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Spectaculiar Ocean AND City Views! 100+ Guestbook comments in Owners profile !

People7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Our condo is our 2nd home and we love it! It is professionally decorated with fine furnishings, and you will feel right at home! Our condo has vaulted ceilings which gives the condo a feel of comfortable spaciousness. There are ceiling fans in both bedrooms along with central air. Both bedrooms have Queen size beds with 800 thread count linens, which our guest love to rave about!

Our master bedroom has it's own private balcony/bar which overlooks the grand fountains of the Performing Art Center. Every day at dusk the fountains put on a wonderful show of color,..this is another thing that our guests love to comment on. Both bathrooms have oversized oval Grecian tubs surrounded by marble, which makes it so inviting and relaxing! Our big screen plasma T.V. is great to kick back and watch while enjoying the views of the ocean and the city. We have 4 bicycles parked in our garage for our guests to use, and there are wonderful bike paths along the beach!

Our kitchen is large and has a big granite topped island. We even won a contest and had one of the 'Top Chefs' perform and prepare in our kitchen!! It is completely stocked with everything! We have extra linens ,towels, hair dryers, and and iron. We have 8 white plush robes to lounge in, and complimentary champagne or sparkling cider ready to greet you upon arrival! Our favorite review from one of our many guests is.. 'our grandchildren loved your condo,. they call it THE CASTLE IN THE SKY'!

Keywords: Oceanfront Luxury High Rise Condo

More Details

Owner
Janis Ostlund
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

About Janis Ostlund

Hi, my name is Janis Ostlund and I love Long Beach! I have been a licensed real estate agent for over 15 years and I watched this High Rise being built. I knew it was going to be fantastic, and I bid on the unit I wanted and was lucky enough to capture the bid for one of the most coveted corner units in both of the High Rise Towers. I live in Costa Mesa, which is only a 20 minute drive from Long Beach, which makes it very convenient. When the condo is not rented, I love to be here!!

Janis Ostlund purchased this condo in 2006

Why Janis Ostlund chose Long Beach

I grew up in a very small farm town in Iowa, and I always promised myself I was going to have property that had an ocean view,... but I always wanted to live in a big city too.... with this property I have both!!! It truly is incredible!!

What makes this condo unique

There are so many benefits to staying in our condo. The most obvious is how close everything is! You really don't need a car! The Aquarium of the Pacific as well as the Queen Mary are just 5 minutes away, 2 blocks away there are 3 blocks of nothing but restaurants and nightlife. WE have 4 bicycles parked in our garage, and to rent one bike can cost you $25.00 an hour,.. you and yours can cruise the beautiful bike paths on the beach all day for free!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Janis and Tim

What a wonderful place to stay in my "home away from home" during this week. Your condo is beautifully furnished, comfortable and so convenient to everything in Long Beach. I so much enjoyed the beautiful views the walks on the beach with my little dog, and trying so many restaurants. One evening the sunset was so awesome from your balcony I posted the picture on Facebook!

Thank you for sharing your home...

I hope to come back soon!

Warm regards

Kathy

(and Oreo too)
Oct 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Downtown in Long Beach

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • city centre
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Lift
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9 based on 153 reviews
5

Very nice condo with a good balance of city and beach

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and 5 children (ages 9-17) stayed for a week. The condo is very nice; cozy for the 7 of us but comfortable. 2 slept in one bdrm, 3 in the other, and 2 in the living rm. From the main balcony facing south you can see views of the beach on the left, and of the city on the right (big conference center bldg straight ahead). We preferred the beach view during the day, and the city view during the night.

Beach is 8-10 mins walk in one direction, outlet mall and harbor restaurants are 8-10 mins walk in the other direction, Vons grocery is 8-10 mins walk into the city. Mom and younger children enjoyed Disneyland; Dad and older children explored Long Beach and LA by public bus and train. Water taxi was not running in April, but that would've been a great way to get between locations in the harbor. There are lots of restaurants within walking distance, but we all enjoyed the food trucks along Ocean Blvd - inexpensive way for a family of 7 to eat good food. We also did a lot of cooking in the condo.

We all enjoyed the beach, though only a few ventured into the cold water. Sometimes we walked and sometimes we drove to different parts of the beach (plenty of public parking). If you want to take the kids and a bunch of gear to the beach, it's easier to drive. Kids loved seeing the Formula 1 and drift cars that were practicing laps for the Grand Prix. We were there the week before the Long Beach Grand Prix race, and the track was directly under the main balcony. Unique experience and a pleasant surprise.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and we hope you will come back again soon! kindest regards Janis
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5

Great location! Great views!

  • 5 of 5

Centrally located.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

2nd Visit Just as Great

  • 5 of 5

I work at the Convention Center every year and there is no better location than this condo. Plenty of backup cleaning supplies, great view, comfortable beds and a secure building. Walking distance to great restaurants - James Place is my personal favorite. I'll book early so that I can secure the property again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice condo. Owners very easy to deal with. Perfect location if you are attending a function at the convention center. Only complaint is very low watt lightbulbs make it very dim.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Grat Location

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our family of 5 to stay while attending an event at the convention center. We loved that we could go almost anywhere by foot! The condo is a great size, and the views are nice. Janis was so easy to communicate with, and they were very accommodating to our family! We will definitely be back. Thank you Janis!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this condo for 1 week in August 2016 with my friend and our two girls while they attended a dance convention and we could not have been more delighted with the accommodation!!!

The place was as lovely as the description on the website and having a kitchen and laundry available for the week was just what we needed. The location was super convenient to where they needed to be as well as close to great restaurants. The addition of list of recommendations and a basket of brochures on the area was a pleasant treat.

We would highly recommend this place and will hope to stay there the next time our girls are dancing nearby. Thank you for the wonderful hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Aquarium of the Pacific
"This is a fantastic Aquarium and fun for all! I have coupons for $3.00 up to 4 people! Yes, ..."
Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
"We are steps from the Convention Center which makes it so convenient!"
The Queen Mary
"This is a 10 minute bike ride,or a 5 minute cab drive. The Queen Mary has music every Friday..."
Long Beach Arena
"this is a wonderful facility, Disney on Ice,The Ice Dogs Hockey, local concerts and shows."
Shoreline Village
"Restaurants like the famous Parkers Lighthouse, Yardhouse, Tequilla Jacks, Ice Cream, Candy ..."
Downtown Long Beach
"Considered the downtown of Long Beach. It is vibrant and chic. There are 3 blocks of restaur..."
Alamitos Bay
"Take the Aqua Link and have breakfast or lunch. There are several restaurants along the har..."
Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit
"This famous race last all week and the back stretch of the track is directly under our balco..."
Gladstone's Long Beach
"The pier has a strip of great restaurants overlooking the harbor. Gladstones, P.F. Changs, ..."
Catalina Express
"Whale Watching and Catalina Island. Or take a local harbor cruise, there is a wide variety ..."
Hollywood Sign
Staples Center
"The Staples Center, house of the Lakers and many more upscale events and concerts! Just a 3..."
Griffith Observatory
"This is a beautiful observatory and worth the 45 minute drive! "
The Getty Center
Universal Studios
"How can you pass Universal Studios? Great rides, food and only an hour away!"
Long Beach Airport
"very convenient and only 15 minutes from the Condo!"
Greystone Mansion and Park
Ports O' Call Village
"This Ports O'Call Village has great restaurants,.. not to mentions some of the best cruise s..."
Santa Anita Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Aquarium of the Pacific
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Long Beach Convention Center
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Long Beach Performing Arts Center
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Queen Mary
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Long Beach Arena
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Shoreline Village
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Pine Avenue
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Aqualink boat
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Los Alamitos Bay
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Beach Paths
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The famous revived "Pike"
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Gladstones at the Pier
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Long Beach Gran Prix
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Blue Line Train to LA/Bus Terminal
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Albertsons Shopping
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Shopping Center
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Boat Terminal

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Downtown, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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3 night minimum stay
£599
for 3 nights
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£155
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £96.63
admin/fee £38.65

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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