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Comfy, Sunny Basement Bedroom Hi-Point/Dogtown
Comfy, Sunny Basement Bedroom Hi-Point/Dogtown
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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Sunny, private room with a queen size bed in the finished basement of my sweet and simple home. It's less than a mile off Hwy 64/40 for easy, quick access to downtown. Best of all, though, it's only 1-2 miles to the St. Louis Zoo and Art Museum in Forest Park, Wash U, local breweries and more. Basically, it's quiet and convenient and you should feel right at home.

The space

You'll have a private room with wi-fi, one queen sized bed, a desk, and a dresser. Your room is in the lowest level of the house, but it has full sized windows and does not feel like a basement (see pics). There's space to store luggage and a bike or two in the hallway outside your room, too.

NOTE: You must be able to handle stairs. You walk up stairs to get into the house, down stairs to get into your room, and up and down more stairs to get into the bathroom. There are LOTS of STAIRS.

I allow guests to bring pets from time to time. I vacuum frequently, but I can't promise there isn't any lingering pet dander, so be aware of that if you are highly sensitive to it.

Guest access

BATHROOM:: There's only one bathroom in the house, so we're sharing. Before you get in the shower or plan to stay in the bathroom for more than a few minutes, just please just ask anyone else in the house if they need to use the room first, and give them a chance to get in and out. That way, you can take your time showering.

KITCHEN:: Open & available for use 24/7! I won't hear you if you're banging around cooking in there. Just clean up after yourself, please! Help yourself to the coffee and tea near the microwave. There are cups, glasses, bowls, and plates above the microwave and silverware below. Feel free to store your own food here.

LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM::
Feel free to eat in the dining room. Please use coasters under drinks. I really like that table. :) You're welcome to play the board games, but ask first. I'll say yes 99% of the time, but I might be planning to play, so it's just better to ask.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS
The top floor is off limits. Your room is your private space while you're here, and the top floor is my private space.

Interaction with guests

I'll greet you and give you a tour when you arrive to make sure you get settled comfortably. After that, I'll leave you to your own devices, but if I am available, and you're up for a bit of socializing, I'd be happy to sit and tell you about my favorite places in St. Louis!

Come and go as you please and do as you like in your room and the common areas throughout the days/evenings. I have not had to enforce any sort of "quiet time."

Please text me if you need anything throughout the day. Really, text me for anything. It's no big deal to respond to texts and I will do so pretty quickly.

Other things to note

- Stairs. There are a lot of stairs here. You have to climb stairs to get into the house, go down stairs to get to your room, and go up and down stairs to get to the bathroom.
- I'm bicycle friendly. Bring it!
- Free street parking right out front in the street.

Amenities
Family/kid friendly
Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Prices
Extra people $12 AUD / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $20 AUD
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 air mattress
House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 6PM - 9PM
Check out by 1PM
Self check-in with keypad

Please:
- Don't smoke in the house or on the deck.
- Don't go onto the 2nd floor.
- Don't eat in your room. Use the kitchen, dining room, or deck, please.
- Clean up after yourself.
- Don't lose the key! There's a $50.00 fee for a lost key.
- Do let me know if you have any questions at all. You can text me any time while you're here. I'm happy to reply!

Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Availability
1 night minimum stay

51 Reviews

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Elena User Profile
October 2017
Even though is on the basement, the room has two windows and some natural light. It is comfortable and quiet. It is equipped with desk, chairs, and a big mirror, and there are some games and interesting books available. There are a lot of steps to get to the bathroom. But, unless you are in a hurry, it is not bad. In fact, the bathroom is also quite comfortable.

Jane User Profile
October 2017
Comfy bed, great location!

Gaurav User Profile
January 2017
Very accommodating host. amazing place. Would stay here again if I went to St. Louis

Daniel User Profile
January 2017
Amy is a great host with a great space for guests. The bathroom is beautiful. The only inconvenience is going to the bathroom from the room requiring a trip up and down stairs. I would not recommend the space to people who have difficulties with stairs, but it is perfect for most guests. Didn't stay very long but ti was worth the night's sleep!

Banaka User Profile
January 2017
I have stayed at Amy's place several times and have no complaints. I will definitely be staying there again!

Shivraj User Profile
January 2017
The stay was great. It was a cozy room with a lot of space. The bathroom was the highlight. Total value for money

Sheldon User Profile
January 2017
Amy was a great host! I had no issues with anything at all. She even suggested a superb burger place for dinner! Great place for a nice comfortable stay!

Saint Louis, Missouri, United StatesJoined in March 2014
Amy Cate User Profile

I am a very easy-going host and hope that you feel at home while you are here. I work weekdays, sometimes from home, and am in and out on weekends. My friends come over occasionally on weekends for lunches, dinners, game nights, or whatever, but we're a sweet bunch of people and won't be crazy loud at odd hours. I'll let you know if you should expect to see people to be coming and going.

The snacks and breakfast staples here are healthy foods like fruits, nuts, maybe some not-too-sweet pastries, oatmeal, etc. You are welcome to bring other stuff, though if you have different tastes. I don't mind at all if you want to cook bacon or grilled cheese or whatever makes you happy.

My house's appeal is its so close to Forest Park, the university, downtown, and the interstate, but it's in a quiet, homey neighborhood, and it has a slightly quirky but cozy vibe. I wont win any interior decorating awards, but it is comfortable and inviting.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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