$223 / night
Total 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


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-


•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**


  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Crib

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Full beds, 1 Crib
  • 1 Full bath, 1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)


  • Wireless Internet
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Games room
  • Stove
  • 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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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

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


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.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($155.79) $200.00
No smoking at this property


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 last updated:
24 May 2022
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French





9 reviews

Very Good

“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

Response from the owner 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.


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


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

Response from the owner 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

Response from the owner 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

Response from the owner 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

Response from the owner 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.

Response from the owner 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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How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? 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 booking.

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

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How do damage deposits work?

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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.

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How can I withdraw my booking request?

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How do I make changes to my booking?

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