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Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (Formerly Cecil Hotel)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We absolutely love this place as its our 4th time staying on the main! The staff is amazing and kind and go out of their way to help us above and beyond! The hotel is very cheap and close to EVERYTHING being on main street! Which is perfect for us as tourist! We've stayed her many times before and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We come here every time we come to LA and we have always loved it! I don't think we are ever going to stay somewhere else. Everyone here is so nice and helpful. They have great hospitality. This is a great place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When you enter, concierge is smart, much smarter than the rooms! Rooms are basic but all your need really. Bathrooms are marble floored though so very dangerous as our friend slipped badly and could have seriously hurt himself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everyone was great from check in to check out! And the room was very nice! The bathroom show water was a little funny going to hot to cold on its own, but that was the only bad thing for me. And the brake fast was very filling, and there was someone helping out at all times for what ever we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend booked 1 room for me and my partner. Only stayed here for 1 night. Couldnt take it for more. This hotel sucks. The front lady at the desk she doesnt smile and kinda rude. When we were about to go to our room from the elevator til we get to our room disgusts us. Me and my boyfriend... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here twice in 2012 (June and July) and it was okay quality for the price. Rooms were cute and there were fans so it made it a little pit easier to cope with the heat. Shared bathroom wasn't that bad as I first thought. The neighborhood was a little bit scary and you have about 10min walk to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't Describe how bad this place is! Was that bad I nearly couldn't be bothered writing this! Stayed for half an hour then left! Although me and my mate where laughing our heads of at the room the Women on the other hand looked like they had witnessed a crime scene! The Pictures are a set up! The bathroom was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a keeness to help. Any issues (a blocked toilet) were resolved quickly. Central location great. Baggage lock-up useful. The website booking was cheaper than phone booking. Free breakfast was appreciated.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheap rates for the location. The room had very eccentric decor to say the least. As an older building you must expect to do without the modern amenities. This place is perfect for short visits. No AC in the room so ensure to open the window and turn the fan on.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised when we walked in the foyer to check in, the place looked good. Unfourtunetly when we got to our room it was a big let down and not like the photos online. Wifi was excellent. Bathrooms were very grotty! The saving grace was the amazing front desk staff, so helpful! We found it a tad exspensive... More 

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