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Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
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    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 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For my third visit to L.A., I thought I'd try downtown. Stay on Main was the cheapest decent place I could find. The rooms was basic but clean and safe. The shared showers and toilets were very basic. The free breakfast was... basic. The point of staying downtown was to be downtown. L.p. Downtown L.A., however, was anything but basic.... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Never have I stayed in such a terrible place, I had a room with own Bathroom and toilet. The bed looked like it had been slept in, black hairs on the sheets, some other matter on the lamp beside the bed, green slime in the bath that had no plug,the basin had no plug but the water would not clear,... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only booked here because it was cheap and all i needed was a room to spend the night before heading off early the next day so I had low expectations. Location is a mixed bag. Although in downtown LA you do not want to go even a block westward as that puts you firmly in skid row. Shared toilets/bathrooms were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the nicest hotel, but I'd give it a pass when taking into consideration the price. Rooms are very small and the WI-FI is terrible in them so you have to go down to the lobby if you want to use it. The sink is in the same room as the beds and the private bathrooms are small with the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a basic hostel that was really hot. The rooms were nice decorated and clean. Shared bathrooms were quit damp but fine. Only stayed 2 nights but it was fine. Staff was good but only talked them for check in and out. Parking is right door with valet with was handy. Breakfast was horrible and worth skipping.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The rooms were very small, there was no air conditioning, and there were bugs. Not my idea of a good stay. Never stay on main. Also if I were you I would google Cecil Hotel which is the previous name of

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Oakland, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I would only stay here again if I truly couldn't afford a different place. Linens were definitely clean and there were NO bugs, but the pictures absolutely were different than the actual rooms once we got there. The first night we got a horrible room, old, dank, dirty 50's tile in the dark tiny shower that at least they could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I had some problens with the wifi and the breakfast its always the same think (waffles), its really good but i stayed there one week and eat it everyday its not that good. The room its good, everything clean and its in downtown so you can go wherever you want whit out problem

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I and my best friend drove 3+ hours from San Luis Obispo to the New Year's Eve celebration in Los Angeles. Due to that most hotels are full or very expensive, we ended up staying here, still paying more than $150, for a room with two twin beds and with shared bath. The room itself is small and basic. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Hello, We me and my teen daughter enjoyed our stay at the stay on main hotel the staff and employees were very kind and nice the bathrooms showers & kitchen very neat and clean the kitchen has a microwave and a refrigerator for your needs and there's a night security officer for your safety and there is about 8 computers... More 

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