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View of the private entry to the studio guest apartment that is part of the private historic home compound.  View also shows the tiled water fountain that is in the private gated yard for our guest's sole use.Detail of living room area showing couch/daybed that also can be used for sleeping one person
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Santa Monica cozy beach studio with sleeping loft

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Santa Monica cozy beach studio with sleeping loft

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Lou is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sparkling clean
16 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Cozy, private and quiet studio guesthouse apartment with its own private entrance that is part of a larger historic home property located just three blocks to the beach in a historic neighborhood. Small private yard. Walk to Main Street, art galleries and numerous restaurants, bars and pubs. Bikes included. Your hosts live full-time in the house on the property and are happy to provide suggestions for fun things to see and do that only locals know about. Maximum occupancy is 2.

Amenities

Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace
Iron
Hangers

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (under 2 years) and pets - The loft sleeping area does not have a safety gate in front of the stairs that would be needed for crawling infants. The handrails are for adult size
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 11AM

Availability

206 Reviews

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Leonie User Profile
Leonie
July 2018
Absolutely perfect - fantastic hosts, beautiful property with everything you could think of, superb location for great restaurants and beach. Can not recommend Lou’s highly enough, we will definitely be back - an absolute gem and their thoughtfulness made our holiday so special…
Noah User Profile
Noah
April 2018
My wife and I had a fantastic time staying at Lou's place. The guest house has complete privacy from the main house which makes it perfect and compliant with Santa Monica's short term leasing laws. Lou was the perfect host. Quick responses to messages, provided loads of local inf…
Simon User Profile
Simon
August 2017
Great place in a fantastic location- just a short walk to the beach and an even shorter one to the many bars and restaurants in Santa Monica and Venice Beach. The place was a great size for the two of us, good bed and bathroom/kitchen and a perfect base for a couple of days explo…
Euan User Profile
Euan
June 2017
Lou went above and beyond as a host. Very welcoming and made us feel a part of the community. Had great restaurant recommendations and the bikes were awesome!
Jane User Profile
Jane
May 2017
Mike's place in Santa Monica is central and beautiful, a basement apartment in a lovely, historic family home. It is exactly as described and as in photos, comfortable and with everything needed for a great holiday, quiet for sleeping but close to beach and excellent cafes, bars …
Sharon User Profile
Sharon
April 2017
What a fabulous host, house and location. We didn't want for anything, Lou and Mike thought of everything so we didn't have to. We cycled to the beach using the free bikes, enjoyed the cosy space of the studio and generally had a lovely time. Thanks to our great hosts. We would l…
Orla User Profile
Orla
September 2016
Great host! Studio had everything we needed and was within walking distance to the beach.

Hosted by Lou

Santa Monica, California, United StatesJoined in June 2014
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I am a native of California, and was born in Santa Monica. I have lived in this neighborhood almost my entire life. Therefore I can help guide you toward fun and interesting places and activities that most tourists never get a chance to see or experience. I can guide you to pl…
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