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Hollywood Historic Hotel

3.0 of 5 5162 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
#156 of 323 Hotels in Los Angeles
348 Reviews 3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is amazing. Yes it is old but the architecture is fantastic! Such an awesome hotel. Rooms were small but it was well priced and really, who cares about the size of the room? You are here to see the city, not the room. Betti at the front desk was very helpful and helped us switch our reservation from... More

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Haifa, Israel
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28 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

And we will. Betti at the check in is priceless!! She is sweet and takes the extra mile to make sure you are enjoying your stay. The hotel itself is so "old school hollywood" that you kind of feel that Clark Gable will just pass you in the hall at any second. Parking was great and wifi perfect! Just loved... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand thats an old hotel but there is no excuse for poor maintenace. The room has old very old carpet. You do need to walk with the slipers,shoes on. No barefoot. No way. You ll get your feet dirty but not just dirty. FILTHY !! The bathroom is very very old and in the bad shape( sink,bath tub ,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Hollywood Historic Hotel on a Sunday nite and it was great. The place is just beautiful and reminiscent of old time high end hotels. The elevator was an old fashion one that you were expecting to have an operator open the door for you but while there is not an elevator operator it is wonderful...there is even... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

-Great great great hospitality :D (All receptionists helped us with sightseeing selection) -High speed Wireless Internet

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Evergreen, Alabama
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

thank you Betty and Michael....as soon as we walked into the lobby we knew we were going to like this place....We had room #324...a corner room with a vaulted ceiling....lots of windows....and view of Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood sign....A few blocks from Paramount Studios....and a nice Mexican restaurant "Lucy's"..down the street........Betty and Michael had great knowledge and suggestions....you can... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: one of the cheapest hotels you can get in a pretty good location (across the street from Paramount) -comfy bed -parking included Cons: stayed 5 nights, hot water was unreliable. Showered in cold water twice, also got scalded. (Old hotel=old plumbing) -a basic 2 star hotel -stuffy, smoky smell, especially if humid/hot in room- keep the AC on! -tried... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A reasonably priced hotel, and well situated. We found the staff to be very friendly and informative (especially Michael! Cool guy). Its not the most modern or trendy place in the area, but it has all you'll need. On a side note: I was on leave from a tour with the army in Lebanon. I met my girlfriend who had... More

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Inland Empire, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As others have mentioned, the bathroom and bathroom sink are TINY (the closet is actually two to three times as big as the bathroom space outside of the tub!) The bed wasn't very comfortable, but our biggest complaint was the room temperature. The tiny window air conditioning unit never got our room comfortably cool, and there was no ceiling fan... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Really had no complaints about this place. Location was pretty convenient and parking was free in back. Our room had a perfect view of the Hollywood sign. Bathroom was a little small and needs some updating but overall I would probably stay again.

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Address: 5162 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Hollywood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hollywood Historic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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