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9 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In And Near Universal Studios, California - Updated 2020

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Do you love visiting the Universal Studios, California? The original theme park dedicated to Hollywood favorites will always be included in the itinerary of any tourist who visits the Cal State. This is where you can take a behind the scenes look at some of the most iconic Universal films. This is also where you get to experience thrilling rides that will surely excite every adventure bone in your body. But where should you stay when you visit the famous theme park? We listed down the best Vrbo accommodations in and near Universal Studios, California where you can stay and enjoy your well-deserved vacation.

1. Stay at this charming home with a pool (from USD 359)

Live in SoCal in style in this gorgeous three-bedroom, two-bathroom, family-friendly home. Just a few minutes away from Universal Studios, this home is perfect for a huge group who want a super comfortable home when they visit California. The master bedroom is a romantic abode with its huge bed, gray marble floor, complete with a walk-in closet. It also has its own lawn garden, patio, and grill perfect for a barbecue night. Former guests love the location and the relaxing vibe that the property exudes.

WALK TO UNIVERSAL STUDIOS & METRO! Family-Friendly 3BR, 2BA w/ Pool & Hot Tub
75 reviews
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
In trying to be reasonable
I have pictures of everything The coffee pot was never cleaned
The cleanliness or lack thereof let it down however
I HAVE PICTURES TO PROVE EVERYTHING
The place talks about a workout room
Cleanliness:
The second floor bedroom is extremely hot Cathedral ceiling with poor A/C
Host:
Management was super responsive to questions and concerns flexible
When we opened the garage door
Checking in Kemo gave us a thorough tour of the house and when he noticed that the pots and pans had gone missing he immediately sought to rectify the problem Would definitely recommend the pro...
The garage has an electronic garage door Above the garage door ( rafters) are loose boards
Excellent clean home with plenty of space
Location:
It really is within walking distance
Very comfortable house in a great location
The house is within 30-40 min drives to all major tourists attractions in LA and only 10 min walk to Universal Studios shuttle
and it suited our needs perfectly Thanks
The cloth furniture has ground in dirt
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2. Dreamy Hollywood accommodation (from USD 250)

Young people will love the industrial yet sophisticated design of this luxurious modern Hollywood Hills property. Named by the owners as The Dreamwood, it is just below the Hollywood sign so you better prepare your shutterbugs and get those Instagram-worthy snaps. The Dreamwood has four bedrooms and can accommodate up to eight people. It also has a private heated spa complete with the gorgeous Hollywood Hills view.

Luxury Modern Hollywood Hills Estate - Private Heated Pool/Spa - Great Location
46 reviews
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Three spacious bedrooms on the first floor and a wonderful master sweet on the second floor with a fantastic master bath
High end kitchen appliances and high tech gadgets throughout the property
well stocked cooking and bath supplies cable TV and fast and reliable
Great hiking just outside the front door and a short drive into town for anything you need Highly recommend this house
It has a really fun artsy flair that is bright and inviting The house is fully equipped even down to coffee filters
Cleanliness:
The pool is clean and warm
Everything was very clean and neat Highly recommend the home
The house is super clean and comfortable
The home was clean and had EVERYTHING needed to make the stay perfect
private comfortable sparkling clean and gorgeous but
Host:
Our host was fabulous and responded immediately to any texts
she was totally cool about it
The owner was very nice
We had guests come in during the day contacted Nicki to give her the heads up
my family and I walked through the door
Location:
The house is located in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood in the Hollywood hills
The house has everything you can think of you may need Beautiful location and beautiful property
A must for somebody looking to enjoy the entirety of the Hollywood and LA Area
is just a 10 minute drive
and it's right on Lake Hollywood
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3. Five-bedroom estate with a dramatic skylight (from USD 1495)

About to visit Universal Studios but fear that no luxurious Vrbo can accommodate you? Don’t fret because this gated home can accommodate up to 14 people. This rental has five bedrooms, a gorgeous swimming pool, game bars, and the stunning view of the Hollywood neighborhood. The contemporary Mediterranean design of the house will surely transport you to a different place. Guests love the hospitable host and rave about the beauty of the property.

Luxury Gated Hollywood Hills View Estate with heated pool. Sleeps 1 To 14.
31 reviews
House 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The photos do not do it justice
the game room is on the lower level with 2 bedrooms
Equipt with secret pool cameras have no fear
the toilet paper rolls are empty
The house was large enough to accommodate ten of us with plenty of space
Cleanliness:
We especially loved the master bathroom with its HUGE steam shower and his and hers areas (for everything)
The bedrooms were very comfortable and tastefully decorated (as is the entire home)
The furniture's are clean with no stains
Host:
After giving us the tour Alex made sure to give us nothing but privacy
He immediately responded to all of our questions and was incredibly helpful
The host was excellent and available to answer any questions and concerns
we super happy to not have a warm pool or hottub
and it was great for some of the kids to watch football and play pool without us hearing a peep
Location:
the house is coveniently located to many attractions
The house feels worn but not lived in
Alex runs a first class operation House is beautiful and large
The house is amazing and grand
the downstairs area is great with pool table pool area bar great for entertaining small groupsClose to everything just north of the Herat of sunset Great views of downtown and the ocean
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4. Vanilla Sky home straight from a Hollywood movie (from USD 999)

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This property will quench any guest’s need for art with its interior walls filled with Picasso and Chagall. The huge windows also give the guest a full view of Hollywood that looks absolutely breathtaking at night. This modern villa has also been the home of numerous icons like Stevie Wonder, John Travolta, Tom Ford, Stanley Tucci. The one of a kind design is the perfect backdrop for fashion shoots and filming. This five-bedroom home can accommodate up to five people. Guests love the charming design and the absolute privacy that the property exudes.

Hollywood Hills 6,000 sq.ft. Villa in the Sky - Breathtaking Views - DISCOUNTS
Los Angeles, CA, US
28 reviews
House 8 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the property was very clean and well maintained
place was beautiful and clean
it’s not pristine but very clean and well kept
it is extremely spacious even for a large group and the beds were also very comfortable
Host:
the owner clearly has an eye for aesthetics
james is a responsive owner and personally called when i emailed a question during our stay
this four-story villa is truly luxurious and is a one-of-a-kind old hollywood-style home
Location:
love the home love the location
our girls loved the hot tub and pool and we loved the location
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5. Live the A-list life at this stylish Hollywood residence (from USD 999)

This property near Universal Studios is the definition of California with its stylish pool, wooden floors, Instagram-white walls, and gorgeous furniture. It has five bedrooms with two master suites and can accommodate up to 16 people. The swimming pool is perfect for a quick soak under the sun or a fun night swim. Guests love the accommodating host, comfy beds, and the free toiletries that came with the accommodation.

Spring Special - Magnificent Hollywood Hills Pool Residence in Celebrity Enclave
141 reviews
House 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The house was perfect for our group of 8 friends visiting from out of town
The house was just like it is described in person and we felt very comfortable
We stopped along the way at a little trail side cafe and ate outdoors
Such a contrast to the rest of the city
Location is great if you like to hike -
Cleanliness:
The property was clean and exactly like the pictures
Host:
She was very attentive to our requests
check out was super easy
The owner was very helpful and graciously left us an amazing cake to start our trip
She even went beyond in having a beautiful cake for us to celebrate my daughter
beautiful home and Angela was wonderful in communicating with us and attentive repeatedly when the spa was not operating correctly
Location:
and there's lots of local shopping within walking distance too
We enjoyed walking to Griffith Park
was easy Great space and pool- really close to downtown and other places
We really enjoyed the pool and the convenient location
just literally walk across the street to Griffith Park for a nice hike up to the observatory Would definitely recommend
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6. home with an infinity pool (from USD 850)

This property probably has the best infinity pool in 90210. While swimming in the fabulous infinity pool, guests can take a look at the breathtaking canyon views that surround the property. This home also has its own sauna perfect for relaxation. And when you think the surprises are over, then think again. This Beverly Hills home also has its own theater where you can chill and watch your favorite Hollywood classics. The location is also superb since it’s just six minutes’ away from Sunset Boulevard, Rodeo Drive, and Universal Studios. The 5-bedroom home can also accommodate up to 10 people.

Best Modern Beverly Hills Estate, canyon views, Infiniti Pool, sauna ,Theater
35 reviews
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Our children (ages 16 to 23) loved the house and the pool
the coffee maker worked plenty of counter space and well lit
The house is BEAUTIFUL spacious and fairly secluded
The home was well-equipped with pots pans dishes and utensils
Exactly how it looked in the pictures with great views and a nice drive up to the house
Cleanliness:
its very clean and a wonderful pool
The home was very clean and
Host:
the home owner was very responsive to our questions and needs
Armin was very responsive to our calls/texts beforehand and helpful
Not only is the hose terrific
Perhaps most important Armin was so helpful and responsive and always got back to us right away if we had any questions
the host is wonderful very quick with getting back to you if you have any questions at all
Location:
and it is close to Beverly Hills
The home has great views and is close to downtown Beverley Hills (5 to 10 minutes)
Perfect number of bathrooms for all to get ready quickly at once and
Universal Studios and Amusement Park (15 to 20 minutes) and Santa Monica for the beach (20 to 25 minutes)
Celebrated my boyfriends surprise bday with amazing friends
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7. Adele lived in this mid-century villa (from USD 1249)

This mid-century modern house is iconic. Designed by Kazumi Adachi in the 1950s, this glamorous house in California has been the location of various photo shoots from the glossiest magazines like Vogue, Bazaar, Marie Clare, and GQ. Hollywood’s brightest stars like Cindy Crawford, Adele, and Zooey Deschanel have all stepped in at this house. The host describes the property as a private island in Hollywood. The property is a homage to Californian sophistication with nods to Italian design. It has five bedrooms and can host up to seven people.

Mid Century Modern Glamour House
26 reviews
House 7 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view of the sunset was epic
relaxing and that sunset
try it with the window in the master bath open and the egg-shaped pristine white tub filling up from a waterfall-like faucet in the ceiling as the skylight floods the bath with rosy glow
Every bedroom and bathroom is special in it's own way
And I hope the next time we need to book it
Cleanliness:
The common areas are open and beautiful
The bathrooms were updated nicely and the bedrooms had very comfortable beds
It was very clean on arrival
Host:
The host couldn't be more accommodating and friendly
The owner was very communicative and made the experience very easy with tips and recommendations
heaven ian and crystal were so responsive and so flexible and nice
Ian was very helpful and quick to respond to emails and calls
Beautiful home with a great pool amazing views and all the comforts
Location:
even do many walk up the street to visit the sign but not an issue
I rented the house for a getaway and surprise for my boyfriend
Everything went smooth as silk from first contact to check out
The pool was enjoyed by all The multiple views of the "Hollywood" sign from the house
Moreover unlike many overdesigned houses this one is really comfortable and welcoming easy to live in just perfect
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8. Classy Hollywood retreat for the cool kids (from USD 700)

Classy and simple – this is the theme of this cool mid-century hill retreat. Don’t let the simple façade fool you because this estate has a water pool and cabana area and resembles the spirit of a boutique hotel. It has two bedrooms and can host up to five people. You’ll love the location of this home since it’s just a few minutes’ away from Universal Studios, Rodeo Drive, and The Grove.

Cool Mid-Century Hollywood Hills Retreat (upper unit)*view /pool
5 reviews
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is fully stocked if you want to cook at the house
everything about this accomadation is great! the views, living space, kitchen, pool and the landlord
we stayed here with our 3 children aged 10months - 8yrs they loved the pool!! paul the owner was super attentive and on hand if we needed anything
the owner always has a folder on the counter with a list of recommended restaurants as well as instructions about operating the tv/stereo/ipod dock and wifi network
the stereo sound system is awesome with speakers throughout the house
Cleanliness:
well kept, excellently located
Host:
the owner is extremely nice and accommodating
this house was everything and more
top class all the way
the house is always very clean and well stocked with towels, shampoo, soap, coffee maker,etc
the house is very private, would highly recommend for anyone looking for a holiday home when visiting la
Location:
nearby restaurants include pace ( just done laurel cyn dr) as well as easy access to several trader joe's for groceries
this house is a true treasure
the house has fantastic views of the valley below and the lights at night
it is within 15 minutes of the best things la has to offer- shopping, restaurants, concerts, bars, nightclubs
once you're on sunset blvd you have your choice of dozens of amazing restaurants and clubs ( xiv, chateau marmont, viper room)
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9. Stay at this iconic Hollywood home (from USD 200)

This house is iconic. Its designer, Richard Neutra, is the father of mid-century modernism, LA’s signature style. Because of this, the Lew House has been featured in various magazines from Elle Décor to LA Times Magazine. Stepping inside the Lew House is like walking into a movie set of a film about glamorous Hollywood. The furniture has been designed by legends like Vladimir Kagan, Paul McCobb, TH Robsjohn-Gibbings, Harry Bertoia, Paul Evans, Michael Thonet, and Milo Baughman. This four-bedroom accommodation is a breathing masterpiece and staying a night or two here will surely change your life.

Experience the renowned Lew House by Richard Neutra: Luxury Mid-Century.
19 reviews
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was comfortable and cool
the master bedroom had a king bed and to be very picky
The home and view were breathtaking
The three levels were adequate in space
and we could hardly decide which bedroom we wanted to sleep in because they are all so incredible
Cleanliness:
the towels were too thick but other than that everything was quite positive
Host:
Stokely was a gracious host always available to help with any queries we had
Stokely was extremely accommodating friendly and so easy to work with When I had trouble finding anything
accommodating thorough warm friendly and super easy to communicate with
and she was incredibly attentive
pool floats and instructions
Location:
This house is in a very good location with easy access to some fantastic restaurants Great list of amenities for the house
everything else I touches was pure joy
It's close enough to the heart of WeHo so that it's easy to get to restaurants and bars and far enough away to still enjoy privacy and quiet Immediately upon entering the home
only a short walk from the Sunset Strip and fantastic restaurants and shopping Can't wait to come back
The pool and backyard were perfect in size Looking to rebook for my 30th birthday
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Make your Universal Studio trip worth it

Combine fun and luxury by booking the best Vrbo accommodations in and near Universal Studios, California. Experience the decadent luxury that defines Hollywood. Book today and enjoy your vacation.

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