About the Homestay
THE ROOM: @ 10 x 12 furnished with queen bed, chest of drawers, tall bookcase, writing desk, small refrigerator and a large closet. The window faces East; you can see sunrise, backyards and a slice of downtown.
THE FLAT: In the Outer Richmond District 14 blocks from Ocean Beach. It is a well-kept 1925 Eduardian lower flat. 1/2 block to Lincoln Park Golf Course with a breathtakingly beautiful walk along the cliffs to Lands End with view of Golden Gate Bridge and downtown. Legion of Honor, Clement St. stores, restaurants, and Muni are just around the corner. The neighborhood is ethnically mixed, quiet and friendly.
I AM: a City College student in the Older Adults Program, taking classes in Literature and Writing. I am a politically progressive socialist/democrat. I listen to lots of news radio, tv, and jazz. I mostly go to bed early and read and watch movies etc. I often entertain family and friends.
YOU ARE: Any age, sex, ethnicity or sexual preference. You are considerate and live gently.
Sorry, no smoking, couples or pets. During your stay, there will be no other paying guests or roommates.
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
The house is in the northwestern part of the City where the ocean meets the Bay. It is relatively quiet on 34th Ave, but there are lots of restaurants, shops, etc. on Clement and Geary Blvd. It is 1/2 block from the golf course and a 2-minute walk to bus stops. There is a wonderful walk through the golf course viewing the Golden Gate Bridge. and then walking the trail along the cliffs to Lands End. The house is 14 blocks from Ocean Beach.
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
There are no hard and fast rules, just general consideration. I live alone, and although I sometimes have guests, there are no extra Homestay guests permitted.
Your host is a non-smoker.
Smoking is not allowed.
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 250 $£€ 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?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.