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Cool Comfy Room near LAC+USC Hosp.
Cool Comfy Room near LAC+USC Hosp.
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 shared bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 shared bath
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Perfect for med student interviews, internship, electives. 5 min walk to $.50 shuttle bus: drop off in front of LAC+USC Hospital (1.5 miles away). New: carpet, curtains & bedding sets. Super comfy full size and single memory foam beds 32" TV with Netflix & WiFi.

The space

Hello and welcome to our humble home.
We look forward to hosting you. We can do last minute to same day accommodations if the room is available. Just contact us and let us know. We can try to work it out. : ) Please be sure to read our listing as it is very informative and will most likely answer any questions you might have.

Monthly rates:
Med. Students, Internships, Relocation....home away from home.
1 guest = $1175
2 guests = $1400
3 guests = $1600
(Free daily breakfast included)
Book our place and save lots of $$$!!!!

Comfortable & clean roomy accommodation. WiFi. "32 TV, Blu ray and dvd player with Netflix Light breakfast is included for an additional $5 per person (coffee, tea, juice, water, cereal, oatmeal, fruit, etc...varying). Microwave available. Just in case you forget yours at home, we provide some complimentary toiletries at no extra charge. Full size and single size extremely comfy memory foam mattress beds for additional guests. 3 guests maximum. Two shared full bathrooms. In room fan and central heating. We do not have cable but we are avid movie watchers and we have a great collection of movies which you can borrow during your stay. Let us know what your preferences are (i.e. comedy, horror, drama, action, foreign, etc...) and we will put some in your room and change them out as needed. The room has newly installed carpet :) Accommodates 1-3 guests comfortably. Perfect for those traveling on a budget. No visitors or no overnight guest allowed during your stay. We are pet owners. We have small pomeranian dogs and 2 friendly felines outdoors and 1 kitten indoors but never allow her in your room. Be sure to close the doors behind you. As a courtesy to our guest and any future guest, PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE ROOM. If necessary, only the 1st load of washer & dryer is free for stays longer than 1 week(7 nights) Any load there after would be $3 per load.
We would love to accommodate you in any way we can and make yours a wonderful stay. Please let us know how we can be of service. We respect our guest's privacy and want you to feel at home. We are located in a residential area. There is free street parking. We are a 5 minute walk / 2 blocks from "El Tepeyac", one of the best Mexican food places to eat at, and home of the 1 foot wet burrito "Manuel's Special". It is Zagat rated and also featured on "Man vs Food" We go there
often : )
You are always welcome to use our backyard. You can have your meals outdoors if you like. You can also grill, bar-b-que, or simply hangout enjoying an outdoor fireplace with some wine while relaxing at night (if it's not too chilly) or make some S'mores using the fire pit instead (you must provide your own charcoal, wood, burning logs or we can provide you burning logs for $5 ea., in order to replace them always) Enjoy our lit up backyard while dining outdoors listening to the water fountains or relaxing as you lounge and stare at the open sky.

Car rental is probably the best way to go in L.A. It is a very large city to get to know.

Public Transportation: $.50 Boyle Heights Shuttle $1.75 MTA one way fare, $5.00 all day pass, $20 one week (7 consecutive days) pass, Use the TAP card and only pay $1.75 for your one way trip with free transfers for up to 2 hours and .35 cents for the DASH Shuttles. ONLY WHEN YOU USE THE RELOADABLE TAP CARD WHICH IS PURCHASED AT ANY METRO STATION FOR $1.

Those who want to see the Hollywood Sign up close and personal : )
Starting May 3 and only on weekends: There is a shuttle to the Hollywood sign for only $7.00 with pick up at the Greek Theatre (cost includes entrance into the Griffith Observatory.)

We are perfectly located:
(PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR GUIDEBOOK)
* 10 minutes from The Gateway Transit Center (Union Station-
buses & shuttles going all around L.A. & $10.00 Fly Away Shuttle to and from LAX) If we are available we can pick you up or drop you off for your flights for a fee, at either Union Station ($10) or the LAX Airport ($45) depending on time of day or night, saving you money and time on an expensive taxi cab ride : )
Travel time estimate by car:
* 10 minutes from Downtown L.A.
* 10 minutes to Chinatown or Little Tokyo
* 10 minutes to San Antonio Winery where you can sample some wines for free =0 )
* 5 minutes (1.5 miles) from County General Hospital, Keck Medical Center of USC & USC Noris Cancer Hospital (nurses, medical students, etc...)
* 5 minutes from Cal State L.A.
* 5-10 minutes from East Los Angeles College
* 15 minutes from USC
* Less than half an hour from most major theme park(URL HIDDEN) Disneyland & Downtown Disney, Universal Studios & City Walk, Knott's Berry Farm
*20-30 minutes from Hollywood (Walk of Fame) or Beverly Hills (Rodeo Drive)
*15 minutes from Dodger Stadium
*15 minutes from L.A. Zoo
*10 min./5 miles from CItadell Outlets (for some $hopping!!! : )
*10 minutes from the ALLEYS in Downtown (Fashion District), which is a great place to get plenty of shopping done. We would gladly take you to some of the best places to get great deals if time permits : )
* Half an hour from the beach (Santa Monica, Malibu, Venice, Manhattan, Dockweiler (which is located less than 2 miles west of LAX and one of the only beaches with bonfire pits: arrive no later than 9 am to reserve a pit or they might all be gone by 10 am), Long Beach, etc...

Plenty of Super Markets located less than a mile away (Food 4 Less, Northgate, Smart & Final, Superior, El Super).
Located less than a mile from the 5 fwy, 10 fwy, 60 fwy, 101 fwy and the 710 freeways
Public Transportation within walking distance (5-10 minutes). Metro Rail into Downtown is about a mile away.

We respectfully ask that you please print out your itinerary, sign and date it prior to your arrival and present it along with your picture ID upon check in. Please call me and leave a voice message or message me through airbnb. Thank you

Guest access

House: Private room, shared spaces: living room, kitchen area to have your meals only (no cooking allowed), restroom and backyard. Free street parking available.

Interaction with guests

Guests will be co-habitants in my home. They have their own private room but all other areas within the home are communal space. Great place to meet fellow travelers from around the world as well as locals.

Other things to note

Please, be aware of the fact that we are pet owners and we consider our pets a part of our extended family :D 1 indoor kitten and 2 outdoor cats that roam around freely as well as small 5 lbs. Pomeranian dogs that we keep both indoors and outdoors. If you have a problem such as a dislike or fear of either, we strongly suggest that you find accommodations elsewhere. Our utmost desire is for your experience in our home to be a pleasant and positive one.

Amenities
Breakfast
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Prices
Extra people £8 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee £19
Always communicate through Airbnb
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

NO FOOD OR DRINKS ALLOWED IN THE BEDROOMS PLEASE
NO SMOKING NO EXCEPTIONS
NO ILLEGAL DRUGS.
TURN EVERYTHING OFF WHEN YOU ARE OUT OF THE ROOM.
Have your meals in the kitchen or outdoors in the backyard.
No shoes on the carpet.
No overnight guest.
Do not block the driveways.
No pets allowed.
Respect all other guests.
Please keep all noise levels down after 9:30pm in respect of other guests in adjacent rooms (loud talking, t.v etc..)
PLEASE TURN OFF ALL lights (indoors & outdoors), television, fan, heater, disconnect cell phone & laptop chargers, etc...when you are out & disconnect items not in use.
Do not use the stove. Please store all food in the kitchen. Do not put anything in the fridge without asking first.
Please clean up after yourselves at all times, including dishes. If you use it and/or dirty it, clean it and/or wash it.
Respect our home as you would your own.
Picture ID required upon check in.

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) and cat(s) live in the house
Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door
Availability
1 night minimum stay

67 Reviews

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Bilal User Profile
October 2015
Adreana is exceptionally hospitable. Our stay was amazing. She takes care of the smallest details that can be of use for her guests.

Ronnie User Profile
November 2017
The hospitality at Adreana’s place was outstanding. She provided a very nice breakfast, a fan or heater as needed, and a clean, comfortable space. My only wish is that I could have hung out more in the backyard area which had plenty of space on artificial grass in the California sun with the cat and dogs. I would recommend sleeping with the window closed and the fan on high if you’re a light sleeper due to the Pomeranians. I slept very well with this method. Thanks, Adreana!

Julia User Profile
November 2017
Comfortable stay, very personable host, close to USC medical campus.

Brent User Profile
November 2017
The place is awesome, Adreana is an amazing host. She was responsive and flexible with my check-in which helped a lot. The complimentary breakfast was a great touch. I can see how the area could turn off boujee suburban people, but it's honestly not that serious. The house itself is beautiful inside and out. 10/10 would Airbnb again
Adreana User Profile
Response from Adreana:
Brent was an awesome guest. To get a a view of our neighborhood simply look up Malabar Elementary. We are located a couple of houses to the west of the elementary. Our neighborhood is simply decent, humble, and hard working class families.
November 2017

Ludwig User Profile
October 2017
Probably the best airbnb I've stayed at. So welcoming and wonderful. Complimentary continental breakfast and coffee in the morning was so awesome! Especially since I had to get up at 5am to get to LAC. I'm a med student from Philly on rotation and I felt at home. If you're looking for an awesome comfy place to stay that's a $4 uber ride away from the hospital then look no further!

Adam User Profile
October 2017
Adreana's place is great. She's quick to respond and was helpful with anything I needed. My only qualm is that parking can be a little frustrating, but there's easy workarounds.

Vaishakh User Profile
September 2017
Pros - Adriana is super friendly and STRONG (she carried my 2 big 30 pound bags up the stairs). A large selection of breakfast and coffee. Clean towels, spacious room. Cats/Dogs. Cons: 1) The neighborhood. Initially when I reached the place my Uber driver kept questioning whether if I am sure about the place. Same question as to why I stayed from another Uber driver when I checked out and left the house. This neighborhood has a bad rep from wha I've heard .The house has a shabby and an unkempt appearance from outside. And you'd have walk around the house to gain entry from the back. 2) Room gets super hot in the morning. However, the host will provide you with a fan. Overall- If you're looking for a cheap place to stay in LA and with some amazing breakfast and if you don't mind loud music from morning-evening this is the place.
Adreana User Profile
Response from Adreana:
Clarification: hearsay from uber drivers that do not know our neighborhood. I’m 42 and have lived here all my life. Grew up next door and still teach within my community. I walk and ride my bike in the middle of the night alone. Non of our guests have ever had a negative experience. People are friendly and helpful around here. As for “shabby & unkempt” we are/were redoing our outside entry hallway, backyard, and laundry room during his stay. All of our accommodations are within the same location. Please refer to all the other reviews.
September 2017

Los Angeles, California, United StatesJoined in July 2011
Adreana User Profile

This is my daughter (now 23 yrs.) and I through the years. We've used airbnb in our travels and loved it. We would love to pay it forward and make ours, your home too during your stay. I am a teacher and a coach in Los Angeles, CA. I love traveling across the United States with my daughter. She is a competitive track & field athlete. We love movies and dogs, specifically Pomeranians. I enjoy hosting and caring for others. I work with kids and therefore truly appreciate the "Serenity" Prayer and live by it.

God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.

Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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