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"The Palace" on Historic Zorthian Ranch

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"The Palace" on Historic Zorthian Ranch

4 guests
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 beds
1 bath

This is a comfortable and unforgettable studio in the mountains on the north edge of Altadena. Located on the Zorthian Ranch. One large room with attached kitchen space, as well as a bathroom and large covered porch.
It was named "The Palace" by its creator, Jirayr Zorthian, in the early 60's.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM


69 Reviews

Cynthia User Profile
July 2018
Just don’t bring a small child. I don’t know what else to say. It’s a place overrun by old junk and I was really disappointed. We left because we didn’t feel comfortable leaving our room which didn’t even have a lock. You just push the door open. With people buzzed walking around…
Dan User Profile
July 2018
The Zorthian Ranch and the family that maintains it are truly something unique and special. You can feel the energy of the history of the place everywhere, and you can feel how the place itself had a hand in creating a movement. The amenities are exactly as described, and you a…
Erin User Profile
June 2018
Amazing time and a unique location. Perfect off the beaten path getaway
Ken User Profile
May 2018
The Palace at Zorthian Ranch is every bit as charming as it looks online. I stayed there for a month in April. It provided a quiet peaceful escape that was pleasantly punctuated by brief exciting events. During my stay there was a small fashion shoot one afternoon, the recordi…
Rocky User Profile
March 2018
This place was pretty rad super quiet and secluded. I really enjoyed my time here.
Miranda User Profile
March 2018
This place was and wasn’t what I expected.. in a good way! The palace is at first, smaller than the photos made it seem but once you poke around and explore the ranch— it expands in size! The artwork and little trinkets you find around the ranch are so fun to explore and perfect …
Jordan User Profile
March 2018
Really interesting ranch, lots of character. Was only there for a night, but bed was very comfortable, with soft sheets

Hosted by Alan

Altadena, California, United StatesJoined in November 2014
Alan User Profile
306 Reviews
My name is Alan Zorthian and I was born and raised in Altadena, California on the Zorthian Ranch. I am back living here now. My father, artist Jirayr Zorthian spent 57 years building a unique and interesting environment up here. As an architect, with the help of a dedicated a…
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 94%
Response time: within an hour
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