“I went to Elite for 8 weeks, and I didn’t improve at all! Then, one of my church friends recommended me to Decoded Prep, and I was fortunate to have Jennifer and Leon as my SAT tutor. Both of them have helped me so much that in two months, my SAT score dramatically improved by 150 points. In the beginning, I had a difficult time with SAT grammar, SAT reading (especially on the double passages), and SAT advanced math problems. However, with Jennifer and Leon’s help and patience, I gradually familiarized myself and learned how to tackle my weakness. Later on, Jennifer had helped me on my college applications, and she was very resourceful. I can’t wait to receive my acceptance letter in March!

I am incredibly happy to meet them, and I highly recommend both Jennifer and Leon because they both truly care about helping their students reach their full potential.”

— Joshua z., Temple City High


"The Artesia Hotel is such a profoundly genuine place. If I could personify it, I’d say Artesia is an artistic city girl who dreams of one day retiring in the countryside. She wants to make guests feel like they’re stepping into her dream home, a commune that’s an amalgamation of all the things she loves, but with roots still firmly in the heart of London.”

— Skye Landvik, Travel Blogger, March 4, 2016


"Before it was The Artesia Hotel, the Kensington Warehouse stored some of London’s finest chocolates and confections. Hotel co-owners Bethany Rawlings and Oliver Sears have kept the atmosphere sweet, but have mixed in an air of sophistication that’s alluring and comforting.”

— Placeholder Publication, October 29, 2015

“The Artesia Hotel accomplishes what most modern boutique hotels fail to do: be immaculate and humble at the same time. The staff is welcoming and the guests are open to making new friends. And with interesting performances at Refill nearly every night, The Artesia Hotel has made an excellent contribution to the local artistic community.”



"The attention to detail here makes you think you’re stepping into an artist’s villa. There’s a ton to do in the hotel, but the staff encourages you to explore things off the beaten path. You feel like the locals are letting you in on their secrets.”

— A NEWSPAPER, JULY 16, 2015


"There is a certain familiarity and timelessness to The Artesia Hotel. We’ve seen a lot of warehouses gutted into bland, sterile, and corporate spaces. The co-owners have somehow managed to do just the opposite. Architecturally, this place is a tribute to the factories of old London, but the interiors are all about London’s identity as a world city.”