Los Feliz

Eat well, drink well, and sleep well in Los Feliz, a north LA neighborhood with hip attitude and high altitude.

Elegantly disheveled, Los Feliz mixes a meticulously curated image with an ultra-cool attitude. Idyllic homes rest in the shade of this north LA neighborhood's hillside foliage while its observatory rises above the chaparral and offers otherworldly views of the sprawling city below. Spend your afternoon sipping free-trade coffee and snoozing on the grass at Griffith Park. Spend your evenings swirling craft cocktails and screening films at its historic theatre. Los Feliz leaves you happy.

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On the Map

Los Feliz is within Hollywood and bordered by East Hollywood, Atwater Village, Silver Lake, and Hollywood Hills

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Possible

LAX Airport: 35 minutes by car or 1 hour & 45 minutes by public transit
Santa Monica Pier: 35 minutes by car
Hollywood Walk of Fame: 15 minutes by car
Venice Boardwalk: 35 minutes by car
The Grove: 20 minutes by car

High Style In the Hills of Hollywood

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Los Feliz's exuberant attitude seems to emanate from its front-yard libraries and its boutiques' front doors.

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The neighborhood embraces bold colors, bold styles, and bold flavors.

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Equal parts hip and homey, Los Feliz's houses sport front stoops meant for sitting.

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The neighborhood's nicest homes nestle into the foliage north of Hollywood Boulevard.

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The higher you ascend into the hills, the higher the ceilings rise. Many of Los Feliz's hilltop homes host celebrity inhabitants.

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Whether in the shop, at the counter, or cross-legged on the grass, Los Feliz feels like home.

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There's no place like it.

Flavors of Los Feliz

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The epitome of bohemian chic, Los Feliz's cafes, diners, and envelope-pushing culinary artists contribute to the neighborhood's savory reputation.

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Here, homemade flan, pan, and crème brûlée are common.

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Here, espresso is an everyday indulgence.

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Here, you can find both fine dining and a Fine Diner.

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Look up.

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Here, there's a mix of order-at-the-counter establishments and make-reservations-a-month-in-advance places.

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Order at the counter.

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Make reservations.

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Edible art is the most tasteful art.

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Third spoon not pictured.

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We saved you the last bite.

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This is particularly a very special corner of the city because of its charm and close proximity to Hollywood and its wonderful array of night life, i.e. theatres, restaurants, movies, etc...this area is great for visitors who wish to have the option to go out and explore or stay in and relax."

The Look of Los Feliz

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Venture south from Los Feliz's northern hillsides and find the latest old fashions at the neighborhood's thrift stores.

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When you want help on your hunt for style, Los Feliz's vintage shops and minimalist-leaning boutiques offer curated clothing experiences.

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Denizens of Los Feliz find their fashion around town.

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They brush up on their novel ideas, too.

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When it comes to vocabulary-enhancing pastimes, Skylight Books is a veritable Los Angeles institution.

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Griffith Observatory By Day

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Perched atop Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, Griffith Observatory offers sweeping views of Downtown, Hollywood, and the horizon line that separates sea from sky.

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You look nice in your evening attire, Griffith Observatory.

The Griffith Observatory At Sunset

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Getting to Griffith Observatory in time for sunset calls for celebration.

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You'll find yourself floating somewhere above the city's big sprawl and somewhere beneath the city's big sky.

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It's a good moment.

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We're grateful to share it with you.

Los Feliz By Night

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Theatres, bars, clubs, and even Los Feliz's barber shops open as the sun sets.

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The neighborhood's nightlife reflects its daytime demeanor—stylish and unselfconsciously cool.

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Its single-screen Vista Theatre has been changing its reels since 1923.

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Roll the credits.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Having studied film at NYU, Alex returned to Los Angeles to pursue a career in motion pictures but found a greater passion in the world of stills. For this project, through walking around on foot in a city normally traversed by car, Alex was immersed in a completely different town, engaging with people he never would have otherwise approached just to capture their unique experiences.

Alex Stanlioff

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Born and raised in Central New Jersey, Peter Bohler moved out west for the mountains. He shoots regularly for the New York Times Magazine, Time, Outside, Men's Journal, and many others. He calls Los Feliz home.

Peter Bohler

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