Los Angeles is a huge city with many sides to it. With so many things to consider, deciding where to stay in Los Angeles can be quite challenging. To help you with that, we’ve compiled this list of the best Airbnbs in Los Angeles, each suiting different tastes and needs. Start here, knowing these are the best of the best, and you won’t have to look through all the vacation rentals in Los Angeles.
To ensure that these are quality options, we’ve only listed high-rated Airbnbs with superhosts, meaning they have track records of excellent service. Many of these Los Angeles Airbnbs also belong to the Airbnb Plus program, which identifies listings with a strong sense of style or decor and verifies them through in-person inspection.
Romantic Beachfront Apartment in Malibu
This is not only one of the best Airbnbs in LA, but also one of the few that sits right by Malibu’s beaches, letting you fall asleep to the sound of the surf. It makes an ideal seaside getaway if you don’t mind being a little out from the city center.
Sit back and relax on a sun lounger, drink in hand, and watch the waves break on the beach below from the spacious patio of this Airbnb Plus. The apartment is on a quieter part of the Malibu coast, so crowds won’t ruin the atmosphere.
Walking in from the patio, you’ll see the bedroom, which has a queen-sized bed perfect for a romantic getaway. Then there’s the spacious and bright living room with sofas and a dining table. You’ll have a full kitchen at your disposal, with a gas oven, fridge, and microwave. There’s also a rain shower for you to use after time on the beach. Amenities such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a washer and dryer all make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Private Modern Guesthouse Near Mulholland Drive
This stylish Airbnb Plus is easily one of the best Airbnb rentals in Los Angeles that’s close to the city center. Located near Laurel Canyon in the Hollywood Hills, it’s just minutes away from the Sunset Strip.
Housed inside a beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival cottage, this Airbnb employs tasteful decor that makes it cozy and welcoming. It’s also practical, with a full kitchen that includes an oven, a stove, and a coffee maker. Then there’s the breakfast bar and sitting area, where you can watch TV or enjoy the Wi-Fi.
In the cottage’s one bedroom is a queen bed that’s ideal for couples. In case you feel like relaxing outside, there’s a nice patio area surrounded by plants next to the front door. Other perks of this LA Airbnb include air conditioning and free on-site parking.
Rustic Home in the Hollywood Hills
Here’s another Hollywood Hills Airbnb that combines home comforts with a fantastic location. This is the perfect Airbnb in Hollywood if you want to hike in the Hollywood Hills or see the Hollywood sign and the famous Griffith Observatory.
You don’t even need to leave the house to enjoy views of Los Angeles, thanks to the big windows by both the bed and the bathtub. Yes, this Airbnb Plus has a classic bathtub in its well-appointed bathroom, along with an outdoor shower. The outdoor space also includes a pleasant patio area with wooden seating.
The bedroom adds to the rustic feel of the house with its simple style, featuring large windows and wood decor along with the queen bed. The amenities include a kitchenette with a coffee maker, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning to ensure a pleasant stay.
Venice Beach Retreat
If you want an Airbnb at Venice Beach for you and your family or partner, consider renting Clay and Danielle’s gorgeous Airbnb Plus.
This two-bedroom house is just steps from the famous Marina del Rey, the Venice Beach walkway, and the beach area. There are plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bars within walking distance, and you get free on-site parking.
The home boasts a contemporary motif with chic decor and plenty of natural light inside. In the living room, you can unwind on the couch after a long day and stream your favorite shows on the smart TV. The kitchen provides all the essentials, including coffee pods for the Nespresso machine and complimentary tea.
The master bedroom features a plush king-size bed with a memory foam mattress, along with room-darkening shades. The second bedroom has a double bed with a pillow-top mattress, making this rental suitable for four people. You can enjoy a relaxing rinse or soak in the bathroom’s tub/shower combo surrounded by beautiful 1930s tile work. Outside is a lovely garden area with twinkle lights and furniture.
Vintage Villa Near Hollywood Sign
This 1930s Airbnb in Los Angeles will have you reliving the magic of old Hollywood.
The two-bedroom house features 25-foot-high ceilings and a gorgeous grand fireplace. In the living room, you can binge-watch your favorite shows on the smart TV or relax in front of the fireplace with a book. The study area is perfect for remote workers, with a vintage desk and chair facing an arched picture window that looks out to the garden. The kitchen has a lovely breakfast bar and all the essentials for preparing a meal, such as cooking oils and spices.
An iron staircase leads up to the master bedroom, where there’s a comfortable king-size bed with a memory foam mattress. A carved stone archway leads into the second bedroom, which has a queen-size bed. Purple tile accents brighten up the bathroom, and you can even spot the Hollywood sign from the window.
Perhaps the best part of this Airbnb is the backyard. You can enjoy a refreshing dip in the private pool surrounded by tall trees and lush bushes. There’s also a hot tub, a patio dining set, and sun loungers in the yard, and you get free on-site parking.
Lake Balboa Cottage
This Airbnb Plus in Lake Balboa is one of the best Los Angeles Airbnbs for families or groups looking for scenic and well-equipped accommodations. Its location in the wonderful San Fernando Valley makes a lovely retreat from the big city.
With two bedrooms that comfortably sleep five people, this cottage is perfect for midsize groups. It’s particularly well suited for families with kids, as the master bedroom features a king-sized bed, while the second bedroom has a bunk bed and TV. You can even bring pets with you.
You won’t have any trouble catering for yourselves with the full kitchen, complete with a fridge, microwave, and stove. The cottage offers many other conveniences, starting with the laundry facilities and free on-premises parking. The air conditioning and Wi-Fi should also make life easier during your stay.
Private Pool House With Amazing Views
Staying in a pool house may not sound very glamorous, but wait until you get a load of this one. Hidden away up on Mount Washington, close to Downtown LA and Hollywood, this secluded retreat sure beats most vacation apartments for rent in Los Angeles.
As a pool house, this Airbnb Plus is part of superhosts Dennis and Alex’s private residential compound. You’ll enjoy shared access to the pool, spa, and laundry facilities – as well as superb hospitality from Dennis and Alex, who do their utmost to make guests feel welcome, and stunning views out over Los Angeles toward Griffith Observatory.
You have plenty of private space in this guesthouse that sleeps up to three, with a queen bed in the single bedroom and a futon bed in the living room. You also get your own modern kitchen and bathroom, plus a private patio area with a barbecue grill.
Pet-Friendly Industrial Home
If you need an Airbnb in Los Angeles that can accommodate up to eight guests, this gorgeous rental is for you.
This three-bedroom home has an industrial motif with floor-to-ceiling windows and stylish decor. In the master bedroom, you can curl up in the plush king-size bed for a good night’s rest, or relax in the swing chair or couch to watch a movie by the fireplace. The second bedroom has a king-size bed and a single bed, while the third bedroom has two queen-size beds. There are two full bathrooms – one with a tub/shower combo and one with a large soaking tub and a walk-in rain shower – and one half-bathroom.
In the living room, you’ll find an assortment of books to browse, a sound system, a large sectional sofa, a fireplace, and a smart TV. The kitchen provides plenty of counter space and all the essentials to prepare meals, such as a blender and a Viking range. You can enjoy your meals beside the Zen waterfall at the 10-person dining table.
One of the best parts is the backyard. You can gather around one of the two fire pits to roast marshmallows or soak up the sun from one of the loungers.
Private Venice Guesthouse
For a short-term apartment rental in Los Angeles with a personal touch, it’s hard to resist this guesthouse down in Venice. Not far from the beach or the shops, restaurants, and galleries of
Abbot Kinney Boulevard, this Airbnb Plus is perfectly located if you want to experience Venice like a local.
Superhost and Venice local Patrick has put a lot of thought into the apartment’s shabby-chic decor, even making the furniture and artwork himself. But don’t think that this guesthouse is all about style – it’s immensely comfortable too. Whether you’re chilling out on the private patio or sitting in the colorful living area, it’s easy to relax in this Airbnb.
While there’s just one bedroom with a queen bed, the space can actually sleep four, as the sofa folds out into another queen bed. The full kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances, a gas oven, and even a dishwasher to make cleaning up after meals a breeze. Other conveniences include laundry facilities, free street parking, a smart TV with Netflix, and Wi-Fi.
2-Bedroom House With Private Pool
With its private pool and hot tub, this beautiful two-bedroom house is the perfect weekend rental in Los Angeles.
The house has an open floor plan with hardwood floors, aesthetic archways, and colorful walls. You can relax on the sectional sofa in the living room while watching your favorite shows on the smart TV or reading a book from the small library. The kitchen has a sleek black backsplash along with stainless steel appliances and an Amazon Echo, and you can enjoy your meals in the formal dining room.
In the master bedroom, you’ll find ample storage space for your clothes and suitcases, a king-size bed, another smart TV, and a sliding glass door to the backyard. The second bedroom features a plush queen-size bed, a small collection of books, and a patio walkout. Both bedrooms have en suite bathrooms.
The backyard is a perfect place to spend family time or enjoy the sunshine. You can tan on the sun loungers, go for a dip in the private pool, or enjoy a romantic soak in the hot tub. There is also a barbecue, which is perfect for cookouts, and a patio lounge set.
Loft-Style Guesthouse in West Los Angeles
If you’re looking to rent an apartment in Los Angeles for a vacation, consider this apartment-style guesthouse, which is perfect for a relaxing retreat.
This West Los Angeles Airbnb boasts a contemporary-chic style with high ceilings and colorful decor. You can draw the room-darkening shades and snuggle into the comfortable queen-size bed for a nap in the loft bedroom, which also has a walk-in closet. The bathroom features a luxurious walk-in rain shower and a well-lit vanity.
You can access your favorite streaming services on the smart TV in the living room. The couch folds out to become a queen-size bed, making this rental suitable for four guests. The kitchen has a sleek, modern feel with its stainless steel appliances, including a washer and dryer. You can enjoy your meals at the four-person dining table.
Outside is a lovely garden patio, where you can enjoy breakfast or a glass of wine in the open air. Free street parking is also available.
Family-Friendly Studio in Historic Area
Finding family-friendly Airbnbs in Los Angeles isn’t always easy, so parents will be relieved to find this place in West Adams. Its leafy, historic neighborhood in central LA is the ideal location for families seeking to explore the city.
There’s a lot to like about this bungalow guesthouse, starting with its ample outdoor space. You get a front porch with seating, a backyard playground for kids, and a common area with a barbecue grill. All of this makes the studio-styled guesthouse feel far larger than it otherwise would.
Inside is a queen bed with a memory foam mattress, which is the studio’s main bed, but there’s also a foldout sofa and travel crib at your disposal. The bathroom with a bathtub and the full kitchen with a fridge, stove, and microwave also help make this a great Airbnb Plus for young families. The Wi-Fi, TV, and children’s toys are nice extras as well.
Private Room in Elegant French Gothic Home
Normally, you need to rent out an entire home if you want to stay in an Airbnb Plus, but that’s not the case with this Los Angeles Airbnb. You can stay in a private room and still enjoy the wonderful charm and style of this beautiful French Gothic home in the convenient Mid-Wilshire area.
While staying with superhost Rebecca, you have access to plenty of shared spaces, including the living room, dining room, kitchen, and backyard. You can also use the laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, and TV.
You have your own space as well, starting with your private bedroom, which features a queen bed and a ceiling fan. You’ll also find an en suite bathroom with a classic bathtub. While the bedroom is designed to sleep two, it provides a travel crib and other children’s accessories for those traveling with little ones.
Private Home With Outdoor Pool
If you’d prefer more suburban and relaxed surroundings for your stay, look no further than this modern house in the San Fernando Valley’s Sherman Oaks neighborhood. Local shops and bigger shopping centers like Westfield Fashion Square and Trader Joe’s are close by, while Hollywood is just a short drive away.
One of the best things about this Airbnb Plus is the privacy it provides. You have the whole home, the on-premises parking, and the backyard with a heated pool all to yourself.
Able to sleep four, the house has a queen bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room. Both of those rooms are spacious and well equipped, as is the large bathroom and the kitchen with a range and fridge. Then there’s the little detached studio that works as either an office or a home gym, thanks to the treadmill. The Airbnb’s other benefits include air conditioning, keyless entry, Wi-Fi, and a washer and dryer.
Pirates of the Caribbean Getaway
Looking for a Los Angeles Airbnb that’s not afraid to be different? Then this unique one-bedroom guesthouse near Topanga State Park is sure to intrigue you. It’s not every day you find a Caribbean- and jungle-themed Airbnb in the LA hills that also happens to be quite practical.
The benefits of staying here are obvious even before you step inside. The private bungalow is surrounded by greenery and private patios, some with tables and chairs, and others with a daybed, a hammock, a swing, and even an outdoor bathtub. You can also spend hours relaxing in the secluded Jacuzzi and huge tent lodge.
The bungalow’s interior is a bit cozier but keeps the jungle look going. It’s best for couples, with a queen-size bed in the bedroom, a living room with a reclining couch and a high-definition TV, and a kitchenette with a fridge, stove, microwave, and coffee maker. Yes, there’s Wi-Fi too!
It’s plain to see that you have countless Airbnbs in Los Angeles to choose from, even based on this small selection. Whether you want to rent a house in Los Angeles for a party or for a short weekend getaway, there’s likely to be a place on Airbnb for you.