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Vacation rental houses in San Diego

Vacation rental houses in San Diego

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COZY Studio in Downtown San Diego
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Entire house · 2 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath

COZY Studio in Downtown San DiegoPLEASE READ the entire description before booking. The studio is under the direct flight path. You'll hear plane noise from 6 am to 11 pm. Again, not ideal for the traveler who plans to hang out at the unit all day. Guests will have a private studio for themself. Wifi is available. There is street parking available. This detached studio is clean, cozy, and private. Perfect for the travelers looking to explore all that San Diego has to offer by day and crash in a safe, convenient spot at night.

Spacious Mid-Century Modern Staycation Home
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Entire house · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Spacious Mid-Century Modern Staycation HomeYou will fall in love with our mid-century modern inspired home just walking distance from the heart of the trendy North Park neighborhood. Our home is bright, clean, comfortable and offers a truly unforgettable experience. Enjoy a relaxing glass of wine as you settle into the space or savor a cup of coffee lounging in the warm sunlight on the back deck. Take a 10 minute walk to some of the best Noodle Houses in San Diego. Balboa park and the world famous San Diego Zoo is a 10 minute drive.

Private Room with Private Entrance near Beach
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Private room · 2 guests · 0 beds · 1 private bath

Private Room with Private Entrance near BeachThe room has a private entrance. It's ideally located in a residential area of Ocean Beach. 5 blocks to the beach, OB pier, and 2 blocks to village life, shops & restaurants. It has a queen futon, a small private bathroom with a shower, a fridge, TV, Wifi, microwave, etc. Guests will love the location and privacy! Beach chairs, towels, umbrella, etc. available for your enjoyment. Enjoy the great ocean view from the backyard.

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  • Hot tub
  • Pets allowed
  • Wifi
  • Kitchen

Other great vacation rentals in San Diego

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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Escondido
Hilltop cabin retreat with lake & mountain views

Rustic hilltop cabin overlooking Lake Hodges. Queen bed & small sleeping loft. Views from front & side deck, inside cabin, & outside shower. Urban amenities just a few miles away, but this small private cabin is surrounded by open canyons. A short walk to lake with boating, fishing & miles of hiking/mountain biking trails. Property offers swimming pool, fire bowl, shaded arbor and, by arrangement, yoga & massage. SD Zoo Safari Park, Stone Brewing, & ocean beaches all within easy reach.

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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. San Diego
Casita Pacifica: charming guest house w/ Jacuzzi

Peaceful one bedroom mini-house for two with private entrance, jacuzzi, and chill patio space. Perfect for your relaxing and romantic San Diego getaway in quirky Normal Heights. Easy access to the greater San Diego area. On site hosts with sweet amenities.

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  1. Entire cottage
  2. San Diego
La Jolla Shores redwood beach cottage

Redwood cottage 3 blocks walking distance to beautiful La Jolla Shores beach. Large serene back yard with patio, hot tub, outdoor shower and beautiful plants and trees. Near shopping and restaurants but a quiet setting.

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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. San Diego
Private & Separate place Near downtown!

*** Entrance to this property is through a back alley gate, please review neighborhood details and previous guest comments prior to booking*** Easy to book! No cleaning fee! No deposit! Flexible cancellation! Free Parking! Furnished 1 bedroom apartment exclusively used for Airbnb. Private entrance, kitchen, full bath, living room, and gated assigned parking. 1 queen bed, 1 full bed, and 1 folding twin/single bed. Conveniently located, in an older, urban area*

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  1. Entire apartment
  2. San Diego
1 bedroom apartment, single unit

Fun and basic clean 1 bedroom apartment. On an alley (It's noisy= dogs bark,it's by two fire stations, trucks, buses & cars/city type living) I am ok with one child. Kept super clean, Street parking. Wifi signal is strong and we have a Roku stick with HULU TV LIVE, Prime Video and Netflix. We also have a small Alexa and a salt lamp for good energy. The bed is super secure but please do not move it, it is set a certain way. Thanks ! Enjoy your stay !

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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. San Diego
North Park master suite w/ private entrance

North Park is popular for amazing dining and breweries. Very close to SD Downtown, Zoo, Hillcrest, historic Balboa Park. Lot of places to eat and drink within 1-2 miles. Airport is just 15 mins drive. The Suite has a separate entrance through double french doors facing the backyard, completely private. + Vintage clawfoot tub + Double-headed shower for two people + Leesa mattress + HBO, Netflix, Prime TV + Free Public Goods bath products + Easy, free street parking + Vaccinated host

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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Chula Vista
Private Casita in Great Eastlake Neighborhood

This room is a "casita" (seperate living space) away from the house. It has a private entrance with a cypher lock on the door. The room has new carpet, new tile, and queen size bed. The Eastlake neighborhood is very safe and very quiet. We are located about 20 mins from the beach, downtown San Diego, and San Diego international airport. This location is only 2 miles from the Otay Ranch Mall.

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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Spring Valley
Eclectic & Cozy Suite w/ Private Entry & Patio

This unique, artistic guest suite offers a tranquil residential vibe alongside quick, easy access to downtown areas. Enjoy a cup of coffee on your private patio or get comfy with a book in bed. The space has everything you need to feel at home - WiFi, Netflix, a queen-sized bed layered with luxurious linens, a mini-fridge, coffee maker, & microwave. Explore the historic La Mesa village located just two miles away where you can enjoy everything from day spas, boutique shops, & local restaurants.

  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Lemon Grove
"Comfy, Private Studio"

Cozy, beautiful and relaxing private studio with everything you need for a comfortable stay! 10 Minute Drive to Downtown San Diego.

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  1. Entire cottage
  2. San Diego
Peaceful Private Cottage 1 in Heart of North Park

Welcome home to the spacious one-bedroom Wightman St cottage. A fully-equipped kitchen supports a romantic dinner for two. Make yourself at home as you'll have plenty of space to stretch out, stow luggage, hang clothes and make the most of your home-away-from-home. Enjoy free Wifi, cable and digital amenities to help you plug-in and chill-out. Washer/dryer are provided to make it feel like you could stay forever. Free beach gear (chairs,umbrella,towels) is included for that fun beach day!

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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. San Diego
Stylish Private Entry Suite/Patio -10 Min to Beach

The remodeled petite suite is excellent for solo adventurers, business travelers, and ideal for couples who want a quiet and comfortable getaway. It is located in a quiet residential and safe neighborhood. The patio has many gorgeous succulents that will delight. Particular attention was given to the bright boho-chic aesthetics. The "business nook" features fast wifi and desk. You can sip a coffee on your private patio. Located minute's drive from most everything in SD. Come and stay with us!

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  1. Entire bungalow
  2. San Diego
Serene Beach Cottage

Cozy little beach bungalow. Walking distance to shops, restaurants, bars and all Pacific Beach has to offer. Only 1 block to garnet, and less than a mile to the beach and bay. This is my personal residence, so you can live like a local!

All About San Diego

Laidback surf-town vibes meet a buzzing metropolitan center in San Diego, a city situated on the Pacific coast just 15 miles from California’s southern border. Catch your first wave at Mission Bay and follow it up with a tasting flight at one of the 150 local craft breweries. Neighborhoods such as La Jolla and the Gaslamp Quarter offer trendy dining experiences that visitors expect from the Golden State, but San Diego’s abundance of sandy beaches and outdoor spaces such as Balboa Park encourage you to slow down and enjoy the sunshine. Resist the temptation to cram everything into one trip, and savor the relaxed demeanor that permeates San Diego.

How do I get around San Diego?

San Diego International Airport (SAN) sits about halfway between the ocean and downtown, taking a mere 15 minutes to arrive at either destination. If you’re in town for a weekend and plan on sticking to star attractions such as Old Town, Balboa Park, and the Gaslamp Quarter, you can easily get by on rideshare services and the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System. Catch the 992 bus right outside baggage claim at the airport and relax on cushy seats for a short ride to the downtown area. For longer stays, rent a car to reach theme parks, less crowded beaches, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California’s largest state park.

When is the best time to book a San Diego vacation rental?

San Diego’s climate remains relatively moderate year-round: Highs hover between 65 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, and lows only dip down to the mid-40s in winter. After the gray, overcast skies of June Gloom clear away, the air becomes more humid than average through September. Late summer and early fall bring ideal conditions for experienced surfers as the Santa Ana winds kick up, but pay attention to local weather reports, as the Santa Anas also increase wildfire risk in Southern California. During all seasons, be sure to pack layers — after spending all day in the sun, you may want a light jacket to stave off the slight evening chill.

What are the top things to do in San Diego?

Balboa Park

Encapsulating 17 museums, 19 gardens, a 100-year-old carousel, and even a miniature train, Balboa Park can feel like its own city. Highlights include the Botanical Building, one of the largest wooden lath structures in the world, the San Diego Natural History Museum, and the open-air Spreckels Organ Pavilion, home to a 5,000-pipe organ, the world’s largest.

Old Town

This small, stroller-friendly neighborhood offers opportunities to soak up Spanish Colonial architecture, pop into boutique shops, and treat your dog to lunch on a pet-friendly restaurant patio. Fans of thrills and chills should visit the Whaley House Museum, considered by some the most haunted house in the United States.

Mission Bay

Head to Mission Bay for equipment rentals and lessons in sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, and more. Bordering the bay is Ocean Beach and Pacific Beach, both ideal spots to learn how to surf. While in the area, check out Mission Beach to watch X Games hopefuls at the skatepark and take a spin on a 95-year-old wooden roller coaster at an oceanfront theme park.

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