Studio, 1 queen size bed, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2 maximum people
About Danna Cotman
Owners live in the Front house and are well versed in dining, shopping, water and athletic activities and other nearby attractions.
Danna Cotman purchased this Studio in 1998
Why Danna Cotman chose La Jolla
We love to meet new people and entertain. With the Studio being behind our home, it gives us an opportunity to help people enjoy their vacations that much more by interacting and offering suggestions for where to take a coastal walk, shop, eat, etc..
What makes this Studio unique
Walking distance to La Jolla Cove and Wind n' Sea beaches where you can picnic and watch the sunset or jump in for a swim; many fabulous restaurants and shops in easy walking distance; quiet residential area.
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Wonderful stay at comfortable studio apartment
This was a delightful stay in a great location with welcoming hosts.
La Jolla Studio Apartment
We had most everything we needed and it all worked except, there was only a sink in the bathroom, with no space to set things like a waterpik, and an electric toothbrush, but we had seen their pictures and brought a folding table with us from Arizona. In need of TLC, The screen door needs replacing, the bathroom needed a pane of glass replaced, The bed had a spring that needed to be repaired/replaced and zinged my husband every time he got up. We did not tell them about it until we left so I don't know if it had been repaired or not. I had injured my knee and I needed help to get up the 4 stairs in the front as there was nothing to steady me as I climbed the stairs. The path leading to our gate had a few stepping stones that would rock and they were placed at random with a lot of empty ground in-between. it was very difficult to walk safely so we walked around the block to the back of the building to get into our studio apartment. There were two paths, one to the left, that led nowhere but had an excellent stone covered pathway and the one to the right that led to our gate that was in deep need of additional stones. I asked the owner to place more stones on our path, thinking they could take the stones on the left side and place them to our walk way. I was told they were working on it. However, in the month we were there, they did not, so we continued to walk around the block to our studio. But the location was private, in a nice, quiet neighborhood and within walking distance to the beach, grocery, liquor store, CVS and outdoor market. We really enjoyed our time there.
Cozy little cottage but a few missteps
This rental is plenty big enough for 2 people and is just as pictured in the photos. It was very clean and comfortable. The ceiling fan provides good air movement. We did not need air conditioning as the climate in La Jolla is generally very pleasant year around. We had a few issues with our stay and Danna was very quick to respond and did her best to rectify our problems. She was friendly and wanted to provide us with a good experience.
We arrived 30 minutes after check-in and discovered the cleaning crew still in process. They were not expecting us until the next day. I called and confirmed that our arrival date was correct. The cleaners left about 20 minutes later and we settled in.
We did experience some noise issues with the upstairs tenants. On a Friday afternoon there was a great deal of noise from a hide and seek game...I know this because they repeatedly counted to 25 and then ran throughout the apartment. I did mention the noise to Danna and she said she would let them know about the complaint. We did not hear an excessive amount of noise after that.
The next morning, there was no hot water for showers. We called and they responded by resetting the on-demand water heater and believed it was fixed. We did not attempt to use the shower again that day. The next morning, we attempted to take showers and again discovered no hot water. Unfortunately, that was our travel day and we did not have time to wait for repair. The owners did offer to let us use the shower in the main house but we declined due to our tight schedule to get to the airport.
I do not know that I would return to this property, but I do believe that the owners will have the hot water problem resolved for the next guest. They were very kind and left us a bottle of wine to help make up for the rough spots. We felt safe in the neighborhood, there was adequate parking and the grounds are lovely. I liked the lemon and orange trees on the property. I am appreciative of their approachability and their attempts to rectify our problems.
Really cute quiet and clean
We really enjoyed our stay the place was all we needed. A few minor things could use some updating tho like the frying pan is terribly warped, the BBQ has hot and cooler spots and the grill on it is rusty, one of the blind panels was duct tapped on and fell off, and the outside light was too dim to BBQ as one night we had a late dinner my husband had to place a flashlight in his ball cap to see. We did mention to the husband there abou the light but nothing was done about it. But all in all we enjoyed it! The location is great easy walking to everything we needed.
Nice Modest Studio
Quiet and clean sums it up. Reasonably priced for La
Jolla, so no complaints. Very nice and helpful owners made the
stay very pleasant. Certainly would recommend. Only thing stopping a 5 star review is the old furniture.
Splendid studio apartment in perfect La Jolla location!
We stayed 3 nights and found it perfect for our purposes. Really, it couldn't have been better. An alcove off the large bedroom is the kitchen. The bathroom is roomy enough for 2 and has a terrific shower. It's airy and well ventilated with a multi-speed ceiling fan. Especially nice are the art items on the walls, which are both lovely and uniquely intriguing. The location in a quiet neighborhood is an easy walk from everything that's fun in La Jolla, from multiple beaches to restaurants to shopping. We enjoyed breakfasting at local highlights and lounging with tea at sidewalk cafes. The public bus system — we didn't rent a car — is inexpensive, clean and pleasant, easy to use, and goes everywhere. (We took the bus to visit several sites in San Diego.) The hosts are welcoming and helpful. We'll definitely return to this little gem!