corner, you'll have the best of both worlds, very central, but removed from the bustle and noise. You’ll love my place because of the ambiance, the neighborhood, the natural light, and the comfy bed! My place is great for couples, friends, and solo adventurers.

The space

The home is full of character and is decorated with interesting items from around the world. An enormous living room window slides open to bring the feeling of the airy outside into the apartment. It is situated on a quiet street where trees green the neighborhood, and a small, leafy, urban park is only 3-4 minute walk from home.

Interaction with guests

If I am in Hong Kong at the same time as you, I will be very happy to meet and offer tips and suggestions. If I am traveling, the cleaning lady will be available to help if necessary.

I will provide a helpful list of tips to make your stay interesting and fun. I can offer suggestions for restaurants and bars, markets, neighborhoods for exploring, as well as suggested day trips. From the home you can easily access grocery stores, bank, and a range of public transportation links.

Other things to note

Midlevels is a very safe, residential neighborhood built in the hills above Central. There are a variety of ways to reach my apartment.

Coming from the Airport Express Central Station, a taxi will cost only about HK$65 (around US$8)

Connecting with the MTR, Minibus 45A runs every 10 minutes or so and passes directly in front of my door.

If you prefer to walk from the MTR, you can take the stairs which are built right into the hill. My apartment is a several-minutes walk uphill.

Taxis are cheap and plentiful. Returning from Soho or Central at night, a taxi from Caine Road will cost you as little as HKD$30 (USD$4).

I have a cleaner who comes a few times a week. She keeps the flat clean and in good order. She can help with laundry, and you can make a paid arrangement for an authentic Sri Lankan meal prepared for you.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Keypad, Lockbox

Elevator in Building
Buzzer/wireless intercom

Extra people £15 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee £15
Security Deposit £391
Weekly Discount: 7%
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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 flexible

- I hope you'll feel at home and treat the apartment and what's in it in the same way you'd treat your own. Please respect the following rules:
- * No smoking in the apartment or the hallway/stairwell of the building.
- * This is a residential building and as such- speaking quietly in the hallway, elevator, and respectful quiet in the apartment after 10pm is expected.
- * Please take your shoes off at the door.
- * When leaving the apartment, please switch off all air conditioners and lights, and close windows.
- Thank you for your considerate care of my home. I hope you have a pleasing and comfortable stay!


Safety features
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay.
From Sep 29 - Oct 2, 2017 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

10 Reviews

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Lange User Profile
August 2017
Gioia's palce is wonderful! Located in a quiet residential area and just a few minutes walk to the MRT. The place is clean, cozy, very spacious and tastefully decorated. Gioia has been very responsive and accommodating, and our communications have been very smooth. I got the chance and pleasure to meet Gioia, and she's very nice and friendly and offered that I could come back to rest or shower because I have a late flight. I would recommend anyone visiting HK to stay at Gioia's place. And I will definitely be coming back to her place the next time I visit Hk!
Gioia User Profile
Response from Gioia:
Hi Lange, I'd be very happy to have you back anytime!
August 2017

Olivia User Profile
August 2017
Very nice host and fantastic home. We had a great weekend. All things going very well. We adore every details the way that decorated. I think next time we will definitely stay here. Highly recommend!

Ezra User Profile
July 2017
Gioia's place is wonderful! She is a very responsible host with very quick response. The information she provided was useful and in detail. Her place is same as the photos shown. It is spacious with nice atmosphere. I really enjoy this stay and will recommend to my friends definitely . Gioia is a lovely host really!
Gioia User Profile
Response from Gioia:
Thanks, Ezra! I'm so happy you and your friend had a good stay. I'm glad the kitchen met your needs, and I really enjoyed the photos you sent me of the meal you prepared! You're welcome back at my home any time.
July 2017

Tao User Profile
July 2017
Sorry to comment late.Gioia is very kind and patient.I made a mistake on checking-in time,but she gave us hlep immediately. This is very wonderful experience in Hong Kong .Her apartment is clean and comfortable.The surrounding environment is quiet and full of trees ,so we can walk along the lane to her apartment ,which is so convienient for us.There are many books 、art works、plants and photos in her apartment .I believe she is very interesting people and traveling many places in the world. Overall,i had amazing experience in her apartment and I look forward to go back again
Gioia User Profile
Response from Gioia:
Hi Tao. Thank you for the review. I'm very happy that you enjoyed your stay in my apartment and found the neighborhood pleasant as I do. It was a pleasure to host you and you're welcome back here!
July 2017

Anthony User Profile
July 2017
Gioia's house isn't only beautiful and full of thoughtful decoration, but it really does make you feel at home. The bed was large and comfortable, the balcony and chairs were perfect for lounging, and the a/c saved us from the intense summer heat. Everything was gorgeous at the house. Can't wait to come back again!
Gioia User Profile
Response from Gioia:
Hello Anthony. I'm very happy you enjoyed your stay in my home. Regarding the balcony, I don't have one as such, perhaps you mean the sitting area by the large window. With the trees, it does seem to bring a feeling of being outside. It was a pleasure to host you and you're welcome back any time!
July 2017

Amanda User Profile
July 2017
Gioia is super sweet and responsive! She made sure Pablo and I checked in alright without any hassles. The place is as lovely as shown on the listed photos. Good value for money with no doubt :) If I have to be picky, it would be the location which requires walking uphill, but it is well connected with minibuses and is only 5-10mins walk to Sai Ying Pun MTR station. Overall, it's still very good and I will definitely recommend people to stay at Gioia's place! Thank you again!
Gioia User Profile
Response from Gioia:
Hi Amanda. I'm happy you and Pablo enjoyed your stay in my home. Agreed, if you don't like the walk uphill, the convenient minibuses drive right past my door. You're always welcome back.
July 2017

Jingyao User Profile
July 2017
I have to say the flat is perfect!! Really! It's my first experience on Airbnb and Gioia is very patient and thoughtful. The flat is charming. All ornamentations are beautiful and make us feel warm! The location is convenient!! It's an awesome stay !
Gioia User Profile
Response from Gioia:
Hi Jingyao, I'm so happy that you enjoyed your stay in my home. It was a pleasure to host you and your friend.
July 2017

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Gioia User Profile

Hi, I'm Gioia. For several years I've used airbnb as my go-to source for accommodation. I enjoy staying in a home and getting a more local experience. Recently, I've branched out to become a host.

A bit of background about myself. I am from the United States and currently living in Hong Kong. I teach children in an international school. Traveling is a passion of mine, and I take trips abroad every chance I get.

It's a pleasure to get to know people from different countries and cultures. I hope to welcome you here in Hong Kong and will offer tips to make your visit a memorable one.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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