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Recent Santa Monica property reviews

  • This studio is the BEST!!

    "I could spend so greatful time at this studio. Everything is PERFECT !! It takes only 20 seconds to go to the beach, so my 4-years-old son and I enjoyed very much at the beach every weekend. In the studio, there were enough kitchen utensils, and I could make a cook every day. I hope I would come back to this studio some day :) Thank you for everything!!"
    Guest: Sachiko N. Date of Stay: July 2011 Review Submitted: August 15, 2011
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  • Great Stay, Great Location!!

    "My wife and I stayed in the property with our ten-year-old nephew and it was absolutely perfect for the three of us. The apartment had everything we could possibly need for a wonderful week at the beach, small washer-dryer, all kitchen essentials, even beach chairs and an umbrella which definitely came in handy! The kitchen had everything I could think of and made it so much more efficient than staying in a hotel. The bedroom was very comfortable with plenty of drawer space for a week's worth of clothes. The laundry room was large and allowed plenty of room to hang clothes and store luggage pieces (another advantage over a hotel!) My nephew slept on the couch in the living room and he loved it out there. Its proximity to the beach and the Pier make the location absolutely ideal for people like us who like to get out and explore. The building was clean, very well maintained and modern with all access points to the building and garage requiring a coded entry. The garage was directly below our unit and made coming and going very easy without having to worry about security or putting the top up on the convertible at night. The building was quiet and we never heard any other people around. We rented the bikes from the property management company and it was much cheaper than the local rent shops. We absolutely loved exploring on the bikes and they made getting around fun, quick and easy. Overall, I'm not sure what else they could add to make this place any better. One day we had family out for a beach day and they were all very impressed with the apartment and its proximity to all that Santa Monica has to offer. Watching the sunset and the Ferris wheel light up every evening was a beautiful sight. Watching the surfers catch the waves while I sip coffee on a comfy couch is something I feel like I could do everyday!! We looked around quite a bit while in Santa Monica and there was not a single property that we liked better than the one we had been fortunate enough to be staying in. I do quite a bit of research on the various accommodations when we travel and it definitely paid off this time. If you're looking to visit Santa Monica, I couldn't recommend this property more highly. We only wish we could afford to live here. Off to buy a lotto ticket!!"
    Guest: Austin Teacher Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
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  • Close to the beach

    "My husband and I recently stayed at this rental to celebrate our anniversary. It really is close to the beach, which is exactly what I was looking for. You don't necessarily need a car. There is a bunch of stuff with in walking distance and parking around town is crazy. Pros: close to beach, good parking at rental, close to Main street shops and restaurants, with in walking distance to 3rd street promenade, friendly owner available and helpful, clean property. Cons: bed was a little to firm for my liking, shower pressure was lacking, rental is above a large garage which can be noisy, husband thought the couch was old and uncomfortable. My negatives are purely personal preference stuff. All in all I would highly recommend this property."
    Guest: Stephanie R. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: December 21, 2013
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  • Baby&children friendly home

    "I stayed with my family in this house for nearly 3 months. I was pregnant for my 2 nd children. The house was really beautiful, modern and new/clean furnitures, easy to use and happy to live in. The house owner was friendly and ready to answer for any question during our stay. We don't live in US so we don't know very much about procedures. I was worried before I moved in. But I found no bad surprise, they were available for any of our needs. Everything was perfect. Thanks Steven&Judy !! sorry for bad english :) MUGE-CEM"
    Guest: muge o. Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: December 22, 2013
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Santa Monica Travel Tips

The beachfront city of Santa Monica is situated along the Santa Monica Bay and bordered on the remaining three sides by Los Angeles. The area is home to an eclectic mix of locals - from celebrities to executives, families, surfers, students and professionals.

Santa Monica is known for it’s spectacular climate all year long, making it an ideal vacation destination no matter what time you visit. The area is mainly known for its aquatic activities, and you can schedule surf lessons, enjoy the relaxing beaches and wander along the famous pier. In addition, Santa Monica has a thriving arts community where you can see stunning works in all mediums, interesting museums that teach you about the city’s history and amazing shopping districts.

Things to Do

Santa Monica Pier: The Santa Monica Pier is home to Pacific Park, a family amusement park whose center piece is a large Ferris wheel. Visitors can also ride a carousel from the 1920s or visit the aquarium, shops, arcade and restaurants. If you’ve ever wanted to fly through the air with the greatest of ease, check out the trapeze school or watch live entertainment. The pier is also now the official endpoint to Historic Route 66. Over time, the 83-year-old highway has undergone changes and the new official end of the road lands you right in Santa Monica.

Santa Monica Aquarium: While you’re visiting the pier, take some time to check out the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. It’s operated by Heal the Bay and serves as a marine education facility. The aquarium offers visitors a variety of exhibits where they can see aquatic life up close and personal, including sharks, octopuses, crustaceans, fish and a rocky reef. As you peruse the different native marine life you can learn about pollution prevention, environmental education and marine conservation.

Pacific Park: Another stop along the pier you’ll want to make for some family fun is Pacific Park. It’s the only amusement park in the west coast situated on a pier. It houses 13 exciting rides including the only solar-powered Ferris wheel. Take in stunning bird’s eye views of the Pacific Ocean from atop this ride, then enjoy thrills on the roller coaster.

Santa Monica Stairs: Outdoor fitness lovers will be thrilled to see the long, steep staircase leading from north of San Vicente to the Santa Monica Canyon. The stairs are a popular destination for outdoor workouts, so don’t worry about getting out of shape during your vacation. Head to the stairs to burn off the delicious meals you’ve been eating and work up a well-deserved sweat.

Santa Monica Museum of Art: Located in the Bergamot Station Arts Center, the Santa Monica Museum or Art exhibits local, national and international works by contemporary artists. It was founded in 1984 and houses a main space as well as two project rooms. Exhibitions are created by both in-house curators as well as guest curators from around the globe, all bringing a unique perspective to this art lover’s paradise. The museum also hosts programs like artist talks and educational workshops so patrons can learn more about the pieces and who created them.

Looff Hippodrome: A hippodrome was an open-air stadium for horse and chariot races in ancient Greece. Currently in Santa Monica, the Looff Hippodrome is a nationally landmarked structure situated at the shore of the of Santa Monica Pier. It’s been home to a variety of vintage merry-go-rounds, including Looff’s carousel and Wurlitzer organs. The building's remains provide visitors a fascinating example of structures that used to be on the amusement pier. In 1987, the Looff Hippodrome was declared a national historic landmark.

Shopping and Dining in Santa Monica

Third Street Promenade: This upscale shopping, dining and entertainment area is a pedestrian-only complex stretching three blocks. Road traffic is closed here, allowing people to gather, stroll and enjoy the street performances. Te Third Street Promenade offers a one-stop shopping experience for all of your purchasing needs and provides a variety of entertainment and culinary options as well.

The Lobster: For a luxury dinner with the big bucks, plan a night at The Lobster. Dine in style as you gaze out over the Pacific Ocean. The restaurant is located on the eastern end of the pier and offers top-notch seafood dishes, cocktails and a stunning California vista.

Typhoon: Adventure seekers should plan a trip to Typhoon, a restaurant best known for its menu of exotic fried insects like crickets, scorpions, sea worms and ants. For those looking for more traditional Asian dishes, Typhoon also serves dim sum and sushi.

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