Home Away/Thursday Doors

Instead of the usual hotel stay, we chose another avenue during a recent get-away. Using an app called Home Away, we booked this spot in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. My photos of the outside are not very good so you’ll get to imagine the outside view for now. But the inside entrance door is my emphasis today for Thursday Doors.

HomeAwayDoor A 2-bedroom loft apartment with all the amenities was a tall order normally, but this alternative gave us exactly what four grown adults needed. Space and a lot of comfort were made affordable. I promise this is not a commercial. I do, however, recommend at least looking into this possibility next time you travel. Wanna see some more of this awesome place???

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The table is pretty small compared to what we’re used to at home, but for our little venture, it was just fine.

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The living room and kitchenette were pretty large and all open concept. And another door to one of the bedrooms in the 3rd pic of the collage. This one was the sliding variety to keep space at its best potential. Upon writing this, I’m realizing there’s quite a bit I did not document. The washer/dryer, the huge bathtub, the walk-in shower and the large amount of closet space that I missed getting shots of. And the only thing that I’d call negative was the steep incline to get into the parking garage. I do mean steep. We’re talking at least 5% grade on a 20 foot ramp, provided the ramp was even that long and the roof was 10 foot. My husband is likely to tell me after this post that the roof was lucky to be 8 feet tall in the parking garage. (After all, the truck barely missed a few spots.) I’ll let you know later. The plus….. it was secure and not on the street. So those are just some more things you might not find on the app. And again I wish I’d taken more photos.

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I’ve got many more photo memories to share later, but suppressing my urge to tell all at this time. Hope you have a lovely rest of your Thursday!

For other Thursday Door entries, click here and find Norm’s blue link button at the bottom of his post.

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7 thoughts on “Home Away/Thursday Doors

  1. Nice! I recently walked down, and then up in a parking garage — I wouldn’t know how to rate the incline, but it was notably steep, and perilous traffic made us hurry. I thought I must be out of shape, with all the panting, but the young people were panting, too! lol It really was steep!
    I’m glad you had pleasant accommodations otherwise 🙂

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      • Maybe. In our case, the elevator didn’t go, and we all experienced that moment when you hope you’re not stuck… fortunately the door opened and we could walk. We were happy to walk compared to being stuck in the elevator on a hot, hot day.
        We were confused by the lack of stairs… I won’t park there again.

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