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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is downtown los angeles so the place was very good. It´s near to the metro, the bus. They don't hâve free parking. The room was small but for the price it's worth it. Free wi-fi, good breakfast, tv in the room and good people to help us.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To be fair, the hotel itself is really a 2 star, but because it is such good value for money, I gave it a 3. There is nothing wrong with this hostel. I stayed here before the rebranding, it was very basic, however it was clean and fairly secure. Our room was very simple, double bed, TV and a sink.... More

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in April for 5 days and can't have too many complaints! The place isn't luxurious and the area is a bit dodgy (just my opinion!) but for a budget, 10 min walk to the underground place then I was quite happy! Free wi fi, not bad waffles, free TT table as well as a tv room etc! My... More

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AUSTIN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, there's no A/C. Really? This is Los Angeles and it's July. Once you get past the grand entrance everything is old and cheap. In the rooms there are so many coats of paint, they just paint over everything, switchplates, towel bars, there's even paint on the mirror. The view out the window is windows of other rooms, so no... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in around about 3pm, and all of the staff we saw were helpful and friendly. We got to the room - it's basic but that's all we needed as we weren't planning on spending that much time in the room. Big bed, tv and we paid extra and got our own bathroom with shower (though we could have... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manuel Tomas It's my first time here at this hotel. It is not quite what I expected. It was very different from the other hotels i stayed at. It is quite the experience for me and my friend in terms of the shared toilet and shower. It reminded me of my camping trips were toilet and showers are shared. Overall,... More

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Grasmere
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we checked in, it was late (9p.m.), the receptionist asked for details, payment, security deposit etc. when either of our cards worked we were asked (rather rudely/impolitely) if we had another card or a 3rd party that could pay the security deposit. I must stress it isn't the procedure that we are annoyed at, but rather the manner in... More

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

I was staying in LA on my own and wanted a cheap but comfortable place to stay. Unfortunately this place has some very basic things wrong with it which the hostel needs to address. I stayed in a shared female dorm of six bunk beds. First of all there is no locker to store your luggage in the room, so... More

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed on the fourth floor with shared bathrooms. It had the basics so don't expect much. No ghosts were seen unfortunately, maybe next time. The breakfast come with cereal or waffle. The lobby has lots of activities so if you're looking for something to do, theres plenty here.

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Vail, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked two beds in a five-people-room and when we arrived there they didn't have space anymore, the good thing was that they gave us a double room so we stayed there alone. Bathrooms are clean and rooms are spacious. Breakfast was good for that price. The bad thing was all the city noise at night, we almost couldn't sleep,... 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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