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The Charlie

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Mendocino, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is for the dreamer in all of us. If you've ever imagined what it was like to live during Hollywood's golden age, The Charlie fulfills those fantasies. The owners has done a wonderful job meticulously bringibg these bungalows while seamlessly weaving in today's modern conveniences. Tge surrounding neighborhood is beautiful. You are just a couple of blocks from... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are currently staying in the Marilyn cottage at The Charlie and will be reluctantly checking out tomorrow. We used to live in this part of Los Angeles and were attracted by the idea of staying somewhere more like "home" than an ordinary hotel. At the same time, The Charlie sounded almost too good to be true. No worries -... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good folks at The Charlie upgraded my wife and me to a two story bungalow with a full kitchen and French windows that opened up to roses and the sound of water trickling down fountains. The place was so nice we made dinner and enjoyed it rather than slip out to a night of debauchery on Melrose Ave. The... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. Great location. Loaded with charm. Nothing like generic, boring hotel chains. In fact, this ranks in the top five of places I have stayed all over the world. However. For 600. night, I really felt they could spring for a box of Kleenex (found in Motel 6). Perhaps napkins and paper towels in the luxury kitchen... More 

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Valencia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was Awesome!! It's like a cool little apartment with full kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom along with washer and dryer in case you need to do laundry. So clean and neat and decorated so cool! Thurston and I loved this place.WE had a wonderful overnight stay. Can't wait to go again for longer

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got a room here last minute. Upon arriving they switched us to another room than we were scheduled for because ours wasn't ready. This was nice of them to do. I was told that the room was hot because the air conditioning was off but that it would catch up soon. After a few hours, The thermostat still read... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I had the need to for hotel in LA two nights a week for at least 6 months. Saw the Charlie. Dylan and the team could not have been more helpful. This place is awesome. Quiet, full of character and in easy walking distance of everything be it clubs, grocery stores or restaurants. An awesome find.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I want some Hollywood history in my Los Angeles experiences and the story behind the Charlie is quite amazing (and available on their website.) The Charlie delivers on all the requisites for me. Bungalows or apartments are nicely decorated and are fully kitted out with modern amenities such as flat screens and fast Wi-Fi while maintaining a vintage charm. My... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stayed 3 nights at The Charlie, very quaint with an interesting history. There is no room service but restaurants, bars and cafe are a short walk away. The rooms are all self contained with a full kitchen and super comfortable beds, they also have a washer and dryer. Would highly recommend a short stay, each bungalow has it's own... More 

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Masha T, Manager at The Charlie, responded to this review

Dear robynsuttonmail, Thank you for your review! We are so pleased to hear you've had a wonderful stay with us at The Charlie! We hope to be of service to you again in the very near future! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This place is like a home away from home. Situated in a lovely area of West Hollywood with secure parking onsite and a very private garden we just loved every minute of our stay here. We will definitely be back. The Villa we stayed in was the 'Valentino' and it was so spacious and bright and airy. Certainly big enough... More 

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Masha T, Manager at The Charlie, responded to this review

Dear MichaelS4030, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear you've enjoyed your stay with us in the Valentino suite!! All of our two-bedroom suites are indeed ideal for accommodating two couples, or even a family traveling with children, as they can sleep 5-6! We are glad to hear you found our accommodations to be on par... More 

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Staying in West Hollywood

Neighborhood Profile
West Hollywood
For years, West Hollywood has been known as a hub for the LGBT communities in Los Angeles. Today it still maintains the title, but has also become the “it” neighborhood for the entertainment industry’s up-and-comers. Producers, directors, writers and aspiring actors call this area home. Known for great boutique shopping, vintage clothing stores, home décor shops and fitness studios, West Hollywood is a grid of wide boulevards and narrow residential streets. The neighborhood also has a concentration of the most avant-garde restaurants in Los Angeles (rivaled only by the burgeoning restaurant scene Downtown). A trip to the iconic Sunset Strip, with its many clubs, music venues, hotels and flashing lights won’t be forgotten.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Charlie provides exclusive luxurious accommodations to a worldwide clientele, whilst preserving the natural and historical beauty of the property's grounds. The landmark upon which The Charlie resides today was first built & established in 1924 by the Ruth Gordon family. Word has it that numerous movie star legends have roamed these grounds in the past, living out their glorious days to the fullest! Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe, and Gloria Swanson are only a few of such legends to name, to whom at one point or another The Charlie grounds were believed to have been a home! In 2002, threatened by re-development, this historical landmark was acquired by Menachem Treivush and has since undergone a multi-million dollar renovation. By carefully preserving historically-scrutinizing details, incorporating the technology of today, and dedicating careful attention to detail, Mr. Treivush has rapidly built up The Charlie into the unique establishment that it is today! Since re-opening to the public in 2008, The Charlie has become known as The Hidden Gem of the legendary West Hollywood! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Charlie

Address: 819 N Sweetzer Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Location: United States > California > West Hollywood > West Hollywood
Price Range: $253 - $683 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Charlie 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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