The place I stayed: Los Angeles
The place else you may keep: In one among their 50+ flats in 4 US cities: New York, LA, San Diego, and San Francisco. (Firm reps informed me they’ve plans so as to add a whole bunch of latest models this 12 months and increase to extra cities quickly.)
Minimal keep: Not less than 30 days.
How a lot it prices: Lease sometimes ranges from round $3,000 to $6,000 per 30 days.
The way it works: You browse Anyplace’s community of remote-work-ready flats through the positioning or app. Should you’re able to hire, you submit an utility; approval can take a number of days. There’s no membership charge, Wi-Fi and utilities are included, and an Anyplace rep will assist get you located if you arrive. As soon as your time period is up, you’ve the choice to increase your keep—in case your rental is out there—or transfer on to a different unit within the Anyplace community.
The perks: Like the opposite corporations on this record, Anyplace presents short-term condominium leases with Wi-Fi, fashionable decor, and facilities like gyms, outside 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 companies (although in some circumstances it’ll value you an extra charge).
My expertise: Not surprisingly, the “luxurious house workplace” in my Anyplace condominium was by far the most effective 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 further appreciated the entire tech upgrades listed above.
The remainder of the condominium was additionally fairly spectacular—the beachy-chic decor obtained me in a Southern California frame of mind, and the constructing had a two-story health middle 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 definitely 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 positively think about 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 fitting alternative (every week wasn’t essentially lengthy sufficient to present me a full really feel for the cities I stayed in).
Should you don’t need to really feel such as you’re dwelling in another person’s house and/otherwise you admire the comfort of accessing a bunch of remote-work-ready, well-decorated (the entire models I stayed in lived as much as their on-line pics) flats throughout the US, I can attest that the above corporations can assist you’re feeling at house whilst you deal with what you are promoting.