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Peaceful Cottage in the Heart of Venice

Diane is a superhost.

Peaceful Cottage in the Heart of Venice

2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guesthouse to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
18 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Diane is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Enter your secret garden guest house down a inviting, landscaped pathway. The welcoming, light-filled interior creates a serene, peaceful atmosphere amid lively Venice. Cook a gourmet meal in the complete kitchen, relax in your private garden or have a soothing soak in the beautifully-tiled tub. Walk to a variety of eclectic restaurants. A supermarket is across the street or Whole Foods is two blocks away. The beach and Venice boardwalk, Abbot Kinney Boulevard & Santa Monica are minutes away.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed


Well-lit path to entrance



67 reviews
Outstanding hospitality
Sparkling clean
Quick responses
Michelle User Profile
October 2019
This was my first time ever trying Airbnb. I had no idea what to expect. Diane and Pete’s cottage and hospitality blew us away. It was gorgeous with the most amazing attention to detail. They also provided us a plethora of info on local eateries and activities. If you ever have…
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
Thank you so much, Michelle! What a nice review! We hope you can come back again :)
October 2019
Mary Katherine User Profile
Mary Katherine
October 2019
Diane and Pete have a lovely cottage and are wonderful hosts! The location is only a short distance from Venice Beach and easy to get to other places in the area. They were wonderful and communicating and so thoughtful in every little detail to provide a great experience. If I…
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
I’m so happy it was a good experience for you! We love hosting. Thanks for your sweet review. :)
October 2019
Farida User Profile
July 2019
Diane and Pete’s home was exactly what made our trip to LA so wonderful. Their home is perfectly situated near Venice beach and not too far from the airport. The cottage was clean, quiet, beautifully decorated and fully stocked with basic necessities. Plus, Diane And Pete were so…
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
Thank you so much, Farida and Mia! And thanks again for the wonderful cd and nice comments that you left for us. You both were great. :)
July 2019
Michael User Profile
July 2019
We had a wonderful experience this past weekend staying with Diane and hope to use the cottage again for our next visit. The personal touch and attention to detail made this place great!
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
Thank you so much, Michael, we enjoyed having you here!
July 2019
Amanda User Profile
June 2019
Diane was such an accommodating host. The house was beautiful, fully stocked, so clean, I just wish we could gave stayed longer. Diane is super quick to respond d and she helped me with transportation advice and directions. You will love staying in Diane’s place!!
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
Thanks for the very kind review, Amanda! You are welcome any time!
June 2019
Delphine User Profile
May 2019
This place is THE place. Super quiet, super clean, super safe, excellent location, easy (and free) parking and easy share ride access. We stayed 4 nights and were able to feel like at home, we cooked, we watched TV...a real home away vacation. Beach is 20 minutes walking…
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
Oh boy, great review, Delphine! I’m so glad you enjoyed! Come back!
May 2019
Amy User Profile
May 2019
My boyfriend and I were in town for a wedding in Santa Monica and stayed here just for one night but we both wished it was longer! Diane and Pete are hands down the most thoughtful and lovely hosts we’ve ever experienced! The place was perfectly clean, stylish,…
Diane User Profile
Response from Diane:
I love your review and private message, Amy! I do hope you will come back! Love that Brian said he could live there.
May 2019

Hosted by Diane

Los Angeles, CAJoined in May 2014
Diane User Profile
67 Reviews
Diane is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi! I am currently an elementary school librarian as well as a children's book illustrator. I love photography and never run out of fun subject matter as I roam the streets of Venice. All sorts of exercise makes me happy, especially dancing. I live in the front house with my…
Interaction with guests
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Checkout: 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox
3PM - 12AM (midnight)

House Rules

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