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1920s Hollywood Hills Oasis in the Heart of the City

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Welcome to your sunny, stylish home in the heart of Hollywood. You can walk to theatres, restaurants, clubs, and classic landmarks like the Hollywood Bowl, Kodak Theater, and Magic Castle from this gorgeous chateau duplex 1-Bedroom apartment in historic Hollywood Heights.

This large, 1925 house has been tastefully divided into three separate, private apartments, one of which we are offering as a furnished 1BR getaway. Nestled in the back of a tree-lined cul de sac, you’ll find it has a surprisingly quiet, natural feel for its central, Hollywood Hills location. Incredibly convenient if you are visiting or working in Burbank, Studio City, or NoHo, and a quick ride to downtown too.

The space itself is amazing. The living room has an almost cathedral-like feel – huge and sunny with a double-height barrel ceiling, giant windows and hardwood floors. On clear days (which is almost every day in Southern California!), sunlight floods the room and makes for a truly wonderful place to relax or tweak your screenplay. The apartment is stylishly furnished and includes both wireless internet and a 37” LCD HDTV flat panel TV and DVD player. The open kitchen has everything you need to cook at home – including a microwave, four-burner gas stove, coffeemaker and toaster – and enjoy your meal at the adjacent dining table with seating for four.

In the bedroom you’ll find a new, queen-sized bed with fresh cotton sheets and a fluffy comforter. The elegant, modern Design Within Reach couch in the living room also folds down into a bed, which can sleep two additional guests.

We went the extra mile to add a few reflections of our own passions (design, film, literature, music) so you’ll find nice touches like framed Nama Rococo French Dot Wall Paper and Blik wall murals in addition to selection of well-chosen books, films, and music to help you feel inspired.

Bring your morning cup of coffee out onto the large patio, surrounded by greenery.

An off-street parking space is included (though be aware that a large truck or large SUV may not fit easily in the spot, in which case we can lend you a parking pass that will allow you to park on the street in front) .

No smoking in the unit – please keep it limited to outside onto the patio.

Do note that there is a flight of stairs from the driveway up to the front door of the house, and a small set (7 stairs) within the apartment.

Please also note that Los Angeles Hotel Tax (TOT) of 14% is applicable on all stays of 30 days or less. Stays of 31 days or longer are NOT subject to tax.

We (the owners) live in a separate apartment in another part of the house, and are happy to help with directions or suggestions to make your stay a great one. Oh, and did we mention the amazing location?

It is a brief walk to:

- Hollywood Bowl (5 minutes)

- Yamashiro Restaurant – amazing views of the city! (5 minutes)

- Hollywood/Highland Shopping Center/Kodak Theater (10 minutes)

- Grauman’s Chinese Theater (10 minutes)

- Hollywood Nightclubs/Restaurants (10 minutes)

- Hollywood/Highland Metro Station - subway (10 minutes)

- The Magic Castle (7 minutes)

It’s a brief cab or car ride to:

- Hollywood and Vine shopping area (5 minutes)

- Arclight Theaters (5 minutes)

- The Pantages Theater and Hollywood Palladium (5 minutes)

- Griffith Park, Zoo, and Observatory (8 minutes)

- Universal City Walk and Studios (5 minutes)

- Sunday Hollywood Farmer’s Market (5 minutes)

- The Capitol Records Tower (5 minutes)

- The Grove, Beverly Center and Melrose shopping districts (10 minutes)

- Sunset Strip and Laurel Canyon (10 minutes)

- Plenty of gyms: 24 Hour Fitness, Bally’s, YMCA (5-10 minutes)

Keywords: House, flat, duplex

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Jamie

We are a writer and a composer who have lived in LA for a combined 26 years, so we can tell you everything from the best place to get a Thai massage to our favorite secret beach (shhh!). We love to travel, and prefer to stay in homes rather than hotels - so we enjoy creating a hospitable place for you to stay.

Jamie purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Jamie chose Los Angeles area

We live here too, and we love it. A quiet oasis, even as you are in the middle of - and close to - everything.

What makes this apartment unique

We are a short walk away from the Kodak Theater - home of the Academy Awards - so if you are nominated, you can skip the limo logjam and walk :)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


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1920s Hollywood Hills Oasis in the Heart of the City
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews
St. Louis, MO

Wonderful Hollywood Hills home for family visit

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (4 people) recently stayed in this charming Hollywood Hills bungalow. The location is perfect; walking distance to Hollywood Blvd. and a very short drive to iconic sights (Hollywood Bowl, Griffith Observatory and Universal Studios, etc.) The apartment was spacious and well-appointed (and I have to say, it features the most comfortable beds and pillows I've ever encountered in a rental home!) We loved relaxing on the lower patio and listening to the fountain, or eating breakfast on the main patio surrounded by plants and fruit trees. But the best part was the welcoming family who owns the home. They were so thoughtful and provided great advice for things to do in the area. We enjoyed chatting with them and learning more about the area, but they also gave us plenty of space. The best of both worlds! I recommend this lovely home without reservation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Totally satisfied

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here three nights, wonderful apartment. Host was waiting for us upon arrival, very friendly and accomodating. Walking distance to Hollywood Blvd and especially convenient to the Hollywood Bowl for the concert we made the trip to LA for! Highly recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall Impression

  • 3 of 5

Pro's: Jamie was very prompt, from the beginning of the booking process to the end when we departed. She replied to everything quickly and answered my various questions informatively. Both Jamie and her husband were very friendly with her husband offering and taking our larger suitcase up the steps to the apartment. And even though we had to leave the apartment earlier than planned (see below cons), Jamie again was very apologetic, professional, understanding and gracious and gave us a refund for the 2 nights we didn't stay there.

Con's: There was an unpleasant smell in the apartment upon entering it (that did not subside) which, per Jamie, was likely due to a cleaning product that had been used the day we arrived. There were also small dead flies on the bedside table, with a few still flying around. It was a hot day and we arrived around 11pm, but the windows had been left open and even though there were screens the flies managed to get in. Also, there were no curtains on the bathroom windows which was off putting for us, though the bathroom backed up to shrubbery/trees so may not be an issue for others.

I gave this apartment a 3 star, as even though we left after the first night, Jamie appeared genuinely unhappy with our experience and was very apologetic and gracious throughout.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As you can see from our many 5-star reviews. we always try to make sure the apartment is in great shape before our guests arrive but in this case we had a tiny perfect storm of things going awry. Just before your arrival, our cleaners used a new non-toxic cleaning product that left a strong lemony/vinegary smell. Even with the windows open it took a day for it to dissipate and a few flies or moths made it into the apartment while attempting to air it out. So… our apologies for the misfire. We appreciate that you noticed how hard we tried to rectify it. And we’re never using that smelly cleaning product again! We wish you all the best.
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grand rapids michigan USA

Very cool Hollywood getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great location, beautiful space, felt really good to be there, very comfortable bed. Loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment, very quiet but very convenient for Hollywood on foot

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment. Comfortable bed and sofabed. Really enjoyed being able to sit outside too (breakfast).

Easy walking distance into Hollywood.

Also Hollywood Bowl only 15 mins on foot - and really worth going to a concert there - great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Montpelier, VT

Phenomenal stay! Book it now!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed about two weeks here and loved everything about my stay. It's ideally located, so you can easily get to the west or east side of LA. It's quiet - you listen to birds chirping, instead of the whizzing of traffic. The neighborhood is beautiful. I felt like I was in the Mediterranean! The place was clean & cozy and the bed comfortable. The apartment is bathed in sunlight in the morning (although not in the bedroom, which gives you a tucked away feel). Plus, Jamie and James are amazing. They were helpful and prompt if I needed anything or had any questions, and they let me stay (thank you!) a little longer because I had a late flight. There's also a great patio to enjoy your morning coffee or an evening beverage. Without a doubt, I'd stay here again. It's a great in Los Angeles, so book it. You'll be glad you did.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Hollywood Hills, California

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
26 May 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £7.69
cleaning £57.71
Refundable Damage Deposit £153.88
Tax Rate 14.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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