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Banana Bungalow West Hollywood

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stay at Banana Bungalow was the perfect introduction to LA and the USA. The hostel is clean and basic with free breakfast by the way of cereal, toast and coffee amongst other things. The social atmosphere at this hostel was fantastic, with a very central common area and activities every night with enthusiastic staff running them! They even offered...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are wanting a place to stay when you're on a budget but want a decent location then this is the hostel for you. Pros: -West Hollywood is a great location if you're not wanting to be too far away from the tourist attractions. For the price you pay, it's a bargain. -On site parking is available on a...

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Thank Andrew P
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free food, free drinks, free entertainment and free rides to attractions made the experience great value for money. Good place to go if you want to make friends on your travels, activities create a pretty communal environment.

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great hotel for the budget conscious. -good location: near restaurants, farmers markets and comedy clubs. Short uber ride to anywhere we needed to go. -friendly staff: full of tips and recommendations for our stay. -clean rooms: nothing fancy but they have all you need.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Banana Bungalow in West Hollywood for 2 nights at the end of my US trip and would definitely stay here again. Staff were friendly and went to the effort to remember my name and organised some great events for us. Free dinner and drinks on Thanksgiving was a great touch as well as meeting up with the...

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Thank Clifford B
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Good location. Staff were friendly. Nice communal area. A few good restaurants locally. About 5mins Uber to Hollywood central. But WOW it was noisy. Both from the street noise (all night and all day) and noise from within the communal areas - I assume from pool tournaments. I didn't have a good sleep there.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stayed at the Banana Bungalow at the beginning and end of our recent trip to the US. It is in a great location on Fairfax Ave with many eateries and cafe's nearby. Fun hostel with a lot to offer. Pros - lots of fun activities organised by the hostel - great location - many eateries nearby - public transport...

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Rukatunturi, Finland
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The location is good. If you don't mind the walk, Hollywood boulevard and Sunset strip are just around the corner (30-45min). Rooms were clean and nice, breakfast was quite basic but ok. Staff on the other hand could be more interested about their job. At first I thought it was just me and my low blood sugar after a long...

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1Thank HenriSuopanki
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I recently travelled to LA for a Halloween Party and booked into the Banana for 2 nights. The staff there are super friendly and a big party was organized for the first night, which I had to miss unfortunately. The hostel itself is really laid back, people playing pool, chilling in the garden, etc. When I came back from my...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

When we first arrived we were greeted by and unenthusiastic and rude employee that had no desire to be there. We got to our room and found it clean and as described on the website having a double bed and bunk beds. The room was next to the office on road side with what seemed to be plastic windows, so...

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Banana Bungalow West Hollywood is one of the most popular hostels in the country. We are located in a central location right in the hottest spot of the "Melrose Strip." The Melrose area is a very special part of Los Angeles. It is located on the West side of Hollywood and borders Beverly Hills, you can walk to many of the great experiences that Hollywood has to offer plus you will be centrally located to access all the sights and sounds of LA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banana Bungalow West Hollywood

Address: 603 N Fairfax Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90036-1714
Region: United States > California > West Hollywood
Price Range: RM134 - RM295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Banana Bungalow West Hollywood 1*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Location! Party Time!”
 of 5 bubbles 448stephd, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a private room, ask for ome with the balcony toward the middle of the compound.”
 of 5 bubbles kylerussell1989, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book online via hostelworld, compare prices during peak season.”
 of 5 bubbles march635, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms by the court yard because they blast really loud music for about 14 hours a day!”
 of 5 bubbles charlottej547, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you're a light sleeper, DON'T stay in a room with a balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles acl_brasil, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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