Garden Sanctuary Near Colleges

Homestay in College Area - La Mesa, United States

About the Homestay

Suburban Cosy
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

We are a retired high school English teacher and a retired rehabilitation counselor. We love exercise, biking, gardening, swimming, and movies. We have two rooms available, and have hosted international students for over 20 years. We have two sons and two grandchildren that live locally. One son is a police officer and one is a professional musician and producer. Our oldest son lives in Minnesota and has twins - a boy and a girl. We have the local families over often and pick our grandkids (7 and 11) up from school three days a week. We hope you will enjoy your stay with us!

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 30 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Magpie Room
From $26 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

See the additional picture of the Magpie room. It has a book shelf, a fold-up desk with drawers, a comfortable chair and a desk chair, and lots of whimsical art on the walls.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
 1 guest
Monthly price
$800
Kanji Room
From $26 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

See the desk area picture of this colorful room. There is art work from Nepal, Bhutan, Amsterdam, and Africa, plus the original kanji art that matches my tattoo (mother and sons) and gives this room it’s name.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
Monthly price
$800
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About the Area

Our house is centrally located, only a ten-minute wall to the trolley or a two-block walk to the bus stop. We are two trolley stops from SDSU and a 20-minute bus ride to Grossmont College or Downtown San Diego.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Beach
  • Shopping Centre
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Quiet after 10 pm. Keep your room and restroom clean. Clean up the kitchen after cooking. Keep your personal items in your room. Enjoy the gardens, pool, and BBQ. Enjoy guests after checking with host family.

Smoking is not allowed.

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) 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.

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