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Guest Quarters With Kitchenette - Near UCSD

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

Affordable Spacious Guest Quarters To Enjoy All That La Jolla Has To Offer

Private entrance guest quarters includes private bedroom and sitting area plus your own kitchenette, private side patio and large shared back yard, air conditioning, and use of a tandem bike is managed by an experienced local property manager/owner. Walking distance from UCSD, .3 miles from one of the most renowned point views (see sunset pictures) in San Diego county, .2 miles from the Scripps Coastal Reserve trails and the famous Black's Beach access. Easy freeway access to enjoy all that the area has to offer.

Property Manager
Brenda Sampiere
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Brenda Sampiere

My family has lived in Solana Beach for over 20 years. The area is amazing and I have found a niche of managing vacation rentals and helping others enjoy this wonder piece of paradise. I am committed to helping make your stay wonderful :)


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Guest Quarters With Kitchenette - Near UCSD
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
Folsom, Ca

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying here. Once again, clean and all ready for us. Great location. I love having a backyard to be able to go out and relax at. With having 2 kids in college at SDSU, this is becoming our place to stay when visiting. I highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location close to paragliding, kayaking, biking

  • 4 of 5

This unit is essentially a large bedroom + living area connected to the main house. The bathroom is spacious with plenty of counter space and a very large shower. The manager, Brenda, could not have been nicer. She was responsive to our needs and even went out of her way to buy a fly swatter for us (there was just one fly in the room, not a big deal but hard to get without a swatter). There's a large flat-screen TV with Apple TV. The bed was comfortable, although the sheets could use an upgrade - they were just a little rough, not very soft. Following are some things to keep in mind. The "kitchenette" is not really a kitchen and doesn't have a real kitchen sink - it's a laundry room with a utility sink, a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and essential dishes. Also, because the washer/dryer are in the "kitchenette," it's made available to the people renting the main house, so the kitchenette/laundry room is not totally private. But there's a door between that room and the rest of the guest quarters that can be closed to ensure privacy when using the rest of the unit. There is no air conditioning in this unit. Well, technically there is, but there are no controls for it in the guest quarters, so it has to be controlled by the people staying in the main house, and the owner has it "hard coded" so that it will not run unless the inside temperature rises above 72 degrees. For me, that's too warm for sleeping, and I would have liked to be able to run the A/C according to my own preferences, in particular during the night for good sleeping. There are plenty of windows to open, and the first night it eventually got cool enough to sleep well, but it was too warm at first (while trying to fall asleep), and the other two nights we were too warm all night long. Brenda offered to contact the owners to see if they would override the 72-degree threshold, but that seemed too bothersome to me, and since the first night eventually got cool enough, I told her it was okay. But as I said, the next two nights were too warm even with the windows open all night long. The other negative of having no A/C is that there is a significant amount of outdoor noise to keep you awake when the windows are open. The next-door neighbors like to sit outside and talk fairly loudly well after 10:00, which is when I go to bed. There was also a barking dog, intermittently. So not the best sleeping environment, but the unit is in a great location close to many activities.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always striving to improve the property and the experience for our guests but the property is converted from student housing to a short term rental during the summer months only so it isn't perfect. We market it accordingly with the kitchenette/laundry room as shared and we also most importantly, price the room accordingly, We hope that our guests remember the "value" and what they got for the price.
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Folsom, CA

Beautiful location, cozy and well equipped bungalow

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this home with my 2 teenage children and was very pleased and impressed. Not only was the bungalow very clean and well-maintained, it came with a lot of 'extras' that you can't experience in a hotel. The owner keeps a shed stocked with boogie boards, sand toys, beach chairs and even a tandem bicycle. The backyard is large and includes the use of a hot tub and a grill. The house is located near the top of a hill which provided beautiful sunset views and places to walk/jog. We enjoyed evenings on the beach at LaJolla shores, and breakfast at the Shorehouse Kitchen. We were also close enough to visit Sea World, the Zoo, and downtown. Brenda, the owner, was very helpful and available via text and email prior to our stay as well as during it. I would highly recommend this home to vacationing couples or small families.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Folsom, Ca

Cozy & clean

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. It was as described. Everything was clean. It was great having the use of the backyard. So much better than a hotel! I loved being able to have my coffee in the morning. Brenda was great at keeping in contact with me and let me know that I was able to stay longer. I wish we could have! We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Centrally located Cozy Property

  • 4 of 5

Everything is in close proximity to whatever chose to do. Jolla Shores beach and eateries is top notch!

Balboa Park is fabulous for families and couples, 17 museums galore, botanical gardens, restaurants, and the fun street performers.

Are your feet sore and maybe achy back from all site seeing? Relax in the nice hot tub just steps outside your door at this beach hide away.

The property is super cozy, and the bed is comfortable. Brenda is very helpful and accommodating.

I will certainly be coming back to explore more of San Diego! Aloha!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Jolla stay

  • 5 of 5

I was in town for a friends wedding with some friends and was looking to stay close in La Jolla. This property was perfect for us. We stayed in the smaller guest house portion of the property. It was very clean a well located. The back yard area is awesome. It's plenty large to share with guests from the main house. I would definitely recommend this place to friends and would stay here again myself. The property owner was very easy to contact and responsive to text or calls if needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

La Jolla House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July 4th Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 14 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
UCSD move in weekend
Sep 21 2017 - Sep 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Breeder's Cup
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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La Jolla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Outdoor - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , twin bed is an inflatable mattress
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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