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Recent Balboa Peninsula reviews
Great, great Location and beautiful property!
"This is a beautiful rental with great upgrades. The whole space served us well and was larger than we expected. We were VERY happy with this choice. View of Newport Bay is good, although I wish the deck wall itself was see-through (a few taller chairs are provided on the deck that help the view). Family beach is right there and Newport Beach is less than 3 blocks away (you can see it if you lean out of the deck!) with Newport Pier, restaurants, shops, etc. just a few blocks from there. GREAT, GREAT, GREAT LOCATION! Front & Deck is shaded in the hotter afternoons into evening; so nice. For a good workout, we walked the 2 miles to Balboa Pier & back! Love that this was NOT on the main beach boardwalk with all the chaos, crowds, bikes, and noise there. Location can be a bit noisy during the day due to the close proximity to the family beach, but typical for any urban setting at the beach. It was always pretty quiet at night. Beds were GREAT and we may go buy one ourselves! Kitchen was on the small size for accommodating more than 2 people at a time, but totally fine, beautiful & fully equipped with absolutely everything we needed. Love the large granite counter with bar seating on the other side. Laundry inside unit was super helpful (and you even provided the detergent!); BBQ is hard-lined to gas (nice!). Having the garage was great (it's super tiny, though) and we were always able to figure out parking for our visitors with a little effort or paying the nominal fee at the large Family Beach parking lot. Street Sweeping days were a challenge and you may want to remind your guests of it because they don't do that in many other states. Considering the cost & how nice the space is, better room fans could be provided, as there is no A/C (there was usually a good breeze there & I know no A/C is typical at the beach). We live in Georgia now, but both grew up in So Cal and spent many years of our youth & young adulthood at Newport Beach. Thanks for helping us have such a great new experience while visiting our Calif family & friends. Can't wait to return!"
Guest: Sheryl B.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 1, 2015
"We really enjoyed our stay. The house is clean, neat and feels like "a home" (many rental properties in Newport are severely beat up and run down). The owner and property manager are both very easy to work with. The location is ideal for access to the beach, boardwalk and pier while also providing a quite night's sleep. We'll see you again soon!"
Guest: Tom B.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 28, 2015
"Janice and Bill have an absolutely beautiful house! Every amenity we could ever need was there and they were so helpful letting us know about all the local events going on! The house is immaculate and very convenient to shopping, restaurants and the beach. We were able to walk or bike all day but also had the luxury of a parking spot on site if we traveled anywhere farther. This was our first west coast vacation and we absolutely loved it! There is so much to do in the area that we wish we had two weeks vacation! Thank you Janice and Bill and I hope we can get back there someday very soon!"
Guest: Kathy C.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 30, 2015