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About this listing

My newly renovated family room can accommodate 4 people. Great for family with children. The room has a refrigerator, coffee maker and toaster oven. Enjoy coffee,tea muffins, and fruit every morning.

The space

I have recently renovated my family room It has been painted and has a new floor. In addition to the area pictured, I made a private bedroom. Two single beds are in the private room that can be pushed together to make a king sized bed. One queen sized air bed is also available . Great for families with children. It csn easily accommodate four people.

The room has a TV with cable, dvd player(with loads of old movies for you to watch) wireless internet, washer and dryer, treadmill and a recliner. If you would like to cook,their is a fridge and toaster oven. The bathroom is one level up in another living area.

Shot walking distance to Minnesota Avenue (Orange Line) and very close to bus stops. Enjoy muffins, fruit and coffee in the morning.
Quiet street. Great location!!! Quiet, respectful house seeking the same in our guests!! If you are driving, free off street parking I will provide bedding, linens, towels and lots of advice!!!!!

Go to The Washington Metro Transit Authority web site to plan your trip around the area. Did I mention that this is a great safe and quiet location? The closest airport is Reagan, but Dulles is usually cheaper.

Guest access

Limited kitchen privileges, George forman grill, slow cooker, and microwave. Laundry room for guests stays four days or longer, high speed internet

Interaction with guests

I will be present at the listing doing you stay.

Other things to note

Please let me know in advance your arrival time. I do not get off of work until 4 p.m. and I am usually home by 430.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 5PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 20 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: 20
Security Deposit: 160
Weekend Price: 80 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 5PM

Guests who share the bedroom must keep the common area clean, and clutter free. Additional closet Space can be utilized if needed. The bedroom pictured is the bedroom rented, but feel free to use the common area as well. Since this is a common area, all food items must be kept in the fridge and all personal belongings must be stored in places provided.
( dresser draws, closets) I expect my guests to be respectful of the house rules and treat my house as if is your own.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


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

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

4 Reviews

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Acho User Profile
September 2013
It's our best experience live in airbnb in USA. Lovely is very kind person and try to help, and she also ride us to the bus station in down town in the last day we live. Lovely also prepared the breakfast we expected, muffin, cafe, juices and fruit when we request. We strongly recommend you live in her house

Byung Jun User Profile
July 2010
My family had had a problem to find a motel affordable as well as close to DC. "Lovely" was really that one. It was very close to the subway station and it takes about 15 or 20 minutes to the center of DC from the station. The host offered various kinds of compliments such as bagle, drinks, sufficient bottles of water, fruit, and other convenients. Our family made food in the house every night; we could comfortably use the microwaive and other utensils of the house. In addition, the host was so kind to drive us to the station and pick us up by her car everyday. Lovely was the best option for our family. The room was in the basement and it was not completely private room, but those didn't hurt the advantages of the room. We saved a lot of money and enjoyed much convenience.

Ronald User Profile
July 2010
Very nice place to stay. Clean, comfortable and private. Hosts were friendly and helpful and offered to drive to Metro and pick up. Would stay again.

Ioana User Profile
July 2010
Staying at Lovely Room was a mixed experience. I'll start with the good side: she was very nice and attentive to our needs. Her family was also nice. They drove us to and from the subway station every time, which was a nice and reassuring gesture. There were drinks and some breakfast food waiting for us in the fridge when we got there and they lasted for about a week. Unfortunately, I feel the responsibility to point out some things that surprised us in a negative way. First of all, this room was not private. The room was in the basement, to the left as you walked into the house from the garage. It had no windows and no door! Which means every time somebody went to the garage(where all the cars were) or to the living room, we would see/hear them. In the basement, there was also the laundry room, the freezer and a storage room. As a consequence, it was being used by other members of the family and guests of the house.(both in our absence and when we were home) Everybody who wanted to use them had to go through our room. Next to the stairs there was a visible fenced-in storage area as well. I do not believe that room was intended to be used as a bedroom. Secondly, the condition of the room was rather dissapointing. When we arrived there(around 4pm), it was pretty clear the host wasn't ready to receive us. At first, because the treadmill was spread out, there was no room in which to put the air mattress on.(which hadn't been inflated yet) The host offered to put two of them, but I can hardly imagine how two of them could had fit in, considering that the one we slept on was lying between the wall and the couch. The couch didn't really unfold, either. Once we managed to fold the threadmill, the host proceeded only then to clean the dust that had gathered around it.(no washing) The floor was rather uninviting to walk on, even moreso to sleep so close to it.(the air mattress was a couple inches away from the floor) The linens were not ready and were not ironed. One blanket even had a large cut in it. All in all, we definitely wouldn't choose to stay there again. We are aware that the other room the host is renting is probably much better. However, if it weren't for the strict cancellation policy, we would have left after the first night. Moreso, 100 dollars a night seems a lot for what we were offered.(the other room is 75 dollars a night and I'm not so sure the differences are worth 25 dollars more) This also considering that for the same price, we staid in a large, very clean apartment in Manhattan, NYC. And this brings me to the choice of neighbourhood. The particular area where we lived was quiet, residential and seemed pretty safe during the daytime. However, several people(including some of them living in the house) gave an undertone of it being unsafe to walk in. The subway stop was indeed pretty close, which makes me think that the host driving us to the subway stop was not just a nice gesture, but also a safety measure. It was however, very much appreciated. The absence of stores around the area was a bit frustrating, but then again, the host gave us a ride whenever we needed. For future reference, I believe that people should be warned about these conditions. I do not believe that this is a private room and it's intended to be a bedroom. (no windows, no door to the room?) The strict cancellation policy should also be reconsidered. While the host was very nice and attentive, the other aspects of our stay, the more important ones, were dissapointing.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesJoined in December 2008
Bertina'S House User ProfileBertina'S House is a superhost.

I am an easy going, laid back person who loves to meet new people. My four bedroom, two car garage home is very clean and inviting. I have two family rooms and my guests can feel free to use the internet, watch a movie, or just relax in the massage chair. I am a teacher and I love children. They are always welcome. After a long day of sightseeing, feel free to come back to a quiet, peaceful and residential neighborhood.

For those health nuts, grab a bite to eat before you arrive or come back to my lovely home. Their are only two fast food restaurants in the immediate area. ( McDonalds and Wendy's)
Great location, only a ten minute walk to Minnesota Avenue Subway. I am on the orange Line. Quiet, respectful house seeking the same in our guests!! If you are driving, I have free off street parking for you.
I will provide bedding, linens, towels, breakfast and lots of advice!!!!!
Search the Washington Metro Transit Authority website so that you can plan all of your trips via Metro bus, Metro Rail or by both. Priceless website!!! This location is the best kept secret in Washington,D.C. The closest airport is Reagean, but Dulles is usually cheaper.

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