The full-size sofa bed is an eight-inch spring coiled mattress made locally at the Croydon Mattress Factory. (9/24/17)Birds-eye view from the entryway. (10/2/17)
Comfy, Private UPenn Studio Sleeps 4
Hosted by Hoot
Hoot is the host.
4 guests
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
3 beds
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

This private studio apartment is a retreat in vibrant University City with central air, free 24/7 street parking, and a kitchen w full-sized fridge. Close to everything: Center City, U.Penn, hospitals, and transportation in a fun & accessible West Philly neighborhood. Recently updated pics and upgraded management as of 10/2017!

The space

With accommodations for 1-4 people, this apartment is totally private, and well appointed with amenities. The full kitchen is ready for cooking and stocked with microwave and toaster oven, coffee maker and electric kettle. Also provided: toiletries, feminine hygiene products, ironing board, iron, hairdryer, vacuum cleaner, towels, and linens.

Guest access

Guests have exclusive, private use of this 2nd-floor studio apartment. Also includes elevator access, free street parking and a laundry facility on site.

Interaction with guests

This is a self-check-in listing with detailed instructions included in the "house manual." Since you have exclusive use of this studio apartment, you can comfortably enjoy total privacy. I am responsive and available by Airbnb messaging or text.

Other things to note

Television and cable programming are not provided. The apartment is intended to provide a place of peaceful retreat.

I care about your comfort, and it is my pleasure to hear from you if there are any issues.

Cellphone Service reception: A few guests report having issues with an unreliable cell phone reception inside the apartment, particularly on Verizon's network. It was suggested that guests be advised to download a wifi talking app as a backup in case the cell phone network is poor.

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Elevator in Building
Free parking on premise

Extra people £8 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee £16
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 double bed, 2 single beds

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 4PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox

- No third party bookings. Only guests who are registered with their own Airbnb account may reserve the room for themselves and guests who will be with them.
- Guests are responsible for obtaining and confirming check in instructions from the "house manual" that is available at the time of booking. If you are new to Airbnb or can not access your reservation details, please contact Airbnb customer support.
- Message me that you've read the "house manual" completely and understand your Airbnb itinerary (including the lockbox code and instructions for getting your keys from the lockbox).
-Quiet hours are before 8am and after 10pm.
- Treat my home with the care and respect you give your own.
- Please let me know your anticipated arrival time and departure times (as soon as you know them).
- Do not obtain your house key prior to check in time of 4pm, please.
- No smoking! Guests will be assessed a $50 fee for smoking in the apartment.
- Take your trash with you when you leave. Dumpsters are behind the building.
- Leave the residence as you found it.

Sorry.. no pets at this time.

Ask for what you need. Mistakes and oversights happen. I'm a human! Please give me the opportunity to help you, fix it, replace it, wash it, and otherwise completely satisfy you. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to improve your visit!!

**Checking-out **
Please leave your bed unmade on the day of your departure.
Take your bathroom and kitchen trash out with you when you go. The dumpsters are behind the building and can be most easily accessed by turning left into the hallway and exiting left down the back stairway. The building does not recycle, unfortunately.
Wash and rack your dishes.
Make sure you've taken all personal belongings with you.
Lock the door behind you when you leave.
Return the keys to the lockbox and scramble the code. Lost or unreturned keys will incur a $50 replacement fee.

Thank you for using Airbnb!

You must also acknowledge
Amenity limitations - Parking is free (24/7) on the streets surrounding the building. It may be more difficult to find close parking if you arrive after 6pm.


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

2 nights minimum stay

315 Reviews

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Tyler User Profile
July 2016
Great apartment for a short visit to Philly. Close to a few supermarkets and the subway it's a pretty good location. Flat is equipped with everything you would need for a few days and all instructions left were helpful. Would definitely recommend if you are looking to stay for a short time.

Adam User Profile
January 2016
A very convenient stay in a nice studio apartment. Hoot was always quick to answer our messages and made everything really easy for us. Would definitely recommend and will look to stay here again if we come to Philly again.

Ana User Profile
October 2017
Clean and comfortable studio apartment. Close to public transportation. lots of places to eat and shop.

Eric User Profile
October 2017
Really convenient location to Penn, we walked over in 20-25 minutes. The apartment was just perfect for us, and Hoot was a very communicative and pleasant host. Everything you need for any length of stay is within walking distance. The apartment was very clean and tidy. We had a great stay!

Jaine User Profile
October 2017
Exactly as promised, follow the directions and you'll find your own rabbit hole in the city. Would stay again

Kaley User Profile
October 2017
For the price, it's a great location. Street parking was difficult to find at times but we were always able to find it within a few blocks. Hoot was great at sharing the manual right away and going through the check in process and following up. The size of the studio was small but fine for a small group on a tight budget.

Hallie User Profile
October 2017
It is an affordable place to stay in a quiet area of West Philly. I had some difficulty connecting to the Wifi but didn't have too much time being in and out of the apartment to troubleshoot why. The shower plumbing was a little tricky too. Hoot kindly provides clean linens and towels. The apartment is very quiet and clean. I had two nights of good sleep. It was easy and convenient to get the keys for the apartment around the corner, and leave them there at check out. All in all, it was a good stay.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesJoined in April 2014
Hoot User Profile

I am an addiction counselor, a creative change agent, and a Quaker. I have a Masters of Divinity from Earlham School of Religion. I work full time as Director of Admissions for a partial care mental health and substance abuse treatment program. I have a background in music and theatre, and I enjoy the great outdoors. I am building an entrepreneurial ministry called The Bridge, to provide affordable clinical care, training, and creative recovery to diverse communities.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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