It's easy to give this property perfect marks. Great location for walking around the famous neighborhood, easy access to public transportation (which is better in LA than one might think), very secure, well-maintained and all-round pleasant place.
While staying downtown, my family's favourite place to eat was Tender Greens, a farm-to-table, very affordable cafeteria-style organic restaurant, so we were extremely tickled to find one just up the street from Scott's place. Try the steak and fresh potato mash with just-picked grilled vegetables for $11.50!
Aside from the obvious amenities, there are also plenty of small, but nice touches. My school-aged kids were happy to find a DVD of "Paul Blart - Mall Cop" in the mix available and the Scrabble board was great for a couple of relaxing family evenings. I now have a picture of them sitting on the steps of the house, looking very sad to leave.
Last but no least, after I left behind a straw hat in our mad rush to get in our Uber car to the airport, Scott mailed it out to me in Canada. Such a positive experience from start to finish.