Remote Worker's Guide to Hollywood Hills
A freelancer's guide to coliving, coworking and networking in Hollywood Hills.
Hollywood Hills is a quiet and picturesque hillside neighborhood, just outside of Los Angeles' hustle and bustle. With its central location, close proximity to nature, and all the conveniences of a big city, it has become an exciting and popular place for digital nomads.
Neighborhood Guide to Hollywood Hills
Hollywood Hills is centrally located within Los Angeles. Nestled on the hillside, it sits among the Cahuenga Pass within the Santa Monica Mountains. Hollywood Hills neighbors Studio City, Universal City, and Burbank along the north, Griffith Park on the north and east, Los Feliz on the southeast, Hollywood on the south, and Hollywood Hills West to its west. You know it for its world-famous skyline, and the Hollywood Sign. It's one of the most well-known and prominent neighborhoods in Southern California.
- West Hollywood
Considered the pulse of Los Angeles, West Hollywood (or WeHo) is known for its celebrity-owned restaurants, boutique hotels, and nightclubs galore. Driven by creatives and the entertainment industry alike, It's as progressive as it is trendy. Come for the celebrity sightings, unmatched nightlife, and the iconic Sunset Strip experience. Stay for the creative community, idealism, and its rich history.
- East Hollywood
EaHo retains an urban vibe and old world charm with its abundance of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and art deco style buildings. The area attracts many young residents, as it's more affordable than other parts of LA. It's home to Barnsdall Art Park, one of the nicest parks in the city, as well as Los Angeles City College.
- Laurel Canyon
This is a mountainous neighborhood wedged between the Santa Monica Mountains. You may know it for it for having housed an impressive array of iconic musicians in the 60's and 70's. It's lush with trees and plant life, the vibe is tranquil, and it has maintained its ability to attract residents of the artistic and bohemian variety.
- Beachwood Canyon
Wedged into the eastern side of the Santa Monica Mountains, and sitting directly underneath the iconic Hollywood sign is Beachwood Canyon. The neighborhood is divided into two halves: Lower Beachwood, mostly comprised of apartment complexes, and Upper Beachwood (aka Hollywoodland), a very residential, family friendly neighborhood with sweeping views of the Los Angeles Basin.
- Franklin Village
Franklin Village is perhaps more comparable to a neighborhood in NYC than Los Angeles in the sense that everything you need is within walking distance. Its occupants are drawn to the many hiking trails, cozy cafes, exciting nightlife, and amenities nearby.
- Hollywood Dell
Sitting in the lower eastern part of the Santa Monica Mountains is the residential neighborhood of Hollywood Dell. It was established in the early 1920's, and is now home to artists, writers, celebrities, and families.
- Hollywood Heights - A perfect blend of rural and urban, Hollywood Heights is a vibrant neighborhood adorned in historic homes, with plenty of hotels, inns, and things to do. This area is home to many actors and people within the film industry. It's quite residential, and home to some noteable residents.
Getting Around Hollywood Hills
Driving and Parking in Hollywood Hills
Driving is the easiest way to get around Hollywood Hills.
Cycling in Hollywood Hills
Cycling is safe and easy to an extent, but should you go beyond the residential areas, note that there are few bike lanes.
Uber/Lyft in Hollywood Hills
Uber and Lyft are widely available here.
Public Transit in Hollywood Hills
Hollywood is fairy well connected with bus lines and the metro.
Digital Nomad Communities in Hollywood Hills
Los Angeles has creativity and diversity flowing through its veins, so it's no surprise that it has become a hotbed for startups. There's a significant community of freelancers here, many of whom work in the entertainment and creative sectors. Our Whatsapp group will help you connect with other Members that are staying at any of our five houses within the city, making it easier to make friends and connections while you're here.
Co-working Spaces in Hollywood Hills
All Outsite spaces have work-ready areas for working from home. This is included when you purchase a stay. Hollywood Hills has a patio for working outsite, as well as a number of workspaces around the house.
A bright open space with an outdoor patio, team suites, and private offices.
Regus - Miracle Mile
Centrally located on Wilshire Boulevard, this is a beautiful space with a variety of suite sizes available to work from.
Startups and Companies based inLos Angeles
Founded in West Hollywood, FanDragon is a platform that lets fans, venues, and owners sell and manage ticket sales in a secure manner.
Created to improve the health and wellness of users, Headspace offers hundreds of guided meditations aimed to help everything from sleep to relationships.
Through their app, Chownow takes delivery orders for small and local restaurants without taking a percentage to help them grow and compete sustainably.
Coffee shops with WiFi in Hollywood Hills
The Palm Coffee Bar
A trendy and modern cafe with outdoor seating and fast wifi. They serve specialty coffee and snacks with vegan and gluten free options available.
An East Hollywood neighborhood cafe with outdoor seating serving breakfast, lunch, coffee, and pastries. Outdoor seating and plenty of outlets are available.
Thoughtfully decorated with an industrial feel, Groundwork serves coffee and food and has plenty of space to set up and work.
Obet & Del's Coffee
An independent cafe, also in East Hollywood. They serve specialty coffee and tea, as well as some pastries. On the quieter side, and with strong WiFi, this cafe is conducive to plugging in and getting some work done. Note that apart from the pastries, they don't sell any food.
Gyms and yoga studios in Hollywood Hills
Runyon Canyon Yoga
Community driven yoga classes on a donation based system. Classes are held outdoors and there are mats are available to use
Corepower offers vinyasa, Hatha and power yoga classes in Los Angeles.
Groceries and shopping in Hollywood Hills
Every Sunday from 8am to 1pm, you'll find the Hollywood Farmers Market on Selma and Ivar. The market hosts around 160 farmers, producers, and food artisans.
Looking for a place to stay in Los Angeles? Check out Outsite Hollywood Hills, Outsite Malibu, or our Venice spaces.