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Recent Santa Monica property reviews

  • Best of Santa Monica!

    "In town for work for a week, glad I found this place on VRBO. Perfect location! Great apartment and Amazing views of the canyon and ocean. Fitness heaven with the Santa Monica steps and a swim in the ocean every afternoon. Bed was very comfortable. Kitchenette was perfect for breakfast and lunch. Plenty of dinner options within 5 minutes. Pictures were accurate and the property is very well maintained. Dale is welcoming and friendly and was great company for a Brian Wilson/Jeff Beck concert at the Greek theater. (Thanks for the pizza and driving.) I would highly recommend this property and plan on staying there again next year for work."
    Guest: charles c. Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: November 4, 2013
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  • Perfect in Santa Monica!

    "I rented this house for a two week business trip in LA with my wife and baby daughter. The unit was perfect in every way, well appointed for cooking and cleaning. The underground garage with elevator access was a big plus for luggage and groceries. We've stayed in this neighborhood a number of times and this location can't be beat: three minute walk to a Coffee Bean, five minute walk to a terrific playground, seven minute walk to Whole Foods and ten minute walk to the 3rd Street Promenade. And in the other direction a seven minute walk to the shops on Montana. This was the first VRBO that we did not need to talk to the owner or property manager at all...not even once! The written instructions were perfect and extensive. We'll be staying here again and I highly recommend the unit."
    Guest: LARenter Date of Stay: January 2013 Review Submitted: February 6, 2013
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  • Cozy cottage close to the beach

    "We stayed here over Thanksgiving and from start to finish it was a great experience. The owner is quick to respond on inquires and any questions and provided very clear instructions ahead of stay. The cottage itself is cozy, we were 5 people, so max occupancy, but it worked out ok, especially since it has a small courtyard so you can spread out more. We enjoyed it's proximity to the beach and walked there a couple of times. Will definitely stay here again next time we are in Santa Monica."
    Guest: Stine J. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: December 5, 2013
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  • Georgina: comfort and convenience

    "My wife and I recently visited my daughter in Santa Monica for one month, and had the pleasure of staying at 123 Georgina. This is our second time renting there since we enjoyed our first visit so much. We had been to this area a few times before and stayed at hotels, but we were looking for a place that we could make our home for a month. 123 Georgina was it! Katherine, our contact and proprietor was welcoming from the first contact, and she went out of her way to make us feel at home. She called us the day of our arrival to check on us, and on several other occasions showed similar acts of kindness. She was very professional in handing our application all the way through the return of our security deposit. Someone you can trust. The location is only a few homes across the street from Pacific Palisades Park, and the set up is a three story condo inside a gated community. During the day it was so quiet and the weather so pleasant that I was able to do business writing outside on the bedroom terrace for 2-3 hours at a time without being interrupted by any noise whatsoever. Expect all the amenities, including very functional washer/dryer, working internet, two ovens, HD TV setup, etc. The kitchen is fully equipped, nicely laid out with plenty of space to cook, a kitchen table eating area for informal meals, or a full dining room for more formal dinners. There is also a patio/terrace off the informal kitchen eating area, and it has a BBQ and wrought iron table/chairs for a late afternoon/evening glass of wine or your choice, and steaks on the grill. The living room is spacious and comfortable with a wine bar and good lighting that can be changed according to your mood or venue. The bedrooms and closets have plenty of room, and the master bathroom is spacious and modern with a glass enclosed shower. We felt very safe with our car being inside a gated garage. The neighbors are quiet and friendly. Don't expect to see them or hear much from them. The convenience of the location can be best explained by the fact that we bought inexpensive beach cruisers and biked our way around Santa Monica the whole month. If you want to work out, there are a couple of fitness centers to join within biking distance or a long walk. Restaurants are plentiful within 15-20 minutes at the most. For the right price, this is the perfect place."
    Guest: Mark/Patty Date of Stay: November 2012 Review Submitted: December 8, 2012
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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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