This was the second year in a row my daughter and I stayed in one of these cottages (we stayed in one of the owner's Brentwood properties the year before), and we once again loved every minute of it. These cottages (we stayed in a different one last year), while on the small size, are well maintained, well equipped, charming, cozy, and bright and sunny. The location cannot be beat. The beach, the pier, and an endless selection of shops and restaurants are all within walking distance, and Malibu, West Hollywood, and downtown are less than a 30-minute drive. Staying here is SO much better than staying at a hotel; it's so nice to feel like you're coming "home" after spending a day at the beach, a day shopping, or a day (or night) exploring everything that L.A. has to offer. The owners is always responsive and professional if/when any needs arise. I just returned a couple of weeks ago, and I am already planning my return visit next year.