Find our most frequently asked questions below.
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Q: How far is LA Dance Dorms from Millennium Dance Complex?
A: LA Dance Dorms is located in Studio City, about 1 mile from Millennium Dance Complex! Walking distance is about 20 minutes. There is also a bus available at the intersection of Ventura Blvd & Vineland Ave, which will take you straight to Millennium in about 10 minutes. It only takes about 5 minutes by bicycle, and 3 minutes by car to get to the studio.
Q: Are there any cheaper rates if I stay multiple months?
A: No, our monthly rate is $1,000/month no matter how many months you stay with us.
Q: How much will I be charged at the time of booking?
A: If you stay weekly, you will be charged for your entire stay. If you stay monthly, you will be charge first months rent ($1,000) + a one month deposit ($1,000), which will be applied towards your last month. If you are only staying 2 months, that means that your entire stay will be covered.
Q: Is this a house or an apartment?
A: Our dorms are a 4 bedroom house, which holds up to 16 dancers.
Q: Are common spaces shared?
A: Yes, all common spaces are shared. This includes the kitchen, bathrooms, dining area, lounge area, laundry area, parking spots, etc.
Q: Is there parking available at the dorms?
A: Yes, we do have 5 parking spots available for our girls, however you will need a LA Dance Dorms parking pass, otherwise you will get towed. Please request one after you have booked your stay.
Q: If I rent a bed in a shared bedroom, how many others will I be sharing the room with?
A: That depends on the room you will be in. All our rooms are set up with bunk beds. We have one room with 1 bunk (sleeps 2), two rooms with 2 bunks (sleeps 4), and one room with 3 bunks (sleeps 6). You do not get to choose what room or bed you will be in, as we operate on a first come first serve basis. If something is available you can move to a different bed or room upon request. You are not allowed to move around on your own accord.
Q: Can I have my own bedroom and bathroom?
A: No, all our bedrooms and bathrooms are shared.
Q: Are the LA Dance Dorms in a safe area?
A: Yes, Studio City is a safe neighborhood, and our girls frequently walk to and back from Millennium at night.
Q: Is there Internet available at the dorms?
A: Yes, there is FREE WIFI available at the dorms.
Q: How can I get around LA?
A: Metro.net or Google Maps will help you get around in public transportation. You can also rent a car or bicycle. Another option are ride-share services like Lyft & Uber, which are super convenient & affordable.
Q: How far in advance do I need to book?
A: That depends on the season. We do book out fairly quickly in Spring & Summer. You will want to book at least 3 months in advance to secure your spot. Fall & Winter aren’t as busy, especially in winter you can sometimes still book a bed up to a week in advance. We do take short notice bookings, if we have a bed available. You can check our availability anytime through our availability tab at the top of the page.
Q: Do I need to bring my own sheets & towels?
A: Yes, you have to bring your own. We do not provide towels. All bedding including pillows, sheets, and comforters are available or you can bring your own.
Q: Do you provide food?
A: No, we do not. You have to buy your own food. However, we do have everything you need for cooking, such as appliances, cooking ware & utensils available for use in our shared kitchen. We also provide any household articles, such as dish soap, toilet paper, etc.
Q: How do I get to LA Dance Dorms from the airport (LAX)?
A: You have multiple options to reach us from the airport:
1. You can take a taxi/cab (approx. $80-100 USD). Takes about 1hr.
2. You can take UBER or LYFT (approx. $30-50 USD). Takes about 1hr.
3. You can get a private shuttle for a flat rate of $85. You can book it on www.primetimeshuttle.com. Takes about 2hrs.
4. You can get a shared shuttle, which costs about $20 and does multiple stops www.shuttletoLAX.com. Takes 2 or more hrs.
5. You can take the flyaway Van Nuys bus, which costs about $8. It will take you to the Van Nuys airport, and from there you can take
a taxi, UBER or LYFT to LA Dance Dorms. Takes about 1.5hrs.
6. There is another FlyAway bus ($8/ticket) that takes you to Union Station in Downtown from were you can either take the red line
underground metro ($1.75/ticket), which will take you to the North Hollywood train station, and then take a taxi or UBER/LYFT
from there. Or you can take the Metrolink/Amtrak rail ($6.75/ticket) from Union Station to the Burbank airport, and then take a
taxi or UBER/LYFT from there. Takes about 1.5 hrs.
Q: What is the closest airport to LA Dance Dorms?
A: The closest airport is in Burbank (Bob Hope Airport). It takes about 15 minutes by car to get to the dorms. UBER or Lyft would cost around $7-13.
Q: Is there a minimum age requirement to stay at the dorms?
A: Yes, the minimum age required to stay with us is 18. We cannot make any exceptions, not even with the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
Q: Can boys stay at the dorms?
A: No, our dorms are for female students only.
Q: Where can I eat or buy food & other necessities near the dorms?
A: There are a grocery store, a convenience store, and multiple fast food and full service restaurants & cafes available within walking distance of the dorms. We recommend to download the Google Maps and/or YELP app, which can both show you any type of restaurant or eatery nearby.
Q: How can I wash my clothes?
A: There are a coin-operated washing machine and dryer on the premises, which can be used from 7am - 10pm daily. Please bring your own detergent.
Q: How can I secure my valuables?
A: There are individual lockers available at the dorms, however we do not provide the locks. They can easily be purchased at any convenience store, or if you already own one
Q: Do I have to do any cleaning?
A: To maintain the most enjoyable and cleanest environment for your stay, it is requested that you clean up after yourself, wash your dishes, and help taking out the trash. LA Dance Dorms also provides weekly professional cleaning services at no charge. If you do not clean up after yourself, you will be charged a $25 cleaning fee.
Q: Can I receive mail or packages at the dorms?
A: No, you are not allowed to receive any mail or packages at the dorms. If you need to be able to receive mail during your stay you can open a PO Box at a nearby post office.
Q: I still have questions, what should I do?
A: Fill out the contact form below or email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. We usually reply within 24-72 hours.