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Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (Central L.A)
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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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New York
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is great when visiting LA. The area is a little bit shady after midnight, but just walk a few blocks and you're at City Hall or Staples Center where there are a lot of great restaurants and stuff.. The hotel itself is nothing fancy, but you get everything you need. The rooms are rather small, but for this... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Google this hotel! It says it all! The hotel was called Hotel Cecil. It's been the stay for many serial killers. Some people died. Just recently a canadian student. There's even a You Tube Video. Didn't let anybody make the room! TV worked, bathroom was creepy! Not comfortable at all! BUT you get what you pay for. This is probably... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is fine, the room is too small, it does not have air conditioning and the bathroom is too small, the shower and the sink are in the same place, it is very uncomfortable. for the same money you could find a better motel in the hollywood area.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only thing we liked about Stay on Main was location. It was close to public transport to all the main LA attractions. Very easy to get the train anywhere, and a very close bus stop for Santa Monica/Venice Beach. That being said, the actual area of the hostel, is NOT a nice one. We really didn't feel very comfortable... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here on my last night in America, and it was a bitter way to end my trip. My problems were not with the room itself, as I had low expectations considering the reasonable rates. My main concern was with the staff and service. I arrived at the hotel and waited in line to check in for 45 minutes,... More

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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*
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Stay on Main is the hippest boutique hotel and hostel in downtown Los Angeles. We are located in the heart of LA’s Historic Core, surrounded by many of the newest and hottest restaurants, bars and night- clubs in downtown Los Angeles, California. We are located one mile to LA LIVE, minutes by Metro to famous Hollywood, short walk to the fashion, toy, jewelry districts and flower mart. Also, minutes by bus to China Town, Little Tokyo and USC…or hop on the bus right outside the front door for a unique site seeing ride to Santa Monica beach.Our location, style accommodations and vibe offer our guest the best value in Los Angeles. Stay on Main offers a menu approach to accommodation selection. Depending upon budget and lifestyle, guests can choose from a wide array of room types and amenities at stay on main hotel, from private rooms with private baths to shared rooms with shared baths down the hall.Stay on Main is youthful, high-style, and high-tech. our rooms are simple stylish and inexpensive. We offer convenient accommodations for the hip and spend thrifty traveler.In-the-know 18-30 year old international travelers and domestic travelers looking for modern, upscale accommodations on a budget will appreciate our variety of room types and options. ... more   less 
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