one's home away from home

home away from home

A place in which one has spent a lot of time and often where one feels as comfortable and familiar as one's own home. Growing up, I spent so much time at my best friend's house, it felt like my home away from home. Brett visits Paris so often, it has become his home away from home.
See also: away, home

one's home away from home

a place, other than one's home, where one can feel at home. Please make our house your home away from home when you are in town.
See also: away, home