GLENDALE GUIDEBOOK
Bedford Corporate Housing Guide to LA

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Why Choose Glendale for Your Short Term Stay in Los Angeles?

Looking for that safe, small town feel within the spread out metropolis of Los Angeles?  Look no further than charming Glendale, California! Just 5 miles north of downtown, set against the Verdugo Mountains, the bedroom community of Glendale has it all for both the business and leisure traveler coming to LA. Voted one of the best small cities to live in the United States in 2016, Glendale’s charm and accessibility make it an idyllic place to stay when you’re in town looking for a furnished apartment.

The Perfect Location: Glendale Puts LA at Your Fingertips

Coming to Los Angeles for pilot season? Auditions? Maybe producing at one of the studios? Glendale boasts proximity to Disney, Universal, Warner Brothers and CBS. Or maybe you’re looking to round out your tour of every ballpark in the United States?  Dodger stadium is just 5 miles away so you can take in a game! And if you need to be in downtown Los Angeles for a trial or other legal work, but don’t want to actually live there, Glendale is the perfect option for a furnished apartment in Los Angeles, with access to downtown, but close enough to get home to a true relaxing neighborhood.

5-Star Furnished Apartments Accommodations in Los Angeles: The Americana at Brand

Bedford Corporate Housing offers 5-star accommodations at The Americana at Brand… the only exclusive outdoor shopping mall with high-end retailers like Tiffany’s, Apple Store and much, much more.

Listed below are restaurants, supermarkets and social scene hotspots that have been recommended by locals we know who live in the area.

Target – Walking distance to its inside supermarket and pharmacy at the next-door Glendale Galleria on Central.

Raffi’s Place– Walking distance to one of the best Middle Eastern Restaurants in LA. Upscale, white-tablecloth spot for Mediterranean eats, known for their kebabs & landscaped patio. A favorite of Beyoncé and Barack is that good!

Din Tai Fung – Walking distance to one of the finniest Taiwanese Dim Sum cuisine. Din Tai Fung was hailed by The New York Times as “one of the top ten restaurants in the world,” and has earned its spot-on Jonathan Gold’s famed 101.

Vegas Seafood Buffet – Walking distance from apartment. With an unlimited selection of Alaskan Snow Crab Legs (Highest Grade; *Dinner Item), Baked Oyster, Jumbo Shrimp, Scallop, Salmon Steak, Fish, Crawfish, Squid including Churrasco Brazilian barbecue, Teppanyaki, Sushi and much more.

Plate and Petal is an upscale, casual restaurant servingCalifornia cuisine with an emphasis on locally sourced and sustainable ingredients.

The Famous Bar – One of the hot spots in Glendale. The Famous is god’s gift to Glendale. Thursday trivia night is the best time to go. Great drinks, awesome food, and wonderful service and patrons.

Eden on Brand is a restaurant and lounge, a place of enjoyment and relaxation at one of the most enchanting places of the city, in the heart of downtown.

Carousel – Carousel is one of the top Middle Eastern Restaurants, serving Authentic Middle Eastern cuisine since 1982.

Bourbon Steak House – Stylish steakhouse pairing organic meats with an extensive wine list and cocktails in a modern space. Offers Great weekend brunch too.

Heritage Eatery – 5 Star Yelp reviews. At Heritage Eatery we are also health conscious. All our food is made with healthy, organic, and fresh ingredients. First restaurant in Los Angeles that puts a spin on traditional Armenian food. We modernize traditional Armenian cuisine and serve it elegantly and artistically to our beloved customers.

Recommended Day Trips & Attractions

Bedford Corporate Housing recommends the following locations all within driving distance of your Glendale short term apartment. Click on the attraction name for driving directions.

Descanso Gardens – 17 mins or 6.5 miles.  Beautiful gardens and outdoor restaurant

Mount Wilson Observatory – 26.5 miles or 50 mins.  Take a unique mountain drive to the top of Mount Wilson for hiking and spectacular views of the whole of LA at 6,000 Feet.

Universal Studios – 7.9 miles or 17 minutes.  Universal City Walk – same distance with a variety of walkable restaurants, shops and entertainment

Burbank – Disney, ABC, NBC, Warner Brothers, Universal Studios

LA Zoo – 2.4 miles or 7 minutes located in Griffith Park

Hollywood Sign – Enjoy a casual scenic hike to the top of the Hollywood sign, 5 miles away

Downtown – 30 Mins easy access to the Staples Center

Huntington Library and Gardens – museum of fine art and a Splendid manicured Japanese gardens with coy fish, 11 miles or 22 mins

Trails Café in Griffith Park – Ideal location for sitting outside in nature with gourmet coffees, exquisite pastries and sandwiches.  Take a casual hike up to Griffith Park Observatorywhere you can go inside the planetarium deep space shows.

TCL Chinese Theatre – 30 mins

Dodger Stadium – 19 Mins