Close to EVERYthing Portland + great neighborhood


Private room in residential home hosted by Meryl

  1. 3 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 private bathroom
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Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Eclectic home reflects the displaced New Yorker and Detroiter who live here in the home. Art, jazz, books and fiber personalize a home with lots of character. Quiet neighborhood with everything you need, and close enough to walk downtown, a comfortable 2 miles away.
During Coronavirus you'll have sole use of the woodland motif downstairs bathroom; microwave, fridge and coffee pot in your room. Mask up in common areas! Back porch and swinging chairs, cozy beds, and new towels await you!

The space
100+ year old home with old wood touches and a stained glass window. Bedrooms are on 2nd floor: a bright orange double, and one twin in another room. Sleeps up to 3, no other guests stay here when you do - but please note: the hosts do live here! PLEASE BE VACCINATED.
If you want two rooms for 2 people let us know in advance; there's an additional $24 cleaning fee.
2 full baths, one upstairs reserved for hosts, and one on the first floor just for you - hand stenciled woodland motif.
Coffee, teas and fixings/mini fridge/microwave provided for you in room, you're welcome enjoy on the back deck.
Lots of places with outdoor seating, takeout or delivery in Bon Appetit's "Restaurant City of the Year" 2018

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Washing machine
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Luggage drop-off allowed
Hair dryer
Dedicated workspace

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4.88 out of 5 stars from 381 reviews


Where you’ll be

Portland, Maine, United States

Tree-lined street in a quiet, desirable neighborhood with amenities all in walking distance: coffee shops (local and Starbucks), convenience store, restaurants/pizza, 2 gourmet and 2 ethnic food shops, ice cream and movies, hair care, library, church, woods and cemetery for walks, small university art museum, chain drug store.
2 miles to all that fabulous downtown Portland Maine has to offer - we're a foodie town with a beach, museums, and throbbing (ok, autocorrect, I'll take it, but I meant thriving) arts scene.
1.6 miles (walkable, or 8 minutes by car) to Thompson's Point outdoor music venue.
Minutes to University of Southern Maine and University of New England Portland campuses. About 20 minutes to Freeport Maine, quaint town that's home to LL Bean and outlet shopping, a state park and restaurants.
Boston = 2 hours, Portsmouth NH =1 hour, Acadia National Park/ Bar Harbor area = 3 hours. Bates College = 45 minutes, Bowdoin College = 30 minutes. Skiing is one to 2.5 hours away for your choice of 5 ski facilities. Enjoy Portland on the way!
Street and off-street parking available.

Hosted by Meryl

  1. Joined in March 2014
  • 381 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Mother of 2 college grads Sign Language Interpreter and University adjunct faculty Avid knitter (okay, RABID knitter) NPR-head Crafts of all sorts I regret that I only have one body to accessorize.

During your stay

Paul is the social, in-person one; happy to regale with stories if you want. Sports, jazz, Detroit, Michigan, books and authors.
Meryl is out a lot and not so chatty, but the one to contact regarding reservation and logistics, and via phone, text, email, in-ap, etc. Fluent in American Sign Language, survival Spanish.
We live our real lives here, come join us.
Paul is the social, in-person one; happy to regale with stories if you want. Sports, jazz, Detroit, Michigan, books and authors.
Meryl is out a lot and not so chatty, but the…

Meryl is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Sign Language
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check out: 12:00 pm
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Show more
Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to ₹7502

Cancellation policy