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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
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Located next to the cecil hotel in downtown LA this is a modern budget place to stay. I had a private room with double bed, private shower and toilet but the majority of rooms are shared with shared bathroom facilities in the hall. Very noisy outside with lots of shouting and sirens throughout the night. Free breakfast is cereal and... More

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We're a young couple and don't mind staying anywhere as long as it has a clean bed and decent bathroom, but we are not unhygienic. We knew we were having a shared bathroom but ended up not even using the showers. The toilets are in funny little rooms with not much leg room, the doors don't lock very well (as... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Hi, a couple of advantages: The location is quite central. Busstop and subway station are in walking distance. Union station isn't that far either. Interiors were modern, private bathroom was ok, but a little run-down. Breakfast was alright, although the selection is pretty small. Disadvantages: -- Foremost, the rooms have no air-condition. That means you will feel like a turkey... More

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Leipzig, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Do not visit this hotel under any circumstances in the summer or fall. Even though at night it was'nt that hot outside, mild even, the rooms were hot like an oven. No Room except the lobby has an air condition. The other hotel rooms only have a fan on the ceiling. Have fun sleeping at 90 degrees Fahrenheit plus the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

Whatever some people here say. I think it is the fairest hotel in downtown. Neighboorhood is totally save during daytime and I felt save during the night, too. Just don't stare at people and walk your way. The hotel is only 2-10 blocks away from the POIs in Downtown so everything in walking distance. I booked a room WITH shower(I... More

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64 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We arrived on an early flight and had to wait in the lobby until 3.30pm to gain access to a room. The room was clean but very small The staff were less than friendly. Free wifi was available in the lobby and the free breakfast was good including fresh waffles. It is not a very safe location at night. I... More

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Managua, Nicaragua
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Noisy! So very noisy. The hotel is located on Main st, which is obvious from the name - and it's terrible, since the traffic noise is so loud and never, never stops: in the morning you hear buses, which stop just under the window, in the evening - police cars, at night - garbage trucks and drunken people. And it... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here in October 2012, it is a nice place to stay - clean, modern, good location for metro system and sightseeing. The major problem is the staffs lack of interest in guest, I thought customer service was a US strong point.....obviously not here.....what a shame!!

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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
42 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We only paid £24 per night and you get what you pay for. Although on plus side the sheets and towels were clean. We had our own shower (advertised as having a bath tub by Hotels.com and something the hotel said I would have to take up with them) it was well in need of a make over or even... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

I spent 3 nights at this hotel and while the pictures look amazing, the rooms look nothing like what the photos represent. There was a man in a wheel chair, hanging about the lobby at check in (and slso throughout my stay) who lived there at the hotel, harrassing the staff and other guests. The staff was a bit hard... 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*
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