Luggage rack with a shelf for your shoes. Feb 2017: Brand new furniture in living room. "I loved all the natural wood in this cabin-like home in the heart of Collingswood. Very relaxing and comfortable. I slept well every night." - Sean
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1 bedroom

1 bed
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Perfect for hospital contract workers, traveling techs, nurses, medical students and interns!!! Very safe area, close to Cooper, Lourdes, Virtua and Philly hospitals. Unique colorful 1920s 3 bd, 1 bath. WiFi, Fridge, Keurig and window A/C included. Short walk to PATCO train, 35+ downtown restaurants, Saturday farmers market May-Nov, parks. Original wood paneling & pine floors. One cat & I live here. Eco-friendly. Non smokers only.

The space

(Two bedrooms are available in my home) This listing is for the cozier room for one or two. I live in the third bedroom. The cat lives in the shared areas and doesn't go in the bedrooms. There is no cable TV, but the house has wifi.

Guest access

It's an eco friendly home with composting, rain barrels, hemp shower curtain, dual flush toilet (new 2015). The kitchen has 1950s porcelain stove and sink, toaster oven (new 2015), microwave (new 2016). At anytime, you may snack on designated items in the kitchen and nonperishable treats left in your room. A large selection of tea, coffee and a keurig machine is available. I usually have creamers, alternative milk, maple syrup or honey. If you would like cow's milk, please visit Grooveground coffee shop or Wawa one block away. The one bathroom is shared. There is free street parking directly across the street during the day 9am-9pm, and a public parking garage for overnight stays if the driveway is full (free parking lot 9pm-9am). Included are towels, linen and toiletries for your use. As your host, I will make sure you have any information you need to enjoy your trip, and that your stay is comfortable.
There is a full kitchen with a dining table for you to use freely. You'll get your own code to the front door keyless entry, and a key to your room, there are no curfews.

Please ask if you need anything or have any questions!

Interaction with guests

I live here too. I would love to answer any questions you have about the local area.

Other things to note

The house is located next to the raised PATCO TRAIN LINE. It runs 24/7. You will hear the trains go by. Most people get used to the sound quickly but earplugs are available when needed.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared washroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 9AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room

Amenities
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Iron

Prices
Extra people $13 CAD / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is flexible

Please make sure the cat that lives here doesn't go outdoors. Please leave dirty shoes in the sunroom.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

23 Reviews

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Allison User Profile
September 2017
I am a med student and did a rotation at Cooper, so I stayed here for a month. Christina was a wonderful host, she made sure I had everything I needed and was very accomodating. Her home is lovely and so comfortable, and mango the cat is a delight to come home to. The train is about a 10 minute walk away and so convenient to take into Philly and to Cooper hospital, it runs all night. Collingswood itself is a small, quaint, New England town with a lot of restaurants, and it was like a real-life "Stars-hallow" from the show Gilmore girls. I really enjoyed my stay!

Hope User Profile
August 2017
I'm a traveling hospital worker and have stayed here since early May. Christina's house worked perfect for me. It is right on the bus line and train for Cooper Hospital. The bed slept wonderfully and the front porch is great for drinking coffee and reading. Knight park and Newton lake are close and great for walking or running. Lots of choices for food with multiple restaurants within walking distance or cook in the kitchen. Great stay!

Hope User Profile
July 2017
Christina's house was wonderful! So much so I stayed a little longer. Christina and Mango the cat are gracious and accommodating hosts. The location to town, parks and transportation is wonderful, just a short trip to Philly. Thanks Christina

Tony User Profile
March 2017
Christina's home felt welcoming and cheerful. She and her sweet cat named Mango made me feel right at home! I plan to stay here again for upcoming travels!

Tony User Profile
March 2017
Christina's home is in a quaint neighborhood with great shops and restaurants to check out. Its also right near the PATCO fast train into downtown Philly. I couldn't believe how fast it was to get around! Such a great stay! I highly recommend booking with Christina

Dan User Profile
March 2017
Christina was an awesome host! I enjoyed the cozy atmosphere. The bed that was provided was very comfortable and made the nearby train a non-issue. The blackout shades helped a lot too. Christina made me feel at home which made my stay enjoyable. Mango the cat was also a gracious host (-:

Dean User Profile
July 2015
Awesome. That's why I never left!!!

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Collingswood, New Jersey, United StatesJoined in April 2014
Christina User Profile

Working in customer service since I was a child, beginning in my father's retail store, has given me a love and ease of meeting new people. I believe we can all learn from each other, if we are open and nurture our curiosity. I enjoy creating a cozy, eco-friendly space for my guests. You are welcome to stay in my unique cabin-like bungalow that I have lived in since 2004. I will give you ample privacy, but I am available if you desire a chat, travel advice or suggestions of restaurants in downtown Collingswood.

Music: electronic downtempo, singer/songwriter.
Travel: Hawaii, El Salvador, Ireland, England, Israel, Amsterdam, Berlin, Venice, Rome
Food: seafood, chicken, gluten-free
Exercise: walking, aerial yoga, Egoscue method

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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