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"The Retreat"


"The Retreat"

2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean14 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

It is true that "The Retreat" was once a shed (never used as one)! It has a "Queen bed", a bathroom/ shower, microwave and refrigerator! Snacks, waters, coffee and / or tea are available!
Monterey is only 25 minutes away.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM


400 Reviews

Jason User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful, just beautiful. Would love to stay a bit longer next time around.
Peter User Profile
April 2017
Ted's place was a great choice to my 2 night stay while in Salinas. It was comfortable and private as it was separate from the main house, but had good access to the kitchen in the main part of the house. Ted made sure I had all I needed for my stay and communication between us w…
Iain User Profile
April 2017
Outstanding little place and an outstanding host willing to help. Would highly recommend to start he trip down the coast from San Fran on the right foot! Would come again if in town and gave us great tips on local spots to visit and eat that would otherwise go under the radar!
Rachael User Profile
January 2017
Ted's place was clean and cosy. Easy, safe parking on the street in a nice residential area. There is plenty to do around the area. Lovely stay!
Skyler User Profile
June 2018
Simple single bedroom that has a cute patio/yard. Perfect area for a couple wanting to go to Monterey for the day or weekend.
Roger User Profile
June 2018
This place is everything it is described as being. What a perfect host. Lots of thoughtful touches and the garden is amazing.
Daryl-Ann User Profile
June 2018
I thought it was a lovely space. I’m from Northern Canada so I loved the lemon tree and beautiful flowers as we don’t have a long growing season where I’m from. The bed was comfy and I liked the variety of granola bars lol I would recommend this place for sure as it’s not far fro…

Hosted by Ted

Salinas, California, United StatesJoined in December 2011
Ted User Profile
908 Reviews
Ted is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I was born and raised here in Monterey county. I am an avid hiker (half dome, rim to rim Grand Canyon, Mt. Whitney). have been an avid boater for 40 years. Love traveling anywhere. Always looking for new adventures (Italy 2014) (all accmmodations were via Airbnb).
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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