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Light filled studio w/full closet, bathCozy loveseat for reading and sneak peak of garden
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Magical Garden Retreat

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Magical Garden Retreat

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

In pristine N Berkeley only 4 blocks from Gourmet Ghetto, remodeled elegant garden level studio w/separate entrance and patio. Perfect location-- walking distance to Cal, 30 mins to Oakland Coliseum complex and to SF, 45 mins to Wine Country, 75 mins to Levi's Stadium. Availability weekends only however some flexibility extending to Monday morning. Please contact host.


Standard: Wireless Internet, Cable TV, Laptop friendly workspace, Hangers, TV, and 11 more
Other highlights: Free street parking, Host greets you, Extra pillows and blankets, Garden or backyard

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 king bed, 1 single bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events


17 Reviews

Christian User Profile
October 2018
Our stay at Michael's was fantastic. The suite is spacious and nicely decorated. Michael was very accommodating and the communication was exceptional. Although the bed is an air mattress, it was extremely comfortable. The backyard is beautiful and a great place to relax with Mich…
John User Profile
August 2018
Michael's place is a great stay in Berkeley that includes a well appointed guest room and a beautiful yard with gardens featuring a waterfall, koi pond, hammock and seating areas. Ami's fresh baked scones were also a delicious treat in the morning.
Michael User Profile
Response from Michael:
Hey John, FYI I baked those scones- start to finish. Cheers! Michael
August 2018
Raif User Profile
April 2018
- It’s the garden level walkout unit of a beautiful Berkeley home with a really beautiful garden. - Wonderful host. Very responsive, super easy and accommodating checkin. Freshly baked scone and coffee to boot! - Bathroom was very clean. - You can’t beat the location. Walking d…
Waichiu User Profile
April 2018
The owner is very nice. The place is wonderful! Everything is perfect
Bette User Profile
August 2017
This "garden retreat" was wonderful! The room was airy and bright and private, looking out onto the garden, and everything was spotless, and the garden was very lovely and peaceful. Michael was an excellent host, very gracious and accommodating. He left treats for us when we a…
Alicia User Profile
May 2017
Very nice & clean room, sleeper sofa was comfortable and room was spacious. Back garden was lovely & quite large by Berkeley standards, a very private oasis. Close walk to Gourmet Ghetto. Easy bus or long walk to UC campus. The lovely cappuccinos/scones/yogurt & granola served in…
Zoe User Profile
April 2017
The place was lovely. So clean and nicely decorated. The bathroom is very clean and seems fairly new and the shower is great! I appreciated that there were amenities in the bathroom. I'm fairly picky so you can take my word for it! The bed is a pull out couch with a high quality…

Hosted by Michael

Berkeley, California, United StatesJoined in April 2014
Michael User Profile
28 Reviews
We are an active midlife couple whose adult children are mostly launched, leaving us a lovely space for short term Airbnb rental and time for travel. We take advantage of the endless opportunities available in the East Bay, SF and northern CA and of course more distant travels. W…
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