Quiet, spacious, central single

Homestay in St Andrews - Bristol, United Kingdom

About the Homestay

Urban Comfortabl
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

I live in an end of terrace 1900 house in a quiet road with lovely neighbours, just a step away from the bustling Gloucester Road. The room is airy and spacious, and available for women only; you'll share my bathroom (large bath and hand-held shower, towels and hair-dryer provided) and are free to use my kitchen and dining room. I have a town garden which catches the afternoon and evening sun. I'm an active retired nurse, speaking French, some Spanish and a little German. I love travelling independently, and enjoy meeting new people. Payment by bank transfer preferred please.

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Bikes for use
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Non Smoking

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 1 night

Maximum stay is for 4 nights

Check-in date must be before 21 Apr 2020

Available for given dates

Quiet spacious single
From £30 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

My guest room is spacious and quiet; an oasis from the city, overlooking the garden. Tea/coffee making facility and WiFi are in the room. There is a 2nd bed for another guest at an additional charge.

  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
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About the Area

I'm in a quiet street 2km from the city centre and bus/coach station, and 1km from the local train station (Montpelier). My house is just 2 minutes walk from the lively Gloucester Road which has all manner of independent shops, cafes, bars and boutiques. Within walking distance of the University of Bristol and main hospitals, and with a nearby bus stop, access to all parts of the city is easy.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Health club
  • Restaurant
  • Airport
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital


Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

I hope that you'll feel at home and enjoy my house; feel free to use the dining room and kitchen. I'm happy with unsocial hours, but please don't play loud music. Welcome!

Smoking is not allowed.

7 Reviews

  • 1473343866 original

    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    December 2019

    Very welcoming, friendly host. Generous with her space and local knowledge.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Penny in ,

    Thank you Susan - I enjoyed having you to stay.

  • 1565814432 original

    Age 45 - 54

    4 hearts
    September 2019

    Penny was very kind & helpful while still giving me my space. She even brought me my lunch when I left it behind! I would warmly recommend her.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Penny in ,

    Thank you, Siobhan - I enjoyed your stay and hope that your course goes well.

  • 1521272619 original

    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    August 2017

    Penny is a fab host, yet again had a lovely stay with her can't rate this homestay highly enough. Had a great stimulating and funny last evening with her and her lovely partner Bill.
    She's very welcoming, easy going and nuturing an all round good egg!!! Cheers Penny, blessings to you both

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Penny in ,

    Thank you Shannon; it was great fun!

  • 1521272619 original

    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    July 2017

    The room is just as you see it, Penny has a lovely house in great location and had everything I needed for the night I stayed. Penny was really warm and welcoming, lovely to chat with and enjoyed the short time I was there. She was very accommodating with check-in arrangements and kept in good contact throughout. I would have no hesitation to recommend Penny's homestay and would book again. Penny extended great hospitality and I felt very welcome and comfortable in her home.

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  • 1494018422 original

    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    June 2017

    Penny received me very cordiadly. She made a delicious dinner and it was very easy and interesting to talk to her. All the time she was very helpful. I had a cozy night in the guestroom and would stay there again. Thank you Penny.

  • 1470511671 original

    United Kingdom
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    September 2016

    Penny was a friendly, kind and interesting host and her house comfortable. She made me feel very welcome, and helped me with directions. A good night's sleep and a lovely breakfast too.

  • 1473062482 original

    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    September 2016

    My stay with Penny was absolutely fantastic! She is an awesome host, super helpful and very kind. The location is really good, close to Gloucester Road with all kinds of shops and bars as well as bus stops. The city centre is also very accessible by foot. I would stay with Penny again anytime and highly recommend this place.

How do I book?

Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.

When do I pay?

Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.

When can I share my contact details?

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