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Queen size bed, closet and dresser for stashing your thingsPrivate apartment with separate entrance
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Private Santa Monica Apt | Landmark Home by Beach!

Shugi + Alex

Private Santa Monica Apt | Landmark Home by Beach!

2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath

Studio Merle is lovely & ideally located 4 blocks to the beach and 2 blocks to very popular Main Street with it's many shops, restaurants and coffee houses. It's a spacious and private guest apartment. Located in the coveted Ocean Park Neighborhood of Santa Monica, the studio is an updated addition to an historic landmark home built by makeup queen Merle Norman in 1935.

We are a legal, city-approved short-term rental : License #217082


Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


17 Reviews

Tim User Profile
January 2018
It was a complete pleasure to stay again (for the third time now!!!) with Shugi + Alex over Xmas and New Year. They are truly wonderful, welcoming, and thoughtful hosts, and the Studio is beautiful and looks exactly as it appears on the AirBnB site. There is no greater compliment…
Sara User Profile
August 2017
Studio Merle is an adorable little apartment in a beautiful historic house. The location is perfect! Walking distance to restaurants, shops, and the beach. Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier and Promenade are nearby. Shugi and Alex are wonderful hosts and they were always avail…
Tim User Profile
March 2017
It was a genuine pleasure to stay again with Shugi + Alex, who are the most welcoming and generous hosts you could hope to meet. The studio looks exactly as shown in the photographs, is in the perfect location, and continues to be upgraded - - now with even more comfortable new b…
Angelina User Profile
March 2017
It's a really nice place and close to the beach. Shugi is so nice and always home to help you. It's a nice stay.
Naama User Profile
March 2017
Location, location, location! and hospitality... Shugi was extremely responsive and accommodating. The unit is spotless and very well equipped. Comfy bed. Walk to everything. A definite find.
Tom User Profile
March 2017
Such an amazing apartment, and even better hosts. Definitely recommend staying in Santa Monica at Shugi and Alex's property.
Therese User Profile
February 2017
We absolutely loved this place!!! Shugi and Alex were very kind, helpful and accommodating hosts. We felt right at home. The cottage was beautifully and artfully decorated. It was very clean and extremely cozy and comfortable. The cottage was well stocked with anything we co…

Hosted by Shugi + Alex

Santa Monica, California, United StatesJoined in January 2014
Shugi + Alex User Profile
35 Reviews
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We are long time residents of California, but hail from NYC & the Midwest. Between the two of us we are a musician, writer, director, actor, small business owner, investor, parent and are endlessly curious about all things. We love to travel, and we love this opportunity for trav…
Languages: English, Français, Italiano
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