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Essex House Retreat 2/Hillcrest/With Parking

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Essex House Retreat 2/Hillcrest/With Parking

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean18 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Retreat 2 is one of two completely remodeled apartments, located in the trendy heart of Hillcrest; Walking distance to Balboa Park, museums, San Diego Zoo, and minutes drive to SD Int'l Airport, Downtown, Convention Center, Sea Port Village, Sea World, San Diego Bay, Gas Lamp District, Hospitals, etc.
Each apartment is furnished, using only high-quality hotel bedding standards.
White sheets and Egyptian cotton towels, blankets, and comforters are provided and washed with each new guest.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Cable TV
Air Conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years) - There are one set of stairs to get to each apartment, with a second floor private balcony. The units are also not child proofed.
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Step-free access to the bedroom
Wide clearance to bed


61 Reviews

Peter User Profile
July 2018
Would it make me a bad person to leave a bad review because I'm selfish and want it to be available for me when I visit again? got there early and Wade told me to come right in, in which I startled the staff...sorry about that...but if you want positives, this place is a…
Gordon User Profile
July 2018
Wade was the perfect host. Attention to detail and just the greatest place to stay. Upmarket appliances, nice deck and garden. Easy walking distance to restaurants and bars.
Judith User Profile
June 2018
It was awesome like the journey before. Wade is the best host ever met. We will come back again. For sure.
Johanna User Profile
June 2018
Wade’s place exceeded my expectations. His property is well thought out and for the price, you are getting an awesome place to stay in a great location. Loved the fact that we had a garage space for our car as we hate street parking and we felt safe there. Bed was very comfortabl…
Sean User Profile
June 2018
Wade's communication was great! Good value, and amenities. Highly recommended!
David User Profile
June 2018
My favorite place to stay in San Diego. If available, I always stay here. Great host and great property!
Edgar User Profile
June 2018
Second time and will be back for sure . Great host , OUTSTANDING communication. Location is awesome to local bars and restaurants.

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San Diego, California, United StatesJoined in May 2017
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