When staying somewhere for a long period it's easy to overlook the little things, but Barbara makes the little things the most important and best part about staying. I always had what I wanted for breakfast and the home and my room were always in tip-top shape. You can't really a…
As any homeowner knows, we don't live in a perfect world. Wish we did. I had no control over a leaking toilet. However I had two plumbers try to fix it, before my son, the plumber who installed the toilets, was free to try to correct the issue. As described in my airbnb description, I am renting two bedrooms with a shared bathroom. My guests have kitchen and laundry privileges. But this is my residence and I must feel free to receive phone calls and to entertain socially. I have no garage, but do offer my driveway and back patio for auto and bicycle usage. For all the years and all the people that I have hosted, there have been minimal complaints and mostly five star ratings. However, I am constantly trying to improve my service.
From the moment I contacted Barbara and we discussed the possibility of my coming to Berkeley, there was a nearly instantaneous feeling of being welcomed into her home. Surprisingly, that feeling only intensified and increased over the past month, as I came to realize that Villa …
I am a retired school teacher who likes to read, exercise, travel and take part in the many cultural activities available in the Bay Area. I like people and it makes me feel good to be able to offer travelers a beautiful, homey, safe, and affordable place to stay in Berkeley. …