Guest Room #2Guest Room #1 on the main floor
Stati UnitiCaliforniaOakland
Spanish Revival - 2 Private Bedrooms - Queen Beds

Stanza privata

4 ospiti

1 camera

2 letti
Stati UnitiCaliforniaOakland
Spanish Revival - 2 Private Bedrooms - Queen Beds

Stanza privata

4 ospiti

1 camera

2 letti

Stanza privata

4 ospiti

1 camera

2 letti

1 adulto
0 bambini
Età 2 - 12
0 neonati
Meno di 2
Limite massimo di 4 ospiti. I neonati non vengono considerati nel conteggio degli ospiti.
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Old World Charmer on a quiet street in the Oakland Hills features views of San Francisco & The Bay.

2 private bedrooms, each with Queen bed - accommodates up to 4 people with 2 people in each room.

No pets.

Posti letto: 4
Bagni: 1 (Bagno condiviso)
Camere da letto: 1
Letti: 2
Check-In: In qualsiasi momento dopo le ore 18:00
Check-Out: 09:00
Tipologia alloggio: Stanza privata


Ospiti extra: 9€ / notte dopo 2 ospiti
Spese di pulizia: 24€
Cauzione: 2371€
Sconto settimanale: 10%
Termini di Cancellazione: Rigidi
Prezzo per il weekend: 114€ / notte


Old World Charmer on a quiet street in the Oakland Hills features views of San Francisco & The Bay.

2 private bedrooms, each with Queen bed - accommodates up to 4 people with 2 people in each room.

No pets.

The House: There are a few steps to the front door and inside there is a sunken living room (two steps). The (shared) bathroom, kitchen and other accessible spaces are on the main floor.

Guest Room #1: is on the main floor and has a nice firm mattress, desk and closet.

Guest Room #2: is up a flight of stairs, has a nice firm mattress, desk, dresser and large closet.

Single private room rates and reviews for each room are also available in separate listings.

Guests may relax in the living room, prepare food in the well-appointed kitchen (or pack a lunch to take on a Bay Area adventure), eat in the breakfast nook (with views of the Bay and San Francisco - my favorite!), watch a movie or network show in the den (DIRECTV with tons of channels). Please note that the shared bathroom is the main one for the house.

In The Kitchen: There is access to the usual pots, pans, plates, utensils, glasses and tableware. Space in the refrigerator and freezer is usually available if you would like to store food. Please let the host know your needs.

For those who need caffeine in the morning, you may bring and make your own using the coffee grinder and French press. Or check with me, I may have some Peet's Coffee on hand.

WiFi: We have WiFi available or you may plug into the internet using the LAN connection in the Den.

* No landline - You must have a cell
* This is not a good house for people who are mobility impaired.

This is my home - where I rest my head and feed my body and my soul. My hope is that you find it a comfortable place to relax and lay your head.

Interaction with guests depends entirely on the their preference. Meeting and getting to know new people and enjoying great conversation is always welcome. Your privacy will always be respected.

When possible, the host will be in the home at the same time as guests, life and work schedule permitting.

If you have time and a little competitive spirit, let's play a few hands of cards, Cathedral, or Shuttles.

Please feel free to ask questions, for recommendations or directions.

Mottos to live by:

Leave it better than you found it.
It's never wrong to do the right thing.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again... which may now have been superseded by...
Do. Or do no. There is no try.

This Spanish Revival home is located in the friendly Oakmore Neighborhood in the Oakland Hills with attractive and architecturally diverse homes. It is near Piedmont, Glenview (1-mile, 20-minute walk), Montclair Village (1.5-miles, 30-minute walk), and Lakeshore Ave. (2.3-miles, 1-hour walk). All feature shopping, restaurants and other services. Rocky's Market is a small neighborhood grocery, which is a short 5-minute walk from the house. The nearest comfort food is Red Boy Pizza!

Some of the other near-by notables and necessities include Peet's and Starbucks coffeehouses, Lucky, Safeway, and Trader Joe's groceries, Crogan's Bar and Grill, Italian Colors Restaurant, Montclair Egg Shoppe (a local fav - be prepared to wait, especially if you go on the weekend), Rumbo Al Sur (featuring the cuisines of Central and South America and colorful cocktails), the Diggery Inn (another local fav for breakfast and lunch), Montclair Golf Course and Range, hiking trails in near by Redwood Regional or Tilden Regional Parks, just to name a few...

Need more destination suggestions?
Off the top, here are some local spots - not in any particular order:
San Francisco (of course!), ride a Cable Car (the only moving landmark in the USA!) see the Cable Car Museum, Chinatown, Alcatraz, Berkeley, and Sausalito. Closer to home you may, walk or jog around Lake Merritt (or drive around at night to see the Necklace of Lights), visit the Oakland Museum, Camron-Stanford House, Jack London Square, Paramount Theatre, Fox Oakland Theater, California College of the Arts (formerly CCAC), Dunsmuir House and Carriage House.

More? Check out the map. We'll add more updates as time allows.

It is recommended that guests have a vehicle or arrange for transportation. Please plan and confirm distances and commute times. This list is meant to be a general reference guide.

Guests that are interested in commuting to San Francisco, please note that public transportation is available and takes approximately 56 minutes (see Public Transit below for further details).

Getting here by car:
- 20 minutes (without traffic) or 11 miles from Oakland Airport and
- 40 minutes (without traffic) or 27 miles from SFO.

From here it is:
- 12 miles to San Francisco
- 4 miles to Downtown Oakland
- 7 miles to Downtown Berkeley
- 24 miles to San Rafael
- 14 miles to Walnut Creek
- 36 miles to Menlo Park
- 44 miles to San Jose
- 1.8 miles to Highland Hospital (6 minutes according to G@@gle)
- 3.1 miles to Holy Names University
- 3.3 miles to Mills College
- 4.7 miles to California College of the Arts
- 5.3 miles to Pixar Animation Studios
- 5.8 miles to University of California, Berkeley

Public Transit:
The nearest Bus Stop is located at St. James and Park Blvd. and is a short 5 to 10 minute walk from the house.

The commute to San Francisco via bus and BART, is approximately 56 minutes to the Embarcadero Station (1st SF stop). Take the AC Transit 18 Line to the 12th St/Oakland City Center BART Station (For departure and arrival times, go to: Nextbus ACTransit 18-Line)


Take the AC Transit V Line. This is a Transbay Bus to San Francisco that goes over the Bay Bridge to the Transbay Bus Terminal in SF (For departure and arrival times, go to: Nextbus ACTransit V-Line). 50 minutes.

- Go to the BART website for train times.

- G@@gle Maps also has information about public transit times. Select the Public Transit option (the icon looks like a bus), enter the Departure Time (Note: certain bus lines only run during commute hours), the Departure Address as St. James and Park Blvd., Oakland, CA, and the address of your destination or San Francisco BART Station, and view the options and travel times for getting to San Francisco.

Other transportation options:
- For daily commuters to SF, adventurous or fearless types may want to try Casual Carpool, which is 1/2 block from the St. James and Park Blvd bus stop. Riders line up at the Casual Carpool Stop (there is a street sign at the location). Drivers stop to pick up a at least two riders, so that they may use the carpool lane for the bridge. Check with the driver about being dropped off at the SF Transbay Bus Terminal or other location.

- Bring your bike and ride to the Ferry which leaves from Oakland's Jack London Square to San Francisco. (You may park it securely in the garage) go to the San Francisco Bay Ferry website for information.

Local Transportation Apps:
There are also several ride sharing or car rental apps you may want to check out: Carma, Lyft, Turo (formerly RelayRides), Sidecar, Uber and Zipcar.

- Easy 5 minute drive to access local freeways.

- Parking is available on the neighborhood street.

For those folks that may have pet allergies - there are no pets living in the home, however, dogs and cats have visited over the years.

(Please do not bring your pet)

- Sheets & Towels: Host will change sheets and towels weekly (or at the host’s discretion)
- Trash bins in Guest’s room will be emptied on Saturday or Sunday.
- Open Windows (or closed windows) in Guest’s room may be closed (or opened) at the hosts discretion due to hot, cold or inclement weather in order to promote cooling, to prevent heat loss, or to protect the house from rain - depending on the season.

Regole della casa
Non è consentito fumare
Animali non ammessi
Vietato organizzare feste/eventi
Potrebbe non essere sicuro o adatto a bambini da 0 a 12 anni
Check-in dopo le 18:00

Built in the 1930s, this old Spanish Revival has her quirks. Please treat her gently.

To speed up your reservation confirmation:
1) Profile Photo (;
2) Verified ID badge (
3) Complete Profile description and references (if you have no reviews);
4) You have read the Description section: GETTING AROUND
5) You have read the HOUSE RULES (below), and
6) Your inquiry includes an acknowledgement that you have read both the Getting Around section and the House Rules.

(Ugh! As much as I dislike calling them "rules," I find that it helps when we understand the boundaries, so that we may both have a pleasant experience. They also help to keep costs down and allow me to offer lower rates.)


- Short Term Parking in the driveway is permitted for unloading your vehicle. Please park your car in one of the available spots on the street. The host will provide information regarding the best places to park and help keep up good relations with the neighbors.
- Remove your shoes when you enter.
- KEY TABLE: Leave keys on the table by the door to indicate that you are in the house. (This will make more sense when you are here...)
- Exceptions for Check-in or Check-out times are possible if arranged for and confirmed at least 24 hours in advance through Airbnb-Messaging (convo) with the host. Fees @ $50 per half hour will be charged for unconfirmed Late Check-outs. No exceptions.
- Eating is allowed Only in the den, dining room, kitchen, or breakfast nook.
- Keep or store food in the Kitchen (please, not in your room). Space is available in the refrigerator, freezer, cabinet and a basket on the counter for fruit etc.

* Place in the dishwasher (please try to refrain from rinsing), dishes, flatware, etc.
* Pots and pans should be hand washed and may be left on the stove to dry and then put away later.
* Knives, wooden utensils and wooden cutting boards must be hand-washed.
* Wipe down counters, stove, tables and clean up any food crumbs or droppings in the microwave or on the floor and generally leave the kitchen clean for the next person.
* Use a splatter screen when frying food.

- Conserve Water. California is experiencing a severe drought. Use water sparingly, e.g. turn off water when washing pots or brushing teeth and take quick showers.**
- Conserve Electricity. Turn off lights when you leave a room or the house.
- Recycle. In Oakland, the majority of waste is recycled. Glass bottles and jars, cans (aluminum, bi-metal etc.), certain plastic containers, cardboard (e.g. cereal boxes), and newspaper should be placed in the kitchen recycle bin. (Please check the reference sheet in the kitchen if you have questions)
- Compost. All food waste goes in the collection container at the kitchen sink. Cardboard and paper food containers (e.g. pizza box, Chinese food box, etc.) may be deposited in the green waste bin outside next to the garage.

- Window open = blinds open! You are welcome to have open windows. However, winds can come up quickly. When windows are open, blinds must be pulled up to prevent them from becoming sails and causing breakage or being damaged. (e.g. broken windows)
- Quiet after 10 pm: This includes use of the kitchen. Do not walk through the dining room at night.
- Step softly/lightly. Step softly, especially at night, and gently close doors, cabinets, and drawers. Noise carries through the house. (Hint: If you can hear your footsteps, so can everyone else)
- 24-hr access. If you do come in late, please be mindful and keep noise to a minimum.
- Towels and Linens: Please be respectful of bed sheets and towels. Makeup/foundation, face medications/creams, and tanning products will stain sheets and towels. Please avoid using regular hand/bath towels with all skin products. Guests are not to wash laundry belonging to the host. Unsalvageable sheets or bath towels will be charged to the guest.
- Long term guests note: bed sheets and towels will be changed weekly or at the hosts discretion.

ET CETERA, et cetera, ETC.:
- No strong fragrances, perfumes or strong aftershaves, as these tend to linger. It is preferred that you do use them, but if you must, please apply them in the bathroom only and not in the guest room.
- No smoking (including e-Cigarettes).
- No candles.
- No incense.
- No curries or cooking with other strong seasonings or foods that linger.
- No overnight visitors.
- Visitors or Meet-ups that will be in the house must be arranged and confirmed with the host in advance.
- No pets.

Safety & Security: Guests are required to make sure the house is secure, lock doors and windows, and set the alarm when leaving the house.

Cleanliness: Guests are required to keep the house clean and habitable. If you notice anything that needs attention, please inform the host immediately.

The furnace is shut off during sleeping hours - 10 PM to 7 AM. Let the host know if you need extra blankets.

Privacy, Please: The host's quarters, storage areas and other guest's rooms are off-limits.

Please review the House Manual upon acceptance of your reservation.

Please let the host know if you have questions.

Enjoy your visit. :-)

*Please let the host know immediately if you do experience a spill, so that any damage may be mitigated or avoided.

**PLEASE NOTE: California is experiencing a severe drought. Fines imposed for excessive water use - therefore, tub baths are not permitted. Please limit showers to a maximum of 8 minutes.

Dispositivi di sicurezza
Carta di sicurezza
Rilevatore di fumo
Rilevatore di monossido di carbonio
Kit di pronto soccorso

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Oakland, California, Stati Uniti · Membro dal Febbraio 2014
Profilo utente di KarinKarin è un Superhost.

My desire was to create a place that feels warm and comfy - a place where others will find a good spot to relax. I am an artist and Do-It-Yourself-er by night and an Executive Assistant by day. I love to find old things and fix them up. Occasionally I create small watercolor landscapes or go for a drive in my vintage VW Beetle. Oakland is my hometown, so I know a little history about the local neighborhoods and the Bay Area. If you are looking for a quiet place to rest, look no further. ;-)

Please see my three listings:
Lovely Spanish Revival Private Room -
Spanish Revival Small Private Room -
Spanish Revival Semi Private Lrg Rm -

Tasso di risposta: 100%
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Tempo di risposta: entro un'ora

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