AFFORDABLE VACATION RENTAL IN ALAMEDA - SF BAY AREA

Joe Pappaly / Mimi

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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AFFORDABLE VACATION RENTAL IN ALAMEDA - SF BAY AREA

Alameda Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment House, One Bedroom + Conv bed. Sleeps 2-4, Close to Dwntwn Alameda

Welcome to our cozy one bedroom apartment in a lovely Victorian home close to downtown Alameda, located on the beautiful tree lined Central Ave. The proximity to downtown San Francisco and other bay area cities makes this the ideal location for your stay. SF Bay Ferries, AC-Transit Bus service and Bart are located just minutes away from the house Or simply drive 20 minutes and you will be in Downtown SF.

Alameda's Park Street Shopping is just two blocks away with an abundance of unique's stores, eating places of international cuisine, bars & coffee houses to match your tastes. Not to forget the recently renovated Alameda Movie Theater ...a must see if you have plans for a movie night.

You will find all of the things you will need in this beautifully set up home...away from home. This unit has a large one bedroom with plenty of closet space. There is a desk and a chair in the bedroom for your office needs. There is also a massage chair to relax after a long day. Or you can soak it up in the nice deep bath tub. The Kitchen is stocked with everything you can think of and if you still need any additional accessories, simply call up and we will have it for you as we the owners live upstairs. Plenty of safe street parking. Private entrance, outdoor patio seating for you to enjoy the sun, Laundry on site, BBQ grill in the back yard and many other features. Also, for your peace of mind, the home is equipped with outdoor security cameras.

This is a perfect place for your stay in the bay area whether for business or pleasure.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed

Joe Pappaly / Mimi

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
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We are Joe & Mimi, the owners who live in the main house upstairs in this beautiful Victorian. We purchased this house a few months ago, did some major renovation recently and decided to rent out the units below as vacation rentals. We would love to share our home with you and even give you some insights as to what to do, where to go and be of help if you are unsure of how to get around in the Bay Area, during your stay with us.

Joe Pappaly / Mimi purchased this apartment in 2012

We bought this property because we always wanted to live in a Victorian and we simply love Alameda. The people, the weather, the proximity to everything and most of all the tranquility of this island.

We chose this particular property because of its unique Victorian look & feel of it. This home was built in 1891 by Peter Christiansen who was a very well known builder during his time. History books claim that he had built several victorian homes in Alameda. This particular home that he had built was for himself. Historians claim that because of that, he used the best types of wood and construction materials available during his era to build this home. It sure seemed like that during our major remodel.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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5
based on 36 traveler reviews

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Affordable Vacation Rental in Alameda - SF Bay Area
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews
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Alameda The Bay Area
5

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

  • 5 of 5
Our family of four really enjoyed staying here. It was like being at home with all the comforts one would want. The hosts were very kind and hospitable. You could not ask for a better or more reasonable stay in Alameda. We are so happy to have found this place and were very reluctant to give out a good review as that will mean next time we want to stay there we will have to be put on a long wait list!
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: As a matter of fact, we do have other guests who also politely refuse to give us a review as they feel it is their little hidden gem and would like to keep it that way. Thank you for this review though...we appreciate it. Book early ...that's the key.
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5

AMAZING APARTMENT

  • 5 of 5
My daughter and I met in San Francisco for the beginning of a "girls week" of sightseeing. I am from the east coast and she lives in Texas. I was not happy with the choices of accommodations in SF, as everything within our budget looked scary or charged crazy fees for parking. I stumbled upon this apartment online, and it was truly a lifesafer! Beautifully furnished, located in a residential area, extremely clean and safe, we could not have asked for a better or more comfortable place to stay. Our every need was taken care of...even a bottle of wine and chocolates were waiting upon our arrival! We took the ferry into SF for sightseeing and it was so easy and affordable. Do not hesitate to book this unit - you will be so happy that you avoided the hassle of the city, and you get to enjoy the beautiful and hospitable town of Alameda. I am from SC, and only hope that one day I will be able to visit this wonderful place again. Thank you Joe and Mimi for having such a fabulous apartment! I can honestly say that I have stayed in many VRBO units, but none have even come close to the quality and comfort that you offered. It was amazing! The perfect beginning of a fabulous vacation. This place is a winner in every way - I could happily live there forever! Thanks again for all the comforts of home, and then some. Hope to see you again one day!
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank You Rhonda for such a wonderful review. It is reviews like yours and from our other tenants that motivate us to take care of our guests and make them feel like they are at home. We hope our paths cross again.
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5

HIDDEN GEM IN ALAMEDA

  • 5 of 5
We had a fabulous time and Joe and Mimi's place is the best. Comfort, location and all amenities exceeded our expectations. The patio was great. We grilled steaks, had a family dinner on the patio and had drinks. It was a delightful way to enjoy being in Alameda. Joe and Mimi are delightful and cater to your every whim. We will be back!
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maria. It was truly a pleasure to meet you both. You left the place impeccable when you had left. Thank you for that. We hope to see the two of you again.
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5

COULD NOT HAVE BEEN BETTER

  • 5 of 5
This is our first VRBO experience and we will never stay in a hotel again, if we can help it. It has been amazing! The apartment is absolutely incredible – so big, beautiful, welcoming and immaculate. The comfort and amenities of the home, along with gracious hospitality made this the perfect stay.
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Gary. We are glad to hear that you had a an excellent first time vrbo experience. We wish you many many more home away stays.
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Alameda The Bay Area
5

ALMOST PERFECT

  • 5 of 5
If the base board heat had worked without a hitch...but why quibble: This apartment was well-appointed, clean as a whistle, well-located in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance of Alameda's great (and great value) restaurants, and an easy strike to the SF ferry, and the Bart. We'll return when we next visit family in this sweet town.
  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and my apologies for the baseboard heater hitch. I hope the portable heater was sufficient in the meantime. It was a thermostat that went bad and we have since got it repaired. We hope this will not create a roadblock towards your future stay with us.
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GREAT RENTAL, VERY REASONABLY PRICED :)

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I recently signed up for sailing lessons in Alameda and stayed here for 10 days. Much nicer to stay in a "home" environment than at a hotel... This was nicely furnished and very comfortable!! Also very reasonably priced :) Hoping it will be available for our next visit!!
  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. I am sure you both are happy that the seahawks won and the sailing was smooth. We enjoyed having you stay with us and we appreciate the business. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Gather
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Oakland International Airport
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Alameda Ferry
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 880 (Nimitz)
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Alameda
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Several
Nearest Ski
165 Miles
Donner Ski Resort
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Chuck Corica Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Several
Car: recommended

The City of Alameda is located seven miles east of San Francisco, less than a mile west of Oakland, CA in the beautiful San Francisco Bay. The island is served by international airports in Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose. It is also accessible from San Francisco via the Bay Bridge and from the east, north and south by major highways.

If you're coming to the city by water, Alameda is served by the Alameda Oakland Ferry Service (AOFS) and the Alameda/Harbor Bay Ferry Service (AHBFS).

Miles and Minutes to Alameda

Oakland International Airport -- just 6.7 miles away from downtown Alameda and less than 15 minutes by car from major business parks

San Francisco Airport -- less than 28 miles away and a comfortable commute

San Jose Airport -- within 35 miles and under an hour

Amtrak Station and the Capital Corridor Line -- less than 5 miles away and under 10 minutes

Bay Bridge Toll Plaza -- a convenient 7-mile trip that can be reached in less than 15 minutes.

THINGS TO DO IN ALAMEDA

Alameda Point Antiques & Collectibles Faire

With hundreds of outdoor dealers selling merchandise on the first Sunday of the month, the Alameda Point Antiques & Collectibles Faire is one of Northern California's largest. All merchandise sold at the show must be at least 20 years old; no reproductions are allowed.

Alameda Theatre and Cineplex

The historic Alameda Theare is an Art Deco palace. When it opened in 1932, it was as glamorous a destination as the finest Bay Area theaters. Throughout the decades, it fell on hard times, but in 2000, the City of Alameda became formally involved in its restoration. A three-part $37.3 million restoration has restored it to its original glory while also modernizing it.

Altarena Playhouse

in 1957, Alameda Little Theater, Inc. converted an abandoned grocery store into Altarena Playhouse where the troupe has since staged intimate, artistically ambitious plays and revues. Over 500,000 people have attended shows at Altarena.

Boardsports School And Shop

Since 2002, the Boardsports team has offered kiteboarding, windsurfing, and stand up paddling instruction, rentals, and retail sales. With exclusive teaching rights at two of the best beach locations, we assure you the best lesson and gear buying experience in the Bay Area. Crown Beach Memorial Park

Intersection of Westline Dr and Otis Dr, Alameda, 94501. If you are using a GPS enter 600 Westline Drive, Alameda.

Chuck Corica Golf Complex

The East Bay's most popular golf courses are found at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex . The complex includes two spectacular 18-hole courses, a nine hole part 3 course, driving range, fully stocked pro shop and restaurant

Crab Cove

The Crab Cove Visitor Center at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda features exhibits for visitors of all ages -- from bay creatures in an 800-gallon aquarium system to the chance to plunge into the San Francisco Bay without getting wet.

Crown Memorial State Beach

The showpiece of the park is its 2.5 mile beach, with sand dunes bordering a bicycle trail. Crown Memorial State Beach also features the Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary at the east end and Crab Cove at the north end, a marine reserve where all plant and animal life is protected.

Frank Bette Center for the Arts

The Frank Bette Center for the Arts fulfills and builds upon the legacy of Frank Bette by nurturing a space where fine arts, crafts, literacy and musical arts meet and thrive. The center offers meetings, readings, showings and other creative doings.

Pacific Pinball Museum

Dedicated to teaching science, art and history through pinball, and to preserving and promoting an important part of American culture, the Pacific Pinball Museum hosts the world's largest pinball show, the Pacific Pinball Expo, and displays a beautiful selection of playable, historic pinball machines.

Rosenblum Cellars

From humble beginnings as a passionate home-winemaking operation Rosenblum Cellars has evolved into one of North America's most acclaimed wine producers. Working with fruit from all over California, founders Kent and Kathy Rosenblum continue to helm this one-of-a-kind shipyard winery... click here to learn more about Rosenblum Cellar's unique story.

USS Hornet Museum

The Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet Museum is a national treasure, having participated in two of the greatest events of the 20th Century -- World War II and the Apollo 11 manned space mission. This extraordinary ship is now peacefully moored at historic Alameda Point and has on display space artifacts, aircraft carrier memorials, and special exhibits

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Base Rate
2 night minimum stay
$109
$2,700
 
Discounts: 31 nights or more: $85 Nightly

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes The entire rental fee is due in advance at time of reservation. Cancellations must be made at least 30 days in advance to receive a refund minus a cancellation & processing fee of $50.00. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations made less than 30 days from check-in date. In certain instances, a refund may be processed if the unit is rented for those dates by another guest after cancellation.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Alameda Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Budget
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Freezer ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size bed (1) cozy with down comforter, blankets and extra pillows. Sleeper sofa (1). Sofa can convert to a full size bed in living room (Sleeps 2). Additional air mattress available upon request. Ipod/Iphone dock/ stereo with alarm clock in bedroom. Desk/Chair in bedroom. Massage Chair also in bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • gambling casinos
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • racquetball
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • surfing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
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