The SpaceLocated at the mid-point of Monterey Bay, my house is a couple minutes to HWY 1
Please NOTE WELL that my house is in Marina, CA, the central point of Monterey Bay. In our south, to Monterey, 9.1 miles (about 15 minutes drive); To Carmel, 12.8 miles (about 20 minutes drive); To Big Sur, 31.6 miles (about 63 minutes drive), L.A. (about 5-7 hours drive). In our north, to Santa Cruz, 34.4 miles (about 51 minutes drive); To Gilroy, 45 minutes drive; To San Francisco, 2.5 hours drive.
Please keep the above-mentioned distances in mind BEFORE you make your booking. If you are looking for a MUCH closer location to Monterey or Carmel or Big Sur, please be aware of the above-mentioned distance. With the correct understanding about the distances, if you decide to use our service, it is because you have been well-informed about the distances, accepted the distance-compromised price rate, and taken into consideration of our consistent 5-star hospitality service, superb guest reviews, privacy and safety in our house and neighborhood.
My house is conveniently located in a beautiful, peaceful and secure neighborhood in the center of Marina, CA, where you can walk to the downtown stores and restaurants in a couple blocks. It takes only a couple minutes to drive to Highway 1 (either south-bound ramp or north-bound ramp), 1 mile to the Marina beach.
For bicyclers, my house is 20 steps next to "Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail", a popular bike and hiking path that leads directly to the Monterey and Pacific Grove. For public transportation, MST bus stops of Route 16, 19, 20, and 25 are next to my house in 20-30 steps.
For the peaceful rest of other house guests, we do not accept couples with small babies or very young children. Thank you for your understanding.
How to find my house:
After you booked with us, you will receive a driving direction with an Airbnb confirmation. You are strongly encouraged to use cell phone's navigation maps or print this driving direction and bring it with you when you coming to my house.
One Guest room and a separated PRIVATE bathroom are available to rent together to maximum of two persons
My house, built in 2007, is a two-storied building (1,900 sq. ft). I have a standard guest bedroom and a detached private bathroom available to rent to two adults. The guestroom is furnished with a firm queen-size bed, two night-stands (each with an individual lamp), a leather chair and a small table.
This detached bathroom for the guest room is shared with the host during night. In the guest bathroom, the shower, bathtub and toilet are in one private room with a door and lock, and the double wash sinks with marble counter are in a separate room. Soap, shampoo, conditioner, clean wash towel, shower towel and hair dryer are provided.
We do not take guests with small children. When the guestroom guests have more than two guests to stay with them, the extra person will need to pay $35 dollar per person per night. Or I can make the 2nd bedroom available for their extra member(s) (two guests max) for $60.00 per night. This is a smaller bedroom with a full-size bed and some furniture. The guest(s) in this small bedroom will need to share the same bathroom of the guestroom. We do NOT rent this 2nd bedroom by itself. It must be rented together with the guestroom.
24/7 Free High Performance Wi-Fi
Free commercial-grade Wi-Fi and a private TV set (32" LED-LCD HDTV) with over 60 Comcast programs is provided.
Free Parking Spaces
We have free parking spaces for you. For parking your car, we have three places to park (1) on the LEFT side in front of the garage (heading toward the garage); (2) The Guest Parking at the corner of Elena Drive and Elizabeth Lane; (3) the off-street parking spots on either Paddon Place Drive or Marina Drive.
Standard Check-in and check-out Times
Check-in time is at or after 5:00 p.m. and check-out time is at or prior to 11:00 a.m. Please be sure to inform and discuss with us in advance if you need to check in prior to 5:00 p.m., so we can make arrangement accordingly.
Customized Services and Home-like Hospitality
We provide optional home-made breakfast with a small fee from 8:00 a.m to 10:00 a.m. Free coffee, tea, and filtered drinking water are available anytime. Just help yourself. The use of kitchen stove and oven has a fee charge, but the microwave and toaster are free for use. We also have pantry and refrigerator spaces available for your food.
Busy Season and Slow Season
The busy season is from May to September, the guest room's rate will be increased to $75.00 per night. The slow season is from October to April. Just for your information, it is sunny and warm every day during September, October, November and December in Monterey Bay area, temperature is around 65-80 F° (18-25 C°), truly the most pleasant time of a year. Be sure to take advantage of it and come to visit us during the slow season, too.
PLEASE BOOK EARLY!
Enjoy your stay with us, you will experience our immaculate cleanness, star-hotel service, family warmth, and cultural heritage.
Additional charge applies:
Our weekend charge (both Friday and Saturday) is $70.00 per
night during slow seasons, and $75.00 per night during busy seasons. $10 cleaning fee applies to each booking.
If you must use our non-provided services, such as kitchen, washer, dryer, etc., an additional charge will apply. The charge list is available upon your request. Guest AccessEnjoy the great conveniences and hospitality with us:
-100% clear and effective communication
-Next to HWY1 at mid-point of San Fran and L.A.
-Optional home-cooked healthy breakfast with a small fee
-Fresh clean towel, shampoo, conditioner, soap, body wash, hair dryer
-24/7 FREE commercial-grade WIFI.
-Free filtered drinking-water, hot water, tea, coffee.
-Microwave oven and toaster.
-Detached bathroom shared with the host.
-Brazilian cherry hardwood floor in the entire house.
-Free parking spaces (on the left-hand side in front of our garage or off-street parking spaces).
-Less than 1 mile to Marina Beach. Interaction with GuestsWe are always interest in getting to know the people from all over the world. We also have lots of suggestions and ideas about sightseeing the Monterey Bay area for you to consider.
Please NOTE WELL: We are simple and sincere people. We do not enjoy hosting complainers. If you are uptight and have written more than two negative reviews about your Airbnb hosts, please do NOT book us. The NeighborhoodOur neighborhood is very safe and well-maintained up-scale community located in the heart of Marina, CA. The streets are well-paved and lit. It is next to a natural inhabitant wetland with all kind of wild gees, ducks and birds. We have fantastic walking trails and pedestrian walks fro those who like to run and jog. You can walk to stores, restaurants, Startbuck coffee shop in a couple minutes. The bicycle lane passes by my house and leads you into Monterey, CA. It is only a few blocks away to the Marina ocean. It is always a joy to run, jog, or ride bikes around my neighborhood. Getting AroundYou can get around by buses next to my house. The Bus routes twenty, sixteen, nineteen are available for your all day long. You also can walk to the Marina Beach in 5 minutes for a relaxing walk or jog. Other Things to NoteExciting Events of 2016 for Your Reference. Check online for accurate dates:
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-AM Washington's Birthday weekend
Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay
Annual Pebble Beach Food and Wine
Sea Otter Classic
Pacific Grove's Good Old Days Festival
Big Sur International Marathon
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering
The American Le Mans at Laguna Seca
Carmel Art Festival & Sculpture in the Park
Memorial Day weekend
Annual Cannery Row Block Party
Monterey Wine Festival
Monterey Beer Festival
Monterey Bay Blues Festival
Carmel House & Garden Tour
Independence Day Weekend
Pebble Beach Dressage Show
Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
Carmel Bach Festival
The Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix/MotoGP World Championship
California Rodeo Salinas
Pebble Beach Equestrian Classic
Pacific Grove Feast of Lanterns
Monterey Bay Reggaefest
Spirit West Coast Concert
Spirit West Coast Concert
Pebble Beach Motoring Classic
Pebble Beach Auctions
Carmel-by-the-Sea Concours on the Avenue
Pebble Beach Tour D'Elegance
Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion
Concours d’Elegance Vintage Car Parade
Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally
Pebble Beach RetroAuto
Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Automotive Fine Arts Society Exhibition
Labor Day weekend
Labor Day weekend
Continental Tire Sports Car Series
Annual Sandcastle Contest:/Carmel Beach
The Triathlon at Pacific Grove
GRAND-AM Road Racing
Cherry's Jubilee Show n' Shine
Monterey Jazz Festival
Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach: PGA Golf Event
FIM Superbike World Championship
Carmel Authors & Ideas Festival
Veteran's Day weekend
Carmel Art & Film Festival
Carmel's-By-The-Sea's Birthday Party & Parade
Annual Big Sur River Run
Big Sur Food & Wine Festival
Big Sur Half Marathon
Pacific Grove Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
tbd Pacific Grove's Christmas at the Inns
Carmel's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Monterey - Christmas In The Adobes
First Night Monterey (New Year's Eve)