About the Homestay
My name is Manuela. Guntram and I welcome you to stay in our home in Elwood/North Brighton. We have 2 Double rooms completely independent from the main Victorian house featuring TV, Mirror, Desk and Lamp, Hair-dryer, Radio, Closet / Wardrobe, Heat/Air Conditioning, and fully self contained separate modern kitchen available for homestay guests. Our home is conveniently located in central Brighton 9 km from the city centre. The next bus stop is located 300 meters from our house running directly to Monash university (30mins) every 20 mins and route 216/219 takes you directly to Elsternwick station and further on into the city.
Manuela is 59 and enjoys cooking, watching movies, music, gigs, festivals, reading, learning foreign languages, socialising, travel, gardening, and nature. She speaks English and German
Guntram is 60 and enjoys sports, watching movies, music, gigs, festivals, learning foreign languages, socialising, travel, gardening, nature, board games, and car, bike racing. He speaks English and German
Manuela and Guni have 3 adult children ;one living at home and a friendly dog.
Our guests are invited to use our swimming pool and BBQ.
The room rate includes the following services: light breakfast ,washing machine usage, and wireless internet access
Cleaning fee (on departure) 50.00 AUD
Generous and safe and well-lit street parking options available
- Bikes for use
- Swimming Pool
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Smoke alarm on each floor
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
We are only a short walk away from the center of Brighton. A bus stop is 2 minutes away. Supermarkets,Cinemas,Beach,Yachtclub Cafes and Restaurants are all within walking distance.Leafy and close to the foreshore Elwood Street is a safe and quiet residential street home to mainly family houses and the odd unit/apartment
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Amusement Park
- Water sports
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
- Full Breakfast
Please keep your apartment nice and tidy when you leave and remember we live in a quiet residential street.
Keep noise to a minimum after 10PM please
Always turn off all lights etc when you leave.
Please do not invite friends/strangers into our home; if you would like to invite a friend over just discuss it with me in advance
Please enjoy your stay and treat our house as you would your own home!
Smoking is not allowed.
Very friendly and helpful hosts. Nice area to live with nice little shops and food places and its easy to spend time at the close beach! With the public transport its easy to get into Melbourne City.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) and a 25% deposit using a choice of payments: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal. The deposit is collected in advance on behalf of the host to protect against no show or late cancellations (within 7 days of arrival). You then pay your host the balance due on arrival. The 25% deposit payment is made to the host 2 business days after your scheduled arrival date. This deposit payment will only be refunded if you cancel the booking at least 7 full days prior to arrival.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.