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Room in gorgeous old Chicago home

Room in gorgeous old Chicago home

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

Bedroom & bathroom in 1898 brick home with gorgeous garden, close to shopping, restaurants, lakefront, beaches, public transit, biking. Speak fluent Spanish, Portuguese. Guest room is on 2nd floor, guest bathroom on first.


Wireless Internet

House Rules

Rules are simple: Basic good communication and respect for privacy. Obviously need to know anyone staying here and to approve pets. No smoking.

34 Reviews

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Karen User Profile
October 2017
Great host! Lots of family and friends around to interact with and a nice private room to relax. We would stay with Mark and Carmen again.

Randolph User Profile
October 2017
Mark was a great host and his house was cozy and clean. Everything was clean and we felt welcomed at his home.

Tara User Profile
September 2017
Mark and his family are lovely people! He and Carmen were so interesting to talk with and they gave us some great suggestions on places to eat and neighborhood activities. We were visiting our son at Loyola so the location was excellent, and also convenient to explore other areas…

Melissa User Profile
September 2017
My daughter and I had a fun and happy stay with Mark and his wonderful family! They are all so welcoming, warm, and helpful. We loved the house and the location - the train station is only a couple of blocks away, and it's about a 40 minute ride into downtown. The neighborhood is…

Carlos User Profile
August 2017
Mark and family made us feel at home and gave us great input about what to do in the city. Their place is a bohemian 19th century house with a beautiful rain garden for your morning-breakfast pleasure. The neighborhood is charming and safe. The beach, the Cubs baseball stadium, a…

Ross User Profile
August 2017
The pictures posted on the website do not do this place or location justice. Great neighborhood, cool historic house, and awesome host! We loved the location and were steps away from public transportation. Mark and his family's laid-back demeanor made this stay comfortable and en…

Matthew User Profile
August 2017
Mark and his family are very hospitable. Their home is very neat with artistic features. Room was cozy and was perfect for our one night stay. I would stay with Mark again if ever visiting Chicago.

Hosted by Mark

Chicago, Illinois, United StatesJoined in August 2010
Mark User Profile
46 Reviews
My name is Mark and I live in Chicago with my wife and two teenage kids. I have worked in journalism, in the field of philanthropy, and am now at a state humanities council. I am an avid photographer and have lived in Mexico, Norway and Spain for a combined seven years. I speak S…
Languages: English, Español, Português
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