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Old Town San Diego Zoo Sea World Balboa Park Down Town - BEST LOCATION and VIEWS

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom - 1 Bath - Sleeps 4 - Amazing Location and Views

Amazing Location and Views - Close to all San Diego has to offer

2 blocks historic Old Town San Diego

Walk to 150 Restaurants, Shops, Landmarks, Art Galleries 1 block beautiful Presidio Park

Modern, Upscale and Very Comfortable. Large Cook Friendly Kitchen, A/C, Large 2 Person Shower. Short walk to Old Town, Public Transportation, Restaurants and Shopping.

Amazing views, ocean, bay, park, sea world summer time fireworks

4 blocks transit center with trolley, bus, amtrak and cabs

2 - 5 miles to Beaches, Seaworld, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Down Town, Gas Lamp, Petco Park, Airport

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Owner
Karl Crooks
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Karl Crooks

We are a happy couple enjoying life in San Diego Ca, with perfect year around weather, for outdoor life at its best. We love all things mid century modern, sun sets, happy hours, and walks around Presidio Park. Vacations for us need to be stress free, if you stay here yours will be also. Thanks for looking !

Why Karl Crooks chose San Diego

Location, Location, Location, we are very close to very thing. Old Town, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park. New, Modern, Large open space with Amazing entrance Views of the Ocean, Bay, Parks, Sea World summer time fireworks

What makes this house unique

3 Blocks to Old Town San Diego with 150 RESTAURANTS, SHOPS, LANDMARKS, ART GALLERIES and , Trolly, Cab, Train, Bus.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was beautiful and very homey. The location was great and centralized to many popular hot spots. Karl and Jamie were great hosts; they were nice, helpful, and resourceful. I would definitely recommend a stay here. Thanks Karl and Jamie!
Oct 2015
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(59 traveler reviews)

Old Town San Diego Zoo Sea World Balboa Park Down Town - BEST LOCATION and VIEWS
average rating of 4.7966104 based on 63 reviews
5

It was perfect for a single mom :)

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly as described and its location was even better than the description! It was absolutely perfect for my two kids and myself. We had never been to San Diego before and the house made it very easy to go back and forth between activities. We did Balboa Park, the USS Midway, Cornado Island, and Mission Beach and everything was about 15 -20 minutes away. It couldn't have been better! The owner was excellent to work with and the property was safe and cozy. The house made our vacation relaxing and easy.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michelle we are so glad you all enjoyed our place so much ! Thank you for all of the nice complements please come again. Karl and Jamie
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5

GREAT PLACE!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for the weekend before a business meeting. Great location and very comfortable accommodations, clean and comfortable. We didn't meet our host until we were departing, but there was no need. All of our needs were met. We will definitely stay here on our next trip to San Diego.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We were traveling from NY, so when we arrived it was getting dark. We were very grateful for the bottle of wine and two bottles of water left for us by the owners. The apartment is just as pictured. The bed was comfortable. There was plenty of closet space for our clothes. And a dresser. :)

The view from the patio was lovely, and yes, the birds were singing!! We were visited by a hummingbird every time we sat outside to have our morning coffee. We did meet the owner, Jamie, and agreed that he is a very pleasant and helpful guy. We would stay here again! :)

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, size and views!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here! It is a beautiful neighborhood and the location is great next to old town. We were able to walk to so many fun shops and restaurants. We found the size to be perfect for our family of 3. Even with a two year old the place was very safe and spacious for her to play. I enjoyed the views out on the patio for my morning cup of coffee and we even had a firework show we could see from that same patio one evening. The kitchen was great and a very nice bathroom. Everything we needed was available and we would definatley stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Like being at home!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, brother-in-law and I enjoyed our stay here so much. The pictures don't do it justice. It's a comfortable guest house with a gorgeous bathroom and beautiful kitchen. The bedroom was perfect and the sofa bed was perfect for our 3rd guest. We loved the outside patio and enjoyed sitting out there, enjoying the cool weather. It was a perfect location to the beach and we loved walking down to old historic San Diego. It was just nice not to have to stay in a hotel. We had all the luxuries of home. It was a safe and quiet area and it was also awesome to be able to view the Sea World fireworks at night. We will definitely stay here again in our future visits to San Diego!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Didn't live up to the hype!

  • 3 of 5

I would give it 3.5 stars if it was an option. The check in process was awesome with the rental being open with a key on the counter and a run down of the stay. Based on other users experience; I assume the teddy bear near the bed was a nice touch for my young son. I never saw or met the hosts, but that didn't affect my overall rating.

As many reviewers mentioned, the location is centrally located and it sits above Old Town. It is a nice upgraded suite, bath and kitchen with sufficient amenities. The outside area is nice, with birds feeding in the morning, and ample guest parking.

Some reviewers have mentioned the noise level. In my opinion, it was an above average annoyance with the amount of traffic on the street all throughout the night, combined with the freeway traffic, and topped off with the footsteps of the main living space directly above the rental.

It was the first time my family used VRBO, so I don't have a complete frame of reference. However I was put off by the requests to "squeegee the shower" after each use, and other housekeeping requests. I understood the longer than average time for the water to get warm as I noticed the tankless water heater affixed to the wall outside, but the water pressure was terrible.

I could understand why most users gave it positive review, but it wasn't for my family.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Diego International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Several within 3-5 min walk
Nearest Golf
0.15 Miles
3 min walk
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Old Town Transit Center - A 5 min walk
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-5 and I-8
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Several within 3-5 min walk
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Pacific Beach or Ocean Beach
Car: not necessary

Amazing location close to all San Diego has to offer

2 blocks historic old town 1 block beautiful Presidio park

Walk to 150 shops, landmarks, art galleries restaurants

3 blocks old town historic park #1 attraction its free

Modern, Upscale and Very Comfortable. Large Cook Friendly Kitchen, A/C, Large 2 Person Shower. Short walk to Old Town, Public Transportation, Restaurants and Shopping.

Amazing views, ocean, bay, park, and sea world summer time fireworks. Free parking

4 blocks to transit center with trolley, bus, amtrak and cabs

2 - 5 miles to beaches, sea world, zoo, balboa park, down town, gas lamp, airport

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Rates & Availability

Mission Hills House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Break
Mar 2 2017 - Apr 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$129
From
$149
Fri,Sat,Sun
$895
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Cinco De Mayo
May 4 2017 - May 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
$129
From
$149
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Rates
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$139
From
$159
Fri,Sat,Sun
$995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Comic - Con
Jul 20 2017 - Jul 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,495
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$159
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas / New Year
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$159
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$109
From
$139
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$875
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $1500 $39
Cleaning $65
Tax Rate 11.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Mission Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Very Large luxurious bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 Queen Bed and 1 Very nice Queen sleep sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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