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Walk everywhere in Hollywood + best central location in Los Angeles

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This is the perfect place to enjoy all that Hollywood has to offer. Walking distance to Hollywood and Highland, Mann Chinese Theater, Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Cinerama Dome, Amoeba Music, tons of restaurants, bars and nightclubs - there is literally no chance you will ever be bored in this neighborhood.

The apartment is gigantic - over 850 square feet. There is a ton of room for everything with two closets, shelves and drawers for all your stuff. There are lots of areas to relax and enjoy. First of all the private balcony gives you a birds eye view of the neighborhood and the lush garden below.

There are two "bed rooms" with a closing door - as if you're entering a deluxe hotel suite with a separate second bedroom. They are both connected to the private outdoor patio - a great space to people watch or enjoy a morning cup of fresh coffee.

The kitchen has a large breakfast nook and vintage stove. Pots, pans, silverware, a toaster, microwave, coffee pot, kettle, everything you need to prepare basic meals if you enjoy cooking - although there are numerous restaurants to suit every budget within walking distance and many of them deliver as well.

It's clean, it's comfortable, it's safe, it's fun, and it's in a great location.

More Details

Alexander McDonald
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2018

About Alexander McDonald

I work in entertainment cutting commercials for television shows and movies.

Alexander McDonald purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Alexander McDonald chose Hollywood

The neighborhood is the big draw. It's walking distance to so many great places and our corner is very friendly and the neighbors are great.

The history of the property is interesting as well. I am only the third owner since 1915 when the main house was built. It was one of the first in the neighborhood. A Greek family bought it in the 70s and the father was the one who established the community garden across the street. Apparently he used to go across the street and gather ingredients while he was cooking. Neighbors come by and tell stories about him - I guess he was a bit of a character.

When I was looking at it it just felt like the kind of place I'd want my son to grow up and invite my friends and family to come over and enjoy.

What makes this apartment unique

Fantastic neighborhood, central location to visit LA, excellent value, walk to restaurants and all that Hollywood has to offer


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Hollywood, California

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon Couch that folds out into a queen size bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(78 traveler reviews)

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Walk everywhere in Hollywood + best central location in Los Angeles
average rating of 4.6410255 based on 78 reviews

Shabby, Dirty, Unsafe and Run Down

  • 1 of 5

We had a 4 night reservation, but left to go to a hotel after 1 night. We arrived very late, & as we were settling in, realized that the place was not nearly as nice as the pictures. The street was very busy, with cars zooming by noisily. A large chamois hung inside the gate by clothespins. The yard was scrubby with little grass, weeds, cheap sagging furniture & cobwebs. The metal screen door was dirty & covered with cobwebs. Inside, the hardwood floor was heavily stained (even had a footprint under the urethane). The kitchen had a previous leak, & stains ran down the wall. A warped, bulging cover over the water heater graced the corner. Windowsills were peeling. A bare bulb was in bathroom, with the fixture cover missing. The bedroom had a cheap carpet with a tired looking bed & the attempt to make the appartment look “vintage “, was a crooked mounted picture with the frame falling apart. The bedroom smoke detector was missing, with bare wires hanging down. Alex was responsive when I would text him asking about where to park (on the street in front of his garage doors). We debated whether to stay or leave, as we would have to find a hotel at the last minute. By the next evening, we couldn’t take it anymore, & called hotels. As we were leaving, there was a loud argument going on outside. A long term tenant was cursing out Alex, telling him he had lived there for 3 years & the place was full of weeds. Another tenant was laughing & filming the argument. We left as fast as possible.

  • Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The place is cool. But kind of old and a bit tired. For me, it was perfect. I was alone. Overall, worth the money!

  • Submitted: 18-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet neighborhood. Easy walking distance to various Hollywood attractions.

  • 4 of 5

Spacious. Nice outdoor patio. Full kitchen.

  • Submitted: 24-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Corvallis, Oregon

A Hollywood Bargain

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our 4 night stay at Alex's top floor apartment. It was clean, spacious, and close to many attractions in Hollywood. One day we took the Metro all the way to Santa Monica Pier by walking a few blocks to the station. There was even a nice city park nearby for our little dog.

The kitchen could use a few things: newer pots and pans, hot pads and hand towels, basic spices. But if you're not planning on cooking much what's there is adequate. Alex checked in when we arrived and the day we left. Otherwise, we had complete privacy and felt very much at home in this little corner of LA. It's a good, affordable option in a very expensive city.

  • Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oceanside, CA

Close by to the places we wanted to go. Alex is very responsive.

  • 3 of 5

We are light sleepers, so the street Is a bit busy for our liking. Bedding comfortable. Place could use a bit of TLC, but Alex was responsive and accomodating. Nice to find a place we can take our dog.

  • Submitted: 9-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home sweet home

  • 5 of 5

This unit is cozy, clean, well maintained and in a wonderful area making access to all of Hollywood a breeze. Most most importantly the owners are more accessible than any other owner I've ever dealt with. We would gladly return.

  • Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Hollywood, California

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$92.02

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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