Living Area - Fireplace, TV, Book Exchange
Venice Beach Walkstreet Guesthouse

Entire home/apt

2 guests

Studio

1 bed
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About this listing

Situated in the grounds of a private home, this detached cottage/guesthouse comes with everything you need for an enjoyable stay in a tranquil setting within walking distance to restaurants, bars, and the beach!

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Situated in the grounds of a private home, this detached cottage/guesthouse comes with everything you need for an enjoyable stay in a tranquil setting within walking distance to restaurants, bars, and the beach!


Live like a local with accommodation to rival any hotel - for less!!

Situated in the grounds of a private home, this detached cottage/guesthouse comes with everything you need for an enjoyable stay in a tranquil setting within walking distance to restaurants, bars, and the beach!

The property is located on one of the most picturesque walk streets of Venice. Only 2 blocks from the trendy shops and restaurants on Abbott Kinney Blvd and a short walk from the famous Venice Canals. The Venice “walk streets” are another enchanting part of Venice’s history. Homes face each other separated by a footpath instead of a road. With an eclectic mix of architectural styles the walk streets are a great place to take a stroll in a car-free, pedestrian-friendly environment. This quiet "artsy" neighborhood is also close to the nightlife and activities of Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey and West Los Angeles - not to mention Venice Beach!

With free Wireless Internet and only a 15 minute drive from LAX airport this is an ideal hotel alternative for business travelers too!

Don’t have a car or don’t want to drive? No problem! The guesthouse is located:


- 2 blocks from the shopping and restaurants on trendy Abbott Kinney Blvd

- A 10 minute walk to the famous Venice Canals

- A 15 minute walk to Venice Beach and Muscle Beach

- Less than a mile from Santa Monica and Marina Del Rey with access to local buses nearby


If you do have a car FREE STREET PARKING is readily available!

Amenities include:

KITCHENETTE:
- Microwave
- Toaster
- Electric Kettle
- Tea Pot
- Coffee Maker - Automatic Drip and French Press
- Under counter Fridge
- Granite counter tops
- Cutlery & Crockery
- Coffee & Tea Supplies

LIVING AREA:
- Hardwood Floors
- Sitting area with sofa, coffee table (coffee table can be adjusted to a dining/work table height), and fireplace
- TV with Satellite and DVR (Tivo)
- DVD Player & some DVDs
- Amp with in-wall speakers, Radio, and iPod hookup
- Alarm Clock
- Remote controlled lighting and fan
- Magazines & Book Exchange

SLEEPING:
- Very comfortable Queen size bed
- Quality Bed Linens & Towels
- Down comforter and pillows (Down Alternative options available upon request)
- Mattress and pillows have Dust Mite/Bed Bug/Allergens protective covers
- Built-in Closets
- Two portable Bed/Lap tables

BATHROOM:
- Toilet & Sink
- Rain Shower plus Handheld Shower - shower also has a seat
- Hair Dryer
- Quality Towels

Traveling Light??? We also supply Shampoo, Conditioner, and Hand Soap.

OTHER:
- Free high-speed wireless Internet connection
- Iron & Ironing Board
- Handheld Clothes Steamer
- Towel Warmer/Dryer
- Umbrellas
- Beach Towels, Small Cooler & Beach Umbrella
- Laptop Lap Pad
- Safe for storing valuables
- Seating and small table in courtyard

Please note that like our home, the guesthouse does not have built-in air conditioning. As it remains fairly cool being so close to the beach it is rarely needed. There is an overhead fan, a floor tower fan, and an air circulation fan.

COURTYARD:
Pleasant courtyard to sit in and have some quiet time.

OCCUPANCY:
For your comfort we have a Two adult (or one adult and one child) maximum occupancy.

BIKE RENTAL:
We have two 21 speed bicycles, available with baskets and helmets, for rent at $15 each per day. There are plenty of bicycle rent options on the beach as well.

MISC.
We can also arrange Private City tours & discount theme park tickets - please inquire at time of booking as these require advance notice

No smoking permitted inside guesthouse (may smoke in courtyard). Sorry, no pets and no parties.


CLEANING FEES:
A $65 cleaning fee will be added for stays of 3 days or more - this fee is not charged by Airbnb and is due upon departure. We will offer a 20% discount if you decide to pay this in cash ($50)

Please note that we only do short term stays and do not have monthly rates.

Guest access

ACCESS:
The guesthouse is a separate unit located at the back of our property.** Guests access the unit and back patio area through our front gate and down a path that runs along the side of our house. If you have a lot of luggage we suggest that you first check in then we can give you the remote to open the gate to our back alley to drop off your bags.

**Our back yard is divided into an upper and lower patio. The lower patio is adjacent to the guesthouse and is reserved for the sole use of our guests. We respect our guests privacy and will do our best not to disturb you during your stay.

Interaction with guests

Supportive but unobtrusive. We make every effort to respect our guests privacy but are also happy to interact as circumstances dictate.


Business travel
   This listing has essential business travel amenities. 

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: Studio
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox

Amenities

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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

****CLEANING FEES****
$65....20% discount is offered if you decide to pay this in cash ($50). Fees are not charged by Airbnb and are due upon departure. For the first 2 nights' stay the cleaning fee will be WAIVED. From the third night forward the cleaning fee will be applied.

Maximum 2 Occupants - No Pets

No Smoking in the guesthouse - but OK in the courtyard.

Please do not leave lights, fans, or appliances on when not in the guesthouse.

No burning candles indoors.

No Parties - while we appreciate that you may have friends and family in the area what we offer is for the comfort of our guests (two people) and is not suitable for entertaining. We ask that you please respect our home and our neighbors by refraining from inviting others to hang out at our property.

Quiet Time - If you use the courtyard after 10pm please be respectful of our neighbors and keep conversation low.

You must also acknowledge
No parking on property - Free Street parking one half block away

Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


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

Availability
2 nights minimum stay.
From Aug 16 - Sep 20, 2017 the minimum stay is 1 night.

544 Reviews

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Margie User Profile
August 2017
Great location! Minutes from Ralph's grocery store and 10 minutes to the Santa Monica Pier. Very cozy and tucked away from the traffic of Venice. Highly recommend Maddy's place.

Richard User Profile
August 2017
Recommended - lovely hosts.

Toni User Profile
August 2017
Our stay was better than expected! The cottage is darling and in the perfect location for seeing the sights of Venice and surrounding area. We would definitely return!

Stacey User Profile
August 2017
We had a wonderful stay in Venice. The place was impeccably clean and well furnished. The neighbourhood was a lovely place to be. We especially enjoyed Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice Canals and a beach cycle ride. Maddy and John were both so friendly, welcoming and full of good tips and advice. We would recommend this to anyone staying in LA.

Polly User Profile
July 2017
Lovely guesthouse that was really nicely decorated and very comfortable. Walking distance from Venice beach, and it was near the Venice canals too which were lovely.

Justin User Profile
July 2017
This charming apartment was truly fantastic. We were made to feel at home before we even arrived thanks to brilliant communication and there were no problems during our stay. The apartment definitely amplified our experience in L.A. and for that, I can highly recommend it. Thanks so much!!

Julie User Profile
July 2017
This was our first time staying the night in Venice. This quiet and quaint studio was a wonderful place to stay. The hosts provided us with wine and cheese! The only negative thing I could say is that we weren't aware that there wasn't central air conditioner in the studio. It gets a little warm at night in the summertime without central AC but they had a portable air conditioner that helped quite a bit!

Los Angeles, California, United StatesJoined in December 2009
Maddy User ProfileMaddy is a superhost.

Originally from Ireland (Dublin and Belfast) my husband John and I have lived in Ireland, England, Scotland, and Canada before eventually landing in Venice, California in 1986. Although we retain strong ties with the "old country" we absolutely love living in Venice. We love to travel and meet new people and Airbnb has allowed us to experience both, as guests and as hosts. As hosts we want to give our guests a comfortable and affordable place to stay and aim to leave our guests with fond memories of their visit to Venice.

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