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Life is Good BnB

15216 Hartsook St Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CA 91403 USA (Show map)
4.8
52 Reviews
$91 - $125
per night

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Just In !!!! We were awarded the 2014 Certificate of Excellence By TripAdvisor!!! Cozy and charming, Life Is Good B&B offers the perfect home base for business and vacation travelers alike. Our private guesthouse provides many of the amenities you would find at home and is located in LA's charming, safe and quiet residential neighborhood of Sherman Oaks. It is easily accessible to many attractions such as: Hollywood, Universal Studios, the Getty Museum, Disneyland, Magic Mountain, and of course, the sunny beaches of Southern California. And we are within walking distance to many local shops and restaurants

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.9

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Better than home

3.8 on November 18, 2014

My wife and son and I spent two delightful nights here in September. Ronit and Angus are a lovely and accommodating couple that truly make your visit feel like home, minus the cooking and cleaning! Breakfast was one of the most extensive and freshest you could desire. While we weren't there long, I could surely see spending hours of any day or night relaxing by the pool, playing with their adorable dog or strolling about the cozy neighborhood. Life Is Good is GREAT!


Home Away From Home

5 on November 11, 2014

We stayed here in May, 2013 and loved it so much we keep coming back! The price is amazing for the fantastic service you get! Ronit pulls out all the stops to make your stay comfortable. She is one of the most hospitable people I have ever met and they became our LA family once we stayed there. My fiancé even got her involved when he proposed to me! Definitely utilize Ronit and Pini's knowledge of the area. They know the best places to recommend for dinner and activities and offer a GPS preprogrammed with top places and restaurants. The B&B is well located next to both highways (101 and 405). The neighborhood is safe and there is plenty of street parking for free right in front of the house. There are 2 different rooms you can stay in: one is a guest house that is separate from the main house, and the other, "mini", is in the main house but still has its own private bedroom and bathroom. In the separate guest house, they have everything you could possibly want. Hair dryer, Keurig machine, fridge stocked with beverages, TV, reading lights, shampoo, body wash, comfortable bed, a washer and dryer, and a beautiful pool! The list goes on and on. The room is cleaned every day of your stay - they make the bed, take out the trash, etc. The mini is smaller than the separate guest house but is still a nice option. The room itself has a bed, desk, closet, chairs, TV, and bathroom. There are snacks in the room, but you share the fridge in the main kitchen instead of having your own mini fridge. The breakfasts are fantastic! She has a menu to choose from and every breakfast is huge and hearty. You can choose to have it in your room or out by the pool. The breakfast scrambles and French toast remain my favorite! She also serves fantastic muffins, scones, and jams. The pool area is tranquil and makes you feel removed from the busy city, even though it's so close to the busy highways. The entire B&B is so quiet and peaceful. We will definitely be back again!


Exceptional Bed and Breakfast

5 on November 07, 2014

We had the lovely pleasure of staying at Ronit's BnB in August. We had a great stay. The BnB is perfect for an amazing breakfast and relaxing mornings. It feels like you are visiting friends. It was a perfect stay. We especially enjoyed the special touches that Ronit and Pini added, such as maps and GPS in your room, fruits in a bowl, snacks and water all while staying in a very clean room. It was perfect. I'd go back in a heart beat.


Better Than Home

5 on October 26, 2014

Beautiful, peaceful, Zen-like atmosphere. Ronit and Pini are more like friends than concierge. We had some special requests and they were very accommodating. It was the most pleasant experience we will carry with us for a long time. Jessi and Jamie


Great stay!!!

5 on October 24, 2014

"Life is Good" is a beautiful, quiet, pleasant and wonderful place. Apartment is very cozy, pure and comfortable. There is a cozy garden and pool in the apartment. You can have a rest and relax there in the evening. But the most important in this apartment is the owners Ronit and Pini. They are very hospitable, kind, cheerful and very pleasant. Ronit makes the most tasty breakfasts in America, in Europe and Asia. Atmosphere of this place is very cozy like at home. We fell in love with this place and its owners! We will recommend this apartment, because it's unforgettable place and unforgettable people.


Awesome B&B experience

5 on October 05, 2014

I was treated like one of the family and that was a great feeling so far away from home. The family is friendly and the accommodations were perfect for my needs. The food was amazing. Ronit was very helpful about what to do while I was there, and I took many of her suggestions.


Great Couple, cozy apartment

4.4 on August 25, 2014

My husband and i stayed 4 lovely nights at Ronit and Pini's BB at the tail end of our California vacation. To say we had a lovely time was an understatement - from the moment we met Pini and Roni we knew we had made the right choice. Set in a quiet street within easy driving to all the locations, Life is Good BnB is full of warmth and character, not just your normal hotel room. We had long hours of interesting conversation about almost everything under the sun, and they both proved to be really wonderful hosts. Breakfast was an experience, with particular mention of the mediterranean salad. We will be sure to stay with Ronit and Pini again and again, they made us want to become residents of LA.


Amazing stay

4.8 on August 17, 2014

Ronit & Pini were fabulous hosts!! We enjoyed our quiet time in our room, in the pool, and with candlelight dinner outside. The room was comfortable and spacious. They made sure we had what ever we needed, from coffee, soda, water, snacks, fruit, GPS, and even a washer & dryer in our room (you'd never know it was there!). The food was out of this world (Ronit is an amazing chef) and we left full and satisfied. We look forward to going back for some rest and relaxation in the future!! Steven & Kathi


Unforgatbe stay, yet again!

5 on August 13, 2014

We stayed at your B&B for 5 wonderful and enjoyable days! We wanted to thank you for everything, the question is where to start? For the beautiful clean and comfortable room, for the tasty breakfasts, the perfect location that made it so easy to get around Los Angeles? But above it all, you gave us the feeling of a welcoming and warm home, and for us was the best! All of it made our vacation in CA an unforgettable one. We cant wait to come back again!


Home away from home

5 on July 15, 2014

This is by far the best place we have ever stayed in. The room and backyard are fantastic but pales in comparison to the hospitality of Ronit and Pini. We will be back!!


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Rooms & Rates

Life Is Good Mini

In the main house, small and cozy room,super comfy Queen size bed.Suitable for short stays.W cable TV, free WiFi, walk in closet,A/C,desk,chairs,coffee table,fresh fruit and snacks,bottled water, private bath ($91-$108 per night,includes city taxes already)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $91 - $108

Nightly Rate: $91 - $108

Life is Good

Your 400 square foot suite is separate from the main house and offers you your own private entrance, a private bathroom w/shower. It includes a basket of complimentary fine toiletries, lush towels and fresh linens. A super comfortable and luxurious King-size bed, 2 inviting chairs, a table, a coffee/tea/hot chocolate maker, a microwave, a refrigerator, (stocked with complimentary bottled water, soda and juice) a beautiful writing desk, Cable TV, central air, Wi-Fi, and plenty of street parking are all included in your room rate! ($114-131 per night,includes the city taxes already)

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $114 - $125

Nightly Rate: $114 - $125

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Location

Location Type

Small charming neighborhood, Suburban

Airport

Burbank, CA (BUR) 10 miles

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Walking distance to shopping, restaurants, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Clothes dryer, Copier, Fax Machine, Outdoor grilling, Piano, Pool, Telephone, Washer/dryer , Microwave, toaster, mini fridge,Swimming pool

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Hiking trails, Movie theaters, parks, museums, Shopping, Swimming pool

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Policies

  • Check In:: 1:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Please inquire,there are safety concerns because of the pool
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No We have a friendly dog, who loves people, but not other pets
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum stay is required .
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit: A Credit Card is required to secure a booking for up to 7 nights. For reservations of more than 1 week, we require a deposit of 50% of the total lodging cost, one month before arrival.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations and/or changes made seven days prior to confirmed arrival are guaranteed a refund less a $20 cancellation fee.If the cancellation and/or change is made with less than seven days' notice, deposit will be refunded only if the room is re-rented for all the dates reserved or a prorated refund if not. For reservations that are more than 1 week, we need at least 3 weeks notice prior to confirmed arrival for guest/s to receive a refund of their 50% deposit less a $20 cancellation fee.If notice is less than 3 weeks, 50% deposit will be refunded only if the room is re-rented for all the dates reserved or a prorated refund if not, less a $20 cancellation fee.;Cancellation of reservations made less than 7 days prior to arrival is not entitled to any refund of the deposit. Cancellations must be received in writing via email or post. We're obligated by the City of Los Angeles to collect lodging tax of 14%, which is INCLUDED in your nightly rate already.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Ronit and Pini

Languages spoken

Hebrew, English, German

Resident Pets

Dogs

About the innkeepers

We love to travel all over the world,stay mostly in BanbB, and meet new people. We adore cooking, music, art, sports, motorcycles and gardening. But mostly, our favorite activity is to spend time with our 3 daughters, sons in law and granddaughter.

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Meals

Breakfast

cooked to order

  • Time Served: 7:30 AM-9:30 AM
  • Serving Location: In the Garden by the pool, Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian


Deals

Hot Deal

November Special! 2 nights midweek+3 course dinner

Regular Rate: $288 now $230 (20% Savings:)

Right by your suite, in our enchanting garden by the pool,you can enjoy a 3 course candlelit dinner and wine. (During winter time, dine in our dining room) All cooked to order by your innkeepers.Deal is good for midweek only.

expires Wednesday


Details

15216 Hartsook St , Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CA 91403 USA (Show map)

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