About This Listing
Beautifully designed, comfortable and cozy in the heart of Hollywood. Close to all things super cool, super yummy and super fun. I have many repeat guests because they love it so much! Come stay with me and the cutest dog you will ever meet!
WELCOME TO HOLLYWOOD!!! -- HIP HOLLYWOOD HOME TO SHARE
Please note: if you are interested in booking the room, id like to get to know you a little first so when I see your profile id like to see some pictures and something that helps me get to know you. Id like for us to correspond a bit to see what your needs are, your plans for LA and any questions you may have. In other words, I’d really like to know something about you before I accept a reservation. I look forward to meeting you!
Please check out my NEW STUDIO listing: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5959988
Once you book the space, PLEASE provide me with your flight details, especially if coming from out of the country - this helps me plan my schedule in order to be home to check you in. Oftentimes, there is no way to communicate once you land and if your flight is delayed, I would like to know. Please do supply your flight information once you know it. Thanks!
Do you work or travel to LA, CA regularly? Vacationing? Are you tired of getting hotel rooms every time? Are you looking for a super fabulous home to stay in or possibly a short term rental? Then consider an eclectically designed and FURNISHED home and room to share in world-famous Hollywood, CA!
THE NEIGHBORHOOD is located near Hollywood/Highland, just walking distance from all the great Hollywood stuff! Arclight Cinemas and the Cinerama Dome, Tons of bars and restaurants in the famous Cahuenga Corridor, Amoeba Records, 24-Hour Fitness, LA Fitness, YMCA, Capitol Records, The Sunset Strip, top notch shopping at Hollywood & Highland, Starbucks and Coffee Bean, Kodak Theater, Grauman's Chinese Theater, LA’s famous Farmers Market on Sundays are all a short and enjoyable walk through the neighborhood. Family owned neighborhood market/store just across the street. Short drive or bus to Trader Joe’s, Ralphs and Whole Foods.
You will be just minutes away from famous Hollywood Boulevard, bus and sightseeing tours and the Stars on the Walk of Fame. Amazing hikes in Griffith Park, Bronson Canyon, Runyon Canyon are just minutes away. Walking distance to bus lines, mass transit and subway. Convenient to central LA, Silverlake, Outpost Hills, Los Feliz, Echo Park, Mid-Wilshire, West Hollywood, LACMA, The Grove, Downtown, Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena.
I am a 15 minute drive from Burbank Airport, about a $30 cab ride. LAX is about a 30 minute drive and about a $55 cab ride. There is a new shuttle service for $25 wherever you are going, called Shuttle to Airport I believe and is located just outside baggage claim at LAX.
THE HOUSE is a newly remodeled and updated 2 brdm 1 bath with hardwood floors throughout. Lots of light, designer decorated, charming, safe and private. There are books throughout the house, movies on demand or on dvd, a private landscaped back yard to relax or work, a back casita with a treadmill to exercise and a covered front porch if you want to watch the neighborhood bustle. Shared amenities include: Full cable, wifi internet, washer and dryer, super cozy tv room with big flatscreen, and fireplace, dining room that seats 4, all utilities, air condition and ceiling fans, shared driveway parking and/or street parking available with a parking pass (provided), washer and dryer, landscaped back and front yards, both with covered "outside rooms", alarm system, pretty well stocked kitchen with space for you in the fridge (you are welcome to cook if you like!), dishwasher, microwave and last but definitely not least… my dog, The Booh, who will shower you with love and cuddles.
YOUR ROOM is furnished with a queen bed, closet, bedside table, lamps, flat screen tv with full cable, ceiling fan, air conditioning unit, wifi, fresh linens and towels. Whatever you need is here for you. We share a bathroom with a huge shower but you have your own cupboard and drawer to store your toiletries.
THE HOST is me, Lora! I am a realtor, freelance photographer, dog walker who works away from home most of the day and at home for a few hours as well. I have a dog, The Booh, who is the most important thing in the world to me. I have an active social life but also really enjoy spending time at home. I like to cook, I am a vegetarian, I love wine and I travel as often as I can.
Guests will have access to the rest of the house, the front and back yards, the casita with a treadmill, the driveway, washer and dryer, full kitchen, wifi, full cable tv.
Interaction with Guests
depends on the vibe. I tend to leave people alone unless they want to engage. I am happy to hang out and chat but do have my own work and social life going on.
I love that my neighborhood is in the very heart of Hollywood. I can walk to yoga, restaurants, grocery, retail and entertainment. Blocks away from Hollywood Boulevard, Arclight Cinema, public transit, Hollywood and Highland shopping and sight seeing and much much more.
Yes, my house is walkable to bus lines, metro and multiple car services such as cabs, UBER, Lyft, etc. It is very easy to get around from the heart of Hollywood, either on foot or via public transport of various kinds.
Other Things to Note
Read my reviews.. everyone who has stayed here has fully enjoyed it. they love the house. they love the area. they love the company. most of all, everyone leaves with a new doggy friend, The Booh!
-Have a complete profile that lets me know a little bit about you.
- NO pets. my dog isn't good with other animals so she must be the only pet in the house.
- 18 years and older only.
- NO SMOKING. You can walk around outside if you want to smoke. It's a safe and friendly neighborhood.
- Leave it as you found it (as much as possible) is pretty much the policy around here!
- Feel free to come and go as you please. BUT ALWAYS LOCK THE DOOR WHEN COMING AND GOING. If it's late when you come in, please just be quiet about it!
- NO sleepover guests. and while you are here, let's keep it all PG rated as we are sharing this space :-)
- LOVE the dog, pet the dog, give the dog treats, but do NOT let her out the front door!
- I'm happy to help with whatever you might need. I have lived in LA for over 20 years so I've been everywhere and done everything. if you are curious about stuff to do and places to go, please just ask!
- Remember to leave the keys - lock up and drop them in the mailbox (on the driveway) on your way out.
***This is a shared rental space - linens and towels and basic home necessities are provided but please bring your own toiletries and personal items. Basic common courtesy is expected and reciprocated. I look forward to hosting you during your stay in LA :-) ***
This is the second time I've stayed with Lora and her home was just as awesome (if not more so) than my last trip. The bedroom is spacious with as much closet space as you could ask for, a super comfy bed, couch, and tv. Lora is extremely accommodating and easy going; she truly wants you to feel at home. She let me use her DVR to record a ton of episodes of a show I love and my last night we spent hanging out on the couch binge watching with her super friendly dog, Booh. I use public transportation to get around everywhere and Lora's home is super close to several great bus lines and the red subway line. If I ever stay in LA, this is my home away from home.
Lora was a pleasure to deal with - so welcoming and easy going! The house is charming and comfortable - and well located. Will finitely be a returning customer should I ever visit LA again.
It is my first experience with Airbnb, and it is a terrific one: Cozy house, clean bed, lovely garden, and It makes me feel like staying in my house because Lora shared so much space with me.
AND!!!Booh( The dog) is a very good girl, she is so nice to me, I never keep any pet but after seeing Booh, I am thinking to keep on for me and my daughter in China.
If I will come back to LA for the hollywood life again, Lora's place is the best choice, it is very closed to everything.
Thx Lora for your assistance. And please forgive me that my English is not perfect to express my feeling for this wonderful trip. See you next time dear Lora.
I'm so happy I got a chance to meet Lora and stay in her home. She made me feel welcomed right away. I booked last minute and wasn't able to check in until late at night. Lora was extremely accommodating. Her home should be featured for it's beautiful decor and personality!! I felt so comfortable and energized from my stay. Lora was very open and friendly, shared about her time living in LA, and gave me tips on some of her favorite spots in the neighborhood. Best experience yet on airbnb!!
Had a great stay in Lora (and Booh's) house which was both immaculate and comfortable. Lora was very helpful providing great recommendations of places to eat and visit whilst I became familiar with the area. I also forgot my phone charger when I moved out and Lora made sure that I was able to come back and get it at my convenience. All in all a great stay!
About the Host, Lora
I am a realtor who works both away from home and at home as well. I have a dog, The Booh, who is the most important thing in the world to me. I have an active social life but also really enjoy spending time at home. I like to cook, I am a vegetarian, I love wine and I travel as often as I can.
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