Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

If you love animation and/or robots, you are going to love this room. It has a comfy queen bed. Decoration is modern with a bit of whimsy. Lots of animation books to read and robots to feast your eyes on.

We have cruiser bikes for rent at a very low rate

We have cruiser bikes for rent at a very low rate

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $20
Security Deposit: $200
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space


We invite you to check out what has become our most popular rooms-- our robot and animation themed room. Inspired by Joe's career in animation and Lisa's design career. It has a queen bed, and a desk and chair, and an ice chest to keep snacks. The bathroom is located just outside this room. Depending on occupancy bathroom is shared with zero to 3 others. We do our best to keep our bathrooms sparkling clean.

We own an eclectic 5 room, two bath, beach house designed like a New England cottage. We are located on a quiet, peaceful and safe street, literally surrounded by the some of the best things LA has to offer.

Our unique and comfortable home is a U-shaped 1900 square foot villa with separate front and back homes connected by a large hallway/library. The home nestles around a large and sunny patio deck and garden (open during breakfast). Our love of travel, art and life in general is expressed in our home's furnishings and interior decor.

We look forward to the opportunity to help you have the best stay ever in LA/Venice!

Guest Access

Guests have access to:
•The Robot Room
•The Front Guest Bathroom
•The Living Room (fireplace, Large flat screen TV)
•The Garden dining area at breakfast time
•The Kitchen dining area at breakfast time

In addition to your room, you will have access to a cozy living room with fireplace -- wonderful on cooler nights. The large gourmet kitchen is where you might eat breakfast, or you may choose to eat it on the patio or front lounge. The patio deck is like an outdoor room of its own, very peaceful, with a fountain, lots of plants, flowers and butterflies. Kitchen and garden is open during breakfast hours 9.00 -10:30 AM. If you need an earlier breakfast.we are happy to put a “breakfast to go" in your room the night before. Please let us know the day before you would like it.

Interaction with Guests

We enjoy chatting with guests. We also like helping them out with travel plans. But if you do not need or want to chat about travel plans or anything else we will respect that. We expect guests to respect us and our privacy
as well.

The Neighborhood

We are situated in what we think is the absolute best part of Los Angeles. PERIOD! Our neighborhood is the most walkable, lovable, beautiful, convenient, interesting, bohemian and fun part of LA.

Our neighborhood, called Washington Square, is loved by locals and visitors alike. Just four short blocks to the ocean and the world famous Venice Beach boardwalk. The historic/gorgeous Venice Canals are less than two blocks north of us. The most popular street in Venice, Abbot Kinney, is five blocks east of us. The Marina Del Rey Harbor is only two blocks south.
Our neighborhood, called Washington Square, is loved by locals and visitors alike. Just four short blocks to the ocean and the world famous Venice Beach boardwalk. The historic/gorgeous Venice Canals are two blocks north of us. The most popular street in Venice, Abbot Kinney is five blocks east of us. The Marina Del Rey Harbor is only two blocks south.

Getting Around

• 4 short blocks to the beach, 10 minutes walk (0.4 mile)
• 5 minutes to the beautiful and historic Venice canals (0.2 mile)
• 15 minutes to the heart of the famous Venice Beach Boardwalk (.08 mile)
• 5 minutes to more then 20 different restaurants (something for everyone. We will gladly recommend one to suit you)
• 10 minutes to the gorgeous Marina del Rey yacht harbor, watersports and restaurants
• 12 minutes to Abbot Kinney Blvd. (very hip artist galleries, boutique furniture, antique shops and jewelry shops--restaurants, bars and coffee houses) (0.6 mile)
• 10 minute walk to the Friday Venice Farmers Market.
• 28 minute walk/5 minute drive to Main Street Venice/Santa Monica, shopping and dining.
• 2 minutes walk to bus stop @ Washington and Via Marina

• 15 minute drive to airport (LAX)
• 15 minutes to a hike in the Santa Monica Mountains
• 20 minutes to Malibu
• 20 minutes to Getty Museum
• 20 minutes to Mulholland Drive

• Uber and Lyft are a popular way of getting around LA
•The Culver bus stop 3 minutes away on Washington Street.
•The Santa Monica Blue Bus stop is about 1/2 miles away.

Other Things to Note

We have Cats (See photos). They spend a lot of time outside sunning themselves on the patio deck. Though they are not allowed in your room or the front part of the house- nonetheless, we do not recommend that you stay with us if you are highly allergic to cats. We love animals, but we do not think ours would welcome yours, so no pets please. ;)

• Extended continental breakfast
• Parking in our driveway this is a BIG plus in this area, where parking can be impossible on a nice sunny day. (We have a lot of sunshine)!
• Fireplace
• 42" flat screen (in shared living room)
• Soft high thread count sheets and pillowcases
• Filtered water in your room
• Ask for an Ice bucket. We may have enough ice in stock--or you can get ice at the local Alan's market-- 5 min walk.
• An ice chest/box in room (to use to store food, we have blue ice for
your use)
• Drawers
• Hooks for hanging things
• Shampoo/soaps/bath towels/wash cloths
• Bathtub and shower
• Hair dryer
• Beach towels
• Beach chairs
• Shared ipad is available for use in Kitchen
• Huge gourmet kitchen (for breakfast)
• Large patio garden off of kitchen (for breakfast)
• Library of books to borrow
• Library of movies and CD's to enjoy while staying
• Maps
• Tons of Travel books and brochures

The following additional luxuries may be available at the time of your stay.
Please pay in advance to reserve

• Beach cruisers with lock, helmet, light. Cost for each bike per day day is what most places ask for an hour of rental time.

• Drop off at LAX, depending on schedule at a discount.

• We will wash dry and fold a load of laundry (we use natural soaps)-for a lot less time, money and hassle than any of the local laundry facilities here.

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House Rules

Have a wonderful stay in Venice Beach!

• If you read our listings carefully before you book, you are likely to have a great stay. We want you to choose the room that fits you the best (we have 4 in our home). Guest's who understand the listing have the most wonderful experiences.

• If you read the manual after you book, It will help make your stay easier and more pleasant. We think it contains lots of useful information. There will be a quiz in the morning. Just Joking. :)

• 9:00-10:30AM (except Garden Cabana guests)

• We love all sorts of animals, but our cats don't.
Please don't bring your pets.

• No Smoking inside the house or on the back garden deck please. Smoking is permitted in the front yard only. Please make sure windows and doors to living room are closed at time of smoking, so as not to get smoke inside house

• For your safety and ours we have provided flameless candles.
No flames please.

• Out of respect to your fellow guests, and our home, Peaceful Paradise is open only to guests who have a reservation with us.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

2 nights minimum stay
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Venice, California, United States
Member since March 2012


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