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Orbit Hotel and Hostel

607 North Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (Formerly Banana Bungalow Hollywood @ The Orbit Hotel and Hostel) (Central L.A)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

The girl who checked us in told us their credit card machine was not working, but there was no credit card machine to be seen in the office at all. Upon reading other reviews I don’t think they even accept credit cards – something that would be handy to know, as a person who only uses credit and carries very... More 

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England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

We shared a 6 bed dorm and it was OK, the bunk beds were a bit rickety but it was clean and the bathroom was OK, had a bath and shower which was ensuite to the dorm room so only used between 6 of us. The free breakfast downstairs was good, large portion of cereal and/or toast! For $2, you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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166 reviews 166 reviews
9 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

we stayed here for four nights in a 4 bed mixed dorm, the room was small but that wasnt a problem, there werent big lockers so we were worried about leaving our bags out but it was fine, small lockers were provided for valuables, laptops etc, available wifi, very quick, also provided apple computers for people to use for free.... More 

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Montesilvano Colle, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

Very dirty place, very poor service (brown and black blemishes on all sheets!!); you are in the middle of the street and a child would be able to open the door of your room! In the night none check the main door, be aware! breakfast is poor (toast, marmalade and butter -in wich everybody can take and leave pieces of... More 

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Seattle
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19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

This was my first time staying at a hostel, so perhaps they are all like this place but surely hope not. I don't understand why its necessary to force budgeting college-age students to stay in such filth. It's should be more than possible to provide the bare bones basics, but in a sanitary, fun and safe atmosphere. The photos pretty... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011 via mobile

Me and a friend booked a private room in this hostel, and would advise anyone staying there to do the same. Our room was awesome, it had a double bed, and a bunk bed with a tv with loads of channels, a fridge, microwave and decent bathroom. Room was also well decorated. Other good features from this hostel were the... More 

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Kiev
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2011

shabby interrior could be accepted but the cockroaches between the brown bags are impossible. Hostel provides free WIFI and parking!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2011

I recently stayed at this hostel and was quite apprehensive after reading a few bad reviews. However, I was very pleasantly surprised upon my arrival. The hostel is really clean, with large, open plan common room area, with TV, and a good sized kitchen. We stayed in a 6-bed dorm which opened up onto the outside patio area. Rooms were... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

Spent a long weekend in LA (from San Francisco) and found the Orbit perfect for our stay. Huge rooms (we took a private room but from what I saw of the dorms they were spacious too), clean, free wifi, free breakfast, 24hr coffee, pleasant office staff, bike storage (we brought ours) and a short walk to some of Hollywood's best... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

some people dont realise it is the same chain as banana bungalow. the only 2 things i would say is the kitchen has cookers and oven but u cant use the big ones. you have to use the portable gas stoves and when everyone is trying to cook at the same time it can take a while to cook your... More 

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Address: 607 North Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (Formerly Banana Bungalow Hollywood @ The Orbit Hotel and Hostel)
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40
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