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1005. 5 Sanborn Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
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Sanborn Guest House
Ranked #11 of 80 Los Angeles B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 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

Sacramento, California
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
24 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 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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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We liked the Sanborn Guest House a lot. Gary was very friendly and the room was spacious and nicely decorated. The shower & bathroom was clean and towels were provided and we had access to a shared kitchen where there’s filter coffee, a big fridge and a proper cooker. It’s like staying in a holiday chalet rather than a B&B... More

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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We had no idea what to expect never having stayed in LA, were we in the right area, would we be safe? We didn't want to be in a hotel and wanted to be a part of a community where their were interesting shops and restaurants within walking distance. SANBORN HOUSE was the perfect choice! Being built in 1921 the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

I stayed at Tyler's Place accomodation for four nights in July 2012 and I absolutely could not fault it. As a solo female traveller being in the States for the first time, I was apprehensive about staying in such a big city all on my own, but I have to say, everything about this accommodation put my mind at ease.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

I stayed at Tyler's Place at Sanborn Guest House for 2 nights in May. Douglas (the proprietor/manager) was super helpful and friendly, especially as I had slightly messed up my dates and times. It was a very convenient location, LA is hard without a car but there were a ton of great places to eat, have coffee, catch up with... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

We stayed in the guest suite for 3 nights in April 2012. During our stay we relied entirely on public transport. I can't fault anything about the accommodation. The location was excellent with buses and light rail providing easy access to down town, Hollywood and even Santa Monica. There were some wonderful eateries in the vicinity and the local area... More

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

I stayed 4 nights and highly recommend this guesthouse in Silver Lake. Spacious and comfortable room, quiet, safe (single female), own entrance, well equipped kitchen shared with other suite, secure off-street parking. Hosts very helpful on arrival, though did not see them again during my stay. Woould definitely return!

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Address: 1005. 5 Sanborn Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sanborn Guest House Hotel Los Angeles

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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 
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