Los Angeles, California, is a popular place to visit all times of the year. You can imagine the costly hotel prices you'd have to shuffle out while trying to stay somewhere near all the action, though. But if you want to explore everything the city has to offer at a more affordable budget, consider staying in an Airbnb Los Angeles-style.
With endless options to pick from, you can choose a place to stay based on where in the expansive metropolis you plan to spend the most time. Go biking along Venice Beach, wander in natural areas such as Highland Park and Griffith Park, explore the popular urban areas such as Beverly Hills and the Hollywood District, or go catch the most incredible city views from the Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood Sign. You simply can't go wrong with renting a place in the City of Angels, and it isn't hard to find the right place for you.
13 of the Best Airbnbs in Los Angeles
1. Private Garden Bungalow with Boho Tent
This guest suite is submerged in lush palm and cypress trees, loaded with a stocked kitchenette, amazing art, and new floors. Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee in the morning inside the the cozy boho tent that the superhost encourages you to use! The vacation rental is centrally-located at the edge of Hollywood Hills, so you'll be walking distance from Universal Studios and a short drive away from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Bowl.
2. Hollywood Hills Boutique Bungalow
This stylish one-bedroom is perfect for you and one other if you're looking for a more private getaway. The living room is spacious with a vaulted ceiling, a mounted flat screen TV, and cozy firepit. The place is located in Hollywood Hills, but is perfect for relaxing in after a day of exploring the city. There's also an outdoor area to enjoy that freshly crisp California weather.
3. The Nest
This swanky treehouse-like getaway offers dramatic views of Silver Lake. You and one other guest will have the whole first floor of the place with your own private entrance. You'll be walking distance from adorable gift shops, boutiques, restaurants, and more. After a long day of exploring the area, you can come enjoy the nice weather on your own private patio, which can be reached by your room as well through glass sliding doors.
4. Silver Lake Sanctuary
Featured in Dwell Magazine, this guest house is a mid-century modern property that is in the more quiet parts of Silver Lake. Far from the busyness of West Hollywood, this rental boasts peace and quiet for your trip. The house is also pet-friendly if you're wanting to bring any furry family members with you. You also have full access to the outdoor patio.
5. Sun-Filled Guest House
This quiet guest house allows plenty of gorgeous, natural light into its space with its high beamed ceilings and skylight. Located in the heart of Silver Lake and Echo Park, the rental also offers amazing views of downtown Los Angeles, which is only a 15-minute drive away. Down the street is the well-known Sunset Boulevard and in the other direction, you'll find plenty of favorited shops and restaurants.
6. Home with Million-Dollar View
Perched at 800 feet above sea level, this Los Angeles Airbnb sits on a California hill and offers views of Hollywood, downtown LA, Long Beach, and Catalina Island. Located in Hollywood Hills, you'll be near everything in the heart of the city. And after a long day of hitting the most famous spots such as Saddle Ranch, House of Blues, and/or the Comedy Club, you can relax on the gorgeous balcony to intake the vast city views.
7. Private Modern Guest House
Near Mulholland Drive, this cottage is in a great location that's near Sunset Strip and Hollywood Hills. The place has a fresh, crisp feel with its marble countertops and imported tiles, but provides a more casual and fun atmosphere with its vintage furnishings and colorful artwork.
8. Beverly Hills Retreat
This bedroom suite is a private room in an apartment and has been recently remodeled. A great alternative to the pricey Four Seasons Hotel across the street, this Airbnb rental is located in the heart of LA. You'll have access to everything in the apartment, including a full kitchen and laundry center, and you're also an easy drive from Santa Monica, LAX, and Malibu.
9. Rodeo Drive Studio
This studio apartment is located on a historical property that holds a house that was built in 1912 and was home to Joe Kennedy. It's completely private, separated from the main estate by a tall hedge of bougainvillea. The rental is a completely open space, allowing in plenty of natural light. There's also a private backyard patio, outdoor dining space, and access to a heated, salt-water pool.
10. Cozy Modern Guest House
Located in Echo Park, this modern space is the perfect place to relax in after adventuring around the city. With a new mini gourmet kitchen and pebble patio, the Airbnb hosts invite you to enjoy the home with a few other friends for a light get together. They offer the best cooking utensils, as well as movie and music streaming devices to help create the perfect atmosphere.
11. Rustic Studio
Enjoy your own private room in this guest suite near the hills of downtown LA with incredible views of the area. Although the place technically is a studio, the sleeping area is semi-private and distinct from the rest of the area holding a queen bed. The outdoor patio is surrounded by organic gardens of fruit, citrus, and avocado trees and the rustic indoors provide a homey feel to the space.
12. The Bamboo
Check-in to this cozy and colorful private room, where you'll be near Long Beach, LAX, Disneyland, and the Metro Blue Line. The room allows plenty of natural light, offer a luxurious comfy bed, and private closet. The space also offers coffee and fully equipped kitchen to cook meals in. It's a lovely quiet place to settle in to without being too far away from the excitement of the bustling area.
13. Custom-Renovated Two-Story House
Located between the beach and the Pacific Coast Highway, this single family detached home comes with a bedroom, two TVs with Netflix, fast Wi-Fi, fully equipped kitchen, and laundry. Residing in the Cambodia Town/Rose Park neighborhood, this home sits in an area that is diverse and lively, hiding within a mix of apartments and Craftsman-style homes.
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