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Winter Special $199/Night! Steps Away at Beachside Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome


About the property

Fully furnished, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, balcony, ocean view, sleeps 5

Steps Away is located at Beachside Retreat, a quaint beach front property located in Long Beach, CA.

This is a perfect location for a vacation stay, business trip or a conference or sporting event at the Long Beach Convention Center. Steps Away is a fully furnished and thoughtfully detailed unit with your comfort and convenience in mind. Come see why our guests come back to stay with us --you will too!

We are on the beach, no streets to cross, no walking a block or two. Just out the door and onto the sand.

Our fully furnished two bedroom/one bath unit with balcony and side ocean view is perfect for just 1 person yet can accommodate up to 5 people comfortably. Ideal for a family vacation or local business trip.

Master bedroom with California king bed, soft linens, extra pillows, television...and a chocolate at your bedside!

Second bedroom with full size bed with memory foam mattress and ocean view.

Large living room includes a full size futon sofa for additional sleeping options.

All of our beds are made with quality linens and a good night sleep in mind.

Bathroom includes plush towels and a fresh bath mat. Complimentary toiletries. Hairdryer. Paper products. Skylight for added brightness. Ceiling heater if you like a warm bathroom.

Colorful beach towels are in your unit and beach chairs are available on the beach level.

Beverages upon arrival, coffee and tea, and popcorn in the microwave. One parking spot for a standard size vehicle (large cars may not fit and will have to park on the street) and wireless internet are all included.

Walk out the door and you step onto the sand. Table, chairs and BBQ available for your meals on the beach or to take your afternoon tea.

Long Beach is a south facing beach with sun all day. Enjoy the energizing sunrise to the east and a calming sunset to the west. This is a unique location.

We are located just under 1 mile from the Long Beach Convention Center and 30-90 minutes to major southern California attractions such as Disneyland, SeaWorld, Magic Mountain, Getty Center and Villa, Knott’s Berry Farm, San Diego Zoo, Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, Venice Beach, Staples Center, Dodger Stadium, Catalina Island, wine country and more.

Come see why families stay with us over and over and why our business travelers leave us feeling more like they had a vacation than a week of meetings and conventions!

We think of the details for you.

One parking spot for a standard size vehicle.

Wireless internet.

On-site laundry: detergent, dryer sheets, basket and coins are in your unit.

Complimentary beverages in the kitchen.

Housekeeping for stays of 8 or more nights.

**Pets Not Allowed: Strict policy for the health and comfort of all guests and staff.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2017

About Lorrie

Caring owners want to make your stay memorable. We've thought of all the details with your comfort and relaxation in mind. Wonderful staff looking out for you.

Lorrie purchased this condo in 2006

Why Lorrie chose Long Beach

Perfect combination of relaxation on the beach and conveniences of the city. South facing beach means a beautiful sunrise to the east and calming sunset to the west. All day sunshine.

What makes this condo unique

Complimentary beverages upon your arrival. Direct beach access. We are ON the beach. No crossing the street or walking 1/2 a block. The beach is your backyard. Lovely gardens surround our beach patio making our property the nicest vacation spot along the beach. 24 hour emergency service...just in case.


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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Your bathroom is detailed with plush towels, a fresh bathmat, complimentary toiletries and hairdryer. Colorful beach towels are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , California King
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Each bed is made up with quality linens and extra pillows. A chocolate is on your pillow to sweeten your dreams. All of our mattresses are covered in a hygienic protector sheet. Between guest, all of the linens are laundered, including the mattress pad and bedspread.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Sand Pit
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 5 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Due to the design of the deck, the owner welcomes infants and children over the age of 3 in this unit. For the health and comfort of our guests and staff, our property is smoke-free and pet-free. Weekly housekeeping is included in stays of 8 or more nights. Service for shorter stays is available. Please inquire for details.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Winter Special $199/Night! Steps Away at Beachside Retreat
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews

Property was very nice and very well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

Basically the same price as a decent hotel in the area but much nicer and a lot more room. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for a conference at the Long Beach Convention Center. The accommodations were clean, comfortable, and convenient. The hosts were professional and informative. The only downside was the tight parking in the garage. We would stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The condo location and amenities were fantastic! The backdoor open right onto the sandy beach and all the accessories needed are there for use (i.e. beach chairs and towels). Only a half mile walk to coffee shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. We loved our stay and will definitely use it again. Communication was fantastic and Mark was wonderful onsite help; extremely helpful! I would've given 6 stars if possible.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place! Will stay here again.

  • 5 of 5

Great place right on the beach. Parking can be tricky but they're honest and upfront about that so you are aware. They thought of the little things to make the stay great...change for laundry as well as a basket and detergent, bags for groceries and their number for discounts, beach towels and chairs, and more.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely no regrets... except maybe the parking. but still worth it!

  • 5 of 5

So close to the beach I woke up every morning to feel the sand between my toes. I had the best time I could've imagined at this apartment. Parking is tough if you drive anything but a sedan but everything is walking distance so I didn't need my car once I found a parking spot. Everything was so CLEAN and gave a homey feeling.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was a great property

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the closeness to the shops and restaurants and the easy access to the beach. The place was very clean. It had all the amenities that we needed. The last day or two that we were there, a bad smell was coming out of the dishwasher or the garbage disposal, which we didnt use either of them. My husband tried to look to see what it was but couldn't find anything. I told the cleaning crew when they came and the lady made it seem like that happens and she put bleach in the sink.

The only complaint was the parking. We were told not to get a big truck or mini van or large SUV because of the space available for this unit. We had a small SUV and it barely fit. It seemed to take a lot of steps to get in and out due to the size. Other than that, We had no issues.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Alamitos Beach, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter Special
3 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Gran Prix
6 Apr 2017 - 10 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Damage Protection £63
Cleaning Fee £80

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Long Beach Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
To Catalina Island
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Various courses
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
710 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
We are located ON the beach
Car: not necessary

Our property is located on the south facing beach of Long Beach. This means sunshine all day. Long Beach is ideal for day trips to Los Angeles or San Diego. Some popular sites within 30 - 90 minutes are: Hollywood, Universal Studios, Rodeo Drive, Getty Museum, Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Wild Animal Park.


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