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Balboa Peninsula - studio/loft by pier

Josh is a superhost.

Balboa Peninsula - studio/loft by pier

2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guest suite to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean
9 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Josh is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Pack your swimsuit! The ocean, beach & pier are on one side, and the harbor on the other. On Balboa peninsula you're surrounded by water. Across the street from pier/nightlife district, steps to beach and bay. View of ocean & bay from balcony. Please note this is an older home, lots of flaws but very clean & cozy. 16" TV/DVD, wifi, private fridge/appliances, may use our beach gear, umbrellas, beach towels, balls, frisbee, bikes, kayaks or stand up paddleboards (20$ fee for SUP or kayak).


Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed


Fixed grab bars for shower
Handheld shower head



233 reviews
Quick responses
Outstanding hospitality
Sparkling clean
Judith User Profile
November 2019
Really enjoyed this studio! Josh was a great host. Had no problems the process since the start was super easy and smooth. Josh was extremely helpful during our stay and made sure we had an overall great experience. Studio is located in a very convenient spot walking distance from…
Melissa User Profile
November 2019
We had a great time here! Sitting on the balcony in the afternoon was awesome. We could easily walk to all kinds of places. Thanks for your hospitality Josh!
Sue User Profile
November 2019
Small but mighty! Exactly as pictured and great for 2 people. When we were in the room we mostly sat on the balcony with harbor to our right just a few doors away and ocean pier to our left less than 2 blocks away. Sunsets on the pier were great. Lots of places to eat and/or…
Tom User Profile
October 2019
Josh is a wonderful host with an amazing spot. This is the perfect location to explore the island and is only steps away from the Balboa Pier. Would absolutely stay here again and can not recommend it enough.
Pauline User Profile
October 2019
Great location on the Newport peninsula. Cozy studio. Great price for a great location. Comfortable bed
Kristy User Profile
September 2019
Josh was an amazing host. He greeted us at the door with a warm welcome. He offered to help bring our luggage in for us. He offered us extra fridge and freezer storage. He came in and explained where everything was and let us know if we needed anything extra he would bring it up…
Erik User Profile
September 2019
Josh's place is really welcoming and it's just what you would expect. Eating breakfast on the balcony is really nice. The AC unit is modern and effective for the small space so you won't have to worry about the heat. It has most of the basics you would want in the kitchen. There…

Hosted by Josh

Newport Beach, CAJoined in August 2011
Josh User Profile
234 Reviews
Josh is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Late 30's, I'm a RN by trade, enjoy excitement/adventure, but pretty laid back calm guy, travel with my boyfriend Daniel who works with Animals. We live in SoCal, Newport Beach. I'm an Air BNB guest & host. I'm interested in local cultural history and foods, wine, great views and…
Interaction with guests
Owner/Couple lives downstairs available as needed, work in neighborhood. Nurse & Vet tech, may have dogs downstairs, not allowed in studio.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 1PM
Checkout: 11AM
Self check-in with keypad
After 1PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events