About the Homestay
Looking for longer term stays of 3-6 months to 1 year but feel free to start with a week. Our condo corporation would like you to sign a one year lease to deter Airbnb type rentals. However we do not have any penalty if you decide to leave early. We’re a friendly retired professional couple with a friendly grey cat, Smoky, and three clean dry bedrooms, all with comfortable beds and a window. There's one large queen, one medium single, and one slightly smaller single, in a Bungalow Townhouse in Hunt Club area of Ottawa, 8 minutes drive from the airport, bus stops right here. Netflix, wifi, air conditioning. Nice garden patio. Meals optional or shared use of kitchen. Full bathroom shared with two other renters. I speak a little Spanish and French.
We are a family Homestay and appreciate your help keeping your room, bathroom and hallway, laundry room, fridge and kitchen areas clean.
Parking can be an issue. There is a place across the street that may rent spots for $65 per month. You have to get a spot at the beginning of the month when people move. You can park on Uplands for free but there is a 3 hour limit during the day and in the winter if there is a snow storm you have to find a place to put your car. You can leave it in the Walmart parking lot at South Keys. If we are available we can pick you up there. You can also apply to the city for a parking permit. A bus stop is right in front of our complex.
We can’t take animals long term, we have a cat who owns the place. Pets for short term may work.
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our townhouse is on a grassy right of way so it’s private, in the south end of Ottawa near Hunt Club and Uplands. There’s a small shopping centre within walking distance, and South Keys is a five minute drive away, where you can get the OTrain and busses. There’s a bus stop right on the road at our complex and if you are driving there’s easy access to downtown on the airpor parkway and Bronson Ave. There’s a beach on the river at Mooneys Bay and hospital and train station 15 minutes away.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- 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
- Half Board
Non Smokers only.
Respect for the home, its values and norms is of utmost importance for both guests and family members. We do not discriminate against colour, gender, religious affiliation, and beliefs. Any disrespect shall lead to the party politely asked to leave. Please use headphones for any loud music you want to listen to. No guests, no parties, no drugs, no smoking, no vaping, no drunken behaviour. No cooking in the bedrooms due to safety regulations. Be tidy and clean and leave each room as you found it.
Resources such as electricity and gas are costly. We request our guests to be conscious of this and turn out lights when you leave a room.
Finally, we welcome you into our family and know that much can be learned, there’s fun to be had, and we want you to teach us about yourself too.
Your host is a non-smoker.
Smoking is not allowed.
Sandy is the best landlord,
Sandy treats everyone like Her family,
Beautiful House with everything you need and good location close to everything.
It’s hard to describe. But Sandy’s family was the best experience we could have wished for.
She’s an incredible host and now a dear friend.
Sandy and John are super nice, and their little cat Smoky is so cute. The neighbourhood is close to several bus routes stop and you can easily go grocery just by walking. Also, the surrounding is quite and a lot of parks near by. Last but not least, the hosts fed me food and took care of me, which made me really feel at home and comfortable. Highly recommend!
We stayed at Sandy and John's place for two nights and it was really great! We felt very welcomed and they helped us to get around and even showed us some places we wouldn't have seen on our own. Thank you so much for having us and for the delicious breakfast and dinner! We would definitely come and stay there again!
More than perfect! Lovely people really helpful. We strongly recommend
How was my stay with Sandy and John? Perfect in every way!
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 250 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
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.