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Walk to UC Berkeley & Elmwood Shops & Restaurants

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Spacious corner studio in the heard of the Elmwood neighborhood.

Spacious, corner studio in the heart of the Elmwood neighborhood and walking distance to UC Berkeley campus, shops, restaurants and cafés. This well appointed studio has it's own entrance but is part of a well maintained Craftsman home where the owner's family also lives. Outfitted with a queen bed and twin floor mattress, the space is ideal for a single person, a couple or a couple with a child.

Guest access

You will get exclusive use of the studio space. The front door is shared with the family that lives upstairs, but the door to the studio is private. You will be sent a unique access code for the front door and there is a key to the studio that you can use to lock your space during your stay if you wish.

Parking: Complimentary, off street parking is available in the driveway - just let us know!

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About The Owner

Guest interaction

This property is managed by Christina Campobasso & Irma George of Mod Retreat. Both managers are available by phone or text and are happy to meet you in person. Our goal is to provide you a clean, comfortable space without intruding upon your privacy. We will send you access instructions prior to your arrival and are always available should you need us during your stay. You may meet the owners of the studio and their two delightful children when you're coming and going. But sometimes with busy schedules your paths may not cross.

Why The Owner chose Elmwood

Neighborhood overview

The Elmwood neighborhood is very safe and loaded with charm. From the studio, you can walk to UC Berkeley Campus, performances at the Greek theater, and the shops, cafés and restaurants of the Elmwood neighborhood. Not to mention the hiking trails up the street with amazing views. Downtown Berkeley is a little bit longer walk or quick car ride. To get to San Francisco, you can easily walk or take the #51 bus down College Ave. to the Rockridge BART station. BART is our local subway connecting the East Bay (Oakland, Berkeley and beyond) to San Francisco.

What makes this studio unique

This newly remodeled studio will provide you a comfortable place to stay on the ground floor of a well kept Craftsman home in the Elmwood neighborhood. Care has been taken to design an aesthetically pleasing environment for you to relax and enjoy your visit. ***The family who owns the house lives upstairs and has 2 boys. Footsteps will most likely be heard anytime after 7am. The family is very considerate and will try to prevent loud noises, but it's important guests be aware of this.*** The studio is equipped with coffee/tea service as well as a refrigerator and a microwave. There is a corner store a block away where you can purchase milk or other items you may need. Please let us know if we can get anything for you ahead of time. The studio also has a gas fireplace with remote, perfect for cold evenings. And the TV is equipped with Apple TV for you to login with your own password.


Elmwood Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Guest must be able to climb the 8 steps to front entry.
  • Guests must observe quiet hours from 9pm-7am and be respectful of surrounding neighbors.
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Towels, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, hand soap & hair dryer are provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Television ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • tennis


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Walk to UC Berkeley & Elmwood Shops & Restaurants
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Very lovely stay!

  • 5 of 5

The room is very comfortable and the location was perfect for a visit with my son at UC Berkeley. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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This apartment was exactly as we anticipated, very nice with an excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We were visiting Cal Berkeley and this apartment was walking distance to the campus and many restaurants and the campus community, very convenient location

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holland, MI

Convenient studio

  • 5 of 5

Everything in this rental was accurately shown and described on the website. I enjoyed my stay in the studio. The room was very clean and was located in a very nice neighborhood. The only thing missing was bar soap. That would have been a nice touch. However, I purchased some the next day. Also, the outdoor security light is located right outside the windows. This was activated by motion approximately four times every night causing me to wake up. I saw the culprit one morning while sitting at the desk having coffee. It was a big skunk which frequented the yard. The unit has window blinds but that did not keep out the bright light. Overall, the studio is very nice and I would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super cozy

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my brief stay in Elmwood. Walking distance from UC Berkeley where I had to be for two days. All the small details made it confortable. The binder with all the instructions, made it easy to find things and know all you have in the room and around Berkeley. I would definiteley recommend it for brief stays.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $65
Tax Rate 14.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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