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Large Studio with great Lake View

Large Studio with great Lake View

3 guests
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
1 bed
1 bath

Our charming, large, upstairs studio offers an awesome lake view in a convenient location. A quick walk to BART, a block from grocery stores, laundry, and restaurants, it can be a great landing pad for any Bay Area adventures. Families with kids welcome, too!


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 air mattress, 1 couch, 1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 4PM - 1AM (next day)
Check out by 12PM (noon)


89 Reviews

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Gary User Profile
September 2017
Lovely place. Pretty spacious especially for one, good for two people as well. Monica and her lovely daughter were very welcoming and had great tips for my entire stay. Great location really easy to get to San Francisco. And of course being next to the Lake is amazing.

Ross User Profile
June 2017
A nice studio, very reasonably priced for its proximity to San Francisco. I took the BART downtown every day – very doable, although it can take a little longer than 25 minutes if you don't perfectly time the trains. In an older building, so comes with the sort of niggles you mig…

Phill User Profile
September 2015
I had a great time at Monica's. large apartment in a great area of Oakland. It was slightly difficult to find at first but was a pleasure to stay. There is a Whole Foods, cafes and old cinema the other side of the lake. The Bart is about a 15min walk away. A 2am Uber back from SF…

Alison User Profile
October 2014
Monica and Family were lovely and made us very welcome. It was as descibed and in a great location. Nothing was any trouble to Monica when you needed something. The apartment was ideal and had all we needed as a holiday base.

Victoria User Profile
November 2013
The apartment, overlooking Lake Merritt was everything we had hoped for and more. It is spacious and offers all the usual conveniences, with the added bonus of being on a good bus route, and only 10 minutes walk from the Lake Merritt BART system. There is a laundrette and a li…

Thomas User Profile
July 2013
We had a great time staying on the shores of beautiful Lake Merritt in Oakland. The apartment was clean and the hosts friendly, helpful and kind. We stayed with our baby daughter and had a great time in San Francisco and the bay area.

Mahogany User Profile
March 2018
This apartment is as great as advertised. It’s in a safe, walkable neighborhood. Everything you need is within 5 blocks. (I recommend the Rockin Crawfish 2 blocks away). The lake view is beautiful and quite calming. Inside the apartment is very clean and cozy. I would stay here a…

Hosted by Monica

Oakland, California, United StatesJoined in December 2012
Monica User Profile
120 Reviews
I am a long time Oakland resident who loves Lake Merritt. I am nearby to help with anything. On weekends I enjoy exploring all corners of the Bay Area and am happy to be a resource for those new to this part of the world.
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