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Belgium
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Reviewed 22 June 2011

great location and near to public transport and good restaurants. Privat parking and clean rooms and kitchen. Staff is friendly and helpfull. Thank you

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somewhere
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2011

A great place to stay, in Silverlake which is a fab area and one of the only areas of LA where you can walk as opposed to drive. Lots of cool local bars and shosps. Jaime and Gary who own the place are really friendly and welcoming. The use of a kitchen (shared with other room) is also good.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2011

I just stayed in tylers place two nights while visiting a friend on the way to Hawaii. The host Donald was very helpful and the apartment is BEAUTIFUL, modern decor, spotlessly clean and beautifully presented. I can't recommend it highly enough. Silver lake and Sunset junction are lovely neighbourhoods walking distance to bars, cafes, restaurants etc. I had a great... More 

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San Diego
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2011

Very comfortable, clean room with everything we needed. Great location. The hosts, Gary and Jaime, are very personable and helpful. It never before occurred to me to look for a B & B, or rather, a guest house (no breakfast is served here) in Los Angeles, but I did, and what a find! Very pleasant atmosphere and I look forward... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 18 January 2011

My partner and I spent eight days at Tyler's Place, a small apartment a short distance from Sanborn Guest House. We were both extremely pleased with both the lodging itself as well as the kindness and helpfulness of our host Donald. I could not believe I nearly spent three to four times as much for some snooty hotel in West... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 6 November 2010

This is a wonderful place to stay in LA as to accomodation (nice room with own, very clean, bathroom) and location (Silver Lake, just around the corner of Sunset Boulevard with lots of cafes, bars, little shops...)! Our host, Jaime, was very kind and helpful, there was no problem at all with our arrival time, even when we came later... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 31 October 2010

I stayed at Tyler's Place with a friend for two nights in October. Tyler's Place is a couple blocks from Sanborn Guest House proper but is part of it. Staying here is like staying at your really clean friend's one-bedroom apartment while she/he is away. The furnishings are lovely and tidy, not sterile or over fussy. We didn't have any... More 

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Radolfzell am Bodensee, Germany
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Reviewed 6 September 2010

I´m from Germany... What a great stay! The owners were sooo nice! I was in the room, enough space for me. Great bed, big and soft. The sink in the room is useful ;-) The Bathrom is small but nice and enough. Good to have the kitchen, large and with all extras I´ll be back, absolutely! Thx again to Gary... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2010

Sanborn house is located in a lovely district called Silver Lake. A long way of Hollywood and LA downtown, still with very good and frequent public transport. Silver Lake has so much to offer, like nice restaurants, nice flower shop, wonderful breakfast house (croissants) and a belgian/french restaurant with belgium beers. The Sanborn guest house is little unpersonal. We were... More 

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Maine, USA
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Reviewed 15 April 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed 3 nights at this guest house. Jaime was on hand to greet us, orient us to our well-appointed quarters & share a few recommendations about transportation & the neighborhood attractions. He cheerfully accommodated our earlier arrival after a phoned request. We stayed in the suite which has both living room and sleeping alcove, well-appointed bathroom with shower,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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
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  • 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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