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Tech & Family 2BR Home, Large Yard

Mikko User Profile

Tech & Family 2BR Home, Large Yard

4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bathroom
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.

Our cozy, uncluttered, quiet 2BR/1BA family big backyard home, in a residential south Palo Alto neighborhood in the heart of Silicon Valley, is suitable for families and business travelers alike. King size futon in BR 1, Bunk beds in BR 2. Max 4 adult guests. 3 large grocery stores are close by, 3 min drive or 16 min walk. 5 min walk to Mitchell park with library + cafe. Fast WiFi.

This is our home and I'm looking for guests who can appreciate it.


Free parking on premises
Laptop-friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 bunk bed



35 reviews
Maxime User Profile
March 2018
I would like to thank you for the location. Stayed here for 3 weeks and could not have asked for a better place to stay. I would highly recommend Mikko's place for anyone looking for a great place in California around Palo Alto.
David User Profile
February 2018
I had a great stay at Mikko's place! It's in a great location (walking distance to Philz!) and is a really good value. It's a very comfortable house and had everything I needed. Maya was also a great and very responsive host. I would definitely be happy to stay there again next…
Lauren User Profile
January 2018
Overall, this place is great value for the location, and the hosts are wonderful to work with. Maya and Mikko were extremely good hosts-- Fast to reply to all questions, and clear communication leading up to & throughout the stay. The house location near the park and grocery…
Chloe User Profile
December 2017
This is a beautiful place. First, the in and out of the house is beautiful. Clean and well organized. The interior and energy if the house is warm. Second, the people are beautiful. The host, Maya, was very kind and responded to my questions very quickly. I recommand this place…
Doron User Profile
November 2017
Very hosputable house. Clean and neat. All worked fine. The host is nice and quick to response. House in a condition. 15 min from El camino real.
Galia User Profile
November 2017
Mikko and Maya were very responsive with communication and the house is just as the photos described. What I loved is that they have a minimalistic approach to "stuff", so it is easy for a guest to make themselves at home right away. In other airbnb's , I have left shoes behind,…
Joe User Profile
November 2017
Mikko's place was very comfortable and convenient. Communication with Mikko and Maya was excellent, with clear instructions. Everything functioned well. No complaints, only compliments.

Hosted by Mikko

Palo Alto, CAJoined in August 2012
Mikko User Profile
35 Reviews
A geeky Finn who likes traveling, nature, good food, good music and good people. Usually travels with a wife & two little boys.
Interaction with guests
I am available via email/txt message but my co-host Maya, an Airbnb Superhost of 6 years, is available should you have any concerns.
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Mikko’s place.
Maya helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 16:00
Checkout: 10:00
Self check-in with keypad
After 16:00

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events