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We love art and music. We have our house as our recharging station.Private room with great natural light!
Private Room near Convention Center/Beach/Downtown
Private Room near Convention Center/Beach/Downtown
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 shared baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 shared baths
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Very spacious private bedroom. Located in the most convenient and diverse area. Easy access to the Convention Center, the Pike, and Downtown. 5 blocks to beach, 2 blocks to 4th street and 1 to Broadway, both with great nightlife. DTWN LA and LAX 20 miles.

The space

We have a very nice and spacious private room available in a very quite neighborhood in the heart of Long Beach with great natural light and a beautiful view of the patio.

You will sleep on a queen size Ikea sofa bed that is known to be very comfortable. In the room, you also have a desk view the view to the back garden, and a comfortable chair to relax or read. The internet is fiber broadband wi-fi (50 MB upload and download). On our living room, there is a turntable with a selection of vinyl. Feel free to use the kitchen, grab some fruits, coffee or water. Also silverware, cooking appliances and spices available.

We will share the bathroom, kitchen and living room.

Guest access

You will have access to your private room, bathroom, kitchen and living room. You will have your key to the apartment, and there is no curfew. We just ask for discretion and to not be loud.

There is a closet in your room that you are welcome to hang your clothes. If you need an iron is available. Hair-dryer is available in the bathroom.

Interaction with guests

We both work most of the day. If we are around, feel free to ask for recommendations and any help you need. We love the city and maybe able to help you to find yourself around. Important communications with us can be made by text message anytime and in the case of emergencies call and we will be available. We always like to welcome you home, if we are not around when you arrive, we will leave a key in an easy-to-access spot in the front door.

Other things to note

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The $18 cleaning fee is charged just one time, to help us buy materials to keep the space nice and clean! We make our best to use products that are eco-friendly and natural.

We work with organic and local food and would love to share it with you. We have our fruits available, but the cost of it has a significant impact on our price. We kindly ask for a $1 donation for each fruit or coffee you have.

We ask our guests to be discreet and not noisy. Most of the guests we had become good friends of ours, and that's the way we like to host. So please, be sure you are in a home, not a hotel. Help us keep things clean and in place and also keep your room clean.

Amenities
Internet
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Prices
Extra people £12 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee £14
Weekly Discount: 5%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

- Parking: In Long Beach parking can be a challenging. Here are couple tips for you: if you can, come back before 4:30 pm and you can easily find a parking spot. We have two cars and two parking spots, but we don't use the second car every day, so we can help you out as much as possible by saving you a spot on the street. Please, make sure to talk about it and arrange that with us, otherwise, you will be on your own. Thursdays are street cleaning day on our side of the street and Mondays across the street.Please move your car in the AM to avoid a ticket.

- Be discreet and not noisy - We live in a quite place, if you want to party, there are plenty of places around us but when close to our house we need you to be discreet. We love Airbnb and the sharing culture and the main thing that kills it is giving people around us reason to complain.

- Check-in is at 3 pm and check-out at 11 am - We can be flexible with the check in and check out, especially if we do not have another guest coming in the same day, but it is important to know your plans ahead, so we can arrange your stay in the most comfortable way. Otherwise, we will expect to say “Hi" to you anytime after 3 pm and “good-bye" by 11 am.

- Keep the house clean - Wash your dishes and anything you use in the kitchen.We would really appreciate if you keep the place tidy;

- Grabbing fruits and drinking coffee - We work with organic and local food and would love to share it with you. We have our fruits available, but the cost of it has a significant impact on our hosting cost. We kindly ask for a $1 donation for each fruit or coffee you have.

- Respect our neighbors - we live in a complex of apartments though it feels like a house. We have a great mutual respect between our neighbors and do all to keep it.

Some weird rules that we create after strange things happened:
- Always close the bathroom door while you are using;
- It would be nice if you can keep your cloth on;
- If you need to throw up, please do it in the toilet and not in the sink;
- Please, no deep-frying. The apartment smells and everything is grease after deep-frying;

You must also acknowledge
No parking on property - In Long Beach parking can be a challenging. Here are couple tips for you: if you can, come back before 4:30 pm and you can easily find a parking spot.
Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Availability
3 nights minimum stay

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Niran User Profile
November 2017
Awesome place, comfy bed & Nice neighbourhood. Lica & Matheus were okay with letting me check in very late and keep their home very accommodating!

Amanda User Profile
June 2017
I really enjoyed staying with Lica & Matheus. They are absolutely lovely people and their flat is very nice. The room is huge and has a big closet. It is always clean and tidy and they help you with any question that you have. They know everything there is to know about long beach, the neighbourhood they live in is very trendy and walking distance to great bars and restaurants. But the street they live in is very quiet. I will come back next year and definitely recommend it to anyone.

Erinn User Profile
May 2017
We were very pleased with our stay here, the room was extremely clean and the hosts were very friendly and helpful. Thank you for being such great hosts

Catalin User Profile
March 2017
We stayed at Lica & Matheus' house for 4 nights. When we arrived in Long Beach they left us very accurate info how to find the house and get the keys. We didn't see them much but generally they are a nice couple and one evening we chatted about the city and they actually gave us some tips about some good restaurants and places to see. It was perfect for us because we had our privacy and the area was really quiet.Thank you guys. Hope to see you soon again.

Allen User Profile
March 2017
Lica and Matheus were perfect hosts. Kept me informed right the way through the planning of my trip from the UK to Long Beach. They have a lovely home and a comfortable peaceful room where I could work and rest. I'd definitely stay again next time I'm in the LA area

Andrew User Profile
August 2016
Extremely nice apartment and lovely hosts. Nice area. Highly recommended!

Lyndon User Profile
October 2017
Loca and Matheus were super friendly, area was very nice. Room was clean and had enough air flow to keep it cool.

Long Beach, California, United StatesJoined in April 2013
Lica & Matheus User Profile

We moved from Brazil to CA in 2013 to study at UCLA and now we live in Long Beach. We work in a company that delivers local and organic food, I'm the buyer, and he's the art director.

We love music, learning different cultures and exploring what Long Beach has to offer. We believe this is the nicest city in the world; people are awesome. The sea shore is amazing to hang out, exercise or just disconnect a little. The city is alive with a great calendar of events and awesome bars (all close to our home).

We are happy that we found our community and hope that you enjoy as much as we do.

Languages: English, Español, Italiano, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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