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Deborah Blum

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Beverly Hills Estate Guesthouse

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4

Guesthouse on Beverly Hills Estate, one block south of the Beverly Hills Hotel. European charm, modern conveniences at an elite address tucked away on a grand old estate once home to Joseph Kennedy. Large windows, light filled rooms, hardwood floors and a compact but full service kitchen. Functional and simple decor. The bedroom flows into a sitting room with floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the garden. Orignally a two bedroom, walls have been knocked out to open the space. The living room area is large and open and at night two single beds convert the space into a second bedroom. The balcony looks out over mature eucalyptus trees and a meadow of green. Swim in the estate's saltwater pool, or dine under the stars on your own private balcony. Bask in the luxury of Beverly Hills' most exclusive neighborhood. For cocktails walk over to the Polo Lounge. Enjoy the tranquility of a residential neighborhood that is within easy walking distance to shops and restaurants on Rodeo Drive.

Location Convenience: Offers a centrally located and exclusive address. Within walking distance to all shops and restaurants in downtown Beverly Hills. 5 minutes to Cedars Sinai Hospital; 7 minutes to the UCLA campus. An easy drive to UCLA, Venice, Malibu, downtown LA, theme parks and the San Fernando Valley. Also serves as a comfortable home base for day trips to Santa Barbara, Newport Beach, the San Diego Zoo and Sea World. In short, a blissful oasis in the middle of teeming Los Angeles. The perfect way to vacation with children.

features: The apartment is functional and simple, not luxurious. Offers Wifi, central air, flat screen TV with all cable channels and on site parking.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Deborah Blum (Owner)
Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About Deborah Blum

I am a documentary writer/director and my husband Dale Herd is a screenwriter. We have three children and have lived in Beverly Hills for twenty years. This Rodeo Drive property has been in my family for two generations. The house has a happy and peaceful vibe.

Deborah Blum purchased this apartment in 1989

Why Deborah Blum chose Los Angeles

Historic property located on one of the most exclusive streets in the world. Safe, beautiful and tranquil neighborhood but centrally located and within walking distance to downtown Beverly Hills.

What makes this apartment unique

Elite address

Tranquil and safe neighborhood

Centrally located

Situated on a historic property


based on 20 traveler reviews

Beverly Hills Estate Guesthouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

AMAZING-You need to stay here!

  • 5 of 5

The property was even better than described. Perfect for a family who is looking to explore the area but be in a nice location. The guesthouse was clean and Deb and Dale were the best hosts. It was very clean and well maintained. You are in a PRIME location on Rodeo drive. Deb was extremely responsive whenever I had a question. Will DEFINITELY stay here again when in the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Beautiful Beverly Hills getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed in Debbie's guesthouse for 4 days at the beginning of Thanksgiving week. It was lovely- a charming second floor cottagelike apartment with a wonderful balcony which was perfect for breakfast. Debbie and her husband are delightful hosts, and made us feel very welcome. The location couldn't be better, right on Rodeo Drive. It was easy to walk to lots of great restaurants and shops. We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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A True Home Away

  • 5 of 5

Debbie & Dale's place is clean and comfortable with the feel of historic Beverly Hills. We especially enjoyed early morning breakfast on the porch under the palm trees! The neighborhood is a quiet residential oasis yet very convenient for touring and enjoying the downtown Hollywood scene (Don't miss the Farmer's Market at Fairfax! Park in their lot and get a parking validation from vendors). We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the neighborhood and location of this property. It was perfect size for our family of 5, much better then a hotel!

We will rent again next time we are in Beverly Hills.

Hatala family

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Great location, fantastic place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Deborah & Dale for opening up your home to us, I am so grateful that my first experience of a private rental was with you guys!

I live in the UK and was coming to Beverly Hills to have surgery, so I needed a place to stay that was peaceful, private, safe and of course close to my Dr. After scouring through lots of listings and not really finding anything that was a “good fit” I came across this rental…

The photos showed this wonderful fresh apartment, with a relaxing garden on Rodeo Drive and upon contacting the owner (Deborah) who was very warm and accommodating I decided to book.

When I got there I was so happy to find that everything was EXACTLY as in the photos and description.

As soon as I walked into the guesthouse I immediately felt as though I had arrived “home”. The main living room area is really spacious and served my sister and I who were staying there very well. However, we could have easily had another two people staying with us with and been comfortable. There are two very cosy single beds tucked away on either side of the living area (nice size dining table, sofa and tv) and a highly recommended, addictive double bed in the main bedroom with an area where you can just sit and relax or read a book or two.

One thing we really loved was that we had our own balcony that we could access from the living area and the bedroom and have breakfast overlooking the garden in the mornings. As I was in recovery mode, I spent most of my days in the apartment and I can tell you it was such a pleasant relaxing experience. Whole foods is a short taxi ride away as are lots of lovely restaurants and of course the shops on Rodeo Drive. The kitchen is a good size and has all the amenities you would need in order to prepare a lovely meal during your stay. Wifi was our lifeline to keep in touch with family and watch Netflix during my recovery and it was a great speed regardless of how many iPhones, iPads and laptops we connected.

Something we really respect about the hosts is their view on saving water, they have installed a water saving shower head in the bathroom which means that the shower isn't high pressure (but equally as effective) and it was very refreshing to see this eco way of thinking from residents in an area where excess is usually the norm. I am due for the second phase of my op in the next few months and I will certainly be scheduling it around when this apartment is free to book. Thanks again Deborah and Dale see you soon! x

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Perfect LA getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just the place for exploring LA and surrounding areas or just chill by the pool in this beautiful and quiet area.

Family of four with two grown-ups and two girls 10 & 12 had a fantastic time.

Special thanks to owners Debbie & Dale :-)

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Polo Lounge, Beverly Hills Hotel
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rancho Park
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Amtrak, Union Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
405 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Beverly Hills Hotel
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: recommended

The heart of Beverly Hills, in the exclusive residential district, north of Santa Monica and south of Sunset Blvd. Within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants of downtown Beverly Hills. Within walking distance of ColdWater Canyon Park which has good play structures for young children. An easy drive to many places: 5 minutes to Cedars Sinai Hospital; 7 minutes to UCLA. Convenient to visiting the Santa Monica beaches, the Venice Boardwalk, the UCLA campus, downtown Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, including Universal Studios.


Rates & Availability

Beverly Hills Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 11 2016 - May 31 2016
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 9 2016
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 15 2016
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $150

TRANSACTION FEES: Guests are responsible for Credit Card, Paypal, Reservation or bank wire fees.

CANCELLATION: Guest forfeits whatever payments have been received; the Owner reserves the right to cancel the agreement at any time prior to Guest taking possession of the property, due to family emergencies or emergencies that may arise due to a plumbing, electrical or heating malfunction.

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Los Angeles Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , living area is large open space with two extra twin beds
  • Two sleeping areas: Bedroom #1 opens to a sitting room that looks out over private garden. The room contains one queen size bed. This room has a door that closes it off from the rest of the apartment. Bedroom #2 is part of a large open living space that adjoins the living room. It includes two single beds. This room does not have a door that closes it off from the rest of the apartment. If you are traveling with a third child, it's possible to set up an extra bed in the sitting room area of the bedroom (see photos). We also keep a Pack 'n Play on hand for babies.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Housekeeper services available, if desired. Use of pool welcome at all times if owner is residing in main house.

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