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Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

2.0 of 5 640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
#21 of 51 Hotels in Los Angeles
548 Reviews 3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was impressed when we first arrived, the main lobby (although not air conditioned) did resemble a boutique hotel. It all changed when we reached our room; not only was there no air conditioning (which we desparately needed during the recent heat wave in LA), but even with 2 fans going it was extremely stuffy and smelled of cat urine.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here during the recent heat wave in LA and was shocked to discover that this hotel does not provide A/C in any of it's 600 rooms. Shocking. Unless your hotel is located in Antarctica or the North Pole, you need air con. They advertised on their website that they at least have air conditioned public areas but when I... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were traveling at the beginning of September, weather is not cooling down yet. Since we were planning to stay one night, after browsed website, we thought this hotel should be okay. We were so disappointing after check-in. 1. they are dorm-type hotel, sharing bathroom and toilet in the hallway. you need privacy? pay for upgrade, but the room still... More

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here in a double room with private bathroom for 4 nights in August. Main area is impressive when you first enter. Bedrooms are in need of updating but they are clean, as is the bathroom. If you are looking for somewhere that is cheap and just for sleeping this is your place to go! Common... More

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Drammen Municipality, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a below avrage stay here at main to put it mildly. Rooms super tiny and dirty. Mold in shower and bathroom and its just in a really shabby state! Super rude front desk that made fun of other guests as they were checking me in, and breakfast? Not even worth walking up the stairs. If you can afford something... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are nicer areas to stay than Downtown L.A where this hotel is located. Although nothing did happen to us, we did not feel very secure in that part of L.A. the hotel room looks nice but there was no climatisation in ours, and due to the high temperature in august we could not sleep well. Shared bathrooms were not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Good prices and localization. Small bedrooms, but comfortable place. Friendly receptionists and the hotel has breakfast until 10 AM. A good choice if you don't care sharing a bathroom and paying for valet parking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I stayed here early July and had booked 5 nights in a private room. I arrived around 11pm and was checked in easily and quickly by a pleasant member of staff. My room was great, freestanding fan and a ceiling fan along with windows. Big tv and ample lighting, (two lamps) I also had my own toilet but the shower... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Hi, it's nice hotel not far from the center of Downtown. Free bus to the more interesting places, clear rooms, everyday cleaning. I think it's good for the people who need to see the LA. By the way, when you order room breakfast is complimentary!!! Very cheap price for the rooms if you book on the easy to book!

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Offenburg, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

IF YOU ARE A COLLEGE STUDENT OR A PERSON STAYING HERE WITH MULTIPLE FRIENDS DO NOT COME HERE!!!!!!! I stayed here for my trip to Hard Summer. if you are a person trying to share one or two rooms with multiple people to save money it will not work. the security guard is an jerk who would rather put people... More

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Additional Information about Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

Address: 640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A , Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 138
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