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Beautiful 1400 sqft 2+1 in 1926 Spanish 4plex HISTORIC HOLLYWOOD HEIGHTS with VIEWS. 1 floor, washer/dryer, wifi, spacious. walking distance to best of hollywood! private, convenient. AC, new paint, lovingly appointed

The space

Hollywood Living! Originally built for a silent film star in 1926, this building has had a long history of famous tenants, including the Oscar-Winning screenwriter of 'The Sting'! It is in an historic Hollywood fourplex that we are constantly upgrading :) this is NOT a place to party, it is above and below every bedroom in the building. There is NO smoking of ANY kind inside the property and the entire deposit will be forfeit if ANY trace or odor of smoking is found inside. We repeat, NO SMOKING!

This property has been lovingly appointed by a professional designer, with contemporary and antique pieces. The dining chairs and sofas have been newly custom upholstered. The master has a queen mattress, lovely views and direct access to the bathroom (which has a 2nd general entrance off the hall). The 2nd bedroom has a new custom platform bed and super soft silky shag rug. The 2nd bedroom is separated by a wall and solid curtains rather than a door, but the property is big enough that there is still privacy. This property is ideal for 2, and can easily fit 4-6 with an inflatable mattress available (for larger parties we always recommend our larger 3 bedroom property however). There is laundry in the bathroom, and this unit has its own entrance. There is NO assigned parking but there is available permit only street parking and a permit available for your use. A small car is strongly recommended for ease of parking in the hills. The property is from 1926, and is a fun space in a fantastic location :)

The property is accessed via approx. 18 outdoor stairs, so it is not wheelchair friendly though the unit is all one level. The indoor staircase you see in the photos does not go anywhere, it is a remnant from when the building was two huge townhomes.

Guest access

The entire unit is yours to enjoy, but the outdoor areas of the building other than the stairs are attached to other units.

Interaction with guests

We are on site and nearby for your needs and questions, but we like to let our guests have their privacy and space, so the level of interaction is up to our individual guests. there is a self-check-in process with coded keyless entry and everything can be done via text if so desired :)

Other things to note

a few random reviews...

THE BEST
Guest MONIQUE B. (Missouri City, Texas) Date of stay 08/14/13Review Submitted 08/28/13
Where do I start, my family and I spent part of our summer vacation here. The house was wonderful, Kevin was an angel for accommodating us especially since it was last minute as we were driving into LA. I have never slept with the windows open but this home sleeping with the windows open was so peaceful and the view from all areas of the home were great. The kitchen is fully stocked with every dish, pan, pot, utensil that you can think of. We only had to buy toilet tissue and paper towels. Reading earlier reviews parking was great for us each night we could park in the street by the home. The location is perfect we walked from the home to Hollywood boulevard in less than 10 minutes. Six flags about 30 minutes, Universal Studios around the corner, Hollywood Bowl is right above the home. We will defiantly stay here on our future trips to LA. Thanks Kevin!
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway, romantic getaway, families with young children, adventure seekers, families with teenagers.

Authentic Hollywood Adventure
Guest Marti (Cambridge MA)
My grown daughter and I were the first guests and came into town to attend the movie premier of Gangster Squad at the Chines Theater. We could walk there! The location is amazing. The place is very big, but note that the second bedroom is not private. That was fine with us. We always found street parking, but the streets are narrow, so rent a small car. You can walk right down to the Walk of Fame. Have a meal at the Roosevelt Hotel burger spot! The decor is wonderful and the owners are very thoughtful. I am a frequent (website hidden) renter and this place is the cat's pajamas. The neighborhood is hilly and there are stairs down to the entrance, otherwise, this is a sophisticated place for older visitors.
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, romantic getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers.

Pleasant Surprise!!
Guest Kelley & Kem (Atlanta,Ga)
All I can say is Wow! My family and I always stay in vacation rentals when we travel, so we've seen the god, the bad and, well.....you know the rest. This property suited my family and I ver well. It's in a great location. Safe and secure neighborhood. The home was well appointed, even down to the environment friendly cleaning products (smile). The owner Kevin was very easy to work with and his follow up when we contacted him about anything was quick and helpful! We will definitely be staying at this property again. This property does have a pretty long set of stairs (to the front for) that might be difficult for some elderly or people with issues walking.
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, girls getaway, romantic getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers.

Great value in this Holllywood Heights home!
Guest Andrea T.
Very impressed! Came here for the weekend to stay with some friends, it was perfect. A very cozy house with a whole lot of that old-hollywood-charm! You can tell that the owner puts a lot of pride and character into the home, even his own personality shines through. There are several design styles represented in the house from modern to retro that make it appealing to many tastes. Kevin (the owner) was very accommodating considering it was a last minute booking.

The layout makes the house feel very big. We were there with exactly 6 people (3 couples.) Keep in mind that the second bedroom is separated but with curtains, however there is privacy. It was kept very clean and the surrounding neighborhood felt safe. We actually talked with neighbors and they were great!

There is anything that you would need fore a home away from home, blankets, kitchen items and gadgets, washer dryer, etc.

I would definitely stay here again, considering the price, value, and closeness to everything!

Great Apartment, wonderful location
Guest marke (Sydney Australia)
I travel to LA several times a year for business and always where possible rent apartments. This apartment has been one of the best, wonderful location just a couple of short blocks behind all the fun of Hollywood Boulevard, yet it is in a nice old, peaceful upmarket location.

The apartment it self is very well laid out and equipped, it is also very clean and airy. It has lots of character features and this makes you feel instantly at home. Both Michael and Kevin are a pleasure to communicate with and responded to any questions I had very quickly.

I can highly recommend this apartment and I am sure I will be staying here many more times in my upcoming visits!
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with teenagers.


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The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad

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Prices
Cleaning Fee: 130
Security Deposit: 389
Weekly Discount: 3%
Weekend Price: 194 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

We allow very small events at our property, but we have a four night minimum stay unless it is a last minute booking, or fits within the schedule. We expect our guests to be courteous and respectful to our neighbors and be aware that noise in the hollywood hills travels VERY easily and is amplified quickly. After 10pm we request that any open windows be closed if there are loud conversations, movies or music playing, and we request that we be notified if any groups of more than 6 people are present. This unit is below many bedrooms and above another, so we request that late night noise and 'running' be kept to a minimum, and a shoe rack is provided at the door to facilitate that :) This property does NOT work well for raucous parties or loud music. There is NO SMOKING on the premises. It is allowed on the outside stairs with the door shut, but PLEASE pick up all ash, butts and debris. Any evidence of smoking/smoke odor inside the property will be charged a minimum of $200, and possibly immediate eviction from the premises. Pets, though we love them, are not allowed except by express permission. Due to numerous problems with underage guests, we have to restrict our property to groups with at least one member over 24 years of age. Families are lovely, but we unfortunately cannot host unchaperoned groups of youths. Please dispose of food properly, so not to attract mice and ants (The hills are a living ecosystem!).

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Must climb stairs

Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

25 Reviews

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Molly User Profile
June 2017
Kevin was very responsive and the place was great! Would highly recommend.

Tobias User Profile
May 2017
I enjoyed my stay. It was serene and quiet

Carly User Profile
October 2016
We had such an amazing experience at Kevin's place. It is spacious and very fun. There were four of us and there was ample space with everything we needed. We saw a show at the Hollywood Bowl and walked there, very easily. The only downside was the amount of parking. This is true of the entire area, and was not a product of the house. Kevin was great on getting back to us very quickly on the questions we had. I would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend it.

Lauren User Profile
September 2016
We loved staying at Kevin's place- it was clean and spacious. We had 3 people and fit comfortably. I was so nervous about the parking, but we had an SUV and found parking every day and night. It was definitely tight to park but totally doable. Definitely recommend!

Dana User Profile
September 2016
We were in town to attend a concert at the Hollywood Bowl. I chose this accommodation after reading the numerous positive reviews and am happy to report that we had a wonderful trip and it was partly due to our location. Traveling with my husband and my 2 adult sons (25 &19), we needed space in addition to location. The apt. is roomy and has a great vibe; the kitchen has the necessities to prepare a meal, and the bathroom has ample towels. It's a unique layout and very private. I will definitely stay here again! Hint- If renting a car, get a compact; I read this advice and it is wise info. Loved, loved, loved our stay!

The neighborhood was lovely. We loved walking the hilly streets enjoying the varied architecture and views.

Beth User Profile
April 2016
My daughter and I stayed at Kevin's Airbnb during the last week in March. We enjoyed having the spacious apartment all to ourselves (Kevin lives downstairs in a separate unit). We appreciated the Asian/70's-inspired decor, as well as the heated mattress pads on both beds. We did not cook in the kitchen, but it was nice to have the option. Our only complaint would be the loud neighbors. Their children must have been out of school for spring break, as we could hear them running and talking above us in the mornings. We liked the location of the apartment, though you do need a car to get to most places. If you want a delicious and nearby breakfast or lunch, walk to Tiago on Hollywood Boulevard. It's less than a mile away and you pass by some great viewpoints.

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entertainer living in LA for 26 yrs! i have a lovely little dog named Slinky. i love to travel and do so often, i love languages and sweets, photography, design, fashion and music. im a big nerd and love to learn and discover

Languages: English, Italiano
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