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Vintage 1920 Apartment located on 6th Avenue "The Aphrodite Apartment"

Central Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, USA
  • House1300 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 3 nights

2 bedroom, 1 bath sleeps 4

The Aphrodite Apartment is unique because it is in the heart of 6th Avenue in Tacoma. You are steps away from the best shopping, restaurants and nightlife in Tacoma.

The apartment is approximately 1200 square feet and has a very nice layout with a beautiful fireplace in a reading nook, formal living and dining room, kitchen and 2 nice sized bedrooms. The bedrooms are located in the middle and the back of the house away from 6th avenue.

The goddess was originally built in 1920. It has been completely renovated top to bottom. This goddess of love is gorgeous on the inside too. She has original dental and flower molding from 1920 as well as original oak and fir floors. This house has been completely remodeled for exclusive use as an airbnb. We love the original woodwork and windows and hardware have been restored. We have completely renovated the kitchen and bath with custom cabinets and beautiful tile. The space is light, bright, elegant, and functional. You will be spoiled with lovely furnishings, nice china, linens and beautiful accessories.

One bedroom has a gel top king size mattress. The other has a queen size gel top mattress. The bathroom has a stand up shower with a bench and custom cabinets. The kitchen has custom cabinets, and eating nook and all new electric appliances.

We have everything you need for cooking and relaxing including pots, pans, spices, glasses, and china for entertaining. We have games to play and interesting books to read. Yes we have internet. The apartment comes with antenna t.v. including netflix and hulu as well as wireless internet. We fenced and put a gate in the front yard during the remodel for added privacy. I am an experienced host so my goal is to make your visit to Tacoma the very best.

Enjoy hanging out on the front porch and people watch 6th Avenue. You are steps away from great shopping, food, music and nightlife. Walk to everywhere. We are located right on a bus line to downtown, Proctor, UPS. Walk to downtown in 15 minutes. This apartment comes with one parking spot located in the back of the house. We also have a side garden to enjoy and have a is a work in progress. Entry is at the back and require 5 steps to get to the apartment.

No smoking, parties or drugs. No high heels on the newly refinished floors. Check in is 4p.m. -11p.m.

Guest access

You have access to the whole 1200 square foot apartment as well as the laundry room in the basement. The main entrance is at the back of the house. I will meet you at the apartment to check you in. I do not live on-site but I am 5 minutes away.

Interaction with guests

Guests can check in 4pm to 11:00 PM. I will physically check you in and orient you when you arrive. I am available by phone or text if you need anything. I live 5 minutes away.

The neighborhood

6th Avenue is fun and funky and is very walkable. You don't even need a car if you stay here you are minutes to downtown, UPS, Proctor, the waterfront, Point Defiance Park and Point Ruston. This neighborhood is part of the North Slope historical District (the largest in the state) Enjoy walking and seeing historic houses and gardens from the past. We are a short 5 minute drive to Proctor, UPS, downtown and the waterfront. 10 minutes to Point Defiance. 15 minutes to Fort Lewis.

Getting around

We are directly on the bus line. Walk across the street and take the bus downtown in 5 minutes. Search Pierce Transit for bus schedules. There is also a train to take you to Seattle from the downtown transit center. Uber and Lyft are always available.

Other things to note

This apartment comes with one parking spot. The main entrance is in the back of the house. This house is a triplex. The top floor is one apartment, the middle is the Aphrodite Apartment and there is a basement that is currently vacant. Both apartments share the back entrance and 2 parking places. Due to the antiques the apartment is not suitable for young children.

Available for long term/corporate rentals between October through April. Please inquire for pricing.

No smoking, no drugs, no parties and no high heels on newly refinished floors, keep the noise down after 9pm.

No parties or events

Not suitable for small children

Check-in time is 4PM - 11PM.


Angela Sienda

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About Angela Sienda

Hello my name is Angela. I am a native on the northwest. When I moved to Tacoma 20 years ago, I fell in love with the architecture, the waterfront and the history of this amazing city. Welcome to the 6th Avenue Goddess. We love spending time here and even though it is only 5 minutes from our house it feels like a world away. We have outfitted this house to be a comfortable respite while you are away from home. We hope you like the way we have furnished the 6th Avenue Goddess Aphrodite Apartment.

Angela Sienda purchased this House in 2016

Why Angela Sienda chose North End

This house is amazing on the inside and outside. It has so many great features like most old houses. This house lives very well and has great sized rooms, generous ceiling heights and it was very well constructed.

What makes this House unique

This house was built in 1920 and has great attention to detail. Crown molding, french doors, formal sitting and dining rooms can be found here.



  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
    1 king
  • Bedroom 1
    1 queen


    • 1 Bathroom


          • Historic
          • Tourist Attractions


              • Guests provide their own meals


                  • Dining Area


                      • Long-term Renters Welcome

                        House Rules

                        Check-in: 4:00 PM

                        Check-out: 11:00 AM

                        Cancellation Policy

                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                        17 Reviews


                        Latest reviews

                        Clean and comfortable

                        Sheri K.

                        Our visit in the Aphrodite apartment was great. It was beautifully appointed, very clean and offered many amenities to make our stay feel like a home away from home. Sitting on the big front porch was a lovely addition to the homey feeling. And bonus... the bed was incredibly comfortable! Angela was easy to work with and made sure we had everything we needed. I would definitely recommend this VRBO & hope to have the opportunity of staying there again.

                        Uniquely cosy

                        Gilbert B.

                        Loved our 6 night stay at the Aphrodite apartment! Had everything we needed from a well stocked kitchen to a relaxing front porch. Close to great restaurants (walking distance) and just a short drive to the Puget Sound. Enjoyed the retro decor - just like grandma's house! Highly recommend!

                        Wonderful Place!

                        Michelle W.Iowa

                        We stayed 5 nights and this apartment is very spacious and very clean. The kitchen was incredibly well stocked with every possible pot/pan/utensil needed for just about anything. There is a folder with helpful information about things to do and places to eat and where to find important services. There were lots of games, puzzles, books and magazines. If you're looking for a place to stay in the Tacoma area, I would highly recommend this apartment. We have rented lots of vacation rentals and this was definitely one of the best!

                        Excellent! Nicest, most comfortable VRBO property we’ve stayed at in Tacoma.

                        Cassandra K.

                        Looking forward to staying at the Aphrodite on our next trip to the area. Angela was very responsive. The apartment is large, very comfortable, beautiful antiques, had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend!

                        What an amazing place

                        Debby W.Ketchikan alaska

                        This was a beautiful home , very well taken care of and beautifully decorated

                        Great location

                        Only one small complaint the upstairs guy was very loud after 10:00pm

                        We had a great time here othwise

                        Amazing historic cottage in a great location!

                        kanepeteJacksonville, FL

                        This is a delightful, spacious, well-appointed house. The location is perfect, with walkable neighborhood of shops and eateries. In town, but very quiet at night. We enjoyed our stay immensely.


                        Central Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, USA

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