We went to Portland over Labor Day weekend to go to a wedding. Our friends live a few blocks away from Deering Street so we thought this studio would be perfect for our six-night stay. It was absolutely perfect!
The Mascarenas couldn't have been nicer. They let us park in their driveway saving us the trouble and cost of alternatives. They made sure we had all the information we needed about the nearby attractions, restaurants, etc. There was a thorough "guest guide" notebook in the apartment that had lots of maps, restaurant reviews and other tidbits that made getting around the neighborhood easy.
The apartment was clean, well stocked with dish ware, etc. We took advantage of all the appliances — microwave, refrigerator, stove and everything worked just fine. It was nice to make breakfast, coffee and tea and enjoy the morning light. Our hosts even provided a jar of coffee to use — another nice touch.
The thought of sharing the bathroom was a... more