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Slp/4 3 Min Convention / Cntr Dtwn / Gaslmp /Zoo (D)

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom (Sleeps 4)

Surrounded by tropical ambiance this cozy and studio/ one bedroom is the perfect place to get away. Located in the heart of the old, unique and beautiful neighborhood of Golden Hill, this is a prime location for a visit to San Diego. Located on a side street there is ample, safe and free parking.

Within just a few blocks you have the choice of a plethora of delicious local eateries. Cook your own steak at the legendary Turf Club, enjoy Humberto’s famous carne asada fries, or have a stone oven pizza while enjoying the outdoor patio of Luigis.

Just 4 minutes away you can visit the baby panda’s at the zoo or take in a museum and a walk through beautiful Balboa Park. Head less than 1 mile straight down Broadway into the lively downtown, Gaslamp or Little Italy, extremely convenient for Convention Center visits. If you are too tuckered after a busy day downtown, grab a bus as it drops you off just 1/2 block from the bungalow. Want to see a spectacular view of the San Diego bay? Hop on the ferry and cross the bay to Coronado for a day on the island. Golden Hill has easy access to all the major San Diego highways, making a trip to most San Diego beaches just 10-20 minutes away.

The bungalow is the perfect home away from home to return to after a funfilled day in San Diego. There is a spacious living room with a decorative divider between the living room and bedroom. With granite countertops and stainless steal appliances, the kitchen provides all the amnemities needed to cook your own fish tacos! Pots, pans, cooking utensils, dishes are all provided. Sit under the avocado tree, and enjoy the dual BBQ and charcoal grill on the newly designed patio/lounge area while relaxing in our comfy lounge chairs.

Sit back on the couch and enjoy the flat screen tv with HDTV or hop on the internet with our free WiFi. Did your clothes get sandy at the beach? We have on site coin operated washers and dryers. For your convenience we have provided a change machine and provide complimentary soap.

Each room is decorated with the comforts of home in mind. Sheets, towels and blankets are all provided as well as dish soap, toilet paper and paper towels.

Have pets? We are a pet friendly property and the yard provides a great romp and play area for your dog.

Your safety and peace are our priority and we provide 24hour video survellience for the extra layer of security.

More Details

Ron & Susan Oleson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Ron & Susan Oleson

Retired professor. We travel internationally & have two Bichon's. Love to walk on the waterfront and eat the best fresh fish at Mitch's Seafood which is located at the Sport fishing landing. Balboa Park & the Zoo are favorites; Park has the Prado Restaurant which has great happy hour drinks & food; Zoo has Albert's Tree Restaurant which many do not know about; it is breezy & has an African motif.

Ron & Susan Oleson purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Ron & Susan Oleson chose San Diego

Very centrally located; less than one mile to Bay of San Diego, and 10 minutes over the bridge to Coronado with it's own beaches & Historic Hotel. Zoo & Balboa Park are a must see with it's multiple museums, Spanish Village free art studios, & great restaurants in & close to Park. From unit you reach park in 4 minutes. Also, Balboa Park Golf Course is 5 blocks away. Beaches are 20 minutes away on freeways; going East Casinos in 30 minutes.

What makes this apartment unique

Original house was built by famous architect, Gill. Has leaded glass windows with coved ceilings; 135 years old. Has been updated with heating/air conditioning. The one bedroom is very large with plenty of windows in all of the rooms. The decor is soothing and makes a comfortable stay for any couple or small family.


Golden Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large bathroom with 4 ft shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Studio with a bedroom and a divider between the living room and bedroom.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Good location, comfortable setting, bus line on corner. If you have a car, beaches are 20 minutes away.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Slp/4 3 Min Convention / Cntr Dtwn / Gaslmp /Zoo (D)
average rating of 4.7 based on 30 reviews

Cozy, comfortable and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed my stay very much. It was centrally located to suit my needs while in San Diego. Easy access to the freeways and shopping. I would definitely rent here again. The Bungalow itself is a definite five start rating in my book. If I had to nit-pick, I would give the the parking situation 4 stars. There was one night I had to park my car half a block away. Other than that, I loved everything about the place and my stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Loved that it was keyless entry and gated. Quiet location, zero foot traffic. Had all the essentials and nothing you didn't need. Water pressure was lacking but if that's the only negative I'd book this place again. We very much enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego Wedding

  • 5 of 5

We came to San Diego for a wedding and my family wanted to stay somewhere that can fit our big family. The cottages where perfect place to stay we all had our own privacy but also had the courtyard patio to hang out. No need to drive Uber is so cheap and fast. We will definitely stay here again when the SF Giants come to town. The owners are the greatest people

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nice Studio Apartment

  • 4 of 5

My boys and I stayed here for the 2016 ComiCon Convention. The unit was perfect for the three of us. It was as described and the owner Susan was great to work with. Many amenities (market, restaurants, coffee shop) are just a short walk from the apartment. The apartment is a short Uber/Lyft ride to the Downtown/Gaslamp district. Will definitely stay here again the next time we are in San Diego.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described! Great space and accommodations. The patio is wonderful and relaxing! Very happy

With our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Perfect cozy apt!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect place to stay at for any length of stay was about 10 days and I enjoyed every minute of it. The owners made everything easy and the apt is beautiful. I felt at home and comfortable during my stay. Not to mention the apt is close to everything. To get to pretty much anywhere it was only a 10-15 minute drive if that. I have nothing bad to say about this apt or my stay there. Parking was not a hassle do me, I always found a spot near the apt. It was absolute bliss and I would recommend anyone to stay here.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
San Diego
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Turf Club 2 blocks away
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Balboa Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
5, 94, 8, 805, 15
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Multiple locations within a few block radius
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Car: recommended

Central to many San Diego sights. 5 minutes to Zoo & Balboa Park. Just 3 minutes to Gaslamp. Almost walking distance to Downtown. Busline right on corner. Close to Freeways 5 & 94 & 163. Taking 5 you get to Mission Beach in 20 minutes, a few minutes more to La Jolla. Neighborhood has Grocery store on corner, New York Pizza & Taco Shops just two blocks away.


Rates & Availability

Golden Hill Apartment Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
cleaning fee $90

After the 20% we provide the code to the door and the address

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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