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Private spacious balcony oceanfront

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms + 1 sofa/Convertible bed, 3 Bathrooms (Sleeps maximum 8)

Located on the boardwalk upstairs of the castle [known as Hamel's Castle], this oceanfront luxurious unit has been just remodeled into a 3BR/3BA apartment - with a spacious furnished terrace and its breathtaking views. The location by itself is priceless. The apartment is steps away from the sand and the famous Belmont Park. Retailers downstairs and many shops around, bars, restaurants and much more in the Bay area. This comfortable luxurious apartment offers everything you need for a great escape right on the beach. The apartment features a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, slab granite counters and designer finishes throughout.

Extra information: Surrounding areas: Mission Bay, California (1.1 mi), Pacific Beach, California (1.3 mi), Bay Park, California (2.7 mi), Ocean Beach, California (2.7 mi), La Jolla, California (4.4 mi), San Diego, California (6.1 mi), Point Loma, California (6.8 mi)

Renters min. Age: According to our AGREEMENT and insurance provider, you must be 25 + by the day you sign the rental agreement. Sorry, no exceptions.

Property is not allowed for private parties with more than maximum occupancy permitted.

Note: Mission Beach is also known as the place for families and young groups; if you are noise sensitive you probably should research more before making a commitment to stay in this area.

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017


Mission Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted shower
    Rinsing boards - outdoor shower , outdoors
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , enclosed tub
  • Modern style in all bathrooms. Bathroom #1 has the latest in enclosed tub/shower. There is also a plasma TV in the bathroom and two high mounted sinks for couples convenience. In order to get in the high tub/shower, there is a small stool that holds up to 300 lb. We do not recommend this bath to people over the weight limit allowed by our step stool, and that includes ladies on advanced stage of their pregnancy. Bathroom #2 is equipped with shower only Bathroom #3 is equipped with shower and jets coming from the wall - the latest trend in bathroom decor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed
    living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen/sofa
  • The decoration of the bedroom is upscale with a fine touch; there is a king bed size with luxurious cover, bedside furniture and plasma TV. All bedrooms are oceanfront with opening door - there are access to a small balcony on 2 bedrooms.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We provide a private designated parking spot outside the building for up to 2 cars. Linens, towels and coupons for bikes, beach items rental and resortwear clothing are provided for your convenience. If you bring your laptop, you can connect to our wireless internet at no extra cost! IHome clock available : you can charge your Iphone or have your Ipod playing in the unit. The bathroom bathtub is not suitable for women during advance pregnancy stages or people over 250 lbs.


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Private spacious balcony oceanfront
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with our stay at Hamel's. The condo has a great layout and is spacious. I highly recommend renting here.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great layout amazing balcony

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need inside & out! We loved the bedrooms and layout of the condo as well. We had the most perfect time.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time at the castle

  • 5 of 5

The castle was great!! Claudia was super to work with and had everything ready upon our arrival. I definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a great place to stay with family and friends.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome, fun beach location! Perfect for families and grilling outdoors

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place for family vacation; would have been fun for just adults too! Great jogging and restaurants/activities; close to the zoo also. Kids loved the roller coaster and rides in the "back yard". Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun time. Great View.

  • 5 of 5

Property was in great condition. The beach is jus steps away. Good places to eat are just around the corner. The balcony view is great.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We love the castle and stay here every chance we get! The location is perfect as we are close to La Jolla and all it has to offer and to the gas lamp district. Bravo to Claudia and Skylar who run the property with perfection

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
San Diego Linderfield Airport
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Old Down
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Car: recommended

The location by itself is priceless. The apartment is steps away from the famous Belmont Park, there are retailers downstairs and many shops around, bars, restaurants and much more in the bay area. Downtown San Diego is easy to reach from here (15 minutes by car) and so are most of San Diego's attractions such as Sea World and the San Diego Zoo.

Mission-Beach is a San Diego favorite among locals and visitors alike. It lies between Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean and has nearly two miles of beautiful white sandy beach. The colorful Boardwalk at Mission Beach runs for three miles ending north of Pacific Beach and is always filled with bicyclists, runners, skateboarders and rollerbladers, and has designated lanes for walking. Bicycles and in-line skates are both available for rent on the Boardwalk right below our Vacation rentals which is located inside a Mission Beach landmark: The Hamels Castle!


Rates & Availability

Mission Beach Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
End of Summer
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor day week
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 16 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $79
Damage Deposit $1,000

Guests can choose between refundable deposit or damage protection. If refundable deposit is chosen, a check must be sent to owner 30 days prior to arrival to allow check to be clear. Check needs to be cashed first to be considered accepted. Refund will be sent back to owner between within 15 days after departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund