The place I stayed: Los Angeles
The place else you possibly can keep: In one in all their 50+ flats in 4 US cities: New York, LA, San Diego, and San Francisco. (Firm reps advised me they’ve plans so as to add tons of of latest models this yr and develop to extra cities quickly.)
Minimal keep: No less than 30 days.
How a lot it prices: Hire usually ranges from round $3,000 to $6,000 monthly.
The way it works: You browse Anyplace’s community of remote-work-ready flats through the positioning or app. If you happen to’re able to lease, you submit an software; approval can take a couple of days. There’s no membership payment, Wi-Fi and utilities are included, and an Anyplace rep will assist get you located whenever you arrive. As soon as your time period is up, you’ve the choice to increase your keep—in case your rental is obtainable—or transfer on to a different unit within the Anyplace community.
The perks: Like the opposite firms on this listing, Anyplace affords short-term house leases with Wi-Fi, fashionable decor, and facilities like gyms, out of doors areas, and in-unit laundry. However their next-level workspaces are what set the corporate aside: Customary options embrace an adjustable standing desk, an ergonomic workplace chair, a big monitor with a separate webcam, a keyboard and mouse, laptop audio system, a laptop computer stand, and ultra-high-speed web. Many Anyplace flats additionally embrace common cleansing providers (although in some circumstances it’ll price you an extra payment).
My expertise: Not surprisingly, the “luxurious residence workplace” in my Anyplace house was by far one of the best setup for working remotely. Principally, I felt like a YouTuber—and since I used to be internet hosting a digital profession panel for SELF throughout my keep, I additional appreciated all the tech upgrades listed above.
The remainder of the house was additionally fairly spectacular—the beachy-chic decor received me in a Southern California way of thinking, and the constructing had a two-story health heart and a pool so, like, cool. Aside from the out-of-my-budget worth—the unit I stayed in goes for round $4,000 a month, whereas one-bedroom luxurious flats in the identical neighborhood are within the $2,500–$4,000 vary—and the truth that your metropolis choices are restricted, I truthfully don’t have something dangerous to say about Anyplace.
Distant-work score: 5 stars
I nonetheless haven’t determined the place to maneuver, however my experiences above actually knowledgeable my ever-growing execs and cons lists—the choice paralysis hasn’t fully subsided, however that’s on me, and I’m engaged on it in remedy. And after I lastly land on a location or two, I’d undoubtedly contemplate renting from Touchdown, Sonder, or Anyplace for a month or longer whereas I search for a everlasting place or to assist guarantee I’m making the suitable alternative (per week wasn’t essentially lengthy sufficient to provide me a full really feel for the cities I stayed in).
If you happen to don’t need to really feel such as you’re dwelling in another person’s house and/otherwise you recognize the comfort of accessing a bunch of remote-work-ready, well-decorated (all the models I stayed in lived as much as their on-line pics) flats throughout the US, I can attest that the above firms may help you’re feeling at residence when you deal with what you are promoting.