Contemporary LA Apartment (+ Pool)


4 guests

1 room

2 beds

1 bath


4 guests

1 room

2 beds

1 bath

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About this listing

This central, airy, furnished and decorated space with a pool would be ideal for travelers looking to take in the art, food and fine weather of L.A. There are open windows and hardwood floors as well as books and artwork in every room.


Amenities

Prices
Extra people: £8 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: £40
Security Deposit: £80
Weekly Discount: 10%

Description

The space

(Book by March 10 for a free bottle of California wine upon arrival.)

I want you to feel like you're in a clean, minimalist, airy environment that sets the tone for a hip west coast vacation. The space has hardwood floors and sunny windows in every room — a living room, dining space, full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and multiple closets. Most of the furniture is white, with a colorful array of blankets, pillows and photography. There are desert plants to brighten the space and artwork featuring the landscapes of Joshua Tree.

INSIDE - You will find collections of coffee table books and art supplies lying around which you are welcome to use. The place is stocked with bar supplies in a fully outfitted kitchen, within walking distance to some of the city's best bars and restaurants. There are paintings and photographs on the walls to brighten up the sunny living room - most of artwork is from LACMA which is also within walking distance. There is also a bookshelf with a broad selection ranging from Tolstoy to David Foster Wallace. Bonus, I will provide breakfast if you want.

OUTSIDE - The space is located at the intersection of shops and restaurants on Melrose, Santa Monica and Beverly (ask me for recommendations). A few of my favorite local places to walk to include - The Grove, the LA Farmer's Market, the LACMA art museum and sculpture garden, bars on Hollywood Boulevard or taco stands on Melrose. There are bus stops that will take you to the west-side or downtown. If you go south, there are hip brunch places, art galleries and theaters. If you go north, there are five-star restaurants, nightclubs and landmark buildings. If you stay home, there is a pool in the complex.

Guest access

Renters will have the whole apartment with living room, dining room, bedroom, kitchen and storage space to themselves. You will also have access to amenities including wifi, speakers, books and movies, a fully-stocked kitchen and as a bonus, art supplies.

Interaction with guests

More than happy to give you guides to the area or merely hand you the keys - whatever you'd like.

The neighbourhood

a sample of my favorite places within walking distance -

FOOD - Gracias Madre (Spanish), TART (Contemporary Southern), Mercado (tapas), Plan Check (Contemporary American), Ping Tung Market (Asian), Tatstu Ramen (Japanese), Food LAB (Contemporary American), Salt's Cure (American), Sweet Rose Creamery (Ice Cream), Carmela (Ice Cream shop with speakeasy in the back)

ART - LACMA (Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art - and sculpture gardens), Regen Projects (well-known modern art and photo gallery in large, stark building), Hannah Hoffman Gallery, LAXArt, and collections of small galleries and bookshops along Fairfax

BARS - The Darkroom (beer bar), The Village Idiot (well-priced bar), Melrose Umbrella Co. (hipster bar with good beer, favorite with locals), Ysabel (high-end indoor/outdoor bar with cool space design), The Standard Hotel Bar (iconic LA scene) and more!

SHOPS - Walk down Melrose Avenue for a dozen indie variations on Urban Outfitters, along with a small block of fascinating Japanese stores. Go down Fairfax Avenue for street art galleries, bookshops and coffee shops. If you're looking for the LA equivalent of Times Square, the Grove with its water fountain and working trolley is a few blocks away. If you walk north, you can visit an array of Hollywood destinations like The Griddle Cafe or Pink Taco. Walk west down Santa Monica if you want to have the best brunch of your life.

Getting around

Multiple bus stops within 2 blocks going north-south and east-west because my apartment is located central to several major street intersections.

Other things to note

Snacks, travel guides and other amenities like towels and shampoo typically provided (as available).


House Rules
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Cancellations

Flexible

Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

4 Reviews


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Stephanie User Profile
March 2016
The host canceled this reservation 35 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Emily User Profile
March 2016
The location and description of the place were both pretty accurate. I loved the location and how central it was to everything. However unfortunately towels and clean pillow cases were not provided. It was an unfortunately experience because I had landed late in the evening and stores were near closing by the time I had checked in and realized about all the missing necessities. We had to quickly race to a nearby Target to buy our own towels.

Mimi User ProfileMimi is a superhost.
March 2016
Cynthia's apartment was very cute and homey for a short one night stay. It is close to UCLA and walking distance to some shops and restaurants. The access was easy.

J.Y. Cindy User Profile
March 2016
Great location, walking distance to local bars, restaurants, and shops. Short car ride to the grove and local attractions. Place was comfortable and easy access. They replaced the pillows (to completely new with packaging and everything) when we communicated that we thought the bedding was not as clean as it could be! They were super nice to come by and give us completely new bedding and fresh new pillows!

Los Angeles, California, United States · Joined in March 2016
Cynthia User Profile

Nice to meet you! I am renting out my fully furnished/decorated, centrally located, recently refurbished Hollywood apartment while on break. About me - I am a 22-year old from California working in the entertainment industry. I recently graduated from college and currently work at BuzzFeed in their Hollywood offices. If you stay at my place, you will learn that I love friends, art and books. The place is stocked with bar supplies/cookbooks, and a fully outfitted kitchen, within walking distance to some of the city's best bars and restaurants There are paintings and photographs on the walls to brighten up the sunny living room - most of artwork is from LACMA which is also within walking distance. There is also a bookshelf with a selection ranging from Tolstoy to David Foster Wallace. I want you to feel like you're in a clean, minimalist, airy environment that sets the tone for a hip west coast vacation. Bonus, I will provide breakfast if you want.

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