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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Balboa Island reviews

  • Christmas on Balboa Island

    "Our family of 4 stayed at this wonderful home for 17 nights during the holidays and had a fabulous time! You can walk to everything, and never really get into a car unless you want to leave the island. The home was furnished with absolutely everything you could need. It felt as though we we in our own home for the holidays, rather than a cold, stark rental. Everything is clearly labeled- the lighting, the tv and stereo equipment. The rental process was very easy, absolutely no problems communicating with the owners. Thank you Shari for everything! We would stay again in a heartbeat!"
    Guest: Anette Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: February 9, 2015
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  • Wonderful relaxing setting on a special little "island"

    "While February is supposed to be the "off season" and rainy time in southern California, we spent 28 glorious, sunny, warm and wonderful days at this waterfront/beachfront cabin on Balboa Island. While it can surely use some "updating" especially in the bedrooms and bathrooms, that was a small price to pay for the BEST LOCATION on Balboa island. It is a 3 minute walk to "town" and located right on the walkway which surrounds the island. Nothing could have been better. The neighbors are even terrific and the rental people were responsive and helpful as well."
    Guest: Bill Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 10, 2015
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  • Home review

    "The house is in a great location. Nice size. We had a great to time. But need to fix drains, dressers would not open easily. Some were broken. Paint peeling over upstairs bathroom window. Construction workers started at 7:30 everyday, so it was very noisy. A heads up would have been nice. The neighbor blew their yard while we had lunch and would not wait until we were done so dirt was everywhere."
    Guest: Barbara M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 9, 2014
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  • Lovely Island Vacation

    "We rented this wonderful historic beach home on the island this summer for the first time. It has a huge backyard that has a funky Hawaiian feel to it with palm trees, lemon and lime trees. The grill is big and new and there is a sand area for kids to play in while you barbecue and have fun. It was terrific for the 4th of July. We loved it. It has been well kept for an older home and everything is clean and the fans are fantastic and very quiet. We have been coming to the island for 50 years so we have a deep love for it. This home just fits the feel of the old Balboa. We will definitely be renting again because the price is right for this home which is just a couple of houses done from the north bay front beach. And situated a couple of streets over from the Main Street with its restaurants made it a perfect place. Especially when you have a craving for a balboa bar at night before walking the island. The owner is just great to work with."
    Guest: Robin D. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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