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Recent Solana Beach reviews
Great place, but...
"We rented this place for a month in early January because my husband was having surgery at UCSD. I booked it in the fall and was told it was being remodeled and asked repeatedly for pictures and never got them. I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. The owners did a great job on the remodel and it's decorated tastefully. The kitchen is well stocked, although a few of the kitchen tools broke when we used them the first time (we replaced them). The bedrooms are good sized and there is tons of storage (the Master Bedroom carpet is "spotty" and looks like there have been pet stains) The TV's have 4 remotes which is too much in my opinion. I would have rated it a 5, but I'm docking it because of the experience we had the property mgr.
*she dropped the price immediately when I told her I wanted to rent for a month (by $2-3K as I recall)
*she gave us a bouquet of flowers & wine when we arrived
*repeatedly promised to send pictures of the remodel before we arrived and didn't
*brought people to view the property without telling me the day my husband was released from hospital. We let them look in, but asked them to come back since he had just gotten there and was still very uncomfortable. Then, she took then around back and they were peaking in through the windows - really uncool.
*my biggest gripe is the way the departure and security deposit were handled. She knew the day we were departing and was unresponsive via phone and text. I had a 10+ hour w/an ill husband and 2 pets to deal with and had no one to give the keys to. By 10, we finally left and I ended up taking a key with me. I forgot about it and mailed it several weeks later expecting my full deposit back since I went out of my way to clean the house before we left. A partial check arrived with no explanation of why $250 was missing. I asked for pics and an explanation & she claimed there was pet damage. I was dinged for dirt/dog poop on the outside porch (tile) and some close-up spot that doesn't even look like it is in their apartment. My pets didn't do it!
Why have I waited so long to write this? My hubby just had his check-up and we won't need to rent the place again. Overall, great place. Watch out for your deposit!
The view of the ocean was great and it was fun to watch all the people coming and going in the beach parking lot below."
Guest: SLBDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: August 16, 2015
"We had reserved Lisa's condo but had to cancel due to a family emergency. Lisa went above and beyond our expectations in helping us recover costs incurred. She returned our deposit cheque immediately and assisted us in recovering part of our rental. Her efforts were truly appreciated and I would take them as an indication of how she looks after the property and her guests. We will be booking again as soon as we are able to."
Guest: alan b.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 25, 2015
"Very accommodating owner, great location, walking distance to restaurants and entertainment, stairway to beach and very well maintained. Great place for those who love North County San Diego location."
Guest: Phil G.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 14, 2015
"What a gem! We loved our time at The Mermaid Cottage. It was very private and so nice to have a deck to enjoy our coffee or glass of wine. Judie was extremely helpful...the cottage had everything we needed. The bed was so comfortable!! It was so nice to have snacks, water, etc provided upon our arrival. The location was great...lots of shops/restaurants nearby and easy access to the Coaster train. Highly recommend staying there if you get a chance!"
Guest: VicDate of Stay: November 2015Review Submitted: November 11, 2015