BELLANINA GUEST HOUSE HISTORIC KERRYTOWN - COMFORT AND PRIVACY

Nina Howard

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BELLANINA GUEST HOUSE HISTORIC KERRYTOWN - COMFORT AND PRIVACY

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1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4

Bellanina Guest House is located in the heart of Ann Arbor's historic Kerrytown District and one block from Bellanina Day Spa. This exclusive residence is on the second floor of a 160 year old home surrounded by antique perrenials and across from Kerrytown Shops and Market and the famed Kerrytown Farmer's Market (open Wednesdays & Saturdays in season). The area is vibrant with life and activity. With the Kerrytown Concert House next door, classical and jazz music often escapes their confines and fills the Guest House! Our floors are creaky but are covered in Natural Seagrass flooring and antique oriental rugs. The charm of this house keeps regulars, such as parents of kids at U of M or those coming for football weekends coming back. It becomes their home away from home. We have housed many professors for short and extended stays or couples come to escape their work-a-day world in search of a little peace and quiet from the kids and a night on the town.

Bellanina Day Spa & Spa Amenities: Bellanina Day Spa & Gift Boutique is a sister company, located one block South on Fourth Avenue. Bellanina Day Spa is an award winning Spa with the finest services in skin care, massage and nail services, steam rooms, whirlpool hydrotherapy and a gift boutique. Just mention you are a Guest at the Guest House when booking your appointment and receive a free Steam shower when you purchase a massage or skin care service, Tuesday - Thursday. www.bellaninadayspa.com 734 327 1000

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Nina Howard (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Nina Howard

My life is ruled by my dog, Ling-Ling. I never thought a 4 1/4 pound dog could have such power over me! When I am not playing with her, I am busy running 3 Guest Houses in Ann Arbor, and being Co-Owner of Bellanina Day Spa (one block south of this location) or Bellanina Instiute (located on the first floor of this Kerrytown location). I travel a lot teaching a wonderful anti-aging technique called Bellanina Facelift Massage, to massage therapists, estheticians at spas and resorts around the country. My dog, Ling-Ling and I call North Carolina mountains my home but travel back and forth to Ann Arbor, enjoying my time in one of my three Bellanina Guest Houses. What a life!

Nina Howard purchased this house in 2003

Why Nina Howard chose Ann Arbor

I rented this property in 1994 on the first floor and began working out of my home offering massage and facelift massage. I also painted abstract art in the front room of the first floor. As time went on, this building turned into a Spa and I took over the second floor. Now, a couple of decades later, this building has re-invented itself and houses an apartment upstairs and the offices to the Institute and Spa downstairs. This property has been a gift to me and allowed me to re-invent my businesses over and over again!

What makes this house unique

Unique benefits in Kerrytown - the list is long:

Kerrytown Concert House next door (I've listened to Wynton Marsalis LIVE while lounging in bed sipping champagne); The Farmer's Market across the street; Kerrytown Shops and great food, shopping and cappucinos; Zingerman's a block away; Bellanina Day Spa down the street - A MUST FOR R & R!

Guestbook comments from the owner

From the Netherlands to visit our son who is working at Cardiovascular Center in Ann Arbor. Great stay in a wonderful city and a 'feel like home' apartment!
Oct 2013
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Bathrooms1
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Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Bellanina Guest House Historic Kerrytown - Comfort and Privacy
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews
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Bellanina Guest House Historic Kerrytown - Comfort and Privacy
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p903105
+1 734 476 0101
Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan
4

Nice little place in Kerrytown

  • 4 of 5
We stayed here for five day and quite enjoyed it.
- The location was perfectly located in Kerrytown, which was a wonderful mixture of shops and restaurants.
- The small flat was very comfortable, with great amenities of home, coffee maker, toaster, fridge, a cute bathroom, the layout was very European. Even though there was no stove, we were able to make due with the combination of a hot plate and toaster oven.
- Having access to free off street parking came in very handy
- wifi, stereo and television were perfect.
- high quality linens and towels as well as health and beauty products were added bonus
- The place was quiet as was the neighbourhood
- the little porch patio at the front was a relaxing place to sit and watch the world go by
- The Weds and Saturday Farmers market across the street was delightful, fresh food and crafts of all sorts to be had
- storage space was adequate
- the owner was magnificent to deal with, promptly answering any questions and flexible

Overall, we would defiantly recommend it in the fortune to friends and family
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Thank you Edward, for such a nice review. We enjoyed having you as our Guest and hope to see you again in the future!
business
Bellanina Guest House Historic Kerrytown - Comfort and Privacy
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p903105
+1 734 476 0101
Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan
4

Excellent location

  • 4 of 5
Very nice location opposite the old farmers market (worth visiting on Saturday) on walking distance to the centre, restaurants and bars. All the way from the Netherlands visiting our son it feels like your own cosy apartment, well equiped, very good kingsize bed!
  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janneke, Thank you for your review. Your son was so happy to have found our little cozy Guesthouse in his neighborhood for your stay. I am so glad you enjoyed it and hope your trip back to the Netherlands was made with ease!
business
Bellanina Guest House Historic Kerrytown - Comfort and Privacy
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p903105
+1 734 476 0101
Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan
5

Classic Ann Arbor Experience!

  • 5 of 5
My husband, 4yo daughter, and I recently returned to Ann Arbor for a retirement party and stayed in this classic Ann Arbor house. The apartment is the upstairs portion of a house with a private entrance. It was spacious and comfortable and reminded us of our time in Ann Arbor. Located across the street from the farmer's market, Zingerman's Deli, Sweetwaters Coffee, and other great shopping, you can't get any better than this. I highly recommend it for anyone visiting Ann Arbor!
  • Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Amanda, for your kind words. I am so glad this Bellanina property was "the best you can get" in downtown Ann Arbor. I certainly feel it is too! Thank you for staying with us!

Warmly,
Nina Howard, Owner
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Bellanina Guest House Historic Kerrytown - Comfort and Privacy
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p903105
+1 734 476 0101
Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan
5

Comfortable?Great location?Effective Kitchen

  • 5 of 5
Nina is really nice?My boyfriend and I stayed
here for one week and we really enjoy the apt.
This is a good choice for couple's short vacation.
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Bellanina Guest House Historic Kerrytown - Comfort and Privacy
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p903105
+1 734 476 0101
Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan
5

Fantastic Part of My Zingerman's Experience

Fantastic Part of My Zingerman's Experience
  • 5 of 5
This apartment was so perfect for my week of working at Zingerman's Deli. Located just two blocks from the awesome food paradise, this place could not have been more centrally located (Highly recommend Kerrytown Markets and Stores plus Eric's bar located next door in Braun's Court). The apartment itself was spotless and full of charm. The bed is to die for, especially after being on your feet all day working. Kitchenette fit my needs to a tee - the tea that came with from Bellanina Day Spa was delightful. Nina was an absolute pleasure to work with and accommodating given my hectic arrival (travel delays due to weather) and always available for questions. I have to travel to Ann Arbor for work occasionally and will never stay any where else. Fantastic!
  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to having you as our Guest again!
business
Bellanina Guest House Historic Kerrytown - Comfort and Privacy
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p903105
+1 734 476 0101
Ann Arbor Southeast Michigan
4

charming b&b in kerrytown

charming b&b in kerrytown
  • 4 of 5
this is a lovely place to stay in the heart of kerrytown, in a charming older home that is well-cared for. it's conveniently located next to the kerrytown shops, farmer's market and zingerman's deli.
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Zingerman's Deli
Cafe Zola
University of Michigan Football Stadium
Whole Foods Market
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Mani Osteria and Bar
Zingerman's Deli
Michigan Theater
Ann Arbor Farmers Market
Starbucks
TeaHaus
Bellanina Day Spa & Gift Boutique
"Our sister company! The best spa in town!"

Downtown Ann Arbor, Historic Kerrytown District, Farmer's Market, Zingerman's Deli, Kerrytown Shops, Bellanina Day Spa,

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Availability & Rates

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Ann Arbor House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$199
$875
$2,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping per 2 ppl $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Event rates for Art Fair, holidays (3 day max event rate chg) and U of M events such as Graduation, Parents week, sporting events incur an additional charge of $25 per person per night.

In addition, rates are based on 2 person occupancy. Over 2 persons, there is a $25 per day charge for each person, up to 4.

A non-refundable pet fee of $75 for pets with prior approval plus $10 per day

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Ann Arbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Historic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Catering Available ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is small but the bathtub is delicious and shaped well for a great soak!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Den w/ Futon - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The bedroom is extra large with a King bed. The living room/sitting room is extra small with a queen sleeper sofa. We also have a pack 'n play available for toddlers upon request as well as a high chair.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • golf
Notes:
Pets allowed by pre-approval with a $75 pet fee plus $10 per day. This unit is a second-floor unit. There is no elevator or ramp access.

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