Discover a selection of 6,000 vacation rentals in Central Los Angeles, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $50 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Central Los Angeles. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Central Los Angeles getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Central Los Angeles with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. There are plenty of places to find the perfect souvenir including The Grove, Melrose Avenue and Sunset Strip. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Central Los Angeles

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Central Los Angeles has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Paramount Studios (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • CBS Television City (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Los Angeles Zoo (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Central Los Angeles

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Central Los Angeles. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Santa Monica Beach (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • MacArthur Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Echo Park Lake (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Griffith Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Central Los Angeles

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Los Angeles Union Station. You can get around Central Los Angeles by catching a ride on the metro at Vermont - Beverly Station, Vermont - Santa Monica Station or Vermont - Sunset Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in Central Los Angeles?

Whether you're organizing your next exciting adventure with pals or a romantic rendezvous with your special someone, one of these top vacation rentals in Central Los Angeles is sure to catch your eye:

  • "Location Location Locationsteps From Paramount And More": If you're after someplace in Greater Wilshire - Hancock Park with 3 bedrooms and the comforts of home, consider this escape. Amenities include a washing machine and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Live Like A Star In A Filmmaker's Home In The Hollywood Hills": Stay at this property in Hollywood Hills and you'll have access to air conditioning, a living room and more. It has 2 bedrooms to accommodate your family and friends.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Central Los Angeles vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Central Los Angeles?

For an out-of-the-box vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Central Los Angeles. Do be warned though — after you've stayed in a tiny house, the urge to downsize and move into one of these miniature digs will be hard to resist!

  • Take a few days off to recharge at "Modern One Bedroom Tiny House With Free Parking". Located in Grandview, shopping and a smart TV are just a couple of the amenities you can expect here.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend away at "Tiny House With 2 Bathrooms, Good Up To 4 Guests". Located in Porter Ranch, this teensy abode comes with air conditioning and a dryer.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Central Los Angeles?

While one or two-week vacations to new places are incredible, there's something wonderful about slipping off for a whirlwind weekend getaway. These rental properties in Central Los Angeles are ideal for just that:

  • "Luxury 1bedroom Apt With Shared Backyard @ Wb Studios" - This property in Los Angeles features amenities designed to make your visit comfortable, such as free WiFi and off-street parking options. Its handy location also makes it a great base to get out and do some sightseeing.
  • "Beverly Grove Garden Suite" - This is another option with all the extras that make up a relaxing getaway. Make use of air conditioning and an iron and ironing board at this Melrose rental.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Central Los Angeles?

If you want someplace with more personality than a ho-hum hotel room, you'll love our studio apartments in Central Los Angeles. Cook in your kitchen, flop onto the lounge and feel totally at home. Take a peek at some of our coziest cribs:

  • "Luxury 1bedroom Apt With Shared Backyard @ Wb Studios" in Los Angeles crams a bunch of handy features into its single room space, including a hair dryer and internet services.
  • Start your day with a cup of hot coffee and a plate of freshly cooked pancakes at "Beverly Grove Garden Suite". This Melrose studio has everything you need to make your stay comfy, including a smart TV and towels.

Can I find short term rentals in Central Los Angeles?

With Vrbo's terrific range of short-term rentals in Central Los Angeles, you're bound to find a place that's a perfect match. Whether you're chasing somewhere to escape on your own or to catch up with your friends, these options are tough to beat:

  • Stay close to central Los Angeles and spend your days exploring the sights from "Luxury 1bedroom Apt With Shared Backyard @ Wb Studios". Along with its good location, this escape has everything you need to make your getaway comfortable and relaxed.
  • Another great option is "Beverly Grove Garden Suite" in Melrose. Whether you're breaking up a road trip or enjoying a few nights away, this comfortable vacation rental will make you feel at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Central Los Angeles?

If you're looking to woo your special someone, take them someplace special! Organize a romantic weekend getaway in Central Los Angeles at one of these retreats and let love bloom:

  • "Location Location Locationsteps From Paramount And More" in Greater Wilshire - Hancock Park is just made for couples. It's full of nice touches, including a fireplace and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, organize a loved-up weekend escape at "Live Like A Star In A Filmmaker's Home In The Hollywood Hills". Located in Hollywood Hills, it offers winery tours, a fireplace and more.

Are there mansions for rent in Central Los Angeles?

With privacy, space and plenty of style, mansions offer a taste of something unique. If you think your whole gang deserves a taste of the high life, treat them to a stay at one of these mansions for rent in Central Los Angeles:

  • If your property must-have list includes high-end amenities as well as loads of room to move, you'll be impressed with "Luxury Very Lucky Mansion In The Best Part Of Los Angeles" in Beverly Grove. Your guests will have use of a firepit, a swimming pool and more.
  • "Spectacular 5 Bd Mansion With Pool" is another outstanding option that's difficult to resist. It's located in Los Angeles and features plenty of things to keep your guests happy, such as a swimming pool and a fireplace.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Central Los Angeles?

If you're planning to take that special trip away, don't go alone; take the whole gang. You'll have loads more fun sharing your experiences with your friends and family. These vacation rentals in Central Los Angeles are perfect for larger groups:

  • "The Masterpiece Melrose Villa": This popular rental is an excellent choice for larger groups that are visiting Hollywood. It has 4 bedrooms and conveniences that include a garden and a kitchen.
  • "Luxury Modern Hollywood Hills Villa": Located in Los Feliz, this knockout has 5 bedrooms and is another top pick for a get-together with the family. There's a whole lot to keep guests both comfortable and entertained, such as a sauna and a swimming pool.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Central Los Angeles?

If you're organizing a big family vacation or a special event like a graduation in Central Los Angeles, you won't have to worry about leaving anyone out. We've got an excellent range of large vacation rentals that will fit all your favorite people. Here are a couple of examples:

  • "Huge Hollywood House With Multimedia Room": With 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 44 people, you'll have ample space at this property in East Hollywood. Handy amenities here include off-street parking options and pet-friendly facilities.
  • "Luxury Studio Skypad": Accommodating up to 30 guests and with a host of great amenities such as a swimming pool and a kitchen, this is another good choice. It has 1 bedroom and is located in Rampart Village.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Central Los Angeles?

In Central Los Angeles, there are loads of house rentals where every day can be a pool day. Having a splashing great time will be your highest priority at one of these superb escapes:

  • Kids, parents, uncles, aunts — everyone will want to hang out at the pool at "Private Guest House - Netflix Paramount Warner Bros. Monthly Rates Available". Whisk your favorite people away on a vacation at this Hollywood rental home which also features a smart TV and a living room.
  • Read a book by the water while the kids splash about at "Amazing House In Los Feliz". This option in Los Feliz comes with a range of features to keep your gang happy and comfortable, such as a balcony and a dining table.