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Top 12 Airbnb Plus Homes For Exploring Lively Los Angeles, California - Updated 2021

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Thousands of people visit Los Angeles every year, and with so much on offer, we’re not surprised. Located in California, on the Golden Coast, it boasts some of the best beaches in the area and each has their own uniqueness. There are many fantastic shopping quarters, from Beverley Hills to LA Fashion District in the downtown area, The Grove in Hollywood and Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica. Whether you’re after shopping, the arts or to get connected to nature, Los Angeles has it on offer. So, make sure that you stay in one of the best Airbnb Plus homes on offer and then decide how to spend your days. Find out more about the accommodations below.

1. A mid-century house (from USD 358)

Indulge in an idyllic retreat as you stay at this mid-century house that comes with all modern amenities and facilities possible. Marvel at the stunning views of the Pacific and Catalina Island, right from the spacious balcony of this house. The best time for this is during sunset. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms available that should be able to accommodate five people. Other facilities offered include a kitchen with everything you need, a dining area and a living space with cozy couches and a coffee table.

Breathtaking Views from Chic Mid Century Modern House
Los Angeles, California, United States
234 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
house has amazing views felt very comfortable
fantastic place for the whole family really comfortable beds and a magnificent views from the deck
this house was perfect - cozy beautiful and an amazing view
lovely house great view on hollywood hills very confortable bed nice parking
great views tidy place amazing neighbourhood and very comfortable beds
Cleanliness:
very clean would come back again
the place was clean and comfortable
this place is very clean and stylish
it was spacious very clean and well decorated
house : the house itself was clean spacious and well stocked
Host:
loni was very responsive and everything went smoothly
the host is super accommodating and friendly
loni is a very responsive host
loni was also an excellent host promptly replying to any questions i had
thank you again for the host
Location:
beautiful apartment and location
location was super quick to universal hollywood & downtown
cute places to eat and grocery shop right on franklin avenue
i would definitely recommend this location to stay in
it was close to the hustle and bustle of hollywood but still peaceful
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2. Airstream near the beach (from USD 165)

If you are looking for a unique stay as a sole-traveler or a couple then we recommend this Airstream with a hot tub. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood, with good local facilities, the Airstream is just a short cycle to the beach. You won’t be struggling for space in this rental which features; a relaxing living room area with DVD player, sound system, and a full kitchenette. The bedroom has a comfortable queen bed and room darkening shades.

Bike to the Beach from an Airstream with a Hot Tub
Culver City, California, United States
268 reviews
Camper/RV 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it does have all the other amenities you need to make yourself comfortable (tv fridge stove)
the back yard is cozy and feels safe
it’s got everything you’d expect from a studio apartment all squeezed into a neat and functional space
Cleanliness:
its clean and cute
the hit tub is clean and big
we did utilize the spa which was clean and warmed up for us already
the hot tub was clean and so was the airstream
hot tub worked perfectly and was clean
Host:
the hosts were friendly and communicative
hosts were very sweet and accommodating
our hosts made check in extremely easy
they were very responsive and pro active in communicating
wonderful hosts we couldn’t have asked for better people to host this airstream and the airstream was amazing
Location:
unique place to stay at with easy access to many of los angeles' attractions
this place is really cute and has everything needed
the neighborhood has easy access to cute shops and eateries and a grocery store
tosca and edo’s place was amazing such a convenient location in la but still super secluded
tons of hidden space too a cute little place to rest your head
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3. A modern apartment with a rooftop deck (from USD 760)

There is nothing that you will not love about this apartment. What do you think of relaxing over a cup of morning coffee beside a Zen waterfall? Won’t it feel awesome to watch the incredible sunset from the rooftop deck while at the same time you can enjoy your delicious dinner? The colorful decor and art throughout the apartment will certainly make your stay colorful. And, you can bring a large group of people to travel with you as this apartment features nine beds for 13 people to get a restful sleep.

Architectural Masterpiece with Roof Deck
Venice, California, United States
373 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
future guests should expect a beautiful home with amazing amenities and a cozy rooftop deck
super comfortable beds & pillows comfortable couches lots of amenities
the main floor is great for a small gathering and all three bedrooms are extremely comfortable
the beds were so comfortable and the entire house was relaxing from top to bottom
the home was extremely clean and all of the furniture is extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place was immaculately clean
incredible space as advertised the beds and linens were extremely clean and comfortable - we all slept so well
super clean and well stocked and everything is in great shape
beautiful home with great decor super clean with lots of amenities
i would definitely stay again for the great space cool vibe clean accommodations and the unbeatable location
Host:
ray is a great host
ray is a great host available and ready to react to any concerns
ray was very helpful and quick to respond to any questions
ray the host was full of great recommendations very friendly and helpful
ray is a great host with a property that was beyond expectations
Location:
perfect location close to everything
location is great too
really good breakfast close by at the great white close to the beach
great house and fantastic location
great location we will be back again
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4. Spanish-style bungalow (from USD 500)

Located in a safe apartment duplex, this bungalow has been lovingly designed and colored with soft neutral shades. Gentle but decorative art hangs on the walls and traditional wooden furniture creates a homely feeling. The bungalow has two bedrooms, each with a king bed, and can sleep up to five guests in total. The kitchen is spacious and modern with a small breakfast nook and access to the relaxing outdoor patio.

Great Natural Light in Artists Designer Bungalow
Los Angeles, California, United States
188 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
four equally comfortable and light filled bedrooms
this is a beautiful house with great interior design & each room is nicely decorated
beds were very comfortable
it gets great light inside and the decor is modern but still feels cozy
the house itself is absolutely beautiful: super chic stunning decor but still very welcoming and cozy
Cleanliness:
very clean and beautiful apartment
the beds were clean and comfortable
clean spacious and highly recommended
her place is very clean and well appointed
great house and support clean
Host:
she was a lovely host
the house and host were great
great host and awesome trip
the host was very communicative and made sure we had everything we need
she is a very nice host and the house is very
Location:
super cute and quiet neighborhood
very beautiful house and great neighborhood central location and just minutes drive to beverly hills and all shopping areas
very comfortable stylish and central
would definitely recommend if the location is right for you
many great restaurants are a short drive away and i enjoyed walking through nearby neighborhoods
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5. Cozy studio in South Pasadena (from USD 106)

A colorful and compact studio in the South Pasadena area, just 38 minutes by car from the John Wayne Airport. This quiet residential area offers a relaxing base for a holiday and is within walking distance to a number of fantastic eateries and boutiques. There is a full kitchen on site with a small breakfast bar, stove, and microwave available. The small outdoor patio area has a seating area, a chiminea and a water fountain making it a perfect spot to enjoy a glass of wine in the evening.

Private Studio-South Pasadena- LA Enclave by Metro
South Pasadena, California, United States
199 reviews
Entire guesthouse 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
andrew and gabriela allowed us to check in early based on when the room was ready
andre and gabriela’s cottage is very comfortable great kitchen and peaceful relaxing setting
the neighbourhood has many excellent cafes and restaurants and we totally loved that shower
very comfortable place - great amenities and one of the best showers i've ever experienced
the kitchenette was amazing to save some money on breakfast
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
clean bright charming little cottage
it was very clean with a comfy bed
it is immaculately clean and beautifully decorated
beautiful clean room rain shower was amazing
Host:
a great place with gracious hosts
andrew and gabriela are great hosts
andrew and gabriela are such great hosts
andrew and gabriela have been outstanding hosts
andrew and gabriela were gracious hosts very responsive and helpful
Location:
excellent location in a fun neighborhood
great location near shops and restaurants
this studio is located in a nice street and near many wonderful shops and restaurants
close to public transport and safe area
nice overall good location
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6. Silver Lake studio with breathtaking views (from USD 139)

This stylish studio is also located in the Bohemian area of Silver Lake and offers some of the best views that we’ve found for this area. Sitting on the large patio area outside, you’ll get a skyline view. Inside the property, there is not a separate living room but there is a couch in the sleeping area. This room also has a Netflix television so you won’t feel like you’re missing out. The kitchen is compact but has modern appliances such as an espresso machine and a mini-fridge.

Silver Lake Studio with Breathtaking Views
Los Angeles, California, United States
166 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
from the beautiful decks view to the cozy interior
great view great bed great kitchen
wonderful place -- cozy comfortable terrific terrace with a marvelous view fully equipped with all sorts of thoughtful touches
the studio apartment is well furnished clean cozy with wonderful patio/deck and views
i can't wait to go back love the place love the deck love the full kitchen and soft bedding
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
clean comfortable and lots of thoughtful touches
the unit was also very clean and inviting
the apt is well furnished clean and quiet
the place is great the inside is very clean and nicely decorated
Host:
great host and neighborhood
joe and rick were great hosts
the hosts were clear and communicative
joe was also an amazing host who showed great hospitality and responded very quickly to any questions we had
they are wonderful hosts—quick to respond to questions and requests but very respectful of our privacy
Location:
amazing house situated at a beautiful location
the location was perfect for us—within walking distance of our daughter’s apartment restaurants and points of interest
the neighborhood was quiet safe and a close distance from all of the major fun spots in la
the apartment was in an ideal location
cozy and quiet but walking distance to great restaurants and bars
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Monthly discount: 48% off

7. Boutique-style guesthouse in Silver Lake

This glamorous boutique guesthouse is a renovated 1939 Hollywood bungalow. It is ideal for a couple or up to four people, with two using the sofa bed in the living room. The property is modestly decorated in hues of blues and crisp whites. There is a full kitchen with modern appliances and a small seating area. We think that you’ll love the outdoor decking area and the avocado trees in the garden.

Bright, Boutique-Style Guesthouse in Silver Lake
Los Angeles, California, United States
131 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is amazingly comfortable
it was comfortable and clean having a washer/dryer was super helpful
it's white wooden made elegant and completely furnished confortable blue big sofa and fully equiped kitchen
the cottage is very nicely decorated and the bed was very comfortable
we loved our porch visits from olly the pug and the comfy bed
Cleanliness:
sweet little dog comfy clean bed
it's spotless clean and stylish furnished
quiet clean & cozy accommodations
spotless clean & have everything we needed
clean cosy and comfortable camilla and her dog ollie was so nice and generous
Host:
camilla was a great host
very responsive to questions
camilla is a wonderful host and had our needs taken care of
camilla is very friendly and ready to help
camilla was a lovely host and reachable at any time
Location:
the location is close to many tourist attractions
excellent location and beautiful place
this is a cute stylish getaway in a great neighbourhood
nice neighbourhood within walking distance from shops and restaurants
great location and great little apartment
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8. Colorful mid-century inspired apartment

This beautiful and colorful apartment is in a quiet residential area of West Los Angeles. There is one main bedroom area, open-plan, which has both a queen-sized bed and a pull-out futon. There is a modern and well-stocked kitchen that it has a breakfast bar so you can enjoy your meals together. The hosts have provided additional treats in the property, from various coffees and teas, snacks and toiletries. An additional selling point of this property is the onsite facilities which include a gym and a swimming pool.

Colorful Mid-Century Inspired Apartment
138 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests

9. Cozy guesthouse in Echo Park

This vintage-style apartment is nestled on a side-street in the heart of Echo Park, a very popular area of Los Angeles. The apartment is spacious and open plan featuring a double bed, a flat-screen television and a full kitchen which is stocked with complimentary teas & coffees alongside tasty organic treats. The property feels very homely; from the large bookshelves to the comfortable seating and mismatched wooden furniture. There is free parking onsite and a patio area in the back garden on which guests can enjoy a relaxing evening.

Cozy Guesthouse in Echo Park
104 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 2 Guests

10. Leafy Hollywood hideaway apartment

If you are looking for a holiday retreat then this apartment in a private gated community might be the perfect vacation rental for you. Elegantly decorated, this property will add a touch of glamour to your vacation. There are two bedrooms, one with a king-sized bed and the second with a queen bed, each has a private en-suite. The living room is spacious and pleasantly decorated, we particularly like the fireplace area. The kitchen is modern and well equipped and the hosts also supply complimentary hot drinks.

Hollywood Hideaway
Los Angeles, California, United States
92 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

11. Retro-inspired home in Silver Lake

We’ve fallen in love at first sight with this vintage-styled ‘rock and roll’ inspired house in Silver Lake, one of LA’s 'hippest communities’. The property comes with everything that you would expect; a spacious bedroom with queen bed, a fully equipped kitchen with a stove and microwave, a spacious living room and a spotless bathroom. The living room wall has been lovingly covered with record sleeves, alongside plenty of other unique and fascinating art pieces and decorations, you’ll feel like you’re in a treasure trove.

Rock and Retro-Inspired Home in Silver Lake
Los Angeles, California, United States
150 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. Private room near Santa Beach (from USD 200)

This centrally located bungalow is an ideal spot to explore downtown Los Angeles. The property is beautifully decorated with deep mahogany colored furnishings and plenty of comfortable seating areas. The bedroom with ensuite has a smart-television, as does the living room which also features a built-in fireplace. The kitchen is well-equipped and we love the outdoor eating area which you can use on a warm day. If it’s cold we recommend staying indoors and taking advantage of the dining room.

Go to Santa Monica Beach from a Room in Modern Renovated Bungalow House
Los Angeles, California, United States
176 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and couch were extremely comfortable
we had a great room with a private bathroom and easy access to the patio
the patio is beautiful and the living room and kitchen are absolutely beautiful
lovely room great amenities and super clean
the bed and bedding were comfortable
Cleanliness:
really clean and well kept
place was very clean and as advertised
very nice and clean house
it was super clean and comfortable for staying
the place was really clean organized and beautiful
Host:
valerie was a fantastic host
valerie and blair very good host
host responses very quick and helpful
she was easy to reach and highly communicative
valerie was very quick to respond and helpful
Location:
well located and perfectly curated
great location and a beautiful space
great location reasonable price perfect for what we needed
great location great house and overall great atmosphere
everything was great the location was perfect really close to the beach and very easy to get to
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There are many different neighborhoods in Los Angeles, each with its own charms and amenities. We’ve picked out the best Airbnbs from across Los Angeles for you to book. So, all you have to do now is choose which area you’d like to stay in!

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