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Sydney, Australia
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451 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We took the "flyaway" bus from the airport to Union Station ($9). Then we took a taxi directly to Sanborn House........just under $20. If you take the Redline Metro from Union Station to Vermont / Santa Monica station you've then got a fair walk from the Station to Sanborn....no big deal if you don't have heavy packs..........there is some uphill.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area, friendly owners, very reasonable cost. Walking distance of main roads, and parking, oh and don't forget the great wireless and a shared kitchen. For the price and location it's amazing. The gift card system provides some flexibility with payment, and the owners were helpful with some rebookings I had to do. It's my second time here, and I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

These are the same owners of Coronado Studio and I am very disappointed in their treatment of my reservation for the Studio. I made the reservation three months in advance, in early Nov. In Dec, I couldn't find my confirmation email and wrote asking for them to resend. Nobody replied to multiple emails, so I called and was told my... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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70 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We have stayed at Sanborn House many times and LOVE it! You cannot beat the location, the fact that you have off street parking, the price (VERY reasonable), access to a shared kitchen (always with very congenial guests who you may or may not bump into), your private bathroom, a comfortable bed and charming hosts. What more could one ask... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We selected Sanborn House based on the good ratings and found that they are all well earned. Cozy, comfortable and very clean room with private bathroom and a shared kitchen for coffee, tea and breakfast. Although the other room was also occupied we never experienced any bother. Each room has its own front door. Hosts are very friendly, supportive and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

My husband and I stayed here the last weekend in January. The location is central to many places in L.A. and there are a ton of great restaurants located within walking distance (I highly recommend Cliff's Edge for dinner!). The general area is very eclectic and has a hipster vibe. The gated off-street parking is nice. We stayed in the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 20 February 2014

What a wonderful place! Gary is the consummate host, attentive and welcoming. The house is well situated in a very hip part of town with an abundance of shops and eateries within a very short walk. The suite itself was clean comfortable and nicely priced. Gated off street parking is a big plus. Would recommend this in a heart beat.

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Jamie G, Owner at Sanborn Guest House, responded to this review

I really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review! We're thrilled to know you enjoyed staying at our place while in town. Feel free to give us a call next time you're around and need a place to stay. Sincerely, Jaime & Gary, Hosts More 

Alameda, California
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81 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Just loved this place for our visit to the Hollywood area. It was clean, had gated off street parking, large bedroom and living room and it felt like staying at a friends home. Cafes, coffee houses and great restaurants just one block away. Easy access to lots of places of interest. And it was so quiet which we did not... More 

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Jamie G, Owner at Sanborn Guest House, responded to this review

It warms our hearts to hear that you felt so at ease while staying with us! We're extremely glad we could provide you with a nice and quiet base of operations while you were in town. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Los Angeles! Until next time, Jaime & Gary, Hosts More 

Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2013

We live in Los Feliz, a stone's throw from the Sanborn Guest House. Our house was being tented for termites and we wanted to stay close to home. Gary was a very accommodating host, and our room was just what we needed for two nights. We stayed in the Sanborn Guest Room. If you want a little more space, choose... More 

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Jamie G, Owner at Sanborn Guest House, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear about the termite situation, Rick! Hopefully they haven't decided to shack up with you again since your review. In any case, I'm glad we could provide you with a homelike respite from the 'mites while your house was tented. Even positive reviews help us get better for our customers, so we're thrilled to see that you... More 

Montreal, Canada
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59 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Third, or fourth, stay at this lovely little guest house in Silver Lake. I am almost reticent to leave a glowing review as I want the room to be available when I return to East Los Angeles. I love the Silver Lake/Echo Park area.....so many cool restaurants and good coffee shops. Good take-out. Laid-back vibe....nice people. For me, the room... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sanborn Guest House located in the heart of Los Angeles is your ideal retreat in the quiet and charming Sunset Junction. Just east of Hollywood and easily accessible to the many attractions of LA, Sanborn Guest House is the perfect B&B for a unique and homey getaway for couples, business travelers, or the whole family (and Fido too!) Completely solar powered, this Green B&B has two guest units available with true Hollywood charm and comfort. Each has their own entrance, private bath, wifi, TV, and queen sized bed. Additionally, the larger guest suite has a sitting and living room so you can lounge and relax after a day on the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk. Both guest units share access to the newly remodeled and fully equipped kitchen. At Sanborn Guest House, we want to make you feel at home next to the ocean breeze and sunny beaches of Southern California, and are fully committed to making your stay with us build memories that last a lifetime. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanborn Guest House

Address: 1005 Sanborn Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range: $142 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanborn Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Sanborn House offers two rooms--one with a sitting room and one without. One with sitting room feels more spacious. BOTH are a great value.”
 of 5 bubbles LaViajera007, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
“We liked the suite because of the extra space.”
  • Sitting area
  • Sitting area with TV
  • Bedroom looking towards sitting area
  • Bedroom
  • Bedroom - comfy bed
  • Bedroom - very clean
 of 5 bubbles suzannet156, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We recommend the room with the living room....it is so big for two people....”
  • Large living area
 of 5 bubbles KRISANDBILL, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
“The Guest Room has a queen bed and sink in the room. A shower and toilet are attached. If you desire more space, the Guest Suite has a larger bathroom, and a sitting area. Both share the same kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles 158RickJ158, 6 Jun 2013 | Read review
“There are only tow rooms in the Sanborn Street House. The one I choose is the basic room....but the other one is more like a little suite...sitting room etc. Both are good.”
 of 5 bubbles excentrus, 16 May 2013 | Read review
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