from
£169 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Rice House – Home 5745482 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Rice House is in the heart of scenic historical Downtown St. John's

Located within 3 minute walk to bus route.

5 minute walk to-

•shopping

•Fine dining & fast food

•hiking, swimming/ skating(in winter)

•nightlife, pubs, bars.

•museums, history, culture. festivals, live theater

Owner speaks English and French

**Please inquire for additional guests and longer stays**

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

I am upon request. Entry codes and entry info are sent by email prior to arrival.

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£117.96) $200.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Desiree S.
Calendar updated:
04 Jun 2020
Years listed:
5
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English, French

Map

Map and how to get there

Map

Guest reviews

Excellent
9 reviews

Excellent
8
Very Good
1
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0

“Great place to stay in St. John's”

Reviewed 15 Jul 2017

Great place to stay in St. John's. This is a lovely, comfortable home, with everything that you need, very clean, a great location, and we also enjoyed the backyard and deck. Would highly reco… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Mary, it was wonderful to host your group a Rice House. I am so glad you had some agreeable weather to enjoy the garden as well.

“Perfection”

Reviewed 1 Nov 2016

Two friends and I traveled to St. John's to participate in the East Coast Trail Ultra at the end of October. The location was perfect allowing us to walk everywhere we needed to go - namely down… More

“Beautiful!”

Reviewed 3 Sep 2016

Our visit to Rice House was incredible. The home is absolutely beautiful. Many extras included. Walking distance to shops, restaurants etc. Desiree was a very caring, very accessible Hostess. I would… More

Owner's reply: Thank you Ginny, you group was a pleasure to host! I hope the wind blows you back to Newfoundland for future vacations. :-D Desirée

“Very comfortable house near everything in St. John's”

Reviewed 13 Jul 2016

My daughter and her husband, and my husband and myself rented this lovely house for 4 nights in June. We cook, so if was great to have a kitchen with everything in it, including lots of food that we … More

Owner's reply: It was great to host your visit at Rice House, and wonderful to know that you enjoyed the kitchen, I do try to keep essentials for the epicurean. All the best in your future travels.

“Totally perfect”

Reviewed 28 Jun 2016

We arrived at Rice House and were pleasantly surprised.There was every thing we needed to know about St.Johns including lots of pamplet's on things to see and do. The house was totally equipp… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for staying, Thanks for taking six good care of the property, it was a pleasure to host you here in St. John's and we looking forward to your future visits.

“Awesome accommodation, wonderful stay”

Reviewed 11 Jan 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here after Christmas just to spend some time in gorgeous downtown St. John's. We loved the convenience of location; a short downhill walk to Water or Duckworth Street, c… More

Owner's reply: Thanks for your wonderful feedback, you both were wonderful guests and I'd love to have you stay again on your next visit. Desir�e

“So much better than a hotel”

Reviewed 30 Sep 2015

Excellent location - 5 min walk to downtown (War Memorial). House is nicely decorated. Kitchen was stocked with condiments, so check before you go grocery shopping. Back deck was excellent to sit… More

“So much fun!”

Reviewed 16 Jul 2015

This place was perfect! The location is convenient to pubs and eatieries and walking around town was fun. It was super clean and seemed to be newly renovated. The three floors was great for me and m… More

“Great place to stay and wonderful host.”

Reviewed 18 May 2015

Overall excellent experience. The house was very neat and tidy and having a bathroom on every floor was convienent. The host Desiree was very nice and made sure our stay was enjoyable.

Owner's reply: Thanks for the kind words , it makes me very happy to know you enjoyed your stay, and having the extra bathrooms is so essential to make everyone's stay more comfortable. I also was happy that I could accommodate your early check in and late check out. You were wonderful guests and I hope you visit again next year. Have a great summer.

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Desiree (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Desiree (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Desiree (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Desiree the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Desiree (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Desiree (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Desiree (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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To book this holiday home you need to pay through the HouseTrip website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to your holiday home when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Desiree (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Desiree (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Desiree (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Desiree (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Desiree (the owner) a message.

If Desiree (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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