Guesthouse vacation rentals in California

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Top-rated guesthouses in California

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Guesthouse in Los Angeles
Private LA Guesthouse with Pool, Mediterranean Garden & View
Feel at ease at this peaceful getaway under the California sun, surrounded by a Mediterranean Garden set back on a serene private lot. This Beautifully Appointed Modern Guest House is a detached standalone structure set back from the main family residence on a gated secure lot with a dedicated off-street guest parking space. • Swimming pool is a shared amenity w/ hosts and is not heated. • Hot tub is not available to guests. • Non-smoking / vaping property • Two Airbnb guests only per stay — No visitors allowed. Stand alone detached dwelling with its own separate and private entrance. This is a brand new & spacious light filled modern living space featuring stunning view of the Los Angeles National Forest to the north. Beautifully appointed with modern but comfortable furnishings with a comfy queen sized bed and quality fresh linens - courtesy snacks and continental breakfast available. This is a stand alone private guest house - It has a 2nd floor access via a dedicated staircase and can be accessed 24 hours. Late arrivals are not a problem with us at all. You may park one personal vehicle in the driveway, we will assign a space for you. We live on the property and are available if you have any questions. We are respectful of your privacy and tend to be low key but do let us know if we can help in any way. We are happy to text with you when you are here or you can call us direct if you have any more elaborate queries. We are always available. The guesthouse is centrally located in between the communities of South Pasadena and Highland Park, Pasadena, Eagle Rock, and Downtown L.A. There are a variety of amenities, craft coffee shops, restaurants, and bars to suit any taste. 5 minute drive to South Pasadena & Highland Park downtown areas. 10 Minutes from Pasadena & Rose Bowl and 15 minutes from Downtown LA POOL USE We are a family of 4 and use the pool on a daily basis during the Summer & warm days. The pool is not heated. There is no lifeguard on duty and we are not liable for any incidents in regards to the pool. The pool is strictly for the use of the registered Airbnb guests ONLY - no other visitors are permitted to use the pool. No Glass or breakables in and around the pool area - plastic containers are available in the pool room. Please follow pool rules which are located in the handbook in the studio. Whilst we are happy to extend the use of the pool to our Airbnb Guests during daylight hours, please keep in mind that we run a tranquil private guest house and not a holiday resort.
Jun. 19 – 26
$327 CAD per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 501 reviews
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Guesthouse in North Fork
Cedar Tiny Cabin
Cozy Tiny Cabin with kitchen and sleeping loft. Enjoy the views and the stars on the peaceful 24 acres this cabin shares. Close to Bass Lake and 23 miles to Yosemite South Gate Entrance (Mariposa Grove) or 90 minutes to Yosemite Valley. Amenities include queen bed, twin-size sofa bed, small sleeping loft with queen , microwave, gas stove, refrigerator, air conditioning, and a Keurig. This is one of two tiny cabins on the property. Book the Manzanita Cabin also and share with friends!
Nov. 5 – 12
$199 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 151 reviews
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Guesthouse in Garden Valley
Reverie Cottage - infinity pool - outdoor soaking
Reverie Cottage offers tranquility among the trees with a private outdoor soaking tub on the redwood deck. A gorgeous infinity pool and hot tub with spectacular views are located a short walk away from the cottage. The hot tub is heated year-round during the two hours around sunset; the pool is heated May through October. Up to two dogs welcome with a fee of $20 per night. Note: in 2023, we are only renting the cottage - no other units.
Apr. 17 – 24
$443 CAD per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 308 reviews

Popular amenities for California guesthouses

Family-friendly guesthouses

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Guesthouse in Joshua Tree
Cozy Desert Escape in Joshua Tree
Aug. 10 – 17
$158 CAD per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 643 reviews
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Guesthouse in Kings Beach
Quiet 1 Bdrm walk to beach & trails
Sep. 16 – 23
$386 CAD per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 403 reviews
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Guesthouse in Cayucos
Cayucos Paradise in the Country
Dec. 5 – 12
$235 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 604 reviews
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Guesthouse in Redding
Monthly private GuestHome w/ Kitchen & Laundry
Sep. 26 – Oct. 3
$149 CAD per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 366 reviews
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Guesthouse in Walnut Creek
Tropical Garden Cottage +HOT TUB &POOL by Downtown
Jul. 3 – 10
$201 CAD per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 494 reviews
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Guesthouse in Laguna Beach
Cozy Beach Cabana
May 2 – 9
$356 CAD per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 538 reviews
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Guesthouse in Kensington
Secluded luxury cottage & hot tub
Jun. 16 – 23
$238 CAD per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 593 reviews
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Guesthouse in Costa Mesa
Fully Loaded Newport Beach Studio
May 14 – 21
$343 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 637 reviews
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Guesthouse in Berkeley
North Berkeley Backyard Cottage
Apr. 9 – 16
$185 CAD per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 897 reviews
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Guesthouse in Malibu
Casita Solstice
Nov. 14 – 21
$479 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 328 reviews
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Guesthouse in Los Angeles
The Silver Lake Guesthouse
Jul. 30 – Aug. 6
$580 CAD per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 345 reviews
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Guesthouse in Agoura Hills
Malibu Wine Country Guest Villa
Jul. 19 – 26
$429 CAD per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 293 reviews

Guesthouses with a patio

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Guesthouse in Morongo Valley
High desert wilderness cabin with wood-fired tub
Aug. 4 – 11
$286 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 232 reviews
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Guesthouse in West Hollywood
West Hollywood Bungalow Oasis with Pool
Dec. 30 – Jan. 6
$334 CAD per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 135 reviews
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Guesthouse in Watsonville
*Tanoak Casita* Tree House with Private Hot Tub
Jul. 17 – 24
$361 CAD per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 157 reviews
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Guesthouse in Arcata
Modern & Clean 2 Bedroom Private Redwood Retreat
Apr. 26 – May 3
$260 CAD per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 191 reviews
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Guesthouse in Riverside
Love Shack
May 2 – 9
$176 CAD per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 127 reviews
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Guesthouse in Woodside
SkyHigh Redwoods Retreat with Bay Views
Oct. 17 – 24
$297 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 134 reviews
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Guesthouse in Monrovia
Gorgeous Hillside Escape surrounded by Nature
Aug. 28 – Sep. 4
$265 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 125 reviews
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Guesthouse in Pleasant Hill
Charming Studio Guesthouse with Free Parking
Apr. 13 – 20
$164 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 122 reviews
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Guesthouse in The Sea Ranch
Schoner Haus at the Sea Ranch
Aug. 14 – 21
$308 CAD per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 283 reviews
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Guesthouse in Oakland
Private Two Bedroom/Loft Guesthouse
Oct. 26 – Nov. 2
$226 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 121 reviews
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Guesthouse in Templeton
Sip and Stay: Countryside Paso Robles Wine Region
Dec. 25 – Jan. 1
$315 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 115 reviews
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Guesthouse in Grass Valley
Little River House
Oct. 29 – Nov. 5
$322 CAD per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 195 reviews

Guesthouse rentals with a washer and dryer

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Guesthouse in Weldon
Sky Retreat
Nov. 10 – 17
$176 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 340 reviews
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Guesthouse in Venice
Venice Beach Guest Studio with Pool and Hot Tub
Jan. 11 – 18
$318 CAD per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 1006 reviews
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Guesthouse in Malibu
Malibu Modern 1 bedroom Pool House
Jul. 12 – 19
$862 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 599 reviews
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Guesthouse in Topanga
FAIRY RIDGE - AMAZING VIEWS - STEPS TO THE TRAILS
May 1 – 8
$415 CAD per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 330 reviews
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Guesthouse in Calabasas
Monte Nido Retreat, minutes to Malibu/Pepperdine
Apr. 2 – 9
$342 CAD per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 494 reviews
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Guesthouse in Altadena
Art and Nature Lovers Haven
May 19 – 26
$162 CAD per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 570 reviews
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Guesthouse in Venice
Venice Original Private Guest House
Dec. 1 – 8
$283 CAD per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 983 reviews
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Guesthouse in Oceanside
Guesthouse - prime location next to BEACH!
Dec. 3 – 10
$839 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 117 reviews
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Guesthouse in Los Angeles
Highland Park Designer Retreat
May 10 – 17
$398 CAD per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 230 reviews
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Guesthouse in San Jose
Private Cottage nearby SCU/SanJoseDowntown/Airport
Nov. 22 – 29
$231 CAD per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 435 reviews
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Guesthouse in Los Angeles
Boutique Studio near Beverly Hills & Culver City
Jul. 23 – 30
$305 CAD per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 410 reviews
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Guesthouse in Oakland
Unique tiny house/deck near Lake & no shared air
Jul. 29 – Aug. 5
$169 CAD per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 317 reviews

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