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City Haven: Blocks to Zoo, Steps to Downtown Express Bus

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Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Your little haven in the Heart of Seattle - 1 bed, 1 bath, balcony off kitchen

Vacationing in Seattle? Traveling for business or visiting friends in the city? Live like a local at City Haven. Centrally located between the popular Fremont, Green Lake and Wallingford neighborhoods and just a 7-10 minute drive to downtown Seattle. City Haven is your home base to explore the city. 1 bedroom, 1 bath fully renovated Craftsman apartment with air conditioning and balcony off eat in kitchen.

Teresa Simon
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Teresa Simon

Let me tell you a secret about this house. It's been renovated with love, sweat and tears and it all started back in 2005 when my husband moved from New York and bought it. I lived next door and when we met, I asked him to move his garbage cans out of my driveway. But soon I started asking him to salsa dancing and then he asked me to dinner. And we fell in love. The man who bought this house married the girl next door (me!). Two kids and a few years later we kept the homes as rentals and moved a few blocks north.

I left my job at Microsoft and started buffing, remodeling, scraping and decorating this home we've come to love.

We're Team Simon and our whole family works to make this a place you'll love to call home for a while. We love it! And we hope you'll love it, too.

Teresa Simon purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Teresa Simon chose Seattle

We bought this home for the same reason you'll want to stay here.... close to Green Lake (swimming, paddle boats, golf)! Close to the Zoo (animals, outdoor summer concerts)! Grocery store 3 blocks away (last minute wine and snacks)! Right next to the express bus to downtown and close to all the great restaurants in Fremont (cook, schmook... let's go out to eat)! It's the perfect centralized hub to live like a local while still being close to everything the downtown area has to offer. Home away from home!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(78 traveler reviews)

City Haven: Blocks to Zoo, Steps to Downtown Express Bus
average rating of 4.8974357 based on 78 reviews

Our second visit to City Haven and that in itself is a testment to how grand we feel it is!

  • 5 of 5

Teresa's willingness to accommodate our every need drew us back to City Haven on our second trip to Seattle in 2016. Location played a huge part in our first stay and the cleanliness and attention to detail as far as providing everything anyone might need, made staying at City Haven a very easy decision. Thank goodness it was available on the dates we were in town!! Looking ahead to our Christmas Day arrival to City Haven, we eagerly anticipated getting back to "our home away from home". It was that feeling of knowing we'd be somewhere familiar and comfortable that drew us back to City Haven...a soft place to land after a full day of travel. Perfect! Lucky you if City Haven is available to you when you visit Seattle or the surrounding area. It's a fabulous location, a generous space for 2 people, plenty of space for 3 and a wonderful space to look forward to staying. Thanks again Teresa for allowing us to stay in your little haven.

Bruce & Sian Armstrong and Jonny Wilson

Northwich, UK

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable with a great location

  • 5 of 5

This vacation rental was as advertised, close to the zoo, Woodland Park, walking distance to Green Lake and an easy drive to the Fremont District. The apartment was well laid out with comfortable accommodations and a full kitchen. Great view of Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Mts. We found the rental to be very comfortable and to meet our needs as a place to stay while in the city. We would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a convenient, comfortable place to stay while visiting in Seattle. We're delighted with our choice! Teresa is a caring and communicative hostess. We appreciated her concern with our welfare while staying in her vacation rental. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We absolutely loved our stay at The Simons place. It was everything we could have hoped for.

  • 5 of 5

All the amenities were in excellent shape and extremely attractive. We loved it and Teresa was exceptionally accommodating. We hope to stay there whenever we are in Seattle .

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Cute and cozy

  • 5 of 5

The stay was fantastic Teresa was a doll and replied to any questions quickly. I can't recommend this place enough. It is just a few minutes drive from most things.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Great Location, Beautiful, and Clean

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect location for us, close to all of the locations we visited and had everything we needed! Teresa was so kind to provide a pack n play for my little one and the house was clean, bright and inviting! The only con was the large amount of stairs up! We will definitely remember this little gem for future trips to Seattle.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this charming apartment in Fremont, close to lots of restaurants, coffee houses, the zoo, and about a mile from the Fremont Troll and the Lenin statue. Very clean and well-furnished. Close to a wonderful market for easy meals. Everything was just as advertised, and very welcoming.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Fremont Apartment Rental Rates

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January Special!
Jan 9 2017 - Jan 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $60
Tax Rate 9.6%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Fremont Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Old world charm meets modern updates. Hair dryer and linens provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4 - 1 queen
    1 Queen bed, 1 Convertible bed - Sectional pulls out to create queen-sized sleeping area
  • New pillow top mattress with high thread count linens
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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