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Lovely Private Garden Cottage

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Marlene

Lovely Private Garden Cottage

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Marlene is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

Two room private garden cottage (livingroom and separate bedroom with queen size bed) with carpeting, gas heating, stained glass windows, wi-fi high speed internet and shady private deck. Large bathroom has walk in shower and redwood hot tub. The kitchenette has a small fridge, microwave, sink, toaster oven, coffee maker and hot plate. Washer and dryer in unit. Completely furnished. Private entrance and street parking. Walking distance to California Avenue train station, restaurants and shops and appx. 3 miles from Stanford University and downtown Palo Alto. (Stanford operates a free shuttle bus from El Camino Real & CA Ave and also from the University Ave train station to campus called the Marguerite Shuttle .) Very quiet. Owners live in the front house) and respect the privacy of the renter) . We have made it a policy for over 20 years not to have a TV, but we do have a dvd player and many good movies and books for your entertainment. No Children, infants or pets are permitted..

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Wifi
Hot tub
Dryer
Washer
Unavailable: Essentials
This host may not provide some essentials, like pillows, sheets, soap, or toilet paper.

House Rules

Maximum number is two. No pets. No smoking. Adults Only - No Children

Availability

118 Reviews

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Carrie User Profile
Carrie
July 2018
I’ve stayed here twice now and would do so again. Marlene is very responsive and accommodating. Love the hot tub.
Wesley User Profile
Wesley
July 2018
A great place to stay. The yard and cottage have some real Bay Area charm.
Lesvia User Profile
Lesvia
June 2018
This was a great location for me; close to work at the corporate office for a week long business trip. Marlene met me at check-in, gave me the “lay of the land” and then let me be, which was all I needed. The Cottage is quaint, the neighborhood is extremely quiet, close to good r…
Rowan User Profile
Rowan
May 2018
Marlene's place is a lovely little cottage tucked behind her house. I was very cozy there, and especially appreciated the hot tub after a 6.5 hour flight! The bed was comfortable. The bedroom is remarkably quiet given that Alma St is just behind the property. The location also …
Marie User Profile
Marie
May 2018
Marlene's place was cozy, with everything you'd need for a short trip - or even a longer one, as there is a hot plate! The location is pretty quiet and I enjoyed doing some work in the mornings with the view of the garden. Marlene is easy to communicate with, and I would definite…
David User Profile
David
May 2018
Quiet place. Set back from the street. Very nice neighborhood. Walking distance to California avenue which has lots of shops and restaurants and a fantastic farmer's market on Sundays. Very short drive to Stanford.
Carrie User Profile
Carrie
October 2017
Marlene is such a thoughtful host. Lots of small touches which make the stay enjoyable. And the hot tub is fabulous!

Hosted by Marlene

Palo Alto, California, United StatesJoined in September 2011
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144 Reviews
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Marlene is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I have lived in Palo Alto for 40 years and know the area well. I am happy to answer any questions you may have about my cottage.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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