About this listing
Nice area of Oakland. Easy commute. If you need a lift, please just ask me in advance :-)
San Francisco: 15 min. by car or rapid bus. (Walk 4 min. to bus station)
Subway station, ferry terminal: 8-12 min. by car or bus. Ferry offers free parking.
5 min. walk to Lake Merritt.
5 min. walk to restaurants, theater, bars, Starbucks/Peet's and Safeway.
I change fresh sheets and towels for every guest. Want a change during longer stay? Just ask :-)
You have complete privacy with lockable room doors.
Two master bedrooms and a small bedroom.
The two master bedrooms each has one queen bed and one daybed that can be extended into queen size at night. They have their private bathrooms. Each room can sleep up to 4 people.
Each master bedroom has its own private entrance. There is also a locked door connecting them inside.
Outside of the two master bedrooms is a small patio with patio chairs/table.
The smaller bedroom has two twin beds. It shares a full bathroom with another guest. Can sleep up to 2 people.
The small bedroom is connected to one of the master bedroom through the hallway.
There is a fridge, water boiler, tea and coffee in the hallway.
Interaction with guests
I'm home most of the time and available to assist by friendly talk or through cellphone. But you don't have to run into me, because your suite has its own entrance from outside.
We are located in the Grand Lake district, a safe, convenient and beautiful area of Oakland. Many of our guests said they discovered a hidden convenient place with much lower cost and much better weather than the city.
Drive across the Bay Bridge (15 minutes with no traffic) then you are in downtown San Francisco.
From our house it's a 5-minutes walk to many places like:
Direct bus line to San Francisco. NX goes directly to the city. NL will stop in Oakland downtown before getting on the bridge.
Direct bus line (#12) to Berkeley and Oakland Downtown. It also stops at BART (subway) station and the Ferry Terminal to San Francisco.
Lake Merritt and the Rose Garden for your morning and evening strolls. Watch percussion artists playing African drums by the lake.
7-Eleven convenience store, Safeway supermarket.
Coin operated laundry, dry cleaning shop.
Starbucks, Peet's Coffee, wine bar.
Historical piano bar with nightly piano show and karaoke.
Best restaurants and bars of Oakland - Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish, French, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Ethiopian, Thai, Chinese, American,... you name it!
Oakland's historical landmark - Grand Lake Theater with daily movie shows and organ recital
In about 25 minutes you can walk to places like:
BART (subway) station. The trains go to San Francisco, SFO Airport, Oakland Airport, Fremont, Richmond, Dublin/Pleasanton and Hayward.
The route from our house to the subway station goes through a scenic lakeside trail.
Quiet time: 11pm-6am. No smoking, no alcohol, no party, no drugs, no pets, low volume.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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I've lived in Oakland since I was twelve. I love our beautiful and safe neighborhood, I love Lake Merritt, and I hope you will love it too after your stay!
Nothing is more important to me than safety and cleanness. I respect your privacy. I'm home most of the time, and I'll be happy to assist you to make your stay a pleasant experience. Ask me about our local favorite places - Oakland's trendy eateries, theaters and bars are all within a short walk from our house.
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