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BAMBOO BEACH HUT, 10 STEPS TO SAND w/TIKI BAR, PATIO, BBQ , BIKES & SURFBOARDS.

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Across from the beach, Tropical decor, sleeps 4 w/deluxe 100% cotton bedding

1-NIGHT BOOKINGS ACCEPTED FOR SELECT DATES ONLY. INQUIRE BEFORE BOOKING. This site only permits a limited number of photos, so please TEXT ME FOR MORE PHOTOS!

This is only 1 of 4 BEACH rentals I have located right next to one another. If you have larger groups and want more space and cant find the dates you're looking for See my other rental on this site titled: BEACH TIKI BAR, BIKES & BOARDS that sleeps 2-10 or my OCEANFRONT BEDROOM SUITES in my SHARED home that sleeps up to 1-3 persons in each bedroom. Please TEXT message my phone number for more info. Families, groups, and children are welcome must each guest must be counted including children. Children are NOT free.

This ADORABLE, NEWLY RENOVATED studio is 10 steps to the sand with an indoor Tiki Bar, 2 outdoor patios (w/BBQ, dining table + ocean view!) FREE Private Parking, Wifi, Bicycles, Surfboards, Boogie boards, Skateboards, Wetsuits, Beach chairs, picnic basket, and lots of other funs toys and games. Our NEW DOUBLE-PANE WINDOWS make it nearly sound-proof and climate controlled so you'll sleep like a baby.

Tropical, colorful, retro 50's/60's/70's decor with a Tiki Bar, Tiki Torches, Vinyl Record player, Bicycles, Surf Boards, Boogie Boards, Skate boards, Wet Suits, Beach chairs, beach towels and a mini patio.

This is a cozy, comfortable STUDIO designed as a small tribute to legendary rock bands that came from Venice & Marina del Rey (such as The Beach Boys, The Eagles & The Doors) that became famous in the 50's, 60's and 70's. The studio can sleep up to 4 persons and includes: a Deluxe Queen size mattress, Two twin mattresses (a trundle bed-couch) TV, A Tiki Dining Bar for 4, a Record player-stereo, Albums, A bean bag chair, a small Kitchen (w/ a 2-burner stove, coffee maker, microwave, toaster, refrigerator, dishes and utensils) and a small patio with 2 small chairs. We use only 100% cotton bedding so you will have a cool, soft, wonderful night's stay.

AMENITIES INCLUDES: Use of 6 BICYCLES including a tandem bike for 2! (These are shared with another rental available on a first-come-first-serve basis) , SURFBOARDS (both hard and soft in various sizes from short to long), BOOGIE BOARDS, WETSUITS,, SKATEBOARDS, HELMETS, PADDLE TENNIS, ROLLERBLADES, PORTABLE BEACH CHAIRS, BEACH UMBRELLA, BEACH TOWELS and other fun things to play with!

INSIDE THE UNIT: Bath Towels, and a Home Manual/Guide Book with info on the unit, maps, things to do & see in the area, restaurant recommendations and a special sections for "Kids & Families" & "Health & Wellness".

CHECK IN TIME & YOUR ARRIVAL:

You may check in ANYTIME after 3:00 pm. I am your host-concierge and I live just across the street! l try to meet & greet my guests upon their arrival to assist with parking and luggage and to give a brief tutorial of the property. However, in the event I cannot meet you at your arrival time the keys will be left in a "secret spot" for those arriving late at night. In the unit on the Tiki Bar is also a very detailed guide book/home manual with WIFI passwords and loads of info on the operations of the apartment.

ABOUT THE AREA & NEIGHBORHOOD:

The neighborhood is conveniently nestled between Venice/Santa Monica and the south Bay, and Only 10 minutes to both the 405 and 10 fwy’s and 12 minutes to LAX airport (a $23 taxi ride with luggage or try LYFT or UBER for half the price).

The prestigious marina peninsula is a rare, private strip of private beachfront paradise with NO crazy Venice boardwalk traffic. It’s considered a very safe, upscale community with friendly people who smile, hug and say "hello" to everyone. The residents are a diverse mix of happy surfers, artists, volleyball players, film-industry executives and just about everyone else. Everyone is VERY health conscious so don't be surprised at how many people you will find engaging in diverse outdoor activities and exercises to stay in shape.

You can walk to almost anyplace so you don't necessarily need a car. Our neighborhood is an upscale SAFE community and quite a contrast from that of Venice beach (only a few blocks away). The beach house is only a few blocks from Washington blvd cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, pier, boat marina, boat rental, surf shops, Venice canals, Venice Boardwalk, yoga, pilates, banks, dry cleaners & market. The apartment is located in a just next door to a very small, private spa where you can get a deep tissue massage or just about any other holistic treatment you might want.

TRANSPORTATION:

You don't really need a car. Most locals bike, skate, walk or grab a cheap ride-service such as "LYFT" (50% cheaper than a standard taxi and a much nicer car ride). Just download the LYFT app to your smart phone and use the promo code ELIZABETH337512 for a $10 FREE credit on your first ride. Most guests tell me they wish they didn't spend the money renting a car. There is also a bus stop just a few blocks away that will take you into Hollywood. There is also a Bike-walk Path Just In Front Of Our Place On The Beachfront (that Will Take You All The Way Into Santa Monica And South Malibu). However, if you do have a car you have a guaranteed PRIVATE PARKING SPACE just a few steps from your front door!

THINGS TO DO & SEE:

There is SO much to do and see in and around our area that you couldn't see and do it all in a month! You can rent bicycles, roller blades, boats, surf and paddle boards and just about anything else from the rental shop 3 blocks away. You can bike to Abbot Kinney Blvd, Admiralty Way in the marina or Santa Monica Third Street Promenade for additional shopping, restaurants, bars, movie theaters and the Santa Monica Pier. Free Summer concerts are held Thursday nights on the SM Pier and in Marina del Rey on weekends at Burton Chase Park and at the Open Air, Organic Farmers Market Festival every Sunday On Main street & Ocean Park. During the Autumn, we have street fairs and art festivals and during December there are two Christmas boat parades with fireworks and crazy fun theme decorations. So much fun! There are also great places to go for a day trips 20-40min away such as the Santa Monica pier for the kids theme park carnival, the marine aquarium, the ferris wheel and the newly built park, restaurants, and day trips to Malibu and Escondido Falls, Temescal Canyon hiking and Topanga Canyon, or south to Redondo or Laguna Beach to watch the Olympic volleyball players training in action. It’s endless!

FOR YOUR FIRST MORNING UPON YOUR ARRIVAL: We offer you complimentary coffee, tea, and all the fixins to help you get over your jetlag. LOL. There is a also small market walking distance a few streets away and several cafes and restaurants to keep you well fed.

HOUSE RULES:

* ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING OR CANDLES ANYWHERE IN OR AROUND THE UNIT. THIS IS STRICTLY ENFORCED!!

* NO LOUD NOISE, SHOUTING OR PARTIES: We respect the sanctuary of this peaceful neighborhood and our neighbors need their sleep. QUIET TIME AFTER 10pm MUST BE RESPECTED.

* CHILDREN OF ALL AGES ARE WELCOME BUT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE TOTAL NUMBER OF GUESTS IN YOUR RESERVATIONS. THIS INCLUDES INFANTS. CHILDREN ARE NOT FREE. We have invested in high chairs, baby cribs, toys and games and children cause as much damage and mess as adults, or more!) and our discounted rates are based on the number of beds we must change, laundry , cleaning supplies, water usage etc...). ALL ADDITIONAL GUESTS (NOT INCLUDED WITH YOUR RESERVATION HEAD COUNT) MUST PAY $25 PR PERSON PER NIGHT FOR THE TOTAL NUMBER OF NIGHTS IN YOUR RESERVATION., WE DO NOT PRO RATE THESE FEES IF YOUR ADDITIONAL GUESTS STAYS ONLY 1 NIGHT.

* DO NOT PARK ANYPLACE ELSE OTHER THAN WHERE INSTRUCTED OR YOUR CAR WILL BE TOWED BY ANOTHER NEIGHBOR. Your parking space is located in the alley behind the rear of the building. Please DO NOT BLOCK THE GARAGE DOOR.

* DISCLAIMER: USE OF SPORTING GOODS: PLEASE NOTE: By You (and all members of your party) agree to use the supplied sporting goods (surfboards, boogie boards, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, paddle tennis or any other sporting items) at your own risk and hold the owner, host and building manager 100% harmless against any injuries or death that might occur by the use of these items. If you do not know how to surf it is highly advised that you take a lesson from a certified surf instructor. Surfing is far more challenging than it looks. Please use caution when playing in the ocean. Enjoy but be Safe!

More Details

Owner
Aunt Betty
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Aunt Betty

I'm a true 'people' person and enjoy meeting different people from different parts of the world. I custom designed my rental with my trademark tropical, bamboo flair and a comfy, fun, peaceful environment. I love to pamper my guests in any way possible. My rental is turn-key with all the amenities you might desire and every nook and cranny is meticulously cleaned so expect something resembling a 5-star resort. I use only top quality pillows, 100% cotton bedding and deluxe mattresses because I assume everyone is as finicky as I am. You'll sleep like a rock and thats what life is all about.

I'm an active, healthy, middle-aged woman and I love to surf, hike and bike. I'm well-traveled, speak two languages and have spent many years living abroad. I'm an open-minded, accepting, free-spirited lady who welcomes ALL people of all races, cultures or sexual orientation. Just be happy!! (no grumpy people allowed. LOL). I value your privacy so I never pry or ask questions. Come and go as you please but if you have questions about anything don't hesitate to ask me. I enjoy sharing my knowledge of the area and my passion for the California culture. I'll definitely point you in the right direction for the best restaurants, where to get a pedicure or a massage, shopping, surf lessons and must-see locals spots. I want to make sure you feel ABSOLUTELY AT HOME and have all the ideal comforts one would want during your stay. This is a very unique and special place with a beautiful interior and lots of amenities so I am seeking respectful renters who honor and cherish it as much as I do.

Why Aunt Betty chose Los Angeles

When designing and furnishing my rentals I try to think about what "I" would want to have the perfect stay someplace. a comfortable deluxe mattress, soft feather pillows and 100% cotton bedding is the first thing that comes to mind. I just wont skimp or cut corners when it comes to things like this. A also love creating environments that make people feel warm, relaxed, pampered with a little bit of "FUN" to remind you to leave your worries behind you for awhile. I hope this is the place that feels like home to you. It was designed with a loving, playful spirit in mind.

What makes this studio unique

LOCATION, COMFY COZY INTERIORS AND ALL THE TOYS AN ADULT-KID COULD DREAM OF!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Venice in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has full size tub-shower, new sink vanity, extra towel hooks and plenty of storage for suitcases and a place to hang clothes.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • This is a large studio with a queen size bed + 2 twin mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There is a lot to see & do here - Most of which is FREE! The historic Venice Canals, The Santa Monica Pier Amusement Park, The Venice Boardwalk shopping, Boat rentals, Bike riding, Ocean Surfing & Swimming, Hiking Temescal Canyon w/views of mountains, ocean & islands, free summer concerts, Shopping Abbot Kinney Blvd & Santa Monica Third Street Promenade.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

BAMBOO BEACH HUT, 10 STEPS TO SAND w/TIKI BAR, PATIO, BBQ , BIKES & SURFBOARDS.
average rating of 4.4666667 based on 15 reviews
Royal Oak, Michigan
5

Fun and Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a family vacation taking a road-trip down the coast from Seattle to San Diego. We spent one night in every other place we rented...but we had 2 nights at the Bamboo Beach Hut. So glad that the 1 place out of 9 that we had a little extra time in was Aunt Betty's! So much fun! Everything we needed was there! Kids had a ball playing on all the toys in the ocean! Great Location...quick 4 minute walk to restaurants and shops and a quicker 60 second walk to the ocean! Would love to come back and spend more time! Thanks so much for making our stay awesome!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great studio so close to the beach!

  • 4 of 5

Adorable studio, very close to the beach and fun restaurants. Only reason I am not giving it 5 stars has nothing to do with Aunt Betty or the property: it is small when you have teenage daughters. Perfect size for a couple or a family with young children. But Aunt Betty was incredibly responsive and the property is conveniently located. Would definitely rent again if it is just my husband and myself!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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aunt Betty's Tikki Hut

  • 3 of 5

It is very ecclectic and very close to town and the beach.

The unit itself is fine except it has an odour that is very unpleasant.

The people upstairs are extremely noisy and you hear everything

The ventilation is poor as you are asked to keep the windows closed

due to sand coming in.

The kitchen area has only bar stools to sit at so that is not so great

for older people with hip issues.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Odor???? This is a NEWLY renovated unit so I cant imagine what odor you're referring to (maybe the new paint?), and we are METICULOUS about cleaning. The windows can certainly be opened during the day (you must have mis read the instructions. on WINDY days we suggest they remain closed). There are 2 high top directors chairs (extremely comfortable) in addition to the bar stools but the description and photos details these chairs so if a person has bad hips perhaps you need to choose a rental with special furnishings? I am sorry. I have over `100 5-star reviews elsewhere and the unit is priced low since it is a studio with limited space. We have had ZERO complaints about the kitchen chairs, odor. Had you alerted me to this I would have investigated immediately. As for the noise upstairs, this is a RARE occurrence but we are installing new sound proofing carpet to assist with this.
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5

Clean, Cozy & Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed condo in ideal location. Steps to the beach and fully stocked with beach gear, bikes and everything you need to have a comfortable relaxing vacation. We will definitely stay here again when back in the area. Thank you for being such an accommodating host!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful easy feeling

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to chill out and relax.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Beach condo walking distance to beach

  • 3 of 5

We went as a family in February. This condo was not exactly family friendly for a toddler ... over priced for the quality of stay. Extremely loud reguadless if it was 3pm or 3am. Our car that was parked in the designated parking spot was damaged. The side mirror was shattered... it was the mirror nearest the building as wall.

It would be a great stay if we were coming as a couple to party it up at the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: ?? I realize you only stayed ONE NIGHT (and checked in at 3pm and checked out at 9am ) but WHY DID YOU NOT ALERT ME TO THE NOISE ISSUE? We messaged back and forth several times and no mention of this. THIS IS HIGHLY UNSUAL. Marina del Rey is ONE OF THE SAFEST, MOST PEACEFUL NEIGHBORHOODS in Los Angeles. We have more than 170, 5-star reviews in the 18 months since we began renting out this unit. HAD I KNOWN I WOULD HAVE TAKEN ACTION IMMEDIATELY to find the source of the noise, REFUNDED YOUR MONEY and PUT YOU INTO ANOTHER RENTAL. We have more than 170, 5-STAR REVIEWS and not a single noise complaint from any guests. WHY DID YOU WAIT TO COMPLAIN & WRITE A BAD REVIEW “AFTER” YOU DEPARTED when there is nothing we can do to fix? It makes no sense! You had my telephone number and could have contacted me anytime and yet there was NO mention of these issues during our correspondence. I WORK EXTREMELY HARD TO EARN EACH 5-STAR REVIEW and do whatever it takes to make my guest's stay the best it can be. I take feedback and complaints very seriously. As for your damaged rental car mirror, I can’t imagine that was caused by someone here on the street especially if it was the mirror along the wall of the building. That simply doesn’t make any sense. My logical guess is that it was damaged before you arrived and didn’t realize it (perhaps by the valet at the previous hotel you stayed at when you husband became sick with food poisoning). As for your rates, you actually paid LOW SEASON winter rates, (considerably lower than high season) BUT I would imagine paying anything would have been too much if you had a bad night’s sleep. We have had MANY FAMILIES with children stay here and while we do not "child proof" our rentals (and make this clear in the contract) we do try out best to provide children's items such as high chairs, and a pack-n-play crib which many of our guests really appreciate, said they had a wonderful stay and the kids loved all the toys we provide. I am not sure what you meant by "not family-friendly"(?). What would make it more so? (please provide feedback). I am deeply sorry and extremely disappointed for your experience even if it was only 1-night stay. Should you decide to visit the area again I would welcome you to a free night’s stay in any of my rentals. I have tried contacting you by email and telephone and no reply. The telephone number you have listed is not a working number. Once again, my sincere apologies.
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
LAX
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
10
Car: not necessary

You can walk or bike to just about everything: Venice canals, Venice boardwalk, Marina del rey boat marina, restaurants, famers market, grocery store, flower shop, yoga, pilates, surf, bike and skate rental, nail and hair salon etc...

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Venice, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
EASTER
13 Apr 2017 - 1 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
£185
for 1 night
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
SPRING RATE
2 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£347
for 2 nights
From
£147
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
SUMMER 2017
4 Jun 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£259
for 1 night
From
£206
 
 
THANKSGIVING 2017
21 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
£197
for 1 night
From
£144
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
CHRISTMAS 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
1 night minimum stay
£207
for 1 night
From
£154
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
PRESIDENTS WEEKEND 2018
15 Feb 2018 - 20 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
£182
for 1 night
From
£129
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
EASTER-SPRING BRK 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
£207
for 1 night
From
£154
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£170
for 1 night
From
£117
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £52.97
Refundable Damage Deposit £292.14

Damage deposits are included with your payment but are 100% REFUNDABLE after you depart (assuming you have not damaged or taken anything). We have an inventory list we confirm after each check out.

* DISCLAIMER: USE OF OUR SPORTING GOODS: PLEASE NOTE: You (and all members of your party) agree to use the supplied sporting goods (surfboards, boogie boards, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, paddle tennis or any other sporting items) at your own risk and hold the owner, host and building manager 100% harmless against any injuries that might occur by the use of these items. If you do not know how to surf it is highly advised that you take a lesson from a certified surf instructor. Surfing is far more challenging than it looks. Please use caution when playing in the ocean. Enjoy but be Safe!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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