Casita Ojai Exceptional Getaway!
Hosted by Maida
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2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
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The space

Casita Ojai is on a 2 acre property nestled by neighboring orange and avocado orchards, olive trees and the Los Padres National forest in the beautiful East end of Ojai. With the center of town just minutes away, it is located close to Thacher school, and Meditation Mount. Ideal location for travelers seeking a retreat like feel that is just around the corner to many sites of Ojai. Minutes by bike and car ride into town.

Casita Ojai

700 sq ft Studio suite guesthouse, 1 bath, Kingsize bed, fully equipped kitchen with an adjoining porch. The contemporary furnishings and abundant visual beauty, will immediately transform the wary traveler to a place of serenity. The amenities are vast from the down comforter bedding and spa robes to lounge in front of the outdoor fire pit in the winter or on the porch sipping coffee in the morning as the animals are waking up in the spring. As a smoke free and green friendly property, we have also considered all the comforts of home! So pack light. Grill your fresh produce purchase from veggie stands around the corner or at our fabulous farmers market, and squeeze fresh lemon juice from our trees and splash olive oil from growers across the way on top to finish, and you'll be dining al fresco in a matter of minutes.The 700 sq ft casita is an open floor plan with high beam ceilings gives it an airy and open feel. Open up the french doors to enjoy the wonderful evening breeze while taking in the Pink moment Ojai is best known for. Tastefully decorated with amenities to ensure for a home away from home feel.

Whether lounging by the pool after a day of hiking and biking, taking in a nap in the hammock, reading under an aged oak tree, or roasting marsh mellows with love ones around a fire pit, our property will rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. So if you are ready to escape and to rediscover the simple pleasures of life........let it be at Casita Ojai an exceptional getaway!

We look forward to hosting your visit to Ojai.

Maida Interiano and family

Guest access

Pool, Industrial outdoor grill. bikes

Interaction with guests

I live on site, I am respectful of our guests and will interact as much as I am ask to.

Other things to note

On the opposite end of the property there is another casita that shares pool and grill area. Rent both for family or friends retreat!

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Cleaning Fee $60
Security Deposit $200
Weekly Discount: 8%
Weekend Price $235 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Studio sleeps 2. Maximum occupancy 2, non smoking. Pets must be supervised at all times. Pets must be preapproved. No pets allowed in swimming pool. Additional pet fee of $25 per night

You must also acknowledge
Some pet(s) live in the house


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

46 Reviews

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Jill User Profile
August 2017
TRULY AMAZING. Spacious, beautifully appointed studio cottage with loving private sitting/dining front porch facing the pool. Maida was helpful and made everything effortless. The property overall is large and beautiful, fabulous pool, in a great area amongst the orange groves. Fantastic bicycling and hiking area. Only a couple minutes to town center. We completely enjoyed our stay and would absolutely return. One Note: a recent reviewer complained about the air conditioning in this unit. The AC unit works perfectly well, I believe that reviewer had no experience with the "R2/D2" style portable AC unit. We have two in our home in Los Angeles and Maida has one in this cottage. One of the ducts was slightly busted but it MADE NO DIFFERENCE, the unit cools the cottage down to the frigid zone if that's what you need. Wanted to point this out since I had been concerned after reading that reviewers input on the AC.

Natsuko User Profile
August 2017
We loved this quiet and unique house. Sitting the patio in the morning and nights was what I needed to be retreated. Maida was very friendly and guided where to go and see locally. It helped a lot.

Melanie User Profile
August 2017
We loved the quiet rustic feel of Maida's place. Nothing pretentious here. Situated a mile or two out of town and through the orange groves. It's just beautiful and so quiet. Floating in the pool with a view of the well established overgrown gardens, trees, the old stone fountain, empty animal pens, (sadly no animals in sight) total privacy, with no one at the main house and no one occupying the other casita, spectacular mountain and big sky views, we felt completely peaceful & relaxed. A lovely place for getting away from it all. The casita is charming and sweet. We did have to ask for a few things that were not in place on our arrival - like the Roku box for the TV (no cable). There was no instructions or welcome info packet so it was all self discovery which can be a fun adventure in a new place and made it seem less like staying at an everything is perfect resort or hotel, and more like visiting an old friend's place in the country. No complaints though, Maida's son came to our assistance pretty quickly and was very obliging. The kitchen is clean & well equipped. The entire space is small but cozy for a couple. The only downside was we had unknowingly chosen the hottest and most humid 3 days of the decade to stay!! We knew there was no A/C when we booked and had brought 2 fans from home. We don't have A/C at home either. And there were fans in the casita for us to use. But we weren't prepared for the desert-like heat and Florida-like humidity inside and outside of the casita, which made sleeping very difficult. Maida (who was very responsive to us by email but we didn't actually meet until the night before we left) hadn't mentioned the plug-in, old-style huge floorcart A/C thing in the closet. I had assumed this strange machine was some sort of 30 year old heater. It looked broken and one of the coiled hoses was torn and hanging off. If this A/C unit had been plugged in and operating when we arrived we wouldn't have had any trouble with the heat. But it was unplugged and in the closet looking like it hadn't been touched in years. On our last night, and purely by chance, Maida emailed to ask how we were enjoying the Florida heat and I replied it was making it so hard to sleep which is when she told us about the A/C unit in the closet. All we should have known to do was wheel it into the kitchen, drag the fridge across the tile floor to reach the outlet so that the enormous unbroken coiled hose could be balanced into the window above the fridge and shelving unit and wedged in place by sliding the window closed!!! Easy right? And something you'd expect to know to do in someone else's home? Anyway, Maida felt terrible & came over at...

Lindsey User Profile
June 2017
My husband and I had a wonderful weekend away here. Maida is a great host! The Casita has a beautiful front porch that is so nice to sit on at night. We also enjoyed the very nice swimming pool. The pool area is equipped with everything you could need, lounge chairs, big umbrellas for shade, inner tubes and a grill. The scenery and mountains made this the perfect weekend getaway. The location feels tucked away and secluded, but it's a very short drive to a ton of great restaurants. We would love to return!

Cathi User Profile
June 2017
Beautiful place, just what we needed

Laura User Profile
May 2017
What a perfect get away. I honestly cannot say enough about the peace, quiet and tranquility of what Maida has created. From the perfectly appointed full kitchen with every thing you need to the soft wonderful linens and bedding. The pool was dreamy, to sit by, float in and gaze across watching a pink sunset hit the mountains. will not regret it!

Nick User Profile
May 2017
What a great place! Secluded and picturesque, the pool is amazing on a warm day. Super comfy bed and great amenities! The fact that our dog was welcome with open arms was really special. Thanks Maida! We will be back.

Ojai, California, United StatesJoined in July 2013
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