Downtown Retreat LA

Apartment - Private room · Alpine St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, United States

The Space

We are located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles and on the fringe of Chinatown and the Financial District of the city. We are walking distance to Chinatown and the famous Olvera Street of Los Angeles. Also walking distance to Union Station trains, Metro Subway line and all public Transit Bus lines. We love to walk ourselves into the city of Los Angeles and dine at our local Restaurants and visit our Central Public Library. We are 10 minutes to Hollywood and 25 minutes to Santa Monica Beaches.

*Come stay with us and get a Tour of Downtown Los Angeles!!!

Clean Private room with a Queen Bed in room with a Private Bathroom. We have a Hair Dryer available as well as an Iron and Ironing Board. Daily Continental Breakfast included. Free Wi-Fi, Internet, Printing and Digital Cable ready.

2 or more nights stay Airport Pick-Up from LAX (door to door service) for only $40.00 each way (Gas Fee)
For both Pick-Up and Drop-Off $80.00 (Gas Fee)

*One time cleaning fee of $30.00

*Per Holiday Weekends there is a Two-night minimum stay.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $380 /week
Monthly Price: $1200 /month
Cleaning Fee: $30
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • I had a great time during my stay. Oscar came to pick me up @ the Airport. They showed me around and made me feel very comfortable. Great family, very educated and respectful. It was a great experience.

    February 2014
  • I honestly can't think of enough positive things to say about Jennifer and Oscar as hosts! Jennifer was very responsive and friendly throughout the inquiry/booking process; and they both immediately made me feel relaxed and comfortable in their home when I arrived! They were on hand to answer any questions about getting around town. Oh, and Jennifer brews a mean pot of coffee in the morning! The bedroom is ample size and private bathroom is directly across the hallway. The property is located in a quiet residential area near Chinatown/Echo Park, smack in the middle of Los Angeles proper. A Walmart neighborhood market is within walking distance. You can literally get everywhere from this location--by car, metro train, bus, etc., since there's a freeway on-ramp right around the corner, and a couple major arterial streets traverse the neighborhood. If you want to do some local strolling, just a couple blocks away is Grand Park/Civic Center, which has beautiful landscaping, water fountains/wading pool, plenty of tables/benches, and even a Starbucks! The park is surrounded on all four sides by major landmarks, including the Cathedral of our Lady of Angels, the iconic city hall building, and four different performance venues as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art. All in all I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and would definitely book here again!

    January 2014
  • Oscar and Jen are great hosts. They gave us great advice on what to see in downtown LA. They lend us their camping chairs to watch the Rose parade. We had a great time in LA!

    January 2014
  • The hosts are very welcoming and hospitable. However, the physical conditions of the space could use some work, and you could find better accommodations at the same price or less.

    December 2013
  • Staying with Oscar and Jennifer and their lovely family has totally changed my opinion of Los Angeles…I now love Los Angeles! From their home, I was able to turn downtown LA into a walking city…there's nothing better than that. There are Zipcars near by, so when I did needed a car, I had a car. The light rail is right there also. The whole family was wonderful and I look forward to a return visit. Thank you Oscar and Jennifer!

    November 2013
  • I stay there about 6 days
    and Oscar And Jennifer Arce are very nice,the room and environment are comfortable, I'm lucky because I find there, I will come back next week and still live here
    many thanks and best wishes with Oscar And Jennifer Arce

    October 2013
  • Jennifer & Oscar were friendly, gracious, unobtrusive hosts who made my stay in downtown LA very pleasant. The location is outstanding.

    October 2013
  • This was our first experience with Airbnb and I cannot imagine how it can get any better. Oscar and Jennifer were so nice and friendly and their two children so smart and funny. The room was ultra comfy and the bathroom did not lack a thing. Parking was free at the house and Walmart, Restaurants and of course Downtown is reachable by foot. All in all highly recommended! Oscar and Jennifer really convinced us to use Airbnb more often and who knows... if the government shutdown stays in effect we might come back in just a few days. :)

    Oh and by the way: Their daughter was right: you will indeed dream of unicorns, rainbows and flowers in their bed. ;-) <3

    October 2013
  • Oscar and Jennifer (and their children) were lovely people to be around with. check in was really smooth and the room was nicely set up for the stay. And it's always a plus when you have the bathroom to yourself. Also, i wanted to be near Little Tokyo so the location was perfect for me. I could either walk or drive there easily. Not to mention chinatown is just a stone's throw away as well. Parking on the street was easy - you just have to make sure you park on the right side of the street come thursday and friday for street cleaning.

    September 2013
  • We enjoyed staying at Oscar's and Jennifer's place. We had everything we needed. We had a car such that it was no problem to reach everything from there, but if you're looking (email hidden)ly bar district, you have to drive a little. But this could be because of our lack of local knowledge. All in all our stay was great thanks to them.
    We definitely recommend this place.

    September 2013
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English, Español, Français, Italiano
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Bishop Amat Memorial High School, Loyola Marymount University, Arizona State University
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Luis Buñuel Film Institute, Luis Bunuel Film Institute
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Happily married couple and we have 2 children. We enjoy traveling, eating and research. We like to meet people from all over the world through Airbnb and have had wonderful experiences and friendships through Airbnb.
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