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Amoroso Retreat - Romantic Walkstreet Getaway with Large Garden. Between Abbott Kinney and the Linc.

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Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 6 nights


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Bedrooms 1, Bathrooms 1, Sleeps 2

Amoroso Retreat is a free-standing Original Venice one-bedroom house completely remodeled as a sustainable vacation home.

Situated in a private beautifully landscaped lot of approximately 3,600 square feet, on one of the famous Venice walk streets, Amoroso Retreat features a large private desert garden patio and a lush front yard where you can relax, recharge your batteries, and unwind from the hustle and pressure of the city.

This 750 square foot house features a living room, dining room, full kitchen, bedroom with a queen-size bed, bathroom with a shower tub, brand new washer and dryer, a back porch made from reclaimed wood and a garden barbecue, as well as various outdoor seating areas.

The house comes complete with FRETTE cotton towels, MATTEO linens, gas range with oven, fridge/freezer, microwave oven, Nespresso coffee maker, fast wireless Internet, 24" LED 1080p HD-TV-DVD combo with Time Warner cable, Philips stereo system with iPod/Phone dock station. We use only Zero-VOC paint and non-toxic products for cleaning. Portable window AC, and solar powered.

The house is located on Amoroso Place, between Lincoln Boulevard and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. You can walk to the hippest Venice restaurants and bars in Los Angeles! The beach is just a 5-minute bike ride away.

Since Amoroso Place is a walking street and closed for vehicular traffic, access to the property with cars is through the back alley, Marco Place, where two off-street parking spaces are provided.

Weekly housekeeping service is included.

One week minimum. We do consider stays under a week that are adjacent to existing bookings.

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  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Carlos Allende
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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About Carlos Allende

I love the combination of modern design with the aspect of sustainability.

Why Carlos Allende chose Los Angeles

The Amoroso Retreat is unique in combining the eclectic Venice Beach lifestyle with the benefits of a calming retreat.

What makes this house unique

Two private gardens. Direct walk street access. a short walk to Abbott Kinney Boulevard and 'the Linc,' as the evolving new hipster stretch of Lincoln Boulevard is now being called.


based on 6 traveler reviews

Amoroso Retreat - Romantic Walkstreet Getaway with Large Garden. Between Abbott Kinney and the Linc.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Overall, a nice place to stay

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed 5 nights at the Amoroso Retreat over Labor Day Weekend. Overall, it was a nice little place to stay. It was close to the beach and that was a big plus. They also have two cruiser bikes that you can rent for a week at $30/each and, that was a huge plus for us. Santa Monica has a great bike path/lane system and we were able to ride on one trail for miles along the beach front all the way down to Manhattan Beach and beyond throughout our stay.

The only reason I didn't give the place 5 stars is because it was very sparsely equipped with basic supplies in the kitchen. There was salt and pepper, but nothing else such as cooking spray or a decent spatula for cooking eggs and such. Also, they didn't provide even one bar of soap for use in the tub/shower.

All that being said, we would definitely stay in the Amoroso Retreat again. We would just come a little better prepared in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice convenient retreat

  • 5 of 5

Nice little house with a lovely garden, easy walk to great food. It is really best for a couple, with no door between the bedroom and the living room couch.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London UK and New York, USA

Amoroso holiday

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Amoroso Retreat for two weeks at the end of April when we

were visiting our daughter in Santa Monica. We loved the well kept garden and the cosy little cottage, and despite being close to Lincoln Ave found it very quiet. There's a delicious Superba cafe right across Lincoln for breakfast (or anytime) and we used the bikes for trips to Abbot Kinney and

the beach. Amoroso is tucked away down a walk street, and it's a little further off the beaten track than other properties, but it's got great charm and we would definitely book it again.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paris, france

perfect place to have a quiet time in the middle of venice

  • 5 of 5

perfect place for two, its small and tasteful decorated , minimalistic , which makes you feel at home. Great garden

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Preciosa y acogedora casa con jardin amplio y bellamente decorado. Zona residencial ideal para descansar y a la vez cerca de la zona de diversion en Venice. Mobiliario moderno, confortable armoniosamente decorado con piezas unicas. Tiene todos los utensilios para sentirse como en casa. Genial calefaccion, total seguridad, estacionamiento. Regresaremos seguro en nuestras proximas vacaciones. Inolvidable!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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A private oasis to rejuvenate the soul !!!

  • 5 of 5

I desperately needed a holiday after a bad breakup and I decided to go all the way to California blindly. I quickly made reservations for Amoroso Retreat and got on a plane. This Venice cottage was surprisingly perfect for what I needed. Morning runs on the beach, lazy afternoons in the backyard lounge and evening strolls in trendy neighborhoods all without ever having to get in my car. I spent 2 weeks relaxing in my own little oasis. Fabian was a wonderful host. I can't wait to come again next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Plancha, a taco joint
Other Activities:

The Getty Villa

Major Commercial Streets around: Linocln Blvd, Abbot Kinney Blvd, Rose Ave, Main Street and the Venice Boardwalk. Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade is only 2.8 miles away!


Rates & Availability


  • 1600/wk
  • US Dollars
  • September 15 - June 15
  • weekly rate $1,600 (subject to tax)
  • single nights $250 if available plus one-time $120 cleaning fee
  • June 15 - September 15
  • weekly rate $1,950 (subject to tax)
  • single nights $300 if available plus one-time $120 cleaning fee
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Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • surfing

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