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Deborah's Guidebook

Hello fellow travelers! I love jogging, meditating and walking my dog Pfeiffer on the beautiful white sandy beach that is a quick walk from our guest house. My passion is traveling (the UK, Franc... read more
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22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located just a block away from The Loft House, this Thai vegan restaurant offers a wide assortment of faux meats and seafoods (catfish, fish cakes) and other plant-based fare. But don't let scare y... read more


Trader Joe's

$$· 3212 Pico Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

119 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A grocery store, sure, but really so much more. They have all the basics plus more exotic fare like imported cheeses, organic produce and hand-tossed pizza from Italy. A true value!

695 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Highest quality organic & natural products. The food is free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated fats. Wide selection of pre-made foods to take-in.


Abbot Kinney Blvd

Abbot Kinney Blvd·Map·

357 local Airbnb hosts recommend

With some of the best restaurants, unique art galleries, and exciting nightlife, Abbot Kinney attracts the hip, bohemian and/or trendy Los Angelinos. Food trucks line the street on the first Frida... read more


Library Alehouse

$$· 2911 Main Street·Map·Hours·Website·

86 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A beer-intensive public house on the Westside, Library Alehouse carries 29 microbrews and select imports on tap, as well as hard-to-find bottled beers from around the world.


Main St

Main St·Map·

76 local Airbnb hosts recommend

8 blocks away is Main Street, one of the area’s most popular destinations for upscale eateries and hip boutiques. Grab a cup of coffee, take in a yoga class, or have sushi or your favorite cocktails!


J. Paul Getty Villa

$$· 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy·Map·Hours·Website·

335 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located along Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, the Getty Villa is a sight to behold! The Villa is a recreation of an ancient Roman country house, with breathtaking gardens filled with species from... read more

48 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fine Italian dining, casual setting; their homemade marinara sauce is the best!


Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier·Map·

1187 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Loft House is about a mile to the Santa Monica Pier, famous for its breathtaking sunsets, people watching and opportunities for fun! The pier is home to a 1922 carousel and amusement park

142 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Spectacular menu featuring contemporary French & Japanese cuisine and a full Sushi Bar. Lively bar & Perfect for People Watching!

75 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Finest seafood dining in Santa Monica; lively bar, patio for outdoor seating. Kids menu


Urth Caffe

$$· 2327 Main Street·Map·Hours·Website·

185 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Organic coffees, teas; breakfast, salads & sandwiches, great patio - A local favorite - always has a crowd. Santa Monica people -watching at its' best!

43 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Bar & Restaurant. Old favorites such as steak, burgers, pasta and seafood. Santa Monica's oldest bar is Cheers meets Sponge Bob Square Pants with a dash of Chart House!


Basement Tavern

$· 2640 Main Street·Map·Hours·Website·

69 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hip cocktail lounge on lower level of an old house providing retro drinks, light bites & live jazz. Happy hour is every night from 5pm to 8pm, featuring $5 wines, well drinks and $3 beers. Once a ... read more


Thyme Cafe and Market

$$· 1630 Ocean Park Boulevard·Map·Hours·Website·

56 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A relaxing cafe with seating inside and out serving up gourmet foods off the ever-changing menu! Fresh, seasonal breakfasts and sandwiches, homemade pastries, cakes, cookies and breads.


The Broad Stage

1310 11th Street·Map·Website·

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Broad Stage is a 499-seat theater at the Santa Monica College featuring drama, music, dance & family shows.



$$· 2671 Main Street·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The old standby! There's another Starbucks just 2 blocks away from the Loft House at the corner of Lincoln & Pico Blvd (3020 Lincoln Boulevard) and another at the Third Street Promenade

42 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Chill hangout with a stylish patio for local & global craft beer & wine, plus inventive pub fare. Ashland Hill is a beachtown-casual craft beer and wine garten on Main Street in Santa Monica's his... read more


Peet's Coffee & Tea

$$· 2439 Main Street·Map·Hours·Website·

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Delicious, aromatic coffee house with a large outdoor patio with lots of chairs and tables. Smack dab in the middle of all the action on Main Street.


Brick + Mortar

$$· 2435 Main Street·Map·Hours·Website·

70 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Brick & Mortar is a restaurant as well as a night life spot. You won't likely find Brick + Mortar tucked behind the buildings on Main Street unless you're looking for it. Don't be distracted by th... read more

53 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Menu items range from house-made tacos to signature sandwiches and burgers to salads, as well as breakfast favorites. Bohemian & chic, with a spacious outdoor patio to relish the California sun!

136 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Sunday Main Street Farmers Market features some of California's freshest produce plus prepared foods from local Main Street restaurants as well as artisanal foods prepared with ingredients sour... read more


Santa Monica State Beach Park

415 Pacific Coast Highway·Map·Hours·Website·

56 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We are located just 10 blocks from the white sandy beaches. Sunbathe or splash in the waves with our complimentary beach towels and chairs. Or take a leisurely walk, rent a bike or rollerblades!

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Spiffy yet laid-back watering hole features burgers & other bar bites, plus numerous big-screen TVs. They offer a "neighborhood pub" like atmosphere with a modern menu and "every-sports-bar" theme... read more

108 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Just 8 blocks from The Loft House, Main Street hosts an eclectic collection of restaurants, boutiques, cafe's, salons, gift and home decor stores. Stretching for about a mile from Pico south to the... read more

122 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A little over a mile away from The Loft House is the 3rd Street Promenade, drawing locals and world travelers alike. Known for its Wednesday morning Farmers’ Markets, movie theaters & engaging str... read more


Sweet Rose Creamery

$· 826 Pico Blvd·Map·Hours·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located just 3 short blocks from the Loft House, Sweet Rose Creamery is a hand-crafted ice cream shop, with batches made daily. They also feature Caffe Luxxe coffee and espresso, The Art of Tea, a... read more

318 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The world-famous Venice Boardwalk is not to be missed! Restaurants, street vendors, street performers, local bohemians... you will find it all on this iconic beach-side stroll, just a mile and hal... read more

277 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Santa Monica Pier has it all: an amusement park featuring a solar-powered Ferris Wheel (try riding at sunset!) and 1920's carousel; a gaming arcade, Santa Monica Bay Aquarium run by Heal the ... read more



2627 Lincoln Blvd·Map·Hours·Website·

42 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Just 4 blocks from the Loft House, Gelson's is a major supermarket carrying everything you could need. Gelson's Market is recognized as one of the nation's premier supermarket chains, known for sup... read more