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North Berkeley Efficiency

Iris User Profile

North Berkeley Efficiency

1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Great location
93% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Well equipped with amenities to help make your stay comfortable & convenient. The kitchenette inludes a quality Cuisneart Toaster Oven, where you can bake, toast, or simply reheat food. There's also a Hot Water Kettle, and a Mini Fridge.

Just an 8-block walk to UC Berkeley, and even closer to both Downtown & North Berkeley Bart, several great Food Markets, and the Gourmet Ghetto's Restaurants, Cafes, Food Co-ops, Bars, and is less than 30 minutes from San Francisco by public transportation.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with building staff


85 Reviews

Andrew User Profile
May 2016
Iris was an excellent host - very friendly and helpful. The welcoming wild strawberries from her garden was a nice touch. The apartment was perfect for my needs and had everything required. It was very close to the Gourmet Ghetto and for my daily walk (20mins) to the Berkeley …
Robin User Profile
December 2015
Iris was a superb and very helpful host. Her studio was clean and comfortable, with a well-equipped kitchen and a nice bathroom. It's in a great location, 10 mins' walk from a BART station and the restaurants of the Gourmet Ghetto. And I couldn't have wished for a friendlier welc…
Boaz User Profile
November 2018
Iris is a great host. The room was very clean. Great location, quiet street about 25-30min walking distance to UC-Berkeley. Highly recommended.
Olivier User Profile
October 2018
Thank you Iris for this very nice stay in Berkeley, The apartment is simple but pleasant. The separate entry is convenient and the location is perfect at 10 min walking from the Bart and 30 min from SF The decoration, bathroom & kitchen devices are a bit old. but the bedding is…
Scott User Profile
April 2018
Clean. Good value. Great communication. Easy. Cozy.
Jennifer H. User Profile
Jennifer H.
April 2018
Had a lovely stay at Iris's place. Iris was a warm and welcoming host, there was fast communication, the studio was super clean, easy check in and -out, walk to downtown Berkeley, on a quiet street, garden in the sun out back. Perfect size for one person, thoughtful touches like…
Frank User Profile
April 2018
I stayed here while attending a conference for three nights. It was clean, quiet, and extremely convenient to everything I needed. Couldn't have asked for much more!

Hosted by Iris

Berkeley, California, United StatesJoined in April 2015
Iris User Profile
102 Reviews
Iris is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Inspired by it's nature and abundance of wildlife, I moved to Northern California nearly 4 years ago from New York. Some of my hobbies include Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, and Handball. I love to travel. A few of my favorite destinations are Croatia, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Ta…
Response rate: 100%
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