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Boardwalk Deal - across from Belmont Park - 1BR

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2-4

This brand new apartment is inside the Castle building located at Oceanfront boardwalk and across from the famous Belmont Park. There are retailers downstairs and many shops around, bars, restaurants and much more in the Bay area. Downtown San Diego is easy to reach from here (15 minutes by car) and so are most of San Diego's attractions such as Sea World (5 minutes), Legoland (30 minutes)and the San Diego Zoo (20 minutes).

This comfortable apartment offers everything you need for a great escape right on the beach, and recently I added a portable AC inside the bedroom. You will enjoy the romantic getaways, or just the beach atmosphere in the heart of Mission Beach. This brand new apartment features a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and slab white granite counters. There are plasma TVs in the bedroom and in the living room - with DVD and portable AC in the Bedroom. The living area gives you a breathtaking ocean view. The bathroom has two sinks top and a bathtub There are washer and dryer in the unit.

Sleeping arrangements include one comfortable queen bed ideally for 2 people, and a pull out sofa in the living room ( turns into a full sleeping bed - ideally for up to 2 people with max weight of total 200 lbs). This unit is ideal for a family of 4 ( 2 adults/2 kids) . No private parties with more than maximum occupancy is allowed in the unit.

There is a designated parking spot detached from the building (about 150-200 feet away) for 1 large car or 2 small cars ( tandem parking), but lots of parking spaces surrounding the area - one handicapped parking across the street. We provide linens and towels, beach towels, beach toys, 2 chairs and umbrella. Wireless Internet is provided with no extra cost to you - bring your laptop! There are security cameras outdoors and power generator in the building.

Small Pets allowed ~ needs approval from owner. Pet Policy is enforced (vaccines and flea medication up to date) There is boarding pet fee ( non-refundable) of $ 50 per pet - maximum 2 pets ( max. 40 lbs). Pet cleaning fee of $ 195.00.

Thanks to one of our guest's suggestion, a screening door has been installed recently to allow more ocean breeze coming from the front door into the apartment.

Check my other apartment at VRBO 327740 for extra pictures and reviews from the building

Here are some details about Mission Beach and surrounding areas to help you with your decision to stay in Mission Beach:

Mission-Beach is a San Diego favorite among locals and visitors alike. It lies between Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean and has nearly two miles of beautiful white sandy beach. The area is filled with pastel colored houses, condos, old style cottages, beach apartments and hotels. The colorful Boardwalk at Mission Beach runs for three miles ending north of Pacific Beach and is always filled with bicyclists, runners, skateboarders and Rollerblade, and has designated lanes for walking. You can engage in people watching and sunbathing on Mission Beach, or the more strenuous activities of swimming, surfing, body boarding and kayaking. The southern part of Mission Beach is known for its' beach volleyball. To the east lies Mission Bay, which contains two islands with many coves and inlets, and has a large marina for pleasure boaters, and facilities for picnics, camping and fishing. One special point of interest at Mission Beach is Belmont Park, once the site of an amusement park that now is home to shops and restaurants, and a completely restored roller-coaster. This 73 foot wooden roller-coaster called the 'Big Dipper' was built in 1925, closed in 1976 and reopened in 1990. Everything is convenient for visitors to Mission Beach; just two blocks east are coffeehouses, fast food, taco shops, ethnic food or fine dining. Bicycles and in-line skates are both available for rent on the Boardwalk right below our Vacation rentals which is located inside a Mission Beach historical landmark: The Hamels Castle!

Note: Mission Beach is also known as the place for families and young groups; if you are noise sensitive you probably should research more before making a commitment to stay in this area.

Surrounding areas: Mission Bay, California (1.1 mi), Pacific Beach, California (1.3 mi), Bay Park, California (2.7 mi), Ocean Beach, California (2.7 mi), La Jolla, California (4.4 mi), San Diego, California (6.1 mi), Point Loma, California (6.8 mi)

For more available dates and rates, please inquire with owner. We will be looking forward to talking to you soon!

More Details

Claudia Shaw
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Mission Beach in San Diego

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • double sink and tub, hand and overhead shower with temperature memory system, towels provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size bed with one night stand, alarm clock, iPod charger, closet and TV with cable
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing


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(39 traveller reviews)

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Boardwalk Deal - across from Belmont Park - 1BR
average rating of 4.74359 based on 39 reviews

Breathtakingly Beautiful inside & outside

  • 5 of 5

This is our new forever retreat in San Diego! We’re so lucky to have stumbled onto this gem! ***** stars for sure! Clean, convenient, and amazing. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment

  • 4 of 5

Hamel's was a very quiet and convenient place to stay. It is right along the boardwalk so many people watching, surf watching etc opportunities. Close to Belmont Park and many small businesses/restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Boardwalk apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Castle. It was everything as shown in the pictures. Location was perfect and you can pretty much walk or ride a bicycle anywhere. The owner, Claudia is friendly and very helpful. Beautiful area!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very clean, and great owner.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect accommodations and perfect location!!!!

  • 5 of 5

I can’t say enough. Very nice, modern condo that is located in the perfect location if you are interested in the “beach” lifestyle. Sand, surf, bikes, food, night life and even an amusement park!! Besides the condo, I loved the easy communication with the owner(s). I hope to get back soon!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely feedback. It was a pleasure having your family at the castle, and I am glad to hear you would like to be back soon :)
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The Castle is the perfect spot to relax

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the 1BR condo at the Castle for a short getaway to San Diego and had a fantastic vacation. The location was perfect. I took an Uber to/from the airport and could walk every else I needed to go. I simply had to walk down the stairs to go for a jog or walk on the boardwalk. The beach was so close that I could leave my things behind when I went back to the castle for lunch. Belmont park and great restaurants were also just steps away.

The condo itself is really nice. The kitchen is updated and has everything you need. The washer and dryer are very nice and allowed me to pack (very) lightly for the trip. And there's a large flat screen TV in the living area with a nice view of the park/beach. I did call Claudia to ask a (silly) question about the washer/dryer and she was very helpful. This property was exactly what I was looking for. I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Old Town
Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego Natural History Museum
Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego Museum of Man
Hornblower Cruises & Events
San Diego Bay
Casa del Prado Theatre
SeaWorld San Diego
Car: recommended

Belmont Amusement Park, Wavehouse and Mission Beach Lifeguard Central Station are across of the building.

There are retail stores downstairs, restaurants, Mini Market and 2 bars within 2 blocks of the premises.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Mission Beach, California

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
16 Mar 2018 - 19 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Mar 2018 - 24 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Memorial Week
25 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
4 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer II
15 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
29 Jun 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer III
9 Jul 2018 - 29 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £90.26 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £57.05
Pet Fee £36.1 + Tax
Supplies Fee £25.27 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.05%

Holiday prices may or may not be included here. Please check for availability and prices.
There is no last minute cancellation accepted with full refund. Check rental agreement for conditions and exclusions. If you opt to pay for insurance , Damage protection of $ 250 is optional and it can be waived .

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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