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Best Bed & Breakfasts In Los Angeles

November 30, 2013 4:00 AM

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(credit: Buky House Bed & Breakfast)

(credit: Buky House Bed & Breakfast)

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(credit: istockphoto)


Some visitors enjoy a full-service hotel with all of the trimmings while others aren’t quite so enamored by these business-first hideaways, preferring instead to dwell in a City of Angels getaway that’s a lot more intimate. This is often the case for travelers looking to steal away for some romance, and we’ve offered couples a way to light those fires in a keen selection of bed and breakfasts operating in Los Angeles in this article, Best Bed and Breakfasts For Your Romantic Getaway. But, for others — whether that be a couple of siblings who require quality downtime to reminisce or good friends getting together to see Los Angeles and to see each other — the following is a list of the five of the best bed and breakfasts in Los Angeles.

(credit: Hollywood Bed & Breakfast)

(credit: Hollywood Bed & Breakfast)


Hollywood Bed & Breakfast
1701 N. Orange Grove Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 874-8017
www.hollywoodbandb.com

As colorful and quirky as the city in which this place dwells, Hollywood Bed & Breakfast awaits in the heart of Tinseltown with fantastical rooms, nutritious breakfasts and willing hosts who will make sure your trip is as memorable as the getaway for which you’ve chosen as your accommodation. Inn keepers Nina and William strive to stay in tune with their guests, especially those who are on hand to conduct business for the purpose of film, television and music projects while visiting the entertainment capital of the world.

(credit: Su Casa)

(credit: Su Casa)


Su Casa Oceanfront Suites
431 Ocean Front Walk
Los Angeles, CA 90291
(310) 452-9700
www.sucasavenice.com

Su Casa is your ideal casa when you’re looking for a breezy, oceanside escape in which to chill out and enjoy every sunny day Venice Beach has to offer. For the feeling of being in a home away from home just a short walk from the water, ask for the oceanfront corner suite and expect beachy decor, stunning views and the sound of the waves lapping almost up to your doorstep. Breakfast is a must, if only to sample the yummy scones made on the premises. A bonus for those who book here is easy access to bikes, surfboards, boogie boards and picnic baskets available upon request at the efficiently run front dest of this cheery seaside retreat.

(credit: Buky House Bed & Breakfast)

(credit: Buky House Bed & Breakfast)


Buky House Bed & Breakfast
224 S. Orange Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 935-5807
www.bukyhouse.com

Gail Buky runs her 1927 Spanish-style domain in gracious Hancock Park with all of the savoir faire of a seasoned innkeeper and all the aplomb of a gracious host. Gail is always ready with a hearty breakfast and fresh flowers for her guests, many of whom return again and again during their forays to our fair city. For complete privacy and the feeling of actually living in Los Angeles, request the garden suite with its own kitchenette, spa bath and sumptuous decor including an abundance of mood lighting.

Related: Bizarre, Unusual Hotel Stays In SoCal

(credit: The Inn at 657 )

(credit: The Inn at 657 )


The Inn at 657 
657 W. 23rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 741-2200
www.patsysinn657.com

If downtown L.A., with its mighty skyscrapers and hordes of people, is your destination, choose The Inn at 657. Conveniently located with access to USC, the Convention Center and the Nokia Theatre, this half of a two-building enclave is all suites with description names like the Oriental and the Hummingbird. The latter is a second-story retreat offering verdant views and brightly hued blooms so swell you’ll have to trust you’re actually staying in the middle of the madness that is Los Angeles. As for breakfast, this meal is served family style with all the fine china and linen napkins expected on special occasions which yours will turn out to be if you choose this charming and oh-so-accommodating B&B

(credit: The Queen Mary)

(credit: The Queen Mary)


The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 435-3511
www.queenmary.com

The Queen Mary may not be your typical bed & breakfast, but this legendary ship, moored in Long Beach, operates like one. Accommodations are compact and completely authentic Art Deco wonderlands offering the feeling of bygone days when all you had to worry about was getting up in time to eat. One note of the paranormal variety: The Queen Mary has seen her share of ghosts, in particular in Cabin B340, which, by design, is not available for booking.

Related: Haunted Landmarks In Los Angeles

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Los Angeles freelance travel writer Jane Lasky, contributes to publications such as Travel + Leisure, Vogue and Esquire. Her weekly sojourning column ran in 40 newspapers for 20 years. Jane is anything but an accidental tourist. Check out her articles on Examiner.com.
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