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The 10 most luxurious Airbnb rentals in Los Angeles for a VIP retreat

Planning a trip to La La Land? Take your trip to the next level with a stay in one of these luxury Airbnb rentals.

Alys Lloyd
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Alys Lloyd

Given its allure as an A-list destination, it’s no wonder that Los Angeles is home to some of the most extravagant properties in the US. In fact, nearly half of America’s top 25 most expensive zip codes are right here in this sprawling city.

With such a glitzy reputation, booking a room or a plush hotel bed might feel like you're sacrificing a limb. Even alternative short-term options, like Airbnb, can make your bank account shed a tear. But hey, if you're up for a splurge, treating yourself to a luxury trip in Angel Town is a surefire way to make memories that'll last a lifetime. 

Now, just for kicks, we went on a hunt and pulled together a list of the most luxurious Airbnb rentals in LA. Think beachfront mansions that practically touch the ocean or penthouse pads that scream 'fancy.' These spots are your golden ticket to soak in all that LA luxury. Or, if you’re like us and don’t have a couple of grand to drop on a week-long stay, they’re pretty sweet to ogle at. Hey, we can dream, right?


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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every Airbnb featured, we've based our list on top reviews, hosts, and amenities to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.

The best luxury Airbnb in Los Angeles

A three-bedroom retreat in the Hollywood Hills
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1. A three-bedroom retreat in the Hollywood Hills

This mid-century gem screams SoCal chic with three bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom and shower. Crash into the coziest bedding for a snooze, while the downstairs lounge flaunts killer floor-to-ceiling windows peeking out at a tropical paradise. But, the pièce de résistance? It’s got to be the outdoor space. Whether you’re sipping sunrise coffee on the master deck or basking in the afternoon sun by the private oasis-pool, this property is the ultimate vacation spot where worries vanish, and relaxation takes center stage.

Beds? Three bedrooms. Sleeps up to six guests.
The space: Enjoy luxury living with a Tonal Home Gym, High-Speed Fiber-Optic Internet, Tesla Charging Station, Outdoor Gas BBQ, and Stunning Views of DTLA.
Location perks: Perched in the Hollywood Hills, this house offers the best of both worlds - a serene hillside retreat that’s a 15-minute stroll away from Sunset Boulevard.
Budget range: Even when divided among six, this one still costs a pretty penny.

A contemporary home with cityscape views
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2. A contemporary home with cityscape views

Tucked away in the upper Hollywood Hills, this luxury gem offers panoramic city views that'll take your breath away. Kickstart your morning with a homemade breakfast on one of the home's two sprawling entertaining decks, before sliding into relaxation mode with a dip in the 30' infinity pool and hot tub that offer front-row seats to the stunning panorama of Los Angeles. And hey, if hiking's your vibe, this area's a goldmine, perfect for those hot girl walks. After a day of unwinding, sink into one of the four cozy double bedrooms for a dreamy night's rest.

Beds? Four bedrooms. Sleeps up to eight guests.
The space: Views, views, and more views.
Location perks: Live among the stars, with endless bars, restaurants, cozy coffee shops, and lush parks to call your own.
Budget range: Sure, it’s pricey (no surprises there), but as they say, you get what you pay for.

A Bel Air mansion with lake and mountain views
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3. A Bel Air mansion with lake and mountain views

Love the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air? Why not step into the world of Will Smith by booking a stay at this stunning Bel Air mansion? Boasting breathtaking views of the lake and mountains, this retreat offers the best of both worlds—a serene escape in nature that’s just a stone’s throw from LA's hotspots, including the iconic Bel Air Hotel. While there are tons of amazing restaurants around, we wouldn’t judge you if you end up staying in and whipping up a meal in this beautiful place. After all, the kitchen’s Viking appliances and gorgeous Macaubus stone countertops practically beg to be used.

Beds? Five bedrooms. Sleeps up to ten guests.
The space: Did we mention the backyard? It’s 10,000+ square feet of pure luxury, complete with a luxurious pool, hot tub, and jaw-dropping views.
Location perks: Enjoy VIP access to the city’s top-notch cultural and recreational spots, including the Bel-Air Country Club, UCLA campus, and Getty Center.
Budget range: Again, it’s pricey but you can bag a long-stay discount if you are staying for a week plus.

A private six-bedroom mansion in Beverley Hills
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4. A private six-bedroom mansion in Beverley Hills

Enjoy a taste of Hollywood luxury, even if it’s just for a short stay, at this exquisite Beverly Hills property. With six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an onsite gym, an outdoor pool, and tennis courts, it really is your ticket to the VIP lifestyle. And you won’t need to worry about privacy either. The house is nestled behind walls, gates, and serene trees over an acre of picturesque park-like grounds, ensuring a true hidden oasis away from the world.

Beds? Six bedrooms. Sleeps up to fourteen guests.
The space: This place is so luxurious that you might need a gentle nudge from the host to get you to leave.
Location perks: You're within walking distance of Sunset Boulevard. You know, that legendary street with miles of glitz, glamour, shopping galore, top-notch dining, and nightlife that never quits.
Budget range: The price tag might make your eyes water but when you split it between fourteen it's slightly more reasonable.

An enormous mansion in coveted Bird Streets
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5. An enormous mansion in coveted Bird Streets

Live out your celebrity fantasies at this lush hillside mansion- trust us, this place looks straight out of a Hollywood blockbuster. With four bedrooms, with ridiculously comfy double beds and ensuite bathrooms, you’ll wake up refreshed and raring to go every day. Whether you're lazing by the pool, unwinding in the hot tub with spectacular views, or relaxing indoors in the expansive lounge (complete with a futuristic grand piano), you’ll enjoy the epitome of luxury living.

Beds? Five bedrooms. Sleeps up to ten guests.
The space: Sure, the interior of this place is spectacular, but the real jaw-dropper? The infinity pool that overlooks the breathtaking skyline of DTLA.
Location perks: Shopaholic? You're in luck. Rodeo Drive's shops are just 3-mile downhill from here.
Budget range: You’re paying for the views.

A luxury mansion retreat in the LA hills
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6. A luxury mansion retreat in the LA hills

Every inch of this property exudes elegance and sophistication, from the multiple living areas (yep, multiple) to the killer garden with a sparkling pool. When night falls, grab your pals and gather around the outdoor firepit for cozy catch-ups before retiring to one of the six opulent bedrooms, where floor-to-ceiling windows offer panoramic views of the cityscape below. Each room also includes a lavish ensuite bathroom, complete with premium fixtures and spa-like amenities. It doesn’t get much better than this.

Beds? Six bedrooms. Sleeps up to ten guests.
The space: Simply spectacular.
Location perks: You’re within a 25-minute drive of Universal Studios Hollywood, Santa Monica Pier, and the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, unless the notorious LA traffic decides to play up.
Budget range: A fairly expensive stay in a popular location.

A Venetian mansion in the Hollywood Hills
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7. A Venetian mansion in the Hollywood Hills

Okay, buckle up because this one might just steal the show. Picture this: a Venetian mansion nestled in the Hollywood Hills. It’s got all the bells and whistles - a sauna, movie theater, bar, steam room, and five super chic double bedrooms, each with its own swanky ensuite. But the luxury amenities don’t end there. Outside, you’ll find a sparkling pool, balconies for days, and a relaxing hot tub, all with killer canyon views. Just saying, if you’re short on ten friends, we’re totally up for an invite.

Beds? Five bedrooms. Sleeps up to ten guests.
The space: Timeless and breathtaking.
Location perks: You're a short drive away from iconic landmarks like the Hollywood Sign and Griffith Observatory.
Budget range: Let’s put it this way, it’s not cheap. But, you can get a 5% discount if you stay for a week, so that softens the blow slightly.

A modern mansion nestled in Beverly Hills
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8. A modern mansion nestled in Beverly Hills

After working up a sweat on LA’s famous canyon trails, there’s no better place to return to than this modern mansion. It's equipped with everything you need for a ridiculously luxurious stay, including five plush bedrooms, three spacious living areas, a fully equipped kitchen, and floor-to-ceiling windows that open onto a beautifully manicured terrace. Outside, a generous outdoor pool awaits, along with multiple seating areas to bask in the California sun. You can even amp up your stay with extra services like airport transfers, exciting activities, pre-stocking, and even mid-trip cleaning.

Beds? Five bedrooms. Sleeps up to ten guests.
The space: A modern vacation paradise.
Location perks: You're just a stone's throw away from Hollywood, meaning you can enjoy easy access to entertainment hotspots, chances for celebrity sightings, and iconic landmarks, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Budget range: Be ready to dig deep into those pockets for this one.

An ultra-luxurious Beverley Hills Airbnb with panoramic views
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9. An ultra-luxurious Beverley Hills Airbnb with panoramic views

Looking for an extravagant stay in Beverly Hills? This LA mansion is the ultimate pick. You’ll enjoy eight double bedrooms, eight and a half bathrooms, multiple lounges, and tones of top-notch amenities, including a wine cooler, wet bar, foosball table, and elegant fireplaces. Outside you’ll find a spacious pool, several outdoor seating areas, a large garage with three car spaces, and even a basketball court (for those who want to practice their three-pointers). You can even book some extra activities or excursions for an additional cost. Just give the host a heads-up beforehand for some exclusive recommendations and arrangements.

Beds? Eight bedrooms. Sleeps sixteen-plus guests.
The space: A glassy lair with killer views.
Location perks: After a chill day by the pool, head down to Santa Monica for a beachfront dinner and capture a moonlit selfie on the pier.
Budget range: This one’s a splurge (and that’s putting it lightly).

A classical French-style estate close to North Beverly Hills Drive
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10. A classical French-style estate close to North Beverly Hills Drive

From the moment you arrive, this Beverly Hills Chateau takes your breath away. A grand dual staircase welcomes you as you open the front door, leading to an open-concept hallway complete with a stunning chandelier - a sneak peek of the luxury inside. With six bedrooms in the main house and two more in the guest house, each with ensuite bathrooms and stand-alone showers, the accommodations are pure luxury. But, while each room is undoubtedly stunning, the real showstopping is the master suite. Featuring a sauna, steam shower, walk-in closet, and a cozy lounge area with a fireplace, we have a feeling you’ll be battling over who gets to enjoy this ridiculously fancy space.

Beds? Eight bedrooms. Sleeps sixteen-plus guests.
The space: With ample indoor and outdoor space, this property is a perfect option for hosting large gatherings, extended family getaways, or perhaps even creating a magical setting for a dreamy wedding ceremony.
Location perks: Whether you’re shopping on Rodeo Drive, chilling on the beach at Santa Monica Pier, or having a family adventure at Universal Studios, there's no shortage of exciting activities to fill your days around this property.
Budget range: The nightly rate at this place might give you a panic attack.

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