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Recent Santa Monica reviews
Private Studio in Santa Monica
"It was in a great location and very accessible to sights in LA and surrounding areas. Parking was always to be found and it was in a lovely quiet neighborhood. Loved the private courtyard and private access to our quarters. I would recommend this heartily."
Guest: Agi D.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 28, 2015
Don't look past this one! An oasis at the end of our holiday
"We stayed here for five nights in May 2015. The house and location are both great. You literally need to only walk a minute or so to be on the boardwalk and experience the "sights" of Venice Beach, however being a pedestrian only frontage, the house maintains a quiet, relaxed vibe that enables you to really relax at the end of a busy day out and about seeing the sights.
We utilised all three bedrooms (there were four adults in our group) and everyone found they had a comfortable, quiet nights sleep.
After living in hotel rooms for the previous couple of weeks the ability to make our own breakfast, make a pot of coffee or have a snack from the fridge was a godsend. The restaurants up on Abbot Kinney Blvd are easy to walk to at night and all in all we felt right at home here. The extras like the bikes, scrabble boards etc are an added bonus, as in this day and age rarely do we get to spend time sitting around a table playing games together......though the wifi was much appreciated too! I would happily stay here again and have already recommended this house to friends.
Other things worth mentioning - there is a bbq and a full kitchen available, which would be great if you were inclined to cook whilst on holidays. Washing machine and dryer available complete with washing detergent. There is carparking available out the back. We didn't have a car for this part of our trip however we found it easy to get around, either by walking, bus, taxi or Uber."
Guest: RachelGDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 8, 2015
"After a 14 hour flight from Australia, my husband and I were tired and a little disoriented. But we had no trouble finding our way into the cool peaceful bedroom of this apartment after a short taxi ride from LAX--Tina made it all so easy! After a few hours of restful sleep, we went exploring, and that's when we realised what a great choice this apartment had been. It's in such a beautiful neighbourhood, and so close to everything. We walked down to the beach, along the waterfront, and watched the sunset from under the pier. Then we wandered up to Third Street Promenade and found a great Mexican rstaurant for tapas and margaritas, then dinner. And then it was an easy walk back to the apartment. The apartment itself is beautifully appointed, in a lovely building with only a few other guests--who we never saw or heard. Over the next few days, we walked a few blocks down Montana Ave and did some shopping at the Pavilions supermarket (wine and antipasto mostly for us!), had a great Italian dinner at Spumoni on Montana (delicious gnocchi!), and even enjoyed a wonderful massage at The Massage Place on Montana. Our most memorable meal was probably brunch at Huckleberry Cafe on Wilshire Blvd--Green Eggs and Ham to die for! And every day we made our way to the beach or Palisades Park (two blocks away) to watch the sun melt into the Pacific. Magical!
Honestly, we were only looking for a few quiet days in Santa Monica to recover from the flight--a jumping off point for our five week trip to the US--but instead we found ourselves enchanted by this homey apartment, in a gorgeous neighbourhood, wishing we had more time to explore LA from here. Next time I guess :) Truly the best welcome to the US we could have asked for."
Guest: Wendy M.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: January 1, 2015
"We stayed 4 nights at the "Italian Beach Villa" and had a wonderful time. Jon is very pleasant and quick to respond to e-mails and text.
The house is BIG...there were only 4 of us and we could have easily slept 10 more people. Great location...not more than 100 yards from front door to the beach and a very easy/quick drive to Santa Monica. Parking in front of the house is a hit of miss proposition but there is a garage...take Jon's word for it when he says it's a tight space. We had a Jeep Cherokee and didn't have much more than a foot on each side to spare...but we managed. Those who have a concern with stairs should be cautious...the house has a lot of them, but worth the climb. Rooftop deck is large and a nice way to unwind in the evenings.
Overall 5 stars!"
Guest: JessDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 26, 2015