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Single Room in Chef’s Home w/Meals

Michael User Profile

Single Room in Chef’s Home w/Meals

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 shared baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 shared baths
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I'm a professional chef, have lived in Paris & Brazil. I prepare a full meal every night, and host ESL students. I don't accept smokers or users of fragrance: I'm very allergic. The room may be available longer than my calendar indicates, please contact me for details.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 5PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with keypad


13 Reviews

Christopher User Profile
April 2018
I don't really think that a small paragraph on the internet can really get across how amazing it is to stay at Michael's place. On top of being incredibly affordable, you get the services of a professional chef every night and his food is fantastic. Michael is great fun to talk t…
David User Profile
December 2011
My stay with Michael was great. I stayed for 4 nights; the food was fantastic and the conversations were very interesting! I would highly recommend his BnB for anyone needing a place close to Harvard (30 minute walk). Michael was a welcoming and gracious host, willing to prepare …
Parantu User Profile
October 2016
Michael is kind, communicative and excellent chef. I enjoyed both dinner (and occasional lunch) and the company. He has fantastic stories to tell and he goes out of his ways to make the stay perfect. He let me keep my luggage for extended period and fed me an extra dinner. I …
Agisilaos User Profile
August 2016
I really enjoyed staying at Michael's. He is an excellent host and has done everything he could to make my stay comfortable. He is a well educated and cultivated person; we had long talks about various issues over the dinner table, which by the was was ALWAYS fantastic-the man ha…
Kuba User Profile
October 2014
Michael is a nice, friendly host. It is important to read his house rules before applying for stay in order to avoid confusion and some misunderstanding. Public transportation from his place is not so convenient, but it highly depends where are you going to some places is ok.
Sujin User Profile
September 2014
My original plan was to stay his house for 5 days and moved to another house (When I made a reservation, his house was just available for 5 days and I had a concern about using public transportation). But I asked to him whether I was able to stay another 4 days and he willingly a…
Cornelius User Profile
June 2014
I stayed 3 months at Michaels home in Somerville and enjoyed it very much from the first to the last day! It became my Boston home! If you want freedom, you can have freedom, if you need some help and want to engage, Michael has good advice, knows Boston/Cambridge/Somerville perf…
Michael User Profile
Response from Michael:
Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité! But if you’re looking for an answer…
June 2014

Hosted by Michael

Somerville, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in October 2011
Michael User Profile
33 Reviews
I learned to cook in while living in France and Italy (and at Wesleyan, where I studied psychology.) I founded and ran a catering business for 20 years and our specialty was artful presentation: “from our palette to your palate.” After I sold the business I lived in Brazil, and …
Languages: English, Français, Italiano, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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