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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
"This is the place my wife and l have brought our young family for years. It is everything advertised and so much more. The kitchen is perfect for feeding a family on vacation, its close to Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm and lots of other sightseeing locations. The area is peaceful, safe, friendly and just perfect for the kids to have a bit more freedom. The owners and property managers are always willing to help out when necessary, having a washer/dryer handy is a blessing and the owners provide so much that we don't have to bring extra beach stuff on the long journey. We love our stay at this quaint home and are grateful to those so willing to open their home to all of us."
Guest: Tom & JoanDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 15, 2015
"The place is beautiful and you can't beat the location. Loved spending time on the uncrowded beach on the bay side. So easy to walk back home for lunch on the beautiful patio or to quickly grab something you forgot! The paddle board and kayak places deliver to the 19th street beach...which also makes that experience so easy (and fun). The only downside is driving into Newport Beach on the 55 on a Saturday afternoon- but that's not the fault of this rental. Parking can be a bit tricky too if you have more than one car...but if you keep your eyes peeled you can usually find parking right in front of the rental during the week. Love the fact that you can walk to so many different restaurants. Recommend getting crab to go from Crab Catcher and enjoying it on your patio!"
Guest: Northern CA visitorsDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 23, 2015