At ELC Los Angeles you may choose to stay with an American host family, enjoy the convenience and comfort of a local hotel or apartment, or share dormitory life with fellow students. Whichever living accommodations you decide are best for you, our Housing Coordinator in Los Angeles will gladly help book them. The Los Angeles apartments and Claremont Hotel are a two-minute walk to ELC and all of our great American homestay families are conveniently located in the best neighborhoods in the city of Los Angeles, which makes it easy for our students to travel to and from ELC. These top city locations also make it easy for students to travel to exciting destinations in and around Los Angeles such as Beverly Hills, Venice Beach, Santa Monica Beach, downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood.
Most ELC Los Angeles students are eager to stay with an American host family while studying in Los Angeles. Living with an American host family is the best option for students who are enthusiastic about immersing themselves in American culture, improving their communication skills, and creating long-lasting friendships with their host family.
ELC Los Angeles students can enjoy living in a hotel in the heart of Westwood Village near restaurants, shops, the UCLA campus, Hollywood movie premieres and only 20 minutes by bus to the best beaches in the city. The Claremont Hotel has simple, clean and quiet rooms. Each hotel room has a private bathroom and telephone and wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. This west side hotel is located just two blocks from ELC and is best for students who wish to stay near the school and live in a youthful neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles apartments are located on the exclusive west side of the city and are a five-minute walk from ELC Los Angeles on Wilshire Boulevard. There are great coffee shops, restaurants and supermarkets close-by and the apartments are a short bus ride away from the beach, Beverly Hills and Hollywood. The apartment facility offers many luxury amenities such as a pool, jacuzzi, and parking. Each apartment has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living room and a kitchen. Both single and shared room options are available. There is also wireless internet, cable TV and weekly housekeeping for our students. The Los Angeles apartments are best for students looking for convenience and independence.
For eight weeks during June, July, and August ELC students can live on campus, in a dormitory, at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). The university is located in Los Angeles, California, in trendy Westwood Village, close to many restaurants, cafes, and shops. Students live in a UCLA dormitory close to swimming pools, basketball courts, tennis courts, outdoor fields and a fitness center. Students also have access to the UCLA Ackerman student center and the UCLA student bookstore. They are placed in rooms with other international students that come from more than 20 different countries. ELC support staff live on campus with students to provide students with information and assist them with their needs.
The Housing Coordinator in Los Angeles can find short-term apartment rentals for students as well as make hotel reservations as needed. There is no charge for the service of finding a suitable alternative apartment or hotel accommodation.
ELC is happy to arrange an airport transfer upon arrival and/or departure. The closest airport to ELC Los Angeles is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). See our Dates and Prices for more information.
Visitors to Los Angeles are eager to experience the culture of Los Angeles, which includes surfing at the beautiful beaches, being a part of the glamour of Hollywood, shopping the trendy boutiques of Beverly Hills and visiting amusement parks such as Magic Mountain, Universal Studios and Disneyland. Whatever your leisure interests may be, our full-time Housing Coordinator in Los Angeles can help you find an accommodation that will make your commute time in Los Angeles effortless.