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Orange Drive Hostel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hostel and great location. Stayed in a 4 bedroom female dorm. the room was massive! a little dated, but clean and roomy. The bathrooms were communal and kind of small, however were clean and private... i could always find another one when one was occupied. The location was fantastic! around the corner was walk of fame etc...i got a... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect for Hollywood location wise. The en suite rooms are very nice and this is the perfect place to stay price wise. Nice service and quiet place. Waffles in the morning a nice touch but get down early as very crowded in tiny kitchen. Breakfast options are nearby too. Recommended.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant hostel!! The location is amazing-can't believe how close you are to the walk of fame!! Check in was very easy and the room we stayed in (private twin with shared bathroom) had everything you needed and was very good for the price. Rooms were clean, staff were very friendly and beds were comfy and there wasn't a lot of... More

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San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I return to this place whenever I am in America because it has a good location, good information and affordable prices. If it was much more expensive then i wouldn't stay,but i like its atmosphere. Thank you!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, I liked Orange Drive and, having looked at other hostels nearby, think that it represented the best value of money. I didn't have a car and came to LA by train, so it was ideal in that respect. You can get the Metrolink from Union Station to Hollywood-Highland, which is less than a five-minute walk to the hostel. As... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hostel. We appreciate all your suggestions. We do provide adapters at the front desk, that you may rent or buy. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again in the future! Best Wishes, Orange Drive Hostel More

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights while in LA in a private room and it was everything I wanted, the hostel is beautiful, it's a traditional hollywood house and doesn't feel like a hostel. The room was lovely, bed was comfortable, the staff were great and the hostel is literally minutes away from the Chinese Theatre and Walk of Fame.... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all of your kind comments about our hostel, and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again. Kind Regards, Orange drive Hostel More

Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely loved LA and accommodation always has an impact on your visit. We stayed in a family room for 5 nights with three single beds and a bunk. Room was spacious, comfortable with a balcony and decent bathroom. WIFI was included and parking also at $5 a day. Breakfast was complimentary until 10am and consisted of waffles. You could... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Please accept our apology about the curtain gaps in your room. We will add extra curtains to the room you stayed in and check all other rooms to make sure windows are fully covered. We appreciate all of your suggestions. Thank you for staying with us and for all... More

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

The location of Orange Drive is seconds from the walk of fame and a view of the Hollywood sign - which is great but I stayed for 4 days and it took me hours on oublic transport to travel to and from Venice and Santa Monica beaches. In my opinion the activities in Hollywood will keep you busy for only... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, We appreciate your review. LA is an extremely large and locations of interest are spread throughout the city, so it can take some time and planning to get to every location of interest, but Hollywood is a central hub for both the metro train and all major bus lines. And we provide printed public transportation directions to all major... More

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My friend & I, from the UK and road tripping across the USA, stayed at Orange Drive for 4 nights, inc. July 4th. Below are the positive and negative things about the hostel. + Location - incredible location. I had read that it was round the corner from the Hollywood Walk of Fame but had expected this 'corner' to be... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate all of your kind comments. We wish you had informed us of any problem you had while you were still at the hostel. If there was an issue, we would have corrected it right away and made sure that every part of your stay was wonderful.... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Recently stayed here for 3 nights in a private room with private bathroom. We arrived a few hours before check in opened but were allowed to leave our stuff at reception while we explored. Came back later to check in and had to wait a few extra minutes while they checked our room was ready. After leaving a $50 key... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, We appreciate the feedback and have changed the curtains in the room that you stayed in. The curtains now fully cover the windows and are thicker to block out the sun so that the room stays cooler in the summer. We don't provide milk because we had an issue with some guests drinking from the milk bottles. There is... More

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Address: 1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Orange Drive Hostel 1.5*
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Also Known As:
Orange Drive Manor Hotel Los Angeles

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Orange Drive Hostel has the absolute best location in Hollywood! We are centrally located in the heart of Hollywood and are just a two minute walk from the world famous Chinese Theater, the Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theater- Home of the Oscars, views of the Hollywood sign, public transportation, the best night life, shopping and restaurants in Hollywood, Walking distance to the famous Sunset Strip and Runyon Canyon, a favorite hiking trail of celebrities with fantastic views of the Hollywood Sign. And we are just a short drive or bus/metro stop away from Universal Studios, Paramount Studios, Warner Brothers Studios, The Grove, and Beverly Hills!Orange Drive Hostel is the perfect location for Movie Premieres, Star Dedications and major Hollywood events! Our newly renovated rooms, patio garden, BBQ area and kitchen are our latest upgrade to make your stay more comfortable. We offer clean, spacious and unique dorm and private rooms. For your safety, our staff remains on the premises and we have a state of the art video security system. Our expanded breakfast, and free and discounted amenities make us the best place to stay in Hollywood. Setting us apart from other LA Hostels is our calm atmosphere. You are just steps away from all of the action Hollywood has to offer but you can still have a peaceful environment in which to rest. Our amenities include: *Free daily breakfast of all-you-can-make waffles, pancakes, oatmeal and free coffee, assorted teas and hot chocolate served all day. *Free WiFi *Free lockers (bring your own lock or buy/rent one) *Free day storage of luggage before check-in and after check-out *Parking Available *ATM on site *Laundry Facilities *Towels for hire(towels included with en suite rooms) *Hairdryers *Adapters *Fully equipped guest kitchen/Common room w/HD flat screen TV (No TVs in rooms) *No Curfew *Discount shuttle service to/from airport (Primetime shuttle and Super shuttle) *Universal Studios tickets for sale *Discounted pub crawl with LA Epic Club Crawls *Hostel Hopper pick-up and drop-off location to major attractions. Our hostel is known for its old Hollywood glamour, originally a manor home built in the 1920's. It later became a boarding house for some of Hollywood's biggest stars including Marilyn Monroe, Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Johnny Weissmuller "Tarzan" and many more. It also played host to many of their friends such as Clark Gable who lived down the street. Our guests stay in a historic, comfortable, home filled with Hollywood History. Take a step back in time and experience old Hollywood glamour. ... more   less 
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