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Why We Love It

Accommodating up to 12 guests with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, this extremely spacious home is perfect for big groups and families wanting to enjoy the Californian sunshine. Located in the upscale neighborhood of West Los Angeles, still within the city area of Santa Monica, the home is close to the beach, the Santa Monica Pier, Malibu, Beverly Hills, the Getty Center, and UCLA. Equipped with a hot tub jacuzzi, a pool table, and an outdoor living space while being surrounded by some of the neighborhood's best cafes and restaurants, this holiday rental has something installed for everyone.

Rooms

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Beds: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
Noteworthy Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking included
  • Washer / Dryer

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Why We Love It

Feel a sense of calm and serenity upon entering this charming studio loft fitted with an outdoor balcony. A well-curated space with a colorful mid-century inspired living area featuring a spiral staircase leading up to a cream-colored mezzanine bedroom, this Airbnb feels like a little slice of heaven. The beach as well as shops and restaurants in Montana are all within walking distance from this holiday rental.

Rooms

  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Beds: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
Noteworthy Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking included
  • Washer / Dryer

Luxury Airbnb Rentals Near Santa Monica, California

Nestled on the ground floor of a house, opening up to a large outdoor patio area and a garden featuring a cozy tipi, this Airbnb is a true Cali Oasis. Located in the heart of Santa Monica, almost across the street from the beach, Santa Monica Pier, 3rd Street Promenade, coffee shops, gourmet restaurants, and boutique on Montana Avenue are all within walking distance.

  • Accommodates 6 guests
  • Beds: 2

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This Airbnb is perfect for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of Santa Monica while still being within reach. Located in a quiet and quaint neighborhood, this beautiful Mid-Century cottage was originally built in 1926. With much of its original charm preserved and big windows fitted all around, the interior of the home is oozing with California charm. Guests are also welcome to enjoy the lush Indonesian-inspired backyard fitted with a fire pit and outdoor furniture.

  • Accommodates 6 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Located in a quiet, residential neighborhood, perched among the treetops with an outdoor deck, this contemporary guest loft evokes a sense of calm and serenity. With a dedicated working space, the rental is perfect for those looking to work remotely or here on business. The Airbnb is also conveniently located, being steps away from the beach as well as some of the best restaurants and bars in the area.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Beautifully designed with polished concrete floors, a barn door, a minimalistic interior mixed with pops of colors, this Airbnb is the perfect place to call home. Ideally located within walking distance to the beach, restaurants, cafes, and shops, leave your car behind to explore the best of Santa Monica by foot. Guests can also gain access to the verdant garden to enjoy the much anticipated Californian sunshine.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Located steps away from the beach, with a partial ocean view from its balcony, this stylish and serene Airbnb is thoughtfully decorated and fitted with all the essentials. Award-winning restaurants, cafes, and boutique shops fill the neighborhood. Also if you are into health and fitness, organic/vegan restaurants, yoga studios, barre classes, and Soul Cycle, are all located within walking distance from the apartment.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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With an indoor fireplace along with a modern and chic interior, this Airbnb nestled in the heart of Santa Monica, minutes away from the beach, award-winning restaurants, boutique shops, and multiple yoga studios. Enjoy the glorious California sunset from its balcony or take a dip in the heated pool within the compound after a beautiful day out and about around Santa Monica.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Located in Ocean Park, one of Santa Monica’s most sort after neighborhoods, this newly renovated Airbnb is only minutes away from the beach and within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife venues. The apartment is also close to public transportations which leads to Downtown, Universal City, and Hollywood, perfect for non-driving guests. Featuring an open-plan living space and a beautifully fitted kitchen, this holiday rental is most ideal for a family or friends' getaway.

  • Accommodates 6 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Situated on the top floor of a building with plenty of natural light, the apartment is fully equipped and is fitted with all the essentials. Located in the heart of Santa Monica, steps away from the beach, Santa Monica Pier, bars, restaurants, and boutique shops, this Airbnb is perfect for those wanting to experience the best of Santa Monica.

  • Accommodates 6 guests
  • Beds: 3

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Comfort Airbnb Rentals Near Santa Monica, California

An instant mood lifer, this dwell-worthy designer guest studio is located on a quiet, residential street, conveniently located to some of the neighborhood's best restaurants, cafes, bars, and yoga studio. Enjoy the best of indoor-outdoor living by opening up its folding glass door, facing a spacious courtyard fitted with outdoor furniture and a fire pit.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Wanting to experience the Hollywood lifestyle while residing in Santa Monica? Here’s the perfect Airbnb for you! Located in a safe neighborhood, the guest house boasts a breathtaking view with a contemporary interior and a Hollywood-inspired exterior. Open up its floor-to-ceiling sliding window and take in some of that fresh Californian air while being within walking distance to restaurants and boutiques.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Guest can relax by the indoor fireplace on cold winter nights and enjoy the Californian sun out on the balcony during bright sunny days. This cozy apartment is situated in the heart of Santa Monica, located steps away from the beach. Its interior is thoughtfully put together and features a chef’s kitchen for those who prefer dining in. Equipped with all the essentials, this holiday rental easily feels like home.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Featuring an all-white color palette, warm wooden floors, and furniture with random pops of color, this well-led minimalistic-inspired condominium is located in the heart of Main Street. Leave your car in the private parking space available and explore this trendy and sophisticated neighborhood on foot. If the beach is not what you are most fond of, take a dip in the compound’s pool instead.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Featuring a 17-foot high ceiling in its open plan living area, and huge windows bringing in plenty of natural light, along with outdoor living spaces, this spacious loft apartment is perfect for a sizable group of family or friends. The living area has an industrial-themed interior, while the bedrooms are decked in bright and modern furniture. Located in a family-friendly building and neighborhood, guests can easily access the Santa Monica center as well as convenience stores and restaurants.

  • Accommodates 6 guests
  • Beds: 4

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Spacious, beautifully laid out, decked in mid-century furnishings, and surrounded by plants, one easily feels like home in this mesmeric Airbnb. Set on a typical Californian tree-lined street, the apartment is steps away from trendy restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and nightlife spots as well as being within walking distance to the beach.

  • Accommodates 3 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Boasting a high ceiling, an indoor fireplace, and a private patio, this custom-built designer guest house is beautifully decorated and fitted with thoughtful amenities. Located in Ocean Park, one of Santa Monica’s most desirable neighborhoods known for surfing, skateboarding, and the perfect beach lifestyle, your stay at this Airbnb will not disappoint.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Decked in modern mid-century furniture and a fully stocked gourmet kitchen, this adorable Airbnb is only minutes away from the famous Santa Monica Beach. With an unbeatable location, the apartment is surrounded by award-winning restaurants, is within walking distance to Santa Monica Farmers Market and Santa Monica Pier, as well as two major shopping locations. This Airbnb is the perfect location for those looking to enjoy the California sunshine and the best of what Santa Monica has to offer.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Adjacent to the trendy Montana, Brentwood, farmers market, Bristol Farms, traditional & alternative healthy restaurants, this bright and spacious apartment is fitted with all the essentials of a home. The rental is most ideal for either a small family on vacation or an individual on a business trip, making it an easy stay in Los Angeles.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Fitted with hardwood and tile flooring, this delightful and bright apartment checks all of the boxes. It features a spacious living area with plenty of natural light coming through from the balcony as well as a modern kitchen that is well stocked with kitchenware. This delightful apartment is fitted with all the essentials, all you have to do is to move in and enjoy your stay.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Budget Airbnb Rentals Near Santa Monica, California

Inspired by the Danish concept of 'Hygge', this guest house is designed to ensure every space feels cozy and inviting. Spacious and thoughtfully decorated, the rental is perfect for couples or a young family. Located in the heart of Santa Monica’s upscale neighborhood Montana Avenue and surrounded by trendy boutique shops and restaurants, this Airbnb is also within reach from the beach, accessible by walking or public transport.

  • Accommodates 3 guests
  • Beds: 2

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With a unique and spacious layout, this bright and airy cottage-inspired craftsman guest suite is within walking distance to the beach and Main Street’s shops and restaurants. Tastefully decorated with furniture and art, this Airbnb is also fitted with a gourmet kitchen and an outdoor balcony. Guest are also welcome to enjoy the beautiful orchid garden within its grounds.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Featuring 1300 square feet of living space and a beautiful private backyard with a grill and lounge furniture, enjoy the best of California living in this stylish house. Situated in a safe neighborhood, within walking distance to grocery stores, restaurants, downtown Santa Monica and the beach, the house is a great location not only for exploring Santa Monica but also Los Angeles in general.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Oozing with old-world charm and decked in elegant vintage furniture, this quintessential apartment is located in a quiet neighborhood, minutes away from downtown Santa Monica. Enjoy a romantic alfresco dining experience in its beautiful Tuscan-inspired courtyard with a water fountain and hummingbirds. This Airbnb is the perfect oasis for a romantic couples getaway.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Intimate and fitted with well-curated furnishing, this Airbnb easily feels like your home away from home. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood, conveniently located to the grocery store, shops, and restaurants on Wilshire, Montana, and The Promenade. The apartment is perfect for those looking for a long-term stay here in Santa Monica.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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This enchanting guest cottage is probably one of Santa Monica’s best-kept secrets. With an elegantly decked interior and thoughtful touches, your every need is accounted for. The outdoor area features a magical garden straight out of Mid-Summer Night’s Dream. Located in a peaceful and quiet neighborhood, the cottage is within walking distance to the beach, grocery store, and restaurants

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Located within walking distance to the beach, shops on Montana, the Promenade, and an array of great restaurants, this modern apartment is best suited for those looking to work from home. With reliable internet, good remote working setups along with a stylish interior, and a fully equipped kitchen, this Airbnb is fitted with all the essentials for a pleasant remote working experience.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Live like a local in a quiet and safe neighborhood, surrounded by little parks, situated right in the heart of the Santa Monica Arts District and Silicon Beach and away from the tourists. This cozy Bohemian-inspired guest house features a beautiful and well-decorated backyard which guests are welcome to enjoy alongside the host. The house is well-equipped and fitted with all the essentials, perfect for a long-term stay or individuals looking to work remotely from Santa Monica.

  • Accommodates 4 guests
  • Beds: 2

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Located in a quiet neighborhood on the border of Santa Monica and West Los Angeles, this unique A-Frame studio is decked in an all-white color palette, making the space feel clean and serene. Unlike most studios, the interior provides a distinct separation between each living space, the studio also comes with a small balcony at the entrance area

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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Finally, a rental that embodies the original idea and concept of Airbnb, this contemporary and stylish condominium is not just a holiday rental, it is someone’s home. Nestled in a secured two-story building, this Airbnb features loft-style living space and a unique spa-like bathroom with steam, infrared sauna, bathtub, rain, and regular shower. This home will have you wishing it belonged to you instead.

  • Accommodates 2 guests
  • Beds: 1

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