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Centrally Located 1st Floor Apartment Next to Forest Park

People6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Clayton-Tamm - 6326 Oakland

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4 (1 queens and 1 queen sofa sleeper) 6 max allowed.

This turn of the 19th century 1 bedroom apartment with some modern updates is located on the first floor with one small flight of steps. It provides great alternative to hotels by providing more space and the to cook your own meals. See our other listing (#680953) to combine for more space within the same building complex. Ask for details. Also, ask about our last minute SPECIALS.

It has a comfortable Queen bed in the rear bedroom and an additional sofa sleeper to accommodate up to 4 adults in beds (Please contact us for additional guests above 4). Additionally, we have a pack and play crib for the young ones.

We offer community coin operated laundry in the basement of this 15 unit community complex.

In our vicinity you will have much to do.

The Loop, Delmar, 2.6 miles

Forest Park, across the highway! Within the Park is St Louis Art Museum (Free admission), St Louis History Museum (Free admission), St Louis Zoo (Free admission), Muny (call the muny and inquire about the free seats), Jewel Box (free admission), Boat House, St Louis Science Center (Free admission), Highland and Norman K. Probstien public golf courses, Dwight Davis and Highlands Tennis Center

Basilica Cathedral, 3 miles

Botanical Garden, 2.7 miles

Grant’s Farm, 8.7 miles

Lambert St Louis International Airport, 13.5 miles

Downtown St Louis, 6 miles. Within downtown is Scotttrade Center (St Louis Blues hockey), City Museum, Busch Stadium (Cardinals baseball), Edward Jones Dome (Rams football) ,St Louis Arch

Casinos (6 different), 6.2 to 26.3 miles

Anheuser-Busch Tours, 7.5 miles

Magic House, 9.5 miles

The Butterfly House, 16.3 miles

Six Flags, 26.7 miles

Washington University in St Louis, 1.6 miles

Fontbonne University, 2.2 miles

University of Missouri – St Louis, 12.0 miles

Webster University, 5.4 miles

Saint Louis University, 3.4 miles

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Mario Choy
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2016
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About Mario Choy

We are both seasoned travelers taking the opportunity to use vacation rentals over hotels. We discovered that this was the way to go wherever possible. We both own and manage real estate in the St Louis area and decided to offer vacation rentals to other travelers. -Mario and Rod

Mario Choy purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Mario Choy chose Missouri

This property is family owned and making use of one of the units was a great idea. It is easy to get to and offers the right amount of space you would need to plan your stay in St Louis.

What makes this apartment unique

One block south you'll find a small district of restaurants. Just north you'll have Turtle Park famous for it's stone sculptors by local artist Robert Cassilly. Beyond that you can walk over to St Louis' famous Forest Park and head right in to the Zoo for free!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Wait, the park attractions are free??
Feb 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

Centrally Located 1st Floor Apartment Next to Forest Park
average rating of 4.2580647 based on 32 reviews
4

Nice location

  • 4 of 5

My daughter and I traveled to St. Louis as her last mini vacation prior to entering the work force. We had a great time in St. Louis enjoying the Science Museum, the zoo, attending Shakespeare in the Park and taking in the sites and sounds of the city. Mario's apartment was the perfect location to easily get to all of the sites we went to. The zoo is a short walk over HWY 64/40. We felt perfectly safe in the neighborhood. I enjoyed the quaint feeling of the order building. We enjoyed lazy mornings and a couple quiet evenings indoors.

The recommendation I would suggest is on the cleanliness of the apartment. The surface cleanliness was fine, but while lying on the floor there were many dust bunnies and a water bottle under a dresser. The bathroom floor was also dirty.

I would like to travel to St. Louis with my husband and I would stay at this location again.

Thank you Mario!

Laura Zeimet

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was a very nice for the price

  • 5 of 5

Overall the apartment was very nice. Location was good access to everything a lot of places walking distance really enjoyed the stay in St Louis

The apartment was very clean. Would stay again

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location, cute unit

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. I was nervous about the cleanliness reviews that popped up after I had booked. It is an old building, we find them charming. The unit was immaculate. We had an issue getting online, and the owner was over within 10 minutes and fixed it. The A/C works great, nice TVs with Netflix and Amazon. The unit is right across the street from the turtle park, the zoo and a great pub. Parking was super easy, even during Fair St. Louis. There are a bunch of local restaurants and a brewery within walking distance. Highly recommend and would stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Flat location is superb! Clean and cozy atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

Flat location is superb! Clean and cozy atmosphere.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location but dirty

  • 2 of 5

We rented this property over the memorial day weekend. Upon arrival we also had trouble with the lockbox. Once I could figure out how to reach the owners, they responded immediately with help which I was very thankful for. Since our 5 year old was on her last leg from all the travel and standing in front the door trying the get in for a good 20 minutes, the first thing I went to do was turn on some cartoons for her. The TV also wasn't working properly...so again had to call the owner. Once again they were very responsive and ended up even coming over personally to fix the tv. When first entering the apartment it is visually appealing. Nice decor, furniture etc. but it doesn't take long to notice that YIKES...the place is not very clean! I noticed several reviews before renting that the apartment needed cleaning. All floors were very dirty and could tell the kitchen counters needed cleaning. I found an electric mop and broom in the closet and went to town. I wish I could have attached pictures to show how much I swept up. Nice little pile of hair and dirt. YUCK! The electric mop doesn't work that well but it was all we had so tried my best. There was no wash cloth in the kitchen so used several paper towels and the dish soap to clean the counter. The paper towels were dirty after wiping down the counter. I would suggest if you plan to stay here you plan on cleaning yourself....doesn't seem as if they are willing to change how this apartment is cleaned. We needed to use the washer and dryer at one point. Looked through the binder the owners left but found no directions on WHERE the laundry was located. Once again got ahold of the owners and they directed us to the location. Again..great response...just stinks that we had to contact them so many times . I would HIGHLY suggest not even attempting to wash clothes. The location of the laundry mat is straight out of a horror movie. Very dark, lights don't work, in a basement full of various junk items. It is creepy. We were desperate so washed the clothes. Afterwards, put money in the dryer and it wasn't working so were left with wet clothes. On the positive side, location is amazing. Park across street and pub is very family friendly. This place is close to everything. We won't stay again though as the uncleanliness far outweighs the positive.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi we do apologize that you weren't satisfied with the cleaning. It was unfortunate that it became evident that it was a hit and miss with who we had cleaning :(. And because of this we were paying someone and not getting the results that we had expected either. This led us to changing housekeepers as she was not living to our expectations. Additionally, we will have someone audit the cleaning to ensure that our new housekeeper is doing her job properly. There should have been instructions within the binder to find the laundry facility in the basement. We will gladly insert a new instructions guide to gain access since As for it not working we haven't heard of any complaints from the other residents of the building. We will look into and we suspect that the coin box is full. We believe the best solution at this point is suspend usage of the laundry facility until we redo the basement area where the laundry resides. It never really dawned on us as it is typical to find laundry rooms to be in bare basements shared with residents and their belongings. We will improve this.
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5

Great value with a great location

  • 5 of 5

During our short stay we got the chance to walk to the park and maximize its use and all the free amenities. The apartment worked well for us and allowed us to save a few meals by cooking. It had all the essentials that we needed. The apartment was clean and the beds were comfy. It looked like they changed some of the furniture in the living room including that warped picture that some other reviewer mentioned. Drats, we would loved to see something warped, lol. Thanks for allowing us to stay. Will do it again.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
13.5 Miles
Lambert St Louis International Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
St Patricks
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Forest Park Golf
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Metrolink train station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 40 (I64)
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
St Patricks
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Hidden Valley Ski
Car: necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Clayton-Tamm, Missouri

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£209
for 2 nights
From
£79
From
£87
Fri,Sat
£607
£2,035
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

$1000 damage protection £20
Pet Fee £24
cleaning fee £32

On Canceling 30 DAYS or LESS before check-in, Renters will forfeit the total advanced rental deposit. The total rental includes all charges on the paid-in-full invoice. Renter may mitigate this loss by purchasing optional Travel Insurance or Cancel for Any Reason insurance offered by Owner or from a third party provider.

On Canceling 31 to 60 DAYS before check-in, Renters will receive an 80% REFUND of the initial amount paid.

On Canceling 61 DAYS or MORE before check-in, Renters will receive a 100% REFUND of the initial amount paid.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Clayton-Tamm, USA

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 575 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , TV
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Bus stop located outside. 1 pack and play crib will be provided.

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