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EC Los Angeles: Standard Barrington Plaza Shared Apartments

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Includes

  • Free Wi-Fi facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Phone
  • Central air conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness center
  • Bed linen provided
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Cleaning service provided
  • 24-hour on-site security
  • All apartments are accessed by lift
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Card-operated laundry facilities ($5 for a one-time card, $1.75 per wash & $1.75 per dry)
  • BBQ grills
  • Olympic size swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Weekly cleaning service
  • Parking - 30 parking spots available at $25 per week each (no need to pre-book as it's always available)
Number of Bedrooms
Type of Room
Twin with shared bathroom & Single with private bathroom
Board Status

Description of accommodation

EC’s Barrington Plaza apartments are located in the heart of Brentwood and neighbouring Westwood area. The shared apartments can accommodate up to 4 people and include two bedrooms, each with two twin beds, and two bathrooms. All apartments have a living room and a fully equipped kitchen.

Description of local area

Barrington Plaza in Brentwood is east of Santa Monica and Venice, about 24km north of LAX. It is a very trendy area close to Santa Monica, Venice, and Westwood. Barrington Plaza is within walking distance to Brentwood Village, trendy San Vicente Blvd and Montana Ave with its shops, restaurants, grocery stores, late night lounges, and modern entertainment venues. University of California Los Angeles and Westwood Village are only a few bus stops away.


Barrington Plaza
11740 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90025


Emergency Number

+1 310 710 2818


Year round

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival Day / Departure Day : Saturday

    Check in starts at 4PM
    Check out is by 11AM latest
  • Other dates may be accommodated on request.

Journey to school

The most convenient way for students to get from this residence to school is by bus. These apartments are located approximately 20 minutes by bus from EC Los Angeles (Buses cost $1.25 each way.)

  • Walk to Wilshire Boulevard/Barrington Avenue (1mn walk)

  • Take the Big Blue Bus #2 heading towards Santa Monica Station/Santa Monica Civic Center (15mn ride)

  • Get off on Wilshire boulevard/4th street

  • EC Los Angeles is on the corner of 4th street and Wilshire Blvd on the 2nd floor of the One West Bank building


Cancellation prior to arrival

- EC accommodation: Students cancelling fewer than 14 days before arrival will be charged a one week accommodation fee at the standard accommodation rate and accommodation placement fee.
- Non-EC accommodation (i.e. accommodation contracted by EC through external suppliers) have different cancellation terms. For hotels and self-catering apartments booked through EC but not featured in the EC Price List, reservations must be cancelled 30 days prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation fee which may amount to the full stay charge. For this reason, we remind you that in cases of hotel or self-catering apartment bookings, payment in full is expected one month prior to arrival. EC will inform you of the booking terms when confirming the booking.

Cancellation after arrival

 - For students cancelling prior to the course start date, or students who have had their visa application rejected, EC will refund fees received in full less all accommodation charges incurred plus any non-refundable charges (tuition fee 150USD, accommodation placement fee, registration fee, courier fees and bank charges).

- Students who enter the US on an I-20 obtained through EC, who cancel (or never attend) prior to the course or accommodation start date (whichever comes first) will be charged a cancellation fee as follows: For a programme of less than 12 weeks: all tuition charges for up to 4 weeks, all accommodation charges incurred plus non-refundable charges (tuition fee 150USD, accommodation placement fee, registration fee, courier fees and bank charges). For a programme of 12 weeks or more: all tuition charges for up to 6 weeks, all accommodation charges incurred plus non-refundable charges (tuition fee 150USD, accommodation placement fee, registration fee, courier fees and bank charges).

Airport Pickup

 A driver from the transportation company will wait for you at the baggage claims area, holding a sign with your name on it. For international arrivals, the driver will wait for you outside of the customs area.

Other ways to get to your residence

  • Taxi would cost about $40 + tips
  •  EC transfer cost $130 per ride
  • Uber would cost about $25

Arrival Procedures

  • Check-in is done at the front desk in the lobby starting 16:00, please have your passport ready for identification along with your housing booking documents

  • For out of hours’ operations please contact the housing vendor’s number on your booking documents OR ECLA’s Emergency phone


  • You will need to attend an orientation for staying in this residence and pay a refundable $150 security deposit via cash or credit card.
  • No smoking indoors
  • This is a single gender apartment
  • Accommodation ideal for students aged 18+ years
  • Due to health and safety regulations, bedroom doors in shared accommodation do not have locks