Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

A Walk to the Zoo, Balboa Park and All the Best Restaurants

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 - 8 nights


About the property

Unit 1 Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This spacious 2 bedroom apartment is ideally located in the trendy North Park neighborhood of San Diego providing easy access to shops, restaurants and all the attractions that San Diego provides. Walk to the world famous San Diego Zoo or take a stroll through the museums and galleries of Balboa Park or take a short 10 minute drive to the Coronado, Mission Beach, Sea World, or the other broad beaches in San Diego where the the surf is always up and the sunsets red and romantic.

In the evening experience the local restaurants and bars within walking distance either in fabulous Hillcrest or in North Park featuring cuisine from all over the world including a number of vegan, vegetarian and raw restaurants. A short drive gets you to the all the hot spots in the Gas Lamp district or to the theater and symphony hall.

This property offers the ideal setting as a base to visit nearby attractions. Two large Queen bedrooms offer comfort and privacy. The fully equipped kitchen provides all the amenities to cook a wonderful meal or simply to prepare some breakfast to enjoy.

Enjoy the Flat screen TV, WIFI and Blueray DVD player in the living room for those days and evenings when you just want to hang out.

The small balcony provides some nice roof top views to enjoy a morning coffee.

Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property

Looking for a larger home ? check out the main house

Please note the gardens are for private and for the main house use only.

More Details

Brian Gregory
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Brian Gregory

Former Consultant who loves to travel and scuba. Real Estate professional specializing in residential and investment properties. Looking to relocate or buy a vacation home in San Diego or Palm Springs I can help.

Brian Gregory purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Brian Gregory chose North Park

This is our main home that we recently remodeled and the apartment at the back of the property provides an ideal accommodation for those seeking a centrally located place to stay in the area.

What makes this apartment unique

I love this house and its convenience to all that San Diego has to offer, I like to walk from here through the zoo, balboa park . or drive a short distance to the beaches or local mountains. Its ideal for relaxing but also central to all the night life


North Park Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 double vanity
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

78% Complete
21% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
A Walk to the Zoo, Balboa Park and All the Best Restaurants
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews
Louisville, KY

Loved my stay!!

  • 5 of 5

The place was just as described and pictured! It was super clean and very high class. The owners were really nice! I would highly recommend staying here! It is central for a choice of things to do, although I would recommend getting a rental car or uber to take you places. It is in a cute, quiet neighborhood & the neighbors are really friendly & helpful on suggestions of things to do. It comes stocked with fresh towels & things for the beach! There was nothing to complain about!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Vancouver, WA

Perfect family vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family vacation! A quick 5 minute drive to the zoo, 15-20 minutes to the beach at Coronado Island, 15 minutes to the airport. The home was beautiful with new finishes in the kitchen and bathroom and was the right size for our family of 3. The owners provided everything we needed for fun (beach towels, chairs, bucket) and for practicality (stocked kitchen tools, paper towels, etc.). It was very nice to have a parking spot just for us. The home was clean, quiet and the AC worked really well. We were cool and comfortable all week. Because we have a toddler, we didn't take advantage of the spa/hot tub, but it looked very inviting. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
San Jose, California

Proximity and Privacy

  • 5 of 5

I will come back to this property again because it is very close to Balboa park, has easy freeway access, and is close to restaurants in North Park. Very quiet neighborhood and well maintained apartment (no shared walls with another unit). The owner was friendly and easy to contact if we had any questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Action packed vacation in San Diego

  • 5 of 5

Convenient location, clean home with a comfortable floor plan, beautiful garden area, our Family had a great time, would come back and stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Clean, comfortable, and well-equipped

  • 5 of 5

It's about as nice a property as you can find. The title pretty much sums it up.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Very clean, and well-equipped!

  • 5 of 5

It's a lovely property, both clean and well maintained, and well-equipped for whatever manner of stay you're planning. Truly one of the better properties my wife and I have rented through either VRBO or AirBNB.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Carnitas Snack Shack
Nearest Beach
4 Miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

You might like these similar properties