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Banana Bungalow West Hollywood

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2014

this was the first hostel my friend and i stayed in when we embarked on our around the world trip. the location was fantastic, right next to Melrose Av and walking distance from Hollywood Walk of Fame (lovely walk). we paid for a twin room which was equipped with air con, a balcony with a table and 2 chairs, a...

2Thank megs_bowers
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2014

This place was recommended to me by my travel agent and I am so happy I took his advice! I stayed 3 nights in late May/early June. The hostel is in a good location and is within walking distance to bus services, grocery stores, The Grove, Beverly Centre and various eateries and small stores. I stayed in a private room...

2Thank Allykitty
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We stayed four nights at the Banana Bungalow while travelling and were quite happy. The staff and other travellers were all friendly and the location is convenient for sightseeing. The free parking is limited but useful and while the breakfast is undeniably basic it was very welcome! The (dorm) rooms are by no means palace-like but the ensuite bathroom was...

1Thank JSW390
Reviewed 9 June 2014

If I had known when I was making the booking that this is the same place that used to be known as Orbit Hotel, I would not have made the booking. This stay was just as bad as the first one. The staff on check-in were very rude and then later in the evening when I came back the two...

1Thank Ghost_of_the_World
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in May and we thoroughly enjoyed it! The room and bathroom were clean and pleasant! The staff were very helpful too and the nights out they organise are brilliant-You get so much for your money! A really nice hostel!

1Thank AmcharJ
Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed here from thursday to monday. We were 11 people and we got 2 dorms right next to each other. That was very nice, so we didn't have to run through the whole hostel to find the others. Every night they have arrangements, with is very cheap/free and is SO FUN! We went on the friday event where we...

1Thank AlberteGrene
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 May 2014

My friends and I stayed here for two nights. The facilities were quite average. Bathrooms not super clean and bedding a little manky. We had a room on the main street side, you could hear everything from the street. A fight broke out one morning between some young men, and we could hear everything they were saying and yelling. Overall...

Thank cottonkandy
West Hollywood, California
Reviewed 12 May 2014

I've been a long time fan of Banana Bungalow West Hollywood and I go back every year. It is by far one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. The property itself is clean.. Spotlessly clean. Two outdoor patio/tiki garden seating areas to socialize. MASSIVE kitchen with lots of food storage and fridges. Perfect for the budget traveler who...

2Thank rileyhalden
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Great experience every time I stay there! I stayed there for 5 times in several years, I always enjoy my stay there because the staff is super friendly and I always meet new friends there from all around the world. Fun times when they do special dinners with everyone or comic shows downstairs. Plus It's very well located (between Melrose...

1Thank Maëlle A
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 23 April 2014

I checked in around 2 AM in the morning- I waited outside the door for nearly 10 min before a lady (later figured out she was also a guest) opened the door for me. There was no one at the reception. She then assisted to call a gentlemen I believe his name was Marc. Though he checked me in but...

1Thank Slumberbnb

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: RM176 - RM431 (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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“rooms in the corners are quieter”
nicolaspQ7447OM, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I suspect upstairs rooms away from the patios witl be the quietest.”
congochris, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If staying in female dorm, make sure you are in the back room, because the front room constantly has people coming through.”
raquel_louise96, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Location! Party Time!”
448stephd, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a private room, ask for ome with the balcony toward the middle of the compound.”
kylerussell1989, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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