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Private room in house

Charming house with magical yard

Mara User Profile

Charming house with magical yard

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Private room in a beautiful 1930's artsy house with wood floors. 2 miles directly due West of campustown, on Green Street, in a nice and quiet older neighborhood.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking, parties, or events
Check out by 1PM


32 Reviews

Shawn User Profile
September 2018
Mara was a real friendly and easygoing host. I was shown great hospitality during my stay. She has an artsy and homey place with a beautiful backyard.
WenJun User Profile
May 2018
Thank you for Ms. Mara. We have a wonderful holiday in Champaign because of your warm entertainment.
Mara User Profile
Response from Mara:
I am glad for your stay and wish your family well!
May 2018
Chris User Profile
May 2018
Great people, great backyard, great location with a great price. I'll be back!
Mara User Profile
Response from Mara:
Thank you Chris!
May 2018
Megan User Profile
October 2017
This was perfect for an overnight for my husband and I. We easily found the place and let ourselves in (Mara was out of town). Inside, our room was clean and spacious, as was the rest of the house. We would definitely stay here again!
Joe User Profile
September 2017
I should make it clear that we did not actually stay the night. We checked in late around 8pm. It was a bit difficult to find the house as there was no front porch light and the house numbers were covered by the grass. Mara is a very nice person and was easy to talk to and she …
Heidi User Profile
September 2017
Mara is easy-going, bubbly and happy. Bed was very comfortable. Air-conditioning worked well. Fixtures in the bathrooms were old but in working order. Mara is very helpful and gracious.
Haris User Profile
August 2017
Had a really great and comfortable time as Mara's guest. She's an incredibly helpful host and has great suggestions about the best places to visit. The garden is beautiful and a great place to relax with a good book. I used public transportation in Champaign, and luckily her hou…

Hosted by Mara

Champaign, Illinois, United StatesJoined in June 2014
Mara User Profile
33 Reviews
Gardening, the outdoors, good cookin' and a glass of wine. Travel, philosophy, and friendly conversation. I get along with most everyone as I have a positive outlook on life and can relate to anyone in one way or another! I am a young professional who is very familiar with the ar…
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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