Entire home/flat

2 guests


1 Bed

Entire home/flat

2 guests


1 Bed

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About this listing

My spacious & sunny studio apartment is centrally located between downtown and Temescal, and just blocks from BART. Perfect for exploring San Francisco and amazing Oakland bars and restaurants, or enjoy my fully stocked kitchen for relaxing nights in

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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: Studio
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £36
Weekly Discount: 10%
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The space

This is a wonderful apartment that has always made me happy to be home. Its so close to the hustle and bustle, but a great retreat when you need to relax and be alone. Its great for people who need to work remotely, first time visitors to the Bay Area, and whatever else may bring you to lovely, diverse, Oakland.

Mac Arthur BART station is under a 10 minute walk away, making trips to SF a breeze.

The other tenants are mellow and everything you need is close by: Walgreens right across the street, a BBQ and bakery next door, whole foods and other markets close by, and amazing nightlife all around.

I try and keep the space fully stocked. The fridge has a decent amount of condiments, there's all the basics for cooking- feel free to use whatever is there: oil, sugar, coffee etc.

The bathroom has both bath tub and shower, and all the basics: clean towels, soap, shampoo, conditioner, hairdryer, nail polish remover, cotton swabs, etc.
Again- use whatever you need to while you're there!

Although my building is next to a freeway overpass, some people say the noise isn't very noticeable, and is totally worth the convenient and cozy location. I highly encourage you to read my reviews where people mention this, and decide if my place is right for you. For light sleepers, I provide earplugs on the bedside table! This is overall a very quiet building.

Guest access

There's inexpensive on site laundry that takes quarters, and a common area out back with lots of seating and plants. The kitchen is big and great to cook in. Feel free to use or eat anything in the kitchen.

Interaction with guests

I'd be happy to recommend nearby bars and restaurants and try to answer any other questions you may have. If you're new to Oakland, I can easily share my love of it, and give you pointers for a fulfilling stay! Just ask!

The neighbourhood

Oakland is awesome and always opening new fun spots. One of my favorites is the beer garden on telegraph. You can easily walk there! Oakland is diverse, laid back and open minded. Its a great location for exploring surrounding cities in the wonderful Bay Area!

Getting around

Bart is great for getting to many places, especially SF were having a car isn't always easy. If you have a car, there is always plenty of free street parking. Theres also a bus stop right out front, and you can walk to soooo many cool bars and restaurants. Also, Uber is prominent in Oakland and my method of choice when going out for drinks or dinner.

please keep in mind this is an urban city: Be aware of your surroundings, and don't leave valuables in your car.
with that said, this neighborhood is definitely up and coming, but as a single female i felt perfectly safe moving in 5 years ago, and things have only gotten better.

Other things to note

My bed is amazingly comfortable. Although it IS a bit higher than most. I have a little step stool for those that are on the short side, so feel free to contact me if you think this may be a problem for you in any way, and i can try to accommodate you!

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

*Please make sure you have read the entire listing description before booking*

There is no smoking in the apartment, but smoking in the back patio is fine. It is a quiet building but sound travels easily in the hallway, so please talk quietly when coming or going. Parties or excessive loud noise, especially at night, is a no-no. Basically, Treat my apartment as you would treat your own home.

Thanks and have fun!!



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Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector

2 nights minimum stay

121 Reviews

Check In
Nancy User Profile
May 2017
It was easy to be in touch with Jennifer. She has great early vintage decor. The bed is a bit high and you may need a step stole to get into it. Telegraph is a busy street with an overpass close by, making the jar of ear plugs useful. This place was an easy walk to our family's residence.

Zoe User Profile
May 2017
This was a very good place to stay. The bed is very comfortable, it has a big desk (big plus for work travel), and the kitchen/laundry makes it good for a long stay. If it were two blocks north or south of where it is, it would be PERFECT (it's aaaalmost in Temescal and aaaalmost in downtown Oakland) but as is, it's still great! I'd stay here again.

Adrianne User Profile
April 2017
Jennifer is an awesome host. Her apartment was perfect for our stay. The location was within walking distance of parks, Spouts (grocery store) and much more. The apartment was super clean and had everything we needed for our short stay. We couldn't have asked for a better first experience with airbnb and with Jennifer and it won't be our last. She had everything in place when we checked in and was very fast at communicating back and forth. I'd recommend her to anyone anytime

Dermot User Profile
April 2017
Great host

Alex User Profile
April 2017
Wonderful apartment to stay in in the Bay Area. Close to the MacArthur BART station for quick access to SF. Jennifer was a wonderful, very communicative host.
Jennifer User Profile
Response from Jennifer:
Thank you Alex. Glad you enjoyed your stay!!
April 2017

Roxanne User Profile
April 2017
Jennifer's apartment is very kitschy. The apartment is "shabby chic" with something unique in every corner. It was a blast from the past for me. It is perfect for one or two people. The bed is quite high but there is a step stool provided to climb up. The freeway over pass is next to the building and so you get that noise. There are earplugs provided if necessary. The neighbor upstairs can be quite noisy late into the evening and walks with a heavy step...especially on weekends. Overall we enjoyed our stay in Oakland.

Julie User Profile
March 2017
Great spot in Oakland within walking distance from everything. Close to the Bart that takes you everywhere you want to go. Loved staying here!

Oakland, California, United States · Joined in September 2014
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