Wow, 6 friends? That's a lot of people in a small space. You may want to increase your budget and be flexible on your area.
Let us know if you need anything further,
I would be happy to help you with leasing a place in Santa Monica. Please email me a list of your Must Haves for a place to stay and I can forward you some listings.
My contact info is
M. C. Realty
Prudential California Realty
Beverly Hills, CA
How many bedrooms and bathrooms would you need for you and your friends? What amenities are you looking for, and what is the date of arrival? Please feel free to call me directly and I'd be happy to assist you in this search.