HOLLYWOOD HILLS TROPICAL PARADISE CLOSE TO EVERYTHING

Yvonne

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS TROPICAL PARADISE CLOSE TO EVERYTHING

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This exotic apartment is a hideaway amid the action and fun of Hollywood. The lush back garden is a wonderful place to read a book while enjoying a refreshment – the warm Southern California sun streaking through the tall trees. Staying here is worth a trip to Hollywood all by itself, but with the attraction of all that LA has to offer virtually blocks away, the apartment is part of a truly special house. A 1920's cottage with windows everywhere that let in beautiful morning and evening light, staying here is a wonderful experience.

Listed rates are based on a 1 or 2 person occupancy.

To see my studio apartment on same property (which is cheaper) check out my other listing:

http://www.vrbo.com/460889

• Self-contained separate apartment in private 1920’s house facing garden (see picture to understand the lay-out)

• Bedroom

• Living room

• Dining area

• Kitchen

• Bathroom with shower

• Use of patio & 1920’s barbeque

• Use of huge tropical garden

• Free on site laundry

• Comfy queen size bed

• Sleeper sofa

• Opium window niche in bedroom

• Hardwood floors

• Fireplace

• Quiet neighborhood

• Centrally located

• Cable TV

• Wifi

• Hardwood floors

• Easy on-street parking

• Friendly atmosphere

• The apartment will sleep 5 people—2 in the bed, 2 on the fold-out couch, and one in the opium niche in the bedroom. However, if the niche sleeper is tall, he/she will have to sleep at an angle.

Footsteps and plumbing can be heard from upstairs, so if you are sound sensitive, you may want to sleep with ear plugs.

Not suitable for the handicapped

You might like to also check out the studio apartment on the same property: http://www.vrbo.com/460889

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Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Yvonne

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I have known this house since I was a child and always had a deep attachment to it. There is something magical about it. I am a world traveler particularly smitten by the equatorial regions. Planting the tropical garden made this a very happy place to return to when I came home from my travels. I lived away for years--first in the San Francisco Bay Area where I studied art and then in London where I studied fashion design but Hollywood and this house always pulled me back.

I live on the property, so it is more than a business to me. Decorating the apartment was an act of love. Designing and planting the garden (which continually changes) is an act of obsession.

Yvonne purchased this apartment in 1962

This house is a hideaway amid the action and fun of Hollywood. Wake up to the music of the birds. The lush back garden is a wonderful place to read a book while enjoying a refreshment – the warm Southern California sun streaking through the tall trees. Staying here is worth a trip to Hollywood all by itself, but with the attraction of all that LA has to offer virtually blocks away, Willetta is a truly special house. A 1920's cottage with windows everywhere that let in beautiful morning and evening light, staying at Willetta is a wonderful experience.

The separate apartment (which is the one available) made this rental a friendly place. When you are feeling sociable you can mix. When you want to be alone, you have privacy. I am happy when guests take advantage of the barbeque and the garden which makes indoor/outdoor living possible here.

To learn more about the area, check this out: http://www.hollywooddell.com/

• Self-contained separate apartment in private 1920’s house facing garden (see picture to understand the lay-out)

• Bedroom

• Living room

• Dining area

• Kitchen

• Bathroom with shower

• Use of patio & 1920’s barbeque

• Use of huge tropical garden

• Free on site laundry

• Comfy queen size bed

• Sleeper sofa

• Opium window niche in bedroom

• Hardwood floors

• Fireplace

• Quiet neighborhood

• Centrally located

• Cable TV

• Wifi

• Hardwood floors

• Easy on-street parking

• Friendly atmosphere

The apartment will sleep 5 people—2 in the bed, 2 on the fold-out couch, and one in the opium niche in the bedroom. However, if the niche sleeper is tall, he/she will have to sleep at an angle.

Footsteps and plumbing can be heard from upstairs, so if you are sound sensitive, you may want to sleep with ear plugs.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Hollywood Hills Tropical Paradise Close to Everything
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Hollywood Hills Tropical Paradise Close to Everything
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418152vb
3233092024
Hollywood Los Angeles County
Flagler Beach FL
5

FUN AND UNIQUE ACCOMODATION

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I come to LA periodically to visit our son. What a fun place this was to stay. Beautiful garden which we walked in each morning. A really comfortable bed. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Hollywood Hills Tropical Paradise Close to Everything
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418152vb
3233092024
Hollywood Los Angeles County
5

YOUR OWN PRIVATE OASIS!

  • 5 of 5
We came to Hollywood for the first time for a gig my husband had on the Sunset Strip. We always look for places to stay where we can relax and truly enjoy. This was a beautiful place! After a couple nights in the city, this place was perfect to come back to, cook a great dinner and enjoy your own private jungle. We even had a potluck one night with Yvonne and her other tenant. She was so friendly, helpful and just a great host! We will not forget this trip! Thank you Yvonne for a fantastic stay, great conversation and the recipe for your sauce!!
  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Hollywood Hills Tropical Paradise Close to Everything
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418152vb
3233092024
Hollywood Los Angeles County
Milton Keynes
5

LOVELY RETREAT IN A GREAT LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5
My friend and I were fortunate enough to stumble upon Yvonne's beautiful looking apartment when searching for a better value stay in the Hollywood area and were blown away with what we found.

Upon arrival we were not disappointed, an apartment that had the feel of being in a quiet and relaxing area but was a short walk from Hollywood Boulevard and incredibly useful amenities! We could not have asked for anything more, Yvonne herself was incredibly welcoming and her neighbour, Michael, was a pleasure to talk to and also helped with any of our queries!

Being our first visit to LA this was exactly what we needed and way more than we could ever have asked for!

All in all a lovely home that you can come back to after a long day of exploring to really relax in, highly recommended.
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car
Owner's Response: Wow !!! Thanks for your wonderful review. Hope you come again so that I can get to know you better
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Hollywood Hills Tropical Paradise Close to Everything
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418152vb
3233092024
Hollywood Los Angeles County
WI
5

A GREAT GETAWAY! WHERE DO I BEGIN?

  • 5 of 5
We so enjoyed our stay here at the base of the Hollywood Hills that we didn't want to leave! The size and its many extras were ideal for our stay.

Highlights: Lovely neighborhood of prime real estate (read: a picturesque & safe enclave of beautiful homes). Super-convenient location. Close to Hollywood hotspots, restaurants, venues, parks, & the freeway. Wonderfully lush & very private yard with amazing landscaping. Well-designed decor with fireplace and incredible antiques from around the world, plus nice linens & tableware.

Our host Yvonne was fascinating, gracious, & delightful to spend time with. She had many terrific suggestions & fun trivia on the Hollywood Dell neighborhood. We had a great time with her and her guests at her fabulous home. Her tenant Michael was also terrific, kindly offering to help me up the stairs after I sprained my foot.

We'd highly recommend this rental, and would gladly stay there again! It's very casual, eclectic, & somewhat rustic, yet imperfect in a refreshing departure from cookie cutter accommodations. (I might change out the vintage bathroom tile sometime, but then again, I'm married to a flooring rep). All in all, it was most comfortable & met our needs quite well. We were so glad to have had the opportunity to rent this special gem!~*
  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Hollywood Hills Tropical Paradise Close to Everything
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418152vb
3233092024
Hollywood Los Angeles County
Lakewood, CA
5

A MAGICAL LITTLE GEM IN THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS!

  • 5 of 5
My stay at the "Hollywood Tropical Paradise" was perfect. The place was charming, warm, comfy and truly "magical". The grounds truly are a tropical paradise - and yet it is centrally located in the Hollywood Hills just minutes away from the clubs and center of Hollywood. The best of all worlds. I highly reccomend this for anyone looking for something far more special and magical than any hotel! Patti N
  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Hollywood Hills Tropical Paradise Close to Everything
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p418152vb
3233092024
Hollywood Los Angeles County
San DIego
5

GREAT PLACE, GREAT HOSTESS

  • 5 of 5
The photos in tqeven though it is very close to the hustle and bustle of Hollywood. It's really near Hollywood Reservoir and Griffith Park, and some amazing houses in the Hollywood Hills.

Great location, great hostess.
  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Hollywood Sign on the same hill

Metro at the W 5 minutes walk

Hollywood Boulevard walk of fame 10 minutes walk

Hollywood Bowl 10 minutes walk

The beach is 20 to 30 minutes away by car

Universal studios 5 minutes away by car

Several film studiios 5 to 20 minutes away by car

Sunset Strip 10 minutes away by car

Downtown 15 minutes away by car

Olvera Street & China Town minutes away by car (short walk from each other)

Union Station (built in the 30's for movie stars coming in from New York) across the street from Olvera Street above

Tons of houses on this street once or presently inhabited by film industry people.

Numerous other attractions close by on foot or by car. Will be happy to discuss when you book and/or when you arrive.

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Availability & Rates

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Hollywood Apartment Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$115
$763
$2,970
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150.00
Cleaning-rfndbl if u cln $85.00
Notes 14% hotel tax to be paid in cash upon arrival.

Rent to be paid in full at time of booking for stays of one month or less. Reservation is confirmed at time of payment.

Ask about cancellation policy

$85 Cleaning fee is refundable if guest does own cleaning including floors, bathroom, kitchen, linens, etc.
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Amenities

Hollywood Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1) Comfy, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size, Murphy Beds (1) Not really a murphy bed, but no other place to list this.: Opium niche in bedroom. If person is tall, they will have to sleep at an angle.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • racquetball
Notes:
Easy on street parking. Conditioning not necessary. House is shaded by trees and stays cool.
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