About this listing
Hi there! I'm Elena :)
Thanks for taking a look at my place. If you're a first time Airbnber then welcome to Airbnb! Please send me a message before you book so we can have a chat, get to know each other and answer any questions.
Welcome to the "Happyness Hotel"True to its name, I make every effort to ensure your stay with me is 100% uplifting and enjoyable :))
I have a beautiful & bright extra bedroom with a private, attached bathroom for rent in my 3 bedroom apartment, about 10-15 minutes walk from the beach.
~ FREE PARKING! If you drive, you will have a parking spot in the building ( 2 car tandem parking) plus we have parking permits, for street parking.
~ FREE WIFI!
~ FREE BIKE TO BORROW!
~ INTERNATIONAL ADAPTERS FOR CHARGING YOUR ELECTRONICS!
~ BREAKFAST INCLUDED! ( Tea, coffee, almond milk ,cereal).
Anything you need do not even hesitate to ask. I look forward to you enjoying your stay with me in Santa Monica!
Feel PamperedBedroom Features:
Quality mattress, chosen especially for its amazing comfort and back support for a very rejuvenating sleep.
Very quiet & private bedroom
Refrigerator to store any perishable items
Stove and gas range
All the standard kitchen utensils, pots, pans, china, knives, forks, spoons - all you need to make a gigantic feast or a late night snack
Shower & bath with great water pressure & lots of hot water
Luxury hand and bath towels
42 inches TV in the living room
Parking spot in the building
Coin operated washer & dryer in the building
Balcony in the kitchen
Large windows to let plenty of sunshine in
The shared living room and dining area has a working fireplace
The whole apartment is hypoallergenic and I only use natural, non-chemical cleaning and laundry products
Beautiful, well-kept building is centrally located, just 12 blocks from the Santa Monica beach
The building is located on a beautiful tree-lined street
1 block from large supermarket and 4 blocks from organic grocery
2 blocks from great cafes and restaurants
This is Santa Monica at it's best in a prime location. I absolutely love living here!
You will be able bike or walk to the beach in a matter of minutes, Santa Monica 3rd street promenade is close (less then 10 min walk), so are amazing Santa Monica Farmers Markets, Starbucks, Dry Cleaners, Whole Foods and much more - all within either a very short walk or across the street.
My Gift to YouGift #1: FREE YOGA!!! As an extension of my gratitude you will receive an unlimited pass to one of the best, most exclusive yoga studios in Santa Monica (just 5 blocks away). Enjoy unlimited Zumba, pilates, vinyasa, meditation, fitness and healing classes - over 100 / week to choose from.
About MeKind, caring, considerate & fun-loving
I am an actress and yoga teacher. I love sunshine, the ocean, healthy food, dancing, yoga, tennis, travelling and meeting new people. I am very clean and my place is clutter free. My life motto is: Be Happy :)
If you like, I can pick you up from the airport for an additional fee of $ 50. The bus stop to LA, LAX, and Venice is right next door, 2 min walk. There is a bus that goes right from LAX to within 3 blocks from my apartment and I can pick you up there free of charge.
Happiness GuaranteeI guarantee you'll feel comfortable, rejuvenated and uplifted in my apartment. My attention to detail and integrity will always bring a smile to your face. I welcome you to read my reviews and look forward to being your host too :)
You have access to the entire apartment, living room, kitchen with balcony, and the dining area!
Interaction with Guests
I do not live in this apartment, so you will be sharing the living area with other Airbnb guests ( each bedroom has a private lock for your peace of mind) . I live just 2 min away from it, so I am here for you as much or as little as you need me - happy to show you around Santa Monica, take you to a yoga class, you can borrow my bike and go for a ride, or to answer any questions about making your trip most fun and amazing one! :)
If you like, I can pick you up from LAX for an additional fee of $50 .
The bus stop to LA, LAX, and Venice is right next door, few minutes walk. There is a bus that goes right from LAX to within 3 blocks from my apartment and I can pick you up there free of charge if I am around.
Other Things to Note
THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING MY LISTINGS!
Absolutely no smoking, no laud parties or noise after 10 PM. Please take of the shoes in the hallway and please do your dishes, as you are sharing kitchen with other guests. Oh and Smile - you are staying at the Happyness Hotel :) :) :) THANK YOU!!!
From Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015 the minimum stay is 21 nights.
Elena was a wonderful host. The bedroom with private bathroom that I stayed in was cozy and quiet at night. There was also a fan that was provided which was a definite plus, especially in the summertime months, since there is no AC. If you are looking to bike around town I would rent a bike. The bikes provided weren't in good shape. There's a couple of Big Blue Bus stops within walking distance, if you need public transportation. Overall, good experience!
Un sitio perfecto para alojarte en santa Mónica, a unos 15 minutos andando de la playa, en un barrio tranquilo y con aparcamiento. Gracias a las bicis q nos prestó Elena pasamos un gran día recorriendo las playas de Santa Monica y Venice. Lo recomiendo! Todo estaba correcto, como en las fotos, y Elena fue muy agradable desde el principio. Gracias!
The main focus for us was to be able to leave our bags safely because our flight [ of 14hrs] arrived at 7.15am and check in was after 12 pm. This was the first airbnb experience for us and we were not sure how exhausted we would be. We contacted Elena prior to arriving to enquire as to whether she could accomodate storing our bags until check in which she was happy to do [ and so we chose to book with Elena]. Elena met us at the apartment and we were able to leave our bags and go exploring until check in which was wonderful. Elena orientated us to the area and the apartment and the other guests currently staying.
The apartment was in a quiet street of Santa Monica about 20 mins from the Pier and we enjoyed walking different streets to take us to the shops and resturants [ there are 2 bikes available to share amongst the guests]. Accessing organic foods was easy and the apartment has a blender so we could have smoothies in the morning and not spend so much on meals [ or over eating]. The closer you get to the beach the noiser it is so the quiet was really appreciated.
The bed was super comfortable, plenty of room for storage and there is a door that separates the bedrooms from the living area / kitchen. The apartment was clean with basic furnishings but all adequate for our needs.
Dear Simone - thank you so much for taking time to write such a lovely and detailed review - you are so sweet! It was truly a pleasure to meet you guys, and I hope to visit you one day in your amazing home town - we will keep in touch! Much Love, Peace and Light to you both! xo
Elena's place was great. Huge clean room with an incredibly comfy bed and an easy walk in to town. Exactly what I needed for a couple of nights! Elena was also really helpful and quick to respond to any queries.
Elena's space was just what I was looking for. It was roomy, comfortable, and had a great attached bathroom that was clean and welcoming. While I was unable to meet Elena, she responded quickly to messages, and never made me fell unwelcome. The space was close to the beautiful heart of Santa Monica and I was able to walk wherever I needed to go. Would stay again when visiting Santa Monica.
Elena was a very professional and responsible host. Her place is very close to a lot of great places within walking distance to eat, you get to use the bikes to ride a quick 10 min down to the beach and there is coffee/tea for you when you want it!
I would recommend staying in her place to a friend. Thanks again!
The listing is accurate! The neighborhood is super safe and super nice! and Elena is amazing! She makes you feel welcome and happy and she really cares about you and that you feel great. The Naam yoga pass is a priceless gift! Thanks a LOT! So overall it was a wonderful experience to stay for 5 weeks in the apartment!!!
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About the Host, Elena
Hi! I am a successful, happy and easy- going woman, I moved to Santa Monica from NYC 2 years ago and loving it! I think Santa Monica is an amazing place to live and visit and I feel grateful to live here and to call it home. I love living close to the beach - it is like a vacation every day! I am an actress and a yoga teacher. I love sunshine,ocean, healthy food, dancing, yoga, tennis, travelling and meeting new people. I am very clean and my place is clutter free and relaxing. My life motto is: Be Happy :)
I look forward to hosting you in my place and hope to be as helpful as possible to make your stay in Santa Monica absolutely amazing!
See you soon!