The accommodations were very comfortable and clean. Our hostess was very accommodating in making sure that we received everything that we needed. We love to cook and the kitchen was fully equipped wit… More
I so enjoyed having this group. They were very friendly and outgoing. They kept the apartment clean and I didn't have to do too much when they left. I look forward to having them again.
I think about what it would have cost my family and I to get 3 rooms at a 5 star hotel, probably more than $1500 a night. For a fraction of that we were able to get a nicer, bigger, newer and more com… More
I just left this wonderful cottage today. I stayed there with 3 friends for 3 nights.
Everything is a described. It's charming and very clean. The beds are very comfy, linens are clean and crisp and p… More
Iris you were an amazing guest. You left the house in perfect perfect condition. I would love to have you stay again. You were very kind and considerate and very responsive. I can't wait to have you back.
I wish you well on your spiritual Journey.
6 Feb 2014
"Neat little place right near the beach!"
This shack is everything I love about beach shack chic - made up of odds and ends from elsewhere that all combine to give a homely rustic feel seconds from the sand.
They are helpful, responsive and … More
Hi, im glad that you enjoyed your stay. You left the house in excellent condition. I can't wait to have you back. I will make sure that I get some additional cooking utensils.
12 Jan 2016
We rented the cottage over New Years with plans to attend the Rose Parade. I got sick so we didn't make the parade. But snuggling on the sofa with a quilt and good tv gave us the perfect viewing area.… More
"Fantastic Apartment, great location and wonderful host!"
As a family of 5 looking to stay in California, we aren't able to book a single hotel room, so its either 2 rooms or an apartment rental.
We used Flipkey and found this apartment. Booking was easy … More
5 Jun 2015
"What a disappointment"
Having researched long and hard through various rental agencies we thought we had found the perfect rental. The description certainly ticked all the boxes. But on arrival and closer inspection we real… More
The Venice Oasis was the perfect place for our 4 day visit to la. We had a party of 6 (4 adults and 2 children) that fit perfectly into the main house with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The bedroom… More
23 Feb 2014
"Great time! Next time will stay longer"
The house is neat and cozy. We enjoyed walking to the canals and beach. Make sure to have any early risers sleep in one of the bedrooms as movement upstairs is noticed in the downstairs bedrooms. The… More
13 Feb 2014
"A Family Vacation"
My family and I were thouroughly satisfied with our stay in this very comfortable vacation home and it's location was pefect!
We found we were able to get to a great variety of interesting locations, … More
Scott was a great host, quick to answer any questions and was easy to contact. The apt. was spacious and equipped with everything a vacationing family could possibly need. It was clean, modern, comfor… More
It's only our second night here and I already want to return. It's 11pm and after a very long day we are relaxing watching some tv in the living room and my husband says to me "you made a good choice … More
18 Sep 2013
"Lovely home in a great location."
We loved our stay. The bungalow was very well-equipped, and close to the beach and some great restaurants. Would like to stay here again.… More
13 Dec 2012
"Home away from home"
My girlfriend and I spent a week at Venice Modern Secret Garden. Our stay was very pleasurable as we instantly fell in love with the property's homely feel. All amenities were functional and the house… More
Judy, the owner, did everything to make my two day stay flawless. I was able to go directly from LAX to her home and unload my luggage and relax. Waiting for me was an extensive list of places to eat … More
You were a wonderful guest. Please come visit again! Judy
14 Aug 2015
"Absolutely perfect !"
This is a home away from home. A beautiful welcoming atmosphere in a lovely home. Anywhere you wish to go in the LA area just a short drive and close to the beach.We stayed in the beautiful beach room… More
Please come again - so enjoyed having you here. Judy
22 Jun 2015
What a great experience! a total fooler from the street. Inside and in the gardens was delightful. The hosts are relaxed and make you feel like you're in your own home. Extremely well appointed and t… More
Thank you for your lovely review. And especially for helping right my banana tree. We loved having you as our guests! Judy and Gina
"Nice comfortable home, close to Venice and Santa Monica"
We stayed at this house for 5 days last week, and enjoyed our stay in LA. Five adults and our toddler granddaughter had enough room to relax comfortably. This section of the house was newly constructe… More
21 Aug 2015
"A Home Away From Home"
We stayed in this beautiful rental from 21-29 July 2015. The house is well planned and lovely decorated,. It has 3 bedrooms. The bathrooms are good. You will find all the services and aminities… More
3 Jan 2016
"Go and Enjoy"
Our stay at the home was very pleasant. The accommodations were excellent and the owners thought of everything to make the stay comfortable. The house was accommodating, the decor was fabulous, and th… More
Our family spent a week over the Christmas holiday in this lovely home. We couldn't have had a more relaxing and enjoyable stay. The location was perfect for us--close enough to LA for quick trips an… More
Shayna and her family were absolutely wonderful guests, Shayna was very nice and easy to communicate with from beginning to end. They left the house in very good condition, and I am so glad they enjoyed their visit. They are welcome back anytime.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
Next to the sandy beach and boasting million dollar ocean views from every room. Across from famed Santa Monica Pier & 3rd Street Promenade mal. Famous restaurants, movie theatres and great bars and clubs are right outside your door. Top furnishings. Gym & parking inc. …see more
31 Aug 2015
"Amazing penthouse apartment"
This was my first time renting an apartment instead of a hotel and got to say, it was a dream stay all thanks to Jeri & her team. The views from this penthouse are second to none, I was truly gob smac… More
15 May 2014
"Location, Location, Location!!!!"
This small 15th floor 1 bedroom unit was more than adequate for a 1 week stay on Santa Monica Beach. The view from the living room, bedroom, and balcony was spectacular. The apartment was clean and ad… More
9 Aug 2012
"This place is spectacular!"
My boyfriend and I stayed here recently, we are traveling from Australia and chose to stay in Santa Monica. I found all the hotels were super expensive and stuck in the 70s. I was so thrilled I locked… More
My wife and I stayed in one of the upstairs apartments for a few nights in January. Cara and her husband were great and provided a lot of information to us ahead of our stay to make everything easy. … More
21 Jan 2015
"peaceful garden retreat"
The decore', garden view, and comfort of this little upstairs apartment is pleasing to the eye, soothing to the soul, and managed by caring responsive owners..… More
25 Oct 2014
"Magical place to relax in!"
I stayed here for three weeks in all, and was reluctant to leave - I found the Secret Garden very peaceful even in such a busy place as Santa Monica. It seems to generate its own atmosphere, and th… More
My family came to town for my graduation and we stayed here. It's usually hard to accommodate for us at a hotel since there are 5 of us, but this place was great and roomy enough for us for the same p… More
This place is decked out, and set up for relaxation! What a cool space! Lance (owner/host) has taken great care in designing and thinking about every little detail. From a fully stocked kitchen, to gr… More
6 Nov 2015
"Attention to details"
Relais in LA is a GREAT place to stay in LA.
It all starts about a week prior to your stay when Lance contacts you with a list of your preferences. He stocks the place with what YOU like so you feel… More
29 Mar 2015
"Home away from home haven in Los Angeles"
If you are fortunate enough to be reading this review, you will be aware of the informative website for Relais in LA. Lance Bowling, the proprietor has provided an inexpensive, close to downtown, res… More
We enjoyed our stay. Very comfortable beds., all amenities needed were available. Great location to see LA. The yard was beautiful. Would stay here again. Only complaint is it needs a fresh coat o… More