Vacation rentals with a balcony in San Diego

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Apartment in San Diego
Hillcrests Cozy Private Balcony Overlook Zen Garden W/garage
Heat up the cherry-red kettle or a cappuccino and indulge in a morning snack while overlooking the serene Zen garden of a Hillcrest haven with beach equipment for coastal road trips. Take a stroll in Balboa Park and greet Buddha at the foot of the steps as you return to this fresh abode and relax with a favorite beverage on your private balcony, or grilling area while listening to the twinkling garden fountain creating a chilled ambience before sampling the eclectic Hillcrest nightlife. Each apartment has it's own private balcony, nestled in the beautiful palm tree-populated resort-like courtyard. The courtyard, gazebo and grill for all guests to enjoy. Free high-speed internet provided. Bedroom TV features AT&T U-verse and a "Smart TV" is located in the living room. Full kitchen with espresso machine, coffee press, (Starbuck's coffee provided) gas stove, new appliances, and most needed cooking utensils. Cleaning supplies, dish drainer, and garbage can are located under the kitchen sink. Each bathroom is complete with shampoo, antibacterial body wash, and bar soap. Air conditioning and heating provided. Garage space for a small to mid-size car. In-room safe box, luggage rack, wooden hangers, iron and board. Dual-pane windows with Blackout shades in the bedroom. All beds are brand new, (Simmons World Class Cresthill, Plush Pillowtop Mattress) using only high-quality hotel bedding standards. White sheets and Egyptian cotton towels, blankets, and comforters are provided and washed with each new guest. Mattresses are covered with a moister barrier protector, as well as a "Sure Guard Mattress Protector", providing an allergen barrier, and dust mite protection. Dark towels are provided for dirtier jobs, and are located in the bathroom closet. Here you will find the hair dryer bar soap, extra toilet paper, and a few cleaning supplies. Laundry facility is located at the back of the house, and is complete with all laundry needs, and a vacuum cleaner should you need it. Here you will also find beach chairs, towels, umbrellas and coolers. After arriving at the main address, 1255 Essex St. San Diego, CA 92103, proceed to the gated entrance on right, and enter into the garden courtyard. Go to back of property and take the stairs to left to Retreat #1 For safety, all outdoor spaces are under video surveillance at all times. All doors and gates are keyless, and must remain closed at all times. All door codes for accessible spaces to the front gate, front door, laundry room and garage, will be provided one day prior to your arrival. Guests will also have access to the BBQ/garden area, and Laundry Room. Although I do not personally greet all of our guests, I am often at the property, and live only a few blocks away. Please know that I am always available through phone call or text messaging, and you should feel free to contact me anytime should you need anything. Hillcrest is centrally located immediately north of downtown San Diego and accessible to 3 major freeways. Many beaches are 10-15 minutes from the property and restaurants, shopping, and nightlife are all within walking distance. Walking Hillcrest and Balboa park is a common activity for both locals and visitors. Bus stations and public bicycle rental program "Decobike" are at a walking distance; Uber and Lyft are very popular in San Diego. If you are driving your own vehicle, we offer free garage for small to mid-size cars. The apartment is small (cozy) and was designed for two people only. One couple or possibly two single friends, with one person sleeping on the sofa sleeper. The bathroom is located off the bedroom, which might make a stay difficult for two friends. - Laundry Room hours are from 8am to 8pm, so we don't disturb other guests. - All beach equipment, vacuum cleaner, and plunger, can be found in the laundry room area. - Garbage receptacles are located by the entrance of the garage, under the steps of the apartments on either side. Please tie all bags before disposing.
Jun 17 – 24
$146 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 409 reviews
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Guest suite in San Diego
Two-Room Modern Rustic Garden Suite
Relax and unwind in my stylish & spacious, yet cozy and comfortable 2-room suite nestled in a cottage garden frequented by hummingbirds, sparrows & butterflies. Rejuvenate and unwind as you sip morning coffee/tea or a glass of evening wine in the serenity of my “secret garden”. Centrally located to all San Diego activities and walkable Village of Kensington. If you’d to accommodate additional friends or family members during your stay in my Two-Room Garden Suite please consider also booking my second Airbnb, my Garden Guesthouse, at the same time - it’s just steps away from my Garden Suite on my same property! See you soon :-) My space is expansive & private (w own side entry) 400+ sf with 2 rooms (large master and sunny sitting room with a large chaise couch that can be used as an extra bed if needed) plus a huge bathroom, comfortable, stylishly decorated, quiet, bright and peaceful. Enjoy the private, cozy cottage garden directly behind the suite to sip coffee or wine. Hummingbirds and butterflies are sure to join you! To accommodate larger parties consider booking both my two-room garden suite along with my “Brand NEW Central & stylish, guesthouse for YOU!” My expansive bedroom suite is private and peaceful as has ITS OWN ENTRY. Enjoy the spacious, air-conditioned bedroom PLUS a bright, comfortable windowed sitting room and private, huge 2 sink bathroom. The backyard garden is yours to enjoy if you wish to sip a morning cup of coffee or an evening cocktail as is the little deck complete with bistro table right off the suite's sitting room. I love talking to my guests and getting to know what they would like to do while in San Diego. I am here to help in any way yet always respect your privacy as my guest(s). Kensington is a quaint, palm tree-lined, historical & walkable village. The 2 room garden suite is a 3-minute walk to shops, coffee spots, restaurants, an organic grocery and wine bars. Downtown San Diego, Gaslamp, Little Italy, Convention Center, Petco Park, Balboa Park, multiple beaches, San Diego Zoo, etc are all an easy 10-15 min. drive away! Quick 10 minute Uber Ride to downtown Gaslamp nightlife, the Zoo, Petco Park, etc. Take your pick of numerous gleaming beaches a quick, straight 15-20 minute ride away. Trolley Stop Close (5 min drive), Bus stop at end of street. Immediate freeway access. Near literally everything. Kensington rocks! Central to ALL- 10 min. to Downtown, convention center, Gaslamp, airport, Beaches (20 minutes) REALLY close to SDSU (10 min. max), 20 min from University of San Diego. Immediate freeway access and 5 minutes from Trolley station. Bus stop at end of street. VERY short Uber ride ANYWHERE!
Jun 27 – Jul 4
$125 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 516 reviews
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Guesthouse in San Diego
Private Guesthouse with Bay View Deck
The one bedroom, one bath unit was recently remodeled (in 2017) and includes all new kitchen, bathroom, full size laundry and air conditioning. The large 400 square foot private deck has new outdoor furniture with views of Mission Bay and gorgeous sunsets year round. Enjoy a show on the 50" 4K LG smart TV in the living room which offers Netflix, Amazon Video, and major network TV stations. Cook a delicious meal in the kitchenette complete with a mini-fridge/freezer, microwave, electric stove top, coffeemaker, and more. If you plan to head to the beach, the storage ottoman is secretly a "beach box" containing a couple of folding chairs, beach toys, towels and a small cooler. The unit is stocked with coffee, shampoo, conditioner, laundry supplies, iron, and more. Filtered water is provided via a faucet on the kitchen sink. Easy check-in via a numeric keypad on the front door with the code provided prior to arrival. Plenty of street parking is available. We love meeting new people and live next door in the main house so we are available most anytime. We are both from San Diego and still love to explore the latest new spots so we are happy to give recommendations. Bay Park is a great central neighborhood originally built in the early 1940s. It was recently voted the most livable neighborhood in a recent San Diego poll. Check out the restaurants on Morena Boulevard, which are just a few minutes' walk away or explore all of the major attractions of San Diego easily. The house has easy access to I-5 and is only 10-15 mins from downtown, Sea World, the San Diego Zoo and the airport. The private guest house is located across from Mission Bay and within walking distance to bay, market, restaurants and coffee shops. Uber/Lyft is $8 to $14 to most of San Diego's main attractions. There is a bit of white noise from the highway down the hill near Mission Bay when out on the deck but nothing too bad, just worthy of mention. The unit has double paned vinyl windows so it's quiet indoors.
Jul 27 – Aug 3
$174 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 324 reviews

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Apartment rentals with a balcony

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Apr 8 – 15
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Apartment in San Diego
Hillcrest Cozy Private Balcony Overlooks Zen Garden W/Garage
Jul 25 – Aug 1
$225 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 409 reviews

House rentals with a balcony

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Stylish Cardiff Park House with Ocean and Sunset Views
Jun 1 – 8
$376 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 113 reviews
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Dec 30 – Jan 6
$207 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 385 reviews
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Dec 30 – Jan 6
$304 per night
4.77 out of 5 average rating, 301 reviews
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Stunning Large Coastal Home. Absolutely gorgeous!
Apr 13 – 20
$289 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 127 reviews
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Eco-Friendly Mount Soledad Pad with Views and Heated Pool
May 6 – 13
$330 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 157 reviews
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Apr 28 – May 5
$503 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 299 reviews
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Spectacular Ocean View La Jolla Classic Craftsman
Nov 23 – 30
$716 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 285 reviews
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Spacious Oceanside beach house convenient to all
Mar 14 – 21
$279 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 161 reviews
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Home in Mission Bay
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Nov 7 – 14
$350 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 101 reviews
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Amazing Views, Pool, 1920s Craftsman in Point Loma
May 15 – 22
$645 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 74 reviews
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Luxury Home with Heated Pool and Pickle Ball Court
Jun 15 – 22
$899 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 3 reviews
Home in Oceanside
Coastal Haven In Oceanside: Cozy Beach Getaway
May 12 – 19
$373 per night
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Condo rentals with a balcony

Condo in San Diego
Epic Condo Number Five by Ocean
May 7 – 14
$163 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 254 reviews
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Condo in Encinitas
Large Ocean View Apt with Balcony and Two King Suites
Feb 13 – 20
$504 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 68 reviews
Condo in Oceanside
Walk to the Beach from a Seaside Apartment with a Balcony
May 5 – 12
$176 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 92 reviews
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Condo in San Diego
Charming Retreat on West Quince Street
Oct 5 – 12
$276 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 12 reviews
Condo in Solana Beach
Ocean View Condo W/ Direct Access to Beach Sbtc331
Dec 14 – 21
$413 per night
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Condo in Solana Beach
Beachfront Townhome-Solana Beach-Private Den Ss166
Feb 26 – Mar 5
$491 per night
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Coastal Chic Furnishings Condo Steps to Beach 128
Aug 8 – 15
$517 per night
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New Listing! Sbtc324 2 Bedroom Condo
Jul 15 – 22
$594 per night
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Gorgeous Ocean View Condo with Pool & Spa Surf9
Jan 16 – 23
$551 per night
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Work-Friendly Oceanfront Condo W/pool, Spa &Surf25
Aug 6 – 13
$775 per night
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Quick stats about vacation rentals with a balcony in San Diego

Total rentals

40 properties

Rentals with a pool

10 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

10 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

30 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

6.3K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$100 before taxes and fees

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