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Los Angeles, California
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...

2Thank Rick J
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...

Montreal, Canada
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...

1Thank excentrus
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 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...

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 20 November 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...

Thank Kani R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 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....

2Thank deetee23
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 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...

2Thank ABR79
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 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...

5Thank Chaucer
Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 January 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!

2Thank Ellen-Marie
Palm City, Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2011

Sanborn Guest House is conveniently located in the Silver Lake district of Los Angeles, near to restaurants and shops. It is clean and cozy, and lovingly cared for by its owners, Gary and Jaime. The price is very reasonable and worth every penny. A special bonus is off street parking (a valuable commodity in this area!). There is a tranquil...

1Thank Nush13
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 4 September 2011

This B & K (bed and kitchen) has so many good things going for it, I don't know where to start. First off, Gary and Jaime are friendly and obliging hosts. Their Sanborn Guest House is in the Silver Lake area of LA (that's east of Hollywood) and it's well situated for easy access to downtown, Griffith Park, Hollywood, etc.,...

Thank Zarzadzanie

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 1/2 Sanborn Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range: $145 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanborn Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Suite offered plenty of room for a couple.”
tamarap716, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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.”
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
suzannet156, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We recommend the room with the living room....it is so big for two people....”
  • Large living area
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.”
158RickJ158, 6 Jun 2013 | Read review
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