8 Best Vacation Apartments In Los Angeles, California - Updated 2024

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With Downtown Los Angeles, Hispanic El Pueblo, Little Tokyo, Chinatown, and the Business District, Los Angeles (LA) can easily be classified as a melting pot of people, cultures, outdoor activities, and tons of fun. While the glamour of Hollywood is on one side, the coastal regions of Santa Monica Bay, Palos Verdes, and Long Beach add feathers to LA’s multi-faceted hat. With an unending number of things to do here, doing exhaustive planning may be a tad difficult, but let’s start with the basics – accommodation. Check out the following best vacation apartments in Los Angeles, California that’ll make for the perfect base to cover all bases of this fantastic Californian city.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 20, 2024.

1. Quaint studio apartment offering a tranquil retreat

Nestled in Los Angeles’ heart, this quaint condo for rent offers a tranquil retreat. Revel in the comfort of a snug queen bed, expandable with an airbed for guests. Its kitchen, fully equipped, invites gastronomic adventures against a backdrop of urban vistas from the balcony. Tailored for both leisure and work, it features a dedicated workspace with robust Wi-Fi. Entertainment is at your fingertips with a 42-inch TV, Roku, cable, and premium streaming.

Outside, a serene pool and rooftop barbeque lounge provide a quiet respite. Nearby, the Cryptocom Arena and eclectic dining await, with Uber and metro links simplifying city exploration.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
87 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
good communication free parking very clean
very clean will stay again next time
easy parking and clean space
but the studio is super functional clean and looks as-promised
was easy finding the place it was nice and clean
had a wonderful stay host was super responsive
i would definitely stay here again matthew was a great host
very responsive and helpful definitely worth what i paid for and very nice to answer all my questions
matthew’s check-in instructions were super helpful and made for easy entry
a super convenient location also
great location a very short walk to crypto
super close to crypto arena
nice place and great location
excellent location with parking and clear instructions makes matt's place convenient for la convention/crypto arena
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2. Zen Heaven (from USD 161)

Nestled atop a serene Los Angeles hill, this rental home intertwines urban vibrancy with Silver Lake Reservoir’s placid vistas. Ideal for trios, it features a lofted queen bed alongside a cosy sofa bed, marrying sleek comfort with minimalist elegance. Begin your day with coffee on a secluded patio, embracing the city’s pulse and the reservoir’s calm. Its allure is heightened by a kitchen for culinary exploits and a snug TV corner for nocturnal unwinding.

Proximity to lively parks and markets adds zest. Note: Accessibility to this elevated retreat and its loft demands agility; a commitment to full vaccination fosters a secure, communal milieu.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
670 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous views super comfortable accommodations
lovely view quiet and comfortable
a very quiet spacious loft with a comfy bed decent kitchen amenities and an amazing view of the sunset
we especially enjoyed our breakfasts and dinners on the balcony over-looking the hills
clean comfortable with a great view from the patio
the unit was immaculately clean upon arrival
the stay was cozy clean and safe
the space was clean and felt like home
very clean lovely studio in serene location
the apartment was clean spacious and everything i needed for my trip
carley is a wonderful host and very responsive
carley was helpful and responsive when i had questions
hosts were friendly and helpful
carley was super responsive and gave some great local recommendations
great location lovely hosts willing to help as much as possible
good location and a nice apartment
comfortable place nice location for eastside sights and dining
carley's place was in a great location quick walk to a park and restaurants
great place great location great shower comfortable bed
fantastic space in an ideal location
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3. Upper-level monthly rental in a serene quarter (from USD 141)

In a serene quarter, this 600 sq ft (55.74 sq m) upper-level monthly rental in Los Angeles offers tranquillity. Its master room, adorned with a sumptuous queen bed, promises solace. A multi-functional nook, housing a snug sofa bed and airbed, serves both for slumber and leisure. The compact kitchenette, equipped for simple culinary ventures with a hot plate and microwave, lies at its core. A secluded balcony, overlooking a manicured garden, provides a stellar outdoor dining experience.

Adhering to rigorous cleanliness standards, this sanctuary, devoid of pets and shoes, caters to allergy-prone guests. Its compact parking space, ideal for smaller vehicles, enhances its quaint charm.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
80 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent a/c lovely balcony nice thick towels
really nice apartment that looked just like the photos
the shower was nice and the ac kept the place nice and cold in the summer heat
clean unit and comfortable stay
really lovey and clean place
comfortable clean and quiet
joseph’s place is very clean and comfortable
comfortable place and very clean
great host in every way
joseph was a great host
joseph was a great host
joseph was an excellent host
joseph was very helpful and attentive
joseph's place is ideal for a couple
it’s a cute little place to stay at
the place is great and in a pretty good location :) very private and quiet
joseph’s place was a great hidden gem in the heart of the san fernando valley
if you’re looking for a wonderful vacation stay in this area we definitely recommend this place
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4. Comfortable rental for extended stays (from USD 80)

Planning a month-long (or more) trip to LA? Here’s a cheap apartment in Los Angeles that is only for such guests. It can easily accommodate upto four guests and is about 6.5 km (4 mi) away from Santa Monica Bay and 10 km (6 mi) away from Beverly Hills. The apartment boasts a full kitchen and thoroughly comfortable furnishings to ensure that you don’t feel any discomfort during your (extended) stay here. This one’s an Airbnb Plus property so you can be pretty sure that you’ll not find anything missing. However, if you do, the host is more than helpful.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
154 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is no a/c but i was comfortable throughout my stay
easy access to upstairs full apartment
the apartment was nice and definitely would come again when in la
the apartment is beautiful just like in the pictures and got everything you need
very clean and well stocked apartment
the house is very clean and nicely decorated
very clean and tidy space
clean spacious modern and comfortable
everything was sparkling clean and jay is very quick with his communication which was always appreciated
jay is a wonderful host
jay was an awesome host
jay was an awesome host and answered any questions we had immediately
host was very attentive and responded super quick to my questions
great host and great stay
the location is great pretty central to everything
the inside of the location was decorated very cute
the location is a good location that is central to everything la has to offer
location is good too
great location easy to find
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5. Small but fully equipped apartment in the heart of downtown LA

Looking to bunk right in the midst of all the action of downtown LA? This one’s for you. This rental can easily house up to four guests and together with its shared rooftop deck, hot tub, panoramic views, and excellent location is a cracker of a property. As for the living space, it is compact but serves all purposes. Guests are also permitted to make use of other on-site shared facilities, such as gym, swimming pool, etc.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
152 reviews   Wifi Available
Room in aparthotel 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment for exploring la
beautiful & clean for sure
it was clean and charming
really clean and easy to find
the apartment was really clean and smelled great
david keeps this place clean and comfy
david was a great host
david is a great host
david was a great host
thank you david for being an awesome host
david was very helpful and quick to respond to any questions
excellent place close to everything
it has a great location within a few minutes walk to downtown
the location was great and safe
nice place great location
i will definitely be booking this location again
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6. Well-appointed home for three

This studio apartment for up to three guests is truly a fantastic accommodation worth considering. It is located in downtown LA so guests can enjoy easy access to several attractions such as Little Tokyo, Chinatown, Disney Concert Hall, etc. As for the apartment’s living space, it is thoroughly well equipped and small, thoughtful additions (kitchen cookware, baby wipes, toilet essentials, etc.) make the stay experience a notch better. While here, you can also make use of the housing complex’s shared facilities, such as the gym, swimming pool, luxury lounge, etc. at no extra cost. There’s a Starbucks outlet right across from the street and several eateries within close proximity.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
207 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air bnb is also pretty spacious for an la apartment and is easily accessible
pool hot tub and clubhouse with coffee machine were nice - hot tub is busy on weekends
the apartment building seems brand-new and the actual apartment is super clean
the place itself is nice and clean with great amenities (gym pool etc)
very clean nice studio apartment enjoyed free coffee in the building and really nice gym and hot tub
very clean and relaxing
clean and lovely building
place was sparking clean and safe
sparkling clean & very easy to communicate
the stay was great - clean and comfortable accommodation
david was a really nice host
david is a great host
david is a great host
the host was a great communicator
the host is friendly and responsive
great location in dtla modern apartment close to everything
it's walking distance which was awesome
it was also very central and an easy walk to many restaurants
great place easy to find location
grand central market korea town perch etc
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7. Spacious house with excellent panoramic views

Spread across two bedrooms with attached washrooms and spacious common areas (a living room and a full kitchen), this Airbnb vacation rental is an excellent choice for those of you likely to be up to five guests. The apartment boasts floor-to-ceiling windows throughout so guests at able to relish beautiful panoramic views of LA right from the comfort of their rental. Apart from luxuriating indoors, you can also make use of the (shared) rooftop lounge, luxury lounge, and other common areas of the apartment complex.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
253 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice views with comfortable beds
the view from the living room was breathtaking
the view from the apartment was amazing
you see a clear view of la in each room
great apartment and amazing views of the city
very stylish and clean home
comfy beds nicely decorated and very clean
the place was clean
the place was clean
the apartment was clean
host was very helpful
lia was a wonderful host
the host was extremely hospitable and welcoming
lia and cho were great hosts definitely recommend this place lots of hospitality
lia and her staff were very nice and responsive
best location in koreatown
great location next to so many restaurants and close to dtla
good location definitely check out the sunset
very nice place in the heart of los angeles
the location is pretty good it takes average 30 minutes to most of the well-known places
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8. Compact but fully equipped accommodation

Experience the best of suite-living at this fantastic Airbnb vacation rental, which is a real hit with couple travellers. The suite is equipped with all essentials, modern furnishings, and kitchenette basics. While 2 can sleep pretty easily, there’s scope to accommodate an additional occupant on the pull-out couch with an added charge of 50 USD. Get in touch with the host if you’re likely to be three guests. As for its location, both Manhattan and Venice beaches are about 10 minutes’ drive away, while downtown Playa del Ray is less than 5 minutes’ drive away.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
380 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed & couch are comfortable & there is a large tv
the bed is comfortable the tv is big
super nice and modern apartment
very clean and wonderful area
absolutely clean and top equipped
very clean and a nice space
it's very clean and modern
very clean and comfortable
hosts were friendly and helpful
wonderful host easy to deal with wonderful experience
brandon and shirin are a great host highly recommend
shirin was exceptionally nice and helpful
owners were excellent with communication and extremely accommodating throughout the entire stay
located in a great location
location was also in the perfect place in los angeles
i strongly recommend this location
awesome stay in a perfect location
good apartment in a good and quite location
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The city of no dearth

LA’s edginess, glitz, and liveliness is quite unlike any other American city. In less than 200 years, it has picked up from being a raggedy old Spanish outpost to one the world’s largest and most booming cities, offering many an interesting delights to locals and travellers alike. The Getty Center, Hollywood Boulevard, Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland Resort, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and Griffith Park are only a few of the vast number of places to visit while here. So, don’t wait up any longer and get your packing and planning started right away!

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