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Guesthouse with Sun Deck: One of a kind, totally private, secure, patio w grill

Bedrooms Studio
Space 39 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio Apartment on top of the Hollywood Hills: All the comfort you deserve

Treehouse? Yes, Treehouse. To be clear: It's not a house in a tree but a tree in a house. The brand new studio was built on solid ground but surrounding a living tree. Illuminated at night the tree creates magic in the room: romantic, intimate, meditative, beautiful. There is all the comfort you need: Queen size bed for 2 w memory foam mattress. Kitchen w fridge, micro, coffee maker, free coffee/tea, toaster, cookware, etc. A LED smart TV with cable, Netflix, YouTube, etc. Extensive movie library for your BlueRay. Free high speed internet. You'll enjoy the California sun on a deck worthy of a resort: Fountain, out door furniture, BBQ grill. Enjoy your fried Calamari with our welcome treat: A bottle of California wine. Of course, we'll help you find all the points of your interest in Hollywood, LA, California. We're looking forward to welcoming you in English, German, French, Finnish or with Google translator....

We care about the security and wellbeing of children: Due to the stairs and patios we do not rent to children under 12 years old.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french, german, finnish, Bayrisch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 20, 2017

About Elmar

We are: Elmar (has a lot to do with movies and TV - that's why there is such an amount of movie DVDs for your viewing pleasure) and Carmen (who is a language teacher and actually likes people). We enjoy traveling (that's where we experienced short term rentals and learned what it is that travelers like you expect and need), music, the arts, hanging out with nice people wether we have known them for years or we just met them as our short term guests.

Elmar purchased this bungalow in 2014

Why Elmar chose Hollywood Hills

Because it makes your stay in LA very special. And that's not a sales pitch, it is actually the case. Where else do you enter a 'pencil gate' (see photos) on top of the Hollywood Hills, walk through a huge patio and enter a guesthouse with a living tree inside. We have another rental property in our main house and we only got absolut top reviews (all 5 stars). We expect nothing less with our 'Tree House'.The property is fenced in. Secured by key boxes with codes. There is street parking in a cul-de-sac located in a strictly residential area on top of the hill.

What makes this bungalow unique

All our guests so far agreed: "The ideal place to recharge your batteries for business and travels". Accompanied by the soothing murmur of an antique fountain you enjoy the California sun on garden sofa, seats or lounge on your patio. Barbecue and have a romantic candle light dinner under the stars. And relax on a memory foam Queen bed under the ultimate mood light: A glowing living tree. Watch great current or classic movies on BluRay from our video library. And the most amazing: All this tranquility and comfort in the center of bustling, hectic Hollywood with short distances to studios, offices, sights, restaurants, clubs, parks for nature walks, jogging, biking or horseback riding,


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Hollywood Hills, California

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 39 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - compact but all one needs - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is compact but entails everything you need: Shower, toilet, sink, mirror wall cabinet. Hair dryer, plenty of towels, shampoo, conditioner, soap.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • The Queen size bed is the center of the studio. It sleeps 2 adults. There is no extra bedroom.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • tennis
This is a one of a kind living experience on top of the hills in the heart of Hollywood. For travelers with a sense of the unusual. To be in the center of one of the most energetic metropolitan areas of the planet and at the same time away from it all.


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Guesthouse with Sun Deck: One of a kind, totally private, secure, patio w grill
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

So Beautiful and Cozy. Loved it would love to go back.

  • 5 of 5

Walking distance from Hollywood Blvd. thus place is a total gem. My wife and I spent our anniversary in this beautiful bungalow, which felt like home away from home. The owner Elmar and his wife Carmen, welcomed us with open arms. Definitely a place to consider if you are going to La La Land.

  • Submitted: 3-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hollywood Hills Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location at top of Hollywood Hills. Quiet and secluded with sun deck and garden. House has high ceilings which gives it an open and airy feel. Nicely appointed with everything a couple needs. Location grants access to all that the Hollywood area has to offer, and close to beach, museums, dining, theaters. Parking is on street in front of house. This is our third visit, and we will go back again. Hosts Carmen and Elmar take great care of the property. Highly recommended!!!

  • Submitted: 5-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at the tree house. Beautiful views of LA. Close to Hollywood Boulevard and Hollywood sign. Quiet and safe neighbourhood. Free parking. House fully furnished with all amenities!

  • Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely 5 stars from me

  • 5 of 5

Nicknamed the Tree house , this is a gorgeous studio apartment for a couple . The minute you arrive and enter this safe and secure property, there is something of interest at every turn.

The breathtaking views hit your senses first , then its down stairs to the most gorgeous sun filled shabby chic out door area, which is your own to enjoy . Inside supplies everything you need for a very comfortable and enjoyable stay . Close to everything that Hollywood has to offer.

  • Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most gracious hosts!

  • 5 of 5

I don't think you will find more gracious and pleasant hosts! They went above and beyond to help from lending me toothpaste to going out of their way to ensure I could comfortably work, beautiful setting for those wanting a relaxing setting, whether for work or pleasure. Truly lovely, Carmen and Elmer are wonderful.

  • Submitted: 14-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy and comfy with class

  • 5 of 5

The tree house was a great and quiet getaway just minutes from the hustle and bustle of LA. I had access to everything I needed and felt right at home. Elmar was a gracious host!

  • Submitted: 3-Nov-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Very close to: World famous Hollywood Bowl, Universal Studio Tour, Hollywood Walk of Fame; Chinese Theatre, Paramount Studio, Warner Studio, Disney Studio. Close to the largest Ikea Store in the US, Dodger Stadium, Chinatown. Not too far: Glamorous Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, Homes of Stars. Reachable: Santa Monica, Beach, Malibu.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Hollywood Hills, California

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning C$62.79
Refundable Damage Deposit C$251.16

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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