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Places to stay in Albany

Places to stay in Albany
This cute cozy cottage is the perfect spot for a couple or solo traveler. Nestled in a fruit-tree filled yard, the space is bright and welcoming, with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Situated in one of the East Bay's best neighborhoods and just a few blocks from BART and bus lines, this is the perfect spot from which to seamlessly explore most corners of the San Francisco Bay Area. With a wide variety of shops, services, and restaurants nearby, this spot is sure to please!
During this "Shelter-In-Place Special" you'll get a sparkling-clean, beautiful space at Student Prices! NOTE: We want you to know that we prioritize your health and safety. We will continue to consult resources from the CDC and other international health agencies to align our cleaning standards with current official guidance for hotels. As an additional safeguard to every guest during Shelter-In-Place, we are blocking a minimum 48 hours between reservations to allow for extra-thorough cleaning and complete airing out of the space. In this cottage you'll be lulled into a blissful sleep as you rest atop a dreamy, organic-cotton, pillow-top mattress. In the morning, you'll whip up some breakfast and sip your coffee on the patio under the pear tree. The cottage is fully self-contained with a well-equipped kitchenette (microwave, mini-fridge, CrockPot Express cooker, toaster oven, kettle, french-press coffee maker, blender, a selection of complimentary teas and coffee) and bathroom with shower, plus a cabinet to hang or put away your clothing. We recently added Google Mesh Network pods to our Wifi system, so it is now blazing fast.
Albany is a safe, welcoming, and diverse community that borders on Berkeley to the south & east, the San Francisco Bay to the west, and El Cerrito to the north. NOTE: During Shelter-in-Place, not all shops/restaurants/services listed below are available. However, all grocery stores remain open, and many restaurants are open for take out meals. **Just steps from the house: All the shops and amenities of El Cerrito Plaza, including Starbuck's, Peet's, Trader Joe's Lucky's, CVS, Barnes & Nobles, a variety of restaurants (Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Mexican, etc). **Within a few blocks: several local pubs and a bowling alley **A 12-minutue walk (or 3-min drive): lands you on Solano Avenue amidst a wide variety of shops, boutiques, restaurants, and coffee shops with local flare. **Just over a mile away: Point Isabel Recreation Shoreline offers a spectacular spot to walk along the Bay and watch the sunset, with views of the Golden Gate, San Francisco, and Mt. Tamalpais. **2 to 3 miles away: you'll find the "Gourmet Ghetto" area of Berkeley, home to the renowned Chez Panisse Restaurant and many other local favorites. The world-class University of California is just blocks from there. Tilden Park and Wildcat Canyon provide gorgeous scenery, amazing views, and extensive hiking trails.
  • Perfect place to stay in the east bay. Private and easy to book last minute. Will definitely be back!!!

    Ian2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • Karen & Mike’s place was so perfect for our 3 day stay in Berkeley/Marina. My husband is disable and the access to Karen & Mike’s was just fine making it easy for my husband to roll in with his walker. Having Trader Joe’s in a walking distance was so perfect for us to prepare a few delicious intimate dinners. We absolutely enjoyed it! and hope to comeback in the near future! Thank you!

    La Casita DF2020-03-09T00:00:00Z
  • The location is very close to the BART station and there is a large shopping center right in front of the airbnb. The room was very clean and comfortable. The gentle sunshine and the chirping of birds in the morning allowed me to wake up pleasantly every day. When I opened the door, a lovely, friendly cat in the garden was sleeping peacefully. Check-in was also easy and smooth. Karen was a very kind host. Despite the house rules they were willing to respond to irregular requests for check-in. Because of my mistake, the room making team accidentally disposed of my things in the refrigerator because of my early check-in. When I returned that evening I was very upset and mailed Karen a bit rudely and angrily. Even at that time, Karen responded immediately and was really kind and sincere. She took care of the situation to my complete satisfaction with professionalism and empathy. Karen, I'm sorry to make you feel uncomfortable at that time after your kindness and consideration. One more time. Karen, thank you very much.

    Keiko2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Karen and Mike’s place is the first Airbnb that I ever stayed at, and I’ve returned twice since then. Great location! Great space! Great hosts!

    Andrew2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • My home in East Bay

    J.R2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • What a lovely cottage Karen and Mike have created. Thoughtful amenities and lovely decor in a safe and cozy environment. If I was lucky I was greeted buy one of her sweet cats on my way in or out! I would definitely stay again.

    Gwen2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Very charming, comfortable spot right by a great deli and a Trader Joe's. Hosts were very communicative and gave me my space. Would gladly stay again!

    Collin2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Very happy Staying again

    J.R2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
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    Albany, CA, United States

    Our newly built private cottage has its own bathroom, reading nook with comfy chair, new 27" Apple monitor for streaming videos, microwave, small fridge, and full-size bed. A REAL bed.
    This sweet space is cozy but filled with southern light. You'll have access to a big yard with real grass (drought resistant!), lemon tree, lime tree, apple tree, rosemary bushes, jasmine, and a brick patio for al fresco dining or morning coffee. In addition to the fridge and microwave, you'll find a new coffee maker, fresh coffee, tea, hot chocolate and oatmeal. We'll make sure there's milk, and most importantly, a local craft brew to welcome you!
    We're right on the Berkeley/Albany border, three houses from the corner of Solano. Solano Avenue is our main street, lined with restaurants, bars, salons, shops, grocery stores, a theatre, and cafes.
  • Perfect location for the activities we planned; quiet and clean; with an excellent neighborhood that boasts unique shopping and restaurant options all within walking distance! Exceptional lodging for one or two people who enjoy warm hospitality and comfy urban stays.

    Mary2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • This was our fist time staying at an Airbnb so we didn’t exactly know what to expect. Our stay was very pleasant. The cottage is located in the back yard of a charming house on a beautiful street. We arrived late after our hosts retired for the evening. We where able to get the key to the cottage from the lockbox hanging on the yard gate using the access code they provided. The way into the yard through the fence is a bit narrow due to a garden planter. This was no problem for us, but might be difficult to navigate with larger luggage. The cottage was spacious, charming and immaculately clean. We always found parking right in front of the house on all three days of our stay. We met our lovely host family as we left every morning at the same time they took there children to school. The house is walking distance from the charming shopping and restaurant village along Solano Ave. I would suggest eating at Zachary's Pizza, which is my favorite pizza parlor in the world. UC Berkeley is only a 15 minutes drive. I would definitely consider staying here again.

    Swami Bhajanananda2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Stephen and Marin's place was really lovely for what I needed. I was in town for a week-long residency and was in meetings from 9 am to 9 pm daily. It was perfectly quiet, clean, plenty of parking, plenty of hot water for showers, and close to everything. Note that the entrance is a little tight if you have large bags as I did, but you can make do. Thank you again!

    Faith2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • Hidden gem!

    Kraig2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • We loved the stay at Stephen and Marin's. Place was sparkling clean. Would love to come back here and stay in the future. So accommodative and very quick responses.

    Karthikeyan2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • What a lovely place in great neighborhood!

    Jen2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Nice, quiet spot within walking distance to many places to eat, shop, etc. I would definitely stay here again.

    Stephanie2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • Place was perfect for what I needed. Great location. Would definitely stay there again next time I’m in the Bay Area .

    Sean2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/flat


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    Guest house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

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    Albany, CA, United States

    This studio retreat provides you with a relaxing haven indoors and out. The unit is newly painted & remodeled, and fully private, with a beautifully updated bathroom, plus a kitchenette for beverage and light meal preparation. This is a perfect spot for friends, a couple, or solo traveler who wants clean, classy, comfortable accommodation. Nestled in a safe neighborhood and just steps away from shops, restaurants, and transportation, it is truly one of the best locations in the East Bay!
    During this "Shelter-In-Place Special" you'll get a sparkling-clean, luxury space at Student Prices! NOTE: We want you to know that we prioritize your health and safety. We continue to consult resources from the CDC to align our cleaning standards with current official guidance for hotels. As an additional safeguard to every guest during Shelter-In-Place, we are blocking a minimum 48 hours between reservations to allow for extra-thorough cleaning and complete airing out of the space. This studio in-law unit is fully equipped for your vacation or business travel needs. The suite boasts an extremely comfortable queen-size bed. (Upon request, a twin-size air mattress can be added, too.) It is clean, bright, freshly painted, and newly furnished with ample closet space, fresh linens, and lots of fluffy towels. We recently upgraded the internet so you're sure to have blazing fast WiFi speeds. We've also added Amazon FireStick TV so you can watch your favorites from Netflix and a wide variety of other programing & music. You have your own small refrigerator, microwave, CrockPot Express cooker, and other "kitchenette" accessories for light snacks/beverages and basic meal preparation. During this period of COVID 19, we have modified our outdoor space so your unit has its own (not shared) outdoor seating area. During this time, the BBQ is off limits to guests. For parents of very young children, a Pack n' Play with optional changing table, bassinet, and other accessories is available upon request. However, during this time, we highly recommend bringing your own, if possible.
    Albany is a safe, welcoming, and diverse community that borders on Berkeley to the south & east, the San Francisco Bay to the west, and El Cerrito to the north. NOTE: During Shelter-in-Place, not all shops/restaurants/services listed below are available. However, all grocery stores remain open, and many restaurants are open for take out meals. **Just steps from the house: All the shops and amenities of El Cerrito Plaza, including Starbuck's, Peet's, Trader Joe's Lucky's, CVS, Barnes & Nobles, a variety of restaurants (Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Mexican, etc). **Within a few blocks: several local pubs, additional restaurant options, and a bowling alley **A 12-minutue walk (or 3-min drive): lands you on Solano Avenue amidst a wide variety of shops, boutiques, restaurants, and coffee shops with local flare. **Just over a mile away: Point Isabel Recreation Shoreline offers a spectacular spot to walk along the Bay and watch the sunset, with views of the Golden Gate, San Francisco, and Mt. Tamalpais. **Less than 2 miles away: you'll find the "Gourmet Ghetto" area of Berkeley, home to the renowned Chez Panisse Restaurant and many other local favorites. The world-class University of California is just blocks from there.
  • Clean, cozy little den. Super comfortable bed. The space was perfect for our family of 3, and a fantastic price. Highly recommend.

    Daniel2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great place!

    Mark2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Convenient location - very close to shopping and BART. Nice place

    Sylvia2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Sweet little place. Cozy and warm and very quiet at night. Love the backyard and the bird feeders on the windows. Shopping area to grab snacks and dinner so close to walk to. I'd recommend this place to anyone.

    Ann2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Kind and generous enough to offer early check in when available.

    Stephen2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • This is a very nice place, very close to the El Cerrito BART station and Trader Joe's and is beautiful on the inside and out.

    Isabella2020-02-21T00:00:00Z
  • My go to place in East Bay. Clean, convenient, great hosts

    Mark2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • Think of this as a spacious room at a boutique hotel. Spotlessly clean with a beautiful backyard where you can enjoy the outdoors.

    Mary Kay2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    0

    Albany, CA, United States

    This is a super clean, calm and airy room with your own private bathroom with stand-up shower and your own private entrance. It has a small refrigerator, microwave, keurig coffee machine, hot water kettle for tea, and a washing machine and dryer. The ceiling height is 6 ft 4 inches, a few inches below standard height. There is a twin bed, a desk, and a comfortable chair. This a perfect room for 1 person. Enjoy the garden and privacy. No home/kitchen access, sorry.
    This is a super clean, calm and airy room with your own private bathroom with stand-up shower and your own private entrance. It has a small refrigerator, microwave, keurig coffee machine, hot water kettle for tea, and a washing machine and dryer. The ceiling height is 6 ft 4 inches, a few inches below standard height. There is a twin bed, a desk, chair, a long counter for your things and hooks to hang your clothes. This a perfect room for 1 person.
    Safe, fun, and a great place to call home!
  • Diane and Chris have a wonderful space: it is clean, private, and stocked with everything you need for comfortable lodging. They were quick to communicate with me about details of my stay and offered generous hospitality during my visit. From advice on local transportation and places to eat to pleasant conversation, they were fantastic hosts. I highly recommend staying here when you are in the East Bay Area.

    Kelsey2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Super hospitable hosts, gorgeous space and neighborhood! Will def stay here again while in SF🙌🏽

    Kim2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Cozy, clean, very comfortable. Wonderful hosts. I especially appreciated the lighting: several lamps as well as recessed, dimmable ceiling lights. The space was larger than I expected but take note if you are a tall person that the ceiling is quite low. Fridge, microwave, and a great shower. I would definitely book another stay.

    Carolyn2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • My favorite place to stay when I visit Albany.

    Sherry2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great, conveniently located spot for visiting the east bay! Cute and comfortable.

    Riva2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • This place is walking distance from anywhere you want to go, I will definitely come back here when I come back to San Francisco.

    Sonny2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Diane and Chris were fantastic hosts! Easy to keep in contact with, and when I forgot my pillow they made it easy to swing by and pick up. Thanks so much!

    Nick2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • A very comfy space with desk, chair, and private bath! Easy parking on the street and very close walking distance to lots of food options. Tea and coffee provided was a great extra!

    Mariah2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

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    Bedrooms

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    Albany, CA, United States

    A small brown shingled creekside cottage is located in a sunny rear garden with lots of birds and a little dog. A bathroom extension was just added to the cottage. The cottage is located within walking distance to restaurants,coffee shops. 15 minute walk to North Berkeley BART.
    My home and cottage stand on the last remaining parcels of Christiana tract, a former Berkeley farm which is along Cordornices Creek.. It is a place of restful beauty with a large cottonwood tree adjacent to the cottage and two great redwoods across the creek. For solitude, peace and quiet, and a bit of wilderness in a busy world, it is perfect. It is also only 13 houses from coffee shops, fine dining, Berkeley Natural Foods and transportation.
    I love the variety of my neighborhood and also being able to walk to everything. It's an active multicultural neighborhood with bustling businesses and a variety of ages,. At the corner one can buy coffee, bagels, out-standing sweets, and even organic groceries. There is a beautiful nursery that is a treat to visit.. Curtis and Gilman is the crossroads of the Ohlone trail which is the name of the BART path and is filled daily with bicyclists, commuters, walkers,strollers, people exercising and dog walkers. There are several neighborhood restaurants - La Limes is a high- end excellent restaurant. There is a delicious Sushi Place.. Coming in late March is the Westbrae Bier Garden with the Brazilian Food Truck. They will serve beer and wine Tri tip. Also various food trucks will be there weekly.. The Berkeley Natural Grocery is across from La Limes. If my guests want to visit Berkeley, and the University, it is 20 minutes away. This is the perfect location. San Francisco is also very close, about 40 minutes by Bart. Once in San Francisco, One can explore the city neighborhoods or visit the Museums using public transportation. Po
  • Katie is a great host and the cottage is wonderful.

    Robert2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice cosy cottage, flowers and trees all around, everything I needed. Great bargain!

    Peter2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect little cottage, spacious bathroom, garden setting next to a sparkling creek, 1/2 block from coffee shops and more. A special place.

    Karen2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Katie’s little cottage was the perfect place for a solo traveler to relax in the east bay. It was cozy, comfortable, and super convenient, and you really can’t beat the price! Highly recommended.

    Eric2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely and serene place! Good price for the area!

    Linda2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • Great space

    Kim2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Another great stay!

    Dave2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • Very cute space in a beautiful environment. Great neighborhood, anything you need in walking distance and very good restaurants close by

    Runa2020-02-01T00:00:00Z
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    Guest house


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    Bedrooms

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    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Little Lemon Cottage is a 1 bd/1 ba 500 sq.ft. retreat-style guest cottage located in Albany right next to Berkeley. Set in a lush & cozy backyard near Solano Ave, which is dotted with small shops and cafes, it's an ideal location for those looking for a small town feeling within proximity of the city. This cottage was built with the needs of our guests in mind, including private laundry. The cottage is located steps from an array of Albany/Berkeley culinary culture, cafes, shops, and markets.
    This is a private stand-alone backyard cottage in the Albany/Berkeley area, 30 min to 1 hour from SF depending on traffic. It's an ideal location especially for those visiting family and friends in the East Bay. It's located in a quiet residential backyard with its own entrance and private outdoor space. It's minutes from BART, walking trails, UC Berkeley and Oakland. If you are looking to spend most of your stay sightseeing in SF, it may be best to look for options in the city as the location may seem far for those wanting to have immediate access to San Francisco. The open-floor plan will welcome you into a full kitchen, brand new appliances, private laundry machine, queen-size bed, flat screen TV with cable, appleTV, and Wi-Fi. We supply coffee, cotton towels, linens, and detergent. There is a sofa bed in the living room (queen-size) with plenty of plush bedding available too.
    Located in the heart of Albany, CA, the cottage is steps away from this small town's "main street,” Solano Avenue. The neighborhood is home to restaurants, local cafes, shops, and markets in the East Bay. It's a 20 min walk on the Ohlone walking trail to El Cerrito BART station, 30-60 minute drive to San Francisco depending on traffic and minutes from Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto, UC Berkeley campus, and Oakland. It's easy to access beautiful Marin (20-30 min) and Wine Country (1-1.5 hours) via the San Rafael / Richmond bridge.
  • Cozy Cottage clean with wonderful amenities in door and out! Close to shopping grocery stores and restaurants! 5 stars

    Christy2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely cottage that was spotless and close to restaurants and boutiques and easy access to Berkeley and SF.

    Laura2019-12-04T00:00:00Z
  • This was a great place to stay, quiet but less than a block from Solano Ave and all of its conveniences. The space was well stocked with everything we needed, very clean, and obviously well loved.

    Siri2019-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Sherry’s place is literally the cleanest Airbnb I’ve ever stayed in (which is saying something because they’ve mostly been very clean!); it was spotless. It was also very thoughtfully put together so that anyone staying would have to wonder where to find or how to use amenities in the space. Comfy bed, great location (coffee in a really cute nursery around the corner!), and Sherry gave us great recs for more places nearby on Solano. Would love to stay here again.

    Michelle2019-11-22T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely one of the very best experiences that we’ve had with Airbnb! The Little Lemon Cottage was immaculate, stylish, and perfect for a short stay, or for a month. In addition, it was quite reasonably priced. Sherry, and the Little Lemon Cottage receives my highest recommendation.

    Kert2019-10-01T00:00:00Z
  • Lemon Cottage is a gem. Highly recommended. Well furnished. Modern. Clean. Great location. Good alternative for visiting San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area.

    Kathleen2019-08-03T00:00:00Z
  • Sherry’s place is even lovelier in person than it looked in pictures. She’s a great host and we’d absolutely stay again!

    Jacob2019-06-28T00:00:00Z
  • This is a charming place, very comfortable for a couple. It is quite stylish, has nice amenities and a great location.

    Bruce2019-06-19T00:00:00Z
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    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    Fresh and cozy studio space, in safe and walkable neighborhood. The studio is a detached backyard space with private entrance from the driveway with guest parking.
    The studio is a 150 square foot space with a comfy queen-sized bed, tiny kitchenette (mini-fridge, microwave, electric kettle, Keurig coffee maker, and toaster), and bathroom with a shower. The studio includes a small dresser with a few drawers, and has a hair dryer and iron with an ironing mat. There is Wi-Fi and television with Netflix. There is a small patio with an outdoor dining table and seating.
    We are located in the Thousand Oaks neighborhood of Albany, on the border with Berkeley, Kensington, and El Cerrito. We are a 5 to 10 minute walk to some great restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and shops at Colusa Circle and along Solano Avenue. On Sunday mornings, you can walk a couple of blocks to our Farmer’s Market for locally prepared foods and treats, fresh produce, and live music. Albany Aquatic Center is located about a block away, and has indoor and outdoor pools for lap swimming and recreational swimming. We are also a few blocks from the Ohlone Greenway, a popular paved trail for walking, running, and biking that runs from Berkeley to Richmond. Tilden Regional Park, a favorite place of ours to hike and enjoy nature, is located about a 10-minute drive up the hill.
  • My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our stay! The space is small (although it was perfect for our needs) and very clean and thoughtfully put together. Jeni and Skye were helpful, communicative hosts and we would be happy to stay here again on another trip to the Bay Area.

    Rachel2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Stylish space with nice amenities in a great neighbourhood

    Chris2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great one-week stay at Jeni and Skye's place. It's just as described, in a great location, quiet neighborhood, easy access with a place to park a car (huge!), very clean and nicely decorated. The bed was very comfortable. The hosts were very quick to respond when we needed something or had a question. This place is a fantastic value for the area and we will come back!

    Jack2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay. Around 45 mins to the city via the BART or driving.

    Dean2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Clean, welcoming, within walking distance of Bart's El Cerrito Plaza stop, it has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Skye is available and present. Recommended!

    Carmela2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • Quiet location, perfect space.

    Paul2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and cozy place in a nice, residential neighborhood that is accessible by public transport. The hosts were also very responsive. Highly recommend!

    Shreya2019-12-24T00:00:00Z
  • Everything you want is their excellent accommodations

    David2019-12-12T00:00:00Z
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    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Albany, CA, United States

    Our cottage can be your comfortable home away from home. The galley kitchen features a gas stove plus oven, refrigerator and freezer, plus Nespresso. Want to make your own breakfast smoothie? There's a Vitamix for you. Prefer french press coffee? We have have a burr grinder and french press for you. Enjoy your breakfast or your evening glass of wine on your own private patio or kick back while watching your favorite show or movie on Apple TV, Netflix or Hulu.
    The guest cottage features an open ceiling with skylight and hardwood floors throughout plus a private laundry room with a washer and dryer.
    Albany is only one square mile and is superbly located for visitors. With a walk score of 81, you can do almost everything on foot. *Walk to all the shops and restaurants on Solano Avenue. From bottom to top, Solano Ave. stretches for about one mile and you will find everything from Thai to Mexican food, coffee shops, post office and grocery stores. *Walk to our brand new Sprouts Farmers Market *Take advantage of the nearby Ohlone Greenway or San Francisco Bay Trail to walk, run or bike whether it just be to the nearby BART station or along the Bay to enjoy the views of San Francisco or Golden Gate bridge.
  • This place was darling and so cozy! It was quiet, light and comfortable. It really felt like a home. Clean, bright and very centrally located. I’ll definitely be back.

    Liz2020-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay here was great. Super clean and stylish. Would recommend!

    Jolie2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Such a great find! We appreciated the amenities and thoughtfulness with which Pat has prepared their spot.

    Kristianna2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • This place is quiet and clean. Shops, restaurants and transportation are all walkable for an active person. Thermostat must be on a program, we needed to keep turning it down to 67 degrees or so, the way we're most comfortable. However, others may like it just the way it is. We would stay there again.

    Dave2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Pat’s place is an absolute oasis. The bed is incredibly cozy, the rain shower is divine, the backyard space was a great spot for the morning cup of tea. It’s two blocks from Solana Ave that has awesome amenities (little star pizza, Fonda, the adorable coffee cart in the plant nursery) and a great walking neighborhood. It was awesome to come home to a quiet welcoming cottage after a day our in the East Bay! We will be back!

    Kari2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Can’t say enough wonderful things about Pat’s place, it felt like every need of a traveler had been anticipated and Pat has truly gone above and beyond. Amenities were wonderful and thoughtful, the kitchen is fully stocked, the coffee is fantastic, the space is clean and modern but still extremely cozy and comfortable. I slept wonderfully, felt relaxed and had everything I needed. Thank you so much for a wonderful stay!

    Tareyn2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • We loved staying at Pat's place. The space is beautiful and thoughtfully laid out. The Nespresso machine, the comfortable bed, and the amazing shower made it feel very luxurious. In the warmer months, I'm sure the cute private patio is perfect for morning coffee. Can't recommend this place highly enough!

    Paige2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Great accommodations! Had everything I needed in a nice, stylish, clean space.

    Vijay2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

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    Cozy backyard cottage in shared backyard with sunny patio with couch and chairs for relaxing outside. Studio cottage is separate from house with a queen size bed, bathroom with shower, kitchenette and eating area. Everything you need to relax and make simple meals, including coffee and tea. One block from Solano Ave for restaurants and shopping, few blocks walking from whole foods, and more restaurants. Near Bart and one block from bus stop to SF. Hiking in Tilden Park just 10 min drive.
  • Private and super clean, this spacious cottage was well appointed with everything I needed and a place to put things. Water pressure was great, everything is very new and fresh, and it is light and quiet. The location is prime, close to freeway and the fun Solano avenue. The bed was cozy and it was fun to watch DVD's. Wifi worked perfectly, and the kitchen area is stocked so you can make a meal with ease. Heater worked like a quick dream to take the cold away. It was nice to stay in a place that was separate from the main home, as in some places staying underneath you hear the other tenants. Not here, it was calm and quiet. The hostess was quick to reply.

    Kenny2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Great little efficiency apartment in an extremely convenient location! Raquel was wonderful to communicate with and was very accommodating when we needed to stay an extra night at the last minute. The space is small, but extremely clean and has everything you need - coffee maker, mini fridge, stovetop, toaster, etc. Raquel even put out apples and granola bars as a welcome gift, and included a list of local recommendations to check out while we were in town. Easy to check in and out . . . overall a great place to stay! Thank you, Raquel!

    Maggie2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • Very pleasant stay, clean and simple.

    Christopher2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • I needed a place last minute and I was so lucky Raquel’s was available. Her place is charming. It’s cozy in a comfortable way and unexpectedly spacious, also in a cozy way. The place is so thoughtfully appointed, it’s like she thought of every detail needed to make it feel like home. And it did, immediately. Location was perfect for my needs, her communication was immediate. I’ve already recommended Raquel’s place to friends and will definitely seek it out the next time I’m in the East Bay. Lastly, if you are a grandparent whose grandchildren live in University Village, the location of Raquel's place is in easy walking distance, with Sprouts on the way.

    Haika2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice experience. My 2nd time here. Darling back yard. Close to transportation and shopping. Nice walking neighborhood.

    Linda2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Raquel’s cottage is the perfect place to spend a comfortable night and a good morning. She includes a lot of thoughtful touches like coffee and breakfast snacks. The bed is very comfortable too!

    Ari2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • Tiny for sure ... but cute and comfortable. Great location. We had a couple small issues and the host was very responsive.

    Diane2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • It is rather small in size, but it has everything. I liked the privacy, our own bath room, private entrance. The bed was large and comfortable. I will stay there next time I go to Albany again.

    Joonsang2019-12-02T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    0

    Albany, CA, United States

    All are welcome at our beautiful peaceful garden studio. It is the back of our historic home, the oldest standing structure in Berkeley! We are close to BART with easy access to SF and UC Berkeley and two blocks from Berkeley’s famous Fourth Street shopping area with unique boutiques, great restaurants, and coffee houses. Entry is private and the garden is yours to enjoy. The mini fridge, microwave, fresh ground Peet's, tea, and Laurie's famous granola will help you feel right at home.
    Important note: We have always been very serious about our cleaning, maintaining a 5.00 review score. However, in early March we attended a workshop on how to properly clean and disinfect touchable surfaces to prevent transmission of Corona Virus. We are now treating our touchable surfaces with 99% alcohol and bleach-based solutions between guests. On to happier details..... Our studio accommodates two adults comfortably. The main room is 23' x 12' and the bathroom is large. The entrance is private and windows look out onto our peaceful backyard garden. South-facing windows and high ceilings create an airy sunny vibe. There is business class high speed wifi and cable TV. Our guests love our Leesa memory foam mattress fitted with down comforter and plenty of extra pillows and blankets. (Note: This is a great supportive mattress for bad backs.) The kitchenette station is equipped with microwave, mini fridge, and dishes. It is appropriate for preparing breakfast, lunch or heating up leftovers for dinner. It includes an electric kettle, Chemex coffee pot, assorted coffees, teas, cocoa, soup, and some condiments. We provide some additional snacks, cold drinks, a yogurt, milk for coffee, and Laurie's famous homemade granola. The bathroom has a large immaculate claw foot bath tub/shower combo. Towels, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, a hair dryer, and iron are all available. This is an old house but not a drafty cold old house. The morning sun streams into the bank of south-facing windows. Heat is controlled by a Nest thermostat modulated by motion sensors that keep the place at a comfortable temperature when you are in. We hope you will enjoy the garden patio seating area during your stay. Smoking is fine in the backyard but not in the house. There is plenty of free street parking nearby. This is one of the few residential areas in Berkeley where extended free parking is available. This is also a safe neighborhood! You can relax and enjoy walking to BART, strolling to Fourth Street, or walking to or from your car in the evening. Note: We appreciate cleanliness when we travel so we go the extra mile to provide you with a very clean place in which you can truly feel comfortable. We are going all out and wiping down EVERY touchable surface with disinfectant solution between guests during the COVD-19 global outbreak. It takes a lot of time, but that's what we would want if we were your guests.
    We are on a quiet residential street but two short blocks from Fourth Street, the premiere shopping and dining area in Berkeley. Outdoors: This is a terrific launch point for visiting some of the premiere non-touristy outdoor gems in our area. The Berkeley Marina is less than a mile away. Enjoy Bay vistas as you walk the short trails or opt to join the Bay Trail, a 500 mile trail along the edge of the Bay. Laurie, an avid sailor, would be happy to steer you towards a sailing or kayaking adventure. Just give us a heads up before you arrive. Just to our East, Tilden Park and the East Bay Regional Parks have great trails, from one mile easy walks to a Bay vista to some seriously challenging cross country hikes. We have books in your room on local hikes around the Bay as well as the Point Reyes area.
  • Thank you so much for such a wonderful stay! Every thoughtful detail was beautiful both inside and out.

    Erin2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • A great place to stay in West Berkeley! I would definitely stay here again. So convenient to walk to 4th street for shops and restaurants. All of the amenities provided by Ron and Laurie were so thoughtful and much appreciated! It was great to have some complimentary snacks on hand. The only downside was the noise from the trains, but ear plugs were provided.

    Olivia2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • Ron & Laurie’s place exceeds all expectations! They are such friendly and thoughtful hosts, they have thought of every detail that a traveler may need and truly go above and beyond for their guests. The space is wonderful, very clean and comfortable. Amenities are above and beyond - snacks, homemade granola, and fantastic quality coffee. I had a wonderful stay and can’t wait to return!

    Tareyn2020-03-05T00:00:00Z
  • This place is has an open, spacious feel with a lovely view of the garden. Very comfortable bed, and lots of thoughtful amenities. The location is great, with restaurants within walking distance. Parking was a breeze. Communication and check in were so easy! Thank you, Ron and Laurie!

    Mary Lynn And Jim2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Wow, this place is exceptional. The hosts are thoughtful and respectful and sweet. The location can’t be beat- we enjoyed meandering out in the morning to find cafes. We really noticed the thoughtful and stylish design put into every detail. Thank you!

    Raven2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Great place that’s close to everything. Came for a wedding and had some extra time to explore; Laurie had great suggestions and advice! Would highly recommend Ron and Laurie’s place to anyone staying in the area.

    Louie2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • I enjoyed my stay, I slept well and the walk to good food was wonderful. I would recommend this place and I plan to come back next time I visit.

    Heidi2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful thoughtful touches! Super clean and well managed. Incredible location, walking distance to fourth street!!!

    Harmik2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Beautiful and private Spanish Bungalow home nestled into a gorgeous North Berkeley Hills Craftsman Home. Conviniently located within walking distance to many restaurants, shops and parks in Solano Ave. 800MB Fast Speed Internet Roku TV with Netflix, Hulu, Disney + and Amazon Prime TV 10min drive to UC Berkeley Campus 25min drive from OAK 40min drive from and to SFO 35min drive Wine Country
    We are located in a very private, safe and quiet neighborhood at the foothills of the Berkeley Hills. If you are looking for a balance between nature, city life, privacy and convenience, this is your ideal place..
    The Thousand Oaks neighborhood is one of the most rooted communities of Berkeley. It borders Kensington and Albany, and boasts amazing Bay views and numerous hiking trails. It is not unusual to see deer in the morning and evening.
  • This is a beautiful space in a gorgeous neighborhood, a quick bus ride away from Berkeley and the BART. It would work perfectly for a couple or four people wanting their own sleeping areas! We had a great time and would absolutely return.

    Gráinne2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • We loved this space and would definitely enjoy returning to such a beautiful home and neighborhood.

    Sarah2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • This beautiful home is located in a wonderful neighborhood. It’s not too far from San Francisco or Cal university. My friends and I had a wonderful time here.

    Ernesto2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Cozy and perfect for our needs.

    Sicily2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • This is a great spot to stay if you're looking for a low key vibe that's close to everything but isn't right in the heart of the hustle and bustle. The house is cute and we loved taking morning runs in the surrounding neighborhoods. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for an affordable and comfortable place in the East Bay.

    Casey2019-12-12T00:00:00Z
  • Erin and Esteban’s place was a safe, clean, and comfortable spot for us with our three children. We loved the location close to great shops and restaurants on Solano. Warm and cozy living room especially with the heater on (necessary at the time of year we were there) and lots of tv/movie options available. Comfortable bed (we brought a pack n play that we set up for our little one). The older kids enjoyed the loft and when they weren’t using it we put the ladder on the floor so our toddler wasn’t tempted to climb it. Great communication with hosts and easy to find and access the house. Thanks for a great stay!

    Alyson2019-11-28T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful, cozy space! Nice place to relax and recharge. Communication was quick and friendly with the hosts and I definitely recommend staying here :)

    Alecia2019-11-21T00:00:00Z
  • This is a lovely, cozy unit in the most beautiful, peaceful neighborhood. Everything you might need for a relaxing getaway, close to the fun of town but sheltered from any chaos. Wonderful, comfortable space, beautifully decorated. Just a pleasure to wake up here each morning of our stay.

    Jane2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    7


    Bedrooms

    2

    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Rent your own 1 bedroom cottage in back of a cute house in Albany. COMES WITH IT'S OWN PRIVATE BATHROOM, a smallish bedroom that contains a captains bed with four drawers. The bed is higher than most so probably not advised for very elderly people. The bedroom and the bathroom are tiled. Kitchen is stocked with a coffee maker, coffee and filters, microwave, condiments and lots of pots and pans and silverware and plates if you like to cook. The cottage is very quiet and cozy with a view of the backyard with exotic plants and a pond with a fountain. Access is through the side of the house on a level path tiled with terra cotta tiles.there is Internet access and also a 46 inch flat screen high definition TV with an Apple TV box with access to many movies and tv shows as well as a free Netflix subscription. The neighborhood is quiet and extremely safe, yet half a block away is Solano ave which is major street in Albany and Berkeley has dozens of international restaurants and shops of many descriptions. There is an extensive bus system on Solano and the subway or BART has a station ten to fifteen minutes walk from the house. The cottage is located in the backyard and is completely separate from the house in which I live. Yet close enough to the main house that excessive outdoor noise can be a problem. The backyard is beautiful and I will probably be using it a lot during the summer. The deck in front of the cottage is designated for guests. The deck on the side is for residents of the main house. People really seem to like this place as it is spacious and beautifully designed. The cottage sleeps two in a full size bed in the bedroom and also the sofa in the living room folds out to make another full size but very comfortable bed. For those brave enough to climb up a ladder there is also a loft that contains a full size bed. There is even a twin size foam futon which can accommodate one more person so the cottage could accommodate seven people if two occupied the bedroom, two slept on the couch, two in the loft and one on the futon. But please note: the more people the more crowded it can get as the entire space is about 450 square feet. It will seem crowded if there are more than three people and yet it can accommodate up to seven. There is only street parking but in Albany that is never a problem although beware of street sweeping on the east side of the street every third Wednesday and on the west side every fourth Wednesday. If you are seeing this ad on Craigslist for a very low price it is a scam Several guests have mentioned something it's fair to warn prospective guests about. Albany is a small town with small houses and the distance between the cottage and the main house is not very far. People might be using the backyard or hot tub as well which borders on the cottage so if you want a place that is remote and private this might not be right for you.
    Its very safe and nice. Half a block from Solano ave which is filled with shops and restaurants.
  • Cute Cottage. Large kitchen. Full size refrigerator .

    Jared2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • The host, Robin, was extremely fast at responding to any questions or concerns I had. The location was ideal and close to lots of things that people might be interested in. But it was also a great and safe neighborhood. Robin was very accommodating and really made everything easy and not stressful. Place is as advertised and beds were comfortable as well.

    Antonia2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • My husband, my two teenage sons, our little dog, and I stayed at Robin's place and were very happy with the accommodations. One kid used the loft, one used the sofa bed, and we used the little bedroom. The location was just excellent. Parking is really easy on Carmel Avenue. Very easy check-in. Thanks, Robin!

    Gwyer2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • Easy, clean, quiet.

    Phil2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • The cottage is as described. It is very cute and cozy, and well-located for a visit to the East Bay. Walking distance to stores, coffee shops, and restaurants.

    Elizabeth2019-12-02T00:00:00Z
  • Robin has a great little place in a great location. Comfortable, clean and very cute. Parking was very easy too! Highly recommended!

    Charles2019-10-16T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect little apartment for weekend getaway in Berkley. Cute neighborhood, awesome host! Thanks again for everything!

    Cornelis2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • This is a lovely stand alone unit at the back of the main house. The living space (kitchen and sitting area) is spacious for 1 or a couple and perfectly doable for more for a short stay. The bathroom is clean with a hot full height shower over the bath. The main bedroom is accessed via the bathroom and has a very comfortable bed. The second bed is on the 'loft' accessed by a fixed ladder (I didn't use that). It was perfect for me for 5 days. I didn't use the kitchen much but it looked very well equipped and clean. The location is great - many places to eat, drink, or buy groceries within walking distance on Solano, and the unit was very quiet.

    Sonia2019-10-05T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest house


    Accommodates

    7


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    Convenient location (Walk Score = 92) near numerous restaurants, movie theater, bus lines, freeway, BART, Bay Bridge (7 km), UC Berkeley. The apartment has a Full Kitchen, Cable TV, Internet, Wifi, local maps, pleasant surroundings, & ground floor entrance (w/2½" step in). Parking is provided and there is a yard w/pergola. Accessibility: All doorways are 36" or 32". Passages are 38" or greater. There are steps in the yard.
    The apartment is clean, well furnished, well maintained, and quiet. It has a full kitchen & its own forced air heating. Maps & guides to the area are available. There is a Queen-sized bed plus a futon that converts to a double bed, therefore comfortably allowing for two couples. or a couple & two preteens, or...
    This is a family-oriented neighborhood with great neighbors who are very helpful. In the midst of this decidedly urban area, we sometimes see wild squirrels, raccoons, turkeys and even occasional deer roaming the streets. We are in short walking distance of a movie theater and numerous restaurants including many cuisines such as American Bar & Grill, American Pizza, Chinese, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Nepalese, New England, Thai, and Vietnamese. Then of course there are the faster foods such as burgers, coffee (w/wifi), ice cream, sandwiches and yogurt. There are also grocery stores and auto repair, and all is within 3 easy blocks of the apartment. The "Walk around" rating for the area is 92, a "Walkers Paradise".
  • Malcolm’s place is very clean and cozy. It is even better than the pictures. Malcolm is nice and considerate. We look forward to visiting again.

    Vickie2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • Malcolm’s apartment was cozy and comfortable for my husband and me. The kitchen is well appointed, and thoughtfully stocked with basics. We especially appreciated the coffee and snacks :-) The bed is great, ample towels for guest use, nice step in shower, and plenty of privacy. We highly recommend Malcolm’s apartment.

    Melodee2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Great location, clean space. I keep awkward hours and work until very late, but this wasn't a problem. It was slightly awkward to have to use the garage door as an entrance (I'm extra conscious about creating a disturbance in the house) but that doesn't mean that it wasn't a great space.

    Roberto2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • During three weeks, this place was so nice for my family. Malcolm is so gentle and so nice also.

    Jeong Han2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • It's always a pleasure to stay here where you feel welcome and you notice the extra thoughtfulness.

    Louise2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • The creation of this Airbnb space has been beautifully done, with attention to safety considerations. . There are plenty of outlets, and a lovely bathroom, with amazing water pressure in the walk in shower. The bed is very comfortable, the kitchen is convenient and completely furnished. Very quiet, and the owner is available but unobtrusive.

    Joan2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • This is a wonderful place to stay .. very convenient location in a quiet, safe neighbourhood.

    Haresh2019-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • First place to stay in the United States, very satisfied. The owner is a very nice person, careful and thoughtful, we brought a baby, and prepared toys. The house is very clean, comfortable and the experience is very good. I still want to live here after I come back from Los Angeles, but I have rented it out. I will live here again when I have the opportunity.

    菱灵2019-11-20T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Flat


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    Our cozy room is a perfect launching pad for your Bay Area adventure. Private entrance and space. Walk to Bart. Free parking. Chose one bed plus a futon couch or two beds for family/friend travel. Between Solano Ave and El Cerrito Plaza, our walkable neighborhood offers delicious restaurants, artsy movie theaters, and shops like Trader Joes. Reliable transit (Bart, & SF/ local bus lines).
    Our studio is a light filled space with cozy comforts to help you relax. Our flexible room can have two beds for family/ friend travel or one bed with a futon couch for a relaxing sitting area for reading, visiting, or watching our wide selection of Dvds (please note: there is NO TV reception, only DVD's). Fresh linens and plenty of warm comforters (although this is California!). If waking refreshed involves hot beverages for you- rest assured we stock the studio with coffee and tea and a fridge that is large enough for whatever food comforts and sustains you. For cooking we have a microwave, toaster oven, hot water heater, induction cooktop, and cookware. Walk in shower. We've taken photos from every angle, so you'll have a good sense of the space. Our studio is 200 sqft with ceilings just under 7ft. We include dining tables inside and out.
    Our neighborhood is a lovely walkable community of primarily single family homes and useful businesses that make life easier and enjoyable. Within a few minutes we can eat our way around the globe on Solano Ave, hike in Tilden park woods, grocery shop at Trader Joe's , go to the community pool (indoor and outdoor year round), pick up gifts and forgotten essentials, see the latest movies (at the Albany Twin or El Cerrito Rialto theaters), and head out on the freeway or easy public transit to the rest of the Bay area. Memorial park has great kids climbing structures, play equipment, and a public swimming pool.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    0

    Albany, CA, United States

    Ground level apartment with easy access to all San Francisco Bay Area by car, BART or bus. 1 mile to El Cerrito Plaza BART and to freeway exit, 7 miles to Bay Bridge, and 11 miles to SF. Near Solano and San Pablo Ave. in Albany, within walking distance to stores, restaurants, bakeries, breweries, movie theaters and 2.5 miles to U.C. Berkeley.
    It's a ground level apartment in a building with four units, especially set up for Airbnb rental. All new furniture, appliances, linens and kitchen utensils. Located in a relatively quiet and safer neighborhood in comparison to the rest of the urban area. Street parking is easy as the building is located in the residential area. One queen size bed and one double size sleeper sofa in the apartment. The 4" memory foam twin size roll away bed can be made available upon request. Smart TV in the living room with basic channels. Wi-Fi router in the closet for hardwiring if desired. Surveillance camera installed at the entrance of the apartment door and around the building for your safety.
    Albany is one of the most beloved cities around the Bay Area. It is small in size, but diverse in population, culture, and arts. The homes are compact, full of character, and people actually walk to shop. Home to UC Berkeley Village and many top quality stores, ethnic restaurants, and near at least four breweries. You can also walk to the Albany Hills and drive to Albany Marine State Reserve for a view of SF. The library and community aquatic park are within walking distance. Albany has it all.
    Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Flat


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    If the idea of staying in an adorable (and tiny) "off-the-grid" cabin (no electricity) located close to everything the Bay Area has to offer appeals to your sense of adventure, this is the place for you. Located just behind the main house where you'll have 24-hour access to the bathroom and kitchen for making coffee (and outlets to power your electronics). Simple. Please read through the listing to learn more about the cabin, location, transportation, and local amenities. 10% hotel tax included.
    The 8 x 10 cordwood garden cabin sleeps a single person (or cuddlesome couple) comfortably. There's an antique iron extra-long twin bed, chest of drawers, and small amount of hanging space. There is no electricity or heat (there is wifi though), but the down comforter will keep you toasty. Equipped with battery-powered lantern and a headlamp for your use. Note: the kitchen and bathroom are in the main house. Limit 2 guests. The cabin is located in the garden behind the main house. A brick path leads along a patio to the porch and kitchen door of the house. You'll have access to the kitchen (to make coffee or tea only--no cooking) and bathroom in the main house throughout your stay. Since the cabin has no electricity, you are welcome to use the kitchen outlets as needed to charge devices. I'll generally be around during your stay and will help you get situated and comfortable with the lighting in the cabin. You are welcome to make coffee or tea in the morning (or anytime) if you like. This is a really safe and cute neighborhood, with shopping and dining a short walk from the house. There is ample street parking available. The #18 bus to downtown Berkeley is on Solano Avenue, 2 blocks away. N. Berkeley BART is a 15 minute walk along a recently renovated pedestrian/bike path. There's parking at the station. BART runs from SFO or to OAK. If my schedule permits, I'm happy to pick you up or drop you at the N. Berkeley BART station. There are always taxis there, as well as Uber or Lyft. I have a very sweet mini-poodle puppy named Gilly in residence.
    This is a really safe and cute neighborhood, with shopping and dining a short walk from the house. Solano Avenue (half in Berkeley, half in Albany) with its excellent variety of restaurants is a 5-minute walk to the north. Heading south 8-minutes, you'll reach Gilman St. and the Westbrae neighborhood where there's a lively beer garden, a couple of great coffee shops, a bagel shop, sushi, and fine dining at Lalime's, as well as Berkeley Natural Foods. There is ample street parking available.
  • Cozy and quiet. Ms Deborah is lovely

    Mike2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • I just needed a place to rest and this place provided that. It was clean and organized. I did enjoy the interesting outdoor cabin feeling.

    Oscar2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Deborah's place is a little smaller than anticipated, but it is so charming and cozy! Deborah is extremely accomodating- offering tea, coffee, and water by the bed. She even has a new puppy to say hi to!

    Carol2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot! Would stay again and recommend to a friend.

    Justin2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Deborah's place is set in a great location (~10 minute walk to Monterey Market (best produce in the East Bay), ~20-25 minute walk to BART (allowing for easy transit to SF, downtown Oakland, and downtown Berkeley, amongst other places), and extremely safe). Deborah, herself, was a wonderful host (respectful of space, while interested in talking with you and providing you with pertinent local information, if you are interested). The garden cabin is a really cool structure, featuring an interior lock, antique bottles, and warm blankets. This place is worth checking out!

    Greg2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Had a fantastic stay at Deborah's. I got in in the wee hours of the morning, and she was very responsive (sorry about that!). The cottage/main house/outdoor space are all delightful - very unique decor, lots of cool art to look at, very clean. I slept very well - I love the combination of a cool night with a warm duvet. Deborah herself is very kind and nice to talk to. She had some nice suggestions for places to check out and communities to join. Her pup is adorable. I wish I had more time to hang out and enjoy the outdoor space!

    Megan2020-01-11T00:00:00Z
  • Always a pleasure to stay at Deborah’s cottage when I’m in the area. It’s the perfect spot for a traveler, with tons of walkable places in the Berkeley/Albany area. I’ll be back again next time I get the chance!

    Joshua2019-09-04T00:00:00Z
  • Nice, small, cozy place. Easy street parking. Easy access to bathroom, kitchen, etc. Great location.

    Lawrence2019-06-27T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    Please contact us about availability before instant booking. Please keep all noises down. Our walls are paper thin so everyone can hear all noises and conversations in the house!Please refrain from speaking loudly or using the kitchen if you see me in an online meeting in the living room. We will not accept your reservation if you don't tell us exactly who will be staying at our house and the purpose of your stay. Room may look different. We're making changes to this room in between guests.
    First the bad: Although we have many rooms on Airbnb, please remember this is a HOME not a hotel. Please keep noise down. Open and close doors softly, speak softly at night. Unfortunately, OUR WALLS ARE PAPER THIN and we can hear EVERYTHING! Please take advantage of the earplugs I provide. There is only ONE SHARED bathroom. This means there might be a wait to shower. Please do not shower from 11pm to 8am. It is loud and wakes people up. We do not have laundry facilities (no washing clothes in the bathroom) Marijuana and other drugs are strictly prohibited. Now for the good! Peach room: has TV with cable mini fridge Full-size memory foam mattress 2nd floor next to the bathroom Clean sheets and towels Key to your room door Free use of kitchen Free WIFI Free street parking ( no parking restrictions) You will get a code to the front door a day before your reservation. You will be able to let yourself in without a key. The Family: Bolivian Family: Our cat Sofie, my mom Juana, aunt Eva and 2 cousins. We are not usually all staying there at the same time. At this time, my aunt and my cousins are living downstairs. My Aunt Eva, Mom Juana and I (Graciela) will be your hosts. We are 2 blocks away from Solano, 2 blocks away from El Cerrito Plaza, and 2 blocks from San Pablo. You will find all kinds of restaurants El Cerrito Plaza BART station is 0.6 mile away We have plenty of free street parking nearby. Please do not use our driveway. Getting to San Francisco: By Bart: We are a 12 minute walk to El Cerrito Plaza BART station. From there it only takes 30 minutes to get to Downtown San Francisco by Bart. $3.95 each way. Driving: There is a $4-$6 toll if you are driving to San Francisco depending on the hour. Maximum of 2 guests per room, including children. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have about the room or about the bay area in general Hope to have you in our home soon!
  • This is a really good room. It's clean and bright, and the host family is very friendly. It takes within 10 minutes to go to a station, a grocery store, etc. I recommend you to live this room.

    2019-10-31T00:00:00Z
  • Great

    Jorge2019-08-23T00:00:00Z
  • One of the best Airbnbs I've stayed in. A very private room with its own lock, exceptionally clean and quiet, and an easy self check-in process. While it may seem a little far from San Francisco, the BART station is only a short walk away, which makes the distance largely immaterial. The neighborhood is excellent - safe, suburban, and great local bars and shops less than a minute's walk away.

    Allum2019-07-04T00:00:00Z
  • Nice place, safe area and close to alot of areas. The responses were great and so was the room.

    Safa2019-05-26T00:00:00Z
  • It is great

    Cai2019-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • The location is absolutely nice having Bart station in 10min distance in safe area. The room is very spacious for one or two, and other places such as kitchen or restroom are also very nice. I strongly recommend here to travelers in Bay area.

    Hyuntai2018-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • I stayed at Pena place for 5 days and it was very comfortable. Easy communication, clean room and quiet neighborhood. I recommend !

    Daniel2018-10-30T00:00:00Z
  • comfortable and welcoming home

    Diana2018-08-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    Private garden cottage in the heart of Berkeley's Gilman District. Located well off the street. Designer decorated, good quality mattress, kitchenette & small new bathroom. There's a small refrigerator, microwave, toaster and coffee maker. The cottage is not set up for cooking. A short walk to Whole Foods, Biergarten, Funky Elephant, and others. Walk to bus and 1 mile to North Berkeley Bart. Permit #ZCSTR2017-0054
    The cottage is attached to our garage behind our house. We recently remodel the cottage to accommodate guests. We added a small but efficient bath with shower. There is a kitchenette with a refrigerator and microwave. The kitchen does not have an oven or cook top so it's not set up for cooking. Our guests have access to the garden in back and are welcome to use the table an chairs out there.
    Our neighborhood is the new destination for people who love craft beer, great coffee (Philz), and food of all kinds. Getting around is easy, lots of public transit options and a great bike/walk path around the corner. Really close to Solano Ave., Ocean View and the Berkeley waterfront. There is easy access to the freeway. The North Berkeley Bart is about a mile from our home.
  • Great hospitality. Comfy bed.

    Shannon2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Heidi does such a fantastic job taking care of her guests. The space is private, clean, and very comfortable. There are many thoughtful amenities making it easy to make a pot of coffee, store luggage, or fix a meal (Whole Foods is a 10min walk). One of my absolute favorites!

    Tareyn2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great place

    Duje2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Such a gem! Private, yet conveniently located, this perfectly appointed and welcoming space made my trip to Berkeley into a beautiful retreat! Heidi is so warm and welcoming, I can’t imagine staying anywhere else in Berkeley. I highly recommend Casaluna!

    Katheryn2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • This place is located in a nice neighborhood in North Berkeley surrounded by cafes, restaurants, shops which gives the feel of authentic quite Berkeley life in the bustling San Francisco Bay Area. Bob and Heidi did a great job with the stylish hide-away studio, which is well stocked with all the necessities and open to a nice back yard. They are very knowledgeable about the local culture and give excellent recommendations around the neighborhood. We will definitely be back!

    Jj2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • This place is great, stylish and cozy. Love it and it’s location. Would stay again. Host was amazing as well. Thanks for the lovely place to stay.

    Nikki & Danny2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Heidi goes above and beyond in thoughtful details to make her guests feel at home. The space is warm, comfortable, and relaxing. The bed is extremely comfortable, the kitchen is well stocked with serving ware and additional thoughtful things like serving bowls and a cutting board. If there’s something you need while you’re away from home, Heidi has thought of it! One of my favorite places to stay!

    Tareyn2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • I had a fantastic stay at Heidi’s place. I travel for work on a regular basis and Heidi has put a lot of time and care into thoughtful touches (luggage racks, a little fridge, a full sized coffee maker with coffee, plenty of kitchen serving ware, an iron, a clothing closet, snacks, etc) that make a stay away from home comfortable and easy. The space is extremely clean, comfortable and cozy. Felt like a home away from home!

    Tareyn2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
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    Berkeley, CA, United States

    The greatest little studio in one square s-mile (aka, Albany, CA). Whether you are commuting to San Francisco, University of California-Berkeley or if the local cafe or brewery is more your speed, the studio is close and convenient to it all. Walk to Solano Ave where you will find an abundance of cafes and restaurants. Or head in the other direction to the Albany Bulb where you can visit the beach, go for a perfect nature walk and see amazing views of the bay and city.
    The studio is cozy (192sq ft) but brand new with all of the necessities. The yard gets a lot of sun and is a great place to relax.
    We love the walkability of our neighborhood. Philz coffee, Whole Foods and Fieldworks brewery are just a few of our favorites.
  • I really enjoyed my stay! It's a small, cozy place with everything you need. There's a bus stop right around the corner and walking distance to a lot of great restaurants, shops, etc. in Albany. Bonus: The bed is REALLY comfortable.

    Crystal2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • What a delightful little cottage! Conveniently located and stocked with everything you’ll need. We’ll be back!

    Martin2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • This was such a cute and quaint space! Has everything you need. The bed was super comfortable! I’ll definitely be booking again!

    Jasmine2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • Kristi’s place was just as sweet as the pictures. Exactly what we needed for our short stay in the Bay Area. Super comfortable bed, everything was lovely and clean. Adorable back garden to sit and relax.

    Carmen2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • This was our first experience with an Airbnb property and it has set the bar so so high for any future stays. Response times were almost immediate, Kristi was extremely helpful with the whole process including giving me feedback on traffic conditions while I planned activities in the area. The host was available but provided privacy that made this stay feel like a place of our own. The space was so beautiful, stylish, CLEAN, and comfortable! I’m very happy with this stay and will definitely stay again if I’m in the area!

    Brittney2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • A modern clean space in 5 minutes override from Lily great restaurants and breweries.. comfy bed and all the amenities you need enjoy your stay

    Kevin2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • THIS PLACE IS AMAZING. Perfect for solo traveler or couples - Kristi's backyard tiny home will make you feel like you're a part of the neighborhood. The interior is so simplistic, but cozy and homey. The lighting in the space is perfect, but she make sure to provide great window covers for those that like to sleep in. The neighborhood is absolute perfection. I felt so safe going on walks around by myself and in the dark. It is a 15 minute walk (hike, honestly) up to Albany Hill Park and it's such a great way to see the sunset and it's just a quick jump back to the house. 15/10 recommend!

    Marlee2020-02-01T00:00:00Z
  • This space is a perfect hideaway moments away from the city. It’s amazing how much access you have to both San Francisco and Berkeley! The home has all the perfect details you need and the most comfortable bed and amenities. The family that is the host of the space are super sweet, accommodating and helpful with all details of my stay! Such a wonderful value I hope to be a return guests for fantastic weekend getaways!

    Andrew2020-01-29T00:00:00Z
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    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

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    Albany, CA, United States

    Newly remodeled ground floor two bedroom duplex house located a few steps from Solano ave and less than a mile from the freeway exit. Unit has all new furniture, two queen size beds, bedding, kitchenware, smart TV, Keurig coffee maker, full kitchen (except oven), and a shared washer/dryer. Shared driveway parking.
    Room Type

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    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Albany, CA, United States

    This cozy and modern guest house is conviniently located close to amazing restaurants, cultural entertainment of many shops within walking distance on Solano Ave. It's the perfect spot for a couple or solo traveler to rest comfortably after a hard day exploring the Bay. House perks include: 800MB Fast Speed Internet TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime TV 5min drive to UC Berkeley Campus 15min drive from OAK 20min drive from and to SFO 35min drive to Wine Country
    Our traveler's lodge is a result of hours of creative attention and thoughtful design. We have maximized the space and amenities while retaining the minimalistic feel. The space is well equiped to help you relax, keep you warm and help you make small meals..
    The Thousand Oaks neighborhood is one of the most rooted communities of Berkeley. It borders Kensington and Albany, and boasts amazing Bay views and numerous hiking trails. It is not unusual to see deer in the morning and evening. Our luminous home is nestled into the Berkeley Hills and surrounded by natural beauty at every turn. It is an incredibly convenient and leisurely 5-7 minute stroll to the grocery (Andronico's Market), shops (shoes, clothes, art) and several fantastic restaurants (Mexican, Indian, Desserts) on Solano Ave. There are numerous children's parks and hiking trails in the neighborhood, and we are close to the infamous Indian Rock and expansive Tilden Park. We especially love the Botanical Garden!
  • Nice place, very affordable.

    Terri2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • cozy and comfortable in a great location

    Ben2020-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • This was an excellent stay, it was much better than expected.

    Branson2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • Esteban is a really good host, i had the opportunity to meet him in person when i was there and his communication is not only professional but friendly. The apartment was clean when i arrived and the neighborhood is really quiet (that worked really well for me as i was on a business trip and had to go early in the office). Its near to marketplaces for groceries as well to downtown Berkeley (35 mins by foot) . All in all , great experience

    Bogdan2020-01-21T00:00:00Z
  • Erin & Esteban's cozy, charming cottage-style apartment was perfectly located, on a pretty block near coffee shops and stores, and a great value for our visit to Berkeley. So glad we found you - many thanks!

    Elisheva2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • Erin And Esteban’s place was perfect for my mother and her husband visiting for the holidays. It was very clean, well located, and the booking/check-in/check-out experience was very easy. Thanks for hosting!

    David2019-12-27T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place! Thank you.

    Jessica2019-12-13T00:00:00Z
  • Great location and perfect space. All that you need for a comfortable stay. I will definitely stay here again.

    Tim & I Ling2019-12-11T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

    Flat


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Our beautiful backyard garden cottage, located in the heart of Berkeley's historic "Oceanview" neighborhood, is family friendly, two blocks away from the Fourth Street shopping area and close to the freeway, AC transit bus lines, BART and Amtrak.
    Our beautiful backyard garden cottage, located in the heart of Berkeley's historic Oceanview neighborhood, is family friendly, two blocks away from the Fourth Street shopping area and close to the freeway, AC transit bus lines, BART and Amtrak. The cottage is a large newly renovated studio located in our backyard garden. There is free wifi, a television, a kitchen with a refrigerator, two-burner stove, microwave, coffee maker and cooking and eating ware and utensils. The bathroom shower has shampoo, conditioner and body soap for guests to enjoy. No need to bring towels, linens, a hair dryer, iron or ironing board. Those are all included. There is a queen sized bed and extra linens for the queen sized pull-out sofa bed. There is a full-sized washer and dryer. It is a family and kid friendly, safe and peaceful environment. Feel free to sit in the garden under the persimmon tree and enjoy a meal or coffee or play the piano!! There are also hens that live in their chicken coupe in the garden. Ask us for fresh eggs! It is a historic site, as the Victorian house in front of the cottage, where we live, is one of the original homes of Berkeley. Construction began on the house in 1891. The house across the street is the oldest home in Berkeley and has a plaque on it explaining its history. Guests will have access to the cottage, the yard in front of the cottage, the laundry room and easy and free street parking. For guests with small children, we can provide you with a high chair, booster seat, portable crib, and other odds and ends. If we are in town, which we most always are, we like to make ourselves available to the guests as little or as much as they would like. Guests can always ask us for recommendations of sites to visit and places to go. In addition to the close access to UC Berkeley, San Francisco, and the Fourth Street shopping area, you're just a short walk away from Berkeley's Marina, which overlooks the entire bay. It is a beautiful place to walk or bike. You can even rent kayaks, boards and boats and go standup paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking or sailing along the bay. This is one of the best neighborhoods in the city of Berkeley regarding accessibility to public transportation. The cottage is two blocks from multiple AC transit bus lines, nine blocks from the North Berkeley BART station, and four blocks from the Berkeley Amtrak train station. It is also located just blocks from the freeway leading into San Francisco and the South Bay in one direction and Sacramento and Marin in the other. Free public parking is also readily available, which is unheard of in most of Berkeley.
    In addition to the close access to UC Berkeley, San Francisco, and the Fourth Street shopping area, you're just a short walk away from Berkeley's Marina, which overlooks the entire bay. It is a beautiful place to walk or bike. You can even rent kayaks, boards and boats and go standup paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking or sailing along the bay.
  • and Miranda's cottage is a special, extremely well located, and lovely place to stay in sunny Berkeley. Everything is the cottage is designed to make the guests feel welcome and comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped, the shower terrific, and the bed very comfy. No complaints in any way.

    Ruth2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • I loved staying at the cottage! It's super cute and there are chickens out back! It's quiet and in a great location. I would definitely stay here again.

    Michael2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful time at Jeremy and Miranda's! We loved the warm space and the chickens outside. They provided for everything we needed, and more. Thanks very much!

    Sarah2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • This is the second time that I've stayed in Jeremy & Miranda's place, and I will stay again. I love the privacy of their cottage, the cleanliness and spaciousness, and the kind touches. I love having hens nearby, too! Jeremy & Miranda are terrific -- welcoming and gracious hosts who I enjoy getting to know. Communication is super responsive. What a wonderful AirBnB!

    Robin2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • The place is very private and relaxing. Feels very homey. Would stay there again

    Trenton2019-12-21T00:00:00Z
  • Secure and a safe neighborhood . Easy check in, good value, spacious, room for a family (if you wanted) one could easily stay for a couple of weeks and not need anything. Fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee maker. Close to stores , shopping, and anything one could want in Berkeley. A yard of you want it, a chicken coop (local color), and hospitable hosts.

    Lester2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great visit! Spacious accommodation, peaceful setting, lovely location near Oceanside, almost a village in and of itself.

    Elizabeth2019-11-27T00:00:00Z
  • I loved staying at Jeremy & Miranda's place. It's quiet, sparkling clean, both spacious and cozy. And I loved visiting with the hens in the yard (whose fresh eggs Miranda generously offered!) It's also really well located, just a few minutes walk from the shops along 4th and the bus on University, for those taking public transport. Thank you, both!

    Robin2019-11-21T00:00:00Z
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    Guest house


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    0

    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Private entrance. Private garden. Full kitchen. Queen bed. Twin futon. Accommodates 3 comfortably. Close to BART, Solano Avenue, gourmet ghetto and UC Berkeley.
  • We’re returning customers. Very satisfied.

    David2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • We used Jeff's place for a visiting staff member and it was such a lovely, nice, quiet spot for him to relax into his new surroundings. The groceries Jeff provided saved him! Highly recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing spot in the East Bay.

    Kate2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • As always, it’s a pleasure to stay at Jeff’s place. We’ll be definitely coming back!

    Hernan And Julia2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • It's a beautiful, comfortable, large studio with a full kitchen and bath and a great host. This was our fifth stay there, and we will definitely return. Thanks, Jeff!

    Priscilla2020-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • Fabulous location. Quiet neighborhood and a very private set-up. The hosts thought of everything from Peet's coffee (our favorite) to fresh fruit, OJ, milk, butter and anything else you can think of. We loved the "no-barrier" shower, multiple shower heads and all of the high-end features like instant hot water and much more. One thing, of which to be aware, is that the path to the front door is beauty bark or mulch, which is lovely, but you will have to carry your rolling suitcase/s to the door. Not a deal breaker for us. The water from the tap is fantastic! No need for bottled water, just a bottle to refill. Honey combed, top-up or bottom-down, blinds on the windows allow for controlling the light and your privacy. Cozy, well appointed home-away-from-home.

    Brad2020-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely place and great host.

    David2019-12-16T00:00:00Z
  • Jeff is a great and prompt communicator. The apartment is cozy, with a lovely private garden space, and there were even eggs and milk in the fridge for breakfast!

    Alison2019-11-27T00:00:00Z
  • 10/10 would recommend, jeff is super kind and has a cute and quaint cabin with a beautiful yard. & is only about 15 minutes away from cal for those who are visiting the bay area for the campus

    Devyn2019-11-26T00:00:00Z
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    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    0

    Albany, CA, United States

    Your home away from home. This private 1-BR cottage is located behind the main house in the heart of Albany. Centrally located within walking distance to BART, the great food on Solano Ave, and less than 15 miles to San Francisco. Additionally, there is plenty of street parking.
    Cottage has a large desk and full kitchen including microwave, gas stove, and fridge. The couch in the entry way also converts to a bed if needed. The bedroom is equipped with a 50" 4K Roku television (internet TV (Roku; i.e. use your account for Netflix, Hulu, HBO, etc.; no cable)) and has WiFi throughout. The kitchen has a fast-boiling kettle and Kurig coffed maker to get your morning off to a pleasant start. Unit is has an iron and ironing board. This unit is strictly no smoking.
    During your visit, don't miss Zachary's Pizza. It's an area favorite.
  • Great space with comfy bed, large TV, and full kitchen. Except for shampoo, conditioner, bath soap, has everything you need!

    Julie2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • You guys are amazing hosts. I really appreciate the amenities provided and would highly recommend this place to others.

    Dustin2020-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • The pictures do not serve this spot justice - super chic, cute cottage. Has everything you need from kitchen utensils, clean towels, extra blankets and fresh roses on the dining room table. Perfect for a little get away.

    Victoria2019-10-31T00:00:00Z
  • David’s place is conveniently located near cafes, bars, and BART. It was spotless, with pleasant amenities, including coffee and plenty of water bottles on hand. The California Cottage helped make our stay comfortable and complete.

    Cindy2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful location, sparkling clean and great hosts. Would definitely stay again.

    Monique2019-10-24T00:00:00Z
  • David’s place was cozy, clean, and private. Check in, check out, and parking were a breeze. The cottage is located within walking distances of shops and restaurants, including Trader Joe’s. Very convenient!

    Jackie2019-10-22T00:00:00Z
  • Excellent stay, clean and comfortable, close proximity to Bay area and surrounding places.

    Christian2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful home. Friendly owners. Lots of privacy. Walking distant to everything you would need. Easy parking. Right in the heart of the East Bay Area! Thank you!

    Derik2019-10-16T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

    Guest house


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    Spacious newly remodeled duplex ground floor apartment located in the back of the house, away from the street. Located a few steps away from Solano and San Pablo Ave., 1 mile to El Cerrito Plaza BART and to freeway exit. Within walking distance to stores, restaurants, bakeries, breweries, and 2.5 miles to U.C. Berkeley. Easy access to freeway exit that can take you to San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Napa Valley, Marin County. 7 miles to Bay Bridge and 11 miles to Embarcadero Center in SF.
    Home with wood floor, all brand new furniture, appliances, bedding, and kitchenware. Large corner desk for your computer. Smart TV above the fireplace. Skylight for natural lighting in addition to several windows in the living room area make the space bright and airy. Bedroom with a queen size euro top mattress on a platform bed and a queen size memory foam sleeper sofa can accommodate up to four people. Full kitchen with oven/stove, Keurig coffee maker, electric kettle, pans and pots, and all necessary dinnerware and silverware. Plenty of cleaning and personal hygiene supplies. We worked every detail to offer our guests the maximum comfort and functionality while keeping the home clean and simple.
    Albany is one of the most beloved cities around the Bay Area. It is small in size, but diverse in population, culture, and arts. The homes are compact, full of character, and people actually walk to shop. Home to UC Berkeley Village and many top quality stores, ethnic restaurants, and near at least four breweries. You can also walk to the Albany Hills and drive to Albany Marine State Reserve for a view of SF. The library and community aquatic park are within walking distance. Albany has it all.
    Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    A haven, a private retreat with elegant artisanal design, decor and detail. Perfect for an office getaway (great place to get some work done). A hideaway spot to retreat from whatever ails you and yet a stroll away from hubbub to entertain your culinary sensibilities. Take a shower enjoying a gorgeous skylight or bathe by the moonlight. A true find, a quiet, gorgeous space.....close to SF. Incredibly comfortable bed, with a library to settle into a great novel or contemplate your own.
    Lovely Private Studio in the backyard of a house with hardwood floors, great light, skylights, full kitchen and bathroom with clawfoot tub and skylight that brings the outside inside as you watch the sky or moon when showering or bathing. A wonderful retreat! Includes high speed wifi, an incredibly comfortable bed, great work space and a backyard space. Parking is available on the street. Neighborhood offers easy walking distance to restaurants, coffee, bookstores, etc. Easily accessible by public transportation as well. By far, better than a hotel anyday!! Could be a bed and breakfast too. There are fresh home made juices of many shapes, colors, and sizes. As your host, I will ensure that you have what you need, to make your experience here the best it can be. Btw..Diego the cat is no longer a presence on the property.
    Amazing shops, restaurants, great strolls, bars, markets and people!
  • If you are seeking a bright, vintage-designed quiet space in a great location this studio apartment is a great choice for you. There is a nicely equipped basic kitchen, great wifi and the bed is super-comfortable. I particularly liked the full-size desk that also works as a dining table for one. I hope to stay here again on a future visit.

    Judy2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Rina's flat is so homey, comfortable, and quiet. It's in a wonderful neighborhood. Rina is friendly and available. This was my second stay and I'd definitely book it again!

    Catherine2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • This was a cozy little spot and was very comfortable.

    Dan2019-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • We very much liked Forina's Sweet Spot. Great location in a lovely neighborhood, wonderful privacy, comfortable space with a desk for working. Delightful selection of books to peruse. Thoughtful touches such as half and half and organic eggs in the fridge and a quality dark chocolate bar. Beware if you care: No TV, which we understand.

    JulieStuart2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • The space is comfortable, quiet, and in a great location. Forina was very responsive. Overall I had a great stay. Thanks!

    Chris2019-10-18T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot. Nice location

    Matt2019-09-12T00:00:00Z
  • A perfect place in Berkeley!All was great!

    Timothy2019-07-24T00:00:00Z
  • This is a sweet in-law flat above a garage in the Solano neighborhood. Nice and quiet and airy. Just three short blocks to Solano Avenue for coffee, food, etc. Bed was super comfy, kitchen area just what you need, nice bathroom. I'd stay there again!

    Catherine2019-07-04T00:00:00Z
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    Property Type

    Guest house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Berkeley, CA, United States

    Welcome to our guest tent, the perfect stopping place for the adventurous traveler! Our congenial home is conveniently located, & we love to host visitors from around the world. Come visit us & enjoy the SF Bay Area! Please read the whole listing before requesting to book, & tell me a bit about yourself when you write. Questions before booking? Use the "Contact Host" link to the left below. Price varies by season from $30. winter to $33-$35 spring, summer and fall.
    Our current tent is the biggest and best yet! It's officially for four people- 7’ x 8’ x 66" high- and it makes a very comfortable amount of space for one person. It’s situated in the back of our lovely and quiet garden, tucked into a private corner, and we've added a translucent roof over the tent area for sun and rain protection. Inside the tent, you’ll find a rug on the floor, and a twin size mattress made up with flannel sheets, pillow, warm blankets, wool mattress pad, and a down comforter. Towels are provided. There is wireless internet that reaches to the tent, and a battery operated lantern sits on a little table by the bed. Please note that there's no power in the tent, but you're welcome to charge your electronics in the house. Important! If you are traveling with a large suitcase please be able to carry it by yourself up and down our steps (3 in front, 10 in back) as there may not be anyone available to help you. For spring-fall guests, the temperatures are typically in the 50s-60s at night and high 60s-70s during the day, though it can get colder or warmer. In winter, daytime temps can vary from 40-60, nighttime from 30-50. Year-round it's chilly at night, so be sure to pack a scarf and jacket! Our household includes two friendly critters, Omar, a sweet orange tomcat, and Bodie, a middle-aged and loving dog, and three friendly human types.
    Our neighborhood, composed of vintage houses from varying eras, is safe and quiet. The location is great- just a block to BART and buses, and easy walking distance to the Monterey Market shopping area, Berkeley Natural Grocery, University Avenue, and several cafes.
  • Great place

    Patrick2020-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Peaceful stay in backyard tent. Cece is great and so are the other people who come through the space. The blankets kept me plenty warm. Super grateful.

    Jeremy2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Cece is very sweet and has a quaint space. Enjoy my time and her hospitality.

    Jocelyn2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • The location is excellent, and the house very cozy. The tent is nice and very comfortable, even though it was a bit cold in those days.

    Reynaldo2019-11-30T00:00:00Z
  • Good location and Cece's a wonderful host

    Eric2019-11-25T00:00:00Z
  • Plum Hollow is an enchanting place that really gives travellers an authentic Berkeley experience. The backyard garden is a magical place with a huge persimmon tree, and the cats are lovely companions.

    Adam2019-11-16T00:00:00Z
  • I have stayed in the backyard tent before and it's really a nice way to save some money while having a nice "glamping" experience - a real bed, quiet environment (except for the Halloween party one night down the street but they had great taste in music so i was fine with it!). This location is close to BART and great restaurants so I can walk or BART almost everywhere I want to go.

    Sandra2019-10-28T00:00:00Z
  • The tent is quite comfortable in a very nice garden backyard. Cece is very friendly and very helpful in providing everything you need. I would be happy to stay again.

    Paul2019-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Tent


    Accommodates

    1


    Bedrooms

    1

    Berkeley, CA, United States

    We have disinfected all the rooms, please rest assured to use! Wash hands as often as possible, pay attention to hygiene! Wish you a pleasant stay Come enjoy this 2 bedroom quiet , secure and all newly updated house .only 15 minute drive to Berkeley,25 to san Francisco ,Bart walk about ten min it is very nearly!full dining room ,living room. kitchen, and back patio. very cozy house.one min you can go any restaurant Chinese .Japanese. Korean ,super close to market!
    Two room (one king size bed.one queen size bed )Two TV can youtube watch movies ! We have new bathroom! And new garden children can play outside!kitchen have coffee machines and microwave!this house is perfectfor people visiting the bay area,specifically the east bay,berkeley Richmond and even san Francisco is only 30 minutes away by car or bart train.
    The house 1 -3min you can on foot go to super market . This had lots restaurant inside about Chinese Korean Japanese style .you can buy any you want .
  • Very close to grocery shopping and near BART, Peet's, Starbucks, Trader Joes, etc.

    Rachel2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • I had a great stay - no issues at all! I was in town for a few nights and needed a place to stay that was near Bart, and this place was perfect. Quiet, safe & convenient.

    Fabrizio2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • The location is great okay..... Very convenient The bed was so comfortable wish I had time to sleep in but next time I will

    Angela2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • Nice cozy place in good location with a great price!

    Andrew2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • Place was tidy and neat

    Kindred2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • Good location, next to 99 Asian supermarket, more comprehensive than some domestic supermarket ingredients. Not far from Bart, walk for 10 minutes, you can take Bart directly to powll street. There are many restaurants nearby, and you can park for free. The rooms are clean and tidy, all the facilities are very useful, and there is a small yard, if you bring children, you will be very happy. Elsa is very nice, the response is fast, the information provided is detailed and accurate, I hope to stay again next time

    2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • I rented Elsa’s place for some family members that I had in town. They felt very comfortable and loved all the stores and restaurants near by. Thank you Elsa.

    Martín2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Easy communication. Very nice place.

    Peichen2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    El Cerrito, CA, United States

    Enjoy privacy, comfort, and cozy modern decor, in the 2 room suite below our home. Large bedroom, full bath with shower, and living area with fully equipped kitchenette, ideal for long or short stays. Private entrance through sunny garden which is also yours to enjoy.
    Large bedroom with queen bed (brand new mattress and bedding), closet, dresser, desk, flat screen TV with full cable (all movie channels), and queen sleeper sofa. Full bathroom with shower. Fully equipped Kitchenette includes dining table and chairs, induction burner, countertop oven, sink, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, electric kettle, coffee maker (freshly ground Peets coffee of your choice, and tea, sugar, and milk complimentary), and all the pots and pans, dishes, utensils, and accessories needed to prepare and comfortably enjoy your meals and morning coffee. Please note that the bedroom and bathroom ceiling height is lower than average and best suited for guests 6'1" and under. Second room is standard height.
    This is a wonderful quiet neighborhood with many great dining spots, food shopping, and public transportation within walking distance. 3 blocks from Solano Avenue's multitude of restaurants and coffee shops, 1 block from Gilman Street with it's emerging restaurant scene (Kiku Sushi, and Westbrae Biergarten just a 5 minute walk), and an easy stroll to pick up some of Acme Bakery's famous bread. The area has far too many great eateries to list here, but we have compiled a printed list of all our favorites, near and far, for our guests. Whole Foods, Berkeley Natural Grocery, and Monteray market are also a short distance away. Two tennis courts in small neighborhood park behind the house. Great neighborhood for walking, and jogging and bike paths are close by.
  • Tiffany and Philippe's finished basement space is lovely and comfortable. It is stylishly decorated, clean, and has everything you might need for a short or an extended stay. I arrived late at night but Tiffany provided directions in advance and I had no trouble accessing the very private space. I especially appreciated the bottled water and snacks as well as having my own washer and dryer. Communication from Tiffany and Philippe were excellent throughout the stay, and street parking was not a problem. Echoing previous reviews, the ceilings in the bedroom and bathroom are on the low side—I am 5'9" and did not think twice about it but I would not advise guests over 6'3" to stay here. Unfortunately for personal reasons I had to end my trip earlier than anticipated but I would stay here again in an instant on future trips to the East Bay.

    Jacob2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • If you have the chance definitely stay here

    Jeff2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Their place was great very clean, stylish, and with many thoughtful touches! Loved it and would return again!

    Eduardo2020-01-13T00:00:00Z
  • Tiffany and Philippe have made our first experience with Airbnb a great success! We will most definitely come back. We had no issues with communication, and they were flexible with the check-in timing. It was clean and I loved the little touches that they had, like a kitchenette and washer and dryer. One of my personal favorite touches they have is a heat light of sorts so you don't freeze when coming out of the shower. While we didn't use the area much, it was nice to have a sitting area to enjoy the evening or let our son run around in an enclosed space. Tiffany and Philippe are friendly and very courteous. They are there if you have issues but otherwise take a step back. The next time schedules allow we will come back and stay with them again. We highly recommend Tiffany and Philippe's place! They really are super hosts!!

    Karen2020-01-06T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful hosts. Quiet neighborhood. Lovely suite. My 2nd stay and I highly recommend.

    Alison2019-12-13T00:00:00Z
  • Great local Airbnb- perfect location for albany

    Kirsten2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • The location and the apartment space were absolutely perfect for us. Tiffany and Phillippe provided for every possible amenity we needed or wanted, especially the abundance of coffee was a real treat! We loved spending our afternoons in the sun on their beautiful patio listening to music and noshing on charcuterie from the butcher shop and wine from the bottle shop near Monterey Market (easy walking distance). We loved that we could take a stroll each morning to Espresso Roma Café for breakfast, too. This place is a winner!

    Barry2019-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • We enjoyed staying at Tiffany and Philippe's place. I loved the design and the place was really functional and clean. The area is safe and nice. We were at walking distance to the Beer garden and the Monterey market. Thanks Tiffany and Philippe!

    Claire2019-10-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    - Built in 2017, with natural lights and spacious windows. All LED, AC, induction cooktop, 4K TV, free wifi, walk-in closet - 5 min walking distance to El Cerrito Plaza for shopping and Bart - 5 min walking distance to Solano Avenue Restaurants, Cafes and Movie Theater - Easy parking - Very safe and quiet
  • The room is clean, spacious, and modern.

    Miao2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • This Airbnb is as advertised - clean, modern and very comfortable. The Albany location is excellent. The host is very responsive. Definitely would return.

    Patrick2020-02-26T00:00:00Z
  • Great studio/one bedroom in Albany. Modern amenities, nice firm/comfy bed. Quiet location, private location. Highly recommended!

    Scott2020-01-12T00:00:00Z
  • This place has everything you need for a comfortable stay. I highly recommend it!

    Yuzheng2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Great place for business trips and tourism in the Bay Area. I hope it will be available on my next visit.

    Erez2019-12-10T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect abode. Super clean and well appointed. Host is very responsive and friendly.

    Joseph2019-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • This is a fantastic place very close to the BART station. It’s so modern, practical, and clean! I highly recommend it.

    Miguel2019-10-27T00:00:00Z
  • I was doing work at Berkeley and Sylvain's place was perfect for my needs. It is well appointed, very private, and close to BART as well as shops and restaurants. Communication with Sylvain was very easy. Would definitely stay here again.

    Jacob2019-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Guest house


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Albany, CA, United States

    Ideal for a family or friends getaway, this Beautiful Hideaway offers everything you need to feel at home during your travels. The space is warm, private and conviniently close within walking distance to some of the best restaurants in Berkeley and some of its most emblematic parks. The apartment is conviniently located: 10min drive to UC Berkeley 25min drive from OAK 45min drive from and to SFO 25min to San Francisco 40min drive to Wine Country
    This is a beautiful space with tile floors and generous windows. My favorite feature is the private, zen-like deck and garden off the indoor back porch and a bonus double shower and bath tub in the bathroom. The bedroom is large enough for a bed and a sitting area, and the closet is almost a miniature studio itself. The wood burning fireplace gives the space plenty of warmth and charm..
    The Thousand Oaks neighborhood is peaceful and beautiful; it is full of hiking trails and winding paths. It is not unusual to see deer early in the morning. We are at the foot of the hills, adjacent to the historic neighborhoods of Kensington and Albany.
  • Erin and Esteban were great hosts! Their garden was a good place to hang out.

    Kristine2020-02-05T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful place to stay it's very cozy and comfortable and the fireplace warms up so good, loved it and would stay there again next time I'm in Berkley♡♡

    Lucy2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • Rapid and inviting response from hosts. Excellent electronic info packet with all the details we needed in directions, parking, special features of the house and remote access entry. Very simple process. Very nice place with lovely grounds and comfortable warm aesthetic interior. 4 stayed comfortably. Don’t think twice about it. Book. We’ll be back.

    Donna & Rick2020-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely home. Spacious and cozy. Quirky. Backyard. Everything you need.

    McCall2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Charming and unique place, quiet and secure location. Just be sure to watch your step — lots of changes in levels due to the old architecture!

    Emily2019-12-15T00:00:00Z
  • Loved the space. Very cute and unique. Great communication. Would definitely stay again.

    Zach2019-12-11T00:00:00Z
  • Great place.

    Asad2019-12-11T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect

    Andre2019-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    2

    Berkeley, CA, United States

    A sweet home base with two full bedrooms. Steps to all the bustling shops and award-winning restaurants of Solano avenue. I live in the unit upstairs with my family and share the backyard (trampoline!). Dear guests - We are taking precautions to make sure our home is clean and safe. Door knobs and surfaces are disinfected before new guests arrive. This is a difficult time to travel, but once you arrive, our home continues to be a beautiful and peaceful haven.
    One bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed. The back bedroom has a twin. Spacious living room has a pull-out couch and chaise. Kitchen is fully equipped for cooking, with full size fridge, stove, sink and breakfast nook. Bathroom has a shower but no bathtub. There is a washer/dryer for your use within the unit.
    We are in Albany's Solano corridor, a wonderful safe neighborhood close to Berkeley (1 mile) and San Francisco (12 miles, with toll). Albany is famous for it's great schools, safe neighborhoods, and some of the best cuisine in the country just minutes away.
  • Great location, excellent coffee right around the corner, perfect for a quick work trip!

    Brian2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • What a beautiful space!! Location is absolutely AMAZING! Rose was a great host and communicated well! You could really see the thought and love that was put into the space. Loved staying there. I brought my 18 month old with me and it felt completely safe to have her run around inside and the best part is she slept well! Would love to visit again!

    Sabrina2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful home in a perfect location! Rose & John were amazing hosts and their home was a great size with lots of personal touches to help make our stay even more comfortable. We loved the decor, everything was very clean and thoughtfully put together. Thank you again!

    Sara2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • Great place for two people with separate bedrooms. Nice living space and Kitchen . Very comfortable and good value. Close to shops and restaurants. Definitely recommended.

    Robert2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • This just might be my favorite airbnb stay to date! Very clean, roomy, comfortable, and in a great location.

    Lauren2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • This place is great! The best part is the location - you can walk to everything. Additionally, the space is super clean, well-stocked with what you'll need, and Rose is super communicative. Would stay again!

    Yolanda2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • The space was very clean. Parking right in front of the doorway entrance. Coffee was available which is always nice. Backyard area was pleasant. Heat works very well. Washer and dryer are quiet and efficient. Overall I had a very nice experience at this location. Its only a short walk to a coffee shop, deli or pharmacy. Would stay here again if given the opportunity.

    William2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • Really awesome location! Lots of cool shops and restaurants nearby. So close to the Berkeley Hills. Awesome stay and hope to be back :)

    Marek2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/flat


    Property Type

    Flat


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Albany, CA, United States

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