We offer a perfect place for travelers wanting an inexpensive alternative to hotels, for visiting grandparents, scholars, business people here for a few days and people transitioning to the Bay Area. Some of our more frequent guests are couples visiting their children and grandchildren in the area.
WE ARE VERY CLOSE TO SF AT MUCH LOWER RENT AND WITH MUCH BETTER WEATHER! NO MORE THAN 30-45 MINUTES DOOR TO DOOR USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION OR 20 MINUTES BY CAR, DEPENDING ON TRAFFIC.
Although we are here at the same time you are, you will experience complete privacy if that is your pleasure or friendly talk if that is better for you. The house is large enough and the bedrooms far enough apart that we rarely run into each other except intentionally.
Huge bedroom with queen bed and bath en suite. Mounted cable TV, wireless internet, window seat, refrigerator, kettle, kitchen use, washer and dryer use, beautiful garden and occasional living room use. Weekly linen and cleaning included.
We'll put out coffee, juice, fruit, cereal and bread for toasting.
In addition, we can take care of your office needs such as scanning, faxing, and copying.
One very friendly but sometimes shy mid-size dog.
LOCATION: ½ block from beautiful park and garden, 300 yards from Lake Merritt. Short walk to restaurants, theaters, Saturday Farmer's market, Oakland downtown & BART to San Francisco and cities around the bay. Commuter bus or casual carpool to SF 3 blocks away.
If we are available, we'll drive you to Oakland airport when you leave or to the BART to get to SFO.
PARKING: Shared space in our one-car driveway or garage, as available (most often it is); not guaranteed. Car-moving cooperation makes this work.
Suggestion: There is so much going on here. Go online to Goldstar to get an idea of the 100 or so plays, tours, and other exciting events; all at half price! You can sign up for free. This is a good Eastbay link for 2013:
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When you book with us, we will send you a welcome packet with a lot of local information. Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you.
Pat and Lynn were splendid hosts. They were very helpful in coordinating our transportation needs. The atmosphere and environment was very much like home. The outdoor deck and yard was very inviting. Hope to return soon!
Our second stay with Lynn and Pat was just as wonderful as the first. Their new deck in back is a wonderful place to listen to birds sing, admire their beautiful garden, and enjoy a relaxing breakfast.
Comfortable, friendly, welcoming - a very nice place to stay
We really love this place , easily to reach , nice surrounding with Lake Meritt very close. San Francisco you reach in half an our. We walk downtown Oakland to reach the BART 19 th street take us 10 - 15 minutes .
Pat and Lynn are really SuperHosts so friendly and so nice , I can't tell how nice they where you have to meet them .
And one thing I have to mention their adorable dog CLOHE we love her also
be sure we will come back
What a wonderful experience we had staying at Lynn & Pat's! They are lovely people who made us feel completely comfortable and very welcome in their beautiful home. Our room was perfect, very quiet and included an ensuite bathroom. Lynn & Pat provided a variety of healthy breakfast options for us each morning and pretty much catered to our every whim. We had some great conversations regarding a variety of topics and they are both very knowledgeable about the entire San Francisco/Oakland area. We look forward to returning to the area to visit our sons next year and will definitely stay with Lynn & Pat for at least part of our visit.
Pat and Lynn are great hostess! Unfortunately my visit to Oakland was professional and I was not able to interact with the them more. However, upon my arrival, Pat was very pleasant and provided information about the area and offered assistance such as transportation and places to eat. The room was comfortable and the location was convenient. I left my car parked at their home and took the Free Bus to downtown Oakland. The stop is about three blocks from their house and the Bus runs every 10 to 15 minutes. Thank you!
A very delayed, but sincere thank you to our hosts for sharing their home with us in February. We enjoyed our trip to Oakland. We felt comfortable and safe, and enjoyed our walks in the neighborhood, all the meals at nearby restaurants, and visiting with Pat and Lynn. The whole experience was very satisfying. Thank you to our hosts for their hospitality.
Voor de eerste maal hebben wij via airbnb gebruik gemaakt van een accommodatie. Dat is ons zeer goed bevallen. Lynn en Pat zijn zeer vriendelijk en behulpzaam en hun huis staat voor je open. Ieder ochtend een uitgebreid ontbijt. Bovendien kregen we uitgebreide informatie over de stad. Hierdoor en door het directe contact is deze accommodatie van meer waarde dan een hotelkamer.
Pat and Lynn's home worked out perfectly for us. They provided excellent breakfast choices, the room and private bath were comfortable and had everything we needed. We felt at home and enjoyed chatting with them when our paths crossed. Their dog is very well behaved and helped us miss our little dog less. We loved the location just a block from Lake Merritt and many good restaurants.
Lynn and Pat were great. We had a quick trip with a lot to pack in and Lynn and Pat were totally flexible as far as leaving us a key, leaving breakfast out so we could squeeze in our run, etc. Being able to leave our car in the driveway was really helpful. House and garden are beautiful. Great room w/ nice amenities.
Questo è il prezzo finale, incluso costi aggiuntivi dell'host e del servizio Airbnb.