About the Homestay
Charming Cape Cod style home near downtown Los Angeles.
We live in a 3 bedroom house and 1 1/2 bathroom on the north east side of Los Angeles. Our home is centrally located, only 10 minutes drive from Pasadena, downtown Los Angeles and San Marino.
We have a medium size kitchen and a separate dining room next to the kitchen. There is a living room and a family room. We have a large backyard and a small front yard. The backyard is quiet enough for doing some serious studying but also has some wild life visitors. One may observe Monarch butterflies, humming birds, hawks, and all sorts of sparrows either feeding or bathing.
There is plenty of space for studying of sunbathing in the backyard in total privacy! There is also a gas barbecue.
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Smoke alarm on each floor
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our house is located on the north east side of Los Angeles in a quiet and safe sub district called Garvanza which is part of Highland Park. We are only 7 to 10 minutes drive from the Civic Center, Pasadena and San Marino. About 30 minutes drive from Hollywood, and about 40 minutes from the Ocean.
We live in one of the oldest part of Los Angeles, where the Art and Craft movement originated. There are a numerous fast food restaurants within walking distance as well as trendy cafes, bars and restaurants.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Horse Stables
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Use of Kitchen
Please keep our home secure and double-lock the front door and lock the back sliding door when entering and leaving the house.
Please do not leave lights, fans and electrical appliances on when leaving the room
Keep noise to a minimum after 10:00 p.m.
Feel free to use the kitchen but please clean up after
Please do not invite strangers into our home or throw parties. If you would like to invite a friend over, check with me first. Also, friends cannot stay over night.
Please enjoy your stay and treat our house as you would your own home!
Please note: a 14% transient occupancy tax will be collected upon arrival and $30.00 cleaning fee must also be paid as you check in, in cash. Also in order to secure your room full payment must be received a week before arrival. If full payment is not received 48 hours before your arrival date, your reservation will be cancelled. You can pay via PayPal. if you want to pay everything via PayPal, you can. For national security reasons, you must present a photo ID, such as driver's license or passport.
A $100.00 cash deposit is required which is returned at end of stay, if no damages are found in the room or property.
Smoking is not allowed.
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How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.