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The Secret Garden Bed and Breakfast

8039 Selma Ave., P.O. Box 46164, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90046
The Secret Garden Bed and Breakfast
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Olancha
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cousin and I wanted to stay another night in the Hollywood area, since we had more to see and Thomas at the Secret Garden Bed and Breakfast gave us that opportunity with a wonderful stay. This is a gem. From the antiques that reflect old Hollywood glamour and a mixture of Hearst Castle type eclectic art to the lovely... More 

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Luxembourg
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Since my first stay at the Secret Garden Bed and Breakfast back in 2002, recently renamed Secret Garden Hollywood, I have written several reviews of the BnB, and even if over the years the BnB has changed host the friendly and welcoming atmosphere remains, with a location that could not be more convenient, with nice breakfast and gated parking. The... More 

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Dijon, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Not too sure where to start.. Everything was fabulous! From the location, to the house itself, the beautiful garden, the comfy and clean room, the nice breakfast, the private parking, all the good advices for LA and California generally (went north to Carmel, instead of San Diego, and absolutely LOVED it, thanks for changing our mind!), and of course, the... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed for six days, and it was the best lodging experience we have had in many years. The innkeeper, Sylvester, is elegant, attentive, and laid back - all at the same time. The inn is fantastic, the garden is shabby-chic, and it is located in absolutely the best place for easy access to all LA neighborhoods. The breakfasts are... More 

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Winterthur, Schweiz
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I really liked it @ at the B&B. Went there to go out at Hollywood Boulevard. Breakfast was wonderfull, rooms nice and quiet. Could sleep long after having a big night out.... I recommend it everyone :-)

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Just a perfect stay. Rooms are big and super well ornated in 1920's style. It's in a very peacefull atmosphere, but just 2 blocks away you can discover movie theaters, restaurents and exquisite Deli's! Breakfast is really generous and amazing, and Silvester will welcome you in a delicious way! No doubt about it : GO!

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Prague
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40 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Located just at the western end of the Hollywood Blvd., the bed and breakfast is in a house with lots old but neat furnishings, tons of old and new books, statues, and endearing paraphnelia that all adds to the atmosphere. The hearty and delicious breafast is served by the very friendly and accommodating Mr. Sylvester who strived to cater to... More 

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Northfield, Vermont
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We spent a week at the Secret Garden and couldn't be happier. Sylvester was hospitable and his breakfasts are to die for, with lots of fresh fruit and vegetables and more than enough to eat (we went without lunch on the strength of these breakfasts). The house itself is charming, loaded with antiques, a little funky but very inviting. We... More 

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We arrived at the Secret Garden, parked at the front and walked to the car entrance, this made it much easier to find with all the fast moving traffic in the Hollywood Boulevard area. It is best to telephone on arrival and then Sylvester will be there to welcome you and what a wonderful welcome! On arrival we were shown... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Our family really liked this place with antique furniture and lots of interesting art. Very friendly staff, big breakfast. Only drawback is that it can be a bit tricky to find your way the first time, and the GPS tried to fool us. The adress is Selma Av, but the entrance to the parking area is a very sharp right... More 

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