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Cozy Beach Apartment in Trendy Belmont Shore!

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-3)

Small One bedroom vacation rental apt (about 500 sq ft) designed for two! Up one flight of stairs, this upper level apartment is situated behind the owner's house, and has everything you need for a perfect beach get away. It is a 5 minute walk to the beach, and a 2 minute walk to famous 2nd street with it's boutiques and Cafes.

The Red bus will take you downtown in minutes, to the Pike, The Queen Mary, and the Aquarium of the Pacific. Once downtown you can take the metro link to Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. You can also take the ferry to Catalina Island. If you have a car famous Surf City or Huntington Beach is a 10 minute drive, and Laguna Beach and Disneyland about 30 minutes drive. Just minutes away one can do kite-surfing, rent canoes, kayaks and sailboats. 3rd person $10 extra per night in cash, $50 final cleaning in cash taken from $400 security deposit.

Keywords: Small One bedroom Apt near shops and Beach!

More Details


Belmont Shore Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
three ceiling fans, juice maker, male and female mountain bikes available to share with owners, brand new updated bathroom


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Cozy Beach Apartment in Trendy Belmont Shore!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 25 reviews
Fort Collins, Colorado

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time in CA and this VRBO was perfect! Great small and cozy stay for my wife and I. Stones throw from the beach and downtown has everything you need. Neighborhood was very friendly! Parking was a little tricky on the weekend but once you parked there was no need to move.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sean, thank you for the kind words! It was great to meet you guys and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again! Carol
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Hoffman Estates, IL

Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

I spent 5 days here for the Grand Prix weekend. The location is perfect. A nice neighbor called out warning me of the street cleaning that day because it was after 9am. I moved my car no problem. Parking was fine. The 2nd street restaurants are within walking distance, which is great. The unit is quiet, well maintained and Carol and Traian are very responsive and accommodating. I have been coming to Long Beach for the last 10 years and the value of a quiet comfortable apartment was much greater than any of the local hotels. I used the bike provided for a nice ride up to Downtown Long Beach on a great bike path along the beach. Would definitely want to stay here next time I am in Long Beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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so cal


  • 5 of 5

I had the privilege to spend the last 3 weeks at this property. The location was excellent and the accommodation's were A+++. Clean, quiet, safe and the amenities made you feel right at home. The owners; Carol and Traian made me feel part of the family and met all my needs during my vacation. I would strongly recommend this property to anyone who like to stay in the Belmont Shore area. You are walking to distance to the famous 2nd street area that includes the best restaurant's and nightlife when on vacation. I know I will be returning in the near future. I guarantee you will not be disappointed for the value.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband, baby boy and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The apartment was well-appointed, bright, clean, quiet and comfortable. The location was perfect and close to the local shops and restaurants in Belmont Shore. It's also just a few blocks from the beach, which is great. We would certainly recommend this listing to friends and would happily stay there again next time we're in Long Beach.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ann Arbor, Michigan

Cozy, Clean, Delightful Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our time in the Long Beach area. We quickly discovered that this apartment was in the perfect location. It was very clean, cozy, and within walking distance of all the activities we love. Daily, my husband walked to a nearby gym or to swim in a local pool, while I took long walks along the beach or in the lovely neighborhoods surrounding the canals. While very close to Second Street and a multitude of fantastic restaurants, the apartment was very quiet and peaceful. In addition, Traian and Carol could not have been better or more attentive hosts. It was a true pleasure getting to know them a bit and sharing nice conversations. To top it off, several times Traian made special latte coffees for me, and that was WAY beyond the call of duty! We've been home one week and we're already wishing we could return. Hopefully this delightful apartment will be available the next time we come to California to visit our kids and new grandchild. Many thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location AND the owners!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Traian and Carol were wonderful hosts! Friendly, helpful, accommodating and super-nice! The apartment is wonderful and quaint, perfect for a romantic getaway. Close to nearby stores and a multitude of ethnically diverse restaurants and shops....loved it! Long Beach has so much to offer that should keep any adventurer/traveler busy. It was nice to go out for a long bike ride, drop off the bikes at the apartment and then walk to 2nd street for happy hour!

Did we mention that Traian and Carol were awesome! We spoke at length on several occasions and we've made new friends.

We highly recommend this property and look forward to going back!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, Romanian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Carol

We are a friendly married professional couple in our 50's. We have traveled all around USA, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. We love meeting people from all over the world and sharing different stories and experiences. As well as traveling we also enjoy skiing, cycling, hiking and motorcycling. We look forward to seeing you in our beach apt soon! Carol and Traian PS. We speak English, Romanian and French!

Carol purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Carol chose Belmont Shore

We bought the house because it is very convenient to be able to walk to shops and restaurants and to walk to the beach. We think that Belmont Shore is a fun place to be and there is always lots of activities going on. Being able to walk to the beach and not drive, is a real plus! Also it is not far to go to LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, and Disneyland!

What makes this apartment unique

The unique benefits of this rental are that you may walk in minutes to the beach, and to shops and restaurants. There are lots of activities in the area, and yet the apt itself is quite quiet and peaceful. Since we live on the property in the main house, we are around to help or give information on the area to our visitors!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Carol and Traian, Thank you for your hospitality and kindness. I found the apartment very comfortable, and quiet, and I enjoyed being so close to the restaurants and cafes on 2nd street. Thank you for letting me park my rental motorcycle in the garage. I hope that this visit will be followed by many often. Sincerely, Joel from Marseille, France
Nov 2010
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Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Downtown Long Beach - Ferry to Catalina Is.
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Downtown Long Beach --M train into LA

Belmont Shore is the trendiest part of Long Beach and is like a small seaside community. On 2nd street which is a 3 minute walk you have many restaurants, cafes, boutiques and bars. If you walk past 2nd street in a couple of blocks you will come to our wide sandy beach. You can walk to everything. If you have a car you can go to Huntington Beach 10 miles, Newport Beach - 14 miles, Laguna beach -26 miles. You can head north to famous Redondo and Hermosa Beaches..25 minutes to Disneyland, 32 miles into LA - and Hollywood and Santa Monica. Belmont Shore is a perfect to base yourself for a holiday in Southern California!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

3rd person is $10 per nt extra in cash out of security deposit. All fees non-refundable within 60 days. $400 security deposit to be given IN CASH upon arrival and $50 final cleaning will be taken from that.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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