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Hilltop Retreat in Hillcrest/North Park/San Diego

Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


Minimum Stay
30 nights

About the property

Modern, airy, high ceiling, fresh, clean, large studio is located inside a quite hilltop resort like complex. It has luxury bedding for two , a large private patio, full bath and full kitchen. Located in Hillcrest area, walk or bike to San Diego zoo, Northpark, Balboa park, Gaslamp District and farmers market.

What I love the most about my place is the location. It is in the center of four hip San Diego neighborhoods 1. Hillcrest 2 . Northpark 3. University height 4. Balboa park. Just walk up the hill and you will feel like you are in a remote resort area. It is very quiete complex to begin with and once inside the unit you will be welcomed by an electric reclining sofa for relaxing or for watching TV on a 42-in screen. Step outside to the large private patio and enjoy sunny San Diego while grilling and enjoy a cold drink with a friend. Then watch the starry nights and finish the night in a luxury, Sealy Posturepedics mattress and Egyptian Cotton bedding.

This is a full time vacation home so it has a private entrance and assigned parking space. You can come and leave anytime you like without worrying about finding a parking spot.

More Details

Lidia W
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Lidia W

I love living in beautiful San Diego with my husband and my kids. I enjoy cooking, traveling.

Lidia W purchased this condo in 2014

Why Lidia W chose San Diego County

I love! love! my neighborhood because it is in the middle of four great neighborhoods of San Diego. Hillcrest, Northpark, Balboa park and University Height are all within walking distance from my place. There are major grocery stores within walking distance i.e. Wholefood, Trader Joe's, Sprouts, Vons. Trendy restaurants, micro brewery and 2 great farmers markets. There are more than 15 major museums within about less than a mile. San Diego zoo 8 blocks away. Downtown San Diego Gaslamp quarter, Comic-Con, Pacific beach, Mission beach, Old Town , Coronado, Convention Center, Qualcomm Stadium and Seaworld are only 10 minutes drive.

What makes this condo unique

The decoration in the unit reflects our personality. We are very happy family living in a beautiful city. We love to travel and meet people, try the food and drinks. But when it comes to sleeping, we appreciate restful, comfortable, clean homey place. It is a full time vacation place but we spent few nights in it to see the need of our guests designed it accordingly. Hopefully you will find everything you need plus more. We are very flexible and willing to accommodate if you let us know ahead of time.

This is a full time vacation home so it has a private entrance and assigned parking space. You can come and leave anytime you like without worrying about finding a parking.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Hilltop Retreat in Hillcrest/North Park/San Diego
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Great location, private and morning sun

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Lidia 's for a month, not knowing much about the location being new to San Diego. What a great location! I don't mind walking so in less than a mile on opposite directions are two great eighborhoods, north park and hillcrest. Grocery stores are very walkable. The condo building is located on a rather steep hill which didn't present problems since you can enter easily through the rear alley access which is common in San Diego. There was a hummingbird that lived right out back who I enjoyed watching and feeding. Oh, and Lidia and her husband are extremely kind and responsive hosts. the space was perfect for me as a solo traveler.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean, nice, cute, well equipped studio in great location, near SD attractions.

  • 5 of 5

Despite being on the ground floor, we liked the large patio, bigger than the balconies on upper floors. BBQ set and great washer and dryer. Assigned parking spot right outside, convenient. Lidia and Jonas, the owners, were very nice and approachable, responded quickly upon the few inquiries we had. We will certainly recommend this little studio to others and return next time we are in the area. Thank you. Catharina and Yimane.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. Hope to see you again.
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Only wish we could stay longer

  • 5 of 5

Lidia and Yonas were excellent hosts. We stayed for 10 weeks, and loved every minute. The place is marvelous, perfect location, right in the heart of a happening neighborhood with easy transportation. Lidia was also very patient with us having to change dates due to illness in the family. Would definitely recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is really nice (just like the pictures!) and is located in a great area, near almost everything in San Diego. The hosts are also very friendly!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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rome, italy

Amazing location and great host

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfec but the hosy great and everything you see on the picture is exactly as it is. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London, england

Sunny bright clean location

  • 5 of 5

It is a large studio with open floor design with even bigger patio. It was spotless and comfortable with everything you need to feel at home. We walked everywhere and hardly drove our car.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Muzita Abyssinian Bistro
"The food is great, the service is friendly, the atmosphere welcoming."
Hanna's Gourmet
"The best modern European restaurant"
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
SAN Diego Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Cafe on Park
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Pacific Beach (PB)
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in North Park, San Diego County

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
5 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £56
Property Damage Protection £47

No smoking policy strictly enforced and there is minimum of $500 charge for violation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in North Park in California

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 580 sq. ft.
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Full bathroom
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Modern high ceiling room with a view to a large 550 Sqft private patio. It has queen bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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