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Hollywood Historic Hotel

3.0 of 5 5162 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always stay at this hotel now. First of all, it is very close to Hollywood and has free parking but more importantly it is unique. It is definitely NOT a stuffy, posh, snooty hotel but has a lot of charm and historic class. The bathrooms are a bit small and old but that is part of what differentiates this... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't like leaving negative reviews unless i really mean it. This hotel was pretty bad. It's a historical landmark with great character and has so much potential but.... Our room smelled of smoke (I was never aware of it being a smoking room), the bed was soo uncomfortable, the carpets are really bad, lighting is poor, it's just dingy!!... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel quite late in the day.. Unfortunately it wasn't our choice it was the only place available in the area! For this they charged us accordingly.. $350 to be exact! We arrived late in the evening and we were greeted by a very friendly and apoplegetic concierge... The apology was for the price of the room, even... More

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Moscow, Russia
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39 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel only for 1 night and even our 1 night experience was not pleasant really. The lobby looks like from the 20th black & white movies. The corridor on the living floor reminded me more of a hospital corridor... Although we booked a standard room the hotel gave us a smaller room (and charged less). But... More

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Bat Yam, Israel
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16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my wife in July 2014 The hotel is very old yet that what makes t special in my eyes.. You have pictures of old Hollywood stars on the walls and a very elegant lobby. Receptionist called Michael was very nice to us and helped us a lot: I have booked this hotel by phone with Michael one night... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hollywood Historic Hotel has just what you need to get away. The rooms are simple but perfect. The property itself has a sweet charm that makes you feel like home but still at a hotel. The tvs have so many channels we were able to find a good movie to watch. The rooms are well isolated so no noise... More

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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a hotel we booked at the last minute after finding that the motel we had booked was too hideous for words (although I did write words, in another review). It was one of the least expensive hotels at short notice and we were not expecting much. There was free parking, the hotel had some charm to it, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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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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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